Asean News Headlines as at 8pm on Wednesday (April 21)


This undated handout from the Indonesia Military released on April 21, 2021 shows the Indonesian Cakra class submarine KRI Nanggala 402 docking at the naval base in Surabaya. - Indonesia's military said it was searching for the submarine with 53 crew aboard after losing contact with the vessel during naval exercises off the coast of Bali on April 21, 2021. - AFP

Malaysia:

Covid-19: Cases up by 2,340 bringing total to 381,813 (updated daily)

Khairy: States allowed to procure own vaccines, as long as approved by federal authorities

MCMC: Over 2,000 websites blocked for promoting online gambling

Singapore:

Singapore to employ mix of coastal protection measures to guard against sea-level rise: experts

PA to Singapore Food Agency head charged with leaking Covid-19 circuit breaker details

Singapore is Asia's highest-ranking country on WEF's energy transition list

Thailand:

Thai tycoon’s US$17bil bid for Telecom giants draws sceptics

Thailand reports 1,458 new coronavirus cases, two new deaths

Thai baht expected to continue weakening amid virus crisis

Indonesia:

Indonesia searching for missing submarine with 53 on board

Car sales surge 70 per cent in Indonesia after luxury tax cut

Indonesia to consider climate in disaster mitigation after natural disaster surge

Bank Indonesia keeps benchmark rate at 3.5 per cent, lowers GDP growth projection

Philippines:

Philippine-Canada labour agreement coming soon

Philippines boosts maritime presence to protect territory, resources

Seven crew rescued, four dead in Philippine ship grounding

Leave community pantries alone, Philippine palace tells anticommunist task force

Boao Forum: Delay in code of conduct adds to uncertainty in South China Sea: panellists

Vietnam:

Singapore PM reaffirms ties with Vietnam in phone call to counterpart

Vietnam to probe violations of industry ministry in steel firm’s project

Vietnam expects sharp rise in exports to US

Myanmar:

Asean calls for summit on Myanmar as EU widens sanctions

UN envoy to hold 'sideline' meetings ahead of Asean summit on Myanmar

Myanmar sees 'blue shirt' protests over detentions, junta outlaws unity govt

Cambodia:

Cambodian foundation receives financial boost in tough times

Cambodians can sell goods over new e-marketplace during lockdown

Laos:

Lao president calls for nations to strengthen unity to address challenges

Laos to expand Covid-19 vaccination to all citizens

Brunei:

Brunei says Asean heads of state, government to meet as bloc on Saturday

Brunei economy seen growing 2.5 per cent next year

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