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 2022-12-04 12:45 

Bangkok Post

More than 500 Ukrainian localities without power: ministry...

KYIV, Ukraine: More than 500 Ukrainian localities remained without power Sunday following weeks of Russian airstrikes on the electric grid, an interior ministry official said....

 2022-12-04 12:20 

Bangkok Post

Probe demanded after 24 army recruits suffer sunstroke...

An independent panel with no interference from the army should be formed to look into a military training session under the scorching sun in Narathiwat that sent 23 to hospital, eight of them in serious condition, a human rights advocate says....

 2022-12-04 11:45 

Bangkok Post

Protest-hit Iran abolishes morality police...

TEHRAN: Iran has scrapped its morality police after more than two months of protests triggered by the arrest of Mahsa Amini for allegedly violating the country's strict female dress code, local media said Sunday....

 2022-12-04 11:31 

Bangkok Post

Supreme Sarit secures first Asian Tour title in Indonesia...

Thailand's Sarit Suwannarut secured his first Asian Tour golf title with a sweeping four-shot win at a weather-delayed BNI Indonesian Masters on Sunday....

 2022-12-04 10:42 

Bangkok Post

Man wanted for murder in native Russia arrested in Pattaya...

A Russian man, wanted in his country in a murder case, has been arrested by immigration police at the request of the Russian embassy in Thailand, Immigration Police Bureau deputy commissioner Pol Maj Gen Panthana Nuchanart revealed on Sunday....

 2022-12-04 10:21 

Bangkok Post

Thailand to extradite Malaysian billionaire to China...

Police are in the process of deporting a wealthy Malaysian businessman to China with the extradition expected to complete this month....

 2022-12-04 09:09 

The Nation

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Bangkokians mostly happy with Chadchart in first 6 months: survey...

A recent opinion survey has found that Bangkokians are generally happy with Chadchart Sittipunt's handling of major issues and his performance as city governor....

 2022-12-04 08:45 

Bangkok Post

Opec+ likely to maintain oil output levels...

VIENNA: Major oil-producing countries led by Saudi Arabia and Russia look set to maintain their current output levels at a meeting Sunday, ahead of fresh sanctions against Moscow coming into force....

 2022-12-04 08:45 

Bangkok Post

War dogs: sausages bolster the fight in eastern Ukraine...

DONETSK REGION, Ukraine: On the roads leading to the front in Ukraine's war-torn east, every morning begins with a familiar scene -- soldiers filling up trucks, sipping steaming coffee and catching up between bites of fresh hot dogs....

 2022-12-04 08:31 

Bangkok Post

Indonesia's Mount Semeru volcano erupts, top alert status triggered...

Indonesia's Mount Semeru erupted Sunday spewing hot ash clouds a mile into the sky and sending rivers of lava down its side, prompting authorities to raise the alert status to the highest level....

 2022-12-04 07:17 

The Nation

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Kites rise and swoop in sea breeze at Trat province festival...

Trat province's scenic Laem Ngop lighthouse became more animated yesterday with the launch of a nine-day kite festival that saw scores of kites from Thailand and abroad rise and swoop in the breeze from the sea....

 2022-12-04 06:45 

Bangkok Post

Love behind bars: the Russian imprisoned poet and his fiancee...

MOSCOW: In a Moscow prison where he is held for reciting an anti-war poem in public, Artyom Kamardin scribbled some hearts in a letter to his girlfriend Alexandra Popova....

 2022-12-04 06:21 

The Nation

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Bangkok pollution: BMA to survey factories, building sites on Tuesday...

The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) has announced that it will check sites emitting fine dust particles in a bid to bring down PM2.5 levels in the capital....

 2022-12-04 05:52 

Bangkok Post

Lao DPM hails railway as pride of Laos...

VIENTIANE: Lao Deputy Prime Minister Sonexay Siphandone has hailed the Laos-China Railway as a pride of Laos....

 2022-12-04 05:25 

The Nation

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Assessment of US Intelligence Community on Ukraine, Russia, China and N. Korea...

The US intelligence community expects the reduced tempo in fighting in Ukraine to continue in coming months, the U.S. Director of National Intelligence Avril Haines said on Saturday....

 2022-12-04 05:25 

The Nation

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Central World rebuts reports that its alarm system failed during Saturday’s fire...

