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Singapore proposes new law to tackle harmful online content

Social media sites could be blocked or fined in Singapore if they fail to stop users in the tightly-controlled country from accessing "harmful" content under a proposed law introduced in parliament on Monday.

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Singapore proposes new law to tackle harmful online content
20:45

Calls for more funding as pre-COP27 climate talks open in DR Congo

KINSHASA: Warning "no-one will escape" a worsening crisis, DR Congo led calls on Monday for a surge in funding to brake global heating and fight its impacts at the start of pre-COP27 climate talks in Kinshasa.

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Calls for more funding as pre-COP27 climate talks open in DR Congo
20:45

Kim Kardashian pays $1.26m for unlawful crypto promo

WASHINGTON: US reality star Kim Kardashian has agreed to pay a $1.26 million fine after unlawfully pushing a cryptocurrency on Instagram without revealing that she was paid to do so, the Securities and Exchange Commission announced Monday.

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Kim Kardashian pays $1.26m for unlawful crypto promo
18:45

Iran supreme leader blames US, Israel for Mahsa Amini protests

PARIS: Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Monday accused arch-foes the United States and Israel of fomenting the wave of nationwide unrest sparked by outrage over the death of Mahsa Amini.

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Iran supreme leader blames US, Israel for Mahsa Amini protests
18:20

Nan River overflows to parts of Nakhon Sawan

NAKHON SAWAN: The Nan River has overflowed into parts of Muang and Tha Tako districts in this northern province and high water levels have forced evacuation in urban areas.

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Nan River overflows to parts of Nakhon Sawan
17:28

Downpour floods many Bangkok streets

Downpouring afternoon rain caused flooding on many streets in Bangkok on Monday evening.

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Downpour floods many Bangkok streets
17:24

Varawut succeeds sister at helm of Chartthaipattana

Varawut Silpa-archa was elected leader of the Chartthaipattana Party on Monday and immediately set a target for his party to win 30 seats in the House of Representatives at the coming general election.

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Varawut succeeds sister at helm of Chartthaipattana
17:19

India scrambles fighter jets after report of bomb scare on flight from Iran

NEW DELHI: India's air force (IAF) said on Monday it had scrambled fighter jets after receiving information of a bomb scare on an airline bearing Iranian registration transiting through Indian airspace.

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India scrambles fighter jets after report of bomb scare on flight from Iran
16:44

Police sued by roast chicken vendor for neglect of duty

A roast chicken vendor on Monday filed a complaint seeking legal action against Bang Sao Thong police in Samut Prakan province for wrongly accusing him of stealing 15.8 million baht worth of jewellery, causing him to be detained for seven months during his court trial.

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Police sued by roast chicken vendor for neglect of duty
16:16

Philippines and US kick off naval exercises amid China tension

MANILA: The armed forces of the United States and the Philippines launched two weeks of joint naval exercises on Monday, reinforcing a close military alliance at a time of regional uncertainty over tensions between Washington and Beijing.

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Philippines and US kick off naval exercises amid China tension
15:51

Indonesia orders stadium disaster 'perpetrators' punished

Indonesia's government called on police Monday to identify and punish those responsible for a stadium stampede that left 125 people dead, as anger mounted over one of the deadliest disasters in the history of football.

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Indonesia orders stadium disaster 'perpetrators' punished
14:50

Prayut cautious on political future

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha returns to work after the court's ruling confirming his tenure in office, but avoids questions about his political future.

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14:39

Water retention, diversion to protect Bangkok from flood

Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwon has ordered that the flood surging downriver from the North be retained in upstream provinces, and also be diverted to a canal to the east of Bangkok, to protect the capital from flooding.

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Water retention, diversion to protect Bangkok from flood
14:06

UK govt makes humiliating tax cut U-turn

LONDON: The government of British Prime Minister Liz Truss was forced on Monday into a humiliating U-turn, reversing plans to cut the highest rate of income tax that helped to spark a rebellion in her party and turmoil in financial markets.

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UK govt makes humiliating tax cut U-turn
13:45

In Ukraine's south, bicycles wait for their owners' return

ZELENODOLSK, Ukraine: Hundreds of abandoned bicycles in a small town near Ukraine's southern front line tell the many stories of their owners, who were forced to flee Russia's invasion.

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In Ukraine's south, bicycles wait for their owners' return
12:39

Cold season to arrive in late October

This year's cold season is expected to begin in the fourth week of October and last until late February with temperatures in the Bangkok area likely to drop as low as 15°C, and chillier elsewhere, the Meteorological Department said.

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Cold season to arrive in late October
12:17

Flooding submerges central Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai's Muang district under water as rain pounds the North and the Ping River continues to rise - with levels approaching the severe floods of 2011.

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Flooding in the North
11:32

Swedish driver helped out of burning car

PHUKET: An injured Swedish driver was helped safely from his burning car after crashing into a roadside signpost in Thalang district on Sunday evening.

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Swedish driver helped out of burning car
10:45

Anger grows against Indonesia police over football stadium tragedy

MALANG, Indonesia: Anger against police mounted in Indonesia on Monday after at least 125 people were killed in one of the deadliest disasters in the history of football, when officers fired tear gas in a packed stadium, triggering a stampede.

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Anger grows against Indonesia police over football stadium tragedy
09:41

Russian falls prey to Pattaya transvestites

CHON BURI: A Russian tourist was stripped of a gold necklace by two overly friendly transvestites while strolling along Pattaya beach late on Sunday night.

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Russian falls prey to Pattaya transvestites