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Man found dead in Nan river

PHITSANULOK: The body of a man reported missing three days earlier was found in the Nan River near Wat Chan Tawan-ok temple in Muang district on Monday afternoon.

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How the first Tokyo Olympics changed the face of Japan

PARIS: The 1964 summer Olympic Games were Japan's great return to the world stage after its defeat and destruction two decades earlier in World War II.

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How the first Tokyo Olympics changed the face of Japan
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5 killed, 12 injured in tour bus fire

KHON KAEN: Five passengers died and 12 others were seriously injured when a Bangkok-bound double-decker bus went up in flames in Ban Haet district of this northeastern province in the small hours of Tuesday, police said.

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5 killed, 12 injured in tour bus fire
08:00

Govt stockpiles drugs as private jabs loom

Medicine for treating Covid-19 is being stockpiled with more being bought amid the third outbreak which has infected more than 4,000 people, said the Government Pharmaceutical Organisation (GPO).

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Govt stockpiles drugs as private jabs loom
07:45

G7 urges Russia to stop 'provocations,' de-escalate on Ukraine

PARIS: The Group of Seven leading economic powers on Monday called on Russia to stop its "provocations" and "de-escalate tensions" following its troop build-up on the border with Ukraine.

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G7 urges Russia to stop 'provocations,' de-escalate on Ukraine
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Japan to release treated Fukushima water into the sea: PM

TOKYO: Japan's government on Tuesday approved a plan to release more than one million tonnes of treated water from the stricken Fukushima nuclear plant into the ocean, in a controversial decision that follows years of debate.

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Japan to release treated Fukushima water into the sea: PM
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Auction houses Sotheby's, Phillips latest to join NFT craze

NEW YORK: Sotheby's and Phillips launched so-called NFT auctions on Monday, a month after Christie's sold a digital artwork for $69.3 million, as traditional auction houses seek to capitalize on the craze shaking up the art market.

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Auction houses Sotheby's, Phillips latest to join NFT craze
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Mobile service key to GSB's social goals

State-owned Government Savings Bank (GSB) is poised to ramp up its full-fledged mobile banking development plans to accommodate its ambitious role as a social banking provider.

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Mobile service key to GSB's social goals
07:00

Infections reach record rate

A Covid-19 surge in Chiang Mai is considered to be a red alert after this northern province recorded an additional 269 Covid-19 cases, mostly related to nightspots.

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Hoteliers see tepid tourism prospects

Hoteliers are projecting a lukewarm tourism outlook while preparing their businesses amid uncertainties, despite the government's reopening plan for international arrivals.

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Tepid prospects
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UK variant not linked to more serious infections: The Lancet

The UK variant of the novel coronavirus does not increase the severity of Covid-19 compared to other strains, according to research that also confirmed its increased transmissibility.

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Pandemic hits 'critical point' as Europe deaths top one million

GENEVA: Europe passed the grim milestone of one million coronavirus deaths on Monday, as the World Health Organization warned that infections are rising exponentially despite widespread efforts aimed at stopping them.

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Pandemic hits 'critical point' as Europe deaths top one million
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Pub owner faces charges as cases soar

PRACHUAP KHIRI KHAN: Local authorities on Monday filed a complaint with the police against a pub owner whose venue is blamed for the latest spike in Covid-19 cases in Hua Hin district.

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Nightclub execs could face charges

Investigations are underway to determine whether shareholders and executives of two nightclubs in Bangkok's Thong Lor area should face charges for neglecting Covid-19 preventive measures.

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Phalang Party to pick exec board in May

The Phalang Party, a new political outfit which has been linked to the main opposition party Pheu Thai Party, is planning to hold a general assembly to elect its executive board next month.

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12 Apr 2021

Mitsubishi Motors to cut output in Japan, Thailand amid chip crunch

TOKYO: Mitsubishi Motors Corp is cutting production by a combined 7,500 vehicles in Japan and Thailand in April due to difficulty in securing computer chips, officials said on Monday.

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Mitsubishi Motors to cut output in Japan, Thailand amid chip crunch
12 Apr 2021

Syria used chemical weapons in 2018 attack: OPCW probe

THE HAGUE: The Syrian regime's air force used the chemical weapon chlorine in an attack on the town of Saraqib in 2018, the global toxic arms watchdog said on Monday after an investigation.

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Syria used chemical weapons in 2018 attack: OPCW probe
12 Apr 2021

Thong Lor police chief, deputy transferred over Covid cluster

Two top officers at the Thong Lor police station in Bangkok have been transferred to inactive posts at the operations centre of the Metropolitan Police Division 5 headquarters after Thailand's third wave of Covid-19 apparently spread from entertainment venues in an area under their jurisdiction.

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Thong Lor police chief, deputy transferred over Covid cluster
12 Apr 2021

Iran blames Israel for attack on Natanz nuclear site, vows revenge

TEHRAN: Iran charged on Monday that its arch-enemy Israel was "of course" behind an attack on its main nuclear site, the Natanz uranium enrichment plant, and vowed "revenge... in due time".

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Iran blames Israel for attack on Natanz nuclear site, vows revenge
12 Apr 2021

Myanmar's Suu Kyi hit with new criminal charge

YANGON: Myanmar's ousted civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi was hit with a fresh criminal charge on Monday, as the junta's tough crackdown on dissent rolls on.

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Myanmar's Suu Kyi hit with new criminal charge