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ASEAN discusses securities integration

The 15th CEOs meeting of the ASEAN Exchanges group, a three-day event hosted by the Hanoi Stock Exchange, opened here on Nov. 30, discussing plans to integrate member securities exchanges into the international financial field.
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Agriculture makes major contributions to ASEAN

ASEAN Ministers of Agriculture and Forestry have affirmed the active contributions by the agriculture, forestry and food sector to building the ASEAN Community by 2015 and implementing the United Nations Millennium Development Goals.
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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.
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Building projects closed: too slow

Hanoi People's Committee has cancelled land-use rights for 13 projects on a total of 14ha that did not start on schedule despite extensions.
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Bright economic outlook prompts ASEAN to boost trade

ASEAN economic ministers agreed on a variety of measures to boost trade and investment within the bloc and with outside partners, as they expressed confidence on regional economic prospects and headed to the establishment of an ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) by 2015.
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ASEAN experts discuss responses to pandemics

Medical experts from ASEAN nations, the US and European Union (EU), plus representatives from the United Nations are gathering in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, for an exercise to improve Southeast Asia’s capabilities in preparing for and responding to serious pandemics.
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Thai export growth estimate raised to 20 percent

Thailand’s Ministry of Commerce has adjusted its estimation of Thai export for this year to no less than 20 percent thanks to the reviving global economy and growing exports to many countries.
Laos speeds up construction of power plants ASEAN

Laos speeds up construction of power plants

General Director of the Electricity of Laos (EDL) Khammani Inthirath has said at a press briefing that the country will build at least two hydro power plants every year until 2020.