Archive for October 6th, 2021

Plano publishes global evidence linking digital device screen time with myopia (short-sightedness) in The Lancet Digital Health today

06-Oct-2021 Intellasia | PR Newswire Asia | 8:00 AM

SINGAPORE, Oct. 6, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- A major global study linking the use of digital smart devices (smartphones and tablets) with myopia [...] » More

Bae Suzy’s new look will surely make a way into your hearts!

Bae Suzy’s new look will surely make a way into your hearts!

06-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Media OutReach | 7:50 AM

SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 6 October 2021 -DAEBAK! Bae Suzy has a new look and is looking gorgeous at the new K-Wave zone in Madame Tussauds Singapore. Her blue [...] » More

KKR Completes Follow-On Investment in First Gen Through Voluntary Tender Offer

KKR Completes Follow-On Investment in First Gen Through Voluntary Tender Offer

06-Oct-2021 Intellasia | BusinessWire | 7:00 AM

MANILA, Philippines--(BUSINESS WIRE)--KKR, a leading global investment firm, today announced that, following the completion of the voluntary tender offer period by [...] » More

Takeda Provides Update on TAK-994 Clinical Program

Takeda Provides Update on TAK-994 Clinical Program

06-Oct-2021 Intellasia | BusinessWire | 6:33 AM

OSAKA, Japan & CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE:4502/NYSE:TAK) (“Takeda”) today announced that a safety signal has [...] » More

mabl Expands Leadership Team in Japan Fueled by Rapid Growth

mabl Expands Leadership Team in Japan Fueled by Rapid Growth

06-Oct-2021 Intellasia | | 6:00 AM

Customers and revenue grew over 300% in the region this year BOSTON, Oct. 6, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- mabl, the [...] » More

Asian markets follow Wall St plunge as oil surge fans inflation fears

06-Oct-2021 Intellasia | AFP | 5:02 AM

Asian markets tumbled Tuesday, extending a global rout that saw Wall Street slump, as soaring oil prices put further upward pressure on inflation while a standoff in [...] » More

ACEN starts commercial operation of Vietnam wind farm

06-Oct-2021 Intellasia | PhilStar | 5:02 AM

AC Energy Corp. (ACEN) has started commercially operating its 88-megawatt ( MW) Ninh Thuan wind farm, making Vietnam its second largest market next to the Philippines. In a [...] » More

Merck’s Covid pill sparks Asia vaccine shares selloff

06-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 5:02 AM

The price of shares in makers of vaccines and other coronavirus treatments dropped in Asia on Monday after Merck & Co said its experimental pill cuts the risk of [...] » More

Coronavirus: Macau back to citywide screening after 3 workers test positive for Covid-19, quarantine-free travel to Zhuhai on hold

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

Three local Covid-19 infections involving construction workers have once again plunged Macau into citywide compulsory testing, with thousands of commuters also left stranded [...] » More

HK Monetary Authority takes first steps on digital currency, seeks comments on ‘e-HKD’

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

Hong Kong’s de facto central bank has taken a “first step” in its exploration of a digital currency, and has sought feedback from academics as well as the [...] » More

Bad news for HK tenants as rents predicted to chart record-high in coming months

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

Housing rents in Hong Kong are expected to recoup all the losses caused by the social unrest and the Covid-19 pandemic, with analysts predicting a record in the coming months [...] » More

Lung cancer overtakes colorectal cancer as most common form in HK

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

Lung cancer has overtaken colorectal cancer as the most common form of the disease among new patients in Hong Kong, with one expert attributing the shift to little understood [...] » More

Evergrande halts stock trading on possible sale of property management unit as more debt deadlines approach

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

Shares of China Evergrande Group and its property management arm were halted from trading in Hong Kong on Monday ahead of a potential asset sale, as the world’s most [...] » More

Ex-HK police officer jailed for second time this year over upskirting offences against women while serving the force

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

A former Hong Kong police officer previously jailed for taking an upskirt photo of his then colleague has been locked up again for committing the same offence against five [...] » More

Carrie Lam’s policy address: HK leader to create urban affairs department as part of government restructuring

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

Hong Kong’s leader plans to create an urban affairs department under the Home Affairs Bureau to oversee street-cleaning services, as part of government restructuring to [...] » More