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Cambodia PM urges Myanmar junta chief to allow aid, envoy visit

PHNOM PENH: Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen urged Myanmar's military ruler to allow a visit by a special envoy of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) and support humanitarian aid access, an official said on Wednesday.

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Cambodia PM urges Myanmar junta chief to allow aid, envoy visit
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PM foresees great benefits from Saudi Arabia ties

PM Prayut says Thailand should benefit greatly from the restoration of normal relations with Saudi Arabia, including progress towards peace in the far South.

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'Great benefits'
19:20

Cop who killed doctor leaves monkhood with dad

A big-bike riding riot policeman facing multiple charges after killing a doctor on a zebra crossing left the monkhood with his father after attending the victim's cremation on Wednesday.

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Cop who killed doctor leaves monkhood with dad
18:45

Russia warns against 'destructive' sanctions on Putin

MOSCOW: Russia hit back Wednesday at US threats of direct sanctions against President Vladimir Putin, saying moves against the Russian leader would be ineffective and hurt efforts to lower tensions over Ukraine.

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Russia warns against 'destructive' sanctions on Putin
18:37

Wissanu: Kingsgate can resume gold mining if it complies with new mining law

Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam says Kingsgate Consolidated Ltd can resume gold mining operations if it strictly complies with four conditions under the new mining legislation.

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Wissanu: Kingsgate can resume gold mining if it complies with new mining law
18:04

PTTEP seen taking over big Myanmar gas field as majors exit

PTT Exploration and Production Plc (PTTEP) looks set to take over Myanmar's biggest gas field, as TotalEnergies and Chevron Corp exit in the wake of last year's coup in the Southeast Asian state, analysts say.

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PTTEP seen taking over big Myanmar gas field as majors exit
17:42

Japan's Kirin says Myanmar unit blocked liquidation in Yangon court

TOKYO: Japanese beverage maker Kirin Holdings' said on Wednesday its subsidiary in Myanmar won a dismissal in court to block liquidation by its military-linked partner.

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Japan's Kirin says Myanmar unit blocked liquidation in Yangon court
17:01

New online shopping-fraud court accepting cases

The Civil Court's new online shopping division will start accepting fraud cases for consideration on Thursday, Office of the Judiciary spokesman Sorawis Limparangsi said on Wednesday.

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New online shopping-fraud court accepting cases
16:55

Two women arrested in B80m medical gloves fraud

Two women have been arrested for an alleged 80-million-baht medical swindle, accused of sending used gloves and boxes of bricks to customers of a Taiwanese buyer.

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Two women arrested in B80m medical gloves fraud
16:36

Most who test positive in UK Covid study had earlier infection

About two-thirds of the participants in a large UK Covid-19 study who tested positive this month reported a previous infection with the virus, researchers found.

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Most who test positive in UK Covid study had earlier infection
15:56

Covid claims lead to closure of Southeast Insurance

Thai Group Holdings (TGH) Plc told the Stock Exchange of Thailand on Wednesday it had shut down its Southeast Insurance Co because of rising claims for Covid-19 insurance payouts, but will be able to pay customers and stakeholders.

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Covid claims lead to closure of Southeast Insurance
15:51

Hong Kong may maintain Covid isolation until 2024, 'risking exodus'

HONG KONG: Hong Kong may only reopen in early 2024 because of its stringent Covid-19 policies, which could trigger an exodus of foreign firms and staff and jeopardise its role as a financial hub, the city's European Chamber of Commerce said in a draft report.

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Hong Kong may maintain Covid isolation until 2024, 'risking exodus'
15:32

Govt mulls first tax on stock trading in 30 years to cut budget gap

The government is considering taxing stock trading for the first time in more than three decades, along with making crypto traders part with a share of their profits, as the government hunts for revenue to fund billions of dollars in pandemic relief.

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Govt mulls first tax on stock trading in 30 years to cut budget gap
14:36

Hotels in Asia-Pacific likely to see surge in investment as Covid-19 restrictions ease

HONG KONG: Hotels in Asia-Pacific are likely to receive investment of more than US$9 billion this year, a 30% increase from 2021, as countries begin to ease their Covid-19 restrictions and some confidence returns to the hospitality sector, according to JLL.

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Hotels in Asia-Pacific likely to see surge in investment as Covid-19 restrictions ease
14:15

Man found dead in Thap Lan forest

A man has been found dead in the forest in Thap Lan National Park in Nakhon Ratchasima and is believed to have become lost and starved to death.

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Man found dead in Thap Lan forest
13:45

Covid-hit Australian warship delivers disaster aid to Tonga

NUKU'ALOFA, Tonga: A coronavirus-hit Australian warship docked in Tonga on Wednesday, delivering desperately needed aid to the volcano-and-tsunami-struck nation under strict "no-contact" protocols.

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Covid-hit Australian warship delivers disaster aid to Tonga
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93 potential graves found at Canada school site

MONTREAL: An Indigenous community in Canada has identified nearly 100 "potential" graves at a residential school site, months after the discovery of hundreds of children's remains at former boarding schools rocked the country.

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93 potential graves found at Canada school site
13:45

China restricts activists' social media ahead of Olympics

BEIJING: Human rights activists and some academics in China have had their WeChat messaging app accounts restricted in recent weeks, multiple people affected have told AFP, as Beijing cracks down on dissent before the Winter Olympics.

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China restricts activists' social media ahead of Olympics
13:30

Oil spill off Rayong, slick heading to coast

A leak in a crude oil pipeline off Map Ta Phut has caused a large slick, which is heading towards prime beaches along the Rayong coastline.

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Oil spill
12:46

7,587 new Covid cases, 19 more deaths

A small rise in the number of daily coronavirus-related deaths and diagnosed infections, with Bangkok reporting more than 1,000 new cases for the seventh consecutive day.

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+7,587 Covid cases