Asean News Headlines as at 7pm on Thursday (April 15)


This handout photo taken and released by Dawei Watch on April 15, 2021 shows protesters taking part in a demonstration against the military coup in Dawei's Launglone township. - AFP

Malaysia:

Interstate travel allowed to bring aged parents, grandparents for vaccination, says Khairy

Covid-19: Two more cases detected with highly contagious UK variant

Covid-19: Cases up by 2,148, bringing total to 367,977 (updated daily)

Penang named third best island in the world to retire on in 2021

Singapore:

Singapore property market heats up with jump in home sales

Singapore passport remains second most powerful in the world, behind Japan

New Covid-19 cluster in Singapore after man from Papua New Guinea is linked to three other cases

Vaccinated visitors to HK, including from Singapore, to serve shorter quarantine

Thailand:

Bangkok Airways temporarily closes ticketing offices in capital, Chiang Mai, Phuket

Bangkok nightlife clusters expose Thailand's virus stumbles

Thailand logs 1,543 new Covid-19 cases, 409 in Bangkok

Indonesia:

Indonesia's Jokowi proposes exclusive German industrial area in Central Java

Grab buys 4 per cent stake in Indonesian tech firm Emtek

Indonesian mining giant Indika to cut coal income to 50 per cent with net zero in mind

Philippines:

Philippines lifts nine-year-old ban on new mines to boost revenues

Petition seeks Duterte's resignation over Covid-19 pandemic response

Philippines must exercise rights to build structures within EEZ in WPS: Carpio

Lockdown in Philippines slows spread of virus but devastates jobs

Vietnam:

New Vietnam FM holds talks with Australian, Malaysian, Philippine counterparts

High logistic costs hinder Mekong Delta agriculture exports

Old French-style villas in Hanoi to be checked for preservation

Myanmar:

Security forces fire on protesting Myanmar medical workers, some hurt: media

Myanmar security forces arrest prominent protest leader

Rebel group executes Myanmar child rapist freed by junta

Cambodia:

Cambodia places capital, neighbouring city under 14-day lockdown to curb virus

Cambodian PM: Officials to be punished for leaking audio lockdown order

Laos:

New Covid-19 case confirmed in Laos' Champassak province

Brunei:

Brunei’s economy to grow by 3.2 per cent this year

Brunei kick-starts month-long fasting of Ramadan with Covid-19 under control

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