April 2021
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April 2021

29 Apr [PREMIUM] Country Updates: 15-28 April 2021

CountryNumber of COVID-19 cases (Worldometer)Total vaccine doses administered (Our World In Data)Vaccine doses administered per hundred people (Our World In Data)Indonesia1,651,79418.84 million (as of 26 April) 6.89 (as of 26 April)Malaysia398,4511.31 million (as of 25 April)4.03 (as of 25 April)Myanmar142,740NANASingapore61,0632.21 million (as of 18 April)37.84 (as...

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26 Apr CNA Leadership Summit 2021: Green Recovery

Associate Professor Simon Tay, Chairman of the SIIA, spoke at the "CNA Leadership Summit 2021: Green Recovery" on Thursday, 22 April. Sharing his perspectives at the "New Private-Public Collaborations For Sustainable Economic And Environmental Prosperity" panel, he said that Singapore has the tools to combat...

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15 Apr [PREMIUM] Country Updates: 1-14 April 2021

CountryNumber of COVID-19 cases (Worldometer)Total vaccine doses administered (Our World In Data)Vaccine doses administered per hundred people (Our World In Data)Indonesia1,577,526       15.6 million (as of 12 Apr)5.7 (as of 12 Apr)Malaysia363,940          979,794 (as of 11 Apr)3.03 (as of 11 Apr)Myanmar142,596NANASingapore60,6921.67 million (as of 6 Apr)28.5 (as of...

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15 Apr Meeting with the Australian High Commissioner

The SIIA met with the Australian High Commissioner, The Hon. William Hodgman, who has recently taken up post in Singapore. From left to right: Ms Seraphim Cheong, Director of Operations, SIIA; Associate Professor Simon Tay, Chairman, SIIA; The Hon. William Hodgman, Australian High Commissioner to...

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14 Apr Induction for new Council members

The SIIA appointed new Council members and held an induction to familiarise them with the Institute. In the photo (From left to right) are: Ms. Connie Wong, Chief of Staff, SIIA; Ms. Meixi Gan, Deputy Director (Sustainability), SIIA; Ms. Juliana Lee, Chief Economist for Asia,...

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09 Apr Myanmar corporate briefing: April update

In the third instalment of the SIIA’s corporate briefings on Myanmar, Associate Professor Simon Tay, Chairman of the SIIA, presented an update to our corporate members on the situation in Myanmar.  Mr. Argus Ang, CEO of The RVi Group in Myanmar, shared his views on...

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