Archive for February 9th, 2020

25 killed as soldier opens fire in Korat

09-Feb-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 10:20 AM

Police and soldiers rescued hundreds of people from a shopping mall late Saturday night as they continued to hunt for a gunman who had holed up inside after killing at least [...] » More

Thai mass shooter killed at shopping mall – security sources

09-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 10:18 AM

Thai security forces on Sunday killed a soldier after he carried out a shooting rampage that left at least 21 people dead, police and military sources said. They said he had [...] » More

Malaysia confirms 16th coronavirus case as Chinese tourist tests positive

09-Feb-2020 Intellasia | NST | 10:17 AM

Malaysia today confirmed another case of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), which brings the tally of infections in the country to 16. The 67-year-old woman, from Wuhan, [...] » More

Coronavirus: 7 new confirmed cases including taxi driver and private hire car driver, total at 40

Coronavirus: 7 new confirmed cases including taxi driver and private hire car driver, total at 40

09-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 10:03 AM

The Ministry of Health on Saturday (8 February) confirmed seven new cases of the novel coronavirus infection, the highest reported in a single day to date. Of these, five are [...] » More

Fear can be more harmful than coronavirus, Singapore PM says after run on shops

09-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 10:00 AM

Fear can do more harm than the spreading coronavirus, Singapore’s prime minister said on Saturday, a day after the city-state raised its alert level, prompting [...] » More

Pompeo urges US governors to resist China pressure on Taiwan

09-Feb-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 9:54 AM

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Saturday urged US governors to resist Chinese pressure to shun Taiwan as he warned that Beijing was increasingly taking its diplomatic [...] » More

China virus deaths rise past 800, overtaking SARS toll

China virus deaths rise past 800, overtaking SARS toll

09-Feb-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 9:36 AM

The death toll from the novel coronavirus outbreak soared to 803 in China on Sunday, according to official figures, overtaking the global toll for SARS. With 81 more people [...] » More

China virus death toll hits 722, with first two foreign victims

China virus death toll hits 722, with first two foreign victims

09-Feb-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 9:23 AM

The death toll from the novel coronavirus outbreak soared to 722 in China on Saturday, including the first foreign victim, as Hong Kong imposed a mandatory quarantine on [...] » More