Archive for August 19th, 2020

Govt U-turns on submitting own charter change bill

19-Aug-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 10:13 AM

The government has decided not to present its own version of a charter amendment bill, prompting speculation that it was a ploy to buy time over the contentious issue. Deputy [...] » More

Pandemic hits trade perk use

19-Aug-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 10:11 AM

The use of free trade agreement (FTA) privileges and the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) by Thai exporters fell by 15.1% year-on-year in the first five months of [...] » More

Digital content industry poised to surpass B30bn

19-Aug-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 10:10 AM

Thailand’s digital content industry is expected to surpass 30 billion baht in value this year, driven by the rise in demand as users spend more time online in the wake [...] » More

Nate won’t face ‘Boss’ case probe

19-Aug-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 10:08 AM

The Public Prosecutor Commission on Tuesday decided not to set up a panel to investigate Deputy Attorney-General Nate Naksuk over his decision to drop Red Bull scion Vorayuth [...] » More

Indosat Ooredoo Won HR Asia Award: ‘Best Companies to Work for in Asia 2020′

19-Aug-2020 Intellasia | PR Newswire Asia | 10:02 AM

JAKARTA, Indonesia, Aug. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ - Indosat Ooredoo has been awarded by HR Asia Award as one of "Best Companies to Work [...] » More

Twin quakes strike off Indonesia

19-Aug-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 10:00 AM

Two large and shallow earthquakes struck off Indonesia’s Sumatra island early Wednesday, the US Geological Survey reported, but no tsunami warning was issued. The [...] » More

Ivermectin Triple Therapy Protocol for COVID-19 Released to Australian GPs for Infected Elderly and Frontline Workers

Ivermectin Triple Therapy Protocol for COVID-19 Released to Australian GPs for Infected Elderly and Frontline Workers

19-Aug-2020 Intellasia | ACN Newswire | 10:00 AM

SYDNEY, Aug 20, 2020 - (ACN Newswire) - Triple therapy specialist Professor Thomas Borody, famous for curing peptic ulcers using a triple antibiotic therapy and saving [...] » More

PT Collectius Asset Management announces new membership with PEFINDO Credit Bureau

19-Aug-2020 Intellasia | PR Newswire Asia | 9:59 AM

JAKARTA, Indonesia, Aug. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- PT Collectius Asset Management, the Singapore-based pan-Asian pioneer in debt management, [...] » More

Strong quake strikes off Indonesia’s Sumatra, no tsunami risk

19-Aug-2020 Intellasia | JakartaPost | 9:57 AM

A magnitude 6.8 earthquake struck off Indonesia’s Sumatra island on Wednesday, with strong tremors felt in the area though seismology agencies said there was no risk of [...] » More

Indonesia logs biggest trade surplus in nine years, higher exports for three consecutive months

19-Aug-2020 Intellasia | JakartaPost | 9:55 AM

Indonesia recorded the biggest trade surplus in nine years in July as exports rose for a third consecutive month while demand for imports remained weak amid the pandemic. [...] » More

Indonesia must derisk its infrastructure projects to attract foreign investors amid crisis: Infrastructure Asia

19-Aug-2020 Intellasia | JakartaPost | 9:54 AM

The Indonesian government should focus on reducing the risks associated with infrastructure projects and prioritise certain types of infrastructure to lure foreign investors [...] » More

Ministry to expand public employment scheme in Q3 infrastructure projects

19-Aug-2020 Intellasia | JakartaPost | 9:53 AM

Public Works and Housing minister Basuki Hadimuljono announced on Monday a plan to accelerate infrastructure spending in the third quarter while ramping up the [...] » More

Govt to provide interest-free microloans for laid-off workers, housewives

19-Aug-2020 Intellasia | JakartaPost | 9:52 AM

The government has unveiled a new microcredit programme (KUR) for laid-off workers and housewives who own micro-sized businesses to help them recover from the impacts of the [...] » More

Covid-19: health ministry declares end of Hyde Park cluster in Klang

19-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 9:50 AM

Another Covid-19 cluster, the Hyde Park Cluster in Klang, Selangor has officially ended yesterday. Director-general of Health Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said the cluster [...] » More

Malaysia notches seven new Covid-19 cases, four imported

19-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 9:49 AM

Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah today announced seven new Covid-19 cases, with four of the infected including returnees from abroad. Of the three [...] » More