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    Korea keen to continue water projects

    Patsara Jikkham, Published on 11/12/2014

    » South Korean President Park Geun-hye on Thursday reiterated Korean interest in investing in water management projects in Thailand, government spokesman Yongyuth Mayalarp said.

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    Underestimating women's work

    News, Trini Leung, Published on 06/06/2016

    » The growth of Asia is such that it has attracted praise, including the sensational "economic miracle". And the numbers seem to tell the truth: Asia grew at an average of 6% a year between 1990 and 2015, based on data from the International Monetary Fund (IMF). But this growth has a dark secret: it was built on the backs of poor women labouring under abysmal working conditions for wages which were low by themselves, and were lower compared to men's. Women had become to multinationals a means to an end, in the words of feminist Gita Sen.

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    Asean host avoids Chinese ire over disputed sea

    Published on 23/04/2015

    » KUALA LUMPUR/MANILA — Malaysia is steering clear of criticising China's actions in the South China Sea at a meeting of Southeast Asian leaders, a draft end-statement seen by Reuters shows, despite a push by the Philippines to denounce Beijing's reclamation work.

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    China offers Asean friendship as South China Sea tension bubbles

    Published on 13/11/2014

    » NAY PYI TAW — China's Prime Minister Li Keqiang proposed a friendship treaty with Southeast Asian countries on Thursday but reiterated that territorial disputes in the South China Sea should be settled directly between countries involved.

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    China won't 'shy away' from sea row

    AFP, Published on 29/08/2013

    » BEIJING - Beijing will "not shy away from problems" in disputed Asian waters, its foreign minister said Thursday at a meeting between China and Southeast Asian countries.

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    Burma: Hillary Clinton's historic visit

    Jon Fernquest, Published on 02/12/2011

    » Analysis of Hillary Clinton's historic visit to Burma by scholar Ernest Bower of the Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Singapore.

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    A Strong ACMECS Equals a Stronger Asia

    By prnews, Created on: 08/06/2018, Last updated on: 08/06/2018

    » [attachment=0:247g8o4i]1.jpg[/attachment:247g8o4i] [i:247g8o4i]The progress of five mainland Southeast Asian economies can drive growth across an entire continent.[/i:247g8o4i] This June, five countries in Southeast Asia will begin working more closely than ever before to transform their collective...

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