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RoK reaffirms aid offer to DPRK

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RoK reaffirms aid offer to DPRK

The Republic of Korea (RoK) on July 21 reaffirmed it will offer substantial financial incentives to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) if it takes concrete steps towards denuclearisation, according to local media.

Singapore conducts anti-terror drill

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Singapore conducts anti-terror drill

Singapore has conducted the country’s largest ever anti-terror drill, modelled closely after the Mumbai terror attacks last year in which 166 people were killed and more than 300 wounded.

Foreign aid to Laos tops 400 million USD per year

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Foreign aid to Laos tops 400 million USD per year

The Lao government has received, on average, 400 million USD in aid each year from foreign countries and international development and financial agencies to help the country carry out economic development and poverty reduction programmes.