Asean News Headlines as at 9pm on Sunday (June 13)


Malaysia:

Covid-19: 5,304 new cases bring total to 657,508

Ismail Sabri: Govt studying possibility of relaxing SOP if Covid-19 cases drop below 4, 000

Muhyiddin: KL, Putrajaya expected to achieve herd immunity earlier in August

Malaysia deports conspiracy theorist wanted in France over abduction

ECRL facing new risk from Thai landbridge plan

Covid-19: Over 1.33 million people fully vaccinated as of Saturday (June 12), says Health Minister

Health DG: Over RM2.2mil in unapproved Covid-19 med, products seized in Interpol-led crackdown

Malaysians in Hungary see life returning to normal, thanks to vaccination

Next two weeks of lockdown critical to reduce daily infections to 4,000, says Health DG

FMM: RM200b stimulus plan needed for SME manufacturers

Ensuring the nation remains secure

Ringgit likely to trade within 4.0-4.11 level this week



Singapore:

Sunny Sunday for Singapore: Only 13 new Covid-19 cases including 10 in community

Largest integrated transport hub in Singapore opens in Woodlands

Singapore: Seven arrested over attack on 3 young people on Friday night (June 11) in Jalan Bukit Merah

Sri Lanka seeks US$40 million in damages over Singapore-registered ship fire

Singapore: Itochu and 22 industry players launch study into adoption of ammonia marine fuels

Naked man in viral video clips charged

Indonesia:

Indonesia reports 9, 868 Covid-19 infections on Sunday (June 13), highest since Feb 22

Delta variant blamed for Covid-19 spike in Indonesia's Kudus district

Covid-19 shots to the people: Indonesia city revs up vaccine buses

Indonesia plans to extend tax breaks on two-wheel drive cars

Forced migration crisis grows

Pandemic a dating game-changer



Thailand:

Thailand: Covid-19 cases still rising as 18 more deaths reported; govt denies blocking exports of vaccines

Thailand: Betting amounting to tens of billions of baht expected during Euro 2020

Thailand to reopen Phuket on July 1; easing restrictions in Bangkok from Monday (June 14)

Thailand: Bangkok to allow more businesses to reopen as outbreak eases

Thailand denies blocking AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine export

‘We did not order removal’

Philippines:

Philippines Covid-19 cases remains high after confirming 7,302 new cases as total rises to 1,315,639

‘Undervalued’ Philippine builder sees some love after REIT IPO

Troops killed four suspected terrorists in southern Philippine shootout

Selling Zongzi becomes way of livelihood in Philippines amid pandemic

Mysterious flaming stone falls from sky

Emulate Independence Day heroes, says Duterte

WHO, Unicef declare end of polio outbreak



Vietnam:

Vietnam: Ho Chi Minh City sets up working group to buy Covid-19 vaccines; cases rising and total hits 10,538

Vietnam: May trade deficit widens to US$2.07bil; farmers warned not to expand black pepper crop to avoid glut

Vingroup expects to make Covid-19 vaccines in tech transfer deal

Vietnam company to make Covid-19 vaccine in partnership with US company

VIetnam: Businesses struggling with rising costs during Covid-19 era

Vietnam approves Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine for emergency use

Myanmar:

Myanmar's anti-junta movement shows viral support for Rohingya

In Myanmar, healthcare's collapse takes its own toll

Myanmar: Explosion near Shwedagon, municipal staff injured

Myanmar: Junta raises doubt over citizenship for Rohingya

109 bomb, 65 arson and 168 other attacks since schools reopened, says Myanmar junta

Myanmar: Covid-19 pandemic still surging in the country

Cambodia:

Cambodian governor: Negligence could turn capital into colour-coded zones again

Cambodia receives new batch of China's Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine

Cambodia's Covid-19 death toll rising; 15 more deaths, 468 infections reported in Cambodia

Floating home evictions begin amid protests

New batch of rat recruits ready to sniff out landmines



Laos:

Laos: Authorities track down infected man after online appeal

Laos, Chinese medics provide free cataract surgery

Laos taskforce announces 11 new Covid cases

Brunei:

Brunei’s food self-sufficiency within country's reach, says minister

Brunei taking all efforts in overcoming agriculture challenges

Brunei reports 1 new imported Covid-19 case, no local cases for 402 days

Asean:

'Small' groups don't rule the world, China cautions G-7 nations

Biden reaffirms support for Tokyo Olympics to Japan's Suga

Out-of-control shipping costs fire up prices from coffee to toys

Toshiba's No.2 shareholder calls for immediate resignation of board chair, 3 directors

US, South Korea reaffirm cooperation toward denuclearization of Korean Peninsula

US' Biden launches G7 scheme to rival China's Road and Belt plan

G7 leaders take on China, Covid and climate

China’s rocket force tests ‘carrier killer’ DF-26 ballistic missiles

China tells South Korea: resist being led astray by US Indo-Pacific strategy

US-China Tech war: TikToK, WeChat remain in Washington’s crosshairs after Biden revokes Trump’s orders

G7 leaders commit to raise climate finance contributions

Pentagon whistle-blower under US govt probe for publishing op-eds at Global Times

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