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12:36

Rising gasoline costs, inflation unsettle Asia

Surging gasoline prices are posing a tricky new problem for governments as they seek to nurse virus-hit economies back to health.

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Rising gasoline costs, inflation unsettle Asia
12:23

Thamanat tipped to move to Thai Economic Party

Thamanat Prompow left people guessing after being booted out of Palang Pracharat, but a close aide says he and his expelled faction will move to the Thai Economic Party.

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New home
11:57

Families flee as 25 houses tumble into canal

Families flee their homes as 25 houses collapse into a canal in Samut Prakan on Thursday night.

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Community shattered
11:24

Tickets sales for Malaysia-Singapore travel resume

Tickets for flights and bus journeys between Singapore and Malaysia resumed sales on Friday, as the city-state reported a lower number of new daily Covid-19 cases but a rising infection growth rate.

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Tickets sales for Malaysia-Singapore travel resume
10:33

17 killed, 59 injured by mine-truck explosion in Ghana

ACCRA: At least 17 people were killed and 59 injured Thursday in a devastating explosion in a western Ghana town after a truck carrying explosives intended for a mine collided with a motorcycle, the government said.

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17 killed, 59 injured by mine-truck explosion in Ghana
10:00

State vows to maintain price controls

The government has pledged to cap the prices of diesel and cooking gas for as long as possible to stabilise the costs of consumer goods.

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State vows to maintain price controls
09:45

In Texas, driverless trucks are set to take over roads

HOUSTON: A giant 18-wheel transport truck is barreling down a multi-lane Texas highway, and there is no one behind the wheel.

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In Texas, driverless trucks are set to take over roads
09:23

Pfizer jabs for 5-11s to arrive next week

The next batch of 3 million doses of Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine will arrive in the kingdom on Jan 26 to inoculate children aged five to 11 years, Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul said on Thursday.

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Pfizer jabs for 5-11s to arrive next week
08:45

US charges Belarus officials with air piracy over Ryanair flight diversion

NEW YORK: The US Justice department charged four Belarus officials with air piracy on Thursday for last year's forced diversion of a Ryanair flight to enable the arrest of a dissident on board the plane.

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US charges Belarus officials with air piracy over Ryanair flight diversion
08:45

England to ban loudspeaker 'spam' on trains

LONDON: UK transport chiefs on Friday said that bothersome on-board train announcements would be cut in a bid to offer more peaceful journeys, a move it dubbed a "bonfire of the banalities".

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England to ban loudspeaker 'spam' on trains
08:00

Hua Hin area condo market slow

The condominium market in the Cha-am, Hua Hin and Khao Tao area remained slow in terms of both supply and demand in the second half of 2021, according to Sunchai Kooakachai, director and head of research and advisory at Knight Frank Thailand.

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Hua Hin area condo market slow
07:45

Cannabis 'pushed off' drugs list

The Ministry of Public Health's committee on narcotic control on Thursday endorsed a draft ministerial announcement under a new drug law that excludes some cannabis from the narcotics list.

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Cannabis 'pushed off' drugs list
07:45

8,640 new Covid cases, 13 more deaths

The country registered 13 more Covid-19 fatalities and 8,640 new cases during the previous 24 hours, the Public Health Ministry announced on Friday morning.

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8,640 new Covid cases, 13 more deaths
07:33

Chamber eyes new agency for regulatory guillotine

The private sector has proposed the government establish a specific agency to take charge of reforming outdated laws and regulations, especially those relating to the ease of doing business, to enhance the country's competitiveness and rehabilitate the economy.

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Chamber eyes new agency for regulatory guillotine
06:40

IEAT slashes expenses to lure investors

The Industrial Estate Authority of Thailand (IEAT) is trying to attract more investors to its four industrial estates by waiving or reducing their expenses.

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IEAT slashes expenses to lure investors
06:00

Pork find spurs more cold storage checks

Livestock authorities on Thursday inspected a facility in Songkhla's Chana district, following the discovery of more than 200 tonnes of unverified pork in a refrigerated warehouse.

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Pork find spurs more cold storage checks
06:00

Chaba Kaew confident ahead of opener

Thailand coach Miyo Okamoto is confident the Chaba Kaew will qualify for their third straight Fifa Women's World Cup.

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Chaba Kaew confident ahead of opener
05:43

Oil mutual funds generated the best returns last year

Oil mutual funds posted the highest average return of 65.9% in 2021, spurred by the rise in oil prices based on low supply and higher demand.

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The best returns last year
05:00

Weathering the storm

Academics believe the prime minister still has an ace up his sleeve and will deal with pressure for political changes and steer the government forward.

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Weathering the storm
04:52

Apec session to focus on carbon credits, tax

The carbon tax and carbon credit markets will be major topics of discussion at the finance ministers' meeting at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) summit in Thailand this year.

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Apec session to focus on carbon credits, tax