COVID-19: Legal responses in Asia Pacific

APAC news aggregator

Date Jurisdiction Title Author
25-November-2021  Hong Kong SAR  Locked in hotels: Hong Kong's COVID-19 rules take mental toll on Cathay Pilots Reuters 
24-November-2021  Hong Kong SAR  Burberry joins Prada, La Perla in exiting Hong Kong's Russel Street, once the world's most expensive retail rental strip South China Morning Post 
23-November-2021  Thailand  Thai AirAsia lays off staff amid aviation woes  Bangkok Post 
22-November-2021  India/Malaysia  AirAsia in final talks with Tata Group to exit India: sources  Nikkei Asia 
19-November-2021  Hong Kong SAR  FedEx shuts down Hong Kong pilot base, blames Covid-19 policies that have left 'no clear timeline' for return to normal  South China Morning Post 
18-November-2021  Thailand  TAT cautiously optimistic on Loy Krathong   Bangkok Times 
17-November-2021  India  Fitch keeps India's rating unchanged, says risks to medium-term growth narrowing  The Times of India 
16-November-2021  Asia  AIA Q3 new business value soars to $2.54b insurance.asia 
15-November-2021  Malaysia  Malaysia's AirAsia X creditors agree restructuring, Airbus orders cut  Reuters 
12-November-2021  Australia  Insurers not liable if airlines offer full COVID flight credits: AFCA  insurance.news.com.au 
11-November-2021  Australia  Lawsuits and workers compensation claims to rise as workers catch COVID  ABC News 
10-November-2021  Asia Pacific   Asian markets mixed as inflation plays against recovery optimism  The Jakarta Post 
9-November-2021  Australia  Sydney Airport board agrees to $23.6bn buyout deal with international consortium   ABC News 
8-November-2021  Asia Pacific  Asia-Pacific: More volatility expected for reinsurers as risks evolve  Asia Insurance Review 
4-November-2021  Thailand  Thai Airways to sell 42 jets, cut workforce to reduce costs  Reuters 
3-November-2021  Japan  JAL likely to stay in red in FY 2021, eyes smaller workforce  The Mainichi 
2-November-2021  Indonesia  Indonesia Government Eyes Garuda Indonesia Replacement  Simple Flying 
1-November-2021  China  Alibaba is ramping up in Europe, and is already ahead of Amazon in one region  CNBC 
29-October-2021  Malaysia  Malaysia's Ismail Sabri readies 1st budget of 'endemic COVID' era  Nikkei Asia 
28-October-2021  Cambodia  Baby steps herald full-grown but measured revival: tourism experts  Khmer Times 
27-October-2021  China  China's power crisis: in export showroom Yiwu, some businesses wonder if they will survive  South China Morning Post 
26-October-2021  South Korea  Young workers not entirely happy with 'return to normalcy'  The Korea Times 
25-October-2021  Australia  Qantas staff to return to work before Christmas as nationwide restart of international travel begins  ABC News 
22-October-2021  Thailand  'What about us?' Thai budget businesses fear premium tourist focus  Reuters 
21-October-2021  China  Chinese hot pot chain Haidilao slows growth as COVID-19 curbs consumer appetite   Reuters 
20-October-2021  South Korea  Retail giants make major changes in response to shopping trends  The Korea Times 
19-October-2021  Hong Kong SAR  Chinese tourists' disappearance is remaking Hong Kong retail  The Japan Times 
18-October-2021  Malaysia  Clock is Ticking, Will MAB Make it This Time?  BFM 89.9 
15-October-2021  Thailand  Extravaganza to cost up to B600m  Bangkok Post 
14-October-2021  South Korea Samsung forecasts almost 30% jump in operating profit  The Jakarta Post 
13-October-2021  China  IMF: China's 2021 growth moderates to 8% as pandemic weakens global recovery momentum   China Daily  
12-October-2021  India  RBI may hike rates in March quarter of 2022; coal and chip shortages a worry: Report   The Times of India 
11-October-2021  Australia  COVID test case judgment: insurers win the day  insurancenews.com.au 
8-October-2021  India  Future Retail Ends Pact for 7-Eleven Stores   Bloomberg Quint 
7-October-2021  Australia  Deloitte issues mandatory vaccination order for employees  Consultancy.com.au 
6-October-2021  Thailand  Pandemic dampens fuel consumption  Bangkok Post 
5-October-2021  The Philippines  PH stocks climb on better Covid figures  The Manila Times 
4-October-2021  Malaysia  Malaysia: Insurance & takaful sector resilient in face of financial market volatility   Asia Insurance Review 
1-October-2021  Indonesia  Bank Rakyat Indonesia scores region's 'largest rights issue'  Nikkei Asia 
30-September-2021  Malaysia  Malaysia's AirAsia X reports record quarterly loss of $5.9bln  Reuters 
29-September-2021  India  States debt to hit Rs 71.4 lakh crore in FY 22: Repor The Times of India 
28-September-2021  Australia  A Fair Work Commission ruling on the flu jab reveals the divide on vaccine mandates ABC News 
27-September-2021  Southeast Asia  Southeast Asian economies will recover 'much slower' due to Covid: Asian Development Bank  CNBC 
24-September-2021  Thailand  Firms rip reopening delay to Nov 1   Bangkok Post 
23-September-2021  Australia  Qantas takes a hit in ongoing outsourcing case  Australian Aviation 
22-September-2021  Japan  Tokyo official: No way we can assess economic impact of Games  The Asahi Shimbun 
21-September-2021  Indonesia  Fed taper fears: How vulnerable is Indonesia's economy?   The Jakarta Post 
20-September-2021  Malaysia  High court grants extension to AirAsia X to hold creditor meeting to March 2022  The Edge Markets 
17-September-2021  India  Prospects brightening for economy as second Covid wave wanes: RBI bulletin   The Times of India 
16-September-2021  China  China's zero-Covid stance could worse debt problems for companies  CNBC 
15-September-2021  Malaysia  MAHB optimistic of domestic travel rebound with Langkawi reopening FMT 
14-September-2021  Southeast Asia  Economies on the Brink Push Southeast Asia to Reopen Bloomberg Quint 
13-September-2021  Malaysia  Malaysia Holds Key Rate as Vaccine Spurs Economic Reopening  Bloomberg 
10-September-2021  Hong Kong SAR  Coronavirus: Cathay Pacific fires 'small number' of aircrew for not getting Covid-19 jabs  South China Morning Post 
9-September-2021  The Philippines  PAL chief says no new layoffs as airlines sees bright future  inquirer.net 
8-September-2021  India  Insolvency resolution pace slows down by 45% in Q1  The Times of India 
7-September-2021  Hong Kong SAR  Hong Kong's data centre providers eye regional expansion to meet surging demand as coronavirus drives internet use   South China Morning Post 
6-September-2021  The Philippines  Philippine Airlines files for Chapter 11 in U.S. after COVID-19 crisis  Reuters 
3-September-2021  Indonesia   Indonesia c.bank issues new banking rules on mandatory MSME lending   Nasdaq 
