Asean News Headlines at 10pm on Monday (June 17, 2024)


Indonesian Muslim girls walk to attend morning mass prayers on the street during Eid al-Adha celebrations in Jakarta, Indonesia, on Monday, June 17, 2024. - Reuters

Malaysia:

* Brace for thunderstorms and heavy downpour in several states, warns MetMalaysia

* Sunny side up to drop in prices: Small traders call it 'eggs-cellent'

* Egg prices reduced by three sen nationwide

* Cameron Highlands needs strict zoning laws, says environmental group

* Immigration Department to boost KLIA autogate service

* Sg Bakap polls: No clear favourites, say analysts

* Telco cable thefts: Govt to consider heavier penalties, Fahmi

* Diesel subsidy not abolished, govt still bears RM7bil in subsidies, says PM Anwar

* Senior citizen, granddaughter lost near Kuala Kubu Baharu found safe and sound

* Around 30 Malaysian couples head to Southern Thailand each month for polygamy

* Three underage boys among four arrested for kidnapping, beating up teenagers

* Lively atmosphere fills the air as Muslims nationwide celebrate Hari Raya Haji with prayers

Workers clean oil spill along Sentosa's Tanjong Beach area in Singapore. - APWorkers clean oil spill along Sentosa's Tanjong Beach area in Singapore. - AP

Singapore:

* Singapore's oil spill incident: Govt expands clean-up effort to more areas, including eastern end of island

* More than 800 coal plants worldwide could be profitably decommissioned, says research group in Singapore

* Oil spill incident: Dredger suffered sudden loss in engine, steering control before hitting ship

* Oil spill incident: Singapore fish farms in Johor Strait not affected, local fish safe to eat: SFA

* Dear Chinese football fans, Hassan Sunny’s 11 saves should be seen in the right spirit

* Temasek to invest up to US$198 mln in Australian ETF manager Betashares

* Asia shares muted on China data, euro on defensive

* Hailed as a hero by Chinese football fans, Lions goalkeeper Hassan Sunny gets star treatment in Shanghai

Indonesia:

* Indonesia gears up to celebrate upcoming Independence Day in new capital city

* Project green super grid - Indonesia says it needs US$25 billion to build renewable energy grid

* Indonesian leader Jokowi calls for water pumps to protect crops against heat wave

* Indonesian ministries urged to provide EVs in Nusantara

* Ex-presidential candidate Anies gets boost for Jakarta polls from Indonesia’s largest party

* Muslims in Asia celebrate Eid al-Adha with sacrifice festival and traditional feast

* Oil prices slip on weaker US consumer demand, rise in China output

Muslims attend morning mass prayers during Eid al-Adha celebrations in Jakarta, Indonesia,on Monday, June 17, 2024.  - ReutersMuslims attend morning mass prayers during Eid al-Adha celebrations in Jakarta, Indonesia,on Monday, June 17, 2024. - Reuters

Thailand:

* Thailand targets 280,000 workforce in high-tech sectors over five years

* Three Thai missing boats loaded with smuggled diesel found off Malaysian coast

* As Thailand moves to pass same-sex marriage law, couple wait to tie the knot

* Bung Fai rocket with 120kg of gunpowder slams into crowd at Thai festival

* Thai royalists make risky bet in fresh showdown with Thaksin

* Explainer: Four Thai court cases that could unleash political crisis

* Thai baht declines in thin holiday trading across Asian markets

Philippines:

* Tragic incident as three-wheeled vehicle crash in southern Philippines kills six including three kids, injures four

* Philippines says Chinese ships rammed, damaged its boats; resupply mission disrupted

* US, Canada, Japan and Philippines conduct exercises in South China Sea

* Chinese and Philippine ship collision just the latest in a string of South China Sea confrontations

* China’s account of ship collision ‘deceptive, misleading’: Philippine armed forces

* Philippine, Chinese ships collide near hotspot reef: Beijing

* Fire in Philippines' Calamba City razes 30 houses

Nguyen Thi Hong Van, 55, a collector and seller of Russian souvenirs who lived and worked in Russia for 20 years, poses at her shop in Hanoi, Vietnam. - ReutersNguyen Thi Hong Van, 55, a collector and seller of Russian souvenirs who lived and worked in Russia for 20 years, poses at her shop in Hanoi, Vietnam. - Reuters

