Asean News Headlines as at 9pm on Thursday (Jan 27)

Police escort a group of men (centre in orange) to prison, after a court found them guilty in Calang, Aceh province on Jan 27, 2022, for the 2020 killing of five critically endangered Sumatran elephants by electrocution and then peddling their lucrative tusks. - AFP


Covid-19 Watch: 5,439 new cases bring total to 2,850,408

Sabah aims to win big as world's first green palm oil state

Cabinet to receive special panel findings on alternatives to death penalty next month

Frequent Covid-19 self-tests can help reduce education clusters, says former Education DG

Covid-19: Over 480,000 kids aged five to 12 have registered for jabs, says Dr Noor Azmi

Logging activities do affect tiger population, says Zoo Taiping director

Over 2,000 JPJ personnel to be deployed to ensure road safety over Chinese New Year, says Dr Wee

Johor polls: Common logo would've made it easier for voters, says DAP and Amanah

Motorist jailed three years for causing friend's death in 2019 Penang Bridge crash

Weather among factors affecting egg production, says Agriculture Ministry


Death of twin boys: Cops bring father to canal where bodies were found

Singapore court adjourns Malaysian drug trafficker's appeal against death sentence

Formula One: Singapore renews deal until 2028; this year's night race on Oct 2

Jail for Singapore maid who recorded and shared nude videos of elderly man

Man, 22, gets three months’ jail in SG for opening bank account used by scammers

Singapore shoppers have to pay 5 to 10 cents for each disposable bag at supermarkets from 2023

Jail, caning for Singapore dance instructor who molested two boys in their primary schools


Thai navy sets up emergency centre to tackle Rayong oil spill

14 infected with Omicron 'stealth' subvariant in Thailand, one dies

Thailand records 8,078 Covid-19 cases and 22 deaths


Bank Negara, Bank Indonesia launch cross-border QR payment linkage

Fresh speculation on who will head new Indonesia capital authority emerges

Pandas in Indonesia heat up festive mood for CNY

Indonesia jails poachers over killing of 5 Sumatran elephants

Jokowi looks to bring in prominent figures to Bali’s G20 Summit


Pacquiao challenges Philippine officials to disclose wealth

Philippine bank scams not customers' burden alone: Inquirer

Philippines reports 18,191 new Covid-19 infections


Future looks bright for Vietnam's organic personal care products

Hanoi parents applaud decision to reopen schools

Vietnam reports more than 15,700 new Covid-19 infections


UN Security Council to meet Friday over Myanmar crisis

US warns firms over doing business in Myanmar

Thailand's PTTEP seen taking over big Myanmar gas field as majors exit


Cambodia's largest ports see growth in revenue last year despite pandemic

Wetlands around Tonle Sap shores in Siem Reap restored

27 more Omicron community cases in Cambodia


US donates another 1,698,000 doses of vaccine to Laos


Flash floods wreak havoc in Brunei

Brunei cop charged over investment scam

Brunei and India continue to strengthen ties


Uighurs trained in Sulawesi before joining ISIS

China hopes to advance ties with UK with 'Ice-breaking spirit'

Possible 'authorised departure' of US diplomats from China raises concern

Hong Kong to shorten 21-day quarantine requirement for arrivals to 14 days

China unveils new guidelines to promote implementation of RCEP

Six sue Fukushima nuclear plant operator over thyroid cancer

South Korea's daily Covid-19 count hits another record high

Asian markets drop as Fed signals end of pandemic-era cheap cash

North Korea fires 'projectile' in sixth test of 2022

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