Asean News Headlines as at 9pm on Thursday (Oct 6)


National Police Chief, Damrongsak Kittiprapat (third left), speaking with rescue workers at the nursery following a mass shooting in the northern Thai province of Nong Bua Lam Phu. A former police officer stormed a nursery in Thailand on Oct 6, shooting dead more than 30 people, most of them children, before killing himself and his family. - AFP

Malaysia:

* Annuar Musa: Cabinet meeting on Oct 7, so Parliament not dissolved

* Sulu heirs' attempt to seize M'sian assets in Netherlands is illegal, says Wan Junaidi

* Selangor Sultan: Rights of non-Muslims must be considered in religious decisions

* CJ Tengku Maimun echoes Sultan Perak’s call for judges not to be pressured

* Seven Bills tabled to abolish death sentence

* Filipino senators calling for reclamation of Sabah a 'political issue', says Wan Junaidi

* A-G's report: Nearly half of 1,091 loans given by govt in arrears, some never serviced at all

* MetMalaysia: North Sumatra hit by quake, tremors may be felt in parts of Malaysia

* M'sians can now nominate themselves to contest GE15 for PKR, says Rafizi

* Ailsa Terry appointed new British High Commissioner to Malaysia

Singapore:

* Buyers from China snap up biggest number of Singapore's luxury condos

* Shell Bukom heist: Three ex-bunker clerks charged with helping to receive stolen gas oil

* Two Mie Sedaap instant noodle products being recalled over presence of pesticide

* Man who allegedly stole bra on cruise ship can face trial in Singapore: Judge

* Jail for member of syndicate that cheated Iras of S$722k in GST fraud

Thailand:

* Thai gunman kills family and self after killing over 30 including 23 children at day-care

* Gunman attacked children at day-care with knife, says official

* British CEO of shuttered firm held for allegedly defrauding Thai investors of THB40mil

* Stop sharing pictures, clips of shooting-spree victims, plead Thai police

* Thai Law Society offers to help families of shooting spree victims seek compensation

* Thai PM orders probe into 'horrifying' nursery mass shooting

* Thai attacker was in court on drugs charge just before mass shooting - police

* ‘Hansan: Rising Dragon’ star attraction at Bangkok Korean Film Festival

* Thai-Laos railway project steams ahead, operations to start mid-2023

Indonesia:

* Next level: Indonesia game developers push into global market

* Floods hit Greater Jakarta, warnings of more thunderstorms issued

* 'A time to help': Indonesians ran to aid of fleeing fans in stadium stampede

Philippines:

* Philippines' Marcos open to buying Russian fuel, proposes new Myanmar approach

* We will make Philippines a major agriculture hub: Marcos

* Philippines undertaking ‘transformational reform’ of justice system: Remulla

Vietnam:

* Hundreds of people rally to clean up after Nghe An flash flood

* Can Tho expects to export first batch of durians to China next year

* Vietnam hails new flight routes, works to facilitate entry of foreigners

Myanmar:

* Myanmar jails Japanese filmmaker for sedition

* Six killed, many injured as vehicle overturns in Myanmar

Cambodia:

* Cambodia, Cuba ink pacts on culture and sports

* Sokha trial calls witnesses, next hearing may extend to full day

Laos:

* Lao Airlines suspends flights on Vientiane-Oudomxay route

* Weak kip harming Lao economy

Brunei:

* Brunei confiscates chicken from dubious origins

* Applications open for Chevening Scholarships

Aseanplus:

* N.Korea fires two ballistic missiles, blames US drills 'escalation'

* New HK tourism ads rely on pre-pandemic 'Honey Badger'

* Vengeful ex becomes first in HK convicted of doxxing

* Crypto fugitive and Terra founder Do Kwon set to lose S. Korean passport

* China's Covid-19 cases hit one-month high as holiday spots flare

* Sex bomb: Japan suspect bag turns out to be 'adult goods'

* Hong Kong records 3,642 new Covid-19 cases, 10 deaths

* Palau says committed to supporting Taiwan despite 'mounting aggressions'

* Asian markets drift as global rally peters, focus now on US jobs

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