City-state financial hubs in the region such as Hong Kong and Singapore cannot close their doors to the world indefinitely. They must strategically balance containment of the virus with their economic and trading needs.
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WHILE many are rightfully concerned about the mortal threat of Covid-19, the real danger may lie in the long-term knock-on effects on the economy.
With the number of Covid-19 cases rapidly escalating globally, many now accept that the outbreak has now transcended the discussion of...