Archive for August 7th, 2020

Toyota launches its first hybrid car in Vietnam

07-Aug-2020 Intellasia | JapanTimes | 6:02 AM

Toyota Motor Corp. has launched the Corolla Cross SUV in Vietnam, its first hybrid vehicle to be sold in the Southeast Asian country. Toyota Motor Vietnam Co., the [...] » More

Abe says no need for another state of emergency over coronavirus

07-Aug-2020 Intellasia | JapanTimes | 6:02 AM

Prime minister Shinzo Abe on Thursday reiterated that there is no immediate need to declare another state of emergency despite a recent resurgence in novel coronavirus [...] » More

Toyota warns of 64pct drop in full-year net profit

07-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:02 AM

Toyota on Thursday warned of a 64 percent drop in full-year net profit and reported a slump in quarterly earnings, as the coronavirus pandemic shreds the global auto market. [...] » More

Tokyo confirms 360 new coronavirus cases as surge continues

07-Aug-2020 Intellasia | JapanTimes | 6:02 AM

Tokyo confirmed 360 new cases of COVID-19 infection on Thursday, its 10th consecutive day reporting over 200, the metropolitan government said. Thursday’s figure, which [...] » More

3 locals among 301 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore; total at 54,555

07-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:02 AM

The Ministry of Health (MOH) has confirmed 301 new COVID-19 cases as of Thursday (6 August), bringing Singapore’s total to 54,555. Of them, four including two [...] » More

Singapore’s legendary Jiak Kim Street nightclub has reopened inside Fortnite

07-Aug-2020 Intellasia | ONE Esports | 6:02 AM

With most nightclubs around the world still closed due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation, where are you supposed to go to show off your latest dance moves? How about [...] » More

COVID-19: 10 fined for gathering in Sengkang flat during circuit breaker, 8 others involved

07-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:02 AM

A group of 10 Singaporeans who gathered at a flat in Sengkang for dinner and drinks during the circuit breaker period were fined on Wednesday (5 August). The 10 are: Felisa [...] » More

Asia wants US, China to sort out strategic differences: Vivian Balakrishnan

Asia wants US, China to sort out strategic differences: Vivian Balakrishnan

07-Aug-2020 Intellasia | StraitsTimes | 6:02 AM

Asia worries about China and America clashing in a hot war, Singapore’s Foreign minister Vivian Balakrishnan told the annual Aspen Security Forum on Wednesday (August [...] » More

47 more employers on watch list for potentially discriminatory hiring practices

07-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:02 AM

The Ministry of Manpower (MOM) has placed another 47 employers on the Fair Consideration Framework (FCF) watch list for potentially discriminatory hiring practices. In a [...] » More

Singapore’s dengue cases reach a record 22,403, surpassing 2013 high

07-Aug-2020 Intellasia | TodayOnline | 6:02 AM

Singapore’s tally of dengue cases this year reached a record 22,403 on Wednesday (August 5), the highest recorded in a single year. With nearly five months to go before [...] » More

Singapore’s DBS second-quarter profit beats estimates as business picks up

07-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Singapore’s DBS Group Holdings (DBSM.SI) reported a 22 percent fall in second-quarter net profit on Thursday after shoring up loan loss allowances in a pandemic-hit [...] » More

MFA: Saddened by loss of lives in Beirut blast, no Singaporeans affected

07-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:02 AM

No Singaporeans are reported to be affected by the cataclysmic explosion at a port in Beirut, which has killed more than 100 and wounded thousands. The Singapore’s [...] » More

HDB resale volume in July highest in two years

07-Aug-2020 Intellasia | StraitsTimes | 6:02 AM

The number of Housing Board flat resale transactions continued to remain high in July, with prices creeping up, according to flash data released by real estate portal SRX [...] » More

Over 45,000 pre-school kids take on obstacle challenges in Nurture Kids @ GetActive! Singapore

07-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Fit To Post Sports | 6:02 AM

More than 45,000 children from over 400 pre-schools participated in the Nurture [email protected]! Singapore programme to develop fundamental movement skills, as well as [...] » More

Singapore Airlines Limited: Is There a Faint Glimmer of Light for the Airline?

07-Aug-2020 Intellasia | The Smart Investor | 6:02 AM

There is no way around it. The COVID-19 pandemic has brought the airline industry to its knees. All over the world, airline companies are reeling from the adverse impact [...] » More