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  • UPDATE: Christchurch massacre – The mind of an alleged mass murderer

    UPDATE: Christchurch massacre – The mind of an alleged mass murderer

    The gunman who Facebook live-streamed himself shooting his way into the Al Noor mosque in Christchurch also posted a political manifesto addressing his reasons for the attack. In his manifesto he described himself as “just a regular White man”. At this stage 49 people have died after a gunman opened fire at two mosques in the South Island city of Christchurch

  • Australian ‘bottles’ customer in an unprovoked attack in Pattaya

    Australian ‘bottles’ customer in an unprovoked attack in Pattaya

    SCREENSHOT: Facebook/David Collier A customer in a bar has been attacked in Pattaya. CCTV footage shows the moment an Australia thug launched a shocking and apparently unprovoked attack on the man. As the customer was walking out of the bar the assailant gets up and whacks the man over the head with a bottle

  • Thai cave rescuers announced as the Australians of the Year 2019

    Thai cave rescuers announced as the Australians of the Year 2019

    Craig Challen and Richard Harris have been awarded as the 2019 Australian of the Year for their contribution the Thailand cave rescue mission. They were part of the international contingent of skilled divers that brought expertise to the team that were able to figure out a way to safely extract the 13 members of the Mu Pa football team in July 2018.

  • Will the West embrace the South Korean male beauty product industry?

    Will the West embrace the South Korean male beauty product industry?

    PHOTO: ‘V’ or Kim Tae Hyung from Korean band BTS Over the past decade South Korean men have become the world’s biggest male spenders on skincare and beauty products.

  • Australian man found hanged outside home in Thalang

    Australian man found hanged outside home in Thalang

    An Australian man has been found hanged outside his house in Thalang. The family of the victim told police that the man had been suffering from extreme stress brought on by financial concerns.

  • Australian police arrest flight crew over drug smuggling

    Australian police arrest flight crew over drug smuggling

    PHOTO: Part of the drug haul seized by the AFP – Australia’s ABC News Malaysia’s Malindo Air have been caught up un an international drug smuggling case as some of their air crew are now accused of helping to smuggle heroin and methamphetamine worth millions of dollars from Asia to Australian cities.

  • Australian woman sends desperate messages from Thai immigration detention

    Australian woman sends desperate messages from Thai immigration detention

    PHOTOS: Facebook – Claire Johnson – founder and MD of Cosmetic Holidays International Claire Johnson was due back in Sydney on January 8, but sent frantic text messages from a Thailand detention centre. She claims she wouldn’t be going home because ‘serious stuff went down’

  • The unforgettable heroes of Tham Luang – 2018 in retrospect

    The unforgettable heroes of Tham Luang – 2018 in retrospect

    The 18 day operation in July to rescue 12 young footballers and their coach trapped in a Chiang Rai cave was 2018’s most memorable event in Thailand.

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    Thanyapura Health & Sports Resort and Laguna Phuket win at 2018 Asia Sports Industry Awards

    More than 400 attended the Oscars for Asia’s sports industry. Sports industry professionals from around the world walked the 2018 SPIA Asia – Asia’s Sports Industry Awards & Conference red carpet yesterday (November 20) and at a lavish Awards Gala attended by more than 400 VIPs, federations, rights holders, agencies and brands, Gold, Silver and Bronze winners in 20 award categories were announced. Organised by MMC Sportz, 47 countries are eligible to enter the awards and this fourth edition of SPIA Asia has proven to be the most competitive yet

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    Aussies in Asia: The Thai island life of media man Tim Newton

    by  Peter Olszewski Featured in this week’s edition of mediaweek.com.au There’s also a tropical island buzz about the way Thaiger conducts its business What do you do if you’re a middle-aged entrepreneurial spirit, a self-confessed media junkie who’s put in 20 years in Australian radio, then invested in a Chinese boat-building business and went bust? If you’re  Tim Newton , you pack your bags and head for a tropical island like Phuket where you can eat cheap Thai food and hang up a shingle saying you’re in media business mode again, but fully embracing the digital world. That was Newton’s move in 2012, and now, after some savvy moves, he’s heading  Thaiger , which he launched basically as just an FM radio station in October 2016 when he and a friend bought the digital assets of the once print-heavy  Phuket Gazette , which had shut up shop