Asean News Headlines as at 9pm on Friday (Oct 22)


A woman, in Halloween Squid Game costume, is hired to play games with children at a department store as part of a Halloween event in Bangkok, Thailand on Oct. 22, 2021. Squid Game, a TV series produced in South Korea for the Netflix streaming video service, is very popular in Thailand.- AP

Malaysia:

Covid-19: 6,630 new cases bring total to 2,420,222

PM: International tourists allowed to holiday in Langkawi under travel bubble pilot project

MGRC to tap into Medifirst's network in Indonesia

PM: Johor and Terengganu to move to Phase 4 of NRP from Monday (Oct 25)

Singapore:

Singapore employment agency hacked, IC scans and salaries of 40,000 job seekers uploaded online

SIA to expand Singapore-Sydney capacity using Airbus A380

Singapore to ease curbs on movement of migrant workers in dorms from Oct 30

Extension of Covid-19 curbs leaves Singapore's retailers in despair

Australia-Singapore travel bubble could be established within next week: PM Morrison

16 more Covid-19 deaths in Singapore; 3,439 new infections

Singapore Ya Kun Kaya Toast outlet in China under probe over Taiwan issue

Thailand:

Thai police bust two major international human trafficking rings

Thailand to welcome vaccinated travellers from 46 low-risk countries including Malaysia

Thai PM downplays fears of surge in infections after Nov 1 reopening

Thailand offers guidelines for people wanting to visit from Nov 1

Thailand logs 9,810 Covid-19 cases and 66 deaths

Indonesia:

Groups backing Indonesian presidential hopefuls begin to gather grassroots support for them

No shortage of venture capital for Indonesian start-ups in 2022

Ministry targets US$1.5bil in transactions at Trade Expo Indonesia

Philippines:

Philippines reports 5,823 new Covid-19 cases, 283 more deaths

Philippine presidential bets weigh in on key energy issues

Manila begins vaccinating minors 12 to 17 years old

Filipino nurses exodus: Hailed as heroes, treated like peons

Vietnam:

Businesses in Ho Chi Minh resume production as workers return

Vietnam plans return of tourism and hospitality after Covid

Trademark Vietnam Rice protected in 22 countries

Myanmar:

Myanmar junta re-arrests more than 100 released in amnesty: monitoring group

Myanmar reports 683 new Covid-19 cases, 21 more deaths

Cambodia:

Cambodia allows primary schools, kindergartens to reopen

Cambodia resumes issuance of tourist visas

11 more Covid deaths, 148 infections in Cambodia

Laos:

Technical inspection of Laos-China railway begins

New Laos-US project to strengthen management of educational institutions

Brunei:

Sobering moment: Dealer, smugglers run out of luck

Over 80 per cent of Brunei populace given first dose of Covid-19 vaccination

Aseanplus:

Evergrande pays overdue interest on offshore bond: state media

China urges US to stop sending wrong signals on Taiwan

Biden: US would defend Taiwan from attack by China

Cartoon dreams: Netflix's Japan anime school targets booming demand

HK halts cruise-to-nowhere as virus suspected in crew member

China commerce ministry pushes for fruition of trade deal with US

Top 10 automobile groups to be part of China expo

First woman head of Japan's top union vows to fight workplace sexism

Xi: China must secure energy supply 'in its own hands'

No 'Squid Game': South Korea's real-life debt trap

Taiwan says will show firm determination to defend itself

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