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Southeast Asia remains relevant to U.S. and China economies, says think tank (CNBC)

As Singapore looks towards pursuing an “endemic” strategy, deepening cooperation with regional partners is an important aspect for the country’s post-pandemic recovery, according to the SIIA’s “New Horizons: Global and Regional Strategies for Singapore’s Future”. In an interview with CNBC on the report, Associate Professor...

Regional partnerships a must for Singapore’s recovery, according to Singapore’s oldest and independent think tank

Media Release For Immediate Release Regional partnerships a must for Singapore’s recovery, according to Singapore’s oldest and independent think tank Singapore, Thursday, 9 September 2021 – Singapore should deepen its cooperation with regional partners and strengthen economic partnerships for the country’s post-pandemic recovery. This is according to the...

[PREMIUM] Country Updates (19 Aug-1 Sep 2021)

ASEAN Country Updates (1 Sep) ASEAN Key Economies COVID-19 status as of 30 Aug Country Share of population fully vaccinated Share of population partially vaccinated Total vaccine doses administered Number of Covid-19 cases*  Singapore 80% 3% 8.7 million 67,620 Indonesia 12.85% 9.81% 98.15 million 4,089,801 Malaysia 45.42% 14.46% 34.49 million 1,746,254 Thailand 11.12% 22.33% 31.77 million 1,219,531 Vietnam 2.57% 14.94% 19.71 million 462,096 Myanmar NA NA NA 399,282 Sources: Our World in Data, Worldometer, Singapore’s Ministry of Health....

ASEAN matters to America (Bangkok Post)

US Vice President Kamala Harris’ maiden visit to Southeast Asia was momentous as it signalled the Biden administration’s understanding of the region’s importance. Associate Professor Simon Tay, Chairman of the SIIA, spoke about the significance of the visit in an interview with the Bangkok Post....

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...