Asean News Headlines as at 8pm on Sunday (May 9)


Residents wearing face masks look on from behind barbed wire fence set up by authorities to block off a village in an effort to halt the spread of the Covid-19 coronavirus in the Beting Tanjung community in southern Thailand's Pattani province on May 9, 2021. - AFP

Malaysia:

Double drug ring takedown: Almost RM7mil worth drugs seized by Kelantan cops

Just show medical appointment card, no need to get police permit, says Ismail Sabri

Vaccination centre at Sunway Pyramid Convention Centre remains open despite mall closure, says mall CEO

Sibu student falls to his death from Taiwan university building

Malaysians online condemn those flouting Covid-19 SOPs on the road

Man detained for posing as senior cop in bid to get inter-state travel permit

Police order more than 500 vehicles to turn back at Kelantan border

Singapore:

Three workers at Changi Airport among seven new Covid-19 community cases

Singapore not barring entry to all work pass holders only from high-risk areas: MOM

10 new Covid-19 community cases in Singapore, including five linked to previous cases

Over 12,000 serving extended SHN in Singapore, hotels ramping up capacity, safety measures

Hotels, wedding venues in Singapore help couples adapt to new Covid-19 rules

Thailand:

Infected Thai pro-democracy leader Arnon has low oxygen level in blood

Thailand logs 2,101 new Covid-19 cases and 17 deaths

AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 vaccines made by Thailand's Siam Bioscience pass quality testing in Europe and US

Thai air travel estimates slashed by 38 per cent amid third Covid-19 wave

Indonesia:

Indonesia's electricity body PLN pledges carbon neutrality by 2050

Indonesian woman charged with premeditated murder in accidental poisoning of boy, 10

Indonesia reports 3,922 new Covid-19 cases, 170 new deaths

Philippines:

Philippine factory output fell by more than 73 per cent in March

Green concerns over Philippines' planned mega vaccination centre

Philippines logs 7,174 new Covid-19 cases, total over 1.1 million

Vietnam:

Bamboo Airways gets ready to launch Vietnam-US direct flights

Increase in Vietnam-Belgium trade brings more opportunities for investors: experts

Vietnam hospitality company Fusion acquires Thai hotel chain

Myanmar:

Myanmar junta designates shadow government as a 'terrorist' group

Myanmar's junta approves US$2.8bil investment, including gas power plant

Cambodia:

Powerful storms batter Cambodia

Cambodia logs 538 new Covid-19 cases, 456 recoveries

Workers, students in Phnom Penh's red zones exempted from water bills

Laos:

Laos reports first Covid-19 death

Brunei:

Opt-in vaccination drive for AstraZeneca in Brunei receives encouraging response

Over 50 per cent of Brunei households participate in e-census

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