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  1. 1. news | 30 Jan 2015

    Activists urge health rights for stateless

    By Paritta Wangkiat, Newspaper section: News

    » Health advocates and ethnic groups yesterday called on the the Public Health Ministry to grant more than 200,000 stateless people the right to health care services.

  2. 2. news | 03 Jan 2015

    Not all obese people prone to poor health: study

    By AFP

    » MIAMI - US scientists encouraged 20 obese people to eat extra fast food for several months, and found that about a quarter stayed in good health despite the additional pounds they gained.

  3. 3. news | 22 Jan 2015

    World's poor headed for better lives in 2030: Gates

    By AFP

    » NEW YORK - The lives of the poor will improve faster in the next 15 years than at any time in history, billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates and his wife Melinda say.

  4. 4. news | 25 Dec 2014

    Poor to receive land in Feb


    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.

  5. 5. 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.

  6. 6. opinion | 24 Dec 2014

    Land 'gift' to the poor is anything but


    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.

  7. 7. news | 10 Dec 2014

    Loans to poor plan gets the nod


    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.

  8. 8. 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.

  9. 9. 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.

  10. 10. 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.

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