Asean News Headlines at 9pm on Sunday (Sept 25 2022)


Waves crashes into road on coastline during heavy storm in Polillo, Quezon Province, Philippines on Sunday, September 25, 2022 in this still image obtained from a video. - Reuters

Malaysia:

* Covid-19 Watch: 1,924 new cases, says Health Ministry

* Budget 2023 to focus on post-pandemic recovery, says Mustapa

* All lies, says Umno sec-gen on claims Zahid is party's PM pick for GE15

* Floods hit Johor, strong winds blow roofs off houses in Pontian and Muar

* Tourism Ministry's 126 planned business events to bring in RM734mil in 2022, says Nancy

* Respect High Court's decision to free Zahid, says Anwar

* RM1.1bil price tag to hold polls, says EC

* Sabah seeks to achieve 100% food self-sufficiency

* Bursa Malaysia likely to trade lower this week

* Ringgit likely to extend downtrend again this week after hitting 24-year low last Thursday (Sept 22)

* PM: Malaysia’s next move on MH17 to be decided after trial verdict

* Ismail Sabri makes offer for UN-Habitat to set up office in KL

A woman dressed in an earth-inspired costume joins a fashion show protest in line with the Global Climate Strike, in Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines. - ReutersA woman dressed in an earth-inspired costume joins a fashion show protest in line with the Global Climate Strike, in Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines. - Reuters

Singapore:

* Elderly Singapore man, aged 85, allegedly hacks and kills long-time partner after she refused to let him stay in bigger room

* Singapore reports 1,797 new Covid-19 cases on Sunday (Sept 25)

* Singaporean actor Duan Weiming discharged from hospital after leg amputation

* Singapore Foreign Minister asks to uphold multilateral system amid unprecedented challenges

* Exclusive-Grab sees no big layoffs despite weak market

* ‘It looked like kangkung,’ says S’porean who ate weed dish

Indonesia:

* Indonesia stresses on the need to rearrange its counter-terrorism strategy

* Indonesia's 2022 palm oil exports to fall, stocks to rise due to lower shipments, says trade official

* Indonesian flagship airlines Garuda set to be profitable again next year, says government prediction

* Indonesian FM meets China counterpart on UNGA sidelines

* Supreme Court judge arrested over bribery scandal

A youth advocate raise a placard after a fashion show protest in support for the Fridays for Future movement in fighting for climate justice at the University of the Philippines in Quezon City, suburban Manila. - AFPA youth advocate raise a placard after a fashion show protest in support for the Fridays for Future movement in fighting for climate justice at the University of the Philippines in Quezon City, suburban Manila. - AFP

Thailand:

* Thailand off to a flyer after pulling off a shock victory over highly ranked Turkey at women's volleyball world championship

* 'You cannot survive': Inflation bites as Thai election looms

* Acting PM Prawit puts North, Northeast on flood alert as super typhoon Noru now targets Thailand

* Most Thais don't see suitable candidate for PM, says survey

* Civilian ships enhance naval capability and reach

Philippines:

* Super Typhoon Noru barrels towards Philippines; provincial disaster offices on high alert

* Philippines evacuates coasts, cancels sea trips as supertyphoon nears

* Philippines logs 3,520 new Covid-19 cases and 31 more deaths on Sunday (Sept 25)

* Compromise eyed on sea dispute / Manila eyes Russian fuel

* The Marcosian past is present

A youth advocate wearing a mother earth inspired clothing pose during a fashion show protest in support for the Fridays for Future movement in fighting for climate justice at the University of the Philippines in Quezon City, suburban Manila. - AFPA youth advocate wearing a mother earth inspired clothing pose during a fashion show protest in support for the Fridays for Future movement in fighting for climate justice at the University of the Philippines in Quezon City, suburban Manila. - AFP

Vietnam:

* Vietnam records 961 new Covid-19 cases on Sunday (Sept 25); lowest number of infections in two months

