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Indonesia to offer 10 oil and gas blocks in 2023, including in S. China Sea

JAKARTA: Indonesia plans to offer 10 oil and gas working areas this year, including a block in the South China Sea, amid efforts to boost energy production and make new discoveries, a senior energy ministry official said on Monday.

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Indonesia to offer 10 oil and gas blocks in 2023, including in S. China Sea
19:10

At least 28 killed, scores injured in Pakistan mosque blast

At least 28 people were killed and more than 100 others wounded in a bomb blast at a mosque in a security compound in northwestern Pakistan, officials said. It was the worst such attack in almost 11 months.

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At least 28 killed, scores injured in Pakistan mosque blast
17:48

Covid situation improves, low infection rate in outbound travellers

Covid-19 infection rates remain low after the country reopened to visitors, with fewer than 4% of outbound travellers testing positive, a senior health official says.

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Virus under control
17:45

World 'dangerously unprepared' for next crisis: Red Cross

GENEVA: All countries remain "dangerously unprepared" for the next pandemic, the Red Cross warned on Monday, saying future health crises could also collide with increasingly likely climate-related disasters.

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World 'dangerously unprepared' for next crisis: Red Cross
17:31

Boris Johnson: Putin threatened to lob missile at me

LONDON: Former UK prime minister Boris Johnson has claimed President Vladimir Putin threatened to target him with a missile attack before ordering Russian forces into Ukraine.

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Boris Johnson: Putin threatened to lob missile at me
17:11

21kg 'ice' in packages labelled Chinese tea

NAKHON PHANOM: An army patrol seized 21 kilogrammes of crystal methamphetamine packaged as Chinese tea from the bank of the Mekong river, and arrested one suspect, in That Phanom district.

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21kg 'ice' in packages labelled Chinese tea
16:45

Kyiv calls International Olympic Committee 'promoter of war'

KYIV, Ukraine: Ukrainian Presidential aide Mykhaylo Podolyak on Monday called the International Olympic Committee (IOC) a "promoter of war" after the sports body said it was considering ways for Russian athletes to compete.

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Kyiv calls International Olympic Committee 'promoter of war'
16:34

Anutin: More than one meth pill, you're a dealer

A ministerial regulation is being amended so that anyone with more than one methamphetamine pill in possession, instead of 15, will be regarded as having them with intent to sell, not for personal use as at present, Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul said on Monday.

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Anutin: More than one meth pill, you're a dealer
16:28

Indonesia says forged ingredient label may be cause of cough syrup deaths

JAKARTA: Indonesian police said on Monday a local trader of industrial-grade chemicals sold them as pharmaceutical-grade, leading to their use in medicated syrups that authorities suspect may have caused deaths of more than 200 children across the country.

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Indonesia says forged ingredient label may be cause of cough syrup deaths
15:47

Air pollution warning for Bangkok

Unsafe levels of fine dust are forecast for the capital city from Tuesday to Friday due to stagnant air and extensive burn-off in Cambodia.

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Air pollution warning for Bangkok
15:15

Bitcoin barrels toward historic Jan as crypto market jumps by $280bn

Bitcoin is set for its best January since 2013 on bets that monetary tightening and the crypto-sector crisis are both ebbing.

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Bitcoin barrels toward historic Jan as crypto market jumps by $280bn
14:30

Asian markets lose ground as traders await rate decisions

Asian stocks mostly fell Monday as traders struggled to maintain momentum from last week's rally, though Shanghai advanced as mainland Chinese markets reopened after a week-long Lunar New Year break.

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Asian markets lose ground as traders await rate decisions
14:22

Hong Kong doctors report people chasing Covid antivirals 'for family members'

Some people in Hong Kong have been acting suspiciously to get their hands on Covid-19 antiviral drugs, the Post has learned, with one person going to six doctors in a single day asking for the same medicine.

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Hong Kong doctors report people chasing Covid antivirals
14:07

JD Central to end local operations in March

E-marketplace JD Central has announced it will end its operations in Thailand from March 3.

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JD Central to end local operations in March
13:50

Actress should not have been released, extortion possible, says city police chief

The Bangkok police chief says a Taiwanese actress found with a prohibited vapouriser should not have been released, and confirms checkpoint police are under investigation for alleged extortion.

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Shakedown claim
13:45

Toyota top-selling automaker for third year running

TOKYO: Japan's Toyota was the world's top-selling automaker in 2022, retaining its lead over German rival Volkswagen for the third year, company data showed Monday.

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Toyota top-selling automaker for third year running
12:45

NATO chief asks S. Korea to 'step up' military support for Ukraine

SEOUL: NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg asked South Korea on Monday to "step up" military support for Ukraine, suggesting it reconsider its policy of not exporting weapons to countries in conflict.

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NATO chief asks S. Korea to 'step up' military support for Ukraine
12:26

Truck rear-ends 15 vehicles, one person killed

NAKHON RATCHASIMA: A 22-wheel trailer truck with a drunk driver at the wheel crashed into 15 other vehicles on a downhill stretch of the Mitrapap highway in Pak Chong district on Sunday night, killing one person and injuring six others, police said.

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Truck rear-ends 15 vehicles, one person killed
12:03

Candidates post their wares

Election campaign posters along Tanao Road near Wat Mahanparam Voraviharn in Bangkok as preparations for the polls pick up pace after two amended organic laws on political parties and the election of MPs went into effect on Sunday. (Photos: Apichart Jinakul)

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Candidates post their wares
11:13

Peru's political crisis continues with violence in Lima

Nationwide clashes between protesters and police continued this weekend in Peru's capital Lima, following the impeachment and arrest of former President Pedro Castillo in early December. - REUTERS

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Peru's political crisis continues with violence in Lima