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4 Oct, 2013

Thai King’s ‘Sufficiency Economy’ theory goes global – The Nation

It has taken a long time for people at home and abroad to understand and appreciate His Majesty The King’s “Sufficiency Economy” theory. The term in English is oblique; in Thai, as in “Por Pieng” literally translated as “Just enough”, it is misleading. “Just enough” for whom? Is it anti-capitalist, anti-wealth, anti-progress or and anti-modernity?

For doubters, non-committers and non-believers in His Majesty’s initiative, the upcoming conference “Global Dialogue on Sustainable Development”, in Bangkok next Thursday, October 10, should open some minds and answer some questions. The one subject to be discussed is His Majesty’s initiative.

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