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Daily Archives October 5, 2018

The Navigators Group, Inc. Announces Special Meeting of Stockholders ...

STAMFORD Conn., Oct. 04, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Navigators Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:NAVG) (“Navigators” or the “Company”) today announced that it has established a meeting date of November 16, 2018 for a special meeting (the “Special Meeting”) of stockholders of record as of October 10, 2018, to, among other things, consider and vote on a […]Read More

East Asia And Pacific Growth Remains Resilient Despite Heightened ...

Despite a less favorable external environment, the growth outlook for developing East Asia and Pacific (EAP) remains positive, according to the latest World Bank economic report on the region.Growth in developing EAP is expected to be 6.3 per cent in 2...Read More

Korea Week Festival 2018 Enjoyed By Vientiane Residents

More than 200 Vientiane residents and Korean nationals have enjoyed the Korea Week Festival 2018, the first of its kind in Laos, launched at Vientiane Shopping Center, Vientiane Capital on Oct 5.

The event was launched in the presence of the Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs Khamphao Eunthavanh and Ambassador of Korea to Laos Shin Sung Sun.

The Korea Week Festival aims to showcase a wide range of agricultural products, food products and cultural richness of the Republic of Korea as well as to promote enhancing the cooperation and people exchange between Laos and the Republic of Korea," said Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to the Lao PDR, Mr. Shin Sung Sun.

The event opens opportunity for entrepreneurs from Laos and Korea to exchange informamtion and build a promotional network of agricultural production, added the ambassador.

The three-day event has drawn 17 booths representing Lao business community and relevant government bodies, according to the Director General of the Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA) Park Shag Eun.

The festival features several activities such as Korean Food Cooking Contest, Taste Korean Cinema, and KOICA Development Cooperation Photo Exhibition.

The Korea Week Festival 2018 is hosted by the Korean Embassy of the Republic of Korea, Korea Ministry of Agriculture, Food & Rural Affairs, KOICA, KFPI, KOFIC, AT Center and KOTRA.

Source: Lao News Agency

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ASEAN Talks Tough on Rohingya Crisis

BANGKOK A groundswell of international condemnation of Myanmar's civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi and her government's refusal to take action on atrocities committed against Myanmar's Rohingya minority is spreading closer to home.Nearly 700,000 ethni...Read More

The 2018 Secretary’s Awards for Corporate Excellence Event

MS SINGH: Good afternoon. It's my pleasure to welcome you to the 19th Secretary of State's Awards for Corporate Excellence. I'm Manisha Singh, the Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs. Deputy Secretary Sullivan wanted to ...Read More