Asean News Headlines as at 10pm on Wednesday (Aug 10)


Demonstrators take part in a protest against the Thai government demanding Prime Minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha's resignation, at Thammasat University in Pathum Thani province, on the outskirts of Bangkok, Thailand, on Aug 10, 2022. - Reuters

Malaysia:

* Hisham: I’ve nothing to hide over LCS project

* LCS construction ongoing in Lumut, says LTAT boss

* Covid-19: Surge in new cases in Sabah with 369 infections recorded

* Marine police arrest 64 foreigners off Pulau Talang

* Key LCS project documents must be fully declassified, says PAC

* Saifuddin: Malaysia, Thailand keen to explore new areas of collaboration

* Seven Malaysian firms on Forbes Asia's Best Under A Billion list

Singapore:

* Singaporean on trial in UK for killing wife changes plea to guilty, now faces life imprisonment

* Red Lions parachutist does not require surgery despite hard landing at parade

* Teen in S’pore arrested over tweet that claimed explosive device was placed at National Day

* Seven Singapore firms named in Forbes Asia Best Under A Billion list 2022

* Singapore youth gets 15 months' probation for buying replica guns online to resellParade venue

* Rare McLaren Elva flown in from US among supercars in photo shoot at Singapore Padang

* Empty hearse catches fire at funeral in Woodlands

Thailand:

* Thailand hikes rate for first time since 2018 to tame hot inflation

* Thailand welcomes Sri Lankan ex-president Rajapaksa for ‘temporary stay’

* Get rice and curry meals for a mere 25 baht at Thai PT stations

* Human trafficking: PM hopes Thailand will be further upgraded to Tier 1

* Thailand records 2,335 confirmed Covid-19 cases, 32 deaths

Indonesia:

* Ex-Indonesian police officer Ferdy ordered and covered up murder of Yosua, say cops

* Indonesia’s Comexindo first to ship grain from Russia since war

Philippines:

* Hire more seniors - job market must evolve: Philippines' chief economist

* Philippines cancels Russia helicopter deal over US sanctions

* Marcos rejects 300,000 tonne sugar import plan

* Philippine telcos feud over ‘fraudulent’ calls

Vietnam:

* Vietnam's northern region braces for Typhoon Mulan

* Ministry plans to add 'place of birth' to new Vietnam passport

Myanmar:

* Petrol, diesel prices up around 3 per cent in Myanmar

Cambodia:

* New deal opens doors for Cambodia's bird’s nests to fly to China

* Cambodia-China trade up 15.6 per cent in first seven months

* Driver’s licence demerit points system in place in Cambodia from September

Laos:

* Lao weather bureau issues flood, landslides alert

* Vientiane hospitals run out of beds for dengue patients

Brunei:

* Ten Brunei artistes to battle on awards night

* nBrunei govt addresses factors affecting different pricings of goods

Aseanplus:

* Pelosi trip hinders effort to galvanise Asia against China

* Japan PM reshuffles cabinet as approval ratings slide

* Robot arms are replacing shelf stockers in Japan's convenience stores

* China withdraws promise not to send troops to Taiwan if it takes control of island

* Marcos rejects 300,000 tonne sugar import planDozens in China infected with new ‘Langya’ virus carried by shrews

* China's factory inflation hits 17-month low as pressures ease

* Chinese court rejects appeal in landmark #MeToo case

* Like a scene from 'Parasite': Floods lay bare social disparity in South Korea

* Blame the virus, don't blame tourists: China Daily contributor

* Seoul deals with heavy flood damage as torrential rain lessens

* Tropical storm Mulan churns towards Covid-stricken Hainan island

* Hong Kong extends national security arrests to civil servants

* Asian shares fall as investors brace for inflation report

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