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21:24

BBC apologises after 'Manchester United are rubbish' gaffe

The BBC was forced to apologise to Manchester United fans on Tuesday after a message appeared on their news ticker labelling the Premier League club as "rubbish".

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BBC apologises after 'Manchester United are rubbish' gaffe
19:40

China, Russia conduct joint aerial patrol in military exercise

Chinese and Russian militaries conducted a joint aerial patrol on Tuesday, China's defence ministry said.

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China, Russia conduct joint aerial patrol in military exercise
18:46

End of mandatory face mask use

Mandatory mask-wearing will be lifted in mid-June, and the government's plan to declare Covid-19 an endemic disease on July 1 is on track, says the health permanent secretary.

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Mask mandate to be lifted
18:01

Cabinet approves 'We Travel Together' extension

The cabinet on Tuesday approved the extension of the "Rao Tiew Duay Kan’" (We Travel Together) tourism stimulus campaign to cover an additional 1.5 million people.

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Cabinet approves 'We Travel Together' extension
18:00

Thamanat moves to take over Settakij Thai Party

Turmoil in the Settakij Thai Party as a majority of the executive board resign, forcing an election for a new leader, as secretary-general Thamanat Prompow (right) manoeuvres to take control.

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Party coup
17:33

Inflation still low 'compared with others': Arkhom

Thailand's inflation is still relatively low and manageable as the economy recovers gradually and more foreign tourists return, the finance minister said on Tuesday.

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Inflation still low 'compared with others': Arkhom
16:31

India to limit sugar exports in new risk to global food prices

India is set to restrict sugar exports as a precautionary measure to safeguard its own food supplies, another act of protectionism after banning wheat sales just over a week ago.

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India to limit sugar exports in new risk to global food prices
16:14

Indonesia holds key interest rate but reins in banks

JAKARTA: Indonesia's central bank on Tuesday announced more aggressive hikes in the reserve requirement ratio (RRR) for banks, expecting inflation to rise slightly above its target band this year, but kept interest rates unchanged at a record low.

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Indonesia holds key interest rate but reins in banks
16:06

CSD raids gunmen's support network

The Crime Suppression Division (CSD) on Tuesday launched a crackdown on a network that provided support for wanted gunmen, with raids on 21 premises in five provinces - Bangkok, Pathum Thani, Nonthaburi, Songkhla and Phatthalung.

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CSD raids gunmen's support network
15:34

Australia's new PM scolds China over trade tariffs

SYDNEY: New Prime Minister Anthony Albanese rebuked China on Tuesday for imposing hefty tariffs on Australian exports two years ago, in remarks made while attending a regional security conference in Tokyo a day after being sworn in.

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Australia's new PM scolds China over trade tariffs
15:34

Taiwan goes from 15,000 cases for all 2021 to 80,000 a day

TAIPEI: Billed a Covid-19 success story as its economy boomed through the pandemic, Taiwan is now battling a record wave of infections as it eases restrictions that had kept outbreaks at bay to start life with the virus.

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Taiwan goes from 15,000 cases for all 2021 to 80,000 a day
15:05

Overheated brakes caused city bus fire, says BMTA

The fire that destroyed a route 522 airconditioned bus in Nonthaburi on Monday night was started by an overheated brake on a rear right wheel, according to a statement released by the city bus operator.

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Overheated brakes caused city bus fire, says BMTA
12:55

Samsung commits $356bn in investments with 80,000 new jobs

SEOUL: Samsung Group on Tuesday unveiled a massive $356 billion investment blueprint for the next five years aimed at making it a frontrunner in a wide range of sectors from semiconductors to biologics.

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Samsung commits $356bn in investments with 80,000 new jobs
11:45

Russia intensifies Donbas offensive as war enters fourth month

KYIV, Ukraine: Russian forces on Tuesday stepped up their offensive on the last pocket of resistance around Lugansk in Ukraine's eastern Donbas region, as the conflict entered its fourth month.

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Russia intensifies Donbas offensive as war enters fourth month
11:45

Elderly Hong Kong cardinal in court over protest defence fund

HONG KONG: Ninety-year-old retired Catholic cardinal Joseph Zen appeared in a Hong Kong court Tuesday charged with failing to properly register a protest defence fund, after he was initially arrested under the city's national security law.

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Elderly Hong Kong cardinal in court over protest defence fund
11:40

Estranged couple found dead in car

NAKHON RATCHASIMA: A construction contractor and his former wife were found dead, each with a single gunshot wound, in a car in Muang district early on Tuesday, police said.

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Estranged couple found dead in car
10:48

11 catch 'macaque' malaria

TRAT: Eleven people in two districts have caught a strain of malaria that primarily infected macaques, governor Chamnanwit Terat said on Monday.

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11 catch 'macaque' malaria
10:45

Japan hosts Quad summit seeking unity on countering China

TOKYO: Leaders of Japan, India, Australia and the United States met in Tokyo on Tuesday, looking to put China on notice as it expands its military and economic influence in the region.

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Japan hosts Quad summit seeking unity on countering China
10:45

UN envoy's access to China's Xinjiang under scrutiny as trip begins

BEIJING: China has called a mission by the UN rights chief a chance to "clarify misinformation" ahead of her visit on Tuesday to Xinjiang as Uyghurs warned a public relations stunt may lie in wait.

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UN envoy's access to China's Xinjiang under scrutiny as trip begins
10:14

Malaysia bans poultry exports in latest food protectionism move

Malaysia’s government met with the country’s biggest poultry producers to discuss subsidies and ensure continuity of local supply as the nation moved to ban exports of chicken in the latest food protectionist move in the region.

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Malaysia bans poultry exports in latest food protectionism move