Asean News Headlines as at 7pm on Thursday (April 22)


Crew board the MV Swift Rescue, a submarine support and rescue vessel, before being dispatched for Indonesia from Singapore to help in the search for the missing submarine. - AP

Malaysia:

King grants audience to committee seeking to end Emergency, says Khalid Samad

Covid-19: Cases up by 2,875 bringing total to 384,688 (updated daily)

Covid-19: 2,875 new cases, Kelantan has most infections with 662

King grants audience to committee seeking to end Emergency, says Khalid Samad

Aerospace industry can rebound to pre-pandemic levels by 2022, says Azmin

Singapore:

Billionaire James Dyson switches back to UK from Singapore

Singapore to make TraceTogether app mandatory from June 1

Singapore quarantines hundreds after dorm workers infected

Singapore and Hong Kong call off travel bubble announcement

Australia eyes Singapore for next travel bubble after quarantine-free travel with N. Zealand takes off

Countries, including Singapore, on guard against India's new 'double-mutant' Covid-19 variant

Thailand:

Thailand: Myanmar crisis summit a test for Asean's credibility

Thai specialist: Sinovac can provide up to 99.4% immunity

Thailand lays out bold EV plan, wants all electric cars by 2035

Laem Chabang port project set to sail ahead after Thai Cabinet agrees to lower returns

Indonesia:

Six get death for masterminding deadly Indonesian prison riot

Indonesia races to find missing submarine with 53 aboard

Indonesian sailors on missing submarine have oxygen until Saturday: Navy

Ex-Indonesian minister Juliari stands trial in Covid-19 food aid bribery case

Search for missing Indonesian submarine enters second day as neighbours offer help

Philippines:

Philippine president not attending Asean summit on Myanmar

Philippines facing 'a worse state of press freedom', says Commission in Human Rights

Vietnam:

Ho Chi Minh City continues to fight smuggling, trade fraud

Vietnam students invent plant identification app

Four Vietnamese universities enter THE’s Impact Rankings 2021

Myanmar:

US imposes new Myanmar sanctions on two state-owned businesses

Millions face hunger as Myanmar crisis worsens: UN

Cambodia:

Cambodian Customs books nearly US$615mil in first quarter

Cambodia's Kampong Cham and Siem Reap regions extend Covid-19 restrictions

Cambodian PM to attend Asean summit in Indonesia this week

Laos:

Rollout of Covid-19 vaccination programme speeds up in Laos

Laos and China mark 60 years of ties

Laos steps up border patrols to prevent spread of virus

Brunei:

Brunei Investment Agency denies involvement in Malaysian investment scheme

Brunei Sultan: Belt and Road Initiative to aid regional recovery

Brunei seizes over 4,000kg of dubious meat

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