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Thai Anti-government protesters gathered at Ratchaprasong Intersection repeating their demand for Prime Minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha to step down, claiming the government has failed to handle the Covid-19 crisis effectively in Bangkok on Friday (Sept 3). - Bernama

Malaysia

Covid-19 Watch: 19,378 new cases on Friday (Sept 3), Selangor highest with 3,613

Covid-19: 34 new clusters, 20 linked to workplaces

Hajiji to meet Khairy amid worsening Covid-19 situation in Sabah

JKJAV: 35,519,754 doses of vaccines given as of Thursday (Sept 2)

Covid-19: 180,000 CanSino vaccine doses to be distributed across Sabah in phases

Undi18: Federal Govt ordered to implement lowering of voting age by Dec 31

Malaysian Rubber Council to advocate sustainable practices at World Expo 2020 in Dubai

Malaysia Airlines ready to facilitate travel to Langkawi starting Sept 16

Najib’s son records consent order over LHDN’s RM13.1mil tax suit

Public invited to share ideas with MoF for Budget 2022

Malaysia's export, import unit value indices up 1.3% in July

Deputy Speaker rejected motions to remove Art Harun Speaker on technicalities, say MPs

Singapore Airlines flight crew members walk along the transit hall of the Changi International Airport in Singapore on Friday (Sept 3, 2021). - AFPSingapore Airlines flight crew members walk along the transit hall of the Changi International Airport in Singapore on Friday (Sept 3, 2021). - AFP

Singapore

Singapore reports 219 new Covid-19 cases - 216 new local infections including 109 unlinked

Singapore tells Binance to halt service in latest crypto hit

Singapore to let blank cheque companies raise funds starting on Friday (Sept 3), beating Hong Kong to the punch with SPACs

Singapore takes pause on reopening, moves onto vaccine boosters

Singapore Exchange's SPAC rules seen giving market much-needed boost

Rugby-World Rugby cancels sevens events in Cape Town and Singapore

Oil prices mixed ahead of US jobs report, more gains eyed

Singapore retail sales see marginal 0.2% rise in July as F&B takings get hit

Covid-19: Business at Singapore's Bugis Junction drops by 90% as cases from cluster increase to 246

New task force to help Singapore workers get jobs in 10 key sectors

Measures mulled to minimise risk at bus interchanges

Alibaba pledges RM64.34bil to ‘common prosperity’ drive

Muslim people conduct Friday prayers with physical distancing at the Istiqlal mosque in Jakarta on Friday. - AFPMuslim people conduct Friday prayers with physical distancing at the Istiqlal mosque in Jakarta on Friday. - AFP

Indonesia


Indonesia reports 7,797 new Covid-19 cases as AirAsia Indonesia extends flight suspension until Sept 30

Privacy alarm in Indonesia over president's leaked vaccine certificate

Four Indonesian soldiers killed in Papua guerilla attack

Indonesian J&T Express raising over US$2bil ahead of IPO - sources

Pandemic-hit Indonesian borrowers to gain extension of credit relief rules until 2023

Indonesia bets on plastic, sugary drinks to reduce dependence on tobacco excise

Schools reopen throughout Indonesia amid mixed reactions from parents

Rich Asians jump booster shot queue amid vaccine shortages

App not immune to attack

Protesters flash the three-fingered salute during a demonstration calling for the resignation of Thailand's Prime Minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha over the government's handling of the Covid-19 coronavirus crisis in Bangkok on Friday (Sept 3). - AFPProtesters flash the three-fingered salute during a demonstration calling for the resignation of Thailand's Prime Minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha over the government's handling of the Covid-19 coronavirus crisis in Bangkok on Friday (Sept 3). - AFP

Thailand


Thailand's daily Covid-19 cases drop below 15,000 for fourth straight day

Trash to treasure: Thailand makes Covid-19 protective gear out of upcycled bottles

Thai central bank, lenders offer more help for pandemic-hit debtors

Thai activists push for PM to quit as confidence vote looms

Thailand works on strengthening economic partnership with Japan

Thailand records 14,653 Covid-19 cases and 271 deaths

Thai govt to provide lifeline for small businesses

Thousands join rally demanding PM’s resignation'

Boys wearing face masks to prevent the spread of the coronavirus ride their bikes outside Manila's Covid-19 Field Hospital. The Philippines has recorded over two million Covid-19 cases as infections continue to rise in the country. - APBoys wearing face masks to prevent the spread of the coronavirus ride their bikes outside Manila's Covid-19 Field Hospital. The Philippines has recorded over two million Covid-19 cases as infections continue to rise in the country. - AP