2-September-2021  Cambodia  Cambodia scrambles to shield farmers from COVID blow  Nikkei Asia 
1-September-2021  Indonesia  Questioning the idea of a bankruptcy moratorium   The Jakarta Post 
31-August-2021  Hong Kong SAR  Quarantine Rules Threaten Hong Kong's Role as Financial Hub, Businesses Say  Bangkok Post 
30-August-2021  India  Barclays bets on India again with $400 mln infusion for banking, wealth businesses  Reuters 
27-August-2021  Australia  Qantas loss remains large even before Sydney lockdown, Flight Centre eyes return to profit   ABC News 
26-August-2021  Thailand  Listed companies record 114% surge in profit in first half  Bangkok Post 
25-August-2021  Australia  Deals Pipeline Set to Add to Record Amount of Australian M&A Bloomberg 
24-August-2021  Malaysia  Carlsberg expects worse lockdown impact this year  The Malaysia Reserve 
23-August-2021  Malaysia  Health DG: Places Are Opening Up Because of the Economy And Not Because It Is Safe  SAYS.com 
20-August-2021  Hong Kong SAR  Genting Hong Kong expecting US$330 million 1H21 loss  Inside Asian Gaming 
19-August-2021  Indonesia  The COVID-battered budget  The Jakarta Post 
18-August-2021  Thailand  Thai Airways posts first profit in pandemic thanks to restructure  Nikkei Asia 
17-August-2021 Malaysia  Removing the middleman in the automotive industry  The Edge Markets 
16-August-2021  South Korea  Weak earnings making Citibank Korea less attractive to potential buyers  The Korea Times 
13-August-2021  Hong Kong SAR  Cathay Pacific's Dire Run Eases as First-Half Losses Narrow Bloomberg Quint 
12-August-2021  India  Bids invited for Dharani Sugars under IBC  The Times of India 
11-August-2021  Indonesia  Islamic bonds come under microscope after Garuda Indonesia default  Nikkei Asia 
10-August-2021  Australia  Court backs Chubb over The Star BI claim denial  insurancenews.com.au 
6-August-2021  Japan  Toyota Motor, Honda Motor Post Sharp First-Quarter Profit Gains MarketWatch 
5-August-2021  Thailand  BoT cuts 2021 GDP rise to 0.7%  Bangkok Post 
4-August-2021  Japan  Japan shows an inflation pulse for the first time in a year  The Japan Times 
3-August-2021  Indonesia  Indonesia's Lion Air to furlough 8,000 staff due to COVID travel restrictions  Reuters 
2-August-2021  Australia  Qantas loses Transport Workers' Union's ground crew outsourcing challenge in the Federal Court  ABC News 
30-July-2021  China  H1 tax data show biz revenues up 34%   China Daily 
29-July-2021  South Korea  Korean firms in Southeast Asia ask for vaccine help  The Korean Herald 
28-July-2021  Myanmar   World Bank: Coup and Coronavirus Shrink Myanmar's Economy by 18%  VOA 
27-July-2021  Australia  Corporate Australia to deliver "dividends bonanza" despite fears lockdowns will derail economy  The Age 
26-July-2021  India  Covid to top insurance claims in Q1  The Times of India 
23-July-2021  Malaysia  AirAsia seeks extension for private placement  The Edge Markets 
22-July-2021  Vietnam   Vietnam's Central Bank Continues to Improve Exchange Rate Flexibility to Ease US Currency Concern    Vietnam Times 
21-July-2021  Malaysia  500,000 jobs in fashion at stake  The Malaysian Reserve 
19-July-2021  Japan  Uniqlo parent firm downgrades outlook despite earnings rebound  Japan Today 
16-July-2021  East Asia and Pacific   World Bank trims East Asia, Pacific GDP forecast amid COVID-19 concerns   Reuters 
15-July-2021  Thailand  Gold prices surge 4% over Covid, Baht fears  Bangkok Post 
14-July-2021  Australia  COVID-19 hits CEO pay as boards rein in bonuses   The Age 
13-July-2021  Laos  Lao Kip Depreciates against Foreign Currencies   The Laotian Times 
12-July-2021  Australia  Federal Court sets second BI test case hearing dates  insurance.news.com.au 
9-July-2021  Malaysia  580,000 businesses face closure by October  The Malaysian Reserve 
8-July-2021  Asia  Delivery Hero's Foodpanda Claims Asia Top Spot, Sees More Growth  Bloomberg 
7-July-2021  Japan  Japan Inc recovers appetite for foreign acquisitions  Nikkei Asia 
6-July-2021  South Korea  Korea promises to increase 'travel bubble' agreement countries  The Korea Times 
5-July-2021  Malaysia  Lawyers, chambering students prioritised for vaccination  FMT 
2-July-2021  Asia  Asian Factories Are Hit by Virus, Europe Fights Supply Squeeze  Bloomberg Quint  
1-July-2021  Cambodia  Gov't starts ninth round of cash aid  Khmer Times 
30-June-2021  Australia  Analysis: Shut off from the world, Australia fosters red-hot growth at home  Reuters 
29-June-2021  Australia  Insurers lose High Court challenge over business insurance COVID pandemic payouts  ABC News 
28-June-2021  Malaysia  MOSTI Aims Covid-19 Vaccine Appointments For Lawyers by July 15  CodeBlue 
25-June-2021  Southeast Asia  Southeast Asia's Attempts at Replicating Single's Day Sales Drive Shopping Boom   Bloomberg Quint 
24-June-2021  Cambodia  World Bank optimistic about economy   Khmer Times 
23-June-2021  Indonesia  Govt extends tax cuts to bolster faltering economic recovery The Jakarta Post 
22-June-2021  South Korea  In good sign for global economy, South Korea exports post early double-digit gains   The Japan Times 
21-June-2021  Malaysia  AirAsia X granted nine-month extension of restraining order against creditors  The Edge Markets 
18-June-2021  Malaysia  Bursa Malaysia steps up relief measures to support issuers  The Sun Daily 
17-June-2021  Thailand  Thai Airways clears legal hurdles to launch rehab plan   Nikkei Asia 
16-June-2021  Thailand   Virus outbreaks at Thai factories threaten export sector, recovery   Reuters 
15-June-2021  India  Pandemic relapse spells trouble trouble for India's middle class  ABC News 
14-June-2021  Malaysia  Commentary: Resurgent pandemic sparks unemployment crisis among Malaysia's most vulnerable workers  CNA 
11-June-2021  Australia  Pilot training schools on the brink as border closures dry up flow of students  ABC News 
10-June-2021  Cambodia  Workers at Cambodia casino NagaWorld protest mass layoffs   Nikkei Asia 
9-June-2021  Japan  Japan's GDP shrinks less than feared, easing double-dip worries  The Japan Times 
8-June-2021  Malaysia   Malaysia's AirAsia X gets shareholder go-ahead for restructuring plan  Reuters 
7-June-2021  Thailand  COVID-19 curbs shutter thousands of Bangkok restaurants  CNA 
4-June-2021  Indonesia  Indonesia adds variety with US$3bn sukuk, including 30yr green tranche   Nasdaq 
3-June-2021  Hong Kong SAR  Cathay Pacific Airways to hire Hong Kong-based pilots again for the first time during the coronavirus crisis  South China Morning Post 
2-June-2021  Asia Pacific   Asia Refiners Face a Double Blow to Profits from Iran, Covid  Bloomberg Quint  
1-June-2021  Malaysia  Extend effective period of Covid Act, industry players say  The Malaysian Reserve 
