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18:17

Global LGBT event scrapped over Taiwan name flap

TAIPEI: An international LGBT gathering in Taiwan has been cancelled after its global organisers demanded the removal of the self-ruled island’s name from the 2025 event — a move denounced by the government.

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Global LGBT event scrapped over Taiwan name flap
17:30

Five Chinese firms to exit US stock market

SHANGHAI: Five major Chinese companies including two of the country’s largest oil producers will delist from the New York Stock Exchange, the firms said in filings on Friday.

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Five Chinese firms to exit US stock market
16:33

J&J to end all sales of talc-based baby powder

Johnson & Johnson says it will stop selling talc-based baby powder globally in 2023, more than two years after it ended US sales of a product that has drawn thousands of consumer safety lawsuits.

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J&J to end all sales of talc-based baby powder
15:51

Australian pleads not guilty at Myanmar junta trial

An Australian economist detained by Myanmar's junta has pleaded not guilty to breaching the colonial-era official secrets act, a source close to the case said on Friday.

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Australian pleads not guilty at Myanmar junta trial
15:41

Public warned against fake government websites

People are being warned to remain vigilant against websites imitating the homepages of government agencies with the intent to steal sensitive data and carry out financial scams.

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Public warned against fake government websites
15:38

Ex-Sri Lankan president staying in inner Bangkok

Police advise ousted former Sri Lankan president Gotabaya Rajapaksa not to leave his hotel in the heart of Bangkok for security reasons for as long as he stays in Thailand.

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'Stay inside'
14:56

VIDEO: This Week's Top Stories August 12

This Week's Top Stories: pub fire aftermath, Bangkok pub safety checks, 'little ghosts' and a slow corpse discovery

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VIDEO: This Week's Top Stories August 12
14:22

Hacker offers to sell data of 48m Covid app users

BEIJING: A hacker has claimed to have obtained the personal information of 48.5 million users of a Covid health code mobile app run by the city of Shanghai, the second claim of a breach of public data in the city in just over a month.

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Hacker offers to sell data of 48m Covid app users
14:06

ThaiBev shares fall on IPO delay news

SINGAPORE: Shares of Thai Beverage Plc slumped on Friday after the company deferred the initial public offering (IPO) of its brewery unit in Singapore once again, citing “prolonged challenging market conditions”.

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ThaiBev shares fall on IPO delay news
13:48

Police search for Ratchaburi gold robber

RATCHABURI: Police are stepping up their hunt for an armed man who made off with almost 780,000 baht worth of gold after holding up a shop in Baan Pong district on Thursday.

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Police search for Ratchaburi gold robber
13:16

Rain drenched sheet smashes into car on Rama II Rd

A car was heavily damaged on Rama II Rd when a canvas filled with rainwater fell from an incomplete elevated road structure on Thursday night, just weeks after a fatal bridge collapse on the same route.

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Danger remains
11:26

Hong Kong bans film over one-second scene showing 2014 protest

Hong Kong censors have banned an award-winning animation from being shown over a one-second scene depicting the 2014 pro-democracy protests, local media reported, in the latest sign of free speech curbs in the finance hub.

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Hong Kong bans film over one-second scene showing 2014 protest
11:06

United Airlines Puts Down Deposit on Flying Taxis

United Airlines Holdings Inc. has paid a $10 million deposit for 100 electric flying taxis, a sign that the airline is growing more confident in the nascent technology.

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United Airlines Puts Down Deposit on Flying Taxis
09:59

Pub quarrel leaves 2 dead, 1 injured

YALA: Police arrested a paramilitary ranger who allegedly shot and stabbed three people following a quarrel at a popular pub in Muang district of this southern border province early Friday, resulting in two deaths and one injury.

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Pub quarrel leaves 2 dead, 1 injured
09:11

Seames faces ableism claim

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) is urging the Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Secretariat (Seames) to compensate a job applicant who was denied a position due to his disability.

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Seames faces ableism claim
08:54

Tourism-reliant economy likely gathered pace in Q2

BENGALURU: Thailand's economy likely grew at its fastest pace in a year last quarter, thanks to increased tourism as pandemic curbs eased, but the high cost of living and a slowdown in China pose threats to the outlook, a Reuters poll showed.

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Tourism-reliant economy likely gathered pace in Q2
08:07

Zipmex crisis creates toxic Thai legacy

Crypto investors still shocked by situation.

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Toxic Thai legacy
07:53

2,455 new Covid cases, 33 more deaths

Little change in the daily figures released by health officials, with 33 more Covid-related deaths and 2,455 new cases admitted to hospitals on Friday.

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07:33

Hong Kong’s ban on CBD products leaves companies facing ruin

As Hong Kong takes its first steps towards cracking down on cannabidiol, businesses specialising in CBD-infused beers, coffees and other products are scrambling to work out what comes next.

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Beginning of end?
06:44

Most of nation 'will get Covid by year's end'

It should take about three years from the emergence of Covid-19 for it to infect most of Thailand's population, a virologist said citing past surveillance of the virus.

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Nobody's safe