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21:38

US basketball star swapped for arms dealer Bout

American basketball star Brittney Griner released in a prisoner swap with Russia for notorious arms dealer Viktor Bout, who was arrested in Thailand in 2008 and later jailed in the US.

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Coming home
21:19

Koreans about to become one year younger

SEOUL: South Korean lawmakers have approved a measure that would revise the way the country tallies a person’s age, ending a system that counted newborns as a year old and meaning that most of its citizens are about to get younger.

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Koreans about to become one year younger
20:56

Bangchak to make jet fuel from used cooking oil

The SET-listed energy conglomerate Bangchak Corporation plans to make biofuel for aircraft, also known as sustainable aviation fuel (SAF), from used cooking oil through a joint venture with a 200-million-baht budget, in a move to cut carbon dioxide emissions.

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Bangchak to make jet fuel from used cooking oil
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PTTEP plans $29bn in investments

PTT Exploration and Production Plc (PTTEP) has announced a five-year investment plan worth US$29 billion to boost national energy security and fight global warming.

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PTTEP plans $29bn in investments
20:44

Vaccine security an ongoing mission, forum told

SEOUL: South Korea has shown its commitment to Asean by sharing its experience and promoting partnerships to secure vaccine security, says the country’s Vice Foreign Affairs Minister.

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Vaccine security an ongoing mission, forum told
20:17

India opens first gold ATM

MUMBAI: From the outside, it looks just like a regular cash dispenser, but this is India’s first “gold ATM”, delivering gold coins at the tap of a button in a country where gold is often seen as a safe and preferred investment.

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India opens first gold ATM
19:20

Track bombing fails to deter Malaysian tourist train

SONGKHLA: A Malaysian train service to promote tourism in Hat Yai will operate as planned this weekend but with some adjustments, after two bombings on the Thai track compelled workers to delay repairs over safety fears.

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Track bombing fails to deter Malaysian tourist train
18:46

Gold shop owner shoots one of four robbers

A gold shop owner shot and wounded one of four men trying to rob his business in Muang district of Tak on Thursday afternoon. Another man was arrested and two others fled.

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Gold shop owner shoots one of four robbers
18:45

Harry slams media 'feeding frenzy' on Netflix

LONDON: Prince Harry slammed the media "feeding frenzy" over his relationship with Meghan in an explosive new Netflix documentary series, also criticising his family for failing to protect her and his mother Diana.

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Harry slams media 'feeding frenzy' on Netflix
18:18

Immigration chief vows to tighten visa extension rules

The Immigration Bureau will tighten its visa extension rules to prevent foreign criminals from establishing businesses in the country, its chief says.

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Loopholes to close
17:43

More than 150 Rohingya rescued off Ranong

More than 150 Rohingya people have been rescued from a waterlogged boat near the coast of Thailand, the Myanmar military said on Thursday.

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More than 150 Rohingya rescued off Ranong
17:28

First 'banana train' leaves Laos for China

VIENTIANE: A special freight train carrying 25 cold-chain containers loaded with 500 tonnes of fresh Lao bananas departed from the Vientiane station in the Lao capital on Wednesday.

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First 'banana train' leaves Laos for China
16:45

Peru gets new president after failed coup

LIMA: Peru’s new President Dina Boluarte was scrambling to form a government on Thursday, a day after the country was thrown into political chaos by the dramatic arrest of her predecessor following a failed coup.

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Peru gets new president after failed coup
16:30

Chuwit entitled to 5% of assets seized from triads, says minister

Former politician Chuwit Kamolvisit praised as an exemplary citizen for exposing illegal businesses run by Chinese triads in Thailand and is entitled to 5% of the assets confiscated from the gangsters.

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Huge reward
16:06

NBTC demands return of World Cup TV money

Telecom regulator gives Sports Authority of Thailand 15 days to return 600 million baht contributed for World Cup TV rights, saying must-carry rule has been breached.

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Game not over
14:46

Iran executes protester who wounded guard

DUBAI: Iran has executed a protester who was convicted of injuring a security guard with a knife and closing off a street in Tehran, the official IRNA news agency reported.

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Iran executes protester who wounded guard
14:28

China pushes story of triumph over Covid

Chinese state media have struck a triumphant tone over the country’s efforts to contain Covid-19, reflecting the government’s efforts to dilute perceptions that its shift away from the stringent approach was forced by public discontent.

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China pushes story of triumph over Covid
14:16

Sarath again richest shareholder, worth over B200bn

Sarath Ratanavadi, chief executive of Gulf Energy Development plc (GULF), is the richest shareholder in the Thai capital market for the fourth consecutive year, with shares worth 219 billion baht.

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Sarath again richest shareholder, worth over B200bn
14:05

Malaysian ex-premier facing investigation

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s anti-graft agency will summon former premier Muhyiddin Yassin and two of his former cabinet ministers for questioning about alleged misappropriation of 600 billion ringgit (US$136 billion) in public funds for tackling the pandemic.

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Malaysian ex-premier facing investigation
14:00

Osaka plans for its casino debut

LONDON: Japan’s second-largest metropolitan area aims to attract gamblers from South Korea, Taiwan and Southeast Asia to its planned casino-resort as Covid-19 curbs in China have cut the flow of tourists, the region’s leader said.

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Osaka plans for its casino debut