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Capping Carbon (Bangkok Post)

"Climate change risk… is no longer a question of if. It's really a question of how much," Ms. Grace Fu, Singapore's Minister for Sustainability and the Environment said at the SIIA's 8th Singapore Dialogue on Sustainable World Resources (SDSWR). Read this article by the Bangkok...

Webinar: Indonesia in Crisis: Pandemic, Politics and Economic Stresses

Indonesia is now Asia’s epicentre for the Covid-19 pandemic with the delta variant spreading across the archipelago. The Jokowi government has announced nationwide Covid-19 curbs to contain the outbreak. The government has also downgraded its 2021 economic forecast to between 3.7 per cent to 4.5...

The future of RCEP in the ASEAN-China region

On 9 April, Singapore became the first country to ratify the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP). RCEP is the world’s largest trade deal, covering a market of 2.2 billion people and contributing to 30 per cent of the world’s GDP. China Development Institute and KSI Strategic...

[PREMIUM] Country Updates (24 June- 7 July 2021)

ASEAN Country Updates (7 July) Country Share of population fully vaccinated against Covid-19 (two doses) Share of population with one dose administered Total vaccine doses administered Number of Covid-19 cases Singapore 37.13% (as of 4 July) 24.55% (as of 4 July) 5.78 million (as of 4 July) 62,640 Indonesia 5.1% (as of 5 July) 6.7%...

Haze Outlook 2021 Report

The Singapore Institute of International Affairs (SIIA) has released its annual Haze Outlook 2021 Report, providing a risk assessment of the probability of a severe transboundary haze episode affecting Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore this year. An online launch event was held on 24 June 2021 with...