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HSBC executive in climate row quits, attacks corporate ‘cancel culture’

The HSBC Holdings Plc executive at the centre of a row over climate change risks has resigned from the bank as he issued a broadside against corporate “cancel culture.”

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HSBC executive in climate row quits, attacks corporate ‘cancel culture’
19:19

Private school switches to online learning as Covid cases surge

A renowned private boys' school in Silom area will shift to online learning next week, after Covid-19 infections among students and school personnel rose to more than 700 in two months.

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Private school switches to online learning as Covid cases surge
18:48

Activists accuse Thai officials of conspiring with Myanmar after air intrusion

Activist groups on Thursday called on parliament to investigate whether Thai officials had conspired with the Myanmar military, which led to the intrusion of a Myanmar fighter jet on June 30.

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Activists accuse Thai officials of conspiring with Myanmar after air intrusion
18:40

Thai firms may sell record B1.2 tln of new bonds on rate concerns

Domestic companies may sell a record amount of new bonds this year as they aim to lock in borrowing costs before any further increase in interest rates, according to the Thai Bond Market Association (TBMA).

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Thai firms may sell record B1.2 tln of new bonds on rate concerns
17:45

Brexit to exit: The rise and fall of Boris Johnson

LONDON - Boris Johnson rode his luck throughout his career, bouncing back from a succession of setbacks and scandals that would have sunk other less popular politicians.

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Brexit to exit: The rise and fall of Boris Johnson
17:15

Actors' father, son of influential boxing figure arrested in police raids

Police raids snare 17 people wanted on arrest warrants for crimes including murder, robbery and violent assault - among them the father of two TV actors and a son of the late "godfather" of boxing.

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Crime raids
14:45

Muslim pilgrims stream out of Mecca for hajj high point

MECCA, Saudi Arabia: Hundreds of thousands of hajj pilgrims began streaming out of Mecca Thursday ahead of the highlight of the annual rites, which have attracted huge crowds despite the continuing pandemic and unforgiving heat.

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Muslim pilgrims stream out of Mecca for hajj high point
14:35

Petrol, gasohol prices down Friday

Retail prices of petrol and all types of gasohol except E85 will drop by 3 baht per litre, E85 by 1.8 baht per litre, on Friday morning. Diesel prices remain unchanged.

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Petrol, gasohol prices down Friday
14:10

Consumer mood rises for first time in 6 months in June

Thai consumer confidence in June picked up for the first time in six months, bolstered by improved economic activity following an easing of Covid-19 curbs, but high living costs remained a worry, a survey showed on Thursday.

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Consumer mood rises for first time in 6 months in June
13:55

59 opposition MPs voted with coalition on list-MP selection method

Fifty-nine opposition MPs voted with government coalition parties in approving the method of calculating list MPs, which is expected to favour small parties at the next general election.

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59 opposition MPs voted with coalition on list-MP selection method
13:45

Russia's plastic surgery sector feels pinch from western sanctions

MOSCOW: When it comes to looking good, Russian women are happy to splash out, even on a bit of nip-and-tuck plastic surgery.

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Russia's plastic surgery sector feels pinch from western sanctions
13:02

Central bank rate policy briefing on Friday

The Bank of Thailand (BoT) says the country’s financial system is resilient and domestic financial markets continue to function normally despite higher volatility stemming from global financial markets.

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Central bank rate policy briefing on Friday
12:44

B1m/day fine for mobile operators failing to act against call scamming

The telecom regulator sets a daily fine of 1 million baht for any mobile phone operator that fails to comply with regulations against the use of multiple SIM cards for call scamming.

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Online fraud
11:44

Cambodia invites Russian foreign minister to Asean meetings

Cambodia has invited Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov to annual Asean-related meetings slated for early August, with the decision likely to cause concern among the international community which has been split in its response to Moscow's invasion of Ukraine.

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Cambodia invites Russian foreign minister to Asean meetings
10:18

Russia warns humanity at risk if West seeks to punish it over Ukraine

KYIV/KRAMATORSK, Ukraine: Former Russian President Dmitry Medvedev said attempts by the West to punish a nuclear power such as Russia for the war in Ukraine risked endangering humanity, as the near five-month conflict leaves cities in ruins and thousands homeless.

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Russia warns humanity at risk if West seeks to punish it over Ukraine
10:05

Matching event bears fruit with Saudi Arabia

Thai businesses and Saudi counterparts have vowed to tighten their partnership after signing 18 memorandums of understanding (MoUs) on Wednesday on business deals covering food, travel, hotels and agarwood.

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Matching event bears fruit with Saudi Arabia
09:45

Inspired by Ukraine, civilians study urban warfare in Taiwan

NEW TAIPEI CITY, Taiwan: Dressed in military camouflage with an assault rifle at the ready, "Prof" Yeh peers from behind a vehicle in a parking lot outside Taipei, scanning his surroundings and waiting for a signal to advance.

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Inspired by Ukraine, civilians study urban warfare in Taiwan
09:03

Singapore confirms first local case of monkeypox infection

SINGAPORE: Singapore has confirmed its first local case of monkeypox, the health ministry said late on Wednesday.

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Singapore confirms first local case of monkeypox infection
09:00

Blinken due in town for security talks

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken will meet Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha and Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai in Bangkok after his trip to Bali in Indonesia.

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Blinken due in town for security talks
08:45

MI5, FBI chiefs warn over China in rare joint address

LONDON: The heads of MI5 and the Federal Bureau of Investigation warned Wednesday about China's commercial espionage thrust in the West, in a rare joint address at the British intelligence service's London headquarters.

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MI5, FBI chiefs warn over China in rare joint address