Asean News Headlines as at 9pm on Tuesday (Dec 7)


President Joko Widodo (centre) talking to people at a makeshift evacuation centre in Sumber Wuluh village in Lumajang, following the Mount Semeru eruption that killed at least 34 people. - Courtesy of the Indonesian Presidential Palace on Dec 7, 2021 shows

Malaysia:

Discussions on Malaysia-Thailand VTL expected to progress during PM's visit

PM: Malaysia's foreign policy will remain pragmatic, independent, principled and non-aligned

Annuar Musa: Govt to decide on 5G wholesale model by Jan 2022

Ulek Mayang-inspired costume wins best national costume at Miss Grand International 2021

Tourism Malaysia named world's leading country tourism board in Istanbul

Tourism Selangor and SmartSel inks MoU for high-speed internet at tourism spots

Singapore:

Jail for 2 Nigerians in love scam who recruited Singaporean women as money mules

Singapore 'remains deeply concerned' about situation in Myanmar: MFA

Ex-Singapore LTA officer charged with offence under Official Secrets Act

Jetstar Asia gets approval to operate VTL flights from Bangkok and Phnom Penh into Singapore

Singapore to stop issuing daily Covid-19 updates to media

Tough laws, death penalty pivotal in keeping number of drug abusers low: PM Lee

Next two phases of Singapore's Cross Island Line may have 11 stations

Thailand:

No lockdown for Thailand despite Omicron arrival

Thailand may have second Omicron case

Thailand records 3,525 Covid-19 cases and 31 deaths

One killed, three injured as construction crane collapses on row of rented rooms

Thai police crackdown on human trafficking gang in Tak

Thailand plots sustainable comeback for DiCaprio beach

Indonesia:

Li Ka-shing-backed WeLab to launch digital bank in Indonesia

Death toll of Indonesias volcano eruption rises to 22, over 30 missing

Indonesians can now apply for year-end leave as curbs are lifted

Indonesia bolsters recovery efforts after volcano kills 34

Bali a brand creating value for tourism: Jakarta Post contributor

Indonesia court rejects bid to reinstate palm oil permits in Papua

Philippines:

Nobel winner Ressa to fly to Oslo after Philippine courts approve trip

Philippine DOJ questions clearing of Sulpicio exec in 2008 sea tragedy

Philippines ready for ‘water war’ in West Philippine Sea: Coast Guard

Vietnam:

Covid sends increasing number of Vietnam children to hospital

Vietnamese national to be extradited over lorry deaths

Thu Duc City seeks foreign investment in high-tech projects

Hanoi tightens supervision on home quarantine for Covid contacts

Miss Vietnam among 13 finalists in Top Model competition for Miss World

Myanmar:

Ousted Myanmar leader Suu Kyi gets jail sentence halved to 2 years

Myanmar junta official visits Cambodia after Suu Kyi sentencing

Suu Kyi down but Myanmar democracy movement not out, say analysts

Cambodia:

Cambodia delivery app WingMall expands services

Cambodian firms seek to resume high rise construction in Sihanoukville

Cambodian PM Hun Sen to visit Myanmar in January

Laos:

Laos launches grand opening of Thanaleng Dry Port and Vientiane Logistics Park

Three killed, two injured in Lao UXO explosion

Brunei:

Brunei to improve air navigation system

3,356 adolescents in Brunei receive second dose of Covid vaccine

Aseanplus:

US announces diplomatic boycott of Winter Olympic Games in Beijing

Japan will make its own decision on Beijing Olympic participation, says PM Kishida

Couple in Shenzhen reunited with abducted son after 14 years

Wang Yi urges China-India mutual understanding

Japan lawmakers visit Yasukuni Shrine, South Korea protests

HK leader Carrie Lam urges voters to cast ballots for Dec 19 Legco election

Japan billionaire Maezawa to fulfil childhood dream with space flight

China says US diplomatic boycott of Winter Olympics could harm co-operation

China's economic growth in 2022 seen at 5.3%

Here's what Seoul's new, smart '10-minute city' is all about

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