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Cambodia celebrates year’s biggest festival

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Cambodia celebrates year’s biggest festival

Thousands of oarsmen and hundreds of dragon-shaped boats from across Cambodia gathered at the Tonle Sap River stretch in front of the Royal Palace in Phnom Penh on November 21 to take part in Bon Om Touk, or the Water Festival.

Philippines, China agree to step up legislative exchanges

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Philippines, China agree to step up legislative exchanges

The Philippines' House of Representatives Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo and President of the Senate Vicente Sotto III met with visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping in Manila on November 21, during which the two sides agreed to increase legislative exchanges.

CPTPP to bring great chances for Singaporean businesses

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CPTPP to bring great chances for Singaporean businesses

The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), which is expected to take effect in December this year, will bring great opportunities for business cooperation with Singapore firms, said a statement from Singapore’s Ministry of Trade and Industry on November 20.

Fitch lowers Malaysian growth forecast to 4.6 percent

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Fitch lowers Malaysian growth forecast to 4.6 percent

Fitch Solutions Macro Research, a rating agency of Fitch Group, has cut its growth forecast for Malaysia for 2018 to 4.6 percent compared with its previous forecast of 5.1 percent, following a weaker-than-expected performance in the third quarter of the year, according to The Star.

CPTPP operation to be discussed in Tokyo

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CPTPP operation to be discussed in Tokyo

Chief negotiators from the 11 members of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) will gather in Tokyo, Japan, on November 20-21 to discuss policies after the deal takes effect in late this year.