NEW HAVEN – Until recently, we were regularly confronted with images of drowned migrants floating in the waters separating poorer countries from richer ones, from the Rio Grande to the Mediterranean. And although COVID-19 now dominates the news, the pandemic’s economic fallout is likely to exacerbate the global inequalities that drive migration.
KATHMANDU, May 10: The Federation of Women Entrepreneurs' Association of Nepal (FWEAN) has urged the government to waive the interest of the capital women entrepreneurs have burrowed to start their businesses as they are forced to incur a huge loss due to the nationwide lockdown enforced by the government to contain the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19).
NEW DELHI/DHAKA, April 27: More than 500 garment factories in Bangladesh that supply to global brands reopened on Monday after a month-long shutdown to curb the spread of the coronavirus, while in India calls grew for an easing of its lockdown which has caused deep economic pain.
BEIJING, March 30: Mainland China reported a drop in new coronavirus infections for a fourth day as imported cases fell, while authorities shut the borders to foreign travelers and drastically slashed the number of international flights.
NEW DELHI, March 14: India on Saturday increased taxes on petrol and diesel in a desperate attempt to increase government revenue at a time when tax collections have fallen amid the weakest economic growth in over six years, with the coronavirus impact yet to come.
KATHMANDU, March 9: The announcement by the government to check inflation rate at six percent is likely to prove hollow as the Nepali currency has been on a free fall against the US dollar for the past few days.
ITAHARI, March 8: Commercial operation of a zip flyer adventure began in province 1 from Saturday. Chief Minister of province 1 SherdhanRai officially inaugurated the 650-meter-long pioneer zip flyer project.