Asean News Headlines as at 9pm on Friday (Nov 26)


Human rights activists hold a protest outside the elections office to call for an electoral disqualification of the late dictator' son Ferdinand 'Bongbong' Marcos Jr, who is running for the presidency in the 2022 national elections, in Manila, Philippines, Nov 26, 2021. - Reuters

Malaysia:

UTP and the Philippines working together for the common good

Johor Causeway to open 18 hours daily from Nov 29 to ease cross-border cargo transport

Covid-19: 5,501 new cases bring total to 2,614,480

Covid-19: Malaysians banned from visiting several African countries due to new variant

Health Ministry officer died from heart failure, not Covid-19 vaccine, says Dr Noor Hisham

Malaysia registers 2.9% inflation in October

Sabah to host 2nd Asia Parks Congress in May

Covid-19: Labuan back in the red

Singapore:

37,000 people have entered Singapore using VTL scheme

Singapore reports 1,275 new Covid-19 cases and three more deaths

Asia, Europe well positioned as partners to build up resilience: Singapore PM

China dentist who sued ex-lover in Singapore to recover S$8mil succeeds in most claims

Bulk of bus tickets for Singapore-Malaysia VTL still available despite glitch on first day

Singapore to extend VTLs to 6 more countries, including Thailand and Cambodia

Singapore tightens border measures for travellers from 7 African countries

Thailand:

Thailand probes Amnesty International after ultra-royalist complaint

Chinese, Thai businesses tap into opportunities in closer China-Asean cooperation

Red Bull scion ‘Boss’ may be hiding in Austria, probe into 18 cops who helped him close to completion

Thailand logs 6,559 Covid-19 cases and 64 deaths

Thailand lifts curfew but bars still closed

Indonesia:

Indonesia jobs law ruling could dim investment outlook: experts

A 10,000% jump makes Indonesian firm world’s top IPO

Indonesian police arrest 24 people related to terror financing

Booming Indonesia stock market seen trumping peers next year

Philippines:

'Smishing' scam epidemic spreading in Philippines: Inquirer editorial

Philippines to reopen to some foreign tourists from Dec 1

Philippines' expo performance shows growing trade relations with China

Philippines filmmakers tackle the personal and the political at South-East Asia Film Lab

Vietnam:

Fintech start-up GIMO secures US$1.9mil in funding

Vietnam reports over 12,000 new cases, highest in two and a half months

Vietnam Airlines aims to win largest share on direct Vietnam-US route

New Vietnam project supports exports of quality black pepper to the EU

Myanmar:

Myanmar threatens jail for buyers of bonds issued by opposition

Strong earthquake of 6.1 magnitude strikes Myanmar-India border region

Covid-19 infections rise to 520,213 in Myanmar

Cambodia:

Rare finding - Asian water monitor seen in Tonle Sap Lake’s northwest

Major Preah Sihanouk infrastructure project set to launch early December

Ministry and UN partner on Cambodia Futures Lab

Laos:

New Covid cases hit another high of 1,510 in Laos

Lao PM calls for Asia and Europe to strengthen ties in fight against Covid

Brunei:

Brunei, Australia expand bilateral defence ties

Asia, Europe partnership vital to growth, prosperity: Brunei

Aseanplus:

Greater Bay Area a 'breeding ground' for unicorns

Beijing: PLA ready to smash Taiwan independence bids

Snowboarding baby steals hearts and headlines in China

Hong Kong and China move closer to partial border reopening

China asks Didi to delist from US on security fears

HK detects new Covid-19 variant in traveller who had been to South Africa

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