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Spectre of debt leaves migrant workers ill at ease

Remittances are a major contributor to development and approximately 40% of them go to rural areas where poverty is a pressing issue. However …

by · Saturday, 15 June 2019 · Thailand

Somkid: Poverty is priority

Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak has played down concerns about the coalition government, saying aid measures for low-income earners …

by · Thursday, 13 June 2019 · Thailand

Child Muay Thai Kick-Boxers Face an Often Deadly Fight to Escape Poverty in Thailand

Across Thailand,kids who receive kick-boxing training don’t just aspire to money, fame and career opportunities – they are trying to escape poverty …

by · Saturday, 8 June 2019 · Thailand

Myanmar entrepreneur buys unused bicycles for poor children

… reduce the time they take, they could spend more time studying, gain more knowledge and increase their chances of getting out of poverty,” he said.

by · Wednesday, 5 June 2019 · Myanmar, Thailand

Elderly face increasing burden

Elderly women are at risk of becoming sole breadwinners and living below the poverty line. Moreover, this group will most likely leave "a legacy of …

by · Wednesday, 5 June 2019 · Thailand

Tree crops development in ASEAN

The rural poverty impact is tremendous. The poverty incidences of the three countries — Indonesia, Thailand and Vietnam — hover at 10 percent …

by · Monday, 3 June 2019 · Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam

Nayib Bukele sworn in as president of El Salvador

… SALVADOR – Conservative businessman Nayib Bukele took office Saturday as president of El Salvador, tasked with turning around grinding poverty …

by · Sunday, 2 June 2019 · Thailand

Ardern’s ‘wellbeing’ budget spreads good vibes in New Zealand

Ardern announced increased spending on mental health, indigenous welfare and child poverty in a budget she described as a world-first attempt to …

by · Thursday, 30 May 2019 · New Zealand, Thailand

Global Fund gives boost to battle against malaria /#AsiaNewsNetwork

It will work with Health Poverty Action, together with the Department of Communicable Disease Control to implement the project with the Centre for …

by · Monday, 27 May 2019 · Thailand

Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister welcomes Imran Khan’s call to Narendra Modi …

… Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), adding that PM Modi thanked Khan and, at the same time, reiterated his suggestion of jointly fighting poverty in the …

by · Sunday, 26 May 2019 · Thailand