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20:25

Pakistan blocks Wikipedia over ‘blasphemous content’

Wikipedia was blocked in Pakistan on Saturday after authorities censored the website for hosting “blasphemous content” in the latest blow to digital rights in the deeply conservative country.

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Pakistan blocks Wikipedia over ‘blasphemous content’
19:58

Shark kills teen in Western Australia

A 16-year-old girl was killed on Saturday after being mauled by a shark as she swam in a river in Western Australia, officials said.

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Shark kills teen in Western Australia
19:40

Cast starry eyes upon the Micro Full Moon

Star gazers can look up in the sky on Sunday night to catch an event known as a Micro Full Moon, says the National Astronomical Research Institute of Thailand (Narit).

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Cast starry eyes upon the Micro Full Moon
19:22

Chadchart pressed on school lunch prices

Jirayu Huangsap, a Pheu Thai Party MP for Klong Sam Wa district, has called out the Bangkok governor and demanded serious action be taken to combat extortionate student lunch prices at city schools.

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Chadchart pressed on school lunch prices
17:29

Japan PM sacks aide for homophobic comment

TOKYO: Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida on Saturday sacked a close aide after he made remarks about sexual minorities that the premier called "outrageous".

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Japan PM sacks aide for homophobic comment
17:08

Hunger strikers vow to carry on

Two men detained on royal defamation charges are released on bail, but two hunger-striking activists vow to keep fasting until every political prisoner is freed.

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Fast continues
16:32

More SEA Games tweaks could hurt Thailand

Changes to some events at the 32nd SEA Games, set to take place from May 5 to 17 in Cambodia, could result in an advantage for the host nation, says the chief of the Thai delegation to the biennial sporting event.

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More SEA Games tweaks could hurt Thailand
14:56

Freight train derails in Prachuap Khiri Khan

A Bangkok-bound freight train derailed near the Bang Saphan railway station in Prachuap Khiri Khan province on Saturday morning. Nobody was hurt but services on three southern routes were affected.

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Freight train derails in Prachuap Khiri Khan
14:47

Mega-rich from China seek refuge in Singapore

SINGAPORE: Singapore is seeing an influx of ultra-wealthy families from China looking to protect their wealth from a Communist Party that increasingly views them with suspicion.

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Mega-rich from China seek refuge in Singapore
14:40

Police arrest scammer promising jobs in Korea

Highway Police have arrested a woman accused by more than 50 people of duping them into transferring money with the expectation that they would get jobs overseas.

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Police arrest scammer promising jobs in Korea
14:19

Chinese 'spy balloon' hard to shoot down

The first Chinese surveillance balloon that the United States has found flying over sensitive military sites in Montana may be guided by advanced artificial intelligence technology, an expert says.

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Chinese 'spy balloon' hard to shoot down
13:22

Myanmar job seekers, three brokers arrested in Songkhla

SONGKHLA: Thirty illegal job seekers from Myanmar crammed in a pickup truck were arrested in Bang Klam district of this southern border province on Friday night.

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Myanmar job seekers, three brokers arrested in Songkhla
12:21

Nigerians arrested in Phuket for visa overstay

PHUKET: Four Nigerian men have been arrested for overstaying their visas in Muang district of this resort island province.

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Nigerians arrested in Phuket for visa overstay
10:17

Khon Kaen Airport expects 5m passengers per year

Khon Kaen Airport is expected to handle 5 million passengers a year, starting next month, after its expansion is completed, deputy government spokeswoman Tipanan Sirichana said on Friday.

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Khon Kaen Airport expects 5m passengers per year
09:04

Duo team up for EV sharing scheme

EV Primus Co, a distributor of multiple brands of electric vehicles (EVs), has diversified its EV business by teaming up with Haupcar Co to offer an EV sharing service through a digital platform, aiming to serve the travel lifestyles of urban dwellers.

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Duo team up for EV sharing scheme
08:24

Senator says officers are taking bribes from traders

Some traders in Thailand are paying bribes to the authorities so they can illegally sell e-cigarettes in the country, Somchai Sawaengkan, the chairman of the Senate Committee on Human Rights, Freedom and Consumer Protection, revealed.

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Senator says officers are taking bribes from traders
07:02

UTN appoints Prayut as its chief strategist

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has been named chief strategist of the United Thai Nation Party (UTN), according to party leader Pirapan Salirathavibhaga.

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UTN appoints Prayut as its chief strategist
06:04

Parks chief sacked amid corruption investigation

The Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation chief Rutchada Suriyakul Na Ayutya was on Friday dismissed from the role.

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Parks chief sacked amid corruption investigation
05:08

Patients with cancer turn to pet therapy

Hospital promotes alternative medicine.

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Patients with cancer turn to pet therapy
04:06

Haze returns with a vengeance

Haze pollution forced schools in Bangkok to close, as over 370,000 patients had suffered from illnesses caused by inhaling PM2.5.

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Haze chokes nation