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India's massive election faces heatwave challenge
NEW DELHI - The world's largest election may become the hottest on Saturday, as Indians participate in the next-to-last phase of voting with temperatures forecast to surge to 47 degrees Celsius (117 degrees Fahrenheit) in the capital New Delhi.

Drunk driver kills policeman while tearing through checkpoint
A man with three times the legal limit of alcohol in his system killed a police officer after smashing into him while attempting to drive through a checkpoint in Muang district of Chon Buri on Friday night.

Missing Thai woman located safe and well in Switzerland
After nearly a month since a search began, the Thai embassy in Bern, Switzerland, has announced that a 32-year-old Thai woman, reported missing after travelling to the country with her boyfriend, has been found and reconnected with her family.

Divided on the economy
From the showdown between the ruling Pheu Thai Party and the Bank of Thailand (BoT) came a call for coalition parties to ponder parting ways with the government.

Network protests relisting plan
The Cannabis Future Network completely disagrees with the Public Health Ministry’s efforts to put cannabis buds back on the narcotics list, and it will protest at Government House next Tuesday, Prasitchai Nunual, secretary-general of the group, said.

Muay Thai demo set for Paris Games
A Muay Thai fight demonstration will be featured during the upcoming Olympic Games in Paris, touted as the first step towards the sport’s inclusion in the international event.

China ends war games, Taiwan details warplane, warship surge
TAIPEI - China ended two days of war games around Taiwan, in which it simulated attacks with bombers and practiced boarding ships, and Taiwan's defence ministry detailed on Saturday the surge of Chinese warplanes and warships involved.

Over 300 buried in Papua New Guinea landslide
SYDNEY — More than 300 people and over 1,100 houses were buried by a massive landslide that levelled a remote village in northern Papua New Guinea, local media reported on Saturday.

China's EV price war spreads overseas
BEIJING - A price war among Chinese electric vehicle (EV) assemblers is spreading to overseas markets as more than a dozen players look abroad to bolster sales and chase higher profits to offset losses at home.

Superbon, Allazov set for ONE grand prix
ONE Championship has announced that the third edition of its featherweight kickboxing world grand prix will go down in 2024.