Asean News Headlines as at 9pm on Wednesday (Sept 21)
Asean News Headlines Wednesday
* The government meets with lawmakers to discuss ending the death penalty
Four Indonesians who were left trapped on an island by people smugglers were rescued.
* The government consents to hiring 10,000 Sri Lankans.
There are no intentions to peg the ringgit, and there is no emergency.
Syed Saddiq wonders if Najib, also known as “Merpati,” is a bird in a gold cage.
* KJ: Standard procedures were followed; Najib received no special care.
* The Sabah CM’s office warns against falling for phoney infographics about free housing and employm
Ministerial roundtable between Singapore and India to strengthen ties in several areas: DPM
* Man who fatally stabbed his ex-girlfriend in Jurong East receives a 12-year sentence
* Singapore creates a counterterrorism centre to strengthen regional linkages and information sharing
Patients and doctors applaud the coupling of residents and doctors, although they anticipate some growing pains.
* Woman who committed herself by stabbing herself outside a school is accused of having two weapons.
* Famous Singaporean sites illuminated in purple and yellow in honour of World Alzheimer’s Day