Archive for April 7th, 2021

Appeals Court reprimands Shafee for criticising Najib’s SRC trial judge as ‘hopelessly incompetent’, ‘poisoned judgment’ in conviction ruling

07-Apr-2021 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 5:02 AM

The Court of Appeal today reprimanded lawyer Tan Sri Muhammad Shafee Abdullah for using inappropriate words to criticise High Court judge Mohd Nazlan Mohd Ghazali who found [...] » More

Health minister confirms Malaysia will keep on using AstraZeneca vaccine

07-Apr-2021 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 5:02 AM

The government has decided to proceed with the use of the Covid-19 vaccine manufactured by AstraZeneca, Health minister Datuk Seri Dr Adham Baba said today. According to Dr [...] » More

Burma’s junta releases 8 of 11 people arrested after communicating with CNN

Burma’s junta releases 8 of 11 people arrested after communicating with CNN

07-Apr-2021 Intellasia | CNN | 5:02 AM

At least eight of 11 people who were detained after communicating with CNN journalists in Myanmar were released on Monday, according to three sources close to those detained, [...] » More

Australia short of 3 million AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine doses in blow to vaccination drive

07-Apr-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

Australia on Tuesday said it had not yet received more than 3 million doses of previously promised AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine doses amid export curbs by the European Union, [...] » More

Vietnam reports 6 new COVID-19 cases, 2,637 in total

07-Apr-2021 Intellasia | Xinhua | 5:02 AM

Vietnam recorded six new cases of COVID-19 infection on Monday, raising the total confirmed cases in the country to 2,637, according to the country’s Ministry of [...] » More

Asia’s growing missile arsenals demand a response

07-Apr-2021 Intellasia | JapanTimes | 5:02 AM

Missiles are everywhere. Increasingly accurate technology combined with a plummeting cost curve have made missiles the weapon of choice for defense ministries around the [...] » More

Burma man charged with murder in Bedok Reservoir home

07-Apr-2021 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 5:02 AM

A 49-year-old male Myanmar national was charged on Monday (5 April) over the murder of another 49-year-old man at a home along Bedok Reservoir Road. Naing Lin was arrested on [...] » More

New IMF reserves could fund vaccinations for low-, middle-income countries, says report

07-Apr-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

Moves to bolster the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) emergency reserves could provide the $44 billion (RM181.9 billion) needed to vaccinate 70 per cent of the [...] » More

Burma protesters paint Yangon red, defying bloody army crackdown

Burma protesters paint Yangon red, defying bloody army crackdown

07-Apr-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

Opponents of Myanmar’s military junta sprayed red paint on roads in the country’s biggest city on Tuesday to mark the deaths of hundreds of “martyrs” [...] » More

Cambodia PM orders home treatment for Covid-19 patients as hospitals strain

07-Apr-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

Cambodian prime minister Hun Sen ordered health officials today to prepare to treat coronavirus patients at home, as the country’s biggest Covid-19 outbreak so far [...] » More

Army delivers donated aid to fleeing Karen

07-Apr-2021 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 5:02 AM

The government has shipped items donated by different organisations to Karen refugees fleeing the violence in Myanmar, the Third Army Region said on Monday. Its commander, Lt [...] » More

Vinacomin completes 26pct of annual production plan in Q1

07-Apr-2021 Intellasia | VNA | 5:02 AM

The Vietnam National Coal and Mineral Industries Group (Vinacomin) had fulfilled 24-26 percent of its annual production plan as of the end of the first quarter despite the [...] » More

Vinhomes withdraws from series of large-scale projects

07-Apr-2021 Intellasia | VIR | 5:02 AM

Hai Phong People’s Committee announced the withdrawal of Vinhomes from a new urban project located in the North Cam River area in Hai Phong city, following others in [...] » More

Vietnam Airlines proposes raising airfare caps

07-Apr-2021 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 5:02 AM

Vietnam Airlines has proposed that the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam raise airfare caps by VND50,000-250,000 per passenger, the local media reported. The national flag [...] » More

Coteccons JSC faces risk of brand loss

07-Apr-2021 Intellasia | Saigon Investment | 5:02 AM

The Coteccons Construction Joint Stock Company (CTD) is in serious risk of losing its once top ranking brand image, and is even struggling to convince it shareholders, who [...] » More