Online Meeting with Foreign Media Impact of Covid-19: Perspective from Singapore Walter Sim, The Straits Times

July 14, 2020

Microsoft Teams

Mr. Walter Sim, Tokyo Correspondent of The Straits Times, Singapore Press Holdings, was invited to share his views on the impact of Covid-19 on the Singapore General Election and his observations of how Japan has been managing the virus. He mentioned that the Covid-19 crisis, for Japan, has catalyzed many changes that years of government policy and encouragement have not managed to do and also noted that it is a difficult politically-wrought decision to balance health risks and economic necessities.