Malnutrition in poorer nations costs firms up to $850 bln: study

With the coronavirus pandemic expected to drive millions more into hunger and poverty, they called for governments and businesses alike to focus on …

by · Wednesday, 8 July 2020 · Thailand

World Bank appoints new country director for Brunei, Malaysia, PHL, Thailand

In terms of poverty, Qian said the WB’s earlier estimates showed the pandemic is expected to lead to a 3.3-percentage-point increase in poverty.

by · Wednesday, 1 July 2020 · Brunei, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand

A quarter-billion children getting no education: UN

PARIS: Nearly 260 million children had no access to schooling in 2018, a United Nations agency said in a report Tuesday that blamed poverty and …

by · Tuesday, 23 June 2020 · Thailand

Rashford forces UK government u-turn on child poverty

The England international drew on his own experience of growing up in poverty to lead an impassioned campaign for the programme to be extended …

by · Wednesday, 17 June 2020 · Thailand

COVID-19 may push millions more children into child labour: ILO, UNICEF

“As poverty rises, schools close and the availability of social services decreases, more children are pushed into the workforce. As we reimagine the …

by · Saturday, 13 June 2020 · Thailand

UN forum calls for a build back better plan

… driven into poverty by the end of 2020, potentially undoing much of the progress achieved through the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

by · Wednesday, 10 June 2020 · Thailand

Hard days ahead for rice

With this premise, Thai rice farmers should have moved out of poverty and be enjoying better livelihoods by now. Unfortunately, the opposite is the …

by · Monday, 8 June 2020 · Thailand

Pope calls for end to ‘pandemic of poverty‘ after virus

… and for people to act to "end the pandemic of poverty". "Once we emerge from this pandemic, we will not be able to keep doing what we were doing, …

by · Saturday, 30 May 2020 · Thailand

Pandemic puts up to 86mn children at risk of poverty: study

UNITED NATIONS — The economic consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic could push as many as 86 million more children into poverty by the …

by · Friday, 29 May 2020 · Thailand

Nearly 700k left out of educational loop

Poverty is mainly to blame for young people’s failure to continue their education, said the Equitable Education Fund. Other factors include family …

by · Friday, 29 May 2020 · Thailand