Regional Round-Up Podcast: Malaysia's Prime Minister in Brunei for proposal to establish VTL

Malaysia's Prime Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob (left) greeted by Brunei's Crown Prince Al-Muhtadee Billah on his arrival in Brunei. PHOTO: ISMAIL SABRI YAAKOB/FACEBOOK

Synopsis: The Straits Times analyses South-east Asia's top news developments in this weekly podcast.

The Straits Times' regional correspondent Leslie Lopez chats with Money FM's Elliot Danker and Bharati Jagdish.

Highlights (click/tap above):

01:04 Malaysia's Prime Minister made his first official visit to Brunei for a proposal to establish VTL (Vaccinated Travel Lane) between Brunei and Malaysia

02:37 Deadlock between Malaysia's PKR (Parti Keadilan Rakyat) and MUDA (Malaysia United Democratic Alliance)

04:25 Ferdinand Marcos Jr. skipping yet another gathering of presidential candidates

07:17 Myanmar's junta not attending the upcoming ASEAN summit in Cambodia

08:38 Vietnam expects to continue factory production despite rapid COVID-19 infections

Produced by: Leslie Lopez (, The Breakfast Huddle, Money FM 89.3, Hadyu Rahim

Edited by: Dan Koh

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