Global Editions

COVID-19 articles

New govt services apps launched in Islamabad, Sindh

The news: The Federal government launched an Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) City app on Wednesday, to provide online access to government services. The app was developed through a collaboration between the National Information Technology Board and Islamabad Administration. Sindh Provincial Government has …Continue reading

Why the coronavirus outbreak is terrible news for climate change

This story is part of our ongoing coverage of the coronavirus/Covid-19 outbreak. You can also sign up to our dedicated newsletter. It appears increasingly likely that the global coronavirus outbreak will cut greenhouse-gas emissions this year, as deepening public health concerns ground planes and squeeze international trade.

Coronavirus in Pakistan: Everything you need to know

As of Thursday afternoon, the total number of coronavirus cases in Pakistan reached 304, with two deaths and three recoveries thus far. The National Command and Control Center reported the first death due to coronavirus in Pakistan on Tuesday. The coronavirus cases …Continue reading

Singapore is the model for how to handle the coronavirus

I began writing this at Raffles Hotel, a gleaming white pinnacle of Singapore’s British colonial past. Immaculately renovated over the past two and a half years, it is truly one of the world’s most luxurious hotels. In many ways, it epitomizes what …Continue reading