Archive for August 12th, 2020

Urban Commons Issues Notice of Breaches to Eagle Hospitality Trust

Urban Commons Issues Notice of Breaches to Eagle Hospitality Trust

12-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Media OutReach | 6:00 PM

Eagle Hospitality Trust receives Notice of Breaches (Legal Notice)  Urban Commons has directly contributed approximately US$10 million more to Eagle Hospitality Trust [...] » More

Sale of prime non-landed homes plunge 52.9% in 1H 2020

12-Aug-2020 Intellasia | PropertyGuru | 3:05 PM

However, Knight Frank expects the sale of prime non-landed homes to improve in the second half of [...] » More

HDB launches over 7,800 flats in combined sales exercise

12-Aug-2020 Intellasia | PropertyGuru | 3:00 PM

The flats range from two-room flexi to five-room flats to meet the diverse housing needs of singles, the elderly, first-timers and second-timer [...] » More

RB Hong Kong Joins Hands with Local Non-Profits to Support Our Community

RB Hong Kong Joins Hands with Local Non-Profits to Support Our Community

12-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Media OutReach | 2:00 PM

Donate Personal Protective Items to Students from Low-Income Families as the First Wave of a three-phase program HONG KONG, CHINA - Media OutReach - 12 August 2020 - [...] » More

Shares mostly lower in Asia after retreat on Wall Street

12-Aug-2020 Intellasia | AP | 1:59 PM

Shares were mostly lower in Asia on Wednesday after Wall Street pumped the brakes on its recent rally. Tokyo’s Nikkei 225 index edged higher, while the Shanghai [...] » More

German health minister says he’s sceptical about Russian COVID-19 vaccine

12-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 1:58 PM

German Health minister Jens Spahn on Wednesday said he was sceptical about Russia becoming the first country to grant regulatory approval to a COVID-19 vaccine, saying it was [...] » More

We have no idea if the Russian Covid vaccine is safe or effective

12-Aug-2020 Intellasia | TheGuardian | 1:57 PM

Throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, there’s been one hope that we’ve all relied on. We’re all waiting, with baited breath, for the day that scientists [...] » More

Science and politics tied up in global race for a vaccine

12-Aug-2020 Intellasia | AP | 1:56 PM

No, Russia is not having a Sputnik moment. The announcement Tuesday by Russian President Vladimir Putin that his country was the first to approve a coronavirus vaccine did [...] » More

Anime "A Whisker Away" Premiered Simultaneously on Xigua Video and Netflix

Anime "A Whisker Away" Premiered Simultaneously on Xigua Video and Netflix

12-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Media OutReach | 1:40 PM

BEIJING, CHINA - Media OutReach - 12 August 2020 - The anime "A Whisker Away", also known as "Wanting to Cry, I Pretend to Be a Cat", was premiered on June 18, 2020, and [...] » More

Flower Chimp Hong Kong: E-commerce presents avenues for businesses to thrive, even through a pandemic

Flower Chimp Hong Kong: E-commerce presents avenues for businesses to thrive, even through a pandemic

12-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Media OutReach | 10:45 AM

HONG KONG, CHINA - Media OutReach - 12 August 2020 - As unprecedented circumstances have swept the world in 2020 with the curve-ball that COVID-19 turned out to be, every [...] » More

What the world can learn from South Korea’s coronavirus response

12-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Yahoo Style UK | 10:38 AM

Since the coronavirus outbreak was identified at the end of 2019, more than 20 million cases have been confirmed globally. The variation between countries is vast. The US has [...] » More

In a first, Taiwan’s missile systems track PLA fighter jets

12-Aug-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 10:33 AM

Taiwan for the first time tracked People’s Liberation Army fighters with surface-to-air missile radars on Monday, a tactic that could become more common in the future, an [...] » More

Taiwan takes aim at ‘Beijing’s suppression’, thanks ‘good friends like America’ during US health secretary talks

Taiwan takes aim at ‘Beijing’s suppression’, thanks ‘good friends like America’ during US health secretary talks

12-Aug-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 10:29 AM

Politics overshadowed health on Tuesday when Taiwan’s foreign minister used a landmark meeting with the visiting US health secretary to accuse Beijing of being a [...] » More

Hong Kong’s Apple Daily taking legal action after police raid on offices as government adviser says journalists’ desks should be considered ‘private area’

12-Aug-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 10:19 AM

Apple Daily will seek an interim injunction order in relation to a police raid on the newspaper’s offices, as a top government adviser and lawyers also questioned the [...] » More

1,200 per cent rally in Next Digital turns Apple Daily’s publisher into Hong Kong’s biggest media company, sparks calls for regulatory probe

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

Next Digital, whose founder was arrested yesterday in Hong Kong under the national security law, was the third-most traded stock in the city as traders answered a rallying [...] » More