13 Aug Southeast Asia is ‘going into a storm’ amid the pandemic, says think tank (CNBC)
Associate Professor Simon Tay, Chairman of SIIA, spoke to CNBC on how ASEAN countries are emerging after the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. As lockdown restrictions ease, political schisms in some ASEAN countries have become more prominent. Without sufficient political will, there are concerns that some countries in the region will fare much worse.
Watch a snippet of Prof. Tay’s interview with CNBC’s Squawk Box Asia at this link.
These concerns are also highlighted in the SIIA’s Special Report, Renewed Concerns in Key ASEAN Economies Politics and Growth Prospects After the First COVID-19 Wave. Read more about them at this link.