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11 convicted of 2002 gang-rape in India go free

AHMEDABAD: Eleven Hindu men jailed for life for the gang-rape of a pregnant Muslim woman during Hindu-Muslim riots in 2002 have been freed on remission, officials said on Tuesday, drawing condemnation from the victim's husband, lawyers and politicians.

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11 convicted of 2002 gang-rape in India go free
20:08

Govt readies B150bn loan guarantee for oil fund

The cabinet on Tuesday approved a law to guarantee up to 150 billion baht (US$4.23 billion) in loans for the state oil fund to support energy prices as the government fights inflation, according to a government source and media reports.

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Govt readies B150bn loan guarantee for oil fund
19:36

Two teachers jump off bridge, leave farewell letters behind in Trat

TRAT: Two women - a teacher and a retired teacher - jumped off a bridge into a canal in Muang district of this eastern province on Tuesday morning, with two farewell letters written to their children found inside a car they travelled in.

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Two teachers jump off bridge, leave farewell letters behind in Trat
17:54

Finland limits visas to Russians amid rush of Europe-bound tourists

HELSINKI: Finland will slash the number of visas issued to Russians to 10% of the current amount from Sept 1, foreign minister Pekka Haavisto said on Tuesday, amid a rush of Russian tourists bound for Europe.

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Finland limits visas to Russians amid rush of Europe-bound tourists
17:45

Putin accuses US of trying to 'prolong' Ukraine conflict

KYIV, Ukraine: Russian President Vladimir Putin accused Washington on Tuesday of drawing out the war in Ukraine, as explosions rocked a Russian military facility on the Kremlin-controlled peninsula of Crimea.

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Putin accuses US of trying to 'prolong' Ukraine conflict
17:09

Japanese filmmaker’s trial begins in Myanmar

The trial of a Japanese man has begun in Myanmar over his involvement in an anti-coup protest amid calls from Japan's government for his early release, Myanmar's ruling military said Tuesday.

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Japanese filmmaker’s trial begins in Myanmar
16:51

1m strays to be neutered in 2 yrs

The Soi Dog Foundation aims to neuter and vaccinate one million stray dogs and cats in Thailand in the next two years.

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1m strays to be neutered in 2 yrs
16:44

Bank of Thailand sees no surge in bad loans after policy rate hike

The central bank expects no surge in bad loans despite a hike in the benchmark interest rate and urged banks to gradually adjust their rates to help vulnerable groups.

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Bad loans
16:25

Huge cut in taxi annual vehicle tax

The cabinet on Tuesday approved a 90% reduction in the annual vehicle tax for taxis, motorcycle taxis and tuk-tuks.

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Huge cut in taxi annual vehicle tax
16:09

US commander says China missile fire over Taiwan must be contested

China's recent decision to fire missiles over Taiwan is a "gorilla in the room" that has to be contested, a top US military commander said Tuesday.

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US commander says China missile fire over Taiwan must be contested
15:44

Life insurance agents arrested for policy payment theft

Police have arrested three life insurance agents who embezzled 52 million baht from policy buyers, and 11 people who used fake Covid-19 test results to claim insurance payouts.

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Life insurance agents arrested for policy payment theft
15:25

Court to hear Malaysia ex-leader Najib's appeal of jail sentence

Malaysia's highest court said Tuesday it would hear former leader Najib Razak's final bid to overturn his 12-year jail sentence for corruption, with an acquittal potentially clearing the way for his return to power.

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Court to hear Malaysia ex-leader Najib's appeal of jail sentence
14:35

B8 is too much for instant noodles, says commerce minister

Instant noodle manufacturers want permission to lift the price of a serving of instant noodles by two baht - but the commerce minister says that is too much.

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B8 too expensive
14:02

Indonesia at 'pinnacle of global leadership', president says

JAKARTA: Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Tuesday hailed his country's growing stature on the global stage and reiterated calls for the Southeast Asian nation to be a "bridge of peace" between Russia and Ukraine.

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Indonesia at 'pinnacle of global leadership', president says
13:45

Election defeat looms for Trump's biggest critic inside party

CHEYENNE, US: Republican dissident Liz Cheney looks set to lose her US Congress seat Tuesday to an election-denying conspiracy theorist, in the latest signal of her party's disavowal of traditional conservatism in favor of Donald Trump's hardline "America First" movement.

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Election defeat looms for Trump's biggest critic inside party
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Chinese 'spy ship' docks in Sri Lanka despite India, US concerns

HAMBANTOTA, Sri Lanka: A Chinese research vessel docked at Sri Lanka's Chinese-run southern port of Hambantota on Tuesday despite concerns from India and the United States about its alleged spying activities.

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Chinese 'spy ship' docks in Sri Lanka despite India, US concerns
13:15

Real owner of inferno pub surrenders to police

The real owner of Mountain B pub, Somyos Panprasong, surrenders to police and is charged over the horrific fire on Aug 5 which has so far claimed 19 lives.

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Pub inferno charges
12:27

Beer truck overturns, driver killed

KHON KAEN: A trailer-truck loaded with cartons of beer overturned on a curve in Puay Noi district on Tuesday morning, killing the driver who was trapped underneath it.

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Beer truck overturns, driver killed
12:10

UN envoy makes first visit to Myanmar

The UN's new special envoy for Myanmar began her first trip to the country Tuesday, a day after a junta court sentenced ousted civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi to six more years in jail for corruption.

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UN envoy makes first visit to Myanmar
11:53

Tourist arrested over TikTok fishing video

A foreign tourist arrested in Phuket for catching parrotfish in the waters of Mu Koh Phi Phi National Park, after a TikTok video of him spearfishing attracted local outrage.

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Illegal fishing