Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina http://www.prensa-latina.cu Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina DPRK Denounces Joint Drill Plans of USA, South Korea http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13498&SEO=dprk-denounces-joint-drill-plans-of-usa-south-korea 29 de mayo de 2017, 15:57Pyongyang, May 29 (Prensa Latina) The Democratic People''s Republic of Korea (DPRK) denounced today the United States and South Korea for trying to develop a joint military drill in June. Australia Increases Afghanistan Troop Numbers http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13491&SEO=australia-increases-afghanistan-troop-numbers Canberra, May 29 (Prensa Latina) Australia will increase its troop commitment to Afghanistan by 30 to a total of 300. China to Build Railroad to Revive Kenyan Economy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13485&SEO=china-to-build-railroad-to-revive-kenyan-economy Nairobi, May 29 (Prensa Latina) A Kenyan top official described today as enormous the benefits of the railroad that China will build between this capital and the port of Mombasa, worth 13 billion dollars. Bilateral Trade an Important Issue in Vietnam-US Ties http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13482&SEO=bilateral-trade-an-important-issue-in-vietnam-us-ties Hanoi, May 29 (Prensa Latina) Trade between Vietnam and the United States has maintained an average annual growth rate of nearly 20 percent since 2001, according to figures released here on the official visit by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc to Washington today. Sri Lanka Rains Death Toll Rises to 164 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13479&SEO=sri-lanka-rains-death-toll-rises-to-164 Colombo, May 29 (Prensa Latina) The death toll in Sri Lanka rose to 164 due to flooding and landslides caused by heavy rains associated with the arrival of the monsoon. Beijing Hosts Global Cooperation Fair In Trade Services http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13475&SEO=beijing-hosts-global-cooperation-fair-in-trade-services Beijing, May 29 (Prensa Latina) The Chinese capital hosts today an international trade fair to promote openness and cooperation in trade services, focusing on science and technology, the internet and communication, culture and business education, tourism, health, medicine and finance. Vietnamese Prime Minister Starts U.S. Visit Today http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13467&SEO=vietnamese-prime-minister-starts-u.s.-visit-today Hanoi, May 29 (Prensa Latina) Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc will begin an official visit to the United States today at the invitation of President Donald Trump, during which the two countries will strengthen relations, according to government sources. Chinese Government Increases Financing to Reduce Poverty http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13466&SEO=chinese-government-increases-financing-to-reduce-poverty Beijing, May 29 (Prensa Latina) The Chinese government allocated more than 140 billion yuans (about 20.4 billion dollars) this year to continue its poverty-relief actions, the Ministry of Finance said on Sunday. World Youth Festival to Honor Fidel Castro http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13457&SEO=world-youth-festival-to-honor-fidel-castro Havana, May 28 (Prensa Latina) The 19th World Festival of Youth and Students, to be held in the Russian city of Sochi in October, will be dedicated to the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, local media reported on Sunday. China Rejects G7 Interference in Its Maritime Affairs http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13452&SEO=china-rejects-g7-interference-in-its-maritime-affairs Beijing, May 28 (Prensa Latina) China strongly rejected the statement issued at the end of the G7 summit, which interferes in the disputes in the East and South China seas under the disguise of international law, the Foreign Ministry said on Sunday. Yellow Alert in China due to Heat Wave http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13451&SEO=yellow-alert-in-china-due-to-heat-wave Beijing, May 28 (Prensa Latina) The National Meteorological Center of China issued a yellow alert on Sunday due to the high temperatures reported in some central and northern provinces where the thermometers marked up to 39 degrees Celsius. Havana Organizes New Zealand Film Festival http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13445&SEO=havana-organizes-new-zealand-film-festival Havana, May 28 (Prensa Latina) Almost a dozen feature and eight short films from New Zealand complete the selection of the first festival dedicated to the cinematography of that country in Havana, confirmed organizers today. Floods and Landslides in Sri Lanka Leave over 100 Deaths http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13441&SEO=floods-and-landslides-in-sri-lanka-leave-over-100-deaths 27 de mayo de 2017, 11:40Colombo, May 27 (Prensa Latina) Over 100 people have passed away in southwestern Sri Lanka due to flooding and landslides caused by heavy rainfall in recent days, the National Emergency Response Center reported. Philippine Army Launches New Air Raid Against Terrorists http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13435&SEO=philippine-army-launches-new-air-raid-against-terrorists 27 de mayo de 2017, 10:16Manila, May 27 (Prensa Latina) The Philippine Army has launched a new air raid against Maute terrorist group in the south of the country, after several days of fighting to regain control of the city of Marawi. Chinese Govt. Guarantees Work to New Graduates http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13428&SEO=chinese-govt.-guarantees-work-to-new-graduates In China 7,95 million university students will be graduated in2017, so the Government takes measures to guarantee work offers for that population at a moment of changes in that nation. Philippines Expects Broad Participation in Tourism Conference http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13427&SEO=philippines-expects-broad-participation-in-tourism-conference 27 de mayo de 2017, 06:00Manila, May 26 (Prensa Latina) Officials from 156 countries will attend the 6th Conference on Tourism Statistics of the World Trade Organization (WTO), which will host the Philippines next month, host countries reported today. G-7 Summit Opens Without Consensus on Key Issues http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13420&SEO=g-7-summit-opens-without-consensus-on-key-issues 27 de mayo de 2017, 00:08Rome, May 27 (Prensa Latina) The heads of state or government of the G-7 countries began their forty-third summit today in the Sicilian town of Taormina, with no sight consensus on key issues. DPRK Condemns New South Korean Military Provocation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13405&SEO=dprk-condemns-new-south-korean-military-provocation 26 de mayo de 2017, 15:21Pyongyang, May 26 (Prensa Latina) The Democratic People''s Republic of Korea (DPRK) has today condemned new South Korean military provocations in the area of the Military Demarcation Line (MDL). Philippines Confirms ISIS Presence in Mindanao http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13396&SEO=philippines-confirms-isis-presence-in-mindanao Manila, May 26 (Prensa Latina) ''We will overcome, we will win,'' Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte told soldiers today in Iligan City, referring to the war against local terror groups in the country. Cultural Exchange Between Cuba and Japan is Basis for Good Relations http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13391&SEO=cultural-exchange-between-cuba-and-japan-is-basis-for-good-relations Sancti Spiritus, Cuba, May 26 (Prensa Latina) The promotion of Japanese cultural values in Cuba has been the basis for good relations with the Asian nation, Japanese ambassador to the island, Masaru Watanabe, said. China Condemns US Warship Incursion on South Sea http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13383&SEO=china-condemns-us-warship-incursion-on-south-sea Beijing, May 26 (Prensa Latina) The Chinese Foreign Ministry today expressed a strong protest against a US warship that passed near the Mischief Reef in the South China Sea. Pakistan's Population Could Reach 220 Million http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13358&SEO=pakistans-population-could-reach-220-million Islamabad, May 25 (Prensa Latina) Pakistan´s population is projected at anywhere between 210 million and 220 million people, after its long overdue census process ending on Wednesday night, official sources reported. Thai Military Junta May Delay Elections After Hospital Terror Attack http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13353&SEO=thai-military-junta-may-delay-elections-after-hospital-terror-attack Bangkok, May 25 (Prensa Latina) The Thai military junta is considering delaying the elections scheduled for 2018, following the hospital terror attack with a crude bomb on Monday that left 25 injured in the Thai capital. China's President Calls for Modern, Stronger Navy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13348&SEO=chinas-president-calls-for-modern-stronger-navy Beijing, May 25 (Prensa Latina) China''s President Xi Jinping has called for building a stronger and more modern Naval Force to realize the Chinese dream of national rejuvenation and the dream of a powerful Armed Forces. New Zealand Launches Its First Space Rocket Successfully http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13346&SEO=new-zealand-launches-its-first-space-rocket-successfully Washington, May 25 (Prensa Latina) U.S. company Rocket Lab celebrated today the successful launch of a Rocket Lab test craft named Electron from the North Island of New Zealand. China to Limit Investment in Signings of Foreign Football Players http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13344&SEO=china-to-limit-investment-in-signings-of-foreign-football-players Beijing, May 25 (Prensa Latina) The Chinese Football Federation announced today that it will establish rules to limit the monetary expenditure of local clubs in the signing of foreign players. Philippines Launches Surgical Air Strikes to Flush Out Maute Group http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13341&SEO=philippines-launches-surgical-air-strikes-to-flush-out-maute-group Manila,May 25 (Prensa Latina) The military has launched surgical air strikes in three barangays in Marawi City to flush out a group of members of the terrorist Maute group as operations reached the third day, forcing hundreds of residents to evacuate. Business Fair Ends in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13338&SEO=business-fair-ends-in-cuba Havana, May 25 (Prensa Latina) The IV Business Fair ends today after intense days of exchange between the country''s economic actors to facilitate the management of Cuban companies. US Destroyer Sails in Chinese Waters Despite China Objections http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13334&SEO=us-destroyer-sails-in-chinese-waters-despite-china-objections Washington, May 25 (Prensa Latina) The US destroyer USS Dewey sailed on the eve less than 20 kilometers from the artificial islands built by Beijing in the waters of the South China Sea, which event was rejected today by the Asian country. China Determined to Save Nationals Abducted in Pakistan http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13328&SEO=china-determined-to-save-nationals-abducted-in-pakistan Beijing, May 25 (Prensa Latina) The Chinese government will reinforce actions to rescue two nationals abducted yesterday in the southwestern city of Quetta, the Foreign Ministry said. Foreign Direct Investment Grows in Vietnam http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13327&SEO=foreign-direct-investment-grows-in-vietnam Hanoi, May 25 (Prensa Latina) Foreign direct investment in Vietnam has grown by 41 percent in 2017 compared with the same period of the previous year, while South Korea is the main source of such resources; official figures released here state today. Two Bombers Missing during Second World War Found http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13317&SEO=two-bombers-missing-during-second-world-war-found Washington, May 25 (Prensa Latina) Two US B-25 bombers missing in the Pacific Ocean during the Second World War more than 70 years ago were found offshore Papua New Guinea, said sources today. South Korean Government to Issue Proposal to Reshuffle Cabinet http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13315&SEO=south-korean-government-to-issue-proposal-to-reshuffle-cabinet Seoul, May 25 (Prensa Latina) The advisory team of President of the Republic of Korea Moon Jae-in will present next month a proposal to reshuffle the cabinet, said today the news agency Yonhap. Deadly Explosions Rock Bus Terminal in Jakarta, Indonesia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13289&SEO=deadly-explosions-rock-bus-terminal-in-jakarta-indonesia Jakarta,May 24(Prensa Latina) A suspected suicide bomber has attacked a bus terminal in Indonesia, with at least 3 persons killed and another four injured. Uncertainty in Nepal After PM's Resignation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13287&SEO=uncertainty-in-nepal-after-pms-resignation Kathmandu, May 24 (Prensa Latina) The resignation of Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal, a few weeks before the last round of local elections, reportedly raises today uncertainties among internal public opinion. Heberprot-p, Reaches Slovakia, First Stop in the European Union http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13284&SEO=heberprot-p-reaches-slovakia-first-stop-in-the-european-union Havana, May 24 (Prensa Latina) A delegation of Cuban doctors arrived in Slovakia to bring advisory in the application of Heberprot-p, the only drug in the world for the treatment of diabetic foot, reported today CubaMinrex foreign Ministry''s website. One Hundred Years of Solitude Is Reborn in China After 50 Years http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13280&SEO=one-hundred-years-of-solitude-is-reborn-in-china-after-50-years Beijing, May 24 (Prensa Latina) The legendary novel by Colombian Nobel Prize-winner Gabriel García Márquez, One Hundred Years of Solitude, came to life today in the Chinese capital 50 years after its publication. Top Vietnamese Party Leader Receives Cuban Delegation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13279&SEO=top-vietnamese-party-leader-receives-cuban-delegation Hanoi, May 24 (Prensa Latina) The Secretary General of the Communist Party of Vietnam, Nguyen Phu Trong, has stated today that the visit of the head of the International Relations department of a similar Cuban organization, Jose Ramon Balaguer, will help to strengthen ties between the two nations. Oil Producers Discuss Cuts in Supplies http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13278&SEO=oil-producers-discuss-cuts-in-supplies Vienna, May 24 (Prensa Latina) Producers inside and outside the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) are holding meetings prior to an official meeting to discuss the extension of the agreement to reduce oil extraction. Prime Minister of Vietnam to Visit USA http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13260&SEO=prime-minister-of-vietnam-to-visit-usa Washington, May 24 (Prensa Latina) U.S. President Donald Trump will welcome Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc in this capital on May 31, White House spokesman Sean Spicer announced. UN Security Council in Session about DPRK Nuke Program http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13241&SEO=un-security-council-in-session-about-dprk-nuke-program 23 de mayo de 2017, 15:07United Nations, May 23 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations Security Council holds today emergency consultations on the nuclear program of the Democratic People''s Republic of Korea (DPRK), following the launch of a new ballistic missile. Turkey, Germany seek to Resolve Disagreement about Incirlik Base http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13240&SEO=turkey-germany-seek-to-resolve-disagreement-about-incirlik-base 23 de mayo de 2017, 14:59Ankara, May 23 (Prensa Latina) Germany''s ambassador to the capital, Martin Erdmann, reported today that his country is working with Turkey to solve the bilateral crisis opened after the refusal of German deputies to visit the Incirlik air base. Chevron Threatens with Massive Lay-off in Bangladesh http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13235&SEO=chevron-threatens-with-massive-lay-off-in-bangladesh Dacca, May 23 (Prensa Latina) Chevron threatened today to lay off workers protesting the planned sale of its assets in Bangladesh to Chinese investors, delaying the estimated $ 2 billion deal. China in Favor of Peaceful and Sustainable Antarctic Development http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13219&SEO=china-in-favor-of-peaceful-and-sustainable-antarctic-development Beijing, May 23 (Prensa Latina) China reaffirmed its commitment to make more contributions to peace and stability and sustainable development in Antarctic and the international community, according to a report released here today. Cuba Fosters Revolutionary Unity vs. Neoliberal Offensive http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13207&SEO=cuba-fosters-revolutionary-unity-vs.-neoliberal-offensive Hanoi, May 23 (Prensa Latina) Cuba is promoting actions to foster the greatest possible unity of the Latin American and Caribbean revolutionaries facing the new neoliberal offensive led by the United States and its allies, a senior leader of the Caribbean nation said here today. RPDK Evaluates Technical Tests of New Missile http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13186&SEO=rpdk-evaluates-technical-tests-of-new-missile Pyongyang, May 22 (Prensa Latina) The Democratic People''s Republic of Korea (DPRK) reported today that the target chased with the testing shot of the new medium and long range strategic missile Pukguksong-2, was to verify the technical aspects of the system. OIC Calls for Intensification of Actions Against Cholera in Yemen http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13181&SEO=oic-calls-for-intensification-of-actions-against-cholera-in-yemen Riyadh, May 22 (Prensa Latina) The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) demanded today that the international community intensifies efforts to halt the cholera epidemic in Yemen, an Arab country that had been devastated by two years of war. Sri Lanka Makes Significant Changes in Ministerial Cabinet http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13174&SEO=sri-lanka-makes-significant-changes-in-ministerial-cabinet Colombo, May 22 (Prensa Latina) The Sri Lankan government today announced significant changes to the cabinet, including the appointment of a new foreign minister and Finance Minister, the first reshuffling of the current presidency in office since 2015. WTO Chief Defends Free Trade During Tokyo Visit http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13172&SEO=wto-chief-defends-free-trade-during-tokyo-visit Tokyo, May 22 (Prensa Latina) ''Free trade creates jobs and boosts the economy so is important to increase the confidence in the multilateral system of trade and oppose protecionism'', the Director-General of the World Trade Organization (WTO) said today in Tokyo. The Elders Ask Italy to Endorse Climate Accord at G-7 Summit http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13171&SEO=the-elders-ask-italy-to-endorse-climate-accord-at-g-7-summit United Nations, May 22 (Prensa Latina) Experienced politicians from the so called The Elders group has urged today the Italian government to promote solidarity and commitment of the G-7 with the fight against climate change. China and Cuba Review Cooperation in Telecommunications http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13165&SEO=china-and-cuba-review-cooperation-in-telecommunications Beijing, May 22 (Prensa Latina) Cuban First Deputy Communications Minister, Jorge Luis Perdomo, and Chinese First Deputy Minister of the Cyberspace Administration, Wang Xiujun, have reviewed cooperation in this area here, it was reported today. Philippine President Seeks to Strengthen Cooperation with Russia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13157&SEO=philippine-president-seeks-to-strengthen-cooperation-with-russia Moscow, May 22 (Prensa Latina) Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte visits Russia today, seeking to strengthen cooperation in defense and security, as well as economic and commercial cooperation, especially in agriculture. 'Kashmir is Ours,' Says Indian Minister, Promises Permanent Solution http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13146&SEO=kashmir-is-ours-says-indian-minister-promises-permanent-solution New Delhi,May 21 (Prensa Latina) ''Kashmir is ours'' Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said today, asserting that the Modi government will find a ''permanent solution'' to the Kashmir problem. Singapore Supports Joint Efforts to Sustain TPP http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13144&SEO=singapore-supports-joint-efforts-to-sustain-tpp Singapur,May 21 (Prensa Latina) Singapore ''supports the joint efforts'' of the remaining Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) signatories to sustain the massive free trade deal, Minister of Trade and Industry Lim Hng Kiang said today. Russia Asks WTO to Look Into Sanctions by Ukraine http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13139&SEO=russia-asks-wto-to-look-into-sanctions-by-ukraine Moscow,May 21 (Prensa Latina) Russia has sent a request to the World Trade Organization asking to hold consultations over Ukraine''s sanctions against Moscow, in place since 2014, Russian Economy Minister Maxim Oreshkin deliver the requesto to the Director General of the World Trade Organization Roberto Azevedo, during a ministerial meeting of the Asia-Pacific Economic Forum in Hanoi. China-Russia Oil Pipeline Delivers 100 Million Tonnes http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13138&SEO=china-russia-oil-pipeline-delivers-100-million-tonnes Beijing,May 21 (Prensa Latina) A China-Russia oil pipeline has transported 100 million tonnes of crude oil in the five years since it began operations, local customs said today. APEC Ministers Discuss Trade and Growth in Vietnam http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13133&SEO=apec-ministers-discuss-trade-and-growth-in-vietnam Hanoi, May 20 (Prensa Latina) The boost of an inclusive, innovator and sustainable growth, as well as the strengthening of competition in small and large companies are issues to be discussed during the meeting of ministers of trade in the forum of APEC, opened today here. World Cup 2022:Qatar Khalifa Stadium Ready Five Years Before Kick Off http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13118&SEO=world-cup-2022qatar-khalifa-stadium-ready-five-years-before-kick-off Doha,May 19 (Prensa Latina) Construction work has been completed at this iconic stadium which only highlights the speed at which Qatar is working towards delivering the World Cup 2022. Massive Turnout in Iranian Presidential Election http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13114&SEO=massive-turnout-in-iranian-presidential-election Tehran, May 19 (Prensa Latina) A significant voter turnout marked today the twelfth presidential election of Iran in which the main candidates, the supreme leader, and other political and religious personalities exercised their suffrage. Private Company to Build First Geothermal Power Plant in Malaysia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13108&SEO=private-company-to-build-first-geothermal-power-plant-in-malaysia Kuala Lumpur, May 19 (Prensa Latina) Minister of Energy, Green Technology and Water, Maximus Johnity Ongkili, said today that Malaysia''s first geothermal power plant will be built by Tawau Green Technology Sdn Bhd, without financial cost to the government. Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru Promote Stronger Ties with Vietnam http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13100&SEO=chile-colombia-mexico-and-peru-promote-stronger-ties-with-vietnam Hanoi, May 19 (Prensa Latina) Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru are intending to give a new impetus to their relationships with Vietnam through a series of activities next week that will facilitate greater knowledge of their economies, including trade and other areas. Syrian President Receives Iraqi Special Envoy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13073&SEO=syrian-president-receives-iraqi-special-envoy Damascus, May 18 (Prensa Latina) Syrian President Bashar al-Assad spoke with National Security adviser Faleh al-Fayad and special envoy of Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi, according to media reports in Damascus. Japan's Abe, S. Korean Envoy Agree to Resume Diplomatic Relations http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13068&SEO=japans-abe-s.-korean-envoy-agree-to-resume-diplomatic-relations Tokyo,May 18 (Prensa Latina) Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and a special envoy of South Korea''s newly-elected President Moon Jae-in agreed in talks Thursday to resume the shuttle diplomacy between the leaders of both countries. China Succeeds in Mining Combustible Ice in South China Sea http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13065&SEO=china-succeeds-in-mining-combustible-ice-in-south-china-sea Beijing, May 18 (Prensa Latina) Chinese experts have managed to collect samples of combustible ice in the South China Sea, a substantial progress for the global energy revolution, Minister of Land and Resources, Jiang Daming, said. APEC Forum Addresses Financial Cooperation Priorities in Vietnam http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13049&SEO=apec-forum-addresses-financial-cooperation-priorities-in-vietnam Hanoi, May 18 (Prensa Latina) Representatives of the APEC Forum analyze today the economic and financial prospects of Asia-Pacific at a meeting in the northern Vietnamese province of Ninh Binh, prior to a ministerial meeting in October. Philippine Troops kill Nearly 150 Abu Sayyaf Terrorists http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13034&SEO=philippine-troops-kill-nearly-150-abu-sayyaf-terrorists Manila, May 17 (Prensa Latina) Nearly 150 Abu Sayyaf terrorists have been killed in offensive operations by Philippine troops in the southern region of the nation since January 2017, according to official releases. Islamic State Attacks Afghanistan TV station, Multiple Casualties http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=13019&SEO=islamic-state-attacks-afghanistan-tv-station-multiple-casualties Kabul, May 17 (Prensa Latina) The Islamic State today claimed responsibility for a suicide attack on a television station in Afghanistan''s that killed 10 persons and injured 24. China, Russia for More Cooperation in Training Sports Talents http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12999&SEO=china-russia-for-more-cooperation-in-training-sports-talents Beijing, May 17 (Prensa Latina) The Olympic International University of Russia will establish a campus in this capital to increase training of sports talents, noted Boris Titov, co-president of the Committee of Friendship, Peace and Development with China. APEC Officials Meet in Vietnam http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12994&SEO=apec-officials-meet-in-vietnam Hanoi, May 17 (Prensa Latina) Representatives of the 21 territories making up the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation Forum (APEC) have met here today, to discuss the progress made in implementing the Lima Declaration on the Asia-Pacific Free Trade Area, among other issues. DPRK Clears Objectives of Missile Launching Test http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12973&SEO=dprk-clears-objectives-of-missile-launching-test Pyongyang, May 16 (Prensa Latina) The Democratic People Republic of Korea (DPRK) defended its position after making its latest ballistic missile launching test, considering it a part of the process to improve the national defense capacity, because of constant threatening by the US. Turkish Authorities On Terror Alert To Protect Russian Ships http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12964&SEO=turkish-authorities-on-terror-alert-to-protect-russian-ships Istanbul, May 16 (Prensa Latina) Turkish authorities stepped up security measures in this city in the face of a possible terror attack against Russian warships as they passage through the Bosphorus Strait, according to reports of the Habertürk channel today. Mapping The Magnetic Bridge Between Our Nearest Galactic Neighbours http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12962&SEO=mapping-the-magnetic-bridge-between-our-nearest-galactic-neighbours Canberra, May 16 (Prensa Latina) For the first time, astronomers have detected a magnetic field associated with the Magellanic Bridge, the filament of gas stretching 75 thousand light-years between the Milky Way Galaxy''s nearest galactic neighbours: the Large and Small Magellanic Clouds (LMC and SMC, respectively). The Caiman and the Crocodile; Timor Leste and Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12960&SEO=the-caiman-and-the-crocodile-timor-leste-and-cuba Por Loro Horta*Havana, (Prensa Latina) The map of Timor Leste has the shape of a crocodile, while the map of Cuba has the shape of a Cayman. Both countries fought long and hard for their independence and continue to fight against neo colonial tendencies. They share the Catholic faith and a common Iberian legacy. 37 Million Pieces of Plastic Found on Henderson Island in Pacific http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12958&SEO=37-million-pieces-of-plastic-found-on-henderson-island-in-pacific Washington, May 16 (Prensa Latina) A remote and uninhabited South Pacific island has become a plastic wasteland with one of the world''s highest collection of debris, Australian researchers have found according to PNAS magazine. Cuba Promotes in China Mining Investment Opportunities http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12948&SEO=cuba-promotes-in-china-mining-investment-opportunities Beijing, May 16 (Prensa Latina) Cuban executives are promoting here today mining business opportunities, in order to attract Chinese investment as a way to optimize this industry and expand economic development. China Donates 34 Million Dollars in Humanitarian Aid to Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12946&SEO=china-donates-34-million-dollars-in-humanitarian-aid-to-syria Damascus, May 16 (Prensa Latina) China has donated 30 million dollars to Syria for humanitarian projects and food worth four million dollars, it was officially announced today in Damascus. Vietnam, China Strengthen Relations http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12943&SEO=vietnam-china-strengthen-relations Hanoi, May 16 (Prensa Latina) Relations between Vietnam and China, are broader today following the visit of President Tran Dai Quang to the neighboring country, where he also attended the First Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation. DPRK Fires New Ballistic Missile Successfully http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12918&SEO=dprk-fires-new-ballistic-missile-successfully Pyongyang, May 15 (Prensa Latina) North Korea successfully launched a new HATSONG-12 mid-to-long range ballistic missile, according to the Foreign Ministry. China Concludes Silk Forum with Development Consensus http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12913&SEO=china-concludes-silk-forum-with-development-consensus Beijing, May 15 (Prensa Latina) China''s first international Belt and Road Initiative Forum has concluded here with a consensus on the issue. Asian Countries Suffering from WannaCry Virus Cyber Attack http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12911&SEO=asian-countries-suffering-from-wannacry-virus-cyber-attack Hanoi, May 15 (Prensa Latina) Asian governments and businesses continued Monday to be disrupted by the WannaCry ransomware cyber attack that erupted Friday, according to media reports from China, Japan, South Korea, Viet Nam and India. Chinese Authorities Call to Take Measures After Global Cyber-Attack http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12909&SEO=chinese-authorities-call-to-take-measures-after-global-cyber-attack Beijing, May 15 (Prensa Latina) China''s Cyberspace Administration on Monday urged people to install and update their computer security programs to prevent being damaged by the world cyber-attack with the virus WannaCry. China's Ambitious Initiative to Reshape the World http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12902&SEO=chinas-ambitious-initiative-to-reshape-the-world Beijing (Prensa Latina) More than 100 countries have agreed to participate in the Chinese Belt and Silk Route Initiative, a large-scale trade project that shows the high demand for global economic cooperation. Cholera Outbreak Worsens in Yemen http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12892&SEO=cholera-outbreak-worsens-in-yemen Sanaa, May 15 (Prensa Latina) The current cholera epidemic affecting the population of Yemen has so far caused 115 deaths, while 8,500 people remain in hospitals. Nepal Holds Local Elections, The first in 20 Years http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12885&SEO=nepal-holds-local-elections-the-first-in-20-years Katmandu, May 14 (Prensa Latina) Nepal will choose its local representatives today in an election delayed for 20 years, due to a civil war and subsequent political instability. China Opens Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12883&SEO=china-opens-belt-and-road-forum-for-international-cooperation Beijing, May 14 (Prensa Latina) Chinese President Xi Jinping opened today the Belt and Road Forum for the International Cooperation and called for unity to reach economic growth and balanced development of all nations. Cuban Discus Thrower Caballero Wins Bronze Medal at Diamond League http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12872&SEO=cuban-discus-thrower-caballero-wins-bronze-medal-at-diamond-league Shanghai, China, May 13 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban discus thrower Denia Caballero today won the bronze medal during the second phase of the Diamond League of Athletics held here and won by Croatia''s Sandra Perkovic. Two Civilians Killed, Six Injured in Clashes in Kashmir http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12870&SEO=two-civilians-killed-six-injured-in-clashes-in-kashmir 13 de mayo de 2017, 12:17New Delhi, May 13 (Prensa Latina) Two civilians were killed and six wounded in a clash between Indian and Pakistani troops on the de facto border between the two countries in the state of Jammu and Kashmir. Chilean Foreign Minister Highlights 21st-Century Silk Road http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12867&SEO=chilean-foreign-minister-highlights-21st-century-silk-road Beijing, May 13 (Prensa Latina) Chilean Foreign Minister Heraldo Muñoz stressed on Saturday that his country is projecting towards the future with its participation in the International Conference on Cooperaton of the Belt and Road Initiative, to be held on Sunday and Monday in this capital. Cuban and Chinese Children and Youth Celebrate Living in Peace http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12865&SEO=cuban-and-chinese-children-and-youth-celebrate-living-in-peace Beijing, May 13 (Prensa Latina) Children and youths from Cuba and China gathered at the island''s embassy in Beijing on Saturday to celebrate their day and the anniversaries of the organizations to which they belong. China Calls for Further Cooperation with Spain http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12863&SEO=china-calls-for-further-cooperation-with-spain Beijing, May 13 (Prensa Latina) Chinese President Xi Jinping expressed today the interest in increasing ''pragmatic'' cooperation with Spain in different fields to generate mutual benefits as part of the Belt and Road Initiative. Vietnam Announces Initiative to Cooperate with Peru, Uruguay http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12850&SEO=vietnam-announces-initiative-to-cooperate-with-peru-uruguay Hanoi, May 12 (Prensa Latina) Vietnam has proposed to strengthen cooperation with Peru and Uruguay for which Prime Minister, Nguyen Xuan Phuc, approved the establishment of two subcommittees, according to reports today. Philippines: Military Offensive Leaves 31 Dead Terrorists http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12820&SEO=philippines-military-offensive-leaves-31-dead-terrorists Manila, May 11 (Prensa Latina) At least 31 members of a terrorist group linked to the Islamic State (ISIS) died, as a result of an attack by military forces, said the Philippine Army here Thursday. South Korea to Send Team to China to Talk on US Shield http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12817&SEO=south-korea-to-send-team-to-china-to-talk-on-us-shield Seoul, May 11 (Prensa Latina) South Korea''s President-elect, Moon Jae-in, will send a team of experts to China to talk on the US antimissile shield THAAD, whose deployment here he promised to analyze, in case he won the presidential elections. Oldest Evidence of Life on Earth Possibly Found in Australian Rocks http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12811&SEO=oldest-evidence-of-life-on-earth-possibly-found-in-australian-rocks Sydney, May 11 (Prensa Latina) Ancient rocks found in a remote stretch of Western Australia may contain the world''s oldest known evidence of life on land, a new study finds. Chile Promotes Rapprochement With Indonesia, ASEAN http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12810&SEO=chile-promotes-rapprochement-with-indonesia-asean Jakarta, May 11 (Prensa Latina) Chile expects to increase relations with Indonesia and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) starting from the state visit of president Michelle Bachelet. China-Africa Trade Grew in the First Quarter of 2017 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12803&SEO=china-africa-trade-grew-in-the-first-quarter-of-2017 Beijing, May 11 (Prensa Latina) Trade volume between China and African countries reportedly rose by 16.8 percent from year to year in the first quarter of this year reaching the 38.88 billion dollars. China, Vietnam to Boost Bilateral Relations http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12799&SEO=china-vietnam-to-boost-bilateral-relations Beijing, May 11 (Prensa Latina) Chinese president, Xi Jinping and his Vietnamese counterpart, Tran Dai Quang, visiting this country today, reviewed bilateral relations and issues of common interest. 29 World Leaders to Attend China's Belt and Road Forum http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12788&SEO=29-world-leaders-to-attend-chinas-belt-and-road-forum Beijing, May 11 (Prensa Latina) Some 29 Heads of State and Government and other high-ranking officials are attending the upcoming Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation in China, announced today Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang. Vietnam's President Leaves for China Visit http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12787&SEO=vietnams-president-leaves-for-china-visit Hanoi, May 11 (Prensa Latina) Vietnam''s President Tran Dai Quang traveled to China today, where he will pay an official visit and attend the First Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation until next Monday. Pakistan and Iran to Discuss Movement of Terrorists Across Border http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12782&SEO=pakistan-and-iran-to-discuss-movement-of-terrorists-across-border Islamabad, May 11 (Prensa Latina) Pakistan announced that a joint border commission with Iran will be made up to halt the ''terrorist movement'', following the statements of Iranian army´s chief saying that alleged hideouts in the country would be bombed. Thailand Rules out IS Participation in Attack against Pattani http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12779&SEO=thailand-rules-out-is-participation-in-attack-against-pattani Bangkok, May 10 (Prensa Latina) Thai authorities highlighted today participation by the terrorist group Islamic State (IS) in the double bomb attack outside a shopping mall in the city of Pattani. Shinzo Abe Congratulates New South Korean President http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12771&SEO=shinzo-abe-congratulates-new-south-korean-president Tokyo, May 10 (Prensa Latina) Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe congratulated Moon Jae-in Wednesday, because of his electoral victory in the presidential elections of South Korea. Another Seven Terrorists Lay Arms in Philippines http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12766&SEO=another-seven-terrorists-lay-arms-in-philippines Manila, May 10 (Prensa Latina) Seven Islamic-linked terrorists surrendered to government forces in the south of the Philippines this week, totaling 47 the extremists who laid down their weapons once the military offensive was strengthened, army sources said. Chilean President Bachelet Begins Asia Tour http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12743&SEO=chilean-president-bachelet-begins-asia-tour Jakarta, May 10 (Prensa Latina) Chilean President Michelle Bachelet began a long journey to Indonesia and China today to highlight the country''s vocation to project to the Asia-Pacific. China to Lead Global Economic Growth in 2017 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12722&SEO=china-to-lead-global-economic-growth-in-2017 Bangkok, May 10 (Prensa Latina) A third of world economic growth in 2017 will respond to the expansion of China´s Gross Domestic Product (GDP), which will maintain its international leadership despite adjustments, the IMF stressed today. South Koreans Demand Constitutional Court Warrant against THAAD http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12711&SEO=south-koreans-demand-constitutional-court-warrant-against-thaad 09 de mayo de 2017, 16:45Seoul, May 9 (Prensa Latina) Hundreds of South Koreans, residents in Seongju county, where the US anti-ballistic missile system THAAD, is set up, demanded that the Constitutional Court issued a warrant against its construction and beginning of operations, the news agency YONHAP reported today. Cuba Attends Celebrations for Kazakh Day of Victory http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12702&SEO=cuba-attends-celebrations-for-kazakh-day-of-victory Astana, May 9 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban Embassy in Kazakhstan took part in the activities in this capital for the 72nd anniversary of the Victory over Fascism, presided by the Head of State, Nurzultán Nazarbáyev. Center-Left Politician Wins Presidential Elections in South Korea http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12697&SEO=center-left-politician-wins-presidential-elections-in-south-korea Seoul, May 9 (Prensa Latina) Moon Jae-in, a veteran advocate of human rights and, according to his electoral promises, of a rapprochement with North Korea has won the Presidential elections in South Korea by a landslide over conservative Hong Joon-pyo and centrist Ahn Cheol-soo. Nepal Wants to Limit Age for Everest Climbs After 85 Year Old Dies http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12692&SEO=nepal-wants-to-limit-age-for-everest-climbs-after-85-year-old-dies Katmandú, May 9 (Prensa Latina) The Nepal Mountaineering Association plans to push the government to limit the age of climbers to at least 76. Afghan Cleric, Six Students Die in Bomb Attack http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12691&SEO=afghan-cleric-six-students-die-in-bomb-attack Kabul, May 9 (Prensa Latina) A top cleric and six children studying at his seminary were killed in a bomb attack in northern Afghanistan today, a security source confirmed. Evergrande Advance in AFC Champions League http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12690&SEO=evergrande-advance-in-afc-champions-league Beijing,May 9 (Prensa Latina) Guangzhou Evergrande secured their place in the AFC Champions League round of 16 after a 2-2 draw with Suwon Bluewings in their final Group G clash on Tuesday. Moon Jae-in is Now Leading in South Korean Presidential Election http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12689&SEO=moon-jae-in-is-now-leading-in-south-korean-presidential-election Seoul, May 9 (Prensa Latina) Candidate Moon Jae-in, of the Liberal Democratic Party, is now leading vote counting in the South Korea''s presidential election and is ahead of the nearest rival with 18 points, polls showed. Asia-Pacific Leads Global Growth: IMF http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12687&SEO=asia-pacific-leads-global-growth-imf Bangkok, May 9 (Prensa Latina) The International Monetary Fund (IMF) informed today that the region Asia-Pacific will continue as leader of global growth and placed its expansion projection at 5.5 percent in 2017 and 5.4 in 2018. Double Bombing Hits Southern Thailand, 40 Injured http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12685&SEO=double-bombing-hits-southern-thailand-40-injured Bangkok, May 9 (Prensa Latina)At least 40 people were injured today, one is in serious condition, when a double bombing hit a town in Thailand''s insurgency-plagued south, police said, the latest suspected rebel attack to undermine stalled peace efforts. First Turkish Participation in Marathon of Mount Everest http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12658&SEO=first-turkish-participation-in-marathon-of-mount-everest Ankara, May 9 (Prensa Latina) Turkish federation ''Sports for Everyone'' announced the appearance of local athlete Ece Vahapoglu as the Turkish representative in the Mount Everest Marathon for the first time in the history of Turkey. Nepal to Sign up Pact with China on OBOR Initiative http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12654&SEO=nepal-to-sign-up-pact-with-china-on-obor-initiative 08 de mayo de 2017, 17:22Kathmandu, May 8 (Prensa Latina) Nepal has today confirmed its interest in becoming part of China''s Belt and Road Initiative to build a trade and infrastructure network to connect Asia with Europe and Africa. Philippines Maintain Confidence in Duterte Despite Iron Fist Policy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12649&SEO=philippines-maintain-confidence-in-duterte-despite-iron-fist-policy 08 de mayo de 2017, 16:49Manila, May 8 (Prensa Latina) Despite the iron fist policy of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte in his anti-drug campaign, recent polls reveal that 80 percent of the population is confident in his management, the Manila Times reported today. Indonesia to Investigate Officials, Guards Over Massive Prison Break http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12634&SEO=indonesia-to-investigate-officials-guards-over-massive-prison-break Jakarta, May 8 (Prensa Latina) Indonesia Minister of Legal and Human Rights Minister Yasonna Laoly today ordered a probe of officials overseeing a Sumatra''s Riau province prison where inmates massively broke out due to alleged illicit practices, including extortions. Syrian Team Wins Kick Boxing Mediterranean Championship http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12628&SEO=syrian-team-wins-kick-boxing-mediterranean-championship 08 de mayo de 2017, 12:31Damascus, May 8 (Prensa Latina) The Syrian press highlighted today the victory of the Syrian team of kick boxing in the Mediterranean championship of that discipline of Japanese origin, which mixes the technique of traditional boxing with martial arts. Olympics: Pyeongchang Ticket Sales Slower Than Hoped http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12626&SEO=olympics-pyeongchang-ticket-sales-slower-than-hoped Seoul,May 8 (Prensa Latina) Ticket sales in South Korea for the Winter Olympics it is hosting next year have gone far worse than hoped, organisers admitted today, with barely a quarter of the first-phase target taken up. DPRK Investigations Continue After US Citizen Detention http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12624&SEO=dprk-investigations-continue-after-us-citizen-detention Pyongyang, May 8 (Prensa Latina) The authorities of the Democratic People''s Republic of Korea (DPRK) are continuing investigations into a US citizen arrested on suspicion of committing hostile acts against the country. Non Communicable Diseases Cause 400,000 Deaths Annually in Vietnam http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12616&SEO=non-communicable-diseases-cause-400000-deaths-annually-in-vietnam Hanoi, May 8 (Prensa Latina) Non-communicable diseases cause around 400,000 deaths per year in Vietnam, Health officials said at a conference on the subject. Philippines, USA Hold Military Drills http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12612&SEO=philippines-usa-hold-military-drills Manila, May 8 (Prensa Latina) Philippine and US forces began joint exercises today in several areas of this Southeast Asian archipelago, focusing on humanitarian aid and fighting natural disasters, official sources informed. Attack on Kashmir Leaves Four Fatalities http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12599&SEO=attack-on-kashmir-leaves-four-fatalities New Delhi, May 7 (Prensa Latina) Four people were killed, including two civilians, a police officer and a military during a clash in the northern state of Jammu and Kashmir, reported today the police. Vietnam Finalizes Details to Host APEC Forum http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12586&SEO=vietnam-finalizes-details-to-host-apec-forum Hanoi, May 7 (Prensa Latina) Vietnam finalizes details today to host from Tuesday a series of meetings of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Forum as part of the work prior to the summit of its leaders scheduled for next November. Chinese Navy Hands Over Three Pirates to Somali Authorities http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12578&SEO=chinese-navy-hands-over-three-pirates-to-somali-authorities Mogadiscio,May 6 (Prensa Latina) A Chinese navy ship handed over three suspected pirates to Somali authorities today, police said, underscoring the determination of international naval forces to stamp out a resurgence of piracy this year. Qala-e-Zal district in Kunduz Has Fallen to Taliban Control http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12576&SEO=qala-e-zal-district-in-kunduz-has-fallen-to-taliban-control Kabul, May 6 (Prensa Latina) The control of Qala-e-Zal district in northern Kunduz province of Afghanistan has reportedly fallen to Taliban earlier today. China to Enhance Cooperation with Kyrgyzstan Under Belt and Road http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12574&SEO=china-to-enhance-cooperation-with-kyrgyzstan-under-belt-and-road Beijing,May 6 (Prensa Latina) Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said today that China stands ready to enhance practical cooperation with Kyrgyzstan under the Belt and Road Initiative. China Publishes Reproduction of its Oldest Hand-written Koran http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12572&SEO=china-publishes-reproduction-of-its-oldest-hand-written-koran Beijing, May 6 (Prensa Latina) China published today a reproduced edition of its oldest hand-written copy of the Koran. China Sets Up B20 Business Council http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12570&SEO=china-sets-up-b20-business-council Beijing,May 6 (Prensa Latina) The B20 China Business Council was established today in Beijing to help Chinese enterprises participate in global economic governance. Pakistan: Court to Investigate Those Implicated in Panama Papers http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12568&SEO=pakistan-court-to-investigate-those-implicated-in-panama-papers Islamabad, May 6 (Prensa Latina) The Supreme Court of Pakistan named six entities as part of the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) to verify the financial denunciations revealed by Panama Papers against the family of prime minister, Nawaz Sharif. Around 200 Inmates Escape From Packed Indonesia Prison http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12547&SEO=around-200-inmates-escape-from-packed-indonesia-prison Jakarta,May 5 (Prensa Latina) Around 200 inmates escaped Friday from an overcrowded prison in Indonesia''s Riau Island, police confirmed. Vietnam and Cuba to Expand Sports Collaboration http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12543&SEO=vietnam-and-cuba-to-expand-sports-collaboration Hanoi, May 5 (Prensa Latina) Expansion of sports collaboration between Cuba and Vietnam was discussed here in a meeting between representatives of both countries, where the hosts advocated for a greater Exchange of trainers and experts, as it was informed here. New Japanese Space Mission Will Be Going to the Moons of Mars http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12541&SEO=new-japanese-space-mission-will-be-going-to-the-moons-of-mars Washington, May 5 (Prensa Latina)The Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) has a different mission in mind when it comes to the coming decades. Instead of exploring the Moon or Mars, they propose exploring the moons of Mars. Nicaragua's President Receives Japanese Foreign Minister http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12539&SEO=nicaraguas-president-receives-japanese-foreign-minister Managua, May 5 (Prensa Latina) Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega welcomed here today Japanese Foreign Minister Kentaro Sonoura, who visits the country to strengthen ties of friendship and cooperation between the two nations. ASEAN-U.S. Dialogue on Bilateral Links and other Issues http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12523&SEO=asean-u.s.