• Mon, 13 Aug 2018 01:00
    GHB promises 10,000 low-cost homes by year’s end, more to come
    Affordable homes will become available for low-income earners in the next few months, with monthly instalments under Bt4,000, Chatchai Sirilai, president of the Government Housing Bank (GHB), has promised.
    Real Estate
  • Tue, 17 Jul 2018 01:00
    GHB helping low-income people buy homes
    Government Housing Bank (GHB) plans to cooperate with property developers to help lower-income people buy homes priced under Bt1 million and expects to boost available housing units from the current 30,000 to 100,000 by next year. 
    Real Estate
  • Fri, 06 Jul 2018 16:57
    Affordable housing planned: Somkid 
    Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak has asked the Government Housing Bank (GHB) and the National Housing Authority to build affordable homes for low-income groups across the country.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 20 Jun 2018 12:03
    Asian Tour and Thai Country Club donate Bt250,000 for charity
    The Asian Tour and Thai Country Club donated Bt250,000 (approximately US$8,000) to Habitat for Humanity Thailand to support the mission of working with low-income families in Thailand to build safe and affordable housing.
  • Wed, 23 May 2018 01:00
    The Cabinet yesterday approved a supplementary mid-year budget of Bt100 billion aimed at boosting the livelihoods of low-income groups through the Thai Niyom Yangyuen project, according to the ministers of interior, finance, agriculture and cooperatives, tourism and sport, energy and the prime minister's office in a press conference. 
  • Wed, 02 May 2018 09:47
    Beloved Phitsanulok street food vendor vows to keep prices low
    A mobile street food vendor, who is beloved by low-income people in Phitsanulok, has vowed to keep the prices of her food low despite the rising cost of living.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 02 Apr 2018 12:18
    GHB offers attractive interest rate to low-income skills trainees
    Government Housing Bank’s latest deposit campaign offers 1.65-per-cent interest savings rate for lower-income customers who complete skills training with the government.
  • Wed, 10 Jan 2018 01:00
    Cabinet gives nod for Bt35-bn poverty alleviation programme
    THE CABINET yesterday approved a Bt35.6-billion spending package as part of the second stage of the government’s poverty-reduction programme featuring job offers, vocational training, low-interest loans and personalised services for up to 4.9 million low-income people nationwide.
  • Mon, 08 Jan 2018 01:00
    Housing loan policy ‘too good to be true’
    Proposal to help low-income earners raises question on practicability.
  • Fri, 29 Dec 2017 01:00
    Low-income earners splash out for New Year
    People earning less than Bt15,000 a month are on likely to spend a total of Bt57 billion celebrating the New Year, a survey shows.
  • Wed, 27 Dec 2017 01:00
    Second phase of welfare measures head for Cabinet
    THE MINISTRY of Finance will propose the second phase of the state welfare measures to the Cabinet in its January-3 meeting as a New Year gift for 5.3 million registered low-income earners.
  • Fri, 22 Dec 2017 01:00
    The Finance Ministry will put forward the second phase of a measure to improve the livelihoods of low-income earners to the Cabinet for consideration next month.
  • Tue, 05 Dec 2017 15:30
    Pracha Rat markets open in Chiang Mai
    Chiang Mai province on Tuesday launched Pracha Rath markets, with one serving the entire province in front of the Government Office Complex and 25 district-level ones, as part of the government’s efforts to boost vocational opportunities for farmers, low-income earners and people without access to market space.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 05 Dec 2017 01:00
    Finance ministry moves closer to finalising poverty aid measures
    THE Ministry of Finance (MOF) has been gathering input from government agencies, employers and financial institutions as it seeks to finalise the second phase of relief measures for low-income earners.
  • Mon, 20 Nov 2017 01:00
    New bill to tackle education gap for low-income students
    THE INDEPENDENT Committee for Education Reform (ICER) will today present the Equitable Education Fund Bill to Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha.
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