Thailand

Poverty in paradise: The dark side of Indonesia’s new tourism hope

A tableau of white sandy beaches, colourful coral reefs and turquoise water, the islands of Raja Ampat are set to be Indonesia’s next tourism hotspot …

by · Friday, 22 September 2017 · Indonesia, Thailand

3.2m kids at ‘high risk’, govt told

… young drug addicts, stateless children with no legal rights, children with learning problems, children with disabilities and those facing severe poverty …

by · Monday, 18 September 2017 · Thailand

Belt and Road mustn’t pave way for crime

Many of them stand to benefit from China’s experiences in, for example, poverty alleviation, decentralisation, the economic development of remote …

by · Thursday, 14 September 2017 · China, Thailand

Hopeless wages

Second, if college graduates are only being paid poverty wages, then what is the incentive to go to school and incur debt/cost? Something is wrong …

by · Tuesday, 12 September 2017 · Thailand

Dasta, Local Alike tout lodge

He said Local Alike is very pleased to work with Dasta as they have the same goal of improving lives and eliminating poverty. “Lanjia Lodge is one of …

by · Tuesday, 12 September 2017 · Thailand

How Thailand can proceed with ambitious SDGs

Several goals, such as the halving of poverty, were achieved long before 2015. The challenge now is to address the implementation of the SDGs, with …

by · Sunday, 10 September 2017 · Thailand

Home is where the heart is

It takes us on an emotional journey through Walls’s childhood and her relationship with her strange, poverty-stricken family. The film stars Brie Larson …

by · Sunday, 10 September 2017 · Thailand

Home is where the heart is

It takes us on an emotional journey through Walls’s childhood and her relationship with her strange, poverty-stricken family. The film stars Brie Larson …

by · Sunday, 10 September 2017 · Thailand

World Bank commits $1.4-b loans

World Bank country director for Brunei, Malaysia, the Philippines and Thailand Mara Warwick said Mindanao accounted for 36 percent of all poverty in …

by · Friday, 1 September 2017 · Brunei, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand

Gap between rich, poor fuels our woes

For decades, poverty and inequality have been chronic problems which have derailed Thailand’s economic growth and fuelled political conflicts and …

by · Thursday, 31 August 2017 · Thailand