Philippines


Philippines logs 20,310 new Covid-19 cases, total rises to 2,040,568; DOH expect cases to go higher

Grab starts online supermarket in Philippines for user growth

Emerging markets: Philippines stock market makes 1% gain as Thailand and Indonesia are do well on Friday (Sept 3)

Philippines' Duterte says medical supplies not overpriced

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

Punish pandemic profiteers in Philippines: Inquirer

Duterte says politics may be behind Senate probe on medical supplies deal

A Vietnamese military personnel stands guard on a deserted road in Ho Chi Minh City, after the government imposed a stricter lockdown to stop the spread of the Covid-19 coronavirus. - AFPA Vietnamese military personnel stands guard on a deserted road in Ho Chi Minh City, after the government imposed a stricter lockdown to stop the spread of the Covid-19 coronavirus. - AFP

Vietnam

Vietnam reports record high number of Covid-19 cases as virus total goes above 500,000

Vietnam out to boosts high-tech industry in the country and aims to form an ecosystem of enterprises

Vietnam: Beer crates and broken chairs - barricades divide up locked-down Hanoi

Vietnam's biggest city - Ho Chi Minh City - proposes Sept 15 economic restart after lockdown

Banks again urge Vietnam telecoms operators to cut SMS fees

Young Vietnam photographer showcases beauty of the disabled

Divided but united against virus

Myanmar

Asean special envoy has yet to get a date to visit Myanmar, says Saifuddin

Myanmar's Covid-19 cases are still soaring as 3,459 new cases and 110 more deaths are confirmed; total now above 400,000

Britain announces new Myanmar sanctions; unhappy with junta's brutal attack on its people

Britain hits Myanmar tycoon Tay Za with sanctions

Infection rate dips as patients opt for home treatment

A man catches fish by fishing net in the flood waters following recent rains in Chres village on the outskirts of Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Friday, Sept. 3, 2021. - APA man catches fish by fishing net in the flood waters following recent rains in Chres village on the outskirts of Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Friday, Sept. 3, 2021. - AP

Cambodia

Cambodia: Covid-19 cases soaring as death toll is also rising; situation made worse as more Delta variant cases confirmed

Cambodian Foreign Minister to pay official visit to South Korea next week

Cambodia,Vietnam bilateral trade passes US$6bil between January and July

Cambodian blue helmets train for African mission

Laos

Laos-China Railway to be green and low-carbon railway

Laos steps closer to meeting target of vaccinating 50% of population

Laos, Vietnam strengthen digitalisation development

Brunei

British Forces Brunei lends helping hands in Covid-19 fight

Young people are not immune to Delta, says Brunei Minister

Covid-19: Brunei extends strict measures for another month

Visitors use their phones as they sit next to observation deck windows that provide 360 degree city views at the top of the YTN Seoul Tower, commonly known as the Namsan Tower, in Seoul on Friday (Sept 3, 2021). - AFPVisitors use their phones as they sit next to observation deck windows that provide 360 degree city views at the top of the YTN Seoul Tower, commonly known as the Namsan Tower, in Seoul on Friday (Sept 3, 2021). - AFP

AseanPlus

Not my pay! Some tech workers bemoan China’s crackdown on compulsory overtime

Japan's new digital chief in copyright gaffe

9/11, 20 years later: did the tragedy give US-China relations a respite?

Operator of Hong Kong’s ‘cruises to nowhere’ to lobby for higher on-board capacity after overwhelming response

S.Korea extends distancing curbs ahead of thanksgiving holiday

4 Hong Kong institutions among top 100 in new global rankings of universities

China, Taliban hold talks on bilateral ties, Belt and Road

Japan's Suga will not contest LDP leadership race, to step down as PM

South Korea to develop more powerful missiles, increase defence spending

Xi: China to set up stock exchange in Beijing

New Zealand sees success in curbing Delta outbreak as new cases plunge

Reports: Japan princess to reject wedding payout, move to US

China bans reality talent shows in showbiz crackdown

CThe China Southern Power Grid Company has completed the installation of electricity transmission poles along the Laos-China Railway, saying the railway will be a green, low-carbon electrified railwahina's coal binge could 'undo' global capacity to meet climate targets: Kerry

Asian markets mostly rise after Wall St record with eye on jobs

China's coal binge could 'undo' global capacity to meet climate targets: Kerry

South Korea to develop more powerful missiles, increase defence spending

Apple bends, aiming to avoid Big Tech regulation

Japan considering easing some Covid-19 emergency restrictions - media

US says new Chinese rule that vessels register for South China Sea access threatens freedom of navigation

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