Asean News Headlines at 9pm on Monday (Dec 11, 2023)


Youth activists from Mother Nature Cambodia with the colours of Cambodia's flag painted on their faces attend an event during the Human Rights Day in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. - Reuters

Malaysia:

* Malaysia: Cabinet reshuffle expected tomorrow, say sources

* Increase in data breach incidents, sold on the dark web, cybersecurity warns

* M'sian loses RM3.7mil ring in Paris hotel, security finds it in vacuum cleaner bag

* Bursa Malaysia Derivatives launches first currency futures contract

* Malaysia believes Spanish court will deliver justice in ex-arbitrator Stampa's trial

* King expresses regret, disappointment over US veto of UNSC draft resolution on Gaza ceasefire

* Roundtable discussion to be held nationwide to improve quality of education, says Fadhlina

* Police believe only one person involved in Zayn Rayyan's murder

* Penang cops rescue woman locked in house waiting to be trafficked overseas

* Hacking issue: Human Resource Ministry taking appropriate action to avoid recurrence, says Sivakumar

* FACB Industries' executive president Chen Lip Keong, 7th Richest Man in Malaysia, passes away

* ECRL: Local company contract value reaches RM12.99bil, surpasses RM10.9bil target

Singapore's Minister for Sustainability and the Environment Grace Fu speaks during an interview with Reuters during the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP28) in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, on Monday, December 11, 2023. - ReutersSingapore's Minister for Sustainability and the Environment Grace Fu speaks during an interview with Reuters during the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP28) in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, on Monday, December 11, 2023. - Reuters

Singapore:

* Covid-19 patients with mild symptoms in Singapore urged to visit clinics to ease hospital bed crunch

* Singapore billion-dollar money laundering case: Accused Zhang Ruijin denied bail a second time

* COP28: Singapore environment minister Fu says talks showing progress, "significant" work to do

* Singapore to be among first to build pavilion for delay-plagued Osaka World Expo 2025

* Indonesian chains Kenangan Coffee and Fore Coffee brew up a storm in Singapore

* Singapore: Poultry import from Japan halted

* Asian stocks slip, rate cut hopes face pivotal week

* Oil extends gains on US strategic reserve purchases

Indonesia:

* Indonesia will only give temporary stay to Rohingya refugees, says President Jokowi

* Indonesia's main airport on high alert to prevent Covid-19 entry

* Indonesia's presidential candidates ready for first debate

* Defence minister Prabowo surges ahead in Indonesia's presidential race

* A Venezuela Oil tanker runs aground in Indonesian waters

* TikTok to invest $1.5 billion in GoTo's Indonesia e-commerce business

* Indonesian couple jailed 35 years each for murdering employer

Newly-arrived Rohingya refugees board trucks to transfer to a temporary shelter after villagers rejected their relocated camp, in Banda Aceh on Monday, December 11, 2023. Some of the more than 300 Rohingya refugees who arrived on the western coasts of Indonesia on December 10 were transferred to a temporary shelter during the visit of a United Nations representative. - AFPNewly-arrived Rohingya refugees board trucks to transfer to a temporary shelter after villagers rejected their relocated camp, in Banda Aceh on Monday, December 11, 2023. Some of the more than 300 Rohingya refugees who arrived on the western coasts of Indonesia on December 10 were transferred to a temporary shelter during the visit of a United Nations representative. - AFP

Thailand:

* Illegal laughing gas, well known as the 'happy gas' on open sale in Thailand's Pattaya

* Thailand's first Olympic champion accused of sexually assaulting teen, says police

* Bangkok gears up for a week of poor air quality

* Thai tycoon leads US$100 Million fund for South-East Asia property

* Samut Prakan chemical plant engulfed in flames

* Shooting disrupts Cambodian workers’ football match at Pathum Thani

* Asian currencies, equities fall ahead of key cenbank meetings

Philippines:

* China says moves on Philippine ships in South China Sea 'professional, restrained'

* US tells China to stop its ‘dangerous and destabilising conduct’ in West Philippine Sea

* Philippines says military chief was aboard ship Chinese vessels rammed, hit with water cannon

