Archive for February 10th, 2020

Coronavirus in Philippines: The risk, impact and measures

10-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Airport Technology | 6:02 AM

Philippines, one of the high-risk countries from the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak, recorded the first death outside China. GlobalData’s latest Coronavirus Influencers [...] » More

Coronavirus fears spread in Thailand, a Chinese tourism magnet

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

Outside China, few countries have seen more coronavirus cases than Thailand and that’s hardly surprising. Alongside Japan, Thailand is one of the most touristed [...] » More

Coronavirus UPDATE over 100,000 Chinese are still in Thailand

10-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Thai PBS World | 6:02 AM

This morning there remain 25 confirmed coronavirus cases in Thailand. The death toll has now reached 724 with a total of 34,878 confirmed cases in the past six weeks. Over [...] » More

Kick foreigners, not wearing face-masks, out of Thailand minister

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

Thailand’s mercurial Public Health minister Anutin Charnvirakul has slammed foreign tourists who aren’t wearing face masks, or refuse to wear them when offered a [...] » More

Concerns coronavirus is going undetected in Indonesia

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

There is growing concern that the new coronavirus may be going undetected in Indonesia, where officials have not confirmed a single case of infection among the 272 [...] » More

GCEL’s Digital Economy Platform To Assist Realisation of Malaysia’s Shared Prosperity Vision 2030 Objectives

10-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Business Wire | 6:02 AM

Malaysia’s prime minister Dr Tun Mahathir Mohammad convened a briefing session with the Malaysian Technology Development Corporation (“MTDC”) and the Global [...] » More

Malaysia will not keep quiet over Israeli’s oppression of the Palestinians, says Dr M

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

Prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad says Malaysia will not keep quiet on the oppression of the Palestinians by Israel. “We are duty-bound and this responsibility is [...] » More

Malaysia’s anti-FGM advocates: Leave our bodies alone

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

Dr Harlina Siraj, an obstetrics and gynaecology specialist, still remembers with dread the day she witnessed her first-born daughter’s circumcision at five months old. [...] » More

Malaysian palm giant Sime Darby says it will work with environmental groups

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

Malaysia’s biggest palm oil producer Sime Darby said on Friday it is committed to working with environmental groups, days after a senior executive called for government [...] » More

Malaysia warns of Chinese hacking campaign targeting government projects

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

A Chinese state-sponsored hacking group has been targeting Malaysian government officials, computer experts with the Malaysian government said on Wednesday. The purpose of [...] » More

Malaysia’s December factory output rises 1.3pct y/y

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

Malaysia’s industrial production index rose 1.3 percent in December from a year earlier, slower than the pace from the prior month as mining activity declined, [...] » More

UPDATE 1-Malaysia PM clarifies comment on bribery allegations

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

Malaysia’s prime minister Mahathir Mohamad on Friday sought to clarify comments he made on bribery allegations linked to AirAsia Group. A statement from [...] » More

Vietnam faces loss up to $7.7 billion in tourism due to China’s coronavirus: state media

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

The coronavirus epidemic in China could wipe $5.9 billion to $7.7 billion from Vietnam’s tourism earnings in the next three months as international travellers stay away [...] » More