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Government to lose ฿6bn revenue per year if student loans are interest free

The government will lose about 6 billion baht in revenue per year if students with loans from the student...

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Economy Highlight News

Phuket ready for first major vegetarian festival in two years

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) on Phuket has predicted that more than 200,000 Thai and foreign tourists will...

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News World

US President Biden to skip APEC summit

US President Joe Biden will not attend the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) leaders’ meeting in Bangkok due to...

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Marcos wants to ‘reintroduce’ Philippines

Looking to “reintroduce the Philippines” to the world, new President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. has ambitious plans for his nation...

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Tropical storm Noru forecast to hit Thailand on Tuesday

Tropical storm Noru, which is located in the Philippine Sea today (Saturday), is expected to hit Vietnam, the Lao...

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ASEAN News

Three Chinese dead after Cambodia boat sinking

The death toll from a capsized boat off Cambodia’s coast rose to three Chinese nationals on Saturday, with a further nine rescued in Vietnamese waters...

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ASEAN News

Cambodia still searching for at least 10 Chinese missing from sunken boat

Cambodian rescuers were still searching on Saturday for at least 10 missing Chinese nationals after a boat with more...

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ASEAN News

Miss Grand Myanmar 2020 seeking refuge in another country

Miss Grand Myanmar 2020 Han Lay, says Myanmar police attached to their embassy in Bangkok tried to gain access...

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News World

Federer admits to last night nerves after emotional farewell

Roger Federer may have been one of the sporting world’s great communicators over the last two decades but the...

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News Politics

Former Palang Pracharath MP Watanya warmly welcomed by Democrat party

Former Palang Pracharath (PPRP) party-list MP Watanya Bunnag, aka “Madame Dear”, officially joined the Democrat party today (Thursday) and...

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Crime Highlight News

Thai police seize ฿460m in assets from online gambling network

The Crime Suppression Division (CSD) has seized more than 460 million baht in assets and cash in coordinated raids...

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Factory closed for 15 days for inspection after Thursday’s chemical leak

The Nakhon Pathom provincial industrial works office has ordered the Indorama Polyester Industries plant in Nakhon Chai Si district...

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Greenlight given for Robinhood and Grab to operate app-based taxi and bike taxi services

Thailand’s Land Transport Department (LTD) has given approval for app-based Robinhood and Grab to operate taxi and motorcycle taxi...

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Fake lubricant and dry cell batteries worth over ฿4m seized by Thai police

Police from the Consumer Protection Police Division (CPPD) seized fake lubricating oil, worth over a million baht, from a...

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News World

More than 1,300 detained in anti-mobilisation protests across Russia – rights group

Security forces detained more than 1,300 people in Russia on Wednesday at protests denouncing mobilisation, a rights group said, hours after President Vladimir Putin ordered Russia‘s first military draft since World War Two....

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Chemical leak in Nakhon Pathom forces schools to send students home

A number of schools in the Salaya district of Thailand’s Nakhon Pathom province were abruptly closed this morning (Thursday)...

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G7 countries agree on unity in Ukraine support -Japan foreign minister

Foreign ministers from the Group of Seven (G7) advanced economies confirmed in a meeting in New York on Wednesday...

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S.Korea, Japan hold first bilateral talks since 2019, seek stronger ties

South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol and Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida held their first one-on-one talks on Wednesday and...

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Highlight News Thailand Floods

Harvested rice fields in Chao Phraya River basin to be used as water retention areas

Rice fields in the Chao Phraya River basin, on Thailand’s central plains, will be turned into temporary water retention...

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Highlight News Tourism

Thai cabinet approves 45-day stay for tourists entitled to visa exemption and 30 days with Visa on Arrival

The cabinet approved an edict of the Interior Ministry today (Tuesday) extending the period of stay, from 30 to...

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Cabinet cuts employee social security contributions to 3 percent in Q4

The Thai cabinet decided today (Tuesday) to allow employees to reduce their financial contributions to the social security scheme...

