NLD party wins 43 seats in Myanmar’s by-elections ASEAN

NLD party wins 43 seats in Myanmar’s by-elections

The National League for Democracy (NLD) in Myanmar, led by Aung San Suu Kyi, won 43 of 45 parliamentary seats in Apr. 1 by-elections, according to the final official result announced by the Union Election Commission on Apr. 3.
ASEAN steps up defence cooperation ASEAN

ASEAN steps up defence cooperation

ASEAN senior defence officials are meeting in Phnom Penh to draft a declaration on increasing defence cooperation towards the realisation of the ASEAN Political Security Community by 2015.
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Cambodian rice exporters form association

The Cambodian Rice Exporters Association was established recently, with the participation of 100 rice exporters and millers nationwide, aiming at achieving annual exports of one million tonnes by 2015.
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Former Khmer Rouge chief gets life imprisonment

The UN-backed tribunal's Supreme Court on Feb. 4 sentenced Kaing Guek Eav alias Duch, commander of Khmer Rouge Tuol Sleng prison, to life imprisonment for his crimes against the Cambodian people.
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First ASEAN concert in Laos

The first ASEAN Concert took place in Vientiane, Laos on January 21 with the participation of artists from the 10 ASEAN member countries. Vietnamese Ambassador to Laos Ta Minh Chau attended the event.
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ASEAN makes public anti-human trafficking report

The Secretariat of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) on August 24 made public the Progress Report on Criminal Justice Responses to Trafficking in Persons in the ASEAN Region.
ASEAN Summit opens in Jakarta ASEAN

ASEAN Summit opens in Jakarta

The 18 th ASEAN Summit opened in Jakarta on May 7 with the participation of ASEAN Secretary General Surin Pitsuwan and State and government leaders from 10 member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).
ASEAN finance ministers discuss important economic issues ASEAN

ASEAN finance ministers discuss important economic issues

Participants at the ASEAN Finance Ministers' meeting agreed to boost cooperation and policy dialogues on economy among ASEAN members to consolidate the regional monetary system, improve financial markets and act for sustainable development.
Strengthening protection of migrant workers in ASEAN ASEAN

Strengthening protection of migrant workers in ASEAN

A conference was held in Phnom Penh , Cambodia on April 4 to discuss measures to increase partnership among members of the Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in protecting and promoting the rights of migrant workers.
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Cambodia gets Vietnamese supermarket

Z 38, a member of the Association of Vietnamese Enterprises in Cambodia, is speeding up construction so that the first Vietnam supermarket in Cambodia can be opened by the end of this year.