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20:10

US lawmakers arrive in Taiwan amid China tensions

TAIPEI: A US lawmaker delegation arrived in Taiwan on Sunday for a two-day visit during which they will meet President Tsai Ing-wen, the second high-level group to come amid continued military tensions with the island's giant neighbour China.

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US lawmakers arrive in Taiwan amid China tensions
18:13

Air force kicks off joint air force drills with China

Thailand and China kicked off a joint air force exercise on Sunday, the kingdom's military said, the first such drills in years following a pause forced by Covid-19.

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Air force kicks off joint air force drills with China
17:58

Nitithorn shrugs off pressure to win International Series Singapore

Thailand's Nitithorn Thippong seized the initiative as his rivals faltered on Sunday, closing with a flawless three-under-par 69 to win the International Series Singapore.

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Nitithorn shrugs off pressure to win International Series Singapore
17:42

Tourists in Chinese beachside resort city protest Covid lockdown

Tourists in the Chinese seaside resort of Sanya on Hainan Island are protesting after being stranded for over a week due to Covid-19 lockdowns.

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Tourists in Chinese beachside resort city protest Covid lockdown
16:04

Rescuer has dead body as pillion rider for 5km trek out of forest

NAKHON RATCHASIMA: Sibling rescuers took turns tying a dead body to themselves and transporting it as their pillion rider on Sunday from a spot 5km deep into a forest, where the man fell to his death from a fruit tree.

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Rescuer has dead body as pillion rider for 5km trek out of forest
15:51

Pheu Thai won't make quorum for election bill that favours small parties

Pheu Thai will not make a quorum Monday for a joint sitting of parliament to vote on an election bill that would give list-MP seats to tiny political parties.

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500 doomed?
15:41

Six northern provinces, Ayutthaya still flooded

Parts of six northern provinces and the central province of Ayutthaya are still under water as a result of heavy rain brought by tropical storm Mulan.

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Flooding continues
15:26

Ill man gets 1st ID card at age 48

BURI RAM: Following 30 years of unsuccessful pleas with officialdom, a 48-year-old man has received his first-ever identity card after media publicised his case.

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Ill man gets 1st ID card at age 48
14:31

UN rights chief in Bangladesh, to visit Rohingya camps

United Nations rights chief Michelle Bachelet arrived in Bangladesh on Sunday for a four-day visit that will include a trip to squalid camps housing nearly a million Rohingya refugees from Myanmar.

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UN rights chief in Bangladesh, to visit Rohingya camps
14:19

Vietnam considers $58.7-billion high-speed railway: govt

HANOI: Vietnam is considering building a high-speed railway that runs along the country's length with a possible price tag of up to $58.7 billion, the government said on Sunday.

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Vietnam considers $58.7-billion high-speed railway: govt
13:48

Classical birth

Classical performers in elaborate costumes depict a scene from the birth of Macchanu, a half-human, half-fish son of Hanuman, in the Ramayana epic. The performance was held to honour Her Majesty Queen Sirikit The Queen Mother’s 90th birthday at the Royal Paragon Hall of the Siam Paragon shopping complex on Saturday. (Photo: Nutthawat Wicheanbut)

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Classical birth
12:55

Mekong provinces warned of flood danger Aug 14-18

Provinces located along the Mekong river bank should be on high alert for a possible rise in the water level of 1.0-2.0 metres from Aug 14-15, the National Water Command Centre (NWCC) warned on Saturday.

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Mekong provinces warned of flood danger Aug 14-18
11:45

Ukraine, Russia accuse each other of nuclear plant strikes

KYIV, Ukraine: Kyiv and Moscow have exchanged blame for fresh shelling around Europe's largest nuclear facility, which is in Russia's control and has come under fire repeatedly in the past week.

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Ukraine, Russia accuse each other of nuclear plant strikes
11:18

Anutin banks on 'Thai Power' model to win over voters

KRABI: The Bhumjaithai Party on Saturday launched its pre-election campaign with an economic model it has labelled "Thai Power" in the hope of boosting its vote in a national poll expected to take place next year.

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Anutin banks on 'Thai Power' model to win over voters
10:36

Most don't believe PPRP, Pheu Thai have deal to make Prawit PM: poll

A majority of people do not believe that Palang Pracharath and Pheu Thai parties have reached a political deal to support Gen Prawit Wongsuwon as the next prime minister.

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Most don't believe PPRP, Pheu Thai have deal to make Prawit PM: poll
10:06

Full Moon Party sees 10k visitors, govt mulls 2-hour extension

The government may extend the Full Moon Party by two hours until 4am as the renowned monthly beach party is back in full swing.

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Longer Full Moon Party
09:47

Most people worried about monkeypox: poll

Most people are worried by the discoveries of monkeypox cases in Thailand and most already have some knowledge of the virus, according to a survey by Suan Dusit Rajabhat University, or Suan Dusit Poll.

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Most people worried about monkeypox: poll
09:18

Reduction in Covid cases expected by mid-October

Covid-19 infections are expected to level off by mid-October, says Yong Poovorawan, chief of the Centre of Excellence in Clinical Virology at Chulalongkorn University.

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09:02

Heavy rain spurs flood warnings

Tropical depression Mulan has dumped a significant amount of rainwater into 35 dams triggering warnings of a potential spillover from some.

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Heavy rain spurs flood warnings
08:18

Taking the casino punt

Govt likely to okay 'entertainment complexes', says House panel.

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Taking the casino punt