The emergency alert system in Bangkok's Central World was fully operating when a fire broke out in a dining and beverage section of the megamall late yesterday afternoon, the department store said....

 2022-12-04 05:06 

Bangkok Post

UN says Myanmar sentences 7 students to death...

The Myanmar junta handed out at least seven more death sentences this week, taking the tally of those on death row to 139, according to the United Nations....

 2022-12-04 04:14 

Bangkok Post

2 Pattaya pubs face closure after raids...

CHON BURI: Two pubs in Pattaya were found operating without permits and opening beyond the 2am closing time in separate raids by teams of police and administrative officials early on Sunday....

 2022-12-04 04:14 

Bangkok Post

Two Pattaya pubs face closure after raids...

CHON BURI: Two pubs in Pattaya were found operating without permits and opening beyond the 2am closing time in separate raids by teams of police and administrative officials early on Sunday....

 2022-12-04 03:34 

Bangkok Post

Bangkok governor Chadchart's approval rating high after 6 months: poll...

Bangkok governor Chadchart Sittipunt's approval rating is high after six months in office, according to a survey by the National Institute of Development Administration, or Nida Poll....

 2022-12-04 03:34 

Bangkok Post

Chadchart's approval rating high after six months in office: Nida Poll...

Bangkok governor Chadchart Sittipunt's approval rating is high after six months in office, according to the result of a survey by the National Institute of Development Administration, or Nida Poll....

 2022-12-04 02:37 

The Nation

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Coral gets a breather as porcelain frames help create new reefs in Thai seas...

As rising sea temperatures pose a new threat to coral and the reefs they create for aquatic life, Thai marine biologists are turning to expired porcelain electrical insulators to create artificial coral reefs and new habitats for marine life....

 2022-12-04 02:37 

The Nation

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Factories, farms, forests: Targets for Thai agency in PM2.5 battle...

With fine dust in the air worsening this year, the Centre for Air Pollution Mitigation (CAPM) has announced that it will introduce comprehensive measures to curb PM2.5 particles in the air....

 2022-12-04 00:33 

Bangkok Post

No mere rub-down...

Thailand has earned the reputation of being a destination for a body rejuvenation, a label reinforced at the recent Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) summit which helped spread the word about the healing wonders of Thai traditional massage, or nuad...

 2022-12-04 00:11 

Bangkok Post

2022 Qatar World Cup: our Sunday picks...

The Bangkok Post's predictions on matches....

 2022-12-03 23:57 

Bangkok Post

Messi expects hard fight with old rivals Netherlands...

AL RAYYAN, Qatar: Argentina captain Lionel Messi and coach Lionel Scaloni predicted a tough but beautiful encounter with the Netherlands when the sides meet in Friday's World Cup quarter-final....

 2022-12-03 23:00 

Bangkok Post

Police probe schools linked to Tuhao...

Police will investigate language schools and immigration officers as they expand their probe into a Chinese criminal syndicate allegedly tied to businessman Chaiyanat "Tuhao" Kornchayanant....

 2022-12-03 22:45 

Bangkok Post

Estonia to buy HIMARS rocket launchers from US...

TALLINN, Estonia: Estonia has agreed to buy six HIMARS rocket systems from the United States worth over $200 million, the state defence investment agency said on Saturday....

 2022-12-03 22:45 

Bangkok Post

Historic crown to be modified for Charles III coronation...

LONDON: Britain's 17th-century St Edward's Crown, the centrepiece of the Crown Jewels, has been removed from display to be altered for the coronation of King Charles III, Buckingham Palace said on Saturday....

 2022-12-03 22:00 

Bangkok Post

Eight students found needing dialysis after army training...

An investigation in underway after 23 students were taken to hospital in Narathiwat with injuries sustained in military training....

 2022-12-03 21:00 

Bangkok Post

Climate meeting under scrutiny...

Despite establishing a "loss and damage" fund to help developing countries deal with the impacts of climate disasters, the negotiations at the annual United Nations Climate Change Conference in Egypt this year still failed to deliver meaningful co...

 2022-12-03 14:55 

Bangkok Post

US unveils next-generation stealth bomber...

LOS ANGELES: The United States has unveiled the B-21 Raider, a high-tech stealth bomber that can carry nuclear and conventional weapons and is designed to be able to fly without a crew on board....

 2022-12-03 14:24 

Bangkok Post

Global goods trade forecast to shrink in 2023...

