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BEIJING Nike Presto Mid , Feb. 4 (Xinhua) -- A 6.4-magnitude earthquake jolted waters near Hualien County in northeast Taiwan at 9:56 p.m. Sunday (Beijing Time), according to the China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC).

The epicenter was monitored at 24.2 degrees north latitude and 121.72 degrees east longitude, with a depth of 10 km Nike Presto Essential , the center said in a renewed statement. A 5.6-magnitude quake had been reported by the center.

A 5.5-magnitude aftershock was reported at 10:13 p.m. in the same region, the center said in another statement.

The center earlier said that a 4.7-magnitude earthquake was monitored at 9:12 p.m. in the same region.

Taiwan's meteorological authority said that a series of earthquakes hit Hualien, with the strongest measured 5.8.

The first quake took place at 9:12 p.m. and was followed by at least six aftershocks.

Local residents in Hualien said they had felt the quakes clearly at home. Local media reported that the quakes affected four trains.

No casualties have been reported.

HO CHI MINH CITY Nike Presto Mens , Sept. 4 (Xinhua) -- During the three-day National Day holiday, Vietnam reported 75 traffic accidents which killed 58 people and injured 60 others, the National Traffic Safety Committee said Monday.

On Monday alone Nike Presto , Vietnam witnessed 25 traffic accidents which claimed 22 lives and injured 16 people.

In the first eight months of this year, 12,775 traffic accidents killed 5 Nike Air Presto Sale ,422 people, seriously injured 3,153 people Nike Air Presto Shoes , and slightly injured 7,381 others, posting respective year-on-year declines of 6.3 percent Nike Air Presto Mid Utility , 5.5 percent, 16.2 percent and 8.2 percent, said Vietnam's General Statistics Office.

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BUJUMBURA, June 6 (Xinhua) -- Language barrier within the East African Community (EAC) constitutes a "major challenge" for Burundian researchers who wish to collaborate with counterparts from other member states of the sub-regional organization, the director of Burundi Agricultural Research Institute (ISABU) Dieudonne Nahimana has said.

Burundi is the only Francophone country within the EAC, whereas the other four member states, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda and Kenya are Anglophone.

"As Burundians continue to improve their English language, young researchers from ISABU face a lot of problems when participating in regional forums with their colleagues from the other EAC member states," Nahimana told Xinhua in an interview over the weekend.

He said language barrier is a crucial problem that has made Burundi's effective integration in the EAC very difficult.

He deplored the "suspension" of a project by Belgium to reinforce the capacities of ISABU researchers in English language, after the latter froze its aid to Burundi.

To address the challenge of language barrier, Nahimana said, Burundi has started partnering with the Association for Strengthening Agricultural Research in Eastern and Central Africa (ASARECA) which is based in Uganda.

Through support from ASARECA whose role is to coordinate research in multinational projects, Burundi has succeeded in eradicating pennisetum disease that attacks plants.

ISABU has also partnered with Kenya and Uganda in a cross-breeding project that has seen different breeds of animals reared in the southern Burundi town of Bururi. Enditem

BEIJING, May 10 (Xinhua) -- King Mohammed VI of Morocco will pay a state visit to China from Wednesday at the invitation of Chinese President Xi Jinping. The following is a brief profile of the king.

Born on Aug. 21, 1963 in the Moroccan capital of Rabat, Mohammed VI is the second child and eldest son of late King Hassan II. He was appointed Heir Apparent and Crown Prince in 1979.

Mohammed VI obtained the first certificate of high studies in political sciences in 1987 and a second certificate in public law in 1988, respectively, at the Mohammed V University. He received his PhD in law with distinction in 1993 at the University of Nice-Antipolis in France.

From 1985 to 1994, he served as Coordinator of the Offices and Services of the Royal Army Forces. In 1994, he was promoted to the military rank of Major General. On July 23, 1999, Mohammed VI ascended to the throne, becoming the 22nd king of Morocco.

The king loves reading, swimming and rowing. He masters Arabic and French languages, and knows well English and Spanish.

In 2002, he married Princess Lalla Salma. Their first child, Crown Prince Moulay El Hassan was born in 2003.

Mohammed VI visited China in 1991 as the Crown Prince. In 2002, he paid a state visit to China, making him the first Moroccan king to visit China after the establishment of diplomatic ties between the two countries in 1958.

In 2008, he paid a private visit to China. In 2015, he paid a private visit to China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.

CANBERRA, April 30 (Xinhua) -- The Australian government on Saturday launched three new strategies to promote its international education sector, one of the country's largest services export industries and was worth more than 19 billion AU dollars (14 billion U.S. dollars) to the Australian economy in 2015.

Being launched are the National Strategy for International Education 2025; the Australia Global Alumni Engagement Strategy and the Australian International.

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