Asean News Headlines as at 9pm on Wednesday (Dec 8)


Thai Supreme Court sentences Italian-Thai Development CEO Premchai Kanasutra to a total of three years twomonths in prison for poaching, hunting in Thung Yai Naresuan Wildlife Sanctuary in February 2018, in line with the Appeal Courts verdict. - AFP

Malaysia

Court of Appeal upholds Najib's SRC conviction:

Najib disappointed by Court of Appeal decision, instructs defence to file appeal to Federal Court

M'sia, Thailand to support each other's candidacy for IMO Council post, says Dr Wee

Indonesia expected to send 5,000 to 10,000 workers to help address labour shortages, says Saravanan

Cops offering discounts of up to 80% on selected payments for traffic summonses from Thursday (Dec 9)

Annuar: Joint paper on 5G rollout to be presented to Cabinet soon

Dewan Negara approves motion to revoke Emergency Ordinances

Teacher cheated of nearly RM200,000 in Macau scam

Singapore:

3D-printed cube among Singapore's contributions to art gallery heading to the moon

Singaporean man charged with murder after wife found dead in luxury apartment in UK

SkillsFuture report pinpoints skills Singaporeans urgently need in the next 3 years

Six Singapore bars on World's 50 Best Bars list, Jigger & Pony retains No. 9 spot

Tanjong Katong Complex to be closed for renovation from 2023

Singapore-made robot Ella serves up coffee at Tokyo, Yokohama train stations

Thailand:

Thai construction tycoon gets jail term for poaching of protected animals

Two more Omicron cases in Thailand

Thailand waits for its iconic Nora dance art to get Unesco recognition

Elephants help Patthalung officials, locals unclog vital Pak Rang waterway after flood wreaks havoc

Thailand logs 3,618 Covid-19 cases and 38 deaths

Thai Supreme Court jails tycoon over wildlife poaching (update)

Better watch out, better not bite: Thai Santa divers feed sharks

Indonesia:

Indonesian shuttlers to skip World Championships over Omicron concerns

Stop recognising Myanmar's junta, 'pak' Jokowi: Jakarta Post columnist

Indonesia considers relocations after deadly volcanic eruption

Asean at crossroads as Hun Sen eyes Myanmar

Philippines:

Duterte orders price cap of more medicines, drugs

Philippines seeks US$6bil Central Bank loan in 2022

Bongbong-Inday Sara caravan snarls traffic in QC; Marcos camp apologises

Philippines logs 370 new Covid-19 cases, 171 deaths

Philippines to ban travel from France starting Dec 13

Vietnam:

Vietnam jails rhino horn trafficker for 14 years - longest for the crime: NGO

Retailers invest in tech as contactless payments become a trend

Vietnam animal feed imports continue to rise

Myanmar:

Myanmar soldiers accused of killing 11 after charred remains found

Meta to ban all Myanmar-army controlled businesses from platforms

Cambodia:

New Vietnam envoy pledges to bolster bilateral relations

Hun Sen wants to arm border forces with Covid-19 vaccine boosters

Laos:

Public, private sectors gear up for return of tourists to Laos

Construction of fifth Lao-Thai Mekong bridge 23% complete

Brunei:

US researcher explores rare species in Brunei's rainforest

Health minister calls on Bruneians to be part of Covid-19 study

Aseanplus:

China's lunar rover spots mysterious cube-shaped object

Japan GDP shrinks more than first reported as shoppers pull back

Japanese billionaire Maezawa blasts off to International Space Station

S.Korea's new Covid-19 cases top 7,000 for first time

China calls on Canada to ignore Huawei risks 'invented' by US

Experts welcome China's property tax reform plan

S.Korea's President Moon faces dilemma over Beijing Olympics boycott

Hong Kong researchers develop stainless steel that kills 99% of Covid-19 virus within hours

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