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กำลังแสดงโพสต์จาก มกราคม, 2012

Thailand flood 2011 : Summary, Economic method of Assessment, and prevention

บทความโดย วรรณพงษ์ ดุรงคเวโรจน์


            Flooding in Thailand in 2011 has killed 239 people and affected at least 12 million people. The flooding inundated about six million hectares of land, over 300,000 hectares of which is farmland, in 58 provinces, from Chiang Mai in the North to parts of the capital city of Bangkok near the mouth of the Chao Phraya. It has been described as "the worst flooding yet in terms of the amount of water and people affected". It takes time more than four months that Thai people stuck with inundation. The rich and the poor have the same social status in bad-living condition and loss their spirit. Seven major industrial estates were inundated by as much 3 meters. The agricultural output has been destroyed and it affects farmers who are poor and stuck with their debt obligation. Moreover, it’s worst when the flow of water went to Bangkok and first it affected the industrial estate. On October 8, 2011 the 10 metre high water flowed to  Nikom Roj…

Poverty and Income Inequality in Asia

Poverty and distribution บทความโดย วรรณพงษ์ ดุรงคเวโรจน์
          Percentage population living on less than $2 per day
Bangladesh         81.3 %                Nepal                   77.6  % Laos                     76.8  %                Uzbekistan        76.7 % India                    75.6 %                 Cambodia           57.8 % Indonesia            50.6  %                Turkmenistan     49.6 % Vietnam              48.4 %                Yemen                 46.6  % Philippines         45.0  %                Sri Lanka            39.7  % China                   36.3 %                 Thailand              11.5  % Iran                      08 %                    Malaysia             07.8  % Russia                  <2 %                    Turkey                <2 %