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20:28

Online reporting for foreigners returns

The online system for foreigners to submit their 90-day reports and for landlords to report the presence of foreign tenants is up and running again after being out of action for several months, immigration authorities said on Friday.

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Online reporting for foreigners returns
19:36

Activists Somyot, Pai Dao Din walk free on bail

The Criminal Court has granted conditional bail for leading political activists Somyot Pruksakasemsuk and Jatupat "Pai Dao Din" Boontararaksa, both facing multiple charges including lese majeste.

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Activists Somyot, Pai Dao Din walk free on bail
19:20

No-mask fines now apply in 31 provinces

Thirty-one provinces are now warning their residents to wear masks when they leave home or face a fine.

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No-mask fines now apply in 31 provinces
19:18

Putin critic Navalny ending hunger strike

MOSCOW: Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny said on Friday that he would begin gradually ending a hunger strike that supporters said had placed him at serious risk of death.

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Putin critic Navalny ending hunger strike
18:10

Myanmar troops fire warning shots at Thai boat

Myanmar’s military fired warning shots at a civilian boat carrying Thai border patrol officers, security sources and a resident said on Friday, amid heightened tensions in border areas since the junta seized power nearly three months ago.

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Myanmar troops fire warning shots at Thai boat
17:54

Man arrested collecting big drug delivery on Mekong River bank

BUENG KAN: A 41-year-old man was arrested as he collected bags of speed pills and crystal methamphetamine worth an estimated 200 million baht left on the bank of the Mekong River in Pak Khat district.

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Man arrested collecting big drug delivery on Mekong River bank
17:52

Honda aims for 100% electric vehicles by 2040

TOKYO: Honda Motor Co is aiming to increase its ratio of electric vehicles (EVs) and fuel cell vehicles (FCVs) to 100% of all sales by 2040, chief executive Toshihiro Mibe said on Friday.

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Honda aims for 100% electric vehicles by 2040
17:12

India hospitals overwhelmed by virus, Japan to declare emergency

NEW DELHI: Hospitals in India launched desperate appeals for oxygen on Friday as the nation's Covid crisis plummeted to horrifying new depths, while Japan readied to declare a state of emergency for Tokyo just three months before it hosts the Olympics.

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India hospitals overwhelmed by virus, Japan to declare emergency
16:07

Man used gay dating app to steal from foreigners

A 29-year-old man who picked up gay foreigners on dating apps and slept with them in hotel rooms has been charged with stealing from his "lovers".

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Man used gay dating app to steal from foreigners
15:25

March exports set new high as global recovery boosts sentiment

A rise in exports gives some hope for the economy, currently reeling from the spike in virus infections, with rubber products leading the way.

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A little good news
15:02

ICU beds filling up as Covid infections surge

Health authorities race to increase the number of intensive care beds for Covid-19 patients as the rate of infection surges and ICU units fill up.

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Beds occupied
13:04

Covid cases top 2,000 a day, 4 deaths

Four deaths and more than 2.000 new cases confirmed as the third wave of the Covid-19 pandemic shows no sign of slackening.

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Infections soar
12:10

New Covid cases in Ayutthaya include three children

AYUTTHAYA: Nineteen more Covid-19 cases were reported in Ayutthaya province on Friday, including three children, bringing the total number in this central province to 268.

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New Covid cases in Ayutthaya include three children
11:45

Frantic hunt for missing Indonesian submarine, oxygen running out

BALI, Indonesia: Indonesia's desperate search for a missing submarine and its crew of 53 honed in on a radar contact Friday, with just hours to go before the stricken vessel's oxygen reserves ran out.

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Frantic hunt for missing Indonesian submarine, oxygen running out
11:24

First Covid death in Nakhon Ratchasima

NAKHON RATCHASIMA: This northeastern province reported its first Covid-19 fatality on Friday, a hotel employee in Pak Chong district.

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First Covid death in Nakhon Ratchasima
11:10

Insurgent killed, two arrested in clash with rangers in Narathiwat

NARATHIWAT: One man was shot dead and two others arrested during an armed clash with rangers following an attack on a defence volunteer outpost in Yi-ngo district overnight.

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Insurgent killed, two arrested in clash with rangers in Narathiwat
10:16

Media spending rally under threat

The fresh wave of the pandemic is threatening the recovery of Thailand's media spending this year, possibly reducing projected double-digit growth to flat growth in the worst-case scenario and a 4% increase in the best case, says Media Intelligence (MI), a media planning and creative agency.

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Media spending rally under threat
09:45

Catholic priests in the Philippines turn TikTok into virtual pulpit

MANILA: After delivering sermons and visiting slums, Philippine priest Fiel Pareja tends to his Gen-Z flock on TikTok, creating videos of himself praying, dancing and lip-syncing Christian pop music for 1.6 million followers.

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Catholic priests in the Philippines turn TikTok into virtual pulpit
09:16

Beavers introduced by humans threaten Patagonian forest

TIERRA DEL FUEGO, Chile: The Karukinka natural park on Chile's side of the Tierra del Fuego archipelago guards a treasure trove of ancient beech trees saved from the chainsaws of loggers.

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Beavers introduced by humans threaten Patagonian forest
09:04

Ministry offers advice to overstayers in Malaysia

The Foreign Ministry has urged Thais who have overstayed their visas in Malaysia to quickly apply for repatriation to avoid legal penalties.

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Ministry offers advice to overstayers in Malaysia