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KANCHANABURI: Police have arrested a Thai man believed to have been involved in the brutal murder of his Myanmar brother-in-law, whose headless body was found floating in a river in Sai Yok district.

Heavy rain lashed Bangkok on Wednesday afternoon, flooding streets and snarling traffic under a dense, dark canopy of grey.

Som tam, the ever-popular Thai spicy papaya salad, is ranked fifth in the latest list of the top 500 best dishes issued by Lonely Planet travel guide.

The older sister of actor Jiratpisit "Boom" Jaravijit turned herself in at the Crime Suppression Division (CSD) on Wednesday to face charges arising from an alleged investment scam in which a Finnish businessman lost almost 800 million baht worth of bitcoin.

Inspecting Bangkok's traffic conditions on Wednesday, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha ordered officials to alleviate congestion in Bangkok and its outskirts within three months with the help of technology, water transport and new bus routes.

PARIS: Manmade global warming and a natural surge in Earth's surface temperature will join forces to make the next five years exceptionally hot, according to a study published Tuesday.

A storm warning is in force for 58 provinces through Saturday, with the possibility of flash floods, runoff and landslides, caused by tropical storm Bebinca, which is moving towards upper Vietnam and Laos.

Filipino activists gathered outside a Catholic church in Manila on Tuesday to demand the Japanese government issue a formal apology for Japan's wartime use of 'comfort women'. - REUTERS

A new set of eco-friendly but completely exposed urinals deployed on the streets of Paris are provoking uproar from locals, particularly one installed on the tourist hotspot of Ile Saint-Louis. Locals have written to the town hall to demand its removal and are planning a petition. - REUTERS

Vienna has dislodged Melbourne for the first time at the top of the Economist Intelligence Unit's Global Liveability Index, strengthening the Austrian capital's claim to being the world's most pleasant city to live in. - REUTERS

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