Nepal PM Employment Programme draws mixed reactions | #AsiaNewsNetwork

The country’s 21.6 percent population is still below the poverty line and the … is facing, unemployment is the biggest, which further leads to poverty.

by · Friday, 15 February 2019 · Nepal, Thailand

Poverty is not a political commodity

As the election is drawing near, most if not all political parties are making eradicating poverty and closing the economic gap their flagship policy, …

by · Wednesday, 13 February 2019 · Thailand

Global unemployment down, but too many working poor: UN

… Grimshaw said in a statement, pointing out that "a full 700 million people are living in extreme or moderate poverty despite having employment.".

by · Wednesday, 13 February 2019 · Thailand

Why are the rich getting richer and the poor getting poorer?

In stark comparison, 3.4 billion people (almost half of humanity) barely escaped extreme poverty, living on less than $5.5 (Bt180) a day.

by · Sunday, 10 February 2019 · Thailand

Tackling noncommunicable diseases among poor

NCDs have long been a crushing burden for children and young adults living in extreme poverty in rural Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia: …

by · Tuesday, 29 January 2019 · Thailand

Poor will get guaranteed minimum income if Congress comes to power, says Rahul Gandhi …

Congress President Rahul Gandhi, while addressing the Kisaan Abhaar Sammelan in Atal Nagar, Chhattisgarh, said if his party is voted to power in …

by · Tuesday, 29 January 2019 · Thailand

Poor get the picture

… or some other sensible level — it seems we should have effective systems in place to redirect wealth to help the poorest lift themselves out of poverty.

by · Wednesday, 23 January 2019 · Thailand

Economy not working for many women in Cambodia | #AsiaNewsNetwork

But the longer she stayed out of work, the more the entire family fell into poverty. Stories like Sophoan’s happen every day in Cambodia. Like them, 77 …

by · Tuesday, 22 January 2019 · Cambodia, Thailand

Group calls for govt pension for all senior citizens

Sureerat said the government not only lacked a clear strategy to tackle the wide wealth gap and poverty, but it also had been making these social …

by · Wednesday, 9 January 2019 · Thailand

When good intentions backfire

… Up featuring an excerpt from Nelson Mandela’s now-iconic “Make Poverty History” speech. It’s an apt start given the wholesome intentions of this EP, …

by · Saturday, 5 January 2019 · Thailand