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15 May [Premium] Country Update: 30 April – 13 May 2020

COVID-19 Country Updates   Country No. of Confirmed Cases (End 12 May) No. of New Cases Since 1 May No. of Deaths Testing Rate Per Million Pop (Est) Singapore 24,671 +7,570 | (17,101) 21 30,016 Indonesia 14,479 +3,928 | (10,551) 1,007 604 Philippines 11,350 +2,578 | (8,772) 751 1,658 Malaysia 6,742 +672 | (6,071) 109 8,395 Thailand 3,017 +57 | (2,960) 56 3,264 Vietnam 288 +17 | (271) - 2,681 Myanmar 180 +29 | (151) 6 217 Brunei 141 +3 | (138) 1 36,658 Cambodia 122 +0 | (122) - 847 Laos 19 +0 | (19) - 532  COVID-19 in Singapore: Some...

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01 May [Premium] Country Update: 16 – 29 April 2020

COVID-19 Updates   Country No. of Confirmed Cases (End 29 Apr) No. of New Cases Since 1 Apr No. of Deaths Testing Rate Per Million Pop (Est) Singapore 15,641 +12,389 | (3,252) 14 24,600 Indonesia 9,771 +4,932 | (4,839) 784 318 Philippines 8,212 +2,989 | (5,223) 558 903 Malaysia 5,945 +958 | (4,987) 100 4,953 Thailand 2,947 +334 | (2,613) 54 2,551 Vietnam 270 +4 | (266) 0 2,188 Myanmar 150 +87 | (63) 6 142 Brunei 138 +2 | (136) 1 30,694 Cambodia 122 +13 | (109) 0 712 Laos 19 +0 | (19) 0 263  Singapore: Circuit Breaker Extension and...

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24 Apr [Premium] Country Update: 2 – 15 April 2020

COVID-19 Updates   Country No. of Confirmed Cases (End 14 Apr) No. of New Cases Since 1 Apr No. of Deaths Testing Rate Per Million Pop (Est) Philippines 5,223 +2,912 | (2,311) 335 397 Malaysia 4,987  +2,079 | (2,908) 82 2,620 Indonesia 4,839 +3,162 | (1,677) 426 116 Singapore 3,252 +2,252 | (1,000) 10 12,423 Thailand 2,613 +902 | (1,711) 41 1,440 Vietnam 266 +44 | (222) 0 1,252 Brunei 136 +5 | (131) 1 23,658 Cambodia 122 +14 | (109) 0 345 Myanmar 63 +47 | (16) 4 45 Laos 19 +9 | (10) 0 170  Singapore: The Circuit Breaker and...

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02 Apr [Premium] Country Update: 20 March – 1 April 2020

COVID-19   Country No. of Confirmed Cases No. of New Cases Since 19 Mar No. of Deaths Testing Rate Per Million Pop (Est) Malaysia 2,766 +1,866 (900) 43 1,250 Philippines 2,084 +1,867 (217) 88 35 Thailand 1,651 +1,379 (272) 10 288 Indonesia 1,528 +1,220 (308) 136 25 Singapore 926 +619 (345) 3 6,800 Vietnam 212 +127 (85) 0 368 Brunei 129 +56 (73) 1 - Cambodia 109 +62 (47) 0 - Myanmar 15 +15 (0) 1 - Laos 9 +9 (0) 0 -   Singapore: Additional Stimulus and Movement Restrictions (26, 28 Mar) Singapore Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat announced...

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20 Mar [Premium] Country Update: 5 – 19 March 2020

COVID-19 Policy Responses   Malaysia Imposes Domestic Movement and Foreign Travel Restrictions as Multinational Cluster Causes Surge in Cases (11 Mar – Ongoing) Malaysian Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin announced country-wide movement restrictions on Monday, 16 March, as the country grappled with a surge in new coronavirus (COVID-19) cases....

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05 Mar [Premium] Country Update: 20 February – 4 March 2020

COVID-19 Outbreak   More Stimulus Packages Announced (25, 28 Feb) The government of Indonesian President Joko Widodo “Jokowi” released the details of a US$742.6 million COVID-19 stimulus package on 25 February. To boost tourism, the budget included measures such as providing airlines and travel agencies with financial...

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20 Feb [Premium] Country Update: 6 – 19 February 2020

COVID-19 Outbreak   Governments Calibrating Stimulus Packages to Boost Economies (12 Feb – Ongoing) Singapore Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat outlined measures to address the economic impact of COVID-19 in the 2020 Budget. Singapore is expected to be significantly affected by the outbreak,...

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05 Feb [Premium] Country Update: 23 January – 5 February 2020

The Novel Coronavirus Outbreak   More Governments Restrict Travellers from China As the Novel Coronavirus outbreak develops, more governments are instituting temporary travel restrictions to and from mainland China. Australia and Italy joined the United States in denying entry to non-citizens who had travelled to China. Within ASEAN...

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23 Jan [Premium] Country Update: 9 – 22 January 2020

Indonesia   Indonesia Engages Softbank, UAE and Others to Build New Capital City (10 Jan – Ongoing) Indonesia’s National Development Planning Minister Soeharso Monoarfa announced that at least five foreign investors have expressed interest in developing Indonesia’s new capital city in East Kalimantan. The relocation project, announced in...

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08 Jan [Premium] Country Update: 19 December 2019 – 8 January 2020

Indonesia   KPK Developments: Supervisory Council Inaugurated While Jokowi Introduces the First of Three Regulations (20 Dec, 29 Dec) Indonesian President Joko Widodo “Jokowi” inaugurated five members of the newly established Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) supervisory council on 20 December. The council members, including a former Constitutional Court...

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