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20:51

Teen sex-trade procurer and customer arrested, 2 underage girls rescued

A teen girl who allegedly acted as a sex-trade procurer and a customer have been arrested at a love motel in Muang district of Kanchanaburi, police said.

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Teen sex-trade procurer and customer arrested, 2 underage girls rescued
20:47

Air force apologises after busted C-130 closes airport

The air force on Wednesday apologised to the public after one of its C-130 aircraft broke down and blocked the runway at Ubon Ratchathani international airport for several hours, causing the cancellation of flights.

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Air force apologises after busted C-130 closes airport
19:24

Hong Kong grants Greater Bay Airlines status to open talks with foreign countries

HONG KONG: Greater Bay Airlines was awarded designated status from the Hong Kong government, allowing the company to open negotiations with foreign countries to fly 104 routes, the head of the start-up carrier told the South China Morning Post on Tuesday.

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Hong Kong grants Greater Bay Airlines status to open talks with foreign countries
19:12

Explainer: What vaccines, treatments do we have to combat monkeypox?

With cases of monkeypox inexplicably on the rise outside of Africa - where the viral disease is endemic - public health officials are using contact tracing, isolation and targeted vaccination to curb its spread.

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Explainer: What vaccines, treatments do we have to combat monkeypox?
19:02

Ferdinand Marcos Jr proclaimed next Philippine president

Ferdinand Marcos Jr was Wednesday proclaimed the next Philippine president after a landslide win in elections that rights groups and religious leaders fear could weaken the corruption-prone country's fragile democracy.

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Ferdinand Marcos Jr proclaimed next Philippine president
18:45

UK's Johnson blasted for 'Partygate' culture

LONDON: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson presided over a culture of lockdown-breaking parties that featured drunken fighting among staff, according to a long-awaited inquiry Wednesday that prompted renewed calls for his resignation.

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UK's Johnson blasted for 'Partygate' culture
18:12

South Korea football superstar Son readying a goal in business with fashion brand

SEOUL: Tottenham Hotspur’s South Korean Hotspur Forward Son Heung-min is readying to launch his fashion brand dubbed “NOS7.”

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South Korea football superstar Son readying a goal in business with fashion brand
18:05

Ubon Ratchathani airport closed after military plane's brakes fail while landing

Ubon Ratchathani airport has been closed until at least 8pm Wednesday after an Air Force transport plane suffered a brake failure while landing earlier in the day.

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Ubon Ratchathani airport closed after military plane's brakes fail while landing
17:41

Reopening raising incomes, providing jobs in Phuket

PHUKET: The return of tourists is reviving the local economy, generating income and reducing unemployment on the island province, according to local authorities.

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Reopening raising incomes, providing jobs in Phuket
17:33

New Pattaya mayor told to fix city's 'embarrassing' problems

PATTAYA: A hotel business leader has identified five "embarrassing" problems the new mayor needs to address urgently so the city will be ready for next tourist season.

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New Pattaya mayor told to fix city's 'embarrassing' problems
17:16

China follows Biden remarks by announcing Taiwan military drills

China followed President Joe Biden’s vow to defend Taiwan militarily by announcing it held military exercises close to the democratically ruled island, underscoring its anger over the US stance.

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China follows Biden remarks by announcing Taiwan military drills
16:57

B100m of drug assets seized in police raids

Narcotics Suppression Bureau (NSB) police on Wednesday seized about 100 million baht worth of assets suspected to have been acquired through the drug trade for examination, during searches of 31 premises in five provinces, and arrested one suspect.

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B100m of drug assets seized in police raids
16:46

Colour-coded job seekers found hiding on 18-wheel truck

KANCHANABURI: More than 100 illegal Myanmar job seekers with coloured string around their wrists to show their various destinations were arrested after the 18-wheel trailer truck they were hiding in became stuck when it turned off a main road in Muang district on Wednesday morning.

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Colour-coded job seekers found hiding on 18-wheel truck
16:42

Thailand reaping food export windfall with protectionism rising

Thailand -- a major exporter of sugar, chickens and rice -- looks set to benefit as many of its Asian neighbours’ limit shipments of agricultural commodities to shelter consumers from surging prices.

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Thailand reaping food export windfall with protectionism rising
15:11

George Soros: Russian invasion may be start of 3rd World War

United States billionaire George Soros warned Tuesday that "civilisation may not survive" Russia's invasion of Ukraine but said Europe could have a stronger position against Russian President Vladimir Putin regarding gas than it realises.

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George Soros: Russian invasion may be start of 3rd World War
14:52

Trade envoy signals Canada will protest Russian war at Apec, other summits

SINGAPORE: Canadian Trade Minister Mary Ng signalled on Wednesday that the country may continue to protest the war in Ukraine at multilateral summits involving Russian officials after doing so in Bangkok over the weekend.

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Trade envoy signals Canada will protest Russian war at Apec, other summits
14:45

After wheat, India caps sugar exports

NEW DELHI: India said it has capped sugar exports to safeguard its own supplies and ease inflation, days after a ban on wheat shipments sent global prices soaring in the wake of the Ukraine war.

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After wheat, India caps sugar exports
14:31

Cambodia, Laos to benefit as Pfizer slashes drug prices for poorest nations

Pfizer Inc plans to sell its entire portfolio of brand-name drugs at cost in as many as 45 lower-income countries, including Cambodia and Laos, one of the most comprehensive and ambitious drug-access programmes ever announced by a large pharmaceutical manufacturer.

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Cambodia, Laos to benefit as Pfizer slashes drug prices for poorest nations
14:09

Survey finds 8% of Thai youth at risk of suicide

The Mental Health Department survey has concluded that 7.99% of Thai youth are at risk of suicide and 5.34% at risk of developing depression, with Covid-19 a key catalyst.

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Survey finds 8% of Thai youth at risk of suicide
13:59

Monkeypox screening begins at Suvarnabhumi

The international disease control and quarantine office at Suvarnabhumi airport has begun to screen travellers from abroad for monkeypox, using the Thailand Pass system, Department of Disease Control (DDC) chief Opas Karnkawinpong said.

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Monkeypox screening begins at Suvarnabhumi