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Asia / Oceania

9 de marzo de 2020, 14:35New Delhi, March 9 (Prensa Latina) Four Indian airports were awarded among the best airfields in the world last year, it was disclosed on Monday in this capital.

Eleven quarantined die from hotel collapse in ChinaBeijing, Mar 9 (Prensa Latina) The death toll rose to eleven following the finding of yet another body, after a hotel in which suspects of being infected with coronavirus were being quarantined, thus minimizing the hopes of finding alive the 21 still missing.

Vietnam proclaims it is capable of controlling COVID-19 outbreakHanoi, Mar 9 (Prensa Latina) The Prime Minister of Vietnam, Nguyen Xuan Phuc, has assured that Vietnam has enough resources, capability and experience to control the coronavirus outbreak, even following last week-end's unexpected increase in cases.

9 de marzo de 2020, 8:59Singapore, Mar 9 (Prensa Latina) Singapore has reported 12 new cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus, making it the country with the highest number of patients in Southeast Asia.

Geneva, Mar 8 (Prensa Latina) World Health Organization (WHO) spokesperson Fadela Chaib reported on Sunday that 101 countries and regions have confirmed cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus.

Beijing, Mar 8 (Prensa Latina) Police in Fujian province (eastern China) arrested on Sunday the owner of a hotel that housed suspected cases of the Covid-19 coronavirus in quarantine which collapsed killing six people.

Pyongyang, March 7 (Prensa Latina) The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) rejected this Saturday the joint statement against the military training exercises of the Korean People's Army (KPA) issued by five European countries.

7 de marzo de 2020, 10:55Hanoi, March 7 (Prensa Latina) More than 300 kilograms of ammunition and explosives abandoned by the French colonialists after being defeated in the battle of Dien Bien Phu, were detonated today by experts from the Military Command of that city.

Bangkok, March 6 (Prensa Latina) Cuba and Thailand reviewed bilateral cooperation in areas such as science, technology, ecotourism, the environment, medical care and education, diplomatic sources reported this Friday.

Tokyo, (Prensa Latina) Organizers of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games have confirmed on Friday that the construction of the Tokyo Aquatics Center, the last of the pending facilities for both sporting events, has been completed.

Geneva, Mar 6 (Prensa Latina) In view of the accelerated global progress of the new coronavirus, the World Health Organization (WHO) today expressed its concern and called on governments to prepare and curb the epidemic, which has already killed 3,261 people.