Myanmar’s COVID-19 recovery gets an EU boost

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Myanmar’s COVID-19 recovery gets an EU boost

On July 1 2020, the European Union (EU) and six of its member governments announced a moratorium on debt repayments due from Myanmar. The agreement allows Myanmar to ‘focus efforts on economic recovery from COVID-19’ […]

Navigating COVID-19’s shock to the Malaysian economy

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Navigating COVID-19’s shock to the Malaysian economy

Malaysia is no stranger to external shocks affecting its macroeconomy. Over the past two decades it has been buffeted by the 1997 Asian Financial Crisis (AFC), the 2001 global slowdown after 9/11, and the 2008 […]

Indonesia’s rising inequality divide (video)

Fifteen years of sustained economic growth in Indonesia have helped to reduce poverty and create a growing middle class. However, growth over the past decade has primarily benefited the richest 20 per cent and left […]