Archive for October 11th, 2021

Thailand to host Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) meetings in 2022

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

The prime minister has urged all agencies involved in the organising of the Apec Economic Leaders’ Meeting next year to make careful preparations, with health protocols [...] » More

Covid-19 restrictions eased: domestic flights can fly full

11-Oct-2021 Intellasia | The Phuket News | 5:02 AM

The Ministry of Public Health says domestic airlines will have their capacity limits lifted and be allowed to fly full planes after the Centre for Covid-19 Situation [...] » More

Indonesian child can’t get birth certificate because his name is too long. Parents appeal to President Jokowi.

11-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Mothership SG | 5:02 AM

A couple in East Java, Indonesia, has written to the country’s president with a plea to grant a birth certificate to their child who was born three years ago. Local [...] » More

Hundreds of children caught COVID-19 when schools reopened in Indonesia. What can we learn from that?

Hundreds of children caught COVID-19 when schools reopened in Indonesia. What can we learn from that?

11-Oct-2021 Intellasia | ABC | 5:02 AM

Baryanti’s son had been back in the classroom for less than a week when she received a call: He had tested positive for COVID-19. Her son, Yovi Aulia Dwi Putra, was one [...] » More

Indonesia’s new carbon tax signals higher power costs amid calls for clarity

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

Indonesia is set to become Asia’s fourth country to introduce a carbon tax but analysts expect opposition from industries that have warned of implementation problems [...] » More

Indonesia receives over 240,000 AstraZeneca doses from UK

11-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Antaranews | 5:02 AM

Indonesia has received 243,440 AstraZeneca vaccine doses from the United Kingdom government as an expression of its solidarity and global cooperation on the COVID-19 [...] » More

Malaysia reports 9,751 new COVID-19 infections, 78 new deaths

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

Malaysia reported another 9,751 new COVID-19 infections as of midnight Friday, bringing the national total to 2,323,478, according to the health ministry. Some 15 of the new [...] » More

Govt should focus on SME cash flow in budget 2022, says SME Malaysia

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

SME Association of Malaysia (SME Malaysia) is urging the government to focus on measures to ease the cash flow of pandemic-hit small and medium enterprises (SMEs) when [...] » More

MP: Govt admitted Google, FB bypassed M’sia due to cabotage but Wee in denial

11-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Malaysiakini | 5:02 AM

Bukit Mertajam MP Steven Sim said he has received confirmation from Communications and Multimedia minister Annuar Musa that Google and Facebook had bypassed Malaysia for the [...] » More

Covid-19: 89.4pct of adult population vaccinated as of yesterday, just 0.6pct short of targeted 90pc

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

A total of 20,927,867 individuals or 89.4 per cent of the adult population in the country have completed their Covid-19 vaccination as of yesterday, just 0.6 percentage [...] » More

Malaysia needs to increasepctage of students in stem, says Dr Adham

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

The percentage of students in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) needs to be increased to 60 percent to ensure the country has an adequate supply of [...] » More

Guan Eng asks if Ka Siong will accuse Annuar of lying about cabotage policy too, like he did ex-MDEC chair

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

Bagan MP Lim Guan Eng wants to know whether Transport minister Datuk Seri Wee Ka Siong will accuse Communications and Multimedia (KKMM) minister Tan Sri Annuar Musa of lying [...] » More

Tourism sector to be given special focus under Budget 2022

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

The federal government will give special attention to the tourism sector under Budget 2022 to help the sector’s recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic’s impact. [...] » More

Malaysians hold breath for interstate travel announcement

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

Malaysians, especially tourism industry players, are holding their breath for the government’s announcement on the lift of the interstate travel restrictions which is [...] » More

UOB: Malaysia’s labour market to gain further momentum in 2021 and 2022

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

Malaysia’s labour market recovery is projected to gain further momentum in the remaining months of 2021 and into 2022 as more businesses resuming operations at a [...] » More