Asean News Headlines as at 9pm on Tuesday (May 24)

Workers use a makeshift raft to evacuate a motorbike at the flooded Tanjung Emas container port terminal area, following high tides and broken seawalls, in Semarang, Central Java province, Indonesia, on May 24, 2022. - Reuters


* Over 100 marijuana trees found growing at former diplomat's house

* Agriculture Ministry to speed up chicken breeder subsidy payments

* Inflation low and under control due to subsidies, price controls: Mustapa

* Malaysia among economies to win big from high commodity prices - Moody's Analytics

* MACC investigation into 1MDB to go on, says Azam Baki

* Malaysia, Japan to finalise MOC on sending skilled workers to Japan, says Saravanan

* Dengue remains a threat, monkeypox is no cause for alarm yet, says MMA

* HFMD case surge expected due to Hari Raya, says Health DG

* Malaysians can bring back vehicles stranded in Thailand for free from June 1-30

* School principal acquitted of sexually assaulting male students

* Sabah sea curfew extended to June 9

* Covid-19: Over 22.9 million adults in Malaysia fully vaccinated

* Search continues for three missing tugboat crewmen in Sabah waters


* Singapore to up chicken supply from other sources as Malaysia halts export

* Singapore poultry sellers may shut stalls as Malaysia halts chicken exports

* 'We will always miss you': Hundreds bid farewell to Malaysian dad, girl who died in Singapore flat fire

* 'He passed me his keys and begged me to save him': Man laments failure to save neighbours in Singapore flat fire

* Man accused of Felicia Teo's murder in 2007 further remanded; second alleged murderer still at large

* It's jail for Singapore ex-teacher who molested student who later committed suicide


* Prayut denies Bangkok gave verdict on his govt ahead of national polls

* Thailand extends travel stimulus scheme until Sept 30

* Woman suffers burns as public bus catches fire in Nonthaburi

* Probe into Thai AirAsia’s wrong runway landing to be ready in 30 days

* Thailand records 4,144 Covid-19 cases and 36 deaths


* Labour win ushers fresh start for Indonesia-Australia ties

* Adenovirus, Covid-19 potential cause of hepatitis outbreak: Indonesia

* Indonesia has no plan to reduce palm oil in biodiesel mix: Minister

* Bank Indonesia keeps rates unchanged to underpin recovery


* Can Marcos Jr 'unify' the Philippines?: Inquirer contributor

* Marcos wants 'trade, not aid’ from US, open to economic pact

* 'I kill criminals, not children and elders': Duterte hits out at Putin


* Tight material supply impedes Vietnam textile exports

* France-Vietnam job fair to open in Ho Chi MInh City

* Vietnam EV maker VinFast to shift HQ to Singapore ahead of IPO, first exports

* Hanoi's second metro line project delayed further five years


* Rohingya refugee boat sinks off Myanmar, dozens dead or missing

* Dengue fever kills 36 across Myanmar in 2021


* Fires kill girl in Cambodian capital, gut 14 homes in Kampong Speu

* 580 turtle hatchlings released into Mekong on World Turtle Day

* Cambodia bans selling, drinking alcohol during upcoming commune polls


* Lao govt, Indian investor ink deal to develop irrigation system

* 20,000 migrant Lao workers register with Thai authorities


* Brunei to end early endemic phase on May 31

* Monkeypox under Brunei health ministry's microscope


* Quad nations warn against 'change by force' with eyes on China

vIndia says 'substantive outcomes' from Biden, Modi talks

* US, Quad partners announce pact to curb illegal fishing

* Japan hosts Quad summit seeking unity on countering China

* Biden to new Australian PM: you can 'fall asleep' now

* China foreign minister to stop at eight nations on Pacific tour

* Beijing hits back at Biden's claims to militarily defend Taiwan

* S.Korea scrambles jets after Chinese, Russian warplanes enter air defence zone

* Taiwan sees steep rise of 80,000 Covid-19 cases a day

* Samsung commits US$356bil in investments with 80,000 new jobs

* Elderly HK cardinal in court over protest defence fund

* South Korea to call at Davos for COVID aid for North - envoy

* China rolls out new stimulus measures as Covid pressures economy

* Asian markets fall on China growth concerns

* Hong Kong ‘very unlikely’ to scrap hotel quarantine before July

* Source: Airbnb stops booking stays in China

* Taiwan man invents stroller for fish to 'explore other worlds'

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