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Hong Kongers snap up final edition of Apple Daily newspaper

By AFP, published by Channel NewsAsia Hong Kong – Hong Kongers queued today (June 24) for the final edition of the city’s beloved pro-democracy tabloid Apple Daily after it was forced to close under a sweeping new national security law, ending a 26-year run of taking on China’s authoritarian leaders. The sudden death of the

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Retailers bound to meet halfway, literally

By Thai Newsroom Reporters FARMERS HARVESTING CASH CROPS in eastern provinces of Chanthaburi, Rayong and Trat have called on fruit retailers in the northeastern, northern and central regions to literally meet them half way under the sustained pandemic situation. Dozens of farmers growing and harvesting durian, mangosteen, rambutan and longkong in those eastern provinces have

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