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Malaysia ratifies trans-Pacific trade pact

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's cabinet has agreed to ratify the Comprehensive And Progressive Agreement For Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), the trade ministry said in a statement on Wednesday.

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Malaysia ratifies trans-Pacific trade pact
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Myanmar junta leader not invited to Asean summit: Cambodia

Myanmar's junta leader has not been invited to the regional Asean summit next month, host Cambodia said Wednesday, for the second year running.

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Myanmar junta leader not invited to Asean summit: Cambodia
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Economy seen up 3.0 to 3.5% this year, says finance minister

The Thai economy is still expected to grow 3.0 to 3.5% in 2022, while a weak baht is helping exports, says the finance minister.

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3-3.5% growth forecast
15:03

Google Translate app no longer available in China

HONG KONG: Google Translate, one of the few remaining consumer services that the US tech giant made available in mainland China, is no longer accessible in the country, marking the company's latest retreat from the world's largest internet market.

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Google Translate app no longer available in China
14:47

Meth pills and 'ice' seized in the North

CHIANG MAI: A total of 2.5 million methamphetamine pills and 700 kilogrammes of crystal meth, or ice, have been seized in three drug cases in Lampang, Chiang Mai and Phrae provinces, under the jurisdiction of Provincial Police Region 5.

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Meth pills and 'ice' seized in the North
14:45

'Above the law': Indonesia stampede puts focus on police force

JAKARTA: The Indonesian stadium stampede that left 131 people dead has sparked anger against the nation's police, whom critics have long accused of using excessive violence.

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'Above the law': Indonesia stampede puts focus on police force
14:30

Floodwater receding in Chiang Mai city

CHIANG MAI: Floodwaters were receding in inundated areas of Chiang Mai city on Wednesday as the rain-swollen Ping River dropped below the critical level.

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Floodwater receding in Chiang Mai city
14:02

Transistor radio sales soar after PM's comment

People rush to buy old-fashioned transistor radios after Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha recommended them as a reliable channel for flood information when other systems fail.

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Tuning in
13:05

Flooding in 25 provinces along 11 river basins

More than 3 million rai of farmland and residential areas in 25 provinces along 11 major river basins are flooded, with Nakhon Sawan the worst hit, satellite data shows.

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Flooding in 25 provinces along 11 river basins
12:45

Hadis, Minoo and Ghazaleh: the women victims of Iran's crackdown

PARIS: "I am really hoping that in some years from now, after everything has changed, I will be happy to have been involved by taking part in this protest," Iranian woman Hadis Najafi, 22, said in a self-recorded video as she prepared to take to the streets.

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Hadis, Minoo and Ghazaleh: the women victims of Iran's crackdown
12:12

Rice exports could reach 8m tonnes despite floods

Thailand's rice exports could reach 8 million tonnes this year as flooding caused by Typhoon Noru has had little impact and a weak baht has helped overseas sales, the president of the Thai Rice Exporters Association said on Wednesday.

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Rice exports could reach 8m tonnes despite floods
11:45

Beaten and robbed: Vietnamese fisherman recounts China attacks

LY SON (VIETNAM): Vietnamese fisherman Nguyen Van Loc has been attacked by Chinese coast guard vessels so many times, he has lost count.

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Beaten and robbed: Vietnamese fisherman recounts China attacks
11:32

Prawit sick, unable to attend cabinet meeting

Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwon reported sick and was unable to attend Wednesday's cabinet meeting, which had been postponed from Tuesday.

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Prawit sick, unable to attend cabinet meeting
11:00

Headline CPI rises 6.41% y/y in Sept, less than forecast

Thailand's headline inflation rate in September slowed from the previous month and less than expected.

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CPI up
10:45

South Korea, US fire missiles in response to North Korea test

SEOUL: The South Korean and US militaries fired a volley of missiles into the sea in response to North Korea firing a ballistic missile over Japan, Seoul said Wednesday, as global condemnation mounted over Pyongyang's likely longest-ever test.

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South Korea, US fire missiles in response to North Korea test
10:12

Policeman wounded from ambush

PATTANI: A police corporal heading home after work was ambushed and wounded by gunmen in Sai Buri district on Tuesday night, police said.

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Policeman wounded from ambush
10:00

Airlines Face a Shortage of New Boeing, Airbus Jets

Airlines in need of more pilots and spare parts are increasingly facing another shortage: new jets.

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Airlines Face a Shortage of New Boeing, Airbus Jets
09:15

TAT banking on e-visas

With Malaysian tourists becoming the first source market to reach 1 million and reopening of more countries in sight, Thai tourism could realise an even stronger rebound among the Asian market if e-visas are adopted and international flights resume.

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TAT banking on e-visas
08:45

Loretta Lynn, country music luminary and songwriting pioneer, dies at 90

NEW YORK: Loretta Lynn, America's groundbreaking country titan whose frank lyricism delving into women's experiences with sex, infidelity and pregnancy touched the nerve of a nation, has died. She was 90 years old.

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Loretta Lynn, country music luminary and songwriting pioneer, dies at 90
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'Good Bye, Lenin!' Finland ditches last statue of Soviet leader

KOTKA, Finland: Finland on Tuesday tore down its last public statue of Soviet leader Vladimir Lenin, as dozens gathered in the southeastern city of Kotka to watch its removal.

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'Good Bye, Lenin!' Finland ditches last statue of Soviet leader