Daily Archives: May 22, 2020

SNOMED International Joins COVID-19 Interoperability Alliance to Support Access to Terminology and Health Data Resources

London, United Kingdom, May 22, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — SNOMED International, the leader in global clinical terminology, announces today the organization’s participation in the COVID-19 Interoperability Alliance. The Alliance is an informatics focused environment supporting collaborative authoring of COVID-19 related interoperability data resources. Alongside Alliance partners Clinical Architecture, logica, MITRE, Regenstrief Institute, Apelon, and Care

PM Lends Ear to Frontliners via Video Conference

KUALA LUMPUR, May 22 — Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin took time off his busy schedule to talk and lend an ear to representatives of the country’s frontliners via a video conference. As he expressed his gratitude to these people who have worked tirelessly to fight the COVID-19 infection in the country, Muhyiddin also

PM wants frontliners’ special allowance late payment issues to be resolved soon

PUTRAJAYA, May 22 — Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin wants the issues over the late payment of the special monthly allowance for frontliners, who have been serving throughout the Movement Control Order, be dealt with and resolved soonest. The prime minister said he had ordered this when the issue was raised in a special National Security

Huawei Says ‘Survival’ at Stake After New US Sanctions

WASHINGTON – Once poised to become a global leader in the coming advent of 5G wireless networks, Chinese tech giant Huawei warns its survival is at stake following the latest U.S. decision to cut it off from semiconductor suppliers. “Survival is the key for us now,” said Guo Ping, rotating chairman at Huawei’s annual analyst

Japan to Start COVID-19 Antibody Testing Next Month

Japan’s health ministry announced Friday plans to begin conducting 10,000 antibody tests on residents of Tokyo, Osaka and northeastern Miyagi prefecture to better understand how the coronavirus spreads. In a remote news briefing, Health Minister Kato Katsunobu told reporters the samplings from Tokyo and Osaka, where there were many confirmed cases, and Miyagi, where there

China’s Push to Impose National Security Law in Hong Kong Draws Fire from Critics, Locals

HONG KONG – China’s plan to impose a national security law on Hong Kong to prevent and punish acts of “secession, subversion or terrorism activities” that threaten national security has drawn fire from critics and ordinary Hong Kongers alike, with many lamenting this is the end of the free and open city that the world


The Police are appealing for the next-of-kin of 87-year-old Mr Yip Yan Wah to come forward. Mr Yip had passed away in a residential unit at Blk 106 Yishun Ring Road on 10 May 2020. Anyone with information is requested to call the Police Hotline at 1800-255-0000 or submit information online at www.police.gov.sg/iwitness. All information will