Asean News Headlines as at 9pm on Tuesday (Aug 3)


Nesthy Petecio of the Philippines holds up her silver medal after the women's featherweight final at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics on Aug 3, 2021. - Reuters

Malaysia:

Motion to debate EO to be tabled in September, says PM

M'sia receives 415,000 AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine doses from the UK

Umno withdraws support of its MPs for Perikatan govt

Umno's Lenggong MP quits as Energy and Natural Resources Minister

Covid-19: Cases climb above 17,000 again, Selangor highest with 5,836

Housewife weeps in court after fined RM9,000 for insulting King

Transport Ministry gets approval to open up additional industry vaccination centres

Singapore:

Victim loses S$1.7mil to scammers posing as S’pore police officers

Olympics: End of era for Singapore table tennis women’s team after 3-0 q-final loss to China

US VP Harris to visit Singapore, Vietnam in a fortnight: PM Lee

98 new locally transmitted Covid-19 cases in Singapore, including 31 unlinked

Thailand:

Tourist room reservation in Phuket slumps after surge in new cases

Attack on Narathiwat army camp kills ranger, injures four Thai soldiers

Thailand records 18,901 news Covid-19 cases and 147 deaths

Covid-19 slamming Thai factory capacity and exports: FTI Poll

A year after taboo on Thai king broken, 103 face jail for royal insult

Indonesia:

Historic badminton gold brings joy to weary Indonesia

It takes two to tango in Indonesia-US diplomacy and so far only Jakarta is dancing: The Jakarta Post

Indonesia begins work on South-East Asia's largest floating solar plant

Indonesia reports 33,900 new Covid-19 cases, 1,598 new deaths

Indonesia extends lockdown after Covid-19 cases decrease

Philippines:

Duterte retained US military deal as ‘concession’ for vaccines

Philippines' Dragonpay announces strategic investment from Xendit

Philippine boxer Carlo Paalam ousts champ Zoirov, secures Olympic medal

Philippines logs 6,879 new Covid-19 cases, total rises to 1,612,541

Olympic medallists hope success will boost popularity of women's boxing

Vietnam:

E-commerce emerges winner amid pandemic: Vietnam News

Ho Chi Minh City port stops receiving imports as containers pile up

Vietnam's Covid-19 vaccine roll-out 'too slow' in many areas: Health Minister

Off-season fruits prove lucrative for Mekong Delta farmers

Myanmar:

Singapore to contribute US$100,000 to Asean efforts to aid Myanmar

US dismisses Myanmar election plan, urges Asean pressure

Cambodia:

29 more Covid deaths, 577 infections in Cambodia

Laos:

Laos receives first delivery of Covid vaccine from UK

Covid-19 lockdown in Laos extended till Aug 18

Houses, farmland inundated as rivers burst their banks in Laos

Brunei:

Pandemic spurs innovative ways to run businesses: Brunei-China Friendship Association

Brunei shines in services, environment in travel index

Aseanplus:

China's Wuhan to test 'all residents' as Covid returns

Kim Jong-un’s head bandage is added to list of health mysteries

Taiwan TV host becomes latest target of China’s Olympics trolls

S.Korea detects its first two cases of Delta Plus Covid-19 variant

China to release updated climate plans 'in near future': envoy

Blinken to hold five days of virtual talks with Asean ministers this week

China FM Wang Yi to take part in events on East Asia cooperation

Tencent shares dive after Chinese media brand online games ‘spiritual opium’

Hong Kong’s fate spurs Japan to speak up about defending Taiwan

North Korea wants US to allow fuel, metal trade to restart talks

Olympic bubble touted as safe amid Covid-19 surge in Tokyo

Can Olympics thaw China-Japan ties?: China Daily

German warship heads for South China Sea amid tension with Beijing

China's Fortune Global 500 companies rise to 143

Tokyo shows an inflation pulse for first time in a year

HK logs 4 imported virus cases, bans Turkish Airlines flights

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