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Crime News

Six more suspects wanted for abduction and assault of a 16-year-old boy in Nonthaburi

Arrest warrants have been issued for six more suspects, wanted by Pak Kret district police in Nonthaburi province for...

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Man held in Thai police custody for possessing six piranha fish for sale

A man was arrested yesterday (Monday) by police from the Natural Resources and Environment Crime Suppression Division after six...

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Coronavirus Outbreak Update Highlight News

Foreigners infected with COVID-19 can visit Thailand

Foreign visitors to Thailand who are infected with COVID-19 will no longer be barred from entering, following a decision...

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Former DPM Suthep acquitted of corruption by Supreme Court

Thailand’s Supreme Court Criminal Division for Political Office Holders found former Deputy Prime Minister Suthep Thaugsuban not guilty today...

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ASEAN News

As U.N. mulls Myanmar action, Malaysia pushes ASEAN to review peace plan

Southeast Asian nations must decide if they are going to push ahead with a so-far failed five-point peace plan for Myanmar or “decide what’s...

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Witnesses: Myanmar air attack kills 13, including 7 children

Government helicopters have attacked a school and village in north-central Myanmar, killing at least 13 people including seven children, a...

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UN chief warns education becoming ‘great divider’

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned Monday that unequal education was quickly dividing the planet as he sought to keep development on the...

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News World

Kremlin dismisses mass burial discoveries as ‘lies’

The Kremlin on Monday denied its forces were responsible for large-scale killings in east Ukraine and accused Kyiv of fabricating its discoveries of mass graves...

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ASEAN News

Thai troops on alert for a new narcotic from Myanmar’s Tachilek township

Thai military forces based along the Myanmar border in the northern province of Chiang Rai have stepped up border...

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News World

The queen’s queue: people line up for 16 hours to see coffin

People flocked to central London to join a queue to file past the coffin of Queen Elizabeth on Saturday,...

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Highlight News Thailand Floods

Six districts in Ayutthaya declared flood disaster zones

Six districts in Ayutthaya province have been declared flood disaster zones. More than 50 pumps have been installed to...

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Economy Highlight News

Thailand’s teachers accumulate combined debts of ฿1.4 trillion

Over 900,000 teachers, or 80% of all teachers in Thailand, owe a combined total of about 1.4 trillion baht,...

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News World

Israel attacks Damascus airport, five soldiers killed, Syria says

Israel carried out an airstrike on Syria’s Damascus International airport and other positions south of the capital, killing five...

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ASEAN News

Seven dead in Indonesia mine landslide: district chief

Indonesian rescuers have recovered seven bodies after a landslide at an illegal gold mine buried an estimated 20 people,...

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Highlight International Relations News

New rail bridge to be built in Nong Khai for cargo moving between Thailand and China

Officials of the Thai, Lao PDR and Chinese governments are considering the building of new railway bridge, running parallel...

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Around Thailand News

Garbage truck driver trapped behind steering wheel freed after accident

A garbage truck driver, working for the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA), was injured and trapped behind the steering wheel...

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News World

How queen’s death followed a disinformation playbook

The death of Queen Elizabeth II has laid bare a blueprint for how disinformation flourishes around major news events, with bad actors taking advantage to grab...

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Ukraine says hundreds of bodies found in mass burial site

Ukrainian officials said on Friday they had found hundreds of bodies, some with their hands tied behind their backs,...

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Putin vows to press attack on Ukraine; courts India, China

SAMARKAND, Uzbekistan (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin vowed Friday to press his attack on Ukraine despite Ukraine’s latest...

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News Sport

Roger Federer’s highs and lows at Wimbledon

Roger Federer announced his retirement from tennis on Thursday after a career which brought 20 Grand Slam titles. His greatest perfomances...

