Lawmakers on Monday reminded the Executive Department, particularly the Department of Finance, to fully implement the safety net provisions of the Tax Reform of Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) law as the oil-price hike for diesel...

BLOG: Few people would think that Africa’s labour markets are the most dynamic in the world. Yet, according to the International Labour Organisation (ILO), African countries had some of the lowest unemployment rates in 2018. They...

 Elementary school children and even those as young as three years old can freshly remember the rage of the Typhoon Ursula that lashed Balasan town, Iloilo on Christmas Day, an official from the...

Around 80 percent of the Rohingya refugees in Cox’s Bazar remain entirely dependent of humanitarian aid. This new contribution enables WFP to continue its life saving food assistance in the camps through in-kind distribution and...

OPINION - In the last few years, the global community has established a shared and widely accepted vision on the importance and significance of global goals, such as the SDGs and Universal Health Coverage (UHC). This vision has...

Mobilising more savings into EjoHeza Long Term Savings Scheme has been integrated into districts’ performance contracts – Imihigo – for the financial year 2019/2020, Prime Minister Edouard Ngirente has said. EjoHeza is a pension...

In 2019, 43,700 houses were completed in Cuba, as part of a program that plans to resolve the housing problem in 10 years, authorities from that sector reported to the Industry, Construction and Energy Commission of the National...

Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, Hon. Olivia Grange, says the Government is committed to advancing the welfare of the country’s household workers. She noted that Jamaica’s ratification of the International...

BLOG: A community-led baseline study on the ‘Extent of social inclusion and access to social welfare schemes and basic services for urban poor’, released here on Thursday, has found that 16% of the respondents did not have a voter...

BLOG: With a High-Level Meeting on the topic at this year’s United Nations’ General Assembly and debate during the US presidential primaries and elsewhere, there can be little doubt that Universal Health Coverage – or UHC – has...

On 29 November 2019, the Chinese government released the Interim Measures for Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan Residents to Participate in the Social Insurance Scheme in the Mainland (Measures). The Measures, which will come...

OPINION: Earlier this month, the Trump administration approved a new rule for SNAP that will cut an estimated 700,000 unemployed people from the program. The administration argues that cutting people who are out of work off of SNAP...