Thailand

World Bank chief Kim heads for 2nd term, as no other nominees

Kim, 56, a Korean-American medical doctor who has focused the World Bank on programs to reduce extreme poverty, earned solid backing for a …

by · Thursday, 15 September 2016 · Korea, Thailand

World Bank chief Kim heads for 2nd term, as no other nominees

Kim, 56, a Korean-American medical doctor who has focused the World Bank on programs to reduce extreme poverty, earned solid backing for a …

by · Thursday, 15 September 2016 · Korea, Thailand

Debate on China poverty after mother kills her 4 children

BEIJING – The killing of four children by their poverty-stricken mother — who then committed suicide, followed by her husband — sparked online …

by · Tuesday, 13 September 2016 · China, Thailand

Cronyism restricts freedom, prolongs poverty

Collusion between the governments and their cronies has a great impact on legislative, administrative and regulatory power in a country. It is a form of …

by · Tuesday, 13 September 2016 · Thailand

Coldplay to play India as anti-poverty concert expands

NEW YORK – Rockers Coldplay will play their first-ever show in India in a free performance as the anti-poverty Global Citizen Festival on Friday …

by · Saturday, 10 September 2016 · India, Thailand

Education must fundamentally improve

For instance, it is widely accepted that education is key to eliminating poverty. But, the report notes that in both Thai urban and rural areas, there are …

by · Saturday, 10 September 2016 · Thailand

Mother Teresa canonized at Vatican

For Francis, Teresa put into action his ideal of the church as a “field hospital” for those suffering both material and spiritual poverty, living on the …

by · Sunday, 4 September 2016 · Thailand

Panglong told to remember social justice

He said the border areas’ problems would not be solved until poverty was addressed. According to a UN survey, 26 per cent of the population lived in …

by · Saturday, 3 September 2016 · Thailand

Additional senior subsidies considered

Registration for the poverty welfare scheme at Government Savings Bank. Around 8 million have signed up since mid-July. APICHART JINAKUL. – +.

by · Thursday, 1 September 2016 · Thailand

What went wrong in Brazil?

Its economy humming, its international image sparkling, its people exiting poverty by the tens of millions, the Latin American giant looked ready to leap …

by · Wednesday, 24 August 2016 · Thailand