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Economic recovery in Asean expected to be strong this year, but some risks lie ahead How well Asean can recover also depends on how well it can ride on global trends, economists and other experts said at a panel discussion.

Published by rudy Date posted on January 27, 2022

Adeline Tan PUBLISHED JAN 27, 2022, 8:09 PM SGT SINGAPORE – Economic recovery in Asean is expected to be strong this year, bolstered by pandemic fatigue and countries shifting its strategies from grappling with Covid-19 to living with it. But there are some uncertainties about whether governments will re-impose restrictions and growth will be collective,…

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Global business sentiment still negative – survey

Published by rudy Date posted on September 20, 2021

by Louise Maureen Simeon – The Philippine Star, 20 Sep 2021 MANILA, Philippines — Businesses all over the globe have turned more pessimistic on recovery prospects, with the spread of the Delta variant and supply chain disruption still the major concern.

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What’s worth knowing in economics? A global survey among economists

Published by rudy Date posted on September 7, 2021

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Delta blow knocks wind out of Asia’s economic recovery

Published by rudy Date posted on August 24, 2021

by Reuters, 24 Aug 2021 TOKYO — Asia’s robust economic recovery from last year’s coronavirus low is losing momentum as a surge in COVID-19 cases sees shops empty again and factories close, dimming prospects for corporate profit growth after a blockbuster half year.

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COVID-19 pandemic threatens Asia-Pacific’s progress on global dev’t goals, says ADB

Published by rudy Date posted on August 24, 2021

by Reuters, 24 Aug 2021 MANILA, Philippines — The coronavirus pandemic may have pushed as many as 80 million people in developing Asia into extreme poverty last year, threatening to derail progress on global goals to tackle poverty and hunger by 2030, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) said on Tuesday.

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Indonesia plans wage subsidies for workers

Published by rudy Date posted on July 27, 2021

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Looking beyond the pandemic: Could the world economy gain more than it lost to COVID-19?

Published by rudy Date posted on July 14, 2021

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Countries with improved abilities to convert wealth into well-being tended to mitigate drops in economic performance and limit the growth of unemployment rates during the first year of the pandemic.

Published by rudy Date posted on June 16, 2021

Countries with improved abilities to convert wealth into well-being tended to mitigate drops in economic performance and limit the growth of unemployment rates during the first year of the pandemic. — Boston Consulting Group (@BCG) June 15, 2021

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SE Asian economies languish as virus challenges persist

Published by rudy Date posted on May 11, 2021

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Southeast Asia’s post-pandemic recovery outlook

Published by rudy Date posted on March 15, 2021

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fyi…….from S&P 28 JANUARY 2021…

Published by rudy Date posted on January 29, 2021

fyi…….from S&P 28 JANUARY 2021… pic.twitter.com/659Bgg5Uiz — John Mangun (@mangunonmarkets) January 29, 2021

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A race between vaccines and the virus as recoveries diverge

Published by rudy Date posted on January 26, 2021

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Has COVID-19 killed Asia’s growth miracle?

Published by rudy Date posted on January 3, 2021

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2020: A year like no other

Published by rudy Date posted on December 31, 2020

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A comprehensive survey and report by The Economist Intelligence Unit for Westpac Institutional Bank uncovers the experiences and plans of more than 100 CEOs as they confront the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic and face into an unpredictable future.

Published by rudy Date posted on November 30, 2020

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Global economic recovery from Covid-19 ‘remains difficult’ — IMF

Published by rudy Date posted on November 19, 2020

by Agence France-Presse, 19 Nov 2020 WASHINGTON, United States — The global economy faces a hard road back from the Covid-19 downturn, and nations should remove trade barriers on medical technologies to aid the recovery, the IMF chief said on Thursday.

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Global recovery ‘running out of steam’

Published by rudy Date posted on November 8, 2020

(The Philippine Star), 8 Nov 2020 MANILA, Philippines — Businesses worldwide believe the current pace of global economic recovery may not be sustained in the short term due to repeated pandemic waves, results of a survey conducted by Oxford Economics showed.

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Test, trace, and targeted support: 4 ways to rescue the economy from the pandemic

Published by rudy Date posted on October 27, 2020

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Europeans refocus on new curbs as COVID surges across continent

Published by rudy Date posted on October 27, 2020

by Crispian Balmer, Reuters, 27 Oct 2020 ROME – European governments moved on Tuesday to set new curbs in motion to try to rein in a fast-growing surge of coronavirus infections and provide economic balm to help businesses survive the pandemic.

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25 Oct 2020 – Time to reset expectations for world economy with virus untamed

Published by rudy Date posted on October 25, 2020

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IMF sees less severe recession, but warns of lasting damage

Published by rudy Date posted on October 13, 2020

by Agence France-Presse, 13 Oct 2020 Washington, United States — The global economic crisis will not be quite as grim as feared this year, but GDP will still contract 4.4 percent and the pandemic means the outlook remains uncertain, the IMF said Tuesday.

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IMF sees less severe recession, but warns of lasting damage

Published by rudy Date posted on October 13, 2020

by Agence France-Presse, 13 Oct 2020 Washington, United States — The global economic crisis will not be quite as grim as feared this year, but GDP will still contract 4.4 percent and the pandemic means the outlook remains uncertain, the IMF said Tuesday.

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South Asia faces worst ever recession, tipping millions into poverty: World Bank

Published by rudy Date posted on October 8, 2020

by Reuters, 8 Oct 2020 NEW DELHI — Millions of people in South Asia are being pushed into extreme poverty as the region where a quarter of humanity lives suffers its worst-ever recession due to the devastating impact of the coronavirus pandemic, the World Bank said on Thursday.

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COVID-19 pandemic will push millions across East Asia, Pacific into poverty this year, says World Bank

Published by rudy Date posted on September 30, 2020

The Straits Times/Asia News Network, 30 Sep 2020 WASHINGTON — Poverty in East Asia and the Pacific could increase this year for the first time in 20 years as the coronavirus pandemic keeps people in poverty and creates a class of new poor, the World Bank said on Tuesday (Sept 29).

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Lasting disruption to the labor market

Published by rudy Date posted on August 23, 2020

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Reimagining the postpandemic economic future

Published by rudy Date posted on August 14, 2020

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Why 2020 will see the birth of the ‘trust economy’

Published by rudy Date posted on August 13, 2020

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McKinsey sees $4.7 trillion in labor risk as Asian climate warms

Published by rudy Date posted on August 13, 2020

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The next normal for Australian industries and workforces

Published by rudy Date posted on August 9, 2020

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Jump-starting resilient and reimagined operations

Published by rudy Date posted on August 4, 2020

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