The Company A 2012 ACC intelligence briefing claimed the multinational organisation was made up of about two dozen "seats" or executive management positions held by formerly warring triad bosses across Asia, who shifted in seniority and location according to demand and supply. It claimed money from drug ventures was laundered in Australia and poured into a range of ventures including "high-profile internet gambling facilities across south-east Asia, Asian hotel chains and resorts, commercial construction companies, property companies in Hong Kong and Vietnam", as well as casinos. … [Read more...] about Drug deals, dirty money and links to Beijing: Australian police bring down Asia’s ‘Mr Big’
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Goalkeepers Gareth Southgate no longer has a recognised No 1 after Joe Hart’s loan move to West Ham United did not work out. Jack Butland and Jordan Pickford are pushing hard to take the gloves, but have relatively little experience. Burnley’s Nick Pope has also made a late run into the squad, but Southgate needs to make up on his mind on his goalkeeper – quickly. … [Read more...] about Five areas of concern most troubling England ahead of the World Cup
"The cartoons you are about to see are products of their time. They may depict some of the ethnic and racial prejudices that were commonplace in American society.” The recent renewed debate on racism and the portrayal of black people in popular culture falls in line with an increasingly prominent trend in the wake of last summer’s Black Lives Matter protests against police brutality and racism in the aftermath of the death of African-American former convict George Floyd’s death at the hands of Minnesota police in the US. … [Read more...] about ‘World is Getting Crazier Every Day’: Users Vexed as Disney+ Axes ‘Racist’ Peter Pan, Dumbo
The good news is that if I do have some visceral fat hiding inside, aerobic exercise is one of the very best ways to get rid of it, and the effects can start immediately. So with that, I’m off for a bike ride. … [Read more...] about PETER WALKER: Are slim people ALWAYS fitter than fatties?
Mr Davies said: "What we did was to have some alcohol with a meal we heated up in a microwave, which was a couple of glasses of wine on the Tuesday and a beer on the Wednesday. I broke no actual Covid-19 regulations." … [Read more...] about Wales Tory leader Paul Davies quits after secret boozy party with other politicians in Welsh Parliament