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Asia / Oceania

Beijing, July 20 ( Prensa Latina ) The Chinese government once again has demanded that the United States stop meddling in its internal affairs, this time using religious issues as pretexts, and said that this act is degrading bilateral ties.

Pyongyang, Jul 19 ( Prensa Latina ) The Central Committee of the Workers'' Party of Korea sent warm congratulations to the Sandinista National Liberation Front (FSLN) on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the triumph of the Revolution in Nicaragua this Friday.

Beijing, Jul 19 (Prensa Latina) A human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) vaccine being developed by Chinese scientists will be given to 160 volunteers in a second-phase clinical trial, a medical scientist at the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention said on Monday. The ''long-lasting'' vaccine, created by the China Center for Disease Control and Prevention, will be the first such HIV vaccine to begin a second-phase clinical trial on humans.

Hanoi, July 19 (Prensa Latina) The Asian Development Bank (ADB) predicted Vietnam's economy will grow 6.8 percent in 2019, being in tune with the most optimistic estimates of the Vietname government.

Beijing, July 19 (Prensa Latina) US and Chinese trade negotiators reportedly spoke by phone to discuss next steps in the trade talks, which were restated by Presidents Xi Jinping and Donald Trump, according to the Chinese Ministry of Commerce.

Hanoi, Jul 18 ( Prensa Latina ) Vietnam is preparing a second field hospital, a team of military engineers and a hundred civilian specialists, including women, with the aim of strengthening its presence in United Nations peace missions.

La Paz, July 17 (Prensa Latina) Vice President Alvaro Garcia Linera congratulated this Wednesday migrants from Japan for their contribution to the development of Bolivia, regarding the visit of the Japanese Princess Mako of Akishino to a colony of descendants in Santa Cruz.

Seoul, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) South Korean authorities noted on Wednesday that the commercial restrictions imposed by Japan on Seoul in terms of exports of semiconductor manufactures affect the global industrial chain.

Beijing, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) China must maintain a stable and healthy development of the economy, Prime Minister Li Keqiang said on Wednesday, at a meeting with economists and entrepreneurs to analyze the country''s financial situation.

New Delhi, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) About 5.2 million people are trapped in the flooding zone caused by heavy monsoon rains in Assam, northeastern India, NDTV reported on Wednesday.

Beijing, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) The Chinese government has guaranteed Wednesday the pork industry stability, affected after the drop in output as a result of the African swine fever outbreak that ripples across China.