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Indonesia

ADB to contribute to ASEAN+3 Credit Guarantee Facility

World

ADB to contribute to ASEAN+3 Credit Guarantee Facility

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and ASEAN nations, along with China, Japan, and the Republic of Korea, are moving to establish a jointly owned credit guarantee facility, which is aimed at promoting financial stability and boosting long-term investment in the region.

US hospital ship to visit Vietnam

Society

US hospital ship to visit Vietnam

The US Navy’s hospital ship the USNS Mercy will set off from its San Diego naval base in Southern California on a tour of four Southeast Asian countries, including Vietnam, Cambodia, Indonesia and Timor Leste on May 1 as part of the 2010 Pacific Partnership programme.

Free trade pact facilitates VN’s exports to China, ASEAN

Business

Free trade pact facilitates VN’s exports to China, ASEAN

Exports of made-in-Vietnam goods to the ASEAN and Chinese markets are set to rise due to the regional free trade area officially coming into effect on January 1, said the Ministry of Industry and Trade.

Under commitments between ASEAN and China , 90 percent of goods are set to be tariff-free between China and the six ASEAN founding members -- Brunei , Indonesia , Malaysia , the Philippines , Singapore and Thailand --in the initial period.