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Prayut says he'll serve full term

Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha says he will serve his full term as prime minister, ending speculation he may dissolve the House and call a fresh election before his term ends in 2023.

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19:13

Man with 39 wives dies in India

NEW DELHI: A 76-year-old man who had 39 wives and 94 children and was said to be the head of the world's largest family has died in northeast India, the chief minister of his home state said.

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Man with 39 wives dies in India
17:34

Novavax vaccine more than 90% effective in US trial

Novavax Inc on Monday reported late-stage data from its US-based clinical trial showing its vaccine is more than 90% effective against Covid-19 across a variety of variants of the virus.

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Novavax vaccine more than 90% effective in US trial
17:12

Parks in Bangkok reopen for some activities

All public parks operated by the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration reopened to the public on Monday, but only for limited activities.

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Parks in Bangkok reopen for some activities
17:06

S. Korea eases Covid-19 restrictions on concerts, sports games

SEOUL: South Korea began easing restrictions on large concerts and sports events on Monday after announcing last week it would loosen a series of coronavirus curbs as the country pushes ahead with its vaccination drive.

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S. Korea eases Covid-19 restrictions on concerts, sports games
16:29

Philippine police chief warns vote buying in 2022 polls may go digital

MANILA: Philippine police chief Guillermo Eleazar warned on Monday that political candidates may try to take advantage of the growth in the use of digital platforms and e-wallets in the country to buy votes in national elections next year.

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Philippine police chief warns vote buying in 2022 polls may go digital
16:21

Indonesia aims to sell only electric cars, motorbikes by 2050

JAKARTA: Indonesia aims to sell only electric cars and motorcycles by 2050 to replace vehicles powered by combustion engines, the country's energy minister said on Monday, as the Southeast Asian country seeks to reduce its carbon emissions.

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Indonesia aims to sell only electric cars, motorbikes by 2050
15:45

'Performance issue' at nuclear plant in China

BEIJING: A French nuclear firm said on Monday it was working to resolve a "performance issue" at a plant it part-owns in China's southern Guangdong province following a US media report of a potential leak there.

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'Performance issue' at nuclear plant in China
15:01

Missing angler found dead in sea

NAKHON SI THAMMARAT: The body of a local fisherman missing for two days ago was found floating in the sea off Khanom district on Monday, police said.

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Missing angler found dead in sea
14:45

US father-son duo admit helping ex-Nissan chief flee Japan

TOKYO: An American father-son duo admitted their role in orchestrating former Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn's audacious escape from Japan as they made their first appearance before a Tokyo court on Monday.

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US father-son duo admit helping ex-Nissan chief flee Japan
13:50

CCSA admits to vaccine shortage

The government admits there is a shortage of Covid-19 vaccine with no deliveries expected this week.

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Uncertainty continues
12:45

For Putin, Biden summit is all about respect

MOSCOW: When Vladimir Putin meets Joe Biden for their first summit on Wednesday the Russian leader will not be looking for progress on arms control, the lifting of sanctions or even an apology for the US president saying he is a "killer".

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For Putin, Biden summit is all about respect
12:39

Three Pagodas pass closed

KANCHANABURI: The Three Pagodas border pass has been closed for two weeks from Monday after more Covid-19 infections were detected at the border with Myanmar.

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Three Pagodas pass closed
12:30

Adrift Indonesian fisherman rescued

PHUKET: An Indonesian fisherman adrift for nine days in a small boat after his engine broke down was rescued by a Thai fishing boat south of Koh Rachanoi on Sunday.

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Adrift Indonesian fisherman rescued
11:45

Children pay the price in Pakistan's mass HIV outbreak

RATO DERO, Pakistan: Since his son was diagnosed with HIV during a mass outbreak in Pakistan among babies and children, hard-up Shahzado Shar has often been forced to choose between food and medicine.

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Children pay the price in Pakistan's mass HIV outbreak
11:35

Myanmar border crossers caught in Mae Sot

TAK: Seventeen Myanmar nationals, one a child, were arrested for illegal entry late on Sunday night on the bank of the Moei River in Mae Sot district by a patrol of the 4th Infantry Regiment.

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Myanmar border crossers caught in Mae Sot
11:29

Myanmar junta media accuse ethnic army of killing 25 workers

Myanmar's junta-controlled media on Monday accused an ethnic armed group of killing 25 construction workers in the east of the country after abducting a group of 47 people last month.

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Myanmar junta media accuse ethnic army of killing 25 workers
11:10

Two caught with 520kg marijuana

NAKHON PHANOM: A navy patrol seized 520 kilogrammes of compressed, dried marijuana and arrested two suspects during a search of a pickup in That Phanom district late on Sunday night.

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Two caught with 520kg marijuana
10:51

Ambulance crashes during storm, 3 hurt

PHUKET: A hospital ambulance crashed off the road during a storm in the small hours of Monday in Muang district. The driver and two nurses escaped with only minor injuries.

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Ambulance crashes during storm, 3 hurt
10:50

Ayutthaya hospital employees infected, remains open

AYUTTHAYA: Eighteen employees of Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya Hospital were found to be infected with Covid-19 but the situation was under control and it remains open, hospital director Chokchai Leetho-chawalit said.

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Ayutthaya hospital employees infected, remains open