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ASEAN, RoK agree to strengthen forestry cooperation

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ASEAN, RoK agree to strengthen forestry cooperation

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the Republic of Korea (RoK) have committed to enhance their cooperation in forestry sector through the extending the signed agreement between the ASEAN member states and the RoK on forestry cooperation (AFoCo).

ASEAN strongly condemns downing of MH17

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ASEAN strongly condemns downing of MH17

ASEAN member states have strongly condemned the downing of Malaysia Airlines (MAS) flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine on July 17, which killed all passengers and crew members on board.

Study calls for borderless AEC by 2030

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Study calls for borderless AEC by 2030

The establishment of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) by 2015 should be seen as the starting point of a critical journey toward a truly borderless economic community by 2030, said a survey released in Singapore on July 17.

ASEAN, Canada to deepen dialogue relations

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ASEAN, Canada to deepen dialogue relations

The 11 th ASEAN-Canada Dialogue was held in Singapore on July 2 to review the progress of the Plan of Action (2010-2015) to implement the Joint Declaration on ASEAN-Canada Enhanced Partnership across the political-security, economic, and socio-cultural fields as well as development cooperation, according to the ASEAN Secretariat.

ASEAN focuses on food security, nutrition

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ASEAN focuses on food security, nutrition

Secretary General of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Le Luong Minh has underlined the need to boost food security and nutrition in the region in the context of growing population and global demand for food.

France appoints economic special envoy to ASEAN

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France appoints economic special envoy to ASEAN

The French Ministry of Foreign Affairs on June 25 appointed Philippe Varin, former CEO of France’s PSA Peugeot Citroen automobile manufacturer, as special envoy in charge of the country’s economic ties with ASEAN.

Portugal assigns ambassador to ASEAN

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Portugal assigns ambassador to ASEAN

The Ambassador of Portugal to Indonesia, Joaquim Alberto de Soura Moreira de Lemos, presented his letter of credential on June 19 to Secretary-General of ASEAN Le Luong Minh, thus assuming his post as the Ambassador of Portugal to ASEAN.

ASEAN raises capacity to protect unique resources

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ASEAN raises capacity to protect unique resources

Senior officials from the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nation (ASEAN) have gathered at two recent symposiums in Jakarta to discuss intellectual property, genetic resources, traditional knowledge and cultural heritage.

ASEAN-China trade up 1.2 percent in five months

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ASEAN-China trade up 1.2 percent in five months

Bilateral trade between the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and China in the first five months of this year hit 181.75 billion USD, up 1.2 percent compared with the same period last year, according to Malaysia's news agency, Bernama.