-dialogue-on-bilateral-links-and-other-issues Hanoi, May 5 (Prensa Latina) Representatives of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the United States reportedly agreed to boost collaboration in addressing global challenges such as terrorism and cyber attacks. Vietnam Targets Annual Economic Growth http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12521&SEO=vietnam-targets-annual-economic-growth Hanoi, May 5 (Prensa Latina) The Vietnamese authorities maintain the goal of economic growth of 6.7 percent for this year, after evaluating the positive performance of production and foreign trade in the first four months. Vietnam Will Work by Consensus on Future TPP http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12515&SEO=vietnam-will-work-by-consensus-on-future-tpp Hanoi, May 5 (Prensa Latina) Vietnam affirmed today it will work with other members of the Transpacific Agreement of Economic Cooperation (TPP) in order to achieve consensus on future orientations for the Pact, given the uncertainty after the withdrawal of the United States. Syrian Media Highlights Negotiations in Astana, Kazakhstan http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12492&SEO=syrian-media-highlights-negotiations-in-astana-kazakhstan Damascus, May 4 (Prensa Latina) The Syrian media highlighted today the bilateral meetings hold by the national delegation during the Fourth meeting on the Crisis in this country, held in Astana, Kazakhstan capital. Chinese Market Opened to Cuban Habanos Cigars http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12485&SEO=chinese-market-opened-to-cuban-habanos-cigars Beijing, May 4 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban ambassador to China, Miguel Ángel Ramírez, highlighted the opportunities offered today by this nation for the Cuban tobacco market in its different ranges. Maradona to Visit India Before U-17 World Soccer Championship http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12483&SEO=maradona-to-visit-india-before-u-17-world-soccer-championship New Delhi, May 4 (Prensa Latina) Former Argentinean soccer player Diego Armando Maradona confirmed today that he will visit the Indian city of Calcutta in September, one of the headquarters of the U-17 Men''s World Soccer Championship planned in this country from October 6 to 28. China: Top Investor and Job Creator in Africa in 2016 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12481&SEO=china-top-investor-and-job-creator-in-africa-in-2016 Abuja, May 4 (Prensa Latina) China''s direct investment in Africa in 2016 reportedly totaled $ 66.4 billion and created almost 131,000 jobs. Vietnamese Govt Calls for Boosting Mining http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12476&SEO=vietnamese-govt-calls-for-boosting-mining Hanoi, May 4 (Prensa Latina) Vietnam''s Prime Minister, Nguyen Xuan Phuc, said today measures will be taken to boost mining, one of the issues addressed at a government meeting that analyzed the country''s socio-economic situation. New Presidency in South Korea Suggests Liberal Trend http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12466&SEO=new-presidency-in-south-korea-suggests-liberal-trend Seoul, May 4 (Prensa Latina) The Republic of Korea seems to be ready for its first liberal president in almost ten years, with Moon Jae-in from the Democrat Party (DP) leading the opinion polls, as elections approach on May 9th. US Test-fires ICBM Traveling 4,200 Miles to South Pacific http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12444&SEO=us-test-fires-icbm-traveling-4200-miles-to-south-pacific Washington, May 3 (Prensa Latina) The United States Air Force test-launched an unarmed intercontinental ballistic missile from California to the Pacific Ocean, the military said in a statement. Vietnamese Bank Plans to Open Representation Office in New York http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12441&SEO=vietnamese-bank-plans-to-open-representation-office-in-new-york Hanoi, May 3 (Prensa Latina) The Commercial Bank of Vietnam (Vietcombank) plans to open a representative office in the US city of New York and subsidiaries in Australia and Laos, indicated the media here today. China's Belt and Road Initiative Raises Interest http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12440&SEO=chinas-belt-and-road-initiative-raises-interest Beijing, May 3 (Prensa Latina) The 1st Forum on International Cooperation of the Belt and Road Initiative, to be held in this capital during the following days, is acknowledged by its benefits to all countries and has raised interest from several nations. Cuba and China Agree to Deepen Cooperation in Many Fields http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12426&SEO=cuba-and-china-agree-to-deepen-cooperation-in-many-fields Beijing, May 3 (Prensa Latina) Cuban ambassador to China, Miguel Angel Ramirez, and Wang Zhengwei, Vice-President of the Chinese People''s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), have called on today to deepen cooperation in several fields. Vietnam Debuts as Official Member in Asian-African Legal Forum http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12418&SEO=vietnam-debuts-as-official-member-in-asian-african-legal-forum Hanoi, May 3 (Prensa Latina) The presence of Vietnam in the 56th Session of the Asian-African Legal Consultative Organization (AALCO) as an official member of the forum has been well received during the meeting in Nairobi, Kenya, it was reported here today. Chinese Initiative Belt and Route in the Sight of Many http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12416&SEO=chinese-initiative-belt-and-route-in-the-sight-of-many By Damy Vales Beijing, (Prensa Latina) The First Forum of Intetnational Cooperation of the Belt and the Reoute to be held here in a few days in this capital, is recognized for the benefits it will bring to all the countries and is today in the sight of many nations. UN Reports Progress on Protection of Filipino Children http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12407&SEO=un-reports-progress-on-protection-of-filipino-children United Nations, May 2 (Prensa Latina) The Philippines reports significant progress in protecting children, said a recent report by UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on the impact of armed conflict on children. USA Finishes Installation of Controversial Missile Shield in S.Korea http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12391&SEO=usa-finishes-installation-of-controversial-missile-shield-in-s.korea Seoul, May 2 (Prensa Latina) United States troops in the Republic of South Korea finished today the installation of the anti-missile shield Thaad despite the strong protests and polemic unleashed over the cost of setting it up. China Urges to Halt anti-Missile System in South Korea http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12380&SEO=china-urges-to-halt-anti-missile-system-in-south-korea Beijing, May 2 (Prensa Latina) China urged today the immediate suspension of the deployment of the US anti-missile system in the Republic of Korea and insisted on peaceful negotiation as the only practical way to achieve nuclear disarmament in that area. China and United Arab Emirates to Increase Cooperation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12362&SEO=china-and-united-arab-emirates-to-increase-cooperation 01 de mayo de 2017, 12:44Beijing, May 1 (Prensa Latina) Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan began an official visit to China today to assess bilateral cooperation. China Works for More Regional Trade in Silk Road http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12340&SEO=china-works-for-more-regional-trade-in-silk-road The initiative of the strip and the route China is defending is an example of economic globalization and free trade for the Asia and other continents. Since 2013 this project stands for being one of the most important opposition to the commercial protectionism of western powers like the United States. More details by Isaura Diez. Alliance among Asian Universities in Beijing: For Cultural Unity http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12338&SEO=alliance-among-asian-universities-in-beijing-for-cultural-unity 30 de abril de 2017, 13:24Beijing, Apr 30 (Prensa Latina) The Alliance of Asian Universities established in this capital was described as a bridge among peoples of different cultures and a means to boost international cooperation, according to Chinese Deputy Prime Minister Liu Yandong. ASEAN Summit Concludes with New Integration Step Forward http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12315&SEO=asean-summit-concludes-with-new-integration-step-forward 29 de abril de 2017, 11:54Manila, April 29 (Prensa Latina) South East Asian leaders have today adopted a declaration on the role of the civil service as a catalyst for achieving ASEAN Community´s Vision-2025, at the conclusion of a summit in this capital. ASEAN Holds Summit in Philippines among Regional Challenges http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12310&SEO=asean-holds-summit-in-philippines-among-regional-challenges Manila, Apr 29 (Prensa Latina) The 30th Summit of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) opened in Manila, the Philippines today with leaders of the 10 member nations looking to strengthen connectivity and promote the bloc as a global player. More Efforts Needed for Korean Stability, Denuclearization http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12304&SEO=more-efforts-needed-for-korean-stability-denuclearization Beijing, Apr 29 (Prensa Latina) More efforts should be made to achieve stability, denuclearization and sustainable peace on the Korean Peninsula, which has witnessed a continued escalation of tensions over the past months, China Government stressed Saturday. Afghan Taliban Announce Offensive against Foreign Troops http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12298&SEO=afghan-taliban-announce-offensive-against-foreign-troops 28 de abril de 2017, 20:10Kabul, April 28 (Prensa Latina) The resurgent Afghan Taliban movement announced today the start of a new offensive against national security forces and foreign troops, which have been stationed in Afghanistan for over 15 years. Trump Lies When he Minimizes Climate Change; Nobel Peace Prize Says http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12282&SEO=trump-lies-when-he-minimizes-climate-change-nobel-peace-prize-says Mexico, Apr 28 (Prensa Latina) US President Donald Trump is lying when he minimizes climate change, stressed Dr. Rajendra Kumar, Nobel Peace Prize, in an interview here today. UN: US Threatens DPRK With New Unilateral Sanctions http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12281&SEO=un-us-threatens-dprk-with-new-unilateral-sanctions United Nations, Apr 28 (Prensa Latina) US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson assured that although there are possibilities to talk to the government of the Popular Democratic Republic of Korea (DPRK), the United States saves its own right to aplly unilateral sanctions to those nations supoorting the North Korean country. Iran Reserves the Right to Respond to Attack From Pakistan http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12279&SEO=iran-reserves-the-right-to-respond-to-attack-from-pakistan Tehran, Apr 28 (Prensa Latina) Iran warned Wednesday that it reserves the right to respond to the attack from Pakistan in which nine border guards died, while President Hassan Rouhani demanded Islamabad more diligence in the fight against terrorism. US Soldier Avoids Jail After S.Korean Drugs Bust http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12274&SEO=us-soldier-avoids-jail-after-s.korean-drugs-bust Seoul,Apr 28 (Prensa Latina) A US soldier charged with smuggling around $11.5 million worth of methamphetamine into South Korea walked free today, after a local court took his circumstances into consideration. Japan Warns of Possible Volcanic Eruption http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12271&SEO=japan-warns-of-possible-volcanic-eruption Tokyo, Apr 28 (Prensa Latina) Japan''s meteorological authorities issued a warning for navigation near the underwater volcano Bayonnaise Rocks, which lies at the bottom of the Pacific Ocean, 400 kilometers from the capital. Japan Warns of Possible Volcanic Eruption http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12272&SEO=japan-warns-of-possible-volcanic-eruption 28 de abril de 2017, 12:58Tokyo, Apr 28 (Prensa Latina) Japan''s meteorological authorities issued a warning for navigation near the underwater volcano Bayonnaise Rocks, which lies at the bottom of the Pacific Ocean, 400 kilometers from the capital. Japan, US Conduct Military Maneuvers in Pacific Ocean http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12267&SEO=japan-us-conduct-military-maneuvers-in-pacific-ocean Tokyo, Apr 29 (Prensa Latina) Japan''s Defense Minister Tomomi Inada confirmed Tuesday that her country has made further military maneuvers with the United States in the Pacific Ocean, under the argument of demonstrating its commitment to stability in the region. ASEAN: Reasons to Celebrate, but Never Forgetting Challenges http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12263&SEO=asean-reasons-to-celebrate-but-never-forgetting-challenges Manila, Apr 28 (Prensa Latina) In today''s and tomorrow meetings, the ASEAN enters in a phase of more activity as it reaches 50th anniversary of its foundation, reason to celebrate but never forgetting challenges. FMs Reaffirm ASEAN's Role to Promote Peace, Stability http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12252&SEO=fms-reaffirm-aseans-role-to-promote-peace-stability Manila, Apr 28 (Prensa Latina) The foreign ministers of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have stressed today the need that the bloc promotes an active role in guaranteeing peace and stability. Japanese Prime Minister Travels to Russia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12235&SEO=japanese-prime-minister-travels-to-russia Tokyo, Apr 27 (Prensa Latina) Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe traveled to Russia Thursday, to talk to President Vladimir Putin on economic, territorial and regional affairs of bilateral interest, in a tour that will also take him to the United Kingdom. Russian Warship Collided; Sunk off Turkey Coasts http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12233&SEO=russian-warship-collided-sunk-off-turkey-coasts Ankara, Apr 27 (prensa Latina) The Russian warship Liman sank today in the Black Sea near the Bosphorus Strait, about 30 kilometers northwest of Turkey''s coast, after it collided with merchat vessel. Its 78 crew members were rescued alive, the Turkish Coast Guard reported. U.S.A. Distorts Nuclear Deterrent, asserts DPRK Newspaper http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12231&SEO=u.s.a.-distorts-nuclear-deterrent-asserts-dprk-newspaper Pyongyang, Apr 27 (Prensa Latina) An important newspaper of the Democratic People''s Republic of Korea (DPRK) noted today that by distorting and exaggerating the reality about nuclear deterrence, the United States seeks to stigmatize the country and justify its campaign to crush it. Iran: Nine Border Guards Killed After Clashes With Balochi Terrorist http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12230&SEO=iran-nine-border-guards-killed-after-clashes-with-balochi-terrorist Teherán,Apr 27 (Prensa Latina) Nine Iranian border guards were killed near Mirjaveh district after clashes with the armed Balochi insurgent group Army of Justice, the prosecutor general of Zahedan province Alí Movahedi Rad announced today. Children Pay The Price in Afghan Conflict: UN http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12227&SEO=children-pay-the-price-in-afghan-conflict-un Kabul,Apr 27 (Prensa Latina) Children account for one-third of civilian casualties in Afghanistan''s grinding conflict in the first three months of 2017, and are paying an increasingly high price in the fighting, a UN report said today in Kabul. UNICEF Urges to Ban Corporal Punishment in Malaysia Schools http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12219&SEO=unicef-urges-to-ban-corporal-punishment-in-malaysia-schools Kuala Lumpur, Apr 27 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations Children''s Funds (Unicef) urged Malaysia today to ban corporal punishment in schools and avoid in that way events such as the death of a students after a beating. United Kingdom Analyze Reality of Parasitology in Cuban Conference http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12218&SEO=united-kingdom-analyze-reality-of-parasitology-in-cuban-conference Havana, Apr 27 (Prensa Latina) Cryptosporidium laboratory reports have increased during the last two years in the United Kingdom, demonstrating the progress of that parasite through all regions of the planet, specialist Richard Elson said. China Refutes Deployment of THAAD anti-Missile Defense System http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12206&SEO=china-refutes-deployment-of-thaad-anti-missile-defense-system Beijing, Apr 27 (Prensa Latina) The Chinese Foreign Ministry reaffirmed today its opposition to the deployment of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) in the Republic of Korea and pledged to continue its actual combat training to safeguard national security. Bank of Japan Raises Forecast of Economic Growth http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12203&SEO=bank-of-japan-raises-forecast-of-economic-growth Tokyo, Apr 27 (Prensa Latina) The Bank of Japan (BOJ) improved today its forecast of economic growth for this country and kept intact its monetary policy. China Voices Grave Concern over US Deploying THAAD in S. Korea http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12189&SEO=china-voices-grave-concern-over-us-deploying-thaad-in-s.-korea 26 de abril de 2017, 14:53Beijing, Apr 26 (Prensa Latina) China has voiced Wednesday grave concern to Washington and Seoul after parts of the US-Made THAAD anti-missile defense system were moved into South Korea for deployment. Australia to Impose Gas Export Controls If Domestic Shortage Hits http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12188&SEO=australia-to-impose-gas-export-controls-if-domestic-shortage-hits Canberra,Apr 26 (Prensa Latina) The Turnbull government will impose export controls when there is a shortage of gas in the domestic market, acting on advice from the energy market operator and Australia''s competition watchdog. Seminar Held in Nepal on Second Anniversary of Quake http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12185&SEO=seminar-held-in-nepal-on-second-anniversary-of-quake Katmandú,Apr 26 (Prensa Latina) Nepal''s government has pledged to accelerate its recovery efforts from the 2015 earthquakes in a seminar held in this capital. US, S.Korea Train For Attack on North Korea Missile Base http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12183&SEO=us-s.korea-train-for-attack-on-north-korea-missile-base Seoul,Apr 26 (Prensa Latina) United States and South Korean forces have held a drill to prepare for a possible attack on a North Korean missile base. China Voices Grave Concern over US Deploying THAAD in S. Korea http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12182&SEO=china-voices-grave-concern-over-us-deploying-thaad-in-s.-korea Beijing, Apr 26 (Prensa Latina) China has voiced Wednesday grave concern to Washington and Seoul after parts of the US-Made THAAD anti-missile defense system were moved into South Korea for deployment. South American Quake Survey Could Help Predict Future Big Ones http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12181&SEO=south-american-quake-survey-could-help-predict-future-big-ones Washington, Apr 26 (Prensa Latina) A new survey of earthquakes in South America could help scientists predict the next big one. Masahiro Imamura: Japanese Minister Quits Over Fukushima Comments http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12179&SEO=masahiro-imamura-japanese-minister-quits-over-fukushima-comments Tokyo,Apr 26 (Prensa Latina)Japan''s reconstruction minister has resigned after making a remark that was seen as offensive to those affected by the 2011 earthquake and tsunami. ASEAN Summit under Heavy Security in Manila, Phillipines http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12178&SEO=asean-summit-under-heavy-security-in-manila-phillipines Manila, Apr 26 (Prensa Latina) The Philippines Government has deployed more than 40,000 soldiers, policemen and security agents in Manila as the city readies to host Saturday a summit of the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). China, Canada Agree to Increase Economic, Financial Cooperation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12174&SEO=china-canada-agree-to-increase-economic-financial-cooperation Beijing, Apr 26 (Prensa Latina) China and Canada held an strategic, economic financial talk and agree to boost cooperation in trade, investments and science to promote strategic bilateral association, spread the government today. Protesters Clash With Police as US Moves Missile System into S.Korea http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12171&SEO=protesters-clash-with-police-as-us-moves-missile-system-into-s.korea Seoul,Apr 26 (Prensa Latina) Clashes have erupted between South Korean police and locals as the US military has moved elements of its controversial anti-missile complex, THAAD, to a deployment site in Seongju. Vietnam Asks Facebook Cooperation to Avoid False Information http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12165&SEO=vietnam-asks-facebook-cooperation-to-avoid-false-information Hanoi, Apr 26 (Prensa Latina) Representatives from Vietnam and Facebook spoke here on cooperation to avoid false information on that platform, an international concern associated with social networks. US, South Korea, Japan to Push DPRK at Any Cost http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12152&SEO=us-south-korea-japan-to-push-dprk-at-any-cost Tokyo, Apr 25 (Prensa Latina) The United States, South Korea and Japan will put pressure on the Democratic People''s Republic of Korea (DPRK), a country that insists on defending itself, South Korean special representative Kim Hong-kyun confirmed here today. PDRK Accuses US of Generating International Pressure http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12132&SEO=pdrk-accuses-us-of-generating-international-pressure Pyongyang, Apr 25 (Prensa Latina) The People''s Democratic Republic of Korea (PDRK) has accused Tuesday the government of the United States of stepping up the international pressure against this Asian nation. Okinawa Governor To Take Legal Action To Stop New US Base http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12128&SEO=okinawa-governor-to-take-legal-action-to-stop-new-us-base Tokyo,Apr 25 (Prensa Latina) Okinawa Governor Takeshi Onaga says he will take every possible legal measure, including filing a fresh law suit, to halt work to build a new US military base in the prefecture. Onaga was speaking to reporters as the Defense Ministry''s regional bureau began work on Tuesday to build seawalls off the coast of Henoko in Nago City. The site is to be reclaimed to build an alternative facility for the US Marine Corps Futenma Air Station. Overseas Voters Begin to Cast Ballots For South Korea Election http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12124&SEO=overseas-voters-begin-to-cast-ballots-for-south-korea-election Seoul, Apr 25 (Prensa Latina) South Korean overseas voters began casting their ballots for the May 9 presidential election today as leading candidates wooed them with promises of improved safety and government services. Richard Gasquet Falls to Yuichi Sugita in Barcelona Open http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12119&SEO=richard-gasquet-falls-to-yuichi-sugita-in-barcelona-open Barcelona, Spain, Apr 25 (Prensa Latina) Richard Gasquet''s return to court from appendix surgery was short-lived at the Barcelona Open on Tuesday as the Frenchman lost 4-6, 6-3, 7-6 (7/3) to Japan''s Yuichi Sugita. 10 Civilians Killed on Pakistan Blast http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12108&SEO=10-civilians-killed-on-pakistan-blast Islamabad, Apr 25 (Prensa Latina) At least 10 people, including six children, were killed today by a roadside bomb blast while travelling in a van at Kurram tribal agency in western Pakistan. South Africa, China Take Further Step to Cement Ties http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12084&SEO=south-africa-china-take-further-step-to-cement-ties Pretoria, Apr 24 (Prensa Latina) South Africa and China has inaugurated Monday the High Level People-to-People Exchange Mechanism (PPEM), aimed at cementing trust, friendship and strategic partnership. South Korea Increases Military Options http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12071&SEO=south-korea-increases-military-options Seoul, Apr 24 (Prensa Latina) South Korea has announced today the development of a new radar to detect artillery, amid fears about the future of the Korean Peninsula. Afghan Army Chief and Defense Minister Resign http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12065&SEO=afghan-army-chief-and-defense-minister-resign Kabul, Apr 24 (Prensa Latina) Afghan army chief and Defense Minister resigned today following a deadly assault on one of the military headquarters that killed around 150 soldiers. China and the U.S. Advocate for Greater Bilateral Coordination http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12061&SEO=china-and-the-u.s.-advocate-for-greater-bilateral-coordination Beijing, Apr 24 (Prensa Latina) Chinese president Xi Jinping and his U.S. peer, Donald Trump, agreed today over the telephone to increase coordination in global issues. Indian Space Agency Turns Eyes on Venus http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12057&SEO=indian-space-agency-turns-eyes-on-venus New Delhi, Apr 24 (Prensa Latina) After its mission to Mars succeeded, the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) plans the first orbiter flight to Venus, for which it invited today scientists across the country to present their projects. Pair of Brouwer/Meeuwsen Win Xiamen Beach Volley Men's Gold http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12043&SEO=pair-of-brouwermeeuwsen-win-xiamen-beach-volley-mens-gold Xiamen, China, Apr 23 (Prensa Latina)The Dutch team of Alexander Brouwer and Robert Meeuwsen made good on their first FIVB Tournament appearance of the year, bringing home the title after a 21-14, 21-17 win over Paolo Nicolai and Daniele Lupo of Italy. Cuban Successful Presentation in Kazahstan International Fair http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12041&SEO=cuban-successful-presentation-in-kazahstan-international-fair 23 de abril de 2017, 10:24Astana, Apr 23 (Prensa Latina) Cuba made a successful presentation of its recreational services and products at the 2017 Kift International Tourism Fair, celebrated in the Kazakh city of Almaty. Seven Countries in Cooperation on China-Europe Freight Rail Services http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12034&SEO=seven-countries-in-cooperation-on-china-europe-freight-rail-services 23 de abril de 2017, 09:08Beijing,Apr 23 (Prensa Latina) Railway authorities of China, Belarus, Germany, Kazakhstan, Mongolia, Poland and Russia, have signed an agreement to deepen cooperation on China-Europe freight rail services, according to China Railway Corporation. China, Australia Pledge to Further Deepen Bilateral Relations http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12032&SEO=china-australia-pledge-to-further-deepen-bilateral-relations Beijing,Apr 23 (Prensa Latina) China and Australia have pledged here today to further deepen bilateral relations between the two countries. Pakistan Has Nuclear Arsenal under Control, Says Government http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12026&SEO=pakistan-has-nuclear-arsenal-under-control-says-government 22 de abril de 2017, 13:56Islamabad, Apr 22 (Prensa Latina) In the middle of the war triggered against extremist groups, the Pakistani Government has stated that its nuclear arsenal is secured, following the West concerns on the smuggling or robbery of nuclear weapons in this country. India was Largest Receiver of Remittances Worldwide in 2016 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12025&SEO=india-was-largest-receiver-of-remittances-worldwide-in-2016 New Delhi (Prensa Latina) Despite the 8.9 percent fall in 2016, India continues heading the countries which most remittances received last year, reported a report published in this capital. Taliban Attack on Afghan Military Base Leaves 150 Dead http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12012&SEO=taliban-attack-on-afghan-military-base-leaves-150-dead Kabul, Apr 22 (Prensa Latina) At least 150 people were killed and dozens wounded in an insurgent attack on an Afghan military base in the northern province of Balkh, the Defense Ministry informed today. Training of Chinese Forces on the Border with DPRK Is Normal http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=12011&SEO=training-of-chinese-forces-on-the-border-with-dprk-is-normal Beijing, April 22 (Prensa Latina) Chinese forces maintain their standard operating readiness and conduct normal training along the border with the Democratic People''s Republic of Korea (DPRK), the national Defense ministry said today. Global CEOs Call G-20 for Greater Disclosure of Climate Risks http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11987&SEO=global-ceos-call-g-20-for-greater-disclosure-of-climate-risks Geneva,Apr 21 (Prensa Latina)The heads of major global businesses are urging G20 governments to formally accept that companies should disclose climate-related financial risks. President Trump Invites Vietnam's PM to Visit USA http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11972&SEO=president-trump-invites-vietnams-pm-to-visit-usa Hanoi, Apr 21 (Prensa Latina) U.S. President Donald Trump has reportedly invited Vietnam''s Prime Minister, Nguyen Xuan Phuc, to visit the United States where Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh met with government officials yesterday. Democratic Korea is Ready to Repel US Attack http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11960&SEO=democratic-korea-is-ready-to-repel-us-attack Pyongyang, Apr 20 (Prensa Latina) The Democratic People''s Republic of Korea (DPRK) has warned Washington that it is ready to repel any ''super-mighty preemptive strike'' by the United States, according to Rodong Sinmun newspaper. Cuba Highlights MNOAL's Validity at UN http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11949&SEO=cuba-highlights-mnoals-validity-at-un Geneva, Apr 20 (Prensa Latina) Cuba highlighted the validity and relevance of the founding principles of the Movement of Non-Aligned Countries (MNOAL) at a difficult moment in the world at the UN headquarters in Geneva. Vietnam Asks Monsanto to Take Responsibility for War Sequels http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11939&SEO=vietnam-asks-monsanto-to-take-responsibility-for-war-sequels Vietnam, Apr 20 (Prensa Latina) Vietnam reaffirmed today that the US companies involved and Monsanto, in particular, must take responsibility for supporting efforts to address the consequences of the agent orange/dioxin spread in this country during the war. Iran Refutes Saudi-US Accussation of Destabilizing the Region http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11938&SEO=iran-refutes-saudi-us-accussation-of-destabilizing-the-region Tehran, Apr 20 (Prensa Latina) Iran''s political and military authorities refuted today what they considered repeated and unfounded accusations by Saudi Arabia and the United States of destabilizing the Persian Gulf region and considered them part of the ''anti-Iranian bragging.'' Trade in the Foreground of Pence Tour http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11931&SEO=trade-in-the-foreground-of-pence-tour Bangkok, Apr 20 (Prensa Latina) Amid expectations concerning Washington''s economic policies regarding protectionism, the attention of markets focuses today on this country and the visit of U.S. Vicepresident, Mike Pence. China and EU Agree to Expand Coordination on Global Issues http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11928&SEO=china-and-eu-agree-to-expand-coordination-on-global-issues Beijing, Apr 20 (Prensa Latina) Chinese and European Union (EU) officials have agreed to broaden coordination on global issues, promote improvements in global governance and work towards a more inclusive, balanced and sustainable globalization. China and Russia for Raising Mutual Political Trust http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11925&SEO=china-and-russia-for-raising-mutual-political-trust Beijing, Apr 20 (Prensa Latina) Li Zhanshu, high level official of the Communist Party of China (CPCh) prepares a visit to Russia from April 25 to 27, focused on raising political trust between both nations. Support for Anti-drug Campaign Drops in Philippines http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11908&SEO=support-for-anti-drug-campaign-drops-in-philippines Manila, Apr 19 (Prensa Latina) The anti-drug campaign launched by President Rodrigo Duterte received less support from Philippines public in a recent survey. Democratic Korea Demands USA, S Korea Quit Military Adventures http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11905&SEO=democratic-korea-demands-usa-s-korea-quit-military-adventures Pyongyang, Apr 19 (Prensa Latina) South Korea is carrying out a ''joint fire training 2017'' at the Phochon camp in Kyonggi province, denounced today the Democratic People''s Republic of Korea (DPRK). Shuai Peng Advances to Quarter-finals of Zhengzhou Tennis Open http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11894&SEO=shuai-peng-advances-to-quarter-finals-of-zhengzhou-tennis-open Zhengzhou, China, Apr 19 (Prensa Latina) Hostess Shuai Peng, a favorite number one, advanced today to the quarter-finals of the Zhengzhou Women''s Tennis Open, by beating Japan''s Riko Sawayanagi 6-1 6-4. China Pleads for Unity, Prosperity and Stability in European Union http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11892&SEO=china-pleads-for-unity-prosperity-and-stability-in-european-union Beijing, Apr 19 (Prensa Latina) Chinese prime minister, Li Keqiang, advocated for unity, prosperity and stability of the European Union (EU), it transcended here today. Cuban Companies Active in Vietnam Trade Fair http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11881&SEO=cuban-companies-active-in-vietnam-trade-fair Hanoi, Apr 19 (Prensa Latina) From Labiofam Vietnam, with 18 years in the Indochinese country, up to newly local Cuban industries, exhibit products at the Trade Fair inaugurated today in this capital, recognized as a platform to boost economic ties between the two nations. Belt and Route Forum in China will Gather 28 World Leaders http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11873&SEO=belt-and-route-forum-in-china-will-gather-28-world-leaders Beijing, Apr 19 (Prensa Latina) The first Forum of the Belt and Route to be held here next month, will have the presence of heads of State or Government of 28 countries, announced the Foreign Minister, Wang Yi. Cuban Rums Explore Vitenamese Markets http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11857&SEO=cuban-rums-explore-vitenamese-markets Hanoi, Apr 18 (Prensa Latina) Tradition, history and culture, are some of the credentials by the products exhibited by Cuban company Cuba Ron S.A., to try to get access to the Vietnamese market, said Cuban specialist Ilia Maria Cardoso. U.S. Marines Arrive in Australia as Part of Rotation Training Program http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11848&SEO=u.s.-marines-arrive-in-australia-as-part-of-rotation-training-program Washington,Apr 18 (Prensa Latina) More than 1,250 U. S. Marines today arrived in Darwin as part of a rotation of forces to be stationed in northern Australia. Iran and EC Sign Cooperation Agreement in Nuclear Security http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11838&SEO=iran-and-ec-sign-cooperation-agreement-in-nuclear-security Brussels, Apr 18 (Prensa Latina) Iran and the European Community (EC) signed their first joint agreement for cooperation in nuclear security, reported the EC Executive Tuesday. New Actions for Greater Economic Ties Vietnam-Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11826&SEO=new-actions-for-greater-economic-ties-vietnam-cuba Hanoi, Apr 18 (Prensa Latina) Vietnam and Cuba agreed here today on actions focused on the exchange of information on business and trade opportunities, and greater knowledge of the respective business communities to increase economic relations. India Prioritizes Armed Forces' Modernization http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11819&SEO=india-prioritizes-armed-forces-modernization New Delhi, April 18 (PL) Armed Forces'' modernization is today the top most priority for the Narendra Modi government, said Defense Minister Arun Jaitley. Indian Soldier Killed by Pakistani Troops' Gunfire http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11818&SEO=indian-soldier-killed-by-pakistani-troops-gunfire New Delhi, Apr 18 (Prensa Latina) An Indian soldier was shot dead by Pakistani soldiers deployed on the LoC, the de facto border in disputed Kashmir region, today reported the police. Philippines- Death Toll From Cebu Floods Rises to Ten http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11804&SEO=philippines-death-toll-from-cebu-floods-rises-to-ten Manila, Apr 17 (Prensa Latina) The death toll from the flash floods in the province of Cebu in Philippines has risen to ten and many are injured today. South Korea Announces Early Deployment of THAAD Anti-missile System http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11795&SEO=south-korea-announces-early-deployment-of-thaad-anti-missile-system Seoul, Apr 17 (Prensa Latina) South Korean PM, Hwang Kyo-ahn announced today the early deployment of the US anti-missile system THAAD on national territory following recent military maneuvers by the DPRK. Vietnam, Cuba Increase Economic Ties http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11788&SEO=vietnam-cuba-increase-economic-ties 17 de abril de 2017, 11:07Hanoi, Apr 17 (Prensa Latina) Vietnam and Cuba are exploring today some ways to broaden their economic relations as part of a visit here by a delegation from the Chamber of Commerce of the Caribbean country. China Evokes Gabriel García Márquez and his Magical Realism http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11782&SEO=china-evokes-gabriel-garcia-marquez-and-his-magical-realism By Damy ValesBeijing, Apr 17 (Prensa Latina) Various activities are taking place today in this vast nation with millions of followers of the writer, journalist and one of the great masters of universal literature, the Colombian Gabriel García Márquez, on the third anniversary of his death. Chinese Economy grew 6.9 percent in the First Quarter of 2017 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11780&SEO=chinese-economy-grew-6.9-percent-in-the-first-quarter-of-2017 Beijing, Apr 17 (Prensa Latina) The Chinese economy registered 6.9 percent in interanual growth of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in the first quarter this year, a higher evolution rate than expected, says today the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS). India Will Keep Growing Strong, says World Bank http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11779&SEO=india-will-keep-growing-strong-says-world-bank New Delhi, Apr 17 (Prensa Latina) Despite turbulences of international markets, Indian economy will grow 7.2 percent this year absd 7.7 percent the next, predicted the World Bank in a report published here today. Russia Expects US to Avoid Unilateral Actions against Pyongyang http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11777&SEO=russia-expects-us-to-avoid-unilateral-actions-against-pyongyang Moscow, Apr 17 (Prensa Latina) We expect more wisdom from the United States to avoid unilateral actions against the Democratic People''s Republic of Korea (DPRK), Russian Foreign Minister Serguei Lavrov said today. Broad International Participation in Vietnam Trade Fair http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11773&SEO=broad-international-participation-in-vietnam-trade-fair Hanoi, Apr 17 (Prensa Latina) About 500 companies from 23 countries and territories will participate here in Vietnam''s Trade Fair from next Wednesday to expand or start business links with the host nation and others. First Voting Results Give a YES Victory in Turkey http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11771&SEO=first-voting-results-give-a-yes-victory-in-turkey Ankara, April 16 (Prensa Latina) The first voting results by the Turkish Higher Electoral Council (YSK) have pointed to a YES voting victory in a constitutional reform referendum carried out today in Turkey. Cuban Men´s Beach Volleyball Team Wins Tittle in Malaysia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11764&SEO=cuban-mens-beach-volleyball-team-wins-tittle-in-malaysia Langkawi, Malaysia, April 16 (Prensa Latina) Cuban men''s beach volleyball pair Nivaldo Diaz and Sergio Gonzalez won today the title at the Men''s Beach Volleyball Open, held in Langkawi, Mayaysia. Indian Airports under High Alert after Hijack Threat http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11761&SEO=indian-airports-under-high-alert-after-hijack-threat New Delhi, Apr 16 (Prensa Latina) Airports in major Indian cities, Mumbai, Hyderabab and Chennai are under high security alert after agencies were informed about a possible hijack attempt of an aircraft from these facilities. Sri Lankan Prime Minister to Visit Vietnam to Strengthen Ties http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11749&SEO=sri-lankan-prime-minister-to-visit-vietnam-to-strengthen-ties Hanoi, Apr 16 (Prensa Latina) Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe will start an official visit to Vietnam on Monday to strengthen cooperation in several sectors, including trade and investment, it was reported here. Russian, Chinese Foreign Ministers Discuss Syria, Korean Peninsula http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11743&SEO=russian-chinese-foreign-ministers-discuss-syria-korean-peninsula 15 de abril de 2017, 11:54Beijing, Apr 15 (Prensa Latina) Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi and his Russian counterpart, Sergei Lavrov, had a telephone conversation about their nations'' bilateral ties and the situation in Syria and the Korean Peninsula, local media reported today. India Calls Off Maritime Talks with Pakistan amid Tension http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11737&SEO=india-calls-off-maritime-talks-with-pakistan-amid-tension New Delhi, Apr 15 (Prensa Latina) India has reportedly canceled the talks with Pakistan on maritime security, scheduled for next week, amid tension over Islamabad''s decision to convict a suspected spy in the country. China Supports Palestine's Just Cause http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11732&SEO=china-supports-palestines-just-cause Beijing, Apr 15 (Prensa Latina) Chinese Vice President Li Yuanchao repeated his country''s support for the Palestinian people''s just cause so that they can reestablish their legitimate rights and national interests, the government said today. Vietnam Congratulates Lenin Moreno for Election Victory http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11731&SEO=vietnam-congratulates-lenin-moreno-for-election-victory Hanoi, Apr 15 (Prensa Latina) Vietnam congratulated Lenin Moreno for his recent victory in Ecuador''s presidential elections, in which he won 51.46 percent of votes, it was reported here today. USA-China: Is a New Course Possible? http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11728&SEO=usa-china-is-a-new-course-possible By Martha Andrés Román * Bank of Japan to Offer Brighter View of Economy, Exports http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11726&SEO=bank-of-japan-to-offer-brighter-view-of-economy-exports Tokyo,Apr 15 (Prensa Latina) The Bank of Japan is expected to offer a more upbeat view of the economy at this month''s rate review than it did last month, as robust exports and factory output support recovery in the world''s third-largest economy. Russia Confirms Attendance to Silk Route Forum in Beijing http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11721&SEO=russia-confirms-attendance-to-silk-route-forum-in-beijing Beijing, Apr 14 (Prensa Latina) Russian President Vladimir Putin assured that he will attend the First International Cooperation Forum on the Silk Road to be held in the capital next month, announced the government here Friday. China Insists on Dialogue as Solution to Korean Peninsula Conflict http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11718&SEO=china-insists-on-dialogue-as-solution-to-korean-peninsula-conflict Beijing, Apr 14 (Prensa Latina) Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi insisted today that dialogue is the only solution to the conflict in the Korean peninsula and strongly opposed any gesture likely to increase tension in that area. Iranian FM Travels to Russia for Tripartite Meeting on Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11715&SEO=iranian-fm-travels-to-russia-for-tripartite-meeting-on-syria Tehran, Apr 14 (Prensa Latina) Iran''s foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, traveled to Russia today to attend a tripartite meeting on Syria, days after an attack by the United States that the diplomat described as an ''unilateral unacceptable act.'' Vietnam Approves Another Plan to Deal with War Sequels http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11708&SEO=vietnam-approves-another-plan-to-deal-with-war-sequels Hanoi, Apr 14 (Prensa Latina) Vietnam will increase campaigns to prevent accidents with bombs and mines launched against the country and thus reinforce public safety as part of a plan aimed at resolving the sequels of wars, transcended here today. Former Pakistani Foreign Minister Calls for Indo-Pak Dialogue http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11696&SEO=former-pakistani-foreign-minister-calls-for-indo-pak-dialogue New Delhi, Apr 14 (Prensa Latina) The resumption of the stalled dialogue between India and Pakistan is now a prevailing need for the region, said former Pakistani Foreign Minister Khursheed Kasuri. Fidel Castro's Legacy Highlighted in India http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11695&SEO=fidel-castros-legacy-highlighted-in-india New Delhi, April 14 (Prensa Latina) Several social, trade union and educational organizations in India highlighted the work and legacy of the leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, while condemning the US blockade against the island. India Plans to Buy Three More French Submarines http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11694&SEO=india-plans-to-buy-three-more-french-submarines