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Huge complex of 500 standing stones found in Spain

MADRID: A huge megalithic complex of more than 500 standing stones has been discovered in southern Spain which could be one of the largest in Europe, archaeologists said on Thursday.

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Huge complex of 500 standing stones found in Spain
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Indonesia president wants Tesla to make EVs in country

Electric vehicle (EV) maker Tesla must make its cars - not just batteries - in Indonesia, the country's president said on Thursday.

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Indonesia president wants Tesla to make EVs in country
08:01

Jab centre to stay open extra month

Bang Sue Grand Station's Central Vaccination Centre (CVC) will remain open another month until the end of September as the country works to meet the target of providing first booster shots to at least 60% of the population.

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Jab centre to stay open extra month
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2,110 new Covid inpatients, 27 more deaths

The country registered 27 more Covid-19 fatalities and 2,110 new cases admitted to hospitals during the previous 24 hours, the Public Health Ministry announced on Friday morning.

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2,110 new Covid inpatients, 27 more deaths
06:52

Spotlight on fixed broadband

National Telecom (NT), the state-owned telecom enterprise, is weighing options on how to handle its loss-making fixed broadband business.

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Spotlight on fixed broadband
06:41

Trinity sees inflation peak in Q3

Trinity Securities expects global inflation, including Thai inflation, to peak in the third quarter of this year.

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Inflation peak in Q3
06:17

Ousted leader to leave next week

Ex-Sri Lanka president Gotabaya Rajapaksa will reportedly leave Thailand to return to the island nation next week.

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Ousted leader to leave next week
05:39

Irate Thai tourists seek tour refunds

Thai tourists filed complaints with the Tourism Department, urging tour operators to provide them with refunds of B1.4m in total after entry into the country was denied.

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Irate Thai tourists seek tour refunds
05:12

Group wants opinions on Gen Prayut's tenure

A group of academics and media outlets urges the public to take part in an online poll to express opinions on the dispute over when Prime Minister Prayut's tenure ends.

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Group wants opinions on Gen Prayut's tenure
04:44

LINE Shopping gears up to attract more merchants

LINE Thailand is gearing up to attract sellers to its e-commerce platform Line Shopping to strengthen its leading position in social commerce.

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LINE Shopping gears up to attract more merchants
04:30

City to rezone nightspots

The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) plans to work with the Metropolitan Police Bureau to revise zoning for night entertainment venues.

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City to rezone nightspots
04:00

New bill outlines limits on ganja use

People will be allowed to grow no more than 15 cannabis plants for household use while selling and advertising cannabis and cannabis-based products online and in vending machines will be prohibited.

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Limits on ganja use
02:45

'Tornado of fire': Algeria forest blazes kill 38

EL KALA (ALGERIA) - Algerian firefighters battled Thursday to rein in forest fires that have ravaged large parts of the drought-hit North African country, killing almost 40 people including 12 who died in a bus trapped by the flames.

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'Tornado of fire': Algeria forest blazes kill 38
01:45

Rushdie stabbing suspect pleads not guilty to attempted murder

MAYVILLE (UNITED STATES) - The suspected assailant of Salman Rushdie pleaded not guilty on Thursday to attempted murder and assault charges at a brief court hearing in upstate New York.

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Rushdie stabbing suspect pleads not guilty to attempted murder
18 Aug 2022

Five dead after storms lash France's Corsica

SAGONE (FRANCE) - Brutal storms with winds gusting up to 224 kilometres per hour (140 miles per hour) left five people dead on the French Mediterranean island of Corsica early Thursday, including a 13-year-old girl, authorities said.

18 Aug 2022
Five dead after storms lash France's Corsica
18 Aug 2022

Europe divided over banning Russian tourists

Ukraine is pressuring the European Union to bar Russian tourists from entering the bloc but has met varying responses, with some EU countries agreeing while others resist.

18 Aug 2022
Europe divided over banning Russian tourists
18 Aug 2022

Hong Kong task force tackles SE Asian scams

HONG KONG: Law enforcement authorities in Hong Kong have set up a task force to track down and help trafficked residents ensnared by “boiler room” scams in Southeast Asia that have become a growing scourge.

18 Aug 2022
Hong Kong task force tackles SE Asian scams
18 Aug 2022

Renovated Rajinee pier ready to open

The renovation of the Rajinee pier, an important interchange for city transport in Bangkok, will be completed this month and an upgrade to a smart pier will follow within two years, according to the Transport Ministry.

18 Aug 2022
Renovated Rajinee pier ready to open
18 Aug 2022

Godec confirmed as new US envoy

Robert F Godec has been officially confirmed as the next US ambassador to Thailand, according to The Congressional Record, the official publication of the US federal legislature.

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Godec confirmed as new US envoy
18 Aug 2022

Japanese taxman takes heat for pro-booze campaign

TOKYO: A campaign by Japan’s tax agency to prop up alcohol revenue by encouraging young people to drink up has met fierce backlash, with people criticising the taxman for dictating lifestyle choices.

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Japanese taxman takes heat for pro-booze campaign