The global goods trade will shrink next year in a downturn reminiscent of previous recessions, Oxford Economics said, in a worrying forecast for Asia's export-dependent economies and beyond....

 2022-12-03 14:11 

Bangkok Post

Football legend Pele 'receiving palliative care'...

SAO PAULO: Brazilian football legend Pele is receiving palliative care after chemotherapy stopped having the expected results as he battles colon cancer, the newspaper Folha de S.Paulo reported on Saturday....

 2022-12-03 13:26 

Bangkok Post

Iran authorities reviewing hijab law...

Iran's parliament and the judiciary are reviewing a law that requires women to cover their heads, and which triggered more than two months of deadly protests, the country's attorney-general says....

 2022-12-03 13:24 

Bangkok Post

5.7-magnitude quake hits Java...

A strong earthquake hit Indonesia's main island of Java on Saturday, injuring at least one person and shaking the same town devastated by a tremor last month that left more than 330 people dead....

 2022-12-03 12:46 

Bangkok Post

Bomb blamed for Songkhla freight train derailment...

Authorities say a bomb planted on the tracks was responsible for the derailment of a freight train in Sadao district of Songkhla on Saturday. No injuries were reported....

 2022-12-03 12:36 

The Nation

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Shoppers flee in panic after brief fire at Central World...

Frightened shoppers ran for their lives after a fire broke out on the second floor of Central World mall in Bangkok late Saturday afternoon....

 2022-12-03 11:34 

Bangkok Post

5.7-magnitude quake hits Java, Indonesia...

A 5.7-magnitude earthquake hit Indonesia's main island of Java on Saturday, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) said, shaking the same town devastated by another quake last month that left more than 330 people dead....

 2022-12-03 11:06 

Bangkok Post

CentralWorld fire under control...

A fire erupted on the first floor of the CentralWorld shopping complex in Bangkok's Pathumwan district on Saturday afternoon but was put out by firefighters shortly after 5pm....

 2022-12-03 09:57 

Bangkok Post

More Chinese cities easing Covid curbs...

The southern Chinese tech hub of Shenzhen has ended mandatory Covid testing to enter public venues, joining a growing list of local authorities easing the strict social curbs imposed across the country since the pandemic broke out three years ago....

 2022-12-03 09:19 

Bangkok Post

Russia decries 'dangerous' oil price cap...

Russia said on Saturday it would continue to find buyers for its oil, despite what it said was a "dangerous" attempt by Western governments to introduce a price cap on its crude exports....

 2022-12-03 08:16 

Bangkok Post

Freight train derails after loud blast in Songkhla...

A freight train derailed after a loud bang that sounded like a bomb blast occurred on a track between Hat Yai an Padang Besar stations in Sadao district of Songkhla on Saturday afternoon. No casualties were reported....

 2022-12-03 07:56 

The Nation

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No World Cup matches for Thai C-band satellite receivers...

People using large satellite dishes to watch TV will not be able to watch the Netherlands-US or Argentina-Australia matches this evening because all signals have been blocked as of Friday....

 2022-12-03 07:56 

The Nation

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Thailand moves up in list of best countries for retirement...

The latest US News & World Report has ranked Thailand as the 28th best country in the world and the 19th best place for retirement....

 2022-12-03 07:30 

Bangkok Post

UN: Myanmar sentences 7 students to death...

The Myanmar junta handed out at least seven more death sentences this week, taking the total number of those on death row to 139, according to the United Nations....

 2022-12-03 07:19 

Bangkok Post

'Most' institutions will face share-sale tax...

Most institutional investors in Thailand won't be exempted from a tax levied on stock transactions that will resume next year after more than three decades, authorities say....

 2022-12-03 07:02 

Bangkok Post

Wild jumbo, two men injured in pickup truck crash...

KANCHANABURI: A wild elephant was injured after being hit by a pickup truck on a road in Muang district of this western border province late on Friday night. The driver and a passenger were also hurt....

 2022-12-03 06:30 

Bangkok Post

Myanmar sentences 7 students to death, says UN...

The Myanmar junta handed out at least seven more death sentences this week, taking the tally of those on death row to 139, according to the United Nations (UN)....

 2022-12-03 05:32 

Bangkok Post

Most institutional investors must pay stock tax, says govt spokesman...

Most institutional investors in Thailand will not be exempted from a tax levied on stock transactions that will resume next year after more than three decades, authorities said....

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