Asean News Headlines as at 9pm on Wednesday (Oct 5)


A resident wades through floodwaterson Oct. 5, 2022, in Ubon Ratchathani province, northeastern Thailand. Authorities in Thailand are warning of possible serious floods in Bangkok and central areas, ahead of expected heavy seasonal rainfall through the rest of the week. The situation is being worsened by a large volume of water moving down from flooding in the north of the country and from discharges from brimful dams. - AP

Malaysia:

* PM, Umno president on same team in facing GE15, says Hisham

* Najib files judicial review application against Prisons Department

* LHDN withdraws income tax appeal against Najib's daughter Nooryana

* Billions deposited in accounts but Najib never made cash withdrawals, says bank officer

* GE15: Penang, Selangor and Negri not dissolving state assemblies this year, says Anwar

* Pakatan govt fell due to internal power struggle, not Barisan, Zahid tells Dr M

* Malaysia ratifies CPTPP

* MMEA detains Vietnamese fishing boat carrying 3.5 tonnes of fish in Johor waters

* 20 soldiers detained for robberies at sea, says Home Ministry

* Over RM2.5bil lost to phone scams since 2018, says Home Minister

* No bounty for wanted man Jho Low, says Home Ministry

* Social media, messaging apps linked to over 600 sexual crimes against children below 18, Parliament told

* Private Member's Bill on citizenship of children born to overseas mothers rejected

* Malaysia marks sixth consecutive term in ICAO Council

* Newly crowned Miss Tourism 2022 has a knack for numbers

* Proposal for more bike lanes at CIQ to cut congestion at Causeway

Singapore:

* Rhinoceros horns worth S$1.2mil recovered at Changi Airport - largest seizure to date

* Singapore sees dramatic rise of 6,888 new Covid-19 cases

* Only two Singapore bars on The World’s 50 Best Bars 2022 list, Jigger & Pony is Best Bar in Asia

* Man pins collision on mum, then injures pedestrians in another accident two years later

Thailand:

* Bangkokians advised to work from home until Friday as more floods expected

* Tanin radios fly off shelves after Thai PM’s advice to flood victims

* Micheline starred chef Chumpol to prepare a feast of unique Thai delights for Apec gala

* Over 25 Thai provinces swamped by floods

Indonesia:

* Indonesian president visits stadium where stampede killed 131 people

* Jokowi plans to declare end of Covid-19 pandemic

* Indonesia leader says locked doors, steep stairs key factors in deadly stampede

* How the Indonesia football tragedy unfolded: minute by minute

* Indonesian soccer association dodges blame for Malang tragedy

* Finding their bodies: Indonesian fan's desperate search for family after soccer stampede

* Indonesia includes sugary drink tax in 2023 budget

Philippines:

* Presidents were fair game for slain Philippine radioman-vlogger

* Various nations express concern over killing of Philippine journalist Percy Lapid

* Filipinos fishing on frontline of China's battle for disputed sea

Vietnam:

* Ancient town of Hoi An among world's most colourful places to visit

* Vietnam asks Netflix to stop showing 'Little Women' over war depiction

* Vietnamese fleet to handle a fifth of exports by 2030: transport ministry

Myanmar:

* Myanmar military-linked party names junta chief’s ally as leader

* Myanmar reports 390 new Covid-19 cases

Cambodia:

* Irrawaddy dolphin calf sightings this year reach six after north Kratie find

* Cambodia urges restraint after N. Korea’s ballistic missile test

Laos:

* Lao-German cooperation gives boost to vocational education

* Lao coffee brand wins Asian award

Brunei:

* Brunei's old structures turn into works of art

* Brunei ranked first in cost of redundancy dismissal

* ‘Mengelupis’ workshop seeking to preserve Kedayan culture

Aseanplus:

* S. Korea, US fire missiles into sea to protest ‘reckless’ N. Korea test

* North Korea expands missile capabilities

* Failed missile launch triggers panic in South Korean city

* China export hub steps up to meet World Cup demand

* Equities extend rally on rate hopes, traders await Opec decision

* Japan plans to reopen embassy in Kyiv: Kyodo

* Taiwan taking monthly energy, food inventories in case of China conflict

* Bath assistants serve elderly with a soothing experience

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