Archive for February 27th, 2021

Biden on track to apply Trump-era rule targeting Chinese tech supply chain concerns

Biden on track to apply Trump-era rule targeting Chinese tech supply chain concerns

27-Feb-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 12:06 PM

The Biden administration plans to allow a Trump-era rule targeting Chinese technology firms deemed to pose a threat to the United States to go into effect despite objections [...] » More

China will extend tariff exemptions for 65 US products

27-Feb-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 12:03 PM

China’s finance ministry said on Friday that it would extend tariff exemptions for 65 imported products from the United States, including logs and aircraft parts. The [...] » More

Wisma Putra: Malaysia, UK looking into Covid-19 cooperation

27-Feb-2021 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 12:01 PM

Malaysia and the United Kingdom (UK) will look into specific Covid-19 cooperation after both countries have rolled out their immunisation programme. The matter was one of the [...] » More

Anwar urges govt to conduct local studies on Covid-19 vaccine, stop depending on international sources

27-Feb-2021 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 12:00 PM

Opposition leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim today urged the government to utilise its resources and better prepare the country for a future pandemic, besides the ongoing [...] » More

Health D-G: Only 4 in 1 million may have Covid-19 vaccine side effects

27-Feb-2021 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 11:58 AM

Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said only four in a million may get side effects after getting vaccinated for Covid-19. He said the Ministry of Health [...] » More

Pharmaniaga says arrival of Sinovac brings Malaysia one step closer to locally manufactured Covid-19 vaccines

27-Feb-2021 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 11:57 AM

The arrival of Sinovac Covid-19 vaccine marked a historic moment for Malaysia and an important milestone for Pharmaniaga Berhad’s (Pharmaniaga) venture into vaccine [...] » More

Umno Youth chief refuses to apologise, still blames Pakatan for history textbook despite MoE saying otherwise

27-Feb-2021 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 11:55 AM

Umno Youth chief Datuk Asyraf Wajdi Dusuki has again defended his remark blaming the Pakatan Harapan (PH) administration for allegedly manipulating the content in Form 4 [...] » More

Pritam Singh asks for updates on Keppel O&M and FAS corruption probes

27-Feb-2021 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 11:51 AM

Leader of the Opposition Pritam Singh on Friday (26 February) asked the government to give an update on two separate corruption probes into Keppel Offshore and Marine [...] » More

All 13 new COVID cases in Singapore imported, including 10-year-old girl

27-Feb-2021 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 11:49 AM

The Ministry of Health (MOH) confirmed 13 new cases of COVID-19 in Singapore on Friday (26 February), taking the country’s total case count to 59,913. There are no new [...] » More

Burma envoy appeals to UN to stop coup as police break up protests

27-Feb-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 11:45 AM

Myanmar’s UN envoy urged the United Nations to use “any means necessary” to stop a military coup there, making a surprise appeal on behalf of the ousted [...] » More

Burma’s UN envoy makes emotional appeal for action to stop coup

27-Feb-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 11:44 AM

Myanmar’s UN Ambassador Kyaw Moe Tun, speaking for the country’s elected civilian government ousted in a military coup on February 1, appealed to the United [...] » More

Burma envoy appeals to UN to stop coup; more protests planned

27-Feb-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 11:31 AM

Myanmar’s UN envoy urged the United Nations to use “any means necessary” to stop a military coup there, making a surprise appeal on behalf of the ousted [...] » More

China Online Education Group to Report Fourth Quarter 2020 and Full Year 2020 Financial Results on Friday, March 5, 2021

27-Feb-2021 Intellasia | PR Newswire Asia | 7:18 AM

Earnings Call Scheduled for 8:00 a.m. EST on March 5, 2021 BEIJING, Feb. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- China Online [...] » More

Vietnamese firms to provide foundations, harbor services for La Gan wind power project

27-Feb-2021 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 7:04 AM

Four Vietnam-based contractors CS Wind Corporation, PTSC Mechanical and Construction, Southern Petroleum Construction JSC and Vietsovpetro will provide foundation and harbor [...] » More

SoftBank Group Announces Settlement Agreement with Adam Neumann and WeWork Special Committee

SoftBank Group Announces Settlement Agreement with Adam Neumann and WeWork Special Committee

27-Feb-2021 Intellasia | BusinessWire | 6:30 AM

TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SoftBank Group Corp. (“SoftBank”) today announced that it has entered into a settlement agreement with the Special Committee of the Board of [...] » More