Archive for August 3rd, 2020

Forett At Bukit Timah to be launched for sales this Saturday

03-Aug-2020 Intellasia | PropertyGuru | 11:47 AM

The balloting and booking process will be conducted online via teleconference on the Forett At Bukit Timah Facebook [...] » More

HK third wave: 115 new Covid-19 cases emerge and elderly patient dies

03-Aug-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 10:27 AM

Daily coronavirus infections in Hong Kong continued to stretch into the triple digits as 115 cases emerged on Sunday, while an elderly man became the city’s 34th [...] » More

HK third wave: officials to prioritise next round of testing for Covid-19 as first experts from mainland China arrive to help with fight

03-Aug-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 10:26 AM

Hong Kong will prioritise testing groups deemed at high risk of contracting the coronavirus, including the elderly, as the first group of medical experts arrived from [...] » More

HK elections: set up polling stations for locals based in Greater Bay Area to cast votes, pro-establishment heavyweight urges

03-Aug-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 10:25 AM

Hongkongers based across the border should be allowed to vote in the city’s future elections through polling stations set up in Guangdong, a pro-establishment [...] » More

Beijing repression forces HK opposition into new tactics

03-Aug-2020 Intellasia | The Guardian | 10:24 AM

Prominent Hong Kong democracy activists have responded to China’s crackdown on opposition politicians, student campaigners and tenured academics by considering tactics [...] » More

US-China relations: Mike Pompeo urges HK to reverse decision to suspend elections

03-Aug-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 10:23 AM

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has urged Hong Kong to reverse a decision to suspend its legislative elections for a year amid a resurgence of the coronavirus, saying the [...] » More

Heavy rain hammers Korea, leaving 6 dead, 7 missing

03-Aug-2020 Intellasia | AP | 10:21 AM

Torrential rain pounded most of South Korea over the weekend, leaving six people dead and seven others missing, officials said Sunday. The Ministry of the Interior and Safety [...] » More

Samsung crafts India comeback as anti-China wave surges

03-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 10:21 AM

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd (005930.KS) is forging a comeback in India’s smartphone market with a new range of budget devices and a ramped-up online presence, aiming to [...] » More

Samsung Electronics to halt production at its last computer factory in China

03-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 10:20 AM

Samsung Electronics Co will halt operations of its last computer factory in China, the South Korean tech giant said on Saturday, the latest manufacturer to shift production [...] » More

China reports 43 new coronavirus cases in mainland vs 49 a day earlier

03-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 10:19 AM

China reported 43 new confirmed coronavirus cases in the mainland as of August 2, down from 49 a day earlier, the country’s national health authority said on Monday. [...] » More

China tells US businesses they’re still welcome in country

03-Aug-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 10:18 AM

China has stepped up its efforts to reassure American businesses, saying that Beijing still welcomes their presence in the country. Last week the vice-minister for commerce [...] » More

Trump to act on Chinese software companies in coming days, Pompeo says

03-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 10:17 AM

President Donald Trump will take action shortly on Chinese software companies that are feeding data directly to the Beijing government, posing a risk to US national security, [...] » More

Republican senators back plan to sell TikTok’s US operations

03-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 10:16 AM

Several Republican senators on Sunday backed a plan by China’s ByteDance to divest the US operations of TikTok after President Donald Trump said on Friday he had [...] » More

TikTok faces Australian security investigation as Donald Trump threatens US ban

03-Aug-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 10:15 AM

Australia has launched a security investigation into TikTok, according to local media reports, as the Chinese-owned video sharing app comes under increasing pressure [...] » More

TikTok sale uncertain as Trump ban looms: reports

03-Aug-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 10:14 AM

Negotiations for Microsoft to buy the US operations of Chinese-owned TikTok are on hold after President Donald Trump threatened to bar the social media app and came out [...] » More