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Economy Highlight News

3.07m unused entitlements under co-payment scheme to be redistributed

Thailand’s Ministry of Finance will open for applications for 3.07 million unused entitlements under the 5th phase of the...

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News World

Putin says Xi has questions and concerns over Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday said he understood that Xi Jinping had questions and concerns about the situation in Ukraine...

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Highlight News Thailand Floods

Lat Krabang district declared a disaster zone by Bangkok’s administration

The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) has declared Lat Krabang district a flood “disaster zone” so provision of assistance can...

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Entertainment News

Thai rapper Milli’s performance in South Korea on Sunday cancelled due to visa problem

Well-known Thai rapper and singer Danupha Khanatheerakul, aka “Milli”, will not perform at the Hiphopplaya Festival in South Korea...

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General News

Queen Elizabeth II’s interpreter during her Chiang Mai visit in 1972 revealed

A 101-year-old former teacher at a school in Chiang Mai province served as interpreter for Britain’s late Queen Elizabeth...

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Around Thailand News

6 tonnes of suspected frozen pork seized in Chiang Mai and Samut Sakhon

Over six tonnes of frozen pork, believed to have been smuggled into Thailand, have been seized from cold storage...

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Highlight News World

Putin, Xi meet for high-stakes talks in challenge to West

Russia’s Vladimir Putin and China’s Xi Jinping gather with other Asian leaders in the ancient Silk Road city of Samarkand from Thursday for...

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News World

Hong Kong office vacancies double after protests, pandemic

The amount of vacant top-tier office space has more than doubled in Hong Kong over the last three years as companies downsize operations, researchers...

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General Highlight News

Thailand’s Cannabis-Hemp Bill withdrawn from House agenda

The Bhumjaithai party’s flagship piece of legislation, the draft Cannabis-Hemp Bill, which has already passed its first reading in...

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Myanmar Report News

Crime rate rising in Myanmar’s business capital

Ever since the coup on February 1st, 2021, Myanmar has been in turmoil.  From political to economic woes, the...

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General News

Bhumjaithai party rebuffs Democrats’ call for reclassification of cannabis as a Cat 5 narcotic

The Bhumjaithai party has rejected a call by some Democrat MPs for a review of the Narcotics Act B.E....

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Around Thailand Environment Highlight News

Supreme Court orders rehabilitation of Maya Bay using funds from “The Beach” film production

The Environmental Cases Division of Thailand’s Supreme Court has upheld the acquittal of former Agriculture Minister Pongpol Adireksarn, the...

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Economy News

Thai cabinet extends 5-baht per litre excise tax cut for diesel until November

The cabinet decided today (Tuesday) to extend the excise tax cut of five baht per litre of diesel fuel...

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Highlight News Thailand Floods

Warning of Chao Phraya River overflows on Thursday

The Royal Irrigation Department (RID) has issued a new warning of river overflows in 11 provinces located downstream of...

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Economy Highlight News

Thai cabinet approves new minimum wages, effective October 1st

The Thai cabinet approved the new minimum wage rates today (Tuesday), as proposed by the tri-partite Wage Committee, to...

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International Relations News

Returning to Thailand – wish fulfilled for new US ambassador

US Ambassador-designate to Thailand Bob Godec is in town and spent his first weekend here visiting notable cultural sites...

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News World

Bill Gates: Technological innovation would help solve hunger

NEW YORK (AP) – Bill Gates says the global hunger crisis is so severe that food aid cannot completely...

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The ‘majestic’ Singapore orchid named in honour of Queen Elizabeth

Elizabeth is majestic, hardy and “very fashionable”, said a top Singapore flower curator — referring not to the late monarch, but to an orchid named after...

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Entertainment Highlight News

‘Succession’ and ‘Squid Game’ big winners at television’s Emmys

Dysfunctional family saga “Succession” on Monday took top honors for best drama at the Emmys, television’s biggest night of...

