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Asia / Oceanía

Hanoi, Mar 20 (Prensa Latina) The United States' determination to impose high taxes on frozen Panga fish fillets from Vietnam generates growing discontent among producers, exporters and this country's government.

Beijing, Mar 20 (Prensa Latina) China's government aims to generate 13 million jobs this year to meet the high demand of people in the labor market, Premier Li Keqiang said today.

Beijing, Mar 20 (Prensa Latina) China will further open its market to the rest of the world, but without hegemonic aspirations due to its rapid economic growth, President Xi Jinping said today.

Hanoi, Mar 20 (Prensa Latina) Vietnam's workforce should reach the unedited figure of 54 million 200 thousand persons at the end of this quarter, forecast the Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs. That figure would exceed by 150 thousand that at the end of 2017, that was boosted by an economic growth of 7.7 percent in that year's fourth quarter, the highest in years.

Washington, Mar 20 (Prensa Latina) Latin America, sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia are among the areas of greatest economic vulnerability due to climate change, which could increase migration, said the World Bank (WB) today.

Manila, Mar 19 (Prensa Latina) Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said he is against the proposed divorce law under study in the country, the Malacañang Palace said today, quoted by Inquirer.net.

Hanoi, Mar 19 (Prensa Latina) Vietnam will carry out various actions to control the HIV / AIDS infection rate below 0.3 percent in order to reach the 90-90-90 goal in 2020 and eradicate the disease by 2030 .

By Yolaidy Martinez Ruiz

Beijing, Mar 19 (Prensa Latina) The United States continues approving laws and measures that appear to be aimed at creating a confrontation with China, instead of benefiting bilateral ties, even though Beijing favors dialogue to resolve any differences.

Kabul, Mar 18 (Prensa Latina) Afghanistan''s air force annihilated 29 Talibans in operations carried out in the southern province of Helmand, the Ministry of Defense confirmed today.

Beijing, mar 18 (Prensa Latina) The National People''s Congress of China (Parliament) voted unanimously today for the permanence of Prime Minister Li Keqiang in his post, as part of the process of ratification or selection of members to the State''s nomenclature.

Beijing, Mar 18 (Prensa Latina) Rulers from all continents and leaders of international organizations sent today congratulatory messages to President Xi Jinping for his re-election and wished success in his efforts to turn China into a stronger State.