Asean News Headlines as at 9pm on Saturday (Oct 16)


A woman walks past houses by Lake Batur which were damaged by an earthquake-triggered landslide in Bangli, on the island of Bali, Indonesia, Saturday, Oct 16, 2021. - AP

Malaysia:

Covid-19 Watch: 7,509 new cases bring total to 2,384,542

Authorities free to take action on Pandora Papers allegations, says PM

Lynas submits another EIA report on disposal facility after earlier one rejected

Cops open two investigations over Pandora Papers

Covid-19: Seven-day quarantine for fully-vaxxed travellers, close contacts from Monday (Oct 18)

Sarawak to ease entry procedures for fully-vaxxed travellers

KJ on mission to place live-saving AEDs in all buildings

Authorities discover underground tunnels leading to illegal gold mine in Sabah

Rise of sporadic Covid-19 cases in Sabah a sign SOPs not being followed, says Masidi

Malaysia logs new 89 deaths due to Covid-19, with 19 BID cases

Singapore:

Sembmarine apologises after Jurong dorm residents raise issues about hygiene, Covid-19 healthcare

Friends, family of passengers allowed to enter Changi Airport arrival halls from Oct 15

Cryptocurrency at a crossroads: What's next for Singapore?

Girl, 6, breaks Singapore's pi memorisation record; recites 1,560 digits

Singapore promises power customer safeguards as retailers fold

Singapore's PM Lee and China's President Xi discuss boosting economic recovery together

Thailand:

Thailand needs 3-pronged collaboration to overcome crisis, Telenor researcher advises

Thailand logs 10,648 Covid-19 cases and 82 deaths

Bangkok eases some Covid-19 curbs as of Saturday

Tourism operators in Koh Lipe wary about reopening

Bangkok’s Chong Nonsi canal walkway expected to be ready by Christmas

Prayut eyes reopening Thailand to foreign filmmakers after Russel Crowe extols Phuket Sandbox

Indonesia:

Bali earthquake kills three, injures seven

First-ever National Games in Papua closes on a high note

11 Indonesian scouts die in river trek

What’s cooking? Cloud kitchens see 'big opportunity' in Indonesia

Affordable housing pushed further out of Indonesia's city centres

Philippines:

Philippines extends voter registration hours

It’s a YES!: Philippine Olympic gold medallist Hidilyn Diaz gets engaged to coach

Robredo supporters hold motorcade in Cebu City

Manila casino goes public in US$2.6bil deal with Ader SPAC

Vietnam:

Experts seek ways for Vietnam to have healthier supply chain

Film series on Vietnamese fairy tales released on YouTube

Vietnam likely to achieve rice export target this year

Myanmar:

Myanmar junta blames 'foreign intervention' for Asean summit exclusion

Asean chair Brunei confirms junta leader not invited to summit

Cambodia:

24 more Covid deaths, 267 infections in Cambodia

Cambodian polls panel registers over 30,000 new voters

Cambodia marks World Food Day despite Covid-19 pandemic

Unesco lauds govt for heritage conservation efforts

Laos:

Number of new Covid cases alarmingly high: Laos taskforce

Huawei's Ken Hu calls on ICT industry to work together on next stage of 5G development

Gleaming new train arrives in Laos ahead of railway opening

Brunei:

Brunei police bust meat smuggling attempt

Covid-19 tally passes 10,000 mark in Brunei

Net tightens around Brunei's Ops Pulih breachers

Aseanplus:

China developers seek steps to ease sector’s troubles: CBN

Market research shows Chinese companies getting digital edge

Seven Hong Kong activists jailed over unauthorised protest in 2020

Top Chinese doctors hint at easing of Covid-19 measures in China

Manila casino goes public in US$2.6bil deal with Ader SPAC

Shenzhou XIII astronauts enter China's space station core module

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