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Canada pushes forward CPTPP ratification

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Canada pushes forward CPTPP ratification

Canadian Minister of International Trade Diversification Jim Carr opened the second reading of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) in the House of Commons on September 17.

Dengue fever spreads in Bangkok

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Dengue fever spreads in Bangkok

Bangkok Governor Aswin Khwanmuang on September 17 alerted citizens to dengue fever as the city has recorded nearly 6,000 infections and five fatalities so far this year.

RoK, ASEAN enhance cooperation

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RoK, ASEAN enhance cooperation

RoK Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha met ASEAN chief Lim Jock Hoi in Seoul on September 17 to discuss ways to strengthen cooperation with ASEAN members in implementing the country’s New Southern Policy.

Typhoon Mangkhut damages Philippine rice production

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Typhoon Mangkhut damages Philippine rice production

Typhoon Mangkhut cost the Philippines a total of 250,730 tonnes of paddy rice after it hit across the nation’s northern provinces over the weekend, according to initial official estimates. The figure exceeded a previous forecast by 60 percent.

Indonesia prepares for IMF-WB meeting

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Indonesia prepares for IMF-WB meeting

As many as 30 helicopters will be prepared to evacuate heads of state who will attend the IMF-World Bank meeting from October 8-14, 2018 in case of a tsunami and earthquake.