Asean News Headlines as at 10pm on Wednesday (Jan 26)


An aerial view shows oil spill which leaked from an undersea pipeline that belongs to Star Petroleum Refining Public Company Limited, in the Gulf of Thailand, Near Rayong province, Thailand, on Jan 26, 2022. - Royal Thai Navy/Handout via Reuters

Malaysia:

Covid-19: Omicron wave has started in Malaysia, expect cases to rise, says KJ

47.5% of adult population given booster dose

Dr M now recovering in IJN's general ward, says daughter

Employers can submit application for extension of VDR for foreign workers from Feb 15 to Sept 30

Nanta: CNY price control scheme to be implemented from Jan 29-Feb 4

Seri Kembangan landslide: Studies to be done to find out if surrounding area affected, say cops

Conflicting views about logo finally settled, says Pakatan

Johor polls: PKR to use own logo, DAP and Amanah using Pakatan’s, says Anwar

Environmentalist group claims Kelantan Forestry Dept's tiger statement a diversion tactic

Singapore:

Five types of job scams in Singapore and how to avoid them

Singapore-Indonesia agreements reflect both sides' interests as well as rights: commentary

Pacts on bilateral issues a major step forward for Singapore-Indonesia ties: Lee

Pomfret going for as high as S$100 a kilo as some fish prices double ahead of CNY

Singapore reports 509 Covid-19 patients in hospital; 35 need oxygen support and 10 in ICU

Japan, Singapore must protect global rules-based order: Forum

Ex-Wildlife Reserves Singapore manager admits to accepting over S$51k in bribes

Tennis: Singapore fans gather to catch US Open champ Raducanu in practice

Thailand:

Saudi Arabia, Thailand restore full diplomatic ties; direct flights to resume in May

Thailand extends state of emergency until March 31

Ghostly monkey among 224 new Mekong region species

Thailand to soon provide guidelines for improved crypto tax - Finance Minister

Thailand records 7,587 Covid-19 cases and 19 deaths

Netizens fume over Thai cafe customer's rude behaviour towards cat

Impact of Tuesday’s oil spill off Thailand's Rayong 'could be worse than in 2013'

Indonesia:

Jakarta curbs remain unchanged amid case spike

Foxconn, other firms look to enter Indonesia’s EV market

Philippines:

Duterte’s billionaire ally Manuel Villar takes over TV channels from ABS-CBN

Philippines reports three more fatalities due to Omicron variant

'Mango theft' and elusive justice: Inquirer

Philippine police check all presidential candidates in search of the ‘most corrupt’ bet

Vietnam:

Vietnam a magnet for Singaporean investors: Envoy

World Bank builds offshore wind roadmap for Vietnam

Ho Chi Minh City leader expects economy to rebound to pre-pandemic levels in 2022

Myanmar:

Myanmar reports 220 new Covid-19 cases

Japan's Kirin says Myanmar unit blocked liquidation in Yangon court

Cambodia:

Samsung C&T mulls investing in Cambodia

Cambodia PM urges Myanmar junta chief to allow aid, envoy visit

Cambodian, Moroccan FMs vow to further advance ties, cooperation

Land disputes solved, flooded forest returned in Cambodia's Kampong Chhnang

Laos:

Eighth batch of China-donated Covid-19 vaccines arrives in Laos

Lao PM wishes Beijing Winter Olympic Games success

Brunei:

Brunei's Women in Science competition crowns champion

Brunei records 31 new Covid-19 cases; 37.8% get booster shots

Aseanplus:

Hong Kong sees 107 new virus cases, 130 test preliminarily positive

N.Korean internet downed by suspected cyber attacks -researchers

Profits of Chinese SOEs surge 30.1% in 2021

'The Lost Generation' in the electronic era: Korea Herald contributor

Xi’s face time with IOC chief marks rare foreign interaction

China to scale up tax and fee cuts in 2022

Hong Kong security chief says new laws will reflect 'importance of spies'

China takes steps to boost foreign direct investment

Omicron variant can survive up to 21 hours on skin: Study

Communist party expels Hangzhou chief over ‘disorderly’ capital

Shanghai grannies knit love and pride into Olympic bouquets

S.Korea's daily new Covid count exceeds 13,000 for first time

China taking firm steps for low-carbon development

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