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STOCKHOLM: Sweden's parliament on Wednesday elected Social Democratic party leader and current Finance Minister Magdalena Andersson as the country's first woman prime minister, after she clinched a last-minute deal securing key support.

The National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) on Wednesday said it was closely monitoring the proposed merger of Telenor ASA's Total Access Communication Plc and Charoen Pokphand Group's (CP Group) True Corporation Plc.

More than 4,000 medical workers have been infected with Covid-19 since February last year, a senior health official said on Wenesday.

NAKHON RATCHASIMA: More than 1,000 street racers were arrested and thousands of motorbikes and illegally modified parts seized and body shop operators charged during police sweeps in eight northeastern provinces.

Myanmar's military has arrested 18 medics for providing treatment to patients who were members of "terrorist organisations", a state-run newspaper said Wednesday, referring to outlawed anti-junta groups.

Wearing sunglasses and a tiger print dress as she raps into a mic, Malaysian hip-hop artist SYA calls for empowerment while taking a sledgehammer to stereotypes of Muslim women.

The government plans a further 76 billion baht support for rice farmers, the finance minister said on Wednesday, aiming to help ease pressure from falling prices.

A Myanmar military conglomerate has applied to dissolve the brewery it runs with Japanese beer giant Kirin, state media said, as its once-popular drink reels under a coup-inspired boycott.

KANCHANABURI: Sixty people in three groups were arrested after illegally crossing the border from Myanmar into Muang and Sangkhla Buri districts on Tuesday, police said.

SAMUT PRAKAN: A man died at his home in Muang district late on Tuesday night shortly after receiving a second dose of Covid-19 vaccine, Moderna, following an initial dose of Sinovac in September.


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