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Duo to pay 25 million Baht for infringing Premier League´s copyright in Thailand

By Linda Khoo

BANGKOK, Dec 3  – Two illegal streaming operators have been ordered to pay damages of over 25 million baht for infringing the Premier League’s copyright in Thailand.

Sri Lankan President orders committee to expedite probe into Easter terror attacks

COLOMBO, Dec 3  -- Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has instructed a committee investigating the Easter Sunday terror attacks to expedite their probe to identify all those who were responsible for the attacks and produce them before the law, Xinhua news agency reported, quoting a statement released by the president's office on Tuesday.

Finnish PM to face no-confidence vote

HELSINKI (Finland), Dec 3  -- Finnish Prime Minister Antti Rinne found himself in a dilemma over whether to resign or to face a non-confidence vote, as one of the coalition partners decided not to back him on Monday, Xinhua news agency reported.

Indian gov't confiscates properties worth US$33 billion as state-run banks' bad debts spike

NEW DELHI, Dec 3 -- Various agencies of the Indian government have confiscated, or taken over, fixed properties worth 230,000 crore Indian Rupees (approximately US$33 billion) belonging to state-run banks' non-performing assets (NPAs) over the last three financial years, the country's Junior Finance Minister Anurag Thakur told the parliament on Tuesday.

Thai PM instructs immediate assistance to flood victims in Thai south

BANGKOK, Dec 3  -- Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha on Tuesday instructed related state agencies to provide immediate assistance to flood victims in Thailand's deep southern province of Narathiwat, Xinhua news agency reported.

Hong Kong to roll out more relief measures: Chief Executive

HONG KONG, Dec 3  -- Chief Executive of China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Carrie Lam said Tuesday that more relief measures will be rolled out soon to help businesses and residents weather out economic hardship following three rounds of such policies adopted during the past months, reported Xinhua news agency.

Former President Park taken back to detention centre from hospital

SEOUL, Dec 3 -- Former President Park Geun Hye was taken back to a detention centre Tuesday after 78 days in a hospital for shoulder treatment, Yonhap news agency reported, quoting the South Korea’s Ministry of Justice.