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Asia / Oceanía

Beijing, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) The Communist Party of China (CPCh) opened here today a meeting focused on the debate of another amendment project to its statutes, previously modified during the 19th Conhgress held last year.

Hanoi, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) The parliaments of Asia-Pacific today ratified in this capital that they will work to fulfill the Sustainable Development Goals in line with the 2030 Agenda approved by the United Nations in 2015.

Astana, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) At least 52 people were killed today when a highway passenger transport linking Samara and Shinkent burst into flames, according to civil defense sources.

Beijing, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) China's economy reported a growth of 6.9 percent of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in 2017, an increasing trend reported during the first three quarters of the year and higher than the government's target of 6.5 percent, the National Statistics Bureau reported.

Seoul, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) The Democratic People''s Republic of Korea (DPRK) will compete in artistic skating, alpine ski, long-distance ski and ice hockey during the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics, official sources reported today.

New Delhi, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) An Indian soldier and two Pakistani civilians were killed in a new clash between troops from both countries on the Line of Control (LoC), the de facto border in the Kashmir disputed region.

New Delhi, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) After exceeding tourist arrivals by 10 million last year, India is now working to double the figure in 2020, today announced the minister of the sector, K.J. Alphons.

Seoul, Jan 17 (Prensa Latina) The Republic of Korea and the People''s Democratic Republic of Koreas (PDRK) agreed to march toghether under the flag of the Korean Reunification at the inaugural ceremony of the Winter Olympic Games PyeongChang 2018.

Addis Ababa, Jan 17 (Prensa Latina) The modern electrified railway that links Ethiopia with the port of neighboring Djibouti began transporting passengers, official sources announced today, a few days after the inauguration of this means of transport.

Tokyo, Jan 17(Prensa Latina) The Tokyo Metropolitan Government plans to decorate historical buildings and other structures with lights ahead of the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in the capital, officials have said.

Ámsterdam, Jan 17 (Prensa Latina) Drawings, together with works by Govert Flinck, on show at the Singer Laren museum in the Netherlands