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17 Jun Thailand’s COVID-19 Resurgence

Thailand is currently facing its third and most severe wave of COVID-19. Cases have spread to more than 70 provinces of the country. As a result of the spike in cases, Thailand announced in May a two-month extension of its nationwide State of Emergency, which...

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10 Jun Singapore’s COVID-19 Resurgence

Singapore’s Phase 2 (Heightened Alert) is due to end on Sunday, 13 June 2021. The new restrictions were imposed following a spike in cases due to more infectious variants of the COVID-19 virus. Since the imposition of the heightened alert, unlinked Covid-19 cases fell from...

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04 Jun Myanmar Corporate Briefing

As the political crisis in Myanmar deepens, estimates reveal that the death toll has exceeded 800 and more than 4000 people have been detained. On 3 June 2021, the SIIA held its monthly corporate briefing on Myanmar for the Institute’s Roundtable and Corporate members. Associate...

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03 Jun Malaysia’s Covid-19 Resurgence

Malaysia has imposed a 2-week nationwide lockdown from 1 June 2021 to contain the worsening Covid-19 outbreak. Only essential businesses are allowed to operate under the lockdown, with schools and shopping malls shuttered. Covid-19 cases are on the rise, with new infections averaging over 6,000...

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02 Jun Haze-free chat with SIIA’s Deputy Director, Meixi Gan

Why should we care about the transboundary haze issue, and what does the SIIA do about it? “Transboundary haze is much more than an air pollution problem – it actually affects a number of sustainable development goals. Transboundary haze is caused largely by the use of...

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27 May Vietnam’s COVID-19 Resurgence

Vietnam was touted as one of the few countries that successfully contained COVID-19 infections. The country avoided strict lockdown measures and its economy recorded a growth of 2.91 per cent in 2020. However, the country is currently experiencing its most severe outbreak of COVID-19. The national...

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24 May 8th SDSWR – Panel 2

The 8th Singapore Dialogue on Sustainable World Resources (SDSWR) is happening tomorrow, 25 May 2021, where we will uncover how the agribusiness and #forestry sectors can turn risk into opportunity. In the second panel, “Sustainability Demands – Bridging Consumers and Producers”, we will examine the role...

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18 May 8th SDSWR – Panel 1

With the pressing need for economies to decarbonise, nature-based solutions have emerged as a key strategy to future-proof ASEAN countries against environmental, social and economic challenges. At the 8th Singapore Dialogue on Sustainable World Resources (SDSWR) happening next Tuesday, 25 May 2021, the panel, Nurturing...

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