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  1. WWF Report Finds ASEAN Financial Institutions Lagging in Environmental, Social, Governance Standards

    14 May 2015- 09:41 by Local Press Report SINGAPORE WWF A WWF report finds an alarming gap between regional ASEAN financial institutions and the environmental, social and governance (ESG) standards adopted by their international counterparts. Moreover, WWF ...

    Local Press Report - 05/14/2015 - 09:41

  2. ASEAN Calls for Water, Food for Philippine Typhoon Victims

    8 Dec 2014- 09:59 by Local Press Report MANILA GMA News The Association of Southeast Asian Nations on Sunday called for food, water and family kits for Filipinos affected by Typhoon Ruby (Hagupit). ASEAN, a grouping of 10 Southeast Asian nations where the ...

    Local Press Report - 12/08/2014 - 09:59

  3. Lower Mekong Countries Launch New Initiative for Security, Sustainability

    11 Aug 2014- 10:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAY PYI TAW, Myanmar During a meeting in Myanmar on August 9th, foreign ministers of the Lower Mekong Iitiative (LMI) countries-- Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam-- announced the formation of a ne ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/11/2014 - 10:24

  4. Laos' Rice Production Affected by Drought

    2 Jul 2014- 10:07 by Local Press Report VIENTIANE Global Post Late wet season rain has raised concerns over rice production in several Lao provinces, according to state-run daily Vientiane Times on Tuesday. According to the Ministry of Agriculture and For ...

    Local Press Report - 07/02/2014 - 10:07

  5. More Filipinos With Better Access

    20 Sep 2013- 10:00 by Local Press Report MANILA Bernama A regional report says more Filipinos have access to potable water and improved sanitary facilities today compared to a decade ago, Xinhua news agency reported. The 2012 ASEAN Community Progress Moni ...

    Local Press Report - 09/20/2013 - 10:00

  6. Hungary, Vietnam Expand Water, Nuclear Cooperation

    18 Sep 2013- 09:48 by Local Press Report BUDAPEST Budapest Business Journal Hungary and Vietnam are expanding their cooperation in the area of nuclear energy, President János Áder said after talks with his Vietnamese counterpart Truong Tan Sang in Budapes ...

    Local Press Report - 09/18/2013 - 09:48

  7. Lower Mekong Ministers Endorse Development Pillars, Projects

    3 Jul 2013- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Brunei Foreign ministers from the Lower Mekong nations endorsed six development and policy pillars, as well as new plans and project, during the 6th Lower Mekong Initiative Ministerial meet ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/03/2013 - 10:04

  8. IDB Announces $617 Million in Development Funding

    4 Apr 2013- 09:17 by Local Press Report JEDDAH Arab news At the 289th meeting of its board of executive directors convened beginning of the week, the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) approved $617 million USD toward funding development projects, which inclu ...

    Local Press Report - 04/04/2013 - 10:03

  9. Asian Nations Must Focus on Green Growth; ADB


    Local Press Report - 11/20/2012 - 10:22

  10. Cambodia to Buy Power From Laos’ Xayaburi Dam

    Laos’ energy minister announced last week that the country will sell energy supplied by the controversial Xayaburi Dam to Cambodia. It is already planning to sell power to Thailand, where last month a lawsuit was lodged to stop the country from buying ele ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/16/2013 - 05:14

  11. China Begins Construction of Sewage, Waste Facilities on South China Sea Island

    27 Aug 2012- 09:59 by Local Press Report BEIJING Manila Bulletin China begun building sewage and waste disposal facilities on a disputed South China Sea (West Philippines Sea) island, state media said Monday, a move likely to stoke a growing territorial r ...

    Local Press Report - 05/26/2013 - 16:07

  12. British Companies Seek to Invest in Philippine Infrastructure

    30 May 2012- 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Philippines Three British companies engaged in mass transport systems are looking at investments in the Philippines, particularly in major infrastructure projects such as railways, airports and seaport ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2013 - 17:47

  13. ASEAN Officials Agree on Common Vision for Regional Environmental Challenges


    Local Press Report - 05/15/2012 - 14:34

  14. Japan, Mekong Nations to Boost Cooperation

    29 Nov 2011- 13:55 by Local Press Report NUSA DUA Mainichi (Japan) Leaders of Japan and the Mekong basin countries-- Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam-- agreed to look into new areas of cooperation and update their three-year action plan. In a ...

    Local Press Report - 05/15/2012 - 14:35

  15. ASEAN Creates Infrastructure Fund

    4 Oct 2011- 09:34 by Local Press Report MANILA Asian Development Bank The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has created a new fund to finance major infrastructure projects in the region. The ASEAN Infrastructure Fund will have an initial equi ...

    Local Press Report - 05/15/2012 - 14:42