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South Korea too strong for Thai spikers

dim, 24/09/2017 - 14:58
The Thai female volleyball team suffered their first defeat in the World Championship qualifying matches with a 3-0 loss to South Korea on Sunday.
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Bodybuilder dies after celebrity Muay Thai match in Singapore

dim, 24/09/2017 - 14:42
SINGAPORE: A Singaporean bodybuilder died after a celebrity Muay Thai fight against former Singapore idol contestant Steven Lim in the city-state, the event organiser and local media said.
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70s Boombox makes comeback in Japan

dim, 24/09/2017 - 14:27
TOKYO: Along with vinyl's recent resurgence, another throwback from the 1970s gaining in popularity in the digital age is the boombox portable music player.
Catégories: Thai news

UN: Global community must step up Rohingya aid

dim, 24/09/2017 - 14:18
COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh: The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees said Sunday that the exodus of Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar to Bangladesh is “the most urgent refugee emergency in the world” right now.
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Busted dam: Latest threat in hurricane-hit Puerto Rico

dim, 24/09/2017 - 14:00
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico: A Puerto Rico dam damaged by heavy rains from Hurricane Maria was in danger of failing on Sunday, posing a risk to communities downstream, as people across the US territory sought to dig out from the deadly storm.
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Not so fast, Theresa: EU seeks divorce terms to stay friends

dim, 24/09/2017 - 13:26
BRUSSELS: In pledging to stay best friends with the European Union after Brexit, Theresa May is getting ahead of herself, say EU negotiators who want her to start putting the divorce money on the table as soon as Monday.
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Coutinho shows why he is priceless to Liverpool

dim, 24/09/2017 - 13:18
If anyone was still wondering why Liverpool spurned Barcelona's bids for Brazilian playmaker Philippe Coutinho, his part in Saturday's 3-2 win over Leicester City provided the answer.
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Uber regroups after London 'Lyft' for rival

dim, 24/09/2017 - 12:31
LONDON: Uber Technologies Inc is prepared to make concessions to restore its revoked London taxi license, the Sunday Times reported, two days after the ride service said it would fight the suspension in court.
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Bags stolen from suitcase at airport

dim, 24/09/2017 - 12:19
A woman has filed a complaint to police after finding out that four bags were missing from a suitcase after returning home from Suvarnabhumi airport.
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Australian arrested at airport for iPhone 8 smuggling

dim, 24/09/2017 - 11:22
An Australian national was arrested on Sunday for trying to sneak 26 iPhone 8 units into the country at Suvarnabhumi airport.
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Buckingham Palace terror incident: 2nd man arrested

dim, 27/08/2017 - 13:18
LONDON -- Police detectives on Sunday arrested a second man in London in connection with what they called a terrorist incident near Buckingham Palace, when a man drove up to a police van then reached for a 1.2-metre sword.
Catégories: Thai news

Semi-automated trucks to hit UK roads by end of 2018

dim, 27/08/2017 - 13:08
LONDON - Britain will begin trials of semi-automated, wirelessly connected truck convoys on public roads by the end of 2018, in a bid to find more fuel-efficient ways to transport goods.
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In action

dim, 27/08/2017 - 12:31
Yingluck Shinawatra has always surprised the public - from the day she entered politics to the day she did not turn up at the Supreme Court.
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Renewed bail request for jailed Boonsong submitted

dim, 27/08/2017 - 12:03
A lawyer for Boonsong Teriyapirom is to submit a second bail request to the Supreme Court to temporarily release the former commerce minister.
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Palm oil kills orangutans in Indonesia peat swamp

dim, 27/08/2017 - 12:01
TRIPA PEAT SWAMP, Indonesia -- It's been called the orangutan capital of the world, but the great apes in Indonesia's Tripa peat forest on the island of Sumatra are under threat by palm oil plantations that have gobbled up thousands of acres of land to make room for trees that produce the most consumed vegetable oil on the planet.
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IS claims Brussels knife attacker is one of their own

dim, 27/08/2017 - 11:16
BRUSSELS -- The Islamic State news agency Aamaq has claimed the Brussels attacker who assaulted three soldiers with a knife as an Islamic State group soldier.
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8,644 killed in road accidents so far this year

dim, 27/08/2017 - 10:52
A total of 8,644 people were killed in road accidents nationwide from Jan 1 - Aug 26 this year, Don't Drive Drunk Foundation secretary-general Dr Taejing Siripanich revealed on Sunday.
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Two arrested with smuggled football kit in Sa Kaeo

dim, 27/08/2017 - 10:40
SA KAEO -- A Thai man and a Cambodian national were arrested late on Saturday night in Khok Sung district with a large quantity of untaxed football shorts and jerseys, of various brand names, bearing logos and names of well-known football clubs in Britain and Europe.
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Thousands flee or are evacuated after Rakhine violence

dim, 27/08/2017 - 09:17
YANGON/COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh – Myanmar authorities have evacuated at least 4,000 non-Muslim villagers amid ongoing clashes in northwestern Rakhine state, the government said, while thousands of Rohingya Muslims fled across the border to Bangladesh.
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Mekong's high water level brings wave of ganja smuggling

dim, 27/08/2017 - 08:55
NAKHON PHANOM -- A larger quantity of dried marijuana has been smuggled across the Mekong River into the country this year as persistent heavy rain brought by storms has raised the water level, making it easier to smuggle drugs across the border, according to Mekong Riverine Unit commander Rear Admiral Warah Thaenkham.
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