Thailand

Coronavirus pandemic ‘amplifying’ poverty in UK

People ‘suddenly’ find themselves poor. LONDON: The coronavirus pandemic is increasing poverty in Britain, where levels are already high after a …

by · Sunday, 5 April 2020 · Thailand

World Bank warns of 5% GDP decline in worst-case forecast

"Poverty projections indicate that the poverty rate in 2022 will remain higher than in 2015," the bank said. "In addition, the expected reduction in foreign …

by · Friday, 3 April 2020 · Thailand

Indonesia announces Rp 405 trillion COVID-19 budget, anticipates 5% deficit in historic move

The financial shock of the pandemic will have a serious impact on poverty, defined as a situation where an individual earns less than $5.5 a day, the …

by · Tuesday, 31 March 2020 · Indonesia, Thailand

Covid-19 pandemic will erase gains, may see 11 million driven into poverty in East Asia and Pacific …

It estimates that under the baseline growth scenario, nearly 24 million fewer people will escape poverty across the region in 2020 than would have been …

by · Tuesday, 31 March 2020 · Thailand

Hurry up with aid for poor, government urged

So far, some 6 million to 7 million families fall below the poverty line and need assistance. Comment on this story. * Please login to comment. If you do …

by · Thursday, 26 March 2020 · Thailand

State schemes leave the poor behind

Consequently, many are vulnerable to extreme poverty. Our interviews with 10 Khon Kaen street musicians shed light on the harsh life of people at the …

by · Tuesday, 24 March 2020 · Thailand

PM Imran tells nation to prepare for a coronavirus epidemic, rules out lockdown

There is poverty in our country, with 25pc of the people living in extreme poverty." He said the national economy is recovering from a "very difficult …

by · Tuesday, 17 March 2020 · Thailand

Poverty, Inequality in Thailand on the Rise, World Bank Says

Thailand’s poverty rate has been rising in recent years despite steady, if slow, overall economic growth, a new World Bank report says, widening the …

by · Monday, 16 March 2020 · Thailand

Cash Handout Shelved Due to Struggling Economy and Coronavirus

Sluggish economy adding to poverty. The number of Thais living in poverty has fallen dramatically over the past 30 years but the downward trend is now …

by · Tuesday, 10 March 2020 · Thailand

From barren to bountiful

Efforts by the Princess Mother (mother of King Rama VIII and King Rama IX), captured as royal initiative projects, have lifted rural areas out of poverty, …

by · Sunday, 8 March 2020 · Thailand