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Tip Zeitung Thailand : Most recent Aktualisiert Sat, 27 May 2017 06:28:24
Rocket festival
Beschreibung: Locals in Yasothorn have reasons to fire handmade rockets into the sky every year. — Jetjaras Na Ranong
Hundreds flee Marawi as Philippine troops battle militants
Beschreibung: The Philippines mobilises attack helicopters and special forces to drive Islamic State-linked rebels from the besieged city of Marawi, as hundreds of residents flee. — Reuters
No funds, no fielding of MP candidates, says NLA panel
Beschreibung: A panel of the National Legislative Assembly (NLA) thinks a political party may be set up without a required amount of seed funds but such parties should not be allowed to field MP candidates, according to one of its members.
'Benz Racing' indicted on serious charges with two others
Beschreibung: Akarakit "Benz Racing" Worarojcharoendet and two other suspects have been indicted on money-laundering and drug charges that carry a maximum penalty of life imprisonment if they are found guilty.
US growth revised upward
Beschreibung: WASHINGTON: The US economy started 2017 with a whimper, but it wasn't quite as weak as first thought. The government on Friday revised up its January-March growth reading to a rate of 1.2% -- better than an earlier estimate of 0.7% but well below President Donald Trump's ambitious growth targets.
Floating bridge to Angkor Wat opens to tourists
Beschreibung: PHNOM PENH - A floating bridge has opened for use by foreign tourists and local visitors at Cambodia's famed Angkor Wat, enabling them to reach the ancient temple while the original stone bridge undergoes renovation by Cambodian and Japanese experts.
$400-trillion retirement savings shortfall predicted
Beschreibung: Longer lifespans and disappointing investment returns will result in a retirement-savings shortfall of $400 trillion in three decades, a figure more than five times the size of the global economy, according to a new World Economic Forum report.
Mugabe's jet-setting confounds Zimbabwe
Beschreibung: HARARE: Despite his advancing years and increasing frailty, 93-year-old Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe shows few signs of losing his love for foreign travel, a predilection that is costing his cash-strapped country dear.
DSI: 42 luxury cars stolen in Europe shipped to Bangkok
Beschreibung: Forty-two stolen luxury cars were sent from Britain to Bangkok for sale, the Department of Special Investigation (DSI) said on Friday.
Sri Lankan sex ring in Haiti reveals cracks in UN system
Beschreibung: COLOMBO -- When a Haitian teenager alleged that she had been raped and sodomized by a Sri Lankan peacekeeper, the government here dispatched a high-ranking general suspected of war crimes to lead the investigation.