Asean News Headlines at 10pm on Saturday (Jan 1, 2022)


Thailand celebrates winning the AFF Suzuki Cup 2020 football tournament after the final match between Thailand and Indonesia at the National Stadium in Singapore on Saturday, January 1, 2022. Thailand won the first leg 4-0 and the second leg on Saturday ended2-2 for a 6-2 aggregate final victory. - AFP

Malaysia

Covid-19: Malaysia records 3,386 new cases on Saturday (Jan 1)

Covid-19: Health Ministry studying need for second booster shot for Sinovac recipients, says Khairy

Covid-19: Postpone your umrah, you will be refunded on reschedule says Khairy

Covid-19: Sabah health officials need at least two weeks to determine if cluster sparked by Omicron case

Najib's storm in a Chinese teacup

Government seeking long-term solutions to flood problem, says PM

Penang leads as cruise industry emerges from two-year hiatus

Electricity tariff in peninsula remains the same effective Jan 1 until further notice

Planters face a challenging 2022

Tourism Ministry offers 40% discount for tour operators to pay compound

Covid-19: Khairy lists non-compliance with SOPs, home quarantine rules among reasons for umrah suspension

Malaysian social media influencer bares all for Penthouse

Beam lights are seen projected from the top of the Marina Bay Sands hotel on the eve of New Year 2022, in Singapore on Friday late night Dec 31, 2021. - AFPBeam lights are seen projected from the top of the Marina Bay Sands hotel on the eve of New Year 2022, in Singapore on Friday late night Dec 31, 2021. - AFP

Singapore:

Singapore reports 456 new Covid-19 cases on Saturday (Jan 1); highest number of daily infection in more than two weeks

Singapore Covid-19 measures: Work-related events for up to 1,000 people, with no food and drinks, allowed from Monday (Jan 3)

Cost of living likely a major pressure point in 2022, says Singapore Opposition leader Pritam Singh

Singaporeans ring in the new year with family, fireworks and getai performances

World's largest free trade agreement RCEP kicks in, cutting tariffs for 92% of goods traded among parties

Omicron dampens worldwide New Year celebrations but Sydney stages dazzling New Year's Eve fireworks display

OnlyFans star out of ‘Manhunt Singapore’

Singapore school uniforms in short supply

Indonesia:

United Nations applauds Indonesia for allowing Rohinya refugees disembark in their country

Indonesian defence minister Prabowo intensifies talks over weapons modernisation plan

Indonesia allows Boeing's 737 MAX to fly again three years after deadly crash; govt confirms ban has been lifted

Indonesia will likely ratify RCEP in Q1 2022, says its economic minister

Indonesia bans coal exports in January on domestic power worries

Indonesia’s leadership of the G20

An aerial photo shows downtown on the first day of the New Year in Jakarta on Saturday, January 1, 2022. - AFPAn aerial photo shows downtown on the first day of the New Year in Jakarta on Saturday, January 1, 2022. - AFP

Thailand:


Thailand begins 2022 by recording 3,011 Covid-19 cases and 10 deaths on New Year Day

Trains prove to be most popular among year-end travellers in Thailand

Delta variant still the dominant Covid-19 strain in Thailand, survey shows as Thais usher in 2022

Thai household debt-to-GDP at 89.3% in Q3 of 2021, unchanged from Q2

Thailand urges all parties to end violence along Thai-Myanmar border

Thailand's tourism players on edge

Philippines:

Cases keep rising due to the holiday season as Philippines logs 3,617 new Covid-19 cases, total rises to 2,847,486 on Saturday

Philippines confirms first three local Omicron variant cases

Philippines limits mobility and business in capital Manila's area over Omicron threat; three local new variant cases detected

Philippine Airlines exits US bankruptcy

Philippines' mayor draws ire with ‘money gun’

Death toll from year’s strongest typhoon tops 400

Fireworks display during the New Year’s celebration in Bangkok, Thailand on Saturday early morning on Jan 1, 2022. - BernamaFireworks display during the New Year’s celebration in Bangkok, Thailand on Saturday early morning on Jan 1, 2022. - Bernama

Vietnam:


Vietnam reports 14,835 new Covid-19 cases as Ho Chi Minh City confirms five Omicron infections on Saturday (Jan 1)

Vietnam's central province Hue wins Asean tourism awards

Vietnam jails fifth activist for social media posts

Vietnam pins high hope on RCEP for speeding up economic recovery amid pandemic

Anthony Fauci says US life without strict pandemic controls could begin within months

Myanmar:

Myanmar military reverts to strategy of massacres, burnings

European Union mulls arms embargo and new sanctions on Myanmar

Myanmar further extends suspension of international commercial flights until end of January

Celebrities taking part in Myanmar democracy protests jailed

Buddhist monks carry a basket of seahorse crabs to release into the sea in Vung Tau, Vietnam Saturday, Jan. 1, 2022. The Buddhist tradition of releasing captive animals is believed to reduce bad luck and bring good karma. - APBuddhist monks carry a basket of seahorse crabs to release into the sea in Vung Tau, Vietnam Saturday, Jan. 1, 2022. The Buddhist tradition of releasing captive animals is believed to reduce bad luck and bring good karma. - AP

Cambodia


Cambodia-China FTA a driving force for Cambodia's exports, say Cambodian officials and experts

Cambodia's agricultural exports up nearly 64 per cent last year, says minister

Cambodian airport operator, rice exporter expect business rise after RCEP takes effect

Laos:

Russia to finance US$12million upgrade of Mittaphab Hospital in Laos

Laos President outlines opportunities and challenges in 2022

More trains to run over New Year weekend

Brunei:

Brunei's DCA allows two people at airport for send-offs

Brunei's Sultan call upon citizens to stay vigilant with Covid-19 pandemic

Retail, food and beverage sales down in third quarter

People gathering at a seaside park to watch the sunrise on New Year's Day in Tokyo on January 1, 2022. - AFPPeople gathering at a seaside park to watch the sunrise on New Year's Day in Tokyo on January 1, 2022. - AFP

AseanPlus:

China ends 2021 with worst Covid-19 week since taming original epidemic

Cathay Pacific sacks two aircrew for breaching Covid-19 rules

In New Year's speech, Taiwan president warns China against 'military adventurism'

12 dead in stampede at popular Hindu shrine in India's Kashmir

Japan PM pledges 2022 will be year of "summit diplomacy" in New Year address

Hong Kong police sergeant jailed for nearly two years after using stolen credit cards to buy smartphones and McDonald’s meals

Bank of Korea’s Lee says recovery, prices set normalisation pace

Ambassadors in China are showcasing their country and national specialties in livestreams

Bitcoin faces uncertain 2022 after record year

CPO futures to trade range-bound next week

Australia starts 2022 with record Covid cases

North Korea's Kim talks food not nukes for 2022

China manufacturing activity continues to expand, beating expectations in December

Pandemic keeps Hong Kong equality watchdog ‘surprisingly busy’ with complaints of racism, discrimination against elderly

Foreign Minister Wang Yi says Europe has a ‘cognitive split’ on China policy

Chinese students in US scramble to get flights home amid travel chaos

Hong Kong justice chief lashes out at critics of Stand News arrests, insists press freedom still ‘well respected’

Length of Beijing-HK rail network same as Equator

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