31-May-2021  Malaysia  Malaysia's AirAsia Group posts smaller Q1 losses  Reuters 
28-May-2021  Indonesia  Hero Group to close all Giant supermarkets by August  The Jakarta Post 
27-May-2021  Hong Kong SAR  Genting Woes Lay Bare Covid's Impact on Travel and Leisure  Bloomberg Quint 
25-May-2021  Indonesia  Garuda Plans Major Restructuring That May Halve Its Fleet   Bloomberg Quint 
24-May-2021  Indonesia  Nestle Indonesia adds $220 mln to investments  Nasdaq 
21-May-2021  Australia  Qantas signals hundreds of fresh redundancies as COVID blows $16 billion hole in airline's bottom line    nine.com.au 
20-May-2021  Malaysia  Retailers cry foul as HIDE system seen to stigmatise malls  The Edge Markets 
19-May-2021  Japan  Galaxy Entertainment pulls out of Yokohama casino resort project   Nikkei Asia 
18-May-2021  Japan  Chip crunch to reduce Mazda global output by 100,000 units in FY 2021  The Mainichi 
17-May-2021  India  Covid insurance claims in first 6 weeks of FY21 are 57% of last year  The Times of India 
14-May-2021  Australia  Qantas delays restart of international flights in wake of COVID pandemic   ABC News 
12-May-2021  Hong Kong SAR  Cathay Pacific raises US$650 million in first US-dollar bond sale in 27 years to fuel survival amid global air travel slump  South China Morning Post 
11-May-2021  Malaysia  Modern Education - Producing Useful but Unhappy People?   BFM 
10-May-2021  Malaysia/Thailand  Asia medical tourism catches cold from COVID travel curbs  Nikkei Asia 
7-May-2021  India  India's worsening Covid crisis could spiral into a problem for the world  CNBC 
6-May-2021  South Korea  [ANALYSIS] Luxury brands find future with 'metaverse', blockchain The Korea Times 
5-May-2021  Australia  KPMG gives staff a wage bonus (4% of annual salary)  consultancy.com.au 
4-May-2021  Cambodia  Q1 garment exports valued at $2.4 billion  Khmer Times 
3-May-2021  Malaysia  Malaysia: Insurance & takaful sector holds up well despite COVID-19  Asia Insurance Review 
30-April-2021  Asia  Asian Lender Forecasts Strong Rebound for Region in 2021  U.S. News and World Report 
29-April-2021  Malaysia  Freight rate spike puts dry bulk carriers back in spotlight   The Edge Markets 
28-April-2021  Mainland China  Regions register rapid economic rebound in Q1  China Daily 
27-April-2021  India  India's economy holding up well against COVID-19 surge, says RBI  Reuters 
26-April-2021  Hong Kong SAR  Hong Kong's Canton Road overtakes Russel Street as Asia-Pacific's most expensive place to rent a shop amid exodus of luxury retailers, survey finds South China Morning Post 
23-April-2021  Australia  Axed music festival avoids policy exclusion by a few days   insurance.news.com.au 
22-April-2021  Malaysia  Aviation staff struggle to get by while waiting for lift-off  FMT 
21-April-2021  Japan  Japan battles coronavirus mutations, slow vaccination rate as it gears up for Tokyo Olympics  South China Morning Post 
20-April-2021  Japan  Japan exports grow by double digit for first time since 2018  The Japan Times 
19-April-2021  South Korea  Lotte's food business in Vietnam slumps   The Korea Times 
16-April-2021  Vietnam   Exclusive: Vietnam's Bamboo Airways plans to raise $200 million in U.S. IPO - chairman   Reuters 
15-April-2021  Japan  Dollar weaker around Yen109 in late Tokyo trading  The Japan Times 
14-April-2021  Malaysia  Malaysia Airlines parent confident of better days ahead on restructuring, Covid-19 vaccination   The Edge Markets  
13-April-2021  Cambodia  Gov't revenue exceeds $1.6bn in first quarter  Khmer Times 
12-April-2021  Japan  Uniqlo owner posts 23% jump in HY profit, raises annual profit estimate   Reuters 
9-April-2021  Australia  Universities hatch desperate plan to fly students in, quarantine them   The Age 
8-April-2021  Malaysia  I want to rehire retrenched workers, says AsiaAsia Boss  the Vibes.com 
7-April-2021  South Korea  COVID-19 pandemic saw South Korea's casinos slash employee numbers in 2020  Inside Asian Gaming 
6-April-2021  Asia  Record-Setting $49 Billion Asia IPO Boom Is Likely to Taper Off  Bloomberg  
5-April-2021  South Korea  Manufacturing sentiment hits over 6-year high amid post-pandemic recovery  The Korea Times 
1-April-2021  Cambodia  New and higher forecasts for nation's growth  Khmer Times 
31-March-2021  Malaysia  Majority of CEOs don't expect a return to 'normal' until 2022 - KMPG survey  The Edge Markets 
30-March-2021  Malaysia  Long road ahead for property sector recovery  The Edge Markets 
29-March-2021  Hong Kong SAR  Five Guys to move into cosmetics retailer Sa Sa' space on Russel Street as landlord drops rent by more than half  South China Morning Post 
26-March-2021  Australia  Grocon Administrators advise against liquidation, large creditors to get 3c in the dollar under proposed plan  news.com.au 
25-March-2021  Hong Kong SAR  DBS Joins Global Banks Surrendering Hong Kong Office Space  BloombergQuint 
24-March-2021  Australia  'Insurers need to pay up': Victoria lockdowns creating insurance headaches   7News.com.au 
23-March-2021  Malaysia  foodpanda to help Malaysians who lost full-time jobs  New Straits Times 
22-March-2021  Australia  ACCC rules out Rex claim Qantas's domestic expansion is anti-competitive   news.com.au 
19-March-2021  Japan  JAL to let flight attendants choose fewer work hours with salary cuts  Japan Today 
18-March-2021  Australia  Property is booming but headwinds are looming too  Commercial Real Estate 
17-March-2021  The Philippines  Philippines Fried Chicken King Targets Expansion After Covid  Bloomberg  
16-March-2021  Asia  Asia recovery story shelters bond investors from sell-off  Nikkei Asia 
15-March-2021  Japan  Historic hotels pushed to brink by pandemic, pricey renovations  The Asahi Shimbun  
12-March-2021  Thailand Airline layoffs ahead as travel stalls   Bangkok Post 
11-March-2021  Australia  DWF closes offices in Sydney, Melbourne and Newcastle in major Australia strategy shift   The Global Legal Post  
10-March-2021  Malaysia  Tony Fernandes says AirAsia 'can survive' just on domestic traffic  The Edge 
9-March-2021  Mainland China  China is among 'most active' markets for mergers, Deutsche Bank top banker says   South China Morning Post 
8-March-2021  Asia Pacific   ESG investments surged in Asia-Pacific in 2020 as sustainable investing takes off, MSCI survey finds  CNBC 
5-March-2021  Thailand  Fleet, staff cuts loom at struggling Thai Airways   Flight Global 
4-March-2021  Cambodia  EVA Air flights between Taipei and Phnom Penh to resume   Khmer Times 
3-March-2021  Indonesia  Indonesia to Waive VAT on New Homes to Spur Property Sales  Bloomberg Quint 
2-March-2021  Indonesia  Grab Drive-Through Service to Boost Indonesia Vaccine Drive   Bloomberg Quint  
