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Elaborating Transportation Policy during the Covid-19 Pandemic in Indonesia

Opinions

Elaborating Transportation Policy during the Covid-19 Pandemic in Indonesia

18 March 2020

COVID-19

By Dr Alloysius Joko Purwanto , Energy Economist: The number of COVID-19 cases in Indonesia has reached 172[1], an increase of 86 times since …

Covid-19: Asean Must Act More Boldly

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Covid-19: Asean Must Act More Boldly

24 March 2020

COVID-19 , Healthcare

By Kavi Chongkittavorn, Senior Communications Advisor: The past 12 weeks have displayed Asean's strengths and exposed weaknesses when the grouping has had to respond to …

In the News

Experts Suggest Partial Lockdown for Indonesia Before It Is Too Late

27 March 2020

COVID-19 , Indonesia

Note: This article was originally published in The Conversation Indonesia on 27 March 2020. ERIA's Energy Economist Dr Alloysius Joko Purwanto was quoted. The …

In the News

Philippine Sinologist Aileen Baviera, dead from coronavirus, had urged recognition of China’s complexity

27 March 2020

COVID-19

Note: This article was originally published in South China Morning Post on 27 March 2020. Prof Hidetoshi Nishimura’s comment on the passing of Prof …

In the News

China-Southeast Asia Relations Expert Died from COVID-19

29 March 2020

COVID-19

Note: This article was originally published in Mot The Gioi on 29 March 2020. Prof Hidetoshi Nishimura 's comment about the late Prof …

Imagining a Post-Coronavirus World

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Imagining a Post-Coronavirus World

31 March 2020

COVID-19 , Healthcare

By Kavi Chongkittavorn, Senior Communications Advisor: Prior to the World Health Organization categorising the Covid-19 outbreak as a global pandemic, nobody would have imagined that …

COVID-19 and the ‘Zoom’ to New Global Value Chains

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COVID-19 and the ‘Zoom’ to New Global Value Chains

05 April 2020

COVID-19

By Prof Fukunari Kimura, ERIA's Chief Economist, Christopher Findlay, and Shandre Thangavelu: COVID-19 has sent shock waves running up and down global value chains (GVCs). …

Covid Catch-22: Saving Lives or Rights?

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Covid Catch-22: Saving Lives or Rights?

07 April 2020

COVID-19

By Kavi Chongkittavorn, Senior Communications Advisor: Faced with the Covid-19 pandemic, several countries have given special powers to their leaders, regardless of the political …

Will COVID-19 Devastate the Indian Economy?

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Will COVID-19 Devastate the Indian Economy?

14 April 2020

COVID-19

By Dr Venkatachalam Anbumozhi, Senior Energy Economist: The economic impact of COVID-19 on India will depend on a number of factors: the virus spread itself, …

Indonesia’s Best Hope of a Covid-19 Cure is Its Communities

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Indonesia’s Best Hope of a Covid-19 Cure is Its Communities

15 April 2020

COVID-19

By Dr Venkatachalam Anbumozhi, Senior Energy Economist: Indonesia’s Health Ministry announced 330 new Covid-19 cases as of Sunday (April 12), bringing the nationwide total to …

Kudos to Thai Covid-19 Fighters

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Kudos to Thai Covid-19 Fighters

21 April 2020

COVID-19 , Healthcare

By Kavi Chongkittavorn, Senior Communications Advisor: In the 99 days since Covid-19 hit Thailand, the Prayut Chan-o-cha government has adjusted its handling of the pandemic. …

Covid-19 in Southeast Asia – Challenges Ahead

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Covid-19 in Southeast Asia – Challenges Ahead

22 April 2020

COVID-19 , Strategy and Partnership Programme

By Giulia Ajmone Marsan, ERIA's Strategy and Partnership Director together with Andrea Goldstein: US President Donald Trump may not always be right, in fact he …

Understanding the Consequences of the COVID-19 Pandemic for the Future of Southeast and East Asian Economic Integration

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Understanding the Consequences of the COVID-19 Pandemic for the Future of Southeast and East Asian Economic Integration

23 April 2020

COVID-19

The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic has severely affected East and Southeast Asian economies, through disruptions to the flow of goods and services in the region’s …

