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COVID-19 Recovery Index

Vietnam, Philippines jump up COVID Recovery Index after easing rules

Cambodia and South Korea lead Asia while Taiwan slips to 113th place

Passengers at Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi: Vietnam has stripped away many of its COVID-19 rules, including travel restrictions.   © AFP/Jiji

HONG KONG -- Vietnam and the Philippines logged their best performances in Nikkei's COVID-19 Recovery Index for May, as both countries managed to ease restrictions while keeping infections low.

Taiwan, on the other hand, saw its ranking drop further to 113th, as the island battles surging infections and deaths.

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