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ASEAN, UK tighten cooperation after Brexit

ASEAN

ASEAN, UK tighten cooperation after Brexit

The UK and member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have agreed to maintain close ties via official channels following Brexit, during a meeting at the ASEAN Secretariat’s headquarters in Jakarta on January 10.

Ex-Goldman Sachs banker denied bail in Malaysia

World

Ex-Goldman Sachs banker denied bail in Malaysia

A Malaysian court declined to grant bail on January 7 to Ng Chong Hwa, former leader of the US’ Goldman Sachs multinational investment bank, who faces charges related to suspected money laundering of funds siphoned off from Malaysia's State investment fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB).

Ha Tien boosts cooperation with Cambodian border localities

Society

Ha Tien boosts cooperation with Cambodian border localities

The border city of Ha Tien in the Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang has recently been paying special attention to maintaining and promoting friendship and comprehensive cooperation with localities in Cambodia, contributing to fostering socio-economic development in the locality.

State budget collection estimated to hit 60.2 billion USD

Business

State budget collection estimated to hit 60.2 billion USD

State budget collection was estimated to reach almost 1.4 quadrillion VND ND (60.2 billion USD) this year, 6 percent higher than the estimate, Minister of Finance Dinh Tien Dung told a teleconference between the government and localities cities in Hanoi on December 28.