Archive for January 23rd, 2021

China National Silk Museum Features Exhibition of Iconic Fashion Garment Masterpieces from Contemporary Chinese Designers

China National Silk Museum Features Exhibition of Iconic Fashion Garment Masterpieces from Contemporary Chinese Designers

23-Jan-2021 Intellasia | PR Newswire Asia | 8:15 PM

HANGZHOU, China, Jan. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The China National Silk Museum in Hangzhou will hold an exhibition on January 23 [...] » More

15 new COVID cases in S’pore, including 1 linked to ‘case 59429′ cluster

23-Jan-2021 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 11:04 AM

The Ministry of Health (MOH) confirmed 15 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore on Friday (22 January), taking the country’s total case count to 59,250. There is one case in [...] » More

Some reports of adverse events from Pfizer vaccine recorded in Singapore: MOH official

23-Jan-2021 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 10:52 AM

Authorities have received some reports of adverse events arising from a number of people who have received the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine in Singapore, said a top [...] » More

COVID-19: Visitors to be capped at 8 per household per day from 26 Jan–Lawrence Wong

23-Jan-2021 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 10:49 AM

The government will impose a cap of eight distinct visitors per household per day from 26 January, amid a rise in the number of COVID-19 community cases and emergence of new [...] » More

HK to place tens of thousands in lockdown for first time: report

23-Jan-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 10:37 AM

Hong Kong will place tens of thousands of its residents in a lockdown to contain a new outbreak of the coronavirus, the first such measure the Chinese-ruled city has taken [...] » More

HK orders thousands to stay home in two-day virus lockdown

HK orders thousands to stay home in two-day virus lockdown

23-Jan-2021 Intellasia | AFP | 10:35 AM

Thousands of Hong Kongers were ordered to stay in their homes on Saturday for the city’s first coronavirus lockdown as authorities battle an outbreak in one of its [...] » More

N Korea sees talks as way to advance nuclear programme, says US intel official

23-Jan-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 10:27 AM

The top US intelligence officer for North Korea warned on Friday the country sees diplomacy only as a means to advance its nuclear weapons development, even as the new Biden [...] » More

US ban on China firms could affect $60 billion of bonds: JPMorgan

23-Jan-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 10:26 AM

US curbs on investors owning securities from a number of Chinese companies could affect as much as $60 billion worth of bonds and spark hefty outflows through forced selling, [...] » More

China reports 107 new mainland COVID-19 cases vs 103 a day earlier

23-Jan-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 10:23 AM

China reported 107 new COVID-19 cases on the mainland on January 22, up from 103 cases a day earlier, the national health authority said on Saturday. The National Health [...] » More

New US national security adviser talks to European, Japanese officials: statement

23-Jan-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 10:21 AM

The White House’s new national security chief on Thursday held introductory calls with officials from France, Germany, the United Kingdom and Japan, according to a [...] » More

Seniors in Singapore’s Ang Mo Kio, Tanjong Pagar to get Covid-19 vaccine from January 27; other seniors to follow from mid-Feb

23-Jan-2021 Intellasia | Today | 10:20 AM

The Covid-19 vaccination exercise for seniors will kick off in Singapore next Wednesday (January 27) with pilots in Ang Mo Kio and Tanjong Pagar, where larger numbers of [...] » More

Singapore health ministry: Covid test at republic’s land checkpoints; all cargo drivers tested negative

23-Jan-2021 Intellasia | Today | 10:19 AM

More than 500 cargo drivers have been tested for Covid-19 at both Singapore land checkpoints today with all results turning out negative in the one-day exercise, according to [...] » More

Covid-19: Free surveillance testing to be offered to community groups, workers in Singapore’s Chinatown

23-Jan-2021 Intellasia | Today | 10:18 AM

The government will offer free Covid-19 surveillance testing for community groups and workers in Chinatown as a precautionary measure in the lead-up to Chinese New Year. [...] » More

The Huading Awards Committee Decides to Revoke Zheng Shuang’s Honorary Titles

The Huading Awards Committee Decides to Revoke Zheng Shuang’s Honorary Titles

23-Jan-2021 Intellasia | BusinessWire | 10:16 AM

MACAO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--$GTMG #abandonchildren--On Jan. 20th, Macao, the Huading Awards Committee decided to revoke Chinese actress Zheng Shuang’s honorary titles, which [...] » More

Poll: Sarawak employers want govt to carry out Wage Subsidy Programme nationwide

23-Jan-2021 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 10:04 AM

Many employers agree that the Wage Subsidy Programme should also be implemented in Sarawak even though most areas in the state are under the conditional movement control [...] » More