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Asia / Oceanía

Tokyo, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) The Arts Association of Japan granted today the Praemium Imperiale, the highest artistic award to creators in five countries for contributing to the development and promotion of culture worldwide.


Kuala Lumpur, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) Malaysia will be deploying some 60 physicians to Bangladesh to aid Rohingya refugees in that Southeast Asian country, officials said today.


18 de octubre de 2017, 12:05Hanoi, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) Vietnam''s President Tran Dai Quang urged today the Ministries of National Defense and Public Security to do impeccable work during the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit.


Beijing, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) Xi Jinping, leader of the Communist Party of China (CCP) and president of the country, today considered corruption as the biggest threat to that political force, but he trusted that the campaign against that scourge would eradicate it.


18 de octubre de 2017, 11:54Beijing, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) Beijing''s tourism department unveiled today a new campaign to expand promotion of the main attractions of the Chinese capital and exchange with other cities around the world.


18 de octubre de 2017, 11:25Hanoi, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) The Vietnamese Cultural Heritage Week of Ethnic Groups is being held in this capital from today until Monday, October 23, with the participation of about 200 delegates from all over the country.


Beijing, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) China''s President Xi Jinping has called today for more global unity to fight climate change and denied that his country has hegemonic aspirations for its rapid development. During his opening speech at the 19th Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) in this capital, the president urged the entire international community to act in a coordinated way to rid the planet of the challenges of climate change.


Islamabad, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) Seven people were killed, including five policemen, and 24 others were injured today in a new attack in the city of Quetta, capital of the southwestern province of Baluchistan.


New Delhi, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) As usual at this time, New Delhi is drowning in pollution, a problem that authorities in the Indian capital are fighting today with several measures such as the closure of industries and vehicle control.


17 de octubre de 2017, 15:44United Nations, Oct 17 (Prensa Latina) United Nations Sub-Secretary General for Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman ended a visit of five days to Myanmar, a country in which he reiterated the call to permit the access of humanitarian help to the Rohinyas in the state of Rakhine.


Tokyo, Oct 17 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban Ambassador to Japan, Carlos Miguel Pereira Hernández, had a dialogue Tuesday with the governor of the Japanese prefecture of Kyoto, Keiji Yamada, to extend and consolidate the bilateral relations.