Asean news headlines as at 9pm on Wednesday (Oct 4)

This aerial picture shows a fire in a densely populated residential area with semi-permanent houses in Jakarta on Oct 4, 2023. - AFP


* M'sia has sent letter to Indonesia over transboundary haze issue, says Nik Nazmi

* No restrictions on importing fish from Japan, says Mat Sabu

* China couple who found spy camera pointing at Malaysia honeymoon bed accused of ‘smearing’ Airbnb host online

* Tawau MMEA foils undocumented boat skipper's dive to freedom

* Police seize drugs worth RM5.2mil in Penang

* Sanusi's sedition trial to start in January

* M'sia to call on Asean's main rice supplier nations to prioritise member countries

* Badminton: Tze Yong rises at the Asiad

* Zii Jia stuns world champ Kunlavut to reach Asiad quarters

* Aaron-Wooi Yik take it easy as they book last eight berth

* Squash: Eain Yow makes it to the Asiad finals with semi-final win

* Sivasangari downs top seed to reach Asian Games squash final


* Tuition centre owner jailed over bogus claims for S$126k in govt grants

* More visitors expected during Kusu Island’s annual pilgrimage season as temple marks centenary

* Singaporean duo create chicken rice and ‘uwu’ bird operatic songs sung at US recitals

* How S$2.8bil money laundering probe affects S’pore’s economy, property and charities

* Crypto firm Ripple secures Singapore payments licence


* Thai teenager charged with murder over Bangkok mall shooting spree

* Bangkok mall shooting: Chinese victim and family were hiding in toilet, says niece

* Bangkok mall shooting: Relatives claim bodies of Chinese tourist and Myanmar woman

* Bangkok mall shooting: BB gun and bullets seized from home of suspected gunman

* Shops in Siam Paragon reopen, but shoppers stay away a day after shooting rampage

* Mall shooting dents Thailand’s safety reputation

* ‘Must’ve been about 20 shots fired’: Crowds at Bangkok mall panicked and fled as shooting started

* Srettha says new tech hub is key to unlocking Thailand’s potential

* Thai PM vows action on guns after deadly mall shooting

* Thai economic recovery intact but inflation could impact growth - chief


* Indonesian woman kidnapped in Malaysia returns home

* Rapid Indonesian speed climbers push boundaries and smash records

* Govt urges locals to move from Rempang soon

* Indonesia to deport two Chinese nationals wanted in murder case


* Marshall Islands tanker behind collision leading to deaths of fishermen

* Three Filipino fishermen dead after boat 'rammed' in South China Sea

* Marcos lifts ceiling on Philippine rice price

* Death of student: Teacher on leave not on preventive suspension

* Marcos: Philippines looking into ramming incident in South China Sea

* Two dead, two injured in Quezon City residential fire


* Cao Bang province looking to attract foreign investors

* Vietnam beat Indonesia in sepak takraw for second gold in Asiad

* Vietnam's economic growth to slow to 4.7% this year: World Bank


* Tourism ministry optimistic about S. Korea to Siem Reap flights

* Cambodia bars Alternative Nobel Prize winners from travel to awards


* Activists say Indonesian state weapons makers supplying Myanmar

* Strife-torn Myanmar wins first medal at Asian Games after bagging top spot in sepaktakraw quadrant event


* China-Laos Railway carries over 26.8 milion tonnes of cargo 22 months into operation

* Laos approves study on new rice cultivation methods


* Laos, Brunei elevate ties to strategic partnership

* Brunei student shines in international Science Drama contest


* HK typhoon-related claims set to top record US$500mil in 2023

* N. Korea criticises new US strategy on weapons of mass destruction

* Conveyor belt sushi goes digital for hygiene, gamifies dining experience

* India reveals more toxic syrups months after poisoning deaths

* Flights cancelled, work suspended as typhoon Koinu grinds towards Taiwan

* China's divers delight, Abdullah sets weightlifting world record on Day 10 of Hangzhou Asian Games

* India strike gold in Asian Games archery as world-class duo primed

* HK singer Andy Lau says he's willing to sacrifice himself for his country if he were a cop

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Asean news , headlines , Oct 4


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