August 2021
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August 2021

30 Aug 8th SDSWR: Main Highlights Video

While ASEAN is likely to see an increase in carbon emissions as countries seek to recover from the pandemic, opportunities lie in nature-based solutions and regional carbon markets. To harness these opportunities to the fullest and to reduce carbon emissions, multilateral partnerships among countries as...

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24 Aug Myanmar: What ASEAN Can and Should Do

Media Release For Immediate Release   Myanmar: What ASEAN Can and Should Do SIIA convenes confidential dialogues with the Special Envoy of the ASEAN Chair on Myanmar to respond to the situation in Myanmar  Singapore, 24 August 2021 – The Singapore Institute of International Affairs (SIIA) is convening a series of confidential...

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20 Aug [PREMIUM] Country Updates (5-18 Aug 2021)

  ASEAN Key Economies COVID-19 status as of 16 Aug Country Share of population fully vaccinated Share of population partially vaccinated Total vaccine doses administered Number of Covid-19 cases*  Singapore 76% 6% 8.55 million 66,281 Indonesia 10.43% 9.45% 82.91 million 3,892,479 Malaysia 34.17% 19.13% 28.31 million 1,444,270 Thailand 7.49% 18.83% 24.1 million 948,442 Vietnam 1.44% 12.81% 15.27 million 293,301 Myanmar NA NA NA 360,291 Sources: Our World in Data, Worldometer, Singapore’s Ministry of Health. *as of 17 Aug...

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20 Aug Crisis in Malaysia: Politicking amid the Pandemic

On 12 August 2021, the SIIA held the webinar, “Crisis in Malaysia: Politicking amid the Pandemic”, Dr Ei Sun OH, Senior Fellow at the SIIA provided insights to the political turmoil currently beleaguering Malaysia and how it adversely affects the government’s overall management of the...

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