* Manila eyes constitutional amendments to ease economic restrictions

* Philippines summons Chinese envoy over sea confrontations

* South China Sea: Altercation diverts civilian resupply mission

National Security Council spokesperson Jonathan Malaya (right) speaks beside Philippine coast guard spokesman, Commodore Jay Tarriela (centre) and Armed Forces of the Philippines spokesperson Col. Medel Aguilar during a press conference on Monday, Dec. 11, 2023 in Manila, Philippines. The Philippine military chief said Monday he was with Filipino forces aboard a supply boat when it was blasted with a water cannon and surrounded and bumped by Chinese coast guard ships over the weekend in the disputed South China Sea. - APNational Security Council spokesperson Jonathan Malaya (right) speaks beside Philippine coast guard spokesman, Commodore Jay Tarriela (centre) and Armed Forces of the Philippines spokesperson Col. Medel Aguilar during a press conference on Monday, Dec. 11, 2023 in Manila, Philippines. The Philippine military chief said Monday he was with Filipino forces aboard a supply boat when it was blasted with a water cannon and surrounded and bumped by Chinese coast guard ships over the weekend in the disputed South China Sea. - AP

Vietnam:

* Vietnam's multidimensional poverty rate to reduce to 2.93 per cent by year-end

* Vietnam and Cambodia agree to boost cooperation in trade and Mekong River

* In Vietnam, a ‘shared destiny’ and the US are likely to be high on Xi Jinping’s agenda

* Nvidia to expand partnership with Vietnam, support AI development - CEO

* Vietnam hopes to step up efforts to curb human trafficking

* China and Vietnam to cement ties

Myanmar:

* Covid-19 forces closure of 100-plus Myanmar garment factories; revenue plummets by 40%

* Myanmar Rohingya people face rejection in Indonesia after surge of boat arrivals

* China issues arrest warrants, offers rewards for 10 leaders of telecoms fraud gangs in Myanmar

* China says peace talks held over north Myanmar conflict, 'positive results'

* Myanmar junta to jail fuel hoarders as shortage bites

Vietnam's Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh (right) and Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Manet walk during a welcoming ceremony at the Presidential Palace in Hanoi on Monday, December 11, 2023. - AFPVietnam's Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh (right) and Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Manet walk during a welcoming ceremony at the Presidential Palace in Hanoi on Monday, December 11, 2023. - AFP

Cambodia:

* Cambodia's leader holds talks in neighboring Vietnam on first visit since becoming prime minister

* Cambodian govt allocates US$10 million annually for HIV/AIDS fight

* Cambodia’s ruling party holds extraordinary congress

* Minister welcomes efforts to safeguard Cambodia forests

Laos:

* Lao and China partner to promote tourism for Visit Laos Year 2024

* Asian Development Bank to support urban environmental improvement in Laos' Luang Prabang

* Forum held in Laos to boost Belt and Road cooperation

Brunei:

* Brunei Film festival celebrates Asean national cinema

* Brunei police foil smuggling attempt

* Company to rear mud crabs in Brunei mangrove

A giant panda rests on a tree at a zoo after a snow fall in Beijing, Monday, Dec. 11, 2023. An overnight snowfall across much of northern China prompted road closures and the suspension of classes and train service on Monday. - Chinatopix via APA giant panda rests on a tree at a zoo after a snow fall in Beijing, Monday, Dec. 11, 2023. An overnight snowfall across much of northern China prompted road closures and the suspension of classes and train service on Monday. - Chinatopix via AP

AseanPlus:

* UN council envoys to visit Gaza crossing as crisis spirals

* Snowstorms cause widespread road closures and flight delays in China

* One-plate frozen meals draw new customers in Japan with new recipes, reasonable prices

* China-led team creates soft ‘octopus’ arm in reach for intuitive human-robot interaction

* China says tax breaks to stay for over 90% of new energy vehicles

* India's Supreme Court upholds revocation of Kashmir's autonomy

* Tourists in S. Korea can use app to pay for shopping, get tax refunds

* 'Race against time': Climate talks in last push over fate of fossil fuels

* Hong Kong 'patriots only' elections see lowest-ever turnout

* Hong Kong district council election: Voter turnout hits record low 27.5%, task force to investigate computer glitch

* Ex-Japanese soldier fights for justice in landmark sexual assault case

* Japan PM pledges to 'restore trust' as fundraising scandal rocks government

* S. Korean govt asks young couples why they refuse to have children

* US F-16 crashes into Yellow Sea off South Korea, says Yonhap report

* Australia plans to halve migrant intake, tighten student visa rules

* Commonwealth boss warns of mass migration unless climate cash delivered

* Australian authorities investigating fake UN drug mule scam

* Apple shutters third-party apps that enabled iMessage on Android

* Meta makes end-to-end encryption a default on Facebook Messenger

* Green groups call for end to LNG expansion to stop ‘climate chaos’

* Analysis-New Zealand's swing right on Maori issues reveals new fault lines

* Lee Young-ae on playing conductor of Korean orchestra where mysterious incidents happen in 'Maestra'

* ‘The air is polluted’: Stuck-up woman kicked out of China Starbucks after complaining ‘dirty’ food delivery man on break in cafe

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