Asean News Headlines at 9pm on Sunday (Oct 2, 2022)


Arema football club supporters lights candles during a vigil outside the Kanjuruhan stadium to pay condolence to the victims, after a riot and stampede following soccer match against Persebaya in Malang, East Java province, Indonesia,on Sunday, October 2, 2022. - Reuters

Malaysia:

* Covid-19 Watch: 1,626 new cases, says Health Ministry

* Budget 2023: Pension revision among items on veterans' wish list

* Boost in tourism and related economic sectors expected

* Consider people's interests before dissolving Parliament, says Ahmad Faizal

* Hamzah: Home Ministry plans platform to tackle cyberbullying

* Why the rush for GE? Hamzah asks Umno

* The award-winning Malaysian bean-to-bar producers leading the charge for local chocolate

* Cautious sentiment set to continue this week on Bursa Malaysia

* Ringgit likely to trade higher between RM4.59 and RM4.62 from Monday (Oct 3) onwards

* Malaysia has played active ICAO Council role since 2007, says Dr Wee

* Digital registration could solve Sabah's undocumented migrants problem, says Hajiji

* GE15: Break with Bersatu, exit Perikatan if you want to work with Umno, PAS told

Red Bull driver Max Verstappen of the Netherlands steers his car out of pit lane during the Singapore Formula One Grand Prix, at the Marina Bay City Circuit in Singapore, Sunday, Oct. 2, 2022. - APRed Bull driver Max Verstappen of the Netherlands steers his car out of pit lane during the Singapore Formula One Grand Prix, at the Marina Bay City Circuit in Singapore, Sunday, Oct. 2, 2022. - AP

Singapore:

* Red Bull's Sergio Perez wins Singapore Grand Prix in superb style

* ‘This is my biggest regret’: Home-based baker in SG recounts losing Instagram account to scammer

* Former F1 champion Hamilton allowed to wear phis nose stud, but Mercedes cop RM113,000 fine

* Motor racing - Rain delays start of Singapore Grand Prix

* 'Really bad': Verstappen seethes after fuel blunder at Singapore's F1 night extravaganza

* Child abuse video campaign to help teachers spot cases

* Oil traders regain their swagger with world desperate for fuel

* Singapore reports 3,510 new Covid-19 cases and one death on Saturday night (Oct 1)

Flowers are sprinkled as supporters of local soccer club Arema FC pray, outside Kanjuruhan Stadium where a riots broke out on Saturday night in Malang, East Java, Indonesia, Sunday, Oct. 2, 2022. Panic at the soccer match between Arema FC and Persebaya of Surabaya city left over 150 people dead, most of whom were trampled to death after police fired tear gas to dispel the riots. - APFlowers are sprinkled as supporters of local soccer club Arema FC pray, outside Kanjuruhan Stadium where a riots broke out on Saturday night in Malang, East Java, Indonesia, Sunday, Oct. 2, 2022. Panic at the soccer match between Arema FC and Persebaya of Surabaya city left over 150 people dead, most of whom were trampled to death after police fired tear gas to dispel the riots. - AP

Indonesia:

* One dead and 25 injured in 6.0-magnitude earthquake in Indonesia's North Sumatra

* Indonesia stadium stampede death toll revised down to 125: official

* Indonesia stadium stampede a 'tragedy beyond comprehension', says FIFA president

* At least 174 dead in Indonesia football stadium stampede (update)

* Indonesia president Jokowi orders review of football safety after stadium tragedy

* Too many fans allowed in Indonesia soccer stadium where stampede took place, says chief security minister

* More than 129 people killed after stampede at Indonesia football match; stadium riot one of world's worst stadium disasters

* Indonesia football stampede kills 129: Major soccer stadium disasters over the last 40 years

* Indonesia police say 127 people killed after stampede at football match

* One dead after quake hits Sumatra

* Indonsian Navy denies extortion claim to release ships

Portugal's rider Miguel Oliveira celebrates during the awards ceremony after winning the MotoGP at the Chang International Circuit in Buriram, Thailand, Sunday, Oct. 2, 2022. - APPortugal's rider Miguel Oliveira celebrates during the awards ceremony after winning the MotoGP at the Chang International Circuit in Buriram, Thailand, Sunday, Oct. 2, 2022. - AP

Thailand:

* Setting sun to shine through 15 gateways at Buri Ram temple in rare event next week in Thailand

* Thai Army deploys troops to defend Bangkok, central provinces against floods

* Financial stability keeping Thailand from raising rates too fast

* Motorcycling-KTM's Oliveira wins rain-affected Thai GP as title race hots up

* Thai central bank says govt has acted to curb baht volatility

Philippines:

* Philippines logs 2,117 new Covid-19 cases and 32 deaths on Sunday (Oct 2)

* Pet weddings highlight animal blessing ceremony in the Philippines

* Storm havoc - It’s only going to get worse for the Philippines

Vietnam:

* Vietnam reports 490 new Covid-19 cases and no deaths on Sunday (Oct 2)

* Vietnam imposes curfew, evacuations ahead of Typhoon Noru; more than 800,000 evacuated from homes during weekend

* 12 Chinese sailors die of suspected food poisoning off the coast of Vietnam

Myanmar:

* US expands, extends Myanmar immigration status to May 2024

* Miss Universe Myanmar 2022 is Zar Li Moe ... model beats 15 other contestants in final held in Yangon

* Myanmar reports 473 new patients and two deaths on Sunday (Oct 1)

Mechanics change the front wing on Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain's car during the Singapore Formula One Grand Prix, at the Marina Bay City Circuit in Singapore, Sunday, Oct. 2, 2022. - APMechanics change the front wing on Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain's car during the Singapore Formula One Grand Prix, at the Marina Bay City Circuit in Singapore, Sunday, Oct. 2, 2022. - AP

Cambodia:

* Cuban PM Manuel Marrero Cruz to visit Cambodia on Tuesday (Oct 4)

* China-backed expressway in Cambodia opens for free trial

* Cambodia: Rise in drug arrests, seizures in first nine months of the year

Laos:

* Asean countries unite in Laos to make pact and end violence against women

* Germany to deliver new support package to Laos to help country achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals target

Brunei:

* Brunei man, 44, sentenced 16-years jail and 12 strokes for committing statutory rape on 13-year-old girl

* Brunei has only one patient in serious section until Sunday (Oct 2)

Portugal's rider Miguel Oliveira (centre -winner), Australian rider Jack Miller (left) second place, and Italian rider Francesco Bagnaia, third place, celebrate during the awards ceremony after the MotoGP motorcycling race at the Chang International Circuit in Buriram, Thailand, Sunday, Oct. 2, 2022. - APPortugal's rider Miguel Oliveira (centre -winner), Australian rider Jack Miller (left) second place, and Italian rider Francesco Bagnaia, third place, celebrate during the awards ceremony after the MotoGP motorcycling race at the Chang International Circuit in Buriram, Thailand, Sunday, Oct. 2, 2022. - AP

AseanPlus:

* 5.9-magnitude quake strikes southwestern Japan; no immediate reports of casualties

* China’s common prosperity drive for shared wealth to get fresh push as ‘strategic goal’ during party congress

* Hong Kong’s only drinks carton recycler offered six-month grace period for lease at Yuen Long site

* Australia expands sanctions against Russians

* Russia must not be allowed to steal another country’s territory

* Hong Kong to ease physical distancing rules

* US Senate weighing limits on US investments in Chinese hi-tech businesses

* Australian government slams Optus for cybersecurity breach

* How blowing hot air propelled Chinese scientists to energy storage breakthrough

* China factory activity expands for first time in 3 months, beats expectations in September

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