Asean News Headlines as at 9pm on Sunday (Aug 7)


A general view showing Setiaku temple on a foggy morning at Dieng mountain area in Banjarnegara, Central Java, Indonesia. - AFP

Malaysia:

* Malaysian rockers Wings to play Singapore F1 show alongside Green Day, Westlife

* US navy delivers first upgraded CN-235 to Royal Malaysian Air Force

* Covid-19 Watch: 4,684 new cases bring total to 4,705,824

* India bids to sell fighter jets to Malaysia, says six other countries interested

Singapore

* Nasi lemak, history quiz among highlights as S'poreans overseas gather to mark National Day

* Life returning to normal but challenges remain, says President Halimah Yacob in National Day message

Indonesia

* Four die after being trapped in Medan house fire

Thailand:

* Thai nightclub fire death toll rises to 15

* Thai nightclub owner detained in connection with fire

* App offers lifeline to women migrant workers at risk from violence

* Thai rockers battle ripped crotches, bum cracks in viral ad for pants

* Fire breaks out in PTTEP headquarters in Energy Ministry complex

Philippines:

* ‘Climate emergency’ drives next Makati govt projects

* 12 years and a pandemic later, this Filipino bakeshop continues to rise to the occasion

Vietnam:

* Beware, the vlogger pandemic is upon us

* Exquisite miniature books prove small is beautiful

* Meditation and yoga eco-tour helps ease Covid woes

* Vigilance urged against Covid-19 amid emergence of new epidemics

Myanmar:

* Asean special envoy to Myanmar warns on further executions

* Bangladesh seeks China help to repatriate Rohingya refugees

Cambodia:

* Angkor Wat's monkey baby boom

* Cambodian PM scraps development project threatening wildlife sanctuary

* Cambodia to deport recovered Nigerian monkeypox patient: immigration official

* Ministry of Health elevates monkeypox warnings amid global increase in cases

Brunei:

* Look before giving, warn Brunei cops

* Weighing machines at supermarkets, grocery stores come under scrutiny

AseanPlus:

* Victim 'appalled' by Hong Kong's refusal to outlaw forced labour

* Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan a test of China’s global aspirations

* Is South Korea soft on sexual violence crimes?

* Is Taiwan headed the Ukraine way?

* China set to wrap up largest-ever Taiwan military drills

* Across China: Tourism featuring Asean cultures heats up in border region

* Chinese and Taiwanese warships eye each other as drills due to end

* With Taiwan drills, Xi tries to salvage Pelosi crisis

* Sri Lanka asks China to defer arrival of ship after India objects

* China eases Covid suspension for international flights

* Over 80,000 tourists trapped in 'China's Hawaii' after Covid outbreak

* Giant panda twins celebrate birthday in Belgium

* Virtual power plants gain steam amid China's rising power demand

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