Asean News Headlines as at 10pm on Tuesday (July 13)


A man waits for customers in-front of his shop at an almost empty road which is usually crowded with people, as lockdown and travel restrictions are imposed to curb the spread of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) in Bangkok. - Reuters

Malaysia:

Covid-19: Daily tally reaches five-figure mark with 11,079 cases

PM: Daily vaccination rate surpasses 420,000, good news towards achieving herd immunity

Wahid: Customise policies, programmes to support economic sectors

NGO urges govt to review mandatory 14-day quarantine for M'sians returning from S'pore

Economy on track for recovery

Zafrul: NRP will guide Malaysia to exit the pandemic

Muhyiddin: Cabinet to discuss appeal by contract doctors

Sarawak Day celebration to be held on small scale again due to pandemic

Malaysia moves up 'world's most powerful passport' ranking amid pandemic

Anwar submits motion to ensure upcoming Parliament meeting debates Covid-19, Emergency

Covid-19: Another record reached with 421,479 doses of vaccines administered on Monday (July 12)

Video of Malaysian medical frontliners sharing their plight in fighting Covid-19 goes viral

Nurl Anisah, a nurse at StarMed Specialist Centre, administers the Sinovac vaccine to Hu Ling Tong, 34, in Singapore on Tuesday (July 13, 2021). - ReutersNurl Anisah, a nurse at StarMed Specialist Centre, administers the Sinovac vaccine to Hu Ling Tong, 34, in Singapore on Tuesday (July 13, 2021). - Reuters

Singapore:

19 new locally transmitted Covid-19 cases in Singapore, including 8 linked to KTV cluster on Tuesday (July 13)

Temperatures dip to as low as 22.5 deg C in Singapore as two large trees fall amid heavy rain

Singapore's Temasek portfolio surges to record after market rally

Singapore intern gets six-figure deal for debut novel on high society

Singapore karaoke clubs become Covid-19 hotspots now

Singapore's Temasek reports record portfolio value, boosted by market rally

Australia eyes year-end travel bubble with Singapore, envoy says

Youth who did backflip in zoo enclosure charged

Indonesia:

Indonesia needs 23,000 more medical workers for surging Covid-19 cases; hit new daily record of 47,899 on Tuesday (July 13)

Indonesia reports record Covid-19 cases, orders oxygen supplies and tens of thousands of concentrators from abroad

China becomes biggest exporter of medical equipment to Indonesia

Passenger ship catches fire in western Indonesia

Four tourists ordered off Bali for violating restrictions

Bangkok in curfew over spike

Patients receive care underneath a tent, erected on the compounds of a hospital to handle an influx of people suffering from the Covid-19 coronavirus, in Yogyakarta on Monday, July 13, 2021, as Indonesia faces its most serious outbreak driven by the highly infectious Delta variant. - AFPPatients receive care underneath a tent, erected on the compounds of a hospital to handle an influx of people suffering from the Covid-19 coronavirus, in Yogyakarta on Monday, July 13, 2021, as Indonesia faces its most serious outbreak driven by the highly infectious Delta variant. - AFP

Thailand:

Thailand grants aid to businesses affected by Covid-19 measures; total virus cases goes above 350,000 on Tuesday (July 13)

Thailand defends Covid vaccine 'mix-and-match' after WHO warning

Thailand approves self-tests, self-isolation as Covid-19 cases climb

Thailand hopes Asean centre will start humanitarian assistance in Myanmar soon

Thailand to mix Sinovac and AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine shots; making doses more effective

Philippines:

Philippines' Covid-19 total nears 1.5 million cases as gross reserves dip to US$106bil in June

Philippines to probe report of Chinese sewage-dumping at sea

The Taal - Philippine volcano activity displaces more than 15,000 people on Tuesday (July 13)

Emerging markets: Manila rues Fitch downgrade as share markets dips; inflation fears ease in Thailand

