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  1. 1. opinion | 13 Jan 2015

    Route to a referendum


    Newspaper section: News

    » The National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) seized power with several promises. One, often tested and sometimes found wanting, was the pledge to abandon populist policies. In truth, no modern nation, including Thaila...

  2. 2. learning | 31 May 2013

    Populist policies: Yingluck's worse than Thaksin

    About government & economics

    By Jon Fernquest

    » First generation populist policies (universal healthcare, OTOP) better than second generation policies (rice pledging scheme, first car rebate).

  3. 3. learning | 30 Dec 2010

    Is Pracha Wiwat a populist policy?

    About government

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Today's article is a letter to the editor from Thailand's Finance Minister Korn Chatikavanij answering critics of the government's Pracha Wiwat policy.

  4. 4. news | 21 Jan 2015

    Obama: 'Shadow of crisis has passed'

    By AFP

    » President Barack Obama on Tuesday declared America has turned the page on years of war and economic hardship, in a populist-tinged State of the Union address that set up the battle to succeed him.

  5. 5. news | 21 Jan 2015

    Obama sees US turning the page on recession and war

    By AFP

    » Barack Obama will say America is turning the page on years of war and economic hardship Tuesday, in a populist-tinged State of the Union address that puts him on a collision course with Republicans.

  6. 6. news | 31 Dec 2014

    ECB warns against rise of populism in Europe

    By AFP

    » The rise of populist parties across Europe should act as a wake-up call for governments to finally get their economies in order, a top European Central Bank official said Wednesday.

  7. 7. news | 16 Dec 2014

    15,000 join anti-Islam protest in eastern Germany

    By AFP

    » DRESDEN (GERMANY) - A record 15,000 people marched Monday in eastern Germany against "asylum cheats" and the country's "Islamisation" in the latest show of strength of a growing far-right populist movement.

  8. 8. learning | 19 Nov 2013

    What's new in business news: November 19, 2013

    About business

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Japan to finance Lao airport plan, income gap widens despite populist outpouring & debate over borrowing outside of parliamentary budget process.

  9. 9. learning | 07 Oct 2011

    Populist housing policies for the rich?

    About housing

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Housing needs of poor still not met in first-time homebuyer program even after several revisions, yet many handouts for the rich included.

  10. 10. business | 29 Jan 2015

    MPC sticks with 2% policy rate

    By Pathom Sangwongwanich, Newspaper section: Business

    » The Bank of Thailand kept its policy rate unchanged on Wednesday, insisting interest rates will be used as a last resort to handle capital inflows prompted by the European Central Bank's larger-than-expected stimulu

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