Archive for August 21st, 2021

Entrepreneurial Road of GERZZ INTERACTIVE

Entrepreneurial Road of GERZZ INTERACTIVE

21-Aug-2021 Intellasia | PR Newswire Asia | 6:52 PM

SHANGHAI, Aug. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- With fast development of online media and increasing demand for entertainment in China currently, [...] » More

HK’s rising number of homeless women struggle on the streets, sleeping rough, trying to make ends meet

21-Aug-2021 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 2:53 PM

May* had finally relaxed enough to fall asleep in a park in Mong Kok, when she jolted awake to discover a man had crept up to lie beside her. “I was very scared. Why [...] » More

HK online wholesale platform Peeba finds a niche in helping small retailers with inventory, logistics

21-Aug-2021 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 2:52 PM

The last 18 months have been difficult for Hong Kong retailer William Lane, who opened an eco-lifestyle store in the city’s Happy Valley district early last year. One [...] » More

Coronavirus: HK’s 21-day quarantine bombshell triggers hotel scramble with availability all but wiped out until mid-September

21-Aug-2021 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 2:50 PM

Travellers needing to book three weeks of hotel quarantine in Hong Kong will probably have to wait until mid-September for availability, according to a Post analysis, after [...] » More

HK stocks end with more losses

21-Aug-2021 Intellasia | AFP | 2:48 PM

Hong Kong stocks closed the week with another hefty loss, in line with a broad sell-off across Asia, as fears over the Delta variant compound worries about China’s [...] » More

Anwar tells supporters to accept Ismail Sabri’s appointment as PM, work towards GE15

21-Aug-2021 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 2:45 PM

Pakatan Harapan (PH) chair Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim has urged for the coalition’s leaders, members and supporters to accept the Yang di-Pertuan Agong’s decision [...] » More

Confidence vote as first parliamentary move would let new PM start on solid ground, say experts

21-Aug-2021 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 2:39 PM

Unlike past coalitions that led the country, the two most recent ones Pakatan Harapan and Perikatan Nasional (PN) collapsed within a span of two years due to shifts in [...] » More

261 daily Covid fatalities, 20,571 new cases reported

21-Aug-2021 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 2:21 PM

There were 261 more Covid-19 fatalities and 20,571 new cases over the past 24 hours, the Public Health Ministry reported on Saturday morning. There were 20,336 cases in the [...] » More

Japan foreign minister planning talks with new Iran president on Sunday

21-Aug-2021 Intellasia | JapanTimes | 2:00 PM

Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi is planning to speak with new Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi in Tehran on Sunday, diplomatic sources said Saturday. The meeting [...] » More

British Council Korea, Korea Foundation announce winning climate change project

21-Aug-2021 Intellasia | Koreaherald | 1:39 PM

The British Council Korea and Korea Foundation announced on Friday the winning project on climate change after reviewing projects proposed by cross-border teams from South [...] » More

Moon says vaccinations ‘faster than expected’ as half of population gets first shots

21-Aug-2021 Intellasia | Yonhap | 1:38 PM

President Moon Jae-in said Saturday that South Korea’s vaccinations are proceeding at a faster pace than expected as over half of the population has received at least [...] » More

New cases below 2,000 for first time in 2 days, virus curbs extended for 2 weeks

21-Aug-2021 Intellasia | Yonhap | 1:36 PM

South Korea’s daily new coronavirus cases fell below 2,000 for the first time in two days Saturday, while authorities are set to extend the tough restrictions to battle [...] » More

Li Jiaqi – China’s “King of Livestreaming E-commerce” – Goes Global

21-Aug-2021 Intellasia | ACN Newswire | 11:51 AM

HONG KONG, Aug 21, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - Li Jiaqi, dubbed China's "King of Livestreaming E-commerce," is set to host a pioneering fashion show format at the iconic [...] » More

Livestreaming Mogul Li Jiaqi, International Brands Partner to Showcase New Products in Chinese Market

21-Aug-2021 Intellasia | ACN Newswire | 11:42 AM

HONG KONG, Aug 21, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - The arrival and subsequent evolution of livestreaming technology, and its integration with e-commerce, has radically changed [...] » More

Biden picks Chicago ex-mayor Rahm Emanuel as Japan ambassador

Biden picks Chicago ex-mayor Rahm Emanuel as Japan ambassador

21-Aug-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 11:19 AM

President Joe Biden plans to nominate Rahm Emanuel, who previously served as chief of staff to former President Barack Obama and mayor of Chicago, as U.S. ambassador to [...] » More