MANILA, Philippines — An additional 195 new infections of COVID-19 were added to the country’s total caseload on Thursday, with active cases down further to 2,139, as shown in the Department of Health (DOH) COVID-19 tracker. These new infections are much higher compared to the number of cases recorded on Wednesday, May 18, which was 103. It is also higher than the average … [Read more...] about PH logs 195 new COVID-19 infections — DOH
During US-ASEAN Special Summit, the US pledged US$150 million to tackle several key topics ranging from maritime security to pandemic preparedness to clean energy. Despite hitting the right notes, the summit lacked the concrete trade and investment commitments that ASEAN members were seeking. Access to the prized US market for ASEAN will be vital if Washington wants to balance … [Read more...] about Why Does the US-ASEAN Special Summit Lack Substantial Value?
NAIROBI, May 18 (Xinhua) -- East African real estate executives on Wednesday said that they remain hopeful that the sector will recover from the COVID-19 shocks. Speaking at a forum in Nairobi, Kenya's capital, Tilda Mwai, research lead of pan-African real estate research firm, Estate Intel, said that the regional economic recovery has prompted a lot of interest in the sector … [Read more...] about East African real estate executives hopeful of recovery amid COVID-19 shocks
TOKYO: Oil prices rose on Thursday, recovering from early losses, on hopes that planned easing of restrictions in Shanghai could improve fuel demand while lingering concerns over tight global supplies outweighed fears of slower economic growth. Brent crude futures for July were up $1.32, or 1.2%, at $110.43 a barrel at 0700 GMT, after falling by more than $1 earlier in the … [Read more...] about Oil prices recoup early losses on China hopes, global supply fears
KUALA LUMPUR: Kobay Technology Bhd ’s net profit more than doubled to RM15.1mil in the third quarter ended March 31 (3Q) from RM7.06mil a year ago. Its revenue rose almost threefold to RM100.1mil in the third quarter against RM35.2mil a year prior. The engineering solution provider, in a statement, said growth mainly came from the manufacturing segment which saw a … [Read more...] about Kobay reports higher net profit of RM15mil in 3Q