Archive for August 24th, 2020

Indonesia inks deal with China on virus vaccine supply from November

24-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Kyodo News | 6:02 AM

Indonesia and China agreed Thursday that a Chinese pharmaceutical company working with a state-owned Indonesian drugmaker will send up to 40 million doses of a coronavirus [...] » More

86 doctors have died of COVID-19 in Indonesia so far

24-Aug-2020 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:02 AM

The Indonesian Medical Association (IDI) revealed that at least 86 doctors had died of COVID-19 since the new coronavirus began wreaking havoc in the country. They either [...] » More

ADB pledges to double funds for Indonesia, pushes for green recovery

24-Aug-2020 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:02 AM

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has pledged to double loan commitments to one of its biggest client countries this year to facilitate Indonesia’s economic recovery. [...] » More

FOCUS: Pandemic further marginalises children in remote areas of Indonesia

24-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Kyodo News | 6:02 AM

Yulianus Junin, an 18-year-old on a remote Indonesian island, was not the best in his class. Nor did he come from a financially stable home. But that didn’t stop him [...] » More

Jamu with a splash of soda: Making Indonesia’s traditional herbal brew popular again

24-Aug-2020 Intellasia | CNA | 6:02 AM

At first glance, the small, two-storey shop looks like a cafe. Nestled inside an Art Deco building in the historic part of Jakarta, the shop is equipped with coffee making [...] » More

Fire rips through attorney general’s office in Indonesia capital

24-Aug-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

A fire engulfed the office of Indonesia’s attorney general Saturday evening in downtown Jakarta. There were no immediate reports of casualties and officials did not say [...] » More

Azmin working with Muhyiddin ‘to save Malaysia’, says Afif

24-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Free Malaysia Today | 6:02 AM

Former PKR deputy president Mohamed Azmin Ali’s move to join forces with Muhyiddin Yassin and Perikatan Nasional (PN) was intended to save the country, the Kongres [...] » More

Malaysia reports eight new Covid-19 cases, five from Tawar cluster

24-Aug-2020 Intellasia | The Edge Markets | 6:02 AM

Malaysia reported eight new Covid-19 cases today, of which five were from the Tawar cluster in Kedah, according to the Ministry of Health (MoH). This brings the tally of [...] » More

3 Bangladeshis with ‘no travel document, fake work permits’ held in Malaysia

24-Aug-2020 Intellasia | The Star | 6:02 AM

Three Bangladeshi men, allegedly with no travel documents, and a female private taxi driver were arrested at a roadblock in Jalan Napoh, Changlun, near Jitra in Malaysia. [...] » More

Malaysia deports Bangladeshi man who criticised treatment of migrants in documentary

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

Malaysia has deported a Bangladeshi worker who criticised the government’s treatment of migrants in a documentary made by broadcaster Al Jazeera, the country’s [...] » More

Malaysia reports nine new COVID-19 cases, with emergence of new Maju cluster in KL

24-Aug-2020 Intellasia | The Edge Markets | 6:02 AM

Malaysia reported nine new COVID-19 cases today, of which five were locally transmitted and four were imported, according to the Ministry of Health (MoH). This raised the [...] » More