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Seoul week marks ASEAN-RoK dialogue
An ASEAN week to celebrate the 30th anniversary of establishing dialogue between ASEAN and the Republic of Korea (RoK) kicked off in Seoul on June 14th.
India concludes marathon seven-phase election
16:24 20/05/2019
India has concluded its marathon seven-phase national elections on May 19th, the country's Election Commission has announced.
ASEAN, Chinese officials convene 17th meeting on DOC implementation
12:05 20/05/2019
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and China hold the 17th senior officials’ meeting (SOM) on the implementation of the Declaration on the Conduct of Parties on the East Sea (DOC) in Hangzhou, China, on May 17th and 18th.
Thai PM meets with World Bank Research Team
11:58 20/05/2019
The World Bank has reassured support for Thailand’s business sector since the government has conducted bureaucratic reforms to facilitate businesses, reduce costs while the country’s ranking on difficulties versus eases in doing business has improved.
ASEAN enhances cooperation with partner countries
10:52 19/05/2019
The tenth meeting of the Committee of Permanent Representatives to ASEAN and the ambassadors of China, Japan and the Republic of Korea (RoK) took place in Jakarta, Indonesia, on May 17th.
Cambodia: CPP starts local council election campaign
18:11 18/05/2019
The Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) kicked off a campaign for the provincial, municipal and district council election in Phnom Penh on May 17th.
Over 1,000 dead in Congo Ebola outbreak
15:26 18/05/2019
The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) says the outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo is “worsening” and has killed more than 1,000 people.
Former Australian PM Bob Hawke passes away at 89
10:23 18/05/2019
Australia’s 23rd Prime Minister and Labor elder statesman Bob Hawke has died at the age of 89.
IA, FTA between Hong Kong (China) and five ASEAN member states to take effect
11:18 17/05/2019
Those parts relating to Hong Kong (China) and five Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) member countries, under the Investment Agreement (IA) between Hong Kong and ASEAN, will enter into force on June 17, a spokesperson for China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government was cited by China’s Xinhua News Agency on May 16th.
Malaysia’s economy grows 4.5 percent in Q1
11:13 17/05/2019
Malaysia’s economy grew by 4.5 percent in the first quarter of 2019.