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Fire at building close to German embassy under control

A fire broke out at a building in the compound of the Joint United States Military Advisory Group Thailand (Jusmagthai) in Bangkok on Monday but was quickly extinguished by firefighters.

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Fire at building close to German embassy under control
21:45

Ukraine 'optimistic' after arrival of first grain shipment

KYIV, Ukraine: The first cargo ship to reach its final destination after departing from Ukraine under a deal between Moscow and Kyiv docked in Turkey Monday, Kyiv said, while a consignment due in Lebanon reported delays.

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Ukraine 'optimistic' after arrival of first grain shipment
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Thailand, China to resume air force exercises after pandemic pause

An annual joint fighter jets exercise between Thailand and China will resume later this month after being put on hold for two years during the pandemic, the Thai air force said, with a former US air base chosen to host the event.

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Thailand, China to resume air force exercises after pandemic pause
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Explainer: China-Taiwan trade, and everything you need to know

US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi has visited Taiwan in defiance of strong opposition from mainland China, and it is shaping up to have far-reaching implications for trade.

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Explainer: China-Taiwan trade, and everything you need to know
19:19

Court favours Thaksin in B17bn tax case

The Central Tax Court has ruled in favour of former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra, saying he doesn't owe 17 billion baht in tax over the 2006 sale of a stake in Shin Corp.

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Tax break
18:40

Petrol prices down, diesel price unchanged

The board of the Oil Fuel Fund Office (OFFO) resolved on Monday to keep the local diesel price at 34.94 baht per litre, while petrol prices will drop significantly on Tuesday.

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Petrol prices down, diesel price unchanged
18:39

Govt to lower Covid to same disease category as influenza

Thailand will downgrade Covid-19 from a “dangerous” communicable disease to one that “needs monitoring” starting from October, as the country’s virus situation has started to stabilise, according to the Ministry of Public Health.

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Govt to lower Covid to same disease category as influenza
18:26

Singapore-based crypto lender Hodlnaut suspends withdrawals

HONG KONG: Hodlnaut, a Singapore-based crypto currency lender and borrower, has suspended withdrawals, swaps and deposits, the company said on Monday, the latest sign of stress in the cryptocurrency industry.

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Singapore-based crypto lender Hodlnaut suspends withdrawals
18:10

Govt plans to raise minimum wage by 5-8%

The government plans to raise the mininum wage for the first time in more than two years, by 5% to 8% to help workers cope with the impact of the pandemic, according to the national wage committee and the labour minister.

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Govt plans to raise minimum wage by 5-8%
18:05

Deadly blaze pub owner gets bail

Pattaya court approves conditional bail for the owner of Mountain B pub, where a fire claimed 15 lives and injured 38 others - as he promises compensation for all victims.

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Bail allowed
17:34

Special holiday for Apec summit

The government intends to announce a special holiday for Greater Bangkok on Nov 16-18, when the capital city hosts the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) summit.

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Special holiday for Apec summit
16:09

Zipmex to ease some bitcoin, ether withdrawals after altcoins

Asia crypto exchange Zipmex Pte will allow users to partially withdraw Bitcoin and Ether from their trading accounts starting later this week, providing some relief to those caught by the recent meltdown in the digital asset market.

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Zipmex to ease some bitcoin, ether withdrawals after altcoins
15:39

Five confirmed cases of antibody-resistant Covid

There are now five confirmed infections in Thailand of the antibody-resistant sub-variant of Covid-19, BA.2.75, and health authorities are closely watching its development.

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Spreading slowly
15:14

Nigerian monkeypox patient faces charges, deportation from Cambodia

The Nigerian man who fled from Phuket to Phnom Penh after being infected with monkeypox will be charged with immigration offences in Cambodia and later be deported.

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Nigerian monkeypox patient faces charges, deportation from Cambodia
14:48

China spokeswoman's Taiwan restaurant tweet sparks ridicule online

A senior Chinese foreign ministry spokeswoman has prompted a storm of ridicule online, after a late-night tweet where she used restaurant listings to assert Beijing's claim over Taiwan.

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China spokeswoman's Taiwan restaurant tweet sparks ridicule online
14:15

Myanmar central bank weakens official fx rate for kyat currency by 13.5%

Myanmar's central bank weakened its kyat currency from 1,850 to 2,100 per dollar on Monday, according to a statement published in a state newspaper.

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Myanmar central bank weakens official fx rate for kyat currency by 13.5%
14:05

Safety issues at 83 Bangkok nightspots

City Hall inspectors found safety issues at 83 nightspots in Bangkok, including some with inadequate emergency exits for patrons - but most of them remain open.

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Safe, or not?
13:10

55 Thais disappear from tour group to South Korea

Fifty-five Thais who flew to South Korea's Jeju island with a package tour group last week have disappeared and it is suspected they were illegal job seekers, known as "little ghosts".

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55 Thais disappear from tour group to South Korea
12:45

China continues military drills around Taiwan

BEIJING: Chinese forces carried out fresh military drills around Taiwan on Monday, Beijing said, defying calls for it to end its largest-ever exercises encircling the democratic island in the wake of a visit by US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

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China continues military drills around Taiwan
12:00

War in Ukraine: Latest

Latest developments in the Russian war on Ukraine:

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War in Ukraine: Latest