Archive for September 4th, 2021

S’pore reports 219 new COVID cases; new cluster at Changi hospital

04-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 3:43 PM

The Ministry of Health (MOH) on Friday (3 September) confirmed 219 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore, taking the country’s total case count to 68,210. Of them, 216 are [...] » More

Philippine Airlines files for bankruptcy

04-Sep-2021 Intellasia | PhilStar | 3:37 PM

Philippine Airlines, Asia’s oldest carrier, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in the United States to pursue a lender-backed restructuring plan that aims to help the [...] » More

20,310 new infections, 2nd highest of all time

04-Sep-2021 Intellasia | PhilStar | 3:19 PM

A total of 20,310 new cases of COVID-19 were recorded by the Department of Health (DOH) yesterday, the second time this week that the single-day tally breached 20,000. Based [...] » More

Singapore to hold off on further reopening measures-minister

04-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 3:17 PM

Singapore will hold off on further steps to reopen the country while it monitors an increase in daily coronavirus cases, but sees no need to consider re-imposing heightened [...] » More

COVID vaccination booster shots to start for those 60 and over in Sep

04-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 3:16 PM

The first batch of seniors aged 60 and above in Singapore who completed their COVID-19 vaccination in March, will be eligible for a third vaccine dose this month. The [...] » More

Try these 8 Unique Activities on Your Next Visit to the Philippines

Try these 8 Unique Activities on Your Next Visit to the Philippines

04-Sep-2021 Intellasia | PR Newswire Asia | 2:58 PM

Off the Beaten Path MANILA, Philippines, Sept. 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- As the Philippines' Department of Tourism [...] » More

Tokyo Stock Exchange plans to extend trading day by 30 minutes

04-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 2:24 PM

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Fumio Kishida, top contender to lead Japan, warns Taiwan is ‘next big problem’

04-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 2:06 PM

The Taiwan Strait may be the next major diplomatic problem after China’s clampdown on Hong Kong, according to former Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida, one of two declared [...] » More

Factbox: Possible candidates to become Japan’s next prime minister

04-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 1:57 PM

Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, his support ratings in tatters ahead of a general election, said on Friday he would step down, meaning the ruling Liberal Democratic [...] » More

Japan PM Suga to back vaccine minister Kono in LDP leadership race-media

04-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 1:55 PM

Outgoing Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga will back the popular minister in charge of Japan’s vaccination rollout, Taro Kono, for the Liberal Democratic Party’s [...] » More

Indonesia condemns attack on Ahmadiyah minority house of worship

04-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 1:11 PM

Indonesia condemned on Friday an attack on a house of worship belonging to the Ahmadiyah, a Muslim minority sect, on its part of the Borneo island, calling it an [...] » More

China vows to curb urban demolitions, preserve cultural heritage

China vows to curb urban demolitions, preserve cultural heritage

04-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 12:56 PM

China will put an end to large-scale urban demolitions and preserve old historical buildings as part of a programme to protect its cultural heritage, it said in new policy [...] » More

15,942 new Covid cases, 257 more deaths

04-Sep-2021 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 12:47 PM

Thailand logged 15,942 new Covid-19 cases and 257 more fatalities during the previous 24 hours, the Public Health Ministry announced on Saturday morning. There were 15,665 [...] » More

Prayut, ministers survive no-confidence vote

Prayut, ministers survive no-confidence vote

04-Sep-2021 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 12:34 PM

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha and five cabinet ministers have survived the no-confidence vote with no surprises despite rumours that some coalition MPs might break ranks [...] » More

Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories enters into definitive agreement with Citius Pharmaceuticals, Inc. to sell its rights to anti-cancer agent E7777 (denileukin diftitox)

Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories enters into definitive agreement with Citius Pharmaceuticals, Inc. to sell its rights to anti-cancer agent E7777 (denileukin diftitox)

04-Sep-2021 Intellasia | BusinessWire | 12:11 PM

HYDERABAD, India & PRINCETON, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd. (BSE: 500124, NSE: DRREDDY, NYSE: RDY, NSEIFSC: DRREDDY, along with its subsidiaries [...] » More