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Myanmar defiant after Amnesty pulls Suu Kyi award

YANGON: Myanmar authorities and citizens leapt to the defence of Aung San Suu Kyi on Tuesday after Amnesty International stripped her of its top award over her indifference to atrocities committed against Rohingya Muslims.

‘Yaya’, Prayut the most preferred dates on Loy Krathong

With the Loy Krathong festival just two weeks away, superstar Urasaya “Yaya” Sperbund and Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha have emerged as the people others would most like to go out with that night.

Civil lawsuits lodged for refunds, compensation over troubled Waterfront project in Pattaya

The owner of the Waterfront luxury condominium project in Chon Buri’s Bang Lamung district is being hit with two civil lawsuits lodged with Pattaya Provincial Court for a combined Bt100 million in refunds and compensation, a lawyer representing 20 buyers of the condo units said on Tuesday.

Sixty flights cancelled at Chiang Mai airport during flying lantern festival

A total of 60 flights will be cancelled at Chiang Mai International Airport during the annual flying-lantern festival from November 21 to 23, the airport deputy director said on Tuesday.

Internet traffic hijack disrupts Google services

NEW YORK: An internet diversion that rerouted data traffic through Russia and China disrupted several Google services on Monday, including search and cloud-hosting services.

China defers rules allowing tiger bone, rhino horn trading

BEIJING: China is suspending rule changes allowing trading in tiger and rhinoceros parts, after the move to reverse a ban sparked an outcry from environmental groups.

Suu Kyi challenges investors to help Myanmar catch up with Singapore

Myanmar’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Monday spoke of her hope for the country to catch up to Singapore’s stage of development within 20 years as she urged foreign investors to help her achieve that mission.

Amnesty strips Aung San Suu Kyi of highest honour

Amnesty International on Monday stripped Aung San Suu Kyi of its highest honour over the de facto Myanmar leader’s “indifference” to the atrocities committed by the military against Rohingya Muslims.

Prosecutors indict ‘Manager Online’ duo

Prosecutors indicted two executives of Manager Online in the Pattani Court Monday on charges of spreading false information about the army.

Reject cannabis extract patents or be sued, researchers warn

MEDICAL researchers appear poised to sue the Intellectual Property Department after it registered patents for cannabis extract products.

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