1-March-2021  India  Novartis may go for layoffs due to Covid  The Times of India 
26-February-2021   Australia  Australia's Qantas pushes back international travel target as first-half revenue falls 75%  Reuters 
25-February-2021  South Korea  Incheon Int'l Airport striving to keep duty free shopping alive amid pandemic   South Korea 
24-February-2021  Malaysia  Malaysia Aviation Group's court approval paves way for $891mln capital injection  Reuters 
23-February-2021  Malaysia  Malaysia's AirAsia X assures recovery for lessors in new restructuring proposal   Reuters 
22-February-2021  The Philippines  Philippines set to take rare, top spot for IPOs in Southeast Asia  Reuters 
19-February-2021  Japan  Cash-loving Japan shifts from notes and coins in boost for banks  The Japan Times 
18-February-2021  Indonesia  Poverty rate hits three-year high   The Jakarta Post 
17-February-2021  Myanmar   Manufacturing sector in Myanmar continues downwards trend  Myanmar Times 
16-February-2021  Hong Kong SAR   Flight attendants laid off during pandemic find new career as high-flyers in Hong Kong's booming insurance industry  South China Morning Post  
15-February-2021  Malaysia  Malaysia's economy posts biggest annual decline since 1998 crisis  Reuters 
11-February-2021  Japan  Honda and Nissan to sell a quarter of a million fewer cars because of chip shortage  Reuters 
10-February-2021  South Korea  Local travel agencies at brink of collapse  The Korea Times 
9-February-2021  Malaysia  Malaysia Airlines aircraft lessors to vote Wednesday on restructuring, parent says  Reuters 
8-February-2021  Hong Kong SAR  Standard Chartered to give up eight floors in Hong Kong headquarters amid work from home arrangements and cost cuts   South China Morning Post 
5-February-2021  Australia  Virgin CEO Jayne Hrdlicka flags more job cuts at airline if JobKeeper is not extended  ABC News 
4-February-2021  China, Malaysia and Thailand  Asia's Fragile Aviation Recovery Set Back by Resurgent Virus   Bloomberg 
3-February-2021  Cambodia  CDC announces slate of new investments totalling $16.2 million   Khmer Times 
2-February-2021  Japan  Glitzy high-rise offices lose luster as Japan works from home  The Japan Times 
1-February-2021  Myanmar  Demand for key Myanmar crops on the rise despite pandemic   Myanmar Times 
28-January-2021  Japan  ANA to offer employees leave for up to 2 years  Japan Today 
27-January-2021  Malaysia  Airlines descent further on MCO 2.0  The Malaysian Reserve 
26-January-2021  China  China surpasses U.S. as largest recipient of foreign direct investment during Covid pandemic  CNBC 
25-January-2021  Japan  Hotel bankruptcies in Japan jumped 57% in 2020  The Japan Times 
22-January-2021  Japan  Listed firms, hit by virus, asking workers to retire voluntarily  The Asahi Shimbun  
21-January-2021  Malaysia  Malaysia Rate Outlook Split Amid Lockdown: Decision Guide  Bloomberg 
20-January-2021  Asia Pacific   Asia Pacific M&A Volume UP 17% in 2020 Despite COVID-19  Business News Asia 
19-January-2021  Malaysia  Banks to continue repayment assistance in MCO-affected areas  FMT 
18-January-2021  Australia  International students launch campaign to return to Australia amid border closures   Reuters 
15-January-2021  Malaysia  Recession, bankruptcy, joblessness: A vicious cycle looms  FMT 
14-January-2021  Australia  Unions take Qantas to High Court over alleged misuse of JobKeeper scheme, underpayment of staff    ABC News 
13-January-2021  South Korea  Korea's power sales dip 2.4% in Jan.-Nov. on coronavirus impact  The Korea Times 
12-January-2021  Malaysia  Keeping the Velocity While Growing the Breadth  BFM 89.9 
11-January-2021  Japan  Record number of restaurants and bars go bankrupt in 2020  The Asahi Shimbun  
8-January-2021  Malaysia  Malaysia Airlines seeks UK court to complete debt restructuring by 1Q  The Edge Markets 
7-January-2021  Australia  Travel not guaranteed as Qantas reopens international bookings  The Age 
6-January-2021  Malaysia  Malaysia's Top Glove pledges bigger dividend as shares tumble   Reuters 
5-January-2021  India  India's tax pie gets altered because of pandemic; share of direct taxes drops  The Times of India 
4-January-2021  Australia  ASX 200 opens higher despite COVID-19 cases growing in NSW and Victoria   ABC News/Reuters 
31-December-2020  Thailand  Virus, fragile labour market threaten economy in 2021: BoT  Bangkok Times 
30-December-2020  South Korea  Industrial Bank of Korea's widening loss abroad raises concern   The Korea Times 
29-December-2020  India  Bad loan provisions to be half of what was thought earlier: Icra  Times of India 
28-December-2020  Japan  As pandemic drags on, Japanese getting comfortable with new work styles  The Japan Times 
24-December-2020  Myanmar  Home loans on the rise during COVID-19 period  Myanmar Times 
23-December-2020  Australia/Hong Kong SAR/Japan/US  Asian shares set up mixed open on resurgent virus worries   Reuters 
22-December-2020  China/India  Apple supply chain workers in Asia protest over unpaid wages  Financial Times 
21-December-2020  Australia  Qantas announces expansion into regional airline routes, angering competitors like Rex  ABC News 
18-December-2020  Japan  Japan core consumer prices fall at fastest pace in 10 years   Nikkei Asia 
17-December-2020  Myanmar   NearMe, OK Dollar join forces for easier digital payments  Myanmar Times 
16-December-2020  Malaysia  Rules of Court (Amendment) 2020 - Embracing Remote Communication Technology  Lee Hishammuddin Allen & Gledhill 
15-December-2020  Japan  Japan to suspend Go To Travel program nationwide from Dec. 28 to Jan. 11  The Japan Times 
14-December-2020  Malaysia  "Profits over people": Virus overruns Malaysian glove factories  Khmer Times 
11-December-2020  South Korea  With AstraZeneca, SK Bioscience seeking IPO jackpot  The Korea Times 
10-December-2020  Australia  TWU lodges Federal Court case against Qantas over company's decision to outsource 2,000 jobs ABC News 
9-December-2020  Japan  Japan's July-September GDP growth upgraded to 22.9%, beating forecasts   The Japan Times 
8-December-2020  India  The $113 Billion Tata Empire Faces Tough Decisions over Airlines  Bloomberg 
7-December-2020  Indonesia  Indonesia's unicorns lure US tech giants from Google to Facebook  Nikkei Asia 
4-December-2020  Malaysia  How to wing it? Aviation experts weigh in on pros and cons of keeping Malaysia Airlines flying  The Sun Daily 
3-December-2020  Thailand  Thailand set to dominate Southeast Asia's IPO market in 2020, says Deloitte   CNBC 
2-December-2020  Malaysia  MAHB's net loss widens q-o-q despite higher revenue, amid higher depreciation and provision for doubtful debts  The Edge Markets 
