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SEA Games: Vietnam close on 100 gold

A married couple from Vietnam each won individual gold in chess at almost the same time on Tuesday as the 31st SEA Games hosts closed on 100 gold medals overall.

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SEA Games: Vietnam close on 100 gold
21:28

Cabinet approves B3.18tn draft budget bill

The cabinet on Tuesday approved a 3.185-trillion-baht (US$92.27 billion) draft budget bill for the 2023 fiscal year starting in October, a government spokesperson said.

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Cabinet approves B3.18tn draft budget bill
19:59

Ex-monk reports to police to hear embezzlement charge

Pongsakorn Chankaeo, formerly known as Phra Kato, reported to police on Tuesday to acknowledge an embezzlement charge over the withdrawal of 600,000 baht from a temple in Nakhon Si Thammarat province.

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Ex-monk reports to police to hear embezzlement charge
19:06

Indonesia to drop outdoor mask mandate

JAKARTA: Indonesia will no longer require people to mask up outdoors, its president said on Tuesday, as Covid-19 infections decline in the Southeast Asian country.

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Indonesia to drop outdoor mask mandate
18:19

Dual-ballot amendments almost ready for parliament

Amendments to two organic laws to accommodate dual-ballot elections are expected to be submitted to Parliament President Chuan Leekpai on May 24, according to Sathit Pitutecha, chairman of the panel scrutinising the two laws.

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Dual-ballot amendments almost ready for parliament
18:02

Teen suicide prompts school probe

Education Minister Trinuch Thienthong has ordered that officials expedite an investigation into the death of a 14-year-old girl who hung herself after a student counsellor advised her to change schools, as her mother wanted.

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Teen suicide prompts school probe
17:45

War in Ukraine: Latest developments

KYIV, Ukraine: Here are the latest developments in the war in Ukraine:

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War in Ukraine: Latest developments
17:25

Three killed when car rear-ends parked truck

SURIN: Three members of a family were killed, one a pregnant woman, and another seriously hurt when their car rear-ended a parked truck loaded with asphalt in Sangkha district on Tuesday.

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Three killed when car rear-ends parked truck
17:13

Karaoke shop owner charged with trafficking 13y/o girl

SONGKHLA: The woman owner of a karaoke shop in Thepha district has been arrested on a charge of trafficking a 13-year-old girl, Provincial Police Region 9 commissioner Pol Lt Gen Nanthadet Yoinual said on Tuesday.

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Karaoke shop owner charged with trafficking 13y/o girl
16:45

Ukrainian town of New York comes under Russian assault

NEW YORK, Ukraine: The four-year-old recognised the low whistle of the Russian artillery shell hurtling toward the Ukrainian town of New York long before his mother had a chance to grab his hand.

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Ukrainian town of New York comes under Russian assault
16:20

NACC asked to probe senior officials over Mor Pla's temple raid

The National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) has been asked to investigate two senior officials in Yasothon who allowed Jeeraphan Phetkhao, alias Mor Pla, and a crew of reporters to confront ailing renowned monk Luang Pu Saeng Yanwaro at his monastery.

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NACC asked to probe senior officials over Mor Pla's temple raid
16:12

Zodiac superstition leads Cambodia PM to change date of birth

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said Tuesday that he has decided to shift his official date of birth to the day he was actually born, despite having used the wrong day for a few decades.

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Zodiac superstition leads Cambodia PM to change date of birth
15:34

Arkhom says growth outlook good despite agency's downgrade

The Finance Minister said on Tuesday that the outlook for the economy this year was still good, despite the state planning agency's downgrade in its growth forecast, and he wanted to see a policy rate that still supports the recovery.

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Arkhom says growth outlook good despite agency's downgrade
15:06

Singapore to restart expansion at Changi Airport

Singapore has resumed work on Changi Airport’s Terminal 5 after the project was halted two years ago as the Covid-19 pandemic wiped out travel.

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Singapore to restart expansion at Changi Airport
14:45

Young, poor and from minorities: the Russian troops killed in Ukraine

PARIS: The bulk of the thousands of Russian soldiers killed in Moscow's onslaught against Ukraine are very young, have poor backgrounds and many are from ethnic minority groups, observers say.

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Young, poor and from minorities: the Russian troops killed in Ukraine
14:26

Diesel tax cut increased, extended

The cabinet extends and increases the cut in excise tax on standard diesel for another two months, but no respite for other fuels.

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Focus on diesel
13:47

US defence secretary to make official visit

US Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin will pay an official visit to Thailand in June, according to a source at the Defence Ministry.

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US defence secretary to make official visit
13:46

Cannes film fest launches with veterans and zombies

CANNES, France: The red carpet is ready for the opening of the 75th Cannes Film Festival on Tuesday, with Oscar winner Forest Whitaker as the first guest of honour and a French zombie comedy to kick off proceedings.

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Cannes film fest launches with veterans and zombies
13:21

Pool at fun park vandalised, homes flooded

SAMUT PRAKAN: A large wading pool at SansaNook water park in Muang district was damaged by a vandal with a knife, and the water flowed out into the neighbouring community on Sunday evening.

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Pool at fun park vandalised, homes flooded
12:51

Ukraine update: Rescue mission under way at Azovstal

KYIV, Ukraine: Ukrainian authorities said a rescue mission to extract the last defenders of the Azovstal steelworks in Mariupol was under way on Tuesday, after hundreds of soldiers were evacuated in an earlier operation.

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Ukraine update: Rescue mission under way at Azovstal