Asean News Headlines as at 8pm on Friday (Aug 27)

Thailand's former police chief Thitisan Uttanapol, 39, accused in torturing and killing a drug suspect in Nakhonsawan, is detained at Crime Suppression Division in Bangkok, Thailand, on Aug 26, 2021. - Reuters


Ismail Sabri unveils new Cabinet line-up, no DPM

Covid-19: 22,070 new cases recorded, S'gor still at top of list with 5,920

Petronas plans to pay extra RM7b to govt

No politicians linked to Abu Sayyaf, say Sabah police

IATA travel pass app now works with Selangkah’s partner clinics

Opposition MPs say new Cabinet has no ‘fresh’ faces

MMA looks for fresh, innovative ideas from Health Ministry to combat Covid-19


Students anxious over plans to merge Yale-NUS and University Scholars Programme

Changi Airport Terminal 1 and 3 to reopen to the public from Sept 1

Ex-official in Singapore Land Transport Authority guilty of taking $S1.24mil in bribes

Singapore's service sector revenue up 16.6% in second quarter

Singapore's ComfortDelGro lands S$1.13bil joint venture deal to operate rail services in Auckland

Dogs to sniff out wildlife smuggling - Singapore ban on sale of ivory from Sept 1

Covid-19 rapid test kits to be distributed to all households in Singapore


Thai police station chief arrested over death in custody

Thai business leaders urge Digital Health Pass system to speed up reopening

Police raid Thai field hospital after reports of group sex

Thailand to ease COVID-19 retail, restaurant curbs


Indonesia's Jokowi charts green energy, tech for future industry

Ancient DNA found in Indonesia adds layers to Australia's ancestral past

Indonesia aims to inject 50 million Covid-19 doses monthly from September

Indonesia reports 12,618 new Covid-19 cases, 599 more deaths


Senator Binay thumbs down Boracay casino project, bats for other fund sources

Philipppine revenue collections seen back to pre-pandemic levels in 2022

Philippines logs 17,477 new Covid-19 cases

ADB approves loans to improve public services in Philippines


Cross-border e-commerce opens 'green lane' for Vietnam businesses

Vietnam reports 11,575 new Covid-19 cases

400,000 doses of vaccines donated by Australia reach Vietnam, more to come

Global coffee supply dealt fresh blow by Vietnam’s virus curbs


Myanmar to extend Covid-19 vaccinations to Rohingya minority

They challenged Myanmar's junta - it cost them their lives


Cambodia and China to co-chair meeting on demining operation

Cambodia and Singapore sign pivotal logistics deal

17 more Covid deaths, 411 infections in Cambodia


Laos schedules feasibility study for new Triangle Special Economic Zone

Laos records all-time high of daily Covid-19 cases


Brunei confirms presence of Delta variant

Brunei Moderna batch not affected by contamination


China's industrial profits surge 57.3% in first seven months

Hong Kong rush for special UK visas slows in second quarter

China says Kabul attacks show Afghan security situation 'severe'

China plans control of tech algorithms US can only dream of

Taiwan, Japan ruling parties discuss China, military cooperation

S.Korea's nuke envoy to visit Washington for Korean Peninsula issue

Alibaba Cloud case underlines need to strictly safeguard privacy: China Daily

Contaminant in Moderna vaccines suspected to be metallic particles: NHK

China's streaming platform iQiyi halts 'idol competition' programmes amid criticism

Hong Kong court grants bail to student charged under security law

Complete reunification of mainland, Taiwan urged

China spells out how excessive ‘996’ work culture is illegal

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