With just 130 cases of COVID-19 and no fatalities, Cambodia might initially appear to have remained largely unscathed by the pandemic. However, the economic impact of the pandemic is all the more evident: the dip in tourism resulted...

As­sis­tance to the needy and vul­ner­a­ble, a core value of Pak­istani cul­ture, gets a boost from a Ger­man-sup­ported pro­ject. In the face of a deep­en­ing eco­nomic cri­sis, now com­pounded by the coro­n­avirus pan­demic, the...

The practical challenge of quickly getting financial support in the hands of people who lost jobs amid the COVID-19 economic crisis has baffled advanced and developing economies alike. Economic lockdowns, physical distancing...

One inadvertent effect of the Covid-19 pandemic and subsequent economic downturn across Africa has been the harsh spotlight on shortcomings of social safety nets across the continent. In addition to boosting public health systems...

By the time COVID-19 reached South Asia, it had already penetrated most other regions of the world. Pakistan was one of the first in the region to be hit. In late February, Shia pilgrims who had come in contact with Chinese pilgrims...

COVID-19 has had a far greater economic impact than health impact on Papua New Guinea (PNG) and the Pacific. There has been extensive commentary about the likely macroeconomic effects of lockdowns and travel bans, but less attention...

The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) conducted a study in the rural districts of Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh to assess the efficacy of the PM-GKY focussing on the effectiveness of DBTs in reaching...

A Vice-Primeira-Ministra e Ministra da Solidariedade Social e Inclusão, Armanda Berta dos Santos, procedeu hoje, dia 9 de junho de 2020, ao lançamento oficial do pagamento do apoio monetário aos agregados familiares no âmbito da...

PALIKIR, Pohnpei—On June 10th, 2020, the Government of the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) finalized its procedures for providing financial assistance to FSM citizens who were traveling back to the FSM but, due to the Nation...

PALIKIR, Pohnpei—On June 17th, 2020, the Government of the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) opened offices in each of the Nation’s States to assist citizens who have lost their job, or suffered from reduced income, due to COVID-...

"I thought I had to close my business because of that novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19). But I'm now more at ease thanks to the emergency relief payments."

Lee Jin-won, a seller of dried fish at Daegu's...

Kabul — Afghanistan faces grave challenges as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, which threatens to undermine the country’s peace process, overwhelm its health care system, and slash economic output 17 percent by 2023, according to...