Asean news headlines as at 9pm on Monday (June 5)

Former Philippine senator and human rights campaigner Leila de Lima waves as she arrives at the Muntinlupa Trial Court in Manila on June 5, 2023. - AFP


* 839 conferred awards in conjunction with King's birthday

* Sulu claim: Malaysia continues to further strengthen sovereign immunity

* Penang expected to dissolve state assembly at end of June, says Chief Minister

* Boy impales himself on buttocks while climbing metal fence in Sg Besar

* Johor sees slight drop in dengue cases

* KJ says any party he forms will be on his terms

* Batang Kali landslide report ready by end June, says Nanta

* Kulai police hunting trio who posed as cops seen in car chase viral video

* Pakatan-Barisan coalition best formula to capture Kedah, says Mahfuz

* Man who escaped Kuching cops nabbed while receiving treatment for gunshot wounds

* PM: Unity government will uphold monarchy, no state marginalised

* Body of man who drowned while trying to save two young girls recovered


* Aukus and Quad do not seek to displace Asean: Australian DPM

* S’pore Turf Club to close Kranji racecourse to make way for housing

* Jail for man who obstructed justice after oil transfer to vessel believed to be N. Korean-flagged

* Singapore retail sales up in April but continues to lose steam

* New S$100mil endowment to help mums, children dedicated to late judge Richard Magnus


* Thai public healthcare system reeling with large number of resignations

* Move Forward-led coalition to discuss peace in deep South on June 9

* Move Forward govt 'will aim to make Thailand a semiconductor hub'

* Thai Airways plans jet orders as carrier rebounds from pandemic

Thai chicken farmers get new online dashboard to monitor markets

* Private sector fears Thai interest rates hike may spark recession


* Indonesia defends plans for Ukraine as Kyiv rejects its ideas

* Police arrest cop, hunt fugitives in multiple rape case in Central Sulawesi

* Indonesian govt to phase out single-use plastics by 2029

* US, China join naval drills in Indonesia despite rifts

* Indonesian doctors, nurses protest proposed changes to healthcare laws


* Radio broadcaster's assasin identified; case ready for filing

* Philippine president reappoints former defence minister, chooses health chief

* Oil firms in Philippines to roll back fuel prices on June 6

* Philippines to seek operator to maintain Manila airport: Star

* Philippines AirAsia looking to revive IPO plans


* Vietnam's F&B companies remain upbeat despite downturn

* Thua Thien-Hue grants licences to nine projects

* Vietnamese naval ship joins exercise in Indonesia


* Asean emerging as key textiles hub: industry body

* Cambodian govt grants paid leave for employees to cast ballots

* Cambodia to graduate from least developed country status by 2027: PM


* Karen border force threatens to close Thai-Myanmar bridges as power is cut to casino town

* Two women wounded in Kyaikhto golf course bombing


* Thanaleng dry port ‘a boon’ for Indonesia

* Deal inked to turn Mekong island into landmark Vientiane ‘golf & resort’ site


* Brunei trade mission visit to Mindanao eyes many deals

* 300 join Bandarku Ceria fun run in Brunei


* Unruly behaviour on flights in 2022 up by 47%

* US-China handshake fails to stem Asia’s fear of another Ukraine

* HK court quashes investigative journalist's conviction

* UN ‘alarmed’ by detentions in HK linked to Tiananmen anniversary

* IATA calls on Asia Pacific airlines to strengthen readiness for transition to sustainable aviation fuel

* Woman arrested for deaths of three daughters in Hong Kong

* China landslide death toll rises to 19 as rescue work ends

* HK star Pakho Chau's alleged nude photos circulating online

* BTS agency employees accused of insider trading

* From trash to cash: Chinese blogger shows how to find money in wealthy areas in HK

* 'Mr Sunshine' actress Park Bo-mi updates Instagram for first time since son’s sudden death

* Plant care services take root amid home gardening boom in S. Korea

* China's services activity picks up in May on improved demand- Caixin PMI

* Markets extend global rally after 'Goldilocks' US jobs data

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Asean , news headlines , June 5


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