As nations have gone into lockdown and tourism numbers have dwindled, citizens in polluted cities have enjoyed cleaner air and blue skies.
Southeast Asia is on a crash course to reversing any progress made on curtailing plastic waste. Mobilizing and empowering “green collar” workers is necessary now and to avoid future crises.
Political parties, politicians and voters in Singapore are gearing up for the possibility of a general election later this year. Here’s how the media covered the latest moves.
With a reduction in public transport ridership due to COVID-19, should ASEAN nations capitalise on the current situation and better their public transportation systems?
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George Floyd’s murder in Minneapolis last week sparked widespread protests against racial injustice. Citizens of Southeast Asia were among those in support.
Laos has approved a Singapore energy firm’s plan to build a 1,000 MW coal-fired power plant in the southern province of Sekong. The plant is slated to export power to Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam and would be the country’s second coal power plant.
The Singapore government is planning to reduce crowding and trying to improve conditions for migrant workers, as COVID-19 cases in worker dormitories now account for over 90% of infections in the country.
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Governments in Southeast Asia are gradually lifting restrictions in place to control the spread of the coronavirus. However, the changes did not come in time for millions of Muslims across the region to celebrate Eid al-Fitr in the usual fashion.