Asean News Headlines as at 9pm on Wednesday (Oct 20)


Passengers at Changi Airport after arriving on Flight SQ329 from Amsterdam on the morning of Oct 20, 2021. - ST

Malaysia:

Shafie: Warisan ready to offer Muda platform to contest GE15, on track to spread wings to peninsula

Covid-19: 5,516 new cases bring total to 2,407,382Malaysia aims for sustainability in shipping industry, celebrates 50 years as IMO member

Health Ministry: No MySejahtera user data leak, API misuse caused unsolicited OTP texts and spam email

Covid-19: Latest batch of 604,100 AstraZeneca vaccine doses arrives in Malaysia

Visiting non-S'wakians must use EnterSarawak to facilitate contact tracing, say state authorities

Singapore:

Singapore military aircraft that flew over Johor were taking part in exercise: Mindef

Singapore is No. 2 in the world for attracting and developing talent: Insead

Primary school pupils in Singapore required to take Covid-19 antigen rapid test every two weeks

Singapore's Covid-19 measures to be extended till Nov 21, to be reviewed at 2-week mark

Joseph Schooling's ex-spokesman jailed 18 months for cheating victims of over S$83k

Singapore businessman wanted by FBI fined S$210k over falsified invoices to hide dealings with N. Korea

Singapore unveils coins featuring hawker fare like nasi lemak and roti prata

Singapore charges two people for corrupt marine fuel trading practices

Queenstown to be Singapore's first health district

Singapore welcomes 250 passengers on first two flights under expanded VTL scheme

Thailand:

Thailand records 8,918 Covid-19 cases and 79 deaths

Thailand to promote its film industry in China

Thai Cabinet discusses oil price woes, aims to keep diesel price below THB30 per litre

Taiwan says odds of war with China in next year 'very low'

Miss Grand International chief says Phuket pageant will go ahead despite objections

Indonesia:

Indonesian-Chinese consortium begins study on US$560mil coal-to-methanol plant

Jokowi enters seventh year on stronger political footing

1,862 houses damaged in Bali earthquakes

Philippines:

Philippines economic recovery fragile, say think tanks

Small Philippine businesses to benefit from more efficient QR payment system

Philippines to review thousands more 'drug war' killings

Deja vu in the Philippines under Duterte: Inquirer

Vietnam:

3,646 new Covid-19 cases recorded in Vietnam

Vietnam airlines to increase frequency of domestic flights

Vietnam's economy on verge of stable and rapid recovery

Myanmar:

Covid-19 tally surpasses 490,000 in Myanmar with 1,133 new cases

Myanmar's economic woes due to gross mismanagement since coup: US official

Myanmar frees political prisoners after Asean pressure, then re-arrests some

Cambodia:

11 more Covid deaths, 175 infections in Cambodia

Siem Reap schools begin phased reopening plans

Hidden kingdom of mud and clay enchants Siem Reap

Laos:

Laos-China railway to slash cost, time of travel

Laos accelerates cattle production for export to China

Brunei:

Brunei to vaccinate children aged 12-17

Brunei reports one death and 173 new Covid-19 cases

Aseanplus:

Celebrities, social media stars to face regular tax investigations

Xi: Advance sound growth of digital economy

China's housing prices ease amid speculation curbs

Mother urges Hong Kong to send daughter's killer to Taiwan

Arriving in fighter jet, S.Korea's Moon urges defence industry growth

Global 'Squid Game' mania lifts Netflix quarter

China updates official news sources list to tighten information oversight

China's latest outbreak may have come through Inner Mongolian ports, Beijing on alert

Japanese volcano spews plumes of ash, people warned away

Tokyo aims to lift Covid-19 curbs on restaurants as cases fall: media

China calls for consolidating Asean-centered regional ties

North Korea confirms submarine launch of ballistic missile

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