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AMM 51: ASEAN to strengthen intra-bloc economic strength

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AMM 51: ASEAN to strengthen intra-bloc economic strength

The 51st ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM 51) ended on August 2 in Singapore with a Joint Communiqué urging the bloc to strengthen its internal strength through increasing intra-bloc trade and investment and regional economic connectivity.

RCEP hoped to be signed by year-end

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RCEP hoped to be signed by year-end

Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong expressed his hope that the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) will be signed by the end of this year.

Vietnam attends SEANWFZ, AICHR meetings in Singapore

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Vietnam attends SEANWFZ, AICHR meetings in Singapore

A Vietnamese delegation led by Deputy Foreign Minister Nguyen Quoc Dung has attended the Executive Committee of the Southeast Asian Nuclear Weapon Free Zone Treaty (SEANWFZ)’s conference and the meeting between ASEAN foreign ministers and representatives from the ASEAN Inter-governmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR).

ASEAN Secretary General visits victims of Lao dam collapse

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ASEAN Secretary General visits victims of Lao dam collapse

A delegation led by Lim Jock Hoi, Secretary General of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), on July 29 visited people who were affected by the collapse of the Sepien-Senamnoi hydropower dam in Sanamxay district of Laos’ Attapeu province.

RoK to set up special committee on relations with ASEAN

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RoK to set up special committee on relations with ASEAN

The Republic of Korea (RoK) will soon establish a new specialised committee on improving the country’s economic and diplomatic relations with India and 10 member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), the Presidential Office said on July 25.