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Malaysia urges Asean states to engage Myanmar junta's rivals

Malaysia wants a clear endgame in Myanmar' faltering peace process and is advocating direct engagement by Asean states with the junta's opponents, and bringing other countries into the fold, its foreign minister said on Wednesday.

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Malaysia urges Asean states to engage Myanmar junta's rivals
20:08

Over 1m tonnes of goods transported on China-Laos Railway

KUNMING: The total volume of imported and exported goods transported via the China-Laos Railway has reached 1.02 million tonnes since the railway's opening eight months ago, with total worth of about 9.14 billion yuan (48 billion baht).

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Over 1m tonnes of goods transported on China-Laos Railway
19:26

Prayut confirms ousted Sri Lankan president will temporarily stay in Thailand

PM Prayut confirms the ousted president of Sri Lanka will stay in Thailand on humanitarian grounds as he looks for asylum in a third country.

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Temporary stay
19:23

Hospitel, hotel isolation may end next month

The Department of Health Service Support will ask the Public Health Ministry to consider ending hospitel and hotel isolation next month in response to the improving Covid-19 situation.

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Hospitel, hotel isolation may end next month
18:45

Heat, drought rekindle huge wildfire in southwest France

BORDEAUX: A fire that destroyed thousands of hectares of tinder-dry forest in southwest France has flared again amid a fierce drought and the summer's latest wave of extreme heat, officials said Wednesday.

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Heat, drought rekindle huge wildfire in southwest France
18:28

Tomboys file complaint over multimillion-baht breast removal surgery fraud

Five tomboys filed a fraud complaint against a tomboy-cum-broker who allegedly failed to arrange breast removal surgery for them after collecting their money.

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Tomboys file complaint over multimillion-baht breast removal surgery fraud
18:19

Mountain B pub fire death toll rises to 16

The death toll from the Mountain B nightclub fire has risen to 16, officials said on Wednesday, with dozens more still in hospital.

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Mountain B pub fire death toll rises to 16
18:00

What we know of the symptoms and spread of monkeypox

With monkeypox surging across the world, experts are gathering more evidence on how people catch it and its typical symptoms.

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What we know of the symptoms and spread of monkeypox
17:45

13 killed in Russian strikes near nuclear plant

KYIV, Ukraine: Ukraine on Wednesday accused Russia of rocket strikes that killed 13 civilians in areas near a Russian-held power plant, where renewed fighting has raised fears of a nuclear disaster.

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13 killed in Russian strikes near nuclear plant
17:12

Dead driver found in car 12 hours after motorway crash

The driver of a crashed car found dead inside the crumpled wreckage 12 hours later - after it had been towed to the highway police pound.

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Late discovery
17:09

Philippines's Marcos rejects import of 300,000t sugar in lost opportunity for Thailand

MANILA: Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr has rejected a proposal to import an additional 300,000 tonnes of sugar, his press secretary said on Wednesday, despite an earlier announcement of approval by the industry regulator.

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Philippines's Marcos rejects import of 300,000t sugar in lost opportunity for Thailand
16:50

Beluga whale that was in River Seine dies

PARIS: The beluga whale which was lifted out of the River Seine earlier on Wednesday has died, despite the mission to save it, according to local authorities.

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Beluga whale that was in River Seine dies
16:01

Philippines confirms Russia helicopter deal cancelled over US sanctions

The Philippines has scrapped an order for 16 Russian military helicopters, an official confirmed Wednesday, following reports former president Rodrigo Duterte decided to cancel it due to US sanctions on Moscow.

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Philippines confirms Russia helicopter deal cancelled over US sanctions
15:59

Prinn acknowledges more charges

Prinn Panitchpakdi, a former deputy leader of the Democrat Party, reported to Lumpini police on Wednesday morning to hear charges in two new cases - one for indecent exposure and the other for alleged rape.

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Prinn acknowledges more charges
15:46

Bank of Thailand signals gradual moves after first hike since 2018

The Bank of Thailand (BoT) has signalled sticking with measured moves going forward to fight inflation without derailing the economic recovery, after raising the benchmark policy rate for the first time in more than three years.

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Bank of Thailand signals gradual moves after first hike since 2018
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Jeju Air reduces Jeju-Bangkok flights amid surge in illegal migrant workers

SEOUL: Flight services to and from South Korea’s Jeju island and Bangkok will be cut back from this week as authorities strengthen border controls to prevent illegal migrant workers abusing the visa waiver to the resort island.

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Jeju Air reduces Jeju-Bangkok flights amid surge in illegal migrant workers
14:52

Vietnam needs $8bn-$14bn power investment a year through 2030

HANOI: Vietnam will need investment of between US$8 billion and $14 billion a year through to 2030 to develop new power plants and expand its grid, Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Dang Hoang An said on Wednesday.

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Vietnam needs $8bn-$14bn power investment a year through 2030
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Central bank hikes rate for first time since 2018 to tame hot inflation

The central bank raises the benchmark policy rate for the first time in more than three years, belatedly joining a global tightening spree to tame inflation.

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Rate raised
14:45

Pakistan zoo cancels lion auction, plans expansion instead

LAHORE, Pakistan: A Pakistan zoo has called off plans to auction 12 lions from its ever-growing pride to private buyers, saying it would instead create new enclosures for the big cats.

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Pakistan zoo cancels lion auction, plans expansion instead
14:33

Twin says mistakenly blamed for brother's crime

NAKHON RATCHASIMA: A 32-year-old man has complained that he lost his job and faced condemnation for a crime committed by his twin brother, whose name is very similar.

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Twin says mistakenly blamed for brother's crime