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COVID-19 Cases in ASEAN – Regular Updates by Country


We will be operating this article as a running live update service to keep businesses in the ASEAN region informed with regards to the coronavirus.

More Businesses in Indonesia to Avail Special Tax Incentives as Part of COVID-19 Stimulus


The Indonesian government is planning to extend the business sectors eligible for tax incentives set out in the second COVID-19 stimulus package.

Singapore’s COVID-19 Temporary Measures Act Provides Legal Basis for Force Majeure


The COVID-19 Temporary Measures Act provides relief for businesses unable to fulfil their contractual obligations.

Singapore Issues Third COVID-19 Stimulus Package


On April 6, 2020, the Singaporean government issued its third stimulus package valued at S$5.1 billion (US$3.6 billion) to battle the COVID-19 pandemic.

Thailand Issues Third COVID-19 Stimulus Package


The Thai government issued its third COVID-19 stimulus package on April 7, 2020, valued at 1.9 trillion baht (US$58 billion).

Indonesia’s New Immigration Measures During COVID-19


The Indonesian government has imposed a temporary ban on most non-Indonesians from entering the country since April 2, 2020.

Singapore’s ACRA Enhances Online Services During COVID-19 Lockdown


Singapore’s Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA) has provided several measures to improve its online services during the lockdown.

Thailand Issues Second COVID-19 Stimulus Package


The Thai government issued its second stimulus worth 117 billion baht (US$3.56 billion). Read on to learn more.

Malaysia Provides More Funding for SMEs


The Malaysian government issued 10 billion ringgit (US$2.3 billion) worth of funding to assist SMEs. Read on to learn more.

Laos Issues Tax Relief Measures to Mitigate COVID-19 Impact


On April 10, 2020, the Laos government issued tax relief measures to counter the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak. Read on to learn more.

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