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Photo: Cuba transition sparks hope for many generations

From a 93-year-old former intelligence agent to a 28-year-old economist working as a maintenance man, Cubans of every generation are watching this week as Raul Castro leaves the presidency as part of a broader handoff to a group of younger leaders.

  • TPP Ministers’ Meeting concludes in Hawaii

    TPP Ministers’ Meeting concludes in Hawaii

    Public: 8/1/2015 10:17:02 PM

    (VNF) - “Vietnam’s entry into the TPP helps it reach its goal of comprehensive international integration. Of all the member countries, Vietnam stands to benefit the most”, US Ambassador to Vietnam Ted Osius acknowledged as the outcome of the TPP Ministers’ Meeting that concluded on July 30th in Lahaina, Hawaii.

  • 48th AMM, related meetings to open on August 1

    48th AMM, related meetings to open on August 1

    Public: 8/1/2015 9:48:21 AM

    Malaysian Ministry of Foreign Affairs held a press conference on July 31 on the 48 th ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (48 th AMM) and related meetings, which will be organised in Kuala Lumpur from August 1 to 6.

  • Malaysian investigators probe plane debris for MH370 link

    Malaysian investigators probe plane debris for MH370 link

    Public: 7/31/2015 11:06:07 AM

    Malaysia has sent a team to verify whether an aircraft wreckage found off the French island of La Reunion on the Indian Ocean was from the missing plane MH370.

  • UK to loan USD1.6 billion to Indonesia

    UK to loan USD1.6 billion to Indonesia

    Public: 7/30/2015 12:38:28 AM

    UK Prime Minister David Cameron on July 27th said his Government would loan GBP1 billion (USD1.6 billion) to Indonesia to help finance infrastructure projects.

  • UK to loan USD1.6 billion to Indonesia

    UK to loan USD1.6 billion to Indonesia

    Public: 7/29/2015 9:43:11 PM

    UK Prime Minister David Cameron on July 27th said his Government would loan GBP1 billion (USD1.6 billion) to Indonesia to help finance infrastructure projects.

  • Indonesia hosts Asia-Pacific regional peacekeeping meeting

    Indonesia hosts Asia-Pacific regional peacekeeping meeting

    Public: 7/28/2015 8:44:27 AM

    The Asia-Pacific Regional Meeting on peacekeeping opened on July 27 in Jakarta with the participation of about 100 top officials from 30 countries, including five members of the United Nations Security Council.

  • More needs to be done towards AEC’s prosperity: Credit Suisse

    More needs to be done towards AEC’s prosperity: Credit Suisse

    Public: 7/24/2015 6:02:20 PM

    More work needs to be done to ensure that the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) integration that commences this year will actually bring about a stronger and more prosperous region, the Philippines’ Manila Times quoted a senior financial institution official.

  • Malaysian Government ranked 8th most efficient globally

    Malaysian Government ranked 8th most efficient globally

    Public: 7/17/2015 11:18:53 AM

    Malaysia’s government has been ranked eighth in terms of most efficient performance in the 2014-2015 Global Competitive Report released by the World Economic Forum (WEF) on its website, according to local New Straits Times.

  • ASEAN market access paper launched

    ASEAN market access paper launched

    Public: 7/17/2015 11:03:41 AM

    The European Union-ASEAN Business Council (EU-ABC) has launched a region-wide position paper of recommendations to boost market access as well as increase trade and investment between Europe and ASEAN.

  • Asia-Pacific nations continue RCEP negotiations

    Asia-Pacific nations continue RCEP negotiations

    Public: 7/14/2015 12:46:06 PM

    Sixteen Asia-Pacific nations started a new round of negotiations for the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on July 13 to eliminate import duties.

  • Thailand’s health system reinforced against new diseases

    Thailand’s health system reinforced against new diseases

    Public: 7/13/2015 1:45:27 PM

    Thailand will continue to safeguard its citizens against Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (Mers) and other new diseases.

  • Singaporean FM: AEC not the same as European Union

    Singaporean FM: AEC not the same as European Union

    Public: 7/10/2015 10:13:09 AM

    The ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), which is slated to be established by the end of this year, will not be the same as the European Union (EU), said Singaporean Foreign Minister Shanmugam.

  • Thailand, Laos discuss anti-human trafficking campaign

    Thailand, Laos discuss anti-human trafficking campaign

    Public: 7/10/2015 10:10:02 AM

    International anti-human trafficking agencies in Thailand and Laos have convened a meeting to discuss ways to step up efforts against human trade along the border.

  • Lao economy likely to grow 7.5 pct

    Lao economy likely to grow 7.5 pct

    Public: 7/9/2015 11:56:48 AM

    Despite uncertainties about weather conditions and State budget revenue collection, the Lao economy is forecast to expand about 7.5 percent in the fiscal year 2014-2015.

  • Cambodia welcomes 2 million foreign tourists

    Cambodia welcomes 2 million foreign tourists

    Public: 7/8/2015 11:25:30 AM

    Cambodia welcomed nearly two million foreign tourists during the first five months of 2015, a 4.4 percent year-on-year rise, primarily hailing from Vietnam, China, the Republic of Korea, Laos and Thailand.

  • Singapore, Myanmar agree to bolster bilateral ties

    Singapore, Myanmar agree to bolster bilateral ties

    Public: 7/8/2015 11:20:17 AM

    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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