Asean News Headlines as at 10pm on Monday (Aug 8)


Singapore's Yong Kai Terry Hee, left, and Jessica Wei Han Tan pose with their gold medals in the Mixed doubles badminton at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England, on Aug. 8, 2022. -AP

Malaysia:

* Automated entry system at KLIA to be extended to foreigners

* Another object believed to be Long March rocket debris found in Miri

* Annuar: No decision to change chicken export regulations yet

* Dr Wee: P-hailing sector to come under Transport Ministry's purview

* Najib rebuts allegations in Syed Saddiq’s LCS video

* Tengku Zafrul: Govt committed to strengthen budget 2023 preparation process

* No discrimination against foreigners, says Immigration DG in response to video

* Covid-19: Malaysia records increase in new cases, fatalities, says Dr Noor Hisham

* Sabah sea curfew extended till Aug 23

* Johor records decline in dengue cases

* New fighters needed after F-5, MiG-29 retired, says former RMAF commander

* Even PM's Telegram account has been hacked

* Light aircraft skids off runway at Langkawi airport, pilots unhurt

Singapore:

* Jail for funeral services operator who tried to pin crime on dead man

* US Air Force chief of staff receives top military award in Singapore

* Shops at Singapore's Nex shopping mall affected by water leakage reopen for business

* Singapore launches centre to solve urban farming challenges, boost food security

* PM warns Singaporeans to brace themselves for a less peaceful region, period of high inflation

* Commonwealth Games: S'pore clinch historic badminton mixed doubles gold after beating England in final

Thailand:

* Thai poll shows majority want PM to leave office this month

* Thailand records 1,842 confirmed Covid-19 cases, 34 deaths

* Thailand hits accelerator on extension of China-Laos railway

* Thailand’s top cosplayers grab prizes at World Cosplay Summit

* Thai pub blaze: No signs of corruption linked to illegal operation, say police

Indonesia:

* A future-proof and forward-looking Asean economic community: Jakarta Post contributor

* Revenue-rich Indonesia braces for tighter finances next year

Philippines:

* Marcos to speak at UN General Assembly on Sept 20

* Duterte's costly pivot: Inquirer

* ‘Very high’ Covid-19 positivity rate in 15 Luzon provinces: OCTA

Vietnam:

* Vietnam’s manufacturing output continues to rise

* FBI hands over illegally-acquired cultural artefacts to Vietnam

* Vietnam's economic growth forecast at 7.5 per cent in 2022: World Bank

Myanmar:

* Myanmar ambassador to China dies

* Five killed, seven injured in Myanmar road accident

Cambodia:

* 2,100 runners from 40 countries participate in 7th ‘Khmer Empire Marathon’

* Asean needs to stand in unity for regional peace, stability, sustainable development: Hun Sen

Laos:

* Lao PM urges Bokeo authorities to bolster commercial production

* Tourism development in Laos' Ngoy district wins praises

Brunei:

* Brunei para-athletes come home to rousing hero’s welcome

* Brunei records Covid-19 fatality for second consecutive day

Aseanplus:

* Two China ships enter Japanese waters off Senkakus

* S.Korea minister quits after school-age plan prompts backlash

* China's Hainan orders more lockdowns as Covid-19 sweeps island

* Ships resume Taiwan routes even as China drills remain unclear

* Taiwan to hold anti-invasion drills after China exercises

* In first visit to China, S.Korean foreign minister seeks to reassure Beijing over US ties

* Crypto business leaving Japan due to high tax, entrepreneur says

* China: Military drills around Taiwan create strategic advantage

* Hong Kong cuts hotel quarantine to three days to revive travel

* Air traffic around Taiwan returning to normal despite new Chinese drills

* Qantas wants executives to haul luggage to fight labour crunch

* China spokeswoman's Taiwan restaurant tweet sparks ridicule online

* N. Korea to convene rubber-stamp parliament in September

* Asia shares subdued, dollar refreshed by U.S. rate risks

* Carbon prices in Asia are too cheap to help curb emissions

* Covid stigma in China can cost recovered patients jobs, homes

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