Artikel tagged “Asien”

  • Phuket Media Watch: Head found near Hollywood Sign; White House shooting; Canadian spy

    Phuket Media Watch: Head found near Hollywood Sign; White House shooting; Canadian spy

    PHUKET MEDIA WATCH– World news compiled by Gazette editors for Phuket’s international community Severed head, other body parts found near Hollywood sign Phuket Gazette / News WiresPHUKET: Detectives in Los Angeles were looking for clues this morning after a human head and several other body parts were found below the Hollywood sign, police said. The first body part was found at around 2:30am Phuket time when two women were walking with nine dogs in the Hollywood Hills area, close to the famous sign

  • Phuket league win slips through Lizard’s hands

    Phuket league win slips through Lizard’s hands

    PHUKET: Two former Island Furniture League champions faced off recently when the Island Cricket Club (ICC) and the Liquid Lounge Lizards took to the ACG for the seventh match of the 2011-2012 season. Both teams looked to secure their first win of the season and gain a degree of confidence moving toward the business end of the season.

  • Phuket reacts to Bangkok terror warnings

    Phuket reacts to Bangkok terror warnings

    PHUKET: Phuket Governor Tri Augkaradacha has asked police to step up security at hotels with foreign guests throughout the island in the wake of the US embassy’s issuance of a terror warning to American citizens

  • Dutchman sought by police in Thailand gets 28 years in jail in Peru

    Dutchman sought by police in Thailand gets 28 years in jail in Peru

    PHUKET MEDIA WATCH– Thailand news selected by Gazette editors for Phuket’s international community Dutchman wanted in Thailand gets 28 years in Peru PrisonPhuket Gazette / News Wires PHUKET: Dutchman Joran Van der Sloot,

  • Phuket Roads: Another biker critically injured in hit-and-run

    Phuket Roads: Another biker critically injured in hit-and-run

    PHUKET: Phuket Police are seeking the driver of a white sedan involved in a hit-and-run accident that left a motorbike driver critically injured on Thepkrasattri Rd in Thalang last night.

  • Phuket Media Watch: Flood, landslide warnings for South Thailand

    Phuket Media Watch: Flood, landslide warnings for South Thailand

    PHUKET MEDIA WATCH– Thailand news selected by Gazette editors for Phuket’s international community South on alert for floods, landslides; Phuket not affectedPhuket Gazette / The NationPHUKET: Weather conditions in the lower Gulf of Thailand will get rough over the next few days, the National Disaster Warning Centre (NDWC) warned this morning. It also warned of possible flash floods, landslides and mudslides in Surat Thani, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Songkhla, Phatthalung, Pattani, Yala and Narathiwat through Monday.

  • Phuket Media Watch: India asks BBC to apologize

    Phuket Media Watch: India asks BBC to apologize

    PHUKET MEDIA WATCH– World news selected by Gazette editors for Phuket’s international community India asks BBC to apologize for ‘offensive’ comments on Top Gear Phuket GazettePHUKET: The Indian government has demanded an apology from the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) over a TV program’s episode last month which mocked Indian culture. A Christmas special of the ‘Top Gear’ program showed presenter Jeremy Clarkson, one of the highest paid BBC presenters known for his controversial comments, mocking Indian culture while driving around the country.

  • Phuket Business: Trade, investment and green innovation on the up

    Phuket Business: Trade, investment and green innovation on the up

    PHUKET: Trade in Phuket flourished in 2011, while prospects for new investment and ground-breaking, eco-friendly innovation on the island are looking quite good in the year ahead. The latest 2011-2012 import-export figures released by the Phuket Customs House indicate that the island’s economy continued to grow over the past several years – mostly thanks to one viable yet heated commodity.

  • Phuket Business Briefs: new AirAsia route; Sri Lankan E-visa; Dollar rise; Wallace leaves

    Phuket Business Briefs: new AirAsia route; Sri Lankan E-visa; Dollar rise; Wallace leaves

    Trang welcomes new AirAsia route Thai AirAsia has announced regular flights between Bangkok and Trang commencing in the middle of January. Currently Nok Air and Orient Thai service the destination.

  • Phuket Media Watch: Brief tsunami alert; stampede at university

    Phuket Media Watch: Brief tsunami alert; stampede at university

    PHUKET MEDIA WATCH– World news selected by Gazette editors for Phuket’s international community Powerful earthquake off Indonesia triggers brief tsunami alert Phuket Gazette / News WiresPHUKET: A powerful earthquake struck off the Indonesian island of Sumatra early this morning, seismologists said, prompting a brief tsunami alert but causing no damage. The 7.1-magnitude earthquake at 12.