Archive for March 12th, 2021

Philippines to continue AstraZeneca vaccinations amid suspensions in Europe

12-Mar-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 10:43 AM

Philippine health authorities said on Friday they saw no reason to halt using the AstraZeneca vaccine in the country despite suspension of inoculations in Denmark, Norway and [...] » More

Malaysia imposes emergency law to clamp down on COVID fake news

12-Mar-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 10:40 AM

Malaysia on Thursday brought in a law to tackle fake news related to COVID-19 and the state of emergency imposed nationwide since January, with the threat of hefty fines and [...] » More

“Chinese business, Out!” Myanmar anger threatens investment plans

12-Mar-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 10:14 AM

“China’s gas pipeline will be burned,” chanted a group of protesters in Myanmar this week on the route of a Chinese pipeline. Hailed by China as a symbol of [...] » More

UN rights expert says Burma death toll hits 70, seeks sanctions

12-Mar-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 10:12 AM

The United Nations human rights investigator on Myanmar said on Thursday the military junta had “murdered” at least 70 people since its February 1 coup, [...] » More

Australia’s banking regulator ends Westpac money laundering probe

12-Mar-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 10:11 AM

Australia’s banking regulator said on Friday it had closed the investigation against Westpac Banking Corp for possible breaches of anti-money laundering and [...] » More

Cutting-edge Scale-Out Technology from Toshiba will Take Fintech and Logistics to New Level

Cutting-edge Scale-Out Technology from Toshiba will Take Fintech and Logistics to New Level

12-Mar-2021 Intellasia | PR Newswire Asia | 10:00 AM

Multi-chip architecture points way to continued increases in performance of Toshiba's optimization computer. Potential to create a [...] » More

Asia Pacific Energy leaders identify seven key trends for a sustainable energy future

Asia Pacific Energy leaders identify seven key trends for a sustainable energy future

12-Mar-2021 Intellasia | Media OutReach | 10:00 AM

Seven key actions enable a sustainable energy future Carbon-neutrality is paramount for the long-term economic prosperity of the regionEvent partners included German [...] » More

Asian stocks set for gains as bond yields dip

12-Mar-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 9:40 AM

Asian stocks were set for a strong start on Friday, following firm overnight leads from Wall Street and Europe as a further retreat in bond yields eased concerns about [...] » More

Podcasting in 2021: How podcasts have captured hearts, minds and ears globally

Podcasting in 2021: How podcasts have captured hearts, minds and ears globally

12-Mar-2021 Intellasia | PR Newswire Asia | 9:20 AM

HONG KONG, March 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Podcasting, where listeners can get their entertainment and information through easily accessible [...] » More

Family-friendly hotel, The Royal Park Hotel Kyoto Umekoji, opens its doors in March 2021

Family-friendly hotel, The Royal Park Hotel Kyoto Umekoji, opens its doors in March 2021

12-Mar-2021 Intellasia | PR Newswire Asia | 9:00 AM

Royal Park Hotels and Resorts Company, Ltd. is opening its third hotel in Kyoto. Located in a budding trendy area of Kyoto and offering modern design and [...] » More

Refinitiv Announces Winners of 2021 Thailand FX Awards

Refinitiv Announces Winners of 2021 Thailand FX Awards

12-Mar-2021 Intellasia | Media OutReach | 9:00 AM

BANGKOK, THAILAND - Media OutReach - 12 March 2021 - Refinitiv, a business under the London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG), has announced the winners of its FX Trading Awards [...] » More

Myra Creates a Strong Foundation for its Employees

Myra Creates a Strong Foundation for its Employees

12-Mar-2021 Intellasia | PR Newswire Asia | 8:00 AM

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, March 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Myra has built a steady reputation as a developer who remains abreast of industry [...] » More

Multimedia artworks by eight groups of artists are exhibited at Haneda and Narita Airports from Feb. 27

Multimedia artworks by eight groups of artists are exhibited at Haneda and Narita Airports from Feb. 27

12-Mar-2021 Intellasia | PR Newswire Asia | 8:00 AM

The Agency for Cultural Affairs presents "CULTURE GATE to JAPAN" TOKYO, March 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- On February [...] » More

Informa Markets: RESET 2021 by PETRONAS

Informa Markets: RESET 2021 by PETRONAS

12-Mar-2021 Intellasia | PR Newswire Asia | 8:00 AM

Delegate and visitor registration is now open KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, March 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Themed [...] » More

Harbour BioMed Announces Dosing of First Patient in Tanfanercept Phase III Clinical Trial

12-Mar-2021 Intellasia | PR Newswire Asia | 8:00 AM

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. and ROTTERDAM, Netherlands and SHANGHAI and SUZHOU, China, March 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Harbour BioMed (HBM) [...] » More