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20:42

Protest groups call for action on rising living cost

Members of the 24 June Democracy group, the Labour Network for People's Rights and the Thalufah group rallied outside Government House in Bangkok on Tuesday.

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Protest groups call for action on rising living cost
19:26

Thanathorn's painting NFTs sell for 3.3 milion baht

Progressive Movement leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit has sold three of his paintings in a non-fungible token (NFT) auction for more than 3 million baht on Tuesday, with most of the proceeds going to the Thai Lawyers for Human Rights (TLHR) group.

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Thanathorn's painting NFTs sell for 3.3 milion baht
18:34

Govt to lower Covid alert, ease curbs as infections slow

Covid restrictions are set to ease, with a lowered alert level, changes to colour-code zones, expansion of sandbox provinces and revival of Test & Go entry all under discussion.

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Come back (soon)
17:44

Illegal job seekers caught in taxi

CHAIYAPHUM: Nine job seekers from Laos travelling in a taxi and a car were caught for illegal entry at a checkpoint in Khon Sawan district on Tuesday morning, police said.

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Illegal job seekers caught in taxi
17:29

Cabinet approves visa changes to woo wealthy foreigners

The cabinet approves visa changes to attract affluent foreigners for lengthy stays, targeting the rich, retirees, remote workers and skilled professionals.

17:29
Money, please
17:15

Suspects in tiger hunt ordered to remove homes from national park

KANCHANABURI: Authorities have ordered the removal from Khao Laem National Park of the houses of five people charged with killing two wild tigers in jungle near the Myanmar border.

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Suspects in tiger hunt ordered to remove homes from national park
17:04

Swine fever-hit Philippines sees 'substantial' growth in hog population

MANILA: The Philippines' swine inventory increased by about 700,000 heads over the last 12 months owing to a repopulation programme, following two years of declines due to African swine fever outbreaks, an agriculture official said on Tuesday.

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Swine fever-hit Philippines sees 'substantial' growth in hog population
16:42

Bryde's whale sighted in Gulf of Thailand

SURAT THANI: A Bryde's whale has been sighted near the Mu Koh Angthong National Marine Park in the Gulf of Thailand, governor Wichawut Jinto said on Tuesday.

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Bryde's whale sighted in Gulf of Thailand
16:39

B1.4bn approved for programmes to reduce cost of living

The cabinet on Tuesday approved the allocation of 1.48 billion baht from the central budget to fund programmes to reduce the cost of living over a period of three months.

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B1.4bn approved for programmes to reduce cost of living
16:08

Online gambling sites busted

Police arrested eight suspects operating three gambling websites with over 100 million baht in monthly circulation, during a raid in Chon Buri province on Tuesday.

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Online gambling sites busted
15:40

Images show how Tonga volcano blew island to pieces

New satellite images released after the dramatic eruption of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai volcano on Saturday evening have revealed early indications of the damage inflicted on the nearby islands and the Tongan capital of Nukuʻalofa.

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Images show how Tonga volcano blew island to pieces
15:29

Indonesia passes law to relocate capital to remote Borneo

JAKARTA: Indonesia's parliament has approved a bill to relocate the nation's capital from Jakarta to a jungled area of Kalimantan on Borneo island, the planning minister said on Tuesday.

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Indonesia passes law to relocate capital to remote Borneo
13:54

Indonesia removes ban on foreign arrivals for recovery boost

Indonesia lifted a ban on all foreign arrivals and kept the required isolation period to 7 days in a bid to keep the economy going, even as local Covid-19 infections continued to climb.

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Indonesia removes ban on foreign arrivals for recovery boost
13:45

China orders overseas mail disinfection over Omicron fears

BEIJING: China's postal service has ordered workers to disinfect international deliveries and urged the public to reduce orders from overseas after authorities claimed mail could be the source of recent coronavirus outbreaks.

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China orders overseas mail disinfection over Omicron fears
13:45

Austria raises alarm about 'dramatic' femicide plague

VIENNA: Painted in blood red on an improvised memorial in Vienna, the number 31 is a stark reminder of a grim toll: the women killed by men in Austria last year.

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Austria raises alarm about 'dramatic' femicide plague
13:00

6,397 new Covid cases, 18 more deaths

The daily coronavirus-related death toll is up, to 18 from 13 last reported, and they were all in the senior age group, 70-93 years.

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+6,397 Covid cases
12:51

Fine dust blankets Bangkok

Much of Bangkok and nearby provinces were blanketed in smog on Tuesday morning, with PM2.5 dust exceeding safe levels in 41 areas, the Pollutionn Control Department (PCD) reported.

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Fine dust blankets Bangkok
12:28

NE border tightened against drug smuggling

NAKHON PHANOM: The Mekong Riverine Unit will step up anti-incursion patrols to curb an influx of illicit drugs being smuggled through the northeastern border, with about 10 tonnes of marijuana already intercepted this year.

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NE border tightened against drug smuggling
11:58

Baht gains on quarantine-free travel hopes

Thailand's baht rose on Tuesday on hopes that the tourism-reliant country waives quarantine for vaccinated visitors again, while its emerging market peers gained on a US dollar unperturbed by a rise in Treasury yields.

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Baht gains on quarantine-free travel hopes
11:46

North Korea tests 'tactical guided missiles' in military push

SEOUL: North Korea said Tuesday it had launched two tactical guided missiles, its fourth sanctions-busting test of the year as it seeks to bolster its conventional weaponry while rebuffing offers of talks from the United States.

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North Korea tests 'tactical guided missiles' in military push