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Indonesian police set up bombing info centre

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Indonesian police set up bombing info centre

The National Police (Polri) Headquarters of Indonesia has set up a bombing information centre as a means of communication and information exchange between the police and the public, local news agency reported.

Laos aims to be free of poverty by 2015

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Laos aims to be free of poverty by 2015

Laos is striving to be free of poverty by 2015, said the Minister to the Prime Minister’s Office Oneneua Phommachane, at a three-day meeting in Luang Namtha province on rural development and poverty reduction.

Thailand well-prepped for ASEAN meeting

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Thailand well-prepped for ASEAN meeting

Thailand is ready to host the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) ministerial meeting this week in Phuket so that it will run smoothly, with tight security measures, Thai Foreign Minister Kasit Piromya reaffirmed on July 15.

Indonesia, EU push up cooperation

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Indonesia, EU push up cooperation

Indonesia and the European Union will officially sign a Partnership and Cooperation Agreement (PCA) later this year, the EC delegation to Indonesia has announced.

World Bank, IFC prepare loan for Thailand

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World Bank, IFC prepare loan for Thailand

The World Bank via the Clean Technology Fund and the International Finance Corporation (IFC) are ready to extend soft loans of 700 million USD to help Thailand develop alternative energy and boost the efficiency of its energy consumption, according to Energy Minister Wannarat Channukul.

ASEAN embassies in Russia get sporty

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ASEAN embassies in Russia get sporty

Vietnam has taken the lead after taking two first prizes at a badminton and table-tennis tournaments held for embassy staff from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in Russia.

More witnesses planned for genocide trial

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More witnesses planned for genocide trial

The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) said it would subpoena 35 more witnesses and civil parties between July 13 and August 26 to the upcoming trial for the former Khmer Rouge prison chief Kaing Guek Eav.