Archive for July 27th, 2020

Singapore’s Lim family seeks to halt law firm from taking court role

27-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 1:46 PM

Members of Singapore’s Lim family have asked a court to stop law firm Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP (R&T) from working for court-appointed supervisors to two companies [...] » More

Outgoing Transport minister Khaw Boon Wan discharged from hospital: PM Lee

27-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 1:44 PM

Outgoing Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan was discharged from hospital on Saturday morning (25 July) after he was warded for dengue fever, said Prime Minister Lee Hsien [...] » More

Lawrence Wong To Be New Education minister After Cabinet Reshuffle

27-Jul-2020 Intellasia | TheAsianparent | 1:42 PM

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Saturday (25 Jul) announced his new Cabinet line‐up and other political appointments after General Election 2020. New Education Minister [...] » More

PM Lee Hsien Loong: No National Day Rally this year, Parliament to open on 24 August

27-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 1:42 PM

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said on Saturday (25 July) that there will be no National Day Rally this year and he will instead be making a major speech in Parliament. [...] » More

COVID-19: Singapore confirms 481 new cases, including 1-year-old boy

27-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 1:39 PM

As of noon on Sunday (26 July), there have been 481 new COVID-19 infection cases detected in Singapore, taking the country’s total to 50,369. Of the new cases, five are [...] » More

COVID-19: Singapore confirms 513 new cases, additional dorm cluster

27-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 1:36 PM

The Ministry of Health (MOH) confirmed 513 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore as of Saturday (25 July), bringing the total to 49,888. It also announced an additional cluster of [...] » More

Arrangements for cross-border travel between Singapore, Malaysia to open from 10 August

27-Jul-2020 Intellasia | PropertyGuru | 11:55 AM

Singapore and Malaysia have settled arrangements for cross-border travel between two countries for "essential business and official purposes” from 10 [...] » More

PM Lee Hsien Loong announces new Cabinet, with new MP Tan See Leng in line-up

PM Lee Hsien Loong announces new Cabinet, with new MP Tan See Leng in line-up

27-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 11:11 AM

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong announced his new Cabinet line-up during a live telecast on Saturday (25 July). During his announcement, PM Lee said that the new Cabinet seeks [...] » More

Indonesia to restore mangrove forests to cut carbon emission

27-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Xinhua | 10:15 AM

Indonesia will replant about 1,800 hectares of mangrove forests across the country by 2024 in an effort to ease the release of carbon emission and preserve the marine [...] » More

Indonesia’s Muslims switch to online services for annual sacrifice ritual

27-Jul-2020 Intellasia | ArabNews | 10:12 AM

A few weeks before Eid Al-Adha is usually a busy time for Dudi Rustandi, an employee of a private information technology firm based in Indonesia’s capital city of [...] » More

Indonesia: Bali to reopen on September 11; Covid-19 cases nearing 100,000

27-Jul-2020 Intellasia | TheStar | 10:11 AM

Bali Governor I Wayan Koster has announced that the world famous resort island will reopen its borders for international tourists on September 11 under strict health [...] » More

Indonesia’s Coronavirus Cases Set to Hit 100,000

27-Jul-2020 Intellasia | JakartaGlobe | 10:10 AM

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Indonesia is on the brink of reaching the 100,000 mark as soon as Monday, with daily cases averaging around 1,600 since the [...] » More

Millions of Indonesian migrant workers face hardship in Malaysia amid coronavirus fallout

27-Jul-2020 Intellasia | ACB | 10:08 AM

While Malaysia managed to flatten its COVID-19 curve with a strict stay-at-home order, a slowed economy has seen many migrant workers from neighbouring Indonesia struggle to [...] » More

Twenty-four Rohingya feared drowned off Malaysian resort island

27-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 10:05 AM

Malaysian authorities launched a search on Sunday for 24 Rohingya refugees who went missing while trying to swim to shore from a boat off the resort island of Langkawi. [...] » More

Let courts decide on suit against speakers, lawyer tells Azalina

27-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Malaysiakini | 10:04 AM

Lawyer Haniff Khatri Abdulla said Dewan Rakyat deputy speaker Azalina Othman Said should let the courts decide whether or not it has jurisdiction over a suit challenging her [...] » More