In the News

Community Engagement is Key to Check Virus

24 April 2020

COVID-19

Note: This article was originally published in Borneo Bulletin on 24 April 2020. Dr Venkatachalam Anbumozhi was quoted. As the world continues to …

In the News

Asean Urged to Ramp Up Migrant Screening

25 April 2020

COVID-19

Note: This article was originally published in Bangkok Post on 25 April 2020. ERIA’s newly published policy brief about COVID-19 was mentioned. Diplomatic and economic …

Earth Day 2020: COVID-19's Blueprint for a Sustainable Future

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Earth Day 2020: COVID-19's Blueprint for a Sustainable Future

25 April 2020

COVID-19 , Sustainable Development Goals

By Dr Venkatachalam Anbumozhi, Senior Energy Economist: Wednesday marked the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, which was strikingly different from the previous years. Countries across …

Saving Southeast Asia from Another Economic Crisis

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Saving Southeast Asia from Another Economic Crisis

27 April 2020

COVID-19 , Strategy and Partnership Programme

By Giulia Ajmone Marsan, ERIA's Strategy and Partnership Director together with Andrea Goldstein: The apparent success of China, Japan, South Korea, Singapore and Taiwan in …

Watershed Thai Media Moment?

Opinions

Watershed Thai Media Moment?

28 April 2020

COVID-19 , Media

By Kavi Chongkittavorn, Senior Communications Advisor: A sea change in media-government relations stemming from the daily press briefings on the Covid-19 situation has been …

In the News

Free-Trade Talks Continue despite the Pandemic

28 April 2020

COVID-19 , Trade

Note: This article was originally published in Khmer Times on 28 Arpril 2020. ERIA’s research about the FTA between Cambodia and the EAU was …

In the News

Cabaraban: How Vulnerable is Northern Mindanao from Covid-19? (First of 2 parts)

30 April 2020

COVID-19

Note: This article was originally published in Sunstar on 30 April 2020. ERIA’s research: Longitudinal Study of Aging and Health in the Philippines was …

In the News

Time to Turn Virus Crisis into Opportunity

08 May 2020

COVID-19

Note: This article was originally published in Borneo Bulletin on 8 May 2020. Dr Venkatachalam Anbumozhi was quoted. Since its inception in 1970, …

In the News

Cabaraban: How vulnerable is Northern Mindanao from Covid-19? (2nd of 2 parts)

12 May 2020

COVID-19

Note: This article was originally published in Sunstar on 12 May 2020. ERIA’s research: Longitudinal Study of Aging and Health in the Philippines was …

Post-Pandemic ASEAN must Bridge the Digital Gender Divide

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Post-Pandemic ASEAN must Bridge the Digital Gender Divide

13 May 2020

COVID-19 , Strategy and Partnership Programme

By Giulia Ajmone Marsan, ERIA's Strategy and Partnership Director and Ms Lydia Ruddy, ERIA's Director of Communications: Asean member states have a unique opportunity to …

EU deal key to recovery of ASEAN airlines

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EU deal key to recovery of ASEAN airlines

16 May 2020

COVID-19

By Dr Alloysius Joko Purwanto, ERIA's Energy Economist and Panayotis Christidis: Following the COVID-19 outbreak, all 10 ASEAN countries have implemented strict air travel …

ERIA’s Capacity Building Goes Online with Pandemic Policy Webinar

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ERIA’s Capacity Building Goes Online with Pandemic Policy Webinar

28 May 2020

Capacity Building , COVID-19

Naypyitaw, 28 May 2020: On 27 and 28 May, ERIA’s Capacity Building Programme went online for the first time with two webinars for 30 government …

From Containment to Recovery:  Rescuing the ASEAN from Crisis

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From Containment to Recovery: Rescuing the ASEAN from Crisis

28 May 2020

COVID-19 , Energy

By Dr Venkatachalam Anbumozhi, Senior Energy Economist: The upcoming 36th ASEAN Summit will take place against the backdrop of severely damaged business and investor confidence …

Cooperation at the Core of ASEAN-China Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

News

Cooperation at the Core of ASEAN-China Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