1-December-2020  Australia  Unions lose appeal to have Qantas pay sick leave to workers stood down due to coronavirus  ABC News 
30-November-2020  Australia  Test case result leaves many questions: AM Best  Insurance.news.com.au 
27-November-2020  Malaysia  CMCO- retailers to cut 60,000 retail jobs by year-end  The Malaysian Reserve 
26-November-2020  Hong Kong SAR  Hong Kong to abolish double stamp duty on commercial property in move designed to boost small firms' cash flows  South China Morning Post 
25-November-2020  Australia  Outsourcing Qantas jobs is "un-Australian", say workers, as they make last-ditch bid to save more than 2,000 positions ABC News 
24-November-2020  Japan  JTB to lay off 6,500 as coronavirus batters travel  The Asahi Shinbum 
23-November-2020  Malaysia  Malaysia's AirAsia X posts larger loss as revenue hit by virus curbs   Reuters 
20-November-2020  Australia  Solid results prompt Deloitte to repay entire Covid-19 pay cut  Consultancy.com.au 
19-November-2020  Japan  AirAsia Japan files for bankruptcy, leaving 23,000 flyers without refunds  Nikkei Asia 
18-November-2020  ASEAN, Australia, China, Japan, South Korea  ASEAN, China, Other Partners Sign World's Biggest Trade Pact  U.S.News 
17-November-2020  South Korea  Korean Air to take over Asiana in $1.62bn deal backed by Seoul   Nikkei Asia 
16-November-2020  Thailand  Thai Airways walks tightrope in securing cash  Nikkei Asia 
13-November-2020  Cambodia  COVID-19 not hurting Kampot pepper exports  Cambodia 
12-November-2020  Malaysia  Amid Covid-19 pandemic, Federal Court trials hearings by video to ensure justice continues  Malay Mail 
11-November-2020  Hong Kong SAR  Cathay Pacific chairman says no more job cuts, government bailouts needed to get through Covid-19 crisis  South China Morning Post 
10-November-2020  Malaysia  SSM to waive fee for late filing of company statutory documents  Bernama 
9-November-2020  Indonesia  Indonesia Slips into First Recession in More Than Two Decades  Jakarta Globe 
6-November-2020  Hong Kong SAR  Clarks shoes rescued in £100m deal with LionRock Capital BBC 
5-November-2020  Malaysia  Malaysia's Petronas approves another $2.4 billion government payout to battle COVID-19  Reuters 
4-November-2020  India  Covid threatens to ground India's aviation industry  BBC 
3-November-2020  Laos  Starbucks targets new market, in coffee exporting Laos  Fox Business 
2-November-2020  Malaysia/Singapore Robinsons to shut operations in Malaysia due to COVID-19 pressures   Bernama 
30-October-2020  Australia  ANZ to take $376.4million hit to second-half cash profit  Reuters 
29-October-2020  Indonesia  Garuda Indonesia to cut 700 contract staffers amid COVID  Nikkei Asia 
28-October-2020  Hong Kong SAR / London  HSBC to revamp business model as lower interest rates hit profit  Reuters 
27-October-2020  Japan  ANA group to cut 3,500 jobs from 45,000 workforce by FY 2022  Kyodo News 
26-October-2020  Japan  Japan weighs ¥10 trillion extra budget to counter coronavirus, report says
 
The Japan Times 
23-October-2020  Myanmar  Southeast Asia sees big shift to e-commerce during COVID-19  Myanmar Times 
22-October-2020  Hong Kong SAR  Cathay axes record 6,000 Hong Kong jobs and closes regional airline in HK$2.2 billion survival plan   South China Morning Post 
21-October-2020  Australia  Will former Jetstar boss Jayne Hrdlicka implement heavy cuts as CEO of Virgin Australia  ABC News 
20-October-2020  Malaysia/Indonesia  AirAsia X to Liquidate Indonesia Operations Amid Woes, Star Says   Bloomberg 
19-October-2020  Vietnam   Struggles forecast on ending earnings season, rally lock-in  Vietnam News 
16-October-2020  Australia  Virgin Australia picks new CEO with budget ties as Bain pushes 'hybrid' strategy  Reuters 
15-October-2020  South East Asia  Southeast Asia struggles to kickstart its battered tourism industry as the pandemic chokes demand  CNBC 
14-October-2020  Malaysia  Trials in KL, Selangor, Putrajaya courts to be suspended during CMCO from tomorrow until October 27  Malay Mail 
13-October-2020  Thailand  THAI offers leave, early retirement  Bangkok Post 
12-October-2020  India  Razorpay sixth Indian unicorn in pandemic year  The Times of India 
9-October-2020  The Philippines  Philippines' Cebu Air to raise $500 mln to weather the pandemic  Reuters 
8-October-2020  Indonesia  Indonesia passes jobs bill as recession looms  The Jakarta Post  
7-October-2020  Japan  Low-cost carrier AirAsia to pull out of Japan as virus hits demand  Kyodo News 
6-October-2020  Cambodia  Government looks at easing investment procedures  Khmer Times 
5-October-2020  Malaysia  Malaysia Airlines says in bid to restructure debt as Covid-19 pressure grows Malay Mail 
2-October-2020  South Korea  Sept. exports rebound for first time in seven months on chips, autos  The Korea Times 
1-October-2020  Hong Kong SAR  Cathay Pacific open to employee ideas as it works on restructuring plan  Reuters 
30-September-2020  Myanmar  Myanmar issues over US$8 billion worth of trade permits during COVID-19   Myanmar Times 
29-September-2020  Malaysia  Wage subsidy extension will reduce job cuts, says employers group  Free Malaysia Today 
28-September-2020  Australia  Australia loosens lending laws to revive coronavirus-hit economy  Reuters 
25-September-2020  Australia  Australia to overhaul bankruptcy laws to help firms over COVID-19  Reuters 
24-September-2020  Malaysia  Senate approves bill on temporary measures to reduce Covid-19 impact  The Sun Daily 
23-September-2020  South Korea  Hyundai Motor, union agree to freeze wages amid pandemic  The Korea Herald 
22-September-2020  Japan  Japanese firms' Africa expansion hit by Covid-19 and Abe exit  The Japan Times 
21-September-2020  New Zealand  The Warehouse confirms restructuring, job cuts at 62 stores  Stuff 
18-September-2020  Myanmar  Myanmar: COVID-19 Halts IP Declarations with Office of Registration and Deeds  Tilleke & Gibbins 
17-September-2020  Japan  Tokyo Disneyland operator to cut winter bonus by 70% due to pandemic  The Mainichi 
16-September-2020  Thailand  Thai Airways gets court approval for debt restructuring plan  Bangkok Post 
15-September-2020  Thailand  Thai Airways faces court ruling on landmark debt rescue plan  Bangkok Post 
14-September-2020  Australia  KPMG staff demand back pay as Deloitte ends salary cuts early   The Age 
11-September-2020  The Philippines  Philippine garment makers expect 21,000 layoffs as US orders fall  Nikkei Asian Review 
10-September-2020  South Korea  Bankruptcies Surge Due to Coronavirus Epidemic  Chosun Media 
9-September-2020  Hong Kong SAR  HK to relax social-distancing rules as it reveals travel bubble talks with countries such as Japan, Thailand and Germany  Intellasia.net 
