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GMS ministers to meet in Siem Reap

The second Greater Mekong Subregion Agriculture Ministers Meeting will be held in Siem Reap province early next month, with agro-food products, exploring new markets for agricultural products and solving issues in the sector expected to be high on the agenda. The meeting of agriculture ministers will be held from September 6 to 8 in Siem […]

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Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam parliaments vow development push

Enhancing parliamentary oversight of cooperation for the triangle development area was discussed by representatives of the National Assemblies of Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam (CLV) in Vientiane this week. The sixth meeting of the Foreign Affairs Committees of the National Assemblies of the three countries is being held in the capital during August 1-4. In his […]

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Singapore carrier plans to fly to Cambodia, Laos

Singapore-based airline Scoot, a low-cost carrier, announced its intention to expand its services into Cambodia and Laos, according to a report in Thai newspaper the Nation. Currently, Scoot has scheduled flight services to 65 destinations including Vietnam, Myanmar and Thailand. The company said that it has plans to include flights to Cambodia and Laos over […]

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GMS gets closer to a food safety strategy

A draft five-year strategy for promoting safe and environment-friendly agriculture products in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) that would enhance regional food safety and promote trade is expected to be finalised today, according to the Asian Development Bank. “The five-year Regional Strategy and Action Plan (2018-2022) for Promoting Safe and Environmentally-Friendly Agro-based Value Chains focuses on […]

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Lao economy remain fastest growing in region: report

Lao economy is set to remain one of the fastest growing in the region in coming years as long as the global economic recovery remains on track, local daily Vientiane Times reported Thursday.  The World Bank projected the Lao economy to expand at around 7 percent in 2017-19, while the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has […]

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