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  1. Imperfect human rights body still a step forward

    Posted Nov 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... in their own countries or the region. During that period, Asean grew into a 10-member body, with the inclusion of Myanmar and Laos in 1997 and Cambodia in 1999. Those new members, in particular ... another. There are those ruled by communist parties, such as Laos and Vietnam; military-ruled Myanmar; Brunei, an absolute monarchy; Muslim-majority states, such as Malaysia and Indonesia; ...

  2. Beijing moves to deepen Asean trade ties

    Posted Oct 20th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei, Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar Gao Hucheng, a vice-minister of commerce, predicted that Asean would soon replace Japan as the mainland's ...

  3. Grouping desperate for unity in regional diversity

    Posted Jul 29th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... nation (Thailand) and Asia's only Catholic country (the Philippines). It is home to some of the last remaining communist-ruled nations (Vietnam and Laos), an absolute monarchy (Brunei) ... as a bulwark against the spread of communism, Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia and Myanmar are now full members. Skim through its latest annual report and you are met by a blizzard of acronyms. ...

  4. Boost for network that connects continents

    Posted Dec 06th 2008, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... in Beijing and was initially due to be formally launched on Monday at an ASEM workshop on information and communications technology for development in Vientiane, Laos. However, the European ...

  5. Asian leaders reaffirm US$80b reserves fund

    Posted Oct 25th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Singapore, Vietnam, Philippines, Laos, Thailand, Myanmar and Brunei. The added three are China, Japan and South Korea. South Korea's presidential office said the 13 Asian nations had agreed ...

  6. Trade winds are blowing against Asean

    Posted Nov 27th 2007, 12:00am by David Fullbrook

    ... of communism, it might have been time to quietly retire Asean. Instead, moves were made in the 1990s- after Brunei joined in 1984- to bring on board Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam, without setting ...

  7. Making tracks

    Posted Sep 14th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... China's growing links with its Asean neighbours are paying big dividends, writes Chow Chung-yan The meandering and rugged border between Laos and China has been secluded and quiet ... connect Singapore to Hong Kong. Buried in thick jungle and dangerous mountain ranges, the Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS)- comprising Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia, Myanmar, northern Thailand ...

  8. Human rights body backed but other decisions delayed

    Posted Jul 31st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of non-interference in members' internal affairs- a principle jealously guarded by the newest and most conservative members including Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia. Other members fear that the military ...

  9. Much-needed voice to lead Southeast Asia

    Posted Oct 23rd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... neighbours, China, Japan and South Korea. During that time, Asean has also been struggling with two levels of development, prompted by the joining in the late 1990s of Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar ...

  10. Asean shows sudden resolve against Beijing

    Posted Aug 06th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton also expanded co-operation with Asean members from the lower Mekong region- Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos and Thailand. It has signed formal co-operation ... It is a historic irony. The grouping was initially founded in 1967 as a bulwark against the feared spread of Vietnamese communism. Hanoi finally joined in 2005, a move followed by Cambodia, Laos ...




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