Archive for August 27th, 2020

Minimum wages for Employment Pass and S Pass to be raised in order to work in Singapore

27-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 10:05 AM

Foreign professionals and mid-level skilled workers will need to be paid higher salaries by employers to qualify for work in Singapore the second such increase this year. [...] » More

Ex-US ambassador quits Singapore firm linked to Newcastle United bidders

27-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 10:04 AM

The former US ambassador to Singapore said he had resigned from the board of a firm in the city-state linked to a group bidding for English soccer club Newcastle United [...] » More

Australian PM says proposed foreign veto powers not aimed at China

27-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 10:02 AM

A proposed Australian law that would give the federal government powers to cancel any agreements local authorities and public institutions make or have made with foreign [...] » More

China reports eight new COVID-19 cases vs 15 a day earlier

27-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 10:01 AM

China reported eight new COVID-19 cases in the mainland as of August 26, down from 15 a day earlier, the country’s health authority said on Thursday. All of the new [...] » More

Typhoon barrels into N. Korea after causing damage in South

Typhoon barrels into N. Korea after causing damage in South

27-Aug-2020 Intellasia | AP | 9:59 AM

A typhoon that grazed South Korea, ripping off roofs and knocking out power to more than 1,600 households, made landfall in North Korea early Thursday. South Korean [...] » More

Moderna COVID-19 vaccine appears to work as well in older adults in early study

27-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 9:55 AM

Moderna Inc (MRNA.O) said on Wednesday its experimental COVID-19 vaccine induced immune responses in older adults similar to those in younger participants, offering hope that [...] » More

US says testing not needed for some exposed to COVID-19, sparking outcry

27-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 9:52 AM

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said this week that people exposed to COVID-19 but not symptomatic may not need to be tested, shocking doctors and [...] » More

All three million in Burma’s Rakhine in virus lockdown

All three million in Burma’s Rakhine in virus lockdown

27-Aug-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 9:51 AM

A lockdown in Myanmar’s conflict-stricken Rakhine was expanded late Wednesday to the entire state, halting the movement of more than three million people as the number [...] » More

Trend Micro Blocked 8.8 Million COVID-19 Threats in the First Half of 2020

Trend Micro Blocked 8.8 Million COVID-19 Threats in the First Half of 2020

27-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Media OutReach | 9:35 AM

More than 37,700 cases detected in Hong Kong, 67% of which were email-based HONG KONG, CHINA - Media OutReach - August 27, 2020 - Trend Micro Incorporated (TYO: 4704; [...] » More

Citi invests in a sustainable future as Principal Sponsor of Taronga Conservation Society

Citi invests in a sustainable future as Principal Sponsor of Taronga Conservation Society

27-Aug-2020 Intellasia | PR Newswire Asia | 9:34 AM

The announcement comes as Citi reveals its 2025 Sustainable Progress Strategy SYDNEY, Aug. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ [...] » More

Escorts Group Digitally Transforms Supply Chain with Blue Yonder

Escorts Group Digitally Transforms Supply Chain with Blue Yonder

27-Aug-2020 Intellasia | BusinessWire | 9:30 AM

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--#AI--Escorts Group, a leading engineering conglomerate in India, has created an autonomous and integrated supply chain with Blue Yonder, [...] » More

Integrated Authentication Platform Startup Rowem Goes Global with Its Key Security Technology Post-Corona

Integrated Authentication Platform Startup Rowem Goes Global with Its Key Security Technology Post-Corona

27-Aug-2020 Intellasia | ACN Newswire | 9:00 AM

SEOUL, KOREA, Aug 27, 2020 - (ACN Newswire) - The recent corona virus has given way to significant growth in the 'contactless digital infrastructure industry' and various [...] » More

2nd STREET TAIWAN, CO., LTD. to Open First Store in Taiwan, 2nd STREET Ximen Taipei, on August 28, 2020, in Taipei, Taiwan

2nd STREET TAIWAN, CO., LTD. to Open First Store in Taiwan, 2nd STREET Ximen Taipei, on August 28, 2020, in Taipei, Taiwan

27-Aug-2020 Intellasia | BusinessWire | 9:00 AM

NAGOYA, Japan--(BUSINESS WIRE)--#Secondhandclothing--2ND STREET TAIWAN CO., LTD., a subsidiary of GEO Holdings (TOKYO: 2681), is set to open 2ND STREET Ximen Taipei, its [...] » More

CUHK Business School Research Looks at the Limitations of Using Artificial Intelligence to Pick Stocks

CUHK Business School Research Looks at the Limitations of Using Artificial Intelligence to Pick Stocks

27-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Media OutReach | 9:00 AM

HONG KONG, CHINA - Media OutReach - 27 August 2020 - It's been called the holy grail of finance. Is it possible to harness the promise of artificial intelligence to make [...] » More

Global Virus Network Reports: Renowned Doherty Institute In Australia Independently Verifies Earlier Findings That An Antimicrobial Technology Eradicates SARS-CoV-2 On Surfaces For More Than Six Weeks

Global Virus Network Reports: Renowned Doherty Institute In Australia Independently Verifies Earlier Findings That An Antimicrobial Technology Eradicates SARS-CoV-2 On Surfaces For More Than Six Weeks

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

The Findings Corroborate Research Previously Released by the Rega Medical Research Institute of KU Leuven, Belgium [...] » More