Virtusa Named a Leader in Pega Services by Everest Group

SOUTHBOROUGH, Mass., Jan. 04, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Virtusa Corporation (NASDAQ GS: VRTU), a global provider of digital strategy, digital engineering, and IT services and solutions that help clients change and disrupt markets through innovation engineering, announced that it has been named a Leader by Everest Group in the Everest Group Pega Services PEAK Matrix® Assessment 2021. […]

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Regulation Issued with Measures to Remedy the Emergency Situation

Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha has issued the Regulation No. 16, with eight measures, in an effort to remedy the emergency situation caused by the resurgence of COVID-19.   The regulation, issued and published in the Royal Gazette on 3 January 2021, will be in effect from 06.00 hr on 4 January 2021 onwards.   It stated […]

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Cambodia reopens schools and museums after five week coronavirus lockdown

Cambodia on Monday (January 4) reopened schools, museums, entertainment venues, bars, and sports stadiums after a five-week lockdown aimed at curbing coronavirus infections across the country. Students could be seen queuing up for temperature checks and hand washing at a local primary school in the capital of Phnom Penh on Monday morning. Venues were technically […]

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Singapore’s virus-hit economy suffers worst decline in 2020

Singapore’s economy suffered its worst ever annual contraction in 2020 as the coronavirus pandemic hammered the city-state’s vital trade and tourism sectors, official data showed Monday. But the 5.8 percent decline was not as bad as feared — official forecasts had predicted a fall of up to 6.5 percent — as economic activity picked up […]

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Indonesia says to start COVID-19 vaccinations programme next week

Indonesia‘s mass vaccination programme is set to start next week, pending authorisation from the country’s food and drug agency (BPOM), as about 700,000 doses of vaccines have already been widely distributed. Currently battling one of Asia’s most stubborn coronavirus epidemics, Indonesia has secured more than 329 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines, most notably from Pfizer and its […]

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Exiled Cambodian Opposition Figures Delay Return, as 10 More CNRP Activists Are Arrested

A planned return to Cambodia Monday by senior opposition official Mu Sochua and other opposition figures to face legal action in the courts has now been moved to Jan. 15, party sources say. Speaking in a TV interview on Monday, Mu Sochua told RFA that her plan to return from exile with other Cambodia National […]

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ASEAN Weekly Disaster Update Week 53, 28 Dec 2020 – 03 Jan 2021

REGIONAL SUMMARY: A total of 24 disasters (20 floods, 2 landslides, 2 whirlwind) affected the region in week 53. These disasters occurred in the Philippines, Indonesia, and Malaysia. High-intensity rain caused the floods in seven provinces of Indonesia, four states in Malaysia, and two regions in the Philippines. Two whirlwind occurred in Surakarta City, Central […]

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