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Labor shortage a big challenge for wheat harvest in north India

A lack of farm laborers for harvesting the wheat crops is staring into the eyes of Indian farmers as the country is fighting the COVID-19 pandemic.

April 09, 2020

India warms to e-commerce as deliverymen in frontline fight

Political coldness towards e-commerce, which many in India see as a threat to millions of brick-and-mortar retailers, has faded.

April 09, 2020

Mumbai races to keep the virus from Asia's most crowded slum

Trying to trace and contain outbreaks in settlements such as Dharavi are critical in India's fight against the coronavirus, which has sickened over 1.2 million people globally and killed more than 64,000.

April 06, 2020

Resilience needed to overcome challenges facing tourism in S. Korea

Business (in the tourism industry) has dropped by around 90 percent, said a spokesperson of the South Korea Association of Travel Agents.

April 06, 2020