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Police are looking for the leader of the notorious I>Sio Sam Ong/I(Three Little Emperors) triad who is said to be actively trying to revive the gang on the island.
B>AHMADABAD:/BThe father of Indian film actress Shilpa Shetty surrendered to police Friday to face charges of using criminals to pressure a textile manufacturer to pay the movie star for sari advertisements in which she modelled.
Zaini Abdullah recently talked in two telephone interviews with ANDREAS HARSONO about the agreement signed on Dec 9, 2002 in Geneva in which the rebels and Jakarta had agreed to have a ceasefire supervised by a joint security committee whose members included Indonesian officials, Aceh rebels and representatives of the Geneva-based Henry Dunant Centre.
B>BANGKOK:/BThe gangs controlling Bangkok's motorbike taxis, the fastest and probably most dangerous way to get around the crowded city, have been declared public enemy one by campaigning premier Thaksin Shinawatra.
Asian news briefs including from Tokyo that a 77-year-old Japanese fisherman who had been drifting at sea on a small fishing boat for 15 days was rescued by another fishing boat on Thursday morning in the East China Sea after surviving two typhoons, the Japan Coast Guard said yesterday.