Singapore, Myanmar agree to bolster bilateral ties World

Singapore, Myanmar agree to bolster bilateral ties

The fifth meeting of the Singapore-Myanmar Joint Ministerial Working Committee took place in Yangon on July 6 under the chair of Singaporean Minister of Trade and Industry Lim Hng Kiang and Myanmar Energy Minister and Chairman of the Investment Commission U Zay Yar Aung.
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Thai folk fishermen voice support for Gov’t IUU fishing

The Association of Thai Fisherfolk Federation (ATFF) on July 3 issued an urgent statement in favour of the government’s effort to eradicate illegal fishing in Thailand, and also announced relief plans to help the public affected by the banned sailing of illegal vessels.
Japan, Cambodia agree to work on Mekong region development World

Japan, Cambodia agree to work on Mekong region development

Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida and his Cambodian counterpart Hor Namhong agreed to keep working together over infrastructure development in Cambodia and four other countries along the Mekong River during their meeting in Tokyo on June 2.
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Philippine ferry capsizes: at least 36 dead

At least 36 were killed when a passenger ferry carrying 173 people on board capsized off the coast of the central Philippines province Leyte on July 2, according to the Philippines Coast Guard (PGC).
Lao National Assembly opens ninth session World

Lao National Assembly opens ninth session

The 7th tenure of the Lao National Assembly convened its ninth session on July 1, intending to discuss a number of important issues of the country during the next three weeks.
ASEAN, UN pledge to strengthen cooperation World

ASEAN, UN pledge to strengthen cooperation

The ASEAN and United Nations and will continue to strengthen cooperation and institutional ties within the framework of the Joint Declaration on Comprehensive Partnership between the two organisations signed in 2011.