VIRUS OUTBREAK

SOUTH Asia is on course for its worst economic performance in 40 years, with decades of progress in the battle against poverty at risk, because of the coronavirus, the World Bank said Sunday.

[NEW DELHI] India and other South Asian countries are likely to record their worst growth performance in four decades this year due to the coronavirus outbreak, the World Bank said on Sunday.

[MUMBAI] India closed the Taj Mahal, its principal tourist site, and the financial hub of Mumbai ordered offices providing non-essential services to keep half their staff at home in increased...

[ISLAMABAD] Health authorities across South Asia reported rising tallies of coronavirus cases on Monday, raising the prospect of rapidly spreading outbreaks overwhelming poor medical facilities in...

[COLOMBO] A high-rise city the size of central London rising out of the ocean next to Sri Lanka's capital is laying down another marker for China's global infrastructure ambitions whose epic scope...