Asean News Headlines as at 9pm on Sunday (April 25)


Children playing with bubbles before the 'buka puasa' time at the Dataran Kemerdekaan Shah Alam on Sunday, April 25, 2021. - Bernama

Malaysia:

Covid-19: 2,690 new cases, 10 fatalities bring death toll to 1,436

Umno's much anticipated supreme council meeting ends without ‘fireworks’

Azmin to lead trade delegation to Saudi Arabia and UAE on Monday (April 26)

Ministry promises action against suppliers who breach festive season price controls

Muda and Warisan: A courtship between new and old politics

Shahidan Kassim accepts decision to drop him as Perlis Umno liaison chief

M’sia gets first batch of AstraZeneca vaccine

Malaysia still a major education hub despite the pandemic

Singapore:

12 Singaporeans among 40 new imported cases reported by MOH on Sunday (April 25)

Singapore-Hong Kong air travel bubble to start on May 26

Move to allow vaccinated Malaysian workers in Singapore to return for Raya being studied

Singaporean scholar says Washington's desire to contain China "a strategic error"

Singapore’s Shangri-La Dialogue to be held as ‘Bubble’ event

Two rescued from seventh floor after e-bike ignites

Winds of change in Cabinet

Military chief Hadi Tjahjanto (front R) watch as his officer shows a diagram of the missing submarine during a press conference in Denpasar, Bali on April 25, 2021, announcing the submarine that disappeared off the coast of Bali has been found cracked into pieces on the seafloor with all 53 crew killed in the disaster. - AFPMilitary chief Hadi Tjahjanto (front R) watch as his officer shows a diagram of the missing submarine during a press conference in Denpasar, Bali on April 25, 2021, announcing the submarine that disappeared off the coast of Bali has been found cracked into pieces on the seafloor with all 53 crew killed in the disaster. - AFP

Indonesia:

Malaysian King, Queen extend condolences to Indonesia over sunken submarine

Indonesia authorities say found missing submarine, all 53 crew confirmed dead

Indonesia's end-March fiscal deficit at 0.82% of GDP; Covid-19 daily cases at 4,402 and total above 1.64 million

Sunken missing Indonesian submarine found cracked open by rescuers

Indonesian president sends condolences to families of sunken submarine

Singapore's MV Swift Rescue arrives in Bali to aid search for Indonesia submarine

Indonesia military says missing submarine sank with dozens aboard

Safe and sound: 10 Indonesian crewmen saved after barter trade boats sink in bad weather near Pontian

Thailand:

Thailand ramps up efforts to rein in Covid-19, deaths hit daily record of 11

Human rights watch welcomes Thai activists' release on bail

Thai central bank says likely to slash GDP forecasts after new virus outbreak

Thailand’s East Coast to support economic growth beyond pandemic

Thailand plans US$12bil boost for local economy, says Prayut

Thailand and India grappling with new deadly Covid-19 wave as vaccine doses pass one billion mark

Philippines:

Philippines' Covid-19 total nears dreaded 1 million mark as its navy continue maritime drills in South China Sea

Philippines: Maritime cops rescue 18 protected wild birds from online trader

University of Philippines vice-president leaves post after backlash on community pantry remark

Philippine coast guard holds drills in disputed South China Sea

Govt ‘like a headless chicken’ on West Philippines Sea issue, says Carpio

Recovery seen as most sluggish in Asia

Ethnic San Chi women dressed in traditional costumes play a friendly football match as part of the Soong Co festival celebrations in northern Vietnam's Quang Ninh province on April 24, 2021. - AFPEthnic San Chi women dressed in traditional costumes play a friendly football match as part of the Soong Co festival celebrations in northern Vietnam's Quang Ninh province on April 24, 2021. - AFP

Vietnam:

Vietnam's Run for Peace comes back after one year off; only 10 Covid-19 cases reported on Sunday (April 25)

Vietnamese companies lower 2021 targets despite brighter economic outlook

Vietnam's HDBank eyes 25 per cent jump in profit in 2021

Vietnam's new PM say the country will continue to pursue a foreign policy of independence and self-reliance

Farmers and football: the Vietnamese women scoring big on the field

More archaeology discoveries at Imperial Citadel in Hanoi

Myanmar:

Myanmar activists slam Asean-junta consensus, vow to continue protests

Asean leaders tell Myanmar coup general to end killings

Myanmar people slam Asean-junta consensus to end violence, but no immediate protests

South-East Asian nations say consensus reached on ending Myanmar crisis (update)

Myanmar shadow govt welcomes Asean call to end violence

Myanmar crisis addressed

Cambodia:

Cambodia: 10 more deaths, 509 new infections as garment workers to get second Covid-19 vaccine jab

Cambodia: Disgraced military general charged on three counts for smuggling foreigners

Chinese-educated Cambodian doctors, students help vaccinate people against Covid-19

Dolphin stuck in vegetation found dead in Irrawaddy



Laos:

Laos: Luang Prabang under lockdown as Covid-19 cases continues to rise; another 76 new cases reported

Laos: Govt leaders inspect Covid-19 treatment, health facilities as another 88 new Covid-19 cases confirmed

Arrival from Laos confirmed imported asymptomatic Covid-19 case upon arriving in China's Yunnan

Brunei:

Collective urged to help lessen burden of preventable communicable diseases, says Brunei Minister

Over 11,000 people receive first dose of Covid-19 vaccine in Brunei

Brunei Sultan receives courtesy call from Vietnamese Prime Minister; a first meeting between the two leaders

Asean:

Netflix’s big bet on international content can change how people see the world

They pledged to work together but China and US disagree on division of climate change responsibility

China adds assault ship, two other vessels to naval fleet

The Tokyo games should be reconsidered, say experts

Asean leaders reach consensus

US to send aid to India government, healthcare workers to battle Covid-19 crisis

Hong Kong protests: pro-independence group member jailed for 12 years over explosives find wanted to ‘create terror’ in city, judge says
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