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Around Thailand Highlight News

Thai school under fire for changing a soccer field into a golf driving range

The management of a school in the Renu Nakhon district of Thailand’s north-eastern province of Nakhon Phanom has come...

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Crime News

Bangkok Bank of Commerce embezzlement scandal ends with conviction of financier Rakesh Saxena

One of Thailand’s longest-running embezzlement scandals, which led to the collapse of the Bangkok Bank of Commerce (BBC) in...

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News World

China’s Sichuan returning to normal as earthquake death toll hits 93

Officials in China’s Sichuan province, which was hit by an earthquake that killed 93 last week, lowered the emergency response level...

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Ukraine calls for more Western arms after Russia pullback

Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskiy is calling on the West to speed up deliveries of weapons systems as Ukrainian troops...

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Los Angeles reports area’s first death due to monkeypox

The Los Angeles Department of Public Health said on Monday it had confirmed the area’s first death due to...

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UN chief says world paying ‘horrific price’ for fossil fuels folly

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said developing nations were paying a “horrific price” for the world’s reliance on fossil fuels, as he toured parts of...

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Woman gives birth in truck stuck on flooded road in Rayong

A doctor and nurses from Klaeng district hospital in Thailand’s Rayong province helped a pregnant woman give birth to...

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Five dead after NZ boat reportedly collides with whale

Five people are dead after a boat flipped over in waters off of New Zealand’s South Island on Saturday, with “indications” the vessel capsized after colliding with...

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Thai Royal family send letters of condolence for the passing of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II

Their Majesties the King and Queen of Thailand have sent a message of condolence to Britain’s King Charles III,...

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Britain, facing economic crisis, pauses to mourn the queen

The death of Queen Elizabeth has stilled the business of state in Britain at a time when the government, Bank of...

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Environment News

Tropical fish farms ordered to turn over their GMO fish to Thai Fisheries Department

The Thai Fisheries Department has ordered all commercial tropical fish breeders to turn over their genetically-modified (GMO) fish, such...

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Highlight News Thailand Floods

56 provinces warned of waterway overflows following heavy rain

Thailand’s National Water Command Centre issued advice to people in 56 provinces today (Saturday), including Bangkok and its suburbs,...

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ASEAN News

Magnitude 6.2 earthquake strikes Papua, Indonesia, no tsunami warning -BMKG

An earthquake of magnitude 6.2 struck the region of Papua in Indonesia on Saturday and has no potential to trigger a...

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News World

Queen Elizabeth’s family rush to side of ailing monarch

Britain’s royal family rushed to be with Queen Elizabeth after doctors said they were concerned about the health of the 96-year-old monarch on Thursday and...

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Around Thailand News

About 100 elephants foraging for food outside Thap Lan National Park

Officials from Thailand’s Department of National Park, Wildlife and Plant Conservation and local administration organisations have been working on...

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ASEAN News

Last international telco in Myanmar sold

Telecom giant Ooredoo has reportedly sold its Myanmar operations to a Singapore based company for US$576,000,000. The last of...

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Highlight News Politics

Thailand’s Charter Court asks for more information on PM’s term case

The Constitutional Court is scheduled to meet again on September 14th, to discuss the 8-year term in office of...

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Three emergency workers injured in a textile warehouse fire

Three rescue volunteers were injured when the wall of a burning textile warehouse collapsed onto them as they were...

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Highlight News Thailand Floods

Water expert’s advice on flooding – “Help yourself as much as possible.”

A water expert at Rangsit University’s Centre for Climate Change and Disasters, Dr. Seri Suparatit, has advised people living...

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News Politics

Bill to end the rights of senators in the selection of Thailand’s prime minister ditched by parliament

The hopes of non-governmental organisations to strip senators of the right to select the prime minister after the next...

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Customs officials seize 8 tonnes of imported pork in Maha Sarakham

Thai customs officials seized about eight tonnes of frozen pork, worth about 1.6 million baht, from two trucks in...

