Asean News Headlines as at 8pm on Thursday (Sept 2)


Demonstrators show the three-finger salute during a protest over Thai government's handling of the pandemic and to demand Prime Minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha's resignation, in Bangkok, Thailand, on Sept 2, 2021. - Reuters

Malaysia:

PM: Special Committee on Pandemic Management to rope in all stakeholders, including Opposition, for national recovery

NRP: Melaka moves to Phase Two, Negri to Phase Three from Sept 4, says PM

Health DG: Covid-19 infectivity rate now down to 0.99 from 1.17 in January

Covid-19: Over 65% of adult population fully vaccinated

Govt sets ceiling price for Covid-19 self-test kits

Penang urged to seize the initiative and curb rising Covid-19 cases and deaths

Covid-19 Watch: 47 adolescents under 18 died since pandemic began

Sabah should have its own 'second home' scheme to attract foreign funds, says lawyers group

Covid-19 Watch: 20,988 new cases, Selangor still top at 4,073

CAAM lifts suspension on Boeing 737 MAX operations in Malaysia

Singapore:

Singapore orders crypto exchange platform Binance.com to stop payment services

Singapore's NUS climbs to 21st place in Times Higher Education rankings

735 travellers from Germany, 20 from Brunei tap vaccinated travel lane to enter Singapore

Graft: Ex-Singapore Land Transport Authority deputy group director jailed 5½ years

Singapore Olympian Joseph Schooling's ex-spokesman charged with 21 counts of cheating

Thailand:

Thousands join protest in Bangkok demanding prime minister's resignation

Thai cop to face perjury charges over suspect’s death

Chiang Mai ready to share its ‘charms’ under new travel scheme from Oct 1

Thailand to set up first kratom extraction plant in Surat Thani

Thailand cites positive results from Sinovac-AstraZeneca vaccine formula

Thailand records 14,956 new Covid-19 cases and 262 deaths

Bangkokians can dine in restaurants, but no buffets allowed

Indonesia:

Four Indonesian soldiers killed by armed militants in West Papua province

Data protection bill, the human rights perspective: Jakarta Post contributor

Indonesia c.bank issues new banking rules on mandatory MSME lending

Indonesia factory activity contracts for second straight month in August

Philippines:

Duterte's daughter says she has 'running mate' offers for Philippines 2022 election

Philippine military aircraft crashed after 'unrecoverable stall': armed forces

Vietnam:

Vietnam elected to UPU Postal Operations Council for first time

Vietnam logs more than 13,000 new Covid-19 cases, 271 deaths

Vietnam develops digital certification for vaccinated arrivals

Myanmar:

Britain announces new Myanmar sanctions

Covid-19 origins tracing should be conducted scientifically: Myanmar media

Cambodia:

Cambodia logs 12 more Covid deaths and 416 new infections

Second phase of Cambodia's business registration system up

Laos:

Laos signs deal for largest tapioca processing factory in Champasak

Laos extends Covid-19 restrictions for 15 days

Brunei:

Fire at Brunei environmental services plant injures one

Covid-19: Brunei identifies 146 new infections and two clusters

Aseanplus:

Bay Area shopping event set to lift Hong Kong e-commerce

Japan princess to wed, reject payout after controversy: reports

China economist is rare voice of caution on 'common prosperity'

North Korea rejects offer of nearly 3 million Sinovac Covid-19 shots

Japanese PM's rival Kishida urges coronavirus stimulus package

Wang Yi: Improved China-US ties needed for climate cooperation

China's mentally ill yearn to step from the shadows

Hong Kong gets central backing to join RCEP

China’s mRNA Covid shot-maker expects efficacy data by year end

North Korea sticking to ambition to be recognised as a nuclear-armed state: Korea Herald

India fast-tracks trade deals as Covid-19 upends economy

Chinese tabloid says detained Canadians linked by photos of military equipment

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