Illustration: Craig Stephens
James Crabtree
Opinion

Opinion

James Crabtree

Asia’s anti-poverty gains are under threat as the coronavirus and deglobalisation deliver a double whammy

  • Too many people, especially outside China, are in danger of slipping back into destitution: governments must act now to hand out cash, fund universal pensions, disability and child benefits, and strengthen social safety nets for the long term
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