LA PAZ — At least six folks died and about 20 had been injured in western Bolivia following a passenger bus crash on the freeway late Tuesday.
According to an official on Wednesday, the accident occurred at about 9:00 p.m. native time (0100 GMT, Oct. 19) close to the western city of Charazani. (Bolivia-Bus Crash)
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HANOI — Experts from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) maintained their forecast for Vietnam’s GDP progress at 4.7 p.c in 2023, Vietnam News Agency reported Wednesday.
For the medium time period, IMF predicted a 5.8 p.c and a 6.9 p.c GDP progress in 2024 and 2025, respectively, in keeping with the group’s Regional Economic Outlook Update. (Vietnam-IMF-GDP Forecast)
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UNITED NATIONS — Developments over the previous few days within the Israeli-Palestinian battle have amply demonstrated that a direct and complete ceasefire should be the overriding precedence, stated Zhang Jun, China’s everlasting consultant to the United Nations, on Wednesday.
As lengthy because the conflict continues, extra violations of worldwide humanitarian regulation are inevitable. Without a complete ceasefire, any quantity of humanitarian help might be a drop within the bucket, stated Zhang at an emergency assembly of the Security Council on the Israeli-Palestinian battle. (UN-Gaza-China)
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TOKYO — The Japanese authorities has doubled its goal for the set up of electrical automobile (EV) charging stations to 300,000 retailers by 2030, 10 occasions the present ranges.
In new pointers launched Wednesday, Japan’s trade ministry outlined a plan to help the institution of ordinary EV chargers primarily at condominiums and industrial services and quick chargers mainly at expressway relaxation areas. (Japan-Electric Vehicle Chargers-Installment)