29 May 2020

COVID-19

Jakarta, 29 May 2020: The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) participated in the 1st Jakarta Forum on ASEAN-China Relations 2020 held …

In the News

ASEAN-Tiongkok Diskusi Virtual soal Penanganan & Pengendalian COVID-19

01 June 2020

COVID-19

Note: This article was originally published in Metro TV News on 1 June 2020. Ms Lydia Ruddy’s participation on ‘Virtual Jakarta Forum on ASEAN-China Relations …

Modi’s repackaging of old industrial policy won’t salvage India

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Modi’s repackaging of old industrial policy won’t salvage India

02 June 2020

COVID-19 , Finance and Macroeconomy , India

By Anita Prakash, Director for Policy Relations: On 12 May 2020, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a second economic package to counter the financial …

Indonesia COVID-19’s Stimulus: Way to Improve Safety Nets and Pre-Employment Card

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Indonesia COVID-19’s Stimulus: Way to Improve Safety Nets and Pre-Employment Card

03 June 2020

COVID-19

By Dr Lili Yan Ing, ERIA's Senior Economist and Ms Yessi Vadila: COVID-19 is a wake-up call for the world. The pandemic has brought …

In the News

EMI’s COVID-19 Response Special Feature

04 June 2020

COVID-19

Dr Fauziah’s commentary on EMI’s COVID-19 Response Special Feature has been posted on the INSEAD EMI website. …

Rebooting Connectivity after COVID-19

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Rebooting Connectivity after COVID-19

09 June 2020

Connectivity , COVID-19

By Mr Kavi Chongkittavorn, Senior Communications Advisor: Exactly 10 years ago in Hanoi, under Vietnam's chair, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations adopted the Masterplan …

ERIA –UNESCAP Joint Virtual Policy Dialogue on 'The Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific 2020'

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ERIA –UNESCAP Joint Virtual Policy Dialogue on 'The Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific 2020'

10 June 2020

COVID-19 , Sustainable Development Goals

Jakarta, 10 June 2020: The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) and the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and …

Post-Virus Shift can Boost Renewables

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Post-Virus Shift can Boost Renewables

13 June 2020

COVID-19

By Dr Han Phoumin, Senior Energy Economist: Residents in many of Asean's most polluted cities have been delighted to observe significant decreases in pollution …

In the News

Pandemic (COVID ‐19) Policy, Regional Cooperation and the Emerging Global Production Network

15 June 2020

COVID-19

Note: An Article by Prof Fukunari Kimura, Dr Dionisius Narjoko, Shandre Mugan Thangavelu, and Christopher Findlay titled was published in Asian Economic Journal. Click the …

Vietnam Leads ASEAN into Post-Virus Era

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Vietnam Leads ASEAN into Post-Virus Era

16 June 2020

COVID-19 , Viet Nam

By Kavi Chongkittavorn, Senior Communications Advisor: After more than five months of combating Covid-19, the Asean leaders are now ready for the virtual 36th summit …

ERIA Holds Webinar on ASEAN MSMEs in a COVID-19 World

Multimedia , News

ERIA Holds Webinar on ASEAN MSMEs in a COVID-19 World

18 June 2020

COVID-19 , SMEs , Strategy and Partnership Programme , Webinar

Jakarta 18 June 2020: The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) has launched a new series of webinars to discuss how ASEAN …

In the News

Asean Told to Ease Trade and Boost Connectivity amid COVID-19 Pandemic

23 June 2020

COVID-19

Note: This article was originally published in Business Mirror on 23 June 2020. ERIA’s newly released policy brief was mentioned . Asean members …

7 Secrets of Thai COVID-19 Success

Opinions

7 Secrets of Thai COVID-19 Success

23 June 2020

COVID-19 , Thailand

By Kavi Chongkittavorn, Senior Communications Advisor: When the first coronavirus infection was detected on Jan 13, there were fears that Thailand would be the hardest …

Breaking Down Barriers to Recovery

Opinions

Breaking Down Barriers to Recovery

24 June 2020

COVID-19

By Dr Doan Thi Thanh Ha, Economist and Mr Salvador Buban, Policy Fellow: The COVID-19 pandemic has generated serious global shocks at an unprecedented …

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