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Scholz urges wider alliance against Russia to thwart Putin

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz called for more countries to join international efforts to isolate Russia, saying President Vladimir Putin must not be allowed a victory in Ukraine that could embolden other warmongers.

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Scholz urges wider alliance against Russia to thwart Putin
17:47

Court grants bail to activist Tawan on royal motorcade charge

The Criminal Court on Thursday approved the release on bail of 20-year-old hunger-strike activist Tantawan "Tawan" Tuatulanon, who is charged with lese majeste for running an opinion poll on royal motorcades.

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Court grants bail to activist Tawan on royal motorcade charge
17:12

Wife of disappeared Karen activist ‘still waiting for justice’

The wife of Karen activist Porlajee “Billy” Rakchongcharoen, a victim of a 2014 forced disappearance who is now believed dead, on Thursday renewed her call for legal action in the long-delayed case.

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Wife of disappeared Karen activist ‘still waiting for justice’
16:54

2 Russian soldiers plead guilty in new war crimes trial in Ukraine

KYIV: Two captured Russian soldiers pleaded guilty on Thursday to shelling a town in eastern Ukraine in the second war crimes trial of the war.

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2 Russian soldiers plead guilty in new war crimes trial in Ukraine
15:45

Hundreds stranded after ransomware attack on Indian airline

NEW DELHI: Hundreds of Indian air travellers were stranded inside their planes after the low-cost airline SpiceJet cancelled or delayed flights due to an "attempted ransomware attack", the company has said.

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Hundreds stranded after ransomware attack on Indian airline
15:35

Prayut touts Thailand as major global EV hub with Japanese support

PM Prayut calls for Japanese support in making Thailand the world's major electric vehicle production hub, at the Nikkei Forum in Tokyo.

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PM woos investors
15:25

Cambodia hails US ties, seeks relief on China-linked sanctions

Cambodia said ties with the US had improved significantly and it expects the Biden administration to lift sanctions imposed over its ties with China “very soon”, a senior minister said on Wednesday.

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Cambodia hails US ties, seeks relief on China-linked sanctions
15:13

Apple to keep iPhone production flat

Apple Inc is planning to keep iPhone production roughly flat in 2022, a conservative stance as the year turns increasingly challenging for the smartphone industry.

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Apple to keep iPhone production flat
15:06

More job seekers headed to Malaysia arrested in Songkhla

SONGKHLA: Twenty-six illegal Myanmar migrants heading for promised work in Malaysia, after borrowing up to 50,00 baht to pay job brokers, were arrested near the southern border in Sadao district early on Thursday.

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More job seekers headed to Malaysia arrested in Songkhla
14:13

French cyclist killed by car in Ayutthaya

AYUTTHAYA: A young French woman was killed when a car hit her bicycle at an intersection in Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya district on Wednesday night.

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French cyclist killed by car in Ayutthaya
12:57

Militants cut road to police station before attacking it

NARATHIWAT: Militants bombed power poles and scattered tyre spikes on the road to isolate a marine police station before attacking it with bombs and automatic weapons, in Tak Bai district on Wednesday night.

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Militants cut road to police station before attacking it
12:56

Asean citizens view China as paramount future partner: Japan poll

TOKYO: Nearly half of people surveyed in Southeast Asia picked China as the region's most important partner in the future, surpassing Japan for the first time, according to the results of a Japanese government opinion poll released on Wednesday.

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Asean citizens view China as paramount future partner: Japan poll
12:40

Philippines' Marcos vows to thwart interference from outside powers

MANILA: Philippines President-elect Ferdinand Marcos on Thursday promised to prevent any foreign interference in the running of his country, and to defend sovereign territory and stand up to any Chinese encroachment in the South China Sea.

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Philippines' Marcos vows to thwart interference from outside powers
12:35

Bogus cosmetic doctor arrested, again

A 30-year-old woman who has been prosecuted many times for falsely claiming to be a cosmetic doctor, using bogus qualifications to get jobs at beauty clinics, has again been arrested by police.

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Bogus cosmetic doctor arrested, again
11:45

China premier issues warning on Covid-hit economy

BEIJING: China's premier has sounded an unusually stark warning about the world's second-largest economy, saying it must return to normal as the country's zero-Covid strategy bites into growth.

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China premier issues warning on Covid-hit economy
11:43

Food crisis can be contained if Asia remembers not to panic: expert

A food security expert says there is a good chance governments can stop the current food crisis from getting way worse.

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Don't panic
10:49

Marine police station attacked, 3 wounded

NARATHIWAT: Three security officials were injured when a marine police station was attacked with gunfire and grenades on Wednesday night.

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Marine police station attacked, 3 wounded
10:32

Japan mulls resuming foreign tourist entry in June

The Japanese government is making final arrangements to resume accepting foreign tourists in June, further relaxing its border controls imposed due to the coronavirus pandemic, sources close to the matter said Wednesday.

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Japan mulls resuming foreign tourist entry in June
10:00

India outperforms as visitor forecasts receive upgrades

The forecast for Asia-Pacific tourism has been upgraded thanks to further easing of travel restrictions after an improvement in the viral situation and vaccine coverage across destinations, according to the Pacific Asia Travel Association (Pata).

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09:50

The Island Where Abramovich Kept His $7 Billion Now Scrutinizing the Oligarch

For years authorities on this small island in the English Channel have tried to clean up its image as a tax haven for the super rich, marketing it as a well-governed offshore financial center enshrined in the rule of law.

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The Island Where Abramovich Kept His $7 Billion Now Scrutinizing the Oligarch