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Asia / Oceanía

Colombo, Mar 15 (Prensa Latina) Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe affirmed today that the government will shield the society from hate, communal and ethnic disharmony contents which are posted on social networks.

Hanoi, Mar 15 (Prensa Latina) Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will pay an official visit to Vietnam on Monday and Tuesday, in response to an invitation from Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh.

Seoul, Mar 15 (Prensa Latina) The South Korean government will present a committee to prepare the next summit meeting between president Moon Jae-in and his peer of its neighbor North Korea, Kim Jong-un, affirmed today the presidential office.

Kathmandu, Mar 14 (Prensa Latina) After being sworn in, Bidya Devi Bhandari started today her second term as president of Nepal, the first woman to assumed this position in the history of this country.

Kathmandu, Mar 14 (Prensa Latina) Nepal has completed the first phase of a national tiger census with a field study in the country''s national parks, the authorities in charge of the subject said today.

Manila, mar 13 (Prensa Latina) Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte today withdrew his country from the International Criminal Court (ICC), after citing ''scandalous'' attacks against him and his administration related to the anti-drug war he is carrying out.

Beijing, Mar 14 (Prensa Latina) The National Bureau of Statistics of China has reported a growth in industrial production, retail sales of consumer goods and other economic sectors in January and February.

Manila, Mar 14 (Prensa Latina) The president of Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte, withdrew today his country from the International Penal Court (IPC), after quoting as ''scandalous'' attacks against him and his administration related to the anti-drug war he carries out.

Algiers, Mar 14 (Prensa Latina) China will build a ferryboat which will contribute to the development of Algeria maritime transportation, local media reported quoting reports from the Chinese Shipping Commercialization Company.

Quito, Mar 13 (Prensa Latina) Ecuador is currently working to boost a Comprehensive Strategic Alliance with China through its embassy in that Asian country, the Ecuadorian Foreign Ministry reported today.

Islamabad, Mar 13 (Prensa Latina) The governmental Pakistan Muslim League of (PML-N) elected today as its president the governor of the eastern province of Punjab, Shahbaz Sharif, after a judicial decision that prevented former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif from maintaining the position.