|AMCHAM Update #168 COVID-19 Outbreak|
During this period of the Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) until 31 December 2020, AMCHAM will be bringing you daily updates on the latest COVID-19 developments, which includes the efforts of the Government and initiatives from other bodies and organizations.
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The government will continue to cultivate an ecosystem that enables businesses to thrive and make Malaysia an attractive investment destination, said Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin. Without making COVID-19 as an excuse for insularity and inward-looking policies, the government would also pursue policies that ensure favourable market conditions for Malaysian exports, he said.
Christmas visits will only be limited to private gatherings of not more than 20 people at any one time on Dec 25, says Senior Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob. He said this ruling applies to areas under recovery and conditional movement control order, whereas in places under the enhanced MCO, only household gatherings are allowed.
|Latest summary the of COVID-19 impact on the Southeast Asian tourism industry (December 20, 2020)|
Pear Anderson has been keeping track of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Southeast Asian travel industry. This is the latest update as of December 20, 2020. Singapore ends 2020 with a bang, announcing Phase 3 of its lockdown easing, vaccine deals with an imminent delivery and the launch of Connect@Singapore, a programme to allow business travellers from even high-risk countries for short stays.
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|Asia Pacific (AAP) Business Summit 2021|
Join us for the annual AmChams of Asia Pacific (AAP) Business Summit, the region’s largest AmCham event of 2021, to engage with industry leaders and government representatives from the U.S. and Asia Pacific region on relevant policy and business-related issues. All plenary sessions will take place virtually, with in-person industry breakout discussions for each of the 14 AmCham Committees to be held at Marina Bay Sands Singapore.
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AMCHAM are excited to announce its partnership with LeadWomen and UN Women, as one of the supporting organizations for the upcoming WEPs Malaysia Activator Campaigns.
Join LeadWomen on 14 January 2021 where they will be officially announcing the UN Women and LeadWomen partnership, as well as formally introducing the Women Empowerment Principles into Malaysia!
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Cleantech Solar has announced the completion of four rooftop solar PV systems at Cargill sites across Thailand under long-term agreements where Cleantech Solar has funded, built, and will operate and maintain the systems. The solar power plants have a combined generating capacity of 2.4 MW and are located in different locations in Lopburi, Korat and Phetchaburi.
We've all been dealt a particular hand - but we all have cards still to play. "The future is not pre-ordained," Deloitte Global CEO Punit Renjen recently explained on podcast Meet the Leader. "We've been dealt a hand. We accept that. We will do our best to play that hand and make sure that our future is ordained the way we view it to be ordained."
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