Archive for January 15th, 2022

IX Asia Indexes Announces the Results of the ixCrypto Index Quarterly Review (2021 Q4)

IX Asia Indexes Announces the Results of the ixCrypto Index Quarterly Review (2021 Q4)

15-Jan-2022 Intellasia | Media OutReach | 5:00 PM

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 15 January 2022 - Today, IX Asia Indexes Company Limited announced the 4th quarter review of the ixCrypto Index ("IXCI"). This [...] » More

N Korea fires missiles, drawing both US condemnation and appeal for talks

N Korea fires missiles, drawing both US condemnation and appeal for talks

15-Jan-2022 Intellasia | Reuters | 12:30 PM

North Korea fired at least two ballistic missiles on Friday, drawing both condemnation and an appeal for dialogue from a US administration that has imposed new sanctions over [...] » More

Indonesia’s sweeping restructuring of science sector faces criticism

15-Jan-2022 Intellasia | Reuters | 11:50 AM

Indonesia’s government is facing criticism from some top scientists and lawmakers that a sweeping restructuring bringing together the country’s leading science [...] » More

Thailand and Indonesia unveil plans to develop molnupiravir COVID-19 pill

15-Jan-2022 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 11:48 AM

Thailand’s health minister said on Friday the country planned to develop the anti-viral pill molnupiravir to combat COVID-19 infections amid rising infections driven by [...] » More

Chaiwut ups vape campaign

15-Jan-2022 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 11:47 AM

Digital Economy and Society Minister Chaiwut Thanakamanusorn said on Friday he would push on with efforts to legalise e-cigarettes, despite the health risks critics say they [...] » More

’70% turnout’ for by-elections to replace Democrats

15-Jan-2022 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 11:46 AM

At least 70% of voters are expected to cast their votes in Sunday’s by-elections in Songkhla and Chumphon, according to the Election Commission (EC). The by-elections [...] » More

Peace talks sketched out in deep South

15-Jan-2022 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 11:45 AM

The Thai peace dialogue panel and a southern separatist group have agreed on a three-point framework as a basis for further rounds of peace talks, according to deputy [...] » More

Govt mulls easing virus curbs

15-Jan-2022 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 11:43 AM

The Public Health Ministry will propose easing Covid-19 curbs in light of the diminishing threat posed by the virus’s Omicron variant. Deputy Prime Minister and Public [...] » More

7,793 new Covid cases, 18 more deaths

15-Jan-2022 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 11:42 AM

The country registered 7,793 more Covid-19 fatalities and 18 new cases during the previous 24 hours, the Public Health Ministry announced on Saturday morning. This compared [...] » More

Unvaccinated risk losing jobs in Singapore

15-Jan-2022 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 11:40 AM

Workers in Singapore who refuse to be inoculated against Covid-19 may risk losing their jobs as new restrictions on office access take effect. From Saturday, a prior [...] » More

Japanese students injured in stabbing during entrance exams-media

15-Jan-2022 Intellasia | Reuters | 11:38 AM

Several high school students sitting their university entrance exam in Tokyo were wounded on Saturday in an apparent knife attack, Japanese media said. Public broadcaster NHK [...] » More

China reforms securities settlement system to attract foreign capital

15-Jan-2022 Intellasia | Reuters | 11:37 AM

China’s securities regulator said on Friday it will reform the country’s securities settlement system, to bring it into closer alignment with global practices and [...] » More

EXCLUSIVE US bill would block defense contractors from using Chinese rare earths

15-Jan-2022 Intellasia | Reuters | 11:19 AM

A bipartisan piece of legislation introduced in the US Senate on Friday would force defense contractors to stop buying rare earths from China by 2026 and use the Pentagon to [...] » More

Exclusive: China agrees with US to release oil reserves near Lunar New Year

15-Jan-2022 Intellasia | Reuters | 10:39 AM

China will release crude oil from its national strategic stockpiles around the Lunar New Year holidays that start on February 1 as part of a plan coordinated by the United [...] » More

N Korea tests railway-borne missile in latest launch amid rising tension with US

15-Jan-2022 Intellasia | Reuters | 10:27 AM

North Korea tested a railway-borne missile in its firing drills on Friday, state media KCNA said on Saturday, marking its third weapons test this month, which triggered a US [...] » More