Asean News Headlines at 9pm on Tuesday (May 10, 2022)


Supporters of presidential candidate Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. celebrate as partial results of the 2022 national elections show him with a wide lead over rivals, outside the candidate's headquarters in Mandaluyong City, Philippines, May 10, 2022. - Reuters

Malaysia:

* Covid-19 Watch: 2,246 new cases, says Health Ministry

* Covid-19: Over 945,000 children in Malaysia now fully vaccinated

* Effective measures needed to ensure sustainability of aviation industry

* Malaysia, Saudi Arabia discuss ICAO Council candidacy, challenges faced by aviation industry

* More trainee doctor bullying cases reported, this time in Seremban

* Malaysia, French parliaments to form joint committee on democracy, human rights

* PM arrives in London, to attend several events before leaving for Washington

* MetMalaysia: Southwest monsoon to begin Saturday (May 14)

* RM2mil worth of contraband cigarettes seized in Kepong Baru

* Malaysia may cut palm oil export tax amid global supply crisis

* Major arts and culture events, festivals are back again in Malaysia

* SEA Games: Hanis Nazirul-Jelson Jabilin bag sixth gold medal in diving for Malaysia

South Korea's President Yoon Suk-yeol  shaking hands with Singapore's President Halimah Yacob (left) after his inauguration ceremony earlier in the day, at the new presidential office in Seoul on Tuesday, May 10, 2022. - AFPSouth Korea's President Yoon Suk-yeol shaking hands with Singapore's President Halimah Yacob (left) after his inauguration ceremony earlier in the day, at the new presidential office in Seoul on Tuesday, May 10, 2022. - AFP

Singapore:

* Singapore bans hit Kashmir film over portrayal of Muslims

* Delivery couriers in S’pore cheated of at least S$2,000 in job scam

* Singaporeans in senior finance roles almost double in six years

* Singapore’s latest property tax targets super rich, analysts say

* Police alert over new scam asking for SingPass details to process loans

* Only married couples can adopt children under Singapore's new law

* Making carbon trade safer

* Asia stocks extend losses on Wall Street weakness, currencies gain

* Oil drops as economic worries and strong dollar weigh

In this photo released by the Indonesian Navy, members of the National Narcotics Agency and Indonesian Navy officials check packages containing 179 kilograms (nearly 400 pounds) of cocaine worth 1.2 trillion rupiah ($82.6 million) during a media conference at the Western Fleet headquarters in Jakarta, Indonesia, Monday, May 9, 2022. Sailors deployed to secure travel during the Eid al-Fitr holiday made the country's biggest cocaine seizure so far after finding the plastic packages of the drugs floating at sea, the navy said. (Indonesian Navy via AP)In this photo released by the Indonesian Navy, members of the National Narcotics Agency and Indonesian Navy officials check packages containing 179 kilograms (nearly 400 pounds) of cocaine worth 1.2 trillion rupiah ($82.6 million) during a media conference at the Western Fleet headquarters in Jakarta, Indonesia, Monday, May 9, 2022. Sailors deployed to secure travel during the Eid al-Fitr holiday made the country's biggest cocaine seizure so far after finding the plastic packages of the drugs floating at sea, the navy said. (Indonesian Navy via AP)

Indonesia:

* Indonesia food agency awaits regulation to distribute cooking oil

* Indonesia airline Garuda proposes another debt restructuring extension

* Emerging markets: Stocks in Indonesia plunge the most in the region as Asia stocks extend losses on Wall Street weakness

* Melaka eyes tourism boost as transit stop for Indonesian umrah pilgrims

* Indonesian politicians embark on ‘political safari’ during Lebaran break

* Inflation catching up to Indonesia’s exports-driven recovery

* Jokowi heads to Washington for US-Asean special summit

* Hepatitis cases detected after child deaths

* American dies after falling down slope of Mount Batur

* Indonesian economy maintains steady momentum

Thailand:

* One in five Thais unable to understand basic health issues, says survey

* Thai army bans Lazada over video ad; boycott is to protect the monarchy, says Army chief

* Thai PM Prayut Chan-O-Cha to attend Asean-US special summit; region's economic recovery main agenda

* Thailand welcomes over 300,000 foreign tourists a week after Test & Go scheme is scrapped

* Court orders seizure of late darknet baron Cazes’ assets in Thailand

* Thailand records 6,230 Covid-19 cases and 53 deaths

* Thailand's seaplanes will land directly in front of your island resort

Staff members work as the elections commission continues vote counting during the national elections at the Philippine International Convention Center in Pasay, Metro Manila, Philippines, May 10, 2022. - ReutersStaff members work as the elections commission continues vote counting during the national elections at the Philippine International Convention Center in Pasay, Metro Manila, Philippines, May 10, 2022. - Reuters