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Around Thailand Highlight News

Thai medical organisations ask government to rethink cannabis legalisation

The Medical Council of Thailand, along with 16 other medical organisations and royal colleges, have signed a petition seeking...

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Around Thailand News

Thai TikToker builds following with tips on frugal living

A Thai TikToker‘s tips on grocery shopping on a budget of just 4,000 baht ($109) a month are attracting thousands of followers amid...

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News World

S.Korea offers talks with N.Korea to discuss reunion of separated families

South Korea on Thursday offered talks with North Korea to discuss a reunion of families separated by the 1950-53...

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Crime Highlight News

Luxury cars worth tens of millions of baht seized from Ponzi scheme boss in Chiang Mai

Technology Crime Suppression Division (TCSD) police in Thailand have seized luxury sports cars, Harley Davidson motorcycles and brand name...

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Around Thailand News

41 more Rohingya found on an island off Thailand’s Satun province

Thai authorities have found 41 more Rohingya, from Myanmar’s Rakhine state, on an island off the southern province of...

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Crime Highlight News

Mysterious remains kept at a Thai morgue for eight years finally identified

The mother of a woman who went missing about eight years ago was recently informed by the Mirror Foundation...

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News Sport

Thailand wins gold, three silver and bronze medals at Aerobic Gymnastics Asian Championship

Thailand’s Chawisa Inthakul won the gold medal in the dance event at the 7th Aerobic Gymnastics Asian Championship held...

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Around Thailand News

Ten Rohingya plucked from the sea off Satun province by a Thai trawler

Ten Rohingya, from Myanmar’s Rakhine state, were rescued from the sea off the southern border province of Satun by...

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Crime Highlight News

Police crackdown on a gang selling of fake health products online

The Consumer Protection Police Division (CPPD) and the Thai Food and Drug Administration (TFDA) have smashed a gang offering...

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Crime News

Man arrested after he allegedly shot 3 students to death in Krabi

Three high-school students were shot dead in the Khao Phanom District of Thailand’s southern province of Krabi last night...

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Crime Highlight News

Empty hotel on Koh Samui ransacked, 70 million baht in valuables stolen

Police on Koh Samui, in Thailand’s southern province of Surat Thani, are holding three suspects in custody, on intrusion...

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Business News

Porsche to enter stock market before the end of 2022: VW

German auto group Volkswagen on Monday said it would go ahead this year with a highly anticipated stock market entry for its...

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News World

Shelling forces Ukraine nuclear plant off grid as Zelensky warns of ‘disaster’

The last working reactor at Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant was disconnected from the grid after shelling caused a fire,...

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News World

50 years on, Germany asks for forgiveness over 1972 Munich Games attacks

Germany’s president asked for forgiveness on Monday for his country’s failure to protect Israeli athletes and team memberswho were...

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News World

Russia pockets $158 bn in energy exports after war: report

Russia has raked in a whopping 158 billion euros ($158 billion) in energy exports in the six months following its invasion of Ukraine, with the EU...

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News World

Thousands evacuate as Typhoon Hinnamnor hits S.Korea

Thousands of South Koreans have evacuated as Typhoon Hinnamnor made landfall in the country’s south, authorities said on Tuesday, with heavy rain...

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Highlight News Politics

Prawit insists he has no power to reshuffle Cabinet

Acting Prime Minister Gen Prawit Wongsuwan on Monday dismissed speculation of a possible Cabinet reshuffle. “I am just a...

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Highlight News Politics

Charter Court ruling on PM’s term will be a “breaking point” – UDD leader Jatuporn

A ruling from the Constitutional Court on Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha’s 8-year term in office, whether it is in...

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Around Thailand News Thailand Floods

1,280 hectares of rice fields in Nakhon Ratchasima flooded and damaged

More than 1,280 hectares of rice fields in Thailand’s north-eastern province of Nakhon Ratchasima have been damaged after being...

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