Archive for May 6th, 2020

Singapore Airlines now has a total of 18 reported cases of COVID-19 infection

06-May-2020 Intellasia | Yahoo Lifestyle SEA | 10:24 AM

Singapore Airlines (SIA) said in a message to staff on Monday (4 May) that there had been a 16th case of coronavirus infection among the airline’s employees in [...] » More

Bangladeshi man, 44, who was infected with COVID-19 dies of heart attack

06-May-2020 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 10:23 AM

A 44-year-old man who was earlier confirmed to be infected with COVID-19 died from a heart attack on Tuesday (5 May), the Ministry of Health (MOH) said. The man had been [...] » More

China reports 2 new coronavirus cases, 20 new asymptomatic cases

06-May-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 10:20 AM

China reported 2 new coronavirus cases for May 5 and 20 new asymptomatic cases, data from the national health authority showed on Wednesday. This compared with 1 new [...] » More

NTC orders ABS-CBN to cease operations due to expired franchise

06-May-2020 Intellasia | UNTV News | 10:19 AM

The National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) on Tuesday ordered the ABS-CBN network to cease broadcasting operations due to the expiration of its legislative franchise. [...] » More

Philippine telecoms body orders TV broadcaster that irked Duterte to shut

06-May-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 10:18 AM

The Philippines’ telecoms body ordered the country’s leading broadcaster ABS-CBN Corp to cease operations on Tuesday, as a parliament dominated by President [...] » More

Philippines forces top media network off air

Philippines forces top media network off air

06-May-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 10:16 AM

The Philippines’ top broadcaster ABS-CBN was forced off air on Tuesday over a stalled operating licence renewal, drawing fresh accusations that the authorities are [...] » More

Global Markets: Asian stocks, oil boosted by moves to loosen lockdowns

06-May-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Asian stocks rose on Tuesday, tracking a late Wall Street rally as governments eased coronavirus lockdowns while oil extended gains on expectations fuel demand would begin to [...] » More

Citi names new leadership team for Asia-Pacific corporate bank

06-May-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Citigroup named the new leadership team for its corporate banking business in the Asia-Pacific region on Monday, following the promotion of the former regional head of the [...] » More

Asian shares advance following rebound on Wall Street

06-May-2020 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

Shares advanced in Asia early Tuesday after Wall Street shook off a weak start and ended with modest gains thanks to another solid showing from big technology companies. [...] » More

Stocks and oil rally as nations begin to slowly reopen

06-May-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Equities and crude rallied Tuesday as investors cheered a further easing of lockdowns in some countries, which offset a brewing row between the US and China that some fear [...] » More

HK’s economy just suffered its worst three months on record

06-May-2020 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

Months of anti-government protests and the US-China trade war forced Hong Kong into its first recession in a decade last year. Now the coronavirus risks plunging the Asian [...] » More

HK’s New World First Ferry Services to be acquired by Chu Kong Shipping Enterprises

06-May-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Cargo transport firm Chu Kong Shipping Enterprises (Group) said on Monday that it plans to acquire 60 per cent of New World First Ferry Services from NWS Holdings for [...] » More

HK police dismiss media accusations of inaction by their chief over unauthorised building works

06-May-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong police have dismissed as “unfounded” accusations in a media report that the commissioner had not taken any action against unauthorised building works at [...] » More

HK penguins chill during pandemic while carers work overtime

06-May-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Save for an absence of gawping crowds, life for the penguins of Hong Kong’s Ocean Park has been much the same during the coronavirus pandemicbut their carers have [...] » More

HK traders set aside Donald Trump’s anti-China broadsides to buy stocks battered in Monday’s rout

06-May-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Bargain hunters swooped back into Hong Kong’s stock market following Monday’s 1,000-point rout, willing to overlook US President Donald Trump’s increasingly [...] » More