Asean News Headlines as at 8pm on Thursday (July 15)


Thai Buddhist monk Pongpetch Santijittho puts on a protective suit over his robe as he prepares to cremate the body of a Covid-19 victim at a temple in Pathumthani Province, near Bangkok, Thailand July 15, 2021. - Reuters

Malaysia:

Covid-19: Mere seconds enough to get infected with Delta variant, says Health DG

Walk-in vaccinations for those over 60 in Klang Valley soon

Kelantan to stop dispensing Sinovac Covid-19 vaccine by end July

Covid-19: Malaysia records 13,215 new cases on Thursday (July 15)

Singapore:

Singapore to update locally immunisation of residents vaccinated overseas

42 new locally transmitted Covid-19 cases in Singapore, including 33 linked to KTV cluster

Pilot scheme to ease entry of more maids into Singapore amid Covid-19

Over half of passengers on Singapore's Dream Cruises ship with Covid-19 patient disembark

Thailand:

Three more Thai islands open to vaccinated travellers

Thai medical deans back mixed-jab strategy against Delta variant

World Bank cuts Thai GDP growth outlook to 2.2% this year

Thailand records new high of 98 Covid-19 deaths and 9,186 new infections

Thailand says AstraZeneca asked to delay delivery of 61 million vaccine doses

US Embassy warns Thais not to fall for ‘too good to be true’ visa offers

Indonesia:

Indonesia distributes medicines for free as daily Covid-19 infections soar to 56,757

Covid-19 variant wreaks havoc on South East Asian economies as retail, tourism stumble

Indonesia needs a new economic model: Jakarta Post

Indonesia parliament passes revised autonomy law for restive Papua

Indonesia’s Covid struggle heightens credit risks, S&P says

Indonesia hopes Covid-19 cases won't top 60, 000

Philippines:

Before China dropped waste in West Philippine Sea, reclamation already exacted its toll: scientists

17 quakes recorded in Philippines' Taal Volcano in last 24 hours

Philippines to impose travel ban on Indonesia to curb Delta variant

World Bank trims East Asia, Pacific GDP forecast amid Covid-19 concerns

Vietnam:

Danang bans people from swimming in the sea amid Covid-19 surge

Top Vietnamese, Singaporean legislators hold online talks

Vietnamese breathe easier with locally designed and produced respirators

Myanmar:

Myanmar army rulers' lobbyist in US ceases efforts for lack of pay

Rights groups urge Japan to stop real estate project in Myanmar

Myanmar junta slams UN on Rohingya resolution

Desperate search for oxygen in Myanmar as latest Covid wave hits

Myanmar funeral services overwhelmed as Covid toll mounts

Cambodia:

Cambodia launches 5-year action plan to prevent, respond to online child sexual exploitation

Cambodia and Thai trade bodies form alliance

Laos:

Asean, US deepen cooperation to battle Covid-19

Laotians to get second dose of Pfizer, Sinopharm vaccines from July 15

Brunei:

Brunei plans stage performance to mark Sultan's birthday

Brunei extends temporary suspension on cross-border activities

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