New Delhi, April 14 (Prensa Latina) India is considering the possibility of buying three other French Scorpene submarines, after the six already agreed in 2005, today revealed a military source to The Hindu. World Bank Evaluates Perspectives of Vietnamese Economy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11693&SEO=world-bank-evaluates-perspectives-of-vietnamese-economy Hanoi, Apr 14 (Prensa Latina) The World Bank valued as favorable the perspectives in the middle term of the Vietnamese economy for which it predicted a gradual expansion until 2019. Post-Quake Stress Causes 71 Deaths in Kumamoto,Japan http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11667&SEO=post-quake-stress-causes-71-deaths-in-kumamotojapan Tokyo,Apr 13 (Prensa Latina)It was learned that stress caused by a number of aftershocks and prolonged evacuation took the lives of more than 70 survivors, due to a series of earthquakes that hit Kumamoto Prefecture, southwestern Japan, in April last year. Important International Science Congress in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11666&SEO=important-international-science-congress-in-cuba Havana, Apr 13 (Prensa Latina) A total of 350 scientific works were received by the 7th International Congress on Medical Urgencies, Emergencies and Intensive Care (URGRAV 2017) in its second day at the Havana Convewntion Center Thursday. China Urges US, Russia to Avoid Conflicts Related to Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11664&SEO=china-urges-us-russia-to-avoid-conflicts-related-to-syria Beijing, Apr 13 (Prensa Latina) China urged the United States and Russia to increase communication, in order to avoid an escalation of tensions in the Syrian crisis. China, Japan and South Korea seek Free Trade http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11658&SEO=china-japan-and-south-korea-seek-free-trade Tokyo, Apr 13 (Prensa Latina) Negotiators of China, Japan and South Korea examined today in this capital the possibility of boosting the exchange of merchandise and services and promoting the exchange of goods, services and give a thrust to free trade. Viral Diseases Threaten Southern Asia due to Lack of Preparation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11646&SEO=viral-diseases-threaten-southern-asia-due-to-lack-of-preparation New Delhi, April 13 (Prensa Latina) India and the South Asian countries today lack proper preparation to deal with vector-borne viral infections such as dengue, zika, ebola and chikungunya, today revealed a study released in this capital. Lawmaker Criticizes Pakistan's Inclusion in Saudi alliance http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11645&SEO=lawmaker-criticizes-pakistans-inclusion-in-saudi-alliance Islamabad, Apr 13 (Prensa Latina) Pakistani lawmaker Shireen Mazari today criticized the Nawaz Sharif government''s decision to join a Saudi-led Muslim military alliance, which is used as a pretext to fight terrorism. Investment Ready for Initial Stage of Hanoi-Ho Chi Minh Freeway http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11644&SEO=investment-ready-for-initial-stage-of-hanoi-ho-chi-minh-freeway Hanoi, Apr 13 (Prensa Latina) The Vietnamese government will contribute about 2.4 billion dollars for the initial stage of the freeway that will link this capital with Ho Chi Minh city, projected for 2022, it was announced here today. Cuban Province of Camaguey Host of Conference on Mind Sports http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11642&SEO=cuban-province-of-camaguey-host-of-conference-on-mind-sports Camagüey, Cuba, Apr 13 (Prensa Latina) Specialists of various nationalities will meet in this Central-Eastern Cuban city at the International Conference on Mind Sports (Cidem 2017), scheduled from May 3 to 5. Japan,UN to Work Jointly on Natural Disasters http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11624&SEO=japanun-to-work-jointly-on-natural-disasters Tokyo, Apr 12 (Prensa Latina) A group of Japanese lawmakers pledged to work with the United Nations to promote international contributions, in order to deal with natural disasters, the press reported Wednesday. Better Detection May Explain Higher Child Cancer Numbers:Study http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11619&SEO=better-detection-may-explain-higher-child-cancer-numbersstudy London,Apr 12 (Prensa Latina) Global childhood cancer rates jumped 13 percent in the decade to 2010 compared to the 1980s, according to a UN-backed study released Wednesday that says the increase may be due in part to improved detection,according to The Lancet. Zika Virus: Themis Initiates Worldwide First Study of Zika Vaccine http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11617&SEO=zika-virus-themis-initiates-worldwide-first-study-of-zika-vaccine Vienna,Apr 12 (Prensa Latina) A promising vaccine for the Zika virus is now being tested by Themis Bioscience GmbH, a specialized biotech company developing prophylactic vaccines against emerging tropical infectious diseases. Trump Says was 'Very Good' Call with Chinese President Xi http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11607&SEO=trump-says-was-very-good-call-with-chinese-president-xi Washington, April 12 (Prensa Latina) US President Donald Trump called a recent telephone conversation with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping over the Democratic People''s Republic of Korea as very good. Xi and Trump Discuss Situation in Korean Peninsula and Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11597&SEO=xi-and-trump-discuss-situation-in-korean-peninsula-and-syria Beijing, April 12 (Prensa Latina) Chinese President Xi Jinping discuss today via telephone with his US counterpart Donald Trump the problems in the Korean peninsula and Syria. Survey Finds Bullying Against Fukushima Children Evacuees in Schools http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11567&SEO=survey-finds-bullying-against-fukushima-children-evacuees-in-schools Tokyo, Apr 11 (Prensa Latina) An education ministry survey released today found that nearly 200 children evacuated from Fukushima Prefecture following the 2011 nuclear disaster were bullied, with some being abused verbally with derogatory terms linked to the calamity. Special Meeting on Syria Favors Political Solution to Conflict http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11559&SEO=special-meeting-on-syria-favors-political-solution-to-conflict Rome, Apr 11 (Prensa Latina) Participants in the special meeting on Syria, held today in the city of Lucca, agreed on the need for a political solution to the conflict in that country, Italian Foreign Minister Angelino Alfano said. Pakistan Criticizes US Attacks on Syrian Air Base http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11549&SEO=pakistan-criticizes-us-attacks-on-syrian-air-base Islamabad, Apr 11 (Prensa Latina) Pakistani officials and former diplomats today criticized the United States'' recent attacks on a Syrian air base by highlighting the danger posed by Washington''s unilateral actions in order to change governments. China Open to New Sectors for Private Investment http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11548&SEO=china-open-to-new-sectors-for-private-investment Beijing, Abr 11 (Prensa Latina) China will allow the entrance of private capital in more productive, including oil drilling and defense technology, informed todayh the Economic Information Daily, published by Hsinhua state news agency. Vietnamese Shoe Industry Has Ambitious Targets for 2020 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11545&SEO=vietnamese-shoe-industry-has-ambitious-targets-for-2020 Hanoi, Apr 11 (Prensa Latina) Vietnam proposes to reach between 24 and 26 billion dollars in hide and shoe exports by 2020 as part of a sector''s development plan announced here. North Korea Condemns US Nuclear Aircraft Carrier Deployment http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11543&SEO=north-korea-condemns-us-nuclear-aircraft-carrier-deployment Pyongyang, April 11 (Prensa Latina) The Democratic People''s Republic of Korea (DPRK) has condemned the deployment of a US nuclear aircraft carrier task group to the Korean Peninsula, by saying it was an aggressive plot against North Korea. Chile and China Strengthen Free-Trade Agreement http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11540&SEO=chile-and-china-strengthen-free-trade-agreement Santiago de Chile, April 11 (Prensa Latina) Chile and China have taken new steps to strengthen the Free-Trade Agreement (FTA) that both nations have carried out for 10 years, in a strategy that might be consolidated at a high-level meeting in May. Investigation into Terrorist Attack in Sweden Still in Progress http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11516&SEO=investigation-into-terrorist-attack-in-sweden-still-in-progress 10 de abril de 2017, 13:19Stockholm, Apr 10 (Prensa Latina) Swedish National Police Director Dan Eliasson announced today details of the ongoing investigation into the recent terrorist attack carried out in this capital, after which a suspect of Uzbek origin was arrested. 20 Suspected Terrorists Arrested in Russia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11514&SEO=20-suspected-terrorists-arrested-in-russia 10 de abril de 2017, 13:06Moscow,Apr 10 (Prensa Latina) Russian security authorities detained 20 persons suspected of carring out terrorists activities in Nayabersk, Yamala-Nenetsk Siberian district. Toyota Announces Record $1.33 Billion Investment in Kentucky Plant http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11513&SEO=toyota-announces-record-1.33-billion-investment-in-kentucky-plant 10 de abril de 2017, 12:42Washington, Apr 10 (Prensa Latina)The future of automobile production is now. A $1.33 billion investment- the highest of any automaker in Kentucky and the second-largest in state history- will make Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Kentucky, Inc. Japan Led Researchers Prepare to Drill Down to Earth's Mantle http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11511&SEO=japan-led-researchers-prepare-to-drill-down-to-earths-mantle Tokyo, Apr 10 (Prensa Latina) Aiming for the world''s first-ever direct excavation of the Earth''s mantle, an international research group led by the Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC) will conduct a preliminary study in the waters off Hawaii in September,according to Japan News. G-7 Foreign Ministers Begin Meeting in Italy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11496&SEO=g-7-foreign-ministers-begin-meeting-in-italy Rome, Apr 10 (Prensa Latina) G-7 Foreign Ministers begin today their two-day annual meeting in the Italian city of Lucca with an agenda focused on confronting terrorism and eradicating the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria. Security Strengthened in Indian Kashmir after Wave of Violence http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11492&SEO=security-strengthened-in-indian-kashmir-after-wave-of-violence New Delhi, April 10 (Prensa Latina) Today in the morning the northern Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir was under strict security measures after violence unleashed by separatist sectors that left eight dead and dozens injured. India, Australia Boost Economic, Trade Ties http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11491&SEO=india-australia-boost-economic-trade-ties New Delhi, April 10 (Prensa Latina) Prime Ministers of India, Narendra Modi, and Australia, Malcolm Turnbull, today addressed strategies to increase bilateral ties, especially in economy and the fight against terrorism. Indian Army Kills Four Insurgents in Kashmir http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11490&SEO=indian-army-kills-four-insurgents-in-kashmir New Delhi, Apr 10 (Prensa Latina) In the nth clash on the common border, the Indian army killed today four Islamist insurgents who attempted to enter Pakistan from the northern state of Jammu and Kashmir, where several separatist groups are active. Indian PM Condemns Attacks in Egypt http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11489&SEO=indian-pm-condemns-attacks-in-egypt New Delhi, April 10 (Prensa Latina) Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi today condemned attacks on two Coptic churches in Egypt in which 47 people were killed and over 100 were injured. US Attack on Syria Sends Message to Other Countries, Says Tillerson http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11482&SEO=us-attack-on-syria-sends-message-to-other-countries-says-tillerson Washington, Apr 9 (Prensa Latina) US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said today that the missile attack on an air base in Syrian should be taken by other nations as a message on the consequences of breaking international laws. Tillerson: US Attack in Syria Sends Message to Other Countries http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11479&SEO=tillerson-us-attack-in-syria-sends-message-to-other-countries Washington, Apr 9 (Prensa Latina) US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said today that the missile attack on a Syrian air base should serve other nations as a message on the consequences of violating international standards. Russia Considers Negative Sending US Aircraft Carriers to Korea http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11456&SEO=russia-considers-negative-sending-us-aircraft-carriers-to-korea Moscow, April 9 (Prensa Latina) Sending a strike group led by USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) aircraft carrier to the Korean peninsula would increase tensions in that region and a sharp reaction from Pyongyang, the Russian Senate warned today. Largest Manganese Reserve Found in Southwest China http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11455&SEO=largest-manganese-reserve-found-in-southwest-china Beijing, Apr 9 (Prensa Latina) A reserve of 203 million tons of manganese, the largest in Asia, was found in southwest China''s Guizhou province, local officials said on Friday. India Extends $4.5 Billion Line of Credit to Bangladesh http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11447&SEO=india-extends-4.5-billion-line-of-credit-to-bangladesh New Delhi,Apr 8 (Prensa Latina)India and Bangladesh signed a slew of agreements today, including a $4.5 billion concessionary line of credit from India for development projects in Bangladesh, as the South Asian neighbors try to deepen their ties. Hundreds Flee After Three Strong Quakes Strike Philippines http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11446&SEO=hundreds-flee-after-three-strong-quakes-strike-philippines Manila, Apr 8 (Prensa Latina) Hundreds of residents of coastal areas in a province south of the Philippine capital fled to higher ground fearing a tsunami on Saturday after a series of earthquakes on the main island of Luzon. Four Major Indian High Courts Headed by Women http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11442&SEO=four-major-indian-high-courts-headed-by-women 08 de abril de 2017, 08:14New Delhi, Apr 8 (Prensa Latina) For the first time in history, four women head the major high courts of India, although the number of females in these instances is still low. Pakistani Security Forces Killed 10 Extremists http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11441&SEO=pakistani-security-forces-killed-10-extremists 08 de abril de 2017, 08:13Islamabad, April 8 (Prensa Latina) Pakistani police killed 10 alleged members of the radical organization Jamaatul Ahrar, including the mastermind of a recent attack on a shopping mall in the eastern city of Lahore, today reported Geo TV. Phillipine President to Visit Middle East Countries http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11439&SEO=phillipine-president-to-visit-middle-east-countries Manila, Apr 8 (Prensa Latina) Phillipine President, Rodrigo Duterte, will start next Monday in Saudi Arabia a tour to three countries of the Middle East, where he will promote the rights of his co-nationals working in those territories, informed today government sources. Regional Meeting of Solidarity with Cuba Starts in the Philippine http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11436&SEO=regional-meeting-of-solidarity-with-cuba-starts-in-the-philippine Hanoi, Apr 8 (Prensa Latina) The 7th Asia-Pacific Regional Meeting of Solidarity with Cuba will begin today in the Philippine capital, Manila, with the participation of around 120 delegates from 18 countries that will debate issues regarding the current situation in the Caribbean country, organizers confirmed. Chinese President Expresses Willingness to Work with Trump http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11398&SEO=chinese-president-expresses-willingness-to-work-with-trump Beijing, Apr 7 (Prensa Latina) Chinese president, Xi Jinping assured his willingness to work with his US counterpart, Donald Trump, in order to boost relations between the two countries from a new starting point, broadcast the government media here. China Urges to Avoid Worsening Situation in Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11392&SEO=china-urges-to-avoid-worsening-situation-in-syria Beijing, April 7 (Prensa Latina) The Chinese Foreign Ministry urged today to prevent a worsening situation in Syria following the attack last night by the United States against a Bashar al-Assad government base. Three Indian Soldiers Killed by Avalanche in Kashmir http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11385&SEO=three-indian-soldiers-killed-by-avalanche-in-kashmir New Delhi, April 7 (Prensa Latina) The Indian army recovered the bodies of three soldiers who were buried by a snow avalanche in the northern state of Jammu and Kashmir. 49 Alleged Members of Extremist Group Arrested in Bangladesh http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11384&SEO=49-alleged-members-of-extremist-group-arrested-in-bangladesh Dhaka, April 7 (Prensa Latina) Bangladeshi security forces arrested 49 alleged militants of Jamaatul Mujaheedin Bangladesh (JMB), a radical organization targeted for an offensive due to its deadly attacks in recent months, including the assault on a capital restaurant. India's Economy Will Grow, ADB estimates http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11383&SEO=indias-economy-will-grow-adb-estimates New Delhi, April 7 (Prensa Latina) Boosted by reforms and improved investor confidence, the Indian economy could grow by 7,4 percent in the current fiscal year, started on April 1, today forecast the Asian Development Bank (ADB). Thailand´s King Promulgates New Constitution http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11373&SEO=thailandas-king-promulgates-new-constitution 06 de abril de 2017, 17:36Bangkok, April 6 (PL) His Majesty the King, Maha Vajiralongkorn, promulgated today the Thailand´s 20th constitution which paves the way to the next elections scheduled for late 2018, the media reported. Iran: 90 Aftershocks Reported After Earthquake that Left 35 Victims http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11369&SEO=iran-90-aftershocks-reported-after-earthquake-that-left-35-victims 06 de abril de 2017, 16:57Tehran, Apr 6 (Prensa Latina) A 4.7-earthquake on the Richter scale was the strongest of the more than 90 aftershocks reported in Iran, following the earthquake that caused 35 victims, said today specialists. Philippines Welcomes Ceasefire Agreement http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11360&SEO=philippines-welcomes-ceasefire-agreement 06 de abril de 2017, 13:34Manila, Apr 6 (Prensa Latina) Philippines authorities welcomed today the ceasefire agreement reached with the National Democratic Front, political arm of the New People''s Army (NEP) by expressing its hope that it will prevent more bloodshed. India Demands Permanent UN Security Council Seat http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11359&SEO=india-demands-permanent-un-security-council-seat 06 de abril de 2017, 13:21New Delhi,Apr 6 (Prensa Latina) Expressing confidence that India would become a permanent member of the UN Security Council, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today said the country expected that the new members would have the same rights, including the veto power, as the existing permanent members. Cuban Services at Vietnam Tourism Fair http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11340&SEO=cuban-services-at-vietnam-tourism-fair Hanoi, Apr 6 (Prensa Latina) The International Tourism Fair of Vietnam has opened its doors here today as a platform in which neighboring nations and Cuba are participating, to promotes not only its traditional attractions but also the cultural product. Growth of Asian Developing Economies Predicted http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11338&SEO=growth-of-asian-developing-economies-predicted Manila, Apr 6 (Prensa Latina) Developing economies of Asia will grow 5.7 percent this year and the next, predicted a regional institution in a report published here today. China Calls for Moderation After New Launch of DPRK Missile http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11335&SEO=china-calls-for-moderation-after-new-launch-of-dprk-missile Beijing, Apr 6 (Prensa Latina) Chinese Foreign Ministry reiterated its call for moderation after the launching of a new missile of the People''s Democratic Republic of Korea (DPRK), which keeps the countries of the region on tenterhook. China, Finland Agree to Boost Cooperation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11330&SEO=china-finland-agree-to-boost-cooperation Beijing, Apr 6 (Prensa Latina) Chinese president, Xi Jinping, who concludes an official visit to Helsinki today, agreed with his Finnish counterpart, Sauli Niinisto, to establish a new type of association of pragmatic cooperation that will also increase mutual political trust. Eight-year-old Girl Living with Monkeys Rescued in India http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11328&SEO=eight-year-old-girl-living-with-monkeys-rescued-in-india New Delhi, April 6 (Prensa Latina) Indian police rescued an eight-year-old girl living with several monkeys in a natural park in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, today revealed the national press. Pakistan Denies Problems with Iran http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11327&SEO=pakistan-denies-problems-with-iran Islamabad, Apr 6 (Prensa Latina) Pakistan is trying to convince Iran that the appointment of Raheel Sharif, former Army Chief, as the highest representative of a Muslim military alliance led by Saudi Arabia is not aimed against Tehran. Indian Economic Capital on Alert by IS Threats http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11326&SEO=indian-economic-capital-on-alert-by-is-threats New Delhi, Apr 6 (Prensa Latina) The western state of Maharashtra is on alert today after receiving reports on plans by the Islamic State to execute attacks in Mumbai city, the economic and financial capital of India. China Strengthens Links with Central and East European Nations http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11325&SEO=china-strengthens-links-with-central-and-east-european-nations Beijing, Apr 6 (Prensa Latina) Chinese deputy Prime Minister Zhang Gaoli, will visit Estonia, Slovenia and Albania, and is to participate in the meetings to be held in Russia and Kazakhstan from April 11 thru 19, informed today the Foreign Ministry. Over 600 Died in Malaysian Immigration Detention Centers http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11305&SEO=over-600-died-in-malaysian-immigration-detention-centers 05 de abril de 2017, 16:02Kuala Lumpur, April 4 (Prensa Latina) Malaysia is currently facing up some international criticism over the lack of attention to illegal immigrants, after more than 600 people have died during their stay in prisons or detention center in the last two years. Malaysia Rejects Trump's Statements on Trade http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11265&SEO=malaysia-rejects-trumps-statements-on-trade Kuala Lumpur, Apr 5 (Prensa Latina) Malaysia has rejected today some statements made by U.S. President, Donald Trump, in which he attributes the U.S. deficit in that field to alleged unfair trade practices. Cuban Delegation Meets Several Sectors of Philippine Society http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11258&SEO=cuban-delegation-meets-several-sectors-of-philippine-society Hanoi, Apr 5 (Prensa Latina) Several sectors of the Philippine society are now interested in receiving first-hand information about Cuba, sources from the delegation attending the 8th Asia-Pacific Solidarity Meeting with the Caribbean country, said. Somali Pirates Kidnap Pakistani Ship http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11256&SEO=somali-pirates-kidnap-pakistani-ship Islamabad, Apr 5 (Prensa Latina) Somali pirates kidnapped a Pakistani-flagged merchant ship days after capturing another Indian vessel, today reported Geo TV. New Clash between Indian, Pakistani Troops in Kashmir http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11255&SEO=new-clash-between-indian-pakistani-troops-in-kashmir New Delhi, Apr 5 (Prensa Latina) Indian and Pakistani troops today exchanged fire at the LoC, the de facto border between the two countries in the disputed Kashmir region, the fourth such incident in less than 48 hours. Six Killed in Suicide Bombing in Pakistan http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11254&SEO=six-killed-in-suicide-bombing-in-pakistan Islamabad, April 5 (Prensa Latina) Six people were killed, including four soldiers, and 15 others were injured today in a suicide attack in Lahore city, capital of Pakistan''s northeastern Punjab province. India Rejects U.S. Mediation in Dispute with Pakistan http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11233&SEO=india-rejects-u.s.-mediation-in-dispute-with-pakistan New Delhi, Apr 4 (Prensa Latina) India today rejected the United States mediation in the dispute against Pakistan, pointing out that this is a bilateral issue. Prosecution Interrogates Ousted President Park Under Detention http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11232&SEO=prosecution-interrogates-ousted-president-park-under-detention Seoul,Apr 4 (Prensa Latina) South Korean prosecutors began questioning the ousted president Park Geun-hye today for the first time since the court remanded her in custody on Friday on charges of corruption related scandal. UN Rapportour Demands Australia to Improve Indigenous Treatment http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11226&SEO=un-rapportour-demands-australia-to-improve-indigenous-treatment United Nations, Apr 4 (Prensa Latina) UN Special Rapporteur for the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, urged the Australian government to respect the self-determination of indigenous people and to combat racism against them. Senior Citizens' Priority at Cuban Health System http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11217&SEO=senior-citizens-priority-at-cuban-health-system Havana, Apr 4 (Prensa Latina) Alberto Fernandez, head of the Elderly Care Department at the Ministry of Public Health (MINSAP), has recognized today the priority the Cuban health system has provided to the care of the elderly in the island . Have Astronomers Finally Found Planet Nine? http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11214&SEO=have-astronomers-finally-found-planet-nine Canberra, Apr 4 (Prensa Latina) A team of astronomers from the Australian National University (ANU) is investigating the four unknown objects, following the launch of their planetary search on BBC''s Stargazing Live. Chinese President in Finland to Strengthen Ties http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11205&SEO=chinese-president-in-finland-to-strengthen-ties Beijing, Apr 4 (Prensa Latina) Chinese President Xi Jinping began today an official visit to Finland, where he's scheduled to sign several cooperation agreements and strengthen bilateral ties. Remittances to Bangladesh Decreases http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11200&SEO=remittances-to-bangladesh-decreases Dhaka, April 4 (Prensa Latina) Bangladesh received 9,190 million dollars in remittances in the first nine months of the current fiscal year (July-March), 16,19 percent less than in the same period in 2015-2016, today reported the Central Bank. Pakistan Remains Silent on Iranian Antiterrorist Alliance Criticism http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11199&SEO=pakistan-remains-silent-on-iranian-antiterrorist-alliance-criticism 04 de abril de 2017, 07:44Islamabad, April 4 (Prensa Latina) Pakistan will remain silent on Iran''s questioning of Islamabad''s decision to approve the appointment of Raheel Sharif, former Pakistani Army Chief, as the highest representative of an Islamic alliance against terrorism, today revealed an official source. Bolivia Counts on Help of China to Organize Sports Games http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11181&SEO=bolivia-counts-on-help-of-china-to-organize-sports-games 03 de abril de 2017, 15:17La Paz, Apr 3 (Prensa Latina) A delegation of five experts from China arrived in Bolivia Monday to help in the arrangments for the ceremonies of inauguration and closing of the South American Sports Games in Cochabamba in 2018. World Chefs Association Recognizes Merits of Cuban Cuisine http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11166&SEO=world-chefs-association-recognizes-merits-of-cuban-cuisine Havana, Apr 3 (Prensa Latina) The World Association of Chefs Societies (WorldChefs) has declared the island''s cuisine a World Intangible Heritage, spokesmen of the Federation of Culinary Associations of the Republic of Cuba (FACRC) reported today. Vietnamese Culture Celebrates New UNESCO Recognition http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11153&SEO=vietnamese-culture-celebrates-new-unesco-recognition Hanoi, April 3 (Prensa Latina) Vietnamese culture today has a new laureate after receiving the UNESCO certificate recognizing the cult in this nation to the Mother Goddesses of the Three Kingdoms as Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. A Policeman Killed, 11 Injured in Indian Kashmir Attack http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11150&SEO=a-policeman-killed-11-injured-in-indian-kashmir-attack New Delhi, Apr 3 (Prensa Latina) An Indian policeman was killed and 11 others were injured in a grenade attack launched by Islamist insurgents in the northern state of Jammu and Kashmir, security sources reported today . Iran Distrusts Pakistani Stance on Saudi Antiterrorist Alliance http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11149&SEO=iran-distrusts-pakistani-stance-on-saudi-antiterrorist-alliance Islamabad, Apr 3 (Prensa Latina) Iran expressed reservations about the appointment of Raheel Sharif, former head of the Pakistani army, as the highest representative of a Saudi-sponsored Islamic alliance against terrorism, today revealed The News. Indian, Pakistani Troops Exchange Gunfire in Kashmir http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11148&SEO=indian-pakistani-troops-exchange-gunfire-in-kashmir New Delhi, Apr 3 (Prensa Latina) Pakistani soldiers opened fire today against Indian positions on the Control Line (LoC), the de facto border between the two countries in the disputed Kashmir region. China Urges U.S. to Comply with International Trade Regulations http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11127&SEO=china-urges-u.s.-to-comply-with-international-trade-regulations Beijing, Apr 2 (Prensa Latina) China urged the United States to comply with international regulations after Washington made a revision of commercial ties with this Asian country and other partners, the Chinese government announced on Sunday. Cuba, Bangladesh Parliamentarians Boost Bilateral Ties http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11116&SEO=cuba-bangladesh-parliamentarians-boost-bilateral-ties Dacca, Apr 1 (Prensa Latina) The leader of Jatiyo Sangshad (Bangladesh Legislative), Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury, received a delegation of Cuban parliamentarians, with whom he addressed the strengthening of relations between the two nations. Economic Data Impose Greater Efforts in Vietnam http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11114&SEO=economic-data-impose-greater-efforts-in-vietnam Hanoi, April 1 (Prensa Latina) After being acquainted with the first quarter''s domestic economic data, the economic balance enforces Vietnam to greater efforts, in order to meet its economic growth rate -set at 6.7 percent- for this year. DPRK Blames USA for any Possibility of War Outbreak http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11099&SEO=dprk-blames-usa-for-any-possibility-of-war-outbreak 31 de marzo de 2017, 16:57Pyongyang, Mar 31 (Prensa Latina) The Democratic People''s Republic of Korea (DPRK) made the US Government responsible for exacerbating the crisis in the Korean Peninsula and putting the region a nd the world on the verge of a military confrontation. IMF Reports International Reserves in Chinese Currency http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11097&SEO=imf-reports-international-reserves-in-chinese-currency 31 de marzo de 2017, 16:35Washington, Mar 31 (Prensa Latina) The IMF reported today that more than one percent of the international reserve holdings are expresed in Chinese currency (renminbi, RMB), including China for the first time, in a report of this type. Foreign Residents in Japan Suffer Discrimination according to Survey http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11087&SEO=foreign-residents-in-japan-suffer-discrimination-according-to-survey 31 de marzo de 2017, 15:37Tokyo, Mar 31 (Prensa Latina) a government survey found today that foreign residents in Japan are victims of widespread discrimination. Cuba and China Strengthen Military Ties http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11080&SEO=cuba-and-china-strengthen-military-ties Beijing, Mar 31 (Prensa Latina) Zhang Dejiang, chairman of the National People''s Congress, and Leopoldo Cintra Frias, Minister of Cuba''s Revolutionary Armed Forces, have agreed to strengthen bilateral and military ties, the Cuban embassy here reported. China-US Military Relations Developing Steadily http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11071&SEO=china-us-military-relations-developing-steadily Beijing, Mar 31 (Prensa Latina) Relations between the Chinese and U.S. militaries have been developing steadily today, Wu Qian, spokesperson for China''s Ministry of National Defense, said. Russian Military Delegation Visits Conflict Zones in Pakistan http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11069&SEO=russian-military-delegation-visits-conflict-zones-in-pakistan Islamabad, Mar 31 (Prensa Latina) In an unprecedented action, a Russian military delegation visited tribal areas in western Pakistan, where a campaign against armed groups is under way, according to a military statement released today. China builds national park for giant Gandari pandas http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11067&SEO=china-builds-national-park-for-giant-gandari-pandas In China the project for the construction of a national park for giant pandas, symbol of the country, was recently approves. The park will be aimed at the protection of the species and the conservation of its habitat. On the importance of these animals for the Asian nation a report by Isaura Diez. Mongolian Tourist Sector for Sharing Experiences with Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11058&SEO=mongolian-tourist-sector-for-sharing-experiences-with-cuba Ulaanbaatar, Mar 31 (Prensa Latina) D. Oyunkhorol, Minister of Environment and Tourism of Mongolia, welcomed here Cuban Ambassador in this country Raul Delgado to share experiences and discuss challenges in this field. South Korea Court Approves Arrest Warrant for Ex-Leader Park Geun-hye http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11045&SEO=south-korea-court-approves-arrest-warrant-for-ex-leader-park-geun-hye 30 de marzo de 2017, 17:20Seoul, March 30 (Prensa Latina) South Korean court approved a warrant to arrest ousted president Park Geun-hye on accusations of bribery outrage. Xi and Trump: An Announcement of an Expected China-U.S. Summit http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11024&SEO=xi-and-trump-an-announcement-of-an-expected-china-u.s.-summit Beijing, Mar 30 (Prensa Latina) A few hours after it was announced today that Chinese President Xi Jinping and his U.S. counterpart, Donald Trump, will hold their first meeting next week, the leaders of the world''s two largest economies are making headlines worldwide. Pakistan Officially Joins Saudi Anti-Terror Alliance http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11016&SEO=pakistan-officially-joins-saudi-anti-terror-alliance Islamabad, Mar 30 (Prensa Latina) After more than a year of flirtation, Pakistan officially announced its inclusion in a Muslim-anti-terrorist alliance sponsored by Saudi Arabia, despite warnings from parliament and large sections of this Central Asian country. Chinese President to Meet Trump in U.S. http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=11000&SEO=chinese-president-to-meet-trump-in-u.s. Beijing, March 30 (Prensa Latina) Chinese President Xi Jinping will meet for the first time next week with his United States counterpart, Donald Trump, in Florida, Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang said here today. DPRK Defends its Peaceful Role Before US Campaign http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10984&SEO=dprk-defends-its-peaceful-role-before-us-campaign 29 de marzo de 2017, 16:16Pyongyang, Mar 29 (Prensa Latina) The Democratic People''s Republic of Korea (DPRK) today defended itself against what it considers a defamation campaign carried out by the United States and its allies, by calling itself as a ''trustworthy defender of peace.'' Indonesia Receives for the First Time in 30 Years a French President http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10976&SEO=indonesia-receives-for-the-first-time-in-30-years-a-french-president 29 de marzo de 2017, 15:47Jakarta, March 29 (Prensa Latina) Indonesian President Joko Widodo branded today as a significant event the visit of his French counterpart Francois Hollande to his country. China Finds Huge Gold Mine http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10967&SEO=china-finds-huge-gold-mine Beijing, Mar 29 (Prensa Latina) Experts found a gold mine with estimated reserves of 550 tons in eastern China''s Shandong province, which could be the country''s largest goldfield, according to local sources. South Africa Expanding Trade Links with China and Oman http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10906&SEO=south-africa-expanding-trade-links-with-china-and-oman 28 de marzo de 2017, 10:51 Pretoria, Mar 28 (Prensa Latina) South Africa has reportedly embarked on a roadshow in China to attract investment in Special Economic Zones (SEZs), while enhancing cooperation with Oman on trade. France Says Chinese Community's Security Is a Priority http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10900&SEO=france-says-chinese-communitys-security-is-a-priority Paris, Mar 28 (Prensa Latina) The French government pointed out on Tuesday that the security of Chinese residents here is a priority, amid tension over the death of an Asian-origin man during a police raid on his home. Vietnam, Cuba Boost Greater Defense Cooperation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10894&SEO=vietnam-cuba-boost-greater-defense-cooperation Hanoi, Mar 28 (Prensa Latina) Officials from Vietnam and Cuba have agreed to boost cooperation in political and party work, during a meeting as part of the visit of a delegation from the Ministry of the Revolutionary Armed Forces (FAR) concluded today. DPRK Warns Against US South Korea Military Exercises http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10872&SEO=dprk-warns-against-us-south-korea-military-exercises Pyongyang, Mar 27 (Prensa Latina) The General Staff of the DPRK warned today that the U.S.-South Korean military operation will be destroyed at any cost. Number of High-Technology Zones in China Increased in 2016 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10860&SEO=number-of-high-technology-zones-in-china-increased-in-2016 Beijing, Mar 27 (Prensa Latina) The number of industrial zones using high technology in China increased to 156, with income for operations that reached around 27.9 trillion yuans ($4 trillion USD), official sources reported today. Parliaments of Cuba and India Strenghtening Links http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10843&SEO=parliaments-of-cuba-and-india-strenghtening-links New Delhi, Mar 26 (Prensa Latina) A delegation of the National Assembly of the People''s Power of Cuba (ANPP, Parliament) arrived today in this capital to exchange experiences and reinforce working links with Indian Parliament. Chinese Belt and Route Initiative is Center of Lanzhou Fair http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10838&SEO=chinese-belt-and-route-initiative-is-center-of-lanzhou-fair Beijing, Mar 26 (Prensa Latina) The Chinese initiative of the Belt and Roujte will be the theme of the traditional trade fair of Lanzhou, next July, said organizers of the northwest provindce of Gansu. China and Australia to Foster Trade Liberalization http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10829&SEO=china-and-australia-to-foster-trade-liberalization 25 de marzo de 2017, 13:59Beijing, Mar 25 (Prensa Latina) Prime minister of China Li Keqiang agreed with his Australian counterpart Malcolm Turnbull, in a visit to that country, to foster and pave the way to free trade. China Strengthens Ties with Countries Attending Boao Forum http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10825&SEO=china-strengthens-ties-with-countries-attending-boao-forum Beijing, Mar 25 (Prensa Latina) China seized the Boao Forum for Asia (BFA), running in the southern province-island of Hainan, to increase cooperation and strengthen ties with foreign countries attending the significant regional economic meeting. Duterte Resumes Idea of Capital Penalty in the Philippines http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10803&SEO=duterte-resumes-idea-of-capital-penalty-in-the-philippines 24 de marzo de 2017, 16:59Manila, Mar 24 (Prensa Latina) Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has resumed the idea of applying martial law if the problem of drug trafficking and drug use worsens, according to the country''s main news media. China Boosts Economic Globalization, Investment in BOAO Forum http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10789&SEO=china-boosts-economic-globalization-investment-in-boao-forum Beijing, Mar 24 (Prensa Latina) Chinese Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli underlined today the importance of economic globalization and foreign investment during his speech at the Boao Forum for Asia (FBA) in the southern island province of Hainan. China-Latin America Economic Cooperation Zone in Progress http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10778&SEO=china-latin-america-economic-cooperation-zone-in-progress Beijing, Mar 24 (Prensa Latina) China advances in the construction of an economic cooperation and trade zone with Latin America in the city of Zhuhai, southern province of Guangdong, scheduled to begin operations in the second half this year. . Venezuela Joins Asian Investment and Infrastructure Bank http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10768&SEO=venezuela-joins-asian-investment-and-infrastructure-bank Caracas, Mar 23 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela joined the Asian Investment and Infrastructure Bank (AIIB), said today Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro. DPRK Denounces Japan´s Spy Satellite Launch http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10762&SEO=dprk-denounces-japanas-spy-satellite-launch 23 de marzo de 2017, 16:25Pyongyang, March 23 (DPA) The Democratic People''s Republic of Korea (DPRK) denounced Japan´s spy satellite launch to intensify surveillance over the country. Taliban Movement Occupies District in South of Afghanistan http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10759&SEO=taliban-movement-occupies-district-in-south-of-afghanistan 23 de marzo de 2017, 16:04Kabul, Mar 23 (Prensa Latina) Active militants of the Taliban movement occupied today the district of Sangin, in the province of Helmand, Afghanistan, after intensifying the offensive initiated in 2016 to extend its control on this southern demarcation, reported official sources. World Bank Recognizes Socioeconomic Advances of Vietnam http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10758&SEO=world-bank-recognizes-socioeconomic-advances-of-vietnam 23 de marzo de 2017, 15:43Hanoi, Mar 23 (Prensa Latina) The World Bank (WB) recognized today that Vietnam''s success responds to solid policies, when repeating the will to work with the Indochinese countryh to support its economic growth boost. Vietnamese President, Party Leader Ratify Support for Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10750&SEO=vietnamese-president-party-leader-ratify-support-for-cuba Hanoi, Mar 23 (Prensa Latina) The Secretary General of the Communist Party of Vietnam, Nguyen Phu Trong affirmed today that the visit of the Minister of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Cuba, Leopoldo Cintra Frías will contribute to the promotion of the excellent bilateral relations. Vietnam, Cuba Strengthen Defense Ties http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10740&SEO=vietnam-cuba-strengthen-defense-ties Hanoi, Mar 23 (Prensa Latina) Vietnam has welcomed a delegation of the Cuban Revolutionary Armed Forces to assess expanding and strengthening defense cooperation relation. Asian Investment in Infrastructure Bank Has Now 70 Members http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10739&SEO=asian-investment-in-infrastructure-bank-has-now-70-members Beijing, Mar 23 (Prensa Latina) The Asian Investment in Infrastructure Bank (AIIB), initiative promoted by Chinese president , Xi Jinping, announced the approval of 13 new members of that entity, whose number of affiliates rose to 70. Japan Forbids Import of Meat Coming from Brazil http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10718&SEO=japan-forbids-import-of-meat-coming-from-brazil 22 de marzo de 2017, 17:12Tokyo, Mar 22 (Prensa Latina) The Japanese government prohibited the import of meat proceeding from Brazilian companies under investigation for commercializing products that were breaking the safety standards, announced today official sources. Philippine Authorities Claim Presence of Jihadist Group in Manila http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10675&SEO=philippine-authorities-claim-presence-of-jihadist-group-in-manila 21 de marzo de 2017, 18:22Manila, Mar 21 (Prensa Latina) Philippine authorities claimed today the presence, in the metropolitan area of Manila, of the terrorist group Maute, shaped up in the south of the country and loyal to the Islamic States (IS). Japanese Cabinet Approves Bill to Thwart Terrorism http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10663&SEO=japanese-cabinet-approves-bill-to-thwart-terrorism 21 de marzo de 2017, 16:24Tokyo, March 21 (Prensa Latina) The Japanese government approved a bill aimed at cracking down on a number of serious crimes, including acts of conspiracy to commit terrorist attacks, media reported. DPRK Bets on Nuclear Arsenal as Guarantee against US Threats http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10653&SEO=dprk-bets-on-nuclear-arsenal-as-guarantee-against-us-threats Pyongyang, Mar 21 (Prensa Latina) The Democratic People''s Republic of Korea (DPRK) once again defended the existence of its nuclear arsenal, considering it a guarantee for national security against the military threats of the United States and its allies. China Pleads for Israel and Palestine to Achieve Peaceful Coexistence http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10636&SEO=china-pleads-for-israel-and-palestine-to-achieve-peaceful-coexistence Beijing, March 21 (Prensa Latina) Chinese Premier Li Keqiang asked to his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu, visiting this city today, to stick to the right direction in talks with Palestine to achieve peaceful coexistence. Pakistan: First Woman Assumes Charge of Foreign Secretary http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10630&SEO=pakistan-first-woman-assumes-charge-of-foreign-secretary Islamabad, Mar 21 (Prensa Latina) For the first time in history, Pakistan has today a woman as a Foreign Secretary after the appointment of Tehmina Janjua, who was recently a representative of the country at the United Nations headquarters in Geneva. Climbers to Take GPS to Climb the Everest http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10617&SEO=climbers-to-take-gps-to-climb-the-everest 20 de marzo de 2017, 18:04Katmandu, Mar 20 (Prensa Latina) Nepal will use systems of global position (GPS, for its initials in English) to climb the Mount Everest in spring, to locate them in case of accidents and to prevent false climbing of the top, official sources said today. Russia Highlights Progress in Defense Relations with Japan http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10597&SEO=russia-highlights-progress-in-defense-relations-with-japan Moscow, Mar 20 (Prensa Latina) Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu verified the positive running of military cooperation with Japan, despite well-known differences, in the framework of a meeting in the two plus two format, pointed out today the TV in this capital. Pakistan Announces Immediate Reopening of Afghanistan Border http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10587&SEO=pakistan-announces-immediate-reopening-of-afghanistan-border Islamabad, Mar 20 (Prensa Latina) Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday ordered the immediate reopening of the border with Afghanistan, after more than a month closed as a result of several terrorist attacks in that country that Islamabad considered planned in the neighbor state. Two Commanders of the Pakistani Taliban Killed by US Drones http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10576&SEO=two-commanders-of-the-pakistani-taliban-killed-by-us-drones 19 de marzo de 2017, 11:04Islamabad, Mar 19 (Prensa Latinos) Two commanders of the outlaw radical organization Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) were killed in an attack by a US dron in tribal areas bordering Afghanistan, reported the media today. Nepal Calls to Speed up Reconstruction of Heritage Works http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10572&SEO=nepal-calls-to-speed-up-reconstruction-of-heritage-works Katmandu, Mar 19 (Prensa Latina) The National Authority for Reconstruction (NRA) urged the government of Nepal to recover historical and archaeological monuments damaged by an earthquake in 2015, whose process is now in limbo due to lack of funds and specialized labor. USA and China to Further Strengthen Two-Way Ties http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10567&SEO=usa-and-china-to-further-strengthen-two-way-ties Beijing, March 19 (Prensa Latina) Chinese President Xi Jinping and US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson agreed to establish a booming cooperation relationship for both nations. Philippines, Myanmar to Boost Ties during President Duterte's Visit http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10565&SEO=philippines-myanmar-to-boost-ties-during-president-dutertes-visit Naypyidaw, Mar 19 (Prensa Latina) Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte will kick off an official visit to Myanmar on Sunday to strengthen bilateral relations, an issue that he will discuss with his counterpart, Htin Kyaw, and other officials. Authentic Cuba Campaign in Azerbaijan http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10556&SEO=authentic-cuba-campaign-in-azerbaijan Baku, Mar 18 (Prensa Latina) The promotion of Cuba''s tourist options started on Saturday here with the presentation on social networks of ''Authentic Cuba'', a communications strategy boosted by the Cuban Embassy in this country. Beefed Up Taj Mahal's Security Due to Terrorist Threats http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10530&SEO=beefed-up-taj-mahals-security-due-to-terrorist-threats 17 de marzo de 2017, 15:17New Delhi, Mar 17 (Prensa Latina) Indian authorities have strengthen the security around the Taj Mahal, the nation''s most famous monument, after receiving threats from a group linked to the Islamic state, police informed. China's Direct Foreign Investment Up 9.2% in February http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10514&SEO=chinas-direct-foreign-investment-up-9.2-in-february Beijing, (Prensa Latina) China''s foreign direct investment (FDI) has risen 9.2% year on year to 58.6 billion yuan ($850 million USD) in February 2017, the Ministry of Commerce said today. UN Rebuffs Reinstatement of Death Penalty in Philippines http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10499&SEO=un-rebuffs-reinstatement-of-death-penalty-in-philippines 16 de marzo de 2017, 16:34Manila, March 16 (Prensa Latina) UN human rights experts urged Philippine lawmakers to rebuff the reinstatement of death penalty as a punishment for crimes closely related to drug trafficking, according to the Philippine Star newspaper. Viña del Mar Opens to Free Trade in the Pacific http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10478&SEO=vina-del-mar-opens-to-free-trade-in-the-pacific By Fausto Triana Viña del Mar, Chile, Mar 16 (Prensa Latina) Names may vary, but the will to find ways leading to free trade and against protectionism dominated the venue of the Pacific in this city, with 14 convinced actors and the United States in doubt. China and Saudi Arabia Sign 14 Cooperation Agreements http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10476&SEO=china-and-saudi-arabia-sign-14-cooperation-agreements 16 de marzo de 2017, 10:00Beijing, March 16 (Prensa Latina) China and Saudi Arabia have signed 14 cooperation agreements as part of a visit by King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, the country''s deputy foreign minister Zhang Ming informed today. China, Vietnam Agree to Develop Military Ties http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10474&SEO=china-vietnam-agree-to-develop-military-ties Beijing, Mar 16 (Prensa Latina) China''s National Defense Minister, Chang Wanquan, and Vietnam''s People''s Army commander, Pham Hoai Nam, have agreed to develop relationships between their armies, official sources reported here. Pacific Pretends to Revolutionize Trade in Chilean Meeting http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10451&SEO=pacific-pretends-to-revolutionize-trade-in-chilean-meeting 15 de marzo de 2017, 18:01By Fausto Triana Pakistan Begins its First Census in 19 Years http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10429&SEO=pakistan-begins-its-first-census-in-19-years Islamabad, March 15 (Prensa Latina) Pakistani government began today its sixth national census, the first in 19 years, with the aim of updating the population database and its main features. Carlos Marti Grateful for Performance of Cuban Players http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10413&SEO=carlos-marti-grateful-for-performance-of-cuban-players Tokyo, Mar 14 (Prensa Latina) Despite being defeated 8-5 Cuban baseball team manager to the 4th World Baseball Classic Carlos Marti was grateful for the performance of his players during the match against Japan early Tuesday morning (early evening in Asia) and was sorry for the the error that defined the match in favor of the Japanese team. USA Begins Surprise Attack Maneuver Against DPRK http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10411&SEO=usa-begins-surprise-attack-maneuver-against-dprk Pyongyang, Mar 14 (Prensa Latina) The United States and South Korea are making dangerous movements amidst the active stage of their nuclear drills against the Democratic People''s Republic of Korea (DPRK), reported the government. Intense Diplomatic Activity in Pacific Dialogue in Chile http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10405&SEO=intense-diplomatic-activity-in-pacific-dialogue-in-chile By Fausto Triana Japan Warns against Protectionism http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10397&SEO=japan-warns-against-protectionism Tokyo, Mar 14 (Prensa Latina) Finance Minister, Taro Aso, has expressed his concern today over protectionism and stated that the world economy should be kept open. Afghanistan with more than 26,000 Displaced in Three Months http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10383&SEO=afghanistan-with-more-than-26000-displaced-in-three-months 13 de marzo de 2017, 17:38Kabul, Mar 13 (PL) The war in Afghanistan forced 26,089 people to flee from their homes since the war began in 2017 and is expected that the pace of internal displacement increases, said today a report from the UN. Four New Cases of Avian Flu in the Eastern Province of China http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10370&SEO=four-new-cases-of-avian-flu-in-the-eastern-province-of-china Beijing, Mar 13 (Prensa Latina) Four new cases of the H7N9 avian flu strain in humans, including one deceased, were reported Monday in eastern China''s Jiangxi province. National Security on Agenda for Aussie Attorney-General on U.S. Visit http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10363&SEO=national-security-on-agenda-for-aussie-attorney-general-on-u.s.