Asean News Headlines as at 6pm on Wednesday (Jan 27)

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi inspects and watches the vaccination processes to health workers at a hospital on Jan. 27, 2021, in Naypyitaw, Myanmar. - AP


1. Malaysia's first Covid-19 vaccine trial officially underway

2. Petronas named most valuable Asean brand for 2021

3. Covid-19: Cases up by 3,680, bringing total to 194,114 (updated daily)

4. Ringgit to perform in 2021 despite short-term headwinds


1, Singapore PM to celebrate CNY with just 8 visitors

2.Singapore faces talent crunch as tech giants scale up

3. Global tech giants expanding in Singapore

4. Singapore rolls out Covid-19 vaccine for seniors: How to get your jab


1. Covid-proof Vietnam launches showcase to attract Thai investors

2. Thai MPs vote to remove kratom from narcotics list

3, Thailand monitors demand for LNG following Covid-19 impact

4. Thai govt to offer 30 million people Bt7,000 each in new round of Covid relief


1. Circular economy may add up to $45b to Indonesia’s GDP by 2030

2. Indonesia's Mt Merapi unleashes river of lava in new eruption

3. New pandemic developments worry Indonesian businesses


1. Philippine province cancels award for China Communications' US$13bil airport project

2. Philippines scrambles to contain Covid-19 variants


1. Vietnam's Communist Party chief nominated for re-election: State media

2. Vietnam: Foreign debts under control

3. E-commerce to continue growing in Vietnam this year


1. Cambodia's cash-strapped cyclo drivers treated to pedal-in movie

2. Striking Cambodian workers get factory to meet demands


1. Myanmar launches nationwide Covid-19 vaccination programme


1. Lao govt monitors border strictly to avoid second wave of Covid-19

2. Lao provinces suffer tourist slump as pandemic deepens


1. Brunei Health Minister recognised for breaking epidemic chain

2. Brunei records one imported Covid-19 case

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