Asean News Headlines at 9pm on Sunday (Aug 14, 2022)


Dancers perform during a cultural event at the end of the Super Garuda Shield joint military exercise in Martapura, South Sumatra. US and Indonesian soldiers were joined in the two-week exercise by forces from Australia and Singapore -- as well as Japan, which is participating for the first time in the annual drills. - AFP

Malaysia:

* Covid-19 Watch: 4,334 new cases, nationwide ICU bed usage at 58.5pc

* Centralised reporting system among education transformation elements introduced by govt

* Saudi Arabia allows all visa holders to perform umrah

* Wanita BN Convention: I won’t flinch an inch, says Najib ahead of final SRC appeal

* Bursa Malaysia's comeback momentum to continue from Monday (Aug 15)

* Ringgit likely to trade in tight range against US dollar from Monday (Aug 15) onwards

* LCS protest: Don’t just catch the 'small fish', go after the 'big sharks', says Syed Saddiq

* Fisheries Dept sets two new Malaysian records for cockle breeding

* LCS protest: Crowd brave wet weather as cops keep watchful eye

* Ahmad Zahid: GE15 likely this year, PM will consult Umno on timing

* RTM to broadcast 41 Qatar World Cup 2022 matches

* Over 1.4 million visitors, RM260mil sales during Maha 2022

Singapore:

* Singapore taps satellite signals to monitor air moisture in effort to better predict weather

* Singapore narrows 2022 GDP growth forecast to 3-4 per cent, says trade and industry ministry

* Panadol Cough & Cold, Decolgen in short supply in Singapore as more Covid-19 patients self-medicate

* A day to pay tribute to lefthanders of the world

* Singaporean hiker found safe and sound in Kota Tinggi

Yoseop Seo of South Korea preparing to play a shot during the International Series Singapore golf tournament at Tanah Merah Country Club in Singapore.  - AFPYoseop Seo of South Korea preparing to play a shot during the International Series Singapore golf tournament at Tanah Merah Country Club in Singapore. - AFP

Indonesia

* Indonesia deploys over 20 helicopters to fire-prone provinces after hot spots appear

* Indonesia July trade surplus seen narrowing amid slowing global trade

* Almost all Indonesians have antibodies against Covid-19, blood survey shows

* Moderate quake strikes off eastern Indonesia

* Prabowo joins the top race

Thailand:

* China and Thailand kick off joint air force drills

* Thai boxer dies from brain haemorrhage in Ambang Merdeka Muay Thai Championship 2022

* Thailand: Chinese gambling kingpin, on the run from cops since 2012, taken into custody in Bangkok

* Thai consumer mood at five-month high in July

* Superpowers to meet in S-E Asia

Philippines:

* Philippine leader Marcos Jr threatens to fire officials in sugar mess

* Declining children's population pushes up median age in Philippines

* The trouble with ‘tingi-tingi’

* Aid for four allegedly molested teachers

Locals and tourists watch a sunset from Phuket Island's Phromthep Cape, Thailand. - ReutersLocals and tourists watch a sunset from Phuket Island's Phromthep Cape, Thailand. - Reuters

Vietnam:

* Vietnam reports 1,429 new Covid-19 cases and one new death on Sunday (Aug 14)

* UK police identify Vietnamese man as one of mill fire victims

* Vietnam considers US$58.7 billion high-speed railway, says govt

* Domestic tourism in Vietnam continues to grow

Myanmar:

* Tropical depression Mulan triggers flash floods at Thai-Myanmar border towns

* UN rights chief in Bangladesh and to visit Myanmar Rohingya camps

* Foreign funds used to train Myanmar refugees in Malaysia, says Saifuddin

* Tourism exhibition to revitalise industry

Cambodia:

* Cambodia arrests 9,151 drug suspects, seizing 3.27 tons of narcotics in first seven months of 2022

* Cambodia warns of rainwater flooding in some provinces next week

* HeroRATs to demine 8 sq km of land this year in Cambodia

Laos:

* Laos meets target of vaccinating 80 per cent of population against Covid-19

* Laos' trade deficit reaches US$114 million in July

Brunei:

* Swift action by firefighters prevents forest catastrophe in Brunei

* Malaysia a popular and safe destination for further studies, says education expert at education fair in Brunei

Workers clear a puddle of water after a rainstorm in Beijing, Sunday, Aug. 14, 2022. - APWorkers clear a puddle of water after a rainstorm in Beijing, Sunday, Aug. 14, 2022. - AP

AseanPlus

* 'India's Warren Buffet' - the Colourful stock market billionaire Rakesh Jhunjhunwala - dies days after airline launch

* Shanghai to reopen all schools Sept 1 with daily Covid-19 testing

* China renews red alert for high temperatures

* New ambulance cleaning methods to be used in wake of increase in Hong Kong coronavirus cases

* Complaints to Hong Kong consumer watchdog over delays in refunds for shorter hotel quarantines

* Why is ‘invincible Gangnam’ prone to flooding?

* New move to help Chinese scientists spend more time on research gets mixed response

* US-China tech war: Seoul walks fine line as Washington puts pressure on South Korean firms’ chip manufacturing on mainland

* Taiwan drills: PLA sends in extra troops to back up Eastern Theatre Command

* China’s scientific research climbs to global top spot

* Yoon stumbles in endeavour to improve China ties

* An emergency in the Taiwan Strait is also an emergency for Japan

* North Korea criticises UN chief's support for the North's denuclearisation

* U.S. Vice President Harris to attend Abe's state funeral - Nikkei

* Complaints to Hong Kong consumer watchdog over delays in refunds for shorter hotel quarantines

* Hong Kong students with amber code under ‘3+4’ quarantine rule should not join mask-off activities or eat with others on campus

* Prizes ‘cow, goats and pigs’: China’s farmer version of NBA rivals professional games with carnival atmosphere

Article type: free
User access status:
Subscribe now to our Premium Plan for an ad-free and unlimited reading experience!

Asean , News , Headlines

   

Next In Aseanplus News

Budget 2023: Encourage more exports, FDI to boost ringgit's attractiveness, says economist
Constance Wu didn't want to share sexual harassment story: 'Nobody's gonna believe me'
Thailand mourns after over 34 die in daycare centre attack targeting children
Three dead in Jakarta floods after school wall collapse
Thai PM orders probe into ‘horrifying’ shooting
Govt ready to take lead in peacekeeping
Marcos open to buying Russian fuel
Thailand govt urged to take long-term plans against floods
Poverty, climate, space – China’s progress in 10 years
Zero-Covid key to Xi’s legacy

Others Also Read