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20:59

US finds no 'currency manipulators'

The United States refrained from designating any trading partner as a currency manipulator in the first foreign-exchange policy report of the Biden administration, even though Switzerland, Taiwan and Vietnam met thresholds for the label.

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US finds no 'currency manipulators'
19:09

ThaiBev puts off listing of brewery unit

SINGAPORE: Thai Beverage Plc has postponed the potential spin-off and listing of its brewery unit, which was on track to be among the biggest initial public offerings in Singapore in a decade, citing the uncertainty of market conditions and the worsening Covid-19 pandemic.

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ThaiBev puts off listing of brewery unit
18:36

American scholar in Khon Kaen loses job, visa revoked

Khon Kaen University (KKU) has terminated its employment contract with a well-known American scholar who has been in Thailand for more than 30 years, resulting in his visa being revoked immediately.

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17:59

July reopening touted for Bali

Indonesia aims to welcome back foreign tourists to the resort islands of Bali, Bintan and Batam by the end of July, with a plan to speed up vaccinations in those areas to halt the spread of the novel coronavirus.

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July reopening touted for Bali
17:58

Myanmar junta foes form 'unity government'

Opponents of Myanmar’s junta on Friday announced a National Unity Government including ousted members of parliament and leaders of anti-coup protests and ethnic minorities, saying their aim was to root out military rule.

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Myanmar junta foes form 'unity government'
17:46

No curfew, gatherings banned for 2 weeks

No curfew, but schools will close and gatherings are banned for two weeks to tame Covid. PM Prayut, meanwhile, wants officials to shop for US and Russian vaccines.

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No curfew but ...
16:45

Jimmy Lai among five Hong Kong democracy activists jailed

HONG KONG: Media tycoon Jimmy Lai was jailed for 12 months on Friday along with four other veteran democracy activists for helping to lead one of the city's biggest-ever protests.

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Jimmy Lai among five Hong Kong democracy activists jailed
15:52

Day 6: 29 deaths, 310 injuries

Twenty-nine people died and 310 injured in 313 road accidents on Thursday, the sixth day of the seven-day Songkran road safety campaign.

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Road death toll
14:45

Shooting kills 8 in US city of Indianapolis

WASHINGTON: At least eight people were killed in a shooting in the US city of Indianapolis by a gunman who is believed to have then killed himself, police said.

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Shooting kills 8 in US city of Indianapolis
14:45

Prince Philip's car becomes Sri Lankan royal artefact

COLOMBO: An almost 90-year-old car that once belonged to Britain's late Prince Philip is now the centrepiece of a seaside museum in Sri Lanka.

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Prince Philip's car becomes Sri Lankan royal artefact
13:00

Uni project aims to help communities

Elderly care does not only provide health checks and guidelines on self-care to senior citizens but it also improves safety and convenience in the environment they are living in.

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Uni project aims to help communities
12:57

Covid caseload sets record again

The daily increase in Covid-19 cases continues to set a record for the third consecutive day as the new wave spreads to all provinces. The total number of cases is now close to 40,000.

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+1,582 cases
11:45

Hong Kong activists to be sentenced

HONG KONG: Nine veteran Hong Kong democracy activists, including publisher Jimmy Lai, will be sentenced on Friday for their roles in one of the city's biggest-ever protests.

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Hong Kong activists to be sentenced
11:45

Australian court hits Google over data collection

SYDNEY: An Australian court ruled Friday that Google misled consumers about collecting location data through Android mobile devices in what the country's competition watchdog called a "world-first" action against the digital giant.

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Australian court hits Google over data collection
11:28

100 new Covid cases in Prachuap Khiri Khan

PRACHUAP KHIRI KHAN: The lower central province with a popular tourist district of Hua Hin logged 100 new Covid-19 cases over the past 24 hours.

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100 new Covid cases in Prachuap Khiri Khan
11:04

Army sets up 2 field hospitals

The army has set up two field hospitals in Prachuap Khiri Khan and Bangkok to reduce the burden on public hospitals across the country, says Col Sirichan Ngathong, deputy spokeswoman of the army.

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10:14

Faulty brakes sparked bus blaze

A brake system failure was to blame for a fatal bus accident in Khon Kaen that killed five people and injured 12 others on Tuesday.

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Faulty brakes sparked bus blaze
09:17

Man killed 'while feeding an elephant'

An elephant trampled a man to death on Thursday, while he was apparently trying to feed it by the side of a road in Nakhon Ratchasima.

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Man killed  'while feeding an elephant'
08:35

William and Harry won't be shoulder-to-shoulder at Prince Philip funeral

LONDON: British royals William and Harry will not walk side by side in the procession at this weekend's funeral of Queen Elizabeth II's husband Prince Philip, Buckingham Palace revealed Thursday.

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William and Harry won't be shoulder-to-shoulder at Prince Philip funeral
08:32

Phuket tells tourists to follow curbs

Despite concerns about new infections, Phuket has announced there will be no local lockdown. However, the island province is asking the public to strictly observe stringent anti-Covid-19 measures there.

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