layoffs

🪓☠️ Covid-19: Southeast Asia tech layoffs and shutdowns

Here’s a list, regularly updated, of tech startup layoffs and shutdowns amid the Covid–19 pandemic. It’s not an exhaustive list, and it doesn’t reflect other troubling trends such…

fashion, clothes, clothing, style, shopping, retail

Indonesia’s Asos-style fashion app Sorabel to shut down

Modeling itself on fast-rising shopping apps like Asos and Boohoo, Indonesia’s Sorabel wanted to bring affordable fashion to shoppers across the archipelago while at the same time…

massage, masseur,

No more at-home massages for you as Gojek adapts to new normal

Southeast Asia's Gojek said in an internal memo today that it’s firing 430 people—about 9% of its total workforce—as it shutters two of its app-based services, according to…

hotel, travel, RedDoorz

Oyo, RedDoorz put staff on unpaid leave as tourism grinds to a halt

Oyo and RedDoorz, two major startups that gather together independent hotels into an app, are putting significant numbers of their staff on unpaid leaves of absence as the…

streaming, movie, TV, entertainment

Despite streaming boom, iFlix cuts jobs

In a sign the Covid–19 pandemic will be brutal even for industries that might appear to benefit from the unusual circumstances, Southeast Asia streaming service iFlix has…