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Topic: Infrastructure Tag

06 Nov Financing Quality Infrastructure in ASEAN

Japan has been a key infrastructure player in the ASEAN region. On Wednesday, 28 October 2020, the SIIA held the “Financing Quality Infrastructure in ASEAN” webinar for an in-depth analysis on the Japanese government’s commitment to quality infrastructure in ASEAN and the role of the...

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29 Oct Webinar: Financing Quality Infrastructure in ASEAN

Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga spoke about Japan’s support for ASEAN countries’ endeavours to strengthen mutual connectivity within the region in his maiden visit to Vietnam as Prime Minister. This message was reiterated by H.E. Mr. Jun Yamazaki, Ambassador of Japan to Singapore, during the...

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01 Oct Delivering Infrastructure and Connectivity in ASEAN

ASEAN remains in need of infrastructure investment to drive growth and better connect the region’s markets. This is even more salient as countries seek to recover from the economic fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic. The Singapore Institute of International Affairs (SIIA) and the Asian Bureau...

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21 Aug Infrastructure of the Future: Financing Sustainable Growth in ASEAN

As part of the Ecosperity Conversations series, the Singapore Institute of International Affairs (SIIA) partnered with Temasek to organise a webinar, Infrastructure of the Future: Financing Sustainable Growth in ASEAN, on 14 August 2020. Speakers included Associate Professor Simon Tay, Chairman of the SIIA, Ms....

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29 Aug [Premium] Country Update: 15 – 28 August 2019

Indonesia   NasDem Demurs as Jokowi Finalises Selection of His New Cabinet (14-17 Aug)  President Joko Widodo “Jokowi” announced on Wednesday, 14 August that he had finalised the selection of his new cabinet. While the full list of ministers would only be announced after the start of his...

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20 Jun [Premium] Country Update: 8 June – 19 June 2019

Indonesia   Jokowi Meets Business Leaders to Discuss Leveraging the Trade War (12 June) President Joko Widodo “Jokowi” met with industry leaders to ask for policy suggestions on how to help Indonesia benefit the most from the trade war. Indonesia has already begun to feel the effects of...

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10 Jun [Premium] Country Update: 25 May – 7 June 2019

Indonesia Prabowo Ally Kivlan Zen to Be Questioned for Treason, Role in Assassination Plot (28 May) Kivlan Zen, a retired Army general and ardent supporter of Prabowo Subianto, has been in police custody since 29 May for treason allegations and his alleged role in an assassination plot...

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25 May [Premium] Country Update: 11 May – 24 May 2019

Indonesia   KPU: Jokowi Wins the 2019 Presidential Election (21 May) The General Elections Commission (KPU) announced that incumbent President Joko Widodo “Jokowi” won the 2019 presidential election early on Tuesday morning, 21 May. The results were in line with unofficial counts conducted by reputable pollsters such...

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10 May [Premium] Country Update: 27 April – 10 May 2019

Indonesia   Indonesia Aims to Relocate Capital Out of Jakarta Over 5-10 Years (30 Apr) The cabinet of President Joko Widodo “Jokowi” announced that it intends to begin moving the government out of Jakarta on 30 April, Tuesday. The shift, motivated by increasing traffic congestion in Jakarta and...

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