Some public toilets in Beijing are using facial recognition technology to stop toilet paper theft, South China Morning Post reports.
However, the real question is whether funds will be used to actually benefit the people, says Benson Wong, assistant professor at Hong Kong Baptist University.
U.K. Prime Minister, Theresa May says the government is focused on building a strong economy that works for everyone.
Andy Stern, "Raising the Floor" Author, discusses the idea of the United States adopting a Universal Basic Income and getting rid of the welfare system.
A new study shows one in three workers in the sector don't earn enough to stay off public assistance.
The elderly is feeling the pinch of the country's welfare shortfall, igniting a shoplifting crime wave.
Japan's prison system is being driven to budgetary crisis by a new, pernicious breed of villain: the recidivist retiree, reports the Financial Times.
Gastromotiva founder David Hertz tells CNBC why he chose to set up Gastromotiva as a way of promoting social change through food.
David Hertz is one of those rare people who has put into practice his ideas for helping the world and, in his case, the idea was inspired by food.
Finland could be the first country to implement a national universal basic income policy, meaning every adult will receive around $870 a month.
Scott Sato, president and COO of Pasona, says the focus should be on Japan's job-seeker ratio.
Prasoon Kumar, CEO of Billion Bricks, says there's a lot of focus on financing and building houses for the poor, but there's a lack of attention on design and sustainability.
Gov. John Kasich of Ohio is asked about marijuana legalization and expounds on income inequality.
More than half of the nation's immigrants receive some kind of government welfare, a figure that's far higher than the native-born population.
Patrick Basham, Director at the Democracy Institute, says Clinton's populist speech on Monday "threw a lot of red meat at the liberal center-left base of the party."
Modi's cuts in federal welfare spending on the poorest of India's 1.25 billion people are coming in for criticism, including from within his cabinet.
Animal rights group, PETA, has uploaded video footage of "inexcusable treatment" towards owls at the Warner Bros. Studio Tour London.
The UK should've listened to Margaret Thatcher 25 years ago. Now it's finding out the truth—the EU is just a big welfare Ponzi scheme, says Jake Novak.
Republican efforts to stop Obamacare are a throwback to past efforts by former lawmakers to stop other federal entitlement programs. The New York Times reports.
Millions of food stamp recipients can expect to see their benefits reduced beginning in November—and that could end up being just the beginning.