Asean news headlines as at 9pm on Tuesday (Sept 26)

Singapore Armed Forces specialists carry a 100kg World War II-era aerial bomb as they prepare for a disposal operation at a construction site in Singapore on Sept 26, 2023. - AFP


* Disease X: Health agencies worldwide on guard for hypothetical next pandemic

* PM Anwar arrives home after leading Malaysian delegation to UN General Assembly

* Election Court nullifies Che Alias Hamid's GE15 win of Kemaman Parliamentary seat

* Botched cosmetic surgery leaves housewife dead, unlicensed beautician still at large

* Woman arrested for bribing official to secure RM87mil project

* Laws allowing excessive overtime makes Malaysia party to propagating forced labour

* South Korea opens consulate in KK

* Most Singaporean tourists in Penang van crash have been discharged

* Rare earth carbonate: Perak received RM16mil royalty payments for exports to China

* Govt to work with glove companies to achieve zero forced labour

* Wushu exponent Cheong Min wins first silver at Asiad

* Joy for Malaysia as riders sprint to two bronze medals in Hangzhou


* 100kg WWII bomb in Upper Bukit Timah successfully destroyed; residents can return home: Police

* Money laundering: Scammers set up firms in S’pore remotely during Covid-19

* Jail for ex-religious teacher who made off with nearly S$61k from victims, including pilgrims

* Last supermoon of 2023 will light up the skies on Friday night, during Mid-Autumn Festival

* Woman who falsely accused boss's ex-boyfriend of assault gets six weeks’ jail

* SAF blows up 100kg WWII bomb at Upper Bukit Timah; second detonation to follow

* Singapore Aug manufacturing output dives 12% y/y, more than expected

* Wushu exponent Kimberly Ong wins S'pore’s first medal at the Hangzhou Asian Games

* Places of worship in Singapore on alert in wake of theft cases


* Top Thai activist Arnon jailed four years for royal insults

* Thaksin could be freed as early as next February

* Rush-hour nightmare:18 hurt as faulty electric bus slams into three cars

* Asian Games: Thailand win first esports medal as princess rides in

* After 10 months of contraction, Thai exports expand 2.6% in August

* Thai DPM visits Sa Kaeo to promote development of area bordering Cambodia


* Indonesia mulls ban on TikTok sales, drawing mixed reactions from shopkeepers

* Jokowi's son Kaesang takes over PSI leadership days after joining party

* Jokowi's relations with PDI-P hit a new low

* Indonesia to pursue legal action against palm firms that use land illegally

* Indonesia launches first carbon exchange


* Philippines says no standoff with China after removal of floating barrier in South China Sea

* China warns Philippines not to 'stir up trouble' over disputed reef

* Money-swallowing airport screening officer sparks parodies by Philippine food, toy brands

* What is the risk of conflict at the disputed Scarborough Shoal?

* Philippine Health Dept favours legalising medical marijuana

* Magnitude 6.6 earthquake rattles Davao Occidental


* Vietnam protests China’s vessel ID stations in Paracel Islands

* HCM City’s first metro line to run commercially from July next year

* Vietnam sees surge in international air passengers in Jan-Sept

* Vietnam plans seven-day break for Tet holiday


* AirAsia to establish US$1.2mil MRO with Cambodia partner

* Cambodia produces over 8.28 tonnes of gold so far: official

* Anti-plastic campaign spreads to Cambodian factories


* Two allies of Myanmar junta chief probed for corruption: source

* Myanmar media and resistance force report two dozen fighters killed in army ambush


* Chinese company launches 5GW high-efficiency solar cell project in Laos

* Nongkhamsaen temple intrigues visitors with its history, legends


* Tutong floods affect hundreds of resident

* First shipment of Brunei-made products heads to Singapore


* S. Korea holds rare military parade, warns N. Korea over nuclear threat

* China, S. Korea, Japan leaders to hold first summit since 2019

* North Korea allows foreigner entry for first time since 2020

* China's new trading rules not designed to kill 'flash boys', lobby group says

* Hi, Robot: machines take over at China's Asian Games

* China’s ailing property market faces key test over Golden Week

* S. Korea jails man for using AI to make sexual images of minors

* China goes on charm offensive at Asian Games, but doesn't back down from regional confrontations crackdown

* India's BJP, the world's biggest party, plots election drive of epic scale

* New e-CNY feature in China’s digital renminbi payment services to benefit foreigners

* Singer Wang Leehom’s ex-wife denies he is unable to meet the ‘most important people in our lives’

* HK actor Donnie Yen, 60, impresses netizens after lifting 40kg dumbbells with ease

* Asian markets on back foot on growing US rate, China worries

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