Pakistan

In Pakistan, music meets public debt management

In Pakistan, music meets public debt management

Recently on mission in Pakistan to unveil a new tool to help the Punjab government better manage its public debt, the blog author, Andrew Lee, interacted and shared a few selfies with youth in the Shalimar Gardens in Lahore.

“Sí, sabes que ya ll…

by · Wednesday, 16 January 2019 · Pakistan
South Asia: A bright spot in darkening economic skies?

South Asia: A bright spot in darkening economic skies?

South Asia is set to remain relatively insulated from some of the rising uncertainties that are looming large on the global economic horizon. The region will retain its top spot as the world’s fastest-growing region. The Siddhirganj Power Project in B…

by · Wednesday, 9 January 2019 · Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka
South Asia: A bright spot in darkening economic skies?

South Asia: A bright spot in darkening economic skies?

South Asia is set to remain relatively insulated from some of the rising uncertainties that are looming large on the global economic horizon. The region will retain its top spot as the world’s fastest-growing region. The Siddhirganj Power Project in B…

by · Wednesday, 9 January 2019 · Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka
Artificial intelligence, big data: Opportunities for enhancing human development in Thailand and beyond

Artificial intelligence, big data: Opportunities for enhancing human development in Thailand and beyond

The use of artificial intelligence (AI) and big data can offer untapped opportunities for Thailand. Particularly, it has enormous potential to contribute to Thailand 4.0, a new value-based economic model driven by innovation, technology and creativi…

Artificial intelligence, big data: Opportunities for enhancing human development in Thailand and beyond

Artificial intelligence, big data: Opportunities for enhancing human development in Thailand and beyond

The use of artificial intelligence (AI) and big data can offer untapped opportunities for Thailand. Particularly, it has enormous potential to contribute to Thailand 4.0, a new value-based economic model driven by innovation, technology and creativi…

Artificial intelligence, big data: Opportunities for enhancing human development in Thailand and beyond

Artificial intelligence, big data: Opportunities for enhancing human development in Thailand and beyond

The use of artificial intelligence (AI) and big data can offer untapped opportunities for Thailand. Particularly, it has enormous potential to contribute to Thailand 4.0, a new value-based economic model driven by innovation, technology and creativi…

South Asia’s new superfood or just fishy business?

South Asia’s new superfood or just fishy business?

Across South Asia, four known species of indigenous, fully mature, small food-fish – now dubbed ‘NutriFish’ have nutritional and health benefits for pregnant and lactating women and young children when consumed over the first one thousand days. Here, …

by · Monday, 17 December 2018 · Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Singapore
What’s keeping Pakistan in the dark?

What’s keeping Pakistan in the dark?

Nearly  50 million Pakistanis still lack access to grid electricity. Power distortions cost Pakistan’s economy much more than previously estimated: $18 billion in fiscal year 2015—that is 6.5 percent of the country’s economy.
From 1990 to 2010, 91 mil…

by · Thursday, 13 December 2018 · Pakistan

Rights Watchdog Decries State Of Girls’ Education In Pakistan

A new report by a rights watchdog says political insecurity, insurgent violence, poverty, and state repression in Pakistan have given it one of the …

by · Tuesday, 13 November 2018 · Afghanistan, Pakistan
Poor sanitation is stunting children in Pakistan

Poor sanitation is stunting children in Pakistan

With a stunting rate of 38 percent, Pakistan is still among the group of countries with the highest rates of stunting globally and the pace of decline remains slow and uneven. In Sindh, for example, things have worsened over time, with one in two chil…

by · Tuesday, 13 November 2018 · Pakistan