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350 Filipino couples marry in mass wedding ahead of Valentine's Day in Manila
| PHILIPPINES WEDDING | 12 de febrero de 2016
Manila, Feb 12 (EFE).- Some 350 Filipino couples have been married in a mass civil wedding held in a basketball gymnasium in Manila's commercial district of Malate on Friday morning, just two days ahead of Valentine's Day on Sunday.
Japan proposes G20 study measures to stabilize currency market
| JAPAN CURRENCY | 12 de febrero de 2016
Tokyo, Feb 12 (EFE).- The Japanese government proposed Friday the discussion of measures at a global level to stabilize currency exchange rates to stem the volatility in international markets, ahead of the next G20 meet.
Japanese firms propose partnership with Boeing for new aircraft
| JAPAN AVIATION | 12 de febrero de 2016
Tokyo, Feb 12 (EFE).- Three Japanese heavy industry companies have proposed partnership with U.S. aeronautics giant Boeing to develop a new small-size commercial aircraft, with a seating capacity of 150 to 200.
Brawl between two inmates from the Zetas Cartel leaves 49 dead in Mexico
| MEXICO PRISON | 12 de febrero de 2016
Monterrey (Mexico), Feb 12 (EFE).- A brawl between two prisoners belonging to the Zetas drug cartel over control of the Topo Chico prison in the northern state of Nuevo Leon has left 49 dead and 12 wounded. It is one of the worst riots in recent Mexican history.