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Customers wearing protective face masks feed cats, after the ease of restrictions amid the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic, at the Kopi Cat cafe in Jakarta, Indonesia, September 23, 2021. - Reuters

Malaysia

Covid-19: 14,554 new cases bring total to 2,171,232

Covid death toll now 24,681 with 116 newly reported fatalities

Covid-19: Recoveries outpace daily new cases for eighth day in a row

Covid-19: All vaccines effective in reducing deaths, severe infections, says KJ

Over 19 million of Malaysia’s adult population fully vaccinated against Covid-19

Health Ministry developing guidelines on Covid-19 booster shots, third doses

Study on Ivermectin efficacy for Covid-19 to be completed soon, says Khairy

'Loss and pain': Families testify at Dutch MH17 trial

Taiwan to compensate family of murdered Malaysian student Irene Chung

Two Malaysian youths to represent Malaysia at Y4C Summit in Milan

EPF 1H investment income up 25% to RM34.05b

Appeals Court allows Altantuya's family to get copies of police statements in murder case

Ringgit extends gains on US$ as risk appetite grows

Malaysian man sentenced to 15 years' jail for assisting Al-Shabaab terrorist group

RHB Global Economics: Malaysian banks to remain resilient amid S&P's negative outlook

People dining at Boat Quay in Singapore on Friday (Sept 24, 2021). Singapore reported a total of 1,650 coronavirus cases on Friday. The total tally of Covid-19 infections in Singapore now stands at 84,510. - ReutersPeople dining at Boat Quay in Singapore on Friday (Sept 24, 2021). Singapore reported a total of 1,650 coronavirus cases on Friday. The total tally of Covid-19 infections in Singapore now stands at 84,510. - Reuters

Singapore


Singapore reports 1,650 new Covid-19 cases; 3 elderly men with chronic health problems die on Friday (Sept 24)

Pfizer in talks over full license for Covid-19 vaccine in Singapore as govt tightens virus curbs

Singapore returns to work-from-home strategy as Covid-19 cases continues to surge

Malaysian Federal Govt urged to push for reopening of border with Singapore

Virus spike hits Singapore as it awaits economic data; Philippine stocks cheer record low rates

Muhyiddin: Malaysia and Singapore to mutually recognise vaccination certs as part of move towards reopening border

Two unvaccinated women die in Singapore as more than 1,500 cases reported on Thursday (Sept 23)

Hong Kong could learn from Singapore and Shenzhen when it comes to economic growth, lawmakers say

Man charged after scamming 13 victims

Indonesia

Indonesia reports 2,557 new Covid-19 cases, 144 more deaths as total goes past 4.2 million on Friday (Sept 24)

Indonesia: Convicted police general under investigation for abusing fellow inmate

Indonesia: Prolonged school closure puts students’ future earnings at risk, says world bank study

Aussie solar cable project moves ahead with Indonesia's approval of subsea route

Indonesia says won't approve new palm oil permits after moratorium lapses

Sun cable to invest US$2.5 billion in Indonesia on Singapore power link

Jokowi lays out priorities for G-20 presidency

Thailand's King Maha Vajiralongkorn, Queen Suthida and Royal Noble Consort Sineenat Wongvajirapakdi wearing protective masks due to the Covid-19 issues in country during their  visit the Siriraj hospital in Bangkok, Thailand, on Friday (Sept 24, 2021). - ReutersThailand's King Maha Vajiralongkorn, Queen Suthida and Royal Noble Consort Sineenat Wongvajirapakdi wearing protective masks due to the Covid-19 issues in country during their visit the Siriraj hospital in Bangkok, Thailand, on Friday (Sept 24, 2021). - Reuters

Thailand

Thailand reports 12,697 new Covid-19 cases and 132 more deaths on Friday (Sept 24)

Thailand seeks to slash quarantine period for visitors

Thailand likely to delay reopening of key tourist destinations until November

Thailand: Phuket opens doors to vaccinated visitors from October 1

Thai August exports miss forecast on coronavirus curbs

Asian Development Bank trims Thailand’s 2021 GDP estimation to 0.8 from 3% amid Covid-19 concerns

Cabbies turn taxis into vegetable gardens

Philippines

Philippine Covid-19 cases total soars above 2.45 million with 18,659 new infections on Friday (Sept 24)

Philippines: Duterte threatens use of military force to ensure peaceful 2022 elections

Satisfaction with Philippines' Duterte fell 21 pct from Nov-June despite strong majority support- poll

