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Historic crown to be modified for Charles III coronation

LONDON: Britain's 17th-century St Edward's Crown, the centrepiece of the Crown Jewels, has been removed from display to be altered for the coronation of King Charles III, Buckingham Palace said on Saturday.

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Historic crown to be modified for Charles III coronation
3 Dec 2022

US unveils next-generation stealth bomber

LOS ANGELES: The United States has unveiled the B-21 Raider, a high-tech stealth bomber that can carry nuclear and conventional weapons and is designed to be able to fly without a crew on board.

3 Dec 2022
US unveils next-generation stealth bomber
3 Dec 2022

Global goods trade forecast to shrink in 2023

The global goods trade will shrink next year in a downturn reminiscent of previous recessions, Oxford Economics said, in a worrying forecast for Asia’s export-dependent economies and beyond.

3 Dec 2022
Global goods trade forecast to shrink in 2023
3 Dec 2022

Football legend Pele 'receiving palliative care'

SAO PAULO: Brazilian football legend Pele is receiving palliative care after chemotherapy stopped having the expected results as he battles colon cancer, the newspaper Folha de S.Paulo reported on Saturday.

3 Dec 2022
Football legend Pele 'receiving palliative care'
3 Dec 2022

Iran authorities reviewing hijab law

Iran’s parliament and the judiciary are reviewing a law that requires women to cover their heads, and which triggered more than two months of deadly protests, the country’s attorney-general says.

3 Dec 2022
Iran authorities reviewing hijab law
3 Dec 2022

5.7-magnitude quake hits Java

A strong earthquake hit Indonesia’s main island of Java on Saturday, injuring at least one person and shaking the same town devastated by a tremor last month that left more than 330 people dead.

3 Dec 2022
5.7-magnitude quake hits Java
3 Dec 2022

Bomb blamed for Songkhla freight train derailment

Authorities say a bomb planted on the tracks was responsible for the derailment of a freight train in Sadao district of Songkhla on Saturday.

3 Dec 2022
Rail line bombed
3 Dec 2022

CentralWorld fire under control

A fire erupted on the first floor of the CentralWorld shopping complex in Bangkok’s Pathumwan district on Saturday afternoon but was put out by firefighters shortly after 5pm.

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CentralWorld fire under control
3 Dec 2022

More Chinese cities easing Covid curbs

The southern Chinese tech hub of Shenzhen has ended mandatory Covid testing to enter public venues, joining a growing list of local authorities easing the strict social curbs imposed across the country since the pandemic broke out three years ago.

3 Dec 2022
More Chinese cities easing Covid curbs
3 Dec 2022

Russia decries 'dangerous' oil price cap

Russia said on Saturday it would continue to find buyers for its oil, despite what it said was a “dangerous” attempt by Western governments to introduce a price cap on its crude exports.

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Russia decries 'dangerous' oil price cap
3 Dec 2022

'Most' institutions will face share-sale tax

Most institutional investors in Thailand won’t be exempted from a tax levied on stock transactions that will resume next year after more than three decades, authorities say.

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'Most' institutions will face share-sale tax
3 Dec 2022

Wild jumbo, two men injured in pickup truck crash

KANCHANABURI: A wild elephant was injured after being hit by a pickup truck on a road in Muang district of this western border province late on Friday night. The driver and a passenger were also hurt.

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Wild jumbo, two men injured in pickup truck crash
3 Dec 2022

Myanmar sentences 7 students to death, says UN

The Myanmar junta handed out at least seven more death sentences this week, taking the tally of those on death row to 139, according to the United Nations (UN).

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Myanmar sentences 7 students to death, says UN
3 Dec 2022

Most institutional investors must pay stock tax, says govt spokesman

Most institutional investors in Thailand will not be exempted from a tax levied on stock transactions that will resume next year after more than three decades, authorities said.

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Most institutional investors must pay stock tax, says govt spokesman
3 Dec 2022

Hazy days to diminish 10% if new PM2.5 measures pan out

The Pollution Control Department aims to reduce the number of heavily polluted days in metropolitan Bangkok and 17 northern provinces by 10% next year.

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Hazy days
3 Dec 2022

American passenger rescued after falling unconscious

CHIANG MAI: A 63-year-old American tourist was safely rescued after he fell unconscious and had no pulse while a plane made a landing at Chiang Mai International Airport on Friday.

3 Dec 2022
American passenger rescued after falling unconscious
3 Dec 2022

Man cashed his dead mum's social security cheques for 26 yrs in US

A Missouri man pleaded guilty this week to stealing his dead mother’s Social Security payments for more than a quarter century, accumulating nearly US$200,000 in the process, federal prosecutors said.

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Man cashed his dead mum's social security cheques for 26 yrs in US
3 Dec 2022

Anutin addresses beach photo involving minors

A photo depicting two minors smoking pot along Pattaya Beach that went viral has prompted the Public Health Minister to call on the police to enforce the law.

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Anutin 'concerned'
3 Dec 2022

2022 Qatar World Cup: our Saturday picks

The Bangkok Post's predictions on matches.

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2022 Qatar World Cup: our Saturday picks
3 Dec 2022

South Korea snatch last-16 place, Swiss edge fiery World Cup clash

Last-gasp South Korea reached the World Cup knockout phase in dramatic fashion on Friday to set up a last-16 match against mighty Brazil as Switzerland edged a bad-tempered encounter with Serbia to progress.

3 Dec 2022
South Korea snatch last-16 place, Swiss edge fiery World Cup clash