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Lockdown ordered in central Sydney areas hit by Covid surge

SYDNEY: Workers and residents in Sydney were ordered to stay home for a week on Friday, as authorities locked down several central areas of Australia's largest city to contain an outbreak of the highly contagious Delta variant of Covid-19.

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Lockdown ordered in central Sydney areas hit by Covid surge
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Parliament adopts only 1 charter change bill

A joint sitting of parliament votes to accept only one of the 13 proposed constitutional amendment bills for further debate.

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Selective change
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Fire at China martial arts school kills 18, mainly children

BEIJING: At least 18 people died and 16 were injured in a fire at a martial arts school in central China in the early hours of Friday, according to a local government statement.

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Fire at China martial arts school kills 18, mainly children
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One more Covid-19 death, 183 new infections in Chon Buri

CHON BURI: One more Covid-19 death and another 183 infections were reported in this eastern province on Friday, with 55 of them infected by other family members.

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One more Covid-19 death, 183 new infections in Chon Buri
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Players change, but the strawberries remain at Wimbledon

MAIDSTONE, United Kingdom: The players who dominated Wimbledon over the past three decades may have changed, from Pete Sampras and Steffi Graf to Roger Federer and Serena Williams, but one feature has remained constant -- the supplier of its trademark strawberries.

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Players change, but the strawberries remain at Wimbledon
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Hong Kong artists revive city's bygone era with miniatures

HONG KONG: In a packed metropolis where old buildings are frequently replaced by gleaming skyscrapers, two Hong Kong model makers are trying to preserve the city's architectural past -- in painstakingly detailed miniature form.

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Hong Kong artists revive city's bygone era with miniatures
09:00

Dept reports 103 post-jab deaths in total

The Disease Control Department (DCD) on Thursday reported that 1,945 people fell ill and 103 others died after receiving various Covid-19 vaccines.

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Dept reports 103 post-jab deaths in total
08:02

44 Covid deaths, 3,644 new cases

The country had 44 new Covid-19 fatalities and 3,644 new cases over the past 24 hours, the Public Health Ministry reported on Friday morning.

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44 Covid deaths, 3,644 new cases
08:00

Anurak takes over men's teams in caretaker capacity

The Football Association of Thailand (FAT) has appointed former Thailand international Anurak Srikerd as the interim head coach of the Thai national men's teams.

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Anurak takes over men's teams in caretaker capacity
07:45

Chill life: Dinosaurs thrived in the ancient Arctic

WASHINGTON:- Dinosaur species large and small made the Arctic their year-round home and probably developed wintering strategies like hibernation or growing insulating feathers, according to a new study.

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Chill life: Dinosaurs thrived in the ancient Arctic
07:18

Property developers look to tech

The property sector is using online sales and cryptocurrency to prop up the market.

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Property developers look to tech
06:11

Revenue warns of deadline

More than 1 million taxpayers who have yet to submit personal income tax forms for 2020 face a deadline of June 30 to file or they face a fine, says Revenue Department director-general Ekniti Nitithanprapas.

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Virus crisis fears rise

Deputy Prime Minister and Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul gave an assurance the country's public health system will not collapse.

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Virus crisis
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Exports gathering pace amid recovery

Thai exports are maintaining healthy growth momentum, recording the fastest expansion in 11 years in May, driven by strong global demand and economic recovery.

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Exports gathering pace
05:45

Siam Piwat Simon wooing global fashion brands

Siam Piwat Simon Co, the operator of Siam Premium Outlets Bangkok in Samut Prakan, is negotiating with international fashion brands to open their shops at its outlet.

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Wooing fashion brands
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Ironing out glitches in the sandbox

Phuket plan is full of inconsistencies and regulations that will put off tourists from visiting.

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Glitches in the sandbox
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33 kids contract virus at children's home

At least 33 children aged between three and six years old have tested positive for Covid-19 at a children's home in Thanyaburi district of Pathum Thani.

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Virus at children's home
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FTI mulls revising up car export target

The Federation of Thai Industries (FTI) may revise up its 2021 car export target in July, following growing demand in the Oceania and Asia-Pacific markets, but admits the final figures will be decided by the global semiconductor shortage and the third wave of the pandemic in Thailand.

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Wine market licks its wounds following challenging period

The wine market in Thailand has suffered numerous setbacks since the beginning of the pandemic.

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Wine market licks wounds
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World's highest luxury hotel opens in Shanghai

SHANGHAI: The world's highest luxury hotel, boasting a restaurant on the 120th floor and 24-hour personal butler service, has opened in Shanghai to guests with deep pockets and a head for heights.

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World's highest luxury hotel opens in Shanghai