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Author: SIIA

08 Jan

Annual Dinner E-Booklet (PNG) - sliced Programme
1845-1930 Registration & Cocktails
1930-1940 Welcome Remarks Associate Professor Simon Tay, Chairman, Singapore Institute of International Affairs
1940-2045 Dinner Commences
2045-2115 Investing Sustainabily Across ASEAN and Asia: Capital and Purpose In-Conversation with Mr. Dilhan Pillay, Chief Executive Officer, Temasek International and Dr. Beh Swan Gin, Chairman, Economic Development Board Moderator: Associate Professor Simon Tay, Chairman, Singapore Institute of International Affairs
2115-2120 Toast by the SIIA
2120-2145 Dinner Resumes
2200 END
  Chairman's Note SIIA Dinner | Chairman’s Message
  Welcome to the January 2020 Dinner for Singapore institute of International Affairs (SIIA). Held annually, the SIIA Dinner is a fund raiser where we bring together donors and friends to support the work that the Institute does.
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20 Dec [Premium] Infographic: Timeline of the PKR Feud (Nov-Dec 2019)

Malaysia's Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) is the biggest constituent party in the ruling Pakatan Harapan government, but also the most unstable. A virtual civil war has broken out between factions backing party President Anwar Ibrahim and Deputy President Azmin Ali, and recently came to the...

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19 Dec [Premium] Country Update: 5 – 18 December 2019

Indonesia   PT Garuda Shaken Up Following Harley Davidson Scandal (5 – 13 Dec)  Indonesia’s flag carrier PT Garuda Indonesia came under public scrutiny following revelations of a smuggling case on one of its new Airbus jets. Parts for a Harley Davidson motorcycle and two high-end Brompton folding...

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09 Dec [Premium] ESG Update: 9 – 22 November 2019

Resources Sustainability    Indonesia to launch voluntary carbon market (13 Nov) Indonesia, one of the world’s biggest emitters of greenhouse gases, is planning to launch a voluntary carbon trading scheme that could link to other countries if successful, a senior government official said on Tuesday. The South East...

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05 Dec [Premium] Country Update: 21 November – 4 December 2019

Indonesia   Jokowi Pushes Back Against Constitution Amendment Proposals (2 Dec – Ongoing) President Joko Widodo “Jokowi” expressed his opposition towards proposals to amend the 1945 constitution on Monday, 2 December. The proposals were based on a Suharto-era framework called the Broad Guidelines of State Policy (GBHN), and...

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20 Nov [Premium] Country Update: 8 -20 November 2019

Indonesia   Indonesia’s 2019 Budget Deficit Expected to Exceed Earlier Estimates (18 Nov) Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati told reporters that the 2019 budget deficit is now expected to reach up to 2.2% of Indonesia’s gross domestic product (GDP), up from an initial target of 1.84%. This revision...

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19 Nov Commentary: Next steps to finance a green economy

By Simon Tay and Lau Xin Yi For The Business Times Opportunities to grow the financial sector as well as to respond to climate concerns are being boosted. Recent announcements made by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) at the Singapore FinTech Festival can help create green...

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13 Nov [Premium] Infographic: Jokowi’s Onward Cabinet

Indonesian President Joko Widodo unveiled his cabinet shortly after his inauguration on 20 October. Filled with a mix of politicians and technocrats, there are both familiar faces and new entries among the group of 38. They will be tasked with implementing the President's ambitious reform...

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13 Nov [Premium] Infographic: Malaysia’s Budget 2020

Malaysia's Budget 2020 was unveiled by Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng on Friday, 11 October. While not as ambitious in terms of spending as Budget 2019, it had a number of interesting features that warrant a closer look. In addition, concerns have been raised about...

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