Bangkok resident Tidaporn Potisai runs an online business selling kor moo yang, or Thai grilled pork. Photo: Handout
Bangkok resident Tidaporn Potisai runs an online business selling kor moo yang, or Thai grilled pork. Photo: Handout

In Southeast Asia, young people see a silver lining in e-commerce amid Covid-19 job slump

  • Despite being hit by the Covid-19 pandemic, the region continues to have a growing middle class with strong purchasing power
  • With data showing young people are particularly vulnerable during a downturn, some are becoming their own bosses to circumvent the uncertainty of the job market

Bangkok resident Tidaporn Potisai runs an online business selling kor moo yang, or Thai grilled pork. Photo: Handout
Bangkok resident Tidaporn Potisai runs an online business selling kor moo yang, or Thai grilled pork. Photo: Handout
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