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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.
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Floods kills 12 in Indonesia

Twelve people were killed and 25 others went missing after flood hit six villages in Muara Batang Gadis, North Sumatra province of Indonesia , at 2 a.m. on Sept. 15, according to an Indonesian health official.
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Thai economy emerges from recession

Thailand's economy emerged from recession in the second quarter as manufacturing grew and the government increased spending, said the country’s Economic & Social Development Board (NESDB).
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Laos targets 7.5 percent GDP growth

Laos is targeting a gross domestic product (GDP) growth rate of 7.5 percent in the 2009-2010 fiscal year, said its Prime Minister Buasone Bouphavanh.
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An Giang trains Cambodian officials in rice growing

The An Giang Plant Protection Joint Stock Company (AGPPC) on August 18 opened a training course on high-yield rice growing techniques for 16 officials from bordering Kandal and Takeo provinces and Kompong Chhnang city of Cambodia.
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Philippines sees record high in remittances

Filipinos working overseas sent home a record high 8.5 billion USD in the first half of the year, up 2.9 percent against the same period last year, the central bank of the Philippines said on Aug. 17.