Asean News Headlines as at 9pm on Friday (June 11)


People take away food and eat in the car during the full movement control order (FMCO) 3.0 in aluala a Lumpur on Friday 11,2021. - MUHAMAD SHAHRIL ROSLI/The Star

Malaysia:

Lockdown extended from June 15-28

Covid-19: 6,849 new cases, Selangor top with 2,558

Covid-19: Over 92, 000 PCR, RTK-Ag tests conducted on Thursday (June 10), says Health DG

Industrial output growth to ease on tighter curbs

Couple arrested, RM9mil in drugs seized

Most community pharmacists given approval to operate, says Domestic Trade Ministry

Pakatan, Umno reject Dr M's Mageran proposal

Malaysian red paper-cutting artist keen to preserve the traditional art form

Students struggling with poor Internet connection

Umno wants Parliament to reconvene, Zahid informs King

Govt urged to instruct banks to extend moratoriums

SPM 2020 scorers fought against odds to ace exam



Singapore:

Singapore's popular mall - Ion Orchard to shut due to Covid-19; only nine cases reported on Friday (June 11)

Singapore: Malaysian man, 46, gets additional 6 months' jail after 20 years on the run

Hong Kong and Singapore to review travel bubble date in July

Dr Wee holds first video call with Singapore's Transport Minister

Singapore-Australia travel corridor may take months to open

Singapore and Israel to support hi-tech companies' joint projects

Singapore eases Covid-19 curbs from June 14: Qestions on new rules answered

Road rage cyclist fined

Indonesia:

More made-in-China vaccines arrive in Indonesia as Covid-19 cases almost reaching 1.9 million

Indonesia dengue fever study offers hope in disease battle

Emerging Markets: Indonesia's rupiah leads Asian forex higher as US inflation concerns ease

World Bank gives Indonesia US$400mil loan for financial reform

Indonesian BTS 'army' initiate fundraising for gojek drivers, goes viral with generous tips

American ex-priest faces East Timor child sex-abuse trial

Salt erosion decaying world’s oldest cave painting



Thailand:

Thailand books 20 million doses of Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccines

Thailand rejoice as new Covid-19 infections hit 10-day low

Thai central bank allows banks to pay interim dividends

Taiwan says Thailand prioritising AstraZeneca shots for itself

Thai govt to buy 20 million vaccine doses from Pfizer this year: minister

Justice minister kicks off vaccination in Covid-ravaged Thai prison system

AstraZeneca working on vaccine deliveries

Mass vaccine rollout pushes nation up in ranking

Philippines:

WHO declares Philippines polio-free after vaccine campaign

Philippines logs 6,686 new Covid-19 cases, total tops 1.3 million; cases also increasing in southern country

Philippines' gross international reserves dip to US$106.98bil in May

Philippines reopens gyms and museums as surge ebbs

Philippines to give vaccinated elderly more freedom to encourage inoculation

Philippines’ trade recovery underwhelms as virus curbs return

22,000 Philippine workers to regain jobs with reopening of gyms amid pandemic

Philippines external trade doubled in April



Vietnam:

Vietnam: Hanoi prepares for high school entrance exams amid virus resurgence; more local cases reported

499 deputies elected for new tenure of Vietnamese parliament

Indonesia rejects Vietnam's plea to postpone SEA Games 2021

Man arrested in Italy over death of 39 Vietnamese in truck

Vietnam wants Cambodia to ensure welfare of people of Vietnamese origin

The ‘tube houses’ that dominate Hanoi

Myanmar:

UN rights commissioner warns of escalating Myanmar violence

Myanmar authorities arrest 638 suspects for terror acts, illegal possession of arms

New graft charges against Suu Kyi absurd, says lawyer

Myanmar a 'human rights catastrophe,' says United Nations

Twelve killed in Myanmar military plane crash

The failed mission to Myanmar: Jakarta Post

Cambodia:

Cambodia unclear on oil plans after partner heads towards liquidation

United States returns 27 stolen antiquities to Cambodia

Covid-19 vaccinations in Phnom Penh to be completed in July as Cambodia logs 655 new virus cases

All aboard the Cambodian cafe train to nowhere

End India meat ban, says ambassador



Laos:

Laos: Covid-19 cases drop as only four new infections reported

Synthetic drug market in East, South-East Asia expands despite Covid-19, says UN report

Laos PM calls for appropriate use of child labour

South Korea provides medical equipment for Covid-19

Brunei:

An incredible achievement: Brunei records 400 days without any local Covid-19 cases

Resources and Tourism Minister calls for research into Brunei forests

‘Asean should announce special envoy to Myanmar’

Divorce rates ‘persistently high’ in Sultanate

Asean:

China's children may be next in line for Covid-19 vaccines

China invites Taiwanese to come to get vaccinated against Covid-19

China welcomes US move to withdraw ban on TikTok, WeChat

Japan to consider downgraded emergency state until start of Olympics: media

China and US agree to push forward trade and investment ties

China's Huawei aims to reach driverless car technology in 2025

Russia and China should work out rules jointly to prevent ‘colour revolution’: Russian envoy to China

Generational shift in South Korea with 36-year-old elected leader of main opposition party

Cute elephant herd sparks interest in travel to Yunnan Province during Dragon Boat Festival

Manned space flight to launch for China space station

S.Korea's Moon heads for G7 summit overshadowed by China
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