Archive for June, 2020

PropNex positive of private home market’s long-term outlook

30-Jun-2020 Intellasia | PropertyGuru | 12:58 PM

noted that May’s month-on-month rebound in new home sales and the return of homebuyers to acquire units during Singapore's Phase 2 of the circuit breaker is “a [...] » More

Residential block at Mount Emily Road up for en bloc sale for $24mil

30-Jun-2020 Intellasia | PropertyGuru | 12:28 PM

Situated at 2, 4 and 6 Mount Emily Road, the property comprises three adjoining units of three-storey buildings with attic and [...] » More

Indonesia’s premature easing of restrictions risks prolonged first wave

30-Jun-2020 Intellasia | JakartaPost | 12:16 PM

Indonesia was among the nations with a relaxed approach to managing the COVID-19 pandemic before meeting World Health Organization (WHO) recommendations for rolling back [...] » More

Finally getting the message?

30-Jun-2020 Intellasia | JakartaPost | 12:14 PM

It might be a little too late, but President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo’s recent fury at his aides for their sluggish response to the COVID-19 crisis should be appreciated. [...] » More

Jokowi uses reshuffle threat to spur Cabinet into action

30-Jun-2020 Intellasia | JakartaPost | 12:13 PM

President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo’s fiery speech in a recent meeting with members of his Cabinet, which was circulated on Sunday, appears to be a sign of his [...] » More

Early voting kicks off in Chini

30-Jun-2020 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 12:12 PM

The early polling centre for the Chini state seat by-election in the Chini Police Station Information Room near here opened at 8am today to allow 18 early voters comprising [...] » More

Four found drowned, four more missing after fishing boat capsizes in Bachok

Four found drowned, four more missing after fishing boat capsizes in Bachok

30-Jun-2020 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 12:10 PM

Their excitement over a fishing trip in Bachok waters here ended in tragedy when a boat carrying 20 people including the skipper and several crew capsized after it was caught [...] » More

Asia stocks up as China PMI, U.S. data cheer markets worried over coronavirus surge

30-Jun-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 12:04 PM

Asian shares rose on Tuesday after data showed China’s manufacturing sector grew more than expected in June, a hopeful sign for a global economy still struggling to recover [...] » More

US ends arms exports, China restricts visas in HK row

30-Jun-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 9:59 AM

The United States on Monday ended sensitive defense exports to Hong Kong, further ramping up pressure in a row over the financial capital’s autonomy from China. The US [...] » More

US starts paring back HK’s special status due to security law

US starts paring back HK’s special status due to security law

30-Jun-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 9:57 AM

The United States began eliminating Hong Kong’s special status under US law on Monday, halting defense exports and restricting the territory’s access to high [...] » More

US N Korea envoy doubts new Trump-Kim summit

US N Korea envoy doubts new Trump-Kim summit

30-Jun-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 9:51 AM

The US pointman on North Korea voiced doubt Monday that President Donald Trump and leader Kim Jong Un would meet again before US elections, although he held out hope for [...] » More

China passes controversial HK national security law – reports

China passes controversial HK national security law – reports

30-Jun-2020 Intellasia | TheGuardian | 9:46 AM

Critics say the measure, which criminalises secession, subversion, terrorism and collusion with foreign forces, erodes Hong Kong’s autonomy Beijing has reportedly [...] » More

China passes security law for HK giving Beijing sweeping powers, says Cable TV

30-Jun-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 9:41 AM

China’s parliament passed national security legislation for Hong Kong on Tuesday, setting the stage for the most radical changes to the former British colony’s [...] » More

After deadly clash, India bans 59 Chinese mobile apps over ‘security’

30-Jun-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 9:40 AM

India on Monday banned 59 Chinese mobile apps, including the wildly popular TikTok and WeChat, over national security and privacy concerns two weeks after a deadly Himalayan [...] » More

New Challenges are Emerging in China

30-Jun-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 9:39 AM

Long before prominent European realist thinkers such as Niccolo di Bernardo dei Machiavelli emerged, Kautiliya in his famous work Arashastra, argued that a conqueror shall [...] » More