Published: Jan 04, 2021
Basic-income/WASHINGTON - The $5,500 arrived in the middle of August with no strings attached. For Zabria Proctor, it was a godsend. The rent was due. The car loan and insurance needed paying. Bills were piling up. The fridge was often close to bare.
Published: Oct 07, 2019
Three groups of labourers from the Labour Network, Slum Network in Four Regions, and Assembly of the Poor converged on Government House today (October 7) to deliver letters of complaint to the administration, seeking improvement in working conditions on the occasion of World Day for Decent Work (WDDW).
Published: Dec 09, 2018
THE GOVERNMENT yesterday transferred a second batch of funds into the bank accounts of another 4.2 million state-welfare cardholders who are entitled to Bt500 each as part of the Bt5.5-billion New Year gift programme for Thailand’s 11.1 million low-income earners.
Published: Dec 02, 2018
IN A BID to garner popularity ahead of the election scheduled for February, the government has finalised plans to give more than 11 million low-income people free Internet SIM cards and other state subsidies that will together cost taxpayers billions of baht.