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21:08

German and French leaders press Putin

The leaders of France and Germany on Saturday asked Russian President Vladimir Putin to hold “direct serious negotiations” with his Ukrainian counterpart Volodymyr Zelensky.

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German and French leaders press Putin
21:04

Most Covid vaccination centres in Phuket closed

Four out of five Covid-19 vaccination centres in Phuket are now closed, with many people on the resort island having already received their doses and demand for vaccines declining.

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Most Covid vaccination centres in Phuket closed
18:12

Shanghai inches closer to reopening

Shanghai inches toward gradual reopening after two months of gruelling Covid-19 lockdowns, while Beijing says some mobility curbs will be loosened on Sunday.

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Glimmer of hope
17:12

Teen girl killed in car-train crash

A teenage girl was killed and her 19-year-old brother injured when their car was hit by a train at an unmanned railway crossing in Lang Suan district of Chumphon province on Saturday morning.

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Teen girl killed in car-train crash
16:12

Samoa signs 'collaboration' pact with China

Samoa signed a bilateral agreement with China on Saturday, promising “greater collaboration” as Beijing’s foreign minister continues a South Pacific tour that has sparked concern among Western allies.

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Samoa signs 'collaboration' pact with China
15:45

26 missing in Indonesian boat accident

MAKASSAR, Indonesia: Indonesian rescue teams were looking for 26 people missing on Saturday after a boat with 43 people on board capsized off Sulawesi island.

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26 missing in Indonesian boat accident
15:26

Football's richest match? It's not Liverpool-Real Madrid

LONDON: When the most lucrative match in world football kicks off at one of Europe’s biggest stadiums this weekend, the teams taking the field might not be the ones you think.

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Football's richest match? It's not Liverpool-Real Madrid
14:28

Eight drug runners killed in Chiang Rai gunfight

Eight suspected drug smugglers were killed and about one million speed pills seized following an exchange of gunfire along the Thailand-Myanmar border in Chiang Rai late Friday night.

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Eight drug runners killed in Chiang Rai gunfight
13:32

Vanuatu declares climate emergency

Vanuatu’s parliament has declared a climate emergency, with the low-lying Pacific island nation’s prime minister flagging a US$1.2-billion cost to protect his country from the impacts of climate change.

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Vanuatu declares climate emergency
13:00

4,488 new Covid cases, 38 more deaths

The number of confirmed new Covid-19 cases continues its steady decline, but the daily coronavirus-related death toll rises from 29 on Friday to 38 on Saturday.

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+4,488 cases
12:41

Poll: Bangkok people voted for change

Change was what the people wanted when they cast their ballots in the May 22 Bangkok governor election, according to an opinion poll by Suan Dusit Rajabhat University, or Suan Dusit Poll.

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Poll: Bangkok people voted for change
10:44

UN Security Council members fail to agree on Myanmar text

The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) failed on Friday to agree on a statement aimed at pushing Myanmar's junta to take steps toward a peaceful solution to the country's ongoing crisis, diplomats said.

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UN Security Council members fail to agree on Myanmar text
09:22

Victoria's Secret to pay $8.3m settlement to laid-off workers

Thai workers who were sacked last year from a factory supplying global lingerie brands including Victoria's Secret will receive 285.2 million baht (US$8.36 million), in what labour activists say is the biggest settlement of its kind in the global garment industry.

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Victoria's Secret to pay $8.3m settlement to laid-off workers
08:06

Depeche Mode founder dies

Andy Fletcher, who played synthesizers in Depeche Mode, has died. He was 60.

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Depeche Mode founder dies
05:22

Oil Fuel Fund asks for liquidity boost

The Oil Fuel Fund Office is asking the government to inject money into the fund from its central budget to increase its liquidity as it continues to subsidise the price of diesel.

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Liquidity boost needed
05:11

Substitute Adisak makes decisive impact for Thailand

Substitute Adisak Kraisorn's late goal earned Thailand a 1-0 win over Turkmenistan in a warm-up game in Si Sa Ket on Friday night.

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Substitute Adisak makes decisive impact for Thailand
04:44

Health Ministry, agencies aim to deter recreational weed use

The Public Health Ministry has signed an agreement with eight agencies to emphasise the use of cannabis and hemp for medical, beauty and research and development use amid fears people will use it for recreational purposes when they are allowed to grow the plants at home from June 9.

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Health Ministry, agencies aim to deter recreational weed use
04:33

Private funds sought for Grey Line

The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) is planning to launch a bidding process to secure private investment in the Grey Line monorail project within the next two years, with an investment budget of 27 billion baht.

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Private funds sought for Grey Line
04:29

Higher living costs slow local economy

Thailand's economic activity showed signs of slowing in the second quarter as a result of the higher cost of living, says World Bank Thailand.

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Higher living costs slow local economy
04:22

Old frozen vax to be tested on monkeypox

Officials plan to test a freeze-dried version of a live attenuated smallpox vaccine that has been stored for some 40 years, to see if it can effectively combat monkeypox.

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Vaccine test