Archive for January 18th, 2021

Brazil’s Bolsonaro to allow China’s Huawei in 5G auctions: newspaper

18-Jan-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:52 AM

Brazil’s government will not seek to bar Chinese telecom equipment maker Huawei Technologies Co Ltd from 5G network auctions slated for June this year, newspaper Estado [...] » More

China Central Bank Says Ant Is Working on Timetable for Overhaul

18-Jan-2021 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:52 AM

China’s central bank said Ant Group Co. is working on a timetable to overhaul its business while ensuring operations continue, offering little clue on how far the [...] » More

Serbia receives million doses of China’s Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine

18-Jan-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:52 AM

A plane carrying one million doses of Sinopharm’s COVID-19 vaccine arrived on Saturday in Serbia, making it the first European country to receive the Chinese vaccine [...] » More

No application for RGL travel to Singapore amid Japan’s state of emergency: MFA

18-Jan-2021 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:52 AM

The Japanese government has suspended all its Business Track and Residence Track travel arrangements with other countries, including the Singapore-Japan Reciprocal Green Lane [...] » More

Homebound virus patients top 30,000 amid bed shortage at Japan hospitals

18-Jan-2021 Intellasia | Japan Times | 6:52 AM

The number of coronavirus patients recuperating at home in Japan reached 30,208 this week, the health ministry said Saturday. The number as of Wednesday was 1.7 times that of [...] » More

Japan seeks mid-February Pfiser vaccine approval, minister says

18-Jan-2021 Intellasia | Japan Times | 6:52 AM

Health minister Norihisa Tamura said he’s hoping Pfiser Inc.’s coronavirus vaccine will be approved by mid-February under an accelerated process. Tamura’s [...] » More

Japan’s suicides jump 16pct in COVID-19 2nd wave after fall in 1st wave study

18-Jan-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:52 AM

Suicide rates in Japan have jumped in the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, particularly among women and children, even though they fell in the first wave when the [...] » More

Hiroshima plans Japan’s first mass virus tests

18-Jan-2021 Intellasia | AFP | 6:52 AM

Japan’s Hiroshima prefecture is to conduct the country’s first mass coronavirus tests as it battles a surge of infections, an official said Friday. Prefectural [...] » More

Tokyo reports 1,809 new COVID-19 cases

18-Jan-2021 Intellasia | Japan Times | 6:52 AM

Tokyo confirmed 1,809 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, a day after confirming 2,001 new infections. The number of severely ill patients counted under Tokyo’s criteria [...] » More

COVID-19: Singapore confirms 24 new cases, 5 locally-transmitted infections

18-Jan-2021 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:52 AM

The Ministry of Health (MOH) confirmed 24 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore on Saturday (16 January), taking the country’s total case count to 59,083. There are five new [...] » More

COVID-19: All travellers to be tested upon arrival in Singapore, including citizens and Prs

18-Jan-2021 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:52 AM

All travellers, including Singaporeans and permanent residents, will have to take a COVID-19 polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test upon arrival into Singapore from 11.59pm on [...] » More

No application for RGL travel to Singapore amid Japan’s state of emergency: MFA

18-Jan-2021 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:52 AM

The Japanese government has suspended all its Business Track and Residence Track travel arrangements with other countries, including the Singapore-Japan Reciprocal Green Lane [...] » More

This residential property will boast Singapore’s first underwater sanctuary

18-Jan-2021 Intellasia | Cnaluxury | 6:52 AM

Want to gaze at marine life right from the comfort of your home? The Reef at King’s Dock will feature Singapore’s first floating deck within a residential [...] » More

Lone community case, a homemaker, among 30 new COVID infections in Singapore

18-Jan-2021 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:52 AM

The Ministry of Health (MOH) confirmed 30 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore on Friday (15 January), taking the country’s total case count to 59,059. There is one new case [...] » More

Thai Beverage revives plan for $2 billion Singapore IPO of regional beer assets sources

18-Jan-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:52 AM

Thai Beverage PCL has revived plans to list regional beer assets through a Singapore initial public offering (IPO) that could raise about $2 billion, people familiar with the [...] » More