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Asian pact against piracy takes effect in September

A landmark regional cooperation pact against marine piracy in Asia is set to take effect in early September. Singapore’s foreign affairs ministry says 11 countries have now ratified the regional pact on combating piracy and armed robbery of ships in Asia. Singapore serves as the depository of the agreement and will host the group’s information sharing centre which is a permanent body with full-time staff. Full Story

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