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Asia / Oceania

 China loosens COVID-19 regulations in Hubei, tightens in BeijingBeijing, Mar 19 (Prensa Latina) China has announced on Thursday a relaxation on health restrictions in force in Hubei province, thanks to the continuous decline of the new coronavirus known as SARS-Cov-2, but it reinforced them in Beijing and different parts of the country threatened by sick people from abroad.

18 de marzo de 2020, 15:28

Paris, Mar 18 (Prensa Latina) French Foreign Minister Jean Yves Le Drian today thanked China for donations to address the Covid-19 pandemic, including one million masks.

18 de marzo de 2020, 14:43

Hanoi, Mar 18 (Prensa Latina) Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc today said that there are no longer any hungry households in Vietnam and called on factors related to production and distribution to ensure food security under all circumstances.

18 de marzo de 2020, 9:44Beijing, Mar 18 (Prensa Latina) The special administrative region of Macau (south) is prohibiting the entry of non-residents to its territory, Hong Kong, Taiwan and the rest of China to avoid a further increase in imported cases of COVID-19.

17 de marzo de 2020, 16:55Madrid, March 17 (Prensa Latina) A plane from Shanghai landed Tuesday in the northern city of Zaragoza with 500,000 surgical masks, donated by China to help Spain in its fight against the Covid-19 coronavirus. The Spanish Ministry of Health informed in a press release that the donation from China will be distributed in the next few hours in the different autonomous communities (regions) of this European country, the second most affected by the virus in Europe, after Italy.

China reciprocates restrictions on U.S. pressBeijing, March 18 (Prensa Latina) China announced immediate restrictions on five U.S. press organizations on Tuesday, in return for similar actions taken recently against its media offices in Washington and described here as unfair.

China proves effectiveness of Japan's drug against Covid-19 diseasBeijing, Mar 17 (Prensa Latina) China reported on Tuesday that clinical trials of Japan's antiviral favipiravir have concluded and demonstrated its effectiveness in treating Covid-19 disease, caused by a new coronavirus.

 Iran thanks humanitarian aid against SARS-CoV-2Tehran, Mar 17 (Prensa Latina) Iran thanked on Tuesday the humanitarian aid that Uzbekistan, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) offered to the country in the fight against the new coronavirus.

 Thai economy on the edge of recession due to SARS-CoV-2Bangkok, Mar 17 (Prensa Latina) Thailand's economy may go into a recession this year for several causes, with the COVID-19 outbreak among the main ones, according to a credited bank institution.

Vietnamese government calls to face COVID-19 togetherHanoi, Mar 17 (Prensa Latina) Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc called on Tuesday on the Vietnamese inside and outside the country to contribute funds, materials, efforts and initiatives to combat the coronavirus.