Archive for March 6th, 2021

UREEQA Welcomes Dean Drever, a Sculptor Who Has Produced Multi-Million Dollar Works of Art

UREEQA Welcomes Dean Drever, a Sculptor Who Has Produced Multi-Million Dollar Works of Art

06-Mar-2021 Intellasia | ACN Newswire | 6:00 PM

ONTARIO CA, Mar 8, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - You may recognize the work of the newest addition to the UREEQA Collection of Pledged Assets if you tuned in to the 2010 Vancouver [...] » More

Foreign domestic worker among nine new imported Covid-19 cases in Singapore

06-Mar-2021 Intellasia | Today | 12:26 PM

A foreign domestic worker from the Philippines was among the nine new imported cases of Covid-19 reported yesterday. There were no cases in the wider community. In its [...] » More

Singapore to stop diesel car, taxi registrations, have eight ‘EV-ready towns’ by 2025

06-Mar-2021 Intellasia | Today | 12:23 PM

Singapore will stop all new diesel car and taxi registrations from 2025, by which time eight towns will have electric vehicle (EV) charging points at all Housing and [...] » More

Singapore transport minister: Fares have to rise, operators must be cost-efficient as taxpayers’ bill ‘cannot keep ballooning’

06-Mar-2021 Intellasia | Today | 12:19 PM

The government will continue to subsidise rail and bus operations, but the bill to taxpayers “cannot keep ballooning”, Transport minister Ong Ye Kung said today. [...] » More

Some recovery in Singapore’s aviation sector expected in 2021 as some borders reopen, says minister

06-Mar-2021 Intellasia | Today | 12:16 PM

While it is unrealistic to expect the pandemic-battered aviation industry to rebound quickly this year, Transport minister Ong Ye Kung said that there would be some recovery [...] » More

New workgroup to improve health of Malays and Indians in Singapore, close ‘significant disparities’ in outcomes across ethnicities, says MOH

06-Mar-2021 Intellasia | Today | 12:13 PM

A workgroup formed last month aims to improve the health of ethnic minority groups here, as the Ministry of Health (MOH) seeks to close “significant disparities” [...] » More

US condemns China’s HK moves, working to ‘galvanise’ action against abuses

06-Mar-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 11:55 AM

The United States on Friday called China’s moves to change the Hong Kong electoral system a direct attack on its autonomy and democratic processes and said Washington [...] » More

Chinese cyber-espionage unit on US hacking spree: report

06-Mar-2021 Intellasia | AFP | 11:47 AM

At least 30,000 US organisations including local governments have been hacked in recent days by an “unusually aggressive” Chinese cyber-espionage campaign, [...] » More

WHO report on Wuhan, China mission due in mid-March-officials

WHO report on Wuhan, China mission due in mid-March-officials

06-Mar-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 11:35 AM

The findings of a WHO-led mission to Wuhan, China to investigate the origins of the virus that causes COVID-19 are expected in mid-March, the World Health Organization (WHO) [...] » More

China’s COVID-19 vaccine production capacity may cover 40pct of population by mid-2021disease control head

06-Mar-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 11:20 AM

China’s production capacity of COVID-19 vaccines could be sufficient for 40 percent of the population to have been vaccinated by mid-2021, the country’s head of [...] » More

Changes in healthcare subsidies to be implemented next year

06-Mar-2021 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 11:19 AM

As healthcare costs continue to increase, the Ministry of Health (MOH) will carry out more progressive subsidies next year. Speaking during the debate on the MOH’s [...] » More

More than 350,000 Singapore residents have received first vaccine dose: Gan Kim Yong

06-Mar-2021 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 11:04 AM

As of 4 March, more than 350,000 Singapore residents have received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, said Health Minister Gan Kim Yong in Parliament on Friday (5 [...] » More

‘How much more can we allow the Burma military to get away with?’ UN envoy asks

06-Mar-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 11:02 AM

United Nations special envoy on Myanmar, Christine Schraner Burgener, urged the UN Security Council on Friday to take action to stop the violence and restore democracy in the [...] » More

UN envoy calls for action against Burma junta over bloodshed

UN envoy calls for action against Burma junta over bloodshed

06-Mar-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 11:00 AM

The United Nations special envoy on Myanmar called on the UN Security Council to take action against the ruling junta after the killings of protesters who have continued to [...] » More

Xiaomi’s Strategic Investment into AMTD Capital under AMTD International (HKIB)

Xiaomi’s Strategic Investment into AMTD Capital under AMTD International (HKIB)

06-Mar-2021 Intellasia | BusinessWire | 10:35 AM

HONG KONG--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AMTD Group together with AMTD International Inc. (“AMTD International”) (NYSE: HKIB; SGX: HKB) jointly announced that Airstar Digital [...] » More