Asean News Headlines as at 10pm on Thursday (June 30)


Chinese President Xi Jinping (centre) and his wife Peng Liyuan (centre left), wave to welcoming crowds as they arrive at a train station in Hong Kong on June 30, 2022. Xi has arrived in Hong Kong ahead of the 25th anniversary of the British handover on July 1. It is Xi's first trip outside of mainland China in nearly two and a half years. - Xinhua/AP

Malaysia:

* Singapore urged to halt execution of another M’sian

* Large-scale ops after midnight to nab undocumented foreigners, says Hamzah

* Issues relating to middlemen discussed at inflation task force meeting, says Annuar

* Sabah party president nabbed for being alleged mastermind of ID scam ring, says Hamzah

* Deputy CM raises plight of Sabahans in Australia in meeting with Penny Wong

* Amendment for heavier penalties on environment crime to be tabled in Oct

* Kiandee: Govt striving to reduce impact of rising cost of living

Singapore:

* Eight weeks' jail for CEO who assaulted cabby, dislocating victim's shoulder

* Singapore's death penalty for drug trafficking saves lives: Shanmugam tells BBC

* Singapore-Desaru ferry tickets go on sale

* Malaysia, Singapore agree to further ties in digital and green economy

* Singapore electricity tariffs to rise by about 8% for Q3 amid global oil, gas crunch

* China officials scams: Over 277 in Singapore lose $30mil

* Singapore can now import frozen, chilled chicken from Indonesia

* Beer made from recycled toilet water wins admirers in Singapore

Thailand:

* Alleged Malaysian ‘godfather’ of wildlife trading arrested in Bangkok

* Young Thai volunteer wins praise for carrying dead body on his bike

* Move to open legal casinos in five Thai regions

* Thailand records 2,695 Covid-19 cases and 14 deaths

Indonesia:

* Indonesian president offers to take message from Ukraine's leader to Putin

* Indonesia passes contentious law to create more provinces in Papua

* Indonesia may not meet EU demand for coal

Philippines:

* Marcos Jr sworn in as Philippine president

* Philippine President Marcos Jr praises rule of dictator father

* Citizen Duterte goes to mall in Makati, gets idolised by crowds like a rock star

* Philippines President Marcos says food sufficiency urgent issue

Vietnam:

* Vietnamese culture on parade at Thai Fashion Week 2022

* Vietnam's GDP hits 10-year high of 7.72% in Q2

* Foreign arrivals in Vietnam surge nearly seven-fold in first six months

* Vietnam and UK pledge to boost trade ties

Myanmar:

* Japan's Kirin offloads Myanmar beer business over coup

Cambodia:

* Pros outweigh cons in plan to transform Preah Sihanouk: study

* Vaccines, FTAs help boost Cambodia's economic recovery: World Bank

* Cambodia's UN mission declares rapporteurs' findings one-sided

Laos:

* Lao president pushes for logistics links driven by Vientiane Logistics Park

* Luang Namtha signs power grid contract

Brunei:

* Brunei maritime cluster expected to spur economic growth

* Brunei police hunt for driver fleeing from hit-and-run incident

Aseanplus:

* Chinese leader Xi says HK 'reborn of fire' as visit to city begins

* Three key priorities for Hong Kong's new leader John Lee

* Samsung begins production of advanced 3nm chips

* Japan power plant shutdown raises fear of shortage in sweltering heat

* Hong Kong to consider issuing typhoon signal No 3

* China's manufacturing PMI rebounds to expansion zone

* South Korea pushes through 5% minimum wage gain amid inflation pain

* Macau Covid infections rise as spread extends to medics, police

* Chinese team implants brain sensor without cracking skull

* Stephen Chow hopes HK filmmakers can take advantage of China's huge market

* Shanghai Disneyland theme park re-opens after three-month closure

* North Korea may be behind new $100 million cryptocurrency hack, experts say

* Asian markets mostly down but China data offers some light

* Hong Kong on high alert as Xi Jinping visit expected for handover

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