Archive for September 25th, 2021

The Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors Annual Conference 2021 Explores the new reality of surveying industry

The Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors Annual Conference 2021 Explores the new reality of surveying industry

25-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Media OutReach | 3:30 PM

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 25 September 2021 - The Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors (HKIS) hosted its Annual Conference at the Grand Hyatt Hong Kong today. Themed [...] » More

Kim Yo-jong calls Moon’s war-end declaration offer ‘admirable idea,’ demands end to hostile policy

Kim Yo-jong calls Moon’s war-end declaration offer ‘admirable idea,’ demands end to hostile policy

25-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Yonhap | 12:31 PM

The sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un said Friday that President Moon Jae-in’s proposal to declare a formal end to the Korean War is an “admirable [...] » More

N Korea says open to talks if South drops double standards

25-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 12:21 PM

South Korea’s call for a formal end to the Korean War is premature but the door for dialogue is open if it scraps its double standards and hostile policy, a senior [...] » More

Daily virus cases in Seoul exceed 1,000 for first time

25-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Yonhap | 12:20 PM

Daily coronavirus cases in Seoul surpassed 1,000 for the first time following this week’s Chuseok holiday, health authorities said Saturday. The Korea Disease Control [...] » More

Korea daily COVID-19 cases top 3,000 for first time after holiday

25-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 12:17 PM

South Korea’s daily COVID-19 cases topped 3,000 for the first time on Saturday as an outbreak fuelled by three-day holiday this week continued to grow. The country [...] » More

‘Quad’ leaders meet at White House as China looks warily on

‘Quad’ leaders meet at White House as China looks warily on

25-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 12:15 PM

Leaders of the United States, Japan, India and Australia presented a united front on Friday at their first summit and stressed the need for a free and open Indo-Pacific [...] » More

Canadian court discharges Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou as US extradition case ends

25-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 12:09 PM

A Canadian judge on Friday signed Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou’s order of discharge, vacating her bail conditions and allowing her to go free after [...] » More

Huawei CFO leaves Canada after agreement with US over fraud charges, detained Canadians head home

Huawei CFO leaves Canada after agreement with US over fraud charges, detained Canadians head home

25-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 12:07 PM

Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou flew home to China on Friday after reaching an agreement with US prosecutors to end the bank fraud case against her, relieving a [...] » More

Huawei heir apparent prepares for life after three years of Canada court battle

25-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 11:51 AM

After being stuck in Canada for nearly three years, largely confined to her multi million-dollar house in Vancouver, Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou on Friday was [...] » More

Japan PM contenders welcome Taiwan’s trade pact bid but divided on Yasukuni shrine

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

Candidates to become Japan’s next prime minister all said on Friday they supported Taiwan’s application to join a trans-Pacific trade pact, echoing Japanese [...] » More

At Quad, Japan’s Suga welcomed Australia submarine partnership

At Quad, Japan’s Suga welcomed Australia submarine partnership

25-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 11:45 AM

At a meeting of the Quad group of countries on Friday, Japanese prime minister Yoshihide Suga welcomed the establishment last week of a trilateral partnership to provide [...] » More

Japan PM: Quad leaders agree to cooperate on vaccines, clean energy

25-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 11:20 AM

Leaders of Japan, the United States, India and Australia have agreed to cooperate on such fields as COVID-19 vaccines, and clean energy and space, Japanese prime minister [...] » More

Singapore to go back to 2-person dine-in rule for 4 weeks from Monday

25-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 11:18 AM

Singapore will return to a two-person dining-in rule for a period of four weeks from next Monday (27 September), as it aims to slow down community COVID-19 transmission. From [...] » More

Third straight day: New high of 1,650 daily COVID cases in Singapore, 3 more deaths

25-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 11:16 AM

The Ministry of Health (MOH) on Friday (24 September) confirmed a new record-high of 1,650 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore taking the country’s total case count to [...] » More

Satisfaction with Philippines’ Duterte fell 21 pct from Nov-June despite strong majority support-poll

25-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 11:13 AM

Three-quarters of Filipinos were satisfied with President Rodrigo Duterte’s performance in June but his popularity rating was 21 percent below a record high reached in [...] » More