-visit Canberra,March 13 (Prensa Latina) Australia''s Attorney-General George Brandis will discuss key aspects of national security cooperation when he meets with counterparts in the United States this week. US Nobel of Chemistry 2003 Joins the Academy of Sciences of Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10362&SEO=us-nobel-of-chemistry-2003-joins-the-academy-of-sciences-of-cuba Havana, March 13 (Prensa Latina) US biologist and academic Peter Agre, Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2003, joined the corresponding member list of the Cuban Academy of Sciences (ACC), local media reported today. Vietnam and Cuba Boost Health Cooperation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10345&SEO=vietnam-and-cuba-boost-health-cooperation Hanoi, Mar 13 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Deputy Health Minister, Marcia Cobas, has began today a visit to Vietnam, focused on promoting cooperation in this field. Modi reinforces his Image in India http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10337&SEO=modi-reinforces-his-image-in-india By Roberto Castellanos Fernandez New Delhi, Mar 13 (Prensa Latina) The electoral marathon in five Indian states had a clear winner, Prime MinisteNarendra Modi who came out strengthened for the general elections of 2019 and consolidated his position as main figure of national politics. China to Start Manufacturing Streetcars Fueled by Hydrogen http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10309&SEO=china-to-start-manufacturing-streetcars-fueled-by-hydrogen Beijing, Mar 11 (Prensa Latina) China will start production of tramways fueled by hydrogen after signing an agreement with train manufacturer CRRC Qingdao Sifang, announced the company. Japan and Cuba Strengthen Trade Ties http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10285&SEO=japan-and-cuba-strengthen-trade-ties Havana, Mar 10 (Prensa Latina) An exchange of notes on two programs of Japan''s non-reimbursable financial assistance for Cuba has strengthened today trade ties between the two nations. Filipino President Assesses Implementation of Martial Law in Mindanao http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10257&SEO=filipino-president-assesses-implementation-of-martial-law-in-mindanao 09 de marzo de 2017, 17:29Manila, Mar 9 (Prensa Latina) President of Philippines Rodrigo Duterte said today that he is assessing the implementation of the martial law in the southern island of Mindanao, seeking to halt the terrorist groups operating in the region. Turkey to Use National Currency in its Transactions Abroad http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10246&SEO=turkey-to-use-national-currency-in-its-transactions-abroad 09 de marzo de 2017, 13:16Ankara, Mar 9 (Prensa Latina) Turkey will force its companies to use its national currency,the lira, in commercial operations with countries with a free trade agreement, announced Economy Minister Nihat Zeybekci today. FIFA Reminds US About World Cup Obligations Amid Travel Ban http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10239&SEO=fifa-reminds-us-about-world-cup-obligations-amid-travel-ban London, March 9 (Prensa Latina) FIFA President Gianni Infantino reminded the United States today that they would have to guarantee full access to the country for players, officials and supporters if they bid for the 2026 World Cup. China Criticizes Human Rights Situation in United States http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10228&SEO=china-criticizes-human-rights-situation-in-united-states Beijing, Mar 9 (Prensa Latina) China released today a report on the human rights situation in the United States in response to reports from the United States. UN Security Council Analyzes Missile Launch by DPRK http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10215&SEO=un-security-council-analyzes-missile-launch-by-dprk 08 de marzo de 2017, 17:44United Nations, March 8 (Prensa Latina) The UN Security Council analyzed today the recent launch of four missiles by the Democratic People''s Republic of Korea (DPRK), which attributes that position to its right to defend itself against US aggression. Caribbean States Begin Ministerial Forum in Havana http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10197&SEO=caribbean-states-begin-ministerial-forum-in-havana Havana, Mar 8 (Prensa Latina) The first Conference of Cooperation of the Association of Caribbean States (ACS) began today in this capital with a high participation in the core debates for the development of the region. Indian Ocean Countries Confirm Commitment with Peace,Security http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10196&SEO=indian-ocean-countries-confirm-commitment-with-peacesecurity 08 de marzo de 2017, 10:09Jakarta, Mar 8 (Prensa Latina) The members of the Indian Ocean Basin Association (IOBA) have renewed bases today for the development of cooperation, reflected in the agreement reached at a summit of their leaders in this capital. China Describes as Wrong THAAD Deployment in South Korea http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10191&SEO=china-describes-as-wrong-thaad-deployment-in-south-korea Beijing, Mar 8 (Prensa Latina) Foreign Minister, Wang Yi, stated today that the deployment of the Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system in South Korea is obviously a ''wrong choice.'' Millionaire Investment of China in Countries of Belt and Route http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10187&SEO=millionaire-investment-of-china-in-countries-of-belt-and-route Beijing, Mar 8 (Prensa Latina) China invested until now over 50 billion dollars in the countries inside the Belt and Route suince president Xi Jinping proposed the initiative in 2013, assure official sources. US Begins Shipping Controversial Anti-Missile System to South Korea http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10161&SEO=us-begins-shipping-controversial-anti-missile-system-to-south-korea 07 de marzo de 2017, 13:29Seoúl, Mar 7 (Prensa Latina) The South Korean Defence Ministry informed today that the first elements of the THAAD, which stands for Terminal High Altitude Area Defense,which is an anti-missile system have arrived in the country. Malaysia Arrests 7 For Suspected Links to Terror Groups http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10156&SEO=malaysia-arrests-7-for-suspected-links-to-terror-groups 07 de marzo de 2017, 12:48Kuala Lumpur,Mar 7 (Prensa Latina) Malaysia has arrested six foreigners and one Malaysian for suspected links to militant groups including Islamic State, the police chief said. Turkish Military Chief Meets with Russian, US Counterparts http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10150&SEO=turkish-military-chief-meets-with-russian-us-counterparts Ankara, Mar 7 (Prensa Latina) Turkey''s chief of staff Hulusi Akar met with his Russian counterparts Valery Gerasimov and US President Joseph Dunford in the southern city of Antalya on Wednesday to discuss regional issues. Indian Summit a Success, Asserts South Africa's President http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10140&SEO=indian-summit-a-success-asserts-south-africas-president Pretoria, Mar 7 (Prensa Latina) The Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) Leaders'' Summit in Indonesia, celebrating the organization''s 20th anniversary, has been a success, South Africa''s President Jacob Zuma asserted. Russia Rejects Deployment of US Anti-Missile System in South Korea http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10138&SEO=russia-rejects-deployment-of-us-anti-missile-system-in-south-korea 07 de marzo de 2017, 09:54Moscow, Mar 7 (Prensa Latina) The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has rejected today the deployment of elements of the THAAD U.S. anti-missile system in South Korea, after warning about the possibility of creating more tension in that area. China Urges to Halt Deployment of THAAD Anti-missile System http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10137&SEO=china-urges-to-halt-deployment-of-thaad-anti-missile-system 07 de marzo de 2017, 09:37Beijing, March 7 (Prensa Latina) China''s Foreign Ministry today urged the United States and South Korea to halt the deployment of the anti-ballistic missile system (THAAD) and warned it would take steps to protect its national interests and security. Cuban Medical Brigade Attends Scientific Event in Seychelles http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10095&SEO=cuban-medical-brigade-attends-scientific-event-in-seychelles Victoria, Mar 6 (Prensa Latina) About 20 studies on nephrological and tumor diseases have been presented by Cuban collaborators in Seychelles as part of the scientific event organized by the medical brigade working in the island, official sources said. Russia Called for Restraint, after N.K Launched Missiles http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10093&SEO=russia-called-for-restraint-after-n.k-launched-missiles Moscow, March 6 (Prensa Latina) Russia called on all parties on the Korean peninsula today for restraint, following the launch of several missiles by the Democratic People''s Republic of Korea (DPRK) in direction of the Sea of Japan. China: More Support for Defense in 2017 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10090&SEO=china-more-support-for-defense-in-2017 Beijing, Mar 6 (Prensa Latina) Although figures have not been disclosed, China announced an increase this year in its support for the Armed Forces by reinforcing air and maritime defense. Army Kills Terrorists in Southern Philippines http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10085&SEO=army-kills-terrorists-in-southern-philippines Manila, Mar 5 (Prensa Latina) At least four members of Abu Sayyaf were killed on Sunday in a clash with the Army in southern Philippines, amid an offensive by authorities to eliminate that jihadist group. Army Kills Terrorists in Southern Philippines http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10086&SEO=army-kills-terrorists-in-southern-philippines 05 de marzo de 2017, 12:04Manila, Mar 5 (Prensa Latina) At least four members of Abu Sayyaf were killed on Sunday in a clash with the Army in southern Philippines, amid an offensive by authorities to eliminate that jihadist group. Indonesia Hosts Regional Summit Focused on Cooperation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10065&SEO=indonesia-hosts-regional-summit-focused-on-cooperation Jakarta, Mar 4 (Prensa Latina) The Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) will hold its 16th summit in this capital starting on Sunday, March 5th, focused on strengthening cooperation, official sources said. China Launches Remote-Sensing Satellite into Orbit http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10050&SEO=china-launches-remote-sensing-satellite-into-orbit 03 de marzo de 2017, 13:10Beijing, Mar 3 (Prensa Latina) China has launched today an experimental satellite ''TK-1'' from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center, in northwest China, that will be used for remote sensing, telecommunications and microsatellite-based experiments. UN Expert Urges to Stop Violence Against Women in Australia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10048&SEO=un-expert-urges-to-stop-violence-against-women-in-australia United Nations,Mar 3 (Prensa Latina) UN special rapporteur has criticised the Australian government for failing to provide adequate services to Indigenous women facing higher rates of domestic violence and violence-related issues. India's Sugar Production Falls in Current Campaign http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10027&SEO=indias-sugar-production-falls-in-current-campaign New Delhi, Mar 3 (Prensa Latina) India produced 16,2 million tons of sugar in the last five months, a fall of 19 percent compared to the same period last fiscal year, today announced an industry source. Four Extremists, Two Soldiers Killed in Pakistan http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10026&SEO=four-extremists-two-soldiers-killed-in-pakistan Islamabad, Mar 3 (Prensa Latina) Four extremists and two Pakistani army officers were killed during a clash in Bannu region, today reported the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR). Australia Limits Overseas Workers Hiring http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10012&SEO=australia-limits-overseas-workers-hiring 02 de marzo de 2017, 16:28Canberra, March 2 (Prensa Latina) The Australian Government announced new restrainst on fast-food chains operating in the country, regarding the hiring to foreign people having a temporary worker visa. Olympics: Japan Improves Security in Fukushima http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10011&SEO=olympics-japan-improves-security-in-fukushima 02 de marzo de 2017, 16:26Tokyo, Mar 2 (Prensa Latina) The Japanese Government and the operator of the head office of Fukushima stated today that they are working on the dismantling of the above mentioned plant to improve the safety of the tourists, with a view to the Olympic Games in Tokyo in 2020. USA Assesses its Military Power against North Korea http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=10006&SEO=usa-assesses-its-military-power-against-north-korea Washington, Mar 2 (Prensa Latina) The US Government is considering the options to use its military power or a change of regime in the Democratic People''s Republic of Korea (DPRK), according to a report circulated by several local media outlets. New Platform to Promote China-Latin America Cooperation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9982&SEO=new-platform-to-promote-china-latin-america-cooperation Beijing, March 2 (Prensa Latina) Sino-Latin American economic and trade cooperation will gain ground with the forthcoming operation of a park in Zhuhai, city of the southern province of Guangdong, in the second half of this year, local press reports today. Nicaragua to Build Bridges with Support from Japan http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9973&SEO=nicaragua-to-build-bridges-with-support-from-japan 01 de marzo de 2017, 18:12Managua, Mar 1 (Prensa Latina) The Japanese International Cooperation Agency (JICA) will give a $49-million-USD credit to Nicaragua to design and build four bridges in the region of Costa Caribe. Double Attack in Kabul Causes 6 Dead and 40 Wounded http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9960&SEO=double-attack-in-kabul-causes-6-dead-and-40-wounded 01 de marzo de 2017, 14:50Kabul, Mar 1 (Prensa Latina) At least six persons died and 40 turned out to be injured after the attacks today in two safety facilities located in this capital, reported official sources Wednesday. Vietnamese President, Japanese Emperor Satisfy By Hanoi-Tokyo Ties http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9937&SEO=vietnamese-president-japanese-emperor-satisfy-by-hanoi-tokyo-ties Hanoi, Mar 1 (Prensa Latina) President Tran Dai Quang asserted today that the current visit of emperor Akihito here will contribute to strengthen trust and comprehension between Vietnam and Japan peoples. Cuba, China and Canada Tighten Ties for Brain Study http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9935&SEO=cuba-china-and-canada-tighten-ties-for-brain-study Havana, Mar 1 (Prensa Latina) Cuba, China and Canada tighten relations for the study of the center of the nervous system, official sources informed today here. New Airline to Connect Southern China with Mexico http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9932&SEO=new-airline-to-connect-southern-china-with-mexico Beijing, Mar 1 (Prensa Latina) China Southern Airlines announced today the opening of a route between the southern city of Guangzhou and Mexico City. India Conducts Interceptor Missile Test for 2nd Time http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9922&SEO=india-conducts-interceptor-missile-test-for-2nd-time New Delhi, 1 March (PL) India today conducted its second successful test in less than a month of a nationally manufactured interceptor missile as part of the strategy to strengthen the country''s defense. Regional Summit in Pakistan Focused on Integration http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9920&SEO=regional-summit-in-pakistan-focused-on-integration Islamabad, Mar 1 (Prensa Latina) Dignitaries participating in the 13th summit of the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO), which is taking place in this capital, agreed today on the need to promote regional integration. China invites Turkish President Erdogan to Beijing Summit http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9919&SEO=china-invites-turkish-president-erdogan-to-beijing-summit Ankara, Mar 1 (Prensa Latina) Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, was invited by his Chinese peer, Xi Jinping, to the summit of world leaders to carry out the project of the New Silk Route, informed state channel TRT. Philippines Police Resume Fight on Illegal Drugs http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9904&SEO=philippines-police-resume-fight-on-illegal-drugs 28 de febrero de 2017, 16:35Manila, Feb 28 (Prensa Latina) The chief of the Police of the Philippines, Ronald de la Rosa, announced today that the police department is prepared to resume the campaign against drugs, suspended for one month, by cases of corruption. China Invites US Secretary of State to Beijing http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9897&SEO=china-invites-us-secretary-of-state-to-beijing 28 de febrero de 2017, 15:29Washington, Feb 28 (Prensa Latina) Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi invited United States Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to visit his country today during a meeting where the importance of a constructive bilateral relationship was highlighted. Amidst Tension Afghanistan Snubbs Pakistan in Regional Summit http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9882&SEO=amidst-tension-afghanistan-snubbs-pakistan-in-regional-summit Islamabad, Feb 28 (Prensa Latina) Symptom of the tension between Afghanistan and Pakistan, Kabul will send a low-level delegation to the thirteenth summit of the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO), which will open its doors tomorrow in this capital. Japanese Emperor Begins Visit to Vietnam http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9880&SEO=japanese-emperor-begins-visit-to-vietnam Hanoi, Feb 28 (Prensa Latina) Japan''s Emperor Akihito and his wife Michiko started an official visit to Vietnam today, considered a new impetus to bilateral relations. Eliona Svitolina Celebrates 250th Win In Kuala Lumpur http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9878&SEO=eliona-svitolina-celebrates-250th-win-in-kuala-lumpur Kuala Lumpur, Feb 28 (Prensa Latina) The No.1 seed Ukraine Elina Svitolina continued her fine form with a 6-2, 6-3 over qualifier Korean Su Jeong Jang in the first round of the Alya WTA Malaysian Open. Ronaldinho and Barcelona FC Support Football Progress in China http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9872&SEO=ronaldinho-and-barcelona-fc-support-football-progress-in-china Beijing, Feb 28 (Prensa Latina) China''s long-awaited plan to become a world football powerhouse begins today after children from southern Hainan province received the support of famed Ronaldinho and Barcelona Football Club. South Korea Unstoppable for THAAD Deployment http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9854&SEO=south-korea-unstoppable-for-thaad-deployment 27 de febrero de 2017, 16:54Seoul, Feb 27 (Prensa Latina) Lotte Co., Ltd, South Korea´s fifth largest multinational conglomerate decided to deploy U.S. Terminal High Altitude Area Defence (THAAD) system on land that is part of a golf course owned by Lotte. Cuba, Pakistan Tighten Parliamentary Ties http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9853&SEO=cuba-pakistan-tighten-parliamentary-ties 27 de febrero de 2017, 16:27Havana, Feb 24 (Prensa Latina) Cuban parliamentary leader Esteban Lazo and Pakistani Senate President Mian Raza Rabbani expressed here today the willingness of both legislative bodies to help strengthen ties between the two nations. World Oldest Carrier to be Decommissioned in India on March 6 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9843&SEO=world-oldest-carrier-to-be-decommissioned-in-india-on-march-6 27 de febrero de 2017, 13:30New Delhi,Feb 27 (Prensa Latina) The INS Viraat, the oledest in the world, will be decommissioned on March 6, Vice Admiral Girish Luthra said here today. Russia Will Protect Tajikistan Border http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9834&SEO=russia-will-protect-tajikistan-border Dushambe, Feb 27 (Prensa Latina) Russia has agreed today to use its armed forces base in Tajikistan to protect the border of that Central Asian republic with Afghanistan, following a meeting here of the two countries'' presidents. Mobile Phone Users to Exceed Five Billion This Year http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9831&SEO=mobile-phone-users-to-exceed-five-billion-this-year Madrid, Feb 27 (Prensa Latina) Mobile phone users will exceed five billion by the middle of this year, reported the global consortium of operators GSMA, promoter of the World Mobile Congress inaugurated today in Spain. Another Indian Killed in Afghanistan Fighting for IS http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9820&SEO=another-indian-killed-in-afghanistan-fighting-for-is 27 de febrero de 2017, 08:22New Delhi, Feb 27 (Prensa Latina) A young man from the southwestern Indian state of Kerala was killed in a bombing in Afghanistan while fighting for the Islamic State (IS), today reported Zee News television. Indian Paper Accuses Trump of Promoting Xenophobic Campaign in US http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9819&SEO=indian-paper-accuses-trump-of-promoting-xenophobic-campaign-in-us 27 de febrero de 2017, 08:15New Delhi, Feb 27 (Prensa Latina) US President Donald Trump''s anti-immigrant and xenophobic policies are partly responsible for the recent killing of an Indian citizen there, today reported The Hindu newspaper. New Electoral Phase in India's Most Populous State http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9818&SEO=new-electoral-phase-in-indias-most-populous-state New Delhi, Feb 27 (Prensa Latina) A total of 51 seats were disputed in the fifth phase of the parliamentary elections held today in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, the most populous state of India. Study Warns about IS Growth in Pakistan http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9817&SEO=study-warns-about-is-growth-in-pakistan Germany Reported About 3,500 Attacks Against Migrants http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9812&SEO=germany-reported-about-3500-attacks-against-migrants Berlin, Feb 26 (Prensa Latina) German security services recorded 3,500 attacks against immigrants during last 2016, according to a recent report released by Funke media. India Arrests 2 Brothers for Islamic State Links http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9807&SEO=india-arrests-2-brothers-for-islamic-state-links 26 de febrero de 2017, 09:58New Delhi, Feb 26 (Prensa Latina) The Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) on Sunday morning arrested two brothers from Saurashtra region for having alleged links with the terror group. Saudi King Visits Malaysia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9806&SEO=saudi-king-visits-malaysia Kuala Lumpur, Feb 26 (Prensa Latina) The King of Saudi Arabia, Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, began an official visit to Malaysia during which several documents for economy, science, education and human resources development cooperation will be signed. India Calls to Increase Science Development http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9805&SEO=india-calls-to-increase-science-development New Delhi, Feb 26 (Prensa Latina) Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that his nation needs more scientists to boost national development and fight poverty, one of the main scourges faced by this South Asian nation. Indian Doctor Released by IS Denounces Terrorist Group Crimes http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9802&SEO=indian-doctor-released-by-is-denounces-terrorist-group-crimes 26 de febrero de 2017, 08:45New Delhi, Feb 26 (Prensa Latina) After being released the Indian doctor Ramamurthy Kosanam, kidnapped by the Islamic State (IS) in Libya 18 months ago, he told several crimes and aspects about the operation of that terrorist organization. Mount Everest: Scientists to Measure Height After Nepal Earthquake http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9797&SEO=mount-everest-scientists-to-measure-height-after-nepal-earthquake La Habana,Feb 26 (Prensa Latina)Reserchers want to measure the height of Mt. Everest in the Himalaya again after Nepal earthquake in April 2015 remove 3 centimeters towards the Southwest, according to date offered by the chinese administration of Cartography and Geology. More Cases of Human Infection with Avian Influenza H7N9 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9798&SEO=more-cases-of-human-infection-with-avian-influenza-h7n9 26 de febrero de 2017, 08:14Beijing, Feb 26 (Prensa Latina) The H7N9 virus outbreak in humans continues to increase in China as a new case was reported in the southern Autonomous Region of Guangxi, and another one in the southwestern Guizhou district. Pakistan to Host Summit of the Economic Cooperation Organization http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9796&SEO=pakistan-to-host-summit-of-the-economic-cooperation-organization Islamabad, Feb 26 (Prensa Latina) Pakistan announced that on March 1st the 13th Summit of the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO), a ten-country member forum seeking to boost trade and development, will be held in this capital city. Brics Representatives Urge to Expand Cooperation and Trade http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9778&SEO=brics-representatives-urge-to-expand-cooperation-and-trade Beijing, Feb 25 (Prensa Latina) Government representatives who prepare the ninth Brics Summit (sherpas) , agreed that the five member countries of the bloc convened to expand cooperation in security, economy and trade between persons, indicates today a communique released by Chinese Foreign Ministry. Afghan Ambassador to Pakistan Announces Gradual Border Reopening http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9776&SEO=afghan-ambassador-to-pakistan-announces-gradual-border-reopening Islamabad, Feb 25 (Prensa Latina) Afghan ambassador to Pakistan, Omar Zakhilwal, today announced the gradual reopening of border crossings closed by Islamabad after several terrorist attacks, but he said the situation will be normalized next week. Trump Accused in India of Hate Crime in US http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9775&SEO=trump-accused-in-india-of-hate-crime-in-us New Delhi, Feb 25 (Prensa Latina) The families of an Indian engineer killed and another wounded in a hate crime in the United States today accused President Donald Trump of the incident because of his xenophobic rhetoric. Iran Reaffirms That Palestinian Cause Remains a High Priority http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9750&SEO=iran-reaffirms-that-palestinian-cause-remains-a-high-priority 24 de febrero de 2017, 13:08Tehran Feb 24 (Prensa Latina) The Palestinian cause remains a high priority for Iran, stressed a senior cleric said today by expressing solidarity with the people days after an international conference to support the Intifada (Revolt) against Israel. China Publication Invites to Broadcast Cuba Image http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9741&SEO=china-publication-invites-to-broadcast-cuba-image Beijing, Feb 24 (Prensa Latina) Hu Baomin, president of ''China Today'', received today the Cuban ambassador to the country, Miguel Ángel Ramírez, whom he invited to use that space to broadcast the image of the Caribbean island. Cuba, China Values Judicial Cooperation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9739&SEO=cuba-china-values-judicial-cooperation 24 de febrero de 2017, 12:25Beijing, Feb 24 (Prensa Latina) Cuban ambassador in China, Miguel Angel Ramirez and Hu Zejun, deputy Attorney General of the Asian country talk here today about the possibility of increasing judicial cooperation between the two countries. Strong Opposition from China to THAAD Deployment in South Korea http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9730&SEO=strong-opposition-from-china-to-thaad-deployment-in-south-korea 24 de febrero de 2017, 10:33Beijing, Feb 24 (Prensa Latina) China is holding today its strong objection to the deployment of the US Army anti-ballistic missile system Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) in the Republic of Korea. Eight Extremists Killed in Pakistan, Two of Them from IS http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9722&SEO=eight-extremists-killed-in-pakistan-two-of-them-from-is 24 de febrero de 2017, 07:50Islamabad, Feb 24 (Prensa Latina) Two members of the Islamic State (IS) and six members of the extremist organization Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ) were killed today in separate operations in Pakistan, where authorities are conducting a national counter-terrorism offensive. Almost 550 Arrests in Pakistan for Alleged Links to Terrorism http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9721&SEO=almost-550-arrests-in-pakistan-for-alleged-links-to-terrorism Islamabad, Feb 24 (Prensa Latina) Pakistani security forces have arrested 546 people in recent days for alleged links to terrorism as part of a national campaign against the scourge in response to a wave of attacks, today reported an Army source. Putin Plans Asian Tour with Trade and Political Agenda http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9720&SEO=putin-plans-asian-tour-with-trade-and-political-agenda Moscow, Feb 24 (Prensa Latina) Russian president, Vladimir Putin, will start Asian tour next Monday to Tadzhikistan, Kirguiztan and Kazakhstan with an economic and political agenda in bilateral talks, reported the Kremlin. Australia will Host First Summit with ASEAN http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9719&SEO=australia-will-host-first-summit-with-asean Canberra, Feb 24 (Prensa Latina) The first summit of leaders of Australia and the members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) will be held in the city of Sidney in March next year, announced today hosting authorities. Australian Archbishops Admit Bad Management in Pederasty Cases http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9708&SEO=australian-archbishops-admit-bad-management-in-pederasty-cases 23 de febrero de 2017, 17:10Canberra, Feb 23 (Prensa Latina) Various Australian archbishops admitted that the Catholic Church''s response to cases of sexual abuse was wrong, said today the government commission in charge of investigating reports of pederasty. Agreement on Construction of Infrastructures Signed by Cuba and Japan http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9705&SEO=agreement-on-construction-of-infrastructures-signed-by-cuba-and-japan Havana, Feb 23 (Prensa Latina) Cuba and Japan signed today a memorandum of understanding to build high quality infrastructures in construction, transportation and tourism, while strengthening bilateral ties. China, France Agree to Boost Ties and Cooperation in Global Issues http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9678&SEO=china-france-agree-to-boost-ties-and-cooperation-in-global-issues Beijing, Feb 23 (Prensa Latina) China president, Xi Jinping and French prime minister, Bernard Cazeneuve, who concluded an official visit here, agreed to promote bilateral ties and cooperation in global issues, including climate change. More Than Half of Vietnamese Population Has Internet Access http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9674&SEO=more-than-half-of-vietnamese-population-has-internet-access Hanoi, Feb 23 (Prensa Latina) With 50 million Internet users, Vietnam currently ranks 16th among Asian countries in this indicator, according to a symposium on the issue reported today by media. Three Indian Soldiers Killed in Kashmir Separatist Ambush http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9666&SEO=three-indian-soldiers-killed-in-kashmir-separatist-ambush New Delhi, Feb 23 (Prensa Latina) Three Indian soldiers were killed and five more wounded today during a separatist insurgent ambush in the northern state of Jammu and Kashmir, marked by violence by extremist groups. At Least Eight Killed, 35 Injured in New Attack in Pakistan http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9665&SEO=at-least-eight-killed-35-injured-in-new-attack-in-pakistan Islamabad, Feb 23 (Prensa Latina) At least eight people were killed and 35 others were injured today in a new attack on a market in the Pakistani city of Lahore in Punjab province. Indian City Divided by Building of World's Highest Statue http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9664&SEO=indian-city-divided-by-building-of-worlds-highest-statue 23 de febrero de 2017, 07:52New Delhi, Feb 23 (Prensa Latina) The decision to build the world''s highest statue in tribute to a local warrior today divides Mumbai city, the India''s economic and financial heart, because of its meaning, high cost and impact on nature. Pakistani Government in Trouble to Reactivate Military Courts http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9663&SEO=pakistani-government-in-trouble-to-reactivate-military-courts Islamabad, Feb 23 (Prensa Latina) Despite Pakistani government''s attempts, the reactivation of military courts to try civilian terrorism suspects is stalled in parliament today by the rejection of the opposition People''s Party (PPP). Cuba, Taiwan Suspend Preparatory Game Due to Rain http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9645&SEO=cuba-taiwan-suspend-preparatory-game-due-to-rain Taipei, Feb 22 (Prensa Latina) Cuba''s third exhibition game versus Taiwan in its Asia tour in preparation for the 4th World Baseball Classic was suspended today due to the rain. South Korea Will Take Lead in Life Expectancy by 2030, Study Predicts http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9640&SEO=south-korea-will-take-lead-in-life-expectancy-by-2030-study-predicts 22 de febrero de 2017, 12:52Seoul,Feb 22 (Prensa Latina)Average life expectancy will increase globally by 2030, both at birth and at the age of 65, according to a new study. Olympics: Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike Says Will Pay Part of Costs http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9637&SEO=olympics-tokyo-governor-yuriko-koike-says-will-pay-part-of-costs Tokyo,Feb 22 (Prensa Latina)Tokyo's Metro governor has warned that the bill for the city''s 2020 Olympics could yet spiral out of control despite exhaustive efforts to rein in runaway costs. Tariff Reduction Favors Sales of Vietnamese Coffee to Brazil http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9633&SEO=tariff-reduction-favors-sales-of-vietnamese-coffee-to-brazil 22 de febrero de 2017, 11:41Hanoi, Feb 22 (Prensa Latina) The decision by Brazilian authorities to reduce tariffs for importing robusta coffee from 20 to 10 percent has created sale opportunities for the Vietnamese grain to the Latin American country, the report said. Colombia Announces Extradition of Drug Trafficker from China http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9631&SEO=colombia-announces-extradition-of-drug-trafficker-from-china Bogotá, Feb 22 (Prensa Latina) The Colombian Foreign Ministry announced today the extradition from China in the coming days of drug trafficker Sara María Galeano, sentenced to 18 years and three months in prison for drug trafficking. Israeli Prime Minister Visits Australia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9629&SEO=israeli-prime-minister-visits-australia Sydney, Feb 22 (Prensa Latina) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu began an official visit to Australia today, preceded by calls for the government of this continent to officially recognize the Palestinian state. Scott Sunderland Wins Opening Stage Of Le Tour De Langkawi http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9628&SEO=scott-sunderland-wins-opening-stage-of-le-tour-de-langkawi Kuala Lumpur,Feb 22 (Prensa Latina) Australian rider, Scott Sunderland of IsoWhey Sports SwissWellness Cycling Team won the opening stage of Le Tour de Langkawi in Malayasia stretching a distance of 124.8 km from Kuala Berang to Kuala Terengganu,with 2:54.45 here today. Vietnam and Russia Ready to Develop Broader Ties http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9627&SEO=vietnam-and-russia-ready-to-develop-broader-ties Por Teresita Vives RomeroHanoi, Feb 22 (Prensa Latina) Relations between Vietnam and Russia are stronger today following a visit here by Federation Council Chairwoman Valentina Matvienko, marked by the reaffirmation of the common will to continue to expand ties. China Prepares BRICS 2017 Pre-summit Meeting http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9622&SEO=china-prepares-brics-2017-pre-summit-meeting Beijing, Feb 22 (Prensa Latina) China is adding the finishing touches for the first meeting of representatives of BRICS member countries prior to the 9th summit to be held tomorrow in Nanjing, the capital of eastern Jiangsu Province. Indian Doctor Kidnapped by Islamic State in Libya Released http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9613&SEO=indian-doctor-kidnapped-by-islamic-state-in-libya-released New Delhi, Feb 22 (Prensa Latina) An Indian doctor kidnapped by the Islamic State (IS) in Libya was released and will soon return to the country, announced today Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj. Many People Affected by Oil Spill in India http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9612&SEO=many-people-affected-by-oil-spill-in-india New Delhi, Feb 22 (Prensa Latina) The recent oil spill on the coast off the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu caused health problems to residents and workers who helped clean up the area, warned today an NGO. Pakistan Makes New Accusations against Afghanistan http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9611&SEO=pakistan-makes-new-accusations-against-afghanistan Islamabad, Feb 22 (Prensa Latina) The Pakistani army is now on alert on the border with Afghanistan as politicians have increased accusations against Kabul over its alleged support for extremist groups. Rapid Growth in Consumption Forecast in China this Year http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9610&SEO=rapid-growth-in-consumption-forecast-in-china-this-year Beijing, Feb 22 (Prensa Latina ) The Minister of Trade of China, Gao Hucheng, assured that growth in consumption in the country will keep growing rapidly due to the deepening structural reformo n the side of the offer. Japanese Enterprise Federation Advocates for Helping Toshiba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9595&SEO=japanese-enterprise-federation-advocates-for-helping-toshiba 21 de febrero de 2017, 16:23Tokyo, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) The president of the Enterprise Federation of Japan, Sadayuki Sakakibara, today called to help the local company Toshiba, giant of the electronics, to maintain its semiconductors technology in the country. More Rohingya Corpses Found in Myanmar http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9589&SEO=more-rohingya-corpses-found-in-myanmar 21 de febrero de 2017, 15:38Naypyidaw, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) The government of Myanmar found today four bodies of Rohingya villagers in the Rakhine state, at a time of national tension between authorities and members of that Muslim community. Nepal to Hold First Local Elections in 20 Years http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9575&SEO=nepal-to-hold-first-local-elections-in-20-years 21 de febrero de 2017, 13:10Katmandú,Feb 21 (Prensa Latina)Nepal will hold its first local elections in 20 years according to government sources, something that increases the hopes for stability in a very divided country. China Wants to Return to World Podium in Wrestling http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9572&SEO=china-wants-to-return-to-world-podium-in-wrestling 21 de febrero de 2017, 11:44Havana, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) The dream of the main coach of the Chinese Greco-Roman wrestling squad, Tian Shang, is to return to the podium in a World Championships of the discipline. China Urged US to Contribute to Peace in the South Sea http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9564&SEO=china-urged-us-to-contribute-to-peace-in-the-south-sea 21 de febrero de 2017, 10:17Beijing, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) China''s Foreign Ministry has called on the United States to take action to contribute to peace and stability in the South Sea as a strike group of US aircraft carriers patrol the area. At Least Nine Dead in another Extremist Attack in Pakistan http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9556&SEO=at-least-nine-dead-in-another-extremist-attack-in-pakistan Islamabad, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) At least nine people, six civilians and three extremists, were killed and 20 others were wounded today during an attack on a court in the western city of Chhatadda in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. India Can Build Space Station, Says Expert http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9555&SEO=india-can-build-space-station-says-expert New Delhi, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) India has today the capability to build a space station, although its development depends on the immediate benefits due to cost, said a source in the sector. Final Destination of Indian Aircraft Carrier Still in Limbo http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9553&SEO=final-destination-of-indian-aircraft-carrier-still-in-limbo New Delhi, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) The final destination of the Indian INS Viraat aircraft carrier, the oldest in the world in service, continues today in limbo due to the dispute between the Defense Ministry and the Government of Andhra Pradesh state. Tension Increases on Afghan-Pakistani Border http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9552&SEO=tension-increases-on-afghan-pakistani-border 21 de febrero de 2017, 07:48Islamabad, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) Tension on the Afghan-Pakistani border continues today amid mutual accusations and Islamabad''s threat to launch military operations in the neighboring country under the pretext of fighting terrorist groups. India, Pakistan Renew Deal on Nuke Arms Accidents http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9529&SEO=india-pakistan-renew-deal-on-nuke-arms-accidents 20 de febrero de 2017, 14:47New Delhi, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) India and Pakistan have renewed today an agreement on reduction of risks of accidents related to nuke weapons for five years. Japanese Exports Slow Down Compared to