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Record-breaking Puripol, 16, wins SEA Games sprint double

Thai teenager Puripol Boonson destroyed the opposition to win the men's 100m in 10.44secs at the SEA Games on Wednesday and grab a sprint double in Hanoi.

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Record-breaking Puripol, 16, wins SEA Games sprint double
20:07

Japan visitors down 95% in April from 2019

TOKYO: The estimated number of foreign visitors to Japan in April was down 95.2% from the same month in the prepandemic year of 2019 to 139,500 people, government data showed on Wednesday, as the country moves towards accepting small-scale tours next week at the earliest.

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Japan visitors down 95% in April from 2019
19:43

US repatriates remains of WWII airman

RAYONG: The United States on Wednesday held a repatriation ceremony at U-Tapao International Airport for the remains of a World War II airman whose patrol aircraft crashed in Lampang more than 70 years ago.

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US repatriates remains of WWII airman
19:32

Education Ministry leaves hairstyles for schools to decide

The Education Ministry says it is leaving each school to make its own decision on hairstyles for pupils amid a call by "bad students" to end mandatory short haircuts.

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Up to schools
19:28

No word on Thamanat dinner date

A dinner on May 23 between the opposition Pheu Thai Party and the Setthakij Thai Party and small parties is still on, according to Deputy Pheu Thai leader Yuttapong Charasathien.

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No word on Thamanat dinner date
18:27

Diesel cap at B32 short-lived

The board of the state Oil Fuel Fund on Wednesday resolved to cap the retail diesel price at 32 baht per litre only until Sunday, and will review the price again on Monday, energy permanent secretary Kulit Sombatsiri said.

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Diesel cap at B32 short-lived
17:45

'Top Gun' and Russian dissident fire up Cannes

CANNES, France: Tom Cruise was set to jet into Cannes on Wednesday with "Top Gun: Maverick" as a Russian dissident in the main competition showcases an alternative side to the world's top film festival.

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'Top Gun' and Russian dissident fire up Cannes
17:33

Red Bull case prosecutor Nate discharged from civil service

The prosecutor who dropped a charge of reckless driving causing death in the infamous Red Bull-heir hit-and-run case, Nate Naksuk, ordered discharged from the civil service.

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Poor discretion
17:18

Superyacht of Tottenham Hotspur owner arrives in Pattaya

CHON BURI: One of the world's most luxurious yachts owned by Joe Lewis, the British billionaire investor and owner of Tottenham Hotspur football club, has arrived in Pattaya.

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Superyacht of Tottenham Hotspur owner arrives in Pattaya
16:45

Climate change indicators hit record highs in 2021: UN

GENEVA: Four key climate change indicators all set new record highs in 2021, the United Nations said Wednesday, warning that the global energy system was driving humanity towards catastrophe.

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Climate change indicators hit record highs in 2021: UN
16:45

Kosovo veterans jailed for war crimes witness intimidation

THE HAGUE: A war crimes court in The Hague jailed two Kosovo former separatist fighters to four-and-a-half years on Wednesday for intimidating witnesses, in its first verdict over Kosovo's 1990s independence war from Serbia.

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Kosovo veterans jailed for war crimes witness intimidation
16:45

Burning fields betray Russia's creeping Ukraine advance

SYDOROVE, Ukraine: Ukrainian biology professor Oleksiy Polyakov is reading a book on the stoop of his cellar, trying to ignore the Russian mortar shells smashing into the hill overhead.

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Burning fields betray Russia's creeping Ukraine advance
16:39

Philippines' Marcos wants China ties to 'shift to higher gear'

MANILA: Philippines president-elect Ferdinand Marcos Jr on Wednesday said his country's relations with China will expand and shift to a higher gear under his administration, and Beijing had assured him of its support for his "independent foreign policy".

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Philippines' Marcos wants China ties to 'shift to higher gear'
16:16

Sunken cruise empire tycoon to launch new Singapore-Thailand line

Malaysian billionaire Lim Kok Thay is launching another cruise line in Singapore - with hopes to run cruises to Thailand from September - months after his Hong Kong-based cruise empire imploded.

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Sunken cruise empire tycoon to launch new Singapore-Thailand line
15:59

Boy stabbed by fellow student after quarrel

SONGKHLA: A 15-year-old boy was stabbed with a knife and seriously injured by a fellow student at a secondary school in Na Mom district on Wednesday morning.

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Boy stabbed by fellow student after quarrel
15:23

Japan 'sounded out' about hosting 2023 Asian Cup

TOKYO: The Japan Football Association (JFA) has been informally approached about the possibility of replacing China as hosts of next year's Asian Cup, chairman Kozo Tashima told Nikkan Sports.

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Japan 'sounded out' about hosting 2023 Asian Cup
15:09

Finland, Sweden at Turkey’s whim after submitting NATO bids

NATO received formal membership bids from Finland and Sweden as Russia’s war in Ukraine reshapes European defence, but the Nordic nations must first overcome opposition from Turkey.

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Finland, Sweden at Turkey’s whim after submitting NATO bids
15:02

Industrial confidence at five-month low

Thailand's industries sentiment index dropped to a five-month low in April, hit by higher production costs as Russia's invasion of Ukraine pushed up the price of energy and raw materials, an industries group said on Wednesday.

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Industrial confidence at five-month low
14:55

Britain’s inflation rate surges to a 40-year high of 9%

UK inflation rose to its highest level since Margaret Thatcher was prime minister 40 years ago, adding to pressure for action from the government and central bank.

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Britain’s inflation rate surges to a 40-year high of 9%
14:45

Italy marks 30th anniversary of murder of anti-mafia judge Falcone

ROME: Thirty years ago, the Sicilian mafia killed judge Giovanni Falcone with a bomb so powerful it was registered by experts monitoring volcanic tremors from Etna on the other side of the island.

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Italy marks 30th anniversary of murder of anti-mafia judge Falcone