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Asia / Oceanía

New Delhi, Jul 20 (Prensa Latina) India suffered 586 railroad accidents in the past five years, which caused 1,011 dead and more than 1,600 injured people, Railroad Minister Rajen Gohain revealed.


Hanoi, Jul 20 (Prensa Latina) The Vietnamese big shoe production has made this Asian country be the seller of shoes or similar items to almost 100 countries of the planet, 72 of which purchased these Vietnamese items for more than 1 million dollars in 2017, so far.


United Nations, Jul 19 (Prensa Latina) United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres welcomed today the proposal by South Korea of resuming the military dialogue with neighboring Democratic People''s Republic of Korea (DPRK).


Hanoi, Jul 19 (Prensa Latina) Rain over the historic average volume in this season and negligence with mosquito breeding sites have caused an increase in the number of dengue cases, which exceed 50,000 in Vietnam, with 15 fatal victims.


Ankara, Jul 19 (Prensa Latina) Turkey and Thailand started talks in this capital Tuesday to establish a free trade agreement between the two countries, announced the Economy Ministry at the end of the meeting.


Camberra,Jul 19 (Prensa Latina)Stronger winds 6000kms away on the East Antarctic, have generated waves that circle the continent at almost 700kmh. When these waves meet the steep underwater topography of the West Antarctic Peninsula they push warm water under the ice shelves. This helps explain the increased ice melt in this region that can lead trillion tonne ice shelves, like Larsen C, to break away from the continent.


Tokyo, July 19 (Prensa Latina) Japanese authorities are still searching for seven people missing due to heavy rains two weeks ago in the west of the country.


Hanoi, Jul 19 (Prensa Latina) South Korea heads the list of 120 countries and territories that bet more on Vietnam with a registered capital of 54.5 billion dollars, confirmed today in this capital the Foreign Investments Department.


Beijing, July 19 (Prensa Latina) Chinese researchers, scientists and specialist are currently working on developing intelligent drilling systems with independent intellectual property rights, the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) announces today.


New Delhi, July 19 (Prensa Latina) A third of the South Asian population is more likely to suffer from rare genetic diseases than the rest of the world, as released by a study.


Dhaka, July 19 (PL) At least 10 percent of the 18 million people in Dhaka are at risk of being infected by chikungunya despite Bangladeshi government health campaigns, an expert warned today.