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Coronavirus: Asian women pay the price of pandemic as Covid-19 ravages economies, jobs

Michelle de Guzman has had her life upended by the coronavirus pandemic. In March, just as the number of cases in the Philippines began to grow, she was managing an upscale restaurant in Quezon City that was about to undergo a change of ownership.She had run the restaurant’s day-to-day operations for more than a year and was looking forward to working with its new owners, until they suddenly withdrew their bid to buy the place and she was abruptly let go, along with the rest of the staff.The 54…

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