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Singapore's antitrust chief finds a delicate balance in her agency's Covid-19 response
10 December 2020 00:00
Just a few months into the job, Singapore’s antitrust chief had to quickly adjust to changing realities amid the Covid-19 pandemic. But on the road to recovery, Sia Aik Kor says the stakes of ensuring competitive markets have never been higher. In this special edition of MLex’s regulatory podcast, our Southeast Asia correspondent, Jet Damazo-Santos, walks us through Sia’s eventful year and examines the regulatory challenges facing both the city-state and the region, along with other highlights of the December edition of MLex’s special report.
James Panichi Senior Editor, Asia Pacific
James, an Australian journalist with over 25 years’ experience in print and electronic media, helps to oversee MLex’s coverage of regulatory risk in Asia, with special attention to Australia and New Zealand. In 2016, James was appointed as MLex’s managing editor for continental Europe, overseeing the Brussels bureau’s coverage of EU regulatory affairs and managing a team of 16 journalists in Brussels and Geneva. Previously James worked for the European Voice newspaper, before joining the... Read more
Jet Damazo-Santos Correspondent, Jakarta
Jet Damazo-Santos has been covering antitrust, data protection and other compliance issues in key jurisdictions in Southeast Asia for MLex full time since 2018. She has almost two decades of journalism experience in the Philippines and Indonesia, where she was the associate editor for the Jakarta Globe and the Jakarta bureau chief for Rappler Indonesia prior to joining MLex. She holds a master's degree in Applied Business Economics from the University of Asia and the