Archive for February 12th, 2020

China reports 97 new deaths from coronavirus on mainland on February 11

12-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 9:36 AM

The death toll from a coronavirus outbreak in mainland China had reached 1,113 as of the end of Tuesday, up by 97 from the previous day, the country’s National Health [...]
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Business Briefs 12 February 2020

12-Feb-2020 Intellasia | | 9:29 AM

* Media firm Yeah l (YEG) incurred a loss of VND 158 billion in the fourth quarter of last year, pushing 2019′s total losses to VND372 billion. From October to [...]
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New coronavirus cases lowest since Jan. 31 in China province at outbreak’s epicentre

New coronavirus cases lowest since Jan. 31 in China province at outbreak’s epicentre

12-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 9:12 AM

The coronavirus outbreak in China may be over by April, the country’s senior medical adviser said on Tuesday, and the latest numbers of new cases may further feed that [...]
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Malaysia hoses down MH370 search suggestion

12-Feb-2020 Intellasia | AirlineRatings | 7:11 AM

The Malaysian government has moved to hose down suggestions it already has plans to launch a new search for MH370. Reports in News Corporation’s Australian publications [...]
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Nam O resort set to commence construction soon

12-Feb-2020 Intellasia | VNS | 7:07 AM

The Trung Thuy Group has completed a cooperation deal with American architect Bill Bensley to develop the Nam O Eco-tourism project in the central city’s coastal Lien [...]
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Asian markets rebound after fresh Wall St records

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

Asian markets rebounded on Tuesday spurred by fresh Wall Street records but investors remained jittery about the global economic impact of the coronavirus outbreak in China. [...]
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Young unemployed Hongkonger accused of robbing same person twice in just over a month denied bail

12-Feb-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

A young unemployed Hong Kong man accused of robbing the same person twice in just over a month of more than HK$1.7million (US$219,000) in total has been denied bail by a [...]
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Standard Chartered latest bank to offer relief to mortgage holders, businesses in HK as coronavirus outbreak worsens

12-Feb-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Standard Chartered said on Monday it would allow mortgage borrowers and small businesses facing financial burdens to pay only interest on their loans for up to a year, as it [...]
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Hongkonger who was set on fire by radical protesters in November last year says he will continue to fight injustice

12-Feb-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

A man who was set on fire by radicals amid Hong Kong’s anti-government protests in November last year has said he will not be frightened off and will continue to fight [...]
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HK police on the hunt for two people who abscond from coronavirus quarantine

12-Feb-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong police are hunting for two people who absconded from 14-day quarantines imposed by the government to contain the spread of the new coronavirus. Health minister [...]
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Coronavirus: HK tycoon Li Ka-shing donates HK$100 million to China’s efforts to fight deadly outbreak

12-Feb-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka-shing has chipped in HK$100 million to China’s efforts to combat the outbreak of the deadly coronavirus in Wuhan the city at the epicentre of the [...]
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Coronavirus: mask giveaways in HK draw thousands with infection fear still gripping city

12-Feb-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Thousands queued for free surgical masks at multiple locations in Hong Kong on Monday as the government considered bringing in emergency laws against overcharging, with the [...]
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HK’s public investigating authorities under pressure to probe unauthorised use of masks meant for civil servants

12-Feb-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

The heads of two public investigation bodies in Hong Kong are under pressure to probe accusations of unauthorised use and sales of government-produced masks, as the Post [...]
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HK cosmetics retailer Sa Sa closes 21 outlets in the city and Macau amid coronavirus outbreak

12-Feb-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Sa Sa International Holdings, Hong Kong’s biggest cosmetics retailer, has shut 21 stores in the city and Macau as part of cost-saving measures, as the coronavirus [...]
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Four from HK building show virus symptoms, Lam urges people to stay home

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

our people evacuated from a residential building in Hong Kong where a man and woman confirmed with coronavirus lived have showed symptoms of the flu-like virus, fuelling [...]
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