Asean News Headlines as at 9pm on Friday (Jan 14)


People carrying documents gather to register their children for getting the Covid-19 vaccine during a mass vaccination programme for children aged 6-11 at a school in Aceh, Indonesia, on Jan 14, 2022. - Reuters

Malaysia:

Doctor in fake vaccine cert case remanded again for cheating

Perak DAP rep arrested for drug use at nightclub

Adeeba, Michelle Yeoh in Forbes’ over-50s prominent Asian women’s list

Two integrated vaccination centres in KL to open on Saturday (Jan 15)

Electric bus service backs efforts to make Malaysia a carbon-neutral nation, says PM

Covid-19: 486 Delta variant cases detected from Jan 10-14, says Health DG

New Army base to be constructed in Lahad Datu costing over RM640mil, says Hisham

Hishammuddin: Decision to delay declaration of endemic phase necessary due to Omicron variant

AG: Govt approves RM7mil for free legal aid

CJ: Sharp increase in sexual offences against children during pandemic

Malaysia is 2nd in Asia for youth cyberbullying

Singapore:

Singapore records 549 new Omicron cases; infection growth rate dips to 1.43

Alleged nickel trading fraudster Ng Yu Zhi fails in bid to stay $23m civil suit against him

Singapore envisions a future without carparks at home

Buying a flat? Check how much direct sunlight it gets with new virtual 3D map of Singapore

Jail for ex-director of firm who pocketed at least $598k in Ponzi scheme

Thailand:

BlackPink’s Lalisa tops K-pop Instagram list with 70 million-plus followers

Peace deal with BRN for deep South pleases Thai PM

Thailand's embassy in Seoul lays out steps for returning Thais

Thailand records 8,158 Covid-19 cases and 15 deaths

Indonesia:

Indonesia says 6.7 magnitude quake strikes off Java island

Indonesian woman flogged 100 times for adultery, partner gets 15

Indonesia's third Covid-19 wave expected to peak in mid-February

Philippines:

Philippines keeps curbs, eases travel rules amid Covid spike

Philippine train stations, LRT, MRT to also enforce ‘no vax, no ride’ policy on passengers

Philippines revises Covid-19 response amid biggest surge in cases

Vietnam:

Vietnam's agricultural produce to China fully traceable

Vietnam PM stresses need for comprehensive approach to tackling climate change

Myanmar:

Myanmar reports 42 more Omicron cases

Myanmar believes new Asean chair will rule with fairness: spokesman

Myanmar's Suu Kyi hit by 5 new corruption charges: source

Cambodia:

Cambodia's trade with Japan extends growth in 2021

Local shell-ebrities: 19 eggs of critically endangered sea turtle bring joy to Cambodian conservationists

Laos:

Laos' trade deficit reaches US$80mil in December

Saravan province spruces up as Laos gets ready to welcome tourists

Brunei:

Over 40 attend training on human trafficking prevention

Brunei extends temporary suspension on cross-border activities

Aseanplus:

RCEP - a trade boom on Hong Kong’s doorstep

North Korea fires 'unidentified projectile' in third suspected test of the year

Japan team carries out world-first spinal cord stem cell trial

HK suspends transit flights from most of the world due to Covid-19

Hong Kong to extend Covid curbs for Lunar New Year: report

Blinken says N.Korea launches may be seeking attention

Chaos at Hong Kong quarantine camp leaves some detainees trapped

Xi to attend World Economic Forum virtual event

WHO approves two new Covid-19 treatments

Xinjiang official warns foreign firms may face consumer boycotts

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