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Ducati cop who killed doctor faces 7 charges

The policeman who ran down and killed a woman on a pedestrian crossing while riding his Monster motorcycle on Friday has been charged on seven counts, including reckless driving causing death.

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Doctor's death
15:45

China lifts Xi'an lockdown as Beijing virus fight ramps up

BEIJING: One of China's longest coronavirus lockdowns since the start of the pandemic came to an end on Monday as authorities announced the lifting of most restrictions in the northern megacity of Xi'an.

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China lifts Xi'an lockdown as Beijing virus fight ramps up
15:26

Vietnam further eases entry rules for some foreign travellers

Some foreigners and Vietnamese living abroad no longer need written permission from Vietnamese authorities to enter the country as the government gradually eases travel restrictions.

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Vietnam further eases entry rules for some foreign travellers
15:19

TikTok in Japan pays influencers without informing viewers to spread videos

TOKYO: The Japan operator of the popular Chinese video-sharing app TikTok said on Monday it has paid social media influencers to spread certain videos on Twitter without informing viewers about the payments.

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TikTok in Japan pays influencers without informing viewers to spread videos
14:46

4th phase of co-pay subsidy scheme approved

The fourth phase of the Finance Ministry's "Khon La Khreung" co-payment subsidy was approved by the cabinet on Monday, government spokesman Thanakorn Wangboonkongchana said.

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4th phase of co-pay subsidy scheme approved
14:45

Yemen missiles downed over UAE capital as tensions soar

ABU DHABI: Two ballistic missiles fired by Yemeni rebels were intercepted and destroyed over the UAE capital Abu Dhabi on Monday, officials said, the latest attack in a sharp escalation in the seven-year long war.

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Yemen missiles downed over UAE capital as tensions soar
14:36

Domestic car sales drop 4.2% in 2021, seen higher this year

Domestic car sales fell 17.2% in December from a year earlier and dropped 4.2% in the whole of 2021, due to coronavirus outbreaks and a shortage of microchips, the Federation of Thai Industries (FTI) said on Monday.

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Domestic car sales drop 4.2% in 2021, seen higher this year
13:36

Govt rolls out fourth Covid shot in 10 provinces

The government is ramping up the rollout of fourth Covid-19 shots to residents of ten provinces, mostly tourist destinations, ahead of Feb 1 border reopening.

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4th shot coming
13:15

7,139 new Covid cases, 13 more deaths

The daily infection rate is down, with coronavirus-related deaths steady at 13.

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+7,139 Covid cases
12:48

China accused of interference as Australia PM's WeChat account vanishes

SYDNEY: Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison's WeChat account has disappeared, prompting accusations of Chinese "interference" from senior members of his government Monday.

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China accused of interference as Australia PM's WeChat account vanishes
12:40

Indonesia, Singapore to start quarantine-free travel bubble

Indonesia and Singapore are starting a quarantine-free travel between the two countries to spur the economy as Covid-19’s Omicron cases become more dominant.

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Indonesia, Singapore to start quarantine-free travel bubble
12:17

Digital society minister has Covid

Chaiwut Thanakamanusorn, the digital economy and society minister, has been diagnosed infected with Covid-19, putting other Palang Pracharath Party MPs at risk.

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Digital society minister has Covid
11:45

UK court to rule on Assange extradition case

LONDON: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will learn Monday whether he can appeal to Britain's Supreme Court against a High Court ruling that he may be extradited to the United States.

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UK court to rule on Assange extradition case
11:45

Taliban, Western officials meet for talks in Oslo

OSLO: Taliban and Western diplomats meet in Oslo on Monday for talks on Afghanistan's humanitarian crisis and human rights, especially those of women whose freedoms have been curbed by the hardline Islamists.

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Taliban, Western officials meet for talks in Oslo
10:47

China sends largest incursion of jets into Taiwan defence zone in months

China sent 39 warplanes -- mostly fighter jets -- into Taiwan's air defence zone on Sunday, the island's government said, in the largest daily incursion since October.

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China sends largest incursion of jets into Taiwan defence zone in months
10:45

EU, US seek coordinated response to Russia over Ukraine crisis

WASHINGTON: The United States has ordered the families of its diplomats to leave Ukraine, as rising fears of a Russian invasion pushed Western officials to meet Monday in a bid to coordinate their response and compile a battery of sanctions against Moscow.

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EU, US seek coordinated response to Russia over Ukraine crisis
10:40

Swine fever at 3 pig farms

PRACHUAP KHIRI KHAN: African swine fever (ASF) was found at three pig farms in two districts of this lower Central province, with 117 pigs culled to prevent the disease from spreading, provincial livestock office chief Yutthira Banthukul said.

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Swine fever at 3 pig farms
10:19

Border crossers caught in Kanchanaburi

KANCHANABURI: Border patrols of the Surasee Task Force on Sunday arrested 107 illegal border crossers from Myanmar, police said.

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Border crossers caught in Kanchanaburi
09:22

FTI club launches EV component plan

The Federation of Thai Industries' (FTI) auto parts club is working to help 2,500 auto parts manufacturers accustomed to producing parts for internal combustion engines (ICE) to shift towards electric vehicle (EV) technology by launching an EV component development plan.

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FTI club launches EV component plan
08:45

US orders departure of its diplomats' families from Kyiv

WASHINGTON: The United States has ordered the families of its diplomats in the Ukrainian capital Kyiv to leave the country "due to the continued threat" of a Russian invasion, the State Department said Sunday.

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US orders departure of its diplomats' families from Kyiv