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2021/01/28 | Voice of America

As China’s  Gig Economy Booms, Concerns Grow Over Worker Protections

A Chinese food delivery worker set himself on fire to protest unpaid wages. With spotlight on their working conditions, China's gig workers are unlikely to get the legal aid to defend their rights.

2018/07/27 | Global Voices

HONG KONG: Trapped in 'Slash' Land, Workers Struggle for Gig Economy Freedom

Hong Kong's media appears to rejoice in the city's embrace of the gig economy, but the reality is more bleak.

2018/07/14 | China Labour Bulletin

Fixing China's Sharing Economy Woes

Labor strikes, low wages, and impossible deliveries have ravaged China's gig economy. Simply hiring contracted workers may lead to sustainable growth.

2018/07/11 | New Mandala

'Thailand 4.0': No Security in the Growing Thai Gig Economy

Thailand has high hopes for the growth of its sharing economy. Despite promising early returns for workers, there is little reason to believe they will lead to long-term stability.