PHUKET: Thailand’s leading think tank has proposed a “survival strategy” for the nation: an exit from the current economic and political distress by transforming the country into a “welfare state” that would help bridge wealth and income disparity. The Thailand Development Research Institute (TDRI), led by its chairman, Dr Nipon Poapongsakorn, says the group’s research has … [Read more...] about OPINION: Is Phuket ready for welfarism?
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Mothership and The Birthday Collective are in collaboration to share a selection of essays from the 2017 edition of The Birthday Book . The Birthday Book ( which you can buy here ) is a collection of essays about Singapore by 52 authors from various walks of life. These essays reflect on the narratives of their lives, that define them as well as … [Read more...] about What a S’porean lawyer-poet learnt from the stories of migrant mums in Jalan Kukoh
As told to Jane Zhang. My name is Rahman Mohammad Ataur. I'm 24 years old this year, going to be 25. I came from Bangladesh. I grew up in village area actually, quite far from city. That life very simple, we every day fight for the basic needs, like foods, clothes, and everything. Parents didn't encourage education When I was very young, my parents are … [Read more...] about I came to S’pore from Bangladesh to work at age 20 & an explosion left me in a 3-month coma. Here’s my story.
There are some environments that just cannot be replicated on a soundstage, even with all of Hollywood’s experience. The unique and beautiful cities and landscapes in Thailand are perfect examples. Let’s take a look at some of the most notable films involving Thai locales — some that may even surprise you. We’ll also tell you where to watch them on streaming platforms right … [Read more...] about Best Hollywood Movies Filmed in Thailand Streaming in 2022
Follow us on Telegram for the latest updates: https://t.me/mothershipsg China’s foreign minister had apparently walked out of an Asean Regional Forum Gala on Aug. 5 to express his unhappiness at U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taiwan, which took place on the night of Aug. 2 . China's protest over Pelosi's visit continues This came as China held … [Read more...] about China’s foreign minister walks out of Asean meetings twice to show displeasure to US & Japan