Asean news headlines as at 9pm on Wednesday (June 7)

Members of the Philippine Coast Guard take part in a simulation during a joint maritime exercise with Coast Guards from Japan and the US off the coast of Mariveles, Bataan, the Philippines, on June 6, 2023. The trilateral drills are taking place off Bataan province that faces the South China Sea from June 1 to 7, according to a Philippine Coast Guard statement, and the exercises include maritime law enforcement training and manoeuvring drills, it said. - Bloomberg


* jokowi arrives for two-day working visit to Malaysia

* Cops raid online scam call centre in Kajang, 16 nabbed

* I am not responsible for the loss of jewellery, says Rosmah

* Thai cops trying to track down missing M'sian woman in Chiang Rai, says Bukit Aman

* Azalina: Malaysia will sue Sulu heirs, backers for damages

* Paris decision proof that Sulu claim on Sabah has no merit, says Hajiji

* Temperatures not predicted to exceed 38°C even at height of upcoming El Nino, says Nik Nazmi

* 1MDB, subsidiaries get leave to continue lawsuit against Jho Low's associate

* Conference of Rulers will make final decision on 'Allah' use issue, says Sultan Sharafuddin

* Not compulsory for govt to release Double Six tragedy report, says Transport Minister

* Fuel prices June 8-14 unchanged across the board

* Comms ministry urges Telegram to meet with MCMC to avoid action

* Rafizi: High economic growth must be maintained to address skills gap

* MM2H brought in almost RM1bil last year, says Home Minister

* Lynas given six-month extension due to global rare earth supply chain considerations, says minister


* PM Lee Covid-free after ‘rebound’; catches up with Jokowi

* Jokowi says Indonesia's new capital city safe bet for investors

* Two caged cats rescued from rental flat, skeletal remains of others found

* Mother, son arrested for verbal abuse and voluntarily causing hurt to public servant


* Thaksin may return in July, ready to face judicial process: Paetongtarn

* Two arrested as Thai cops foil another shipment of monkeys to Laos

* Eagle-eyed driver saves 15 tourists from Bangkok bus inferno

* Thai business group keeps 2023 GDP growth outlook at 3.0 to 3.5%

* Help on the way for Thai teacher left to run primary school by himself

* Heavy rain, flash floods forecast for Thailand from June 7-10


* Ganjar has 'bravery' country needs: Jokowi

* PDI-P considering Jokowi’s youngest son for Depok mayoral bid

* Australian surfer jailed for drunken rampage in Aceh deported after paying compensation

* Jokowi deepfakes? Fears grow over AI-generated election hoaxes


* Philippine court denies bail for Duterte critic de Lima

* What's the state of Philippine human rights under Marcos?

* Eligible Filipinos may now travel to Canada visa-free

* Philippines not a pawn in geopolitical tensions: Defence chief


* Vietnam businesses need to embrace green practices to export to EU

* Findings of Vietnam's TikTok probe expected in July

* Vietnam raises guard against hand, foot, mouth disease

* First restaurants in Vietnam awarded Michelin star


* Cambodian farmers warned to prep for imminent droughts

* Work begins on second Chinese-invested expressway in Cambodia

* Cambodia, Thailand launch 2nd phase of cross-border QR code payments


* Thailand cuts power to Chinese-backed casino complex in Myanmar

* Myanmar's rice exports decline in May


* Laos and Thailand seek to speed up cross-border freight transport via Thanaleng Dry Port

* China-Laos rail line flourishes


* Doctor behind bars for molesting friend

* Fire razes homes in Kampong Ayer


* ‘Folded boy’ starts surgery in hopes of standing straight for first time in 10 years

* Popular Japanese drum rhythm game adds Siti Nurhaliza song in new update

* HK protest anthem tops iTunes charts after move to ban song

* Millions of Chinese students sit gruelling college entrance exams

* South Korea, Taiwan stocks bag huge foreign inflow in May on chip demand

* North Korean youth group donates rocket launchers to military - media

* Restaurant poster deemed misogynistic reignites debate about sexism in China

* China’s fatal heat shows risks of another scorching Asian summer

* Taiwanese star Will Liu's asking price for a 20-second video on social media is RM388,000

* Beyond sushi: Japan expands veggie options to tempt tourists

* Siti Nurhaliza to perform with renowned music producer David Foster once again

* Jeju Island population declining as young Koreans leave to seek jobs

* ‘How much is conscience worth?’: Chinese woman rejects birth parents who gave her up and want her to ‘get along’ with brother she has never met

* Asia stocks hold up, China gives up some gains after weak trade data

* ‘Slaughtered me like a sheep’: RM4,800 fleecing of Chinese woman who does friend favour by dining at his new eatery sparks online review backlash

* China's exports tumble in May, imports slow

* China livestreamer dies after drinking too much alcohol in online challenge

* Phoney claims swirl around Sri Lanka's holiest tree

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