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22:11

Poland burst Saudi bubble in Qatar

AL-RAYYAN, Qatar: Robert Lewandowski scored his first ever World Cup goal as Poland brought Saudi Arabia back down to earth with a bump on Saturday with an 2-0 Group C victory that rejuvenated their tournament campaign.

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Poland burst Saudi bubble in Qatar
21:16

Taiwan president's party humbled in local polls

TAIPEI: Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen’s ruling party suffered a major defeat in Saturday’s local elections, which are seen as a prelude to the island’s 2024 presidential and legislative elections.

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Taiwan president's party humbled in local polls
20:52

Four held after 1.2m speed pills seized

Four members of a suspected drug network in the South have been arrested in Nakhon Si Thammarat with 1.2 million speed pills seized, while another 300,000 speed pills were found abandoned by a smuggler in Fang district of Chiang Mai, authorities said on Saturday.

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Four held after 1.2m speed pills seized
19:20

Australia keep last-16 hopes alive

AL WAKRAH, Qatar: Australia won a World Cup match for only the third time in their history with a dogged 1-0 victory over Tunisia on Saturday to revive their last-16 hopes.

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Australia keep last-16 hopes alive
19:07

World Cup kicked off non-True platforms again

A day after the telecom regulator said all IPTV operators must be allowed to carry World Cup matches, a court upholds a complaint by True, forcing its rivals to go dark again.

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Broadcast battle
17:34

Couple arrested with 3.7m speed pills in Ayutthaya

A couple alleged to be major drug traffickers in Ayutthaya have been arrested with 3.7 million speed pills seized in Wang Noi district. A man who came to pick up drugs from them was also arrested.

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Couple arrested with 3.7m speed pills in Ayutthaya
17:23

Chinese spent B15bn on Thai condos from Jan-Aug

Chinese buyers top the table of foreign condominium purchasers in Thailand, buying up 15 billion baht worth of property in the first eight months of this year.

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Chinese spent B15bn on Thai condos from Jan-Aug
17:00

Russia 'possibly running low on long-range missiles'

Russia is likely removing nuclear warheads from ageing nuclear cruise missiles and firing unarmed munitions at Ukraine, Britain’s military intelligence said on Saturday.

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Russia 'possibly running low on long-range missiles'
15:53

Mum demands justice after soldier son killed in prison

Mother of an army private in Uthai Thani calls for justice after her son was allegedly beaten to death by 11 other soldiers while sharing a disciplinary cell.

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Death behind bars
15:10

Chon Buri car-theft gang busted

Police have seized a total of 64 cars from seven locations in Nonthaburi believed to be used by a gang preying on owners who had pledged their vehicles for loans. The gang refused to return the vehicles and resold them.

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Chon Buri car-theft gang busted
15:07

Travellers welcome high season but prices a concern

A majority of people expect high tourism numbers during the peak season in December but remain concerned about their spending power and high prices, according to an opinion survey by Bangkok University, or Bangkok Poll.

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Travellers welcome high season but prices a concern
14:45

US toughens ban on Huawei and ZTE

WASHINGTON: The US government has banned the sale of new telecommunications equipment made by the Chinese companies Huawei and ZTE, as well as video surveillance equipment from some other companies, citing national security risks.

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US toughens ban on Huawei and ZTE
13:54

Genting shut out of Macau casino market

Macau’s six casino operators won new licences to continue running their businesses in the territory, but a company linked to Malaysia-based Genting Group failed in its attempt to gain entry to the major gaming hub.

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Genting shut out of Macau casino market
13:45

They fled the Nazis, now they're fleeing Putin

BERLIN: Borys Shyfrin fled as a young child, along with other members of his Jewish family, from the Nazis.

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They fled the Nazis, now they're fleeing Putin
13:26

Fireworks festival in Pattaya eyes B1bn

CHON BURI: The Pattaya International Fireworks Festival 2022 has attracted a large number of tourists and is expected to generate over 1 billion baht in revenue to the beach city.

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Fireworks festival in Pattaya eyes B1bn
11:48

Drug inmate recaptured after escaping from hospital

A drug inmate who escaped from a hospital in Phon district of Khon Kaen on Friday has been recaptured.

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Drug inmate recaptured after escaping from hospital
11:22

Russian shelling kills 15 in Kherson

Russian shelling of the southern Ukrainian city of Kherson killed 15 civilians Friday, officials said, as engineers across the country sought to restore utilities to major cities.

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Shelling of Kherson kills 15
10:45

Protest against Covid-19 lockdown after fire kills 10 in Xinjiang

A deadly fire in an apartment building in China’s far western region of Xinjiang set off an outpouring of anger online and street protest in the region’s capital Friday, with residents calling for the lifting of lockdowns that have confined many to their homes for more than three months.

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Xinjiang protest
10:00

Workshop aims at big spenders

Businesses on Phuket should aim to promote wellness and multicultural activities among Muslim tourists from the Middle East, especially big spenders from Saudi Arabia, to spur the island's economy, according to the Faculty of Hospitality and Tourism at Prince of Songkhla University (PSU).

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09:33

Depa's 'Digital Infinity' action plan seeks to increase GDP

The Digital Economy Promotion Agency (Depa) has outlined its 2023 action plan, using what it calls its "Digital Infinity" mission to help increase the country's GDP per person to reach US$10,000 in five years, up from $6,270 in 2021.

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Depa's 'Digital Infinity' action plan seeks to increase GDP