Asia / Oceanía

Beijing, (Prensa Latina) China''s foreign direct investment (FDI) has risen 9.2% year on year to 58.6 billion yuan ($850 million USD) in February 2017, the Ministry of Commerce said today.


16 de marzo de 2017, 16:34Manila, March 16 (Prensa Latina) UN human rights experts urged Philippine lawmakers to rebuff the reinstatement of death penalty as a punishment for crimes closely related to drug trafficking, according to the Philippine Star newspaper.


By Fausto Triana

Viña del Mar, Chile, Mar 16 (Prensa Latina) Names may vary, but the will to find ways leading to free trade and against protectionism dominated the venue of the Pacific in this city, with 14 convinced actors and the United States in doubt.


16 de marzo de 2017, 10:00Beijing, March 16 (Prensa Latina) China and Saudi Arabia have signed 14 cooperation agreements as part of a visit by King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, the country''s deputy foreign minister Zhang Ming informed today.


Beijing, Mar 16 (Prensa Latina) China''s National Defense Minister, Chang Wanquan, and Vietnam''s People''s Army commander, Pham Hoai Nam, have agreed to develop relationships between their armies, official sources reported here.



Islamabad, March 15 (Prensa Latina) Pakistani government began today its sixth national census, the first in 19 years, with the aim of updating the population database and its main features.


Tokyo, Mar 14 (Prensa Latina) Despite being defeated 8-5 Cuban baseball team manager to the 4th World Baseball Classic Carlos Marti was grateful for the performance of his players during the match against Japan early Tuesday morning (early evening in Asia) and was sorry for the the error that defined the match in favor of the Japanese team.


Pyongyang, Mar 14 (Prensa Latina) The United States and South Korea are making dangerous movements amidst the active stage of their nuclear drills against the Democratic People''s Republic of Korea (DPRK), reported the government.



Tokyo, Mar 14 (Prensa Latina) Finance Minister, Taro Aso, has expressed his concern today over protectionism and stated that the world economy should be kept open.