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Asia / Oceania

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.

17 de julio de 2018, 15:03Seoul, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) At least five people were killed and another was wounded when a South Korean military helicopter crashed at a maritime base in the southeastern port city of Pohang, official sources reported today.

Havana, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) The President of Cuba, Miguel Diaz-Canel, is attending today in this capital the closing day of the 24th Meeting of the Sao Paulo Forum.

Canberra, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) Jamaican Usain Bolt will begin tests in the Central Coast Mariners club of the A-League of Australia for six weeks to begin his career in professional soccer, revealed the agent of the former sprinter.

Havana, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) Vietnamese political leader Nguyen Duc Loi highlighted today in this capital the legacy of social justice and solidarity represented by the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro.

New Delhi, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) The Minister for Foreign Affairs & Regional Integration of Ghana, Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey is on an official visit to India from 16-19 July 2018.

Singapore Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) Singapore Airlines (SIA) was recognized today as the best airline in the world at the World Airline Awards 2018 of the British auditor Skytrax.