Archive for August 4th, 2021

Timber sector suffers RM60m loss a day due to shutdown, says ministry

04-Aug-2021 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 5:02 AM

The Ministry of Plantation Industries and Commodities (MPIC) estimates that the timber sector has suffered a loss of RM60 million a day as it was not able to operate for two [...] » More

Transport Ministry gets green light to open more industry Covid-19 vaccination centres

04-Aug-2021 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 5:02 AM

The transport ministry will open additional industry vaccination centres (PPVIN) specifically for the transport sector throughout the country to speed up the vaccination [...] » More

PM: Revocation of Emergency Ordinances incomplete, can be debated in Parliament next month

04-Aug-2021 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 5:02 AM

Prime minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin today said that the Emergency Ordinances which the government announced to have been revoked on July 21, will now be debated in [...] » More

Foreign minister requests Asean’s constructive role in Korean peace process

Foreign minister requests Asean’s constructive role in Korean peace process

04-Aug-2021 Intellasia | Koreaherald | 5:02 AM

South Korean Foreign minister Chung Eui-yong on Tuesday requested the 10-member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations play a “constructive role” in [...] » More

Australia’s Qantas to furlough 2,500 workers

04-Aug-2021 Intellasia | AFP | 5:02 AM

Australian airline Qantas announced Tuesday it will furlough 2,500 workers as coronavirus outbreaks and regional lockdowns pummel demand for flights. Pilots, cabin crew and [...] » More

Sydney’s ticket out of COVID lockdown? Six million shots

04-Aug-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

Australian authorities said they could ease a COVID-19 lockdown that demands Sydney’s five million people stay home until the end of August if half the population is [...] » More

Burma shadow government condemns army ruler for taking PM role

04-Aug-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

Members of a shadow government set up by opponents of Myanmar’s coup condemned on Monday the country’s military ruler for taking on the role of prime minister in [...] » More

German warship heads for South China Sea for first time in nearly two decades amid tension with Beijing

04-Aug-2021 Intellasia | CNN | 5:02 AM

Germany on Monday sent a warship to the South China Sea for the first time in almost two decades, joining other Western nations in expanding its military presence in the [...] » More

Australia tightens COVID curbs as Brisbane extends lockdown, army patrols Sydney

04-Aug-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

Australia’s Queensland state on Monday extended a COVID-19 lockdown in Brisbane, while soldiers began patrolling Sydney to enforce stay-at-home rules as Australia [...] » More

UN calls Burma military actions moves away from democracy

UN calls Burma military actions moves away from democracy

04-Aug-2021 Intellasia | The Independent | 5:02 AM

The United Nations on Monday called the Myanmar military’s election delay and extension of the state of emergency a move in the wrong direction from international calls [...] » More

US dismisses Burma election plan, urges Asean pressure

04-Aug-2021 Intellasia | AFP | 5:02 AM

The United States said Monday that Myanmar’s junta was playing for time with a two-year election timeframe as Secretary of State Antony Blinken prepared to encourage [...] » More

Burma should return to democratically elected government, says UK

04-Aug-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

Myanmar should return to a democratically elected government, Britain said on Monday, after military ruler Min Aung Hlaing took on the role of prime minister in a caretaker [...] » More

Long An Province facilitates consumption of 15,000 tonnes of dragon fruits

04-Aug-2021 Intellasia | SGGP News | 5:02 AM

The centre for Disease Control of Long An Province (CDC), on the afternoon of August 1, provided Chau Thanh District with 10,000 quick covid-19 test kits to test workers, who [...] » More

5G as a catalyst for socioeconomic growth

04-Aug-2021 Intellasia | VIR | 5:02 AM

5G is a platform for innovation, and because of its socioeconomic multiplier effect, it will serve as the critical infrastructure that will spur Vietnam’s Industry 4.0 [...] » More

Lam Dong to break ground on ring road project in Da Lat

04-Aug-2021 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 5:02 AM

The Lam Dong Department of Transport has announced the construction of a ring road and infrastructure components in Da Lat City, with a total investment of VND800 billion. Of [...] » More