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RCEP

Malaysia PM: ASEAN brings stability, prosperity to region

ASEAN

Malaysia PM: ASEAN brings stability, prosperity to region

The operation method of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has brought stability and prosperity to the entire region, said Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak at a ceremony in Kuala Lumpur on August 14 to celebrate the bloc’s 50th founding anniversary.

Japan affirms to deepen ties with ASEAN

World

Japan affirms to deepen ties with ASEAN

Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida stated that Japan will deepen its cooperation with ASEAN at a lunch meeting on the occasion of ASEAN's 50th founding anniversary (August 8, 1967 - 2017).

China, Singapore seek to expedite RCEP talks

World

China, Singapore seek to expedite RCEP talks

Singapore and China will try their best to expedite talks on the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), Singaporean Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan told reporters in Beijing on June 12 after meeting with his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi.

Meeting seeks to finalise RCEP trade pact

World

Meeting seeks to finalise RCEP trade pact

The third Inter-sessional Ministerial Meeting of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) opened in Hanoi on May 22, with the aim to speed up negotiations seeking to finalise the regional trade pact.

Philippines calls for faster RCEP negotiations

World

Philippines calls for faster RCEP negotiations

Philippine Secretary of Trade and Industry Ramon Lopez on May 8 urged negotiators of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) to speed up talks, reaffirming the need to conclude the free trade deal this year.