Indonesia to certify 47 outer islands World

Indonesia to certify 47 outer islands

The Government of Indonesia will confirm its sovereignty over 47 islands this year, according to the country’s Ministry of Agrarian Affairs and National Land Office.
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Philippines Gov’t, Muslim rebels vow to pursue peace

The Philippines government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) have vowed to continue pursuing peace despite the bloody clash in Mindanao on January 25 that left 44 policemen and 18 Muslim rebels dead.
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Thailand's exports forecast to grow 4 percent

Thai exports in 2015 are projected 4 percent of growth by the country's commercial ministry, a significant improvement after a consecutive two year period of negative expansion.
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Thailand: martial law persists

Martial law in Thailand will remain for the foreseeable future due to critical security reasons, said Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam on January 29.
Singapore spends over 240 million USD on SEA Games World

Singapore spends over 240 million USD on SEA Games

Singapore will spend 324.5 million SGD (nearly 241 million USD) on the 2015 Southeast Asian (SEA) Games, which will take place from June 5-16, the country’s SEA Games Organising Committee (SINGSOC) said on January 28.
AMM Retreat successful: ASEAN Secretary-General World

AMM Retreat successful: ASEAN Secretary-General

The ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM) Retreat in Malaysia on January 28 is a success, contributing to determining the vision and future of the bloc during 2015 when Malaysia is the ASEAN Chair, said ASEAN chief Le Luong Minh.