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COVID-19: Countering the Economic Contagion
March 24, 2020

COVID-19: Countering the Economic Contagion

By Manuel M. Dayrit and Ronald U. Mendoza
Preventive steps to prevent infection may produce an economic crisis that risks exacerbating poverty, hunger, and health issues.

Nicholas Wyman on How COVID-19 Will Affect Asia and the Global Economy
March 24, 2020

Nicholas Wyman on How COVID-19 Will Affect Asia and the Global Economy

By Ankit Panda
Nicholas Wyman addresses how COVID-19 will change the way the world works, studies, and travels.
Japan Mulling Additional Coronavirus Economic Rescue Measures
March 21, 2020

Japan Mulling Additional Coronavirus Economic Rescue Measures

By Thisanka Siripala
A third leg of incentives are being formulated to ease the economic fallout of the pandemic on Japan’s deteriorating economy.

Chinese Factories Face New Threat: US Anti-Virus Controls
March 20, 2020

Chinese Factories Face New Threat: US Anti-Virus Controls

By Associated Press
Just as China reopens for business, the U.S. is shutting down amid a massive surge in coronavirus cases.

China’s Coronavirus Slowdown: Which African Economies Will Be Hit Hardest?
March 19, 2020

China’s Coronavirus Slowdown: Which African Economies Will Be Hit Hardest?

By Hannah Ryder and Angela Benefo
COVID-19 – and the corresponding China “shock” – could have a disproportionate effect on Africa’s smallest, and poorest, economies.

South Korea Braces for Global Recession
March 19, 2020

South Korea Braces for Global Recession

By Troy Stangarone
Seoul is preparing a stronger fiscal stimulus to deal with the economic shocks caused by the coronavirus outbreak.

COVID-19: Impact on Global Shipping and China’s Economy
March 17, 2020

COVID-19: Impact on Global Shipping and China’s Economy

By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Basil M. Karatzas.
Vietnam’s Coronavirus Struggle: Managing the Economic Impact
March 17, 2020

Vietnam’s Coronavirus Struggle: Managing the Economic Impact

By Thoi Nguyen
Despite initial notable steps, until the government can fully contain the outbreak, it will be difficult to achieve economic growth targets set out previously.

Hubei Province, Ground Zero for COVID-19, Slowly Opening for Business
March 12, 2020

Hubei Province, Ground Zero for COVID-19, Slowly Opening for Business

By Associated Press
Hubei is letting some companies reopen, the latest sign that China’s government believes the epidemic is under control.

Coronavirus and Foreign Teachers in Japan
March 11, 2020

Coronavirus and Foreign Teachers in Japan

By Hayden Marks
With Japan's schools shut down, what happens to foreign teachers?

Is COVID-19 Eroding China’s Influence in Southeast Asia?
March 11, 2020

Is COVID-19 Eroding China’s Influence in Southeast Asia?

By Robert Bociaga
Amid the epidemic, people are banned from traveling, goods shelved and investments stalled.
How the US Is Responding to the Coronavirus Outbreak
March 11, 2020

How the US Is Responding to the Coronavirus Outbreak

By Bonnie Girard
As COVID-19 spreads, the Trump administration tries to bolster the economy – and distinguish its approach from China’s.

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