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Counseling the Counselors amid Covid-19

Counseling the Counselors amid Covid-19

Sri Lanka’s national mental health service has been overwhelmed by the pandemic. A new program is giving stressed-out counselors professional support and guidance to navigate the Covid crisis.

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Podcast: Bulldozing ASEAN’s Digital Divide

Podcast: Bulldozing ASEAN’s Digital Divide

Southeast Asia may be mad for social media, but peek behind the smartphone mania and the skills to get a job in the new economy or take a small business online are still in short supply. As the pandemic turns up the pressure to go digital, a new project from The Asia Foundation and Google.org is about to change that.

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Covid and Conflict in Myanmar’s Borderlands: A View from the Field

Covid and Conflict in Myanmar’s Borderlands: A View from the Field

Already fractured by long and intractable conflicts, Myanmar’s border regions must now face the misery of Covid-19 amid continuing armed clashes and social services divided between the competing authority of the central government and ethnic armed organizations.

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Covid Lays Bare the Flaws in Asia’s Booming Megacities

Covid Lays Bare the Flaws in Asia’s Booming Megacities

After 20 years of dazzling growth, Asia is now home to nearly half of the world’s urban population. Now, Covid-19 is revealing how this breakneck growth has left behind the very citizens whose toil has built Asia’s prosperity.

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