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Canada Promotes Private Sector Development in Asia

News Release Canada Promotes Private Sector Development in Asia Canada is committed to helping developing countries in Asia move from poverty to prosperity Vancouver, British Columbia – Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada Yesterday, at an event hosted by the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada (APFC), the Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of International Development and … Continue reading

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Alberta to grow trade opportunities with Asia

News Release Alberta to grow trade opportunities with Asia *Agriculture Minister Verlyn Olson, along with a delegation representing Alberta businesses, will meet with Asian officials and industry leaders to expand trade and investment opportunities. Minister Olson will be in Japan, China and Singapore May 18 to 30 to further Alberta’s economic prospects. “Asia is a … Continue reading

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Philippines: Protect Civilians in Southern Fighting

PRESS RELEASE Philippines: Protect Civilians in Southern Fighting Some 70,000 Displaced; Residents Trapped in Zamboanga Standoff (Manila, September 16, 2013) – The Philippine government should take all necessary measures to reduce the risk to civilians while conducting military operations against Muslim rebels in the southern city of Zamboanga, Human Rights Watch said today. The fighting … Continue reading