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June 2020

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29 Jun Infographic: COVID-19 – Global Overview (29 June 2020)

As ASEAN countries continue to reopen their economies to mitigate the effects of the economic fallout of the pandemic, the growth projections from the World Bank (WB) and Asian Development Bank (ADB) suggest that COVID-19 will still leave its mark on the region’s economy. Here’s...

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25 Jun Moderate Risk of Severe Transboundary Haze in 2020

Media Release For Immediate Release Moderate Risk of Severe Transboundary Haze in 2020 SIIA Haze Outlook Report identifies COVID-19 as the major factor impacting fire prevention efforts for 2020 Singapore, 25 June 2020 – There is moderate risk of a severe transboundary haze incident in 2020 – rated Amber on...

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24 Jun Infographic: COVID-19 – Notable Hotspots and Statistics

Even as ASEAN governments reopen their economies, it bears remembering that the COVID-19 pandemic is not over. Beijing experienced a surge in cases originating from a food market nearly 50 days after its last confirmed case. Cases in the USA have topped 2 million and...

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22 Jun Life After Lockdown: Reopening Vietnam’s Economy

Vietnam has a lot of good things going for it. On 23 April 2020, it was the first country in Southeast Asia to begin easing lockdown measures after successfully controlling the spread of COVID-19. Growth projections of 2.8 per cent this year from the World...

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22 Jun Infographic: Covid-19 – Global Overview (22 June 2020)

Singapore’s entry into the second phase of its reopening scheme was part of a larger trend of reopening efforts across ASEAN. Establishments from restaurants to schools are slowly resuming operations, while governments are calibrating their economic policies to provide further support. Governments are also discussing...

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15 Jun Infographic: Covid-19 – Global Overview (15 June 2020)

More governments eased their movement restrictions over the past week as they turn their focus towards economic recovery. Thailand and Malaysia took bigger strides towards reopening their economies, while a “fast-lane” travel agreement between Singapore and China came into effect on 8 June. Here’s a...

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