Asean News Headlines as at 7pm on Wednesday (Feb 3)


Medical staff make a three finger salute with red ribbons on their uniforms at the Yangon General Hospital in Yangon on Feb 3, 2021 as calls for a civil disobedience gather pace following a military coup detaining civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi. - AFP

Malaysia:

Isa Samad sentenced to six years jail, fined RM15.4mil for graft

Covid-19: Cases up by 4,284 bringing total to 226,912 (updated daily)

Muhyiddin to make first official overseas trip to Indonesia on Thursday (Feb 4)

Singapore:

Singapore sees long queues to buy tickets for S$5mil jackpot prize

Singapore to limit police access to Covid-19 contact-tracing data

Singapore approves Moderna's Covid-19 vaccine; shipment expected in March

Google co-founder Brin opens family office in Singapore

South Korea, Singapore lead world in innovation; US drops out of top 10

Singapore passes law to use Covid tracing in criminal probes

Thailand:

Bangkokians expected to spend less this Chinese New Year

Thai c.bank leaves key rate at record low but flags economic risks

Thai shipping council to act to solve container shortage woes

Thai Cabinet gives personalised licence plates an initial nod

Indonesia:

Indonesia reports 11,984 new Covid-19 cases

Indonesia braces for more weather disaster

Indonesia's factory activity hits six-year high

Philippines:

Philippines orders 2.2 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines from AstraZeneca, Moderna

Philippines logs 1,266 new Covid-19 cases, total tops 530,000

Vietnam:

Vietjet makes US$3mil in profits despite pandemic

Vietnam should reach out to franchises after pandemic: experts

Myanmar:

Myanmar coup: Suu Kyi charged with breaching import-export laws

Myanmar’s doctors vow to shut hospitals in anti-coup protests (Update)

Thousands protest against Myanmar coup in Tokyo

G-7 condemns military coup in Myanmar

Haunted by sanctions, Myanmar businesses fear grim future under military

UN Security Council searches for unity on Myanmar

Cambodia:

Cambodia: Visa fees here to stay

Laos:

Laos' trade deficit reaches US$78mil in December 2020

Laos records over 21 milion foreign visitors in past five years

Brunei:

Politeknik Brunei comes under royal scrutiny

Brunei reports one Covid-19 recovery, active cases decrease to five

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