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Australia falls short in Great Barrier Reef efforts: experts

PARIS: Despite warnings, Australia's efforts to save the Great Barrier Reef still fall short of protecting the world's largest coral reef system from pollution and climate change, experts said Monday.

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Australia falls short in Great Barrier Reef efforts: experts
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As Palestinian flags fly at World Cup, Israeli symbols hidden

DOHA: Palestinian flags are flying everywhere in Qatar but Israeli fans are staying low-key as the Israeli-Palestinian conflict makes its presence felt at the first World Cup on Arab soil.

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As Palestinian flags fly at World Cup, Israeli symbols hidden
20:43

Temple left without monks after drug raid

PHETCHABUN: A small temple in Bung Sam Phan district has been left without monks after they all tested positive for drug use and were expelled from the monkhood.

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Temple left without monks after drug raid
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Singer Tono visits cash-strapped Lao hospital to discuss equipment needs

NAKHON PHANOM: Khammouane Provincial Hospital in Laos has told singer-actor Pakin "Tono" Kumwilaisak it needs 25 pieces of medical equipment.

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Singer Tono visits cash-strapped Lao hospital to discuss equipment needs
19:34

Raise your guard against dangerous new Covid wave, govt warns

Health authorities are urging people to raise their guard against Covid-19 as infections rise sharply and new strains multiply amid gatherings and an influx of foreign arrivals.

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'Raise your guard'
19:33

Indonesia proposes 30% budget top-up for construction of new capital

JAKARTA: Indonesia's public works ministry on Monday proposed around 12.7 trillion rupiah ($807.68 million) in extra funds over the next two years to speed up construction of the country's new capital city on Borneo island.

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Indonesia proposes 30% budget top-up for construction of new capital
18:02

Chinese EV battery producers will exceed domestic electric-car makers' demand threefold in 2025

China's fast-growing electric vehicle (EV) battery industry must look abroad for customers as their capacity after a period of aggressive expansion will soon be three times greater than demand from domestic electric-car makers.

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Chinese EV battery producers will exceed domestic electric-car makers' demand threefold in 2025
17:45

Cocaine 'super-cartel' busted in Dubai, Europe: police

THE HAGUE: Police have dismantled a huge drugs "super-cartel" that controlled a third of Europe's cocaine trade, arresting 49 people in various countries, including six chief suspects in Dubai, Europol said on Monday.

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Cocaine 'super-cartel' busted in Dubai, Europe: police
17:16

Parents demand tambon official leaves after Nong Bua Lam Phu threat

KHON KAEN: Fearful parents rallied on Monday demanding that a local tambon administration official leave the area immediately after he made threatening reference to a repeat of the Nong Bua Lam Phu massacre.

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Parents demand tambon official leaves after Nong Bua Lam Phu threat
17:08

Covid cases spike as tourism recovery gains steam

The government has reported a surge in serious Covid-19 infections and deaths, just as the country is seeing a rebound in foreign tourist arrivals that’s likely to gain further momentum into the holiday season.

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Covid cases spike as tourism recovery gains steam
16:47

Journalist held by Myanmar urges Japan to pressure junta

A Japanese journalist released from Myanmar in a prisoner amnesty called on Monday for Tokyo to put more pressure on the junta and accept refugees fleeing the Southeast Asian country.

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Journalist held by Myanmar urges Japan to pressure junta
16:22

Rally against violence in Narathiwat

NARATHIWAT: About 500 people, including religious leaders and students, rallied on Monday outside the police flats in Muang district where a car bomb exploded on Nov 22, killing one police officer and injuring 31 other people, police and civilians.

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Rally against violence in Narathiwat
15:53

Pet food maker i-Tail to raise B21.1bn, pricing IPO at top of band

Pet food maker I-tail Corp priced shares in its initial public offering at 32 baht each, the top of the marketed range in Thailand’s second-biggest listing this year.

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Pet food maker i-Tail to raise B21.1bn, pricing IPO at top of band
15:48

World Cup broadcasts complaint filed with court

The Administrative Court asked for an injunction against the allocation of World Cup football broadcast rights, to ensure everyone in Thailand can watch the matches.

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Dispute reaches court
15:40

PPRP, UTN 'like one party', says Prawit

Palang Pracharath leader Prawit denies he's bothered by reports of his party's MPs defecting to Ruam Thai Sang Chart, saying the two are "like one party".

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'Let them go'
14:53

Asian markets, crude drop on China protests

Stocks and oil prices sank Monday on concerns about protests across China calling for political freedoms and an end to the government's hardline zero-Covid policy, fuelling uncertainty in the world's number-two economy.

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Asian markets, crude drop on China protests
14:38

Singapore government faces parliament grilling over FTX fallout

Singapore’s government faces increased scrutiny over the fallout from the collapse of Sam Bankman-Fried’s FTX crypto empire.

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Singapore government faces parliament grilling over FTX fallout
13:48

2kg garbage in dead sea turtle

More than two kilogrammes of garbage have been found inside a sea turtle found dead on a beach in Chon Buri province.

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2kg garbage in dead sea turtle
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Somali forces battle militants for hotel in Mogadishu

MOGADISHU: Somalia's security forces exchanged gunfire with militants holed up in a hotel in Mogadishu on Monday after Al-Shabaab stormed the popular venue near the presidential palace and occupied it overnight.

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Somali forces battle militants for hotel in Mogadishu
13:18

Embattled MORE ordered to explain inconsistent information

The Securities and Exchange Commission orders More Return Plc to clarify inconsistencies in information provided by its board on issues including the rising cost of a concert it is organising.

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MORE info 'inconsistent'