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8th SDSWR: Ministerial Highlights Video

ASEAN is already experiencing adverse impacts from climate change. As a region, decisive action must be taken to mitigate this. At the 8th Singapore Dialogue on Sustainable World Resources (SDSWR), Ms. Grace Fu, Minister for Sustainability and the Environment, Singapore, and Mr. Suharso Monoarfa, Minister...

Embracing ESG: Emerging Challenges in ASEAN’s Supply Chains
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EVENT DETAILS Date: Thursday, 16 September 2021 Time: 4:00pm - 5:15pm Singapore Time Format: Zoom Registration link: https://bit.ly/ESGSIIA (closes on Tuesday, 14 September 2021) SYNOPSIS Efforts to address climate change are becoming increasingly mainstream, with economies around the world recognising the impending climate crisis. But there remain differing views regarding other...

[PREMIUM] Country Updates (2-15 Sep)
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ASEAN Key Economies COVID-19 status as of 12 Sep Country Share of population fully vaccinated Share of population partially vaccinated Total vaccine doses administered Number of Covid-19 cases*  Singapore 81% 3% 8.87 million 73,131 Indonesia 15.10% 11.23% 114.50 million 4,174,216 Malaysia 52.85% 12.76% 38.76 million 2,011,440 Thailand 17.51% 21.36% 40.06 million 1,420,340 Vietnam 5.43% 18.98% 29.28 million 635,055 Myanmar NA NA NA 436,527 Sources: Our World in Data, Worldometer, Singapore’s Ministry of Health. *as of 14 Sep Indonesia...

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