Asean news headlines as at 10pm on Friday (June 14)


Activists tear paper to symbolise their protest near the Chinese consulate in Makati, Philippines on June 14, 2024. The group is protesting against the continued aggression of China at the disputed South China Sea. - AP

Malaysia

* Shots fired during armed robbery at jewellery outlet in Klang

* Govt not hiring S'poreans to teach English here, says PM

* Envoy: US govt to continue looking for 1MDB stolen assets, funds

* Fire breaks out in building in Genting Highlands

* Rosmah gives undertaking to not dispose of or sell designer handbags, jewellery and luxury items

* Revamped MM2H programme gets Cabinet nod, agents must re-register, says Tiong

* MM2H programme participants must now have RM5mil in fixed deposit, says Tourism Minister

* Give cops time to probe high-profile cases thoroughly, says PM

* Tourism Malaysia encounters challenges in domestic tourism promotion efforts

* Man claims trial to sexual assault of four-year-old daughter

* Diesel subsidy rationalisation: 10 companies hauled-up for price gouging

* Welfare Department to seek temporary custody of Zayn Rayyan's younger brother

* Kota Kinabalu ranked 140th globally for environment

* Targeted diesel subsidy: Stern action on school bus operators who raise fares, warns PM

* MCMC to investigate leaked documents on Zayn Rayyan’s murder case, says Fahmi

* 27 influencers arrested for allegedly promoting illegal online gambling sites, says Bukit Aman CID director

* Mentega Terbang filmmakers get leave to refer constitutional questions to High Court

* Bornean states have genuine concerns over South China Sea issue, says US envoy

* Police widening scope of investigation on Faisal’s acid attack, says CID chief

* Veteran climber sold house to conquer world's highest peaks

Singapore

* Nine-year-old Singaporean wins overall prize at international violin competition in Italy

* ‘Very heavy traffic’ expected at Woodlands, Tuas checkpoints over Hari Raya Haji weekend

* Bars, restaurants in Singapore gear up for Euro 2024 crowds

* Jail for man who chained son, 11, and hit him, causing perforated eardrum and other injuries

* Chinese football fans are pouring money into a food stall run by Singapore’s goalkeeper. Here’s why

* New Singapore Matrade office to become contact point for JS-SEZ investors

* Hassan Sunny's nasi padang stall draws China fans post-heroics vs Thailand

* Pioneer of nature conservation efforts in Singapore dies at 72

* Woman with two toddlers stole two cans of milk powder by hiding loot under stroller, S'pore court hears

* Singaporean actor Aliff Aziz puts career on hold after divorce from Bella Astillah: 'Need to take care of my mental health'

Thailand

* Shadowy past of ‘Joe Pattani’ resurfaces after oil tankers disappear

* Thai govt set to approve investment privileges for EEC industries

* Thailand sits on US$1.20 quadrillion worth of rare minerals

* Yes, 10,000 baht digital handout can be used to buy smartphones

* Thai central bank steps up measures against financial fraud

* Thai, Malaysian armies strengthen defence cooperation at all levels

Indonesia

* Jokowi urges closer cooperation to tackle inflation amid climate concerns

* Bali presses for tough measures against problem-causing foreigners

* Jokowi loyalist hints at cabinet reshuffle to remove PDI-P ministers

* Court orders revote, vote recount in Indonesian legislative elections in over a dozen regions

* Jakarta election shaping up as race between Anies, Ridwan

* Indonesia's first Olympic gymnast gears up for spin in Paris

Philippines

* Crackdown on illegal Philippine offshore gaming operators widens

* China urges Philippines to shut offshore gambling firms

* Philippine military chief urges fishermen to ignore China's new coastguard rules

* Thai company to help develop first smart power plant in Philippines

* Rescue underway for crew of Greek-owned vessel hit by Houthis: Philippines

* Girl drowns in Taal Lake, Philippines

* Earthquake jolts Sarangani and Surigao del Sur in Mindanao

Vietnam

* Vietnam to consider developing free trade zones in all localities

* Vietnam's President Lam calls for stronger defence and economic ties in meeting with US ambassador

* Vietnam's cinnamon exports rise 75% in volume in May

Cambodia

* ADB has provided US$4.8bil for Cambodia’s development since 1970

* Cambodia destroys millions of dollars worth of seized narcotics, precursor chemicals

* Cambodian DPM “knocking on investors’ doors” to promote nation’s investment potential in Europe

* Seven dead in road crash in southeast Cambodia

Myanmar

* India repatriates 38 Myanmar prisoners detained in Imphal prison

* Myanmar designates new protected public forest areas

Laos

* Renewed efforts to help Laos combat poverty, malnutrition

* Lao govt aims to support female entrepreneurs

Brunei

* Brunei's DANA fund receives US$5,667

* ‘Thank you, blood donors’, says Brunei health minister in special message

Aseanplus

* South Korea watchdog faults AliExpress, Temu and Qoo10 for sale of unsafe products

* US, Australia 'concerned' over Hong Kong passport cancellations

* President Yoon to adopt Alabay dogs in Seoul next week

* Chinese #MeToo activist sentenced to 5 years in prison: supporters group

* Luxury labels slash prices by up to 50% to lure wary Chinese shoppers

* Chinese President Xi calls for expanding imports from developing nations

* S. Korean president Yoon's approval rating rises to 26 per cent: poll

* Bitcoin miners pivot to South-East Asia after China crackdown

* Four convicted of selling celebrities' flight details in China

* China Evergrande's ex-CEO sells Hong Kong home at almost half of purchase price

* South Korea, US warn against North Korea-Russia military ties ahead of Putin visit

* Child trafficker serving 15-year sentence given death penalty

* India’s opposition leveraged caste and constitution to shock Modi in election

* Deploy all counter-terror capabilities in Jammu and Kashmir, PM Modi tells officials

* HDC urges Asean collaboration to harness US$5 trillion halal market potential

* US, Australia 'concerned' over Hong Kong passport cancellations

* Man faces animal cruelty charges for killing his dog for meat in Jeju Island

* Bird flu hits Australian duck farm

* Family of dead sex abuse victim still constantly targeted by online slander in Japan

* China elder care sector plugs smart gadgets to fill workforce gaps

* India brings home bodies of 45 workers killed in Kuwait fire

* Japan enacts legislation on foreign worker training

* US lawmakers to meet Dalai Lama on India trip next week

* Asian markets, yen drop ahead of key Bank of Japan decision

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