Posts Tagged Southeast Asia

Extra Asian Cup security sought after Sydney siege

Staff members from the Lindt Chocolat Cafe with their arms linked pay tribute to their colleague who lost his live during a siege at the popular coffee shop at Martin Place in the central business district of Sydney, Australia, Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014. The siege ended early Tuesday with a barrage of gunfire that left two hostages and the Iranian-born gunman dead, and a nation that has long prided itself on its peace rocked to its core. (AP Photo/Steve Christo)

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The Asian Football Confederation is requesting extra security for the Asian Cup in Australia following the siege at a Sydney cafe that left two hostages dead.

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Westwood wins Thailand Golf Championship

CHONBURI, Thailand (AP) — Englishman Lee Westwood won his second Thailand Golf Championship with a one-stroke victory over Australian Marcus Fraser and Martin Kaymer of Germany at the Amata Spring Country Club on Sunday.

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Fraser takes 1-shot lead at Thailand Championship

CHONBURI, Thailand (AP) — Marcus Fraser of Australia shot a 2-under 70 Saturday to take a one-shot lead after the third round of the Thailand Golf Championship.

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Fleetwood leads Westwood by 1 after Thai 2nd round

CHONBURI, Thailand (AP) — Former champion Lee Westwood was relieved to card a 1-under-par 71 in windier conditions to trail Thailand Championship leader and English countryman Tommy Fleetwood by one shot after the second round on Friday.

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4 players share lead at Thailand Golf Championship

CHONBURI, Thailand (AP) — Marcus Fraser of Australia chipped in for birdie on the 18th hole for a 3-under 69 Thursday to join a group of four player sharing the lead after the first round of the Thailand Golf Championship.

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