Archive for July 17th, 2021

Thinkium Announced to Launch on GitHub to Realize Partial Open Source of Key Functions

Thinkium Announced to Launch on GitHub to Realize Partial Open Source of Key Functions

17-Jul-2021 Intellasia | BusinessWire | 4:50 PM

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Thinkium public chain announced to launch on GitHub, the world's largest technology community, to realize partial open source of key functions. [...] » More

China must cooperate better with Covid origin probe: WHO

China must cooperate better with Covid origin probe: WHO

17-Jul-2021 Intellasia | AFP | 7:14 AM

The WHO chief urged China Thursday to be more cooperative in the next phase of investigations into the pandemic origins, demanding more access to raw data. Speaking to [...] » More

INVESTOR ALERT: Kirby McInerney LLP Reminds Investors That a Class Action Lawsuit Has Been Filed Against DiDi Global Inc. and Encourages Investors to Contact the Firm Before September 7, 2021

INVESTOR ALERT: Kirby McInerney LLP Reminds Investors That a Class Action Lawsuit Has Been Filed Against DiDi Global Inc. and Encourages Investors to Contact the Firm Before September 7, 2021

17-Jul-2021 Intellasia | BusinessWire | 6:00 AM

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--$DIDI--The law firm of Kirby McInerney LLP reminds investors of the upcoming September 7, 2021 deadline to file a lead plaintiff motion in the [...] » More

Covid-19 crisis unfolding across several Asian nations

17-Jul-2021 Intellasia | CNN | 5:02 AM

Just as the US and Europe are gradually emerging from the devastation brought by Covid-19, the pandemic is wreaking havoc across Asia. Earlier this week, Indonesia overtook [...] » More

75 children killed, around 1,000 detained since Burma coup: UN experts

17-Jul-2021 Intellasia | ABS-CBN | 5:02 AM

Dozens of children have been killed and hundreds arbitrarily detained in Myanmar since a coup more than five months ago, UN rights experts warned Friday. The UN child rights [...] » More

Goldman Sachs says Covid delta variant could ‘significantly’ hit growth in Southeast Asia

Goldman Sachs says Covid delta variant could ‘significantly’ hit growth in Southeast Asia

17-Jul-2021 Intellasia | CNBC | 5:02 AM

Covid-19 infections are surging in several major Southeast Asian economies, and that has led Goldman Sachs to cut its 2021 growth forecasts for most of the region. The spread [...] » More

Vietnam calls on Washington to lift Cuba embargo-foreign ministry

17-Jul-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

Vietnam urged the United States on Friday to end its “hostile policy” and lift its longstanding trade embargo on Cuba, the foreign ministry said, following this [...] » More

The US will warn companies about HK’s ‘deteriorating’ situation, Biden says

17-Jul-2021 Intellasia | CNBC | 5:02 AM

US President Joe Biden said his administration will issue an advisory to warn American companies about the risks of doing business in Hong Kong as China tightens its hold on [...] » More

HK biotech start-up Prenetics plans $1.3 billion SPAC merger

17-Jul-2021 Intellasia | CNBC | 5:02 AM

Hong Kong biotech company Prenetics is set to merge with Artisan Acquisition, a special purpose acquisition company, in a deal that will value the new entity at $1.3 billion [...] » More

HK watchdog says Binance not licensed to sell stock tokens in city

17-Jul-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

Hong Kong’s markets watchdog on Friday said Binance, one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, was not licensed to sell ‘stock tokens’ in [...] » More

HK police raid top university in security law probe

17-Jul-2021 Intellasia | ABS-CBN | 5:02 AM

Hong Kong’s national security police on Friday raided buildings at the city’s top university after its student leaders paid tribute to a man who stabbed a [...] » More

Cannes to screen HK protest documentary, risking controversy

17-Jul-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

The Cannes Film Festival will show a new documentary on Friday chronicling the 2019 Hong Kong pro-democracy protests and shining a light on protesters’ stories, in a [...] » More

China, responding to sanctions report, says US should stop interfering in HK

17-Jul-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

China said on Friday that it opposed the United States interfering in Hong Kong affairs, in response to a Reuters report that Washington was prepared to impose sanctions on [...] » More

HK protest documentary gets late Cannes slot

17-Jul-2021 Intellasia | AFP | 5:02 AM

The Cannes film festival is set to screen a documentary on the 2019 crackdown on Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement on Friday, potentially risking diplomatic tensions [...] » More

Hospital appears to confirm death of HK influencer who reportedly died while taking waterfall photo

17-Jul-2021 Intellasia | Insider | 5:02 AM

Sophia Cheung, an influencer from Hong Kong, reportedly died in the hospital after falling while taking a picture on Saturday. The Daily Mail and other outlets reported that [...] » More