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Asia / Oceanía

Seoul, Apr 18 (Prensa Latina) The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) and South Korea agreed today tio transmit live the meeting both their leaders will hold next week, as part of the approachment and distension process begun in the peninsula.

Beijing, Apr 18 (Prensa Latina) Three Cuban universities are participating today in the ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC), based in China, with 140 teams from all over the world, diplomatic sources reported.

Beijing, Apr 18 (Prensa Latina) China''s naval force executes today military maneuvers with real fire in the Taiwan Strait to prove its defensive capacity over national sovereignty and interests in case of aggression or external provocation.

Panama, Apr 17 (Prensa Latina) With the conclusion of the feasibility study on a Free Trade Agreement, Chinese and Panamanian authorities foresee the installation of a negotiation table that will facilitate the signing of this complementarity mechanism.

Hanoi, Apr 17 (Prensa Latina) The Vietnam-Cuba Friendship Hospital, in the central province of Quang Binh, donated to this country by Fidel Castro, welcomed three Cuban doctors who joined 17 physicians who have been working in the Vietnamese capital for months.

New Delhi, Apr 17 (Prensa Latina) India and Sweden agreed on an Innovation Partnership and Joint Action Plan, as well as strengthening their cooperation in defense and security, after a meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Swedish counterpart, Stefan Lofven.

Kabul, Apr 17 (Prensa Latina) A group of armed men have kidnapped three Internal Electoral Commission voter registration employees along with two policemen in central Ghor province, officials said today.

London, Apr 17 (Prensa Latina) Global steel demand will grow 1.8 percent this year and 0.7 percent next year, driven by favorable world economic momentum, though the market faces risks from rising trade tensions, the World Steel Association (worldsteel) said today.

New Delhi, Apr 17 (Prensa Latina) India is expected to grow at 7.4 per cent in 2018 and 7.8 per cent in 2019, According to The Times of Inid citing sourcesin the International Monetary Fund.

Beijing, Apr 17 (Prensa Latina) China's economy closed the first quarter of this year with 6.8 percent growth, higher than the government's annual target of 6.5 points, the National Bureau of Statistics reported today.

Tokyo, Apr 17 (Prensa Latina) Prime Minister of Japan, Shinzo Abe, departed today for the United States where he will talk with President Donald Trump, on denuclearization of North Korea and economic issues.