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Lao PM begins trip to Myanmar

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Lao PM begins trip to Myanmar

Lao Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith began his official visit to Myanmar on January 15 at the invitation of Myanmar President U Htin Kyaw.

Malaysia, Singapore enhance railway cooperation

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Malaysia, Singapore enhance railway cooperation

Malaysia and Singapore will sign a bilateral agreement for the Rapid Transit System (RTS) Link – a railway route linking Johor Baru in Johor State and Singapore’s Woodlands, according to the New Straits Times.

Officials talk priorities for ASEAN in 2018

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Officials talk priorities for ASEAN in 2018

The ASEAN Senior Officials’ Meeting (SOM) Retreat took place in Singapore on January 12, discussing priorities for 2018 and the preparation for some of the grouping’s major activities in the time ahead.

Singapore joins hands with ASEAN to address challenges

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Singapore joins hands with ASEAN to address challenges

As holding the rotating chairmanship of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), Singapore will make efforts to strengthen the bloc’s collective resilience against common threats such as terrorism, cybercrimes and climate change.

India, Singapore discuss trade partnership

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India, Singapore discuss trade partnership

India’s External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on January 7 met with her Singaporean counterpart Vivian Balakrishnan in Singapore and discussed bilateral and multilateral issues relating to the economic and strategic partnership.

ASEAN member states called for closer cooperation

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ASEAN member states called for closer cooperation

Former Secretary General of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Le Luong Minh has called for more efforts of and closer cooperation among the group’s member nations to promote intra-bloc development.