Last Year http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9526&SEO=japanese-exports-slow-down-compared-to-last-year 20 de febrero de 2017, 12:47Tokyo, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) Japanese exports increased last January at a slower pace than the same month of 2016, reported today the Japanese Ministry of Finances. Death Toll of Pakistani Temple Attack Increases to 90 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9525&SEO=death-toll-of-pakistani-temple-attack-increases-to-90 20 de febrero de 2017, 12:44Islamabad, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) With the death of two wounded, the death toll from a recent attack on a Pakistani Sufi temple, which triggered a military offensive against the armed groups, especially on the border with Afghanistan, increased to 90 today. IMF to Offer Emergency but Conditioned Credits to Mongolia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9523&SEO=imf-to-offer-emergency-but-conditioned-credits-to-mongolia Ulan Bator, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) The International Monetary Fund (IMF) agreed to offer emergency loans to Mongolia for 5.5 billion dollars, although the country must make concessions, it was informed here. Two Monkeys Spread Panic at Indian City Airport http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9511&SEO=two-monkeys-spread-panic-at-indian-city-airport 20 de febrero de 2017, 08:14New Delhi, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) Two monkeys spread panic among travelers and officials at the International Airport of Chennai, capital of the southeastern Indian state of Tamil Nadu, today reported the Hindustan Times. Air Pollution Kills Two Indians Every Minute http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9510&SEO=air-pollution-kills-two-indians-every-minute New Delhi, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) Two Indians are killed every minute on average by air pollution, which causes more than a million deaths annually in this South Asian country, warns a new research released today in this capital. Pakistan Criticizes Trump's Anti-Muslim Policy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9508&SEO=pakistan-criticizes-trumps-anti-muslim-policy Islamabad, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) Pakistani Defense Minister Khawaja Asif criticized President Donald Trump''s policy of temporarily banning citizens from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States, an official statement today highlights. Pakistani Government Insists on Reestablishing Military Courts http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9507&SEO=pakistani-government-insists-on-reestablishing-military-courts 20 de febrero de 2017, 08:06Islamabad, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) The Pakistani government is pressing today to reactivate controversial military courts whose power expired in January after operating during two years to try civilians accused of terrorism. Brazil to Acquire Vietnamese Robusta Coffee http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9505&SEO=brazil-to-acquire-vietnamese-robusta-coffee Hanoi, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) Latina) Brazil will import robust coffee from Vietnam as part of purchases to meet the demand of the domestic industry of that bean, used in the production of the instant type, was released here today. India to Meet Energy Demand with Lunar Resources in 2030 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9504&SEO=india-to-meet-energy-demand-with-lunar-resources-in-2030 New Delhi, Feb 19 (Prensa Latina) India might meet its energy demand from Moonâ€''extracted resources, mainly from helium-3 reserves, the scientist Sivathanu Pillai stressed. India to Reactivate 43 Airports to Improve Regional Connectivity http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9486&SEO=india-to-reactivate-43-airports-to-improve-regional-connectivity New Delhi, Feb 19 (Prensa Latina) The Indian government will reactivate 43 airports this year to improve regional connectivity, Civil Aviation Secretary R. N. Choubey announced here. Vietnamese Leader Highlights Cuba's Work on Environmental Protection http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9484&SEO=vietnamese-leader-highlights-cubas-work-on-environmental-protection Matanzas, Cuba, Feb 18 (Prensa Latina) Vietnam''s National Assembly (VNA) Vice President, Tong Thi Phong, highlighted the work done by Cuban authorities on environmental protection. Pakistan on the Brink of War after Terrorist Attacks http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9476&SEO=pakistan-on-the-brink-of-war-after-terrorist-attacks New Delhi, Feb 18 (Prensa Latina) The Pakistani Armed Forces carried out a vast antiterrorist offensive throughout the country on Saturday, when more than 100 fundamentalists and a dozen soldiers have been killed over the past few hours. China and New Zealand Discuss Climate Change http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9472&SEO=china-and-new-zealand-discuss-climate-change Beijing, Feb 18 (Prensa Latina) China and New Zealand held their first ministerial dialogue on climate change and agreed on the experience and capacity they share to meet that challenge, it was reported here today. China and India to Strategic Dialogue Next Week http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9469&SEO=china-and-india-to-strategic-dialogue-next-week Beijing, Feb 18 (Prensa Latina) China and India will jhold a new round of strategic talks here next week and blueprint the development of their relations among other topics of common interest, informed today Geng Shuang, speaker of the Ministry of Foreign Relations. Thai Police Intervene in Temple After Corruption Scandal http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9456&SEO=thai-police-intervene-in-temple-after-corruption-scandal 17 de febrero de 2017, 16:22Bangkok, Feb 17 (Prensa Latina) Thai police intervened in a Buddhist temple in this capital to arrest the leader of the Dhammakaya sect, because of his involvement in a corruption scandal, the Bangkok Post reported today. South Korean Officials Shocked by Samsung Heir's Arrest http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9445&SEO=south-korean-officials-shocked-by-samsung-heirs-arrest 17 de febrero de 2017, 12:36Seoul,Feb 17 (Prensa Latina) Officials representing President Park Geun-hye said today they were shocked by the arrest of the de-facto head of the country''s No. 1 conglomerate Samsung Group, according to local media. Cuban Deputy Minister Highlights Chinese Construction Experience http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9435&SEO=cuban-deputy-minister-highlights-chinese-construction-experience Beijing, Feb 17 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Deputy Minister for Construction, Angel Vilaragut, has highlighted here today the importance of exchanging with China given its experience in the development of this sector. New Air Route Connects China, USA http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9429&SEO=new-air-route-connects-china-usa Beijing, Feb 17 (Prensa Latina) A new air route connects China and the United States this week with a direct flight from Fuzhou City, capital of eastern Fujian province, to New York, the Atlantic coast of the United States. G20 Foreign Ministers Discuss Development and Peacekeeping http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9423&SEO=g20-foreign-ministers-discuss-development-and-peacekeeping Bonn, Germany, Feb 17 (Prensa Latina) G20 Foreign Ministers Meeting will end today after two days of sessions which focused on sustainable development and global conflicts. Over 4,000 Nepalese Schools without Rebuilding after Earthquake http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9419&SEO=over-4000-nepalese-schools-without-rebuilding-after-earthquake Kathmandu, Feb 17 (Prensa Latina) Over 4,000 of nearly 8,000 schools destroyed by the earthquake that struck Nepal in April 2015 remain closed today, a situation that threatens children''s education in this country. New Members of Indian Supreme Court Take Oath http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9418&SEO=new-members-of-indian-supreme-court-take-oath 17 de febrero de 2017, 08:06New Delhi, Feb 17 (Prensa Latina) Five judges today swore as members of the Supreme Court of India, in the midst of a debate on the legality of triple talaq, which allows Muslims to divorce their wives by saying that word three times. Pakistan Experiences Another Violence Day after Massacre http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9417&SEO=pakistan-experiences-another-violence-day-after-massacre Islamabad, Feb 17 (Prensa Latina) With tens of dead and wounded, Pakistan experienced today a new day of violence after a suicide bombing that yesterday killed 76 people in a Sufi temple, including 20 children. Mongolia Asks for Help because of Climatological Phenomenon http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9403&SEO=mongolia-asks-for-help-because-of-climatological-phenomenon 16 de febrero de 2017, 16:59Ulan Bator, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) The Red Cross and Mongolian authorities have asked for help, to face a climatological phenomenon called ''Dzud'', able to combine long summers with crude winters, causing the death of a lot of cattle heads, and affecting nomad tribes. Uncertainty at G-20 Meeting Due to New US Diplomacy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9386&SEO=uncertainty-at-g-20-meeting-due-to-new-us-diplomacy Berlin, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) G-20 Group meeting of foreign ministers shows today a growing uncertainty about US diplomacy and its influence on fundamental economic issues. New Zealand Wildfires Destroy Homes and Forces Evacuations http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9385&SEO=new-zealand-wildfires-destroy-homes-and-forces-evacuations Wellington, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) The New Zeland Civilian Defence confirmed one deade and one thousand evacuated because of the wild fires in Port Hills,near the city of Christchurch. Cuba, Vietnam Parliaments Strengthen Ties http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9383&SEO=cuba-vietnam-parliaments-strengthen-ties Havana, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) President of the National Assembly of People''s Power (ANPP) of Cuba, Esteban Lazo, and vice-president of the Vietnamese parliament, Tong Thi Phong, ratified here the desire to strengthen the ties between the two institutions. Jamaican Nesta Carter Appeals Doping Penalty http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9378&SEO=jamaican-nesta-carter-appeals-doping-penalty Bern, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina)Jamaican sprinter Nesta Carter is appealing the ruling that cost him, Usain Bolt and the rest of the Jamaican 4x100-meter relay team a gold medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Cuban Hotels Among Best All-Inclusive Resorts of the Caribbean http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9373&SEO=cuban-hotels-among-best-all-inclusive-resorts-of-the-caribbean Varadero, Cuba, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) Two hotels in this resort, the largest and most important in Cuba, stand out today in the All-Inclusive Resorts in the Caribbean region, a prestigious website specializing in tourism reported. Meeting in Astana Seeks Mechanism to Regulate Truce in Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9363&SEO=meeting-in-astana-seeks-mechanism-to-regulate-truce-in-syria Astana, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) Representatives of Russia, Turkey, and Iran, along with heads of armed groups and officials of the Syrian government, are today seeking to reconcile a regime to control the cessation of hostilities and measures to punish offenders. India Builds its First Airliner http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9359&SEO=india-builds-its-first-airliner 16 de febrero de 2017, 07:55New Delhi, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) Three decades after initial plans, India began the preliminary tests of a 14-seat passenger plane, the first one manufactured in the country, today reported a sector source. Indian State Governor Seeks to End Institutional Crisis http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9358&SEO=indian-state-governor-seeks-to-end-institutional-crisis New Delhi, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) The governor of the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu, Vidyasagar Rao, today asked lawmaker Edappadi K. Palaniswami to lead the territory government and put an end to the institutional crisis that has been going on for 10 days. More than 30 Countries Attend Aeronautical Fair in India http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9357&SEO=more-than-30-countries-attend-aeronautical-fair-in-india New Delhi, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) In order to promote their technologies, over 550 domestic and foreign companies from 30 countries are participating today in Aero India fair, the largest event of its kind in Asia. Six Pakistani Radicals Killed in Clash with Authorities http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9356&SEO=six-pakistani-radicals-killed-in-clash-with-authorities Islamabad, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) Units of the Pakistan Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) today killed six armed radicals during a clash in the eastern province of Punjab. RPDC Rejects Questioning about New Missile Test http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9347&SEO=rpdc-rejects-questioning-about-new-missile-test 15 de febrero de 2017, 17:43Pyongyang, Feb 15 (Prensa Latina) The Democratic People''s Republic of Korea (DPRK) has rejected today criticism by the United Nations Security Council (UNSC), questioning the recent launching of the missile Pukguksong-2, because it considered that the test was a normal procedure in line with the development policy of the State. China will Defend Positive Nature of Multilateralism in G20 Summit http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9330&SEO=china-will-defend-positive-nature-of-multilateralism-in-g20-summit Beijing, Feb 15 (Prensa Latina) Chinese Foreign Relations Minister, Wang Yi, will transmit a positive signal of support to multilateralismk, global governance and innovative world economy, open abnd inclusive, at the G20 summit in Bonn (Gernany), announced the Foreign Ministry. Tennis- Qatar Open Women's Singles Results http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9323&SEO=tennis-qatar-open-womens-singles-results Doha, Feb 15 (Prensa Latina) Puertorrican tennis player Mónica Puig advanced to quarte finals at the Qatar Open after winning over German Laura Siegemund and Yulia Putintseva, in that order. China Tests World's Largest Amphibious Aircraft http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9313&SEO=china-tests-worlds-largest-amphibious-aircraft Beijing, Feb 15 (Prensa Latina) The world''s largest amphibious aircraft, the China-made AG600, has successfully carried out the engine tests and expects its maiden flight during the first half of 2017, official sources report here. First Sommelier Cuban Woman Writes About Her Impressions http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9292&SEO=first-sommelier-cuban-woman-writes-about-her-impressions Havana, Feb 14 (Prensa Latina) The first Cuban sommelier woman, presents her impressions of this work in a text that appears today at the 26th International Book Fair 2017, based in the Morro-Cabaña tourist complex of this city. Indonesian Police to Investigate Accusations Against Former President http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9290&SEO=indonesian-police-to-investigate-accusations-against-former-president 14 de febrero de 2017, 13:01Jakarta,Feb 14 (Prensa Latina)Indonesian police will open an investigation made on the accusations against former president China Will Defend Positive Multilateralism at G20 Summit http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9281&SEO=china-will-defend-positive-multilateralism-at-g20-summit Beijing, Feb 14 (Prensa Latina) Chinese Minister of Foreign Relations, Wang Yi, will transmit a positive signal of support to multilateralism, global governance and an innovative world economy, open and inclusive, at the G20 summit in Bonn (Germany), announced today the Foreign Ministry. China Highlights Progress of Cooperation Agreements with Venezuela http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9279&SEO=china-highlights-progress-of-cooperation-agreements-with-venezuela 14 de febrero de 2017, 11:34Beijing, Feb 14 (Prensa Latina) China has announced today the progress of its cooperation programs with Venezuela, after the signing in Caracas of 22 bilateral cooperation agreements worth some $2.7 billion USD, which joined to previous agreements. Venezuela Strengthens Vital Relationship with China http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9271&SEO=venezuela-strengthens-vital-relationship-with-china Caracas, Feb 14 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela is focusing its development and economic recovery on strengthening relations with China, a step described by President Nicolás Maduro as vital and fundamental. Nepal Appoints Interim Police Chief http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9264&SEO=nepal-appoints-interim-police-chief 14 de febrero de 2017, 08:35Kathmandu, Feb 14 (Prensa Latina) Nepal''s government appointed Dinesh Chandra Pokhrel as interim police chief after a judicial decision to provisionally suspend the previous appointment following a lawsuit, today announced official sources. Military Maneuvers Begin in Thailand with Troops from 29 Countries http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9262&SEO=military-maneuvers-begin-in-thailand-with-troops-from-29-countries 14 de febrero de 2017, 08:16Bangkok, Feb 14 (Prensa Latina) The military maneuvers Cobra Dorada 2017 began today at Sattahip Thai naval base with the participation of 8,000 troops from 29 nations, including the United States. Four Killed by New Clash in Indian Kashmir http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9261&SEO=four-killed-by-new-clash-in-indian-kashmir 14 de febrero de 2017, 08:00New Delhi, Feb 14 (Prensa Latina) Three soldiers and an Islamic separatist were killed in a clash in the northern Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir, where several armed groups are fighting to secede. During the clash in Bandipora district, at least nine soldiers were also wounded, a military source told NDTV. Candidate to Indian State Government Convicted for Corruption http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9260&SEO=candidate-to-indian-state-government-convicted-for-corruption New Delhi, Feb 14 (Prensa Latina) The Supreme Court of India today found guilty of corruption V.K. Sasikala, a candidate to the government of the southeastern state of Tamil Nadu, giving her a four- year sentence. Three Pakistani Soldiers Killed in Clashes with Indian Troops http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9259&SEO=three-pakistani-soldiers-killed-in-clashes-with-indian-troops Islamabad, Feb 14 (Prensa Latina) Three Pakistani soldiers were killed during a clash with Indian military personnel on the Control Line (LoC), the de facto border in the disputed region of Kashmir, today reported an army source. Venezuela to Agree with China Projects to Develop Industry http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9257&SEO=venezuela-to-agree-with-china-projects-to-develop-industry Caracas, Feb 14 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela''s Vicepresident of Planning, Ricardo Menendez, advanced the intention of examining projects with China to strengthen the national insdustry, during the coming 15th High Level Bilateral Commission meeting. UN Secretary-General Condemns Launching of Missile by DPRK http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9248&SEO=un-secretary-general-condemns-launching-of-missile-by-dprk 13 de febrero de 2017, 16:26United Nations, Feb 13 (Prensa Latina) United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres condemned today the launch of a ballistic missile by the Democratic People''s Republic of Korea (DPRK), which insists on its right to defend itself from the US hostility on the Korean peninsula. Venezuela to Agree with China Projects to Develop Industry http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9243&SEO=venezuela-to-agree-with-china-projects-to-develop-industry 13 de febrero de 2017, 15:16Caracas, Feb 14 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela''s Vicepresident of Planning, Ricardo Menendez, advanced today the intention of examining projects with China to strengthen the national insdustry, during the coming 15th High Level Bilateral Commission meeting. Australia Fires Ease as Damage Mounts After Record Heat http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9236&SEO=australia-fires-ease-as-damage-mounts-after-record-heat 13 de febrero de 2017, 13:17Canberra, Feb 13 (Prensa Latina) Australians authorities confirmed they are fighting 24 of the 80 wild fires that are active today. 19th Edition of the Habano Festival Starts Feb 27 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9229&SEO=19th-edition-of-the-habano-festival-starts-feb-27 Havana, Feb 13 (Prensa Latina) With the 19th Edition of the Habano Festival this month in the Cuban capital, Cuba''s quality products industry marks a very lucrative road, with many fans from all over the world. Thousands Homeless After Torrential Flooding in Indonesia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9228&SEO=thousands-homeless-after-torrential-flooding-in-indonesia 13 de febrero de 2017, 12:07Jakarta,Feb 13 (Prensa Latina) More than 5 thousand peopole were evacuated from Celebes province in Indonesia because of the devastating floods and landslides. Three Pakistani Soldiers Killed by Explosive Device http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9209&SEO=three-pakistani-soldiers-killed-by-explosive-device 13 de febrero de 2017, 08:10Islamabad, Feb 13 (Prensa Latina) Three members of Pakistan''s Border Corps were killed by an improvised explosive device (IED) at the South Waziristan tribal agency on the border with Afghanistan, today reported the Army. Indian Space Program Prepares Missions to Mars, Venus http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9208&SEO=indian-space-program-prepares-missions-to-mars-venus New Delhi, Feb 13 (Prensa Latina) While getting ready to launch 104 satellites in a single flight, a world record in this type of event, India is already preparing its second mission to Mars and the first to Venus. Russia and Iran Key Role in Fighting IS, Says Former Pakistani FM http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9200&SEO=russia-and-iran-key-role-in-fighting-is-says-former-pakistani-fm Islamabad, Feb 12 (Prensa Latina) ''Pakistan must call on Russia and Iran to cooperate to fight the growing threat of the terrorist group Islamic State (IS) in the region,'' said former Foreign Secretary Najmuddin A. Shaikh today. India, Pakistan Continue with Mutual Accusations http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9192&SEO=india-pakistan-continue-with-mutual-accusations Islamabad, Feb 12 (Prensa Latina) Historical rivals, India and Pakistan continued today their exchange of accusations on regional security and support for terrorism in the area. Two Soldiers, Four Militants Killed in Indian Kashmir Clash http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9191&SEO=two-soldiers-four-militants-killed-in-indian-kashmir-clash 12 de febrero de 2017, 08:37New Delhi, Feb 12 (Prensa Latina) Four militants and two soldiers were killed in a new clash in the northern Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir, where Islamic separatist groups operate. Trump Welcomes Japanese Prime Minister at White House http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9160&SEO=trump-welcomes-japanese-prime-minister-at-white-house 10 de febrero de 2017, 16:39Washington, Feb 10 (Prensa Latina) US President Donald Trump held a meeting today at the White House with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who began a two-day official visit to this country. Cuban Slugger Despiagne Signs a New Contract in Japan http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9155&SEO=cuban-slugger-despiagne-signs-a-new-contract-in-japan 10 de febrero de 2017, 15:33Havana, Feb 10 (Prensa Latina) Cuban outstanding baseball player and outfielder Alfredo Despaigne signed a new contract to play at the Professional Japanese Baseball League with a club called Fukuoka Softbank Falcons, for three seasons. China and Cuba to Increase Cooperation in Film Industry http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9151&SEO=china-and-cuba-to-increase-cooperation-in-film-industry Beijing, Feb 10 (Prensa Latina) Cuba''s ambassador to China, Miguel Angel Ramirez and the head of the Shinework Picture film company, Jonathan Shen, agreed here today to expand cooperation in the film industry. Cleaner Robot Pulled From Fukushima Reactor in Japan http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9148&SEO=cleaner-robot-pulled-from-fukushima-reactor-in-japan 10 de febrero de 2017, 12:19Tokyo,Feb 10 (Prensa Latina) A remote-controlled cleaning robot sent into a damaged reactor number 2 at Japan''s Fukushima nuclear plant had to be removed before it completed its work because of problems caused by high radiation levels. Presidents of China and US Agree to Promote Cooperation and Links http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9144&SEO=presidents-of-china-and-us-agree-to-promote-cooperation-and-links Beijing, Feb 10 (Prensa Latina) Chinese President Xi Jinping and his US counterpart Donald Trump agreed today to stimulate mutually beneficial cooperation in various fields and develop a constructive bilateral relationship. China to Clear Uncertainty on Relations with the USA http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9139&SEO=china-to-clear-uncertainty-on-relations-with-the-usa Beijing, Feb 10 (Prensa Latina) Since Donald Trump inauguration on January 20, China''s government has insisted on clearing up uncertainty over relations between the world''s two largest economies. Constructive ties between the United States and China will remain strong and flourish in the end, although Trump, one of the U.S. presidents with least public office experience, needs time to get familiar with foreign policy affairs, especially with the complexities of U.S.-China ties, according to experts. Karachi Literature Festival Begins in Pakistan http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9136&SEO=karachi-literature-festival-begins-in-pakistan 10 de febrero de 2017, 09:49Islamabad, Feb 10 (Prensa Latina) The 8th edition of the Karachi Literature Festival opened its doors today in that Pakistani city with the holding of lectures, interviews, and theatrical performances. Pakistan Begins Naval Exercises in Response to Indian Maneuver http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9133&SEO=pakistan-begins-naval-exercises-in-response-to-indian-maneuver 10 de febrero de 2017, 09:15Islamabad, Feb 10 (Prensa Latina) The Pakistani Navy began a four-day exercise off the coast of Karachi city on the Arabian Sea, where the Indian Navy has also been carrying out a maneuver since January 24. Ruling Party of Indian Tamil Nadu State Threatened by Battle http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9130&SEO=ruling-party-of-indian-tamil-nadu-state-threatened-by-battle New Delhi, Feb 10 (Prensa Latina) The power struggle between Aiadmk party and the government of the southeastern Indian state of Tamil Nadu became accentuated today after the decision of the secretary general of that formation, V.K. Sasikala, to expel President E. Madhusudhanan. Russia Prepares Project to Develop the Kuriles Islands http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9128&SEO=russia-prepares-project-to-develop-the-kuriles-islands Moscow, Feb 10 (Prensa Latina) Russia prepares an exploration project in the Kuriles Islands, with participation of Japan in fields like fishing, medicine (thermal waters) and tourism, indicated today sources of the Foreign Ministry. Philippine Minister Says Mine Closure Will Affect Economy, http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9122&SEO=philippine-minister-says-mine-closure-will-affect-economy 09 de febrero de 2017, 17:55Manila, Feb 9 (Prensa Latina) Philippine Minister of Socioeconomic Planning, Ernesto Pernia stressed that the imminent closure of 23 mines will be bringing about some negative outcomes for national economy. Red Cross Suspends Activities in Afghanistan After 6 Workers Killed http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9104&SEO=red-cross-suspends-activities-in-afghanistan-after-6-workers-killed 09 de febrero de 2017, 13:26Kabul,Feb 9 (Prensa Latina) The international Red Cross today temporarily suspended its activities in Afghanistan following an attack that killed six of its employees the previous day in a northern province.Two Red Cross workers are also missing. A Thai University Is Letting Students Pay Tuition Fees With Rice http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9101&SEO=a-thai-university-is-letting-students-pay-tuition-fees-with-rice 09 de febrero de 2017, 12:59Bangkok,Feb 9 (Prensa Latina) Bangkok''s Rangsit University, Japanese Company Nisshinbo Renounces to Produce in Mexico http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9098&SEO=japanese-company-nisshinbo-renounces-to-produce-in-mexico 09 de febrero de 2017, 12:01Tokyo, Feb 9 (Prensa Latina) U.S. President Donald Trump''s threats, made the Japanese company Nisshinbo abandon its project to set up an auto spares plant in Mexico, it was officially informed. Myanmar Plans to Build Chino-Pakistani Fighter Jet http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9094&SEO=myanmar-plans-to-build-chino-pakistani-fighter-jet 09 de febrero de 2017, 11:01Islamabad, Feb 9 (Prensa Latina) Myanmar has advanced negotiations with Islamabad to obtain the production license for the JF-17 Thunder fighter plane, jointly developed by Pakistan and China, according to reports released today in the capital. Pakistan Accuses India of Building Nuclear City, Delhi Denies It http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9091&SEO=pakistan-accuses-india-of-building-nuclear-city-delhi-denies-it 09 de febrero de 2017, 10:33New Delhi, Feb 9 (Prensa Latina) Pakistan accused India of building a ''secret nuclear city'' and threatening the strategic balance of the region, accusations denounced as unfounded by New Delhi. Cuba-China Officials Highlight Ties bt. Communist Parties http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9082&SEO=cuba-china-officials-highlight-ties-bt.-communist-parties Beijing, Feb 9 (Prensa Latina) Cuban ambassador, Miguel A. Ramirez, and the deputy head of the International Liaison Department of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC), Li Jun, highlighted today here the state of relations between both countries. The Cuban diplomat offered a meeting of fraternization to the high-level party official of this Asian territory at the embassy of the Caribbean island in this capital, on the Chinese Lunar New Year. Alert in India due to Increased Railway Sabotage http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9079&SEO=alert-in-india-due-to-increased-railway-sabotage New Delhi, Feb 9 (Prensa Latina) In the first 40 days of the year, 18 sabotage cases were reported on Indian railways, an increase that worries the authorities, today revealed a sector official. New Voting Begins in Districts of Northern Indian State http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9078&SEO=new-voting-begins-in-districts-of-northern-indian-state 09 de febrero de 2017, 07:48New Delhi, Feb 9 (Prensa Latina) Polling centers in five districts of the northwestern Indian state of Punjab opened today to repeat the elections after the voting machines failed last Saturday. Bangladesh Calls for Fighting Terrorism, Poverty http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9077&SEO=bangladesh-calls-for-fighting-terrorism-poverty Dacca, 9 Feb (PL) Bangladesh President Abdul Hamid said that terrorism, poverty and climate change are the major scourges that affect humanity today, therefore he called for a joint effort to confront them. Puerto Rico Will Host Economic Forum with China http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9074&SEO=puerto-rico-will-host-economic-forum-with-china San Juan, Feb 9 (Prensa Latina) Authorities of Puerto Rico confirmed today the organization of the First China-Puerto Rico Investment Forum from March 1 to 3, with representatives of this island, the United States and the Asian giant. UN Investigator: Violence in Myanmar is Horrifying http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9047&SEO=un-investigator-violence-in-myanmar-is-horrifying 08 de febrero de 2017, 12:36Naipyido, Feb 8 (Prensa Latina) The testimony of the Rohingya Muslims who fled Myanmar to Bangladesh was described today as ''absolutely horrifying'' and ''shocking'' by a UN investigator, according to statements made by the country''s media. Stanford Students Recreates 5,000-Year-Old Chinese Beer Recipe http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9040&SEO=stanford-students-recreates-5000-year-old-chinese-beer-recipe 08 de febrero de 2017, 12:02Washington, Feb 8 (Prensa Latina) A beer recipe that was drunk in China 5,000 years ago was recreated by students as of the examination of residues found in pottery containers, Stanford University reported today. China Urges on Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership Dialogues http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9023&SEO=china-urges-on-regional-comprehensive-economic-partnership-dialogues Beijing, Feb 8 (Prensa Latina) Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi urged to accelerate talks on the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) to build a Free Trade Area of the Asia-Pacific (FTAAP), the government announced here today. Pakistan Coast Shaken by 6,3-Magnitude Earthquake http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9022&SEO=pakistan-coast-shaken-by-63-magnitude-earthquake Islamabad, Feb 8 (Prensa Latina) A 6,3-magnitude earthquake shook the coast of Pakistan today, without causing any serious fatalities or damage. Pakistan Accuses India of Violating Common Border Ceasefire http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9021&SEO=pakistan-accuses-india-of-violating-common-border-ceasefire Islamabad, Feb 8 (Prensa Latina) The Pakistani Foreign Ministry accused India of violating the ceasefire on the LoC, the de facto border between both countries in the disputed Kashmir region. Myanmar Monks Arrested Over Huge Drug Hauls http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8999&SEO=myanmar-monks-arrested-over-huge-drug-hauls 07 de febrero de 2017, 12:30Naipyidó,Feb 7 (Prensa Latina)2 Buddhist monks were arrested in Myanmar and are linked to more than four million methamphetamine pills hidden in a monastery, police say. Chinese Direct Investment Grew in the U.S., Europe in 2016 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8993&SEO=chinese-direct-investment-grew-in-the-u.s.-europe-in-2016 Beijing, Feb 7 (Prensa Latina) Combined Chinese direct investment in the United States and Europe increased more than double in 2016 compared to 2015, in moments when this nation advances in its transition to a new growth model, news media said here today. Earthquake Shakes Northern India with no Fatalities or Severe Damage http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8976&SEO=earthquake-shakes-northern-india-with-no-fatalities-or-severe-damage New Delhi, Feb 7 (Prensa Latina) An earthquake measuring 5,8 on the Richter scale shook much of northern India, but without causing serious damage or fatalities, today reported the government. Pakistan, Afghanistan Attempt to Resolve Differences http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8975&SEO=pakistan-afghanistan-attempt-to-resolve-differences Islamabad, Feb 7 (Prensa Latina) Pakistani politicians and parliamentarians are planning to visit Afghanistan in an attempt to reduce tensions between the two neighbors, today revealed an official source in Islamabad. China, Pakistan Discuss Counter-Terrorism Cooperation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8974&SEO=china-pakistan-discuss-counter-terrorism-cooperation 07 de febrero de 2017, 07:20Islamabad, Feb 7 (Prensa Latina) Pakistan and China held high-level talks on counter-terrorism cooperation and the Economic Corridor connecting both countries (CEPC), today reported a statement from the national Foreign Ministry. Singapour Looks to New Forms of Cooperation Before TPP Reality http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8937&SEO=singapour-looks-to-new-forms-of-cooperation-before-tpp-reality 06 de febrero de 2017, 11:38Singapour, Feb 6 (Prensa Latina) Singapour authorities asserted today that after U.S. withdrawal from TPP, the other 11 participants in the Pact must study the new balance of benefits and analyze the value of the pact. UN Calls for Eradicating Female Genital Mutilation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8936&SEO=un-calls-for-eradicating-female-genital-mutilation 06 de febrero de 2017, 11:32United Nations, Feb 6 (Prensa Latina) During the International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation, UN entities and senior officials called today for the eradication of a scourge that affects about 200 million women and girls. Lavrov Rejects Foreign Interference and Double Standards in Venezuela http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8932&SEO=lavrov-rejects-foreign-interference-and-double-standards-in-venezuela Moscow, Feb 6 (Prensa Latina) The Russian Foreign Ministry, Sergei Lavrov, today rejected foreign interference, attempts to destabilize the situation in Venezuela and the application of double standards against that country. Qatar Airways Carries Out Longest Commercial Flight in History http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8929&SEO=qatar-airways-carries-out-longest-commercial-flight-in-history Wellington, Feb 6 (Prensa Latina) A Qatar Airways aircraft has carried out the longest direct commercial flight in history, with 16 hours and 23 minutes, after covering 14,535 kilometers between Doha and the New Zealand city of Auckland, the company reported today. Vietnam - Latin America: Electronic Visa Option for Eight Countries http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8926&SEO=vietnam-latin-america-electronic-visa-option-for-eight-countries 06 de febrero de 2017, 09:41Hanoi, Feb 6 (Prensa Latina) Eight Latin American countries are listed today in the list of 40 whose citizens can opt for an electronic visa to travel to Vietnam, in force since February 1, it was known here. Russia, Iran and Turkey Return to the Issue of Syria in Astana http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8922&SEO=russia-iran-and-turkey-return-to-the-issue-of-syria-in-astana Astana, Feb 6 (Prensa Latina) Russia, Turkey and Iran, meeting in this capital in the joint working group for Syria, along with UN and Jordan delegates, returned to negotiations on a solution to the conflict in the Levantine country today. India to Launch 104 Satellites in Single Flight http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8921&SEO=india-to-launch-104-satellites-in-single-flight New Delhi, Feb 6 (Prensa Latina) The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) announced today that it will launch next week 104 satellites in a single flight, a world record for this type of event. Jat Caste's Protests Continue in Northern Indian State http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8920&SEO=jat-castes-protests-continue-in-northern-indian-state 06 de febrero de 2017, 07:41New Delhi, Feb 6 (Prensa Latina) Jat caste''s demonstrations in the northern Indian state of Haryana entered their ninth day today amid strong security measures to prevent last year''s riots, when about thirty people died. Experts Warn of Water Crisis in Pakistan http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8919&SEO=experts-warn-of-water-crisis-in-pakistan Islamabad, Feb 6 (Prensa Latina) Experts warned today of a potential water crisis in Pakistan, which they considered a threat to the country''s security, stability and environmental sustainability. About 591,000 People Die Every Year of Lung Cancer in China http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8914&SEO=about-591000-people-die-every-year-of-lung-cancer-in-china 06 de febrero de 2017, 00:10Beijing, Feb 6 (Prensa Latina) Lung cancer is nowadays the most fatal cancer in China, where about 591,000 people die annually from that disease, according to health officials. Japan Sacrifices More Animals after Detecting Avian Flu http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8913&SEO=japan-sacrifices-more-animals-after-detecting-avian-flu Tokyo, Feb 5 (Prensa Latina) Authorities in the Japanese province of Saga slaughtered 69,000 chicken after detecting a highly-pathogenic strain of avian flu in animals that died in a farm, Kyodo news service reported today. Japan Wants to Invest More in Mexico despite Trump http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8908&SEO=japan-wants-to-invest-more-in-mexico-despite-trump Mexico, Feb 5 (Prensa Latina) Japan is interested in boosting trade and investments in Mexico, despite the protectionist wave that may come from the United States, Japanese Ambassador Akira Yamada stated here. China to Deliver 16 Million Dollars in Aid to Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8906&SEO=china-to-deliver-16-million-dollars-in-aid-to-syria Damascus, Feb 5 (Prensa Latina) Syria and China signed two cooperation agreements worth 16 million dollars to provide humanitarian aid and reactivate other ties in economic sectors, official sources confirmed in Damascus today. Traffic Chaos in Delhi Causes Billion-dollar Losses http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8901&SEO=traffic-chaos-in-delhi-causes-billion-dollar-losses New Delhi, Feb 5 (Prensa Latina) Traffic jams in New Delhi costs about ten billion dollars annually due to pollution, lost productivity and accidents, a study revealed today. At Least 14 Killed by Avalanche in Pakistan http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8900&SEO=at-least-14-killed-by-avalanche-in-pakistan Islamabad, Feb 5 (Prensa Latina) At least 14 people, including six children, were killed today by an avalanche that hit Sher Shal village in Pakistan''s northwestern province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. China Seizes 1.6 Tons of Drugs Near The 'Golden Triangle' http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8886&SEO=china-seizes-1.6-tons-of-drugs-near-the-golden-triangle 04 de febrero de 2017, 10:20Beijing, Feb 4 (Prensa Latina) Chinese authorities seized 1.6 tons of illegal drug in 2016, in the area bordering the so-call ''Golden triangle'' (Myanmar, Laos and Thailand), was released here today. Marathon of Regional Elections Begins in India http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8881&SEO=marathon-of-regional-elections-begins-in-india New Delhi, Feb 4 (Prensa Latina) The marathon of elections in five Indian states began today in the territories of Goa and Punjab, which will elect their respective parliaments in the first electoral process after the monetary exchange decreed by New Delhi. UN Report Reflects Crimes against Rohingyas in Myanmar http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8862&SEO=un-report-reflects-crimes-against-rohingyas-in-myanmar 03 de febrero de 2017, 16:00United Nations, Feb 3 (Prensa Latina) A UN report released today shows serious human rights violations against the Rohingya minority communities in the state of Rakhine, Myanmar, including killings and sexual abuse. Reckitt Benckiser Company Fined in New Zeland for False Advertising http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8852&SEO=reckitt-benckiser-company-fined-in-new-zeland-for-false-advertising 03 de febrero de 2017, 12:37Wellington,Feb 3 (Prensa Latina) The New Zealand arm of drug giant Reckitt Benckiser has been fined $1.1 million for misleading customers in the way it promoted its Nurofen specific pain range products. Iran to Deny Visas to US Wrestlers for World Cup http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8849&SEO=iran-to-deny-visas-to-us-wrestlers-for-world-cup Tehran, Feb 3 (Prensa Latina) Iran announced today that it will deny visas to US wrestlers to the World Cup in retaliation for US President Donald Trump''s decision to veto the nation''s entry of citizens from seven Muslim-majority countries. Mine Closure in Philippines to Affect More Than One Million People http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8845&SEO=mine-closure-in-philippines-to-affect-more-than-one-million-people 03 de febrero de 2017, 12:04Manila, Feb 3 (Prensa Latina) The closure of 23 mines in the Philippines, mostly nickel producers, and the suspension of another five will affect more than one million 200 thousand people, the president of the country''s Chamber of Mines, Artemio Disini, informed. Luke Rowe Wins Stage Two of Herald Sun Tour in Australia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8844&SEO=luke-rowe-wins-stage-two-of-herald-sun-tour-in-australia 03 de febrero de 2017, 12:03Canberra, Feb 3 (Prensa Latina Luke Rowe (Team Sky) won stage two of the Jayco Herald Sun Tour in Australia on Friday after attacking from the day''s break, taking his first victory since 2012. Mexico: Automotive Industry Mobilizes after Trump Threats http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8835&SEO=mexico-automotive-industry-mobilizes-after-trump-threats 03 de febrero de 2017, 10:46 Mexico, Feb 3 (Prensa Latina) Giant Motors Latin America (UGML) will produce Chinese cars in Mexico, despite the threats facing today the Mexican automotive sector by US President Donald Trump. Clean-up Work Continues to Recover Oil Spill off Indian Coast http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8827&SEO=clean-up-work-continues-to-recover-oil-spill-off-indian-coast New Delhi, Feb 3 (Prensa Latina) Indian authorities are working today to clean up an oil slick that extends over 32 kilometers off the coast of Tamil Nadu state after a spill six days ago. UN Warns of Water Shortage in Pakistan http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8825&SEO=un-warns-of-water-shortage-in-pakistan Islamabad, Feb 3 (Prensa Latina) Pakistan''s current water shortage could have a drastic impact on the country in the coming years, the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) warned in a report released today. Bangladesh Advocates for Palestinian State, Denounces Israel http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8824&SEO=bangladesh-advocates-for-palestinian-state-denounces-israel Dhaka, Feb 3 (Prensa Latina) The creation of a Palestinian state is now an international demand, said the government of Bangladesh, which reaffirmed its full support for the struggle of that people and condemned the Israeli occupation. Warning about Malaria Super-Bacterium in South East Asia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8822&SEO=warning-about-malaria-super-bacterium-in-south-east-asia Bangkok, Feb 3 (Prensa Latina) Thai scientists warned in a study published today, about a malaria super-bacterium that jeopardizes control of that illness in South East Asia. Asia as Main Destination of Uruguayan Export Operations http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8820&SEO=asia-as-main-destination-of-uruguayan-export-operations Montevideo, Feb 3 (Prensa Latina) The Asian market has become the main destination of Uruguayan export operations at the end of the year 2016, receiving 27 percent of the total of the goods sold by Uruguay in the period. Major Oil Spill Clean Up in India Nearing Completion http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8796&SEO=major-oil-spill-clean-up-in-india-nearing-completion 02 de febrero de 2017, 13:26New Delhi,Feb 2 (Prensa Latina) Five days after a major oil spill polluted the city coast of Chennai,at Tamil Nadu state more than 50 tonnes of sludge out of 70 have been removed by the pollution response team of the Indian Coast Guard. Controversy in Australia by Trump Rejection of Migration Deal http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8789&SEO=controversy-in-australia-by-trump-rejection-of-migration-deal Canberra, Feb 2 (Prensa Latina) Australian Prime Minister, Malcolm Trunbull remarked today that the agreement to give asylum in the United States for 1,600 migrants that Australia maintains in overseas detention centers is still under way. First Quantum Computer Prototype Build in UK http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8787&SEO=first-quantum-computer-prototype-build-in-uk London, Feb 2 (Prensa Latina) Scientists from several countries announced today the construction of the first quantum computer prototype to revolutionize the industry, science and commerce of traditional computers. UN Group on Force Disappearances to Examine 600 Cases From 42 Nations http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8785&SEO=un-group-on-force-disappearances-to-examine-600-cases-from-42-nations United Nations, Feb 2 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations Working Group on Force Disappearances has announced today that it will examine almost 600 reported cases of missing people from 42 countries next week. Production of World's Leading Coal Mining Company Increased http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8767&SEO=production-of-worlds-leading-coal-mining-company-increased New Delhi, Feb 2 (PL) Coal India, the world''s largest coal producer, today announced that it has mined 433,76 million tons of the mineral in the first 10 months of the current fiscal year (April-January). Pakistani Taliban Leader Killed http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8766&SEO=pakistani-taliban-leader-killed 02 de febrero de 2017, 08:13Islamabad, Feb 2 (Prensa Latina) Pakistani security forces shot dead a leader of the extremist