Rio 2016: Second boxer held over alleged sex assault

first_imgShe alleged Jonas Junius, 22, had grabbed her and tried to kiss her. She also accused him of offering her money to have sex.Junius is competing in the light-welterweight division.Last week, a Moroccan boxer was arrested by police after allegedly assaulting two female cleaners.A Brazilian judge has ordered Hassan Saada to be detained for 15 days, pending an investigation, media reports said.This could mean Saada is unable to take part in the Games.Junius, Namibia’s flag-bearer in the opening ceremony last Friday, is scheduled to fight French boxer Hassan Anzille on 11 August.But that could also be in doubt if he has to remain in custody.Athletes from 206 nations and a refugee team are in Brazil to compete in 28 sports. They will be watched by a global audience of billions.The build-up has been dominated by a Russian doping scandal, the Zika virus and issues with the city’s security, infrastructure and venues.last_img read more

TAT and Alitirip signs an exclusive MoU for CITM

first_imgThe Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) and Alitrip, a renowned Chinese Online Travel Agent have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to boost their online cooperation in promoting Thailand at the China International Travel Mart (CITM) in Shanghai, People’s Republic of China.The MoU, signed by Yuthasak Supasorn, the TAT Governor, and Li Shao Hua, Chief Executive Officer of Alitrip, is designed to raise the quality of Chinese tourism to Thailand and enable the TAT to promote FIT Market focusing on luxury travel, health & wellness, sports, etc. Both sides will cooperate to specifically target these groups of travellers, and undertake joint marketing campaigns to promote the packages.Supasorn, TAT Governor commented, “China is the biggest source of tourists to Thailand and this MOU marks a new milestone in the relationship between our nations. We will be able to jointly work on marketing and publicity and promote the best ways Chinese visitors can enjoy Thailand via one of the best-known web platforms in China PRC.”Alitrip is an online travel business and marketing platform under the Alibaba group. The online platform currently has over 10,000 sellers who provide airline tickets, hotel and holiday packages, hotel booking services, tour guides and visa application services. The site also has an online payment process and customer protection scheme.last_img read more