Asean News Headlines as at 9pm on Friday (July 23)

Golden rice breeder Mallikarjuna Swamy examining golden rice at the International Rice Research Institute's transgenic screenhouse in Los Banos, Laguna province, south of Manila. The Philippines became the world's first country on July 23 to approve the commercial production of genetically modified "golden rice" that experts hope will combat childhood blindness and save lives in the developing world.- IRRI / AFP


Contract doctors to get two-year extension, paid study leave, says PM

Khairy: Cops confirm that empty doses not linked to vaccine-selling syndicate

Covid-19: 15,573 new cases, Selangor the highest with 7,672

Covid-19: 119 new cases involving variants of concern identified, says Health DG

Those who are fully vaccinated against Covid-19 will enjoy more benefits, says Health DG

Sinovac says its vaccine effective against Delta variant

Three Covid-19 self-test kits available for public, says Dr Adham

Pharmaniaga can sell Sinovac vaccine to private sector as it has fulfilled its commitment to govt, says KJ

Covid-19: 21 Indian nationals died in Malaysia, says India's Foreign Ministry

Claims of M'sian vaccination certs being rejected by Hong Kong are false


Singapore full-year inflation forecast raised to 1-2%; core inflation eases to 0.6% in June

130 new locally transmitted Covid-19 cases in Singapore, including 78 linked to Jurong Fishery Port

F&B and beauty sectors in Singapore adjust to mandatory Covid-19 testing

Singapore announces S$1.1bil Covid-19 support package for workers, firms: What you need to know

Delta surge halts Asia's travel bubbles even before they begin

AirAsia food delivery off to slow start in Singapore - CEO remains optimistic


Japan urges Thai government to arrange more vaccination for foreigners

Bangkok temple’s crematorium collapses from weight of Covid deaths

Thailand logs new daily high of 14,575 infections, 114 deaths

Six more Thai islands to join Phuket Sandbox on Aug 1

Thai June exports at 11 year high as global demand rebounds

Some 'sandbox' scheme visitors in Phuket face cancelled flights


Cost for dying in Jakarta rises amid Covid-19 pandemic

With 50,000 cases a day, UK opens up while Indonesia suffers

Indonesia reports record Covid-19 deaths of 1,566 and 49,071 new cases

Indonesia's vaccine diplomacy strategy: Jakarta Post


12 more Delta cases found as Philippines brace for surge

Philippines to bar travel from Malaysia, Thailand to curb Delta's spread

Taal volcano update: 95 quakes detected in last 24 hours; Alert Level 3 stays


Vietnam to review handling of foreign deaths after cremation incident

1.2 million more AstraZeneca vaccine doses arrive in Vietnam

Vietnam at risk of losing pepper export markets due to high freight costs


Myanmar to use Chinese vaccines to fight Covid-19 in border area

Russia following through on fighter jet deals with Myanmar: report

Protest breaks out at prison in Myanmar's biggest city

Myanmar news anchors told to mind their language as Covid-19 spikes

UK appoints new ambassador to Myanmar


Cambodia seeks support for Mekong-Ganga museum

Two luxury hotels latest quarantine options for travellers to Cambodia


EU pledges 42.9mil euros to help Laos address Covid-19 impact on education and nutrition

Laos records 223 new Covid cases raising total to 4,342


Documentary on late Brunei prince’s life to screen nationwide

Legal system must protect the vulnerable: Brunei chief justice

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Olympic Games opens with modified pomp in Covid-struck Tokyo

China’s Xi makes first official Tibet visit amid border tensions

Villagers flee fresh floods in central China as typhoon In-fa approaches

China unveils blueprint for central region's growth

US seeks 'reliable, predictable' way forward with N. Korea

Taiwan to ease Covid-19 restrictions as cases drop

Talks only way to reduce US-China tensions: experts

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