Archive for May 11th, 2020

‘Now it starts again’: new coronavirus outbreaks spark unease in China

11-May-2020 Intellasia | TheGuardian | 3:59 PM

Cases rise in Shulan, near the Russian border, and in Wuhan, where stringent lockdown measures had been eased in recent weeks An untraced coronavirus outbreak in a Chinese [...] » More

Coronavirus: China reports 17 more cases amid new infections in Wuhan

11-May-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 3:56 PM

China reported 17 new COVID-19 cases for May 10, rising from a day earlier and marking the highest daily increase since April 28, according to official data published on [...] » More

Coronavirus: China reports 14 new infections as northeast city returns to partial lockdown

11-May-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 3:53 PM

China on Sunday reported a double-digit rise in new coronavirus cases for the first time this month, as a city in the northeast of the country, which accounted for most of [...] » More

Freed Chinese human rights lawyer Wang Quanzhang to challenge subversion conviction

11-May-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 3:50 PM

Freed human rights lawyer Wang Quanzhang is seeking to challenge the Chinese courts over his conviction for state subversion. Wang was swept up in an unprecedented crackdown [...] » More

Wuhan lab chiefs insist facility is secure as coronavirus claims circulate

11-May-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 3:37 PM

Leading officials at the Wuhan Institute of Virology have insisted they adhere to strict security standards following claims the coronavirus that causes Covid-19 originated [...] » More

Northeast China hit by coronavirus infections, Wuhan reports new case

11-May-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 3:35 PM

Chinese authorities reported on Sunday what could be the beginning of a new wave of coronavirus cases in northeast China, with one city in Jilin province being reclassified [...] » More

China’s Wuhan reports first virus infection in over a month

11-May-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 3:34 PM

China on Sunday reported the first case of coronavirus in over a month in Wuhan, the city where the outbreak first started in December last year. China’s National [...] » More

COVID-19: Singapore confirms 876 new cases, total crosses 23,000

COVID-19: Singapore confirms 876 new cases, total crosses 23,000

11-May-2020 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 9:05 AM

The Ministry of Health (MOH) has confirmed 876 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore as of Sunday (10 May) noon, bringing the total to 23,336. Of the cases, 860 are foreign workers [...] » More

Duterte to decide on ECQ today

11-May-2020 Intellasia | PhilStar | 8:55 AM

President Duterte is expected to decide today on the fate of Metro Manila and other coronavirus high-risk areas still under enhanced community quarantine or ECQ. The [...] » More

‘Strict measures are the new normal’ under general Community Quarantine

11-May-2020 Intellasia | PhilStar | 8:54 AM

The enforcement arm of the country’s COVID-19 task force is gearing up for stricter implementation of quarantine rules even after enhanced community quarantine is [...] » More

Philippine faces more credit downgrades

11-May-2020 Intellasia | PhilStar | 8:53 AM

The Philippines is facing more downgrades from international credit rating agencies in the coming months as the economic fallout from the coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19 [...] » More

Uninterrupted supply chain necessary to keep prices down

11-May-2020 Intellasia | PhilStar | 8:52 AM

Inflation may ease further in the coming months as long as the supply chain of basic commodities remains uninterrupted amid the enhanced community quarantine, according to [...] » More

Index may trade sideways

11-May-2020 Intellasia | PhilStar | 8:51 AM

The benchmark Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) may trade sideways this week, hovering around the 5,600 level as market investors continue to look for better indicators [...] » More

Voyager to resume search for new investors once situation improves

11-May-2020 Intellasia | PhilStar | 8:49 AM

Voyager Innovations Inc., the digital innovations arm of telco giant PLDT Inc., intends to resume its search for new strategic and financial investors once the current [...] » More

75pct wages compo plan ‘put on hold’

11-May-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 8:48 AM

The Labour Ministry has decided to back off from seeking a hike to 75 percent compensation of the daily wage for workers affected by the Covid-19 outbreak amid resistance [...] » More