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13 Aug 2022

Under-pressure Green hangs on as Phachara makes move in Singapore

Thailand's Phachara Khongwatmai moved to take a share of the third-round lead with Malaysia's Gavin Green after signing for a three-under-par 69 at the International Series Singapore on Saturday.

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Under-pressure Green hangs on as Phachara makes move in Singapore
13 Aug 2022

Man City, Arsenal maintain perfect Premier League start

MANCHESTER (UNITED KINGDOM) - Manchester City stormed ominously to the top of the Premier League by cruising to a 4-0 win over Bournemouth, while Gabriel Jesus opened his Arsenal account in a 4-2 win over Leicester on Saturday.

13 Aug 2022
Man City, Arsenal maintain perfect Premier League start
13 Aug 2022

Chinese gambling kingpin taken into custody in Bangkok

Authorities in Bangkok have detained a controversial Chinese businessman who is the subject of an international arrest warrant for allegedly running an illegal online casino, police said Saturday.

13 Aug 2022
Chinese gambling kingpin taken into custody in Bangkok
13 Aug 2022

UK hit by latest rail strikes

Football fans and holidaymakers faced travel woe Saturday as train drivers walked out across the United Kingdom, the latest in a series of industrial strikes amid spiralling inflation.

13 Aug 2022
UK hit by latest rail strikes
13 Aug 2022

TikTok show-off turns out to be a thief, say police

A man showing off bundles of banknotes on TikTok and telling viewers he got the money from his own hard work turned out to be a thief, police say.

13 Aug 2022
TikTok show-off turns out to be a thief, say police
13 Aug 2022

No Häagen-Dazs recall in Thailand - FDA

Certain batches of Häagen-Dazs ice cream products that have been found to be contaminated with traces of a chemical linked to cancer have not been imported into Thailand, Food and Drug Administration (FDA) deputy secretary-general Weerachai Nolwachai said on Saturday.

13 Aug 2022
No Häagen-Dazs recall in Thailand - FDA
13 Aug 2022

100kg of crystal meth seized in South

Police seized 100 kilogrammes of crystal methamphetamine in Pattani on Friday and arrested a suspect who reportedly said he had evaded arrest after taking part in an even bigger drug run four months earlier in Phatthalung.

13 Aug 2022
100kg of crystal meth seized in South
13 Aug 2022

Taliban beat women at Kabul rally

KABUL: Taliban fighters beat women and fired into the air on Saturday as they violently dispersed a rare rally in the Afghan capital, days ahead of the first anniversary of the hardline Islamists’ return to power.

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Taliban beat women at Kabul rally
13 Aug 2022

Myanmar curbs parties' contacts with foreigners

Myanmar’s ruling junta has moved to restrict political parties from meeting foreigners or international organisations ahead of an election expected next year.

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Myanmar curbs parties' contacts with foreigners
13 Aug 2022

B46m in assets seized in gambling bust

Police have arrested six people accused of being part of an online gambling network and seized cash and other assets worth about 46 million baht.

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B46m in assets seized in gambling bust
13 Aug 2022

Prabowo makes third bid for Indonesian presidency

JAKARTA: Indonesian Defence Minister Prabowo Subianto has declared his entry into the country’s presidential race in 2024, his third bid for the top job in the country.

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Prabowo makes third bid for Indonesian presidency
13 Aug 2022

Salman Rushdie on ventilator after stabbing

NEW YORK: Salman Rushdie, who spent years in hiding after Iran ordered his killing, was on a ventilator and could lose an eye following a stabbing attack at a literary event in New York state on Friday.

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Salman Rushdie on ventilator after stabbing
13 Aug 2022

US to boost Taiwan trade, conduct air, sea transits

The United States will boost trade with Taiwan in response to China's "provocative" behaviour, the White House said Friday, as it insisted on the right of air and sea passage through the tense strait.

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US to boost Taiwan trade, conduct air, sea transits
13 Aug 2022

2,140 new Covid inpatients, 35 more deaths

There were 35 more Covid-19 deaths and 2,140 new cases admitted to hospitals on Friday, according to the Public Health Ministry.

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+2,140 cases
13 Aug 2022

Singaporean killed, 7 hurt in Phuket car-bus crash

PHUKET: A Singaporean woman was killed and seven others, including her four compatriots, injured when a car she was driving hit a small tour bus while coming downhill on a hilly road in Muang district on Friday night.

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Singaporean killed, 7 hurt in Phuket car-bus crash
13 Aug 2022

Death toll from Mountain B pub inferno rises to 18

CHON BURI: The death toll from a fire at Mountain B pub in Sattahip district rose to 18, as one more seriously injured victim was pronounced dead on Friday night.

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Death toll from Mountain B pub inferno rises to 18
13 Aug 2022

EV buses to service No 8 route

A fleet of electric vehicle (EV) buses will take over the route previously plied by the old No.8 buses which are ceasing operation, according to the Department of Land Transport (DLT).

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EV buses to service No 8 route
13 Aug 2022

Apps turning restaurant leftovers into cheap meals take off

With a tantalising array of satay chicken, wok-fried mud crab and chilled tiger prawns, the dinner buffet at Singapore’s Grand Hyatt hotel typically sets diners back about US$70. Those on a tighter budget and with an eye on sustainability can fill a box for a 10th of that price.

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Apps turning restaurant leftovers into cheap meals take off
13 Aug 2022

Cops 'sorry' for missing body in car

The Highway Police Division (HPD) has expressed regret over an incident in which its officers were accused of failing to notice a body trapped inside a wrecked car for 12 hours in Pattaya earlier this week.

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Cops 'sorry' for missing body in car
13 Aug 2022

Chinese rate Thailand No 4 as tourists return

Thailand is among the five most favourite destinations for Chinese travellers as the easing of pandemic restrictions sees more Chinese taking trips outside of the country.

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Chinese return