India hopes to clinch FTA with ASEAN soon: Pranab
Regional ties key to handling crisis: bankers
Faster pace of economic integration seen after ASEAN, East Asia summits
Africa needs cooperation beyond oil resources
Asia seeks to protect itself from rapid investment
Centre of economic gravity shifting to Asia: Kamal Nath


Bilateral Meeting between Foreign Minister George Yeo and Indian Minister of External Affairs Pranab Mukherjee in Cebu on 11 January 2007
APEC considers widening club to count India
ASEAN Leaders To Ink Several Declarations During Summit
Asean to debate tighter integration rules
PM for more economic integration between India, ASEAN

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Regional ties key to handling crisis: bankers
The Japan Times, 23 January 2007

Central bankers from Japan and four Southeast Asian economies and the head of the International Monetary Fund met in a one-day forum Monday to study developments in regional cooperation since the 1997 Asian financial crisis and to address future challenges.

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Faster pace of economic integration seen after ASEAN, East Asia summits
Sunstar.com, 23 January 2006

THE government has claimed huge dividends in trade and investments to the Philippines as a result of the recent twin Asean and East Asia economic summits. The summits have paved the way for the faster integration of the East Asian economies.

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Africa needs cooperation beyond oil resources
Shanghai Daily, 22 January 2007

China’s and India's newfound interest in trade and investment with Africa presents a significant opportunity for growth and integration of the sub-Saharan continent into the global economy.

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Asia seeks to protect itself from rapid investment
International Herald Tribune, January 22, 2007

Asian nations need better protection to prevent "massive" capital inflows from damaging their economies, central bank governors from the region agreed.

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Centre of economic gravity shifting to Asia: Kamal Nath
Financial Express, January 18, 2006

'Does the 21st century belong to Asia' at the CII Partnership Summit 2007 in Bangalore on Thursday, Nath observed that while the 20th century witnessed a large number of countries gaining independence from colonial rules, the 21st century would be a century of growing interdependence among nations.

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Bilateral Meeting between Foreign Minister George Yeo and Indian Minister of External Affairs Pranab Mukherjee in Cebu on 11 January 2007
MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS, SINGAPORE
January 11, 2007

Both Ministers agreed that bilateral relations have grown from strength to strength. They were pleased that the Singapore-India Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement (CECA) had boosted trade between Singapore and India, and that defence relations have deepened.

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APEC considers widening club to count India
January 11, 2007

Asia-Pacific states will discuss widening their summit grouping for the first time in a decade to include India, as heavyweights China, Japan and the United States vie over who should guide regional integration, Australia said. Senior officials from the 21 APEC nations gather in the Australian capital on Monday to open week-long talks ahead of a regional leaders’ meeting in Sydney in September.

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ASEAN Leaders To Ink Several Declarations During Summit
January 10, 2007

The 12th Association of Southeast Asian Nations summit to start Wednesday in the central city of Cebu, Philippines is expected to result to the signing of several declarations by the leaders of the 10 member-nation regional grouping. Foremost in the agenda is the proposed integration and cooperation of ASEAN.

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Asean to debate tighter integration rules
Financial Times
January 9, 2007

New rules to promote the integration of the Association of South-East Asian Nations will be tabled as the 10-member group begins its annual meeting on Wednesday in Cebu, in the Philippines.Regional leaders have warned that unless Asean adopts stricter rules to implement policies, it risks becoming irrelevant. The group has often been seen as failing to follow up on decisions because of a lack of power to impose compliance by its members.


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PM for more economic integration between India, ASEAN
January 8, 2007

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh underlined India's 'commitment to increased economic interaction between India and the economies of East and Southeast Asia', ahead his visit to the Philippines to attend the India-ASEAN and East Asian summits later this week.

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