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The Social Security Media Monitor offers a selection of social security news articles from media around the world. External sites will open in a new window. While every effort is made to ensure accuracy, the ISSA is not responsible for the content of external sites.

8 August 2019

VietNam News (07.08.2019) The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs will propose that the Government reduce the eligible age for social welfare benefits from 80 to 75, said Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Đào Ngọc Dung.

6 August 2019

La caisse nationale de prévoyance sociale (CNPS) a procédé le 2 août 2019 au lancement officiel des quittances numériques d'encaissement des cotisations sociales, en présence du directeur des Finances et du Patrimoine, Hortense Asim Abisone, représentante du Directeur Général.

6 August 2019

conomynext (06.08.2019) Sri Lanka has the second highest welfare coverage in Asia, albeit with low spending per person, while other forms of social protection are below par, the Asian Development Bank said. The Social Protection Indicator for Asia Report said that Sri Lanka has the second highest social assistance (welfare assistance and child, elderly and disability assistance) coverage, reaching 54.7 percent of the programs' intendent recipients, behind Thailand's 60 percent.

6 August 2019

The Japan Times (09.07.2019) The public pension system and people’s concern over their retirement finances emerged as a key campaign issue for the upcoming Upper House election after a Financial Services Agency council report estimated that a model household of retirees dependent on pension benefits to cover their expenses would face a shortfall of ¥20 million if they lived to the age of 95.

6 August 2019

usbeketrica.com (12.07.2019) « Alexa, je crois que j’ai la grippe… ». Désormais, les Britanniques peuvent se plaindre à l'assistant vocal d'Amazon de leur état de santé : la Sécurité sociale locale mise sur cette technologie pour dispenser des conseils médicaux.

6 August 2019

Le Monde (96.08.2019)  A la demande du gouvernement, une mission de l’inspection générale des affaires sociales et de l’inspection générale des finances étudie des pistes de réforme de ce dispositif réservé aux sans-papiers.

5 August 2019

RTE (05.08.2019) The latest Government report on the risks and challenges facing Ireland in the coming years has pointed to the State's ageing population as a major issue which will put stress on public finances, social welfare and health systems and economic competitiveness.

5 August 2019

nation.com.pk (02.08.2019)  Social safety and poverty alleviation programme launched by the PTI government in the name of ‘ Ehsas’

5 August 2019

ECNS (01.08.2019) Low health screening rates, flaws in employment system cause faulty data China has charted more than 970,000 cases of occupational diseases since records began, but the actual number of employees affected by work-related illnesses is much higher, a senior health official said on Tuesday.

5 August 2019

Egypt Today (04.08.2019) Poverty rates in Upper Egypt have decreased compared to previous years because of the focus on social protection programs in the governorates of Upper Egypt, Deputy Minister of Planning, Follow-up and Administrative Reform of Planning Ahmed Kamali said Sunday.

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