Archive for September 20th, 2021

Australia may reject China’s Trans-Pacific Partnership proposal

Australia may reject China’s Trans-Pacific Partnership proposal

20-Sep-2021 Intellasia | ANI | 5:02 AM

Canberra on Friday gave hints that it will not accept the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) proposal from China unless Beijing removes ‘additional’ tariffs imposed [...] » More

Exclusive: China Evergrande’s lenders weigh up loan losses, rolling over credit sources

20-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

One of China Evergrande Group’s main lenders has made provisions for losses on a portion of its loans to the embattled property developer, while some creditors are [...] » More

Japan household assets hit record-high as cash, stock prices rise

20-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Kyodo News | 5:02 AM

Japanese households held a record 1,992 trillion yen ($18 trillion) worth of assets at the end of June, up 6.3 percent from a year earlier, as the coronavirus pandemic [...] » More

Japan’s Kishida: Aim distribute COVID-19 drugs by end of the year if elected PM

20-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

Japanese former foreign minister Fumio Kishida, a key contender to become prime minister, said on Saturday he would work to distribute COVID-19 medications by end of the year [...] » More

Japan’s digital minister denies deliberate disposal of meeting audio, says ‘nothing to hide’

20-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Mainichi | 5:02 AM

Japan’s Digital minister Takuya Hirai told the press on September 17 that numerous deleted recordings of online meetings with senior information technology officials [...] » More

Japan plans to offer COVID-19 booster shot by year end at earliest

20-Sep-2021 Intellasia | The Japan News | 5:02 AM

The Health, Labour and Welfare Ministry decided on Friday to offer a third dose of coronavirus vaccine, possibly before the end of this year. In line with precedent set by [...] » More

COVID-19: Singapore reports 1,009 cases, with 926 in community

20-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 5:02 AM

The Ministry of Health (MOH) on Saturday (18 September) confirmed 1,009 new coronavirus cases in Singapore, taking the country’s total case count to 76,792. [...] » More

Singapore to allow transit for those with travel history to Indonesia from Wednesday

20-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 5:02 AM

Singapore will begin to allow travellers with travel history to Indonesia to transit through from 11.59pm next Wednesday (22 September). Previously, all travellers with a [...] » More

Full home-based learning for Primary 1 to 5 pupils from September 27 to October 6 amid rise in Covid-19 cases

20-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Straitstimes | 5:02 AM

All primary schools will start full home-based learning for Primary 1 to 5 pupils from September 27 until the end of the Primary School Leaving Examination (PSLE) sitting on [...] » More

COMMENT: Illiterate? Singapore MPs need to be schooled on Parliament

20-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 5:02 AM

It was the gaffe that reverberated around the vast echo chambers of Singapore’s online spaces. At first, it could barely be heard during Tuesday’s (14 September) [...] » More

Singapore COVID booster: Pfiser or Moderna vaccines interchangeable

20-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 5:02 AM

Eligible fully vaccinated individuals in Singapore who have received the Pfiser-BioNTech vaccine can opt to take a booster shot of the Moderna vaccine, and vice versa. This [...] » More

Surge in Singapore COVID cases ‘much earlier’ than expected: Ong Ye Kung

20-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 5:02 AM

Singapore’s current surge in COVID-19 cases came much earlier than authorities had hoped for, said Health minister Ong Ye Kung on Friday (17 September), a day after the [...] » More

All but one of 935 new COVID cases in Singapore local

20-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 5:02 AM

The Ministry of Health (MOH) on Friday (17 September) confirmed 935 new coronavirus cases in Singapore, taking the country’s total case count to 75,783. Friday marks [...] » More

Home recovery for fully vaccinated COVID patients aged 12-69: MOH

20-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 5:02 AM

From Saturday (18 September), home recovery will be the default care management model for fully vaccinated COVID-19 patients aged 12-69, who have no severe co-morbidities or [...] » More

961,000 Moderna COVID-19 vaccine doses arrive in the Philippines

20-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Gmanetwork | 5:02 AM

A total of 961,000 doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine arrived in the Philippines on Saturday. According to the National Task Force Against COVID-19, the vaccines landed at [...] » More