* Vietnam Airlines named among world’s Top 100 Airlines in 2022 by Skytrax

* Vietnam central bank sees 2022 GDP growth of 6.7% to 8.5%, inflation below 4%

* Fed on eggs, coconut water and beer, Vietnam's oxen race in muddy festival

* Vietnamese deputy PM calls for solidarity and partnerships to tackle global challenges

Myanmar:

* Increasing problem again as Myanmar reports 380 new Covid-19 cases

* Myanmar discussing with Russia use of Mir card for payments

* Model who criticized Myanmar's military fears repatriation; in airport limbo

* ADB cuts Asia growth forecast amid global downside risks

Filipino activists hold a fashion show protest in line with the Global Climate Strike, in Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines. - ReutersFilipino activists hold a fashion show protest in line with the Global Climate Strike, in Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines. - Reuters

Cambodia:

* Job scam cases will not affect discussion on Cambodian workers, says Saravanan

* Cambodia raises minimum wage for garment factory workers in 2023

* Hun Sen urges balanced approach to conflicts

* Three Chinese dead after Cambodia boat sinks

Laos:

* The world is making the Mekong its dump

* Laos makes third-biggest meth seizure with 33 million pills worth millions of dollars

* Lao deputy PM calls for practical solutions to global problems through multilateralism

Brunei:

* Brunei trio, all whom are relatives, jailed for stealing their grandfather’s money

* Tropical storm Noru will indirectly affect Brunei, says weathermen

This handout photo taken and received on Sunday (Sept 25) from the Dilasag Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office shows officials advising residents to prepare for evacuation in Dilasag town, Quezon province, ahead of the landfall of Super Typhoon Noru. - AFPThis handout photo taken and received on Sunday (Sept 25) from the Dilasag Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office shows officials advising residents to prepare for evacuation in Dilasag town, Quezon province, ahead of the landfall of Super Typhoon Noru. - AFP

AseanPlus:

* Chinese survivors had no food and water on sinking boat tragedy in Cambodia

* UN Security Council members condemn Russia for continuing its invasion of Ukraine

* Chinese ‘political clique’ leader Sun Lijun faces life in jail for corruption as law enforcement purge winds down

* US must alter course in how it deals with China or face inevitable conflict, foreign minister says

* Asean needs to be vigilant on moves to dominate South China Sea, says top analyst

* Aussie man seriously hurt in KL nightclub brawl

* US urged to reject zero-sum game

* Queen Elizabeth - A curious fascination

* Youth inspired to take part in space exploration

* Ban on single use cups to go on trial run in S. Korea's Sejong, Jeju from December

* Ten commandments for today’s South Koreans

* US Air Force general says more sophisticated fighter jets are needed to deter China

* Tennis-Fit and still driven, Djokovic not thinking about retirement

* N. Korea fires ballistic missile ahead of United States VP Harris visit

* Factbox-Tokyo tightens security for slain Shinzo Abe's funeral

* China’s FAST telescope deepens mystery over cosmic blasts known as fast radio bursts

* US Air Force general says more sophisticated fighter jets are needed to deter China

* Hong Kong research brings hope of non-invasive self-test kit for women to replace Pap smear in fight against cervical cancer

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

Philippines logs 1,234 new Covid-19 cases and 19 deaths on Saturday (Dec 3)
Vietnam reports 393 new Covid-19 cases and one death on Saturday (Dec 3)
All Singaporeans invited to share views on Budget 2023 in order for strengthening social compact and building resilience
I declined Cabinet role to focus as Damansara MP, says Gobind
Indonesia aims to starts collecting coal levy in Q1 2023, says minister
Thailand moves up in list of best countries for retirement
Soccer-Brazil hampered by injuries ahead of last-16 South Korea
Youth HIV infection in the Philippines up 47 per cent since 2019
Cabinet line-up feels unfair to DAP, says Penang CM
International arrivals to Vietnam in 11 months; surging 21 times from same period last year

Others Also Read