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Thais to compete in Winter Olympics under national flag

Four Thai athletes will be able to compete in the Winter Olympics in Beijing in February and fly the national flag, despite the ban imposed by the World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada).

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Thais to compete in Winter Olympics under national flag
13:45

WHO says pandemic 'nowhere near over' as France, Germany post record cases

GENEVA: The World Health Organization has warned that the Covid-19 pandemic is far from over, as France, Germany and Brazil posted new records of infections in the past 24 hours.

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WHO says pandemic 'nowhere near over' as France, Germany post record cases
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7,122 new Covid cases, 12 more deaths

The local infection rate is slowly rising, in line with the global trend, but daily coronavirus-related deaths remain low, a senior health official says.

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+7,122 Covid cases
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Rights lawyer detained in China for 'inciting state subversion'

BEIJING: A human rights lawyer has been detained in China on suspicion of "inciting state subversion", according to an official notice obtained by his wife weeks after he spoke out for a hospitalised teacher.

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Rights lawyer detained in China  for 'inciting state subversion'
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8.6m meth pills seized at northern checkpoints

CHIANG MAI: A total of 8.6 methamphetamine pills were seized by police at checkpoints in three northern provinces, Provincial Police Region 5 commissioner Pol Lt Gen Piya Tawichai said on Wednesday.

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8.6m meth pills seized at northern checkpoints
11:35

Funeral virus cluster leads to lockdown of 2 villages in Korat

NAKHON RATCHASIMA: Two villages in Huai Thalaeng district have been ordered closed off after a Covid-19 cluster from funeral rites there rose to 51 infections.

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Funeral virus cluster leads to lockdown of 2 villages in Korat
11:07

6.6m meth pills seized after car chase

CHIANG RAI: A drug courier was arrested and 6.6 million methamphetamine pills seized after a car chase in Mae Sai district of this northern border province in the small hours on Wednesday, 3rd Army Corps commander Lt Gen Boonyuen Inkwang said.

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6.6m meth pills seized after car chase
10:45

Blinken due in Kyiv to back Ukraine as Putin stares down West

KYIV: US Secretary of State Antony Blinken is scheduled to arrive in Kyiv Wednesday for crisis talks with Ukraine's leaders, as diplomatic efforts to dissuade Russia from attacking its pro-Western neighbour falter.

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Blinken due in Kyiv to back Ukraine as Putin stares down West
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China forcibly returned nearly 10,000 in overseas crackdown: report

BEIJING: Beijing has forced nearly 10,000 Chinese overseas nationals to return since 2014 using coercive means outside the justice system, according to a new report.

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China forcibly returned nearly 10,000 in overseas crackdown: report
10:28

Police pickup damaged by bomb

NARATHIWAT: A police pickup was slightly damaged by the explosion of an improvised bomb in Chanae district on Tuesday, police said. There were no injuries.

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Police pickup damaged by bomb
09:00

Solar startup estimates capacity to treble this year

Growing demand for solar energy from households and businesses as a result of new lifestyles transformed by the pandemic is expected to help energy startup Ion Energy Co expand its rooftop solar panel installation capacity from 5 to 15 megawatts this year.

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Mandatory Chinese Olympics app has 'devastating' encryption flaw: analyst

WASHINGTON: An app all attendees of the upcoming Beijing Olympics must use has encryption flaws that could allow personal information to leak, a cyber security watchdog said Tuesday.

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Mandatory Chinese Olympics app has 'devastating' encryption flaw: analyst
08:45

Hong Kong independence activist Edward Leung released from jail

HONG KONG: Hong Kong independence activist Edward Leung, whose now-banned slogan became a rallying cry during the 2019 pro-democracy movement, was released from jail in the pre-dawn hours of Wednesday after serving nearly four years.

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Hong Kong independence activist Edward Leung released from jail
07:11

Coach Dusit out, BG appoint Surachai

Struggling Thai League 1 champions BG Pathum United have appointed their director of football Surachai Jaturapattarapong as caretaker coach after parting ways with Dusit Chalermsan.

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Coach Dusit out, BG appoint Surachai
07:08

AAV pulls in B14bn from capital-raising strategy

SET-listed Asia Aviation (AAV), the majority shareholder of Thai AirAsia (TAA), completed fundraising of 14 billion baht to strengthen its financial position for a future rebound.

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AAV pulls in B14bn from capital-raising strategy
07:06

Binance entry set to change industry

Binance's entry into the Thai digital asset industry should increase competition, decrease trading fees and encourage productivity and improvements in service quality, according to leading market participants.

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Binance entry set to change industry
07:00

Expansion of Suvarnabhumi airport begins July

Suvarnabhumi airport's 7.8-billion-baht expansion project is expected to begin in July with bidding to choose a contractor, Transport Minister Saksayam Chidchob said on Tuesday.

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Expansion of Suvarnabhumi airport begins July
07:00

Digital lenders focusing on risk control

Digital loan providers are emphasising risk control because of economic uncertainties, the continued outbreak and tougher competition from new players.

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06:32

Bullish developers plan record launches

SET-listed developers Noble Development and SC Asset Corporation are upbeat about their business prospects and overall market sentiment this year, with both planning record property launches.

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Bullish developers plan record launches
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Drug code sows cannabis confusion

Plant remains a tightly controlled substance despite legal amendments.

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Cannabis confusion