Archive for April 14th, 2020

Three Malaysians among nearly 400 new Covid-19 cases in Singapore

14-Apr-2020 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 2:42 PM

Three Malaysians were part of the 386 new positive cases of Covid-19 on Monday, the biggest daily increase that the republic has recorded so far that pushes the latest tally [...]
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Malaysia claims 47% recovery from COVID-19

14-Apr-2020 Intellasia | AA | 2:37 PM

Malaysia on Monday claimed that over 47% of coronavirus or COVID-19 pandemic cases reported in the country since its outbreak have fully recovered. In a statement, [...]
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COVID-19: Singapore confirms record 386 more cases, 1 additional death and 4 new clusters

COVID-19: Singapore confirms record 386 more cases, 1 additional death and 4 new clusters

14-Apr-2020 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 2:10 PM

The Ministry of Health (MOH) on Monday (13 April) confirmed a record 386 new COVID-19 cases, as well as an additional death and four new clusters, bringing the total to 2,918 [...]
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Covid-19: Five states, one Federal Territory maintain zero increase of cases as Malaysia enters final day of MCO phase two

Covid-19: Five states, one Federal Territory maintain zero increase of cases as Malaysia enters final day of MCO phase two

14-Apr-2020 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 2:02 PM

Five states and one Federal Territory have maintained their status quo in terms of recorded Covid-19 cases as Malaysia enters the final day of phase two of the expanded [...]
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Philippines’ coronavirus deaths exceed 300 as infections approach 5,000

14-Apr-2020 Intellasia | PhilStar | 1:53 PM

The Philippines recorded 18 new fatalities related to the coronavirus outbreak Monday, raising the national death toll to 315. The number of deaths was lower than the [...]
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284 more Covid-19 cases recorded in Philippines, total climbs to 4,932

14-Apr-2020 Intellasia | Xinhua | 1:52 PM

The Philippines reported on Monday (April 13) 284 new infections from the Covid-19, bringing the total number of the cases in the country to 4,932. The Department of Health [...]
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Why is Korea beating coronavirus? Its citizens hold the state to account

14-Apr-2020 Intellasia | TheGuardian | 7:01 AM

South Korea is one of the few countries that has succeeded in flattening the coronavirus curve. Its policy of testing, tracing and treating without lockdowns has been widely [...]
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US and China still working to carry out trade deal, says ambassador

US and China still working to carry out trade deal, says ambassador

14-Apr-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:55 AM

China’s ambassador to Washington has said the two countries were still working to carry out their trade deal despite the recent strains in their relationship prompted [...]
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Asia markets down as oil rallies on output cuts deal

14-Apr-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Asia markets fell Monday with investors cautious on news of an international deal to shore up oil prices and tentative signs of progress in efforts to combat the coronavirus [...]
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ADB announces $20 billion virus rescue package

14-Apr-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

The Asian Development Bank said Monday it will roll out a massive $20 billion package to help developing member nations weather the economic fallout from the coronavirus [...]
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Asian shares fall, oil gains after OPEC plus strikes deal

14-Apr-2020 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

Shares were mostly lower Monday in Asia while crude prices lost earlier gains that had come after OPEC and other oil producing nations agreed to cut output to reflect the [...]
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Pandemic a ‘perfect storm’ for South Asia, World Bank says

14-Apr-2020 Intellasia | JakartaPost | 6:02 AM

South Asia is on course for its worst economic performance in 40 years, with decades of progress in the battle against poverty at risk, because of coronavirus, the World Bank [...]
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Anxiety and tears in HK, as young children are taken from parents for coronavirus tests

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

Mother of two Elisabeth* recalls the day her eight-week-old son was taken away from her to be tested in hospital for Covid-19. “Three guys in hazmat suits turned up, [...]
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After long lines for toilet paper and masks, another item is flying off HK shelves during coronavirus outbreak flour

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

After an earlier run on masks, hand sanitiser and toilet paper, the latest item proving almost impossible to find in Hong Kong during the coronavirus outbreak is flour, [...]
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‘We are social animals’: HK residents flout virus rules to throng popular sites

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

People in Hong Kong thronged beaches, ferries and outlying islands on Sunday, many of them violating a ban on gatherings of more than four people aimed at containing the [...]
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