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Income inequality has reached record highs in most OECD countries and remains at even higher levels in many emerging economies, said the organization in a new report. The richest 10 per cent of the population in the OECD now earn 9.6 times the income of the poorest 10 per cent, up from 7:1 in the 1980s and 9:1 in the 2000s, according to the OECD report.
The lower chamber of the Romanian parliament, the Chamber of Deputies, on Wednesday agreed to double child benefit from 42 lei (some 9.3 euro) to 84 lei per month, in a bid to stimulate population growth. All 322 MPs voted in favour of the law.
BELGRADE - Head of the Serbian parliament committee for the diaspora Janko Veselinovic has met with Slovenian officials and pointed out the unresolved status of the Serbian community in that country.
According to data from the latest population census, which took place in 2011, slightly over 3 million households live in Bulgaria, the National Statistical Institute (NSI) reports.
The data reveals both a clear absolute and relative increase in the number of single-member households from 662 853 in 2001 to 925 385 in 2011.
BELGRADE - The Regional Conference of Trade Unions of the Financial Sector of South-East Europe (SEE) adopted a declaration supporting colleagues from Serbia who are opposing the adoption of the proposed labor law without a public debate.