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Topic: COVID-19 Tag

Webinar 2 - US China Covid Cold War

12 May Cold War: US-China Tensions and the Fallout of COVID-19

Beyond public health, the COVID-19 pandemic has also had wide-ranging political impacts for US-China relations. Despite hope for global cooperation amid a global pandemic and economic crisis, antagonism between the world’s two largest powers is on the rise. We held an online seminar on 6...

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11 May Infographic: Covid-19 – Vietnam and Thailand Reopens

Vietnam was the first country in ASEAN to begin easing its COVID-19 restrictions on 23 April, and has continued to update its measures. Thailand has also begun to ease its measures, though the daily curfew put in place during its state of emergency was retained....

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04 May Infographic: Covid-19 – Global Overview (4 May 2020)

Over the past week, confirmed cases of COVID-19 continued to rise across ASEAN. However, certain countries have announced that they would be allowing the resumption of certain social and economic activities, confident that their movement restrictions have sufficiently slowed the spread of the virus. Here’s...

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27 Apr Infographic: Covid-19 – Global Overview (27 April 2020)

In ASEAN, varying rates of new infections have led countries to take different policy directions. Vietnam, having crested this wave of the outbreak, relaxed its social distancing policies on Thursday, 23 April 2020. Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia, however, expanded existing measures meant to contain the...

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23 Apr Infographic: Jokowi’s Mudik Ban

Indonesian President Joko Widodo announced on 21 April that Indonesians would be banned from going on the Idul Fitri mudik, or exodus, that is scheduled to take place over the coming weeks. Previously, the President had banned civil servants from going on these journeys on...

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Circuit Board

22 Apr Infographic: Singapore’s Extended Circuit Breaker

As Singapore’s “Circuit Breaker” rounded off its second week of implementation, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong announced on 21 April 2020 that the overall period would be extended until 1 June 2020. Tighter restrictions would be put in place until 4 May 2020, the date...

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