Asean News Headlines as at 10pm on Monday (Jan 17)


A passenger sits inside a bus next to signage that reads "No Vaccine No Ride" in Quezon City, suburban Manila on Jan 17, 2022, as the Philippine government banned unvaccinated people from using public transport amid a record surge in coronavirus cases. - AFP

Malaysia:

Covid-19: Transition to endemic phase to be announced within two to three weeks, says Hisham

Traffic snarl on NSE, road users cite RFID issues

Malaysia's GDP to grow 5.6% this year, says HSBC

Hajiji: Investors welcome to explore vast business opportunities in Sabah

Army nabs eight Indonesians who entered the country illegally

Maybank online services, ATMs temporarily unavailable (Updated: Services back to normal)

Bank Negara likely to raise interest rate in 2022

State govt seeking national recognition of Sarawak Delta Geopark's significance

Covid-19: Senior citizens can walk in for boosters at four PPVs in Klang Valley from Jan 19

Singapore:

Singaporeans' expectations of rising inflation ease with policy intervention: Survey

New exhibition imagines the lives of Singapore women in 2050

Singapore firm wins award for making portable water filters inspired by bicycle pumps

Singapore cbank issues guidelines to discourage crypto trading by public

Digital crimes will be tougher to address as cities digitalise, conference told

Singapore non-oil exports rise 18.4% in December, capping best year since 2010

Three in 10 Singaporeans still plan to holiday abroad this year despite rise in Covid-19 cases: Survey

Singapore conducting pilot for virtually supervised Covid-19 antigen rapid tests

SG cops arrest 10 during anti-scam operation targeting those fraudulently registering SIM cards

Thailand:

Thailand mulls resuming quarantine-free travel programme

Thailand records 6,929 Covid-19 cases and 13 deaths

UK minister checks out production of AstraZeneca vaccines in Bangkok

Thai PM: No money to increase wages

Livestock department on high alert as bird flu kills two people in China

Indonesia:

Indonesia kicks G20 presidency into high gear in January

How Indonesia’s G20 presidency should cope with digital currencies

Indonesia Dec trade surplus at US$1bil, well below forecast

New Indonesian capital to be called Nusantara

Philippines:

Polls panel throws out petition to challenge Marcos' candidacy for president

Philippines logs 37,070 more Covid-19 cases; over 33K others recover

'No vax, no ride’ policy starts in Metro Manila’s public transport

Vietnam:

Hanoi remains top on travellers’ lists despite Covid-19

New expressway to Mekong Delta set to open to traffic

Vietnam records more than 16,300 new Covid-19 cases

Luxury brands see great potential in Vietnam

Myanmar:

Myanmar reports 123 new Covid-19 cases, daily positivity rate at 1.6 per cent

Telenor to divest more Myanmar businesses

Discord over Myanmar as Asean postpones year's first meeting

Cambodia:

Sihanoukville takes centre stage as Cambodia hosts Asean tourism forum

Cambodian PM, Asean sec-gen meet on RCEP, Myanmar

Structure of US$230mil Chip Mong Tower completed

Cambodia plans crackdown on unsafe foods over 2022 Lunar New Year

Laos:

Lao, Vietnamese central banks ink MOU on information exchange

Don't stigmatise Covid-19 patients: Lao health officials to public

Brunei:

Brunei-Singapore navies conduct passage exercise

No injuries in Kuala Belait industrial fire

Aseanplus:

Yao Ming invites China critic Enes Kanter to visit Beijing

China's Xi warns global confrontation 'invites catastrophic consequences'

Japan faces stern diplomatic tests this year, says PM Kishida in policy speech

Macau's casino giants rally after gaming bill revealed

China's birth rate at record low in 2021: official

South Korean leader hails K-pop impact on Mideast trip

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