Archive for June 1st, 2020

COVID-19: 518 cases detected in Singapore, total now at 34,884

01-Jun-2020 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 2:17 PM

Singapore has confirmed 518 new COVID-19 cases, as of noon on Sunday (31 May), taking the country’s total to 34,884. Of the cases, one is a Singaporean and another a [...] » More

Parkway Parade added as public venue visited by COVID-19 cases

01-Jun-2020 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 2:11 PM

The Ministry of Health (MOH) has confirmed that Parkway Parade is one of the public places visited by confirmed COVID-19 cases. In a news release on Sunday (31 May), the MOH [...] » More

China reports 16 new COVID-19 cases, highest in nearly three weeks

China reports 16 new COVID-19 cases, highest in nearly three weeks

01-Jun-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 12:42 PM

China reported the highest daily increase in coronavirus cases in nearly three weeks with 16 new infections discovered on May 31, as the number of so-called imported cases [...] » More

Asia markets rally on virus hopes, Trump’s Hong Kong action

01-Jun-2020 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 12:34 PM

Hong Kong led an Asia-wide market rally Monday as investors breathed a sigh of relief after Donald Trump fell short of imposing strict measures against China, while a further [...] » More

DOH clears case backlogs from 27 out of 42 laboratories

01-Jun-2020 Intellasia | PhilStar | 12:28 PM

All backlog cases from 27 COVID-19 testing centers across the country have been cleared, the Department of Health said as it continues the “aggressive” validation [...] » More

General community quarantine in the Philippines

01-Jun-2020 Intellasia | PhilStar | 12:27 PM

Baguio City records two new COVID-19 cases as it transitioned into modified general community quarantine Monday, bringing the total number of active cases in the city to [...] » More

UN expert slams excessive use of force during virus lockdowns

01-Jun-2020 Intellasia | PhilStar | 12:26 PM

A United Nations human rights expert criticised governments across the globe that resort to excessive use of force while implementing emergency measures to help stem the [...] » More

Three candidates to top Coast Guard post named

01-Jun-2020 Intellasia | PhilStar | 12:25 PM

The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) on Monday identified the three candidates to take over its commandant post, following the retirement of Admiral Joel Garcia. Admiral Garcia, [...] » More

Vilma Santos, Loren Legarda defend ABS-CBN franchise renewal anew

01-Jun-2020 Intellasia | PhilStar | 12:24 PM

“Star For All Seasons” Vilma Santos-Recto defended ABS-CBN in a House hearing on the TV network’s franchise today. “With the present situation of [...] » More

CAB to airlines: Cancel domestic flights

01-Jun-2020 Intellasia | PhilStar | 12:23 PM

The Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB) has advised airline companies to cancel the resumption of their flights starting today. In an advisory dated May 30, CAB executive director [...] » More

Business group hails bus system transformation on EDSA

01-Jun-2020 Intellasia | PhilStar | 12:22 PM

The two-pronged reform of the bus system on EDSA, a main thoroughfare in Metro Manila, which lifted lockdown restrictions on Monday, is a “bold, historic and [...] » More

400K poor families transition to relaxed quarantine sans aid

01-Jun-2020 Intellasia | PhilStar | 12:21 PM

Metro Manila and neighbouring areas are easing quarantine controls on Monday with about 400,000 poor households nationwide still waiting for much-delayed government cash [...] » More

Family-friendly policies crucial to help parents bear brunt of COVID-19, experts say

01-Jun-2020 Intellasia | JakartaPost | 12:03 PM

Midwife Yati Maryati, 37, is worried about interacting with her children every time she returns home from the community health center (Puskesmas) where she works in Jakarta. [...] » More

Indonesia’s latest official COVID-19 figures

01-Jun-2020 Intellasia | JakartaPost | 12:02 PM

The Health Ministry announced 700 new confirmed COVID-19 cases on Sunday, bringing the total number of infections nationwide to 26,473. Speaking at a press conference on [...] » More

Dr Noor Hisham: Malaysians in general have been compliant of SOPs, no exponential surge in Covid-19 cases

01-Jun-2020 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 10:32 AM

Malaysians, in general, have been found to be compliant with the standard operating procedures (SOPs) issued by the health ministry to curb the spread of Covid-19 infections, [...] » More