Thailand’s grand welfare experiment

Thailand’s new flagship welfare policy has been lauded, but unless it is combined with changes that address structural issues in the Thai economy, it may be destined for failure, Wannaphong Durongkaveroj writes.It has been two years since the Thai government has implemented its huge and ...

Wannaphong Durongkaveroj

Monthly allowance for special needs people to be increased

The monthly allowance for those with special needs will be raised from Bt800 to Bt1,000, the Department of Empowerment of Persons With Disabilities’ committee decided at a meeting.Deputy Prime Minister and Commerce Minister Jurin Laksanawisit chaired the meeting and said the resolution would soon be ...

The Nation Reporter

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