Philippines currency and shares slump as Fitch cuts rating outlook

US expert: Images show Chinese ship waste endangering reefs near the Philippines

More willing to get inoculated

Residents who fled their homes eat in an evacuation center in the town of Laurel, Batangas province, Philippines on Friday, July 2.Thousands of people were being evacuated from villages around a rumbling Taal volcano near the Philippine capital on Tuesday (July 13, 2021) but officials said they faced another dilemma of ensuring emergency shelters will not turn into epicentresof Covid-19 infections. - APResidents who fled their homes eat in an evacuation center in the town of Laurel, Batangas province, Philippines on Friday, July 2.Thousands of people were being evacuated from villages around a rumbling Taal volcano near the Philippine capital on Tuesday (July 13, 2021) but officials said they faced another dilemma of ensuring emergency shelters will not turn into epicentresof Covid-19 infections. - AP

Vietnam:

Vietnam's Vinfast to launch electric cars in US, Europe next year

Vietnam's Covid-19 cases soaring; reports 2,301 new cases, 34,500 in total as govt approves 40 million Sputnik V-doses deal

Vietnam affirms clear, consistent stance on settlement of East Sea disputes

In the name of friendship - Australia to give 1.5 million doses of AstraZeneca vaccine to Vietnam

Vietnam responds to Covid-19 with fast and swift actions, says WHO official

Vietnam's horror film wins three awards at Asian Film Art Festival

Deputy PM: HCM City on right track in pandemic battle

Myanmar:

Myanmar junta hits Suu Kyi with more corruption charges

Myanmar's Covid-19 crisis worsens as mistrust of junta infects health system

Desperate Myanmar residents queue for oxygen as Covid-19 cases surge

Myanmar Covid-19 cases surging away; govt reports 5,014 new cases and 89 more deaths

Walking with ‘defence forces’

Rising Covid-19 caseload hits Suu Kyi’s trial

A man carries an oxygen canister, as others wait to fill theirs up, outside a factory in Mandalay on July 13, 2021, amid a surge in Covid-19 coronavirus cases, - AFPA man carries an oxygen canister, as others wait to fill theirs up, outside a factory in Mandalay on July 13, 2021, amid a surge in Covid-19 coronavirus cases, - AFP

Cambodia:

Cambodia's Covid-19 cases surging away - 830 new cases and 28 more deaths confirmed

Five million people in Cambodia vaccinated against Covid-19 so far, says PM; national caseload goes above 62,000

Cambodia's Svay Rieng bans all alcohol sales, border crossings as Covid-19 cases continues its surge

Group takes mental health awareness project online

Laos:

More than 15 per cent of Lao returnees infected with Covid-19; Covax to send 1 million Covid-19 vaccine on Thursday (July 13)

Laos steps up border patrols against illegal immigration

Laos: River border patrols beefed up in Champassak, Savannakhet; move to stem rising Covid-19 cases

Laos and Thailand to cooperate on migrant worker issues

Brunei:

Brunei: 1, 534 road offences so far this year

Brunei confirms attendance for APEC informal leaders’ retreat to be held virtually on July 16

Brunei: Senior economists share outlook on year ahead; optimistic yet cautious of future

People queue to undergo nucleic acid testing for the Covid-19 coronavirus in the city of Ruili which borders Myanmar, in China's southwestern Yunnan province. - AFPPeople queue to undergo nucleic acid testing for the Covid-19 coronavirus in the city of Ruili which borders Myanmar, in China's southwestern Yunnan province. - AFP

AseanPlus:

China records ‘best’ trade volume in H1, warns of slower growth in H2

WHO: Delta variant spreading worldwide 'at scorching pace'

China's June exports growth beats forecast as easing global lockdowns boost demand

Biden team weighs digital trade deal to counter China in Asia

Seven more rescued from rubble of China hotel collapse

Japan to provide one million more Covid vaccine doses to Taiwan

Scorching heat wave blankets South Korea

Larger than life 3D cat draws Tokyo crowds

Beijing battered by storms

Hong Kong police officer arrested, suspended over allegation he took pictures of female inspector in station toilet

2 top Cathay Pacific executives resign, opening door to reshuffle of senior talent

‘Heartbreaking’ destruction of Chinese-Canadian heritage, as heatwave inferno consumes museum

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