Tehreek-e-Taliban (TTP) during an exchange of fire in the northwestern province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, today reported the army. Indian Parties Prepare for Electoral Battle http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8765&SEO=indian-parties-prepare-for-electoral-battle New Delhi, Feb 2 (Prensa Latina) Indian parties are preparing today to start an electoral marathon in five states, where the opposition aims to curb the advance of the governing Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Ocean Acidification Due to Climate Change Alters Predators Behaviour http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8740&SEO=ocean-acidification-due-to-climate-change-alters-predators-behaviour 01 de febrero de 2017, 12:42Canberra, Feb 1 (Prensa Latina) Ocean acidification poses a range of threats to marine invertebrates; however, the emerging and likely widespread effects of rising carbon dioxide (CO2) levels on marine invertebrate behaviour are still little understood, according to a study publishe in Biology Letters in Australia. A Weak Government, More Deaths:The Legacy of 2016 in Afghanistan http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8729&SEO=a-weak-government-more-deathsthe-legacy-of-2016-in-afghanistan 01 de febrero de 2017, 11:02Kabul, Feb 1st (Prensa Latina) A strong repercussion in Afghanistan public opinion made a report today describing the situation in Afghanistan in 2016, marked by more deaths among the security forces and the strengthening of Taliban control. Japan Rejects US Financial Accusations http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8725&SEO=japan-rejects-us-financial-accusations Tokyo, Feb 1 (Prensa Latina) Japanese authorities rejected today the US accusation on currency manipulation and said they comply with the G-20 Group''s agreement to avoid competitive currency devaluations. Ban Ki-moon Resigns South Korean Presidential Career http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8723&SEO=ban-ki-moon-resigns-south-korean-presidential-career Seoul, Feb 1st (Prensa Latina) Former UN Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon took his allies and political enemies by surprise after announcing that he will not apply for South Korea presidential elections this year. India Announces New Rules on Funding Political Parties http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8717&SEO=india-announces-new-rules-on-funding-political-parties New Delhi, Feb 1 (Prensa Latina) Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today announced new rules to combat the illegal funding of parties in this South Asian nation and seek greater transparency in the political class. Regional Forum to Boost Tasks despite Indo-Pakistani Dispute http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8715&SEO=regional-forum-to-boost-tasks-despite-indo-pakistani-dispute 01 de febrero de 2017, 07:37New Delhi, Feb 1 (Prensa Latina) Indian and Pakistani officials are meeting today in Kathmandu, Nepal''s capital, to seek consensus on the South Asia Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC), whose latest summit in Islamabad was boycotted by New Delhi. India, Russia Close Ranks against Terrorism http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8714&SEO=india-russia-close-ranks-against-terrorism 01 de febrero de 2017, 07:35New Delhi, Feb 1 (Prensa Latina) India and Russia agreed on an action plan to combat terrorism, which will include sharing information and assessments on the issue, reported today the Indian Ministry of External Affairs. Your Oldest Ancestor Was Really Weird http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8691&SEO=your-oldest-ancestor-was-really-weird 31 de enero de 2017, 13:00Washington,Jan 31 (Prensa Latina) Scientists said a tiny marine creature from China that wriggled in the seabed mud about 540 million years ago may be the earliest-known animal in the lengthy evolutionary path that eventually led to humans. H7N9 Virus Continues to Spread in China http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8689&SEO=h7n9-virus-continues-to-spread-in-china Beijing, Jan 31 (Prensa Latina) Liaoning province in northeastern China reported two people infected with H7N9 bird flu showing that the epidemic continues to spread today despite efforts by health authorities to stop it. Some of Earth's Oxygen Escapes to the Moon Every Month http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8683&SEO=some-of-earths-oxygen-escapes-to-the-moon-every-month 31 de enero de 2017, 12:31London,Jan 31 (Prensa Latina) A small bit of Earth''s air leaks into space each day according to Japanese reserchers. Chinese Lunar Year Celebrated in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8635&SEO=chinese-lunar-year-celebrated-in-cuba 30 de enero de 2017, 15:11Camagüey, Cuba, Jan 30 (Prensa Latina) Descendants and lovers of Chinese traditions met at the Cultural Diversity House in this Cuban eastern city to celebrate the Lunar Year. Philippines' Duterte Says Police Corrupt But Extends Drug War http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8627&SEO=philippines-duterte-says-police-corrupt-but-extends-drug-war 30 de enero de 2017, 13:22Manila, Jan 30 (Prensa Latina) Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte today admitted widespread corruption in the police force that is waging his deadly war on drugs, but extended the crackdown until the last day of his term in 2022. Year of the Cock Attracts Tourists to Havana http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8621&SEO=year-of-the-cock-attracts-tourists-to-havana 30 de enero de 2017, 12:57Havana, Jan 30 (Prensa Latina) The strong impact of the tourism industry to travel to Cuba, in particular, to Havana, is combined with the recently started Chinese New Moon Year, to attact travellers from the entire world to the island. Immigration Consultant and Wife Accused of Visa Scam http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8617&SEO=immigration-consultant-and-wife-accused-of-visa-scam 30 de enero de 2017, 12:38Canberra, Jan 30 (Prensa Latina)An immigration official and celebrant wife married 16 Brisbane brides off to Indian men as part of a ''one-stop shop'' for spousal visas, a court has heard. Taiwan Open Women's Singles Round 1 Results http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8615&SEO=taiwan-open-womens-singles-round-1-results Taipei, Jan 30 (Prensa Latina) Anastasija Sevastova won oiver at the Taiwan Open with a victory of 6-0 and 6-4 over Japanese Miyu Kato. Minister: Malaysia To Step Up Trade With ASEAN http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8594&SEO=minister-malaysia-to-step-up-trade-with-asean Kuala Lumpur, Jan 29 (Prensa Latina) Malaysia will step up trade with Asean countries with the official withdrawal of the US from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) on January 23. Boat With 31, Including 28 Chinese Tourists, is Missing off Malaysia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8593&SEO=boat-with-31-including-28-chinese-tourists-is-missing-off-malaysia Beijing, Jan 29 (Prensa Latina) Malaysian navy ships have scrambled to rescue 31 people, including 28 Chinese tourists, aboard a boat which went missing off the coast of Borneo, according to the Chinese Consulate at Kota Kinabalu,in Sabah state. Russia Develops Comprehensive Humanitarian Aid Program in Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8576&SEO=russia-develops-comprehensive-humanitarian-aid-program-in-syria Damascus, Jan 28 (Prensa Latina) Representatives of the Coordination Center for the cease-fire at the Russian base in Hemymin, Syrian province of Latakia, continued their humanitarian aid program, press media said in Damascus today. Japan to Host the International Space Exploration Forum http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8563&SEO=japan-to-host-the-international-space-exploration-forum 27 de enero de 2017, 14:38Tokyo, Jan 27 (Prensa Latina) Japan will host the International Space Exploration Forum on March 3, in Tokyo. Chinese Cooperation Strengthens Venezuelan Weapons Industry http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8548&SEO=chinese-cooperation-strengthens-venezuelan-weapons-industry 27 de enero de 2017, 11:43Caracas, Jan 27 (Prensa Latina) The Venezuelan Minister of Defense Vladimir Padrino assured today that the national weapons industry will be increasingly strenthened, because of fraternity and cooperation relations with the People´s Republic of China. Japan and US Prepare Summit for February http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8535&SEO=japan-and-us-prepare-summit-for-february Tokyo, Jan 27 (Prensa Latina) The Japanese government confirmed today that Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and US President Donald Trump are preparing details for their first summit scheduled for early February. Clashes Reported in Australia against Celebration for Colonization http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8532&SEO=clashes-reported-in-australia-against-celebration-for-colonization 26 de enero de 2017, 17:08Canberra, Jan 26 (Prensa Latina) In various Australian cities clashes between demonstrators and the police were reported, as protest for the celebration of the Day of Australia, which commemorates the arrival date of British settlers, said today the Radio Australia station. Carlos Martí to Lead Cuban Team in World Baseball Classic http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8502&SEO=carlos-marti-to-lead-cuban-team-in-world-baseball-classic Havana, Jan 26 (Prensa Latina) Carlos Martí will be the manager of the Cuban team for the fourth World Baseball Classic, which will begin next March 6. Indian Parade Shows Military Power During Republic Day http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8499&SEO=indian-parade-shows-military-power-during-republic-day New Delhi, Jan 26 (Prensa Latina) Under strict security measures, India showed today its latest military hardware in a parade for Republic Day, which commemorates the anniversary of the 1950 Constitution . Russia Calls on the USA to Avoid Aerial Ban Areas in Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8492&SEO=russia-calls-on-the-usa-to-avoid-aerial-ban-areas-in-syria Moscow, Jan 26 (Prensa Latina) Russia today called on the United States to weigh the possible consequences of the creation of aerial ban areas in Syria, especially for the lives of refugees. China Will Reach 1.45 Billion Inhabitants by 2030 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8458&SEO=china-will-reach-1.45-billion-inhabitants-by-2030 25 de enero de 2017, 11:57Beijing, Jan 25 (Prensa latina) China could reach up to 1.45 billion inhabitants by 2030, as stated by the National Demographic Development Plan for 2016-2030 published today by the State Council. Balance in the World Oil Market Due to Lower Production http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8457&SEO=balance-in-the-world-oil-market-due-to-lower-production 25 de enero de 2017, 11:49Kuwait, Jan 25 (Prensa Latina) Kuwait''s oil minister, Essam al Marzuk, said today that the oil market is well balanced due to the decline in production since the end of last year. Vietnam Tributes Ho Chi Minh on Founding Anniversary of the PCV http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8439&SEO=vietnam-tributes-ho-chi-minh-on-founding-anniversary-of-the-pcv Hanoi, Jan 25 (Prensa Latina) The highest authorities in Vietnam today paid tribute to President Ho Chi Minh on the occasion of the 87th anniversary of the Communist Party, the leading political force of the country that he founded. Leader of Democratic Korea Promises Efforts for World Peace http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8430&SEO=leader-of-democratic-korea-promises-efforts-for-world-peace 24 de enero de 2017, 17:42Pyongyang, Jan 24 (Prensa Latina) The President of the Democratic People''s Republic of Korea (DPRK), Kim Jong Un, promised the defense of peace and stability in the world, in a message to the entire country reported today. UN Welcomes Ceasefire Mechanism in Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8425&SEO=un-welcomes-ceasefire-mechanism-in-syria 24 de enero de 2017, 17:26Astana, Jan 24 (Prensa Latina) United Nations Special Envoy for Syria, Staffan de Mistura welcomed here today the mechanism established by Russia, Turkey, and Iran to observe and enforce a ceasefire in Syria. Afghan Female Orchestra Wins Freemuse Award http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8410&SEO=afghan-female-orchestra-wins-freemuse-award 24 de enero de 2017, 14:33Kabul, Jan 24 (Prensa Latina) The Afghan female orchestra Zohra, the first and only of its kind in the country, won the 2017 Freemuse Award edition, a recognition that promotes music as the driving force of freedom, Ariana News reported today. U.S. and Cuba, Take Steps for Normalizing Their Relations http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8409&SEO=u.s.-and-cuba-take-steps-for-normalizing-their-relations Havana, Jan 24 (Prensa Latina) U.S. and Cuba have adopted up to now 22 instruments since December 17th of 2014, when the process for normalizing their relations started. Brewing Beer On The Moon - The Next Giant Leap? http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8404&SEO=brewing-beer-on-the-moon-the-next-giant-leap 24 de enero de 2017, 12:51Washington,Jan 24 (Prensa Latina) A team of University of California San Diego engineering students are working on an experiment to brew the first beer on the lunar surface, and it may fly by the end of this year. Looking for Plan B to Save Transpacific Pact http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8400&SEO=looking-for-plan-b-to-save-transpacific-pact Tokyo, Jan 24 (Prensa Latina) Japan, Australia and other signatary countries of the Transpacific Pact (TPP) increased today contacts in search of a Plan B to refloat that treaty in face of the new U.S. trade policy. Russian Bombers Destroy Again Terrorist Targets in Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8396&SEO=russian-bombers-destroy-again-terrorist-targets-in-syria 24 de enero de 2017, 12:16Moscow, Jan 24 (Prensa Latina) Russia attacked today ammunition and explosives factories, as well as combat equipment of the terrorist organization Islamic State in the Syrian town of Saljiaj, with six strategic TU-22M3 bombers. Russia Denies Security Threat Due to Chinese Nuclear Missiles http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8390&SEO=russia-denies-security-threat-due-to-chinese-nuclear-missiles Moscow, Jan 24 (Prensa Latina) Russia denied today any threat to its security due to the deployment of the Chinese armed forces, commenting on the location of the giant''s intercontinental ballistic missiles near its mutual borders. Beijing Demands US Caution on the Issue of China Southern Sea http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8387&SEO=beijing-demands-us-caution-on-the-issue-of-china-southern-sea Beijing, Jan 24 (Prensa Latina) China''s Foreign Ministry once again demanded the United States to act with caution with regard to the China Southern Sea, an issue that only concerns the parties directly involved, he said. Concrete Results Made at Syrian Meeting in Astana http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8386&SEO=concrete-results-made-at-syrian-meeting-in-astana Astana, Jan 24 (Prensa Latina) ''The armed formations and the government of Syria achieved today concrete results for a solution to the conflict in the talks in this capital,'' said the ambassador of Syria to the UN, Bashar Al Jaafari. Pakistan Successfully Tests Another Nuclear Missile http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8382&SEO=pakistan-successfully-tests-another-nuclear-missile Islamabad, Jan 24 (Prensa Latina) The Pakistani army successfully carried out the first test of its Ababeel missile, capable of carrying nuclear warheads and reaching several simultaneous targets at a distance of up to 2,200 kilometers. Peaceful Solution in Declaration on Syria in Astana http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8374&SEO=peaceful-solution-in-declaration-on-syria-in-astana Astana, Jan 24 (Prensa Latina) The peaceful solution of the conflict in Syria and the reinforcement of the truce are today in the draft of a final declaration of the meeting in this capital between armed groups and the government of Damascus. ISIS New Cell Members Arrested in Malaysia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8353&SEO=isis-new-cell-members-arrested-in-malaysia 23 de enero de 2017, 14:39Kuala Lumpur, Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) Four members of a new cell of the Islamic State (ISIS), based in Malaysia and in charge of passing terrorists to southern Philippines from the state of Sabah, were arrested, police said today. UN Calls on Astana to Consolidate Ceasefire in Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8352&SEO=un-calls-on-astana-to-consolidate-ceasefire-in-syria 23 de enero de 2017, 14:37Astana, Jan 24 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations Special Envoy for Syria, Staffan de Mistura, called today for the consolidation of the ceasefire in Syria, as a key step in the dialogue aimed at finishing almost six years of conflict. Cuba Hosts International Sympossium on Cardiovascular Lung Disease http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8351&SEO=cuba-hosts-international-sympossium-on-cardiovascular-lung-disease 23 de enero de 2017, 14:05Havana, Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) The International Sympossium of the Pulmonary Vascular Research Institute (PVRI) opened its sessions in this capital Monday, with the participation of prestigious specialists from Cuba, US and Europe. United States Leaves Trans-Pacific Economic Agreement http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8350&SEO=united-states-leaves-trans-pacific-economic-agreement Washington, Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) The President of the United States, Donald Trump, today signed an executive order to withdraw his country from the Trans-Pacific Agreement of Economic Partnership (TPP, acronym in English). Russian Company Rosneft Produces 265 Million Tonnes of Crude Oil http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8347&SEO=russian-company-rosneft-produces-265-million-tonnes-of-crude-oil Moscow, Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) Russian state oil company Rosneft has produced 265 million tonnes of crude oil in 2016 and plans investments for this year of 1 trillion rubles, its director Viktor Sechin said today. Violence in Myanmar Displaces Some 87 Thousand People http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8346&SEO=violence-in-myanmar-displaces-some-87-thousand-people 23 de enero de 2017, 12:57Naipyidó, Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) Statistics on displaced people due to internal conflicts in Myanmar have hit public opinion today, with 87000 people fleeing their homes since the beginning of military operations in Rakhine. WHO Alerts on H5N6 Bird Flu Expansion http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8337&SEO=who-alerts-on-h5n6-bird-flu-expansion 23 de enero de 2017, 11:59Geneva, Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) The World Health Organization (WHO) has called today the international community to pay attention to the outbreak of avian flu, with new strains, spread since late 2016 by almost 40 countries in Europe and Asia. ‘Rogue One' Blasts Past $1Billion At Global Box Office http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8335&SEO=arogue-one-blasts-past-1billion-at-global-box-office 23 de enero de 2017, 11:43Los Ángeles,Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) Rogue One: A Star Wars Story''s rag-tag band of rebels zoomed across the $1Billion threshold at the global box office. Xi to Govern Body for Integrated Military and Civilian Development http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8328&SEO=xi-to-govern-body-for-integrated-military-and-civilian-development Beijing, Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) The Secretary-General of the Central Committee of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and President of the country, Xi Jinping, will lead a newly created central commission for integrated military and civilian development, the political organization revealed today. Asia on Alert before the New US Administration http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8326&SEO=asia-on-alert-before-the-new-us-administration Tokyo, Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) Asian nations began the week with multi-level alerts, ahead of the new US trade policy, and expectations about the immediate financial future. Tsunami Warning after 7.9 Earthquake in Papua New Guinea http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8311&SEO=tsunami-warning-after-7.9-earthquake-in-papua-new-guinea Port Moresby, Jan 22 (prensa Latina) The Hawaii-based Pacific Tsunami Warning Center issued a tsunami warning after the 7.9-magnitude earthquake struck Papua New Guinea. China to Host Special UN Desertification Meeting http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8308&SEO=china-to-host-special-un-desertification-meeting 22 de enero de 2017, 11:01Beijing, Jan 22 (Prensa Latina)China will host a United Nations meeting against desertification in September, reported today the State Forestry Administration. Chinese Govt Is Confident in Maintaining Economic Growth in 2017 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8300&SEO=chinese-govt-is-confident-in-maintaining-economic-growth-in-2017 Beijing, Jan 22 (Prensa Latina) After it was learned that China''s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) have reached 6.7 percent year-on-year in 2016, Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang is confident that the country will maintain its growth rate in 2017, the Cabinet said. China to Strengthen Cooperation with Cuba in Renewable Energy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8299&SEO=china-to-strengthen-cooperation-with-cuba-in-renewable-energy Havana, Jan 22 (Prensa Latina) Cuba and China signed new agreements this week to strengthen cooperation in renewable energies and industry, areas that are considered strategic for sustainable development. Pakistan Releases Indian Soldier Captured in September http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8296&SEO=pakistan-releases-indian-soldier-captured-in-september 21 de enero de 2017, 13:01Islamabad, Jan 21 (Prensa Latina) In a gesture of goodwill, the Pakistani government on Saturday released an Indian soldier captured in September near the Line of Control (LoC), the de facto border in the disputed region of Kashmir. Communist Party Leader Calls to Defend Peace in Taiwan Strait http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8288&SEO=communist-party-leader-calls-to-defend-peace-in-taiwan-strait Beijing, Jan 21 (Prensa Latina) Yu Zhengsheng, a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, called to safeguard peace and stability across the Taiwan Strait, the group stated on Saturday. Links between Uruguay and China Highlighted http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8268&SEO=links-between-uruguay-and-china-highlighted 20 de enero de 2017, 15:36Montevideo, Jan 20 (Prensa Latina) Uruguayan Foreign Minister Rodolfo Nin Novoa has highlighted the good relations between China and these South American nation, which help deepening the links between them. Cold Wave Hurting Migrant Children In Europe, UNICEF http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8264&SEO=cold-wave-hurting-migrant-children-in-europe-unicef 20 de enero de 2017, 13:43United Nations, Jan 20 (Prensa Latina) The prevailing cold front in the central, eastern and southern region of Europe triggered the the health risks of migrant and refugee children, the United Nations Children''s Fund (UNICEF) warned today. Humans, Not Climate Change, Wiped Out Australian Megafauna http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8263&SEO=humans-not-climate-change-wiped-out-australian-megafauna 20 de enero de 2017, 13:36Canberra,Jan 20 (Prensa Latina)New evidence involving the ancient poop of some of the huge and astonishing creatures that once roamed Australia indicates the primary cause of their extinction around 45,000 years ago was likely a result of humans, not climate change. South Korean Court Holds Hearing on Arrest Warrants for Black List http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8257&SEO=south-korean-court-holds-hearing-on-arrest-warrants-for-black-list 20 de enero de 2017, 12:39Seoul,Jan 20 (Prensa Latina) A South Korean court held a hearing today to decide whether to issue warrants to arrest the country''s culture minister and a former presidential chief of staff over their suspected involvement in the blacklisting of cultural figures deemed critical of the government. Cuban President Offers Condolences after Kyrgyzstan Plane Crash http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8251&SEO=cuban-president-offers-condolences-after-kyrgyzstan-plane-crash Biskek, Jan 20 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President, Raul Castro, has offered his condolences to his Kyrgyz peer, Almazbek Atambayev, for those killed in a plane crash near the capital, diplomatic sources said. Flow of Russian Tourists to Cuba Grows 50 Percent http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8249&SEO=flow-of-russian-tourists-to-cuba-grows-50-percent 20 de enero de 2017, 11:23Moscow, Jan 20 (Prensa Latina) The flow of Russian tourists to Cuba in 2016 has grown 50 percent compared to the previous year, after surpassing 65,000 visitors, Tourism counselor of the island''s embassy in this country, Edilberto Riveron Leon, said. China: 13 Cases of H7N9 Detected in Central Province http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8236&SEO=china-13-cases-of-h7n9-detected-in-central-province Beijing, Jan 20 (Prensa Latina) The number of people infected with H7N9 avian influenza in humans in central China''s Hunan province rose to 13 this year as two new cases were detected, according to local authorities. Xi jinping: China Calls for Peaceful Development http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8235&SEO=xi-jinping-china-calls-for-peaceful-development Beijing, Jan 20 (Prensa Latina) China projects itself to the world with a call to peaceful development, judging by the perforrnance of President Xi Jinping in the recently concluded Davos Forum. 2016: Worst Year for Journalists in Afghanistan http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8214&SEO=2016-worst-year-for-journalists-in-afghanistan 19 de enero de 2017, 13:37Kabul, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) A report by the Afghan Journalists Safety Committee revealed today that 2016 was the deadliest year for reporters there, after a 38 percent increase in violence against them. Recent Data Highlight Cuban Tourism Industry Booming http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8213&SEO=recent-data-highlight-cuban-tourism-industry-booming 19 de enero de 2017, 13:35Havana, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) The most recent official data on tourism in Cuba today predicts that the travel industry has a growing spiral that can put this country at the forefront of the sector in the Caribbean. ECLAC Recommends Mexico a Strategy for Foreign Investment http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8211&SEO=eclac-recommends-mexico-a-strategy-for-foreign-investment 19 de enero de 2017, 13:03Davos, Switzerland, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) The executive secretary of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), Alicia Barcenas, recommended here today that Mexico uses a strong strategy to keep foreign investment. Democratic Korea Condemns US Position http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8206&SEO=democratic-korea-condemns-us-position 19 de enero de 2017, 12:37Pyongyang, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) The Democratic People''s Republic of Korea (DPRK) condemned today the interference of U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry during his speech at the Davos Forum. Pakistan Was Unaware of Bin Laden Presence, Former Diplomat http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8202&SEO=pakistan-was-unaware-of-bin-laden-presence-former-diplomat Islamabad, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) Former US ambassador in Pakistan, Cameron Munter, denied that Pakistan knew about the presence in the country of Al Qaeda founder, Osama Bin Laden, a criterion that adds to today''s many hypotheses about the Saudi death. Europe to Suffer More Terrorist Attacks, says Germany http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8199&SEO=europe-to-suffer-more-terrorist-attacks-says-germany Berlin, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) Germany and Europe in general will be targets of terrorist attacks in the short and medium term, said the president of the German secret services of the interior, Hans-Georg Maassen. Syrian President Expresses Hopes for Dialogues in Kazakhstan http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8198&SEO=syrian-president-expresses-hopes-for-dialogues-in-kazakhstan 19 de enero de 2017, 11:46Damascus, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) President Bashar al-Assad expressed hopes of establishing a platform for dialogue at the conference on Syria that will take place in Astana, capital of Kazakhstan, the press reported today in Damascus. South Korea Seeks Agreement with Central American Bank http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8191&SEO=south-korea-seeks-agreement-with-central-american-bank Seoul, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) The Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport of South Korea reported today that it is seeking to sign a memorandum of understanding with the Central American Bank for Economic Integration (CABEI) to boost infrastructure''s construction. Japan Allows USA to Deploy F-35 Fighter Jets at Iwakuni Base http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8162&SEO=japan-allows-usa-to-deploy-f-35-fighter-jets-at-iwakuni-base 18 de enero de 2017, 15:03Tokyo, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) Japan allowed today the United States to deploy several F-35 fighter jets at Iwakuni Air Station, Yamaguchi prefecture (west), despite the concerns of many citizens about the danger of such operations for national security. First Afghan Female Orchestra to Perform at Davos Forum http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8157&SEO=first-afghan-female-orchestra-to-perform-at-davos-forum 18 de enero de 2017, 13:33Kabul, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) The first women''s music orchestra in Afghanistan will play tomorrow and Friday at the closing of the Davos Forum, which brings together around 3,000 world leaders every winter in Switzerland, Khaama Press reported today. Japan Wants to Limit Impact of Brexit in Global Economy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8150&SEO=japan-wants-to-limit-impact-of-brexit-in-global-economy 18 de enero de 2017, 11:58Tokyo, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) Japan announced today that it will pressure the United Kingdom and the European Union (EU) to limit the impact of Brexit on the global economy. Cuban Swine Fever Vaccine Will Shortly Be Marketed http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8146&SEO=cuban-swine-fever-vaccine-will-shortly-be-marketed 18 de enero de 2017, 11:45Havana, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) Cuban scientists are completing the clinical trials to launch into market a new vaccine for the control of classical swine fever (CSF), a disease that has been severely affecting pig breeding in the island. China Urges Joint Efforts to Build Stable Links With US http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8140&SEO=china-urges-joint-efforts-to-build-stable-links-with-us 18 de enero de 2017, 10:57Beijing, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) China urged US for joint efforts to build a lasting,stable and cooperative relation that satisfy the two nations interests and the world,according to the government press. China Urges to Avoid Taiwan's Officials in Trump's Inauguration http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8130&SEO=china-urges-to-avoid-taiwans-officials-in-trumps-inauguration Beijing, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has called today the U.S. government not to allow that Taiwan representatives attend the inauguration ceremony of President-elect, Donald Trump, on January 20. China defends in Davos an Inclusive Economic Globalization http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8111&SEO=china-defends-in-davos-an-inclusive-economic-globalization 17 de enero de 2017, 16:28Beijing, Jan 17 (Prensa Latina) Chinese President, Xi Jinping, stressed today in Davos, Switzerland, the benefits of incljusive economic globalization to prevent negative results. US Groups Ask Trump to Continue Normalization With Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8101&SEO=us-groups-ask-trump-to-continue-normalization-with-cuba 17 de enero de 2017, 13:43Washington, 17 Jan (Prensa Latina) Several US organizations sent today a memorandum to President-elect Donald Trump to urge him to continue normalizeng relations with Cuba. India Builds the Largest Cricket Stadium in the World http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8097&SEO=india-builds-the-largest-cricket-stadium-in-the-world 17 de enero de 2017, 12:37New Delhi, Jan 17 (Prensa Latina) The construction of the largest cricket stadium of the world, valued in some 100 million dollars, began in the western Indian state, with a capacity of 110 000 people, sources of this sport reported today. Nepalese Temple, World Heritage, Demolished for Earthquake Damages http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8079&SEO=nepalese-temple-world-heritage-demolished-for-earthquake-damages 17 de enero de 2017, 10:09Kathmandu, Jan 17 (Prensa Latina) The Department of Archeology of Nepal demolished the temple of Pratappur, World Heritage, after considering it a risk to the tourists after the damages caused by the earthquake of 2015, sources announced today. Nepal Hosts Summit to Save Snow Leopards http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8069&SEO=nepal-hosts-summit-to-save-snow-leopards Kathmandu, Jan 17 (Prensa Latina) The Government of Nepal said that a meeting of ministers and experts from 12 countries will be held from today to discuss the conservation of snow leopards. Filipino Police Supports Possible Return of Martial Law http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8057&SEO=filipino-police-supports-possible-return-of-martial-law 16 de enero de 2017, 15:49Manila, Jan 16 (Prensa Latina) Ronald de la Rosa, director of the Police of the Phillipines, said Monday that they will support President Rodrigo Duterte if he declares the martial law in the related items with the struggle against drug trafficking. New Impetus to Vietnam-Japan Ties with Prime Minister Visit http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8046&SEO=new-impetus-to-vietnam-japan-ties-with-prime-minister-visit 16 de enero de 2017, 11:20Hanoi, Jan 16 (Prensa Latina) The strengthening of political trust and coordination stand out as one of the targets of the visit of Japanese Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe, he began to Vietnam today, that this year will also receive Emperor Akihito. China-Switzerland, Paradigm of Nexuses Between Countries: Xi http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8039&SEO=china-switzerland-paradigm-of-nexuses-between-countries-xi Beijing, Jan 16 (Prensa Latina) Chinese President Xi Jinping called the Sino-Swiss bilateral relations paradigm between the two countries, reports today the government press. China, the Largest Environmentally Friendly Car Stallholder http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8034&SEO=china-the-largest-environmentally-friendly-car-stallholder 16 de enero de 2017, 08:37Beijing, Jan 16 (Prensa Latina) China is pushing for more production of new energy vehicles to continue as the world''s largest eco-friendly car stallholder, a condition it has maintained since 2015. China and Vietnam for Sustainable and Stable Development http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8029&SEO=china-and-vietnam-for-sustainable-and-stable-development Beijing, Jan 15 (Xinhua) According to Yu Zhengsheng, top Chinese political advisor, the ties between China and Vietnam are currently in a new stage for a sustainable, healthy and stable development led by presidents of the two countries. Uruguayan Composer Serebrier Says He Likes to Perform in China http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8027&SEO=uruguayan-composer-serebrier-says-he-likes-to-perform-in-china Beijing, Jan 15 (Prensa Latina) Jose Serebrier, one of the most important figures in Uruguay''s contemporary music direction and composition, likes to perform in China for an audience always eager to learn about the West and one of the most appealing. One China Policy Is Not Negotiable, Warns Beijing to US http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8021&SEO=one-china-policy-is-not-negotiable-warns-beijing-to-us Beijing, Jan 15 (Prensa Latina) The Chinese government reiterated to the United States that the One China policy is the fundamental principle of bilateral relations and is ''non-negotiable,'' the Foreign Ministry said today on its website. China and Vietnam for Widening Political Trust http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8012&SEO=china-and-vietnam-for-widening-political-trust 14 de enero de 2017, 12:10Beijing, Jan 14 (Prensa Latina) Chinese leaders agreed in a meeting with Nguyen Phu Trong, secretary general of the Vietnamese Communist Party visiting China, to expand political trust and collaboration between both nations. Chinese Economy, Important Topic in the Davos Forum http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8003&SEO=chinese-economy-important-topic-in-the-davos-forum 14 de enero de 2017, 02:00By Damy Vales Finland to Host Humanitarian Conference on Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7998&SEO=finland-to-host-humanitarian-conference-on-syria United Nations, Jan 14 (Prensa Latina) The Finnish capital, Helsinki, will host a conference on the humanitarian situation in Syria on 23 and 24 January, a forum to launch a refugee aid plan for 2017 and 2018, confirmed today the UN. Air Traffic Accidents in Indonesia Related to Drug Consumption http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7988&SEO=air-traffic-accidents-in-indonesia-related-to-drug-consumption 13 de enero de 2017, 14:34Jakarta, Jan 13 (Prensa Latina) The Indonesian National Narcotics Agency revealed today that most of the plane crashes in Indonesia are linked to drug use by pilots. Japanese Scientists Reveal Mysteries of the Earth Nucleus http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7986&SEO=japanese-scientists-reveal-mysteries-of-the-earth-nucleus 13 de enero de 2017, 14:32Tokyo, Jan 13 (Prensa Latina) Japanese scientists stated that silicon is likely the mystery element missing in the composition of the Earth''s inner core, claiming progress on solving one of the planet''s deepest secrets. Japan Questions Trump's View on Trade Pacts http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7982&SEO=japan-questions-trumps-view-on-trade-pacts 13 de enero de 2017, 13:04Tokyo, Jan 13 (Prensa Latina) Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said Tuesday that his country should try to do more to transmit to the next US administration, led by Donald Trump, the reality of its investments and its commercial operations in the United States. Turkey Receives Largest Number of Refugees Worldwide http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7980&SEO=turkey-receives-largest-number-of-refugees-worldwide Ankara, Jan 13 (Prensa Latina) The director general of the International Organization for Migration (IOM), William Lacy Swing, said today in this capital that Turkey is the first country in the world in terms of the number of refugees in its territory. El Salvador: Investigation Asked for Recipients of Taiwanese Funds http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7973&SEO=el-salvador-investigation-asked-for-recipients-of-taiwanese-funds San Salvador, Jan 13 (Prensa Latina) Salvadoran social organizations today demanded that the Attorney General''s Office to investigate beneficiaries of funds donated by Taiwan for the victims of the 2001 earthquakes that never reached their recipients. Xi Jinping Defends China's Economic Perspectives in Davos http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7958&SEO=xi-jinping-defends-chinas-economic-perspectives-in-davos Beijing, Jan 13 (Prensa Latina) Many looks are centered in China on president Xi Jinping who will attend the Davos Forum where he will defend the economic perspectives and the stand of this nation before the present world difficulties. Ban Ki-moon with an Eye on South Korea's Presidency http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7949&SEO=ban-ki-moon-with-an-eye-on-south-koreas-presidency 12 de enero de 2017, 16:45Seoul, Jan 12 (Prensa Latina) Former United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon made statements on his aspirations for the presidency of South Korea sparking interest in the East Asian country''s public opinion. King of Thailand Calls for Changes in Constitution http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7928&SEO=king-of-thailand-calls-for-changes-in-constitution 12 de enero de 2017, 10:56Bangkok, Jan 12 (Prensa Latina) King of Thailand, Maha Vajiralongkorn, has asked the government to modify some clauses in the Constitution so that to appoint a regent in his absence is not necessary, local press reports today. China for Enhancing Cooperation with Africa http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7923&SEO=china-for-enhancing-cooperation-with-africa Beijing, Jan 12 (Prensa Latina) After winding up a five-country tour in Africa, China''s Foreign Minister Wang Yi said today his Government would study new ways to upgrade cooperation with African nations. Experts Predict Complex China's Foreign Trade in 2017 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7922&SEO=experts-predict-complex-chinas-foreign-trade-in-2017 12 de enero de 2017, 10:01Beijing Jan 12 (Prensa Latina) Chinese experts today predict that the country''s foreign trade situation will continue to be complicated in 2017 due to growing protectionism and weak external demand. China's President Calls to Protect National Security http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7914&SEO=chinas-president-calls-to-protect-national-security 12 de enero de 2017, 08:22Beijing, Jan 12 (Prensa Latina) China''s President Xi Jinping has called on judicial and police corps to upgrade their capacity and methods to protect more efficiently national security. Republic of Congo Plans Special Economic Zone with Chinese Aid http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7913&SEO=republic-of-congo-plans-special-economic-zone-with-chinese-aid Beijing, Jan 12 (Prensa Latina) Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi assured his country will aid the Republic of Congo build a Special Economic Zone in the port city of Pointe Noire, announced the government. Environmental Pollution Causes 1.2 Million Deaths in India http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7909&SEO=environmental-pollution-causes-1.2-million-deaths-in-india New Delhi, Jan 12 (Prensa Latina) Environmental pollution causes 1.2 million deaths each year in India and the loss of three percent of Gross Domestic Product (GDP), according to a study by Greenpeace. Filipino Environmentalists Oppose Construction of Submarine Park http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7899&SEO=filipino-environmentalists-oppose-construction-of-submarine-park 11 de enero de 2017, 14:52Manila, Jan 11 (Prensa Latina) Philippine environmentalists are opposing the construction of a touristic submarine park on Coron island, due to the risks that it would represent to the coral population in the east of the country. Cuba Sends Condolences Due to Death of Former Iranian President http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7893&SEO=cuba-sends-condolences-due-to-death-of-former-iranian-president 11 de enero de 2017, 12:22Havana, Jan 11 (Prensa Latina) The vice president of the Council of Ministers Ricardo Cabrisas conveyed today the condolences of the Cuban government and people on the occasion of the death of former Iranian President Akbar Hashemi, one of the main figures of the 1979 Islamic Revolution. India Calls for UN Reform and Criticizes Security Council http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7885&SEO=india-calls-for-un-reform-and-criticizes-security-council New Delhi, Jan 11 (Prensa Latina) India has called for a profound reform of the UN, especially its Security Council, considering that under the current format it is unable to face the main problems affecting the world today. China Worries Growing Uncertainty in Ties with Taiwan http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7878&SEO=china-worries-growing-uncertainty-in-ties-with-taiwan 11 de enero de 2017, 08:10Beijing, Jan 11 (Prensa Latina) The Chinese government today expressed concern over growing uncertainties and challenges in developing cross-strait relations in Taiwan in 2017 and said the mainland will continue to adhere to the 1992 Consensus. UN: More than 620,000 Afghans Displaced in 2016 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7874&SEO=un-more-than-620000-afghans-displaced-in-2016 Kabul, Jan 11 (Prensa Latina) Violence in Afghanistan forced 623,000 people to leave their respective homes in 2016, said a report of the United Nations published by news agency Khaama Press Tuesday. King of Thailand Calls for Amendment to Constitution http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7867&SEO=king-of-thailand-calls-for-amendment-to-constitution 10 de enero de 2017, 17:53Bangkok, Jan 10 (Prensa Latina) New king of Thailand Maha Vajiralongkorn urged the military management today to amend clauses of the Constitution related to royal power, in a context of controversy over Vajiralongkorn''s unexpected involvement in the political field. China Highlights Importance for Uruguay and Latin America http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7851&SEO=china-highlights-importance-for-uruguay-and-latin-america Beijing, Jan 10 (Prensa Latina) The President of the House of Representatives of Uruguay, Gerardo Amarilla, visiting here today, has highlighted the importance China has for his country, which is the main trade partner, and for Latin America in general. Prime Minister Modi Presents Economic Advantages of India http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7847&SEO=prime-minister-modi-presents-economic-advantages-of-india 10 de enero de 2017, 11:39New Delhi, Jan 10 (Prensa Latina) Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated today the eighth edition of the Global Vibrant Gujarat Summit, which opened its doors in that western state with the presence of numerous foreign personalities. Philippines Authorities Publish Statistics on Campaign vs. Drugs http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7830&SEO=philippines-authorities-publish-statistics-on-campaign-vs.