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US moves on new mission to ASEAN

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US moves on new mission to ASEAN

The United States has taken a major step towards establishing a Permanent Mission to ASEAN by sending its first officer, Josh Cartin as Resident Representative of the US Ambassador for ASEAN Affairs, the US Embassy’s Information Resource Centre has said.

Cambodian rice venture formed

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Cambodian rice venture formed

A rice joint venture specialising in rice processing and export has been reached between Cambodian and Vietnamese companies, according to Vietnam Food Association.

ASEAN plus three agrees to form rice reserve fund

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ASEAN plus three agrees to form rice reserve fund

ASEAN and its three partners have agreed to set up a rice reserve fund of 4 million USD after the current rice reserve pilot project expires at the end of February, according to the National News Bureau of Thailand (NNT).

Malaysia proposes trans-ASEAN railway network

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Malaysia proposes trans-ASEAN railway network

Malaysian Tourism Minister Ng Yen Yen on Jan. 24 presented her country’s idea to set up a trans-ASEAN railway network on the sidelines of the Tourism Ministerial Meeting in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei.

Vietnam’s ASEAN trade drops

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Vietnam’s ASEAN trade drops

The nation’s trade with other ASEAN countries reached 17.8 billion USD in the first 10 months of the year, down 30 percent on the same period last year.

ASEAN marks first anniversary of charter

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ASEAN marks first anniversary of charter

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) on Dec. 16 commemorated the first anniversary of the ASEAN Charter by hosting the 2nd ASEAN Secretariat Policy Forum at its secretariat in Jakarta, Indonesia.

ASEAN telecommunication forum opens

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ASEAN telecommunication forum opens

The business forum on telecommunications among ASEAN sub-regional countries including Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam opened on December 10 in the central coastal province of Khanh Hoa.