Wed, 03 Apr 2019 11:26
Black, gay woman elected Chicago mayor in historic vote
Chicago - Chicago on Tuesday became the biggest US city to elect a black woman its mayor, as voters put their faith in an openly-gay political novice to tackle difficult problems of economic inequality and gun violence.
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 01:00
PM touts village fund
Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha yesterday chaired the opening of the “National Fund for People ... Reduce Poverty and Inequality” forum, along with Deputy PM Somkid Jatusripitak, PM’s Office Minister Suwapan Tanyuwattana and Director of the National Village and Urban Community Fund Office Natee Klibthong.
Mon, 28 Jan 2019 01:00
Post-election government to face economic test
THE NEXT government will inherit a slower economic growth rate of 3.8 per cent this year amid global market uncertainties and the domestic challenge to narrow economic inequality, according to the National Economic and Social Development Board (NESDB), the country’s top planning agency.
Mon, 21 Jan 2019 01:00
Best Thai education is on YouTube
Re: “Causes other than funding behind education inequality”, The Nation, January 18, and “World Bank urges Thailand to urgently tackle education inequality”, January 17.
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 01:00
Causes other than funding behind education inequality
Re: World Bank urges Thailand to urgently tackle education inequality, The Nation, Jan 17
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 01:00
World Bank urges Thailand to urgently tackle education inequality
INEQUALITY IN education remains a critical issue for Thailand, which can be tackled by consolidating small schools, the World Bank has suggested.
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.
Sat, 22 Dec 2018 01:00
Democrats, Pheu Thai focus on inequality
Both parties slam govt for economic shortfalls, accuse it of widening the national income gap
Wed, 19 Dec 2018 01:00
Govt launches two-pronged attack on inequality
Experts express doubts over new agency set up to tackle poverty under 20 year national plan.
Tue, 18 Dec 2018 01:00
Universal welfare ‘crucial’ to curb Thai inequality
Civil group urges political parties to forge national safety net
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 01:00
Junta rule plus extreme inequality are ingredients for revolution
Re: “Report on inequality puts the onus on politicians”, Front page, December 11.
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 01:00
An iron hand on the scales of wealth
Shocking inequality has been fuelled by elitist junta rule; rival parties must offer alternative visions ahead of election
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 01:00
Report on inequality puts the onus on politicians
ECONOMISTS are calling on politicians to take advantage of the debate on Thailand’s wide income gap and unequal society to propose solutions in the run-up to general election.
Thu, 29 Nov 2018 01:00
Academics urge political parties to come up with policies that seriously cut income gap
ECONOMICS LECTURERS are calling on political parties to come up with policies that will curb – if not eradicate – Thailand’s long-entrenched problem of inequality.
Wed, 10 Oct 2018 01:00
Myanmar urged to hike taxes to cut income gap
MYANMAR’S hope for narrowing its inequality gap cannot be realised if the government fails to spend more on key sectors such as education, health and social protection, according to a global index released by Oxfam International yesterday.