Cirque du Soleil files for bankruptcy protection as COVID-19 forces circus operator to cancel shows, lay off artistes
Cirque du Soleil has struggled to keep its business running amid coronavirus restrictions, forcing it to lay off about 95 percent of its workforce.
In Pakistan, artists reinvent contemporary art canon as galleries negotiate virtual experiences amid a pandemic
As Pakistan looks to reimpose a locality-based lockdown, what has the COVID-19 pandemic meant for the country’s art scene, which had put years of political mayhem and curbs on artistic freedom behind itself?
Coronavirus crisis underscores urgency of bridging divide between India's digital haves and have-nots
36 percent of Indians have internet access out of which only a third are women. This is not a digital divide anymore; this is a digital ditch.
Coronavirus outbreak could cost global economy up to $2 trillion, cause recession in some countries, says UNCTAD
The coronavirus outbreak could cost the global economy up to $2 trillion this year, the UNCTAsaid, warning that shock from the epidemic will cause a recession in some countries and depress global annual growth to below 2.5 percent