Archive for June 24th, 2020

After 136 Earthquakes in 24 Hours, Philippines Volcano Enters ‘Period of Unrest’

24-Jun-2020 Intellasia | Weather | 10:42 AM

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said on Monday that it was monitoring Mount Kanlaon in Negros Occidental province after it recorded over 130 [...] » More

Philippines records 1,150 new coronavirus cases; biggest single-day increase

24-Jun-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 10:39 AM

The Philippine health ministry on Tuesday reported 1,150 additional cases of the novel coronavirus, the country’s biggest single-day increase in infections. In a [...] » More

Nine missing after Indonesia boat accident

24-Jun-2020 Intellasia | Jakartapost | 10:34 AM

Nine fishermen are missing in Indonesia after their boat capsized off Sumatra island, an official said Tuesday, as poor conditions hamper the search for them. Their vessel [...] » More

Indonesian ride-hailing firm Gojek cuts 9pct of headcount

24-Jun-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 10:31 AM

Indonesian ride-hailing and payments firm Gojek announced on Tuesday it would lay off 9 percent of its employees, or 430 workers, and close down its lifestyle services arm, [...] » More

Strong earthquake shakes eastern Indonesia; no casualties

24-Jun-2020 Intellasia | ABC | 10:31 AM

A strong earthquake shook the Gulf of Tomini on the eastern side of Indonesia on Tuesday, but no serious damage or injuries were reported and no tsunami warning was issued. [...] » More

Time to deliver: Midwives take on greater role amid pandemic

24-Jun-2020 Intellasia | | 10:29 AM

In the time of COVID-19, the role midwives play in helping mothers during and after labour and during pregnancy is more essential than ever. With the number of COVID-19 cases [...] » More

40-day-old baby dies in East Java after contracting COVID-19 from visitors

24-Jun-2020 Intellasia | Jakartapost | 10:27 AM

A 40-day-old baby died in Tlanakan district, Pamekasan regency, East Java, on Sunday after contracting COVID-19, believed to have been spread by neighbours who visited the [...] » More

Tabanan hospital declared COVID-19 cluster as 10 new cases emerge

24-Jun-2020 Intellasia | Jakartapost | 10:26 AM

A private hospital in Tabanan, Bali, has been identified as a new cluster for COVID-19 transmission after 10 new cases emerged. The new transmissions occurred after the [...] » More

Ismail Sabri: Decision on big weddings on Wednesday

24-Jun-2020 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 10:25 AM

The government will announce its decision on whether it will permit weddings with larger crowds on Wednesday, said Senior minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri. He said this [...] » More

Report: Dr Mahathir says won’t work with Anwar due to PM post tussle, but will continue alliance with DAP, Amanah

24-Jun-2020 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 10:24 AM

Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad reportedly said that he will no longer seek to work with PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim after the latter’s party refused to back him for [...] » More

Covid-19 among topics discussed by Muhyiddin and Vietnam PM

24-Jun-2020 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 10:23 AM

Collaboration in tackling current and post-Covid-19 challenges as well as the role played by Asean were among the topics discussed by prime minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin [...] » More

Malaysia reports just three new Covid-19 cases today

24-Jun-2020 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 10:22 AM

The Ministry of Health reported today only three new Covid-19 cases today, bringing the total accumulated positive cases to 8,590. Its director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham [...] » More

Asian markets mixed after rally, eyes on second wave

24-Jun-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 10:21 AM

Equities fluctuated Wednesday in Asia after a healthy run-up the day before as traders weigh positive data suggesting economies are recovering against signs of a second wave [...] » More

Global Markets: Asian stocks swing wildly on US-China trade deal mix-up

24-Jun-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Asian shares see-sawed in a wild ride on Tuesday following confusing statements from the White House over the US-China trade deal, with President Donald Trump later [...] » More

Asia markets rally after Trump reassures on China-US trade deal

24-Jun-2020 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:02 AM

Asian stocks rallied Tuesday after an early plunge as Donald Trump countered one of his top economics advisers who said the China-US trade deal was “over”, [...] » More