As countries across Asia grapple with the coronavirus, the region’s gig workers are feeling the pinch. Photo: EPAAs countries across Asia grapple with the coronavirus, the region’s gig workers are feeling the pinch. Photo: EPA
As countries across Asia grapple with the coronavirus, the region’s gig workers are feeling the pinch. Photo: EPA

The Covid-19 crisis is hurting Asia’s gig economy workers and they want the government to help

  • The number of gig workers in Singapore, the Philippines and Indonesia is growing and their incomes have been hit by the coronavirus crisis
  • But the outlook for laws to protect them through sick leave and medical benefits looks bleak

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
As countries across Asia grapple with the coronavirus, the region’s gig workers are feeling the pinch. Photo: EPAAs countries across Asia grapple with the coronavirus, the region’s gig workers are feeling the pinch. Photo: EPA
As countries across Asia grapple with the coronavirus, the region’s gig workers are feeling the pinch. Photo: EPA
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