Archive for May 20th, 2020

Schools reopen in Korea as virus fears ease

20-May-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 12:16 PM

Hundreds of thousands of South Korean students returned to school on Wednesday as educational establishments started reopening after a coronavirus delay of more than two [...] » More

Australia opens up domestic life further as China dispute lingers

20-May-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 12:15 PM

Australian officials announced a raft of plans on Wednesday to speed up the resumption of public life across the country to boost the ailing economy amid a diplomatic spat [...] » More

Haunted by virus, China gears up for annual congress

20-May-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 12:12 PM

China’s biggest political event of the year opens Friday after months of delay over coronavirus fears, with President Xi Jinping determined to project strength and [...] » More

Singapore to end Covid-19 circuit breaker on June 1: What you need to know

20-May-2020 Intellasia | StraitsTimes | 12:10 PM

As the country enters the final two weeks of the circuit breaker period that is slated to end on June 1, some measures will be gradually eased, with safety measures put in [...] » More

COVID-19: Singapore to exit circuit breaker period, resume activities over 3 phases

20-May-2020 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 12:09 PM

Singapore will exit its COVID-19 circuit breaker period after 1 June in a controlled approach, resuming activities over three phases to ensure public safety. Health minister [...] » More

COVID-19: One-third of Singapore workers able to resume work on-site from 2 June

20-May-2020 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 12:08 PM

About a third of Singapore’s workforce will be able to return to their workplaces from 2 June as the country further eases its circuit breaker measures, said Trade and [...] » More

Teacher arrested for Duterte slay offer freed on bail

20-May-2020 Intellasia | PhilStar | 12:05 PM

The public school teacher who was arrested for offering a P50 million reward to anyone who would kill President Duterte has posted bail for his temporary release. Olongapo [...] » More

NBI arrests internet personality

20-May-2020 Intellasia | PhilStar | 12:04 PM

The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) yesterday arrested businessperson and social media personality Francis Leo Marcos in connection with a case filed against him in [...] » More

NBI arrests internet personality Francis Leo Marcos

20-May-2020 Intellasia | PhilStar | 12:03 PM

The National Bureau of Investigation on Tuesday arrested internet personality Francis Leo Marcos over violation of the optometry law. Agents of NBI-Cybercrime Division (CCD) [...] » More

Duterte: ‘Honest’ Sinas stays as Metro Manila’s top cop despite controversial birthday party

20-May-2020 Intellasia | PhilStar | 12:03 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte said Police Major general Debold Sinas will stay in his position as Metro Manila’s top cop despite allegations that the police official [...] » More

Government looks at implementing lockdowns at barangay level as virus restrictions eased

20-May-2020 Intellasia | PhilStar | 12:02 PM

The government may carry out lockdowns at the barangay level as it eases restrictions on movement across the country, the implementer of the national action plan against the [...] » More

Storms alert for most of Thailand

20-May-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 12:00 PM

The Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation has issued storm alerts for Bangkok and 62 provinces, warning of heavy rain and strong winds until Thursday triggered by [...] » More

Cabinet gives the green light for Thai Airways to file for bankruptcy

20-May-2020 Intellasia | TheThaiger | 11:59 AM

Today PM Prayut Chan-o-cha has announced that the Cabinet approved the proposal from the Ministry of Transport that Thai Airways can file for bankruptcy at the Central [...] » More

Cabinet gives nod to THAI rehab

20-May-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 11:57 AM

The cabinet on Tuesday decided that ailing Thai Airways International Plc (THAI) must go through rehabilitation via the bankruptcy courts in a “difficult but [...] » More

Papuan farmer dies after alleged beating by police officer at palm oil company office

20-May-2020 Intellasia | JakartaPost | 11:55 AM

A Papuan man has died shortly after allegedly being hit by a police officer while making a complaint against a palm oil company he believed was responsible for knocking down [...] » More