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RoK, ASEAN enhance cooperation

World

RoK, ASEAN enhance cooperation

RoK Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha met ASEAN chief Lim Jock Hoi in Seoul on September 17 to discuss ways to strengthen cooperation with ASEAN members in implementing the country’s New Southern Policy.

Indonesia prepares for IMF-WB meeting

ASEAN

Indonesia prepares for IMF-WB meeting

As many as 30 helicopters will be prepared to evacuate heads of state who will attend the IMF-World Bank meeting from October 8-14, 2018 in case of a tsunami and earthquake.

Three Indonesian hostages freed in Philippines

ASEAN

Three Indonesian hostages freed in Philippines

Three Indonesian fishermen abducted by members of an Islamist group have been freed 18 months after they were abducted in waters off the southern Philippines, the Philippine military said on September 16.

Philippines' external debt strongly drops

ASEAN

Philippines' external debt strongly drops

The Philippines' outstanding external debt stood at 72.2 billion USD by the end of June 2018, down by 997 million USD or 1.4 percent from the end of March 2018, the country’s central bank has announced.

WEF ASEAN 2018: Expatriates a potential source for growth

ASEAN

WEF ASEAN 2018: Expatriates a potential source for growth

Governments of the ASEAN member states should design suitable policies to control risks and seize opportunities related to the return of their expatriates, said speakers at a discussion within the framework of the 2018 World Economic Forum on ASEAN (WEF ASEAN) in Hanoi on September 13.