Asean News Headlines at 10pm on Saturday (June 22, 2024)


A man sunbathes next to contaminated sand from the cleanup of an oil slick at Palawan Beach in Sentosa, Singapore. - AFP

Malaysia:

* Malaysia-China ties have always been mutually beneficial, says Anwar

* Bhutan King meets Malaysia's monarch at Johor Palace

* Over RM1bil lost to commercial crime in first half of 2024, says CCID director

* Sg Bakap polls: Fahmi denies allegations of government machinery misuse

* Sg Bakap polls: Nomination opens for by-election / Sg Bakap polls: EC sets up two campaign enforcement teams

* Four feared drowned as fishing boat capsizes in Tanjung Segenting

* Three men arrested for possessing dangerous weapons and police equipment in Ipoh

* Over 600kg of durian served at two fruit feasts in George Town

* The ball is at the feet of Dewan Rakyat Speaker

* No split in Sabah Umno, says Zahid

* Tanjung Aru Beach and park have remained accessible to the public, reassures Pandikar

* Malaysia’s position in IMD competitiveness ranking 2025 set to improve, says Zafrul

Members of the Tengger sub-ethnic group gather to present offerings at the crater's edge of the active Mount Bromo volcano as part of the Yadnya Kasada festival in Probolinggo, East Java province on Saturday, June 22, 2024. - AFPMembers of the Tengger sub-ethnic group gather to present offerings at the crater's edge of the active Mount Bromo volcano as part of the Yadnya Kasada festival in Probolinggo, East Java province on Saturday, June 22, 2024. - AFP

Singapore:

* Runaway golf buggy plunges off second tier of driving range at Singapore's Keppel Club

* Medical Mysteries - Singapore baby with 1 in 100 million brain stem tumour survives and thrives against all odds

* Outcry over samsui woman with cigarette mural in Singapore: URA requests delay in changes as it reviews stance

* No cases of casinos in Singapore directly complicit in money laundering: Report

* Three men arrested for conspiring to cheat woman of money using fake gold ingots in S'pore

* Singapore's cyber security agency urges vigilance against ‘suspicious activity’ after Changi Airport website hit by outage

* Singapore boy, 14, develops bodybuilding passion which helps him cope with dyslexia, boosts confidence

* Mother of Singapore boy, who died after school run collapse donates organs to fulfil his ‘greatest dream’

* Tonnes of sand scooped up after oil spill in Singapore

* Oil eases on strong dollar, global economic news

Indonesia:

* Indonesian ministry and Bank Syariah commit to global halal hub in Indonesia

* Jakarta to release Wolbachia mosquitoes in battle against dengue

* Australian authorities arrest 15 people over alleged illegal fishing on Indonesian vessels

* Indonesia to block access to online gambling platforms; over 400 suspects arrested in major crackdown

* Jakarta celebrates another year as capital city

* Indonesia uses cloud seeding as rain hampers construction of new capital Nusantara

* South Korea's Jeju taps Indonesian influencer as new ambassador to boost tourism

Traditional Thai dancers perform at a festival welcoming next year's 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and Thailand in Beijing. - APTraditional Thai dancers perform at a festival welcoming next year's 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and Thailand in Beijing. - AP

Thailand:

* Thai PM Srettha touts plans for casinos and nuclear power in first TV talk

* Thai government's US$102 billion budget clears first parliamentary vote

* Netflix reveals South-East Asian films lineup - Thailand's sex comedy Doctor Climax leads the way

* Continuous crackdowns in Thailand have led to reduction in online crime cases

* Thai PM Srettha defends frequent overseas travel

* Bangkok braces for gridlock as truckers announce fuel protest

* Video of girl feeding sibling in class goes viral in Thailand

Philippines:

* Philippines council recommends continuing resupply missions to South China Sea shoal

* Philippine govt confirms country's first Q fever cases in imported goats from US

* Korean shipbuilder launches first corvette for Philippine Navy; vessel named after Filipino independence hero

* Philippines emerges as South-East Asia renewable power pacesetter

* Philippines' Jollibee probes alleged data breach affecting 32 million customers

* Covert op targeted Sinovac vaccine - Philippine lawmakers set to open probe

Supporters and members of the LGBTQIA+ community take part in a pride march in celebration of the Pride Month at Quezon City, Metro Manila on Saturday, June 22, 2024. - AFPSupporters and members of the LGBTQIA+ community take part in a pride march in celebration of the Pride Month at Quezon City, Metro Manila on Saturday, June 22, 2024. - AFP

