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Asia / Oceania

Damascus, Jun 21 (Prensa Latina)The People''s Republic of China has donated 100 buses to Syria along with accessories and a group of specialists for technical advice.

21 de junio de 2019, 11:24Beijing, Jun 21 (Prensa Latina) Government institutions and businesses in Hong Kong, in southern China, remained closed on Friday as a result of new huge demonstrations demanding, among other things, the complete withdrawal of a hated and controversial extradition law. As in recent days, the crowded sit-in, mostly young people, has blocked key roads of the city and massed outside public buildings. As a result, Hong Kong´s authorities strongly recommended employees not to go to their workplaces for safety reasons.

21 de junio de 2019, 11:24Beijing, Jun 21 (Prensa Latina) China and the UN World Food Programme (WFP) are working together on an initiative to take advantage of the Chinese experiences in the use of innovation and high technology to guarantee food security.

Bangkok, Jun 21 (Prensa Latina) The preliminary meetings of the 34th Summit of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) opened on Thursday in this capital with a gathering of the Committee of Permanent Representatives.

New Delhi, June 21 (Prensa Latina) On the fifth International Day of Yoga, the Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, stressed the need to integrate this practice with health and welfare plans to make it a pillar of preventive medical care.

21 de junio de 2019, 00:44Geneva, June 21 ( Prensa Latina) The Director-General of the World Trade Organization (WTO), Roberto Azevedo, has considered this Friday ''a very positive gesture'' the next meeting between the Presidents of China, Xi Jinping, and the United States, Donald Trump, in Osaka, Japan.

Moscow, Jun 20 (Prensa Latina) President Vladimir Putin on Thursday defended a law to guarantee the work of the Internet in Russia independently from foreign factors, and rejected the efforts to manipulate legislations to prevent criticisms.

20 de junio de 2019, 15:32Camagüey, Cuba, Jun 20 (Prensa Latina) The future for the Cuban university of Camaguey and the Hebei university in China, is aimed at setting up the International Research Institute of Artificial Intelligence (AI), a new step to catapult science into Cuba. Attended by leading Cuban scientists, ''well-trained and with high impact scientific results'' according to Sun Jianzhong, president and rector of the University of International Studies in Hebei, China, this project focuses on those of greater relevance between both nations.

20 de junio de 2019, 15:18Beijing, Jun 20 (Prensa Latina) Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday kicked off his first official visit to the Democratic People''s Republic of Korea (DPRK), where he will further strengthen a friendship forged by the socialist cause by boosting political, economic and social cooperation.

20 de junio de 2019, 14:49Hanoi, Jun 20 (Prensa Latina) Official sources announced on Thursday that Vietnam´s Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc will kill two birds with one stone in Japan since he not only will attend the G20 Summit as a guest in Japan, but also he will pay an official visit to that country.

New Delhi, Jun 20 (Prensa Latina) Mumbai''s Dharavi slum has beaten the mythical Taj Mahal and tops the list of destinations for ''Travellers'' Choice Experiences 2019- India'', according to a report in this capital.