Thailand

11.4m families risk poverty

Around 11.4 million households are at risk of falling into poverty from the economic crisis caused by the pandemic, with the unemployment rate rising …

by · Monday, 16 November 2020 · Thailand

The pressure cooker that is Thailand

Poverty figures fell, but there are other worrisome poverty trends. Poverty rates in Thailand’s poorest provinces, all located near its borders, are 49.1% …

by · Tuesday, 10 November 2020 · Thailand

Warmer world linked to poor pregnancy results: study

Such outcomes — closely linked to poverty, especially in the tropics — will likely increase with global warming, especially during more frequent and …

by · Tuesday, 3 November 2020 · Thailand

Free school meals: a political football in England

The economic fallout from the virus outbreak is pushing more families into poverty, leaving many unable to afford essentials such as food and heating.

by · Monday, 26 October 2020 · Thailand

The future of Thailand hangs in the balance

They promised to eradicate any remaining poverty, but the number of people living below the poverty line actually increased for the first time in …

by · Tuesday, 20 October 2020 · Thailand

Anti-poverty projects set for FY2021

As people who live in different areas may have different problems, policymakers can use TPMAP to derive precision poverty alleviation programmes …

by · Monday, 19 October 2020 · Thailand

Pandemic could push 115m into extreme poverty in 2020: World Bank

As many as 115 million people could be pushed into extreme poverty this year due to the economic downturn caused by the coronavirus pandemic, …

by · Wednesday, 7 October 2020 · Thailand

Covid-19 pandemic will push millions across East Asia and the Pacific into poverty this year, says …

WASHINGTON (The Straits Times/ANN) – Poverty in East Asia and the Pacific could increase this year for the first time in 20 years as the coronavirus …

by · Wednesday, 30 September 2020 · Thailand

World Bank sees 10.4% contraction

Poverty projections show that poverty rates will remain elevated over the near term, due to not just the protracted recovery, but also deep-rooted …

by · Wednesday, 30 September 2020 · Thailand

NESDC sees poverty surge

The number of people living in poverty is likely to surge this year because of a poor economy, the ongoing trade war, technological disruption and the …

by · Monday, 28 September 2020 · Thailand