Vietnam:

* Vietnamese banks no longer crowded with gold buyers after online registration opens

* China’s lust for durian is creating fortunes in South-East Asia

* Vietnam eyes lucrative halal market with growing Muslim population

* Three of Vietnam's five undersea internet cables are down

* Strange species discovered in Vietnam National Park cave

* Three children among four killed in Hanoi house fire

* US rebukes Vietnam ahead of expected visit by Russia's Putin

Myanmar:

* Family of Myanmar's Suu Kyi hasn't had contact for over three years

* Myanmar Seafarers Federation to host Day of the Seafarer 2024

* Thousands of Rohingya feared trapped in fighting in western Myanmar

* Rohingya in the crosshairs again

An AC-130J Ghostrider flies during a joint live-fire exercise between South Korean and U.S. special forces, in Taebaek, South Korea, on Monday, June 17, 2024. - ReutersAn AC-130J Ghostrider flies during a joint live-fire exercise between South Korean and U.S. special forces, in Taebaek, South Korea, on Monday, June 17, 2024. - Reuters

Cambodia:

* Cambodian PM Hun Manet to pay official visit to Singapore on Tuesday (June 18)

* Cambodia, Australia agree to increase cross-border crime cooperation

* Cambodia launches first Phnom Penh-New Delhi direct flight

* Cambodia records over 2.5 mln air passengers in first 5 months: minister

Laos:

* Laos sees fourth month of trade deficit, as Lao kip hits record low

* Laos moves to protect children from measles, rubella

* Lao PM spells out govt’s plans for economic self-reliance

Brunei:

* Brunei: Gang robber’s sentence reduced, caning remains

* Brunei Sultan extols sacrifices beyond Aidiladha

People gather near the site of a collision between an passenger and a goods train in Nirmaljote, near Rangapani station in India's West Bengal state on Monday, June 17, 2024. At least eight people were killed in India on Monday when a goods train driver missed a signal and slammed into an express passenger train from behind, police and railway officials said. - AFPPeople gather near the site of a collision between an passenger and a goods train in Nirmaljote, near Rangapani station in India's West Bengal state on Monday, June 17, 2024. At least eight people were killed in India on Monday when a goods train driver missed a signal and slammed into an express passenger train from behind, police and railway officials said. - AFP

AseanPlus:

* Fan Bingbing is interested in experiencing life in Malaysia: 'I would like to live in Kuala Lumpur'

* Michelle Yeoh and husband Jean Todt celebrate 20 years as a couple

* Excited HK passengers ride on new high-speed sleeper train to Shanghai, Beijing

* Seven killed as Indian passenger and goods trains collide

* China says relations with Australia back 'on the right track'

* 'Meaty rice'? S. Korean professor aims to change global protein

* Eight people suffocate in refrigerated lorry in China; cops launch probe on 'illegal passengers'

* China's relationship with Australia 'on the right track': Premier Li

* Putin to visit Kim in North Korea on Tuesday (June 18)

* Mongolia opposition politician killed during election campaign

* China's May industrial output misses forecasts, retail sales a bright spot

* South Korea's loudspeakers face questions over reach into North

* New Zealand Prime Minister's plane breaks down on way to Japan

* Fans may face charges after ‘kissing’ BTS’ Jin: reports

* S. Korean shares retreat from 26-month high as e-commerce firms drag

* Olympics-Mbappe rules out playing at Paris Games after Real Madrid move

* Cricket-Pakistan's World Cup failure down to poor batting, Babar says

* Chinese firms keen to learn about Malaysia’s halal industry

* China opens tit-for-tat anti-dumping probe into European pork

* Australian passenger plane lands safely in New Zealand after a fire shuts down an engine

* Shanghai’s solar carnival belies fight for survival - China’s flagship clean energy industry in dismal state

* How convenience stores become big names in Asia - Seoul capitalises on demand for sophisticated outlets

* Fighting bigotry, leaflet by leaflet - Spreading simple words of harmony is an act of bravery in today’s India

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