Asean News Headlines as at 9pm on Friday (June 24)


A rescuer helps a cat after a flash flood triggered by heavy rains hit residential areas in Purasari village in Bogor, Indonesia on June 24, 2022. - AFP

Malaysia:

* AirAsia to fly direct from KK to Bangkok starting next month

* PM: Chicken prices will not be floated

* MATTA launches online travel marketplace

* Efforts to shine a light on Sabah's gibbons through Kota Belud project

* Use authorised channels to recruit foreign maids or risk termination, warns Papa

* Report: Gojek says no plans to enter Malaysia market after vehicle with logo spotted in town

* JPJ says renew driving licences before June 30 or take test again

* Tajuddin removed from Umno supreme council

* Tajuddin himself should know why he was removed, says Ahmad Zahid

* NGOs question AGC's 'impermissible' amendment argument in M'sian mothers citizenship case

* eBusKK - Sabah’s first electric bus takes off in KK

Singapore:

* Travellers landing at Changi report missing luggage following chaos at origin airports

* Residents rush to help when they learn of toddlers in burning Marsiling flat

* Jail for cop who harassed vulnerable teen linked to case he was investigating

* Augmented-reality exhibition explores the role of printed matter in a digital age

* Yishun knife attack: Man arrested for allegedly injuring two

* Jail for man in SG who took upskirt video of teen while out on bail over similar offence

* Singapore May manufacturing output up 13.8% y/y amid chip shortage

* Eight linked to DBS phishing scams charged with disclosing Singpass details, duping banks

* Seniors turn up for booster shots as S'pore opens five new vaccination centres

Thailand:

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

* Thailand ends restrictions on bars, scraps mask mandate

* Skytrain passengers in Bangkok still required to wear masks

Indonesia:

* Indonesian designer's wheels behind leaders' bamboo bike bromance

* Balinese hoteliers host Ukrainian ex-employee's family seeking refuge from war

* Viral video draws flak for depicting Jokowi being summoned by Megawati

Philippines:

* Ex-Philippines Airline exec to head transport portfolio; Marcos names more aides

* Eyewitness account at Ayungin Shoal: China force vs Philippine grit

* Keep economy open without compromising healthcare system: Philippine vaccine expert

Vietnam:

* Energy-efficient buildings on the rise in Vietnam

* Vietnam schools firm said to mull stake sale at US$1bil value

* Viet environmentalist prosecuted for tax evasion, not activism: ministry

* Australia launches plastics innovation hub in Vietnam

Myanmar:

* Ousted Myanmar leader Suu Kyi's solitary confinement: what we know

Cambodia:

* Asean eyes solutions to marine plastic pollution

* Cambodia's ruling party scores landslide win in commune elections: official results

Laos:

* Over a tonne of meth seized in China-Laos joint operation

* Laos govt to provide credit for purchase of fuel

Brunei:

* Brunei teams bag awards at Asean junior science competition

Aseanplus:

* Mystery deepens over fate of HK's Jumbo floating restaurant

* China asks foreign business leaders how to revive Hong Kong in rare move

* Wang Yi calls for more trust in Sino-Indian relations

* Taiwan confirms first imported case of monkeypox

* S.Korean leader's informal media events are a break with tradition

* Japan's ruling LDP-led bloc expected to win majority in vote, poll says

* Pressure mounts on S.Korea to reopen case of deported N.Korean fishermen

* Macau locks down some buildings as Covid infections creep up

* Brics summit: Xi, Putin criticise unilateral sanctions, urge deeper cooperation

* Xi’s trip to Hong Kong in doubt after official gets Covid

* Asian markets rise as recession talk tempers rate hike expectations

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