Archive for June 29th, 2020

Malaysia records 18 new Covid-19 cases, no local transmission among M’sians

29-Jun-2020 Intellasia | TheedgeMarkets | 3:06 PM

The Ministry of Health (MoH) today reported 18 new Covid-19 cases, with no local transmission cases among Malaysian citizens, bringing total infections to 8,634 cases. Of the [...]
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Malaysia can be global leader in sustainable and inclusive development

29-Jun-2020 Intellasia | NST | 3:04 PM

THE challenge of achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) was already daunting enough. According to the United Nations, emerging economies alone need at least [...]
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Let’s spend and help Malaysia

29-Jun-2020 Intellasia | TheStar | 3:03 PM

THE reappearance of traffic jams and crowded malls are good signs for the economy, especially after the quiet economic period that defined the movement control order (MCO) [...]
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Singapore, Malaysia to resume essential cross-border travel

29-Jun-2020 Intellasia | TTGAsia | 3:00 PM

A reciprocal green lane (RGL) and a periodic commuting arrangement (PCA) will be established between Singapore and Malaysia to cater to the needs of different groups of [...]
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DILG to file cases vs organisers, local officials involved in Cebu City procession

29-Jun-2020 Intellasia | PhilStar | 10:22 AM

Interior Secretary Eduardo Ano said Monday that they intend to file complaints against organisers and officials involved in the religious activity held in a Cebu City [...]
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Repatriation of stranded people suspended

29-Jun-2020 Intellasia | PhilStar | 10:21 AM

The government has heeded a call by local government units (LGUs) to suspend the return of stranded individuals to the provinces due to the surge of coronavirus disease 2019 [...]
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DOJ lifts 10-day lockdown

29-Jun-2020 Intellasia | PhilStar | 10:19 AM

The lockdown enforced for 10 days at the Department of Justice central office in Manila to curb the transmission of the coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19 will be lifted [...]
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WHO: Philippines COVID-19 cases rising fastest in region

29-Jun-2020 Intellasia | PhilStar | 10:17 AM

The Philippines has the fastest increase in coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19 cases in the Western Pacific, according to the World Health Organization, prompting the [...]
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Search launched for 14 missing Filipinos after boat collision

29-Jun-2020 Intellasia | PhilStar | 10:16 AM

The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) on Monday launched search and rescue operations for 14 Filipinos who went missing after their boat collided with a Hong Kong-flagged cargo [...]
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Singapore GE2020: Two new faces in PAP’s Tanjong Pagar GRC team

29-Jun-2020 Intellasia | StraitsTimes | 9:47 AM

Tanjong Pagar GRC will see two new faces from the PAP contest the July 10 General Election, as one of its incumbent MPs steps down while another moves to nearby Radin Mas [...]
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Singapore GE2020: Josephine Teo to head PAP’s Jalan Besar GRC team

29-Jun-2020 Intellasia | StraitsTimes | 9:46 AM

Manpower Minister Josephine Teo will helm the PAP team contesting Jalan Besar GRC in the general election. Mrs Teo, previously an MP for Bishan-Toa Payoh GRC, went on a [...]
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Vulnerable seniors begin receiving TraceTogether tokens from Sunday

29-Jun-2020 Intellasia | StraitsTimes | 9:46 AM

Vulnerable seniors, such as those living on their own, have poor family support or physically frail and do not own or use digital devices, began receiving TraceTogether [...]
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Wildlife parks, integrated resorts among attractions that can reopen from July 1: STB

29-Jun-2020 Intellasia | StraitsTimes | 9:45 AM

Attractions including the Singapore Zoo, ArtScience Museum and Universal Studios will be allowed to reopen from Wednesday (July 1), the Singapore Tourism Board (STB) [...]
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Freed from coronavirus, Taiwan celebrates Pride Month

Freed from coronavirus, Taiwan celebrates Pride Month

29-Jun-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 9:32 AM

With its coronavirus outbreak defeated, Taiwan hosted one of the few pride marches around the world on Sunday as the island’s LGTBQ community and their supporters took [...]
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Korea to allow limited number of fans at sports games

29-Jun-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 9:29 AM

South Korea said Sunday it will begin allowing limited numbers of spectators at sports games as it seeks to return to normal after months of strict social distancing rules to [...]
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