Asean news headlines as at 9pm on Tuesday (Oct 3)

This screengrab from UGC video posted by user @D.weii_ on X, formerly known as Twitter, on Oct 3, 2023 shows people running out of Siam Paragon shopping centre in Bangkok on Oct 3, 2023, after a shooting incident in the mall. Three people were killed and four wounded, with the shooter arrested by police. - AFP


* Malaysia maintaining 4-5% GDP growth forecast for 2023 - Ahmad Maslan

* Meeting with King not about Cabinet reshuffle, says PM

* Malaysia's sprint queens win Asian Games 4x100m bronze medal

* Cloud seeding to be carried out if API stays above 150 for more than 24 hours

* Haze: Seven areas in Peninsula with unhealthy API as at 11am

* Malaysian caught smuggling giant squirrels at Indian airport

* Cops to take action against illegal immigrant colonies in Sabah, says Sabah police commissioner

* Medicine prices must be prominent so people know what they can afford, says PM

* Roadmap to nominate Sarawak Delta as Unesco Global Geopark to be presented in October

* Congested Straits of Malacca affecting Melaka fishermen, says exco rep

* Malaysia's economy remains resilient - Bank Negara governor

* Malaysia stands by GDP forecast despite World Bank's estimates, says Ahmad Maslan

* High Court acquits five charged with 2017 murder of T. Nhaveen

* Malaysia rises to 18th place in Global Financial Inclusion Index


* Money laundering case among world’s largest with assets seized worth over S$2.8bil

* Orchard Towers brawl: Man on trial for murder punched victim while holding knife

* Singapore expects more arrests in money laundering case

* 'Still in a daze' after Shanti Pereira ends Singapore athletics gold drought

* Singapore’s athletics fraternity hail Shanti Pereira’s performance as ‘one for the ages’

* S$13mil Toto windfall the biggest win of its kind in Singapore

* Man admits being in syndicate that recorded cards at casino, helping group win over S$433k

* Car catches fire under HDB block in Yishun, no injuries reported


* Thai police arrest 14-yr-old suspected gunman after 3 killed at Bangkok mall

* Three killed, three injured in shooting at Bangkok's Siam Paragon mall (update)

* Shoppers flee major shopping mall in Bangkok after hearing reports of gunshots

* Thai police ‘best in the world’, says Spanish tourist after lost camera recovered

* Families still grieving a year after horrific Thai nursery massacre

* Plankton blooms in the Gulf of Thailand signal bad pollution, warn experts

* Ayutthaya on alert for flooding as Chao Phraya Dam opens gates


* TikTok halts Indonesia online shopping to comply with new rule

* Jokowi says successor must adopt his reforms to reach 7% growth

* Bali hunts for foreigner who meditated naked at shrine

* Presidential contenders jostle for support in East Java


* IMF cuts Philippines growth outlook to 5.3% for 2023

* Filipino gymnast Aleah Finnegan secures Paris Olympics ticket

* Media group asks for justice for slain broadcaster Percy Lapid

* Philippines tipped to grow fastest in East Asia and Pacific in 2023


* Vietnam property developer accused of US$1.2bil bond fraud

* Big plans to upgrade Vietnam highways connecting with Laos and China

* Four children trapped in floodwaters safely rescued


* Manet suggests Thai PM open agro-markets on larger scale

* Over 4.2 million vehicles travel on Phnom Penh-Sihanoukville Expressway in first 11 months

* World Bank pegs Cambodia's economic growth at 5.5%


* Myanmar approves six new investment proposals

* Myanmar's population estimated at 56.2 million in 2023


* Japan to aid vulnerable Lao farmers and businesses

* Saravan waterfall sites to undergo extensive development


* Parents happy children can now start school at five years

* Brunei enjoys healthy air quality levels


* Taiwan braces for typhoon Koinu, torrential rain expected

* AirAsia secures five-year term loan facility of up to US$150mil

* China offers to collaborate on lunar mission as deadlines loom

* Japan sees hottest September since records began

* Apple enforces new check on apps in China as Beijing tightens oversight

* Not so black and white? Panda fibs fuel anti-US vibe in China

* Japan’s first red sweet corn becomes social media ‘jewel’

* Squash desperate to end 'very weird' Olympic exile in 2028

* Extravagant and embarrassing wedding ceremonies on the way out in China

* India tells Canada to withdraw 41 diplomats - FT

* Additional tickets to Coldplay’s Singapore concerts sold out

* South Korean actor Lee Je-hoon rushed to hospital for emergency surgery

* Jenny Tseng calls HK star Adam Cheng's handling of life 'reckless' after estranged daughter's death

* China kindergarten teacher trio fired for ‘repeated abuse’ after boy tells mother of relief at ‘not being hit all day’, social media in shock

* Japan’s top talent agency to dissolve after sex abuse scandal; over 300 seek damages

* HK celeb couple Tavia Yeung and Him Law celebrate 7th wedding anniversary

* Singer Jackson Wang is lead mentor for female idol survival show 'Chuang Asia'

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Asean news , headlines , Oct 3


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