Tuesday, March 30, 2021
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The COVID-19 crisis has led to massive job losses and labor market disruption in developing countries. ...
Tuesday, March 16, 2021
Resident employment levels may have rebounded to slightly above pre-Covid-19 levels, but economists warned that hiring sentiment among firms remains weak, and some jobs taken up last year are temporary and heavily subsidised by the Government.
Wednesday, February 17, 2021
The Government have issued updates on five key Covid benefits as lockdown continues in Ireland.
They are working on a revised Living with Covid plan and it has been said that planning for easing restrictions will be cautious.
Tuesday, February 9, 2021
There is a need to reimagine social protection for the most vulnerable as unemployment rate among head of households doubled to 15% in December. The government will need to provide more targeted assistance to lower-income families in urban...
Thursday, February 4, 2021
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COVID-19 has hit Latin America hard on the health, economic, and social fronts. Week after week, Brazil,...
America, Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru
Wednesday, January 20, 2021
No fewer than One million Nigerians are going to benefit from the Federal Government’s COVID-19 Cash Transfer Project which aims to lift the urban poor affected by the pandemic out of poverty.
Monday, January 18, 2021
The Wage Subsidy Programme 3.0 under the Social Security Organisation (Socso) will be improved, says Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin.
Thursday, January 14, 2021
The Spanish government is ready to approve before Friday (15 January) an extension of temporary lay-off schemes put in place March last year to protect jobs for around 800,000 workers affected by the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, particularly in the...
Friday, November 13, 2020
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $14 million grant to help the Government of the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) respond to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic.
The grant will help fund measures that combat the entry and...
Thursday, November 5, 2020
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The resilience of Malaysians faces its sternest test in decades, as pandemic, political and economic...