Archive for February 3rd, 2020

Wuhan coronavirus: Singapore Airshow organiser ‘undoubtedly’ expects fewer exhibitors, visitors

03-Feb-2020 Intellasia | CNA | 6:02 AM

This year’s Singapore Airshow is expected to see fewer exhibitors and visitors as the country implements more stringent measures to contain the deadly Wuhan [...]
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Wuhan coronavirus, Singapore’s emergency preparedness to be discussed in Parliament

03-Feb-2020 Intellasia | CNA | 6:02 AM

The Wuhan coronavirus and Singapore’s medical emergency preparedness are among the issues to be discussed when Parliament sits on Monday (February 3). Two Bills will be [...]
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Wuhan virus: Singapore expands travel ban to all China visitors

Wuhan virus: Singapore expands travel ban to all China visitors

03-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:02 AM

The Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) will suspend the issuance of all forms of new visas to those with China passports, the Multi-Ministry Taskforce on the Wuhan [...]
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‘I saw Singapore’s first SARS case; I’m still alive and standing’: At the frontline of the Wuhan coronavirus

03-Feb-2020 Intellasia | CNA | 6:02 AM

When she met with Singapore’s first severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) patient 17 years ago, Dr Brenda Ang was not wearing any protective equipment. “It [...]
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Systems running smoothly at Singapore’s checkpoints during temperature screening measures: Shanmugam

03-Feb-2020 Intellasia | CNA | 6:02 AM

Systems at Singapore’s checkpoints are running “smoothly” in the face of additional measures to guard against the spread of the Wuhan coronavirus, said [...]
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Community supports fundraising initiative for victims of Philippines volcano eruption

03-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Prairie Post | 6:02 AM

A fundraising initiative for the victims of the Taal volcano eruption in the Philippines has been well supported by the community. The Filipino Association of Swift Current [...]
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Philippines’ president bans Cabinet from travelling to US

03-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Arab News | 6:02 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte has barred members of his Cabinet from travelling to the US, a move that will further distance the Philippines from its long-standing ally. This [...]
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First round of resumed peace talks with Thailand’s deep south insurgency satisfactory

03-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:02 AM

Thailand’s National Security Council (NSC) on Friday (January 31) told a press briefing that the first round of resumed peace talks with Thailand’s restive [...]
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Thailand’s New Economics Party officially pulled out from opposition alliance

03-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:02 AM

Thailand’s New Economics Party on Friday (January 31) made an announcement declaring its withdrawal from the Opposition alliance and insisted to work independently. New [...]
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Coronavirus: first human transmission in Thailand as death toll hits 258

Coronavirus: first human transmission in Thailand as death toll hits 258

03-Feb-2020 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:02 AM

Thailand has recorded its first human-to-human transmission of the coronavirus after a taxi driver was apparently infected by a traveller, heightening concern over the [...]
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Thailand’s sugar output to hit nine-year low due to drought trade body

03-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Thailand’s sugar production is likely to fall 28 percent year-on-year in 2019/20 to a nine-year low of 10.5 million tonnes as drought curtails cane supplies, the head [...]
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UPDATE 1-Weightlifting-Thai federation board resigns en masse

03-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

The entire board of Thailand’s weightlifting federation has resigned less than a month after allegations of doping by child weightlifters were made in a German TV [...]
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Indonesia to boost use of renewable energy

03-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:02 AM

Indonesia has set a higher composition of renewable energy in the country’s energy consumption as the government aims at reducing reliance on fossil fuels and [...]
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Wuhan Virus Boosts Indonesian Anti-Chinese Conspiracies

03-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Foreign Policy | 6:02 AM

hrow out your Xiaomi mobile phones!” the viral WhatsApp image read. “The coronavirus comes from China and is spreading through the server, coming out from Xiaomi [...]
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Lawmaker wants Indonesia to export cannabis

03-Feb-2020 Intellasia | The Jakarta Port | 6:02 AM

An Islam-based Prosperous Justice Party (PKS) politician and House of Representatives lawmaker has suggested that the trade ministry export marijuana. Rafli, a lawmaker from [...]
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