Archive for September 4th, 2021

Rally returns to Ratchaprasong

Rally returns to Ratchaprasong

04-Sep-2021 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 12:06 PM

Protesters occupied the Ratchaprasong intersection on Friday for another rally calling for Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha to step down, ahead of a crucial vote on the prime minister [...] » More

Thai activists push for PM to quit as confidence vote looms

04-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 11:48 AM

Several thousand people gathered in Bangkok to call for the resignation of Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha on Friday, one day before lawmakers hold a no-confidence vote over [...] » More

China tensions set to further pummel Australia’s coronavirus-battered economy

04-Sep-2021 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 7:14 AM

Australia’s economic resilience in the wake of China’s efforts to punish it for diplomatic slights has some down under declaring victory. They might be speaking [...] » More

Workplace anti-discrimination laws welcome, but changing ‘embedded’ mindsets critical, say observers

04-Sep-2021 Intellasia | CNA | 7:14 AM

Maya remembers being passed over for certain projects because of gender stereotypes at a firm she worked at previously. The communications executive, who did not want to use [...] » More

Thailand works on strengthening economic partnership with Japan

04-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Asia News Network | 7:13 AM

Don Pramudwinai, deputy prime minister and minister of Foreign Affairs, participated in a webinar on “Envisioning the Future: Thailand-Japan Strategic Economic [...] » More

Ahmad Maslan: Malaysia needs a Political Funding Act

04-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 7:13 AM

The government needs to enact a law to regulate funds for political parties, Umno secretary-general Datuk Seri Ahmad Maslan said today. The Pontian MP said a Political [...] » More

Selangor Pakatan says no to proposed PJD Link, wants state to go back to drawing board on Kuala Langat North Reserve Forest

04-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 7:12 AM

The Kuala Langat North Reserve Forest (KLNFR) degazettement will be discussed in greater detail at the state executive council meeting next week, Selangor Pakatan Harapan [...] » More

Kit Siang asks Khairy why Indonesia’s Covid-19 cases dropping faster, lower than Malaysia

04-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 7:11 AM

DAP leader Lim Kit Siang reiterated today his earlier warning to Health minister Khairy Jamaluddin that vaccination alone will not help solve Malaysia’s Covid-19 [...] » More

Philippine Airlines Inc. (PAL) Reaches Agreement with Key Stakeholders to Successfully Navigate the COVID-19 Pandemic and Position the Company for Long-Term Growth and Profitability

Philippine Airlines Inc. (PAL) Reaches Agreement with Key Stakeholders to Successfully Navigate the COVID-19 Pandemic and Position the Company for Long-Term Growth and Profitability

04-Sep-2021 Intellasia | BusinessWire | 7:10 AM

Flights to continue uninterrupted and all valid tickets, vouchers, refund applications and Mabuhay Miles to be honored Agreements with majority of lessors, lenders and [...] » More

HUYA Inc. Announces Management Change

04-Sep-2021 Intellasia | PR Newswire Asia | 6:00 AM

GUANGZHOU, China, Sept. 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- HUYA Inc. (NYSE: HUYA) ("Huya" or the "Company"), a leading game live [...] » More

Asian markets mostly up ahead of US jobs, PM move boosts Tokyo

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

European stocks struggled Friday as caution prevailed before vital US non-farm payrolls data, while Tokyo rose on stimulus hopes after Japan’s prime minister signalled [...] » More

Alibaba leads roll-out of Greater Bay Area shopping festival as Mainland-HK border opening remains remote

04-Sep-2021 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 5:02 AM

A three-week online shopping festival designed for merchants in the Greater Bay Area started on Thursday on Alibaba Group Holding’s e-commerce platforms as China seeks [...] » More

HK police inspector ‘suspended from duty’ after ex-colleague alleges he raped her in station three years ago

04-Sep-2021 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 5:02 AM

A Hong Kong police inspector has been suspended from duty after a former female colleague alleged he raped her about three years ago in their office, according to force [...] » More

Complaints over HK beauty chains surge in wake of abrupt closures, watchdog says

04-Sep-2021 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 5:02 AM

Hong Kong’s Consumer Council has received more than 120 complaints from the clients of three beauty chains that abruptly closed this week, with each seeking an average [...] » More

Biotech listings in HK poised to surge in 2021 as city chases New York for fundraising crown in the nascent sector

04-Sep-2021 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 5:02 AM

The number of pre-revenue biotechnology companies seeking to list in Hong Kong could almost triple this year, pushing the city closer to New York as the world’s [...] » More