Asean news headlines as at 9pm on Thursday (Feb 15)


Catholic nuns and students at St. Scholastica's College flash the number 1 sign during a mass dance at their campus dubbed "One Billion Rising," a global campaign to help eradicate violence against women and children, in Manila, Philippines on Feb 15, 2024. - AP Photo/Aaron Favila)

Malaysia

* Remain calm, wait for outcome of special committee's study, says Selangor Ruler

* King's power to proclaim emergency cannot be reviewed by the court, judge rules

* PM invites Indian and Chinese business leaders to Bumiputera Economic Congress 2024

* Malaysian actress Puteri Sarah seeks RM1mil from marketing officer over alleged defamation

* Delivery rider who set fire to auxiliary police car wanted TikTok fame, says cop

* Mentally ill man rescued in dramatic fashion in Sandakan

* Immigration Dept shuts down syndicate believed to be manipulating RTK 2.0 for profit

* Foreigners believed to mastermind forging documents syndicate

* Appeals court acquits, discharges former UPSI vice-chancellor of power abuse

* Sessions Court grants stay in Muhyiddin's money-laundering case

* KL cops dispose 13 years of case items worth almost RM3mil

* Witness regretted idolising Ebit Lew after being forced to send him her photos

* Former Mardi manager sent to jail for using office to obtain work tender

* How director's cats inspired teen girl's horror transformation in Malaysian film 'Tiger Stripes'

* Diploma student charged with committing incest with underaged sister

Singapore

* Death of 11-year-old girl: Jail for stepfather who beat her, and for mum who failed to stop abuse

* Singapore technology to be used in world’s first private space station

* Man linked to phishing scams involving OCBC customers admits being part of crime group

* Jewel Changi Airport invites Swifties to largest singalong on March 1

* Jail for man who lied to police that he was robbed after misappropriating over S$270k

* Singapore's Q4 economy grows slower than first estimates

Thailand

* Opposition leader warns of ‘dual premiership’ after Thaksin’s release

* The Mall sorry over disturbance from guest lounge at Ed Sheeran's Bangkok concert

* Thai city officials to work from home as Bangkok chokes from severe pollution

* Thailand sticking with Digital Wallet handout plan to lift 'fragile' economy

* Thai govt launches new medical coverage scheme for tourists

Indonesia

* Strategic campaigning laid foundation for Prabowo’s expected rise as Indonesia president: Experts

* Indonesia's Prabowo poised for power, but how will he rule?

* Jokowi says rice prices will decrease soon on incoming supply

* Indonesia's likely new president haunts father of missing activist

* Vote and dine: Indonesians rush for discounts after voting

* Ruling party PDI-P looks set to remain biggest party in Indonesia’s Parliament

Philippines

* Filipinos spending more on gadgets, luxury items

* Philippines committed to South China Sea code of conduct

* Philippines arrests Islamic State terror funding 'facilitator'

* Philippines to file charges against sunken oil tanker owners

Vietnam

* Petrol prices rise by over VNĐ700 per litre

* Vietnam's exports in January highest in almost two years

* New regulations to ease real estate investments of Overseas Vietnamese

* Vietnam records surging number of international arrivals during CNY holidays

Cambodia

* Indonesia to expand direct flights to Cambodia to boost tourist sector

* Cambodia logs second newborn rare dolphin in 2024

* Restoration of Prohm Kel temple's central tower in Cambodia's famed Angkor completed

Myanmar

* 23 arrested for smuggling timber in Myanmar

* 240,000 stimulant tablets, 9.8 kg raw opium seized in central Myanmar

Laos

* Laos strives to achieve sustainable development goals

* Laos approves citizenship change for nearly 4,800 foreigners

Brunei

* Sultan welcomes Malaysian Foreign Affairs minister

* Proudly Brunei Business Awards celebrate local enterprises

Aseanplus

* South Korean scientists develop sustainable 'meaty rice'

* China urges firms not to be 'blinded by lies' over Xinjiang rights record

* Kim oversees missile tests as N. Korea boosts maritime security

* Japan's humble 'onigiri' rice balls get image upgrade

* The world's slowest horse race wins new fans in Japan with its 'suspense'

* North Korea leader's sister says Japan PM's comments positive - KCNA

* Indian PM Modi opens Hindu temple in Muslim UAE as election nears

* AI game trains young Chinese to face nosy relatives at New Year

* Chinese carmaker deploys its own satellites to facilitate autonomous driving

* Some Chinese youth spurn corporate jobs for 'me time' as economy slows

* Taiwan blames Beijing after death of two Chinese nationals in boat incident

* South Korea says presumed North Korean hackers breached personal emails of presidential staffer

* Wedding bus a new fad among Chinese newlyweds

* China truck firm transports tonnes of snow from north to south for special needs children to have fun, melts hearts online

* India top court scraps opaque election funding system, calls it 'unconstitutional'

* Japan's economy slips into recession, raises BOJ policy uncertainty

* Woman in China beaten by husband for refusing sex kills him by crushing neck, suffocation gets 3 and a half years jail, divides opinions online

* HK singer Aaron Kwok in good spirits after arriving in Malaysia for his concert

* Asian markets mostly up, tracking Wall Street gains

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