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Boonwara Sumano

TDRI Research Fellow

Boonwara Sumano Chenphuengpawn, PhD, is a research fellow at the Thailand Development Research Institute (TDRI) Policy analyses from the TDRI appear in the Bangkok Post every other Wednesday.

Boonwara Sumano
22 Apr 2020

Lockdown peril haunts abusive homes

Some of the key policies to curtail the widespread transmission of the coronavirus or Covid-19 are city-lockdowns and self-isolation.

22 Apr 2020 7
Lockdown peril haunts abusive homes
14 Jun 2017

Acting dishonestly

An actual survey that gave people the chance to make no more than 50 baht by being corrupt wound up with most of them being corrupt.

14 Jun 2017 6
Acting dishonestly
12 Oct 2016

Human rights and trade

The UN Global Compact stresses that businesses must respect the protection of human rights, and ensure that they are not complicit in human rights abuses.

12 Oct 2016
Human rights and trade
10 Aug 2016

Monitor your charities

There are plenty of reasons we should demand to know the destinations of our donations, which total 75 billion baht per year from Thai people.

10 Aug 2016 7
Monitor your charities
19 Jan 2016

Trading nation

The goal set in 2014 for Thailand has exposed weaknesses, the main one being the lack of education and skills needed to operate amidst world competition.

19 Jan 2016 4
Trading nation