Asean News Headlines as at 8pm on Friday (July 30)


Health workers administer doses of the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine to Buddhist monks at the Wat Srisudaram in Bangkok, Thailand, on July 30, 2021. - AP

Malaysia:

Covid-19 Watch: 16,840 new cases, Selangor still top with 6,092

Hisham: Over one million AstraZeneca vaccine doses received from Saudi Arabia

Muhyiddin and Cabinet must resign as majority support lost, says Pakatan Harapan

Covid-19: Solution Group to supply CanSino vaccine in Malaysia

Umno legal adviser Mohd Hafarizam freed of RM15mil money laundering charges

Human trafficking victims can seek help via ‘Chatbox MAPO’

Latest MySejahtera update allows users to locate nearest health screening facilities, more

Singapore:

Biden nominates Internet philanthropist Jonathan Eric Kaplan as ambassador to Singapore

10 new Covid-19 clusters in Singapore including stainless steel supplier

11 private hospitals and clinics in Singapore get green light to import Sinopharm vaccine

Singapore expects more severe cases of Covid-19 as numbers triple in 2 weeks

Thailand:

Thailand reports 17,345 Covid-19 cases and 117 deaths

Thailand bans "false messages" amid criticism of handling of coronavirus

New cluster of infections in Samui puts tourism model at risk

Thailand receives 1.5 million Pfizer vaccines donated by US

Indonesia:

Indonesia inks US$1.1b deal with Korean firms to build EV battery cell factory

Axiata seeks 66% stake in Indonesia's Link Net

Jokowi says Indonesians are ‘screaming’ for Covid-19 curbs to be gone

Indonesia reports 41,168 newly-confirmed Covid-19 cases, 1,759 new deaths

Philippines:

Philippines and US boost ties as tensions grow in South China Sea

Philippines' Duterte fully restores key troop pact with US

Philippines’ PLDT said to weigh US$800mil Telecom towers sale

Palace: Over 7.8 million Filipinos fully vaccinated against Covid-19

Philippines to place Manila area in lockdown to curb Delta spread

Vietnam:

Vietnam's CPI increase lowest since 2016

Olympians return to Vietnam heads held high despite online abuse

Vietnam taps private hospitals as Delta-driven Covid-19 infections rise

Myanmar:

'They are wicked': Myanmar's strike holdouts keep up junta defiance

Construction jobs erased in Myanmar amid Covid, political woes

Britain warns Covid-19 could infect half Myanmar in next two weeks

Myanmar democracy movement moves out of jailed Suu Kyi's shadow

Cambodia:

US' Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccines arrive in Cambodia

Cambodia logs 25 more Covid deaths and 668 infections

Cambodian PM creates team in search of medicines, devices for Covid fight

Laos:

US gives Laos US$700,000 to bolster fight against malaria

Ministry urges unemployed in Laos to register for new jobs

Brunei:

Brunei court fines Indonesian BND89k fine for possession of contraband

Brunei reports 3 new imported Covid-19 cases, 336 in total

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Expo to fortify China-Asean trade ties

China working on new measures to facilitate trade under RCEP

China supports second phase of virus-origin study based on science

Hong Kong man jailed for 9 years in first national security case

UK rebuffs Chinese media warning over carrier task force

Beijing's new envoy stresses building bridges with US

Frenchman in Tokyo ends hunger strike over his 'abducted' children

Hong Kong hopes US$600 vouchers will juice its economic recovery

Didi sinks as China vows to root out ride-hailing ‘illegalities’

S.Korea announces vaccination plan for 18-49 year olds

China reports 64 new Covid-19 cases as Delta resurgence continues in Nanjing

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