ASEAN cities seek to promote smoke-free tourism environments

ASEAN cities seek to promote smoke-free tourism environments

The Smoke-free Cities ASEAN Network (SCAN) convened the sixth regional meeting in Hoi An city, the Central province of Quang Nam, on November 20, focusing on reshaping tourism through smoke-free environments.

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Malaysian police arrest eight terrorist suspects

Eight people were arrested by Malaysian police for their alleged involvement in terrorism between October 30 and November 12, according to a recent announcement of the local police.

Thailand propose establishment of cyber security agency

The Thai Government has proposed a draft law on cyber security which allows the establishment of a new government agency with authority to monitor internet traffic.

Two former Khmer Rouge leaders convicted for genocide

The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) on November 16 sentenced two most senior surviving leaders of the country’s former Khmer Rouge regime to life in prison for committing genocide.

Singapore vow to help strengthen ASEAN-China links

Singapore and China on November 14 pledged to work together to promote bilateral ties and the latter’s relations with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).
33rd ASEAN Summit, related meetings successful: Deputy FM

Deputy Foreign Minister Nguyen Quoc Dung has stated that the 33rd ASEAN Summit and related meetings in Singapore have been successful and Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc actively participated in all summit activities.

Vietnam helps Laos build topographic database

Vietnam has helped Laos complete the building of a digital topographic database and a topographic map of its Northern and Central region, serving the country’s socio-economic development and environmental management.

Prime Minister meets with Brunei, Malaysia leaders

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc had separate meetings with Sultan of Brunei Hagi Hassanal Bolkiah and Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad in Singapore on November 15.

PM calls on East Asia Summit for connectivity

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc urged member states of the East Asia Summit (EAS) to strengthen connectivity in their legal systems, infrastructure, and digitization process during the 33rd EAS in Singapore on November 15.
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