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  • OPINION

    Will ‘welfare state’ promises be honoured?

    Oped, Paritta Wangkiat, Published on 25/03/2019

    » Following the general election yesterday, elected politicians will be closely watched how and whether they will keep the many promises made during their poll campaigns. One is their pledge to make Thailand a “welfare state”. Pheu Thai vows to improve the existing Universal Healthcare Coverage scheme, initiated by its precursor Thai Rak Thai. It also came up with a fresh idea of a “lottery savings” scheme that will encourage personal savings through the purchase of a lottery ticket.

  • NEWS

    Priced out of prosperity

    Spectrum, Paritta Wangkiat, Published on 29/10/2017

    » Shortly after the bell sounds, the open-air canteen of the garment factory on the outskirts of Maha Sarakham town starts to fill up. The workers get in line as they chat and eye cheap eats, welcoming a moment of midday rest after working for four long hours in the morning.

  • NEWS

    Swept up in silence

    Spectrum, Paritta Wangkiat, Published on 20/07/2014

    » When the monsoon season comes in early July, it brings turbulence to the Mekong River. Fishermen on Si Phan Don — a name meaning 4,000 islands which aptly evokes the riverine archipelago in southern Laos — take calculated risks when they climb through the rapids, every step bringing the potential of injury from the sharp rocks below.

  • NEWS

    Lottery draw raises ‘tampering’ claims

    News, Paritta Wangkiat, Published on 18/03/2014

    » Anti-government groups yesterday raised questions about Sunday's lottery draws that matched the last few digits of the licence plates of vehicles used by the caretaker prime minister.

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