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China persistent in promoting ties with ASEAN

Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi has vowed to unswervingly follow a policy of advancing friendly and neighbourly relations in all fields and cooperation for mutual benefit with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).
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Thai PM urges private enterprises to help achieve AEC

Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva has called on ASEAN private enterprises to bring into full play their role in a bid to make the region a single market through an ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) by 2015.
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Thailand ready for ASEAN Summit

ASEAN Secretary General Surin Pitsuwan has assured Thailand’s readiness to host the upcoming 15th ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) Summit and related meetings.
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ASEAN leader urges bloc to go green

ASEAN Secretary General Dr Surin Pitsuwan has urged all ASEAN nations to seriously tackle global warming by increasing green spaces in big cities.
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ASEAN congresswomen ask for more power

ASEAN congresswomen have emphasised the need to give women more power in the political arena and increase the percentage of females in State agencies and businesses to enable them to maximise their role in socio-economic life.
AIPA-30 convenes in Thailand Politics

AIPA-30 convenes in Thailand

The ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly has played an important role in bringing ASEAN closer to the people, providing them with ample opportunities for development, the Thai PM said.