Vietnam:

* Vietnam power generation, daily consumption hit new record high amid heatwave

* Vietnam PM Pham to attend WEF meeting of the New Champions in Dalian city next week

* For peace in the region - Vietnam signals major interest in South China Sea talks with Manila

* Vietnam faces challenges in achieving growth target in 2024, says govt annual economic report

* More than 400 handicraft products showcased in Hanoi

* Vietnam backs UNSC’s role in addressing global cyber security challenges

Myanmar:

* Myanmar national detained for alleged rape of Rohingya teen in Ampang

* Myanmar's bank provides agricultural loans for monsoon season

* Myanmar to hold bodybuilding, athletic physique competition for Olympic Day

* ‘Rohingya fleeing amid clashes’ in Myanmar's Rakhnie province

* Ousted leader Suu Kyi in good health, says junta spokesman

Skyscrapers are seen in a pollution haze in Jakarta on Saturday, June 22, 2024. - AFPSkyscrapers are seen in a pollution haze in Jakarta on Saturday, June 22, 2024. - AFP

Cambodia:

* Global reading crisis: 300 million children at risk by 2030, says UNESCO report

* Cambodia arrests five foreign men for drug trafficking, seizing 145kg of narcotic worth millions of dollars

* Cambodia's Pursat forest crime ‘mastermind’ identified, on the run

* Cambodian authorities warn citizens against online fraud as criminals deploy new tactics

Laos:

* Bank of Laos raises interest rate to 10% amid economic challenges

* Laos agriculture ministry proposes law on cooperatives

* Groundwork laid for amendment of Laos constitution

Brunei:

* M’sian soldier missing during Brunei-M’sia border survey operation

* Developing Brunei’s tourism through upskilling workshop

* Blood donation drive boosts supply in Brunei's Belait district

In this photo released by Xinhua News Agency, rescuers carrying rescue equipment enter a flood-affected area in Wuping County of Longyan City, southeast China's Fujian Province. A family of six was found dead by rescuers in Fujian province, state media reported Saturday, adding to the extreme weather deaths after downpours caused landslides in the area, even as authorities extended a warning of more severe weather ahead. - APIn this photo released by Xinhua News Agency, rescuers carrying rescue equipment enter a flood-affected area in Wuping County of Longyan City, southeast China's Fujian Province. A family of six was found dead by rescuers in Fujian province, state media reported Saturday, adding to the extreme weather deaths after downpours caused landslides in the area, even as authorities extended a warning of more severe weather ahead. - AP

AseanPlus:

* Man apprehended after trying to snatch bag from Chinese national in Sepang

* Fadillah to deliver keynote address at London Climate Action Week

* Six found dead in landslides in China's Fujian province

* South Korean canine custody clash: Does dog belong to buyer or guardian?

* Japan Airlines plane with 50 passengers on board makes emergency landing in Aomori after fire signal

* Tribal woman gangraped in India's Ujjain city on the pretext of job; two arrested

* US lawmakers meeting Modi after Dalai Lama signals New Delhi shift on China: analysts

* Hong Kong issues ‘very hot weather’ alert on summer solstice amid climate change warning

* China’s historic Huangshan city flooded as devastating rains move north

* New York, London could ‘show China the way’ to a climate-proof future

* Anti-paper leak law for exams comes into effect in India

* China deputy propaganda chief under corruption investigation

* USS Theodore Roosevelt arrives in Busan in show of force

* Man puts plastic bag over face of comfort women statue in Seoul

* At least 42 killed in Israeli strikes in Gaza City refugee camp, neighbourhood

* Japan Games burdens local govts. Is fundamental reform possible?

* China, France to launch satellite to better understand the universe

* EU tariffs on China not a 'punishment', says German economy minister

* Second Hongkonger charged under Article 23 law in a week over sedition offences

* China’s mega online shopping festivals losing lustre as Chinese tighten their belts

* How quantum physics could help lasers perform better in fog and aid communications

* Death toll rises to 54 in India's deadly liquor tragedy; more than 100 still being treated in hospital

* Raging debate - Should Hong Kong charge higher fees for more expensive university courses like medicine?

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