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Cocoa cultivation in ASEAN discussed

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Cocoa cultivation in ASEAN discussed

The 16th meeting of the National Focal Point for the ASEAN Cocoa Club (ACC) on ASEAN Cooperation and Joint Approaches in Agriculture and Forest Products Promotion Scheme opened in Ho Chi Minh City on May 22.

Japan supports vendors in GMS cities

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Japan supports vendors in GMS cities

Vendors in three economic corridor towns in Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam will see greater access to microfinance and more space available to set up shops with a 2.5 million USD Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction grant that will build new markets and enhance financing.

ASEAN enhance ICT for disaster management

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ASEAN enhance ICT for disaster management

The ASEAN Coordinating Centre for Humanitarian Assistance on Disaster Management (AHA Centre) recently kicked off the project “Establishment of an integrated information and communication technology to strengthen the operation of AHA Centre-Phase II” (AHA ICT-Phase II project).

Thailand, Laos agree to boost bilateral cooperation

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Thailand, Laos agree to boost bilateral cooperation

Thailand and Laos on May 19 agreed to resolve border-related problems as well as to enhance bilateral cooperation in trade, tourism and agriculture at the second Thai-Lao Joint Cabinet Retreat (JCR) in Thailand’s northern province of Chiang Mai.

ASEAN discusses cooperation in mineral sector

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ASEAN discusses cooperation in mineral sector

The first International Conference on Geology and Natural Resources of ASEAN (GeoASEAN 1) is taking place in Vietnam’s southern Ba Ria-Vung Tau province on May 13 focusing on the mining of titanium.

ASEAN IP portal becomes operational

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ASEAN IP portal becomes operational

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Intellectual Property (IP) Portal has been put into operation since May as part of efforts to build the ASEAN Economic Community by 2015.

Asian countries intensify fight against drugs

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Asian countries intensify fight against drugs

China and five Southeast Asian countries, namely Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam, have signed a joint declaration at a ministerial meeting in Myanmar, with the aim to strengthen cooperation in the fight against drug trafficking.