Resignation, frustration mix as Southeast Asians find that their countries are back in lockdowns. But vaccination is underway, covering larger proportions of people in Singapore and Indonesia, than in the Philippines and Thailand.
Seafarers make up bulk of Filipino workers returning home without jobs amid COVID-19. But home isn’t the best the place to be – many face stigma, and the Philippine economy is in dire straits. Filipinos make up a third of cruise ship staff worldwide. By the Reporting ASEAN team.
Check out these eight charts that track the changes in people’s movements in nine Southeast Asian countries amid COVID-19. They track travel to work, retail and recreation, staying at home, driving, among others. Visualisation from Google and Apple data by Yvonne T Chua.
If you think kids don’t get what COVID-19 is, think again. In this six-minute video story by Yasmin Mapua Tang of Probe Media Foundation Inc, they tell us what know about COVID-19 and how they process life during the pandemic.
A series of photos, this one themed around how our living spaces in Southeast Asia look and feel like, as we struggle to cope with the #COVID-19 pandemic. Thank you to our contributors, and we’re open to more.