Archive for February 10th, 2020

Coronavirus live updates: US citizen dies in Wuhan the epicenter of the outbreak

10-Feb-2020 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:02 AM

All times below are in Beijing time. 6:41 pm: Boeing says it still will attend Singapore Airshow US aircraft manufacturer Boeing still plans to attend the Singapore Airshow, [...]
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China’s would-be tourists stay put along with their dollars

10-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Al Jazeera | 6:02 AM

China is the world’s largest source of outbound tourists. But travel bans, suspended flights, and government advisories are keeping many would-be tourists from mainland [...]
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Panic buying hits Singapore after virus alert raised

10-Feb-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Anxious Singapore shoppers formed long lines at grocery stores Saturday and cleared the shelves of essential items, after the city-state raised its alert level over [...]
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Coronavirus: Don’t shake hands, adopt alternative greetings, says Ministry of Health

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

Don’t shake hands. That’s the latest advisory from Singapore’s Ministry of Health (MOH) in view of the worsening coronavirus outbreak in the Republic. In a [...]
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Singapore raises coronavirus response level to the same as SARS

Singapore raises coronavirus response level to the same as SARS

10-Feb-2020 Intellasia | The Hill | 6:02 AM

In response to the coronavirus, Singapore on Friday raised its national disease response level to orange the country’s second-highest and the same level that was used [...]
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Singapore to work closely with China to battle coronavirus threat: DPM Heng

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

Singapore will continue to work closely with China and the international community to fight the novel coronavirus, deputy prime minister Heng Swee Keat said on Friday [...]
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Coronavirus: ‘Patient zero’ linked to multiple infected cases at Grand Hyatt meeting not yet identified MOH

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

The original source of multiple novel coronavirus cases linked to an international business meeting held at Grand Hyatt here has yet to be identified, said a senior Ministry [...]
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Coronavirus: Lockheed Martin pulls out of Singapore Airshow

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

United States weapons maker Lockheed Martin has pulled out of the 11-16 February Singapore Airshow, after concerns over the novel coronavirus outbreak. In a media statement [...]
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Coronavirus: Singapore raises Dorscon response level to ‘orange’

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

The Singapore government on Friday (7 February) raised the disease outbreak response level to “orange” from “yellow” amid an increase in the number of [...]
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‘I thought I had the common cold’: Singapore’s second coronavirus patient on her experience

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

A woman from Wuhan who tested positive for the novel coronavirus in Singapore said she initially thought she had the common cold. The woman, who only wanted to be known as Ms [...]
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Coronavirus: Work-pass holders with recent China travel history need MOM approval before entry

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

The Ministry of Manpower (MOM) will carry out new requirements for work-pass holders entering or returning to Singapore with travel history to mainland China within the last [...]
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Lockheed Martin drops out of Singapore Airshow over coronavirus concerns

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

US weapons maker Lockheed Martin Corp said on Friday it will not participate in next week’s Singapore Airshow over coronavirus concerns. “Following the Singapore [...]
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Philippines braced for major blow to economy amid coronavirus scare

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

A prolonged crisis over the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) would likely cut up to 133bil pesos (RM10bil) from the country’s 19 trillion pesos economy, the [...]
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Exclusive: ‘Shock and awe’ has failed in Philippines drug war, enforcement chief says

10-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Asia News Network | 6:02 AM

Colonel Romeo Caramat oversaw the bloodiest day in the blood-soaked war on drugs in the Philippines 32 people killed in 24 hours in the province north of Manila where he was [...]
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Philippines’ Duterte moves to terminate defence pact with US

Philippines’ Duterte moves to terminate defence pact with US

10-Feb-2020 Intellasia | News agencies | 6:02 AM

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte plans to order the termination of the country’s visiting forces agreement with the United States, his spokesman said Friday. [...]
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