Archive for March 9th, 2020

Learn from China to stop the coronavirus epidemic, top medical journal says

09-Mar-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 3:58 PM

Other countries should learn from China and adopt more stringent measures to contain the coronavirus epidemic despite possible negative short-term impacts on the economy and [...]
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Nearly 20 trapped in China hotel collapse: state media

09-Mar-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 3:43 PM

Rescuers are searching for 19 people who remain trapped in rubble following the collapse of a hotel used as a coronavirus quarantine facility in eastern China on Saturday, [...]
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Death toll rises to 10 from collapsed hotel in China used as quarantine site

09-Mar-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 3:42 PM

Ten people have died in the collapse of a hotel in the Chinese city of Quanzhou, the Ministry of Emergency Management said on Sunday, after state media said the place was [...]
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Philippines reports four new coronavirus cases, bringing total to 10

09-Mar-2020 Intellasia | CNN | 3:10 PM

The Health Department reported late Sunday evening four new cases of the new coronavirus, bringing the total number of people in the country who have been infected with the [...]
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12 new COVID-19 cases detected in Singapore; total now at 150

09-Mar-2020 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 2:27 PM

12 new COVID-19 cases detected in Singapore; total now at 150 The Ministry of Health (MOH) has confirmed 12 new cases of COVID-19 coronavirus infection as of noon on Sunday [...]
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Coronavirus cases rise across Southeast Asia with new outbreaks among Vietnam’s wealthy, Singaporean dinner attendees

09-Mar-2020 Intellasia | Coconuts Singapore | 2:24 PM

Coronavirus cases rose across most of Southeast Asia and in Hong Kong over the weekend with the official tallies doubling in Malaysia and Vietnam. Several people linked to [...]
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Coronavirus: Hong Kong records third death as five more cases confirmed, bringing total to 114

Coronavirus: Hong Kong records third death as five more cases confirmed, bringing total to 114

09-Mar-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 9:46 AM

Coronavirus: Hong Kong records third death as five more cases confirmed, bringing total to 114 Hong Kong recorded its third death from the coronavirus on Sunday, as five more [...]
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Coronavirus: two Hong Kong residents infected on Diamond Princess cruise die in Japan

Coronavirus: two Hong Kong residents infected on Diamond Princess cruise die in Japan

09-Mar-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 9:36 AM

Two Hong Kong residents who were on board the Diamond Princess cruise ship have died in Japan, as the city confirmed its first coronavirus case from those airlifted out of [...]
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Vietnam’s coronavirus cases jump to 29 – health ministry

Vietnam’s coronavirus cases jump to 29 – health ministry

09-Mar-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 9:23 AM

Vietnam’s number of coronavirus cases jumped to 29 on Sunday from 20 a day earlier, the Southeast Asian country’s Ministry of Health said. The new cases confirmed on [...]
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Business Briefs 09 March 2020

09-Mar-2020 Intellasia | | 9:08 AM

* Vietnam Electrical Equipment Corporation (GEX), an organization related to Nguyen Van Tuan, chairman of Vietnam Electric Cable Corporation (CAV) and some CAY board members, [...]
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Coronavirus: HK races to find close contacts of confirmed patient who had visited at least 12 locations in the city on her return from India

09-Mar-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Health authorities are trying to track down the close contacts of a 69-year-old woman who was diagnosed with the coronavirus in Hong Kong after visiting at least 12 separate [...]
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HK asks residents to defer non-urgent travel

09-Mar-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

The Hong Kong government has warned the city’s residents to consider deferring all non-essential travel outside of the territory, as the coronavirus becomes [...]
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Arrest follows suspension for HK police officer accused of smashing homeless man’s possessions in Sham Shui Po park

09-Mar-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

A Hong Kong police officer was arrested on Friday, just days after he was suspended for allegedly smashing a homeless man’s belongings in a Sham Shui Po park. The [...]
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The great coronavirus escape: 17 people under mandatory quarantine try to flee HK

The great coronavirus escape: 17 people under mandatory quarantine try to flee HK

09-Mar-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Two Hong Kong residents who were on board the Diamond Princess cruise ship have died in Japan, as the city confirmed its first coronavirus case from those airlifted out of [...]
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Ethiopian Airways flight came within 570 metres of HK hill authorities reveal, and say they are investigating four serious ‘loss of control’ incidents in city’s skies

09-Mar-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Air accident officials are investigating after an Ethiopian Airways flight carrying almost 250 people veered off course, lost altitude, and came within 570 metres of the [...]
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