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Match-fixing suspect finally with the Singaporean police

By Fri, Feb 22, 2013 7:27AM UTC Comments Off

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...

Police track elusive figure in soccer match-fixing

By Sat, Feb 16, 2013 9:35AM UTC 1 Comment Police track elusive figure in soccer match-fixing

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...

Soccer gambling thrives in Cambodian border town

By Sat, Feb 16, 2013 9:27AM UTC 16 Comments In this photo taken Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012, people watch live soccer matches as others bet inside at an online gambling shop in Poipet, Cambodia. Pic: AP.

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 police join fight against fix syndicate

By Sat, Feb 09, 2013 2:10PM UTC Comments Off Singapore police join fight against fix syndicate

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)...

Le Cordon Bleu opens its doors in New Zealand

By Thu, Oct 11, 2012 7:49AM UTC Comments Off

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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