Asean News Headlines at 10pm on Sunday (June 9, 2024)


Narendra Modi is sworn-in as the Prime Minister of India by President Draupadi Murmu (left) at the Rashtrapati Bhawan, in New Delhi, India, Sunday, June 9, 2024. The 73-year-old leader is only the second Indian prime minister to retain power for a third term. - AP

Malaysia:

* Mohamed Khaled arrives in Turkiye for five-day working visit arrives in Turkiye for five-day working visit

* MA63: Cabinet needs to finalise different jurisdictions for federal, Sabah, Sarawak, says Fadillah

* Malaysian climber recounts harrowing descent from Mount Denali

* Perikatan to increase use of social media for Sungai Bakap by-election campaign

* TMJ denies involvement in acid attack on footballer

* Sabah: Warisan president insists 40% revenue return is constitutional

* Govt to announce claim procedure for diesel rebates / New rates begins on Monday (June 10)

* Education Ministry seeks full report on crash involving teachers in Rompin, says Fadhlina

* DLP: Engagement session in Penang received very good feedback from stakeholders, says Fadhlina

* Ringgit likely to turn soft, revisit 4.70 level against the US dollar this week

* Bursa Malaysia expected to stay in 1,610-1,630 range with upside bias from Monday (June 10)

* RM200 monthly Budi Madani assistance enough for most Malaysians, says Finance Ministry

Winners China's Liang Weikeng (2nd R) and Wang Chang (R) and runner-ups Malaysia's Man Wei Chong and Tee Kai Wun pose with their medals and trophies after their men's doubles final match at the Indonesia Open badminton tournament in Jakarta on Sunday, June 9, 2024. - AFPWinners China's Liang Weikeng (2nd R) and Wang Chang (R) and runner-ups Malaysia's Man Wei Chong and Tee Kai Wun pose with their medals and trophies after their men's doubles final match at the Indonesia Open badminton tournament in Jakarta on Sunday, June 9, 2024. - AFP

Singapore:

* 89-year-old driver assisting with investigations after four-car accident at Singapore's Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park

* Singapore's only heavy metal bar rocks 'something different'

* Bus driver taken to hospital after two Tower Transit buses collide in Sembawang

* Once-vital Malay community organisation Majlis Pusat Singapura ordered to wind up

* Early phase of Bali LRT project to cost US$876m, ministry says

* Singapore’s great baby drought: Rising share of women just preferring to stay single

* Singapore's S$3b money laundering case: 10 convicted, 17 on the run; police are after the rest

Indonesia:

* Only South Korean women's doubles pair could stand tall as China shuttlers sweep four titles at Indonesian Open

* Man Wei Chong-Tee Kai Wun finishes runners-up at Indonesian Open

* Badminton - China's Shi Yu Qi clinches first Indonesia Open title after superb display

* Lessen the pollution - Jakarta want more people walk and use public transportation for their mode of travel

* Early phase of Bali LRT project to cost US$876m, ministry says

* World Ocean Day - Indonesians urged to keep seas clean, healthy

* Health transformation expected to help push Indonesia’s economic growth

Former leader of Move Forward party Pita Limjaroenrat, right, talks to reporters during a news conference at the party's office in Bangkok, Thailand, Sunday, June 9, 2024. The former leader of Thailand’s progressive opposition Move Forward party vowed on Sunday to keep fighting as the party faces a court case that could result in its dissolution. - APFormer leader of Move Forward party Pita Limjaroenrat, right, talks to reporters during a news conference at the party's office in Bangkok, Thailand, Sunday, June 9, 2024. The former leader of Thailand’s progressive opposition Move Forward party vowed on Sunday to keep fighting as the party faces a court case that could result in its dissolution. - AP

Thailand:

* ‘Kidnapped’ Chinese tourist found in Bangkok mall after falling victim to scam

* Majority of Thais unhappy with PM Srettha's government, poll shows

* Thailand to drop unpopular tourism fee proposal, PM Srettha confirms

* Internet sensation Siberian husky gives birth to three pups in Thailand

* Thailand's progressive Move Forward party braces for court case that might dissolve it

* 'I will face anything' - Thai ex-PM Thaksin says ready to face royal insult charges

* Budget-conscious Malaysians flock to Hat Yai for holiday as prices rise at home

Philippines:

