Artikel tagged “Asien”

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    New Hong Kong to Shenzhen high speed train launches today

    It’s the first day of the new HK to Shenzhen high speed train service. At 7am the first hundreds of passengers departed the former British colony for mainland China at speeds up to 200 kph.

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    Surat Thani oyster farmstay burns down

    PHOTO: Daily News The Sinmana Farmstay oyster farm and resort has burned down after staff unwittingly sprayed the entire property with an accelerant to keep away mosquitos on Friday. Sinmana Farmstay is located in the Kanchanadit District, Surat Thani, and was popular with tour groups who stay at the resort and caught oysters during their trip there

  • Australian expat and Thai wife go missing

    Australian expat and Thai wife go missing

    PHOTO: Sanook – Alan Hawk and his wife Nott Suddaen A man has been released on bail as police continue their investigation into the mysterious disappearance of an Australian man and his Thai wife in northern Thailand. Alan Hawk (name transliterated from Thai) and his wife Nott Suddaen, both 61, were reported missing on Thursday by a concerned friend. The friend visited the couple’s home after being unable to contact them. After she could not find the couple after home she reported the matter to the police. Officers later found blood stains, which looked like someone had tried to clean, on the ground outside the property. The couple’s white Ford Ranger was also missing. Thai media reported that Nott’s brother had been arrested by police initially over the missing vehicle.

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    Pattaya’s hotel performance rebounds as EEC drives positive market sentiment

    Domestic tourism growth outshines Mainland China and Russia source business Thailand’s second largest tourism market, Pattaya has pushed through the glass ceiling from the volatility hangover of the 2014 era, with its hotel sector now showing strong signs of rising stability. According to the latest available data, strong demand from the Thai domestic sector accounted for 38% of hotel guests at Chonburi province accommodation establishments.

  • Former Malay PM Najib to face up to 20 charges over 1MDB scandal

    Former Malay PM Najib to face up to 20 charges over 1MDB scandal

    by The Star – Asia News Network Former Malaysian PM Najib Razak is expected to face “nothing less” than 20 charges under the Anti-Money Laundering, Anti-Terrorism Financing and Proceeds of Unlawful Activities Act. A mountain of legal challenges lies ahead of Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak as authorities bring fresh charges against the former PM over the multibillion-ringgit 1Malaysia Develop­ment Bhd (1MDB) scandal. Najib, who is already facing criminal breach of trust, bribery and money-laundering charges, is expected to face dozens more at the Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court today in connection with the deposit of 2.6 billion Ringit (20 billion Thai Baht) of 1MDB funds into his personal account

  • Four year old mauled to death by escaped dogs

    Four year old mauled to death by escaped dogs

    PHOTO MONTAGE: Thai Rath A four year old girl playing outside her house on a bicycle has been savagely mauled to death by three dogs that got out of a neighbour’s yard. The incident happened in Chaiyaphum province

  • Canada/Australia consular service share in Phuket, Krabi and Phang Nga

    Canada/Australia consular service share in Phuket, Krabi and Phang Nga

    Canada and Australia have added Phuket, Krabi and Phrang Nga, to the Canada-Australia Shared Consular Services Agreement. Shared Consular Services are now found in 30 consular missions around the world

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    Central apologises for damage to the new overpass walkway

    PHOTOS: Newshawk Phuket The management of the Central shopping centre has apologised to Phuketians following a storm that battered part of the new building yesterday (September 16). Sunday afternoon wind and rain storms caused damage on some of the fixings to the new overpass structure. No one was injured

  • Death toll rises in the wake of Mangkhut in northern Philippines

    Death toll rises in the wake of Mangkhut in northern Philippines

    by The Philippine Daily Inquirer – Asia News Network – BAGUIO CITY Massive landslides have killed 64 people while 45 others remain missing in this city and in the provinces of Benguet, Mountain Province, Kalinga and Nueva Vizcaya, as Typhoon “Ompong” (international name: Mangkhut) unleased its fury on Friday night and early Saturday, the Philippine National Police said on Sunday. The PNP said 33 people were injured in the massive storm. The hardest hit province was Benguet, where most of those who died perished in landslides

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    House robbery duo nabbed by Pattaya police

    Pattaya Police have arrested two suspects who had reportedly taken an ‘oath of brotherhood’ while being in jail together, for alleged involvement in a series of burglaries at various homes around Pattaya City. The Pattaya precinct superintendent Pol Colonel Apichai Krophetch led a team of officers to arrest the two suspects – 25 year old Khamphaeng Phetch province’s Thanarath Saengjamreung and Chon Buri province native, 22 year old Itthichai Krajang.