COVID-19 Coverage

Since February 2020, I've been writing about COVID-19's impact on ASEAN.  

SMEs in ASEAN get help in difficult times

Filipina entrepreneur Pacita Juan is relieved that she and her partners had the foresight to develop an e-commerce site for their organic-products retail chain. The founder and chairwoman of ECHOstore said the online shop keeps her business afloat at a time when the novel coronavirus outbreak has pushed the government to lock down the capital region of metropolitan Manila. But the higher online sales cannot compensate for the losses the company has incurred from the shutdown of all its physica
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