Asean News Headlines as at 9pm on Thursday (Oct 21)


Lava flows down from Mount Merapi, Indonesia's most active volcano, as seen on a misty night from Tunggularum in Sleman early on Oct 21, 2021. - AFP

Malaysia:

Covid-19: Cases rise above 6,000, says Health DG

Aukus military pact will go on, says Australia and UK

Covid-19: Sinovac recipients will get Comirnaty for booster shot, says Khairy

Sarawak CM to address media on Friday (Oct 22) regarding dissolution of state assembly

Covid-19 hospital admissions rising in Klang Valley, Sarawak, says KJ

Covid-19: 6,210 new cases bring total to 2,413,592

US Embassy gives RM3.3mil booster to Malaysian vaccination outreach programme

Singapore:

Singapore ports hire more workers, increase storage capacity to tackle global supply crisis

18 Singaporeans die from Covid-19 complications; 3,862 new infections

Singaporean Shirin Hamid appointed chief information officer of IMF

PR and foreign students in Singapore govt-funded schools to pay higher fees in 2022 and 2023

Ryde gets ride-hailing, carpool service licences in Singapore

Thailand:

Thailand records 9,727 Covid-19 cases and 73 deaths

‘Joe Ferrari’ to be slapped with more charges over torture killing

'What about us?' Thai budget businesses fear premium tourist focus

Miss Universe Thailand beauties visit botanical garden

Actor Russell Crowe visits Bangkok’s popular Jay Fai restaurant

Indonesia:

Indonesia tightens air travel curbs to brace for holiday season

Bali seeks to give tourists holiday feel during quarantine

Economy first: Jokowi sticks to his agenda seven years into presidency

Philippines:

Senator De Lima debunks ‘fake news’ claiming she is not qualified to seek re-election

Philippines protests Beijing's 'provocative acts' in South China Sea

Presidential candidate Robredo tells supporters to be calm, gentle and do good deeds

Vietnam:

Del Monte-Vinamilk launches new products, targets 10% dairy market share in Philippines

Vietnam firms with revenue less than VNĐ200bil enjoy 30% cut in corporate tax

Architects hope to refresh old industrial spaces in Hanoi

Myanmar:

US at turning point in dealing with Myanmar crisis: Official

Asean should rethink non-interference policy amid Myanmar crisis: Malaysia FM

Cambodia:

Ministry to improve Cambodian agricultural stations to boost exports

Siem Reap, Kampong Speu lift Covid restrictions

11 more Covid deaths, 151 infections in Cambodia

Laos:

Mentor and protege compete in building China-Laos Railway's cross-border tunnel

Laos reports two more Covid-19 deaths and 388 new cases

Brunei:

Brunei expects heavy showers until Oct 25

Brunei records 166 new Covid-19 cases, one death

Aseanplus:

Japan’s ruling party on course for majority: Kyodo poll

Hong Kong to enhance status as global shipping hub

Hidden debt fears feed China's property woes: analysis

Alibaba founder Ma spotted in Mallorca in rare trip abroad after China scrutiny

South Korea to launch new rocket as arms race builds across Asia

Early morning blast in Shenyang barbecue restaurant kills one, injures 33

Asean can ward off Aukus' Cold War tactics: China Daily editorial

One sailor dead, two others saved from capsized boat in sea between S. Korea and Japan

Flights cancelled, schools closed as China fights virus outbreak

Mentor and protege compete in building China-Laos Railway's cross-border tunnel

Japan princess overcomes money scandal, PTSD to marry college sweetheart

China tested two hypersonic weapons over summer, FT reports

Aussie rock lobsters a Hong Kong security threat: customs chief

Seoul files complaint against unionists who rallied in 'Squid Game' costume

China issues plan for Chengdu-Chongqing economic circle

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