Customers buy face masks from a pharmacy in Tokyo’s Akihabara district. Photo: AFPCustomers buy face masks from a pharmacy in Tokyo’s Akihabara district. Photo: AFP
Customers buy face masks from a pharmacy in Tokyo’s Akihabara district. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus: Thailand, Japan or Singapore, which Asian tourist destination will take the biggest hit?

  • Chinese foreign travel has increased tenfold since 2003, underwriting other Asian tourism industries which have been hit hard by the virus
  • The crisis has stirred memories of 2003 outbreak of Sars but events in China are now even more capable of disrupting the global economy

Topic |   Coronavirus Singapore
Customers buy face masks from a pharmacy in Tokyo’s Akihabara district. Photo: AFPCustomers buy face masks from a pharmacy in Tokyo’s Akihabara district. Photo: AFP
Customers buy face masks from a pharmacy in Tokyo’s Akihabara district. Photo: AFP
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