Asean morning news for June 2 – AEC News Today

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu         @stmarisewudolu   COVID-19 in Asean: update for June 1 — Asean cases top 90,000; 45,000 activeAs of 00:28 GMT June 1 there was 45,481 active cases of COVID-19 throughout the 10 Asean member countries, an increase of 695, or 1.55 per cent, on the day prior.— AEC News Today Close drug detention centers in Asia-Pacific, UN urgesSeveral UN agencies on Monday demanded permanent closure of “compulsory drug detention and rehabilitation centers” in Asia and the Pacific.— Philippine News Agency Beijing’s plans for South…

Asean morning news for May 26, 2020

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu         @stmarisewudolu   COVID-19 in Asean: update for May 25 — Brazil tops 24hr death count, Singapore cases continue to easeAs of 00:26 GMT May 25 there was 43,519 active cases of COVID-19 throughout the 10 Asean member countries, an increase of 105, or 0.24 per cent, on the day prior.— AEC News Today Accusing China of using COVID-19 to expand presence in South China Sea “nonsense”: FMIt is sheer nonsense to claim that China is using COVID-19 to expand its presence in the…