Asian Education and Development Studies: Volume 10 Issue 2


Table of contents - Special Issue: The Impact of COVID-19 on Education, Work and Governance in China and Asia

Guest Editors: Ka Ho Mok

COVID-19 pandemic in Southeast Asia: intervention and mitigation efforts

Muhammad Ashraf Fauzi, Norazha Paiman

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has sent shockwaves throughout the world in less than two months. Countries in South East Asia are not spared in this plight. As the disease…


The Asian region and COVID-19: approaches and gaps in controlling the virus

Poonam Mehta

The world is facing an unprecedented transformation in its social, economic and financial environments due to the emergence of a new pandemic called coronavirus disease 2019…

Use of Chinese medicine in the prevention and treatment of COVID-19 in China and Asia

Siukan Law, Chuanshan Xu, Albert Wingnang Leung

The purpose of this paper is to describe and discuss the use of Chinese medicine in the prevention and treatment of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in China and Asia.


Promoting effectiveness of “working from home”: findings from Hong Kong working population under COVID-19

Ada Hiu Kan Wong, Joyce Oiwun Cheung, Ziguang Chen

Working-from-home (WFH) practice has been adopted by many companies of a variety of industries in a diverse manner; however, it is not until the recent outbreak of the coronavirus…


Online education during COVID-19: perception of academic stress and emotional intelligence coping strategies among college students

Yamini Chandra

Due to COVID-19 pandemic, the government around the world has closed all the educational institutions to control the spread of disease, which is creating a direct impact on…


Risks and issues: reactions of Vietnam and the experience to the world in the first wave of coronavirus pandemic

Hai Hong Dinh

This paper mentions the quick reactions of Vietnam to avoid explosive catastrophes before and during the first wave of the coronavirus pandemic. The work presented here has…

China’s AI Strike Force on COVID-19

Wilson Kia Onn Wong

This paper examines the methodical and highly efficacious manner in which China deployed its comprehensive AI (artificial intelligence) strategy to significantly stymie the spread…


Facing the unknown: pandemic and higher education in Malaysia

Joseph Kee-Ming Sia, Adamu Abbas Adamu

The purpose of this paper is to provide commentary on the challenges and impacts of the pandemic crisis to higher education institutions (HEIs) in Malaysia. It also outlines…


The role of digital learning toward students' satisfaction and university brand image at educational institutes of Pakistan: a post-effect of COVID-19

Sidra Shehzadi, Qasim Ali Nisar, Muhammad Sajjad Hussain, Muhammad Farhan Basheer, Waseem Ul Hameed, Naveed Iqbal Chaudhry

This study is undertaken to examine the role of information and communication technology (ICT), e-service quality and e-information quality towards brand image of universities by…


China's higher education governance during COVID: a mixed-methods study of policy analysis and student perspectives

Leigh Lawrence, Jian Wu

This study analyzed Chinese higher education (HE) governance policies during the first four months of the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic, providing insight into HE management…


The impact of COVID-19 on student motivation, community of inquiry and learning performance

Consilz Tan

This paper aims to investigate the impact of COVID-19 on the students studying in higher education institutions pre and during Movement Control Order (MCO). MCO was introduced in…


COVID-19 and the neo-liberal paradigm in higher education: changing landscape

Suyan Pan

This article aims to provide a timely examination of and reflection on the impact of COVID-19 on the neo-liberal paradigm that has been prevalent in international higher education…

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  • Prof. Ka Ho Mok
  • Guest Editor: Prof. Oscar Salemink (Special Issue 9.1: Ethnicity, Ritual and Festivals in Asia)
  • Guest Editor: Dr Siu Woo Cheung (Special Issue 9.1: Ethnicity, Ritual and Festivals in Asia)