Archive for October 1st, 2021

Foreign Ministry: China to contribute additional one million doses of Sinovac vaccine to Malaysia

01-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Bernama | 5:02 AM

China will contribute an additional one million doses of CoronaVac Covid-19 (Sinovac) vaccine to Malaysia, on the basis of the deep friendship between the two countries and [...] » More

Health officer: Sandakan vaccination centres to offer 3,200 Sinovac Covid-19 shots over four days next week

01-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Bernama | 5:02 AM

For four days next week, 3,200 doses of the Sinovac-brand Covid-19 vaccine will be made available at four integrated vaccination centres (PPVI) here, especially for Sandakan [...] » More

PM: Klang Valley to move to National Recovery Plan’s Phase Three from Friday, no states left in Phase One

01-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 5:02 AM

Prime minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob announced today that Selangor, Kuala Lumpur and Putrajaya will move to Phase Three under the National Recovery Plan starting [...] » More

Kedah Health Dept says three-year-old is first Langkawi tourist to test positive for Covid-19

01-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Bernama | 5:02 AM

The Kedah Health Department confirmed today that a three-year-old child is the first Covid-19 case to be detected involving tourists to Langkawi under the tourism bubble. [...] » More

Finance Ministry: Malaysia’s economy set to rebound in 2022, in line with global economic recovery

01-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Bernama | 5:02 AM

Malaysia’s economy is expected to rebound in 2022, in line with the expected recovery in the global economy throughout the second half of 2021 and into next year, [...] » More

China to contribute another one million doses of Sinovac vaccine to Malaysia

01-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Bernama | 5:02 AM

China will contribute an additional one million doses of CoronaVac Covid-19 (Sinovac) vaccine to Malaysia, on the basis of the deep friendship between the two countries and [...] » More

Finance Ministry: government to table motion on raising statutory debt limit to 65pc

01-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Bernama | 5:02 AM

The government will be tabling a motion on raising its statutory debt limit from 60 per cent to 65 per cent of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) given the need for spending [...] » More

Malaysia hails national connectivity gains

01-Oct-2021 Intellasia | MobileWorldlive | 5:02 AM

Malaysia’s government highlighted significant gains in connectivity since implementing a National Digital Infrastructure Plan (Jendela) in September 2020, with mobile [...] » More

Bank Negara: Offices, malls in Malaysia may turn emptier with shift to e-commerce, flexi-work arrangements

01-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 5:02 AM

More and more space in Malaysia’s offices and shopping malls may be left unoccupied, while rental prices for such commercial properties may also go down due to the [...] » More

RM2.92b allocated under first rolling plan of 12MP for environmental sustainability, says minister

01-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Bernama | 5:02 AM

A total of RM2.92 billion has been allocated under the First Rolling Plan of the 12th Malaysia Plan (12MP) for environmental and water sustainability, said Environment and [...] » More

Fauci Sees Pfiser Vaccine Approval For Young Kids By End Of October

01-Oct-2021 Intellasia | HuffPost | 5:02 AM

Dr Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top infectious disease expert, said the country would “hopefully” begin vaccinating children as young as 5 by the end of [...] » More

Will Asia accept vaccine mandates like Biden’s for the US?

01-Oct-2021 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 5:02 AM

Nine months since Asian countries began rolling out Covid-19 vaccination campaigns, inoculation rates vary wildly from eight in 10 of the population in Singapore, six in 10 [...] » More

Melbourne cases hit record despite two months of lockdown

01-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

Melbourne’s COVID-19 cases surged to record levels on Thursday with officials blaming illegal home gatherings to watch a key sporting event for the spike as a hard [...] » More

Australia’s Victoria reports record new COVID-19 cases

01-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

Australia’s Victoria state reported a record 1,438 new COVID-19 infections on Thursday, the highest number for any state since the start of the pandemic last year, and [...] » More

Tornado lashes southeast Australia, leaving hundreds without power

01-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

A tornado tore through Australia’s rural southeast on Thursday, ripping roofs off houses, uprooting trees, toppling power lines and causing minor injuries, authorities [...] » More