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Mon, 23 May 2022 15:25:00 +0700
Indonesia summons Britain's envoy after furore over rainbow flag
JAKARTA: Indonesia summoned Britain's ambassador on Monday to explain the raising of a lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) flag at its embassy, and urged foreign missions to respect local "sensitivities" following a backlash among conservat...

Mon, 23 May 2022 15:11:00 +0700
After $5 trillion rout, emerging markets seek turnaround signal
The wreckage of a $5 trillion rout in emerging markets is starting to look like a buying opportunity to some intrepid investors.

Mon, 23 May 2022 14:45:00 +0700
Iran will 'avenge' killing of Guards colonel: president
TEHRAN: Iran will avenge the killing of a Revolutionary Guards colonel who was shot dead in Tehran, President Ebrahim Raisi warned on Monday.

Mon, 23 May 2022 14:45:00 +0700
Chinese province of nearly 100 million to Covid test every two days
BEIJING: The Chinese province of Henan has ordered its nearly 100 million people to take a Covid test every two days, an unprecedented step as the country grapples with an Omicron-fuelled surge.

Mon, 23 May 2022 13:33:00 +0700
Prayut congratulates Chadchart
Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha on Monday congratulated Chadchart Sittipunt, who looks set to be confirmed as Bangkok's new governor after the city elections on Sunday, government spokesman Thanakorn Wangboonkongchana said on Monday.

Mon, 23 May 2022 13:10:00 +0700
US, 6 others say they support Apec after Russian invasion protest
Representatives of seven nations, including those who walked out of an Asia-Pacific trade ministers meeting in Bangkok to protest Russia's invasion of Ukraine, said on Sunday they support the organisation and host nation Thailand.

Mon, 23 May 2022 13:02:00 +0700
Q1 jobless rate drops to 1.53% as Covid curbs ease
Thailand's official unemployment rate in the first quarter declined to its lowest level since the pandemic and the trend should continue as restrictions ease and foreign tourists return, the state planning agency said on Monday.

Mon, 23 May 2022 13:00:00 +0700
4,099 new Covid cases, 29 more deaths
There were 29 more Covid-19 fatalities and 4,099 confirmed new cases reported on Sunday, as the daily figures continued downwards, the Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) said on Monday.

Mon, 23 May 2022 12:50:00 +0700
War crimes verdict looms as Russian offensive intensifies
KYIV, Ukraine: With a verdict due Monday in the conflict’s first war crimes trial, Moscow's offensive in eastern Ukraine is only intensifying, with the city of Severodonetsk under "round-the-clock" bombardment as Russian troops attempt its encircle...

Mon, 23 May 2022 12:50:00 +0700
UN human rights chief begins contentious China visit
BEIJING: The UN human rights chief began a six-day trip to China on Monday that will include the remote Xinjiang region, stirring fears over access and the propaganda value the visit offers to the Chinese Communist Party.

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