Archive for January 26th, 2021

CM: 153,250 plantation workers in Sabah ordered to undergo Covid-19 screening

26-Jan-2021 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 12:35 PM

A total of 153,250 workers at 1,160 estates and 33,034 plantations of oil palm smallholders in Sabah have been ordered to undergo Covid-19 screening test within 30 days [...] » More

Second full lockdown will lead to irreparable damage to Malaysia’s economy, manufacturers warn

26-Jan-2021 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 12:34 PM

A second full lockdown will lead to irreparable damage to the business sector and the economy, with a devastating impact on business survival and job security, according to [...] » More

Govt’s Chief Secretary Zuki in quarantine as Covid-19 close contact, cancels press conference on Emergency

26-Jan-2021 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 12:33 PM

Malaysia’s top civil servant Tan Sri Mohd Zuki Ali has cancelled his press conference originally scheduled for this afternoon on how the government would be managing the [...] » More

Gerber Technology Experiencing Tremendous Revenue Growth in China Through Innovation and Digital Transformation Initiatives

Gerber Technology Experiencing Tremendous Revenue Growth in China Through Innovation and Digital Transformation Initiatives

26-Jan-2021 Intellasia | PR Newswire Asia | 11:45 AM

The innovation leader is supporting customers as they re-invent their workflows and embark on a digital [...] » More

UK Advertising spend to recover faster than key international markets in 2021

UK Advertising spend to recover faster than key international markets in 2021

26-Jan-2021 Intellasia | ACN Newswire | 11:00 AM

LONDON, Jan 26, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - The latest Advertising Association/WARC Expenditure Report expects the UK's ad market to grow by 15.2% this year, an upgrade of 0.8 [...] » More

Call for applications for CANnovate 2021 – Devless Heroes, the global no-code startup acceleration program

Call for applications for CANnovate 2021 – Devless Heroes, the global no-code startup acceleration program

26-Jan-2021 Intellasia | PR Newswire Asia | 10:52 AM

SINGAPORE, Jan. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- CAN (Community Alliance Network), Asiance (An advanced model of digital agency and leading [...] » More

Hi-Chew Hits Record Sales in December, Expands Line with Soda Pop and Yoghurt Flavours

Hi-Chew Hits Record Sales in December, Expands Line with Soda Pop and Yoghurt Flavours

26-Jan-2021 Intellasia | PR Newswire Asia | 10:46 AM

SYDNEY, Jan. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Hi-Chew has introduced two new peg bags to its product line.  One is a 90g [...] » More

Marketing in a polarized nation: Providing trust, truth and sanctuary creates a pathway for US brands

Marketing in a polarized nation: Providing trust, truth and sanctuary creates a pathway for US brands

26-Jan-2021 Intellasia | ACN Newswire | 10:30 AM

LONDON, Jan 26, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - As the United States welcomed a new president, there remains concern among citizens and brands about the country's deep polarization. [...] » More

China, New Zealand agree to expand trade deal: Xinhua

26-Jan-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 10:20 AM

China and New Zealand signed a protocol on upgrading the bilateral free trade agreement (FTA) between the two countries, China’s official Xinhua news agency reported on [...] » More

China’s Xi warns Davos World Economic Forum against ‘new Cold War’

China’s Xi warns Davos World Economic Forum against ‘new Cold War’

26-Jan-2021 Intellasia | AFP | 10:17 AM

Chinese President Xi Jinping warned global leaders at an all-virtual Davos forum Monday against starting a “new Cold War”, and urged global unity in the face of [...] » More

China’s Xi calls for greater role for G20 in economic governance

26-Jan-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 10:16 AM

China’s President Xi Jinping on Monday called on the world to strengthen macroeconomic policy coordination and bolster the role of the G20 in global economic governance [...] » More

Chip industry group urges Biden admin to review export controls on China

26-Jan-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 10:05 AM

A semiconductor industry group on Monday called for a review of the Trump administration’s export control policy, and urged the incoming US Commerce Secretary to work [...] » More

Cathay Pacific warns new Covid-19 quarantine for aircrew could slash passenger flights by two-thirds and cost company HK$400 million a month

26-Jan-2021 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 10:03 AM

Cathay Pacific Airways has warned a plan by the Hong Kong government to impose a 14-day quarantine order and seven-day medical surveillance on its crew because of Covid-19 [...] » More

HK government sues mask supplier over HK$100 million paid after finding products not all from Japan as agreed

26-Jan-2021 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 10:02 AM

The Hong Kong government has sued a local mask supplier to win back nearly HK$100 million paid for 32 million surgical face coverings after finding not all of them were from [...] » More

TranSwap Recognised as Outstanding SME Cross-Border FX Platform at Fintech Awards 2020

TranSwap Recognised as Outstanding SME Cross-Border FX Platform at Fintech Awards 2020

26-Jan-2021 Intellasia | Media OutReach | 10:00 AM

SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 26 January 2021 - TranSwap, a home-grown cross-border payments platform, has been awarded Outstanding SME Cross-Border FX Platform at FinTech [...] » More