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20 tonnes of smuggled pork from Laos seized

MUKDAHAN: About 20 tonnes of pork was seized from an 18-wheel lorry which crossed the second Thai-Lao Friendship Bridge over the Mekong river to this northeastern border province from Savannakhet province of Laos on Saturday night, according to a media report.

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New Zealand outbreak forces PM Ardern to scrap wedding plans

WELLINGTON: New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern was Sunday forced to call off her own wedding as she tightened Covid-19 restrictions in the face of an outbreak of the Omicron variant.

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New Zealand outbreak forces PM Ardern to scrap wedding plans
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7,686 new Covid cases, 13 more deaths

The country registered 7,686 more Covid-19 cases and 13 new fatalities during the previous 24 hours, the Public Health Ministry announced on Sunday morning.

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7,686 new Covid cases, 13 more deaths
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Fighting to breathe

Dense clouds of smog reappeared and blanketed the city once again in November when the weather turned cool and dry, marking the return of the severe air pollution in Bangkok.

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Fighting to breathe
06:00

Pattaya outlets hail easing of tourism curbs

Hospitality and tourism business operators in Pattaya have welcomed the government's decision to include the city, part of Bang Lamung district, and other districts of Chon Buri in the tourism sandbox scheme.

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Easing of tourism curbs
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Expelled MP says axeing was wrong

One of 21 renegade MPs expelled from the ruling Palang Pracharath Party (PPRP) is appealing against the decision, saying he had nothing to do with the moves that led to the group's axeing.

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Ministry open to election meets on premises

The Ministry of Defence on Saturday assured all political parties will have an equal electioneering opportunity on its premises for the Jan 30 by-election in Bangkok Constituency 9, covering Lak Si and Chatuchak districts.

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Coach laments missed chances as Chaba Kaew suffer shock loss

Thailand coach Miyo Okamoto was left ruing missed opportunities after the Chaba Kaew suffered a 1-0 defeat at the hands of the Philippines in their opening 2022 AFC Women's Asian Cup Group B game in Mumbai, India, on Friday night.

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Coach laments missed chances as Chaba Kaew suffer shock loss
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Man City held by Southampton, Rashford lifts Man Utd into fourth

LONDON: Aymeric Laporte spared Manchester City's blushes as the Premier League leaders were held to a 1-1 draw at Southampton, while Manchester United moved into fourth place after Marcus Rashford's last-gasp goal sealed a 1-0 win against West Ham on Saturday.

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Man City held by Southampton, Rashford lifts Man Utd into fourth
22 Jan 2022

Online gambling ring busted in Nakhon Sawan

NAKHON SAWAN: Five men have been arrested in Nakhon Sawan on charges of operating a website for a major online gambling network that had more than one billion baht in circulation, police said on Saturday.

22 Jan 2022
Online gambling ring busted in Nakhon Sawan
22 Jan 2022

Crypto meltdown erases $1 trillion in value

Bitcoin has now shed more than 50% from its record high in November while adding further momentum to the latest meltdown in cryptocurrencies.

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Crypto crash
22 Jan 2022

Sadom tied for Singapore Open lead

SINGAPORE: Thailand’s Sadom Kaewkanjana fired a bogey-free 65 to haul himself into contention and share the third-round lead at 11-under par with American Sihwan Kim at the SMBC Singapore Open on Saturday.

22 Jan 2022
Sadom tied for Singapore Open lead
22 Jan 2022

'Good samaritan' charged with child rape

A 52-year-old man who had gained respect from local residents for his frequent meditation practice and charitable acts has been arrested in Saraburi for allegedly raping a 10-year-old girl.

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'Good samaritan' charged with child rape
22 Jan 2022

P-Move rally outside UN office

Protesters led by the People’s Network for a Just Society (P-Move) and the Four Regions Slum Network (FRSN) gathered outside the UN office in Bangkok on Saturday to demand the government take proactive steps to address problems ranging from land conflicts to ancestral rights violations

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P-Move rally outside UN office
22 Jan 2022

Tongans continue cleanup after massive eruption

Tongans queued for limited money services that were restored in the Pacific island’s capital on Saturday, as the cleanup continued a week after a devastating volcanic eruption and tsunami.

22 Jan 2022
Tongans continue cleanup after massive eruption
22 Jan 2022

Mahathir 'stable' after hospital admission

KUALA LUMPUR: Former Malaysian prime minister Mahathir Mohamad is in stable condition after being admitted to a specialist heart hospital for the third time in just a few weeks, his daughter said on Saturday.

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Mahathir 'stable' after hospital admission
22 Jan 2022

Green sea turtle lays eggs on Phuket beach

PHUKET: A green sea turtle laid 125 eggs on a beach on this southern island for the first time this year late Friday night.

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Green sea turtle lays eggs on Phuket beach
22 Jan 2022

Dredgers spotted at Cambodian naval base

WASHINGTON: Dredgers have been spotted off the Ream naval base in Cambodia, where China is funding construction work and deeper port facilities would be necessary for the docking of larger military ships, an American think tank says.

22 Jan 2022 15
Dredgers spotted at Cambodian naval base
22 Jan 2022

Twitter accounts promoting Marcos Jr suspended

Twitter has suspended hundreds of accounts reportedly linked to supporters of Philippine presidential frontrunner Ferdinand Marcos Jr, which the social media giant said had violated its rules on manipulation and spam.

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Twitter accounts promoting Marcos Jr suspended
22 Jan 2022

Impact of oil firms' exit from Myanmar limited

The exit of the energy giants TotalEnergies and Chevron from Myanmar’s billion-dollar gas industry has been hailed by rights groups, but analysts say it will not significantly weaken the generals and may even enrich the military in the short term.

22 Jan 2022
Impact of oil firms' exit from Myanmar limited