Asean News Headlines as at 9pm on Sunday (Dec 4)


Villagers watch hot smoke from the ground at the Curah Kobokan village following Mount Semeru's volcanic eruption in Lumajang, East Java on Dec 4, 2022. - AFP

Malaysia:

* Health support: Former ministers Khairy, Dr Dzul team up to back Dr Zaliha

* Younger leaders in Cabinet a refreshing sight, says Undi Sabah

* Quit griping and be an effective Opposition, Zahid tells Muhyiddin

* Sarawak police seize RM643,000 worth of drugs in Sibu

* Johor Pakatan, BN MPs to discuss formation of caucus

* Anwar pays tribute to his rock Wan Azizah on her birthday

* Malaysia to further advance long-standing bilateral ties with Thailand, says Anwar

* Anwar's experience needed to help stabilise economy, says Nik Nazmi

* New Cabinet ministers to commence duties, attend special meeting on Dec 5

* Egypt president Abdel Fattah congratulates Anwar on appointment as Malaysia's 10th PM

* Umno's Isham Jalil supports call for RCI into RM600bil expenditure during Muhyiddin's administration

Singapore:

* Higher prices, fewer chickens seven weeks after lifting of Malaysia export ban

* India reaches out to top Singapore, global universities for collaboration

* Engineering firm told to stop work after crane topples at Universal Studios Singapore

* Kenyan chicken farmer wins on StanChart S’pore Marathon debut

* More Covid-19 infections and new wave expected with year-end travel, festivities: Ong Ye Kung

* Man who lost S$149k after clicking on phishing e-mail among at least 10 victims in Case cyber attack

* Christmas Wonderland at Gardens by the Bay lit up with 103,000-bulb light installation

Thailand:

* M'sian fugitive businessman Tedy Teow to be deported to China this month, say Thai cops

* Train travel suspended between Thailand and Malaysia after Saturday’s bomb blast

* Thai rice exports rise 33%, closer to 7.5-million-tonne target for 2022

* Coral gets a breather as porcelain frames help create new reefs in Thai seas

Indonesia:

* Indonesia evacuates villagers as volcano erupts on Java island

* Indonesia villagers race to escape eruption as sky turns black

Philippines:

* Three arrested in Philippine city Las Pinas over love scam

* 100 metric tonnes of smuggled onions seized in Manila

Vietnam:

* Ho Chi Minh City tasked to become South-East Asia’s economic hub by 2030

* International designers dazzle fashion fans in Hanoi

* CPTPP still holds untapped potential for Vietnamese businesses

Myanmar:

* Myanmar airline to launch Yangon-Chiang Mai flights from Dec 9

* Seventy Rohingya arrested in Myanmar after truck crash

* Myanmar, China hold economic forum to further enhance cooperation

Cambodia:

* Siem Reap sees significant growth in arrivals

* Military police will ‘destroy’ all vehicles used to transport illegal timber

Laos:

* China-Laos Railway turns obscure villages into travel destinations

Brunei:

* Brunei adopts app to help improve bus services

* Bruneians shine at Women of the Future Awards South-East Asia

Aseanplus:

* South Korea plans to order fuel, steel truckers back to work

* China's Xi unwilling to accept vaccines despite threat from protests: Intel

* China traders hunt for long-term reopening winners after frenzy

* Kim Jong-un’s ‘most beloved child’ will be his successor: Expert

* China reports two new Covid-19 deaths, 31,824 cases for Dec 3

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