Asean News Headlines as at 7pm on Sunday (Jan 31)

By SNavalan

Covid-19: 5,298 new cases, 14 fatalities bring death toll to 760

King calls on people to remain disciplined in complying with SOP

Nicol David on the cusp of being named greatest athlete of all time

Miti: Malaysia's external trade to remain modest in 2021, exports to rebound by 2.7%

RM3.67mil worth of drugs seized, four nabbed


Singapore: Restaurant hires airline crew to manage crowds during CNY dinners

Singapore reports jobs revival but restrictions see migrants lose out

Singapore retail investors to vote on distressed shipper’s fate

Man arrested in Malaysia for allegedly extorting from woman in Singapore he met on dating app


Jakarta seeks to open more cemeteries amid Covid-19 grave crisis; total now at 1.078 million

Indonesia eyes 6% growth in non-oil and gas exports after turbulent year

Without envoys lighting the way, Indonesia-US ties risk being stuck in murky waters

Covid-19: Work, or study, from Bali


Bangkok allows businesses, venues to reopen but bars to remain closed; 890 cases reported on Jan 31

Thailand: Authorities kick off legal proceedings over controversial rubber gloves deal

Thailand targets vaccination of 19 million people in first phase

Central Bank: Thai Dec exports rise 4.6% y/y, current acc deficit narrows


Nguyen Phu Trong, Vietnam's anti-corruption czar, is once again the head honcho

Vietnam ruling Communist Party chief Trong re-elected for 3rd term

Ho Chih Minh City to become economic, financial centre in Asia by 2045

Vietnam retains top leader, shuts Hanoi schools in Covid-19 battle as virus still lingering


Philippines expects 5.6 million Covid-19 vaccine doses to arrive by end-March; virus total above 525,000

Philippines cheers bishops' offer to help allay Covid-19 vaccine fears

Philippines' Duterte tightens anti-money laundering rules to avoid `grey list'

Philipines is among among those nations with most female execs


Myanmar military plays down coup fears, says it will protect constitution

Myanmar to continue suspending international flights through February

More Rohingya sent to remote island


Cambodia’s export-import challenged by staggering ocean freight rates

Indonesian from Philippines and local woman returning from Thailand found positive for Covid-19

US family of late collector returns antiques


Laos: United States funds renovation of hospital in Saravan

Thailand challenges Laos dam building spree on Mekong River


Unpredictable weather leads to yellow running water in Brunei, says govt agency

Brunei: Kickstarting effort towards carbon neutrality

Brunei: Syariah Court encourages moderate weddings amid pandemic


Shaping a new labour market for the post-pandemic economy

Proactive measures to combat fake news on Covid-19 vaccine

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