COVID-19 Pandemic in Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia: Six Tips for Unpacking COVID-19 Numbers

Tired of pandemic stats? COVID-19 is not leaving anytime soon, so here are six tips to help you find your way through the swirl of pandemic figures – and make more informed decisions in these uncertain times. By Reporting ASEAN’s Johanna Son.

 

Southeast Asia: Talking Green, Going Green After COVID-19?

BANGKOK, 21 Aug (Reporting ASEAN) – Green recovery. Social protection. Smart containment. Decarbonization. Putting progress in climate action at par with measuring GDP. Creative capacity.

COVID-19: No Words Needed

This set of posters, contributed by Vientiane-based artist Khamhou Phanludeth, brings home the message that in times of chaos, it is human connection that makes all the difference.

COVID-19: Life in Self-Quarantine – A Snapshot

The Covid-19 outbreak appears to have passed its peak in China, more than two months after it took over global headlines. However, life remains far from normal in the Chinese capital Beijing, as Shin Lin of Reporting ASEAN tells us in these thoughts scribbled during her time in self-quarantine.

COVID-19: Tracking Testing in Southeast Asia

The issue of COVID-19 testing seems to be on everyone’s radar. This set of charts tracks two types of statistics that tell a much more contextualised story – the total number of tests done as reported by the governments of 11 Southeast Asian countries, as well the number of tests in proportion to their population sizes. Updated every week. Data visualisation by Yvonne T Chua.

COVID-19: Still Staying Home, But More Are Moving About

Check out these eight charts that track the changes in people’s movements  in nine Southeast Asian countries amid tCOVID-19. These changes are seen in  travel to work, retail and recreation through March and April. while travel to/around residences shot up. As lockdowns ease, more movements in recent weeks are showing up in the data from Google and Apple. Data visualisation by Yvonne T Chua.

Southeast Asia: Six Tips for Unpacking COVID-19 Numbers

Tired of pandemic stats? COVID-19 is not leaving anytime soon, so here are six tips to help you find your way through the swirl of pandemic figures – and make more informed decisions in these uncertain times. By Reporting ASEAN’s Johanna Son.

 

Off the Press! Online Journalism Training and Learning Kit

The COVID-19 era has pressed the fast-forward button in the media’s shift to online journalism – and the wider digital mindset. This book offers trainers, news managers and journalists tools, tips and concepts for this new normal. Written by Reporting ASEAN founder Johanna Son for the Fojo Media Institute.

 

COVID-19 Disrupts the Philippines’ Migration Story

The Philippines, the world’s top exporter of labour, is seeing group after group of overseas workers return after losing their jobs in the wake of the economic shock dealt by the COVID-19 crisis. The country has never seen anything like this in its 50 years of experience in labour exports. How will the pandemic change migration? Johanna Son of Reporting ASEAN reports in this Q&A chat.

COVID-19: Tips for A Saner Digital Diet in These Viral Times

Infodemic. Amid the coronavirus outbreak, online spaces in Southeast Asia have become a petri dish of deafening ‘noise’ and filth on steroids, into which fear-based behaviour sinks comfortably. But in the end, using online spaces involves personal responsibility, and cannot be passed on to Big Tech. Reporting ASEAN’s Johanna Son shares tips for picking one’s way online in the time of COVID-19.

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