-drugs 09 de enero de 2017, 17:17Manila, Jan 9 (Prensa Latina) The Philippine authorities published a report with the statistics of the anti-drug campaign carried out by President Rodrigo Duterte, showing the scope of controversial measures taken since the beginning of his term. Vietnam's Coffee Exports Increase http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7821&SEO=vietnams-coffee-exports-increase Hanoi, Jan 9 (Prensa Latina) Vietnamese coffee exports for 2016 were valued at 3,360 million dollars, 25.6 percent more than 2015, official figures released today indicate. US to Deploy More Troops in Afghanistan http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7811&SEO=us-to-deploy-more-troops-in-afghanistan 09 de enero de 2017, 09:30Kabul, Jan 9 (Prensa Latina) The US government will send 300 marines to the Afghan province of Helmand to train local security forces in their fight against the Taliban movement, official sources confirmed today. Beijing to Create Environmental Police Force to Fight Pollution http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7807&SEO=beijing-to-create-environmental-police-force-to-fight-pollution Beijing, Jan 9 (Prensa Latina) The government of Beijing, China, is currently studying plans to combat air pollution in 2017 through the creation of an environmental police force that will oversight 16 districts. General Elections in Thailand to be Held in 2017 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7774&SEO=general-elections-in-thailand-to-be-held-in-2017 07 de enero de 2017, 00:16Bangkok, Jan 7 (Prensa Latina) Thai Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwan announced that his country''s general elections will be held in 2017, just days after a spokesman for the National Legislative Assembly (ALN) announced the decision to postpone them until 2018. New York Times-- The Most Attractive Caribbean Destinations in 2017 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7758&SEO=new-york-times-the-most-attractive-caribbean-destinations-in-2017 06 de enero de 2017, 12:44Washington, Jan 6 (Prensa Latina) The New York Times includes three Caribbean tourist destinations in Jamaica, Puerto Rico and Belize among the 52 best places to visit in 2017. China Reiterates Importance of Stable Links With US http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7757&SEO=china-reiterates-importance-of-stable-links-with-us Beijing, Jan 6 (Prensa Latina) The Chinese Foreign Ministry today reiterated the importance that China and the United States maintain stable relations, an idea supported by the international community. More Than 500,000 Immigrants Arrived in Europe in 2016 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7754&SEO=more-than-500000-immigrants-arrived-in-europe-in-2016 06 de enero de 2017, 11:55Brussels, Jan 6 (Prensa Latina) A total of 503,700 immigrants arrived in Europe in 2016, a 72 percent increase on the previous year, according to a report by the Frontex Regional Agency for Border and Coastal Protection. China Starts Preparing for World Military Games 2019 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7735&SEO=china-starts-preparing-for-world-military-games-2019 Beijing, Jan 6 (Prensa Latina) The armed forces started officially preparing for the 7th World Military Games (WMG) 2019 by establishing the organizing committee of the event. China asks USA to Maintain Results of Bilateral Cooperation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7718&SEO=china-asks-usa-to-maintain-results-of-bilateral-cooperation 05 de enero de 2017, 12:17Beijing, Jan 5 (Prensa Latina) China''s Foreign Minister, Wang Yi, asked the United States today to work together in order to carefully maintain the results reached in bilateral cooperation and continue the development of their relations in the correct direction. Turkey Denounces EU's Double Standards http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7710&SEO=turkey-denounces-eus-double-standards 05 de enero de 2017, 11:32Ankara, Jan 5 (Prensa Latina) The Turkish Foreign Affairs Minister, Mevlut Cavusoglu said today that his country did not want tense relations with any country or institution but that he believed that the EU was applying double standards and was arrogant. New Geological Map of the Moon Created By Chinese Scientists http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7704&SEO=new-geological-map-of-the-moon-created-by-chinese-scientists Beijing, Jan 5 (Prensa Latina) A new 1: 2.5 million scale geological map of the Moon is being created by Chinese scientists and university experts, according to today''s reports. More than 400,000 Chinese Officials Penalized in 2016 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7700&SEO=more-than-400000-chinese-officials-penalized-in-2016 05 de enero de 2017, 09:57Beijing, Jan 5 (Prensa Latina) The Central Committee of Discipline Inspection (CCCD) of the Communist Party of China (CPC) today revealed that a total of 415,000 people were punished in 2016 for violating the organization''s rules of conduct and other regulations. Ship Collision Causes Oil Spill in Malaysia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7689&SEO=ship-collision-causes-oil-spill-in-malaysia 04 de enero de 2017, 17:34Kuala Lumpur, Jan 4 (Prensa Latina) The collision of two ships, one flying a Singaporean flag and the other from Gibraltar, in southern Malaysian waters has caused a 300-ton oil spill, official sources report today. Syrian President Holds Meetings with Iranian and Armenian Delegation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7673&SEO=syrian-president-holds-meetings-with-iranian-and-armenian-delegation 04 de enero de 2017, 12:21Damascus, Jan 4 (Prensa Latina) Syrian President Bashar al-Assad held separate meetings today with a political delegation from Iran and the Armenian Orthodox Church, whose representatives dealt with the current situation in the country. Uruguay to Receive Free Military Assistance From China http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7672&SEO=uruguay-to-receive-free-military-assistance-from-china 04 de enero de 2017, 12:19Montevideo, Jan 4 (Prensa Latina) Uruguay will receive US $ 2.5 million in free military assistance from China this month, an official source announced today. China Supports Philippines Rotatory Presidency of ASEAN http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7666&SEO=china-supports-philippines-rotatory-presidency-of-asean Beijing, Jan 4 (Prensa Latina) China backed today the Philippines'' rotating presidency of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in 2017 and advocated that it drive relations within the group to a new level. IAAF Supports Unprecedented Competition in Australia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7661&SEO=iaaf-supports-unprecedented-competition-in-australia Canberra, Jan 4 (Prensa Latina) President of the International Athletics Federation (IAAF), the British Sebastian Coe, showed his support today the first edition of the fair Nitro Athletics, to be held in Australia. Indian Cabinet Approves Agreement with Uruguay on Customs Issues http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7654&SEO=indian-cabinet-approves-agreement-with-uruguay-on-customs-issues New Delhi, Jan 4 (Prensa Latina) The Indian Council of Ministers today approved an agreement between India and Uruguay on cooperation and mutual assistance in customs issues. China Starts in Africa Its 2017 Foreign Policy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7650&SEO=china-starts-in-africa-its-2017-foreign-policy Beijing, Jan 4 (Prensa Latina) Keeping up with a diplomatic tradition, China''s Foreign Minister Wang Yi will visit January 7 through 12 five African countries, Madagascar, Zambia, Tanzania, Republic of Congo and Nigeria, to start his country''s 2017 foreign policy. China Joins Turkey and World Community in Fight Against Terror http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7637&SEO=china-joins-turkey-and-world-community-in-fight-against-terror Beijing, Jan 3 (Prensa Latina) Today China expressed its willingness to work with Turkey and the international community to prevent and respond to the threat of terrorism. Indonesia Captain Arrested After Boat Fire Left 23 Dead http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7630&SEO=indonesia-captain-arrested-after-boat-fire-left-23-dead 02 de enero de 2017, 10:50Jakarta,Jan 2 (Prensa Latina) Police in Indonesia have arrested the captain of a ferry that burst into flames, leaving 23 people dead and dozens injured. Indian President Congratulates Cuba on Anniversary of Revolution http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7628&SEO=indian-president-congratulates-cuba-on-anniversary-of-revolution New Delhi, Jan 2 (Prensa Latina) President of India Pranab Mukherjee congratulated Cuba on occasion of the 58th anniversary of the victory of the Cuban Revolution. Oscar Dos Santos to Chinese Super League Club Shanghai SIPG http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7620&SEO=oscar-dos-santos-to-chinese-super-league-club-shanghai-sipg 02 de enero de 2017, 09:35Beijing,Jan 2 (Prensa Latina) Brazilian stricker Oscar dos Santos arrived today in China to join the Shanghai SIPG club and was welcomed by thousand of fans at the airport. India Successfully Test Fires Ballistic Missile http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7617&SEO=india-successfully-test-fires-ballistic-missile New Delhi, Jan 2 (Prensa Latina) India successfully test-fired its nuclear-capable strategic ballistic missile Ethiopian Runners Sweep at Xiamen International Marathon http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7616&SEO=ethiopian-runners-sweep-at-xiamen-international-marathon Beijing,Jan 2 (Prensa Latina) Ethiopian runners swept the top three in both men''s and women''s competition at the 2017 Xiamen International Marathon here on Monday. China Launches First Freight Train to London http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7615&SEO=china-launches-first-freight-train-to-london Beijing, Jan 2 (Prensa Latina) China launched its first freight train to London, the China Railway Corporation said. China Extends Orange Alert Due to Pollution http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7614&SEO=china-extends-orange-alert-due-to-pollution Beijing, Jan 2 (Prensa Latina)China extended today the orange alert in this capital until Thurdsday according to authorities. Chinese and Russian Prime Ministers Talk on New Year http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7604&SEO=chinese-and-russian-prime-ministers-talk-on-new-year 01 de enero de 2017, 11:46Beijing, Jan 1 (Prensa Latina) Chinese prime Minister Li Keqiang exchanged congratulations for New Year with Russian Prime Minister Dmitri Medvedev and both praised the development of their bilateral relations in the last 12 years, according to reports in this capital today. Vietnam Congratulates Cuba on Anniversary of its Revolution http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7603&SEO=vietnam-congratulates-cuba-on-anniversary-of-its-revolution 01 de enero de 2017, 11:44Hanoi, Jan 1 (Prensa Latina) The Vietnamese top authorities congratulated President Raul Castro on occasion of the 58th anniversary of the Cuban revolution, on January 1. China Urges BRICS Members to Strengthen Association http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7602&SEO=china-urges-brics-members-to-strengthen-association 01 de enero de 2017, 11:42Beijing, Jan 1 (Prensa Latina) Chinese President Xi Jinping urged members of the BRICS Group (Brazil, Russia, India,, China and South Africa) to work to reinforce their association for a better future for the group. Terrorist Attack on Istanbul Disco Raises Rejection and Condolences http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7596&SEO=terrorist-attack-on-istanbul-disco-raises-rejection-and-condolences Istanbul, Turkey, Jan 1 (Prensa Latina) At least 35 dead and 40 wounded caused a terrorist attack on an Istanbul disco where the New Year was being celebrated. China: New International Media Organization Created http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7581&SEO=china-new-international-media-organization-created 31 de diciembre de 2016, 10:01Beijing, Dec 31 (Prensa Latina) China''s Global Television Network, CGTN, is the new international media organization launched here today in several languages. Myanmar Stops Searching for Missing People after Landslide http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7575&SEO=myanmar-stops-searching-for-missing-people-after-landslide 30 de diciembre de 2016, 17:05Naypyidaw, Dec 30 (Prensa Latina) The rescue teams in Myanmar postponed today the operations to search for missing people after the landslide in the mining region of Kachin, due to high probabilities of new events of that kind. Cubans Evoke Fidel Castro in China http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7555&SEO=cubans-evoke-fidel-castro-in-china Beijing, Dec 30 M(Prensa Latina) Officials, diplomats and representatives of the Cuban community in China gathered in the Chinese capital today for a cultural and political event on the occasion of the 58th anniversary of the triumph of the Revolution and to evoke the late revolutionary leader Fidel Castro. Chinese North and Center Welcome 2017 Covered by Smog http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7551&SEO=chinese-north-and-center-welcome-2017-covered-by-smog Beijing, Jan 1 (Prensa Latina) China''s northern cities: Beijing, Tianjin, Hebei and Henan as well as cities in the center of the country are covered today by smog. Putin Announces Ceasefire and Reduction of Russian Troops in Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7524&SEO=putin-announces-ceasefire-and-reduction-of-russian-troops-in-syria Moscow, Dec 29(Prensa Latina) The Russian President, Vladimar Putin, has today announced an agreement between the government and the opposition in Syria to cease hostilities. The number of Russian troops in Syria will also be reduced. China's Unmanned Submersibles Descend 10,000 Metres Underwater http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7523&SEO=chinas-unmanned-submersibles-descend-10000-metres-underwater 29 de diciembre de 2016, 10:52Beijing, Dec 29 (Prensa Latina) Three Chinese unmanned deep-sea devices descended over 10,000 metres underwater and successfully completed sea tests in the Pacific Ocean marking a major step in the country''s deep-sea research, researchers said. China Challenges US Inclusion of Chinese Companies in Black List http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7521&SEO=china-challenges-us-inclusion-of-chinese-companies-in-black-list Beijing, Dec 29 (Prensa Latina) China''s Ministry of Commerce said today that the USA blacklist that includes Chinese companies is irresponsible and non-objective. World's Highest Bridge: Latest Feat of Chinese Engineering http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7519&SEO=worlds-highest-bridge-latest-feat-of-chinese-engineering Beijing, Dec 29 (Prensa Latina) The Beipanjiang bridge, the highest in the world stands 565 meters above Nizhu river cannon and connects the southern provinces of Yunnan and Guizhou,and was opened to traffic today as another sucess of this nation. Carlos Tevez Moves to China and Becomes World's Highest Paid Player http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7517&SEO=carlos-tevez-moves-to-china-and-becomes-worlds-highest-paid-player Buenos Aires,Dec 29 (Prensa Latina) After several weeks of rumors Chinese Super League club Shanghai Shenhua has confirmed today the signing of Argentinian Carlos Tevez in a deal which will make the former Manchester United striker the world''s highest-paid player. Vietnam Celebrates the 58th Anniversary of the Cuban Revolution http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7516&SEO=vietnam-celebrates-the-58th-anniversary-of-the-cuban-revolution Hanoi, Dec 29 (Prensa Latina) The 58th anniversary of the triumph of the Cuban Revolution was celebrated in Ho Chi Minh City, a ceremony that highlighted the high level of relations between Vietnam and the Caribbean country, including the strengthening of cooperation. World's Oldest Male Panda Pan Pan Dies at 31 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7512&SEO=worlds-oldest-male-panda-pan-pan-dies-at-31 Beijing, Dec 29 (Prensa Latina) Pan Pan, the world''s oldest male panda, died this Wenesday at 31 of cancer in south-west China''s Sichuan Province on Wednesday. Five Dead in Attack in China's Xinjiang http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7511&SEO=five-dead-in-attack-in-chinas-xinjiang 29 de diciembre de 2016, 07:50Beijing,Dec 29 (Prensa Latina)A total of 5 persons died when 3 Attackers drove a vehicle into a building in China''s far western region of Xinjiang, setting off an explosive device and using knives to kill two people before all three of the terrorist assailants were shot dead according to the Ministry of Public Security. Over 13 Million New Jobs Created in China This Year http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7510&SEO=over-13-million-new-jobs-created-in-china-this-year 29 de diciembre de 2016, 07:32Beijing, Dec 29 (Prensa Latina) China created more than 13 million new jobs this year as part of the efforts to stabilize a slowing economy,according to the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security. Vietnam and South Korea Dialogue on Ties in Defense http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7488&SEO=vietnam-and-south-korea-dialogue-on-ties-in-defense 28 de diciembre de 2016, 12:35Hanoi, Dec 28 (Prensa Latina) Officials from Vietnam and South Korea today discussed their relations in the defense sector, an issue analyzed earlier in a bilateral meeting in which participants also exchanged views on regional security, among others. China Calls the US to Stop Meddling in Taiwan http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7485&SEO=china-calls-the-us-to-stop-meddling-in-taiwan 28 de diciembre de 2016, 11:21Beijing, Dec 28 (Prensa Latina) A spokesman for the Taiwan Affairs Office of the State Council of China, An Fengshan, reiterated to Washington today that the Taiwan issue is a internal matter of this nation. Oil Prices Rise for Fourth Consecutive Day http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7484&SEO=oil-prices-rise-for-fourth-consecutive-day 28 de diciembre de 2016, 11:19London, Dec 28 (Prensa Latina) Oil prices rose today, for the fourth consecutive session, as the market expects an agreement between producers to reduce offer. Bolivian Woman Driver Optimistic with Performance in Dakar Rally 2017 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7481&SEO=bolivian-woman-driver-optimistic-with-performance-in-dakar-rally-2017 28 de diciembre de 2016, 11:10La Paz, Dec 28 (Prensa Latina) Bolivian driver Suany Martínez is optimistic about her performance in the Dakar Rally 2017, the most important extreme danger race in the world. India Arrests Smugglers With More Than 70 Poisonous Snakes http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7472&SEO=india-arrests-smugglers-with-more-than-70-poisonous-snakes 28 de diciembre de 2016, 09:43New Delhi, Dec 28 (Prensa Latina) Police in the western Indian state of Maharashtra arrested two smugglers hiding more than 70 poisonous snakes in boxes to extract their poison and sell it, NDTV reported. Longest East-West High-Speed Railroad Operating in China http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7471&SEO=longest-east-west-high-speed-railroad-operating-in-china 28 de diciembre de 2016, 09:41Beijing, Dec 28 (Prensa Latina) China inaugurated today one of the longest high-speed railways in the world, that will link the prosperous east coast with the least developed region in the southwest. China Launches High Resolution Remote Sensing Satellites http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7470&SEO=china-launches-high-resolution-remote-sensing-satellites 28 de diciembre de 2016, 09:40Beijing, Dec 28 (Prensa Latina) China launched a pair of 0.5-meter high-resolution remote sensing satellites from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in Shanxi Province today. Vietnam Promotes Greater Care for the Elderly http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7467&SEO=vietnam-promotes-greater-care-for-the-elderly Hanoi, Dec 28 (Prensa Latina) Vietnam promotes a greater attention to the elderly, who now represent almost 11 percent of the total population, showing a rapid aging. China is Interested in Increasing Military Ties with Bolivia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7465&SEO=china-is-interested-in-increasing-military-ties-with-bolivia Beijing, Dec 28 (Prensa Latina)Chinese National Defense Minister Chang Wanquan expressed China''s interest in increasing military links with Bolivia to a new level, the government reports today. China for Peaceful Use of Outer Space http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7434&SEO=china-for-peaceful-use-of-outer-space Beijing, Dec 27 (Prensa Latina) China has reaffirmed today its commitment to the peaceful use of outer space and its rejection of its use for military ends and the arms race. China Defines Conditions of Environmental Crimes http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7430&SEO=china-defines-conditions-of-environmental-crimes Beijing, Dec 27 (Prensa Latina) The Supreme People''s Court (TPS) and the Supreme People''s Procuratorate (FPS) have defined 18 types of ''serious environmental pollution'' , which will be considered crimes against the environment, according to the highest judicial Chinese bodies. Bangladesh Criticizes Media Manipulation Against Syria and Russia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7428&SEO=bangladesh-criticizes-media-manipulation-against-syria-and-russia Dacca, Dec 27 (Prensa Latina) Powerful sectors in the United States have maintain their objective of presenting Russia as an adversary while seeking a change of government and the fragmentation of Syria, according to the Bangladeshi news website Bdnews24. Philippines Authorities Assess Typhoon Damage http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7427&SEO=philippines-authorities-assess-typhoon-damage Manila, Dec 27 (Prensa Latina) Philippine authorities are assessing the damage caused by typhoon Nock-Ten, which has led to at least six deaths and 18 missing, as well as forcing the evacuation of 429,000 people. Vietnam and China Explore Ways to Promote Economic Cooperation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7425&SEO=vietnam-and-china-explore-ways-to-promote-economic-cooperation Hanoi, Dec 27 (Prensa Latina) Vietnam and China are exploring ways to promote bilateral economic cooperation, including in trade and investments, during a two-day seminar which began in Vietnam today. Japan Passes Law to Legalize Casinos http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7411&SEO=japan-passes-law-to-legalize-casinos 26 de diciembre de 2016, 16:51Tokyo, Dec 26 (Prensa Latina) The Japanese Government announced today the entry into force of a law that legalizes the opening of casinos, previously banned for being sites for gambling. Cuban Classic Ballerina Draws Ovations in Mongolia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7401&SEO=cuban-classic-ballerina-draws-ovations-in-mongolia Havana, (Prensa Latina) The main ballerina of the Cuban National Ballet (BNC) Ginett Moncho received ovations during her presentation in the Nutcracker Suite accompanying the classic company of Mongolia, informed today the island''s embassy in Ulan Bator. Death of George Michael Resounds in Chinese Social Networks http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7386&SEO=death-of-george-michael-resounds-in-chinese-social-networks Beijing, Dec 26 (Prensa Latina) George Michael''s sudden death at home in the United Kingdom has resonated deeply with his Chinese fans, who crowded social networks this morning to express their shock at the death of the iconic pop star. China-Laos Railway Construction Begins http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7381&SEO=china-laos-railway-construction-begins Vientiane, Dec 26 (Prensa Latina) The railroad construction project, China-Laos, was officially launched today in a ceremony held in the northern city of Luang Prabang in Laos, according to media reports. Indonesian Police Kills Two Members of Terrorist Cell http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7372&SEO=indonesian-police-kills-two-members-of-terrorist-cell Jakarta, Dec 25 (Prensa Latina) Indonesian police confirmed today the deaths of two members of a terrorist cell who were planning an attack in the country during the Christmas festivities. Pakistan Releases 220 Indian Fishermen http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7365&SEO=pakistan-releases-220-indian-fishermen Islamabad, Dec 25 (Prensa Latina) In a gesture of goodwill and despite current bilateral tensions, the Pakistani government has released 220 Indian fishermen caught fishing in its territorial waters. China Passes Traditional Medicine Law http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7364&SEO=china-passes-traditional-medicine-law Beijing, Dec 25 (Prensa Latina) A Law on Traditional Chinese Medicine was passed today during the closing of a seven-day session of the Standing Committee of the National People''s Congress (NPC). Philippines Intensifies Preventive Works Before Typhoon Proximity http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7362&SEO=philippines-intensifies-preventive-works-before-typhoon-proximity Manila, Dec 25 (Prensa Latina) The Philippines intensifies preventive work before the proximity of Typhoon Nock-ten, which is forecast to hit the ground tonight in the province of Catanduanes, in the central region of Bicol. Life Expectancy in China to Rise to 77 Years by 2020 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7356&SEO=life-expectancy-in-china-to-rise-to-77-years-by-2020 Beijing, Dec 25 (Prensa Latina) China plans to increase the average life expectancy to 77 years by 2020, thus improving the parameter by 12 months compared to 2015, official sources said. India's Foreign Currency Reserves Continue Dropping http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7355&SEO=indias-foreign-currency-reserves-continue-dropping 25 de diciembre de 2016, 00:10New Delhi, Dec 25 (Prensa Latina) India''s foreign currency reserves totaled 360.606 billion U.S. dollars at the end of last week, accounting for a decrease of 2.38 billion dollars compared to the previous week, official sources reported. China and Vietnam Agree to Boost Mutually-Beneficial Cooperation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7351&SEO=china-and-vietnam-agree-to-boost-mutually-beneficial-cooperation Beijing, Dec 24 (Prensa Latina) China and Vietnam agreed to further boost mutually-beneficial cooperation, the government said on Saturday. Minister of Eurasian Economic Union Meets Cuban Ambassador http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7345&SEO=minister-of-eurasian-economic-union-meets-cuban-ambassador Moscow, Dec 24 (Prensa Latina) Tatiana Valovaya, the minister for Integration and Macroeconomics of the Euro-Asian Economic Union, met on Friday with Cuban Ambassador to Russia Emilio Lozada at the headquarters of that body in this capital. Communist Party of China and Kuomintang Hold Talks http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7344&SEO=communist-party-of-china-and-kuomintang-hold-talks 24 de diciembre de 2016, 10:36Beijing, Dec 24 (Prensa Latina) The Communist Party of China (CPCh) and the Koumintang Party (KMT) held talks in this capital to reinforce ties between the two sides of the Taiwan Strait, it was reported here on Saturday. Malaysia Describes UN Voting as Victory for Palestinian People http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7343&SEO=malaysia-describes-un-voting-as-victory-for-palestinian-people Kuala Lumpur, Dec 24 (Prensa Latina) Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak described the voting of a resolution at the United Nations Security Council that demands that Israel stop building settlements in the West Bank as a victory for the Palestinian people, local media reported on Saturday. Regions in Philippines Affected by Nearing Typhoon http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7339&SEO=regions-in-philippines-affected-by-nearing-typhoon Manila, Dec 24 (Prensa Latina) Philippinean authorities oriented today to thousands of persons to evacuate to safe places before nearing typhoon Nock-ten, which is expected to touch territory in Island Catanduanes tomorrow morning passing then to ravage Luzon, the biggest island of the archipelago. Cuban Artist to Dance Nutcracker in Mongolian Company http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7312&SEO=cuban-artist-to-dance-nutcracker-in-mongolian-company 23 de diciembre de 2016, 11:54Havana, Dec 23 (Prensa Latina) The principal dancer of the National Ballet of Cuba (BNC), Ginett Moncho, will tomorrow perform the main role of the Nutcracker in the Classical Dance Company of Mongolia, the Cuban institution reports. First French Tourists Arrive at Cuban Cayo Coco Resort http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7305&SEO=first-french-tourists-arrive-at-cuban-cayo-coco-resort 23 de diciembre de 2016, 10:16Ciego de Avila, Cuba, Dec 23 (Prensa Latina) The arrival of the first flight of French tourists at the international airport in Cayo Coco, opens a new Cuban tourist destination - Jardines del Rey. Cuba for Greater Cooperation With Vietnam http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7304&SEO=cuba-for-greater-cooperation-with-vietnam Hanoi, Dec 23 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban consul in Ho Chi Minh City, Bernabé García, today declared that Cuba would promote cooperation, in tourism, medicine, biotechnology and agro-forestry, with the Vietnamese region of Mekong Delta. Oil Prices Tumble As Dollar Goes Up http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7303&SEO=oil-prices-tumble-as-dollar-goes-up London, Dec 23 (Prensa Latina) The strengthening of the dollar hurt today oil prices as the rise makes commodities traded in that currency more expensive. USA: Anti-nuclear Groups Alarmed by Message from Donald Trump http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7299&SEO=usa-anti-nuclear-groups-alarmed-by-message-from-donald-trump Washington, Dec 23 (Prensa Latina) A message published on Twitter by US President-elect Donald Trump keeps alarmed the international community and groups defending control over nuclear weapons. Pakistan to Release 439 Indian Fishermen http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7297&SEO=pakistan-to-release-439-indian-fishermen 23 de diciembre de 2016, 08:20Islamabad, Dec 23 (Prensa Latina) Despite the increse in bilateral tensions. Pakistan will release 439 Indian fishermen that were capture for fishing in territorial waters. Vietnam to Open First Space Observatory in Nha Trang http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7296&SEO=vietnam-to-open-first-space-observatory-in-nha-trang 23 de diciembre de 2016, 07:53Hanoi, Dec 23 (Prensa Latina) Vietnam will open the country''s first space observatory in the central resort town of Nha Trang in Khanh Hoa province, early next year. 663 Villages in Beijing Replace Coal With Cleaner Energy in 2016 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7295&SEO=663-villages-in-beijing-replace-coal-with-cleaner-energy-in-2016 23 de diciembre de 2016, 07:34Beijing, Dec 23 (Prensa Latina) 663 villages in Beijing had replaced coal with clean energy, the Beijing Municipal Commission of Rural Affairs said Thursday. Airbus to Sell Iranian Airline 100 Commercial Planes http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7293&SEO=airbus-to-sell-iranian-airline-100-commercial-planes Paris, Dec 23 (Prensa Latina) European airplane manufacturer Airbus will sell Iran a total of 100 commercial planes, as part of a request by Iranian company Iran Air, valued in 10 billion dollars. Syrian President Holds Meeting with Iranian Foreign Vice Minister http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7278&SEO=syrian-president-holds-meeting-with-iranian-foreign-vice-minister 22 de diciembre de 2016, 13:54Damascus, Dec 22 (Prensa Latina) The President of Syria, Bashar al-Assad, held today a meeting with Hussein Jaber Ansari, Iranian Foreign Vice Minister for Arab and African Affairs, according to information reported in Damascus. Outstanding Concert by Awarded Cuban Classical Guitarist http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7268&SEO=outstanding-concert-by-awarded-cuban-classical-guitarist Matanzas, Cuba, Dec 22 (Prensa Latina) Cuban guitarist Rubén González Avila will perform in a concert in Matanzas today. Cuban Pianist Frank Fernández Plays Beethoven in Concert http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7266&SEO=cuban-pianist-frank-fernandez-plays-beethoven-in-concert Havana, Dec 22 (Prensa Latina) The prestigious Cuban pianist Frank Fernández will play two of the most famous works by German genius Ludwig van Beethoven during a concert at the National Theater today. Ice and Snow Park Starts Trial Operation in China http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7259&SEO=ice-and-snow-park-starts-trial-operation-in-china Beijing, Dec 22 (Prensa Latina) An ice and snow theme park, one of the largest in the world, opened to the public on a trial basis Wednesday in northeast China''s Heilongjiang Province. China Launches Satellite to Monitor Global Carbon Emissions http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7256&SEO=china-launches-satellite-to-monitor-global-carbon-emissions 22 de diciembre de 2016, 07:37Beijing, Dec 22 (Prensa Latina) China launched a carbon dioxide monitoring satellite via a Long March-2D rocket from Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China''s Gobi Desert at 3:22 a.m. Thursday. Japan Cuts Budget for 2020 Olympic Games http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7237&SEO=japan-cuts-budget-for-2020-olympic-games Tokyo, Dec 21 (Prensa Latina) The organizing committee of the Tokyo-2020 Olympic Games has announced today that the total cost of the event will be between 13 and 15 billion dollars. Lizt Alfonso Company to Perform in Central Cuban Province http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7236&SEO=lizt-alfonso-company-to-perform-in-central-cuban-province Ciego de Avila, Cuba Dec 21 (Prensa Latina) The dancing company of Lizt Alfonso, Dance Cuba, will present its show Cuba Vibra! from today until Friday Dec 23rd at the Teatro Principal in Ciego de Avila During her stay in Ciego de Avila, about 430 kilometers east of Havana, Alfonso will give a didactic class to students on artistic education, to recall the summer workshops offered at the beginning of the last decade to children and young people. Turkey to Increase Foreign Trade Using Its Currency http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7234&SEO=turkey-to-increase-foreign-trade-using-its-currency Ankara, Dec 21 (Prensa Latina) Turkey wants to increase the use of its currency, the Turkish lira, in foreign trade, to at least 10 percent of the total amount, the Economy Minister Nihat Zeybekci explained today. Toxic Smog Covers Most of China for Five Days in a Row http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7232&SEO=toxic-smog-covers-most-of-china-for-five-days-in-a-row Beijing, Dec 21 (Prensa Latina) Residents of more than 24 Chinese cities, mainly in the north and center of the country, today saw their usual life hit, for the five days in a row, by a dense and toxic fog covering vast areas of the territory. Oil Prices Rise 10 Percent This Month http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7231&SEO=oil-prices-rise-10-percent-this-month London, Dec 21 (Prensa Latina) Oil prices accumulate a 10 percent rise so far this month and are still progressing due to predictions of a drop in crude oil inventories in the United States. Anti-Terror Operation in Indonesia Kills Three http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7223&SEO=anti-terror-operation-in-indonesia-kills-three 21 de diciembre de 2016, 09:19Jakarta, Dec 21 (Prensa Latina) Indonesian forces killed three suspected terrorists in an operation in the town of Babakan, in the province of Banten, according to information from that place. China for Optimizing Traditional Medicine Safety http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7221&SEO=china-for-optimizing-traditional-medicine-safety 21 de diciembre de 2016, 09:13Beijing, Dec 21 (Prensa Latina)Chinese lawmakers have called for stricter management of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) production. Legislators discussed a draft law on TCM, tabled for a third reading at the ongoing bimonthly session of the National People''s Congress (NPC) Standing Committee, and agreed that the quality and safety of TCM materials should be ensured with improved regulations. Legendary Cuban Ballerina Alicia Alonso Turns 96 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7220&SEO=legendary-cuban-ballerina-alicia-alonso-turns-96 Havana, Dec 21 (Prensa Latina) The most renowned Cuban artist worldwide, Alicia Alonso, turns 96 today with the strong will to give her country a lastign legacy through the National Ballet of Cuba (BNC). Japanese Premier to visit Russia at the Beginning Next Year http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7218&SEO=japanese-premier-to-visit-russia-at-the-beginning-next-year Tokyo, Dec 21 (Prensa Latina) The Prime Minister of Japan, Shinzo Abe, announced his intention to visit Russia at the beginning of 2017 to meet with the president of that country, Vladimir Putin and dialogue on the bilateral territorial dispute. Some 30,000 People Affected by Mysterious Disease in Pakistan http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7196&SEO=some-30000-people-affected-by-mysterious-disease-in-pakistan 20 de diciembre de 2016, 11:38Islamabad, Dec 20 (Prensa Latina) Health authorities in the southern Pakistani province of Sindh are on alert for the spread of a mysterious disease that has infected about 30,000 people in a month, causing joint pain and fever. Cuba Rewards its Best Athletes in 2016 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7194&SEO=cuba-rewards-its-best-athletes-in-2016 Havana, Dec 20 (Prensa Latina) The three-time Olympian Greco-Roman wrestler Mijaín López and world judo and sub-judo champion Idalis Ortiz will receive their prize today for the best Cuban athletes in 2016. Pollution Affects Millions of People in China http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7193&SEO=pollution-affects-millions-of-people-in-china Beijing, Dec 20 (Prensa Latina) Millions of people are still being affected by severe smog that has covered several areas of the country, mostly in northern China. Young Cuban Singer Awarded by France Announces Concert in Havana http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7191&SEO=young-cuban-singer-awarded-by-france-announces-concert-in-havana Havana, Dec 20 (Prensa Latina) Cuban singer Luna Manzanares will today perform her first major concert after receiving the Order of Arts and Letters of France, where she stared in a musical based on the literary work, ''Carmen''. UN General Assembly Honors Fidel Castro http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7182&SEO=un-general-assembly-honors-fidel-castro United Nations, Dec 20 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations General Assembly has paid tribute to the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, who died on November 25th. WWF Reports 163 New Species in Mekong Region http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7179&SEO=wwf-reports-163-new-species-in-mekong-region Washington, Dec 20 (Prensa Latina) A group of 163 species, including nine amphibians and 14 reptiles, were discovered this year in the Mekong region, one of the areas with most biodiversity in the world, said a WWF report. Crime Rate Falls in Philippines during Duterte´s Management http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7176&SEO=crime-rate-falls-in-philippines-during-duterteas-management 19 de diciembre de 2016, 17:32Manila, Dec 19 (Prensa Latina) Despite international criticism of Government of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, statistics issued today indicate that in the first five months of his management, the crime rate fell 31.67 percent. Turkish Airlines to Begin Flights to Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7155&SEO=turkish-airlines-to-begin-flights-to-cuba Havana, Dec 19 (Prensa Latina) Turkish Airlines will begin operations in Cuba on December 20th, when its first flight will arrive in the capital, according to the Cuban Tourism Ministry. China and Australia Agree to Cooperate on Oceanic Research http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7150&SEO=china-and-australia-agree-to-cooperate-on-oceanic-research 19 de diciembre de 2016, 10:43Beijing, Dec 19 (Prensa Latina) China and Australia have agreed to collaborate on oceanic research in the southern hemisphere, official media reported on Monday. New Step Extends Vietnam-Cuba Economic Links http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7122&SEO=new-step-extends-vietnam-cuba-economic-links Hanoi, Dec 18 (Prensa Latina) Relations between Vietnam and Cuba were extended with a new agreement signed by companies of the biotechnology sector, as a step that confirms the progress towards the objective of rising the economic relations to the excellent level of their political links. Philarmonic Orchestras of China and Cuba Assemble Emotions in Concert http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7117&SEO=philarmonic-orchestras-of-china-and-cuba-assemble-emotions-in-concert Havana, Dec 17 (Prensa Latina) The philarmonic orchestras of China and Cuba embroidered a personal and fluid interpretation of the Ninth Symphony of Czech Antonin Dvorak, that European classic that could understand North America and describe it in musical notes. Trump Questioning of One-China Policy Extensively Rejected http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7116&SEO=trump-questioning-of-one-china-policy-extensively-rejected By Damy Vales Beijing, Dec 17 (Prensa Latina) Statements by US President elect Donald Trump about his possible distance from the One-China policy, defended by this country, are causing more rejection than support, according to Chinese media. China for Better Product Quality, Core Competitiveness in 2017 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7111&SEO=china-for-better-product-quality-core-competitiveness-in-2017 17 de diciembre de 2016, 00:20Beijing, Dec 16 (Prensa Latina China will focus on improving product quality and core competitiveness to bolster the real economy in 2017, according to an official statement released today. South Korean President Seeks to Avoid Impeachment http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7107&SEO=south-korean-president-seeks-to-avoid-impeachment Seoul, Dec 16 (Prensa Latina) South Korean President Park Geun-hye seeks to avoid impeachment presenting a statement to the Constitutional Court today saying that her removal lacks a legal basis. UN Demands Access to Areas of Myanmar to Watch Situation with Rohingy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7096&SEO=un-demands-access-to-areas-of-myanmar-to-watch-situation-with-rohingy 16 de diciembre de 2016, 16:02United Nations, Dec 16 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations High Commissioner for the Human Rights, Zeid RaÂ''ad Al Hussein, claimed today the observers access to the north of the state of Rakhine, in Myanmar, where the crimes denunciations abound against the community rohingya. Tokyo Decides to Build New Volleyball Stadium for 2020 Olympics http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7095&SEO=tokyo-decides-to-build-new-volleyball-stadium-for-2020-olympics 16 de diciembre de 2016, 15:55Tokyo, Dec 16 (Prensa Latina) Yuriko Koike, Governor of the city of Tokyo, proposed to build a new host for the volleyball competitions at the 2020 Olympic Games in the district of Ariake, to replace the one exisiting in Yokohama. China Calls on South Korea to Stop Deployment of THAAD http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7088&SEO=china-calls-on-south-korea-to-stop-deployment-of-thaad Beijing, Dec 16 (Prensa Latina) China has today requested that the Republic of Korea stop the deployment of the US Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) anti-missile system. Oil Prices At 17-Month High http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7085&SEO=oil-prices-at-17-month-high London, Dec 16 (Prensa Latina) Oil prices rose today to near 17-month high on expectations of a reduction in global supply if producing nations abide by the OPEC agreement. Turkey and Russia Will Discuss Peace Plan for Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7079&SEO=turkey-and-russia-will-discuss-peace-plan-for-syria Ankara, Dec 16 (Prensa Latina) The Presidents of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, and Russia, Vladimir Putin, will meet in Astana, the capital of Kazakhstan, on Monday, to agree on measures to bring peace to Syria. Robotic Industry Grows in China http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7077&SEO=robotic-industry-grows-in-china Beijing, Dec 16 (Prensa Latina) - Chinese experts have stressed the rapid growth of the Chinese robotics industry, which sold 19,000 robots in the first half of the year. China Announces Cabinet Reshuffle http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7073&SEO=china-announces-cabinet-reshuffle 16 de diciembre de 2016, 08:13Beijing, Dec 16 (Prensa Latina)The State Council of China today announced the appointment and removal of a number of officials, according to a press release. Iran Proposes Cooperation with Indonesia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7051&SEO=iran-proposes-cooperation-with-indonesia 15 de diciembre de 2016, 14:26Tehran, Dec 15 (Prensa Latina) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani stated Thursday that Iran and Indonesia have the capacity and will to cooperate for the solution of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict and concrete peace in Syria, Yemen and Iraq. China Philharmonic Orchestra to Perform in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7039&SEO=china-philharmonic-orchestra-to-perform-in-cuba Havana, Dec 15 (Prensa Latina) The China Philharmonic Orchestra, considered as one of world''s 10 best symphonic orchestras, will give today the first of two concerts in Cuba at Teatro Nacional de Cuba. US Aircraft Accident Revives Protests in Japan http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7024&SEO=us-aircraft-accident-revives-protests-in-japan 14 de diciembre de 2016, 18:12Tokyo, Dec 14 (Prensa Latina) The Japanese Defense Ministry made a statement today, demanding a temporary halt in the operations by the US Osprey aircraft at the military base in Okinawa, after an accident yesterday. Philippines: Thousands of Killings Due to Drugs Campaign Confirmed http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7022&SEO=philippines-thousands-of-killings-due-to-drugs-campaign-confirmed 14 de diciembre de 2016, 17:54Manila, Dec 14 (Prensa Latina) As a result of police actions in raids on alleged drug traffickers and addicts, 2,102 people have been killed in the past five months in the Philippines, according to official data published today. Principle of Only One China, is Basic in Links with US http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7004&SEO=principle-of-only-one-china-is-basic-in-links-with-us 14 de diciembre de 2016, 11:26Beijing, Dec 14 (Prensa Latina) The principle of only one China emerged again as a spearhead in the relations with US, warned today An Fengshan, spokesperson of the Affairs Office of the State Council. During a press Conference the cabinet''s spokeswoman pointed out that to adhere the aforementioned principle is the political base for the development of links between China and United States and at the same time the main stone for peace and stability across the Taiwan Strait. Chinese Ambassador in Bolivia Expresses Interest in Bioceanic Project http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7002&SEO=chinese-ambassador-in-bolivia-expresses-interest-in-bioceanic-project La Paz, Dec 14 (Prensa Latina) China''s ambassador to La Paz, Wu Yuanshan, expressed his country''s interest in participating in the bioceanic train project, which will unite the Atlantic and Pacific oceans cross the territory of Bolivia. China Allocates Relief Fund for Victims in Disaster Areas http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6997&SEO=china-allocates-relief-fund-for-victims-in-disaster-areas Beijing, Dec 14 (Prensa Latina) China''s finance and civil affairs ministries allocated 5,705 million yuan, or 826.3 million dollars, to support residents in disaster-stricken regions. China Offers Guarantees to Support the Economic Development of Angola http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6994&SEO=china-offers-guarantees-to-support-the-economic-development-of-angola Luanda, Dec 14 (Prensa Latina) President José Eduardo dos Santos received guarantees from his Chinese counterpart, Xi Xinping, that he will maintain support for the Angolan economic development process, the Angolan Public Television stressed today. Vietnam to Strengthen Cooperation to Help Victims of Remnants of War http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6989&SEO=vietnam-to-strengthen-cooperation-to-help-victims-of-remnants-of-war 14 de diciembre de 2016, 09:02Hanoi, Dec 14 (Prensa Latina) Vietnam intends to strengthen cooperation to help the victims of bombs and mines left over from the war against this country, a topic at a conference between the government and an international NGO. Cuba Rejects Double Standards of Some Arms Producing Nations http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6959&SEO=cuba-rejects-double-standards-of-some-arms-producing-nations Geneva, Dec 13 (Prensa Latina) Rodolfo Benitez, head of the Cuban delegation to the Fifth Review Conference of the Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons has released a statement, which says that Cuba rejects the double standard of some weapon-producing countries, who produce weapons that have devastating effects, but at the same time try to limit the purchase of less sophisticated weapons for self-defense purposes. China Is Upset by Duty Evasion of WTO Members http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6954&SEO=china-is-upset-by-duty-evasion-of-wto-members Beijing, Dec 13 (Prensa Latina) China on Tuesday expressed discontent with the members of the World Trade Organization (WTO) that are eluding their obligations of abandoning the substitute country consideration when calculating the antidumping measures against Chinese exports. Communist Leader Denounces India-US Military Agreement http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6953&SEO=communist-leader-denounces-india-us-military-agreement New Delhi, Dec 13 (Prensa Latina) The secretary general of the Communist Party of India (Marxist), Sitaram Yechury, has denounced a military agreement between his country and the United States today, saying that it violates national sovereignty and strategic autonomy. China to Increase Number of Foreign Currencies in Its Market http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6897&SEO=china-to-increase-number-of-foreign-currencies-in-its-market 12 de diciembre de 2016, 00:30Beijing, Dec 12 (Prensa Latina) China is getting ready to start direct transactions between its currency, the yuan, and seven currencies in its exchange market. Indonesian President Kicks Off Official Visit to India http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6895&SEO=indonesian-president-kicks-off-official-visit-to-india Jakarta, Dec 12 (Prensa Latina) Indonesian President Joko Widodo will kick off an official visit to India, starting on Monday, to reinforce relations in several sectors, it was reported here. Mullah Akhundzada Gets Support from Major Taliban Figures http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6893&SEO=mullah-akhundzada-gets-support-from-major-taliban-figures Islamabad, Dec 11 (Prensa Latina) Mullah Haibatullah Akhundzada has reinforced his position as the leader of the Afghan Taliban after receiving support from two powerful warlords of that movement, the Pakistani newspaper The News reported on Sunday. Vietnam Is Opened to the World http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6889&SEO=vietnam-is-opened-to-the-world Hanoi, Dec 11 (Prensa Latina) Cuban and Russian music, Palestinian dances, Italian dishes and Chilean wines, and much more from other countries were part of the gastronomic festival celebrated here today to bring the world to Vietnam through a diplomacy absent of protocol. Indian-Pakistani Tension Threatens Strategic Agreement on Rivers http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6888&SEO=indian-pakistani-tension-threatens-strategic-agreement-on-rivers Islamabad, Dec 11 (Prensa Latina) The Indian government is boosting today an ambitious plan to increase the use of the water of Indus River and its tributaries, a decision that could trigger