HONG KONG (REUTERS) – China’s cutting of some of its few communication links with the US military raises the risk of an accidental escalation of tension over Taiwan at a critical moment, according to security analysts, diplomats and US officials. China called off planned formal talks involving theatre-level commands, defence policy co-ordination and military maritime […]
South Korea, August 05, 2022 – (SEAPRWire) – Meta Octagon’s meta-human DJ & NFT project ‘METAGONZ’ which is developing an EDM and performance culture-based entertainment metaverse project, will participate as the sponsor in the official after-party “Block party 2022” festival of “Korea Blockchain Week 2022 (KBW 2022).” Also, a person of Metagonz development company said “we’re planning to […]
TOKYO, Aug 1, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) today announced the Global Program for NEC Visionary Week 2022. Themed “Truly Open, Truly Trusted” the Global Program will offer 7 exclusive global online sessions on Thursday, September 15, envisioning and co-creating a brighter, more sustainable world with partners and stakeholders. […]
COLOMBO (AFP) – Sri Lanka’s Parliament votes on Wednesday (July 20) for a president to replace Gotabaya Rajapaksa, who fled abroad last week after his palace was stormed by angry protesters now bracing for a crackdown from his likely successor. The winner of the three-way contest to succeed him will take charge of a bankrupt […]
PETALING JAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) – There has been a 51 per cent increase in the number of people being vaccinated over the last two weeks in Malaysia, as new Omicron sub-variants create fears of another Covid-19 wave. According to figures from ProtectHealth, vaccination went up from 38,822 during the week of June 27-July […]
MANILA (BLOOMBERG) – The Philippines plans to revise mobility restrictions next month as Covid-19 cases caused by milder strains increase, President Ferdinand Marcos Jr said. “We are studying very closely, and we’ll come to a decision very soon as to decoupling the restrictions from the alert levels,” he said in a statement. Mid-August is a […]
SHANGHAI (BLOOMBERG) – Shanghai reported the fewest new Covid-19 cases in a week for Wednesday (July 13), with all infected people already in government-run quarantine, a sign the financial hub may avoid tighter restrictions as the outbreak comes under control. The city recorded 47 infections for Wednesday, down from 55 on Tuesday. While daily cases […]
JAKARTA – Indonesia hopes to start supplying chicken to Singapore by next week after getting approval from the Singapore Food Agency (SFA). The latter said in a Facebook post last week that Indonesia has been approved as a new source of frozen, chilled and processed chicken.