Starting from May 1, China will lower enterprise contributions to urban workers' basic aged-care insurance from 20 percent to 16 percent to reduce enterprises' burdens, Minister of Finance Liu Kun said Sunday. The country will...

After two weeks of intense dialogue, the 63rd session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW63) concluded today in New York with a strong commitment by UN Member States to safeguard and improve women’s and girls’ access to...

Un proyecto coordinado por la OPS que se implementa desde 2017 en áreas de Argentina, Bolivia y Paraguay ha fortalecido los servicios de salud para mejorar la salud de las mujeres y los niños, y evitar muertes maternas. Servicios de...

President Hage Geingob said the government will assist farmers in areas hard-hit by the drought. The president said the government, although with limited budgetary means, will assist farmers who have “lost large numbers of cattle or...

Las personas con discapacidad interesadas en sumarse al programa Uruguay Trabaja podrán inscribirse antes de este viernes 22.  Para ello, deben haber cumplido entre 18 y 64 años de edad, no contar con estudios superiores a tercer...

Several weekly payments will increase by €5 a week over the coming days - after the changes were announced in last October's Budget. 637,340 pensioners aged 66 and over will see their maximum personal rate of pension rise by €5 per...

 In 2017, total government expenditure in the European Union (EU) amounted to 45.8% of gross domestic product (GDP). This share has steadily decreased since 2012, when it stood at 48.9% of GDP. Social protection represented the most...

La cérémonie officielle de lancement du Fonds Malgache de Formation Professionnelle s’est déroulée aujourd’hui au CARLTON Anosy. Créé à l’initiative des partenaires sociaux, appuyés par l’état et les Partenaires Techniques et...

minister Stanley Simataa on Wednesday announced that the government will spend about N$570 million on drought relief this year. He made the announcement at a media briefing on decisions taken at the Cabinet meeting on Tuesday....

Money disbursed from the social assistance fund in the first two months of 2019 rose 70.1 percent to Rp23.6 trillion from Rp13.9 trillion in the same period of 2018, Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati said. The amount rose as the number of the...

An agreement on modernised rules to coordinate national social security systems was reached by Employment Committee negotiators and EU ministers on Tuesday. The new rules focus on facilitating labour mobility within the EU, while safeguarding workers...

Senior citizens in national capital will no more have to run around the office of their local legislators or their offices to get old age pension. Now, they can directly apply either from a nearby internet café or from their home...