a conflict with neighboring Pakistan, which shares this basin. Pakistani Ship Rescues 41 Yemenis after Shipwreck http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6883&SEO=pakistani-ship-rescues-41-yemenis-after-shipwreck Islamabad, Dec 11 (Prensa Latina) A Pakistani Navy ship rescued 41 Yemenis after a shipwreck some 30 nautical miles northeast of the island of Socotra, in the Gulf of Aden, Geo TV reported on Sunday. CUPET and Chinese Company Sign Contract http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6873&SEO=cupet-and-chinese-company-sign-contract Havana, Dec 10 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban company Cuba-Petróleo (CUPET) and the Chinese BGP signed a contract as part of the development program of the oil industry in Cuba. China, Thailand,Sign Agreements to Strengthen Cooperation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6870&SEO=china-thailandsign-agreements-to-strengthen-cooperation 10 de diciembre de 2016, 09:49Beijing, Dec 10 (Prensa Latina) China and Thailand signed several agreements aimed at strengthening bilateral cooperation, reported today the government media. Alert on South Asian Massive Migrations due to Climate http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6864&SEO=alert-on-south-asian-massive-migrations-due-to-climate Dacca, Dec 10 (PL) Migration in Southern Asia will increase without control over the next years due to climate change affecting the world and this region in particular, alerts a study published here. China Shapes Up Vital Economic Tasks for 2017 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6862&SEO=china-shapes-up-vital-economic-tasks-for-2017 Beijing, Dec 10 (Prensa Latina) The Communist Party of China (CPCh) pointed that the main economic tasks of the Government for 2017, give priority to the work aimed at achieving new advances in the economic reform on the offer side. IOM : Turkey Relocates More Than 20,000 Refugees in 2016 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6852&SEO=iom-turkey-relocates-more-than-20000-refugees-in-2016 Ankara, Dec 9 (Prensa Latina) The Mission in Turkey of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) has facilitated the relocation of more than 20 thousand refugees in 2016, according to data provided today. China Opposes Military Ties Between US and Taiwan http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6847&SEO=china-opposes-military-ties-between-us-and-taiwan Beijing, Dec 9 (Prensa Latina) - Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman, Lu Kang has reiterated that his Government''s position with regards to military relations between the United States and Taiwan, as well as the sales of US arms to China, is coherent, clear and well-known by the international community. South Korea to Vote President´s Resignation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6829&SEO=south-korea-to-vote-presidentas-resignation 09 de diciembre de 2016, 00:16Seoul, Dec 9 (Prensa Latina) The Parliament of South Korea announced a historic session to vote the resignation of President Park Geun-hye for being involved in a corruption scandal. Kashima Beats Auckland City 2-1 in Opener of Club World Cup http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6818&SEO=kashima-beats-auckland-city-2-1-in-opener-of-club-world-cup Tokyo, Dic 8 (Prensa Latina) Japanese champion Kashima Antlers beat Auckland City of New Zealand 2-1 in the opening game of the Club World Cup today. Russia Exhibits Cuban Pharmaceutical Products http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6817&SEO=russia-exhibits-cuban-pharmaceutical-products Moscow, Dec 8 (Prensa Latina) Cuban medicine displayed its best progress and competitive qualities during a special exhibition in the framework of Health Week in Russia, an event held at the Expocenter exhibition center. IATA Predicts Lower Earnings for Region's Airlines in 2017 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6815&SEO=iata-predicts-lower-earnings-for-regions-airlines-in-2017 08 de diciembre de 2016, 12:11Bogota, Dec 8 (Prensa Latina) Latin American airline revenues will fall by 100 million dollars in 2017, according to the predictions of the regional division of the International Air Transport Association (IATA). IOC Approves Facilities for Olympic Games in 2020 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6788&SEO=ioc-approves-facilities-for-olympic-games-in-2020 Brna, Dec 7 (Prensa Latina) The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has approved the facilities, for Tokyo 2020, that will host the five new sports recently incorporated into the Olympic Games. Iran Takes Dispute with US to the UN http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6785&SEO=iran-takes-dispute-with-us-to-the-un Tehran, Dec 7 (Prensa Latina) Iran has given instructions to its permanent representative to the United Nations, Gholamali Khoshrou, to make an official protest about the US decision to extend sanctions against Iran, a move which violates a nuclear agreement. Vietnamese Minister and Cuban Journalists Discuss Collaboration http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6783&SEO=vietnamese-minister-and-cuban-journalists-discuss-collaboration 07 de diciembre de 2016, 12:13Hanoi, Dec 7 (Prensa Latina) The Information and Communication Minister Truong Minh Tuan and a delegation of the Union of Cuban Journalists (UPEC) spoke today on issues of collaboration and evoked Fidel Castro and his links with Vietnam. UN Expert Calls on Australians to Fight Racism http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6781&SEO=un-expert-calls-on-australians-to-fight-racism 07 de diciembre de 2016, 12:11United Nations, Dec 7 (Prensa Latina) The UN special speaker in Human Rights, Mutuma Ruteere called on Australians today to join efforts against racism, xenophobia and other forms of discrimination in the country. Cuban and Chinese Communist Parties Conclude Seminar in Havana http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6775&SEO=cuban-and-chinese-communist-parties-conclude-seminar-in-havana Havana, Dec 7 (Prensa Latina) The communist parties of Cuba and China are concluding today in this capital the Second Theoretical Seminar between both political groups. Indian Kashmir Experiences Worst Cycle of Violence in Four Years http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6765&SEO=indian-kashmir-experiences-worst-cycle-of-violence-in-four-years 07 de diciembre de 2016, 09:41New Delhi, Dec 7 (Prensa Latina) Terrorism-related violence in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir reached its highest level in four years, with an increase in attacks and deaths compared to 2015, according to data released today. Pakistan Reaffirms Nuke Program Security http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6763&SEO=pakistan-reaffirms-nuke-program-security 07 de diciembre de 2016, 09:34Islamabad, Dec 7 (Prensa Latina) The Pakistani government and the bodies in charge of keeping today the national nuke program under total control and security of threats, assured the Foreign Ministry. China will Update International Land Transport System http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6760&SEO=china-will-update-international-land-transport-system 07 de diciembre de 2016, 01:42Beijing, Dec 7 (Prensa Latina) China plans to build a modern and efficient network of international roads for 2020, that facilitates the universal transport and strengthens connectivity between countries in the Belt and Route, published the Government. Tevez to China? Shanghai Shenhua Claim Breakthrough in Talks http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6742&SEO=tevez-to-china-shanghai-shenhua-claim-breakthrough-in-talks 06 de diciembre de 2016, 12:36Beijing, Dic 6 (Prensa Latina )Carlos Tevez could be the latest player to go to China after Shanghai Shenhua revealed they are close to a deal. Chinese Philarmonic Orchestra will Give Two Concerts in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6740&SEO=chinese-philarmonic-orchestra-will-give-two-concerts-in-cuba 06 de diciembre de 2016, 12:25Havana, Dec 6(Prensa Latina) The Chinese Philarmonic Orchestra will perform two concerts in Cuba next December 15-16 at the National Theater, announced the cultural institution. Japan PM's Pearl Harbor Visit Won't Be For Apology: Spokesman http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6739&SEO=japan-pms-pearl-harbor-visit-wont-be-for-apology-spokesman 06 de diciembre de 2016, 12:23Tokyo,Dic 6 (Prensa Latina) Prime Minister Shinzo Abe''s visit to Pearl Harbor this month, the first by a Japanese leader, will not be to apologize for the Japanese attack 75 years ago that drew the United States into World War Two, Abe''s top aide said on Tuesday. Floods in Southern Thailand Cause 14 Deaths http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6736&SEO=floods-in-southern-thailand-cause-14-deaths 06 de diciembre de 2016, 11:41Bangkok, Dec 6 (Prensa Latina) Thailand''s Interior Ministry has reported that last week''s floods in the south of the country have killed 14 people and left several tourist islands in a state of disaster. Contributions of Traditional Chinese Medicine Highlighted http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6730&SEO=contributions-of-traditional-chinese-medicine-highlighted 06 de diciembre de 2016, 10:27Beijing, Dec 6 (Prensa Latina) The World Health Organization (WHO) has highlighted the contribution of traditional Chinese medicine in combating epidemics and the treatment of viral diseases on a global scale, according to a book published today by the Government. China Against Politicization of Humanitarian Situation in Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6721&SEO=china-against-politicization-of-humanitarian-situation-in-syria 06 de diciembre de 2016, 08:18Beijing, Dec 6 (Prensa Latina) China''s permanent representative to the United Nations (UN), Liu Jieyi, called on the Security Council to avoid politicizing the humanitarian situation in Syria. Call in Australia to Keep Ban on Racism and Hatred Approach http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6714&SEO=call-in-australia-to-keep-ban-on-racism-and-hatred-approach 05 de diciembre de 2016, 18:03Canberra, Dec 5 (Prensa Latina) UN special rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance, Mutuma Ruteere urged the Australian Government today to continue banning hatred approaches, due to proliferation of extremist ideologies. OPEC Ratifies Meeting with Nations Outside the Cartel http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6697&SEO=opec-ratifies-meeting-with-nations-outside-the-cartel London, Dec 5 (Prensa Latina) OPEC and non-cartel countries will meet on December 10 to agree a cut in world crude production, confirmed the group''s secretary general, Mohammed Barkindo. Donald Trump Attacks China Through Twitter http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6696&SEO=donald-trump-attacks-china-through-twitter Washington, Dec 5 (Prensa Latina) The US President-elect Donald Trump has criticized China''s financial and military policy in a message posted on Twitter, which could endanger decades of diplomatic relationships between the two countries. New Zealand Prime Minister Resigns http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6691&SEO=new-zealand-prime-minister-resigns 05 de diciembre de 2016, 09:09Canberra, Dec 5 (Prensa Latina) The New Zealand parliament was informed this morning that the Prime Minister of New Zealand, John Key, has resigned from his post, a decision he described as the most difficult of his life. Japan Studies Reducing Costs of the 2020 Olympic Games http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6688&SEO=japan-studies-reducing-costs-of-the-2020-olympic-games 05 de diciembre de 2016, 06:30Tokyo, Dec 5 (Prensa Latina) The Tokyo government is studying how to reduce the costs of the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, while doubts are growing over the negative implications these costs will have for the Japanese economy and society. Japanese Artist Returns Order to the World after Disasters http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6672&SEO=japanese-artist-returns-order-to-the-world-after-disasters 04 de diciembre de 2016, 11:00New York, Dec 4 (Prensa Latina) A monumental piece inspired by the disasters that followed the earthquake in Japan in 2011 is now receiving the attention of the spectators who visit the Chazen Museum of Art in the northern city of Madison, United States. Seven Dead, 10 Missing in China Mine Blast http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6660&SEO=seven-dead-10-missing-in-china-mine-blast 03 de diciembre de 2016, 21:16Beijing, Dic 3 (Prensa Latina) There have been 17 fatalities and 10 people remain missing following an explosion at a coal mine in north China''s Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region today. China Protest After Trump's Phone Call With Taiwan President http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6658&SEO=china-protest-after-trumps-phone-call-with-taiwan-president 03 de diciembre de 2016, 21:04Washington, Dic 3 (Prensa Latina)China has lodged a protest against the US over a call between the president-elect, Donald Trump, and Taiwan''s leader, Tsai Ing-wen. Chinese President Xi Calls For Smaller But More Capable Army http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6651&SEO=chinese-president-xi-calls-for-smaller-but-more-capable-army 03 de diciembre de 2016, 20:10Beijing,Dic 3 (Prensa Latina) Chinese President Xi Jinping has called for a smaller army with better combat capability and optimized structure as the military reform deepens. North Korea Outscore France To Win U-20 WWC in Papua http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6650&SEO=north-korea-outscore-france-to-win-u-20-wwc-in-papua 03 de diciembre de 2016, 19:50Port Moresby, Dic 3 (Prensa Latina) North Korea have won the eighth edition of the FIFA U-20 Women''s World Cup in Papua New Guinea after coming from a goal down to beat France 3-1 in the final today. South Korea Opposition Files Impeachment Motion Against President http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6649&SEO=south-korea-opposition-files-impeachment-motion-against-president 03 de diciembre de 2016, 19:24Seoul, Dic 3 (Prensa Latina) South Korea''s three opposition parties filed an impeachment motion today against scandal-hit President Park Geun-Hye which will be put to a vote in the national assembly next week. Indonesia Police Aircraft With 15 on Board Crashes http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6647&SEO=indonesia-police-aircraft-with-15-on-board-crashes 03 de diciembre de 2016, 19:16Jakarta,Dic 3 (Prensa Latina) A twin-engine aircraft operated by the Indonesian police crashed into the sea near Batam today with 15 people on board, said local authorities. There are no reports of survivors. Trump Supports Philippines Anti Drug Drive Says President Duterte http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6640&SEO=trump-supports-philippines-anti-drug-drive-says-president-duterte 03 de diciembre de 2016, 18:30Manila, DIC 3 (Prensa Latina) US President-elect Donald Trump expressed support for the Philippine''s anti-drug campaign in a phone conversation, saying he understands the way the administration is handling it, President Rodrigo Duterte mentioned this as he described his late Friday phone conversation with Trump. South Korean Parliament to Decide President's Future Next Week http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6615&SEO=south-korean-parliament-to-decide-presidents-future-next-week 02 de diciembre de 2016, 15:42Seoul, Dec 2 (Prensa Latina) Opposition parties in South Korea will vote in Parliament on the impeachment motion against President Park Geun-hye next Friday, December 9th, party sources said. Chinese President Calls for Maintaining Fluid Ties with United States http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6614&SEO=chinese-president-calls-for-maintaining-fluid-ties-with-united-states 02 de diciembre de 2016, 15:40Beijing, Dec 2 (Xinhua) Chinese President Xi Jinping called on today to work along with the United States on a new starting point to maintain the smooth transition of relations and steady growth. Japan to Reinforce Alliance with USA http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6613&SEO=japan-to-reinforce-alliance-with-usa 02 de diciembre de 2016, 13:39Tokyo, Dec 2 (Prensa Latina) Amid a national controversy over the military treaties with the United States, Japan wants to reinforce them, it was known today. DPRK Condemns UN Security Council Sanctions Resolution http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6611&SEO=dprk-condemns-un-security-council-sanctions-resolution 02 de diciembre de 2016, 13:28Pyongyang, Dec 2 (Prensa Latina) The Democratic People''s Republic of Korea (DPRK) condemned and rejected today a recent sanctions resolution against the country, unanimously adopted by the UN Security Council this week. China Urges Balanced Implementation of UN Resolution on DPRK http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6588&SEO=china-urges-balanced-implementation-of-un-resolution-on-dprk 02 de diciembre de 2016, 09:12Beijing, Dec 2 (Prensa Latina) China has made a call for the full and balanced implementation of a recent UN resolution on the Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea (DPRK), according to the country''s Foreign Ministry. South Korea and Japan Prepare Unilateral Sanctions against DPRK http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6581&SEO=south-korea-and-japan-prepare-unilateral-sanctions-against-dprk Seoul, Dec 2 (Prensa Latina) In a strategy that according to experts would increase tension in the region, South Korea confirmed its intention, in coordination with the United States and Japan, to decree new unilateral sanctions against the Democratic People''s Republic of Korea (DPRK). New King Assumes Throne in Thailand Amid Little Support http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6578&SEO=new-king-assumes-throne-in-thailand-amid-little-support 01 de diciembre de 2016, 17:57Bangkok, Dec 1 (Prensa Latina) The new King of Thailand began his role as head of State today, with a clear lack of popularity and showing few clues about the style of royalty he would exert, the local media reported. IOC Asks to Reduce Budget for Tokyo 2020 Games http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6573&SEO=ioc-asks-to-reduce-budget-for-tokyo-2020-games 01 de diciembre de 2016, 15:45Tokyo, Dec 1 (Prensa Latina) The vicepresident of the International Olympic Olympic Committee (IOC) John Coates asked Japan to reduce its budget for the 2020 Olympic Games. Australia Approves Indefinite Detention of Convicted Terrorists http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6566&SEO=australia-approves-indefinite-detention-of-convicted-terrorists 01 de diciembre de 2016, 14:53Canberra, Dec 1 (Prensa Latina) The Australian government has passed a bill to strengthen anti-terrorism laws in this country, by allowing the indefinite detention of convicted terrorists after serving their prison sentences, official sources said today. Japanese Company Plans Artificial Meteor Shower http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6555&SEO=japanese-company-plans-artificial-meteor-shower 01 de diciembre de 2016, 12:15Tokyo, Dic 1 (Prensa Latina) A Japanese company named Sky Canvas plans to launch a colorful artificial meteor shower barrage via micro-satellite. Singapore and Japan in Favor of Trade Treaty http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6547&SEO=singapore-and-japan-in-favor-of-trade-treaty Tokyo, Dec 1 (Prensa Latina) Singapore and Japan today showed their willingness to ratify the Transpacific Association Agreement (TPP) as soon as possible. India Confirms Launching of 83 Satellites With a Single Rocket http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6546&SEO=india-confirms-launching-of-83-satellites-with-a-single-rocket 01 de diciembre de 2016, 11:07New Delhi, Nov 1st (Prensa Latina) The Indian Space Research Agency (ISRO) plans to enter the record books by launching 83 satellites in a single launch next month, a government source confirmed today. China Prepares Summit with Japan and Republic of Korea http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6530&SEO=china-prepares-summit-with-japan-and-republic-of-korea Beijing, Dec 1 (Prensa Latina) China gives last touches to preps of the trilateral yearly Summit with Japan and the Republic of Korea assured Geng Shuang, spokesperson of the Foreign Ministry of this country. UN Security Council Hardens Sanctions against North Korea http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6528&SEO=un-security-council-hardens-sanctions-against-north-korea 30 de noviembre de 2016, 18:12United Nations, Nov 30 (Prensa Latina) UN Security Council adopted a new resolution today to harden the sanctions against the Democratic People''s Republic of Korea (DPRK), after that country carried out in September its fifth nuclear test. OPEC Accepts Reduction of Oil Production http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6511&SEO=opec-accepts-reduction-of-oil-production Vienna, Nov 30 (Prensa Latina) The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) has agreed to cut daily crude production by 1.2 million barrels, as President Mohammed Al-Sada reported. Indonesia Police Reveal Scope of Foiled Jakarta Terror Plot http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6510&SEO=indonesia-police-reveal-scope-of-foiled-jakarta-terror-plot 30 de noviembre de 2016, 13:10Jakarta,Nov 30 (Prensa Latina) The plot was foiled when anti-terror police arrested 4 persons. Three Thais Plotting Bombings in Bangkok Detained http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6504&SEO=three-thais-plotting-bombings-in-bangkok-detained 30 de noviembre de 2016, 12:38Bangkok, Nov 30 (Prensa Latina) The Thai police confirmed today the arrest of three individuals for illicit association and possession of explosives, who were allegedly planning an attack in the capital. Chinese President Calls for Priority on Palestinian Agenda http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6500&SEO=chinese-president-calls-for-priority-on-palestinian-agenda 30 de noviembre de 2016, 12:16Beijing, Nov 30 (Prensa Latina) Chinese President Xi Jinping called for a top priority on the international agenda, calling it a core issue of the Middle East and a problem that obstructs peace in the region, the government reported today. Fidel Is a Colossus of Our Era, Says Li Yuanchao http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6477&SEO=fidel-is-a-colossus-of-our-era-says-li-yuanchao 30 de noviembre de 2016, 00:12Havana, Nov 29 (Prensa Latina) Comrade Fidel is a colossus of our era, said Li Yuanchao, vice president and a member of the Political Bureau of the People''s Republic of China, at an event here today to pay posthumous tribute to the leader of the Cuban Revolution. Vietnamese Parliament Leader Extols Fidel's Role in the World http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6470&SEO=vietnamese-parliament-leader-extols-fidels-role-in-the-world 29 de noviembre de 2016, 22:18Havana, Nov 29 (Prensa Latina) The President of the National Assembly (parliament) of Vietnam, Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan, asserted here today that with the death of Fidel Castro, the progressive world loses a firm, audacious and experienced leader. South Korean President to Accept Parliamentary Decision http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6461&SEO=south-korean-president-to-accept-parliamentary-decision 29 de noviembre de 2016, 16:29Seoul, Nov 29 (Prensa Latina) South Korea''s President Park Geun-hye said today that she will accept the Parliament''s decision on her future, including the end of her term. Nepal: Fidel Castro is a Symbol of Justice and Equality http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6445&SEO=nepal-fidel-castro-is-a-symbol-of-justice-and-equality 29 de noviembre de 2016, 11:45Katmandu, Nov 29 (Prensa Latina) Nepal Former Prime Minister, Khadga Prasad Oli said today that the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro is an inspiration for the fighters for justice and equality worldwide. Fidel Castro, the Architect of Cuban Socialism, Says Xi Jinping http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6432&SEO=fidel-castro-the-architect-of-cuban-socialism-says-xi-jinping Por Damy ValesBeijing, Nov 29 (Prensa Latina) Comrade Fidel Castro is the architect of Cuban socialism who left an outstanding imprint in the cause of the island''s national liberation, Chinese President Xi Jinping said here on Tuesday with consternation. Fidel Will Live Forever, Says Chinese Leader http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6430&SEO=fidel-will-live-forever-says-chinese-leader 29 de noviembre de 2016, 08:28Havana, Nov 29 (Prensa Latina) Comrade Fidel Castro will live forever, expressed today upon his arrival in Cuba the Chinese Vice-President Li Yuanchao. Xi Jinping Signs Book of Condolences for Fidel Castro's Death http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6428&SEO=xi-jinping-signs-book-of-condolences-for-fidel-castros-death Beijing, Nov 29 (Prensa Latina) President Xi Jinping has signed a book of condolence today at the Cuban embassy in the nation, on occasion of the death of the historical leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro. Mongolia FM Signs Book of Condolences on Fidel Castro's Demise http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6424&SEO=mongolia-fm-signs-book-of-condolences-on-fidel-castros-demise 28 de noviembre de 2016, 17:29Ulan Bator, Nov 28 (Prensa Latina) The Minister of Foreign Relations of Mongolia, Ts Munkh-Orgil, visited the Cuban Embassy in Ulan Bator,to sign the book of condolences, on the demise of historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Commander in Chief Fidel Castro Ruz. Accompanying the FM, were Damndin Gansukh, Director of the Department America, Middle East and Africa, Enkhbold Odmunkh, deputy Director of Protocol of the Foreign Ministry. Guterres Trusts China as Mediator in Conflicts http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6389&SEO=guterres-trusts-china-as-mediator-in-conflicts 28 de noviembre de 2016, 09:07Beijing, Nov 28 (Prensa Latina) The Secretary-General-designate of the United Nations (UN), Antonio Guterres, today said that China would be a good mediator in regional and international conflicts given its strong stance of multi-lateralism. Top Vietnamese Leaders Pay Tribute to Fidel Castro http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6388&SEO=top-vietnamese-leaders-pay-tribute-to-fidel-castro Hanoi, Nov 28 (Prensa Latina) Vietnam''s top leaders have today paid tribute to the leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, in the book of condolences which has been opened at the Cuban embassy in Vietnam. Vietnamese Delegation to Cuba for Memorial Service of Fidel Castro http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6382&SEO=vietnamese-delegation-to-cuba-for-memorial-service-of-fidel-castro Hanoi, Nov 27 (Prensa Latina) A high-level Vietnamese delegation headed by the member of the Communist Party Political Bureau and National Assembly President Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan will attend in Cuba to the tributes to the late leader of its Revolution, Fidel Castro. Fidel Castro is Remembered as a Symbol of Cuba-Vietnam Brotherhood http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6371&SEO=fidel-castro-is-remembered-as-a-symbol-of-cuba-vietnam-brotherhood By Teresita Vives Romero Hanoi, Nov 27 (Prensa Latina) The Vietnamese people expressed Cuba their support with very emotional messages following the death of the historic leader Fidel Castro, recognized as a symbol of bilateral relations, Ambassador Herminio López declared here today. Home Made Bombs Explode at Government Building in Myanmar http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6330&SEO=home-made-bombs-explode-at-government-building-in-myanmar 25 de noviembre de 2016, 17:10Yangon, Nov 25 (Prensa Latina) The police of Myanmar reported two explosions Friday, at the office of the regional government of Yangon, without fatal victims so far. Cold Weather Kills 20 Refugges in North Afghanistan http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6317&SEO=cold-weather-kills-20-refugges-in-north-afghanistan Kabul, Nov 25 (Prensa Latina) Cold weather and freezing temperatures that engulfed a remote northern province in Afghanistan this week killed at least 20 people, all of them internally displaced including several children, Afghan officials said today. World of Viruses Uncovered in Australia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6314&SEO=world-of-viruses-uncovered-in-australia Canberra,Nov 25 (Prensa Latina) A groundbreaking study of the virosphere of the most populous animals, those without backbones such as insects, spiders and worms and that live around our houses, has uncovered 1445 viruses, revealing people have only scratched the surface of the world of viruses, but it is likely that only a few cause disease. Vietnamese President Concludes Tour in Madagascar http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6311&SEO=vietnamese-president-concludes-tour-in-madagascar Hanoi, Nov 25 (Prensa Latina) Vietnam''s President, Tran Dai Quang, will attend as of tomorrow the 16th Summit of French Speaking Countries in Madagascar, according to today''s press reports. Indian Politicians Clash over Impact of Money Swap http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6299&SEO=indian-politicians-clash-over-impact-of-money-swap 25 de noviembre de 2016, 09:23New Delhi, Nov 25 (Prensa Latina) Far from diminishing, the confrontation between the government and the Indian opposition on the subject of the exchange of high denomination currency notes is growing today. Pakistan Suspends Import of Indian Cotton Amid Tensions http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6294&SEO=pakistan-suspends-import-of-indian-cotton-amid-tensions Islamabad, Nov 25 (Prensa Latina) Pakistan has suspended imports of Indian cotton, without warning, as a result of bilateral tensions over systematic clashes on their common border, according to official sources. Japan and Australia Announce Upcoming Security Dialogues http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6291&SEO=japan-and-australia-announce-upcoming-security-dialogues 24 de noviembre de 2016, 17:42Tokyo, Nov. 24 (Prensa Latina) Japan and Australia are preparing themselves for the talks between the Ministries of Foreign Affairs and Defense to be held next month in order to assess common security strategies, was published today. Department of Japanese Language and Culture Opened in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6288&SEO=department-of-japanese-language-and-culture-opened-in-cuba 24 de noviembre de 2016, 17:21Sancti Spiritus, Nov 24 (Prensa Latina) Officials from Japan opened the Matsuo Takeya Department in this city of the central region of Cuba, seeking to promote the learning and spread of Japanese culture and language. Cuba Won Three Silver Medals in Wrestling Golden Grand Prix http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6283&SEO=cuba-won-three-silver-medals-in-wrestling-golden-grand-prix Baku, Nov 24 (Prensa Latina) The Cubans Yowlys Bonne, Alejandro Valdes and Reineris Salas won silver medals in the Wrestling Golden Grand Prix final in Baku. Organization Urges to Lift Restrictions against Rohingyas in Myanmar http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6276&SEO=organization-urges-to-lift-restrictions-against-rohingyas-in-myanmar 24 de noviembre de 2016, 15:02Naipyido, Nov 24 (Prensa Latina) A Rohingya organization headquartered in the United Kingdom called on the UN and the international community to put pressure on the government of Myanmar to lift the restrictions against humanitarian aid in the western state of Rakhine. Indonesians Protest Violence Against Rohingya Muslims http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6265&SEO=indonesians-protest-violence-against-rohingya-muslims 24 de noviembre de 2016, 12:56Jakarta,Nov 24 (Prensa Latina) Hundreds of Indonesians took to the streets in Jakarta and other cities today to protest against reported rights abuses against Rohingya Muslims during a military crackdown in Myanmar. Tokyo Sees First November Snow Accumulation Since 1875 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6264&SEO=tokyo-sees-first-november-snow-accumulation-since-1875 24 de noviembre de 2016, 12:44Tokyo, Nov 24 (Prensa Latina) Snow fell over Tokyo and eastern Japan today, marking the first time the capital recorded snow accumulation in November since 1875. International Forum Against Terrorism Concludes in China http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6256&SEO=international-forum-against-terrorism-concludes-in-china 24 de noviembre de 2016, 11:42Beijing, Nov 24 (Prensa Latina) Around 120 military and police representatives from 26 countries will today conclude an international forum on anti-terrorism strategy in cities. China and Latin America to Strengthen Ties in Media Sector http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6243&SEO=china-and-latin-america-to-strengthen-ties-in-media-sector By Fausto Triana Santiago de Chile, Nov 24 (Prensa Latina) Cooperation in the media field between China and Latin America and the Caribbean has made significant progress in Chile, after a high level event that exceeded expectations and allowed concrete projects to be outlined. China Will Ban Smoking in Public Places Throughout the Country http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6240&SEO=china-will-ban-smoking-in-public-places-throughout-the-country Beijing, Nov 24 (Prensa Latina) Smoking in public places will be banned legally throughout the country when a regulation is enacted by the end of the year on the subject, informed the National Health Commission and Family Planning of China. Roads and Dams Threaten Preservation of Tigers in Asia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6238&SEO=roads-and-dams-threaten-preservation-of-tigers-in-asia 24 de noviembre de 2016, 00:18Naypyidaw, Nov 24 (Prensa Latina) The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) have said today that a road project in Myanmar and dam proposed in Thailand are the main threats to the survival of tigers in the Greater Mekong Subregion. Most people in India Support Monetary Change Applied by State http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6236&SEO=most-people-in-india-support-monetary-change-applied-by-state 23 de noviembre de 2016, 19:48New Delhi, Nov 23 (Prensa Latina) Despite inconveniences created, over 90 percent of Indian citizens support the decision to withdraw from circulation notes of high denomination to combat corruption, revealed an opinion poll. Cuba-Vietnam Inter-Government Meeting Concludes and Boosts Links http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6218&SEO=cuba-vietnam-inter-government-meeting-concludes-and-boosts-links Havana, Nov 23 (Prensa Latina) The 24th Session of the Inter-Government Commission between Cuba and Vietnam concluded today in the capital, with the signing of important agreements to consolidate the bilateral relations in the economic and technological-scientific areas. Thailand Prosecutors Charge Buddhist Monk Over Money Laundering http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6216&SEO=thailand-prosecutors-charge-buddhist-monk-over-money-laundering 23 de noviembre de 2016, 12:28Bangkok, Nov 23 (Prensa Latina) Thailand''s attorney general said on Wednesday it would charge the abbot of a powerful Buddhist sect and four others suspected of money laundering in the latest twist of a long-running saga that has divided Thai Buddhism. South Korea, Japan Sign Intelligence Sharing Deal on North Korea http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6215&SEO=south-korea-japan-sign-intelligence-sharing-deal-on-north-korea Seoul, Nov 23 (Prensa Latina) South Korea and Japan have signed a controversial agreement to pool military intelligence on Pyongyang''s nuclear program. Cuba Thanks Promotion of Media Cooperation with China http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6212&SEO=cuba-thanks-promotion-of-media-cooperation-with-china Santiago, Chile, Nov 23 (Prensa Latina) Cuban media executives have expressed thanks today for the promotion of cooperation with the Chinese press, regarding a summit meeting held in this capital. China Asks Japan, South Korea to Respect Regional Interests http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6211&SEO=china-asks-japan-south-korea-to-respect-regional-interests 23 de noviembre de 2016, 11:41Beijing, Nov 23 (Prensa Latina) China asked Japan and the Republic of Korea to respect the security interests of the countries of the region with regard to their military cooperation agreements. China Plays its Cards with Latin America and the Caribbean http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6209&SEO=china-plays-its-cards-with-latin-america-and-the-caribbean By Fausto Triana Santiago de Chile, Nov 23 (Prensa Latina) China played big its cards with Latin Ameruca and the Caribbean, in a tour of its president Xi Jinping who tried to close all spaces possible in order to consolidate his country's notable approach to the region. Former Incumbent Calls to Seek Political Solution to Kasmir Crisis http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6199&SEO=former-incumbent-calls-to-seek-political-solution-to-kasmir-crisis New Delhi, Nov 23 (Prensa Latina) The former head of government of Jammu and Kashmir, Omar Abdullah called on authorities today to seek a political solution to the conflict in that northern Indian state for lasting peace in the region. New Development Bank Backs Green Energy Plan in China http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6198&SEO=new-development-bank-backs-green-energy-plan-in-china Beijing, Nov 23 (Prensa Latina) The New Development Bank NDB of Brics (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) has approved another loan to support a green energy project in China''s east province of Fujian, highlighted the local authorities today. Papua New Guinea Premier Concludes Official Visit to Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6194&SEO=papua-new-guinea-premier-concludes-official-visit-to-cuba Havana, Nov 23 (Prensa Latina) Papua New Guinea''s Prime Minister, Peter O''Neill, is concluding an official visit to Cuba, where he ratified along with President Raul Castro a common interest in strengthening bilateral relations. Philippines and the US Reinforce Military Relations http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6166&SEO=philippines-and-the-us-reinforce-military-relations 22 de noviembre de 2016, 15:30Manila, Nov 22 (Prensa Latina) The government of the Philippines said Tuesday that the military relations with the United States are still solid, after a strong opposition by Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte to continue war exercises with Washington. Thousands of Displaced in Japan Following 7.4-degree Earthquake http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6158&SEO=thousands-of-displaced-in-japan-following-7.4-degree-earthquake 22 de noviembre de 2016, 12:22Tokyo, Nov 22 (Prensa Latina) Thousands of people have moved to elevated areas in the Fukushima region, where a magnitude 7.4 earthquake struck, as a result of fears of a tsunami like the one in 2011. Mexico Responds to Trumps' Threat to Leave TTP http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6155&SEO=mexico-responds-to-trumps-threat-to-leave-ttp Mexico, Nov 22 (Prensa Latina) Mexico has responded to US President-elect Donald Trump''s announcement that he will be leaving the Trans-Pacific Association Agreement (TTP). Death Toll from India Railroad Accident Rises to 146 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6140&SEO=death-toll-from-india-railroad-accident-rises-to-146 22 de noviembre de 2016, 10:04New Delhi, Nov 22 (Prensa Latina) The death toll from a railroad accident which occurred two days ago in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh has risen to 146, according to local authority reports. Another 25 bodies were removed from the rubble and one person succumbed to their injuries in hospital, bringing the total number of victims from the derailment of 14 carriages of the Patna-Indore Express to 146, the spokesperson of the North Central Railways, Vijay Kumar told the media. Visit of Chinese President to Chile is Highlighted http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6133&SEO=visit-of-chinese-president-to-chile-is-highlighted 22 de noviembre de 2016, 01:48Santiago de Chile, Nov 22 (Prensa Latina) The visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping here will have a special significance for Chile that takes pride in having a powerful Free Trade Treaty with the Asian giant. Concern in Myanmar after Supposed Destruction of Rohingya Villages http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6117&SEO=concern-in-myanmar-after-supposed-destruction-of-rohingya-villages 21 de noviembre de 2016, 16:30Naypyidaw, Nov 21 (Prensa Latina) Satellite images of supposed destruction of around 820 rohingya villages in the western state of Rakhine in Myanmar, published in a recent report by humanitarian groups have caused a national controversy. At Least 30 Dead in Suicide Attack in Afghanistan http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6111&SEO=at-least-30-dead-in-suicide-attack-in-afghanistan 21 de noviembre de 2016, 15:20Kabul, Nov 21 (Prensa Latina) Al least 30 people were killed today in a suicide bomb attack claimed by the terrorist group Islamic State (ISIS) perpetrated against a busy Shiite mosque in the capital. South Korea and Japan to Sign Military Accord Despite Criticism http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6110&SEO=south-korea-and-japan-to-sign-military-accord-despite-criticism 21 de noviembre de 2016, 15:18Seoul, Nov 21 (Prensa Latina) Despite people and parliament''s rejection, South Korea and Japan have planned to sign, formally, a military intelligence pact in the middle of the current week, the local media reported today. Kangaroo Bone Nose Piercing is Oldest Bone Jewellery Ever Found http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6106&SEO=kangaroo-bone-nose-piercing-is-oldest-bone-jewellery-ever-found Canberra,Nov 21 (Prensa Latina) A crafted piece of bone found in Australia looks as if it were designed to be worn in the nasal septum, making it the oldest bone jewellery belonging to Homo sapiens to be identified anywhere in the world. Expectations about China-U.S. Trade Talks http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6099&SEO=expectations-about-china-u.s.-trade-talks Beijing, Nov 21 (Prensa Latina) The 27th session of the China-United States Joint Commission on Trade and Business, which opened today in Washington, and the strengthening of economic ties between the world''s two major economies attract the attention of international analysts. President of China Makes Brief but Intense Visit in Peru http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6095&SEO=president-of-china-makes-brief-but-intense-visit-in-peru Lima, Nov 21 (Prensa Latina) A brief but intense official visit to Peru is taking place today by Chinese President Xi Jinping, who along with his counterpart Pedro Pablo Kuczynski will attend the signing of several agreements between both countries. Erdogan Seeks in Asia Possible Replacement for European Union http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6088&SEO=erdogan-seeks-in-asia-possible-replacement-for-european-union Ankara, Nov 21 (Prensa Latina) The Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) may be an option for Turkey to replace the European Union (EU), said the country''s President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, after returning from his official trip to Uzbekistan. Death Toll of Train Accident in India Increases to 133 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6087&SEO=death-toll-of-train-accident-in-india-increases-to-133 New Delhi, Nov 21 (Prensa Latina) The death toll from the derailment of 14 wagons of a passenger train in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh has risen to 133 today, while the number of wounded exceeded the 200. Vietnamese President Starts Official Visit in Italy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6086&SEO=vietnamese-president-starts-official-visit-in-italy 21 de noviembre de 2016, 08:50Hanoi, Nov 21 (Prensa Latina) President Tran Dai Quang started an official visit in Italy to strengthen bilateral relations after being invited by his counterpart Sergio Mattarella, who visited this capital in November last year. Papua New Guinea's Prime Minister Begins Visit to Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6084&SEO=papua-new-guineas-prime-minister-begins-visit-to-cuba Havana, Nov 21 (Prensa Latina) Papua New Guinea''s Prime Minister, Peter O''Neill, begins an official visit to Cuba today, during which he will meet with President, Raul Castro. More than 100 Dead and 200 Injured in Train Crash in India http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6060&SEO=more-than-100-dead-and-200-injured-in-train-crash-in-india New Delhi, Nov 20 (Prensa Latina) At least 115 people were killed and more than 200 injured today by derailing 14 wagons of a passenger train in northern India. Philippine President Holds Meetings with China and Russia Presidents http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6054&SEO=philippine-president-holds-meetings-with-china-and-russia-presidents Manila, Nov 20 (Prensa Latina) Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte held separate meetings on bilateral relations with his counterparts from China and Russia at the summit of the APEC forum in Peru. Xi Jinping Believes APEC Will Energize Global Economy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6046&SEO=xi-jinping-believes-apec-will-energize-global-economy 19 de noviembre de 2016, 15:26Lima, Nov 19 (Prensa Latina) Chinese President Xi Jinping emphasized today at the Summit of APEC the need for strong actions of this region to energize global economy, creating new opportunities for growth. Japan and Russia Draw Plan of Economic Cooperation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6044&SEO=japan-and-russia-draw-plan-of-economic-cooperation 19 de noviembre de 2016, 13:59Tokyo, Nov 19 (Prensa Latina) Officials of Japan and Russia drew details of a plan of economic cooperation, reported the NHK network. Ecuador and China Establish Integral Strategic Association http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6036&SEO=ecuador-and-china-establish-integral-strategic-association By Sinay Cespedes Moreno New Guinea's Prime Minister to Visit Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6034&SEO=new-guineas-prime-minister-to-visit-cuba Havana, Nov 19 (Prensa Latina ) The Prime Minister of New Guinea, Peter O''Neill, will start a visit in Cuba starting next Monday, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced. 13 Police Killed in Overnight Attack in Afghanistan http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6029&SEO=13-police-killed-in-overnight-attack-in-afghanistan 18 de noviembre de 2016, 15:37Kabul, Nov 18 (Prensa Latina) At least 13 police personnel were killed when Taliban militants attacked a police station in Afghanistan''s western province of Farah today, police said. Humanism in Work of Cuban Hisotrian Eusebio Leal Highlighted http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6027&SEO=humanism-in-work-of-cuban-hisotrian-eusebio-leal-highlighted Havana, Nov 18 (Prensa Latina) The huge work of Eusebio Leal in order to investigate and restore all possible things about the Cuban capital, Havana, is centered on human beings, assured here Adolfo Rubio, president of the Mexican Congress for World Patrimony Friday. Hundreds of Rohingya Flee Myanmar Army Crackdown http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6026&SEO=hundreds-of-rohingya-flee-myanmar-army-crackdown 18 de noviembre de 2016, 15:21Naipyidó,Nov 18 (Prensa Latina)Hundreds of Rohingya Muslims are fleeing a military crackdown in western Myanmar to Bangladesh, trying to escape an upsurge of violence. Ten Abu Sayyaf, 4 Soldiers Killed in Clash in Philippines http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6024&SEO=ten-abu-sayyaf-4-soldiers-killed-in-clash-in-philippines 18 de noviembre de 2016, 14:56 Manila, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) At least 4 soldiers were killed in an encounter with suspected members of the Abu Sayyaf Group in Patikul, Sulu today. Former Malysia PM Asks Muslims to End Sectarian Disputes http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6023&SEO=former-malysia-pm-asks-muslims-to-end-sectarian-disputes 18 de noviembre de 2016, 14:41Kuala Lumpur,Nov 18 (Prensa Latina) Former PM of Malaysia Mahathir Mohamed ask for an end to sectarian disputes within the muslim world. Mohamed mentioned that the radicalization and wrong understanding of the muslim doctrine are tarnishing the image of that religion in the West and other places according to local press. Cuba and Vietnam Negotiate New Trade Agreement http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6022&SEO=cuba-and-vietnam-negotiate-new-trade-agreement 18 de noviembre de 2016, 14:30Havana, Nov 18 (Prensa Latina) Cuba and Vietnam are negotiating a new trade agreement aimed at expanding and diversifying bilateral relations, representatives from both countries confirmed today. FIFA Gianni Infantino Suggests 32 Team Club World Cup in 2019 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6020&SEO=fifa-gianni-infantino-suggests-32-team-club-world-cup-in-2019 Barn, Nov 18 (Prensa Latina) FIFA President Gianni Infantino says the Club World Cup could expand to a 32-team tournament played in June. UN Adopts Cuban Resolutions on Peace and Rejection of Mercenaries http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6015&SEO=un-adopts-cuban-resolutions-on-peace-and-rejection-of-mercenaries 18 de noviembre de 2016, 13:14United Nations, Nov 18 (Prensa Latina) The Third Committee of the UN General Assembly has adopted today by large majority two draft resolutions submitted by Cuba, which advocate for the right to peace and reject the use of mercenaries.