Shoppers use hand sanitiser as a stallholder checks a customer’s temperature outside a store during a partial lockdown in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, last month. Photo: Bloomberg Shoppers use hand sanitiser as a stallholder checks a customer’s temperature outside a store during a partial lockdown in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, last month. Photo: Bloomberg
Shoppers use hand sanitiser as a stallholder checks a customer’s temperature outside a store during a partial lockdown in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, last month. Photo: Bloomberg

Coronavirus drives Southeast Asia digitalisation push, raising jobs fears

  • Businesses across the region have been forced to rethink their operations and find new ways to reach out to customers amid pandemic lockdowns
  • Governments have also offered funds to help with firms’ digital transformation, sparking warnings that some jobs might ‘simply disappear’

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Shoppers use hand sanitiser as a stallholder checks a customer’s temperature outside a store during a partial lockdown in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, last month. Photo: Bloomberg Shoppers use hand sanitiser as a stallholder checks a customer’s temperature outside a store during a partial lockdown in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, last month. Photo: Bloomberg
Shoppers use hand sanitiser as a stallholder checks a customer’s temperature outside a store during a partial lockdown in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, last month. Photo: Bloomberg
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