Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - 2:56:02

Indonesia tightens security ahead of IMF-WB meeting

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Indonesia tightens security ahead of IMF-WB meeting

Police in Bali island of Indonesia have tightened security against infiltration of terrorists to the island, where the next annual meeting of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank (WB) will take place in October this year.

ASIAD 2018: Closing ceremony highlights solidarity spirit

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ASIAD 2018: Closing ceremony highlights solidarity spirit

The 2018 Asian Games (ASIAD) closed in a glittering ceremony in Jakarta’s Gelora Bung Karno Main Stadium on September 2, delivering a message of solidarity in the region as athletes were not grouped by their countries and territories, but by the sports.

ASEAN businesses boost anti-corruption efforts

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ASEAN businesses boost anti-corruption efforts

The top listed ASEAN companies have been improving their anti-corruption activities over the past two years, according to the Study on Corporate Disclosure on Business Integrity in ASEAN, which was announced at the ASEAN Responsible Business Forum (ARBF) in Singapore on August 27-28.

Canada eyes free trade with ASEAN

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Canada eyes free trade with ASEAN

Canada wants free trade with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), said the country’s Trade Minister Jim Carr on August 27 on the eve of his trip to Thailand and Singapore.

Poll: Majority say Thai PM Prayut performs well

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Poll: Majority say Thai PM Prayut performs well

A majority of people say Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has performed well as Prime Minister of Thailand during the past four years, according to the result of an opinion poll conducted by the National Institute of Development Administration (NIDA).

Indonesian police arrest IS-linked terrorists

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Indonesian police arrest IS-linked terrorists

The Indonesian police’s anti-terror squad has arrested five militants who link with the self-proclaimed Islamic State (IS) group in South Sulawesi province, said the spokesman of the provincial police.