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Asia / Oceanía

Paris, Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) Cuba and Malaysia have reaffirmed their willingness to cooperate within the framework of the UNESCO''s Management of Social Transformations (MOST) Program, during a meeting held between the delegations of both countries at the 39th General Conference.

Lima, Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) The national soccer teams of Peru and New Zealand are now ready for a match Wednesday to define which team will qualify for the 2018 World Soccer Cup in Russia, with a lot of local optimism for the victory.

Manila, Nov 14 (Prensa Latina) Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte handed over today the presidency of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to Singapore''s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong.

Kabul, Nov 14 (Prensa Latina) At least 67 persons died today in the Afghan province of Kandahar during several coordinated attacks of the Talibans against 15 police checkpoints, reported the Police Tuesday. According to the spokesman of this southern demarcation, Matiullah Helal, 22 soldiers and 45 rebels lost their life in the actions.

Tokyo, Nov 14 (Prensa Latina) Chinese electronic company Hisense announced today it will buy 95 percent of Japan's Toshiba Visual Solutions Corporation.

Manila, Nov 14 (Prensa Latina) China proposes to advance in the construction of an East Asian economic community to boost regional integration and common development, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said today.

Moscow, Nov 14 (Prensa Latina) Russian Prime Minister Dmitri Medvedev reiterated today the need for a peaceful solution to the dispute over the nuclear program of the North Korean government, at a time when the United States and South Korea are carrying out joint military maneuvers.

Beijing, Nov 14 (Prensa Latina) China has requested the United States today to respect the efforts and actions of Asian countries to keep peace and stability of the South Sea, in response to recent statements made by President Donald Trump about the issue.

Manila, Nov 13 (Prensa Latina) President Rodrigo Duterte and his U.S. peer, Donald Trump, discussed today some issues of bilateral and regional interest, in the context of the 31st edition of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) summit.

Manila, Nov 13 (Prensa Latina) President of Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte, defended today at the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) the micro, small and medium enterprises (Mipymes) as boosters of economic development in those countries.

Beijing, Nov 13 (Prensa Latina) South Korean President Moon Jae-in will travel to China in December to continue the talks with his peer, Xi Jinping, on the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula and the deployment of the U.S. anti-missile system.