Asean News Headlines as at 9pm on Friday (Sept 30)


Protesters hold up the three-finger salute during a demonstration in Bangkok on Sept 30, 2022, after Thailand's Constitutional Court ruled that suspended prime minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha can continue in his role. - AFP

Malaysia:

* Lorry driver charged with raping 23-year-old daughter in KL

* Malaysia takes legal action to stop Sulu heirs’ attempt to seize assets in Netherlands

* Telecommunication tower to be built in Danum Valley, says Comms Ministry sec-gen

* Malaysia's real GDP to grow 5.1% in 2022

* Malaysian woman fasts for 1,232 days for religious purposes, eating on alternate days

* Shah Alam stadium to be demolished, new state-of-the-art facility to be built in its place

* Probe ordered into alleged misconduct by former AG Tommy Thomas

* Free insurance for six million Selangorians

* Meeting of Umno's 'Top Five' in progress, more leaders gathering at party HQ

* Former bird's nest seller escapes the gallows for drug trafficking

* Deport the 750,00 Filipinos in Sabah if claim is true, says Sabah Pakatan

* Destroyed tombstone of 138-year-old grave to be kept in museum

* No truth in kidnapping claims involving children, say JB police

Singapore:

* Over S$44,000 for a week in S'pore to see F1? No sweat: Racegoers splurge for a weekend to remember

* Seven great spots to catch Singapore F1 action, including some that dont require tickets

* F1 drivers prepare for Singapore heat at the sauna

* Woman accused of killing husband in Ang Mo Kio 'of unsound mind', case put on hold

* Man slashed passer-by with razor blade after hearing voices calling him a transvestite

* Bogus lawyer admits to cheating 10 people of nearly S$85,000

* 950,000 Singaporean households to receive third tranche of GST vouchers in October

Thailand:

* Prayut to continue as Thai PM after court rules he did not exceed tenure limit

* Bank of Thailand admits printing error in one lot of 20-baht notes

* Thailand's health and beauty industry rejuvenates thanks to ageing society

* THAI plans new luggage allowance rules for passengers with effect from April 1

* Fast and furious no more? Bangkok's infamous No.8 bus phased out

Indonesia:

* A Chinese mRNA Covid vaccine gets its first approval - in Indonesia

* Indonesian navy denies it requested payments to release ships

* Senior Indonesian officials targeted by spyware last year: sources

* Sluggish progress looms over ethics hearing on alleged cop murder

Philippines:

* Philippine police rescue 29 trafficking victims from gaming operator

* Shopee faces boycott calls in Philippines over brand ambassador Toni Gonzaga

Vietnam:

* Seven bodies found on Vietnam beach a week after Cambodia boat sinking

* Floods and landslides isolate thousands in Vietnam's central regions

* Vietnam welcomes 1.87 million foreign visitors in first nine months, mostly from Asia

* At least 12 sailors die of suspected food poisoning on ship off Vietnam

* Vietnam's GDP up 13.67% in Q3 as manufacturing rebounds

Myanmar:

* Passenger wounded as Myanmar rebels shoot airliner: junta

* Wife of Australian jailed in Myanmar pleads for his release

Cambodia:

* Cambodia set for multi-million dollar oil payday in October

* Fire ravages Kampong Speu factory

* Cambodia's Hun Sen issues new income tax rates

Laos:

* Laos, Singapore pledge to enhance economic, tourism links

* Lao authorities battle to assist flood-hit victims in the south

Brunei:

* Family drug syndicate in Brunei loses defence counsels

* Brunei spotlights environmental issues

Aseanplus:

* HK to allow more people at tables in restaurants, bars

* Tiangong space station marks key step in assembly

* HK plans 500,000 plane-ticket giveaway to woo tourists: Local media

* Harris gaffe lauds US alliance with... N.Korea

* UK urges North Korea to take steps towards "irreversible denuclearisation"

* HK authorities reject Jimmy Lai's request for UK lawyer

* S.Korea, US, Japan stage anti-submarine drills amid N.Korea tension

* Asian markets drop again but sterling holds up after recovery

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