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  1. 11. news | 25 Dec 2014

    Poor to receive land in Feb

    AGRICULTURE

    By Apinya Wipatayotin, Newspaper section: News

    » A sub-committee on national land management has earmarked 18.71 million rai for more than 300,000 poor people to farm as part of the government's bid to narrow the inequality gap.

  2. 12. business | 24 Dec 2014

    Poor people to receive 1.3m rai of land

    social disparity

    By Wichit Chantanusornsiri, Newspaper section: Business

    » The Treasury Department plans to allocate 1.3 million rai of land to the poor to comply with government policy.

  3. 13. opinion | 24 Dec 2014

    Land 'gift' to the poor is anything but

    COMMENTARY

    By Sanitsuda Ekachai, Newspaper section: News

    » The Prayut government has announced that it will allocate 53,000 rai of state land to poor, landless farmers as a present to celebrate New Year. Time to celebrate? Not so fast.

  4. 14. news | 10 Dec 2014

    Loans to poor plan gets the nod

    economy

    By Chatrudee Theparat, Newspaper section: News

    » The cabinet has endorsed plans to set up "nano financing" operators to provide loans to the poor and to issue state bonds worth 100 billion baht.

  5. 15. learning | 26 Sep 2013

    University entrance exams help rich, hurt poor

    About education

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Favouring rich children over poor, system of many university entrance exams that require extra expensive tutoring needs to change.

  6. 16. learning | 11 Mar 2013

    Micro-insurance for the poor

    About insurance

    By Jon Fernquest

    » For sale in 7-11 soon, low-cost insurance policies for poor people to deal with risks such as cancer, Songkran accidents or home fires.

  7. 17. learning | 11 Feb 2013

    Norwegian leaves riches to poor

    About charity

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Dying suddenly, 52-year-old Norwegian Phuket real estate owner leaves his 100 million baht in assets to the poor.

  8. 18. learning | 26 Jun 2012

    Cheating poor foreign workers

    About labour & business

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Tricks, broken promises & weak laws allow some employers & brokers to make easy money from poor migrant workers.

  9. 19. learning | 31 Jan 2012

    For poor people: Loans, insurance, savings

    About poverty

    By Jon Fernquest

    » For the many poor people not able to use banks, Japan funds a program to provide them these essential services.

  10. 20. learning | 16 Dec 2011

    Injustice for the poor

    About the law

    By Jon Fernquest

    » With criticism of court decisions illegal, court cases costly, lengthy & victory unlikely, continuing inequality & injustice for the poor is the result.

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