Asean News Headlines as at 9pm on Thursday (Nov 24)


Philippine fishermen, who say they face harassment from Chinese vessels preventing them from entering prime fishing waters in the South China Sea's Scarborough Shoal which is claimed by both countries, demonstrate at a park in Manila on Nov 24, 2022. - AFP

Malaysia:

Anwar: I will shoulder the trust given to me with full humility and responsibility

Anwar takes oath as Malaysia's 10th Prime Minister

GE15: King holds special meeting with Malay Rulers over formation of new govt

Hajiji assures Sabah’s full cooperation with Federal Government

GRS-Barisan pact in Sabah could be on shaky ground with unity govt at federal level

Ringgit soars 1.8% as new PM sworn in

Bursa Malaysia takes off on PM announcement

Immigration deports 124 illegals to Indonesia via Tawau

Selangor state assembly approves anti-hopping enactment

Muhyiddin: Anwar must provide evidence he has support of Dewan Rakyat to be PM

Singapore:

10 months’ jail for maid abuser who squeezed helper’s neck until she had difficulty breathing

Singapore gig workers to get more benefits, won’t be employees

Civil servants to receive 1.1-month year-end bonus

Six Australian schoolgirls nabbed for shoplifting in Orchard given warnings: Police

Twitter wins S’pore court fight to stop start-up from registering similar bird logo

Jail for man who used forged qualifications to land jobs for more than 10 years

Thailand:

Cannabis buds cannot be sold to anyone under 20, pregnant or nursing women

Fifa warns it will revoke Thailand’s World Cup broadcast rights over encryption failures

Seagulls descend on Don Hoi Lot for first time, prove a tourist magnet

Indonesia:

Indonesia boy, six, rescued from quake rubble after two days

Indonesia struggles to get aid to quake survivors, rescue continues

Grace follows tragedy with birth of babies after Indonesia quake

A skyscraper in Jakarta offers lessons for quake-prone Indonesia

Philippines:

Philippines sends note to China after Pag-asa island incident

Missing two-year-old boy found dead inside teenage neighbour’s bedroom

Vietnam:

Vietnam, Philippines pledge to support each other in regional issues, including South China Sea

No respite for Vietnam developers with debt maturities looming

Myanmar:

What's behind sculptors' exodus from Myanmar's woodcraft village

Cambodia:

Peppercorn exports to China get green light

Hun Sen calls for inclusive dialogue at major defence chiefs’ meet

Laos:

Spiralling living costs force Lao families to cut spending on education

Lao, Russian military personnel begin UXO clearance in Khammuan

Brunei:

Exhibition showcases war through children’s eyes

Sultanate records one Covid death

Aseanplus:

Bruce Lee died from drinking too much water, new study claims

Malaysian singer Vivien Loh discovers a dead body in her apartment building in Taiwan

S. Korea's Yoon looks to boost arms exports, develop defence tech

Protesting workers beaten at Chinese iPhone factory

Japan govt preparing for PM Kishida visit to U.S. - Kyodo

‘This is too harsh’: Parents in China punish son who watches too much television with all-night TV binge, take turns to keep him awake — dividing public opinion online

Asian shares rise on signs of Fed slowdown; dollar down further

Streaming platforms (especially Netflix) are gaining ground in Southeast Asia

Taiwanese politicians flaunt good luck veggies on campaign trail

Foxconn offers staff US$1,400 to leave after iPhone city violence

China orders Covid lockdown in Zhengzhou after iPhone factory protests

Foxconn apologises after protests over pay and conditions at China iPhone factory

Stocks rise, dollar slips as Fed signals softer rate hike pace

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