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Laos serious about drug control

A Lao anti-drug leader has called on the international community to back the nation’s 2009-13 programme on drug control in an effort to turn the vision of a drug-free ASEAN into reality by 2015.
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Laos to allow expatriates to stay longer

Lao expatriates are likely to enjoy a longer stay in their home country according to a draft decree issued by the Lao Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ Overseas Relations Department.
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Cambodia licenses securities businesses

The Cambodian State Securities and Exchanges Commission (SECC) will accept registrations from enterprises who wish to operate in the securities sector from January 18.
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Cambodian art troupe to tour northern Vietnam

A delegation of 30 Cambodian artists and officials will give three performances in northern Vietnam as part of various activities to celebrate the Cambodian Culture Week 2009 later this month.
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ASEAN worker representatives meet in Hanoi

Almost 50 defenders of workers’ rights from eight ASEAN countries met in Hanoi on Dec. 16 to discuss cooperative measures to protect the rights of migration workers.
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PM urges ASEAN nations to boost transport linkages

Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung called on ASEAN member nations to exert more efforts to enhance transport linkages by creating further favourable conditions for transport within the region.
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ASEAN telecommunication forum opens

The business forum on telecommunications among ASEAN sub-regional countries including Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam opened on December 10 in the central coastal province of Khanh Hoa.
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ASEAN discusses digital broadcasting in Hanoi

Leaders and experts in the broadcast sector from 10 ASEAN member countries are gathering in Hanoi on Nov. 24 for a two-day meeting to discuss the transition to digital broadcasting.