* Philippines to continue to supply South China Sea outposts at disputed waters

* Vietnamese rice continues to dominate Philippine market despite policy shifts

* Philippines rejects ‘absurd’ Beijing demand over South China Sea

* Philippines asserts security independence amid South China Sea tension

* Landslide hits tourism site in Philippines' Cotabato town

Vietnam's Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son (right) shakes hands with Venezuela's Foreign Minister Yvan Gil Pinto during a meeting at the Government Guest House in Hanoi. - AFPVietnam's Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son (right) shakes hands with Venezuela's Foreign Minister Yvan Gil Pinto during a meeting at the Government Guest House in Hanoi. - AFP

Vietnam:

* Eight Vietnamese nationals arrested in Cambodia for drug trafficking, seizing over 10kg narcotics

* Vietnam's northern provinces, cities proactively respond to heavy rains

* French-Vietnamese fireworks show sparks at Danang Fest

* PM Pham calls for organ donation as Vietnam faces acute shortage

* Hanoi issues directive to tighten dog, cat meat trade

Myanmar:

* 'Everyone please be calm', Myanmar junta leader confirms election will proceed this year under 2008 Constitution

* Miss Yangon (North) crowned Miss Universe Myanmar 2024

* Myanmar workers in Thailand arrested after allowing online gamblers and money launderers use their bank accounts

North Korean soldiers stand near their military guard post as a North Korean flag flutters in the wind, seen from Paju, South Korea, Sunday, June 9, 2024. South Korea announced Sunday it would resume anti-North Korean propaganda loudspeaker broadcasts in border areas in retaliation to the North sending over 1000 balloons filled with trash and manure over the last couple of weeks. - APNorth Korean soldiers stand near their military guard post as a North Korean flag flutters in the wind, seen from Paju, South Korea, Sunday, June 9, 2024. South Korea announced Sunday it would resume anti-North Korean propaganda loudspeaker broadcasts in border areas in retaliation to the North sending over 1000 balloons filled with trash and manure over the last couple of weeks. - AP

Cambodia:

* Cambodian school security guard arrested after sexual assaults of underage girls

* Film festival, exhibition to empower Cambodian women to speak up

* Russia to consider direct flights to Cambodia

Laos:

* Laos celebrates UNESCO's recognition of traditional Naga motif weaving

* Minerals firm LXML joins Laos' Vilabouly district folk in World Environment Day celebrations

* Fostering ties among Chinese-Lao youths via language proficiency contest

Brunei:

* Brunei Supreme Court gives lecture on commercial law

* Brunei minister highlights AI’s role at Asean meeting

* Judicial commissioner shares insights into commercial law in Brunei

People watch as Narendra Modi takes oath as the Prime Minister of India at the Rashtrapati Bhawan, in New Delhi, India, Sunday, June 9, 2024. The 73-year-old leader is only the second Indian prime minister to retain power for a third term. - APPeople watch as Narendra Modi takes oath as the Prime Minister of India at the Rashtrapati Bhawan, in New Delhi, India, Sunday, June 9, 2024. The 73-year-old leader is only the second Indian prime minister to retain power for a third term. - AP

AseanPlus:

* Malaysia urges D-8 members to halt aid to Israel

* Ah Niu sings of enduring Malaysia-China friendship in 50th anniversary song

* Perak Immigration Department cracks down on illegal foreign workers in night spots

* Modi: The tea seller's son who became India's populist hero and PM for historic three terms

* Three die as dragon boat capsizes during training in China

* South Korea's doctors plan June 18 strike to protest reforms

* India reminds the world it is more than Modi / Era of challenges and compromises

* Losing majority in Parliament prompts introspection in India’s ruling BJP

* Asean, the unlikely beneficiary of East Asian giants’ rivalry

* India orders probe after Mumbai airport landing scare

* South Korean singer's fans 'donating' records to charity sparks controversy

* Japan SDF trialling Starlink for ship crews' personal Internet use

* South Korea accused of modern slavery with seasonal worker scheme

* Power grab: Energy needed to power AI set to double worldwide by 2028

* 40 years of Tetris: How a game from Soviet Russia became a global hit

* Does China need its own theory of economics? Some academics call for a new model

* China’s expanding travel curbs are cutting off more state workers from the rest of the world

* US lawmakers push YouTube, Google to restore links to protest song ‘Glory to Hong Kong’

* Tech war: China chip industry event woos fewer exhibitors amid market headwinds, US export restrictions

* Motor racing-After Monaco high, Ferrari struggling with Montreal low

* Cricket - Australia nails England and Miller rescues South Africa against bogey Dutch in T20 World Cup

* Japan Coast Guard plans construction of largest-ever patrol vessel as deterrence to Chinese incursions in South China Sea

* South Korea to begin loudspeaker broadcasts directed at North Korea / Dozens of N. Korea's trash balloons spotted in Seoul metropolitan area

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