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PM Prayut confirms he won’t attend Asean summit on Myanmar

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said on Tuesday that he would not be attending a summit of leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) in Jakarta on April 24, where the crisis in army-ruled Myanmar is set to be discussed.

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PM Prayut confirms he won’t attend Asean summit on Myanmar
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Cabinet approves B3bn more for Rao Chana subsidies

The cabinet approved another 3.04 billion baht in Covid-19 relief handouts under the Rao Chana (We Win) programme on Tuesday, extending the subsidy to another 2.4 million people.

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Cabinet approves B3bn more for Rao Chana subsidies
13:54

Pubs, clubs spread Covid to 71 provinces

Covid-19 cases linked to bars, pubs or clubs have spread in 71 provinces so far this month, according to the Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration.

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Pubs, clubs spread Covid to 71 provinces
12:45

CO2 emissions set to surge, IEA warns

PARIS: Climate-changing CO2 emissions are set to surge by the second-biggest amount in history this year as the global economy recovers from the Covid-19 pandemic, the IEA warned Tuesday, days before a major climate summit.

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CO2 emissions set to surge, IEA warns
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China tech stampede into electric cars sparks auto sector buzz

SHANGHAI: Thought your smartphone was taking over your life? Your car may be next as Chinese firms lead a Big Tech stampede into auto manufacturing in their battle for more consumers.

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China tech stampede into electric cars sparks auto sector buzz
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Strong opposition in Australia's Byron Bay to planned Netflix reality show

SYDNEY: Surfers in the coastal Australian town of Byron Bay staged a "paddle out" protest Tuesday as locals rally against a planned Netflix reality show they say will damage their beachside paradise.

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Strong opposition in Australia's Byron Bay to planned Netflix reality show
12:33

14 new cases in Ayutthaya, one American

AYUTTHAYA: Fourteen more coronavirus infections have been confirmed in Ayutthaya province, one an American who had contact with three previously confirmed cases, raising the total to 203.

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14 new cases in Ayutthaya, one American
12:11

Thailand logs 4 deaths, 1,443 Covid cases Tuesday

Thailand's Covid death toll rises 4 to 108 Tuesday; 1,443 new cases take accumulated total to 45,185.

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Covid toll creeps up
11:45

Raging virus wave grips India: Covid world update

AMSTERDAM: Europe's drug regulator was expected to rule Tuesday on the safety of the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine after fears it could be linked to extremely rare blood clots, while India said it will make shots available to all adults as it battles a terrifying wave of infections.

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Raging virus wave grips India: Covid world update
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J&J Covid vaccine manufacturing halted at plant that ruined doses

WASHINGTON: The US Food and Drug Administration requested that production of the Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine be halted at a factory that previously reportedly ruined about 15 million doses of the shot.

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J&J Covid vaccine manufacturing halted at plant that ruined doses
11:32

10 new virus cases in Nakhon Phanom pub cluster

NAKHON PHANOM: Ten new coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Nakhon Phanom province, most linked to local entertainment venues where more than 1,500 customers have now been tested.

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10 new virus cases in Nakhon Phanom pub cluster
11:09

119 Thais return from Malaysia

SONGKHLA: A total of 119 Thai nationals returned home from Malaysia through the Sadao immigration checkpoint on Monday, the provincial public relations office announced.

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119 Thais return from Malaysia
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Face masks compulsory outdoors in Surat Thani

SURAT THANI: People not wearing face masks while outdoors in this southern province are liable to a fine of up to 20,000 baht under a provincial order effective from Tuesday.

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Face masks compulsory outdoors in Surat Thani
10:10

Earthquake of magnitude 6 strikes Nias region in western Indonesia

An earthquake of magnitude 6 struck in the Nias region in western Indonesia, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) said on Tuesday.

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Silent protest in Samut Prakan

SAMUT PRAKAN: A small group of people, terming themselves independent political activists, stood in silent protest in front of Samut Prakan Court on Monday evening, calling for the release on bail of detainees charged with lese majeste under Section 112 of the Criminal Code.

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Silent protest in Samut Prakan
09:50

EV giant hasn't sold a single car

SHANGHAI: China Evergrande New Energy Vehicle Group Ltd's expansive pop-up showroom sits at the heart of Shanghai's National Exhibition and Convention Center. With nine models on display, it's hard to miss.

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EV giant hasn't sold a single car
09:45

Former US vice president Mondale dies

WASHINGTON: Former US Vice President Walter Mondale, a liberal icon who famously told voters to expect a tax increase should he win the presidency, died Monday, US media reported. He was 93 years old.

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Former US vice president Mondale dies
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Pakistan PM Khan battles fallout in France blasphemy row

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan had hoped a fight over cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed would result in an easy win -- placating the ultra-conservative quarters at home while being hailed as a defender of Islam abroad.

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Pakistan PM Khan battles fallout in France blasphemy row
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GSB to curb loan extension

State-owned Government Savings Bank (GSB) will focus on handling bad debts as its top priority this year in a bid to curb outstanding loans from turning sour.

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Curbing loans
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Russia block of Black Sea would be 'escalation' - US

WASHINGTON: The US State Department on Monday branded as an "unprovoked escalation" reported Russian plans to block parts of the Black Sea, which could ultimately impact access to Ukrainian ports.

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Russia block of Black Sea would be 'escalation' - US