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Thailand down South Korea at FIVB Nations League

Thailand began their third and final week of the preliminary round of the 2022 FIVB Volleyball Women's Nations League with a win over South Korea in Bulgaria on Wednesday.

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Thailand down South Korea at FIVB Nations League
19:37

Biggest currency rout since 1997 puts Asia central banks in bind

The surge in the dollar has set Asian currencies on course for their worst quarter since 1997 and created a dilemma for central bankers.

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Biggest currency rout since 1997 puts Asia central banks in bind
19:35

Thailand betting on dramatic 'boys' love' tourism boom

TOKYO: Thailand has begun a campaign to attract international tourists, and especially Japanese travellers, using the popularity of homegrown productions of "boys' love," or BL dramas, as a drawcard.

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Thailand betting on dramatic 'boys' love' tourism boom
18:58

Govt to end special insurance coverage for Covid-19 patients

Medical services for Covid-19 patients must be paid for by their own or by pre-existing health insurance schemes after Thailand enters a post-pandemic stage on July 1, the government said.

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Govt to end special insurance coverage for Covid-19 patients
18:45

Turkey seeks extraditions from Finland, Sweden under NATO deal

ISTANBUL: Turkey said Wednesday it would seek the extradition of 33 alleged Kurdish militants from Sweden and Finland under a deal to secure Ankara's support for the Nordic countries' NATO membership bids.

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Turkey seeks extraditions from Finland, Sweden under NATO deal
17:45

France awaits verdicts in marathon 2015 terror attacks trial

PARIS: A French court is to hand down verdicts Wednesday against 20 men accused over the November 2015 terror attacks in Paris, after a marathon 10-month trial that reopened the scars of modern France's worst peacetime atrocity.

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France awaits verdicts in marathon 2015 terror attacks trial
17:20

166 illegal Myanmar migrants repatriated

RANONG: A total of 166 Myanmar nationals who had entered Thailand illegally were returned to their homeland from this southern coastal province on Wednesday, the Thailand Maritime Enforcement Command Centre Region 3 said.

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166 illegal Myanmar migrants repatriated
17:02

Govt to sell B272bn of bonds

Thailand plans to sell up to 272 billion baht of government bonds in the July-September period as part of debt management plans, according to the Ministry of Finance.

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Govt to sell B272bn of bonds
16:37

Taiwan rebuffs Philippines complaint about S. China Sea live fire drills

TAIPEI: Taiwan on Wednesday rebuffed a complaint from the Philippines about live fire drills around a Taiwan-controlled island deep in the South China Sea, saying it had the right to do so and always issues a warning of its exercises.

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Taiwan rebuffs Philippines complaint about S. China Sea live fire drills
16:25

Giuliani on defensive after uproar over assault claim

NEW YORK: Two days after Rudy Giuliani claimed a worker had assaulted him at a Staten Island supermarket, the once-vaunted former mayor was spending Tuesday morning like many men his age: complaining about his aches and pains.

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Giuliani on defensive after uproar over assault claim
15:55

Prisoners clean Bangkok sewers after pandemic delay

Flecked with sewage, a prisoner grapples with an overflowing bucket as he and his fellow inmates clean Bangkok's congested drains for the first time in two years.

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Prisoners clean Bangkok sewers after pandemic delay
15:11

Staged road accident scene was murder, police say

BURI RAM: An elderly man was found dead with head injuries and stab wounds to the neck on a roadside in Prakhon Chai district. Police detained his youngest son for questioning.

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Staged road accident scene was murder, police say
14:56

Tourist rush bolsters outlook for economy, baht

Foreign tourist arrivals into Thailand are set to beat official forecasts with the lifting of pandemic-era restrictions, a rare positive for the nation’s Covid-battered economy and currency.

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Tourism bolsters outlook
14:42

50 costliest places for expats to live, work

Hong Kong is the world’s most expensive place for employees sent abroad to work, according to a new study comparing the prices of 200 goods and products in more than 400 cities.

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50 costliest places for expats to live, work
14:40

Prayut visiting Shinawatra stronghold

CHIANG MAI: Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha on Wednesday visited the home province of the Shinawatra family where he inspected water management, a trade fair and local development projects.

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Prayut visiting Shinawatra stronghold
13:45

South Korea, Japan resume flights between capitals as Covid-19 eases

SEOUL: Flights between the capitals of South Korea and Japan resumed on Wednesday after being suspended for more than two years due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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South Korea, Japan resume flights between capitals as Covid-19 eases
13:15

Wounded Myanmar villagers treated in Thailand

TAK: Myanmar villagers injured during fighting around Myawaddy town, near the border, between Myanmar government troops and Karen soldiers have been treated by Thai officials in Trat's Phop Phra district.

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Wounded Myanmar villagers treated in Thailand
13:08

Bitcoin struggles as ‘final washout’ possible

Bitcoin stayed just over US$20,000 on Wednesday, with its inability to gain upward traction fueling concern among analysts of further declines.

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Bitcoin struggles as ‘final washout’ possible
12:54

Travellers reminded cannabis illegal in other countries in the region

The Thai embassy in Seoul has warned people going from Thailand to South Korea that cannabis and cannabis-based products are illegal there and carry stiff jail terms, with deportation and the likelihood of being barred from future entry.

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Travellers reminded cannabis illegal in other countries in the region
12:43

FDA approves use of Evusheld

The Food and Drug Administration has approved the use of Evusheld, a combination of long-acting antibodies, for prevention of Covid-19, FDA director Paisal Dankhum said on Wednesday.

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FDA approves use of Evusheld