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Flooding damages crops, risks tourism recovery

Thailand is battling the worst flooding in years with a large swathe of its crop land inundated by seasonal storms and swollen rivers, threatening to fuel food prices and hinder a nascent tourism recovery.

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Flooding damages crops, risks tourism recovery
19:58

French-US-Austrian trio win physics Nobel for quantum mechanics work

STOCKHOLM: A trio of physicists on Tuesday won the Nobel Prize for discoveries in the field of quantum mechanics that have paved the way for quantum computers, networks and secure encrypted communication.

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Physicist was highlighted for his work on teleportation
19:50

Govt urged to probe Orange Line bid by ACT

An anti-graft watchdog is urging the government to investigate allegations of unfair competition in past bidding rounds for the right to jointly invest with it in the Orange Line’s western expansion, as fears mount these violations could cost the government 69 billion baht in losses.

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Govt urged to probe Orange Line bid by ACT
19:15

Road cracks, mudslides in road to Phu Thap Boek

PHETCHABUN: Highway officials have warned travellers of cracks in the main road to Phu Thap Boek, a popular mountainous attraction in Lom Kao district, and possible mudslides.

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Road cracks, mudslides in road to Phu Thap Boek
19:05

Prayut gives haircut to veteran

UBON RATCHATHANI: Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha spent a moment trimming hair for an army veteran during his trip to inspect the flood situation in this northeastern province on Tuesday.

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Prayut gives haircut to veteran
17:56

Deputy House Speaker Supachai hit with encroachment ethics probe

Deputy House Speaker Supachai Phosu is facing an ethics probe in connection with his alleged encroachment on a forest reserve in Nakhon Phanom.

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Deputy House Speaker Supachai hit with encroachment ethics probe
17:53

More pumps to drain flooded Chiang Mai

CHIANG MAI: At least 20 large pumps will be installed to help drain water from flood-hit Chiang Mai city.

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More pumps to drain flooded Chiang Mai
17:48

Ritual piercings mark annual Taoist festival in Phuket

PHUKET: Worshippers in this island resort province have celebrated a nine-day Taoist festival, with many piercing their faces with metal spikes and walking on hot coals to show devotion to deities.

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Ritual piercings mark annual Taoist festival in Phuket
17:20

Saudi desert city to host Asian Winter Games

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia was chosen on Tuesday to host the 2029 Asian Winter Games at a US$500 billion futuristic megacity in the desert that planners say will feature a year-round winter sports complex.

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Saudi desert city to host Asian Winter Games
16:31

Meat producer Betagro to raise B17.4bn in Bangkok IPO

Betagro plans to raise about 17.4 billion baht to fund its expansion.

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Meat producer Betagro to raise B17.4bn in Bangkok IPO
16:17

PM scorned for backing radio as flood information medium

The prime minister's suggestion that old-fashioned radio may be the best means of keeping people informed during major flooding draws public scorn, but his spokesman says it's still a popular medium.

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Turn on the radio
15:18

Philippine media groups demand protection after journalist's murder

MANILA: A Philippine journalist has been shot dead while driving in the country's capital, police said on Tuesday, prompting condemnation from media groups and activists, who described his assassination as a blow to press freedom.

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Philippine media groups demand protection after journalist's murder
14:59

Grim winter looms as wartime Ukraine braces for infrastructure attacks

KHARKIV, Ukraine: In an abandoned tower block damaged by Russian shelling in Ukraine's second city, Olga Kobzar plans to tough out winter for as long as she can without electricity, water and central heating by lighting the gas stove in her kitchen for warmth.

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Grim winter looms as wartime Ukraine braces for infrastructure attacks
14:55

Red flags fly as Yom, Nan rivers at critical levels in Phichit

PHICHIT: The Yom and Nan rivers reached critical levels on Tuesday, with red flags flying at all bridges crossing the two rivers in this northern province.

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Red flags fly as Yom, Nan rivers at critical levels in Phichit
14:10

Kanye West debuts 'White Lives Matter' shirt

After recently severing ties between apparel giants Adidas and Gap and his Yeezy sneaker line, controversial American rapper Kanye West held a surprise fashion show during Paris Fashion Week to debut his new collection, named Yzyszn9.

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Kanye West debuts 'White Lives Matter' shirt
14:08

Foreign outflows from emerging Asian equities exceed 2008 outgo

Foreigners resumed selling in Asian equities ex-China stocks in September - including $653 million's worth from Thailand - as investors were deterred by US interest rate hikes, a firmer greenback and a weaker regional growth outlook.

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Foreign outflows from emerging Asian equities exceed 2008 outgo
13:38

Upriver provinces face flooding to save Bangkok

Provinces upriver from Bangkok are warned of more flooding as the National Water Command Centre tries to slow the deluge from the North and protect the capital city.

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Flood triage
13:09

Unsafe abortion prevention added to national healthcare system

Abortion services for unplanned or unintended pregnancies up to 20 weeks have been added to the national healthcare system under legislation effective next month.

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Pregnancy termination
12:27

Exports seen up 8% this year: shippers

Thailand's exports are expected to rise 8% this year, the top end of a previous forecasts range of 6% to 8%, helped by increased demand for food amid global food insecurity, the national shippers' group said on Tuesday.

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Exports seen up 8% this year: shippers
12:11

Child driver in fatal red light crash reports to police

A 15-year-old boy who drove a BMW through a red light at an intersection and killed a motorcyclist has reported to police and been charged.

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Unlicensed teen charged