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Raul Gandhi expelled from Indian parliament

NEW DELHI: Top opposition figure Rahul Gandhi was expelled from India’s parliament on Friday, a day after his defamation conviction for a remark seen as an insult against Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

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Raul Gandhi expelled from Indian parliament
21:14

‘Tawan’ and ‘Bam’ hit the campaign trail

Two young activists who staged a 52-day hunger strike are out of hospital and on the campaign trail to press parties to take a stand on an issue they'd rather not discuss.

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They're back
20:31

Schools discuss active shooter drills

A network of international schools has provided active shooter preparedness training as part a crisis management course for students and faculty, a meeting was told.

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Schools discuss active shooter drills
20:17

Work-life balance gets a boost

The government has amended the Labour Protection Act to promote a work-life balance and the work-from-anywhere concept.

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Work-life balance gets a boost
19:01

Gunman who wounded 2 women in Pattaya caught

CHON BURI: A gunman who opened fire on a car in Pattaya and injured two women has been arrested in Sukhothai, police said on Friday evening.

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Gunman who wounded 2 women in Pattaya caught
18:45

Macron under pressure as protest injuries soar

PARIS: French President Emmanuel Macron faced mounting pressure on Friday after violent demonstrations that left more than 400 security forces injured and the centre of major cities shrouded in tear gas and smoke.

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Macron under pressure as protest injuries soar
18:08

Former WeVo guards get suspended jail terms

The former chief guard of the volunteer group known as WeVo and 18 others have been sentenced to 20 days each in jail, suspended for two years, and fined 6,000 baht each, for illegal assembly and obstructing police during an anti-government protest in December 2020.

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Former WeVo guards get suspended jail terms
17:06

Thaksin: I'm ready for jail if I come home

Fugitive former premier Thaksin Shinawatra says he's ready to serve a prison term in Thailand provided he is allowed to spend the rest of his life with his family.

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'I'll do my time'
16:40

Two hospitals to return Chuvit's donations

Two public hospitals say they will return donations of 3 million baht each to whistleblower Chuvit Kamolvisit, who came under fire over the sources of the money.

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'Dirty money' returned
15:55

Bailout of crypto exchange Zipmex falters

The rescue plan for the embattled regional crypto exchange Zipmex is beginning to fray after the company failed to receive the most recent payment due under a US$100-million venture capital buyout.

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Bailout of crypto exchange Zipmex falters
15:12

457 arrested, 441 security forces injured in France unrest

A total of 457 people were arrested and 441 security forces were injured on Thursday during nationwide protests against French President Macron's pensions reform.

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France unrest
14:12

Transgender athletes condemn ban on inclusion in female events

SYDNEY/LOS ANGELES: Transgender athletes have condemned World Athletics' exclusion of transgender women from elite female competitions, while the decision was welcomed by some sportswomen as a win for fairness.

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Transgender athletes condemn ban on inclusion in female events
13:18

BCPG announces capital expenditure at B39bn for expansion

SET-listed BCPG Plc, a power generation flagship of Bangchak Corporation, announced capital expenditures for this year at 39 billion baht for business expansion in domestic market and overseas.

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BCPG announces capital expenditure at B39bn for expansion
11:46

Child, driver killed in minivan-truck crash

NAKHON RATCHASIMA: A minivan carrying students visiting their parents in Bangkok rammed into the back of a truck loaded with sugarcane in this northeastern province early on Friday, resulting in two deaths and six injuries.

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Child, driver killed in minivan-truck crash
10:32

Thailand sees 6m foreign tourist arrivals in Q1: govt

The government expects there to be about 6 million foreign tourist arrivals in the first quarter of the year as the vital tourism sector gathered momentum, an official said on Friday.

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Thailand sees 6m foreign tourist arrivals in Q1: govt
10:24

Russian support for Myanmar junta 'destabilising' Southeast Asia: US envoy

Russia's backing for Myanmar's military rulers is unacceptable and destabilising, with its supply of weapons helping to fuel a conflict that has become a catastrophe for the country, a top US official said on Thursday.

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Russian support for Myanmar junta 'destabilising' Southeast Asia: US envoy
10:14

South Korea to seek extradition of crypto fugitive Do Kwon

South Korea will seek the extradition of fugitive crypto entrepreneur Do Kwon, prosecutors told AFP Friday, after the Terraform founder was arrested in Montenegro and hit with US fraud charges.

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South Korea to seek extradition of crypto fugitive Do Kwon
10:04

Kaspersky chief details key cyberthreats

Professional targeted attacks, including on industrial and critical infrastructure, are global cyberthreat trends, while the use of operational technology (OT) in Thailand needs to be more secure in this connected world, said Eugene Kaspersky, chief executive of global cybersecurity firm Kaspersky.

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Kaspersky chief details key cyberthreats
09:45

How Vietnam is trying to stop rice warming the planet

CAN THO, Vietnam: As a child, Dong Van Canh watched while the rice fields of Vietnam's Mekong Delta were set alight to make way for the next crop, blackening the sky and flooding the air with potent greenhouse gases.

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How Vietnam is trying to stop rice warming the planet
09:03

SCBAM eyes 3-5% growth in assets

SCB Asset Management (SCBAM) aims to grow its assets under management (AUM) by 3-5% this year from 1.6 trillion baht recorded in 2022.

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SCBAM eyes 3-5% growth in assets