Asean News Headlines as at 8pm on Saturday (Nov 6)


Volunteers hold a dolphin dummy balloon during a training session on rescuing marine mammals washed ashore at Ule Lheue beach in Banda Aceh, Indonesia, Nov 2, 2021. The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Indonesia in collaboration with the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of Aceh Syiah Kuala University held a training session on techniques for handling stranded mammals on the beach. - Xinhua

Malaysia:

Covid-19: 4,701 new cases bring total to 2,501,966

Malaysia, Australia discussing possibility of reopening borders

Awkward situation for PM as Melaka battle takes off

Ministry sets target of helping 1,000 local innovators in 2022, says Dr Adham

Malaysia accepts Covaxin recipients, says Khairy

Police to gazette Melaka as drone no-fly zone during polls

Govt has outlined clear stance on cabotage policy, says Dr Wee

PM launches Sabah Eastern Zone Pan Borneo highway

Covid-19 SOP main reason for high airfares, will reduce gradually, says Wee

Singapore:

Singapore can be case study for Muslim minority communities: Minister

Singapore's overall death rate did not increase despite Covid-19

Double-decker bus hits taxi shelter in Yishun; Two pedestrians, driver injured

Singapore reports 1,767 new Covid-19 cases, likely due to fewer swabs over Deepavali

Singapore arrests 296 for alleged involvement in over 1,000 scams

Thailand:

Thai steel tycoon bets ‘silent, majority’ can oust Thai military rulers

Tourists trickle into Thailand as borders reopen

Injured wild elephant stomps reporter to death in Chanthaburi

Thai export sector untouched by used gloves scandal, says minister

Thailand records 8,467 Covid-19 cases and 69 deaths

Music lovers flock to Pattaya City as extravaganza kicks off

Tourism revenue not enough to stimulate Thai economy, says expert

Indonesia:

More businesses in Indonesia eligible for tax incentives

Calls grow for online taxis to be exempt from Jakarta traffic policy

Surge in commodity prices drives growth in Indonesia

Indonesia reports 401 new Covid-19 cases, 15 more deaths

Jakarta breathes easier under lowest level of pandemic curbs

Philippines:

Manila Mayor Moreno vows to continue ‘Build, Build, Build’ if he wins presidency

Philippine's Maureen Montagne wins Miss Globe 2021 crown

Ex-senator Enrile, daughter Katrina forge alliance with Bongbong Marcos

Philippine Health ministry considers mandatory Covid-19 vaccination

Vietnam:

Motorbike-clogged Hanoi rolls out first urban railway

Vietjet, Airbus ink strategic tie-up for 119 aircraft

Ho Chi Minh City faces big shortage of informal workers

Can Tho to become an advanced city in Asean by 2045

Myanmar:

UN investigator 'hopeful' Facebook will hand over more Myanmar information

Cambodia:

Cambodia charges up for an EV-driven future

Cambodia postpones Grade 12 exam to Dec 27

Six more Covid deaths, 73 infections in Cambodia

Laos:

Laos to increase agricultural production areas along China-Laos railway

Brunei:

Brunei's virtual Korean festival attracts over 200,000 visitors

First batch of Pfizer arrives in Brunei

Aseanplus:

China ruling party plenary to further cement Xi's grip on power

HK expects to see 'large-scale' reopening with mainland in February

Taiwan's tourism industry hopes for relaxed border controls in a few months' time

F1 extends China deal despite no 2022 Grand Prix

Tax deferrals support foreign businesses in China

Chinese mainland reports 40 local Covid-19 infections

Amended HK law requires driver to stop after hitting a cat or dog

Apec pushes for sustainable recovery as leaders' week begins

Wave of violent attacks on Tokyo trains raises questions over limits of security

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