Covid-19 spread slows in Philippines' capital, other areas as curbs take effect

Emerging markets: Philippine stocks cheer dovish central bank but Evergrande keeps Asia FX muted

Philippines holds key rate to spur growth amid higher prices

Vaccination target set ahead of polls

A woman shops from behind plastic sheets set up to minimise close contact at a wet market in the old quarters of Hanoi, Vietnam, on Friday (Sept 24, 2021) following the easing of Covid-19 coronavirus restrictions after two months. - AFPA woman shops from behind plastic sheets set up to minimise close contact at a wet market in the old quarters of Hanoi, Vietnam, on Friday (Sept 24, 2021) following the easing of Covid-19 coronavirus restrictions after two months. - AFP

Vietnam

Vietnam logs fewest daily Covid-19 cases since Aug 11

Nike cuts revenue forecast amid Vietnam factory shutdowns

Vietnam's carmaker VinFast eyes more countries for its European strategy

Vietnam's Quang Ninh province eyes at least 2 million tourists in Q4

Vietnam delays reopening resort island over low vaccination rate

Cases lessening in Vietnam but Asean reports increase in new Covid cases and deaths on Thursday night (Sept 23)

Health security fund lauded

‘Civil war may worsen in Myanmar’

Myanmar

UN commissioner urges international effort on Myanmar 'before it is too late'

Myanmar's biggest cities hit by brief power outages

Myanmar Covid-19 cases continue to rise and total now at 453,407; a total of 1,744 new cases reported

Facebook ordered to release anti-Rohingya posts for Myanmar genocide case

Suu Kyi’s adviser in court

People offering food and alms to a Buddhist monk as they pray during the Pchum Ben festival (Festival of Death) outside a pagoda in Phnom Penh on Friday (Sept 24, 2021), as authorities halted celebrations of the festival after a Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak among monks in the capital. - AFPPeople offering food and alms to a Buddhist monk as they pray during the Pchum Ben festival (Festival of Death) outside a pagoda in Phnom Penh on Friday (Sept 24, 2021), as authorities halted celebrations of the festival after a Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak among monks in the capital. - AFP

Cambodia


Cambodia receives new batch of three million doses of China's Sinovac Covid-19 vaccine

Cambodia halts 'Festival of the Dead' after Covid-19 outbreak

Cambodia cancels ongoing celebrations to curb Covid-19 as cases to rise in country

Researchers including experts from Cambodia study samples from bats to dig into relatives of Covid-19 virus

Ill-treated Cambodian bride to return home

Laos

Troubles for Laos: Tropical depression to bring more heavy rain as another 434 Covid-19 cases are reported in country

Lao govt authorises use of rapid Covid-19 tests amid soaring cases in country

Covid cases in Vientiane hit daily high, nationwide total exceeds 20,000

Brunei

Asean businesses aim to be inclusive announces organisation after meeting in Brunei

Brunei sees decrease in caeses and reports no Covid-19 deaths

Brunei and China vow to enhance parliamentary cooperation

Employees produce wheat cakes stuffed with meat at the Kumsong Foodstuff Factory in Pyongyang on Friday (Sept 24, 2021). - AFPEmployees produce wheat cakes stuffed with meat at the Kumsong Foodstuff Factory in Pyongyang on Friday (Sept 24, 2021). - AFP

AseanPlus

Japan approaching end of Covid-19 emergency in most areas - health minister

Doctors scale rockslides, invoke gods to vaccinate Himalayan villages

China sends fighter jets to show anger at Taiwan over trade deal bid

China expected to name woman for next space station crew

Lululemon survey finds vast majority of Asian workers want to ditch suits for T-shirts, shorts and yoga pants

Japan's ruling party race puts legacy of Abenomics in focus

Amazon launches bundling service for video streaming apps in India

China’s Delta outbreak slows in Fujian but National Day concerns remain

Suspected smuggler dies and another rescued after speedboat hit-and-run in sea near Hong Kong

Chinese biotech firm Clover says its vaccine is effective against multiple coronavirus variants

Joe Biden discusses Aukus alliance with Emmanuel Macron, French ambassador to return to US

US takes new step on delisting Chinese companies from stock exchanges for audit violations

China calls for end to sanctions on Afghanistan ‘as soon as possible’

China shares end lower as materials weigh; property sector down

Covid-19 vaccination: Get shots before winter to avoid severe illness, Hong Kong experts warn people

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