Asean Information headlines on Sunday (Could 23) at 9 p.m.

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Asean News headlines on Sunday (May 23) at 9 p.m.

Malaysia:

Covid-19: 6,976 new cases bring a total of 512,091

Ismail Sabri: Government plans to purchase 8.2 million doses of Sinovac vaccine by the end of June

Ahmad Zahid’s corruption process against a foreign visa system is set to begin on Monday (May 24th).

The government of Perak is allocating RM2mil for the EMCO affected B40 group

Meat cartel: Four Maqis officers, company owners charged

Despite early breakdowns, seniors register for the second round of AstraZeneca opt-ins

Bursa Malaysia will trade between 1,550 and 1,590 this week

Ringgit is likely to hover between 4.12-4.16 against the US dollar this week

Tech-savvy teens help seniors sign up for the second round of AstraZeneca opt-ins

The Malaysian author’s first book imagines a future “KL” that will be torn apart by cyborgs and rebels

The Ministry of Health receives additional funds for basic care

A new coronavirus that usually infects canines is found in a pneumonia patient in Malaysia

Singapore:

Singapore: 25 new Covid-19 cases, including 21 in the community and one in the dormitory

The Shangri-La Dialog 2021 – Singapore’s popular security forum has been canceled due to Covid-19

25 passengers from India come to Singapore every day, 180 fly back on return flights

Skilled workers are difficult to replace despite technological advances in Singapore’s construction sector

Singapore: Home Buyers Sad, Disappointed With Extended BTO Delays Due To Covid-19

In Covid-19 cases, Singapore closes two shopping centers

Indonesia:

Indonesia reports 5,280 new Covid-19 after fears of finding a new cluster after cargo ship infections

Indonesian government agency is examining the merger of Gojek and Tokopedia to avoid a technological monopoly

Garuda is planning a major restructuring that could cut the operating fleet in half

Indonesia finds a new Covid-19 cluster after cargo ship infections

Indonesia’s auto sales surge after luxury tax cut

The Indonesian central bank has seen interest rates stable after the rupiah fell

Thailand:

Thai Private Hospitals Seek 5 Million Doses of Moderna Vaccine; The government confirms 3,382 new Covid-19 cases

Thailand to restrict cattle, buffalo movements in the event of an animal skin disease outbreak

Thailand tightened border controls after the discovery of the South African variant of Covid-19

Thailand: Virus Variant Found In Narathiwat Covid-19 Cases In South Africa; Province in lockdown

Thailand wants to speed up vaccination after the cluster of the construction camp in Bangkok has grown

Sniffing canines are joining the coronavirus fight

Philippines:

The Philippines has 3,083 new Covid-19 cases, the lowest since March, but all due to systemic issues

Philippines: Suspect arrested and charged in rape of trans man Ebeng Mayor, police say

The 5.5 magnitude earthquake shook the southern Philippines

Filipinos urged to get vaccinated against Covid-19 regardless of brand

Shell is leaving the Philippine gas field after a $ 460 million deal

The Philippines are lowering growth targets for 2021 and 2022 after disappointing GDP in the first quarter

Vietnam:

Vietnam: On election day, the government reports 98 new Covid-19 cases, a total of 5,217

Vietnam: Many constituencies are reporting high voter turnout rates in the country’s largest elections of all time

Vietnam reports 42nd death from Covid-19 as local cases continue to rise

Less independent candidates in parliamentary elections in Vietnam; Event amid the new Covid-19 outbreak

Sixty-nine million Vietnamese people take surveys as the virus spreads

Vietnam is holding parliamentary elections amid the new Covid-19 outbreak

Myanmar:

Fighting torches in the city of Myanmar on the Chinese border

The EU condemns the plan by the electoral body of the junta in Myanmar to disband the Suu Kyi party

Myanmar anti-coup insurgents seize police posts near the Chinese border and kill security forces

Myanmar lowers trade target for Covid-19 after crippling coup

Myanmar junta leader says Suu Kyi will appear soon

More than 125,000 Myanmar teachers suspended because of coups

The Kachin Army attacks the jade mining town in Myanmar

Cambodia:

Another one million doses of Sinovac Covid-19 vaccine are set to arrive in Cambodia

Cambodia: Two Covid-positive newborns are operated successfully

Nine more Covid-19 deaths, 560 infections in Cambodia as government lifts curfew for the night

Laos:

Laos: Incomprehensible Covid-19 infections are increasing in the capital of Vientiane

Laos: Vientiane increases red zones as government confirms new Covid-19 cases

Laos continues to monitor people entering amid Covid-19. Country also remains vigilant against dengue fever

Brunei:

Brunei is one of the world’s lowest Covid-19 infections

AIA Opens One-Stop Financial Solutions Center In Brunei; No local Covid-19 cases for 381 days

Brunei will introduce new law on the protection of personal data

Asean:

China helps Malaysia with Covid-19 vaccines

Extremely cold weather in China kills 20 in ultra marathon

The EU is coming to Southeast Asia

Chinese vaccines will rave about developing countries

Covid-19: Hidden in our midst

The US is delaying the investment ban for China as the Biden team wants to clarify the political scope

The Yunnan earthquake left three dead and 27 injured

Israel-Palestine Conflict: Can the US Be Honest Brokers?

Some Koreans are fed up with waiting and have shot Covid-19 into the US

The millions of small dramas on the stock market cause overload