Archive for October 4th, 2021

Philippines reports 14,786 new COVID-19 cases, total surges to 2,580,173

04-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Xinhua | 5:02 AM

The Philippines’ Department of Health (DOH) reported 14,786 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, pushing the total number of confirmed cases in the Southeast Asian country [...] » More

Thailand Opens Phuket to Fully Vaccinated Tourists From All Over the World

04-Oct-2021 Intellasia | News18 | 5:02 AM

The Thai government has announced that fully vaccinated travellers from any country can now book holidays in Phuket with a few tweaks to a struggling quarantine-free travel [...] » More

New eased rules for travellers entering Thailand enacted

04-Oct-2021 Intellasia | The Thaiger | 5:02 AM

The Tourism Authority of Thailand released a slew of press releases yesterday declaring a broad revision to Sandbox and entry programmes and making it easier for [...] » More

Central Thailand to brace high volume of water from Northern provinces in coming days

04-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Pattayamail | 5:02 AM

Local authorities in Nonthaburi Province are now making preparations for potential flooding as dams and reservoirs upstream are increasing water discharge rates. Villagers [...] » More

Thailand’s daily COVID-19 deaths fall below 100 for 1st time since late July

04-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Xinhua | 5:02 AM

The number of daily COVID-19 deaths in Thailand fell below 100 for the first time since July 26, the country’s health authorities reported on Saturday. Thailand’s [...] » More

Thailand’s Phuket opens to all vaccinated travellers

04-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Moneycontrol | 5:02 AM

Fully vaccinated travellers from any country can now book holidays to tourism haven Phuket, the Thai government has announced, under tweaks to a struggling quarantine-free [...] » More

3.68 million students registered to receive Pfiser vaccines

04-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 5:02 AM

Pfiser vaccines are ready to be administered beginning Monday to young people at schools and universities with 3.68 million students registered so far. The Ministry of Public [...] » More

Thailand reduces mandatory stay in Sandbox destinations down to seven days

04-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Moneycontrol | 5:02 AM

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) would like to advise that under new quarantine regulations approved by the Royal Thai government, fully vaccinated foreign tourists [...] » More

Thailand reopens more facilities in shopping malls

04-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Pattayamail | 5:02 AM

Thailand has further eased restrictions imposed to control the spread of COVID-19, with more business entities now allowed to open and operate for longer hours. The curfew in [...] » More

Indonesia reports 1,414 new COVID-19 cases, 89 more deaths

04-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Xinhua | 5:02 AM

The number of COVID-19 cases in Indonesia rose by 1,414 in the past 24 hours to 4,218,142, with the death toll adding by 89 to 142,115, the health ministry said on Saturday. [...] » More

1.06 mn foreign tourists visited Indonesia between Jan-Aug

04-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Newkerala | 5:02 AM

As many as 1,061,530 foreign tourists visited Indonesia between January to August this year amid the Covid-19 pandemic, according to the country’s Central Agency of [...] » More

Indonesia officially launches electronic stamps

04-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Xinhua | 5:02 AM

Indonesia’s Finance minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati has officially launched an electronic seal with a nominal value of 10,000 rupiahs (0.70 US dollars) per stamp which [...] » More

Eyebrow-raising discrepancies between 12MP and PM’s speech

04-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Freemalaysiatoday | 5:02 AM

Prime minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob barely had one month to make his imprint on the 12th Malaysia Plan (12MP) and it shows. The 530-page tome was complete, with room only to [...] » More

PM asks Johor MB to discuss cross-border travel with S’pore

04-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Freemalaysiatoday | 5:02 AM

Prime minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob has asked Johor menteri besar Hasni Mohammad to discuss the issue of cross-border movement with Singapore. This is especially so for [...] » More

Malaysia records 10,915 new Covid-19 cases on October 2, lowest since July 18

04-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Theedgemarkets | 5:02 AM

Malaysia continued to gradually witness a fall in new Covid-19 cases, with the daily figure standing at 10,915 on Saturday (October 2), dropping below the 11,000 mark from [...] » More