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Smallest baby finally goes home

Smallest baby finally goes home

NAGANO, Japan: A Japanese baby, who weighed just 258 grammes when he was born in October and is believed to be the smallest boy to have survived in the world, left hospital in good health…

Three held after big meth seizure in Ubon

Three held after big meth seizure in Ubon

UBON RATCHATHANI: Three men are in custody after authorities seized 250,000 speed pills and some crystal methamphetamine following a car chase early Saturday.…

‘Total’ demolition of Aetas, says City Hall

‘Total’ demolition of Aetas, says City Hall

The contractor who will be selected to demolish the Aetas Hotel and Residence in Bangkok’s Pathumwan district must knock down the entire structures, not just the high-level floors, said a senior official at City Hall.…

Yingluck dodges 1 graft claim, 3 to go

Yingluck dodges 1 graft claim, 3 to go

The national anti-graft body has dismissed an allegation lodged with it against former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra and her cabinet claiming they dishonestly issued an executive decree in 2012 to try and obtain loans to…

Malaysia revives another Chinese project

Malaysia revives another Chinese project

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian government plans to resurrect a multi-billion-dollar property project in Kuala Lumpur involving a Chinese state company, calling it a contribution to China’s Belt and Road infrastructure initiative.…

Embezzling ex-monk denied bail

Embezzling ex-monk denied bail

The Appeal Court on Friday refused to grant bail to a former monk now behind bars while he appeals his sentence for pocketing more than 24 million baht in temple development funds.…

Aussie cave divers presented with royal honours

Aussie cave divers presented with royal honours

Two Australian doctors were on Friday presented with royal honours for their roles in the perilous rescue of the Wild Boars youth football team from flooded Tham Luang cave in Chiang Rai last year.…

New Economics dismisses outside influence claim

New Economics dismisses outside influence claim

The New Economics Party (NEP) on Friday denied an accusation by its own members it allowed outsiders to have influence over political activities.…

Cop demands ‘traditional’ parking fee from bus driver

Cop demands ‘traditional’ parking fee from bus driver

The Traffic Police Division has been ordered to look into the behaviour of an officer seen in a social media video clip asking a bus driver to pay a parking fee on a public road.…

Bus crash in Portugal kills 29

Bus crash in Portugal kills 29

BERLIN: A day after a bus plunged off a road on the Portuguese island of Madeira, killing 29 tourists, possibly all Germans, Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany said she was “saddened and distressed” by the…

Thailand busts ‘seasteading’ effort by American

Thailand busts ‘seasteading’ effort by American

Authorities have raided a floating home in the Andaman Sea belonging to an American man and his Thai partner who sought to be pioneers in the “seasteading” movement, which promotes living in international waters to…

6.1 quake causes light damage in Taiwan capital, east coast

6.1 quake causes light damage in Taiwan capital, east coast

TAIPEI: A strong earthquake shook eastern Taiwan on Thursday afternoon, causing scattered light damage in the capital and along the eastern coast.…

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