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Singapore appeals to foreign nurses but lacks residency options

Amid growing global demand for foreign nurses, Singapore has a competitive edge owing to its proximity to source countries and relatively painless application process, according to healthcare workers and experts.

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Singapore appeals to foreign nurses but lacks residency options
22:10

Court grants bail for 'actress-turned-scam artist' Pinky

The Criminal Court on Wednesday granted bail to actress Savika "Pinky" Chaiyadej, who has been in custody for three months pending prosecution in a huge investment scam that allegedly bilked victims of almost 2.5 billion baht.

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Court grants bail for 'actress-turned-scam artist' Pinky
20:14

US slams 'barbaric' Russian attacks on Ukraine infrastructure

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Wednesday condemned Russia's attacks on Ukraine's civilian infrastructure as "barbaric".

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US slams 'barbaric' Russian attacks on Ukraine infrastructure
19:08

China-Laos Railway boosts travel, promotes tourism in Laos

VIENTIANE: The China-Laos Railway has significantly bolstered passenger transportation, greatly facilitated travel, and helped promote tourism in Laos since its launch in December 2021.

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China-Laos Railway boosts travel, promotes tourism in Laos
18:51

Northeast poll shows PPRP plunge without Prayut

Life will be difficult for Palang Pracharath in the next election without Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha at its helm, at least for voters in the northeastern region.

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18:45

French baguettes get Unesco heritage status

PARIS: The French baguette -- "250 grams of magic and perfection," in the words of President Emmanuel Macron, and one of the abiding symbols of the nation -- was given UNESCO heritage status on Wednesday.

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French baguettes get Unesco heritage status
18:03

Another alleged Chinese triad boss arrested

Police arrest another alleged triad boss during raids in Bangkok and eight provinces as the purge of Chinese gangs operating “grey businesses" in Thailand continues.

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Triad busts continue
18:00

AirAsia parent narrows Q3 loss on strong demand recovery, upbeat outlook

Capital A Berhad, the parent of Malaysian budget airline AirAsia, reported a narrower third-quarter operating loss on Wednesday, buoyed by a strong rebound in travel demand and the easing of pandemic-related restrictions in Southeast Asia.

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AirAsia parent narrows Q3 loss on strong demand recovery, upbeat outlook
17:45

Belgium starts trial over 2016 suicide bombings

BRUSSELS: Belgium launched its biggest-ever criminal trial on Wednesday, the landmark prosecution of alleged jihadists accused of directing or aiding 2016 suicide bombings in Brussels' metro and airport that killed 32 people.

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Belgium starts trial over 2016 suicide bombings
17:45

Meghan faced death threats as a royal: senior UK police officer

LONDON: The UK's most senior police officer of colour has said the duchess of Sussex faced "disgusting" threats to her life during her time in the royal family.

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Meghan faced death threats as a royal: senior UK police officer
17:11

First Vietnamese passion fruit completes customs clearance in China

The first batch of passion fruit imported from Vietnam to the Chinese market has cleared customs in China's Guangxi. Video | Xinhua

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First Vietnamese passion fruit completes customs clearance in China
16:58

Former China leader Jiang Zemin dead

China's former leader Jiang Zemin, who steered the country through a transformational era from the late 1980s and into the new millennium, died of leukemia and multiple organ failure.

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Jiang Zemin dies
16:23

Constitutional Court supports bill on list-MPs

The distribution of party-list seats at the coming general election will be decided by use of a 100 divisor, putting small parties at a disadvantage, following a Constitutional Court ruling on Wednesday.

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15:45

Half world's democracies in decline, think tank says

STOCKHOLM: Half the world's democratic countries are experiencing an erosion of democracy, intensified by war in Ukraine and economic crisis, an international think tank said in a report on Wednesday.

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Half world's democracies in decline, think tank says
15:12

One killed, 3 burned in fireworks factory explosion

One person was killed and three others suffered major burns in an explosion at a fireworks factory in Muang district of Suphan Buri on Wednesday morning.

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One killed, 3 burned in fireworks factory explosion
15:06

Gang used rented cars as collateral for loans

SONGKHLA: The alleged leader of a gang of fraudsters who used rented cars as collateral to borrow money has been arrested.

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Gang used rented cars as collateral for loans
14:54

US sees China’s aggression toward Taiwan as new normal since Pelosi visit

The US expects China to keep up the more aggressive behaviour toward Taiwan it began during a visit by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, a senior Pentagon official said in unveiling the department’s latest assessment of the country’s military might.

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US sees China’s aggression toward Taiwan as new normal since Pelosi visit
14:47

Three new cabinet ministers appointed

The appointment of three new cabinet ministers announced in the Royal Gazette - Thanakorn Wangboonkongchana as PM's Office minister (pictured), Sunthorn Pansaengthong as deputy agriculture minister and Narit Khamnurak as deputy interior minister.

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14:42

Bank of Thailand raises key interest rate

The Bank of Thailand (BoT) raised its key interest rate by 25 basis points for a third straight meeting on Wednesday, as it tries to contain above-target inflation while supporting an economic recovery facing increasing global headwinds.

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Bank of Thailand raises key interest rate
13:46

Anti-govt trio to be prosecuted on sedition charges

The attorney-general orders the prosecution on sedition charges of political figures Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit, Piyabutr Saengkanokkul and Pannikar Wanich - overriding her own prosecutors' recommendation.

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To face trial