Artikel tagged “Asien”

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    May Event Round-Up

    with Paul Poole (South East Asia) May is typically the month of the popular Hua Hin International Jazz Festival and this year is no different. For two days from 18-19 May, the seaside resort transforms into a mecca for jazz lovers with performers and fans arriving from all over the world.

  • Police hunting for gold shop thief

    Police hunting for gold shop thief

    A thief has broken into the ‘Tanet Hok Gold Shop’ on Hatchananiwet Road in Phuket Town by breaking through the ceiling. The Phuket City Police were notified at 8.40am today (May 2).

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    Two race shoot-out brings 2018 Top of the Gulf Regatta to an end

    PHOTOS: Guy Nowell The 2018 Top of the Gulf Regatta has lived up to its reputation for delivering close and competitive racing, and this year the weather made the racing even tougher. Over the past four days sailors have experienced everything from moments of becalm to 25 knot squalls, thunder and lightening, and blue skies indicative of sailing in the tropics. And as the competitors gathered for the Ocean Marina Gala Dinner, it was smiles all around.

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    Pattaya tour boat operators continue to use beachfront

    Many boats have continued to use the beachfront area to pick up and drop off tourists despite being ordered to resume using Chon Buri’s Southern Pattaya Pier (Laem Balihai) from today (Tuesday). Boat owners had been using the beach temporarily during the restoration of the pier.

  • TOONS TUNES – Lady Gaga “Your Song”

    TOONS TUNES – Lady Gaga “Your Song”

    Checking new and amazing music for The Thaiger everyday with Donna Toon Toons Tunes for today features American singer and songwriter Lady Gaga with her rendition of Elton John and Bernie Taupin’s 1970 hit song “Your Song” from the dedication album “Reimagining the Songs of Elton John and Bernie Taupin, REVAMP” The actual original song was released by rock band Three Dog Night from their third studio album “It Ain’t Easy” but as Elton John was the opening act on the tour that year, they allowed him to release it himself. Since then it has been inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame as well as being listed at 137 on Rolling Stone’s list of The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time”. The song has been covered many times by various artists, my favourite version was Ellie Goulding’s in 2010 which reached number two on the UK Singles Chart.

  • Bike crashes into a van killing one

    Bike crashes into a van killing one

    A 35 year old man from Chiang Mai, Warat Liewrungrot, has crashed his motorcycle into a van, killing him instantly. He was driving without a helmet. The accident happened in front of Soi Suksan 1 in Rawai heading towards the Chalong Circle.

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    15 year old succumbs to rabies infection in Nong Kai

    A 15 year old from Nong Kai has become Thailand’s eighth victim to die from rabies.

  • TOONS TUNES – Maren Morris “Rich”

    TOONS TUNES – Maren Morris “Rich”

    Checking new and amazing music for The Thaiger everyday with Donna Toon Toons Tunes for today features American singer and songwriter Maren Morris and the latest release from her debut studio album “Hero” called “Rich”. It’s a change up in genre for Toons Tunes today, as I wouldn’t describe myself as a country music fan, but this track verges on commercial pop, and she is easy on the eye, there fore a worthy song for today

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    Patong man arrested with methamphetamine

    Border patrol police and narcotics control police arrested a local man, 36 year old Suriya Kijkla, with 88.94 grams of crystal methamphetamine and 4 methamphetamine pills along with a Thai Pradit pistol. He was arrested near Patong after they arrested another man, Arun Soison, with some methamphetamine. Arun told the police that he bought the drug from Suriya, who lives in the same village and later, Arun also reported the police that Suriya will pick up his girlfriend at a restaurant near Patong so police followed him there and arrested him near the restaurant at about 11.30 pm on April 21

  • TOONS TUNES – The Weeknd “Wasted Times”

    TOONS TUNES – The Weeknd “Wasted Times”

    Checking new and amazing music for The Thaiger everyday with Donna Toon Toons Tunes for today features Canadian singer and songwriter The Weeknd and the latest release from the extended play studio album “My Dear Melancholy” called “Wasted Times”. If you are a follower of Toons Tunes you will know that I am a huge fan of The Weeknd and was lucky enough to see him live in Perth in December 2017. Unlike his more recent tracks, My Dear Melancholy has been described as a return to the darker side of The Weeknd’s earlier work