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  • 7 more Covid-19 infections in Ayutthaya
    on 14. april 2021 at 03:01

    AYUTTHAYA: Seven more coronavirus infections have been reported in the province, raising the total to 112, governor Panu Yaemsri said on Wednesday.

  • Sour grapes: Indonesian wine fraudster Rudy Kurniawan deported from US after seven years in prison
    by Associated Press on 14. april 2021 at 02:45

    A one-time California man who bilked wine collectors out of millions by selling cheaper booze he rebottled in his kitchen has been deported to his native Indonesia, US immigration officials said.Rudy Kurniawan, 44, was deported last week on a commercial flight from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport to Tangerang City, Bann, Indonesia, according to a statement from US Customs and Immigration Enforcement released on Tuesday.“He is a public safety threat because of his aggravated felony…

  • Elderly German monk found dead
    on 14. april 2021 at 02:30

    SAMUT PRAKAN: A German monk was found dead in a house at Wat Asokaram temple in Muang district on Tuesday afternoon, police said.

  • North Korea could resume nuclear tests this year to pressure Biden, US intelligence report claims
    by Agence France-Presse on 14. april 2021 at 02:06

    North Korea could resume nuclear tests this year as a way to force US President Joe Biden’s administration to enter into dialogue, US intelligence experts said in a report released on Tuesday.“North Korean leader Kim Jong-un may take a number of aggressive and potentially destabilising actions to reshape the regional security environment and drive wedges between the United States and its allies – up to and including the resumption of nuclear weapons and intercontinental ballistic missile…

  • 'Immunised' Muslim pilgrims in Mecca as Ramadan begins
    on 14. april 2021 at 01:45

    MECCA: Pilgrims immunised against Covid-19 circled Islam's holiest site in Saudi Arabia's Mecca city Tuesday as they performed the year-round umrah pilgrimage on the first day of the fasting month of Ramadan.

  • Myanmar Protesters Swap New Year Blessings for Anti-Junta Statements
    on 14. april 2021 at 01:08

    Normally festive Thingyan events are ‘like a funeral wake for the whole country,’ says a Yangon protester.

  • PSG show their mettle with biggest Champions League scalp
    on 14. april 2021 at 00:45

    PARIS: Paris Saint-Germain's relationship with the Champions League over the last decade has been fraught with disappointment and littered with spectacular defeats, but an aggregate victory against holders Bayern Munich is the most significant of the Qatar era as they aim to finally get their hands on the trophy.

  • Locsin orders filing of another diplomatic protest as 240 Chinese ships swarm West Philippine Sea
    by Patricia Lourdes Viray on 14. april 2021 at 00:34

    According to the National Task Force for the West Philippine Sea, an estimated 240 Chinese vessels are scattered in several features in the territorial waters of Kalayaan, Palawan as of April 11.

  • Singapore posts surprise economic growth in first quarter, with GDP expanding 0.2 per cent year on year
    by Dewey Sim on 14. april 2021 at 00:20

    Singapore’s economy exited negative territory in the first quarter of this year after three consecutive quarters of contraction, signalling that the trade-reliant city is set to recover steadily.The country’s export-dependent economy grew 0.2 per cent from the same period last year, according to advance estimates released by the trade ministry on Wednesday, rebounding from -2.4 per cent in the fourth quarter. On a quarterly seasonally adjusted basis, the economy grew 2 per cent.The growth was…

  • In South Korea, will growing anti-China views come between Seoul and Beijing?
    by John Power,David D. Lee on 14. april 2021 at 00:00

    Lee JH didn’t have to think twice before signing a petition objecting to the construction of a tourist-focused “Chinatown” in South Korea’s eastern Gangwon province. The 29-year-old illustrator in Bucheon, about 20km outside Seoul, distrusts China following repeated controversies involving Chinese claims of ownership to Korean culture, and fears that the so-called Korea-China Culture Town, which is being developed with the support of Beijing mouthpiece People’s Daily, will lead to an influx of…

  • China Trademarked the Entire South China Sea
    on 13. april 2021 at 23:44

    The legal effect of the trademarks, which so far do not appear to have been widely used, is uncertain, one expert says.

  • Chappuis hit by Covid-19, warns public
    on 13. april 2021 at 23:42

    Thailand national team footballer Charyl Chappuis says he has tested positive for Covid-19.