COPS in Benidorm are cracking down on aggressive pickpockets who prey on drunk Brits by posing as prostitutes looking for tourist trade. The women team-up at busy crossroads in the Spanish resort and target men as they stagger back to their hotels at the end of boozy nights out. Some of the late-night thieves are even MEN dressed up as female sex workers to take advantage of legless holidaymakers. Footage taken from a hotel balcony and posted on a Facebook page dedicated to Benidorm shows one woman repeatedly grabbing an English holidaymaker who appears unsteady on his feet. She tries to put her hands into the pockets of his shorts and then pushes him around the corner and backs him into a wall as he shouts for a friend called Steve. He eventually untangles himself from his relentless pursuer and she is filmed returning to her beat on the main road. Now cops have launched a crackdown on the criminals – who often turn out to be well-organised Eastern European crooks. A … [Read more...] about Aggressive female pickpocket attacks innocent man on Benidorm strip as cops warn Brit tourists to be on guard
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TWO Russian spies spent more than 55 hours in the UK and travelled to major UK tourist sites armed with deadly Novichok. Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov, who are aged around 40, have been named following the poisoning of former spy Sergei Skripal, 67, and his daughter Yulia, 33. Cops sensationally named them this morning and provided a detailed timeline of their movements after they landed at Gatwick Airport on Friday, March 2. Just two days later, officers believe they travelled to Salisbury and sprayed Mr Skripal’s front door with the nerve agent. Here, we detail their chilling movements... Friday, March 2 3pm: Both spy suspects touch down at Gatwick Airport after boarding Aeroflot flight SU2588 in Moscow. Cops believe they travelled under aliases. They then make arrangements to travel into central London and have plans to stay in a hotel. 5.40pm: Alexander and Ruslan arrive at London Victoria station after boarding a train from Gatwick Airport. 6pm: They then travel on … [Read more...] about Russian spy suspects’ 56-hour trip around major British tourist sites with deadly Novichok
Electronic certification applications may be submitted beginning April 15, 2014.In late 2013, the Mexican legislature passed sweeping tax reforms that financially impact several Mexican industries, including the maquiladora industry. One such reform was the elimination of the exemption on Value Added Tax (VAT) for temporary imports currently enjoyed by maquiladora companies. A VAT of 16 percent was established for all imports, regardless of the location of the manufacturing facility within Mexico. Starting January 1, 2015, companies that import products into Mexico on a temporary basis for manufacture, assembly, repair or otherwise, as part of a maquiladora operation will have to pay 16 percent VAT.Following discussions with the Maquiladora Industry Association (INDEX), as well as Mexican Tax Authorities (SAT), President Enrique Peña Nieto issued a presidential decree granting maquiladora companies certain tax benefits in order to mitigate some of the effects of … [Read more...] about Maquiladora Tax Certification Required to Avoid VAT (Value Added Tax) Payments Under Mexican Tax Law Reform
The Vietnamese foreign ministry said on Saturday it is working closely with Egyptian authorities to provide assistance to victims of a roadside bomb blast that hit a tour bus, killing three Vietnamese tourists, in Cairo on Friday. The blast happened at 6:15 pm local time on Friday less than four kilometers from Egypt’s world-famous Giza pyramids in Cairo, the foreign ministry said in a statement. The bus was carrying 14 Vietnamese tourists who were on a tour organized by Ho Chi Minh City-based travel firm Saigontourist. Three Vietnamese tourists have been confirmed dead while 11 others were injured in the blast, including ten who remain hospitalized for severe injuries. An Egyptian tour guide was also killed in the blast. Two tourists who sustained minor wounds are being cared for at the Embassy of Vietnam in Cairo, according to the Vietnamese foreign ministry. No immediate claim of responsibility was reported. Vietnamese Ambassador to Egypt Tran Thanh Cong visits victims of a … [Read more...] about Society Vietnam working with Egypt in helping victims of deadly Cairo blast Wrestling for glory at Vietnam’s ‘Vat Cau’ festival
Sep 22, 8:24 AM EDT Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury World By AFP News 09/22/19 AT 7:48 AM The possible bankruptcy of British tour operator Thomas Cook, which was fighting for survival on Sunday, would be a bombshell for European holidaymakers and trigger a mammoth repatriation operation.Here are the implications for tourists should the 178-year old giant collapse.What happens in the event of bankruptcy?If the embattled company fails to secure the Â£200 million (â‚¬227 million) rescue funds or find an alternative plan, it will have to file for bankruptcy in Britain.The group's activities would cease immediately, forcing its travel agencies to close, grounding its planes and leaving the group's 22,000 global employees -- 9,000 of whom are in Britain -- out of a job.Directors, probably from audit firms, will be appointed to try to find a buyer, restructure its debt or sell assets.Some 600,000 … [Read more...] about What Awaits Tourists Hit By Thomas Cook Crisis?