The Press Room | The Philippines is officially in an economic recession. The Philippine Statistics Authority said the country’s economy contracted by 16.5 percent in the second quarter of 2020 and it is due mainly to the Covid-19 pandemic.

How important is it for the government to stop the spread of Covid-19 in the country so that the economy can bounce back?

Join Editor and Journalism Prof. Felipe Salvoa II and Editor-at-Large and Pulitzer Prize winner Manny Mogato with host and regional editor Prof. Rommel Lopez as they discuss the impact of Covid-19 on the economy.