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Asia / Oceania

Jakarta, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) Indonesia will invite leaders of the Democratic People''s Republic of Korea, Kim Jong-un, and South Korea, Moon Jae-in, to the 18th Asian Games, scheduled for August, official sources said here today.


19 de julio de 2018, 00:10Tokyo, Jul 19 (Prensa Latina) Japan and Thailand agreed to work together to complete the entry of the Southeast Asian country into the Trans-Pacific Economic Partnership (TPP) Strategic Agreement, said the head of the Japanese cabinet, Yoshihide Suga.


Jakarta, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) Indonesia will invite leaders of the Democratic People''s Republic of Korea, Kim Jong-un, and South Korea, Moon Jae-in, to the 18th Asian Games, scheduled for August, official sources said here today.


Ulán Bator, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) Helped by a rise in mineral and textile exports, Mongolia''s foreign trade turnover reached 6.3 billion U.S. dollars in the first half of 2018, up 26 percent from the same period last year, data from the National Statistics Office showed today.


Beijing, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) Chinese President Xi Jinping highlighted today the links between China and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in terms of energy, industrial capacity, technology and financing.


Manila, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) The construction of two bridges financed by China began today in the Philippines on the Pasig River to improve traffic, offering alternative roads and the resilience of roads in the face of natural disasters.


Tokyo, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) Japanese filmmaker Hirokazu Koreeda made official the presence of actors Juliette Binoche and Ethan Hawke in his upcoming film La Vérité (The Truth), despite regretting the details previously leaked, the local press reported.


Tehran, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) Amid tensions with the United States, the Iranian Defense Minister, General Amir Hatami, said today that the country''s Armed Forces are prepared to face their foreign enemies.


Hanoi, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) Vietnamese authorities confiscated more than 940 kg of heroin, 1,500 kg of marijuana and 40 kg of opium, as well as 800,000 pills of synthetic drug in the first half of the year.


New Delhi, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) An Indian Air Force pilot died after his MiG-21 fighter jet crashed today in the northern state of Himachal Pradesh, an official statement said.


Bangkok, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) Authorities in 28 Thai provinces were alerted to the forecast of heavy rains and their consequences, the Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation (DDPM) reported today.