Asean News Headlines as at 8pm on Saturday (April 10)


A long queue of homeless people waiting in line to collect their food at Chow Kit area at noon on Saturday (April 11, 2021). — YAP CHEE HONG/The Star

Malaysia:

Covid-19: 1,510 new cases reported, S'gor takes top spot again with 415 cases

Cops to record statements from Ahmad Zahid, Anwar over leaked audio clip, says IGP

Government to review AstraZeneca vaccine use

King sends condolence letter to Queen Elizabeth II over passing of Prince Philip

Govt to announce whether interstate travel allowed for Hari Raya during Ramadan, says Ismail Sabri

Malaysian artist Red Hong Yi creates installation from 24,000 used coffee capsules

Adham Baba: 375,260 people have received both doses of Covid-19 vaccine

Singapore:

Singapore: 32 new Covid-19 cases and only one community case - A senior citizen from India serving stay-at-home notice

PM Lee hopes to announce decision on tudung (head cover) in August

Fitch Solutions: Singapore to remain politically stable despite disruption to leadership renewal

260 projects inked under China-Singapore connectivity initiative; more than US$33 billion in value

Singapore-based B2B platform sign MOU with five Chongqing food suppliers

Singapore ratifies RCEP agreement

Who will be next prime minister?

Villagers walking past a collapsed house at Sidorenggo village, in Malang, East Java on April 10, 2021 after a 6.0 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Indonesia's Java island. - AFPVillagers walking past a collapsed house at Sidorenggo village, in Malang, East Java on April 10, 2021 after a 6.0 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Indonesia's Java island. - AFP

Indonesia:

Indonesia's Covid-19 total hits massive 1,562,868 as death toll of tropical cyclone Seroja rises to 174

Seven killed after quake rocks Indonesia's Java island (update)

Indonesia's Java hit by magnitude 5.9 quake, reports of one killed, damage

Jokowi doubles Indonesia’s wealth fund goal to US$200 billion

Inaugural Indonesian MotoGP delayed until 2022

Death toll of tropical cyclone Seroja in Indonesia rises to 167

Traveloka in talks to list via Bridgetown SPAC

Jokowi visits cyclone-hit islands

Thailand:

Thailand: Covid-19 cases continue to soar as third batch of Sinovac vaccine arrives in country

Thailand faces growing outbreak as govt faces many problems ahead of New Year travel

Thailand's capital plans 10,000 field-hospital beds as Covid-19 spikes

Thai economy may grow less than forecast this year, says central bank

Thailand faces uphill battle against fresh wave of Covid-19 outbreak

This Thai coffin maker kickflips caskets into skateboards

Philippines:

Aides dismiss rumours circling Duterte's health, including one which said he has died in Singapore

Philippines: Pandemic continues to soar - 12,674 new Covid-19 cases as total soars to 853,209; earthquake rattles southern country

Philippines to end cap on pork prices as supplies arrive

All Metro Manila hotels now fully booked, can’t be converted into Covid-19 isolation facilities

Philippines extends sympathies to Britain on Prince Philip's death; suspends use of AstraZeneca jab for people under 60

Philippines revises 2020 GDP contraction to 9.6%

Chinese Navy chases Philippines’ news crew in disputed sea

Activists stage a mock demonstration of violence and abuse during a protest against the military coup in Myanmar, outside China's embassy in Washington,on April 10, 2021. - ReutersActivists stage a mock demonstration of violence and abuse during a protest against the military coup in Myanmar, outside China's embassy in Washington,on April 10, 2021. - Reuters

Vietnam:

Vietnam orders companies to comply with its laws on sea maps

Distorted information on South China Sea doesn't change facts, says Vietnam

Vietnam's garment export up again in Q1; only nine imported cases reported on Saturday (April 10)

Vietnamese teenager to be extradited over Essex migrant deaths

Scar tissue: Vietnamese women find healing with tattoos

Vietnam completes second shots of Nano Covax in second stage human trials

Myanmar:

Rights group condemns Myanmar death sentences

Myanmar military sentences 19 to death, says anti-coup protests dwindling

Myanmar's UN envoy urges action against junta as bloodshed continues

Myanmar junta refuses UN envoy visit

UN envoys arrives in Bangkok to make Myanmar diplomatic push

‘We expect normalcy soon’

A woman buys a box of traditional medicine from a vendor, as they are separated by a piece of rope, used to create social distancing and as a preventive measure against the spread of the Covid-19 coronavirus, in Phnom Penh. - AFPA woman buys a box of traditional medicine from a vendor, as they are separated by a piece of rope, used to create social distancing and as a preventive measure against the spread of the Covid-19 coronavirus, in Phnom Penh. - AFP

Cambodia:

Cambodian PM threatens quarantine-breakers with jail

Cambodia: Parts of Phnom Penh in lockdown as Covid-19 cases soar; 477 new cases confirmed

Cambodia sets mechanism for all foreigners to get free Covid-19 vaccines

Govt to assists families hit by Covid-19 as daily cases hit all-time high record in Cambodia

Laos:

Laos now perceived to be the third most corrupt country in the Asean bloc in 2020, says Transparency International

Laos: WFP provides US$1mil to feed returning migrant workers

Laos govt going all out to overcome country's economic difficulties

Brunei:

Former Brunei Air Force commander awarded prestigious order by Thai King

Brunei population declined 1.3 per cent last year

UK keen on exploring new opportunities with Brunei, says British envoy

Asean:

World leaders including Malaysia's King, Queen and PM pay tribute to Prince Philip

NASA space copter ready for first Mars flight

China fines Alibaba Group US$2.8bil in monopoly probe

South China Sea: US bolsters presence with amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island

Coronavirus: experts back quarantine-free travel to Hong Kong for fully vaccinated passengers from low-risk countries

Sinopharm's protein-based Covid-19 vaccine candidate gets China clinical trial nod

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