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Southeastern Bangkok submerged as rain lashes central Thailand

Heavy rain pounded Greater Bangkok on Monday evening and left some eastern districts of the capital reeling under knee-deep water.

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Southeastern Bangkok submerged as rain lashes central Thailand
19:50

Authorities to charge park official in Karen activist Billy's murder

Four people suspected of murdering environmental activist 'Billy' are set to be indicted, reversing the controversial decision to dismiss charges two years ago.

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Justice at last?
17:19

THAI narrows operating loss in Q2

Bankrupt national carrier Thai Airways International improved its performance in the second quarter this year with revenue of 21.5 billion baht, up 282% on last year.

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THAI flying higher
17:09

Myanmar’s Suu Kyi gets 6 more years in jail in corruption cases

Myanmar’s deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi was sentenced to six more years in prison on Monday in a judgment that could further anger supporters of the 77-year-old Nobel peace prize laureate.

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Myanmar’s Suu Kyi gets 6 more years in jail in corruption cases
16:56

Govt to regulate booming auto leasing sector

The government plans to regulate the fast-growing business of hire purchase and leasing of cars and motorcycles to maintain financial stability and protect consumers, the central bank said on Monday.

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Govt to regulate booming auto leasing sector
15:58

Pandemic pushed millions more into poverty in Philippines: govt

MANILA: About 2.3 million people in the Philippines were pushed into poverty between 2018 and 2021, largely due to the economic downturn caused by the pandemic, the statistics agency said on Monday.

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Pandemic pushed millions more into poverty in Philippines: govt
15:44

Record-high electricity price rise approved

The cost of household electricity to rise 18% from Sept 1, to a record-high 4.72 baht per kilowatt hour.

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Power bills up
15:43

Mountain B pub fire claims 19th life

The Mountain B pub fire on Aug 5 in Chon Buri's Sattahip district claimed its 19th life on Monday, when a 23-year-old woman with critical burns died at Chon Buri Hospital.

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Mountain B pub fire claims 19th life
14:34

Investors In crypto exchange Zipmex seek CEO Lim’s resignation

Some shareholders and potential investors in Asian crypto exchange Zipmex Pte are urging Chief Executive Officer Marcus Lim to step down over management decisions they argue led to a severe cash crunch, people familiar with the matter said.

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Investors In crypto exchange Zipmex seek CEO Lim’s resignation
14:19

Baht’s rebound driven by tourism, but volatility remains

The baht rebounded so rapidly in the past few weeks on optimism about the country’s tourism-led growth that it’s already hit year-end analyst targets.

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Baht’s rebound driven by tourism, but volatility remains
14:10

1,663 new Covid inpatients, 33 more deaths

There were 33 more Covid-19 fatalities and 1,663 new patients admitted to hospitals on Sunday, the Ministry of Public Health reported on Monday.

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1,663 new Covid inpatients, 33 more deaths
13:40

Woman returning from Dubai is 5th monkeypox case

Thailand has registered its fifth case of monkeypox, a Thai woman who returned from Dubai.

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Woman returning from Dubai is 5th monkeypox case
13:09

Ranger killed, police, civilians injured by plantation bombs

NARATHIWAT: An army ranger was killed and seven policemen and two civilians injured by bomb explosions in a rubber plantation in Sungai Padi district of this southern border province on Monday morning, police said.

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Ranger killed, police, civilians injured by plantation bombs
12:45

China cuts rates as economic recovery weaker than expected

BEIJING: China's central bank slashed key interest rates Monday in a bid to kick-start the country's stuttering economic recovery as data showed factory output and retail sales for July came in weaker than analysts' expectations.

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China cuts rates as economic recovery weaker than expected
12:33

GDP notches fastest growth in a year on eased pandemic curbs

Thailand's economy expanded at the fastest pace in a year in the second quarter as eased Covid-19 restrictions boosted activity and tourism, but multi-year high inflation and China's slowdown remain a drag on the nascent recovery.

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GDP notches fastest growth in a year
12:13

Parliament approves list-MP calculation favouring big parties

Parliament adopts a list-MP calculation method favouring big political parties after an amendment that would have benefitted small parties fails to attract a quorum.

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Large parties triumph
11:53

Student falls to death at Korat school

NAKHON RATCHASIMA: A 17-year old student at a well-known secondary school for boys died in a fall from the sixth floor of a school building on Monday morning.

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Student falls to death at Korat school
11:45

US lawmakers to meet Taiwan president as China seethes

TAIPEI: United States lawmakers were set to meet Taiwan's president on Monday days after China reacted to a similar visit by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi with huge military drills that raised fears of conflict.

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US lawmakers to meet Taiwan president as China seethes
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UN resuming talks on high-seas treaty amid growing concerns

UNITED NATIONS, US: After four inconclusive sessions, UN member states on Monday resume talks aimed at finally completing a treaty to protect the world's high seas, a vital yet fragile resource that covers nearly half the planet.

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UN resuming talks on high-seas treaty amid growing concerns
11:06

Temple servant charged with murder, says averted robbery

SONGKHLA: A temple servant surrendered to police on Sunday and confessed he had killed a man he overheard telling people by phone that everyone was asleep and it was safe to come and rob the temple

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Temple servant charged with murder, says averted robbery