• Mon, 24 Dec 2018 01:00
    Economists laud political parties’ proposals to reduce income inequality
    ECONOMISTS have welcomed policies proposed by rival political parties in the run-up to general election, but they are sceptical about the financing plans and their effective implementation.
    business
  • Tue, 09 Oct 2018 01:00
    Govt pushed for more child subsidy
    THE GOVERNMENT has been urged to provide financial support to every child aged up to six years old in order to invest in human capital, as Thailand is fast becoming an ageing society.
    Economy
  • Mon, 18 Dec 2017 01:00
    Govt economic performance ‘most unimpressive’: poll
    INCOME INEQUALITY, LACK OF POLITICAL REFORM AND STALLED DEEP SOUTH PEACE PROCESS ALL SEEN AS WEAK POINTS
    national
  • Thu, 26 Jan 2017 01:00
    Make the wealthy share their money
    Government refusal to tax the rich has brought income inequality to an intolerable level
    opinion
  • Thu, 09 Jun 2016 01:00
    Reorient policies towards sustainable development: UN
    GOVERNMENTS across the world must reorient their policies to pursue sustainable development (SD), so as to avoid past mishaps that led to non-sustainable resource allocation, widening income inequality, and poor public participation, said a United Nations
    national
  • Thu, 13 Nov 2014 12:26
    Asean must improve competitiveness
    Asean needs to improve competitiveness and closing gap of income inequality to make the grouping more responsive and dynamic to generate further economic growth and expansion of middle class throughout the region beyond 2015.
    ASEAN+
  • Tue, 28 Oct 2014 19:00
    Dysfunctional taxation and legal system invited property-price crisis, experts say
    Surging real-estate prices are the result of market manipulation and money laundering, while dysfunctional taxation and legal systems have been unable to control a crisis that is widening income inequality, increasing homelessness, and driving working-cla
    ASEAN+
  • Wed, 20 Aug 2014 01:00
    Is global income inequality really falling?
    If you look within individual countries, income inequality is clearly rising around the globe. But what happens if you forget about national borders and treat the world as one big, 7-billion-person whole? Flip the question that way, and some would argue t
    opinion
  • Tue, 21 Jan 2014 00:00
    Consumer-led growth crucial for stability: experts say
    Asia told to address income inequality, resource distribution imbalance
    Economy
  • Wed, 18 Sep 2013 00:00
    Study examines main factors in income inequality
    Inclusiveness, equality and fairness are the three areas Thailand should ponder if it wants to address the widening income gap, according to a paper to be presented at the Bank of Thailand Symposium.
    Economy
  • Fri, 25 May 2012 00:00
    An escape from populist policies: TDRI
    Thailand will fall into a vicious cycle of populist policies, if income inequality is not addressed properly, warned Somchai Jitsuchon, a research director at the Thailand Development Research Institute.
    business
  • Sat, 05 May 2012 00:00
    Kittiratt echoes call to fight income inequality
    The government has more homework to do to address the wide income gap and promote green and knowledge-led growth, Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Kittiratt Na-Ranong said yesterday.
    business
  • Wed, 25 Apr 2012 00:00
    Income equality strategies urged
    Asian governments should invest more in human capital, end inefficient general subsidies and reform their tax bases as urgent steps to tackle rising income inequality, the Asian Development Bank said yesterday.
    Economy
  • Tue, 17 Apr 2012 00:00
    Are the rich responsible for income inequality?
    The wealthy should be pleased with Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Kittiratt Na-Ranong's recent remark that tax incentives associated with long-term equity funds (LTF) are not for the rich only.
    opinion
  • Fri, 13 Apr 2012 00:00
    Thailand reflects Asia's growing income inequality
    The widening gap between the rich and poor in Thailand and other Asian countries has threatened the region's economic and social stability, according to the Asian Development Bank.
    Economy
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