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ASEAN, WB launch development report

World

ASEAN, WB launch development report

ASEAN and the World Bank have jointly launched a report on conflict, security and development, saying conflict and insecurity affect development of millions worldwide, and capable and accountable institutions that can provide citizen security, justice and jobs are crucial to prevent violence.

Vietnam hosts ASEAN security forum

Politics

Vietnam hosts ASEAN security forum

The ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) opened an annual security policy conference (ASPC) in the central city of Da Nang on May 19, under the chair of Deputy Defence Minister Nguyen Chi Vinh of the host Vietnam.

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.