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New Czech president expected to foster EU, Ukraine ties

PRAGUE: Newly-elected Czech president Petr Pavel, a former NATO general, will promote close ties with the European Union and offer firm support for Ukraine in the face of the Russian invasion, analysts said.

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New Czech president expected to foster EU, Ukraine ties
18:42

Indonesian leprosy survivor crafts new limbs for shunned villagers

When Ali Saga visited a clinic in Jakarta four decades ago, he watched as patients and health workers scrambled to get away from him.

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Indonesian leprosy survivor crafts new limbs for shunned villagers
18:37

At least 51 killed in twin Pakistan transport tragedies

At least 51 people were killed in two separate transport accidents in western Pakistan on Sunday, when a bus plunged off a bridge and a boat carrying a class of children capsized.

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At least 51 killed in twin Pakistan transport tragedies
17:45

French PM says no dice on pension age as strikes loom

PARIS: France's prime minister on Sunday ruled out backtracking on a plan to raise the retirement age as unions prepared for another day of mass protests against the contested reform.

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French PM says no dice on pension age as strikes loom
17:22

Swede dies in road accident after first meeting with Thai girlfriend

ROI ET: A Swedish man died instantly when his motorcycle plunged into a roadside ditch days after his first meeting with the Thai girlfriend he met online.

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Swede dies in road accident after first meeting with Thai girlfriend
16:45

Chiang Mai ranked safest city in SE Asia

A website has ranked the northern city of Chiang Mai the safest in Southeast Asia - and No 32 in the entire world - according to a government spokesman.

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Chiang Mai ranked safest city in SE Asia
16:26

Demonstrator dies during march for political detainees

A demonstrator yesterday passed out and was later pronounced dead after joining a march to the Criminal Court in Bangkok to demand the temporary release of political detainees and suspects imprisoned for lese majeste charges.

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Demonstrator dies during march for political detainees
15:30

Air force officer nabbed for snatching gold necklace

An air force officer snatched a one-baht weight gold necklace from a gold shop at a department store in Muang Thong Thani in Nonthaburi on Saturday - and was immediately detained by a police officer who happened to be in the area.

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Air force officer nabbed for snatching gold necklace
13:49

3-airport high-speed rail link completion seen by 2029

The Don Mueang–Suvarnabhumi–U-Tapao high-speed railway, officially known as the High-Speed Rail Linking Three Airports Project, is in progress and expected to be completed by 2029, government deputy spokesperson Tipanan Sirichana said on Sunday.

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3-airport high-speed rail link completion seen by 2029
13:34

US trade shifts on Covid and China tensions, but no 'decoupling' yet

US trade flows are realigning on the back of pandemic shocks and tensions with China, but efforts to reduce interdependence between the superpowers have not brought a swift decoupling.

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US trade shifts on Covid and China tensions, but no 'decoupling' yet
12:59

Russia rules out talks with Japan on fishing near disputed islands

Russia said on Sunday it will not hold annual talks with Japan on renewing a pact that allows Japanese fishermen to operate near disputed islands, saying Japan has taken anti-Russian measures.

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Russia rules out talks with Japan on fishing near disputed islands
12:20

For a cleaner future 

The City Hall organises the Action Day PM2.5 BKK activity to raise public awareness in tackling fine dust, at Benjakitti Park on Saturday. (Photos: Somchai Poomlard)

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For a cleaner future 
11:58

Malaysian party’s purge of senior leaders fortifies chief’s grip

Malaysia’s Deputy Prime Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi strengthened his hold over one of the nation’s ruling parties after purging or sidelining senior leaders on Friday, but analysts say the move will do little to bolster his bloc’s popularity.

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Malaysian party’s purge of senior leaders fortifies chief’s grip
11:21

Marcos approves Philippine tax refund plan for foreign tourists

Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr approved a proposal to refund taxes to foreign tourists to boost visitor arrivals in the country.

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Marcos approves Philippine tax refund plan for foreign tourists
10:04

United Thai Nation-Palang Pracharath coalition possible: poll

It is possible that Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha of the United Thai Nation (UTN) Party and Gen Prawit Wongsuwon of the Palang Pracharath Party (PPRP) may reunite to form a coalition government after the next general election, according to the result of an opinion survey by the National Institute of Development Administration, or Nida Poll.

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United Thai Nation-Palang Pracharath coalition possible: poll
09:37

Drone captures extensive destruction in eastern Ukraine

Drone footage released on Friday (January 27) showed extensive damage across the eastern Ukrainian town of Vuhledar with many buildings damaged by Russian shelling. Reuters was able to confirm the location from the buildings and roads seen in the video which matched satellite and file imagery of the area. - REUTERS

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Drone captures extensive destruction in eastern Ukraine
08:45

New Yorkers have mixed feelings about 'snow drought'

NEW YORK: The idea of New York in wintertime conjures up images of Manhattan's Times Square and Central Park shrouded in snow. Not this year.

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New Yorkers have mixed feelings about 'snow drought'
08:11

5th Thai-Lao bridge opens next year

The fifth Thai-Lao Friendship Bridge is set to open early next year which should help boost Bueng Kan's economic prospects, says the government.

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5th Thai-Lao bridge opens next year
07:38

Committee supports Turkey FTA

The Fourth Meeting of the Thai-Turkish Joint Committee on Economic and Technical Cooperation (JETC) has agreed to help expedite negotiations for a free trade agreement (FTA) between Thailand and Turkey.

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07:19

Two vital election bills come into effect

Two amended organic laws vital for holding elections were published in the Royal Gazette on Saturday, providing the legal grounds needed for a House dissolution.

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Two vital election bills come into effect