Wed, 16 Jan 2019 01:00
Delay urged to new e-commerce tax rule
THE Indonesian e-Commerce Association (idEA) has called on the government to postpone the implementation of a new tax regulation for e-commerce companies, fearing that unprepared taxpayers and unequal treatment could deter growth.
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.
Fri, 07 Dec 2018 14:54
NESDB denies Thailand has biggest income gap in world
Thailand's national economic planning agency has denied that the country is the most unequal in the world but admits that the income gap remains a challenging issue
Sun, 08 Apr 2018 11:03
What Thai people really want to know
THAILAND may top Internet usage charts, but it is also a highly unequal country where 40 per cent of the population lacks Internet access. Many of these people live in rural areas, with limited access to the resources needed for them to acquire digital skills.
Sat, 01 Apr 2017 01:00
Democracies begin to die when they get too big
Democracies appear to be in a bad shape. It seems that the principle of majority power is leading more and more to frustration and perceptions of unequal treatment among the minority.
Sun, 19 Jul 2015 01:00
Big difference in treatment for kidney patients in three schemes
DEBATE is raging on over differences in quality and unequal treatment under the country's three healthcare schemes.
Sat, 05 Apr 2014 00:00
Unequal opportunity getting worse in Thailand, research
The Thailand Future Foundation says the problem of unequal opportunity is getting worse and is a factor in the current conflict in society.
Mon, 12 Aug 2013 00:00
Locals upset over unequal pay system
Anger at 'discrimination' as Thai workers get perks, higher wages
Sat, 24 Nov 2012 00:00
As the US pivots to Asia, new challenges arise for India
US President Obama's re-election is a welcome signal. A Republican win would have further widened class, race and ethnic rifts in America's highly unequal society, strengthened a rightward economic tilt domestically and internationally, and made for a mor