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‘Nippon’ funds safety upgrade for Malacca Straits

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‘Nippon’ funds safety upgrade for Malacca Straits

Japan's Nippon Foundation has pledged 2.5 million USD to the Aids to Navigation Fund for this year to which will enhance the safety and security of navigation, and the protection of the marine environment in the busy Malacca and Singapore straits.

ADB helps Cambodian poor tap riches of Tonle Sap Basin

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ADB helps Cambodian poor tap riches of Tonle Sap Basin

ADB is providing a technical assistance grant worth 3.45 million USD to Cambodia to help diversify and boost the incomes of thousands of subsistence farmers, small land holders, and poor households living in and around the resource-rich Tonle Sap Basin.

Indonesian presidential election kicks off

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Indonesian presidential election kicks off

More than 176 million voters in Indonesia , from Jayapura, capital of the easternmost province of Papua to the southernmost province of Aceh , went to the polls on July 8 for the 2009 presidential election, local media reported.