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Wed, 19 Jan 2022 16:32:00 +0700
Opposition to grill govt in general debate
Opposition parties have agreed to file a motion seeking a general debate in the House of Representatives to grill the government on a range of issues, with emphasis on its handling of economic problems and the Covid-19 pandemic.

Wed, 19 Jan 2022 16:08:00 +0700
Indonesian militant jailed for 15 years over 2002 Bali bombings
An Indonesian court sentenced an Al-Qaeda-linked Islamist militant to 15 years in prison on Wednesday for his role in the 2002 bombings that killed more than 200 people on the resort island of Bali.

Wed, 19 Jan 2022 15:47:00 +0700
Why Asean won’t boot out the generals in Myanmar
As the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations grapples with its biggest rift in years over how to treat Myanmar’s military regime, one thing is clear: Nobody actually wants the bloc to expel the generals.

Wed, 19 Jan 2022 15:45:00 +0700
Fury over Hong Kong's mass cull of hamsters and small pets
HONG KONG: Hong Kong's government faced outrage Wednesday over its decision to cull thousands of small animals after hamsters in a pet store tested positive for Covid-19.

Wed, 19 Jan 2022 15:01:00 +0700
Thais to compete in Winter Olympics under national flag
Four Thai athletes will be able to compete in the Winter Olympics in Beijing in February and fly the national flag, despite the ban imposed by the World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada).

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Wed, 19 Jan 2022 06:00:00 +0700
Drug code sows cannabis confusion
The decriminalisation of cannabis has reached another milestone as neither it nor hemp appear on the newly implemented Narcotics Code. However this has led some people to mistakenly assume they can now grow cannabis at home legally.

Wed, 19 Jan 2022 05:44:00 +0700
Talks aim for solution to stalled orbital slots
Digital Economy and Society (DES) Minister Chaiwut Thanakamanusorn plans to hold discussions with the telecom regulator and security agencies to come up with a resolution that paves the way for some satellite orbital slots being allocated to National...

Wed, 19 Jan 2022 05:34:00 +0700
Ministry pushes for Test & Go redux
The expected resumption of the Test & Go tourism scheme in February should allow the country to attract at least 8 million tourists this year, says the Tourism and Sports Ministry.

Wed, 19 Jan 2022 05:00:00 +0700
Omicron out-muscles Delta as cases surge
Bangkok alone has now surpassed 10,000 new cases since the beginning of the latest wave of Covid-19 infections on Jan 1, the Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) posted on its website on Tuesday, as one of the country's leading virolog...

Wed, 19 Jan 2022 04:23:00 +0700
DSI submits extra info on 'Billy' case
The Department of Special Investigation (DSI) has submitted additional information relating to the disappearance of Karen rights activist Porlajee "Billy" Rakchongcharoen to the Office of the Attorney-General (OAG), which the office needs for further...

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