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Japanese, Mekong ministers to boost cooperation

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Japanese, Mekong ministers to boost cooperation

Foreign Ministers of Cambodia, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam and Japan and the assistant to the Lao Foreign Minister have confirmed their determination to accelerate cooperation and consolidate their multi-faceted relations.

ASEAN-Russia approve energy cooperation plan

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ASEAN-Russia approve energy cooperation plan

Senior officials from ASEAN and Russia have approved a plan on cooperation in energy between the two sides till 2015 at the ASEAN Senior Officials Meeting on Energy (SOME) with Russia in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong, on July 21.

ASEAN-US agree to boost energy cooperation

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ASEAN-US agree to boost energy cooperation

Senior officials from ASEAN and the US have agreed to a plan on future cooperation in energy development at the ASEAN Senior Officials Meeting on Energy (SOME) in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong, on July 20.

Sixty dead in India after train wreck

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Sixty dead in India after train wreck

A speeding passenger train crashed into another waiting at a station in eastern India early on July 19, killing at least 60 people in India’s second major accident in as many months, officials said.

Gunmen kill at least 17 in Mexico

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Gunmen kill at least 17 in Mexico

An estimated 17 were killed and 18 others injured after an armed group fired into a crowd at a party in Torreon city, Coahuila State, Mexico, on July 18.

Thailand, US hold strategic dialogue in Bangkok

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Thailand, US hold strategic dialogue in Bangkok

Thai and US officials on July 16 agreed to promote scientific and technological cooperation, striving to move their ties from the classical development partnership to a creative one by making use of academic institutions, think tanks, and private sector to enhance innovation.

East, Southeast Asia urged to achieve MDGs by 2015

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East, Southeast Asia urged to achieve MDGs by 2015

Poverty and illiteracy rates have been slashed but governments in East and Southeast Asia need to speed up health and environment improvements to meet the looming 2015 deadline for the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).