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1. news | 07 Dec 2013
» International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde urged Myanmar -- which is enjoying an economic boom after decades of international isolation under the junta -- to urgently prioritise tackling widespread poverty.
2. learning | 16 Sep 2010
» Construction and factory work are typical paths from poverty to the lower middle class in Thailand. Economist Sethaput Suthiwart-Narueput uses research findings to explain how it works.
3. news | 07 Dec 2013
» In the space of just a couple of years, the villagers of Ban Sap Phut in Phetchabun have shown others how to turn their lives around by employing a sustainability lifestyle encouraged by academics, private companies and ...
4. learning | 29 Nov 2010
» Setting aside differences and conflicts, free labour markets across ASEAN may be the best path to prosperity and antidote for poverty in the region.
5. learning | 19 Dec 2012
» Poor borrowers forced to sign blank contracts so loan sharks can increase size of loan & interest rate to as high as 1,095% per year (3% per day).
6. news | 17 Nov 2013
» Commonwealth leaders agreed Sunday on steps to tackle high debt and poverty as they staged a show of unity after a summit in Sri Lanka dominated by a bitter dispute over war crimes.
7. news | 28 Nov 2013
» ROME - A crackdown on students claiming poverty to pay fewer fees and access subsidies found many with lavish bank accounts, hidden revenues and even one whose father owned a Ferrari, police said Thursday.
8. news | 18 Dec 2013
» Thailand has become a donor to the World Bank’s International Development Association (IDA), which aims to relieve poverty across the globe.
9. opinion | 26 Nov 2013
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» ]It is now widely agreed that Thailand's low wages and export-oriented economic development model have been very successful in substantially decreasing poverty and enhancing standards of living for the past four deca...
10. news | 28 Nov 2013
» A 60-year-old Japanese man switched at birth says he would like to "roll back the clock", days after winning a lawsuit against the hospital that mistakenly cast him into a life of poverty.