Archive for March 10th, 2020

Barminco set for Canada debut with Hemlo contract

10-Mar-2020 Intellasia | FTI Consulting, Strategic Communications Perth | 9:00 AM

Perenti (ASX: PRN) is pleased to announce its subsidiary, leading hard-rock underground miner Barminco, has received a letter of intent from Barrick to provide underground [...]
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Business Briefs 10 March 2020

10-Mar-2020 Intellasia | | 8:56 AM

* Petrovjetnam Ca Mau Fertilizer JSC (DCM) and Viet Farm Trading Co., Ltd have signed a cooperation agreement to produce organic fertilizers. DCM general director Van Tien [...]
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Vietnam vows to punish hiders of coronavirus after new cases

Vietnam vows to punish hiders of coronavirus after new cases

10-Mar-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 8:44 AM

Vietnamese authorities vowed Monday to punish anyone concealing sickness after 13 people caught the deadly new coronavirus on a flight to Hanoi, sparking lockdowns and [...]
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COVID-19: Singapore confirms 10 new cases including six linked to SAFRA Jurong, total at 160

COVID-19: Singapore confirms 10 new cases including six linked to SAFRA Jurong, total at 160

10-Mar-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 8:41 AM

The Ministry of Health (MOH) on Monday (9 March) confirmed 10 new cases of the novel coronavirus in Singapore, bringing the total to 160. Of these, six are linked to a 15 [...]
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Gold jumps past $1,700 level for first time in seven years on virus fears

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

Gold prices jumped past the $1,700 per ounce level for the first time since late 2012 on Monday, as a widening coronavirus outbreak and a plunge in crude oil hammered [...]
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Asian stocks sink after oil prices plunge amid virus fears

10-Mar-2020 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

Asian stock markets plunged Monday after oil prices nosedived on worries the global economy, weakened by a virus outbreak, might be awash in too much crude. Tokyo’s [...]
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Asian shares slammed in panicked trade, oil prices crash

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

Global share markets tumbled on Monday as panicked investors fled headlong to bonds to hedge the economic trauma of the coronavirus, and oil plunged more than 30 percent [...]
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HK police seize homemade bombs and arrest 17

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

Hong Kong authorities say they have seized “significant quantities of homemade explosives” and arrested more than a dozen people in raids across the city. [...]
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Fourth Filipino in HK tests positive for coronavirus

10-Mar-2020 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

A fourth Filipino has tested positive for the new coronavirus in Hong Kong, the Department of Foreign Affairs confirmed Sunday. Foreign Affairs Undersecretary Brigido Dulay [...]
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HK protests: police seize petrol bombs, bricks as demonstrators gather at Tseung Kwan O to commemorate death of student

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

Coronavirus: Hong Kong doctors, nurses treating Covid-19 patients surprised with 2,000 flowers on International Women’s Day A local charity sent 2,000 flowers on [...]
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Coronavirus crisis to hit economies worldwide, HK finance chief warns, citing downgraded analyst forecasts

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

Hong Kong’s finance minister has warned that the coronavirus crisis will take its toll on global economies, pointing to how some analysts have downgraded growth [...]
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HK police arrest 17 people, seize 2.6 tonnes of chemicals in raids across city over series of bomb plots

HK police arrest 17 people, seize 2.6 tonnes of chemicals in raids across city over series of bomb plots

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

Police combed several areas in Hong Kong early on Sunday morning and arrested 17 people for their alleged involvement in three bomb plots earlier this year. Some 2.6 tonnes [...]
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HK pro-democracy protesters hold vigil to mourn student’s death

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

Hundreds of black-clad Hong Kong protesters, holding candles, returned on Sunday to the parking lot where a student fell to his death in November, vowing to continue their [...]
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Coronavirus epidemic will not end this year, HK’s leading microbiologist says

Coronavirus epidemic will not end this year, HK’s leading microbiologist says

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

The Covid-19 epidemic caused by the coronavirus will not end this year as the contagion has spread worldwide, a leading microbiologist from Hong Kong has said. Professor Yuen [...]
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Pepper spray, arrests in HK’s Tai Po district again as planned rally against coronavirus clinic turns into anti-police march

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

Chaos returned to the streets of Hong Kong’s Tai Po district on Sunday afternoon, as a planned rally against a clinic for suspected Covid-19 patients turned into an [...]
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