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  1. FILE PHOTO: Philippines ramps up coronavirus testing

    Commentary: We need to have the right conversations about COVID-19

    Leaders in government and organisations need to make hard choices now, says IMD’s President Jean-François Manzoni.
  2. EU leaders hold a virtual meeting to discuss the bloc's budget and recovery fund

    Commentary: Government bailouts can help better our post COVID-19 lives

    Governments must enforce conditionality on the private sector so it leads to more inclusive and sustainable growth, say Mariana Mazzucato and ...
  3. FILE PHOTO: A Singapore Airlines plane sits on the tarmac at Singapore's Changi Airport

    Commentary: Airlines will need to review their fleets to boost passenger confidence and demand

    The over-reliance on large aircraft is notable in Southeast Asia and the negative impact of downturns is always amplified by overcapacity, says ...
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    Commentary: COVID-19 will leave more young Indonesians unemployed

    Before the pandemic, Indonesia’s 15 to 24 year old unemployment rate was already the second highest in South East Asia, says an observer.
  5. FILE PHOTO: A U.S. dollar note is seen in front of a stock graph in this picture illustration

    Commentary: The biggest shock from COVID-19 will be felt on the US dollar

    Domestic saving, already depressed, is headed deep into negative territory, says Stephen S. Roach.
  6. US President Donald Trump (L) says the economy is bouncing back from the virus lockdowns

    Commentary: The US is still key to the post-COVID-19 economic leadership

    As the world’s largest economy and dominant global player, the US can drive – or undermine – global policy coordination, says Mohamed A El-Erian.
  7. World Trade Organization (WTO) in Geneva

    Commentary: To save international trade and itself, the WTO needs a reboot

    In a world economy already imperilled by COVID-19, members’ political will, determination, and flexibility is needed to revive it, says Ngozi ...
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    Commentary: COVID-19 is our chance to shake up economics

    The economics profession widely overlooked the importance of social and institutional pre-conditions, says former World Bank chief economist ...
  9. The United States currently runs a trade deficit with China, whose port at Lianyungang in the

    Commentary: Hard truths about trade exposed by COVID-19

    The advantages of global free trade can be preserved while its deficiencies are corrected, say Peter Gourevitch and Deborah Seligsohn.
  10. US President Donald Trump (L) says the economy is bouncing back from the virus lockdowns

    Commentary: Hopes for a rapid US economic recovery are an illusion

    Mainstream economists, who are predicting a bumper third quarter recovery, pay little attention to structural issues, says Professor James K ...