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United Nations Development Programme

Mobile money a big hit in emerging Southeast Asia

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Giving millions of “unbanked” people the opportunity to undertake money deals by simply using their mobile phones has turned out to be a highly...
Laos likely to miss out on education targets

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A Lao education official has called into question the attainment of Laos' 2015 education targets, according to state-run daily Vientiane Times. The unnamed official...
Rebuilding Philippines could take 10 years

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The Philippines’ post-typhoon reconstruction could take as long as 10 years, with the leadership of President Benigno Aquino put to a test amid complex...
Philippines: Post-typhoon rebuilding will cost $5.8b

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The cost of rebuilding homes, facilities and infrastructure in the areas where typhoon Haiyan struck in the Philippines will cost up to $5.8 billion,...
Myanmar builds international confidence at WEF

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After the 22nd World Economic Forum (WEF) on East Asia, held in Myanmar from June 5-7, 2013, it is time to draw the conclusion...
Argentina and Thailand strengthen cooperation

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With an agreement on ten new cooperation projects sealed earlier in 2013, Argentina and Thailand - though geographically quite far apart from each other - are now moving increasingly closer on the South-South axis.