Asia contingency prop for new age of protectionism

James Crabtree is an associate highbrow in use during a Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy during a National University of Singapore. He is author of “The Billionaire Raj.” The World Trade Organization done transparent a mercantile difficulty of a coronavirus pestilence this week, presaging that tellurian trade could thrust by as many as […]

Southeast Asia gives money to low-wage workers as jobs evaporate

BANGKOK — With a coronavirus bringing mercantile activity to a standstill, Southeast Asian countries are fluctuating money and other assistance to workers many exposed to pursuit waste and financial difficulties. Thailand’s cabinet on Tuesday authorized monthly assistance of 5,000 baht ($153) for 9 million spontaneous workers, lasting six months. The government initially planned a three-month module for 3 million people, though stretched […]