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21:41

Ousted Sri Lankan president arrives in Thailand

Former Sri Lankan president Gotabaya Rajapaksa, having fled his country and seen his Singapore visa expire, arrives in Thailand but won't be here for long, the government says.

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Temporary stay
21:32

ThaiBev puts off brewery IPO again

SINGAPORE: Thai Beverage Plc has deferred the initial public offering of its brewery unit in Singapore once again, citing “prolonged challenging market conditions” for its decision.

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ThaiBev puts off brewery IPO again
20:54

Prawit's birthday cake leaves a bad taste

Palang Pracharath members abruptly ordered a new birthday cake for party leader Prawit Wongsuwon on Thursday after the original drew scathing reviews for bad taste on social media.

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Prawit's birthday cake leaves a bad taste
20:17

Daughter not convinced father died at crash scene

The daughter of a man whose dead body was found in his car almost 12 hours after a crash in Chon Buri has filed a complaint against police and rescuers.

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Looking for answers
20:01

Xi ‘let missiles fall in Japanese waters’

TOKYO: Chinese President Xi Jinping personally decided to let ballistic missiles launched by the military during recent drills near Taiwan fall in Japan’s exclusive economic zone (EEZ) to deter Tokyo’s interference in any cross-strait contingency, according to sources close to the matter.

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Xi ‘let missiles fall in Japanese waters’
19:16

China tourism hit as Covid cases rise in popular locales

HONG KONG: Some of the most popular travel destinations among Chinese tourists are seeing a resurgence in coronavirus cases, sapping away some of the summer fun just as the industry was recovering in the warm holiday-travel months.

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China tourism hit as Covid cases rise in popular locales
18:16

Foreigner in hot water for TikTok fishing video

Authorities are searching for a foreign man after a TikTok video of him illegally catching parrotfish off Koh Phi Phi Leh in Krabi provoked outraged reaction.

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Foreigner in hot water for TikTok fishing video
17:26

Depression study stirs fierce debate

A new study on depression is causing fierce debate in the scientific community, as doubts are raised about a chemical link, leading to questions about the value of antidepressants.

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Depression debate
17:12

Fake test kits, medical products seized

Fake Covid-19 antigen test kits and other medical gear, worth about 2 million baht, were seized during police-led raids in Nakhon Pathom and Nonthaburi provinces on Thursday.

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Fake test kits, medical products seized
16:31

Japan's summer holidays in full swing with lack of Covid restrictions

TOKYO: Japan's summer holiday season started in full swing on Thursday, with reservations for domestic trains and flights leaving Tokyo reaching a peak as travelers took advantage of a lack of coronavirus restrictions for the first time in three years.

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Japan's summer holidays in full swing with lack of Covid restrictions
15:58

Decorative lights for the Queen Mother

Bangkok is alive with lights, flowers and portraits celebrating Her Majesty Queen Sirikit The Queen Mother's 90th birthday this Friday - especially Ratchadamnoen Avenue, government offices and bridges (Photos: Post photographers)

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Decorative lights for the Queen Mother
15:31

B21bn savings bond issue dates set

A total of 21 billion baht worth of government savings bonds will go on sale to the public from Aug 22 to 24, a Ministry of Finance official confirmed on Thursday.

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B21bn savings bond issue dates set
15:20

Thailand, Malaysia to speed up border infrastructure improvement

Thailand and Malaysia have agreed to expedite the construction of land transport links at their border, to foster trade between the two countries.

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Thailand, Malaysia to speed up border infrastructure improvement
14:53

Inferno pub death toll rises

The death toll from the fire at Moutain B pub in Chon Buri province rose by one, to 17, on Thursday.

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Inferno pub death toll rises
14:45

N Korea declares 'victory' over Covid

SEOUL: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un declared a “shining victory” over Covid-19 as his sister revealed he had fallen ill during the outbreak, which she blamed on Seoul.

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N Korea declares 'victory' over Covid
14:25

Bangkok governor has B42.85m in assets

Bangkok governor Chadchart Sittipunt has declared assets worth 42.85 million baht including 18.6 million baht worth of land and 10.8 million baht in deposits, according to the National Anti-Corruption Commission.

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Bangkok governor has B42.85m in assets
14:22

Google to launch cloud region in Thailand

The internet giant Google has announced its plan to create its first cloud region in Thailand to capture the growing demand for cloud computing services in Thailand and internationally.

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Google to launch cloud region in Thailand
14:20

Buried, murdered couple may have links to drug smugglers, say police

The slain Vietnamese woman and Nigerian man found buried in Nakhon Ratchasima province were lovers, and their deaths may be linked to transnational crystal meth trafficking, according to police.

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Investigation widens
14:06

More pirate attacks expected in Singapore Strait

Piracy and sea robberies (PSR) are likely to rise in Southeast Asia in the second half of this year due to economic issues from Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, according to a recent report by a Singapore government-affiliated think tank.

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More pirate attacks expected in Singapore Strait
13:24

Sex tourism: When conscience takes a vacation

A lot of travellers are looking for erotic adventures abroad — and are willing to pay for them. But many tourist destinations have shied away from addressing the issue.

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Sex tourism: When conscience takes a vacation