8-September-2020  Australia  Australia to extend bankruptcy protection rules until end 2020  Reuters 
7-September-2020  Australia  Coronavirus: Virgin Atlantic to cut another 1,000 jobs after £1.2bn rescue  Sky News 
4-September-2020  Myanmar  JICA gives Myanmar S280M loan for budget support   Myanmar Times 
3-September-2020  Malaysia  Stamp duty exemptions for M&As among SMEs   The Malaysia Reserve 
2-September-2020  China  China's mega banks lost billions of dollars in profit as bad loans rise during coronavirus pandemic CNBC 
1-September-2020  South Korea  Lockdown-level social distancing takes heavy toll on economy  The Korea Times 
31-August-2020  Thailand  World's Top Rubber Grower Challenges Malaysia's Glove Dominance  Bloomberg 
28-August-2020  Hong Kong SAR/India  Exclusive: Alibaba puts India investment plan on hold amid China tensions, sources say  Reuters 
27-August-2020  Australia  Virgin Australia may have traded while insolvent; Bain offers $3.5b in buyout, administrator Deloitte reveals   ABC News 
26-August-2020  Malaysia  MPs approve Covid-19 financing and rise in debt ceiling  Free Malaysia Today 
25-August-2020  Myanmar   Private banks authorised to disburse COVID-19 loans  Myanmar Times 
24-August-2020  China  Alibaba posts 124 per cent gain in quarterly profit, sees China retail back to pre-pandemic levels South China Morning Post 
21-August-2020  Australia  Bain to hand over $750m if its Virgin Australia takeover bid fails    Executive Traveller  
20-August-2020  Japan  Japan saw goods trade surplus in July as exports to China recovered  The Japan Times 
19-August-2020  Malaysia  Dewan Rakyat to debate on long-awaited Covid bill  Free Malaysia Today 
18-August-2020  China  China Evergrande, country's biggest developer by sales, says coronavirus, discounts to blame for expected 46 per cent in first-half profit  South China Morning Post 
17-August-2020  South Korea  Local retail giants take different strategy to improve sales  The Korea Times 
14-August-2020  Myanmar   Second COVID-19 loan tranche in Myanmar closed  Myanmar Times 
13-August-2020  Australia  CBA says most Covid-hit borrowers can recover  The Age 
12-August-2020  Malaysia  All eyes on 2Q bank dividends after Bank Negara says no blanket restrictions   The Edge Markets 
11-August-2020  Cambodia  PPCBank believes in Cambodia's speedy economic recovery despite pandemic   Khmer Times 
7-August-2020  Malaysia  Covid-19 bill sets aside RM45 billion for relief fund FMT News 
6-August-2020  China/Hong Kong SAR  HSBC to hire up to 3,000 wealth planners in China as part of Asian expansion in next four years South China Morning Post  
5-August-2020  Japan  Mitsubishi eyes car production in Myanmar   Nikkei Asian Review 
4-August-2020 Laos  Laos: Positive trends after impact of COVID-19  Tilleke & Gibbins 
3-August-2020 India  IndiGo to Cut More Costs To Tide over 'Tough' Period  BloombergQuint 
30-July-2020  Malaysia  PM Muhyiddin: Govt agrees to three-month loan moratorium extension, but only for the jobless   Malay Mail 
29-July-2020  Japan  Mitsubishi Motors hits all-time low as ASEAN sales slump casts doubt on recovery  Reuters 
28-July-2020  India  Huawei cuts India revenue target by 50%, lays off more than half of the staff  The Economic Times 
27-July-2020  South Korea  E-mart achieves record sales amid COVID-19  The Korean Times 
24-July-2020  South Korea  (LEAD) Jeju Air nixes Eastar takeover deal amid pandemic  Yonhap News Agency 
23-July-2020  Australia  Too early to call Virgin sale a success, says Moore  The Age 
22-July-2020  India  Pandemic impact: IndiGo to lay off 10% employees  The Times of India 
21-July-2020  Japan/Paris  Ex-Nissan boss Ghosn says Renault/Nissan results 'pathetic'  Reuters 
20-July-2020  Malaysia MTUC urges govt to further extend loan moratorium by additional six months Malay Mail 
17-July-2020  China/UK  Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner to close Beijing office and cut up to 40 London staff  The Global Legal Post 
16-July-2020  Myanmar  Myanmar borrowing set to grow as fiscal deficit widens  Myanmar Times 
15-July-2020  Hong Kong SAR Coronavirus: Cathay Pacific overhaul set to begin as shareholders overwhelmingly back HK$ 39 billion Hong Kong government-led bailout package South China Morning Post  
14-July-2020  Australia  Planes are flying again but airports say bills are going unpaid  The Age 
13-July-2020  Japan  Fast Retailing cuts outlook on pandemic woes despite Uniqlo June rebound  Reuters 
9-July-2020  Indonesia  Indonesia imposes 10% VAT on Amazon, Google, Netflix and Sportify  Reuters 
8-July-2020  Indonesia  Lion Air Lets Go of 2,600 Workers as Pandemic Pressure Intensified  Jakarta Globe 
7-July-2020  Malaysia  Malaysia's new Covid-19 law will be similar to NZ, Singapore, says finance minister  Malay Mail 
6-July-2020  Australia  Virgin sale faces first legal obstacle as court fight over jet engines fires up The Age 
3-July-2020  Malaysia  Consumers risk bankruptcy if loan moratorium not extended  The Malaysian Reserve 
2-July-2020  Hong Kong SAR/Singapore  Domestic consolidation to drive Asia M&A revival during coronavirus fallout   Reuters 
1-July-2020  Belgium/Singapore DWF to close Brussels and Singapore Offices and cut 60 jobs  Global Legal Post  
30-June-2020  Japan  Japanese automakers' domestic output plunged 62% in May amid pandemic  The Japan Times 
29-June-2020  Australia  ASX falls as rising coronavirus concerns fuel selling  ABC News 
26-June-2020  Australia  Virgin bondholders make $925m pitch for control of airline  The Sydney Morning Herald 
25-June-2020  Indonesia/Malaysia/
Thailand  
Carmakers in Southeast Asia are reluctant to hit the accelerator Nikkei Asian Review 
24-June-2020  Indonesia  Indonesia's Gojek lays off 430 employees, closes two non-core services  Deal Street Asia 
23-June-2020  Malaysia  Eye on digital justice system  The Sun Daily 
22-June-2020  Myanmar  Opportunities for private equity still available, but investors more selective  Myanmar Times 
19-June-2020  Australia  PwC (Australia) slashes 400 jobs in advisory and consulting units  Consultancy.com.au 
18-June-2020  Indonesia  Indonesia defends digital tax policy despite US scrutiny  The Jakarta Times 
17-June-2020  Malaysia  Appeals Court convenes hearing via video conferencing  Malay Mail 
16-June-2020  Thailand  Thai Airways employees' jobs safe for now  HRM Asia 
15-June-2020  Japan  Japan's fiscal condition worsens further amid COVID-19 malaise  The Japan Times 
12-June-2020  China  Shenzhen drafts China's first personal bankruptcy laws as virus pressures economy  Reuters 
