Asean Now: Weekly Wrap Ep 41

Asean Now wraps up the latest news of the week in the region.

Malaysians call for harsher laws against sexual predators; Malaysian sailors freed by Abu Sayyaf; an Indonesian maid stabs her Singaporean employers; hand, foot and mouth disease cases surge in Singapore; vigilante killings have spread across the Philippines; anti-catcalling ordinance launched in Quezon City in Philippines.Phallic figures in a temple in Bangkok, Thailand angers Buddhists. Thailand and Cambodia are in a dispute over who should rightly register the traditional classical play, Khon, as the original owner with Unesco. The Myanmar government will be restricting betel nut-chewing among the public. Three Laotians have issued an apology on national TV for their anti-government posts on Facebook.

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