South Korea to Up Aid for ASEAN

    South Korea is increasing its official development assistance to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations in support of the group's goal of creating an ASEAN community by 2015,

    reports. The country will also provide personnel to support information technology development in the region.

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      As former senior staff writer, Ivy Mungcal contributed to several Devex publications. Her focus is on breaking news, and in particular on global aid reform and trends in the United States, Europe, the Caribbean, and the Americas. Before joining Devex in 2009, Ivy produced specialized content for U.S. and U.K.-based business websites.