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Tesla with 'no one' driving crashes, killing two

A Tesla electric car that "no one" appeared to be driving crashed late Saturday in Texas, erupting into flames and killing the two passengers, according to local authorities.

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Tesla with 'no one' driving crashes, killing two
18:26

Huawei launches intelligent driving system

HONG KONG: Chinese telecoms equipment giant Huawei Technologies unveiled its Huawei HI intelligent automotive solution on Sunday.

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Huawei steps up smart car business
17:48

Schools still set to reopen May 17

All primary and secondary schools are still scheduled to reopen on May 17, but this could change if the coronavirus spike is not reined in, Education Minister Treenuch Thienthong said on Monday.

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Schools still set to reopen May 17
17:41

Mourinho sacked as Tottenham Hotspur manager

LONDON: Jose Mourinho was sacked as manager of Tottenham Hotspur on Monday six days before the League Cup final.

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Mourinho sacked as Tottenham Hotspur manager
17:26

Thanathorn floats 'four changes' to deal with Covid

Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit has suggested “four changes” involving vaccine procurement and distribution, relief measures and bureaucratic attitudes to contain the third wave of Covid-19.

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Thanathorn floats 'four changes' to deal with Covid
17:10

Super typhoon kills 1 in Philippines, tens of thousands flee

At least one person was killed and tens of thousands fled their homes as Super Typhoon Surigae made a close approach to the Philippines’ eastern provinces.

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Super typhoon kills 1 in Philippines, tens of thousands flee
16:42

Bank of Thailand plots new support measures amid virus surge

The Bank of Thailand said on Monday the current Covid-19 outbreak was highly uncertain and it was ready to introduce necessary assistance measures in addition to recent support schemes.

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Bank of Thailand plots new support measures amid virus surge
16:41

Forensic official catches Covid-19

An official of the Central Institute of Forensic Medicine has been infected with Covid-19, prompting the closure of the one-stop-service office for five days to prevent the virus spreading, CIFS director Pol Lt Col Songsak Raksaksakul said on Monday.

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Forensic official catches Covid-19
16:24

Source: Prayut won't join Asean summit on Myanmar

PM Prayut will not join an Asean summit on Myanmar and has assigned the foreign minister to represent Thailand at the meeting in Jakarta, according to a government source.

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Don to summit
15:22

Two arrested with 24 stolen water pumps

AYUTTHAYA: Police have arrested two suspects and recovered 24 water pumps they had allegedly stolen from rice fields in Ayutthaya and Saraburi provinces, Provincial Police Region 1 commissioner Pol Lt Gen Ampol Buarapporn said at a press conference on Monday.

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Two arrested with 24 stolen water pumps
14:48

Microsoft to invest B31 bn in Malaysia to set up data centres

KUALA LUMPUR: Microsoft Corporation will invest $1 billion over the next five years in Malaysia as part of a new partnership programme with government agencies and local companies, the neighbouring nation's prime minister said on Monday.

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Microsoft to invest B31 bn in Malaysia to set up data centres
14:45

Macron urges law change after Jewish woman's killer avoids trial

PARIS: President Emmanuel Macron urged a change in French law after a man who murdered a Jewish woman in 2017 avoided a trial on the grounds he acted in delirium due to drug-taking, in an interview published Monday.

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Macron urges law change after Jewish woman's killer avoids trial
14:39

Philippines lifts suspension on AstraZeneca vaccine for under 60s

MANILA: The Philippines will resume administering AstraZeneca's Covid-19 vaccine to people below 60 years of age, health officials said on Monday, ending a temporary suspension over reports of rare blood clots in younger recipients overseas.

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Philippines lifts suspension on AstraZeneca vaccine for under 60s
14:24

Late domestic flights grounded from Tuesday

There will be no domestic airline flight departures after 11pm from Tuesday, as the government moves to limit travel and rein in the third-wave Covid-19 spike.

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Late domestic flights grounded from Tuesday
11:36

Buri Ram village locked down

BURI RAM: The provincial communicable disease committee has ordered the 14-day lockdown of Ban Khok Sa-ad in tambon Pang Ku of Prakhon Chai district, where two people were found infected with Covid-19. One of them died.

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Buri Ram village locked down
11:25

Billionaire Sarath offers B169bn buyout for Intouch

Gulf Energy Development, led by billionaire Sarath Ratanavadi, launches a 169 billion baht bid for Intouch Holdings, which controls the country's largest mobile phone operator, AIS.

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Buyout offer
11:23

3 deaths but new Thai Covid cases fall to 1,394 Monday

Three Covid-19 fatalities Monday raises Thailand toll to 104, but new cases drop to 1,394 for accumulated total of 43,742; government stresses 'stay home' policy.

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3 deaths but cases drop
10:45

EU foreign ministers to meet on Navalny health as tensions with Russia soar

BRUSSELS: EU foreign ministers are set to meet virtually Monday for talks on the health of dissident Alexei Navalny, as the United States warned Moscow of "consequences" if the Kremlin critic dies in prison and tensions soared over a Russian military build-up on Ukraine's border.

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EU foreign ministers to meet on Navalny health as tensions with Russia soar
10:45

US hits vaccine milestone but India outbreak soars: virus world update

WASHINGTON: The hard-hit United States has passed a hopeful milestone as half its adults have had at least one Covid vaccine dose and from Monday all its over 18s will be eligible to get their shot.

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US hits vaccine milestone but India outbreak soars: virus world update
10:45

Radical Pakistan party releases 11 police hostages after anti-France protests

LAHORE, Pakistan: Eleven Pakistani police officers seized by supporters of a radical Islamist group as part of their campaign to get the French ambassador expelled have been released, officials said Monday.

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Radical Pakistan party releases 11 police hostages after anti-France protests