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ASEAN, IRENA work to promote renewable energy development

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ASEAN, IRENA work to promote renewable energy development

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) aiming to support the ASEAN’s goal of raising the share of renewable energy to 23 percent of all energy sources by 2025.

ASEAN, China conclude maritime drill

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ASEAN, China conclude maritime drill

Naval forces from member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and China concluded a joint maritime drill in Zhanjiang city, Guangdong province, southern China, on October 27.

Vietnam calls for full, effective implementation of DOC

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Vietnam calls for full, effective implementation of DOC

Vietnam always calls on all concerned parties to avoid militarisation, restrain, implement the Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the East Sea (DOC) fully and effectively, and build a practical and effective Code of Conduct in the East Sea, a Vietnamese diplomat has said.

PM: Women, girls contribute to ASEAN’s resilience, development

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PM: Women, girls contribute to ASEAN’s resilience, development

“We cannot become an ASEAN community of solidarity, resilience, innovation and sustainable development without the engagement of women and girls. Thus, they deserve equality in families and society, protection and empowerment to realise their full rights”, said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.

RoK earns 680 million USD from farm exports to ASEAN in H1

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RoK earns 680 million USD from farm exports to ASEAN in H1

The Republic of Korea's agricultural exports to the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) topped 680 million USD in the first half of this year, making the bloc the biggest importer of RoK farm produce, according to the Yonhap news agency.

ASEAN commits to supporting Africa in NEPAD implementation

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ASEAN commits to supporting Africa in NEPAD implementation

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) completely supports the implementation of the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) and commits to uniting with African countries to realise the UN Agenda 2030 and Africa’s Agenda 2063 for growth, prosperity and development of regional countries.