Asean news headlines as at 9pm on Wednesday (Nov 29)


Indonesian President Joko Widodo congratulates newly-inaugurated Army Chief Gen. Maruli Simanjuntak and his wife Paulina after his swearing-in ceremony at Merdeka Palace in Jakarta, Indonesia, on Nov 29, 2023. - AP

Malaysia

* M'sian workforce needs extra edge to be a cut above, says PM

* Penang warehouse collapse: Four 'victims' thought missing in mishap nabbed

* Penang warehouse collapse: Workers recall horrifying sounds of crash

* Malaysia can be at forefront in shaping new global ethical governance, says Anwar

* Registration, claim for RM100 eMadani credit begins Dec 4, says Anwar

* Amendments to Suhakam Act passed, human rights watchdog to get more bite

* MASwings takeover a key part of Sarawak's regional ambitions, says Premier

* Myanmar unrest: Preparations underway to evacuate Malaysians, says Wisma Putra

* Britain lifts travel advisory on Sabah islands and dive sites

* Ringgit expected to strengthen in 2024 - Rafizi

* Negri hopes to reach RM7bil in foreign investments by end 2023

* Johor rep wants maritime base on Pulau Merambong to safeguard country's sovereignty

* Visa exemption: National security not neglected, agencies told to beef up screening, says PM

* Court temporarily releases Muhyiddin's passport, denies request for permanent return

Singapore

* Jail for former Thailand-based ‘Ah Long’ who fled S’pore in 2018 after jumping bail

* Singapore minister seeks court order to identify TikTok users who posted false claims of affair

* Girl, 15, killed her grandfather before committing suicide: Coroner

* ‘I feel like a One Million Dollar Man,’ says paralysed man in SG who can walk after spinal implant

* Digital travel wallets convenient, but beware of risks, warn cyber-security experts

Thailand

* Thai PM welcomes Tesla mission to Chiang Mai

* Two injured as truck with cooking gas erupts in flames on Bangkok road

* Thai hostages set to return after release by Hamas

* Thai c.bank holds key rate at 2.50%, as expected

* Thailand welcomes release of two more Thai hostages held by Hamas

Indonesia

* Young Rohingya leave Bangladesh camps for university dream

* Endangered Sumatran elephant born in Indonesia, second in weeks

* TikTok in process of obtaining Indonesia e-commerce permit - state media, citing minister

Philippines

* No need to fear reports of respiratory illnesses in China: Philippine health chief

* Philippines' SEC to block access to world's largest crypto exchange Binance

* Senators move to pass Philippine maritime zones law to stop China’s bullying

* Philippines eyes civilian sail, more South China Sea patrols

* ‘World’s saddest elephant’ dies in Manila Zoo after living alone for some 40 years

Vietnam

* Korean Air starts direct flights to Phu Quoc Island

* Vietnam approves global minimum tax on multinationals

* Foreign investment flows into Vietnam go up 14.8 per cent in 11 months

Cambodia

* Russian warship in Preah Sihanouk for official visit, as cruise arrivals increase

* Cambodia scraps coal power project to build gas-fired plant, import LNG

* Cambodia's popular Water Festival attracts 4.9 million visitors to capital

Myanmar

* Myanmar military pounds Rakhine town during clashes

* Myanmar ex-information minister jailed for incitement, sedition

Laos

* Lao govt vows to improve management of state investment

Brunei

* Court dismisses Brunei sex offender’s appeal

* Brunei to enter northeast monsoon

Aseanplus

* Airport baggage handler in South Korea indicted on 208 counts of luggage theft

* Final debates begin in Hong Kong's largest security trial

* US military Osprey with eight crew crashes off Japan

* S. Korea clears taxi driver in death of passenger who jumped out of moving taxi

* China launches probe into surrogacy, fake paternity tests in Wuhan

* 'Like brothers': rescued Indian tunnel workers stayed hopeful through ordeal

* Outcry after live lizard mailed to Japanese zoo

* Tokyo to go after businesses that pass off food products as premium Japanese items

* Xiaomi billionaire gifts record RM854.70mil to China university

* Jack Ma urges Alibaba to ‘correct course’ in rare internal memo

* Didi blames software for outage that shook Chinese commuters

* Disney launches world’s first ‘Zootopia’ themed land in China

* HK star Cheung Kwok Keung writes love letters for wife of 35 years when overseas

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Asean news , headlines , Nov 29

   

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