Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Thousands of People and Vehicles Still Stranded on Chinese Island Beijing, Feb 24 (Prensa Latina) Thousands of people and vehicles continue to be stranded in the province of Hainan, an island in southern China, although air and maritime companies are applying urgent measures to alleviate the traffic jam caused by bad weather conditions. PDRK and South Korea Return to the Negotiating Table Seoul, Feb 24 (Prensa Latina) The People's Democratic Republic of Korea (PDRK) and South Korea will again hold talks on Tuesday in order to coordinate the north''s participation in the Winter Paralympic Games in PyeongChang, confirmed today the local government. Chinese Legislative Elects Almost 3,000 Parliamentarians (OVER) Beijing, Feb 24 (Prensa Latina) The electoral districts in China elected about 2,980 lawmakers to the National Peoples'' Assembly (Parliament), whose annual session will open on March 5 to define the leadership of the State, according to an official announcement. Australian Deputy PM Resigns Over Extramarital Affair Canberra, Feb 22 (Prensa Latina) Australian Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce has resigned today to the presidency of the National Party, which is part of the ruling coalition, when it was made public he was expecting a child with his former staffer. Chile, Japan to Sign New Agreements, Increase Ties Tokyo, Feb 22 (Prensa Latina) The arrival of the President of Chile, Michelle Bachelet, to Japan today will allow the signing of new agreements, as well as the expansion of bilateral ties in the fields of economy, trade, culture, science -technical and environmental. India, Canada Talk about Trade, Security and Energy New Delhi, Feb 22 (Prensa Latina) Foreign ministers of India, Sushma Swaraj, and Canada, Chrystia Freeland, talked today on the strengthening of economic and trade relations, before the bilateral Summit that will be held tomorrow in this capital. China Insists on Backing Inter-Korean Rapprochement Beijing, feb 22 (Prensa Latina) China has insisted on taking advantage of the sustained rapprochement between South Korea and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) to improve their ties and move towards a broaden dialogue that include the United States. Afghanistan Destroys 30 Factories, 12 Drug Stores Kabul, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) More than 30 factories for the elaboration of drugs and 12 stores belonging to the Taliban and drug traffickers were destroyed in the last 11 months, Afghanistan Interior Ministry reported today. Vietnam Highlights the Mountain God Hanoi, Feb 19 (Prensa Latina) The cult of Tan Vien, the Mountain God, will be recognized as intangible cultural heritage of Vietnam in a ceremony that will take place on February 25th outskirts of this capital, confirmed today the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism. India to Host World Environment Day This Year New Delhi, Feb 19 (Prensa Latina) In recognition of India''s progress in defense of the environment, this country will host the World Environment Day, to be celebrated every June 5, the government and the UN announced today. Debate Grows in Pakistan Due to Troops Sent to Saudi Arabia Islamabad, Feb 19 (Prensa Latina) Pakistani government decision to send troops to Saudi Arabia generates today an overwhelming debate due to the consequences of the measure and a feasible involvement of Islamabad in the Yemeni conflict. Japan Prepares Legal Framework for Emperor's Abdication Ceremony Tokyo, Feb 18 (Prensa Latina) The Japanese government is planning to decide, probably in March, the details of the ceremony of abdication of Emperor Akihito, which will take place next year, NHK reported. Pakistani Senator Criticizes Troops Sending to Saudi Arabia Islamabad, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) Pakistani Senator Farhatullah Babar rejected today the government''s decision to send troops to Saudi Arabia, considering that it contravenes an order of the national parliament, reluctant to involve the country in the conflict in Yemen. China Receives Year 4716 in Charge of the Land Dog (+Photos) By Yolaidy Martinez Ruiz Beijing, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) China transits as of today in the year 4716 of its calendar under the influence of the Land Dog, animal which according to tradition will bring better moments for love, health and interpersonal relations. The Dog Rules in China's Lunar Calendar Beijing, Jan 15 (Prensa Latina) After weeks of intensive activity, China's streets are calm today, while families get ready to celebrate the Spring Festivities or New Year, which will start with the first new moon. UN Secretary General Wishes China Success in Lunar New Year Beijing, Feb 15 (Prensa Latina) UN Secretary General António Guterres greeted the people of China on occasion of the Lunar New Year, wished them success and asked to work for world prosperity and peace. Nepal Leader K.P. Sharma Oli to Take over As Prime Minister Kathmandu, Feb 15 (PL) After the overwhelming electoral victory of the left alliance, the leader of the Communist Party of Nepal (Unified Marxist-Leninist), also known as CPN (UML), K.P. Sharma Oli, assumed Thursday as Prime Minister of Nepal, replacing Sher Bahadur Deuba. Knife Attack in Beijing Mall Leaves 1 Dead, 12 Injured Beijing, Feb 14 (Prensa Latina) The municipal government in this capital has deployed today about 900,000 uniformed police and volunteers in the streets to reinforce public safety during the Lunar New Year, after a recent knife attack at a shopping mall. African Development Fund Receives Millionaire Loan From Japan Abuja, Feb 13 (Prensa Latina) The president of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina, confirmed here today that Japan''s International Cooperation Agency approved a loan of $700 million USD to the African Development Fund (FAD). Threats Prevail for Rohingya People in Myanmar, Says UN United Nations, Feb 13 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs Miroslav Jenca said today that while the violence in Myanmar is gradually decreasing, for the Rohingya people the threat and insecurity still prevail.