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Thailand to issue vision statement for ASEAN Year 2019

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Thailand to issue vision statement for ASEAN Year 2019

Prime Minister of Thailand Prayut Chan-ocha will deliver a vision statement in preparation for the country’s 2019 ASEAN Chairmanship at the 33rd ASEAN Summit in Singapore from November 13-15, the Thai Ministry of Foreign Affairs has announced.

APEC leaders to warn against protectionism

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APEC leaders to warn against protectionism

A draft communiqué on November 12 showed that leaders of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) member economies, plan to warn against the dangers posed by protectionism, and resolve to work toward realising what would be the world's largest free-trade area at a meeting in Papua New Guinea later this week, according to Kyodo News.

Korean President leaves for ASEAN summits in Singapore

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Korean President leaves for ASEAN summits in Singapore

Korean President Moon Jae-in was to leave for Singapore on November 13 for annual summits with ASEAN nations and their dialogue partners as he strives to bolster relations with the region and drum up international support for his initiative for peace with the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK).