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BoT chief: Thailand has no need to follow Fed's tightening

Thailand has no need to raise interest rates following the United States Federal Reserve's hikes as domestic factors and its economic recovery will be the key issues when deciding policy, Bank of Thailand (BoT) governor Sethaput Suthiwartnarueput said on Thursday.

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Govt to promote medical tourism in post-Covid era: Prayut

Thailand aims to lure more foreign visitors in the post-Covid period by promoting itself as a medical tourism hub, building on its good track record of handling the Covid-19 pandemic, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said.

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Govt to promote medical tourism in post-Covid era: Prayut
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Russian woman attacked near reservoir

CHON BURI: An injured Russian woman flagged down a motorist and asked for help after she was attacked in Bang Lamung district, near Pattaya, on Wednesday night.

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Russian woman attacked near reservoir
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Biden set for first Asia trip with N. Korea nuclear fears looming

WASHINGTON: President Joe Biden leaves Thursday for South Korea and Japan to cement US leadership in Asia at a time when the White House's attention has been pulled back to Russia and Europe -- and amid fears of North Korean nuclear tests overshadowing the trip.

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Biden set for first Asia trip with N. Korea nuclear fears looming
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Nearly 60 mn people internally displaced worldwide in 2021

GENEVA: Conflicts and natural disasters forced tens of millions to flee within their own country last year, pushing the number of internally displaced people to a record high, monitors said Thursday.

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Nearly 60 mn people internally displaced worldwide in 2021
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6,305 new Covid cases, 42 more deaths

The number of confirmed new cases is rising again, but daily coronavirus-related deaths are down slightly, health officials reported on Thursday.

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One killed, 6 hurt in Korat crash

NAKHON RATCHASIMA: An elderly woman was killed and six people injured when the pickup truck taking them to a housewarming and a passenger van collided at an intersection in Chok Chai district on Thursday morning.

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One killed, 6 hurt in Korat crash
11:52

Asian markets plunge after Wall St battering

Asian markets posted big early losses Thursday, after Wall Street suffered one of its worst batterings in two years in the previous session.

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Asian markets plunge after Wall St battering
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Forbidden love: Taiwan's gay couples seek foreign marriage equality

TAIPEI Taiwan's LGBTQ community celebrated the third year of gay marriage being legal this week, but for Vincent Chuang it was a bittersweet reminder that he still cannot wed because he fell in love with a foreigner.

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Forbidden love: Taiwan's gay couples seek foreign marriage equality
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Further easing of Covid controls expected

The government will on Friday consider further relaxation of Covid-19 controls to allow more businesses and activities to resume, and possibly lower its Covid alert level late this month, according to the government spokesman.

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Further easing of Covid controls expected
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Joining the EV revolution in Asean

Governments in Southeast Asia are floating very ambitious plans to capture a share of the electric vehicle market. And rightfully so.

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Joining the EV revolution in Asean
09:45

Russian ballet star 'followed conscience' to leave Bolshoi

AMSTERDAM: Russian superstar ballerina Olga Smirnova quit the Bolshoi Ballet over Moscow's invasion of Ukraine, but says the famed dance company will outlive the vagaries of war.

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Russian ballet star 'followed conscience' to leave Bolshoi
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'World's biggest free trade area' to be meeting's focus

Commerce Minister Jurin Laksanawisit will chair four days of Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) meetings that have as part of their agenda the ambitious goal of creating the world's biggest free trade area.

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'World's biggest free trade area' to be meeting's focus
08:03

Prayut set to bolster powers of ONCB

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha says he is ready to back an amendment to the Narcotics Code that includes empowering the Office of the Narcotics Control Board (ONCB) to take the lead in case investigations.

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Prayut set to bolster powers of ONCB
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UN urges Ukraine grain release, World Bank pledges extra $12 bn

UNITED NATIONS, US: The UN warned Wednesday that a growing global food crisis could last years if it goes unchecked, as the World Bank announced an additional $12 billion in funding to mitigate its "devastating effects".

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UN urges Ukraine grain release, World Bank pledges extra $12 bn
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Eintracht Frankfurt beat Rangers on penalties to win Europa League

SEVILLE: Eintracht Frankfurt defeated Rangers 5-4 on penalties to win the Europa League on Wednesday after the final in Seville finished 1-1 at the end of extra time.

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Eintracht Frankfurt beat Rangers on penalties to win Europa League
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PPRP clique 'backing Sakoltee'

At least 14 Bangkok councillor candidates from the ruling Palang Pracharath Party (PPRP) are refusing to toe the party line and are instead supporting independent candidate Sakoltee Phattiyakul in the governor election, according to a PPRP source.

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PPRP clique 'backing Sakoltee'
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Public urged to take up free flu shot

The National Health Security Office has urged people from vulnerable groups to receive free flu jabs at government clinics.

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Public urged to take up free flu shot
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High oil prices hinder airlines' recovery

Volatile oil prices continue to cast a shadow over any recovery in the aviation sector, even as tourism shows signs of improvement as a result of border entry relaxations during the first quarter this year.

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High oil prices hinder airlines' recovery
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Pee pals: Dolphins taste friends' urine to know they're around

WASHINGTON - Think about people you know, and how you could tell they were around even if you couldn't see them: perhaps their voice, or a favored perfume.

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Pee pals: Dolphins taste friends' urine to know they're around