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Thai Laborers' Rising Debt Impacts Economy

A  survey by the University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce shows an increase in debt levels among lower wage workers. Analysts say it is just another sign of how the country’s prolonged political deadlock is affecting household finances.   According to the results, 90 percent of laborers earning less than $500 a month are increasingly in debt, often needing to borrow funds to meet even basic daily requirements.   The university's economists say levels of forced...

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