Artikel tagged “Asien”

  • Two boys drown in canal along Phuket’s Phang Nga Bay coast

    Two boys drown in canal along Phuket’s Phang Nga Bay coast

    PHUKET: Two young boys drowned late yesterday while playing in an estuary near a popular tourist area on Phukets east coast. The boys Pinitchnan Na Roied, 5, and Wannawut Thanakarn, 7 were last seen playing in the Klong Mudong canal (map), a large tidal estuary that flows into mangroves along the Phang Nga Bay coast. …

  • Two boys drown in canal along on Phuket’s Phang Nga Bay coast

    Two boys drown in canal along on Phuket’s Phang Nga Bay coast

    PHUKET: Two young boys drowned late yesterday while playing in an estuary near a popular tourist area on Phukets east coast. The boys Pinitchnan Na Roied, 5, and Wannawut Thanakarn, 7 were last seen playing in the Klong Mudong canal (map), a large tidal estuary that flows into mangroves along the Phang Nga Bay coast. …

  • Phuket’s Quiksilver Thailand 2011 Surfing Competition finals day today!

    Phuket’s Quiksilver Thailand 2011 Surfing Competition finals day today!

    PHUKET: The Quiksilver Thailand 2011 Surf Competition finals are being held today so get on down to Patong Beach in Phuket and catch the regions best surfers in action! Day three report: All surfing divisions were in action on Friday in the last day of qualifying for todays finals. Thirteen competitors enjoyed one meter waves in the Womens Division which was held first. ..

  • Thorpedo in the water!

    Thorpedo in the water!

    PHUKET: “I’m excited about being part of an Australian team again.” Ian Thorpe will compete in his first international swim meeting since 2006 when he swims at the World Cup in November. The five-time gold medalist has been named in Australia’s squad of 26 for the Asian legs of the World Cup in Singapore, Beijing and Tokyo. …

  • SURF REMINDER: Meet the Phuket Surfers awing spectators at Patong

    SURF REMINDER: Meet the Phuket Surfers awing spectators at Patong

    PHUKET: Surfers vying for the crown of the Quiksilver Thailand 2011 Surf Competition are donning their rash vests and waxing their boards for todays heats. But wait, why are you not there? Yes, you, our loyal readers

  • Police seize 400kg of marijuana in single haul

    Police seize 400kg of marijuana in single haul

    PHUKET : Phuket police yesterday seized 400 kilograms of marijuana worth an estimated 20 million baht in a raid in Rawai. Phuket Provincial Police presented suspected drug dealer Sompong Pet Tham-u-tok, 23, at a press conference this morning presided by Phuket Governor Tri Augkaradacha, Phuket Provincial Police Commander Pekad Tantipong and Chalong Police Superintendent Krittapad Dej-intorrasorn

  • More wet weather for Phuket: TMD

    More wet weather for Phuket: TMD

    PHUKET: The Thai Meteorological Department (TMD) has issued a heavy rain warning for Phuket and almost all of Thailand. The warning, simply entitled “Heavy Rain over Thailand”, was issued at 5am today by the TMD’s Weather Forecast Bureau in Bangkok. The source of all the precipitation over the central plains region is a monsoon trough slowly moving across central Thailand, while an active southwest monsoon prevails over the Andaman Sea, southern Thailand and the Gulf of Thailand

  • Junior literary award winners for Southern Thailand announced

    Junior literary award winners for Southern Thailand announced

    PHUKET: Popthum Lawtongkum of British International School (BIS), Phuket has been named as the winner of the 7th Junior Dublin Literary Awards for South Thailand. The contest promotes creative English language essay writing. Popthum, 16, came first with his submission using the theme One fine day.

  • Phuket rubber tapper injured by falling tree

    Phuket rubber tapper injured by falling tree

    PHUKET: A Phuket rubber tapper was left unconscious and unable to move yesterday when a para rubber tree he was cutting down fell on him.

  • Phuket’s Windsor big in Japan

    Phuket’s Windsor big in Japan

    PHUKET: British International School (BIS) Phuket swimming sensation Raymond Windsor is making waves for his local swimming club in Japan.