Regional Round-up Podcast: Singapore-Malaysia land VTL plans depend on Omicron variant measures

Malaysia PM Ismail Sabri Yaakob (left) and PM Lee Hsien Loong at the launch of the Malaysia-Singapore land VTL at the Woodlands Checkpoint on Nov 29, 2021. PHOTO: MCI

Regional Round-up Ep 26: Singapore-Malaysia land VTL plans depend on Omicron variant measures

09:58 mins

Synopsis: Every week, The Straits Times analyses South-east Asia's top news developments.

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

0:00 Highlights of conversation (click/tap above):

0:59 Singapore-Malaysia land VTL hopes to expand to general travellers in mid-December, despite the Omicron variant

4:21 Myanmar court has deferred the first verdict in the trial of ousted leader Aung San Suu-kyi

5:55 Boat carrying 228 Rohingyas fleeing Myanmar seized

7:00 Phillippines launches campaign to vaccinate 90 million people in three days, to reach 70% vaccinated rate

Produced by: Leslie Lopez (, The Breakfast Huddle, Money FM 89.3, Fa'izah Sani

Edited by: Dan Koh

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