Philippines:

* Almost unbeatable in the ring, boxing great Pacquiao gets knock out blow in Philippine presidential polls

* Fall and rise: Marcos family back in power in the Philippines

* Protests break out as Philippines election returns a Marcos to presidency; stock market falls following election

* The people have spoken, time to unite behind winners: Inquirer contributor

* 'Carefree and lazy' Bongbong returns Marcos family to Philippines supremacy

* Philippines set to return to Marcos rule and polarisation with stunning win

* Ferdinand Marcos Jr wins landslide presidential victory

* Three guards shot dead at polling station'

* Millions head to the polls

* What’s at stake in the Philippine election?

People walk past a banner for the upcoming 31st South-East Asian Games (SEA Games) in Hanoi on Tuesday, May 10, 2022. However, several events such as diving, football and rowing has already started before the opening ceremony on Thursday (May 12). - AFPPeople walk past a banner for the upcoming 31st South-East Asian Games (SEA Games) in Hanoi on Tuesday, May 10, 2022. However, several events such as diving, football and rowing has already started before the opening ceremony on Thursday (May 12). - AFP

Vietnam:

* Covid-19 cases continue to stay low as Vietnam reports 2,855 new infections on Tuesday (May 10)

* Vietnam’s flowers gain big foothold in Japanese market

* Vietnam SEA Games to light up capital city Hanoi after Covid-19 delay

* Vietnam pilots cash withdrawal at ATMs with chip-based ID cards

* Vietnam on alert for mystery hepatitis plaguing region

* Stone lithophones set melodious record

Myanmar:

* Ten ethnic armed groups in Myanmar accept the govt's invitation for peace talks, says junta spokesperson

* Aid for Myanmar - Asean should abide the fundamental humanitarian principles, says Special Advisory Council for Myanmar

* Myanmar's central bank blacklists 158 companies for violating regulation

Jellson Jabillin and Hanis Nazirul Jaya Surya of Malaysia in action during the Men's Synchronized 10m Platform Final competition during the 31st SEA Games event at the Aquatic Sports Palace, National Sports Complex, My Dinh, Hanoi, Vietnam. - ReutersJellson Jabillin and Hanis Nazirul Jaya Surya of Malaysia in action during the Men's Synchronized 10m Platform Final competition during the 31st SEA Games event at the Aquatic Sports Palace, National Sports Complex, My Dinh, Hanoi, Vietnam. - Reuters

Cambodia:

* US urged not to use summit with Asean to create rift and instability in region, says Cambodia

* Cambodia: Controversy erupts after parents say kids jailed for murder innocent and demand for their release

* Fisherman accidentally hooks giant freshwater ray in Mekong

* ‘Old bombs still a threat to people’

Laos:

* Fuel shortage causing major hardship for Laos people

* Quiet at Laos border checkpoints on first day of full reopening

* Lao-Thai Friendship Bridge reopens, Lao Airlines plans more flights

Brunei:

* Individuals feeling unwell should self-isolate at home, says Brunei health minister after public concern over rising cases

* Brunei's Ministry of Health warns against using herbal remedy for Covid-19

* Public dental clinics in Brunei resume operations

South Korea's new President Yoon Suk-yeol signing a document on his first day at the Presidential office in Seoul, South Korea, May 10, 2022. -  Yonhap via REUTERSSouth Korea's new President Yoon Suk-yeol signing a document on his first day at the Presidential office in Seoul, South Korea, May 10, 2022. - Yonhap via REUTERS

AseanPlus:

* Japan says South Korea wants to work on improving ties

* Chinese unmanned cargo spacecraft docks with space station module

* Indian payments firm BharatPe to overhaul governance framework, sack several employees

* Asian stocks fall on Wall Street rout, oil prices tumble

* Japan announces fresh economic sanctions against Russia

* Shanghai Covid cases fall amid signs of tighter pandemic curbs

* Sanitiser 'drink' causes Japanese athlete to vomit and collapse

* South Korea's new president starts first day of work in bunker office

* S. Korea's outgoing president urges resumption of dialogue with North in farewell speech

* China's Xi meets German chancellor Scholz via video link

* Minister calls on world to listen to Asian voices

* Hong Kong: Long list of tasks on Lee’s plate

* Study: China sea levels touched new high in 2021

* South Korea's Yoon says North Korea poses threats but door open for talks

* Japan to decide Russia oil embargo timing while weighing impact on economy

* EU industry chief Breton, Musk signal agreement on Digital Services Act

* Oil price tumbles about 6% as China Covid lockdowns weigh

* TV binges, heated toilets targeted in Tokyo's energy saving push

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