Asean news headlines as at 9pm on Thursday (Sept 28)

A man cooks traditional curry to share with about 500 Muslims as they celebrate Prophet Muhammad's birthday, called Maulid Nabi, in Krueng Barona Jaya on Sept 28, 2023. - AFP


* A win in Pelangai vital to build Barisan's confidence for GE16, says Tok Mat

* Indian tourist goes missing while hiking in Cameron Highlands

* Qabil the golden horseman - after 25 years

* Shuttlers lose 1-3 to South Korea in Asian Games men's team event

* Firdaus sprints to his first Asiad medal - a bronze

* Johor cops raid 136 premises, nab 153 people in anti-gambling blitz

* Sabah aims to be premier destination for sports tourism


* Over 2.5 million Singaporeans to get up to S$200, extra $200 CDC vouchers for households

* Police warn of new govt impersonation scam that allows fraudsters to access victims’ bank accounts

* Jail, caning for ‘father figure’ who raped girl, 14, after she fell victim to stepfather

* Singapore govt announces additional US$802mil to ease cost of living

* Woman fined S$2k after she lied to cops she was robbed

* Singapore to raise water price by 50 cents per cubic m by 2025


* Thai police seize US$8mil of drugs in major bust in Nakhon Pathom

* Thai PM Srettha to donate his salary to charities

* Senior Thai national park official, three others, acquitted in nine-year-old case of missing activist

* TikTok clip has Thai netizens questioning standards used to hire foreign teachers

* Changi Airport starts operations at Terminal 2’s northern wing after revamp


* Indonesia's Putri Ariani finishes fourth in ‘America's Got Talent'

* TikTok regrets Indonesia's decision to ban e-commerce sales on social media

* Indonesia to sue UK anti-graft agency for share of Airbus bribery case settlement


* Philippines aims to take back shoal from China: Coast Guard

* S'porean mum, daughter held in Manila for allegedly smuggling cocaine

* Teen tells Senate how ‘Socorro cult’ compels marriage, sex with adults ‘to go to heaven’

* ‘Socorro cult’ leader denies child abuse allegations: ‘I can’t do that’


* Beer losing cheer as Vietnam economy slows down

* Vietnam keen to expedite electricity imports from Laos

* Floods hit northern, central regions of Vietnam, PM orders disaster response

* Vietnam Jan-Sept foreign investment inflow up 2.2% year-on-year

* Vietnam court jails climate activist for tax evasion: lawyer


* PM Manet and US envoy Murphy hold ‘fruitful’ discussion

* Srettha and Cambodian PM target big jump in bilateral trade

* Koh Kong inaugurates new port to enhance China trade

* Flash floods affect several provinces in Cambodia; no casualties


* One killed, at least 15 injured in petrol station blast in eastern Myanmar

* Myanmar's dragon boat team strives for gold at Hangzhou's Asian Games


* Lao PM advises northern provinces on ways to tackle economic crisis

* Borikhamxay​ province prepares for visitor influx in 2024​


* Boost for Brunei’s business landscape

* Royalty graces Maulidur Rasul procession


* China’s Defence Minister Li Shangfu skips first event since graft reports

* ‘Do you know Dr Hong?’ Mums in S. Korea say they wish they didn’t

* Girl, 3, in HK hospital after accidentally ingesting meth, police searching for mum

* Holidays at home for record number of Chinese as economic slowdown bites

* Asiana Airlines mishandled mid-air door-opening, S. Korean ministry rules

* China's US envoy urges 'practical' steps to help restore ties

* Pop Mart banks on its first global theme park in Beijing for growth

* Six, including 4 Vietnamese women, rescued from truck in France after making distress call to BBC reporter

* Soldier back in US after release by N.Korea

* Top Chinese scientist claims India moon landing nowhere near South Pole

* Indian space programme eyes trip to Venus

* Temasek unit raises US$3.3bil in flagship fund investing in China

* Australia job vacancies tumble from record levels in latest quarter

* Five dead, 15 hurt in multi-car crash on China expressway ahead of Mid-Autumn Festival holidays

* Taiwan launches the island's first domestically made submarine for testing

* China launches first cross-sea bullet train line near Taiwan Strait

* Host China continues Asian Games dominance by surpassing 150 medals on Day 5 of the two-week event

* North Korean shooters in tears after first gold of Games

* Swim stars set for Games showdown as South Korea get eSports revenge

* The centuries-old card game of bridge offers a sharp contrast to esports at the Asian Games

* South Korea's 'Avengers' claim another Asian Games fencing gold in Hangzhou

* 'Swiftposium 2024': Australia to host Taylor Swift academic symposium

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Asean , news headlines , Sept 28


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