Archive for October 17th, 2020

VinUniversity Inaugurates Its First Academic Year

VinUniversity Inaugurates Its First Academic Year

17-Oct-2020 Intellasia | Media OutReach | 7:00 PM

HANOI, VIETNAM - Media OutReach - 17 October 2020 - On 17 October, 2020, VinUniversity (Vingroup) - the first private, not-for-profit university of excellence in Vietnam [...] » More

Dr. Reddy’s and RDIF receive approval to conduct clinical trial for Sputnik V vaccine in India

Dr. Reddy’s and RDIF receive approval to conduct clinical trial for Sputnik V vaccine in India

17-Oct-2020 Intellasia | BusinessWire | 5:44 PM

HYDERABAD, India--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd. (BSE: 500124, NSE: DRREDDY, NYSE: RDY) and Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF), Russia’s sovereign [...] » More

Canton Fair Supports Less-developed Regions to Step out of Poverty by Business Development

Canton Fair Supports Less-developed Regions to Step out of Poverty by Business Development

17-Oct-2020 Intellasia | PR Newswire Asia | 5:40 PM

GUANGZHOU, China, Oct. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- As China marks its National Poverty Relief Day and United Nation's International Day [...] » More

Midea Awarded by UNIDO for Environmental Protection Efforts

Midea Awarded by UNIDO for Environmental Protection Efforts

17-Oct-2020 Intellasia | BusinessWire | 2:55 PM

BEIJING--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Midea (SZSE:000333), the world’s No.1 air treatment company was recently awarded by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) [...] » More

Thai protesters vow to return to streets after Friday clashes

17-Oct-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 11:48 AM

Thai pro-democracy protesters said Saturday they would defy an emergency decree banning gatherings for a third consecutive day after confrontations the previous night saw [...] » More

‘Something close’ to genocide in China’s Xinjiang, says U.S. security adviser

‘Something close’ to genocide in China’s Xinjiang, says U.S. security adviser

17-Oct-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 11:47 AM

The U.S. national security adviser said on Friday that China was perpetrating “something close to” a genocide with its treatment of Muslims in its Xinjiang [...] » More

Japan finance minister shrugs off calls for big stimulus spending on pandemic

17-Oct-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 11:39 AM

Japan’s finance minister on Friday brushed aside some ruling party lawmakers’ calls for a big extra stimulus budget, saying the situation was different from [...] » More

Japan PM Suga sends offering to controversial war shrine

17-Oct-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 11:35 AM

Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga sent a ritual offering Saturday to the controversial Yasukuni war shrine, which is seen by neighbouring countries as a symbol of the [...] » More

Canada will continue to stand up against Chinese human rights abuses, PM Trudeau says

Canada will continue to stand up against Chinese human rights abuses, PM Trudeau says

17-Oct-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 10:59 AM

Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau on Friday said he will continue to stand up against China’s “coercive diplomacy” and human rights abuses in Hong Kong [...] » More

FCC asks Justice Department to weigh in on China Unicom US operations

17-Oct-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 10:57 AM

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) asked the Justice Department and other US agencies to detail if China Unicom’s continued U.S operations pose national [...] » More

Trump aide urges Taiwan to ‘fortify’ against Chinese attack

Trump aide urges Taiwan to ‘fortify’ against Chinese attack

17-Oct-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 10:53 AM

A top White House official on Friday urged Taiwan to build up its military capabilities to protect against a possible invasion by China, saying Beijing would have that [...] » More

Taiwan’s visa refusal for murder suspect seeking to surrender ‘shocks everybody with common sense’, HK security chief says

17-Oct-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 10:51 AM

Hong Kong and Taiwan authorities hit out at each other on Friday over a murder suspect wanted by the self-ruled island, as the city’s security chief said the refusal of [...] » More

8 of 9 new COVID cases in Singapore imported; construction cluster closed

17-Oct-2020 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 10:50 AM

The Ministry of Health (MOH) confirmed nine new COVID-19 cases in Singapore as of Friday (16 October), taking the country’s total cases to 57,891. All but two of the [...] » More

Wider Image: Jailed Philippine activist lays to rest her three-month-old baby

Wider Image: Jailed Philippine activist lays to rest her three-month-old baby

17-Oct-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 10:48 AM

Jailed Philippine activist Reina Mae Nasino wanted to hold her three-month-old daughter for the last time before she was laid to rest on Friday but she could not. Heavily [...] » More

Philippines Probes Ship Virus Outbreaks to Avoid Ban on Mariners

17-Oct-2020 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 10:44 AM

The Philippines is investigating COVID-19 outbreaks on ships that changed crews in Manila in a bid to avoid a ban on Filipino seafarers. Stricter protocols in crew-change [...] » More