Asean News Headlines as at 9pm on Tuesday (Nov 29)


Middle school students take part in an earthquake drill in Surabaya, Indonesia on Nov 29, 2022. - AFP

Malaysia:

* No more procurements without tender, says Anwar

* Anwar urges civil servants to work towards positive changes for the country

* Pakatan to give way to BN candidate in Tioman state seat, says Hatta

* Working with Pakatan in unity govt won't sideline Umno's principles, says Zahid

* Perak to table anti-party hopping law, state budget when assembly convenes on Dec 19, says MB

* More congratulatory messages for Anwar, including from Arab diplomats in KL

* RapidKL: Expect delays on Kelana Jaya LRT line due to technical glitch

* PM issues letter demanding apology from Baling MP over audio alleging Israel links

* King grants first audience to Anwar since his appointment as PM

* Negri Ruler Tuanku Muhriz chairs 260th meeting of Conference of Rulers

* Return of Sabah’s 40% net revenue among issues discussed at state assembly sitting

* Civil service committed to implement reform agenda under PM Anwar, says Chief Secretary to the Government

* Two men injured in NGV cylinder explosion at petrol station

* Preacher charged with nine counts of rape, sexual assault

* NSE Ipoh Utara-Ipoh Selatan southbound lanes to close from 10am Nov 30 for emergency drill

Singapore:

* Singapore Air Force officer accused of molesting woman in varsity dorm offered bail

* Pre-schooler bags first prize at invention contest with GPS necklace for the blind

* Singapore parliament repeals old law criminalising gay sex

* 18 months’ probation for man who downloaded photos of children being sexually abused

Thailand:

* Devotee showers 429,000 garlands on Buddha idol in Chiang Mai to fulfil vow

* Thai exports in October see first contraction in 20 months

* Get your jabs, says senator as Covid cases surge in Bangkok

* Fifty luxury houses linked to alleged Chinese drug lord under police scrutiny

Indonesia:

* Best of luck, Datuk Anwar: Jakarta Post

* Woman faces jail over unlawful import of elephant tusks

* Indonesians favour e-wallet over cash as GoPay continues its dominance: survey

* Indonesia military chief seeks drills to counter China

* Jokowi's volunteer rally riles party elites

Philippines:

* Philippine lawmaker wants Congress to have its own police force

* Richest Philippine tycoon Villar seeks to boost renewables

* Ex-boxing referee admits cheating to help Pacquiao win fight 22 years ago

Vietnam:

* Vietnam attracts over US$25bil in foreign investment in 11 months

* Nearly 99 per cent of people in Ho Chi Minh have Covid-19 antibodies: study

* Vietnamese movie wins first prize at international film festival in France

* Vietnam smartphone exports fall ahead of Christmas as Samsung cuts output

Myanmar:

* Japan filmmaker freed from Myanmar prison vows to tell story

* China donates lighting equipment for Myanmar's Shwezigon Pagoda

Cambodia:

* Cambodia court seizes Candlelight party VP Chhay’s assets

* Cambodian boy visited by S. Korea’s first lady to get free treatment at top Seoul hospital

Laos:

* Japan extends support for Laos’ 2024 Asean chairmanship

* Foreign diplomats praise Laos for achievements over 47 years

Brunei:

* Brunei further eases Covid measures

* Brunei entering Northeast Monsoon, rainy season

Aseanplus:

* Wordplay, blank signs, music - China’s creative acts of protest

* Beijing residents push back against Covid-19 lockdown

* Chinese artist Ai Weiwei says Covid-19 protests will not shake govt

* Britain summons China envoy over treatment of BBC journalist at Shanghai protest: Media

* Grieving South Korean father seeks justice for Halloween crush victims

* Uproar as Hong Kong court allows UK legal defence

* Japanese death row inmates sue over 'cruel' hanging

* S. Korea suitcase murder suspect extradited to New Zealand

* Genting Malaysia misses Macau licence

* Oil jumps on hopes for easing in China's COVID controls

* Foxconn offers more bonuses to win back iPhone city staff

* China begins inquiries into weekend Covid protests

* South Korea orders striking truckers in cement industry back to jobs

* China says it drove away US cruiser near Spratly Islands

* Asian markets mostly rise after calm night in China

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