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Chinese lawmakers want schools to spend less time teaching English

A proposal by Chinese lawmakers to further reduce the amount of time spent studying English has triggered a wave of complaints that it risks harming students' prospects.

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Chinese lawmakers want schools to spend less time teaching English
13:42

Over 200,000 tourists visit Koh Tao from Jan-Sept

SURAT THANI: More than 200,000 tourists, mostly foreigners, visited Koh Tao, a popular attraction in this southern province, over the past nine months.

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Over 200,000 tourists visit Koh Tao from Jan-Sept
12:40

Thai Chana Covid-19 tracing app scrapped

Thai Chana, a Covid-19 tracing mobile application for tourist arrivals, has been scrapped in line with the government’s policy to downgrade Covid-19 to a communicable disease under surveillance.

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Thai Chana Covid-19 tracing app scrapped
12:36

Panic, bribes, ditched cars and a dash on foot: Portraits of flight from Russia

DARIALI, Georgia: They are bus drivers, programmers, photographers, bankers. They have driven for hours, bribed their way through many police checkpoints — spending a month’s wages in some cases — and then waited at the border, most of them for days, in a traffic jam that stretched for miles.

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Panic, bribes, ditched cars and a dash on foot: Portraits of flight from Russia
12:07

Atthaya two shots back at Texas LPGA event

THE COLONY, Texas: Atthaya Thitikul of Thailand is two shots off the lead as she chases her third LPGA title at the halfway stage of the Volunteers of America Classic.

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Atthaya two shots back at Texas LPGA event
11:50

Phil Collins, Genesis Bandmates Sell Music Rights for Over $300 Million

Take a look at Phil Collins now. The English rocker and his Genesis bandmates have agreed to sell a bundle of their music rights to Concord Music Group Inc., according to the company.

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Phil Collins, Genesis Bandmates Sell Music Rights for Over $300 Million
11:26

Two more monkeypox cases found in Phuket

Two more monkeypox cases have been found in Phuket, raising the country’s confirmed cases to 10. The patients are a Thai woman and a German man, according to the Department of Disease Control (DDC).

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Two more monkeypox cases found in Phuket
10:18

Policy tightening to be gradual as recovery slow, says Bank of Thailand

Economic recovery in Thailand remains intact but slow, so monetary policy tightening should be gradual to ensure a smooth recovery while fighting surging inflation, Bank of Thailand (BoT) governor Sethaput Suthiwartnarueput said on Saturday.

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Policy tightening to be gradual as recovery slow, says Bank of Thailand
10:06

22 royal Leicas auction achieves 214 million baht

Twenty-two charitable foundations received a total of 214 million baht from the auction for 22 royal Leica M10-P cameras. The auction took place at the Sustainability Expo (SX) 2022, held at the Queen Sirikit National Convention Center (QSNCC) on Friday night.

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22 royal Leicas auction achieves 214 million baht
09:06

North Korea fires ballistic missiles, fourth time this week

SEOUL: North Korea fired two ballistic missiles early Saturday, South Korea's military said, the nuclear-armed country's fourth such launch this week as Seoul, Tokyo and Washington ramp up joint military drills to counter Pyongyang.

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North Korea fires ballistic missiles, fourth time this week
08:20

Coup in Burkina Faso as military officers dismiss junta leader

Military officers seized control of Burkina Faso on Friday, claiming to be restoring peace to the jihadist-wracked country as they dismissed a junta leader who had himself come to power in a coup at the start of this year.

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Coup in Burkina Faso as military officers dismiss junta leader
07:33

'Happy' Thais take on No.8 Dominicans

Having been assured of a place in the second round, Thailand face the Dominican Republic in their final Pool B match in the Women's World championship in Gdansk, Poland, on Saturday.

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'Happy' Thais take on No.8 Dominicans
07:22

BG aim to beat Kirins to revive title hopes

BG Pathum United coach Makoto Teguramori targets win against Muang Thong United in Thai League 1 on Saturday to put the Rabbits' campaign back on track.

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BG aim to beat Kirins to revive title hopes
05:26

Lamphun golden dried longan obtains GI registry

Thailand has successfully registered geographical indication (GI) for Lamphun golden dried longan in Vietnam, increasing the number of Thai products with GI registration in foreign countries to eight.

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Lamphun golden dried longan obtains GI registry
05:11

Manufacturers call for rejig of clean energy laws

Manufacturers want the government to amend laws to allow them to produce and sell electricity from renewable energy sources in order to reduce dependence on expensive fossil fuels, in line with the global clean energy trend, says the Federation of Thai Industries (FTI).

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Manufacturers call for rejig of clean energy laws
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Thailand remains 43rd in global innovation index

Thailand stayed put at 43rd out of 132 economies in the Global Innovation Index 2022, released by the World Intellectual Property Organization, while the country's gross expenditure on R&D (GERD) financed by business and exports of creative products tops this year's ranking.

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Thailand remains 43rd in global innovation index
05:00

Banks bump up interest

Banks began to raise interest rates in response to the Bank of Thailand's policy rate hike to 1% on Wednesday.

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Banks bump up interest
04:55

Central bank says politics won't affect economy

The Bank of Thailand believes politics should not affect the economy, which is showing signs of further recovery in the second half.

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Central bank says politics won't affect economy
04:44

Business chiefs welcome 'stability' ruling will bring

The private sector has welcomed the Constitutional Court's ruling on Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha's eight-year term as prime minister as good for the economy.

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Business chiefs welcome 'stability' ruling will bring
04:11

Govt urges parents to jab toddlers

The Ministry of Public Health is inviting parents to inoculate their young children in the first country-wide Covid-19 vaccination campaign for toddlers in the next two weeks.

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Govt urges parents to jab toddlers