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Housing in Rotorua: Ministry of Social D...

Department of Social Development Regional Commissioner Mike Bryant. Photo / Andrew Warner The Department of Social Development’s Bay of Plenty regional commissioner responded to criticism of housing and homelessness in Rotorua. Department of Social Development (MSD) regional commissioner Mike Bryant described a barrage of criticism reported in the media over housing and homelessness issues in […]

Social Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu...

South Africans who have already received the R350 Social Relief Grant will need to reapply for the new Distress Social Relief Grant Social Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu said the application process aims to ensure that only eligible people will receive the grant Unemployed caregivers who are also recipients of Sassa grants can also apply for […]

Maltese Council for Economic and Social ...

The Maltese Council for Economic and Social Development (MCESD) has welcomed the news that businesses will continue to be supported during the introduction of the phased reduction of the wage supplement. Minister of Energy, Enterprise and Sustainable Development Miriam Dalli and Minister in Prime Minister’s Office Carmelo Abela attended the MCESD meeting where Minister Miriam […]

Most Covid-19 Cases Caused By Manufactur...

JOHOR BARU: The Johor government has attributed the main causes of the state’s rise in the number of Covid-19 cases to manufacturing and social activities. The chairman of the National Health and Environment Committee, R. Vidyananthan, said the majority of reported cases involved employees staying in workers’ shelters, which contributed to the total number of […]

Covid: Kuwait resumes flights to two oth...

The Kuwaiti cabinet decided on Monday to resume flights to two other countries. A tweet from the official KUNA news agency announced the Cabinet’s decision to restart flights to Morocco and the Maldives from August 1. The Cabinet meeting also decided to reopen all social activities from September 1. This includes summits and other social […]

Fully vaccinated people will soon be abl...

People who have completed their COVID-19 vaccination with two doses will soon be allowed to carry out more activities, including dining at restaurants, social activities and sports. Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin has given a teaser ahead of the official announcement which is expected in the coming days. The government is also planning to make it […]

Utica’s Nostro social restoration experi

UTICA – In February 2020, Nostro Restobar and Lounge was rushing to an opening the following month, with the former Oneida National Bank on Genesee Street a hive of last-minute activity. A month later, the opening was postponed indefinitely amid the halt in the coronavirus pandemic. For owner Francis Pezzolanella, the closure was not a […]

South Africa: plan to roll out vaccinati...

The social development sector has increased its plan to roll out vaccination across the country, with the Northern Cape and Western Cape provinces joining other provinces to begin their vaccination rollout on Wednesday. During a visit to the Tembisa and Thokoza vaccination sites in Gauteng on Monday, Social Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu said she was […]

Italy will require proof of vaccination ...

The Italian government on Thursday said it would require people to show proof of vaccination or a recent negative test in order to participate in certain social activities, including indoor dining, visiting museums and attending shows. The move follows a similar announcement made by the French government last week and comes as debate in Western […]