MOST RECENT
08:04

40 Covid deaths, 2,331 new cases

There were 40 more Covid-19 fatalities and 2,331 new cases in the country over the past 24 hours, the Public Health Ministry reported on Wednesday morning.

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40 Covid deaths, 2,331 new cases
07:15

Hummels own goal gifts France 1-0 win over lacklustre Germany

MUNICH: Title favourites France launched their Euro 2020 Group F campaign with a 1-0 victory over Germany on Tuesday, courtesy of an own goal by Mats Hummels, as the sluggish-looking hosts lost their opening fixture at the European Championship for the first time.

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Hummels own goal gifts France 1-0 win over lacklustre Germany
07:10

Portugal's record-breaking Ronaldo sinks battling Hungary

BUDAPEST: Cristiano Ronaldo struck a late double to help holders Portugal get off to a winning start with a 3-0 victory over Hungary in front of a 67,000 crowd on Tuesday as the forward became the all-time leading scorer at European Championship finals.

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Portugal's record-breaking Ronaldo sinks battling Hungary
07:00

Money changers feeling the pinch

Fifty-seven money changers closed their operations over the past year, while the volume of money exchanged plunged by over 600%.

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Money changers feeling the pinch
06:58

Malaysia beat Thailand in final World Cup qualifier

Thailand lost to Malaysia on Tuesday in their final 2022 World Cup qualifier in the United Arab Emirates.

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Malaysia beat Thailand in final World Cup qualifier
06:00

Blacktip sharks to get protected status

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment is planning to list blacktip reef sharks as a protected marine species.

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Blacktip shark protection
05:33

Govt vows to tackle household debt

The government has vowed to tackle high household debt, incurred by credit card and personal loans.

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Household debt
05:09

THG set to import Moderna

SET-listed Thonburi Healthcare Group Plc (THG) will import 5 million doses of Moderna vaccines through the Government Pharmaceutical Organisation.

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THG set to import Moderna
05:00

Plastic, infectious waste surges due to pandemic

The jump in food delivery orders during the Covid-19 pandemic has caused the volume of plastic and infectious waste to spike.

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Plastic, infectious waste surges
04:30

Phuket readies for 'Sandbox'

Phuket on Tuesday stepped up preparations for the July 1 launch of its "Sandbox" scheme on July 1.

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Phuket readies for 'Sandbox'
04:07

On the fast lane to a hi-tech economy

Government remains confident it will see B300bn in investments in the Eastern Economic Corridor this year.

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Hi-tech economy
04:00

Top medic tells govt to speed up jab effort

A renowned medical expert has urged the government to speed up procuring more Covid-19 vaccines to inoculate people to build up herd immunity.

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Herd immunity needed
04:00

Thailand lose to Brazil but win praise from rivals

Thailand ended their fourth week in the Women's Volleyball Nations League with a 3-0 loss to Brazil in Rimini, Italy, on Monday night.

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Thailand lose to Brazil but win praise from rivals
01:45

US tops 600,000 Covid deaths, New York drops curbs

WASHINGTON - The US death toll from Covid-19 surpassed 600,000 on Tuesday, although authorities hailed progress towards a return to normality as its world-leading vaccination program promised to turn the page on one of the worst health crises in its history.

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US tops 600,000 Covid deaths, New York drops curbs
15 Jun 2021

Biden 'ready' for Putin after landing in Geneva

GENEVA - President Joe Biden landed Tuesday in Geneva on the eve of his first summit with Vladimir Putin, a meeting the White House hopes will set clear "red lines" preventing the combustible US-Russia relationship from further deterioration.

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Biden 'ready' for Putin after landing in Geneva
15 Jun 2021

Myanmar's Suu Kyi goes on trial for sedition in junta court

NAYPYIDAW (MYANMAR) - Deposed Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi went on trial for sedition in a junta court Tuesday, more than four months after her government was ousted in a coup that has thrown her country into turmoil.

15 Jun 2021
Myanmar's Suu Kyi goes on trial for sedition in junta court
15 Jun 2021

Hungary passes law banning 'promotion' of homosexuality to minors

BUDAPEST - Hungary's parliament on Tuesday passed a law banning the "promotion" of homosexuality to minors in what critics have slammed as a crackdown on LGBTQ rights.

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Hungary passes law banning 'promotion' of homosexuality to minors
15 Jun 2021

11 caught in 3 cases with lots of 'ice', speed pills

Eleven drug suspects have been arrested in three separate police operations in which 500 kilogrammes of crystal methamphetamine and over 4 million speed pills seized.

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11 caught in 3 cases with lots of 'ice', speed pills
15 Jun 2021

Astra antibody cocktail fails to prevent symptoms in trial

AstraZeneca said on Tuesday a late-stage trial failed to provide evidence that its Covid-19 antibody therapy protected people who had contact with an infected person from the disease, a small setback in its efforts to find alternatives to vaccines.

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Astra antibody cocktail fails to prevent symptoms in trial
15 Jun 2021

EU, US agree to five-year truce in Boeing-Airbus dispute

The US and the European Union agreed to extend a tariff truce for five years, parking a dispute over aircraft subsidies given to Airbus SE and Boeing Co that saw the allies impose duties on $11.5 billion of each other’s exports.

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EU, US agree to five-year truce in Boeing-Airbus dispute