Asean News Headlines as at 8pm on Tuesday (June 8)


This handout photo taken and released by Dawei Watch on June 8, 2021 shows protesters taking part in a demonstration against the military coup in Dawei. - AFP

Malaysia:

Covid-19: 5, 566 new cases bring total to 627, 652

PM wants social protection database to ensure aid can be handed out effectively to the people

MMEA: China vessel spotted in M'sian waters off Miri

Zafrul: All payments for Govt services to be made on cashless basis by 2022

Covid-19: Malaysia remains in critical state, usage of ICU beds exceeds 100%, says Health DG

Riza Aziz sued over US$250mil said to have been pilfered from 1MDB

Maybank continues repayment aid for customers affected by MCO

Lumpy Skin Disease: Import of cattle, buffaloes from Thailand suspended

Singapore:

Phua Chu Kang actor Gurmit Singh gets 3-month driving ban, fine for speeding

Singapore woman who refused to wear mask at MBS offered bail, asks for charges to be dropped

Singapore team invents new AI tool which could speed up diagnosis of heart disease

Too early to say how landmark G-7 corporate tax deal will impact Singapore: minister

Vaccinations key as Singapore, China explore ways to reopen borders

SMRT subsidiary ties up with China's biggest electric vehicle digital platform

Thailand:

Thai Airways to launch Europe-Phuket services from July 2

Health chief advises Thais to avoid Covid-19 contamination from ice

Thailand ready to reopen Koh Samui on July 1

Virus claims 28, infects 2, 662 over past 24 hours in Thailand

Thai equestrians make history, qualify for Tokyo Olympics

Indonesia:

Indonesia holds inaugural dialogue with China, seeks help to build vaccine production hub

Indonesian tin miners target the ocean as reserves dwindle on land

A tiff with Indonesia's main political family threatens to eclipse a rising star

Philippines:

Philippines approves Sinopharm vaccine as it ramps up Covid jabs

Duterte warns of stricter Covid-19 curbs if people keep disregarding rules

Philippine President: possible to charge a Covid-positive person for "murder", if he is aware of his condition and infect others

Better for Duterte to be an ‘elder statesman’ than run for VP: Cayetano

Vietnam:

Foreign ministers hail development in Vietnam-Cambodia ties

Vinhomes wins double awards for Vietnamese smart city project at Asia Pacific Property Awards

Vietnam begs public for 'vaccine fund' donations after virus surge

Vietnamese pipes, tubes neither dumped nor subsidised, says Aussie body

Myanmar:

Myanmar junta defends response to crisis amid Southeast Asian criticism

Myanmar filmmaker Ma Aeint arrested and detained by military regime

Myanmar Red Cross ramps up support for hundreds of thousands of people

Asean, China FMs discuss Covid-19, South China Sea and Myanmar

China will always support Myanmar in choosing its own path: Wang Yi

Cambodia:

30 years on, China-Asean relationship grows closer, stronger: Cambodian academics

Cambodia’s oil dreams live on even after driller files for liquidation

Laos:

Laos pledges cooperation with MRC for responsible Mekong development

Mass rollout of Pfizer jab in Laos to start on June 16 with target groups

Brunei:

Rise in construction accidents worrying, says Brunei minister

57, 566 in Brunei vaccinated against Covid-19

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