18 Nov '11, 4am

ASEAN, China celebrate 20 years of ties

Bali, Indonesia: ASEAN's leaders kicked off the second day of their Bali summit with their one-on-one meetings with key dialogue partners - China, Japan, South Korea and the US. First on the agenda, was a meeting between Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao and Indonesian Chair, President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, where they both unveiled a plaque to commemorate the launch of the ASEAN-China Centre which will be based in Beijing. The ASEAN-China Centre is a one-stop centre for the promotion of ASEAN-China cooperation in trade, investment, tourism, education and culture. It will serve as a central investment promotion unit facilitating business opportunities between ASEAN and Chinese ventures, especially assisting investors and companies seeking local business partners. It will also promote cultures and education by disseminating information on traditional arts, handicrafts, music, d...

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