Asean News Headlines as at 8pm on Thursday (Aug 5)


Indonesian army soldiers take part in the ongoing Garuda Shield Joint Exercise 2021 at the Indonesian Army Combat Training Center in Martapura, South Sumatra province, Indonesia. - Reuters

Malaysia:

Health DG: Conditional approval granted for Moderna Covid-19 vaccine

PM: SOP relaxations for the fully vaccinated to be announced within two days

Covid-19: New daily high of 20,596 cases bring total to 1,203,706

Singapore:

Singapore can learn from Japan's Tokyo 2020 experience in opening up: Speaker

Experts: Time for Singapore to firm up Covid-19 exit strategy

Expats wait anxiously as Singapore weighs Covid-19 reopening

Briton caught not wearing mask in Singapore claims to be 'sovereign', says charges do not apply to him

Thailand:

Thai jobless rate soars to 5-year high in first half of 2021

Thailand breaks its record with 20,200 new cases, 188 deaths

Grim toil for morgue workers as Thai virus cases rise

Thai govt prepares report on human rights for UN

Thai key media organisations to govt: Define fake news, don’t control freedom of speech

Indonesia:

Indonesia says 'Jurassic Park' project on track despite Unesco warnings

Indonesian govt and private sector team up to train 9 million digital professionals by 2030

Indonesia hails 'new era' for US ties, hosts biggest joint military drills

Indonesia finds Covid-19 deaths more than three times higher for the unvaccinated

Indonesia GDP grows most since 2008, but new curbs stem recovery

Philippines:

Boxer Carlo Paalam puts Philippines in frame for gold

Why Philippines' Rodrigo Duterte has already lost: Inquirer columnist

Airlines in Philippines seek extension on airport fees waiver

Chaos at Manila vaccine sites as thousands rush to get shots before lockdown

Vietnam:

Vietnam’s manufacturing sees decline in output amid Covid-19 outbreak

Covid-19 forces Vietnam banks to accelerate digital transformation

Vietnam logs 7,244 new Covid-19 cases and 393 deaths

Myanmar:

Myanmar envoy alerts UN to alleged 'massacre'

US State Dept No 2 Sherman speaks with Myanmar shadow government

At least 40 bodies found in Myanmar jungle area after army crackdown: media

Cambodia:

Cambodia logs 19 more Covid deaths, 591 infections

Cambodian cashew, pepper firms have shot to sell products on Alibaba.com

Laos:

Lao president urges defence ministry to build strong, modern army

EU lends support for Lao exports to European market

Brunei:

Brunei's economic growth outlook remains robust

1,500 households involved in Brunei Barometer Survey

Aseanplus:

Taiwan thanks US for approving US$750mil howitzer sale

China slams US approval of arms sale to Taiwan

Moderna says its Covid-19 shot remains 93% effective 4-6 months after second dose

Wang Yi refutes attacks by US, Japan on China at East Asia Summit

Hong Kong activist singer cleared of 'corrupt conduct' charge

Revisiting Asean-Korea relations on the 54th Asean Day

S.Korea pledges nearly US$2bil to become major Covid-19 vaccine producer

HK firm has rare win in row over US sanctions

China imposes restrictions as Delta reaches nearly half the country

Over 33,000 evacuated as Typhoon Lupit makes landfall in China's Guangdong

Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou's extradition case concluding

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