Over 4 billion receive ineffective social protection: ILO

Currently, half of Korea’s population aged 65 and over lives in relative poverty, nearly four times higher than the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development average of 13 per cent. There are three different types of pension incomes that those aged 65 or older can receive: social welfare, …

by · Tuesday, 5 December 2017 · Korea, Thailand

Second phase of welfare plan heads for cabinet

The second phase of the government’s welfare and subsidy scheme, aimed at addressing the root causes of poverty, is set to seek the cabinet’s …

by · Monday, 4 December 2017 · Thailand

Finance ministry moves closer to finalising poverty aid measures

The planned measures would adopt a Chinese model under which poverty is tackled by giving individuals access to financial education amid efforts to …

by · Monday, 4 December 2017 · Thailand