11-June-2020  Thailand  Thailand proposes to tax foreign internet companies  Reuters 
10-June-2020  Hong Kong SAR Goal of massive Cathay bailout is to protect Hong Kong's role as regional aviation hub and ensure city's economic future, finance chief says   South China Morning Post 
9-June-2020  Vietnam  Vietnam Temporarily Reduces Some IP Fees by 50%  Tilleke & Gibbins 
8-June-2020  Hong Kong SAR/India/Singapore Coronavirus brings Asia's booming online lending sector to juddering halt  Reuters 
5-June-2020  Australia  Australia in its first recession in 29 years as March quarter GDP shrinks  ABC News 
4-June-2020  Myanmar  JICA restructures loan program to channel more funds to needy SMEs  Myanmar Times
3-June-2020  Malaysia  Malaysia's top 3 banks on profit pressure  The Malaysian Reserves 
2-June-2020  Thailand  Thailand passes record stimulus package to combat Covid-19 impact   Channel News Asia 
1-June-2020  Australia  Australia: COVID-19: Modern award variations  Norton Rose Fulbright 
29-May-2020  Thailand  Thailand Exempts SME Soft Loans from Mortgage Registration Fee Requirements  Tilleke & Gibbins 
28-May-2020  Japan/France  Nissan and Renault shelve merger plans to repair their alliance: sources  Reuters 
27-May-2020 China PRC Supreme People's Court Announces Guiding Opinions on Trial of Civil Cases concerning Covid-19  CMS 
26-May-2020  Japan  Abe declares coronavirus emergency over in Japan  Kyodo News 
22-May-2020  India  SoftBank-backed Ola follows Uber with job cuts as revenue sinks   Reuters 
21-May-2020  Malaysia  Malaysian state cargo carrier profits from soaring demand for medical gloves  Reuters 
20-May-2020  Laos Laos Further Details COVID-19 Preventive Measures for Business Operators Tilleke & Gibbins
19-May-2020 Thailand Thai Airways Seeks A Rehabilitation Plan  Airways 
18-May-2020  Myanmar  COVID-19 stalls Myanmar product-label law enforcement   Myanmar Times 
15-May-2020  South Korea  South Korea is using coronavirus stimulus to green the economy  Nikkei Asian Review 
14-May-2020  Hong Kong SAR  Hong Kong's Ocean Park faces bankruptcy as pandemic takes its toll  CGTN 
13-May-2020  Japan  Temporary use of online documents OK'd for Japan shareholders meetings  Japan Times 
12-May-2020  India  Indian Billionaire Behind IndiGo Weighs Bid for Virgin Australia   Bloomberg
11-May-2020  China  Personal bankruptcy system to be established in Shenzhen  Shenzhen Daily 
8-May-2020  Hong Kong SAR  COVID-19 and Global Financial Markets: Perspectives from China Hong Kong Dentons 
6-May-2020  Cambodia  Cambodia Broadens Tax Exemptions for Aviation and Tourism Sectors  Tilleke & Gibbins 
5-May-2020  Brunei Brunei Darussalam: Tax developments in response to Covid-19 KPMG 
4-May-2020  India  COVID-19 impact: Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas bucks trend, announces no pay cuts  Moneycontrol news
30-Apr-2020  South Korea  COVID-19 related subsidies available for employers in South Korea  Dentons Lee
29-Apr-2020  Japan  Tweaks to ground operations for bankruptcy proceedings in Japan in light of COVID-19  LexisNexis Blog 
28-Apr-2020  Japan  Japan's central bank steps up stimulus NHK
27-Apr-2020  Australia  Procurement in the Australian infrastructure sector: Protecting against insolvency risk in uncertain times  Norton Rose Fulbright  
23-Apr-2020  Cambodia Options for Employers in Cambodia during the COVID-19 Outbreak Tilleke & Gibbins
22-Apr-2020  Indonesia  COVID-19 outbreak: Alert for Indonesian issuers with outstanding USD bonds HHP Law Firm
21-Apr-2020  Australia  Virgin Australia slumps into administration BBC 
20-Apr-2020  Australia  Virgin Australia poised to enter voluntary administration:sources Reuters
19-Apr-2020 Indonesia  Protecting Employees and Ensuring Business Continuity in Indonesia Zico Law
17-Apr-2020  Vietnam Vietnam Extends Social Distancing, Provides Relief Measures for Covid-19 Tilleke & Gibbins
16-Apr-2020  Lao Lao Extends Covid-19 Lockdown Measures to May 3 Tilleke & Gibbins
10-Apr-2020  Japan Japan's Bankruptcy tally at 51 as pandemic destroys commerce Japan Times
6-Apr-2020 New Zealand New Zealand Scores Over Australia – Insolvency Law Pills for COVID-19 Affected Firms Hitchhiker's Guide to Corporate Governance
6-Apr-2020 Australia Virtual Practice Continues at Banco Chambers Banco Chambers
5-Apr-2020 New Zealand Temporary Insolvency Pills for COVID-19 Affected Firms Hitchhiker's Guide to Corporate Governance
5-Apr-2020 Singapore Updates on Measures Relating to Covid-19 (Coronavirus Disease 2019) from 7 April 2020 to 4 May 2020 (Registrar’s Circular No. 4 of 2020) Supreme Court of Singapore
5-Apr-2020 Singapore COVID-19 Circuit Breaker Measures: Suspension of Activities at Workplace Rajah & Tann Asia
4-Apr-2020 India Scrap Exams for Independent Directors – COVID-19 Could be the Excuse Hitchhiker's Guide to Corporate Governance
4-Apr-2020 Malaysia COVID-19: Time for Business to Rethink and Restructure Lee Hishammuddin Allen & Aledhill
3-Apr-2020 New Zealand Insolvency relief for businesses impacted by COVID-19 New Zealand Companies Office
3-Apr-2020 Australia Law Society takes big financial hit with $10 fees Australian Financial Review
3-Apr-2020 Australia COVID-19 pain kicks in for law firm partners Australian Financial Review
3-Apr-2020 Australia Latest corporate insolvency update in Australia Murrays Legal
3-Apr-2020 Australia Case adjourned for COVID-19 health and property value concerns Murrays Legal
3-Apr-2020 Indonesia Coronavirus Spurs More Government Entities to Move Online Assegaf Hamzah & Partners
3-Apr-2020 New Zealand New Zealand’s COVID-19 insolvency measures – safe harbour; debt hibernation Murrays Legal
3-Apr-2020 Singapore COVID-19: Singapore introduces temporary measures to give relief from contractual obligations Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner
3-Apr-2020 Singapore Legal Obligations and COVID-19 – Temporary Relief and Measures Drew & Napier
3-Apr-2020 Singapore The COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) Bill and its impact on the construction industry in Singapore Drew & Napier
3-Apr-2020 Singapore Temporary Relief for Breach of Contract under the New COVID-19 Bill Rajah & Tann Asia
3-Apr-2020 Vietnam Covid-19 – A Force Majeure Event From Vietnam’s Legal Perspective Rajah & Tann Asia
2-Apr-2020 Australia A post-coronavirus legal world: more kindness, less paper Australian Financial Review
2-Apr-2020 Australia Minters halves partner pay, asks staff to buy leave Australian Financial Review
2-Apr-2020 Australia Australia’s new fortnightly ‘COVID-19’ personal insolvency statistics Murrays Legal
2-Apr-2020 Indonesia Covid-19 Stimulus Package: OJK’s Countercyclical Policy to Relieve Financially Distressed Debtors Affected by the Pandemic Assegaf Hamzah & Partners
