Indonesia morning news for April 10

Indonesia morning news for April 10

Indonesia reports biggest jump in coronavirus deaths as Malaysia trend improves Indonesia reported its biggest daily jump in coronavirus deaths on Thursday, bringing the total confirmed number to 280 in the world’s fourth most populous country, the highest death toll in Asia outside China where the virus first emerged. — National Post 1.2 million Indonesian […]

Singapore morning news for April 10

Singapore morning news for April 10

Singapore reports a record 287 new COVID-19 cases with more than half linked to dormitory cluster Singapore reported 287 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday (Apr 9), the largest daily increase so far and more than double yesterday’s highest record, the multi-ministry task force dealing with the coronavirus said during a press conference on Thursday […]

Indonesia morning news for April 9

Indonesia morning news for April 9

Indonesia to get $7b loan from World Bank, ADB, AIIB Indonesia will receive around US$7 billion in loans from the World Bank, Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) to finance the country’s fights against COVID-19. — The Jakarta Post Indonesia Reports 218 New Coronavirus Infections, Taking Total to 2,956 Indonesia confirmed […]

Singapore morning news for April 9

Singapore morning news for April 9

All returning Singapore residents to serve 14-day self-isolation at dedicated facilities All Singapore citizens, permanent residents and long term pass holders entering Singapore from any country will be required to serve a 14-day self-isolation at dedicated stay-home notice facilities. — Channel NewsAsia (very annoying popups) Record 142 new coronavirus cases in S’pore; Indian national later […]

Indonesia morning news for April 8

Indonesia morning news for April 8

Indonesia’s foreign exchange reserves in March plunge US$9.4 billion Indonesia’s official reserve assets stood at US$121 billion, as of March-end 2020, $9.4 billion lower, from the position of $130.4 billion recorded at the end of February 2020. — Antara News Indonesia grants Jakarta more powers to tackle COVID-19 outbreak Indonesia approved on Tuesday (Apr 7) […]

Singapore morning news for April 8

Singapore morning news for April 8

Coronavirus: No hospitalisation coverage for those who disregard Singapore’s travel advisories Residents and long-term pass holders who leave Singapore and disregard travel advisories will not be able to claim under MediShield Life or Integrated Shield Plans (IPs) if they are admitted for suspected Covid-19. — Straits Times (annoying popups) COVID-19: Social gatherings of any size […]

Indonesia morning news for April 7

Indonesia morning news for April 7

Indonesia announces biggest daily rise in COVID-19 cases, 24 doctors now dead Indonesia announced its biggest daily increase in novel coronavirus cases on Monday (Apr 6) and a medical association said 24 doctors had now died after contracting the virus. — CNA Indonesia ranks among world’s worst in coronavirus testing rate, together with Ethiopia, Bangladesh […]

Singapore morning news for April 7

Singapore morning news for April 7

Solidarity Budget: S$600 cash support for all adult Singaporeans, other cash payouts to be brought forward to June All adult Singaporeans aged 21 and above will receive a one-off Solidarity Payment of S$600 in cash, Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat announced on Monday (Apr 6). — Channel NewsAsia (very annoying popups) Revised FY2020 deficit […]

Indonesia morning news for April 6

Indonesia morning news for April 6

Indonesia Reports Highest Single-Day Rise in Covid-19 Cases The Indonesian government announced on Sunday there had been 181 confirmed Covid-19 cases over the last 24 hours to bring the country’s total to 2,273, the highest surge in a day since the first case was reported in late February. — Jakarta Globe At least 18 doctors […]

Singapore morning news for April 6

Singapore morning news for April 6

Most workplaces to close for one month from Apr 7 to curb spread of COVID-19 All workplaces except for those providing essential services and those able to operate remotely will be suspended from Apr 7 to May 4 during a month-long circuit breaker campaign to curb further spread of COVID-19, said Manpower Minister Josephine Teo […]

Indonesia morning news for April 3

Indonesia morning news for April 3

Indonesia virus death toll rises to highest in Asia outside China Indonesia’s coronavirus death toll rose to 170 on Thursday as the world’s fourth most populous nation passed South Korea as the country with the highest number of recorded fatalities in Asia after China. — Reuters Indonesia ranks 57th in Inclusive Internet Index, among the […]

Singapore morning news for April 3

Singapore morning news for April 3

Singapore reports 4th death from COVID-19, a 68-year-old Indonesian national Singapore on Thursday (Apr 2) reported its fourth death related to COVID-19, a 68-year-old Indonesian national. — Channel NewsAsia (very annoying popups) Coronavirus: Proposed law to ensure landlords pass on property tax rebates in full to tenants The Government will introduce new legislation at the […]

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