India hotel guest arrested for stealing 120 TVs over four months

An Indian media tycoon has been arrested in connection with the murder of his stepdaughter, police said. Peter Mukerjea, the former CEO of Rupert Murdoch’s Star India network, was arrested on Thursday night following three days of questioning. The murder of Sheena Bora, first thought to be Mr Mukerjea’s sister-in-law but later found to be his stepdaughter, has gripped India. Mr Mukerjea’s wife, Indrani, is the main accused in the case. Indian media quoted officials from the country’s federal investigation agency as saying that there was enough to indicate that Mr Mukerjea knew of the murder. Mr Mukerjea and his…… [read more]

HCM CITY (Biz Hub) — The Darkhotel virus that has stolen sensitive data from high-profile individuals while they stayed in luxury hotels remains active, according to Kaspersky Lab.The Darkhotel actor maintains an effective intrusion set on hotel networks, providing ample access, even to systems that were believed to be private and secure.They wait until after check-in and after the victim connects to the hotel Wi-Fi network, submitting his room number and surname at the log-in.The attackers see him in the compromised network and trick him into downloading the spy virus through what looks to be an update for legitimate software…… [read more]

A two-storey hotel collapsed in the southern Indiancity of Secunderabad, killing five restaurant workers and injuring 15others, a local police official said.   Rescue personnel move an injured worker from the rubble of acollapsed building in Mumbai on July 4, 2013.   “Five people have died and 15 more have been injured when the CityLight Hotel collapsed early this morning,” local police official B.Surender said. Nearly 25 people were working at the hotel on a busy road inSecunderabad in Andhra Pradesh state when one of the kitchen walls gaveway, burying staff under the debris, Surender said. “Five of the workers…… [read more]

A doctor has been arrested in connection with the deaths of 15 women at two state-run sterilisation camps in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh. India sterilisation deaths: Chhattisgarh inquiry ordered Dr RK Gupta and his assistant carried out tubectomies on 130 women at two separate camps on Saturday and Monday. Fourteen died after the first camp in Bilaspur and one after the second, while more than 90 women remain in hospital, many in a critical condition. Protests have been held and the state government has ordered an inquiry. It is still not clear what caused the deaths. Dr Gupta, who…… [read more]

Of the total, more than 61,000 guest workers were employed in 11 traditional markets. Taiwan attracted the largest number of Vietnamese guest workers with 25,990, followed by the Republic of Korea (11,772), the United Arab Emirates (2,400) and Saudi Arabia (2,300).   However, the number of Vietnamese guest workers recruited to Malaysia in the reviewed period dropped sharply to 6,882 people compared to 26,704 a year ago.   At present, there are some promising new markets for Vietnamese guest workers, such as the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Finland, Canada, Australia and some European countries. Nevertheless, these demanding markets need skilled workers…… [read more]

Located in the center of the city and near night market, shopping mall and famous tourist attractions including Ponagar Cham Tower, Nha Trang Cathedral and Long Son Pagoda, the hotel has 311 rooms andThe hotel also features modern and stylish meeting rooms, making it a new destination for business events or parties.Promotional room prices start from VND1.599 million++ per night, including breakfast, a welcome drink upon arrival, free wifi, and free access to outdoor swimming pool and fitness center and kid’s club. Especially, those staying at the hotel can enjoy a discount of 20% at all F&B outlets in July and…… [read more]

Vietnam sent almost 38,000 guest workers overseas in the first fivemonths of the year, according to the Ministry of Labour, War Invalidsand Social Affairs.The ministry’s Overseas Labour Management Department said Taiwan (China ) received the largest number of Vietnamese guest workers, with14,200 and it was followed by the Republic of Korea (RoK), with9,183 people.In May, the country sent nearly 8,000 workers abroad, including nearly 2,900 people to Taiwan and over 2,300 to the RoK./…. [read more]

HA NOI (VNS)— Two-way trade between Viet Nam and India reached over US$2.49 billion in the first eight months of this year, representing a modest increase of 2.2 per cent over the same time last year, according to the General Department of Customs’ statistics. Viet Nam earned above $1 billion from exports to India, up 12.9 per cent, while its imports from the country fell by 4.5 per cent to $1.44 billion. Among Viet Nam’s key export items were mobile phones and components, machinery and other accessories, natural rubber, computers, electronic products and spare parts, and coffee.-VNS… [read more]

A capsule hotel is a type of hotel developed in Japan that features a large number of extremely small ‘rooms’ (capsules) intended to provide affordable, basic accommodation for guests who do not require the services offered by more conventional hotels.Though such hotels have thrived in densely populated countries and territories such as Japan and Hong Kong, they remain new in Vietnam, but are gaining in appeal among tourists on a shoestring budget.Shawn Tan, a Singaporean tourist, has stayed in such a hotel on Bui Vien Street in the ‘backpacker area’ in downtown Ho Chi Minh City.Accommodation for one month costs…… [read more]

Saigontourist hotels prep for Reunification and Labor DaysAnh Nguyen Hotels and restaurants of Saigontourist Holding Company have prepared special food programs for revelers to celebrate Vietnam’s Reunification Day (April 30) and International Labor Day (May 1). Royal Hotel Saigon, 133 Nguyen Hue Blvd., Dist. 1, HCMC, tel: (84-8) 38225 914: The hotel will host a gala buffet program called “Tastes of summer night”, which feature more than 48 tasty dishes like salted shrimp, steamed crab with garlic, grilled beef, and Go Cong-style shrimp cake. All dishes will be prepared by the chef who won the Golden Spoon 2015 competition. Diners…… [read more]