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Covid-19 Lockdowns Heighten Garment-Worker Woes

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Asia’s lockdowns are taking their toll on the region’s garment workers, who account for more than 60 percent of the 40 million people who produce the world’s clothes and shoes. Though the Philippines, which was primed to launch a 10-year roadmap to revive its textiles industry before Covid-19 nipped plans in the bud, appears well-situated…

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