Indonesia morning news for January 28

Indonesia morning news for January 28

Bandung hospital yet to confirm isolated patients contracted nCov The Hasan Sadikin Hospital in Bandung, West Java, has yet to confirm that two patients, undergoing treatment in isolated rooms since Sunday (Jan 26), have contracted the Wuhan novel coronavirus (nCov). — Antara News Rupiah hits two-year high, but concern grows over impact on exports The […]

Singapore morning news for January 28

Singapore morning news for January 28

Fifth confirmed case of Wuhan virus in Singapore: MOH A fifth case of the Wuhan virus has been confirmed in Singapore, the Ministry of Health (MOH) said in a statement on Monday night (Jan 27). — Channel NewsAsia (very annoying popups) Singapore: 14 days leave of absence enforced for students, eldercare and healthcare workers who […]

Indonesia morning news for January 27

Indonesia morning news for January 27

Eight Denpasar-Wuhan flights stand canceled over nCov virus outbreak Two Indonesian airlines — Lion Air and Sriwijaya Air — have canceled eight flights between Bali and the Chinese city of Wuhan in the wake of the novel Coronavirus (nCov) outbreak. — Antara News MPR urges government travel advisory for Wuhan Deputy Chairman of the Indonesian […]

Singapore morning news for January 27

Singapore morning news for January 27

MOH: Fourth case of Wuhan virus in Singapore The Ministry of Health (MOH) announced on Sunday early morning that another imported case of Wuhan coronavirus infection in Singapore has been identified, making a total of four confirmed cases thus far. — The Online Citizen No new cases of Wuhan virus, 92 suspected cases so far: […]

Indonesia morning news for January 24

Indonesia morning news for January 24

Bank Indonesia Keeps Benchmark Rate, Says Worst Time Has Passed Bank Indonesia, the country’s central bank, has kept its benchmark interest rate at 5 percent for the third consecutive month on Thursday, saying there are signs that the largest economy in Southeast Asia may have seen the worst of its recent slow economic growth. — […]

Singapore morning news for January 24

Singapore morning news for January 24

Singapore ranked fourth least corrupt country in the world, cleanest in Asia Singapore has taken fourth spot in an annual ranking of countries deemed to have the least corruption in the public sector, tying with Switzerland and Sweden in its scoring for the second year running. — Straits Times (annoying popups) Confirmed imported case of […]

Indonesia morning news for January 23

Indonesia morning news for January 23

House of Representatives approves 50 bills in 2020 Indonesia’s House of Representatives approves 50 bills as priorities to be passed into laws in 2020 during a plenary meeting here, today. — Antara News Coal plant expansion wipes out Indonesia’s green energy progress Indonesia has launched the operation of its largest coal-fired power unit to date, […]

Singapore morning news for January 23

Singapore morning news for January 23

Aussie-Sing exchange rate hits 11-year low on fears of central bank rate cut INCREASED market expectations that the Australian central bank will cut rates in the face of fallout from Australia’s raging bush fires have pushed the Aussie unit down against its Singapore counterpart, with the cross-rate on Wednesday hitting its lowest since 2008. — […]

Indonesia morning news for January 22

Indonesia morning news for January 22

Government’s sovereign wealth fund plan questioned The government’s plan to establish its own sovereign wealth fund has raised questions regarding the source of funding, as well as how the fund is managed to ensure it does not suffer the same fate as Malaysia’s 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB). — The Jakarta Post Travelers to Korea, Japan […]

Singapore morning news for January 22

Singapore morning news for January 22

Wuhan virus: Singapore to isolate all travellers from China with pneumonia From Wednesday (Jan 22), Singapore will place all pneumonia patients who have been to China in recent weeks under isolation, the Ministry of Health (MOH) said on Tuesday. — Channel NewsAsia (very annoying popups) Singapore’s War on Diabetes: How industry has played a key […]

Indonesia morning news for January 21

Indonesia morning news for January 21

Indonesia records US$0.03 billion trade deficit in December Executive Director of the BI Communication Department Onny Widjanarko reported that Indonesia’s trade balance registered a US$0.03 billion deficit in December 2019, retreating significantly, from US$1.39 billion a month earlier. — Antara News Airports ramp up health monitoring amid Chinese pneumonia outbreak Airport authorities in Greater Jakarta […]

Singapore morning news for January 21

Singapore morning news for January 21

Wuhan virus: All travellers arriving in Singapore from China to undergo temperature screening Temperature screening at Changi Airport will be extended to all travellers arriving from China, the Ministry of Health (MOH) said on Monday (Jan 20), as news broke that a new virus originating from Wuhan has spread to other Chinese cities. — Channel […]

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