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7 hrs ago | The Nation

Next era in Thai-China-Asean ties

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, sixth from left, and Asean foreign ministers and officials pose for a photo prior to the Asean-China ministerial meeting at the Myanmar International Convention Center in Nay Pyi Taw on August 9. The special and strategic partnership between the two countries can play a major role in helping promote confidence and ... (more)

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Seven Agreements To Be Signed At 46th Asean Economic Ministers' Meeting

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 20 -- Seven agreements on economic integration initiatives will be signed at the upcoming 46th Asean Economic Ministers' meeting, said the Minister of International Trade and Industry, Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed.

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Xinhuanet

2014 important for China-Mongolia ties

Having enjoyed a sound relationship for decades, China and Mongolia now have the opportunity to upgrade ties as Chinese President Xi Jinping is scheduled to pay a state visit to Mongolia on Aug. 21-22.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Freshnews

Ooredoo Launches in Myanmar with Series of Firsts

Ooredoo officially launched its mobile services in Myanmar with a celebratory ceremony held in the country's capital city, Nay Pyi Taw, on Thursday night.

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TeleGeography CommsUpdate

Ooredoo launch sees massive demand, cut cable impacts broadband speeds

Ooredoo has officially launched 3G services in Myanmar, but the cellco's network is struggling to cope with the extreme level of demand, Telecomasia.net writes.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Nation

Mid-term review of Myanmar's Asean chair

With 135 days remaining as the current Asean chair, Myanmar has proved it can do the job effectively and protect Asean's interests.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Customer Interaction Solutions

Ooredoo Launches Mobile Service in Myanmar [Qatar News Agency]

Ooredoo officially launched its mobile services in Myanmar with a celebratory ceremony held in the country's capital city, Nay Pyi Taw, on Thursday night.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

NEWS.com.au

A woman of steel ... and compassion

FROM tears for MH17 victims to tough talks with fellow foreign ministers, Julie Bishop had an eventful trip to Myanmar.

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Total Telecom

Ooredoo heralds commercial launch in Myanmar

Qatari operator enables users to top up from as little as a 0.76 as its mobile services go live.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

The pool area of the new Kempinski hotel in Naypyidaw.

Though Burma's new capital Naypyidaw has developed a reputation as being somewhat of a ghost town, international hotel group Kempinski is confident about its prospects as it prepares to open a new luxury five-star hotel there in November.

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Xinhuanet

U.S. seeks broader cooperation with China on common interests, Kerry says

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Wednesday that the United States is seeking to forge a relationship with China that broadens cooperation on "common interests."

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Pattaya Mail

Special Report: Thailand calls for more concrete approaches to ASEAN Community

The Permanent Secretary for Foreign Affairs acting as Foreign Minister, Mr. Sihasak Phuangketkeow, has suggested that ASEAN focus on a thematic approach rather than pillar based approach in formulating overarching vision to address cross-cutting issues in the ASEAN Community building process.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

The Daily Star

Dhaka secretariat can play a vital role

THE first BIMSTEC Secretary General, Ambassador Sumit Nakandala, a seasoned Foreign Office diplomat from Sri Lanka, assumed office in the new BIMSTEC Secretariat in Dhaka on 10th August 2014.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Vietnam Proposes Mekong Economic Corridors' Link Expansion

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh has proposed that the economic corridors in the Mekong subregion should expand their links with other Asian regions via a multi-mode transportation model amid the sub-region's important role in economic connectivity and integration, Vietnam News Agency reported.

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State Department

East Asia and the Pacific: U.S.-ASEAN Ministerial Meeting

Today, Secretary Kerry led the United States' delegation to the U.S.-ASEAN Ministerial Meeting in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Myanmar parliament to scrutinise Suu Kyi charter change bid

Myanmar's parliament could consider a petition by Aung San Suu Kyi's opposition calling for an end to the army's veto on amending the constitution in the former junta-ruled nation, the house speaker said on Monday .

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Pattaya Mail

ASEAN, China seek to boost trade through FTA

Foreign ministers of the 10 member Association of Southeast Asian Nations and China have agreed to boost bilateral trade values through the ASEAN-China Free Trade Area and to speed up establishment of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank to help promote connectivity within the South East Asian region.

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Daily Times

Fatemi calls on Kerry, Yi, Sushma in Myanmar : August 11, 2014,

ISLAMABAD Special Assistance to prime minister for Foreign Affairs Tariq Fatemi has said that Pakistan has always expressed its keen desire to build deeper trade and economic linkages with South East Asian countries and ASEAN.

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

State Department

Collected Department Releases: U.S. Engagement in the 2014 ASEAN Regional Forum

On August 10 in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar, Secretary of State John Kerry led the United States' delegation to the 21st Meeting of the ASEAN Regional Forum , an annual gathering of foreign ministers and senior officials representing 26 countries from Pakistan to the Pacific Rim, and the European Union.

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Bangkok Post

Surrogacy probe set to widen

The Department of Health Service Support is investigating another 100 surrogacy cases that could involve more parents from Australia paying Thai surrogate mothers to carry their children.

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