Friday, October 20, 2017 - 6:47:23

Korean retailers turn to Southeast Asia

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Korean retailers turn to Southeast Asia

Korean retailers are accelerating their push to tap deeper into the Southeast Asian market after they suffered a serious setback in China, industry watchers said on October 15.

Australia, Timor-Leste reach draft agreement on maritime border

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Australia, Timor-Leste reach draft agreement on maritime border

Australia and Timor-Leste have agreed on a draft of the agreement on maritime border delimitation reached in August, ending a decade-old dispute related to oil and gas fields between the two nations, according to the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) in The Hague, the Netherlands.

ASEAN bolsters ties with Mexico

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ASEAN bolsters ties with Mexico

The ASEAN Committee in Mexico City (ACMC) recently paid a working trip to the central state of Queretaro to learn about business opportunities between the two sides.

Malaysia halts imports from DPRK

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Malaysia halts imports from DPRK

Malaysia recently has halted all imports from the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) as part of efforts to cut off funding over its nuclear and missile programmes.

Volcano erupts in Indonesia

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Volcano erupts in Indonesia

Volcano Sinabung in Karo district, Indonesia's North Sumatra province erupted on early October 12, spewing an ash column of up to 2 km to the sky.

Philippines upbeat about FDI in 2017

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Philippines upbeat about FDI in 2017

The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) of the Philippines has reported that FDI into the country recorded a net sum of 674 million USD in June, a surge of 182.7 percent from 238 million USD in the same period last year.