Archive for April 11th, 2020

2 new deaths, including 23-year-old

11-Apr-2020 Intellasia | FreeMalaysiaToday | 6:02 AM

Two new deaths related to Covid-19 pushed the toll today to 67, with 109 new cases, bringing the total to 4,228. The deaths were a 23-year-old Universiti Malaysia Sarawak [...] » More

Huawei contributes tech solutions for Malaysia’s Covid-19 fight

11-Apr-2020 Intellasia | NST | 6:02 AM

Huawei Malaysia has donated four technology solutions to the Ministry of Health to support the country’s efforts to fight the Covid-19 pandemic. Huawei Malaysia said [...] » More

Coronavirus: Malaysia further extends partial lockdown to stem outbreak

11-Apr-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Malaysia’s national partial lockdown has been extended for the second time and will now only be lifted on April 28. “Let me remind you that the war on Covid-19 is [...] » More

Most Malaysia’s listed property firms trade at a discount

11-Apr-2020 Intellasia | NST | 6:02 AM

Malaysia’s listed property companies except Sunway Bhd, are now trading at a discount to the 1998 and 2008 average low of around 0.5 times of their price to book value [...] » More

An Open Letter to the prime minister of Malaysia

11-Apr-2020 Intellasia | TheStar | 6:02 AM

Pandemic Covid-19 has become the greatest challenge and socioeconomic crisis in this country, as it has in almost every country in the world. To Malaysia’s credit, the [...] » More

Absent government support, coronavirus seen to put 40pct of new poor in East Asia and Pacific

11-Apr-2020 Intellasia | PhilStar | 6:02 AM

Without social aid, the economic slump from the coronavirus global pandemic would likely wipe out three decades of gains in fighting poverty, with nearly half of new poor [...] » More

Covid-19 crisis sees NGOs reaching out to help the unfortunate who slip through the net

11-Apr-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

Aside from medical personnel and other state officials at the forefront of the country’s fight against the new coronavirus outbreak, there still are small groups of [...] » More

South Asian nations weigh tighter lockdowns as coronavirus cases hit 12,000

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

India accounts for more than half the tally of those infected with coronavirus across south Asia, which crossed 12,000 on Friday, government data showed, despite a harsh [...] » More

Vietnam challenges China’s monopoly on virus diplomacy

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

Vietnam is challenging China’s dominance of coronavirus diplomacy with the donation of medical supplies to Europe and Southeast Asia and even winning plaudits from US [...] » More

East-West divide underscored in Covid-19 controls

11-Apr-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

East Asian countries are outperforming the United States and Europe in controlling the Covid-19 pandemic, despite the fact that the outbreak began in China, to which the rest [...] » More

Philippines backs Vietnam after China sinks fishing boat

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

In an unusually pointed statement, Manila laments loss of trust among neighbours due to incidents in disputed seas. The Philippines has expressed solidarity with Vietnam [...] » More

‘Retail will still be among the strongest magnets for M&A fund flows’

11-Apr-2020 Intellasia | Vietnam Business Forum | 6:02 AM

This judgment comes from a survey into businesses and consumers, as well as research on media reputation of businesses, conducted by Vietnam Report in 2019. In recent years, [...] » More

Hanoi condominium market sputters: CBRE

11-Apr-2020 Intellasia | VNS | 6:02 AM

Hanoi’s property market in the first quarter this year saw a low level of new launch supply in the condominium segment due to COVID-19 outbreak, according to real [...] » More

FPT to pay cash dividend for 2020 at rate of 20pct

11-Apr-2020 Intellasia | VNS | 6:02 AM

FPT Corporation will pay a cash dividend for 2020 at a rate of 20 per cent, the corporation announced at the annual shareholders meeting on Wednesday. It paid a dividend in [...] » More

Hotels setting up for post-pandemic boom

11-Apr-2020 Intellasia | VIR | 6:02 AM

A new wave of mergers and acquisitions in the hotel segment may reach the shores of Vietnam’s coastal and central cities even as the hospitality sector struggles with [...] » More