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Indonesia: Quake-related death toll reaches 555

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Indonesia: Quake-related death toll reaches 555

The death toll from the recent earthquakes rocking Indonesia’s Lombok island has climbed to 555, while nearly 1,500 others were left injured and hundreds of thousands homeless, according to the country’s disaster agency.

Egyptian newspaper spotlights cooperation prospect with Vietnam

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Egyptian newspaper spotlights cooperation prospect with Vietnam

The Al-Messa Daily newspaper of Egypt has praised the prospect of cooperation between Vietnam and the northern African country, affirming that the friendship between the two countries will enter a new stage of development after the upcoming State visit by Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang to the nation.

ASEAN becomes RoK’s second-largest export market

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ASEAN becomes RoK’s second-largest export market

The Republic of Korea (RoK)’s exports to 10 members of the Association of Southeast Asian nations (ASEAN) in the first half of 2018 gained 5.9 percent to 48.93 billion USD, making the bloc its second-largest export market.

Widespread flooding wrecks havoc in Laos

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Widespread flooding wrecks havoc in Laos

Flooding caused by the recent storms in Laos has left at least 46 dead, 97 missing and four injured, according to the country’s National Disaster Prevention and Control Committee.

Thailand: Meeting lures 300 Chinese business leaders

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Thailand: Meeting lures 300 Chinese business leaders

Some 300 business leaders from China are meeting their Thai counterparts at the Thailand-China Business Forum 2018 held on the sidelines of the 6th meeting of the Joint Committee on Trade, Investment and Economic Cooperation between the two countries in Bangkok from August 23-24.