Asean News Headlines as at 9pm on Thursday (June 23)


Two police officers rescued two toddlers (right) who were found conscious in the living room of a burning Housing Board flat in Marsiling in Singapore on June 22 night. The toddlers were home alone when the fire occurred at around 10.40pm. - VARUN KARTHIK, SHIN MIN DAILY NEWS

Malaysia:

* Palm oil firm Kulim receives first post-pandemic migrant workers

* Pollution shuts Sg Semenyih treatment plant for four hours, water supply not affected

* Covid-19: New infection wave may emerge sooner than expected, says KJ

* Malaysia's Election Commission gears up for GE15

* Covid-19: Cases on the rise in Sabah, says Masidi

* Cradle Fund murder trial: AGC files appeal over verdict

* Sabah sea curfew extended to July 9

* Nine Indonesians jailed, fined for illegally possessing gaharu wood

Singapore:

* Elderly woman lived with dead son for a week in Singapore flat

* Two toddlers rescued from fire in Singapore flat; 60 residents evacuated

* Singapore begins importing renewable energy from Laos via Thailand, Malaysia

* US recession will drag Asia's growth but region may avoid a sharp downturn: analysts

* Man in SG charged for possessing S$28,500 in accounts allegedly used to launder scam monies

* 18 months' probation for Singapore PR who posted anti-Islam remarks online

* Migrant workers can expect fast approvals for passes to four popular spots

Thailand:

* Thailand’s first earth exploration satellite slated for early 2023 launch

* Pre-dawn parade of five planets over Thailand on Friday, Saturday

* Thailand, UK agree to boost trade back to US$7-bil level

* Health issues caused by marijuana on the rise in Bangkok

* Legalising cannabis is a journey into the unknown: The Nation contributor

* Thailand records 2,299 Covid-19 cases and 18 deaths

Indonesia:

* Indonesia plans tin royalty hike, ingot export ban

* Baby Bornean orangutan born in Indonesia's wildlife reserve

* Indonesia's NasDem party eyes coalition after endorsing potential presidential candidates

* Riau governor urges Batam-Singapore ferry operators to slash fares

* Bank Indonesia keeps rates on hold, as expected

Philippines:

* Locsin: Philippine-China oil and gas talks ‘terminated completely’

* Tough job ahead for Marcos Jr as agriculture chief: Inquirer

* Philippine peso further weakens to 54.7 against US dollar

* Luzon fishermen groan as fuel prices surge

Vietnam:

* Vietnam denounces China's military drill, asserts sovereignty over island chains

* Hanoi finalises design of US$375mil Tran Hung Dao Bridge

* Vietnam-Australia to further boost trade and investment ties

Myanmar:

* Myanmar's Suu Kyi moved to solitary confinement in prison

* Too much at stake in Myanmar for international complacency, says UN rep

* Asean should rethink its approach to Myanmar crisis, U.N. expert says

Cambodia:

* Cambodia exploring effective railway line to ‘land-linked’ Laos

* S. Korean men fabricated kidnapping story to escape debts: Cambodia police

* Team-up aims to build eco-friendly homes for Siem Reap’s down and out

Laos:

* Lao govt seeks to preserve 4.5 million hectares of farmland

* Lao Information Ministry reports success in battle against drugs

Brunei:

* Brunei economic hubs under climate change threats

* South Korean in Brunei court over sexual assault at golf club

Aseanplus:

* Terra co-founder lost nearly all his wealth in wipeout: WSJ

* Macau keeps casinos open as bars, cinemas shut to tame virus

* Japan to end financing of key coal projects in Indonesia and Bangladesh

* N. Korea's Kim oversees military meet amid potential nuke test

* Record floods threaten southern China; Guangdong shuts factories, schools

* New Hong Kong leader vows to review hotel quarantine policy

* S.Korea to provide $1 million in humanitarian aid to earthquake-hit Afghanistan

* Beijing insists on 'right political tone' for online streamers

* Consumers are racking up rewards in Japan by buying green

* Chinese officials punished for changing health codes of bank depositors

* Markets fluctuate, oil falls again as recession warnings build

* Japan to provide necessary aid for Afghanistan after earthquake - govt spokesperson

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