Archive for April 28th, 2020

Minister: Only 400 Malaysians allowed to return from Singapore daily during MCO

28-Apr-2020 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Senior minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob today said that a maximum of 400 Malaysians will be allowed to return home from Singapore every day through the Johor Causeway [...] » More

Malaysian Bar: Allow law firms to operate during MCO

28-Apr-2020 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

The Malaysian Bar has called on the government to provide leeway to law firms to operate during the movement control order (MCO) period. It said the legal profession plays a [...] » More

Malaysia not ready to lift MCO, says medical expert

28-Apr-2020 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Malaysia is not ready to lift the movement control order (MCO), implemented to contain the spread of Covid-19, in the near future due to many issues that still need to be [...] » More

Malaysians returning from Singapore will need entry permits; 400 to be issued daily: Putrajaya

28-Apr-2020 Intellasia | CNA | 6:02 AM

From Monday (April 27) Malaysians who want to return from Singapore will need an entry permit from the Malaysian High Commission, and there will be a maximum of 400 permits [...] » More

Amid xenophobia, INGO attack on Rohingya airs on radio

28-Apr-2020 Intellasia | FreeMalaysiatoday | 6:02 AM

The head of a local charity group, in a Bernama Radio interview, has attacked the Rohingya refugee community in Malaysia, describing them as dirty and ill-mannered. However, [...] » More

Malaysia’s top palm oil state reopens company jetties

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

Private jetties that were shut in Malaysia’s biggest palm oil producing state of Sabah due to coronavirus-related curbs have been allowed to reopen, state news agency [...] » More

China imported more oil from Malaysia

28-Apr-2020 Intellasia | Defence | 6:02 AM

China’s March crude oil imports from top supplier Saudi Arabia fell 1.6 percent from a year earlier, while purchases from No.2 supplier Russia rose 31%, Reuters’ [...] » More

Asia Today: Thailand sees lowest number of cases in 6 weeks

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

Thai health authorities on Monday reported the country’s lowest number of new cases of the coronavirus in more than six weeks, as the government considers easing some [...] » More

Asia’s mosques deserted as coronavirus keeps Ramadan faithful away

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

It is a Ramadan like never before for Muslims across Asia as mosques that would normally be packed for prayers are deserted and in some places locked up as governments [...] » More

Australian warship joins the United States in a military operation in the South China Sea

28-Apr-2020 Intellasia | Mailonline | 6:02 AM

The US Navy has heaped praise on the Royal Australian Navy for taking part in South China Sea exercises that show allies in the region both nations have the ‘same [...] » More

Vietnam reports no Covid-19 cases but five suffer recurrence after being discharged

28-Apr-2020 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:02 AM

Vietnam reported no new cases of Covid-19 infection on Sunday morning (April 26), with its total confirmed cases remaining at 270, according to its Ministry of Health. But [...] » More

Vietnam keeps non-essential businesses closed to contain Covid-19

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

Prime minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has just issued Directive 19/CT-TTg dated April 24 on implementing further preventative measures to contain and mitigate the COVID-19 [...] » More

Eco-smart city: A new living and investment trend

28-Apr-2020 Intellasia | Bizhub | 6:02 AM

Living in large, eco-smart urban areas is forecast to become a new trend thanks to their professional planning, green spaces and modern facilities. Eco-smart urban areas [...] » More

Ford Vietnam recalls nearly 11,800 pickups and SUVs

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

Ford Vietnam is recalling nearly 11,800 Ranger, Everest and Ranger Raptor cars using 2.0L Bi-Turbo engines due to broken gear oil pumps. The recall aims to update the [...] » More

Ministry doubles estimate on drop in air passenger numbers

28-Apr-2020 Intellasia | Vnexpress | 6:02 AM

The number of air passengers in Vietnam this year could drop by 46 percent year-on-year to 43 million due to Covid-19 pandemic impacts. The figures, released by the Ministry [...] » More