Archive for July 13th, 2020

Discussions on RTS Link project can be concluded by end-July, MOT

13-Jul-2020 Intellasia | PropertyGuru | 2:05 PM

This comes as Singapore and Malaysia have been engaged in “intensive discussion” over the RTS Link project, said the [...] » More

COVID-19: Singapore reports 178 new cases including 1 Singaporean who works at SHATEC

13-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 9:50 AM

The Ministry of Health (MOH) confirmed 178 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday afternoon (12 July), bringing the total to 45,961. Of the total, one is an imported case, another is a [...] » More

Singapore stocks seen helped by election as diversity increases

13-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 9:48 AM

Another mandate for Singapore’s ruling party along with the opposition winning its most seats ever will boost the city-state’s equities, according to analysts. Prime [...] » More

Taiwan’s Foxconn to invest $1 billion in Indian iPhone plant: Reuters

13-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 9:40 AM

Foxconn Technology will invest $1 billion (NT$29.48 billion) in a factory in south India where it is already producing iPhones for Apple, Reuters reported Saturday (July 11). [...] » More

Taiwan to resume fresh pork exports to Macau after 24 years

13-Jul-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 9:39 AM

Taiwanese fresh pork exports to Macau are expected to resume next week after the country was declared a foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) free zone without vaccination last month. [...] » More

New Taipei street caves in after gas pipeline rupture, 103 residents evacuated

13-Jul-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 9:38 AM

More than 100 residents were evacuated from their homes in the New Taipei City district of Yonghe after a broken gas pipeline caused the collapse of a street Saturday (July [...] » More

Taiwan-based EVA Air named world’s 4th best international airline: magazine

13-Jul-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 9:37 AM

Taiwan-based EVA Air was rated the world’s fourth best international carrier in 2020, one spot up from last year’s ranking, according to Travel+ Leisure magazine [...] » More

Technology security to be major theme in Taiwan-US relations: New envoy

13-Jul-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 9:36 AM

Taiwan should play a crucial part as technology security moves to the forefront of the strategic competition between the United States and China, the island’s new envoy [...] » More

Dr Noor Hisham: 14 new Covid-19 cases involving 11 local transmissions in Malaysia today

13-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 9:35 AM

Malaysia recorded 14 new Covid-19 cases today, 11 of which were local transmissions while three were Malaysians infected while abroad. Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor [...] » More

New Covid-19 cluster detected in Kuching engineering firm, says Dr Noor Hisham

13-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 9:33 AM

The health ministry has detected a new Covid-19 cluster in Kuching, Sarawak, where two positive cases have been confirmed so far, Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham [...] » More

Al-Quran and Fardu Ain school sessions to reopen on August 2, says minister

13-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 9:32 AM

Al-Quran and Fardu Ain (Kafa) classes for schools in Group A states, namely in Kedah, Johor, Kelantan and Terengganu, will reopen starting August 2. Minister in the prime [...] » More

MCO: Govt to consider working from home as new normal option for civil service, says chief secretary to govt

13-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 9:31 AM

The government is seriously considering whether to continue the Work From Home (WFH) model as a new normal option for the civil service, Chief Secretary to the government [...] » More

Chief secretary to the govt: Digitalisation will accelerate govt services in Malaysia

13-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 9:29 AM

Digitalisation of the government service delivery system will provide fast service to the people and reduce their need to visit counters at government agencies, said Chief [...] » More

Palm oil boycott leads to use of more land for less-efficient vegetable oils, says UN advisor

13-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 9:28 AM

Boycotting problematic commodities implicated in deforestation will only lead to exports of those same commodities being redirected to regions with far lower environmental [...] » More

Thailand plans November human testing for potential coronavirus vaccine

13-Jul-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 9:27 AM

Thai researchers plan to begin human trials of a potential vaccine for the new coronavirus in November and are preparing 10,000 doses, a senior official said on Sunday, [...] » More