Friday, September 14, 2018
Since 2011, the U.S. Census Bureau has produced a more sophisticated measure of poverty that, among other things, includes the income effects of government assistance programs such as Social Security and the Earned Income Tax Credit. Introduced in...
America, U.S. Virgin Islands
Monday, August 20, 2018
China’s second and third-tier cities, such as Luoyang in central Henan province and Nanchang in southeastern Jiangxi province, are ramping up their measures to attract young talent with housing subsidies complete with local residence permits.
Thursday, July 19, 2018
A number of regions across China have granted extended benefits to local couples as part of efforts to promote families to have a second child.
In Shihezi, a city in the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, mothers who have a second child will be offered...
Friday, June 22, 2018
The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors approved a US$400 million loan today to help enhance the impact and efficiency of the consolidated poverty reduction program of China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. This is the first Program-for-Results...
Friday, June 8, 2018
China and Serbia have signed a bilateral pact on social security, agreeing on favorable terms to better protect the social benefits of workers.
The agreement was signed Thursday in Belgrade, according to a statement released Friday by China's Ministry...
China, Serbia, Asia, Europe
Wednesday, May 9, 2018
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) will shift its support from in-kind food assistance to distributions of cash to refugees from Bhutan located in Nepal starting mid-2018; this is in line with refugees’ preference and will ensure the dignity...