Top ten Search in Google Zeitgeist week of 28 July – 3 August, 2012
August 07, 2012 00:00
1.Southern terrorists..... With three car-bombs during the Ramadan festival and 47 people killed in July alone, the Thai Government is considering enforcing curfews as a matter of national security to reduce insurgent attacks.
2. london 2012
Thailand cheered with one voice when Pimsiri Sirikaew, Thailands’ female weightlifting champion, lifted 236kg in the women's 58kg class to become the country’s first Olympic medalist and win a silver medal.
3. honda jazz hybrid
Honda introduced a hybrid version of its popular Jazz model which is not only stylish but also qualifies for the Thai government's First Car Buyer Program, which has just been extended to March 2013.
Thai consumers express surprise when DHC, a leading direct sales cosmetics company, announced the close of its Thai operations which will take effect from August 2012.
5. step up 4
Step Up 4 breaks Thai box office records becoming the most popular of the three part movie franchise, generating 6.4 million baht on opening day.
From 1st of August, all 6,600 branches of Thailand’s largest convenient store chain, 7-11, will act as a formal channel for women to report abuse. 7-11 will coordinate with designated authorities to support victims of abuse as part of their Women’s Day community outreach.
7. Games 90
Online gamers discover another favourite that allows players to save the world from would-be terrorist attacks.
T-ara, a K-Pop girl group, postpones their Bangkok tour after a rumour spread of bullying and division within the group.
9. National Thai Language Day
July 29 or National Thai Language Day seeks to raise awareness of the importance and value of the Thai language. The day is also meaningful to those involved in the conservation of the Thai language as it commemorates the day His Majesty the King joined a discussion on challenges in using Thai words at Chulalongkorn University.
10. Pan Pan
With growing popularity from her previous horror movie “Ladda Land”, all eyes are on Pan-Pan as her latest project prepares to launch with the new movie “Seven Something”