Archive for August 21st, 2020

COVID-19 infections among children overshadow plans to reopen schools

21-Aug-2020 Intellasia | JakartaPost | 10:33 AM

Indonesia’s pediatricians have raised concerns over the government’s plan to allow more schools to reopen, given that the share of children among COVID-19 [...] » More

Governor Ganjar reveals Central Java’s largest tourist destination

21-Aug-2020 Intellasia | JakartaPost | 10:32 AM

Central Java Governor Ganjar Pranowo has revealed the province’s newest integrated tourism destination, which is touted as the largest in Southeast Asia. The governor [...] » More

Govt urges tourist sites to follow COVID-19 rules on long weekend

21-Aug-2020 Intellasia | JakartaPost | 10:30 AM

The government has urged managers of tourist attractions to strictly enforce COVID-19 health protocols as visitors are expected to flock to popular sites for the long [...] » More

Yincheng International Announces 2020 Interim Results

Yincheng International Announces 2020 Interim Results

21-Aug-2020 Intellasia | ACN Newswire | 10:30 AM

HONG KONG, Aug 21, 2020 - (ACN Newswire) - Yincheng International Holding Co., Ltd. (1902.HK) (Moody's: "B2, stable"/Lianhe Global "B+, stable") announces its unaudited [...] » More

Pahang’s Musang King durian farmers allege forced into ‘modern slavery’ in legalisation scheme

21-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 10:29 AM

Farmers of the popular Musang King durian in Pahang today claimed that they were being driven into a situation akin to “modern slavery” through a contract with a [...] » More

Minister: Civil Defence Force personnel as main trainers for new programme replacing BTN, National Service

21-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 10:28 AM

The Malaysian Civil Defence Force (APM) will be conducting the new programme replacing the National Service Training Programme (PLKN) and the National Civics Bureau (BTN), [...] » More

PAS leader says party in both Muafakat, Perikatan to ensure straight fights in GE15

21-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 10:27 AM

PAS Youth chief Khairil Nisam Khirudin asserted that his party is within the Muafakat Nasional (MN) pact with Umno, Perikatan Nasional (PN) and Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia [...] » More

World Bank chief warns extreme poverty could surge by 100 million

21-Aug-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 10:26 AM

The coronavirus pandemic may have driven as many as 100 million people back into extreme poverty, World Bank President David Malpass warned Thursday. The Washington-based [...] » More

Guotai Junan International Joined NIO and CATL to Boost Innovation of New Energy Vehicle Battery Develop on Solid Foundation and Support Real Economy by Finance

Guotai Junan International Joined NIO and CATL to Boost Innovation of New Energy Vehicle Battery Develop on Solid Foundation and Support Real Economy by Finance

21-Aug-2020 Intellasia | BusinessWire | 10:18 AM

HONG KONG--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Guotai Junan International Holdings Limited (“Guotai Junan International”, together with its subsidiaries as the “Group” or the [...] » More

KPMG and DXY launch book titled “Human: Solving the Global Workforce Crisis in Healthcare”

21-Aug-2020 Intellasia | PR Newswire Asia | 9:46 AM

New book navigating the medical system's fundamental workforce issues and offering strategic solutions HONG KONG, [...] » More

Yutong China Donated 152,000 Medical Masks to Prevent Epidemics in Thailand’s Public Transport Sector

Yutong China Donated 152,000 Medical Masks to Prevent Epidemics in Thailand’s Public Transport Sector

21-Aug-2020 Intellasia | PR Newswire Asia | 9:00 AM

The global effort against the coronavirus epidemic continues. Accordingly, Yutong Bus, as an old friend of Thailand and a representative of Chinese [...] » More

Japan to ease COVID-19 re-entry curbs on foreigners with resident visas-NHK

Japan to ease COVID-19 re-entry curbs on foreigners with resident visas-NHK

21-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 8:46 AM

Japan plans to ease its COVID-19 entry restrictions on foreign nationals with resident visas starting next month, public broadcaster NHK reported, after an outcry over the [...] » More

Japan’s consumer prices mired as deflation spectre looms

21-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 8:45 AM

Japan’s core consumer prices were stubbornly unchanged in July, dashing hopes for a modest rise as the coronavirus pandemic hit household demand and revived fears of a [...] » More

Japan awards COVID-19 relief work to Deloitte affiliate after Dentsu controversy

21-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 8:44 AM

The Japanese government has signed a contract with a Deloitte-linked consulting group to distribute coronavirus relief payouts following public anger over a previous deal [...] » More

Coronavirus crisis threatens to unravel Japanese artist’s kimono ambitions

Coronavirus crisis threatens to unravel Japanese artist’s kimono ambitions

21-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 8:43 AM

Japanese artist Hiroko Takahashi fought through sexism and suspicion from traditional kimono artisans to establish a globally known brand that sold hundreds of her original [...] » More