Archive for July 2nd, 2020

Japanese capital sees more than 100 more coronavirus cases – NHK

02-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 12:10 PM

Tokyo confirmed more than 100 more novel coronavirus infections on Thursday, public broadcaster NHK said, the highest daily tally in two months in the city at the centre of [...] » More

Taiwan F-16s armed with MK-84 bombs for invasion war games

02-Jul-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 12:04 PM

In preparation for this month’s Han Kuang 36 war games, Taiwanese F-16 jets have been armed with 2,000-pound bomb loads, while missile transports were spotted in the [...] » More

Moody’s sees sharp rebound for Taiwan’s GDP growth in 2021

02-Jul-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 12:03 PM

While the Wuhan coronavirus pandemic is likely to force Taiwan’s economic growth down to 0.2 percent for 2020, it is likely to rebound sharply to 3.7 percent in 2021, [...] » More

Taiwan hit by ransomware attacks 1.5 times more often than global average

02-Jul-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 12:02 PM

According to Microsoft’s Security Endpoint Threat Report 2019 released in June, Taiwan experienced a significantly higher rate of ransomware and other malware attacks [...] » More

Taiwan home appliance brand censured over chaotic shareholder meeting

02-Jul-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 12:01 PM

A feud between the management of a Taiwanese household-appliance maker and its shareholders reached a climax on Tuesday (June 30) as the company’s chairwoman declared [...] » More

Dr Noor Hisham: Malaysia records zero local Covid-19 transmissions, one imported case, lowest number since March

02-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 11:58 AM

Malaysia today recorded zero cases of local transmissions of Covid-19 for the first time since March, the Ministry of Health announced. Health Ministry director-general Datuk [...] » More

Number of Sabah flood victims remains at 36 as at 8am

Number of Sabah flood victims remains at 36 as at 8am

02-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 11:53 AM

The number of flood victims in Sabah still at a temporary evacuation centre (PPS) remain at 36 from eight families as of 8am today. A Sabah Disaster Management Committee [...] » More

MyEG secures Immigration Department contract extension worth RM208m

02-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 11:49 AM

MyEG Services Bhd has been awarded with the extension of Immigration Related Services by the Ministry of Home Affairs for a period of three years from May 23, 2020 until May [...] » More

BSH recipients can claim funeral expenses up to RM1,000, says deputy finance minister I

02-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 11:47 AM

Recipients of the Bantuan Sara Hidup (BSH) aid can get funeral expenses assistance of up to RM1,000, said deputy Finance minister I Datuk Abdul Rahim Bakri. He said claims [...] » More

1.4 million Singaporeans to get $570mil in GST Vouchers next month

02-Jul-2020 Intellasia | PropertyGuru | 11:47 AM

Eligible Singaporeans will receive up to $300 in GST voucher, which will be directly credited into their bank accounts from 1 [...] » More

Najib’s lawyer says 1MDB conspiracies like ‘football’, with ‘assets’ and paper kicked around to cheat government fund

02-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 11:46 AM

Conspiracies involving top 1MDB personnel and bankers in Singapore were allegedly hatched to cheat state-owned 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) of its money, Datuk Seri [...] » More

US seeks Warhol, Monet paintings linked to 1MDB scandal

02-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 11:37 AM

The US Department of Justice yesterday said it was looking to recover another $96 million (RM411.7 million) in assets in real estate and artwork linked to the 1Malaysia [...] » More

Malaysia to file WTO legal action against EU over palm oil

02-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 11:35 AM

Malaysia, the world’s second largest palm oil producer, will take legal action against the European Union’s restrictions on palm oil-based biofuels with the World [...] » More

US House passes bill to sanction Chinese banks over HK

02-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 10:30 AM

The US House of Representatives passed legislation on Wednesday that would penalise banks doing business with Chinese officials who carry out a national security law that [...] » More

US House moves to toughen sanctions over HK law

02-Jul-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 10:29 AM

The US House of Representatives agreed unanimously Wednesday to seek tough sanctions on Chinese officials and Hong Kong police after Beijing imposed a security law that [...] » More