ASEAN expects commitment to regional stability in upcoming ministerial meetings: Retno

first_imgASEAN expects members to commit to regional political and economic stability during a series of ministerial meetings next week, Foreign Minister Retno LP Marsudi said on Friday.Retno said at least 19 virtual meetings, including the 53rd ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM) and the Post Ministerial Conferences (PMCs), would take place from Sept. 9 to 12, under the chairmanship of Vietnam led by Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh.“In this series of ASEAN meetings, several outcome documents are planned to be adopted, including the joint communiqué of the AMM to emphasize the commitment of the foreign ministers to maintain regional political and economic stability,” Retno said in a virtual ministry press briefing on Friday. “The ratification of the Plan of Action between ASEAN and dialogue partners, as well as several other outcome documents, are still to be negotiated,” she added.Retno further said that on the sidelines of the meeting, ASEAN foreign ministers would also attend several other meetings, including the Dialogue on Strengthening Women’s Role for Sustainable Peace and Security, the AMM Interface with AICHR Representatives and the ASEAN Coordinating Council Special Meeting on Sub-Regional Cooperation.The ASEAN Ministerial Meeting is an important forum for the ten-nation bloc, underpinned by the issuance of the joint communiqué, a policy document that lays out the collective regional stance on various issues of common concern.Topics :last_img read more

Only a few apartments are left for sale in this development complex

first_img18 David St, Nundah.Graczyk Thompson Hendra selling agent Matt Thompson said the apartments offered a contemporary design and made great use of the internal and external flow of space. “All are very private with lovely aspects (either to the rear or towards David St which is lined with magnificent large trees,” Mr Thompson said.The apartments are 8km from Brisbane’s CBD and close to public transport. 18 David St, Nundah.More from newsFor under $10m you can buy a luxurious home with a two-lane bowling alley5 Apr 2017Military and railway history come together on bush block24 Apr 2019 18 David St, Nundah.Brisbane property developer Jenny O’Brien enjoyed creating her latest project so much so she invested in an apartment there herself. Mrs O’Brien said only five units remained at the 19-unit complex at 18 David St, Nundah site. After knocking down two homes at 18 and 20 David St, Mrs O’Brien said the remaining two-bedroom, two-bathroom units were proving popular among investors and first homebuyers.“Our properties that are listed for rent get snapped up within two days,” Mrs O’Brien said. “The market is very strong here.“Nundah doesn’t have a glut of units. The market has picked up over Christmas.”center_img 18 David St, Nundah.Mrs O’Brien said she had always had a passion for real estate.“I’ve always wanted to develop,” she said.She said the one-bedroom apartments were snapped up and sold off the plan.The pet-friendly building has low body corporate fees, according to Mrs O’Brien who lives in one of the units.She said often people feel boxed in when it comes to apartment living, however an illusion of space was created within each unit.“They are standard-sized units but we have nice high ceilings,” she said.last_img read more

Great Harbor Shootout set for next week

first_imgBAR HARBOR — High School basketball season is now in the rearview mirror, but this year’s edition of the Great Harbor Shootout is little more than a week away.The 2018 Great Harbor Shootout will take place from March 16-18 at various locations in Bar Harbor and the rest of Hancock County. The event will bring junior and high school players from all over the state to the area for a tournament that often draws more than 80 teams.Locations for the event are Mount Desert Island High School, Pemetic Elementary School, Mount Desert Elementary School, the MDI YMCA, Ellsworth Elementary-Middle School and Trenton Elementary School.This is placeholder textThis is placeholder textlast_img