This article first appeared in The Edge Malaysia Weekly, on August 10, 2020 – August 16, 2020.
Ganesh: At Nuffnang LIVE, we basically provide a platform that enables people to sell on Facebook and Instagram. (Photo by Patrick Goh/The Edge)
WEI ji” — the two Chinese characters for crisis in Mandarin — underscores the current situation in the Covid-19 pandemic as it has undoubtedly put the business community in “danger” (first character) but presented it with “opportunity” (second character) as well.
Arguably, this is most evident in the e-commerce space.
Enforced on March 18 in Malaysia, the Movement Control Order (MCO) to curb the…