Government is working on an Incentive Scheme wherein seven weeks wages shall be reimbursed to employers who employ women workers and provide the maternity benefit of 26 weeks paid leave, as provided for in the Maternity Benefit (...

China will extend all possible support to upgrade social services in Pakistan’s remote regions, especially the Province of Balochistan.

Gwadar will be the main focus of attention for improving the living...

About 20 lakh new eligible persons are expected to benefit under the Aasara pension scheme following the State government’s decision to reduce the minimum age limit from 60 years to 57 years, commencing from April next. This would...

Lawmakers on Thursday passed a bill to strengthen support for defectors from North Korea who settle in South Korea.

The bill will extend the time they have to apply for resettlement benefits when they...

Some 90 per cent of households will enjoy subsidised rents in social housing estates, for which the total amount of subsidies will reach MOP5.55 million per month, according to a release by the Housing...

In 2019, 19,500 people will be granted labor pensions in Azerbaijan, and their income is expected to increase by 48 percent. On the whole, an increase in pensions of approximately 36,000 people is expected next year, the Ministry of...

The World Bank through the Youth Empowerment and Social Support Operations in collaboration with the Taraba State Government on Friday commenced the training of 1,500 youths in community development...

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) continued to assist individuals affected by Tropical Depression Usman, as it also monitored the situation of residents in Davao Oriental where a magnitude 7.2 earthquake struck...

Some 35 million Vietnamese workers do not have social insurance, especially those working in the informal sector or are not organized.

This is equivalent to around 71 percent of the workforce. A resolution...

The Federal government has disclosed that $40 million has been disbursed out of the $400 million World Bank social empowerment fund captured under the Youth Employment and Social Support Operations (YESSO).

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The Ministry of Health and Social Protection of Tajikistan has promptly reacted to criticism from the president and the minister of health has taken the provision of the free first medical aid in all medical facilities under his...

The Department of  Social Protection is owed €475.4 million from approximately 156,000 individual debts relating to the overpayment of social welfare payments. 

Minister Regina Doherty revealed the figures...