Tag: policy

ASEAN update on restrictions to combat Covid-19

Scandasia is monitoring daily updates in Asia / South East Asia to make sure we serve the latest update on the region to our readers. Here’s the latest information from 1-6 April 2020. Indonesia – President Joko Widodo has encouraged people to limit most indoor and outdoor non-essential gatherings to prevent the virus from spreading.…

Singapore tightening regulations to curb virus spreading

Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsein Loong made a public announcement on a policy to curb the rise of Covid 19 situation on 3 March 2020. The government called this tightening rules “Circuit breakers”. Which means that they find necessity to close all schools and business that are not necessary to daily life. Exemption to business…

Thai government announced new travel policy regarding COVID19

Thai government announced the latest policies regarding the Coronavirus – Covid 19 situation in Thailand, at the government house, on 12 March 2020. An hour long press conference gave insight of domestic care and how to handle travelers to Thailand. Doctor Rungrueng Kitpati, consultant and representative of Ministry of Public Health said: “As the virus…

South east asian airlines announce new policies on Corona virus

Various airlines around the world are shifting their change and cancellation policy during the epidemic situation of Coronavirus. Beijing and Shanghai are among the most affected cities, and some airlines have cut service to Hong Kong, a semi autonomous region of the country. Macau has remained largely unaffected. To name a few of airlines in…

Maersk Tankers introduces new parental leave worldwide

The Danish company Maersk Tankers introduces a new parental leave policy that improves benefits for parents worldwide, on 14th January 2020. According to an official statement, the new parental leave policy gives new fathers four weeks OF paid paternity leave, which is offered to onshore employees across all locations. This means Maersk Tankers is increasing…