World Economic Forum President Praises China’s Poverty Reduction Efforts

DAVOS (Xinhua) — China’s progress toward eradicating poverty is unprecedented and its effort to promote multilateralism should be embraced by all …

by · Tuesday, 21 January 2020 · China, Thailand

Pensioners Fleeing Germany Over Low Pensions and Inflation

While German pensions have outstripped inflation over the past decade, inequalities have also grown. The proportion of pensioners living in poverty …

by · Sunday, 19 January 2020 · Thailand

Poverty alone not a leading cause for involvement in illegal wildlife trade, new study says

Poverty and ignorance of the law are not the driving factors behind wildlife crimes in the country, according to a new study. The study, published …

by · Saturday, 18 January 2020 · Thailand

Increasing food import could affect food and nutritional security

THIMPHU (Kuensel/ANN) – Increased reliance on imported food, achieving food and nutritional security and alleviation of poverty continues to pose a …

by · Tuesday, 7 January 2020 · Thailand

China’s farmers reap rich harvest through video-sharing apps

For some it has helped them find a way out of poverty, which the ruling Communist party hopes to eradicate by 2020. "Everyone said I was good for …

by · Tuesday, 7 January 2020 · China, Thailand

Folk in capital struggling to stay afloat

Poverty is not a case of what goes around comes around, but a structural problem." SENIOR WELFARE. The soaring cost of living has taken its toll on …

by · Saturday, 4 January 2020 · Thailand

BAAC rejigs to focus on communities

To fight against poverty, the BAAC will work with related agencies and allow each of its 928 branches to pick a pilot project, he said. The bank has …

by · Thursday, 2 January 2020 · Thailand

E-commerce companies lend a helping hand to farmers via product sales

Li said the platform will look to cultivate 1,000 livestreaming hosts from poverty-stricken areas in 100 counties and help them each generate more than …

by · Thursday, 2 January 2020 · Thailand

China near to eliminating poverty

Three years later, he brought in 30,000 yuan ($4,286) from fruit sales, an amount far exceeding the national poverty threshold of 2,300 yuan a year.

by · Thursday, 26 December 2019 · China, Thailand

Ministry vows to further tackle social relief system misconduct

The 16-page report focused on the relief system’s role in helping combat absolute poverty-defined as a family living on less than 2,300 yuan ($328) a …

by · Thursday, 26 December 2019 · Thailand