Better governance needed for Indonesia’s COVID-19 job stimulus programme

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Better governance needed for Indonesia’s COVID-19 job stimulus programme

COVID-19 is a wake-up call for the world. The pandemic has brought some of the worst economic impacts since World War II. While some Eastern countries seem much better prepared than their Western peers in terms of handling infections, testing ,and mitigating the pandemic’s economic impacts, the poorest countries will be hit hardest. As of […]

Economic fallout to challenge Cambodia’s COVID-19 success

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Economic fallout to challenge Cambodia’s COVID-19 success

Unlike Europe, North America and recently Brazil, Mexico, and India, Southeast Asia does not seem to have been hit as hard by the COVID-19 pandemic in terms of total deaths and confirmed cases. Indonesia, the Philippines, and Malaysia are the worst affected countries in the region, while Vietnam, Cambodia and previously Singapore, have managed to […]