Artikel tagged “Asien”

  • 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.

  • Phuket hospital denies ‘deadly greed’ killed mum, 74

    Phuket hospital denies ‘deadly greed’ killed mum, 74

    PHUKET: The director of the Phuket Provincial Administrative Organization (OrBorJor) Hospital today denied accusations that his hospital was “unethical” in its practices, which a man yesterday

  • Phuket Media Watch: Nepali child beaten to death for stealing 10 rupees

    Phuket Media Watch: Nepali child beaten to death for stealing 10 rupees

    PHUKET MEDIA WATCH– World news selected by Gazette editors for Phuket’s international community Nepali child beaten to death for stealing 10 rupeesPhuket Gazette / News Wires PHUKET: An 11-year-old boy was beaten to death in western Nepal after he and his friend were caught stealing 10 rupees ($0.18) from a butcher, a local newspaper reported on yesterday. Jeevan Shrestha was attacked on December 30 after they allegedly stole the money from a butcher in Beni, the headquarters of Myagdi District in Nepal’s Dhawalagiri Zone.

  • Phuket Live Wire: Recovering after New Year

    Phuket Live Wire: Recovering after New Year

    PHUKET: Continuing my series where I try to answer the computer questions I hear most frequently here in Phuket, this week I’ll tackle a question I hear over and over again around Christmas and New Year: “How do I recover photos or video I’ve deleted?” People tend to take a lot of pictures around the end of the year, and all too frequently they delete pictures on the camera or video recorder that they really want to keep. Sometimes the photos go poof because the owner’s working with a new camera. Sometimes inexperienced people – little people, in particular – start messing around with things.

  • Seventh arrest made over Phuket ‘Pla-wan’ stabbing

    Seventh arrest made over Phuket ‘Pla-wan’ stabbing

    PHUKET: Phuket Police have arrested another suspect in connection with the assault of Sri panwa resort general manager Vorasit ‘Pla-wan’ Issara and an arrest warrant has been issued for an eighth suspect in the case. Phuket Provincial Police Commander Chonasit Wattanavrangku yesterday updated the media about progress in the investigation, which must be concluded and forwarded to the court within 30 days

  • Phuket Gazette Sports: Review of the year

    Phuket Gazette Sports: Review of the year

    A look back over the year’s sporting events and memorable moments that helped highlight Phuket as a center of excellence in the Kingdom and Asia. January: Fresh start and fresh faces