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Prayut on Chadchart's sweeping win: 'only 1 province'

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has dismissed the results of the Bangkok governor and councillor polls, saying they don't reflect his political popularity.

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Prayut on Chadchart's sweeping win: 'only 1 province'
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Philippines' Marcos says he discussed defence deal with US envoy

MANILA: Philippines president-elect Ferdinand Marcos Jr said on Monday he discussed the extension of a joint military agreement with an envoy of defence ally the United States, after meetings with senior diplomats of four countries.

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Philippines' Marcos says he discussed defence deal with US envoy
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Tied, gagged body found in Mekong river

NAKHON PHANOM: A dead man who had been tied, gagged and hit on the head was found floating near the bank of the Mekong river in Muang district of this northeastern border province on Sunday.

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Tied, gagged body found in Mekong river
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Diesel price capped at B32 for another week

The pump price of standard diesel will remain capped at 32 baht a litre in Bangkok and its vicinity for a another week.

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Subsidy continued
16:55

US unveils Asia-Pacific trade framework with Thailand among starting list of members

TOKYO: US President Joe Biden launched a new Asia-Pacific trade initiative on Monday in Tokyo, with 13 countries including India and Japan signed up, although questions about the pact's effectiveness remain.

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US unveils Asia-Pacific trade framework with Thailand among starting list of members
16:45

War in Ukraine: Latest developments

KYIV, Ukraine: Here are the latest developments in the war in Ukraine:

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War in Ukraine: Latest developments
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Cruise ships will soon start returning

PHUKET: Cruise ships will soon be returning to the Andaman Sea coast in increasing numbers, with Asia's biggest cruise ship due next month, a maritime official said on Monday.

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Cruise ships will soon start returning
16:02

Hong Kong cardinal's arrest spotlights secretive Vatican-China deal

The arrest of a 90-year-old cardinal under Hong Kong's national security law has shocked the city's Catholic community as the Vatican seeks to renew a secretive deal with Beijing.

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Hong Kong cardinal's arrest spotlights secretive Vatican-China deal
15:25

Indonesia summons Britain's envoy after furore over rainbow flag

JAKARTA: Indonesia summoned Britain's ambassador on Monday to explain the raising of a lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) flag at its embassy, and urged foreign missions to respect local "sensitivities" following a backlash among conservatives.

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Indonesia summons Britain's envoy after furore over rainbow flag
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After $5 trillion rout, emerging markets seek turnaround signal

The wreckage of a $5 trillion rout in emerging markets is starting to look like a buying opportunity to some intrepid investors.

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After $5 trillion rout, emerging markets seek turnaround signal
14:45

Iran will 'avenge' killing of Guards colonel: president

TEHRAN: Iran will avenge the killing of a Revolutionary Guards colonel who was shot dead in Tehran, President Ebrahim Raisi warned on Monday.

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Iran will 'avenge' killing of Guards colonel: president
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Chinese province of nearly 100 million to Covid test every two days

BEIJING: The Chinese province of Henan has ordered its nearly 100 million people to take a Covid test every two days, an unprecedented step as the country grapples with an Omicron-fuelled surge.

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Chinese province of nearly 100 million to Covid test every two days
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Prayut congratulates Chadchart

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha on Monday congratulated Chadchart Sittipunt, who looks set to be confirmed as Bangkok's new governor after the city elections on Sunday, government spokesman Thanakorn Wangboonkongchana said on Monday.

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Prayut congratulates Chadchart
13:10

US, 6 others say they support Apec after Russian invasion protest

Representatives of seven nations, including those who walked out of an Asia-Pacific trade ministers meeting in Bangkok to protest Russia's invasion of Ukraine, said on Sunday they support the organisation and host nation Thailand.

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US, 6 others say they support Apec after Russian invasion protest
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Q1 jobless rate drops to 1.53% as Covid curbs ease

Thailand's official unemployment rate in the first quarter declined to its lowest level since the pandemic and the trend should continue as restrictions ease and foreign tourists return, the state planning agency said on Monday.

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Q1 jobless rate drops to 1.53% as Covid curbs ease
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4,099 new Covid cases, 29 more deaths

The number of confirmed new cases continues its steady decline, and the daily coronavirus-related death toll also continues to fall, from 31 on Saturday to 29 on Sunday, health officials reported on Monday.

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+4,099 Covid
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War crimes verdict looms as Russian offensive intensifies

KYIV, Ukraine: With a verdict due Monday in the conflict’s first war crimes trial, Moscow's offensive in eastern Ukraine is only intensifying, with the city of Severodonetsk under "round-the-clock" bombardment as Russian troops attempt its encirclement.

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War crimes verdict looms as Russian offensive intensifies
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UN human rights chief begins contentious China visit

BEIJING: The UN human rights chief began a six-day trip to China on Monday that will include the remote Xinjiang region, stirring fears over access and the propaganda value the visit offers to the Chinese Communist Party.

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UN human rights chief begins contentious China visit
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Fears grow that Russian blockade may unleash famine

ODESSA, Ukraine: Staring out over Ukraine's seemingly endless wheat fields near Odessa, Dmitriy Matulyak has a difficult time imagining that so many people may starve soon as another bountiful harvest nears.

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Fears grow that Russian blockade may unleash famine
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Ukraine rules out concessions as Russia steps up attacks

KYIV: Ukraine ruled out a ceasefire or any territorial concessions to Russia, and Poland's president said any loss of Ukrainian territory would be a "huge blow" to the entire West as he warned against appeasing Russian President Vladimir Putin.

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Ukraine rules out concessions as Russia steps up attacks