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Front delegation visits Thailand

A delegation of the Vietnam Fatherland Front led by Vice President and Secretary General of its Central Committee Hau A Lenh is paying a working visit to Thailand from September 26-30.
EU optimistic about FTA talks with Thailand World

EU optimistic about FTA talks with Thailand

EU Ambassador to Thailand Pirkka Tapiola has said he is optimistic that the long-delayed free trade agreement (FTA) negotiations between the EU and the Southeast Asian nation will continue in the time to come.
Singapore likely to hold general election this year World

Singapore likely to hold general election this year

The Prime Minister’s Office of Singapore said on September 4 that Lee Hsien Loong has decided to form a panel to review electoral boundaries, in a strong signal that a general election could be just months away.
Thai PM declares end of military rule World

Thai PM declares end of military rule

Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha formally resigned as the head of the military government on July 15, saying Thailand will now function as a normal democracy after five years of military rule.
Indonesia to deploy 47,000 security personnel for election dispute World

Indonesia to deploy 47,000 security personnel for election dispute

As many as 47,000 personnel from the Indonesian police, military and administration are mobilised to secure important landmarks across Jakarta on June 27 when the Constitutional Court (MK) is scheduled to announce its ruling on the presidential election dispute case.
Malaysia: Goldman’s 1MDB case postponed until Sep 30 World

Malaysia: Goldman’s 1MDB case postponed until Sep 30

The Magistrate’s Court of Malaysia on June 24 fixed September 30 for the criminal case against US investment bank Goldman Sachs’s issuance of bonds involving 6.5 billion USD related to the 1 Malaysia Development Berhad (MDB) investment fund.