Archive for August 24th, 2020

Sun Life Singapore Donates S$25,500 to Support N.1’s AI Project

Sun Life Singapore Donates S$25,500 to Support N.1’s AI Project

24-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Media OutReach | 11:00 AM

SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 24 August 2020 - Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada Singapore Branch ("Sun Life Singapore") today announced a donation of S$25,500 to The [...] » More

DepEd says 748 of its personnel, learners tested positive for COVID-19

24-Aug-2020 Intellasia | PhilStar | 10:32 AM

The Department of Education on Monday announced that over 700 of its personnel and students have tested positive for COVID-19. According to Education Undersecretary Alain [...] » More

CGTN: Chinese military’s role in domestic humanitarian assistance and disaster relief

24-Aug-2020 Intellasia | PR Newswire Asia | 10:32 AM

BEIJING, Aug. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Humanitarian relief and disaster relief have become increasingly important missions for Chinese army forces domestically. [...] » More

ADM Completes Previously Announced Secondary Block Trade of a Portion of Wilmar Ownership

ADM Completes Previously Announced Secondary Block Trade of a Portion of Wilmar Ownership

24-Aug-2020 Intellasia | BusinessWire | 10:28 AM

ADM plans to retain at least a 20 percent strategic ownership stake in Wilmar Use of proceeds to include potential bolt-on acquisitions and opportunistic return of [...] » More

Philippines Sees No Big Call for a Revolutionary government

24-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 10:24 AM

The Philippines said there is no overwhelming call for a revolutionary government, in response to a private group’s push to create one. About 300 people, including [...] » More

Thailand tops the list of the world’s safest destinations during COVID-19

24-Aug-2020 Intellasia | ThailandBusinessNews | 10:16 AM

Thailand was considered the world’s safest travel destination during the COVID-19 pandemic based on various criteria including the 14-day notification rate of new COVID-19 [...] » More

Indonesian police to investigate huge blaze at attorney general’s office

24-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 10:12 AM

Indonesian police will investigate a massive blaze that ravaged the attorney general’s office building in Jakarta on Saturday night, the capital city’s police [...] » More

Civil groups condemn cyberattacks on Indonesian government critics

24-Aug-2020 Intellasia | JakartaPost | 10:10 AM

Civil groups have condemned recent cyberattacks on the websites of two prominent institutions and the social media account of a scientist, all of whom have been critical of [...] » More

Indonesian FM praises cooperation with Beijing in COVID-19 fight

24-Aug-2020 Intellasia | CGTN | 10:08 AM

Indonesian Foreign minister Retno Marsudi said that the world needs to join hands to fight the coronavirus pandemic while praising ties with China as the two countries [...] » More

Sinabung Volcano in Indonesia Spews New Burst of Hot Ash, Around 30,000 People Evacuated

24-Aug-2020 Intellasia | News18 | 10:05 AM

Arumbling volcano in western Indonesia on Sunday unleashed an avalanche of scorching clouds down its slopes. Authorities are closely monitoring Mount Sinabung on Sumatra, one [...] » More

Najib calls for probe over Penang airport expansion project

24-Aug-2020 Intellasia | FreeMalaysiaToday | 10:01 AM

Former prime minister Najib Razak has urged the government and the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission to probe the proposed privatisation of the Penang International [...] » More

Malaysia’s Bersatu plans new chapter for non-bumiputera affiliate members: Party president Muhyiddin

24-Aug-2020 Intellasia | CNA | 10:00 AM

Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) plans to form a new chapter to enable non-Bumiputera affiliate members hold party positions. Bersatu president and Malaysian Prime [...] » More

M’sian media sensationalised Sierra Leone corruption probeLimkokwing Uni

24-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Malaysiakini | 9:58 AM

Limkokwing University of Creative Technology (LUCT) has finally spoken out about a probe by Sierra Leone’s Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) saying that the Malaysia media [...] » More

Nora Quoirin: inquest into teenager’s death in Malaysia due to begin

24-Aug-2020 Intellasia | TheGuardian | 9:55 AM

An inquest into the death of Nora Quoirin, the teenager who disappeared while on a family holiday in a Malaysian jungle a year ago, is due begin on Monday. Nora’s body was [...] » More

Joyful reunion as Bangladeshi in Al Jazeera interview arrives home

24-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Malaysiakini | 9:54 AM

Tears of joy greeted Bangladesh national Md Rayhan Kabir’s arrival at Dhaka International Airport early this morning after a long separation with loved ones that ended [...] » More