Archive for February 1st, 2021

Thai government foe ordered to erase vaccine supply criticism

01-Feb-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 10:25 AM

A Thai court has ordered a leading government foe to remove allegations on social media that the state’s coronavirus vaccine policy is opaque and unfairly favours a [...] » More

Asia shares slip for 5th session, silver gets retail boost

01-Feb-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 10:23 AM

Asian shares wavered on Monday amid worries that problems with vaccine rollouts combined with new strains of COVID-19 will delay a global economic recovery that has already [...] » More

Vietnam retains top leader, shuts Hanoi schools in COVID-19 battle

Vietnam retains top leader, shuts Hanoi schools in COVID-19 battle

01-Feb-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 10:21 AM

Vietnam’s ruling Communist Party re-elected its 76-year-old chief Nguyen Phu Trong for a rare third five-year term on Sunday, as the Southeast Asian country battled its [...] » More

AMTD’s strategic collaboration with HKUST, Calvin Choi: honoured to long term partner with HKUST

01-Feb-2021 Intellasia | PR Newswire Asia | 10:01 AM

HONG KONG, Feb. 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Recently, AMTD Group and AMTD Charity Foundation (collectively "AMTD") have today forged a [...] » More

Aung San Suu Kyi and other Burma leaders arrested, party spokesman says

Aung San Suu Kyi and other Burma leaders arrested, party spokesman says

01-Feb-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 10:00 AM

Myanmar’s leader Aung San Suu Kyi and other senior figures from the ruling party have been detained in an early morning raid, the spokesman for the governing National [...] » More

Moonstake Enters a Strategic Partnership with Stake Technologies to Enhance the Polkadot Ecosystem and Scale the DeFi Projects

Moonstake Enters a Strategic Partnership with Stake Technologies to Enhance the Polkadot Ecosystem and Scale the DeFi Projects

01-Feb-2021 Intellasia | ACN Newswire | 10:00 AM

SINGAPORE, Feb 1, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - Moonstake has entered into a strategic partnership with Stake Technologies, which develops the Plasma Network, the world's first [...] » More

Burma’s Aung San Suu Kyi, other senior figures detained-ruling party

01-Feb-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 9:56 AM

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi and other senior figures from the ruling party have been detained in an early morning raid, the spokesman for the governing National League [...] » More

Explainer: Crisis in Burma after army alleges election fraud

01-Feb-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 9:51 AM

Myanmar’s leader Aung San Suu Kyi and other senior figures from the ruling party were detained in an early morning raid on Monday, the spokesman for the governing [...] » More

Timeline: Events in troubled Burma since Suu Kyi’s NLD party came to power

01-Feb-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 9:50 AM

Myanmar’s leader Aung San Suu Kyi and other figures in the ruling party have been detained, a party spokesman said on Monday, after days of escalating tension with the [...] » More

Burma’s Suu Kyi detained by army in apparent coup

01-Feb-2021 Intellasia | AFP | 9:48 AM

Myanmar’s military has detained the country’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi in an apparent coup, her ruling party’s spokesman said Monday. The military, [...] » More

Burma lawmakers undaunted as parliament set to convene amid political crisis

01-Feb-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 9:47 AM

Myanmar’s new lawmakers vowed to take their seats in parliament for the first time on Monday and said they were undaunted by threats from the army and fears of a coup [...] » More

Australia’s COVID-19 inoculation programme to cost at least $4.8 billion, PM to say

01-Feb-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 9:45 AM

Australia’s COVID-19 inoculation programme will cost at least A$6.3 billion ($4.8 billion), prime minister Scott Morrison plans to say on Monday. Australiawhich until [...] » More

Perth in lockdown, ending Australia’s two-week run without COVID-19

01-Feb-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 9:44 AM

The Australian city of Perth was ordered into lockdown on Sunday after a security guard working in hotel quarantine tested positive for COVID-19, ending the country’s [...] » More

Axiom Solidifies Industry Leadership With Best Legal Service of the Year Award

Axiom Solidifies Industry Leadership With Best Legal Service of the Year Award

01-Feb-2021 Intellasia | PR Newswire Asia | 9:30 AM

The new award underscores the global company's success in becoming the world's largest alternative legal services specialist and bridging gaps in legal [...] » More

IPC Shopping Centre Ushers the Lunar New Year with an “Ox-mented” Reality Twist

IPC Shopping Centre Ushers the Lunar New Year with an “Ox-mented” Reality Twist

01-Feb-2021 Intellasia | PR Newswire Asia | 9:30 AM

The shopping centre creates alternative consumer experience through delivery services and augmented reality home workout [...] » More