Thai leader orders police crackdown on democracy protests

Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha ordered security agencies on Thursday to crack down on pro-democracy protesters, days after police used tear gas and water cannon at a Bangkok rally.
No lockdown in Cambodia after Hungarian minister visit: PM
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen insisted Thursday his country would not go into lockdown, despite growing coronavirus concerns after senior officials tested positive following a meeting with Hungary's foreign minister.
Thailand shuts down news site linked to ex-PM as protests pause

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90 dead, 34 missing in central Vietnam's floods, landslides 
Floods, landslides and other natural disasters triggered by downpours have left 90 people dead and 34 others missing in Vietnam's central region over the past two weeks,
ASEAN Finance Ministers, Central Bank Governors organize sixth meeting via videoconference
Ministers for finance and governors of central banks in ASEAN and the United States held an online meeting, as part of the 6th ASEAN Finance Ministers’ and Central Bank Governors’ Meeting yesterday.
Deputies of ASEAN finance, central bank hold meetings on finance, banking sectors between ASEAN and US Department of Treasury

Indonesia landslides kill 11 including infant twins
Two 10-month-old twins were among at least 11 people killed in landslides across an Indonesian city early on Monday, a search and rescue officer said.