Australia helps Timor Leste build gas pipeline World

Australia helps Timor Leste build gas pipeline

The 2 billion AUD (1.4 billion USD) Australian Infrastructure Financing Facility for the Pacific (AIFFP) is negotiating with Timor Leste on the financing of a gas pipeline worth 500 million AUD (350 million USD) that will connect with a gas plant to be built on the coast of the south Southeast Asian country.
NA Chairwoman meets Australian Prime Minister Politics

NA Chairwoman meets Australian Prime Minister

National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Nganon August 23 affirmed that the Vietnamese legislature always supports the strong development of ties with Australia, a partner with increasingly important stature in Asia-Pacific and the world. ​
Australia backs Thailand’s bid to seal RCEP ASEAN

Australia backs Thailand’s bid to seal RCEP

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has supported a Thai bid to seal the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) to bolster trade, Deputy Government Spokesman Werachon Sukondhapatipak said on June 28.
Korean President leaves for ASEAN summits in Singapore World

Korean President leaves for ASEAN summits in Singapore

Korean President Moon Jae-in was to leave for Singapore on November 13 for annual summits with ASEAN nations and their dialogue partners as he strives to bolster relations with the region and drum up international support for his initiative for peace with the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK).
UK welcomes CPTPP’s becoming effective soon World

UK welcomes CPTPP’s becoming effective soon

UK International Trade Secretary Liam Fox on October 31 welcomed the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP)’s taking effect later this year.