Intellasia East Asia News – Dow wins with product performance and sustainability at the leading 2021 Ringier Technology Innovation Awards

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<!-- --> Two products were awarded for performance and practicability: Dow's first Post-Consumer Recycled resin offering in Asia Pacific and its recyclable Polyolefin Backing for carpet tile ...

Myanmar protesters take up Easter eggs; junta hunts celebrities, Asia News

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MYANMAR - Opponents of military rule in Myanmar made the Easter egg a symbol of defiance on Sunday (April 4), posting pictures of eggs with slogans after a night of candle-lit vigils across the country to remember those killed since the February 1 coup. The Assistance Association for Political Prisoners (AAPP), an activist group monitoring casualties and arrests since the...

Commentary: Does it really get harder to sleep after a certain age?

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SINGAPORE: It’s 4am and you’re tossing and turning in bed, trying to squeeze in a few hours of sleep before another long day of work and meetings.It’s a tale often too familiar.  According to latest research, Singaporeans now average just 6.8 hours...

Football: Asensio and Benzema fire Real Madrid to victory over Eibar

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MADRID: Real Madrid forwards Marco Asensio and Karim Benzema struck to give their side a 2-0 win at home to Eibar in La Liga on Saturday, keeping up the pressure on leaders Atletico Madrid ahead of Tuesday's Champions League clash with Liverpool.Asensio...

Indonesia Ventures Cautiously Into a Defense Pact

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The announcement was thin, to put it mildly. After two days of talks involving both sides defense and foreign ministers, Japan and Indonesia agreed to cooperate in defense procurement. There were no specifics and the ministers spent more words condemning events in Myanmar than on their own relationship.There was no indication of the type of weapons Japan might...

80% of IBM employees will embrace hybrid roles post-pandemic

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A growing number of bellwether companies are outlining their hybrid return-to-work plans,...

China Hits Out at Critics As WHO Chief Revives Viral Lab Leak Theory — Radio Free Asia

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China on Wednesday slammed its critics as "unethical" after the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) said it would continue to consider the hypothesis that the coronavirus that caused the COVID-19 pandemic leaked from a top-security...

Intellasia East Asia News – YES Secures VertaCure™ XP Volume Purchase Order from Powertech Technology Inc.

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<!-- --> FREMONT, Calif., March 31, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- YES (Yield Engineering Systems, Inc.), a leading manufacturer of process equipment for semiconductor advanced packaging, life sciences and AR/VR applications, today announced that it has...

Vietnam jails flight attendant for breaking coronavirus quarantine rules that caused thousands to be tested, Asia News

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HANOI - A court in Vietnam handed a two-year suspended jail term to a Vietnam Airlines flight attendant on Tuesday (March 30) after finding him guilty of breaking Covid-19 quarantine rules and spreading the virus to others, police said. Duong Tan Hau, 29, was convicted of "spreading dangerous infectious diseases" at the one-day trial at the People's Court of Ho...

Jean Marshall, social work pioneer and wife of former chief minister David Marshall, dies aged 94

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SINGAPORE: Mrs Jean Marshall, a social work pioneer and wife of the late former chief minister David Marshall, died on Monday (Mar 29).She was 94. Advertisement Advertisement In a letter to her four children - Ruth, Sarah, Joanna and Jonathan - Prime Minister...