A large portion of the increase can be attributed to the increased subsidisation of bus services. Minister of Economic Affairs and Infrastructure Kadri Simson (Centre) said that greater support for public transport services will...

The World Bank (WB) announced Saturday a $300 million loan to Egypt for complementing the current ‘’Sustainable Rural Sanitation Services Program’’ to support the expansion of the government’s efforts to improve rural sanitation...

As part of the early recovery and rehabilitation for Typhoon Ompong victims, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), through its Field Office (FO) in Region I, is set to grant P20 million to Ilocos Norte for a cash-for-work (CFW)...

Lebanese caretaker Finance Minister Ali Hassan Khalil said the ministry aims to address the housing loans crisis in the country through subsidies, an independent online newspaper reported. The government will allocate 100 billion Lebanese pounds (66.3...

Deputy Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection, Gifty Twum Ampofo, has said the Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP) programme, is currently covering 456,000 beneficiary households (which translates into about 1....

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) welcomed a US$1.8 million (JP¥ 200,000,000) contribution from Japan to help bolster food and nutrition security in South Sudan, where millions of people do not know where their next meal is coming from. ...

Guam households that receive Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits, more commonly called food stamps, will automatically get an additional 60 percent of their benefits for this month. The additional SNAP benefits are...

The Employee’s State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) has approved a scheme for providing unemployment allowance to workers rendered jobless due to the “changing employment pattern”, acknowledging the fact that permanent jobs are on a...

The conflict-ridden Central African Republic will be the beneficiary of a much-needed assistance package from the European Union after Brussels announced the release of €26.5 million in emergency aid for vulnerable families affected...

The government has proposed increasing the average old-age pension by about 900 crowns as of January 2019. The fixed component of such pensions, which is the same for all and now stands at CZK 2,700, would rise by 570 crowns. The...

Sweden has confirmed that it is also freezing funding to Zambia over suspected misuse of funds within Social Cash Transfer programme in Zambia. Sweden through its development arm SIDA is freezing support along with Finland, Great...

A total of 442 abaca farmers benefited from “Cash for Work” Incentive under the P50 Million Abaca Rehabilitation program of Department of Agriculture (DA) in Catanduanes. According to the province, of the total recepients, 269 abaca...