The Vulnerability of Jobs to COVID-19: The Case of Malaysia

The Vulnerability of Jobs to COVID-19: The Case of Malaysia

Amanina Abdur Rahman is an Economist in the Social Protection and Jobs Global Practice at the World Bank. She works in the areas of social protection, skills and jobs, labor markets, and migration, focusing on Malaysia. Prior to joining the World Bank, she completed a PhD in Applied Economics at Monash University Malaysia. Amanina was … Read more

Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam are leaving behind zero-Covid but they aren’t ready to open up, experts warn

Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam are leaving behind zero-Covid but they aren't ready to open up, experts warn

Yanzhong Huang, senior fellow for global health at the US-based Council on Foreign Relations think tank, said if vaccination rates aren’t high enough with high-efficacy vaccines before restrictions are lifted, health care systems in Southeast Asia could quickly become overwhelmed.”You’re going to see this spike of severe cases then it’s going to overwhelm the ICU … Read more