Italy is preparing to reform its pension system again to make it more flexible for those who want to leave work early, officials say, and the changes may include ending ahead of time a costly but underused 2018 plan that lowered the...

Singapore is ranked 20th among 82 economies for social mobility, but among South-east Asian nations, it is in the top spot, according to a new report released by the World Economic Forum (WEF) this week. Still, the Republic did...

OPINION: The World Economic Forum (WEF), which met last week in Davos, has raised its moral bar ever higher in recent years. The new Davos Manifesto ‘states that companies should pay their fair share of taxes, show zero tolerance...

The Estonian Ministry of Social Affairs has forwarded to partners a package of proposals to create a more flexible system of benefits to take into account changes in the labor market and labor relationships, see to better coping on...

El Ministerio de Salud y Protección Social expidió un decreto con el cual se garantiza la afiliación de la población colombiana que hasta ahora no se encontraba en el sistema de salud, así como la de migrantes y colombianos que han...

OPINION: Frustration is growing among the country's prospective jobseekers as the scope of employment is not getting sufficiently widened. According to the latest official survey, there are 2.7 million unemployed people in the...

Deputy Prime Minister Berdibek Saparbayev, speaking during a recent conference call, instructed government bodies to create a regional schedule for compulsory health insurance coverage, increase the population’s employment, improve...

On the occasion of UN Education Day, the UNESCO Regional Office for Education in the Arab States and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) have said that protracted crises in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region...

Pensioners with limited mobility due to illness, disability, or advancing age who live in nongovernment-controlled areas of eastern Ukraine face overwhelming difficulty accessing their pensions or do not get them at all, Human...

The Trans Home on Washington Street, the city’s first transgender-specific transitional housing program for adults, will provide a safe shelter and supportive services for 13 new residents, who will share a three-story building with...

From drone-mapping in Mozambique to community radio weather programmes in Zambia, aid agencies are innovating to help millions of people in drought-ravaged southern Africa prepare for climate threats and produce enough food on a...

OPINION: India’s precarious economic situation has everyone worried and rightly so. Two weeks ago, we got news that India’s nominal GDP growth is at its lowest in 45 years. Even that is perhaps a rosier picture than the ground...