Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has expanded nationwide a program that provides small pensions to Mexicans over age 68, an extension of an effort that he began in Mexico City while mayor of the capital in 2000.

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A controversial change to the age limit of an elderly welfare payment scheme is unlikely to be stopped, but officials should study how it could be implemented better, a top-level adviser to Hong Kong’s leader has said.

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A controversial change to the age limit of an elderly welfare payment scheme is unlikely to be stopped, but officials should study how it could be implemented better, a top-level adviser to Hong Kong’s leader has said.

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The move is being taken after four years when the government increased pensions for the aged, widows and others from Rs 200 to Rs 1,000 per month. 

As a Sankranti gift to people, the State government has...

Creating a safe environment and increasing support programs for the needy and the unemployed...

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today welcomed a £3.95 million (US$5 million) contribution from the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development (DFID) to its 2018/19 Lean Season Assistance programme in...

The Japanese government has failed to pay out tens of billions of yen (several hundred million dollars) in unemployment insurance and similar benefits due to years of inaccurate labor surveys, according to an internal investigation...

On official request, WFP assisted the Government of the British Virgin Islands (BVI) to improve the country's social protection framework to better cater to the needs of its most vulnerable citizens following a disaster. Nineteen...

A total of P7.836 million in humanitarian aid from the European Union (EU) will reach 15,000 people affected by Tropical Depression “Usman,” the organization said on Thursday.

In a statement, the EU said it...

The Russian Center for reconciliation of the conflicting sides in Syria carried out a humanitarian mission in Syria’s al-Suwayda Governorate, the center's head Lieutenant General Sergei Solomatin told reporters on Wednesday.

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Turkey’s president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced fresh social assistance programs for the low-income and tradespeople on Tuesday.

Speaking at Turkey’s parliament, Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the state would...

The programme, which was established in 2016 and is implemented by the World Food Programme and the Turkish Red Crescent, provides refugees in Turkey with monthly cash transfers of up to €20 per person to help them pay for food,...