The ASEAN Declaration states that the aims and purposes of the Association are: 1 to accelerate the economic growth, social progress and cultural development in the region through joint endeavors in the spirit of equality and partnership in order to strengthen the foundation for a prosperous and peaceful community of Southeast Asian nations, and 2 to promote regional peace and stability through abiding respect for justice and the rule of law in the relationship among countries in the region and adherence to the principles of the United Nations Charter. The TAC stated that ASEAN political and security dialogue and cooperation should aim to promote regional peace and stability by enhancing regional resilience. Regional resilience shall be achieved by cooperating in all fields based on the principles of self-confidence, self-reliance, mutual respect, cooperation, and solidarity, which shall constitute the foundation for a strong and viable community of nations in Southeast Asia. The ARF has begun to explore activities where there is overlap between confidence-building measures and preventive diplomacy. However, the Member States are not obliged to use the Treaty stipulations for the peaceful settlement of disputes. In case a State resorts to the use of force, no system of collective security is foreseen. Both parties discussed shared strategic priorities, including transnational crime, cybersecurity, and developments in the U.
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China first proposed the idea of a free trade area in November The framework agreement was signed on 4 November in Phnom Penh , Cambodia , by eleven heads of government. Amendments for the framework of the free trade area mostly concerned Vietnam. These amendments were designed to assist Vietnam lower tariffs and put forth dates as guidelines. The free trade agreement reduced tariffs on 7, product categories, or 90 percent of imported goods, to zero. The remaining four countries were supposed to follow suit in
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Stocks jump in Japan, mainland China, while Hong Kong investors wait to see if political tensions ease. Asian markets gained in early trading Thursday after an announcement that the U. Investors also were cheered by encouraging global developments, including British lawmakers seeking a less chaotic exit from the European Union and easing political tensions in Hong Kong.
Asian Agri is one of Asia's largest palm oil producers, with an annual production of 1 million tons of palm oil. Founded in , Asian Agri manages 28 palm oil plantations and 20 mills in Sumatra , Indonesia. It has a total oil palm plantation area of , hectares, and partners with Plasma smallholders responsible for an additional 60, and independent smallholders responsible for 41, hectares. The program brought together plantation owners with transmigrated smallholders. Asian Agri developed and implemented the program in Riau and Jambi , Sumatra , facilitating plantation development, developing infrastructure and providing training in best agronomic practices.