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Russia says oil price cap will not stop Ukraine offensive

MOSCOW: Russia shrugged off a Western-imposed price cap on its oil exports on Monday, warning that it would not disrupt its military campaign in Ukraine.

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Russia says oil price cap will not stop Ukraine offensive
18:45

Iran activists brush off claim morality police abolished

PARIS: Campaigners backing Iran's protest movement on Monday dismissed a claim that the Islamic republic is disbanding its notorious morality police, insisting there was no change to its restrictive dress rules for women.

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Iran activists brush off claim morality police abolished
17:45

Singapore braces for fresh Covid wave, 'new variants of concern' from China

More Covid-19 infections and a new coronavirus wave are expected amid an increase in year-end travel and as more people take part in the festivities, but it will not be something that Singapore has not experienced, Health Minister Ong Ye Kung said.

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Singapore braces for fresh Covid wave, 'new variants of concern' from China
17:26

Indonesia eyes property, economic boost with residency visa plan for foreign investors

Indonesia is preparing to unveil more details on its long-term residency visa scheme to attract foreign capital and property investors including from mainland China and Hong Kong, as Southeast Asia's biggest economy recovers from a pandemic-induced slump.

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Indonesia eyes property, economic boost with residency visa plan for foreign investors
17:07

Murder suspect arrested after 7 years on the run

SONGKHLA: Crime Suppression Division (CSD) police on Monday arrested a man suspected of shooting to death a kindergarten teacher in 2015, seven years after the murder.

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Murder suspect arrested after 7 years on the run
16:29

Later nightspot closing times to be decided by cabinet Tuesday

The tourism minister will on Tuesday seek cabinet approval for nightspots to stay open later in tourist areas.

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Open till 4am?
15:31

SRT's dining carriages back in service

Dining carriages on trains out of service since April 2020 due to the outbreak of Covid-19 will begin operating once again from Dec 6, according to the State Railway of Thailand (SRT) public relations office.

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SRT's dining carriages back in service
15:06

More people flee after eruption of Indonesia's Mount Semeru

Rescuers evacuated more people Monday from nearby villages after the eruption of Indonesia's Mount Semeru, with officials warning of danger from cooling lava despite less activity from the volcano.

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More people flee after eruption of Indonesia's Mount Semeru
14:45

Ex-Wirecard CEO goes on trial over 'unparalleled' fraud

FRANKFURT, Germany: Ex-Wirecard CEO Markus Braun goes on trial in Munich this week for his role in the collapse of the once-celebrated payments firm, brought down by the biggest accounting fraud scandal in German corporate history.

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Ex-Wirecard CEO goes on trial over 'unparalleled' fraud
13:51

Indonesia set to pass new criminal code that will ban sex outside marriage

JAKARTA: Indonesia is expected to ratify sweeping changes to its criminal code on Tuesday, senior officials confirmed, in a legal overhaul that critics say could wind back hard-won democratic freedoms and police morality in the Southeast Asian nation.

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Indonesia set to pass new criminal code that will ban sex outside marriage
13:38

China's LONGi denies circumventing US tariffs on solar panels

BEIJING: Chinese solar panel maker LONGi Green Energy Technology Co Ltd said on Monday it will provide evidence to show it is complying with US laws after the US Department of Commerce found it to be circumventing tariffs.

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12:46

Blast from the past

The State Railway of Thailand launches a special historic steam ride from Bangkok to Chachoengsao in celebration of Father's Day on Dec 5. Photos | Varuth Hirunyatheb

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Blast from the past
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Indonesia central bank says digital rupiah currency can be used in metaverse

JAKARTA: Indonesia's central bank (BI) governor Perry Warjiyo said on Monday its planned digital rupiah currency can be used in the future to buy products in the metaverse.

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Indonesia central bank says digital rupiah currency can be used in metaverse
12:10

Rain alert for 1 more day in southern provinces along Gulf of Thailand

All southern provinces will battle wet weather at least until Tuesday as a northeasterly wind crossing the Gulf of Thailand continues to bring rain to the coast.

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Rain alert for 1 more day in southern provinces along Gulf of Thailand
11:57

Dugong carcass found on beach

SURAT THANI: The carcass of a dugong, a rare marine mammal called payoon in Thai, was found on a beach in Chaiya district of this southern coastal province on Sunday.

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Dugong carcass found on beach
11:45

Chinese cities relax testing rules as zero-Covid policy eases

BEIJING: Businesses reopened and testing requirements were relaxed in Beijing and other Chinese cities on Monday as the country tentatively eases out of a strict zero-Covid policy that sparked nationwide protests.

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Chinese cities relax testing rules as zero-Covid policy eases
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Records that tumbled in 2022

PARIS: From roasting temperatures to rocketing energy prices and millions of refugees fleeing Ukraine, 2022 was a year of extremes.

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Records that tumbled in 2022
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Neymar close to World Cup return, England and France set up last-8 showdown

DOHA: Neymar could make his return to the World Cup stage on Monday as Brazil continue their bid to be crowned kings for a record-extending sixth time against South Korea.

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Neymar close to World Cup return, England and France set up last-8 showdown
11:14

53 illegal migrants from Myanmar arrested

KANCHANABURI: Fifty-three Myanmar nationals travelling in three vehicles were arrested at a checkpoint in Sai Yok district on Sunday, police said.

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53 illegal migrants from Myanmar arrested
11:00

Thousands on alert in Indonesia's Java after Mt Semeru eruption

JAKARTA: Thousands of residents in Indonesia's East Java were on high alert on Monday after a violent eruption at the island's tallest volcano prompted authorities to impose an 8-kilometre no-go zone and forced evacuations of entire villages.

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Thousands on alert in Indonesia's Java after Mt Semeru eruption