Disabled people an untapped source of Thai economic growth, says PM Srettha

Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin vowed to build a society that leaves no group behind on Sunday, as Thailand marked the UN International Day of Persons with Disabilities.In his speech to mark the occasion, Srettha noted that only 6% of working-age disabled people were employed in ...

The Nation Reporter

Elderly, disabled set to get payments

The Department of Local Administration (DLA) on Friday allayed concerns about delays in making living allowance payments for elderly and disabled people, saying it managed to move funds from other schemes to make payments.DLA director-general Prayoon Rattanasenee insisted the problem had been addressed and the ...

Bangkok Post Reporter

Ministry setting up cash for 2m disabled

The Finance Ministry is seeking a lifeline for the 2 million disabled and underprivileged people who are adversely affected by the coronavirus outbreak, says finance permanent secretary Prasong Poontaneat.The ministry is working out the details with the Social Development and Human Security Ministry, which has ...

Wichit Chantanusornsiri

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