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Thailand leans towards more humane refugee policy

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Thailand leans towards more humane refugee policy

Thailand’s immigration chief Surachate Hakparn vowed on January 17 not to force refugees to return home “involuntarily” after a Saudi woman’s plea for resettlement drew global attention to the Southeast Asian country, which does not recognise asylum seekers.

AMM Retreat 2019 to discuss five major regional issues

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AMM Retreat 2019 to discuss five major regional issues

Foreign Ministers from the 10 ASEAN member countries will gather in Chiang Mai, Thailand on January 17-18 for their 2019 retreat (AMM Retreat 2019) to discuss intra-bloc cooperation and international and regional issues of mutual concern.

APPF-27 wraps up, adopting Siem Reap joint declaration

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APPF-27 wraps up, adopting Siem Reap joint declaration

The 27th annual meeting of the Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum (APPF-27) wrapped up in Siem Reap ancient city, Cambodia on January 16 and its chair, President of the Cambodian National Assembly Samdech Heng Samrin, declared it a success.

Asian Cultural Council debuts in Cambodia

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Asian Cultural Council debuts in Cambodia

The Asian Cultural Council (ACC) was officially launched in Siem Reap, Cambodia on January 15 with a view to promoting mutual understanding, solidarity, cultural exchanges, and cooperation among countries in the region.