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Japanese tourisit drowns in Phangnga

PHANG-NGA: A Japanese tourist drowned after going swimming in the sea in front of a hotel in Takua Pa district of this southern coastal province on Saturday, the Thai Maritime Enforcement Command Centre (THAI-MECC) Region 3 reported.

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At least 127 dead after riot at Indonesia football match

At least 127 people died at a football stadium in Indonesia when fans invaded the pitch late on Saturday and police responded with tear gas, triggering a stampede.

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Riot at football match
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Keeping the vibe local

Local governing bodies say government efforts to promote decentralisation have made little headway as certain inflexible and outdated rules as well as funding shortfalls are blamed for hindering progress.

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Keeping the vibe local
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NHC mulls allowing 'right to die'

The National Health Commission (NHC) plans to allow patients to reject medical health treatment to prevent prolonged suffering due to terminal illness.

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'Ultraman' to deploy on select train routes this month

The State Railway of Thailand (SRT) will deploy the "Ultraman", its newest diesel-electric train, on select routes this month, according to its governor Niruj Maneepun.

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'Ultraman' to deploy on select train routes this month
1 Oct 2022

Thai women topple Dominican wall

Thailand shocks powerful Dominican Republic to close out first round of world women's volleyball championship with four wins and just one loss.

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Giant killers
1 Oct 2022

‘Phenomenal’ Arsenal sink 10-man Spurs

LONDON: Mikel Arteta insisted Arsenal proved their credentials as genuine Premier League title contenders with an impressive 3-1 win over 10-man Tottenham in Saturday’s north London derby.

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‘Phenomenal’ Arsenal sink 10-man Spurs
1 Oct 2022

Business chiefs unite for green future

The CEOs of five of Thailand’s leading businesses have stressed the need for companies of all sizes to contribute more to environmental protection, saying it is now the norm in development and sustainability practice.

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Business chiefs unite for green future
1 Oct 2022

Private sector backs 2065 green goals

The private sector supports the government’s commitment to achieving net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2065 and would like to see a five-year plan that could help businesses comply with the goal, says Krit Jitjang, president of Kasikornbank Plc.

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Private sector backs 2065 green goals
1 Oct 2022

Smart city edges closer

A plan to transform Bangkok into a smart city is looking less far-fetched due to the availability of new digital technologies that can accelerate its digital transformation, says an academic who specialises in the field.

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Smart city edges closer
1 Oct 2022

61 arrested, 145 'ghost guns' seized

Sixty-one suspects have been arrested with 145 firearms and almost 9,000 rounds of ammunition seized as part of a nationwide operation to stamp out the online illegal arms trade.

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61 arrested, 145 'ghost guns' seized
1 Oct 2022

China certifies home-grown large passenger jet

BEIJING: Chinese regulators have approved the country’s first domestically produced large passenger jet, with Beijing hoping the plane will challenge foreign models such as the Boeing 737 Max and Airbus A320.

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China certifies home-grown large passenger jet
1 Oct 2022

Russia isolated amid backlash over annexation

KYIV: Russia was even more diplomatically isolated on Saturday after President Vladimir Putin annexed four Moscow-held areas of Ukraine, with Kyiv condemning the move and vowing to retake the territories.

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Russia isolated amid backlash over annexation
1 Oct 2022

Bezzecchi grabs pole at Thai MotoGP

BURI RAM: Marco Bezzecchi set a lap record to lead a Ducati front-row lockout in Thai MotoGP qualifying, with Yamaha’s MotoGP world championship leader Fabio Quartararo managing fourth on the grid.

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Bezzecchi grabs pole at Thai MotoGP
1 Oct 2022

Kabul classroom 'genocide' toll rises to 35

KABUL: The death toll of a suicide bombing on a Kabul classroom has risen to 35, the UN said on Saturday, as Shia Hazara women who bore the brunt of the attack staged a defiant protest against the "genocide" of their minority community.

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Kabul classroom 'genocide' toll rises to 35
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Malaysian election call expected soon

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian Prime Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob will soon meet with the king to get his consent to dissolve parliament, paving the way for a general election within this year, according to a ruling party official.

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Malaysian election call expected soon
1 Oct 2022

BoT says it has intervened to steady baht

The Bank of Thailand says it has been active in the foreign-exchange market to steady the baht, which is hovering at 16-year lows against the dollar.

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Backing the baht
1 Oct 2022

Chinese lawmakers want schools to spend less time teaching English

A proposal by Chinese lawmakers to further reduce the amount of time spent studying English has triggered a wave of complaints that it risks harming students' prospects.

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Chinese lawmakers want schools to spend less time teaching English
1 Oct 2022

Over 200,000 tourists visit Koh Tao from Jan-Sept

SURAT THANI: More than 200,000 tourists, mostly foreigners, visited Koh Tao, a popular attraction in this southern province, over the past nine months.

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Over 200,000 tourists visit Koh Tao from Jan-Sept
1 Oct 2022

Thai Chana Covid-19 tracing app scrapped

Thai Chana, a Covid-19 tracing mobile application for tourist arrivals, has been scrapped in line with the government’s policy to downgrade Covid-19 to a communicable disease under surveillance.

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Thai Chana Covid-19 tracing app scrapped