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Britain set to ease Covid-19 lockdown

LONDON: Britain on Monday was set to announce a further easing of its coronavirus lockdown, joining several European nations in gradually reopening their economies, but India remained in the grip of a devastating outbreak.

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Britain set to ease Covid-19 lockdown
11:47

BMTA enforcing social distancing on buses

The Bangkok Mass Transit Authority is strictly enforcing social distancing on buses to contain the spread of Covid-19, requiring passengers to sit or stand on designated seats and spots, BMTA managing director Surachai Iamwachirasakul said.

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BMTA enforcing social distancing on buses
11:43

Part of Poipet locked down amid Covid surge

Some areas in Poipet, some near the Thai border, have been closed by Cambodian authorities after a Covid-19 spike in the township.

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Part of Poipet locked down amid Covid surge
11:17

Indonesian consumers show growing confidence – central bank

JAKARTA: Indonesia's consumer confidence index rose to 101.5 in April, from 93.4 a month earlier, indicating optimism returning for the first time in a year as worries over the coronavirus pandemic eased, a central bank survey showed on Monday.

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Indonesian consumers show growing confidence – central bank
10:45

Myanmar counts cost of coup, 100 days on

100 days after military seized power in Myanmar, neighbouring country is mired in chaos as army struggles to control widespread opposition to its rule.

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100 days later
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China to set up separation line on Mount Everest over Covid-19 fears

BEIJING: China will set up a "separation line" on the peak of Mount Everest to avoid possible Covid-19 infections by climbers from virus-hit Nepal, state media reported, after dozens were taken ill from the summit's base camp.

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China to set up separation line on Mount Everest over Covid-19 fears
10:38

Man fresh out of prison run over by train

SONGKHLA: A man released from prison only two days previously ran in front of a freight train and was killed, in Hat Yai district on Sunday evening, police said.

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Man fresh out of prison run over by train
10:24

Thailand logs 22 Covid deaths, 1,630 new cases Monday

Thailand logs 1,630 new coronavirus cases Monday, sharply lower than Sunday's tally of 2,101, but 22 new Covid-related deaths take accumulated toll to 421.

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Covid deaths top 400
10:11

From Dutch Tulips to Internet Stocks, How to Spot a Financial Bubble

About 300 years ago, financiers in Europe found themselves agog about the financial prospects of novel trading companies granted special rights in international commerce by the governments of France and England.

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09:45

Major US pipeline struggles to reopen after ransomware attack

WASHINGTON: The largest fuel pipeline system in the United States remained largely shut down on Sunday, two days after a major ransomware attack was detected, its operating company said.

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Major US pipeline struggles to reopen after ransomware attack
09:30

'Scapegoat' who helped find Bin Laden still in jail

ISLAMABAD: Dismissed as a traitor in Pakistan but lauded as a hero by the United States, Shakeel Afridi is paying a heavy price for his role in bringing an end to Osama Bin Laden.

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'Scapegoat' who helped find Bin Laden still in jail
08:45

Fear of execution: Haiti kidnap victims tell of ordeal

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti: Living in squalid conditions, fearing execution and constantly being shuffled to new locations -- a nun who was among a group of 10 people captured in Haiti told AFP she believed their bodies would be burned or dumped into a mass grave.

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Fear of execution: Haiti kidnap victims tell of ordeal
07:57

Vietnamese woman is Laos' first Covid-19 fatality

A Vietnamese woman died from Covid-19 in Laos on Sunday, according to state-run media, marking the first death from the disease in the impoverished communist country.

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Vietnamese woman is Laos' first Covid-19 fatality
07:33

Tepid initial response to soft loan scheme

Commercial banks have been slow to draw down soft loans under the Bank of Thailand's latest scheme because of the third wave of the pandemic.

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Tepid initial response to soft loan scheme
07:00

New police look in the works

The Royal Thai Police is seeking to update its conventional khaki uniform, in the hopes of making its officers more agile in their pursuit of criminals.

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New police look in the works
06:44

Betting on the potential of EVs

If the world hopes to battle climate change, the automotive market must expedite its transition from gas-guzzling internal combustion engines to electric ones, based on innovative breakthroughs in battery technology.

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Betting on the potential of EVs
06:30

Gem traders at heart of new cluster

More than 100 gemstone traders from Africa have come down with Covid-19 over four days in Chanthaburi, although none carried the African or Indian variants of the virus.

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05:30

CCSA blames spike on patient silence

A total of 512 health workers in 57 provinces have been infected by Covid-19, with the main cause being transmission from patients who failed to inform hospitals about their condition.

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05:11

Exim Bank beefs up new target

The Export-Import Bank of Thailand (Exim Thailand) has upgraded its target for new loans this year to 145 billion baht from 138 billion, even with the economy suffering from the pandemic.

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04:30

Govt 'won't back' billion-baht THAI cash injection

The Finance Ministry will not recapitalise financially troubled Thai Airways of which it is the biggest shareholder, says the State Enterprise Policy Office.

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No cash injection