Archive for February 11th, 2020

Government mulls including Taiwan in travel ban due to nCoV threat

11-Feb-2020 Intellasia | GmanetWork | 6:02 AM

The Philippine government is mulling to expand its temporary travel ban due to the novel coronavirus outbreak on all travellers coming from Taiwan. On Monday, Health [...] » More

Rumours over face mask shortage spark run on toilet paper in Taiwan

11-Feb-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

Panic buying of toilet paper starts over rumours that raw supplies are being exhausted to make face masks The Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) said during a press [...] » More

‘Parasite’: Korea’s barrier-breaking satire

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

South Korean thriller “Parasite”a dark comedy about modern poverty and wealth that has brought down language barriers to open new audiences to foreign filmcan now [...] » More

‘Disinfected stores are safe to visit

11-Feb-2020 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

People should not be concerned about going to retail stores and other facilities previously visited by coronavirus patients because they pose no infection risks after [...] » More

Korea’s growth outlook hit hard as coronavirus outbreak prolongs

11-Feb-2020 Intellasia | KoreaHerald | 6:02 AM

The new coronavirus outbreak that originated in China is affecting South Korea as global investment banks and research institutes are drastically lowering their economic [...] » More

Travel, transport sectors suffer most from novel coronavirus outbreak

11-Feb-2020 Intellasia | KoreaHerald | 6:02 AM

The continued spread of China’s new coronavirus is hitting the South Korean economy hard, adversely affecting many sectors including travel, tourism, services, airlines [...] » More

Korea’s ‘Parasite’ wins Oscar for best international feature film

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

South Korea’s “Parasite,” a pitch-black comedy about haves and have-nots in modern Seoul, won the Oscar for best international film on Sunday after also [...] » More

Korea’s economy underperforms among emerging nations

11-Feb-2020 Intellasia | KoreaHerald | 6:02 AM

South Korea’s economy advanced only 2 percent in 2019, despite the government’s pump-priming measures coupled with the central bank’s monetary easing [...] » More

Businessmen urge government to reopen Gaeseong complex

11-Feb-2020 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

South Korean businesspeople who ran factories at the now-shuttered joint industrial complex in North Korea’s border city of Gaeseong urged the government Monday to [...] » More

Minister vows to support air carriers hurt by coronavirus

11-Feb-2020 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport will draw up a series of measures to support local air carriers that have been hit hard by the outbreak of the new [...] » More

Korea, US tune stances on inter-Korean economic cooperation

11-Feb-2020 Intellasia | KoreaHerald | 6:02 AM

South Korea and the US held a working group meeting on Monday in Seoul, aimed at coordinating policy on North Korea, as Seoul seeks to engage the North through inter-Korean [...] » More

Defense cost-sharing talks forgotten amid virus fear

11-Feb-2020 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

A year has passed since South Korea and the United States agreed on their defense cost-sharing for 2019. But talks for this year’s cost-sharing that were supposed to be [...] » More

Moon urges calm response to coronavirus

11-Feb-2020 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

President Moon Jae-in set out to calm rising public fears about the new coronavirus, urging citizens to go about their daily lives and trust the government’s crisis [...] » More

UN health agency goes to China as mainland deaths rise above 900

UN health agency goes to China as mainland deaths rise above 900

11-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:02 AM

An advance team of international experts led by the World Health Organization (WHO) has left for Beijing to help investigate China’s coronavirus epidemic, which [...] » More

Where did they go? Millions left Wuhan before quarantine

11-Feb-2020 Intellasia | JapanNews | 6:02 AM

For weeks after the first reports of a mysterious new virus in Wuhan, millions of people poured out of the central Chinese city, cramming onto buses, trains and planes as the [...] » More