2-Apr-2020 Indonesia Covid-19, Force Majeure and How it Could Impact Your Contract Assegaf Hamzah & Partners
2-Apr-2020 Indonesia Dispute Resolution in the Times of Corona Assegaf Hamzah & Partners
2-Apr-2020 Indonesia Government Issues More Tax Policies in Response to Covid-19 Assegaf Hamzah & Partners
2-Apr-2020 Singapore Singapore will Introduce COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) Bill Baker McKenzie
2-Apr-2020 Singapore Singapore Parliament to consider legislation for temporary relief due to COVID-19 Ashurst
2-Apr-2020 Singapore Update on the holding of meetings Drew & Napier
2-Apr-2020 Singapore COVID-19 AGM Pack Rajah & Tann Asia
Apr-2020 Australia ASIC Corporate Insolvency Update - Issue 15 Australian Securities and Investments Commission
1-Apr-2020 India Coronavirus And The Zombie Attack On Indian Banks Bloomberg Quint
1-Apr-2020 Indonesia Employers Struggle Pending Relief from the Government Assegaf Hamzah & Partners
1-Apr-2020 Indonesia Fiscal and Non-Fiscal Incentives to Tackle the Spread of Covid-19 Assegaf Hamzah & Partners
1-Apr-2020 Indonesia Tax Incentives and Measures Assegaf Hamzah & Partners
1-Apr-2020 Indonesia Covid-19 Spurs the Government to Expedite Procurement of Goods/Services Assegaf Hamzah & Partners
1-Apr-2020 Indonesia KPPU Extends Closure Assegaf Hamzah & Partners
1-Apr-2020 Indonesia In the Midst of Covid-19, OJK Continues Embracing Technology on Reporting and E-Proxy Assegaf Hamzah & Partners
1-Apr-2020 Singapore Comments by MAS on Covid-19 (Temporary Measures) Bill Monetary Authority of Singapore
1-Apr-2020 Singapore 10 things everyone should know about the Covid-19 (Temporary Measures) Bill Allen & Gledhill
1-Apr-2020 Singapore Temporary Relief for Inability to Perform Contractual Obligations due to the COVID-19 Situation in Singapore Bird & Bird
1-Apr-2020 Singapore New bill to be passed in Parliament next week expected to give relief in light of COVID-19 Drew & Napier
1-Apr-2020 Singapore Temporary Relief for Inability to Perform Contractual Obligations due to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Situation Ministry of Law
31 Mar-2020 Hong Kong SAR Litigation in the time of coronavirus (brief update) International Law Office
31-Mar-2020 Australia Trial aborted over barrister's COVID-19 fear Australian Financial Review
30-Mar-2020 Australia Law firms prepare staff for the worst Australian Financial Review
30-Mar-2020 Australia Why competition rules are being tweaked during the crisis Australian Financial Review
30-Mar-2020 Australia COVID-19 a ‘revolution in thinking’ for the court system LawyersWeekly
30-Mar-2020 Australia; Singapore Insolvency Law in Times of COVID-19 Singapore Management University
30-Mar-2020 India COVID-19 India: Corporate, tax, employment and bankruptcy law measures announced by the Indian government DLA Piper
29 Mar-2020 India Covid-19: India Inc seeks more regulatory relaxations to face lockdown blues The Hindu Business Line
27-Mar-2020 Singapore Govt steps in to provide relief from contractual obligations in light of COVID19 Drew & Napier
26-Mar-2020 Australia HWL Ebsworth changes its mind on work-from-office stance Australian Financial Review
26-Mar-2020 Australia Law firms swamped with anxious clients Australian Financial Review
26-Mar-2020 Australia The race to beat virus disruption - and learning from the big four Australian Financial Review
25-Mar-2020 Australia Inside the ACCC's crisis response Australian Financial Review
25-Mar-2020 China A Wuhan Lawyer Suing the U.S. Government Over COVID-19? In China, Legal Impediments May Surface. China Justice Observer
25-Mar-2020 India Indian Insolvency Law responds to the COVID-19 Pandemic Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
23-Mar-2020 Australia More equity raisings likely as companies fend off crisis Australian Financial Review
23-Mar-2020 Australia HWL Ebsworth staff still chained to their desks Australian Financial Review
20-Mar-2020 Indonesia Indonesian Government begins Easing Rules in light of Covid-19 Assegaf Hamzah & Partners
19-Mar-2020 Australia Why eight is enough for federal courts Australian Financial Review
19-Mar-2020 Australia How top law firms united to contain the spread Australian Financial Review
18-Mar-2020 Australia Courts impose limit of eight as Singo's son-in-law tests positive Australian Financial Review
12-Mar-2020 Australia Law firms act to minimise virus hit on productivity Australian Financial Review
12-Mar-2020 Australia International law firm Jones Day shuts floor of local office Australian Financial Review
12-Mar-2020 Australia Norton Rose sends staff home amid virus scare Australian Financial Review
12-Mar-2020 Australia Mallesons shuts Sydney office over virus fears Australian Financial Review
10-Mar-2020 Australia Top law firm reels after negative virus test turns positive Australian Financial Review
8-Mar-2020 Australia Mallesons trials work from home post Clayton Utz scare Australian Financial Review
6-Mar-2020 Australia Legal industry ready for outbreak post-Clayton Utz virus scare Australian Financial Review
6-Mar-2020 Australia Clayton Utz staffer cleared of coronavirus risk Australian Financial Review
5-Mar-2020 Australia How a law firm was shut down by coronavirus Australian Financial Review
4-Mar-2020 Singapore Extension of time for issuers with a 31 December financial year-end to hold annual general meetings to approve 31 December 2019 financial results in light of COVID-19 Drew & Napier
2-Mar-2020 Australia Worst 'yet to come' on supply chain disruption Australian Financial Review
Mar-2020 Australia Fact Sheet: Temporary relief for financially distressed businesses Australian Government
Mar-2020 Australia COVID-19 Pandemic: Suspension in Australia of insolvent trading laws and other measures Jones Day
Mar-2020 Australia Coronavirus: Potential Implications for Major Construction and Infrastructure Projects in Australia Jones Day
27-Feb-2020 Australia How a top law firm is handling China's virus lockdown Australian Financial Review
24-Feb-2020 China China Forbids Eating Wildlife Due to the Outbreak of COVID-19 China Justice Observer
19-Feb-2020 China COVID-19 Turns all Chinese Courts into Internet Courts Overnight China Justice Observer
16-Feb-2020 China What Does China's Wildlife Protection Law Say? China Justice Observer
13-Feb-2020 China Does the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Outbreak Constitute A Force Majeure Event? China Justice Observer
30-Jan-2020 N/A WHO Director-General's statement on IHR Emergency Committee on Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) World Health Organisation

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