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Typhoon Noru tears across Vietnam, Laos

Typhoon Noru tears roofs from homes and causes power outages across central Vietnam as it is moving towards Ubon Ratchathani and Amnat Charoen.

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Next stop: Isan
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Thai spikers beat Croatia, to meet South Korea Thursday

Thailand's volleyball team cruised past Croatia on Wednesday in their third match at the FIVB Women's World Championship in Gdansk, Poland.

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Thai spikers beat Croatia, to meet South Korea Thursday
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Indonesia approves first home-grown Covid vaccine for emergency use

JAKARTA: Indonesia has approved its first domestically-produced Covid-19 vaccine for emergency use for people over 18, the chief of the country's food and drugs agency (BPOM) was quoted by news media as saying on Wednesday.

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Indonesia approves first home-grown Covid vaccine for emergency use
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Hong Kong defends currency peg amid outflow of capital chasing US dollar assets

HONG KONG: The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) on Wednesday intervened in the foreign-exchange market for the first time in seven weeks to defend the local currency's peg against the US dollar, following flight of capital from the Hong Kong dollar market after US rates rose to a 14-year high last week.

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Hong Kong defends currency peg amid outflow of capital chasing US dollar assets
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Landslide warning for Phetchabun's Phu Thap Boek mountain

The governor of Petchabun warns tourists of possible landslides on Phu Thap Boek mountain after a mudslide hit a minor road and a 200m crack appeared in the highway.

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Landslide alert
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Body of woman stuffed in suitcase found floating in Mekong River

NAKHON PHANOM: The body of an unidentified woman was found stuffed inside a suitcase in the Mekong River in That Phanom district on Wednesday.

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Body of woman stuffed in suitcase found floating in Mekong River
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Sustainability for better living

The Sustainability Expo 2022 (SX 2022), one of the largest sustainability events in Southeast Asia, is taking place at the newly renovated Queen Sirikit National Convention Centre (QSNCC) in Bangkok. Open from Tuesday to Sunday, from 10am to 9pm, the expo has the theme of "Sufficiency for Sustainability". Exhibits from international and domestic organisations are divided into four zones: "Sufficiency Economy Philosophy & Inspiration", "Better Me", "Better Living" and "Better Community". (Photos: Bangkok Post)

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Sustainability for better living
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Road use charges plan to curb city congestion

The Ministry of Transport has a plan to impose charges on motorists using certain city roads in Bangkok, to reduce congestion and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.

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Road use charges plan to curb city congestion
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Plunging markets spur new intervention warnings across Asia

After some of the most dramatic declines in global financial markets since the Federal Reserve began lifting borrowing costs six months ago, authorities in Asia are stepping up efforts to prevent a downward spiral.

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Plunging markets spur new intervention warnings across Asia
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Giant panda Lin Hui turns 21 at Chiang Mai Zoo

CHIANG MAI: Chiang Mai Zoo celebrated the 21st birthday of its star attraction, the giant panda Lin Hui, on Wednesday.

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Giant panda Lin Hui turns 21 at Chiang Mai Zoo
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'Incredible': Astronomers hail first images of asteroid impact

The asteroid is flying through space in the grainy black and white video, when suddenly a massive cloud of debris sprays out in front of it, meaning only one thing: impact.

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'Incredible' asteroid impact
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Celebrating vegetarian festival

Buan Chun Tua Shrine at the foot of Krungthep Bridge offers a Chinese opera and meatless dishes during the Vegetarian Festival that runs until Tuesday. Video | Jetjaras Na Ranong

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Celebrating vegetarian festival
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Millions of sandbags for Bangkok's flood-prone areas

A total of 2.5 million sandbags will be distributed to areas in the capital city prone to flooding, Bangkok Metropolitan Administration spokesman Ekwaranyu Amarapal said on Wednesday.

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Millions of sandbags for Bangkok's flood-prone areas
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Kyiv says answer to Russian annexation vote is more weapons

KYIV, Ukraine: Ukraine called on EU and NATO countries Wednesday to hit Russia with more sanctions and send more weapons to the frontline after Kremlin proxies held "sham" annexation votes in four occupied Ukrainian regions.

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Kyiv says answer to Russian annexation vote is more weapons
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Flooding in 8 provinces in Chi, Mun river basins

More than 400,000 rai of farmland and residential areas in 8 northeastern provinces along the Chi and Mun river basins are flooded, satellite data shows.

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Flooding in 8 provinces in Chi, Mun river basins
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Severe flooding along the Chi River

KHON KAEN: Large water pumping and propulsion machinery was being installed along the Chi River on Wednesday to push water into the Mekong River and ease severe flooding in areas along the river banks.

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Severe flooding along the Chi River
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Russian strikes cut power in much of Ukraine's Kharkiv

KHARKIV, Ukraine: Russia fired a salvo of missiles at Ukraine's second city Kharkiv overnight, officials said on Wednesday, hitting a railway yard and knocking out power to more than 18,000 households.

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Russian strikes cut power in much of Ukraine's Kharkiv
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Typhoon Noru to hit northeastern provinces Wednesday night

Typhoon Noru, now over Vietnam, will reach Thailand on Wednesday night as a tropical storm, bringing heavy rain and adding to the tribulations of already flooded provinces.

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Storm coming
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Swiss glaciers melting away at record rate

GENEVA: Switzerland's glaciers lost six percent of their total volume this year due to a dry winter and repeated summer heatwaves, shattering previous ice melt records, a report revealed Wednesday.

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Swiss glaciers melting away at record rate
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China's offshore yuan hits record low against dollar

BEIJING: China's yuan hit a record low against the surging US dollar in offshore trading Wednesday, despite recent efforts by the country's central bank to shore up the currency.

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China's offshore yuan hits record low against dollar