A suspected match-fixer has been arrested in Milan after Singapore’s police tipped off Interpol. This man is allegedly an associate of Dan Tan, who has been accused of being at the center of a global match-fixing scandal involving hundreds of football matches around the world and billions of dollars in profit, bets and bribes. Attention...
ROME (AP) — At 5:45 a.m. on Nov. 4, 2011, when early risers would have been sipping espressos and buttering toast, a man dressed in black disembarked at Milan’s Malpensa Airport after a 13-hour trip from Asia aboard a Singapore Airlines flight. Italian court documents show he stayed in the country just 6 hours and...
POIPET, Cambodia (AP) — Soccer betting is illegal in Cambodia, but visitors to this seedy frontier town wouldn’t know it. In the rundown market where the smell of incense mixes with rotting garbage, betting goes on 24 hours a day inside shiny, glass-fronted parlors emblazoned with photos of famous European soccer players. Fidgety men break...
SINGAPORE (AP) — Singapore’s police are working with Interpol to help Italian authorities investigate an international football match-fixing scandal based in the Asian city. Europol revealed startling revelations this week about the syndicate trying to fix games across Europe, including World Cup and European Championship qualifiers. It generated more than 8 million euros ($10.8 million)...
Wellington, October 8, 2012
Le Cordon Bleu, the renowned international culinary arts institution, officially opened in the city of Wellington, New Zealand. This is a joint venture between Le Cordon Bleu International and the institutions WelTec and UCOL.
The ceremony which was held at the new state-of-the art school was presided by the Prime Minister of New Zealand, Mr John Key, and by Mr André Cointreau, President and CEO of Le Cordon Bleu International.
Mr. André Cointreau underlined: “…Le Cordon Bleu New Zealand will certainly be an attractive destination for international students. New Zealand’s food and wine is world recognized, and our new...
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