What went wrong with Sydicitive Element?

It looked like the party of the year — a two-day, beachside shindig in Phuket slated for December 30 and 31 and boasting 50,000 (later changed to 20,000) people and a lineup chock full of famous acts like Tiga and (ahem) Akon. There was an immediate buzz surrounding Sydictive Element (no, I don't know what […]


Readers may remember the Santika tragedy that occurred in Bangkok on New Year's Eve 1998. A fire ripped through the nightclub after an indoor fireworks display went wrong, killing 67 people in all. Nearly three years after the incident a  Thai court has finally sentenced the nightclub's owner and a lighting company executive to three […]