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ASEAN+3 to set up landmark bond fund

ASEAN

ASEAN+3 to set up landmark bond fund

ASEAN plans to join China, Japan and the Republic of Korea (RoK) in setting up a multibillion-dollar bond-guarantee fund so firms can more easily raise capital and invest in the region, said “The Nation” newspaper of Thailand on July 20.

“China, Japan and RoK, have already committed to contributing to the fund with an initial investment of about 1 billion USD," a source told the newspaper.

More witnesses planned for genocide trial

ASEAN

More witnesses planned for genocide trial

The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) said it would subpoena 35 more witnesses and civil parties between July 13 and August 26 to the upcoming trial for the former Khmer Rouge prison chief Kaing Guek Eav.

VN investors raise overseas profile

Business

VN investors raise overseas profile

During the last two decades, Vietnamese investors have initiated 370 overseas projects worth 5.1 billion USD, according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment’s Foreign Investment Agency.

Cambodia winning the fight against UXO

ASEAN

Cambodia winning the fight against UXO

The number of victims due to landmines and unexploded ordnance (UXO) has dropped considerably from 4,320 cases in 1996 to 266 cases in 2008, according to a recent report presented by Cambodia Mine Action Authority (CMAA).