Fri, 07 Dec 2018 01:00
King Rama IX’s ‘sufficiency economy’ works in practice, study finds
AN ACADEMIC study has shown that implementing the “sufficiency economy” philosophy advocated by King Rama IX results in economic and social benefits, Thailand Development Research Institute (TDRI) research director Somchai Jitsuchon said.
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 12:30
‘Happiness Index’ survey: Why Thai workers are more glum
In its “2017 Happiness Index Report” released this week, jobsDB (Thailand) said the three key factors in keeping employees content were convenience in their work location, their employer’s reputation, and their relationships with colleagues.
Sun, 28 Jun 2015 01:00
Global happiness index essential reading for PM
It looks as though General Prayut Chan-o-cha's campaign to return happiness to the people of Thailand has a ways to go yet.
Fri, 02 Aug 2013 00:00
Happiness index declines
Thais become less happy because of economic problems and political conflicts, according to a recent survey by the Assumption University.
Mon, 31 Dec 2012 00:00
Thais content, polls claim
On a scale of 1-10, the Gross Domestic Happiness Index has improved from 7.40 in October to 7.53 in November and 7.61 this month, showing Thais are growing more content, Abac Poll claims.
Tue, 27 Nov 2012 00:00
People 'spending beyond their means'
Thailand's happiness index very low, with 1.5m people facing depression