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Foreign investors remain upbeat about Myanmar
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We held our 2nd ASEAN-Myanmar Forum in Yangon on 28 June 2017, bringing together senior government officials and business leaders. The following is an excerpt from The Straits Times article on the forum.   By Tan Hui Yee, Regional Correspondent YANGON - Foreign investors remain upbeat about Myanmar's economy...

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Singapore team digs in to help Riau village combat haze
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Volunteers from our partner NGO People's Movement to Stop Haze (PM.Haze) helped build a canal block in Sungai Tohor, Riau, Indonesia, this month. PM.Haze collaborated with the Indonesian Forum for the Environment (Walhi) to build the canal block, which is used to trap water and...

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Congratulations to Mr Heinrich Jessen, Businessman of the Year!
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The Singapore Institute of International Affairs would like to congratulate Mr Heinrich Jessen, chairman of Jebsen & Jessen (SEA) for bagging the top award at the 32nd Singapore Business Awards (SBA) on Tuesday (25 April 2017) night. Mr Jessen was awarded Businessman of the Year, the...

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Trade and South China Sea likely issues on agenda at ASEAN Summit
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SIIA Director of Policy Programmes Chen Chen Lee was quoted by Channel NewsAsia's Olivia Siong in a feature on this week's ASEAN Summit in Manila. An excerpt from the article is below. “We should still see the code of conduct as a useful mechanism for ASEAN...

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SDSWR2017: Media Coverage
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The Singapore Institute of International Affairs (SIIA) held our 4th Singapore Dialogue on Sustainable World Resources on 6 April 2017 at the St. Regis Singapore, on the theme of “Inclusive Collaboration: Working Together for Sustainable Value Chains”. We shared some of the media coverage last...

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SDSWR2017 Media Coverage: South Sumatra governor vows to keep haze away
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The Singapore Institute of International Affairs (SIIA) held our 4th Singapore Dialogue on Sustainable World Resources on 6 April 2017 at the St. Regis Singapore, on the theme of "Inclusive Collaboration: Working Together for Sustainable Value Chains". This year's dialogue emphasised the need for collaboration,...

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Dark mood overshadows Singapore’s economic view
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SIIA Executive Director Nicholas Fang was quoted in the Nikkei Asian Review in an article by Peter Guest on the recent report by the Committee on the Future Economy. An excerpt is below. The full article is available on Nikkei Asian Review. "There seems to be...