Day: July 23, 2021

Intellasia East Asia News – FairPrice reinstates scheme allowing family members to buy discounted groceries on behalf of Pioneer Generation members

NTUC FairPrice on Friday (July 23) announced it will reinstate its Pioneer Generation (PG) Proxy initiative to “continue protecting the…

Intellasia East Asia News – Senate Armed Forces Committee votes to deepen US-Taiwan defense ties

The US Senate Armed Services Committee on Thursday (July 22) passed the National Defense Authorisation Act (NDAA) for fiscal year…

Intellasia East Asia News – Hongkongers heading to UK under BN(O) visa scheme undeterred by end of stamp duty holiday, surging home prices

The end of a stamp duty holiday and surging home prices are unlikely to deter Hongkongers from continuing to buy…

Intellasia East Asia News – PPRP distances itself from ex-member’s complaint

Palang Pracharath Party (PPRP) has stepped away from an ex-member who filed a complaint to police against about 20 influencers…

Intellasia East Asia News – Trade minister sees Indonesia’s exports improving

Trade minister Muhammad Lutfi has said he is optimistic that Indonesia’s export performance will improve this year, as indicated by…

Intellasia East Asia News – Malaysia COVID-19 Travel: New SOP Update & Reopening The Causeway

News on relaxing the SOPs for fully-vaccinated persons was already in the air before Hari Raya Aidiladha and was expected…

Intellasia East Asia News – Singapore’s private home prices rise at slower pace of 0.8pct in Q2 amid heightened alert

Private home prices in Singapore rose 0.8 per cent in the second quarter, slightly below flash estimates released earlier in…

Intellasia East Asia News – Taiwan sees record agricultural exports for first half of 2021

The volume and value of Taiwan’s agricultural exports in the first half of 2021 hit new records, including a particularly…

Intellasia East Asia News – Indonesia central bank holds rates amid growing COVID-19 crisis

Indonesia’s central bank held its key interest rate at a record low on Thursday to support the economy amid a…

Intellasia East Asia News – Crypto crackdown: Malaysian police steamroll bitcoin machines

Malaysian police hit on a novel way to dispose of more than 1,000 bitcoin-mining machines seized in raids they crushed…