Published: Sep 14, 2021
Noting that Afghanistan was passing through a ‘critical and challenging phase’ following its takeover by the Taliban, India today warned that the imminent threat of increased poverty in the war-torn nation could have ‘catastrophic consequences’ for regional stability.
Published: May 01, 2021
A Bangkok Poll revealed that the income of 40.2 per cent of labourers in Bangkok and its vicinity was lower than their expenses amid the Covid-19 crisis. Bangkok Universitys research centre said that the poll had 625 respondents.
Published: Feb 15, 2021
Former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra told a Bangkok audience on Sunday that the government should be buying weapons to fight poverty – such as modern technology for agriculture – not weapons for non-existent wars.
Published: Oct 31, 2020
Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha is satisfied with the government's efforts to reduce poverty after a report by the National Economic and Social Development Council (NESDC) said the number of poor people in the country had declined last year, government deputy spokeswoman Traisuree Taisaranakul said on Saturday.
Published: Oct 06, 2020
Krungsri Bank and its business units have joined the Office of Basic Education Commission (Obec) and the Equitable Education Fund (EEF) to launch an animated series to promote financial literacy and discipline among youth in 28,000 schools nationwide.
Published: Aug 19, 2020
The economic, educational and social gap in Thailand has further widened due to the Covid-19 outbreak, Equitable Education Fund’s chief Assoc Prof Dr Chaiyuth Punyasavatsut said, citing the 17.5 per cent rise in students seeking financial support his year.