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Vietnam attends 9th AEC Council meeting

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Vietnam attends 9th AEC Council meeting

A Vietnamese delegation led by Minister of Industry and Trade Vu Huy Hoang attended the 9th meeting of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) Council in Banda Seri Begawan, Brunei on April 10.

ASEAN agricultural meetings launched

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ASEAN agricultural meetings launched

The First Meeting of the Special Experts Working Group on the ASEAN Regional Standards for Organic Agriculture and the 9th Meeting of the Task Force on ASEAN Standards for Horticultural Produce and Other Food Crops officially opened in Brunei’s capital, Banda Seri Begawan, on April 8.

Cambodia to launch new airline

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Cambodia to launch new airline

Cambodia Airlines, a new national private airline, will operate its domestic and regional flights soon after a joint venture agreement was signed recently between Royal Group of Cambodia and San Miguel Corp.

Thailand, Laos further strengthen ties

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Thailand, Laos further strengthen ties

Lao Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Thongloun Sisoulith has met Thai Premier Yingluck Shinawatra to discuss trade cooperation and infrastructure projects.

ASEAN, China to further strategic partnership

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ASEAN, China to further strategic partnership

ASEAN countries and China have pledged to further promote their strategic partnership and comprehensive cooperation in line with the principles of mutual understanding and respect as well as friendly neighbourliness.

ASEAN enhances competences for member states

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ASEAN enhances competences for member states

The Guidelines on Developing Core Competencies in Competition Policy and Law for ASEAN (the RCC guidelines) were officially launched at the 11th Meeting of the ASEAN Experts Group on Competition (AEGC) in Manila, the Philippines recently.

ASEAN, Japan boost youth exchanges

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ASEAN, Japan boost youth exchanges

About 80 students and youths from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) will stay in Japan from March 31 to April 7 to promote mutual understanding and friendly relations with Japanese young generation.

ASEAN enhances natural risk resilience

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ASEAN enhances natural risk resilience

“Bridging Science and Practice in Disaster Risk Management towards Building Community Resilience” has been the main focus of a four-day regional forum on building capacity on risk assessment in Bangkok.

Festival brings ASEAN, ECO closer

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Festival brings ASEAN, ECO closer

The ASEAN Secretariat and embassies of seven member countries of the Economic Cooperation Organisation (ECO) on March 25 jointly celebrated the Nowruz festival in Jakarta, Indonesia.

ASEAN discusses ways to narrow development gap

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ASEAN discusses ways to narrow development gap

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) recently held a workshop to seek ways to narrow the development gap among ASEAN members.