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22% of Thais Could Sink Below Poverty Line in ’22, Gov’t Admits

The number of Thais living in poverty likely will grow to 15 million – 22.4 percent of the population – by next year because...

Down & Out in The Big Mango

Homelessness has surged with Covid-19 while Thailand's rich just got richer.

800,000 Thais Pushed Into Poverty by Pandemic, Failed Government Policies

Millions of Thais have plunged into poverty during the coronavirus pandemic as unemployment soared to record levels, experts say. As many as 800,000 became impoverished...

Yingluck Calls Out Prayut for Worsening Poverty, Blowing Chances for Development

Thailand’s first and only female prime minister, who was ousted in a coup by the military in 2014, has called out the men who...

Thais Facing Economic Ruin with Both Covid-19, Government to Blame

By James Lovelock Millions of Thais facing poverty and financial ruin not only have the devastating Covid-19 crisis to blame, but their own government as...

Hunger Stalks Thailand’s Poor, Unemployed Amid Covid-19 Recession

Judging by the blocks-long lines of people seeking food handouts nearly every day in Pattaya, Phuket and Chiang Mai, it would be easy to...
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