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Each year, 13 boxers on average die in the ring

It’s a sport which can be a matter of life and death. Between 1890 and 2011, it’s estimated that 1,604 boxers died as a direct result of injuries sustained in the ring, according to a survey carried out Manuel Velazquez. That is an average of 13 deaths a year. Source: …

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UTCC advises more stimulus

The government needs to pump more money into circulation — a range of 30-50 billion baht — to reach the target of 3% economic growth this year, says the University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce (UTCC). Source: Business

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MGM sells Bellagio, Circus Circus resorts

LOS ANGELES: MGM Resorts International, pressured by investors to unload its remaining company-owned casinos, agreed on Tuesday to sell the Bellagio resort in Las Vegas to Blackstone Group for $4.25 billion and will continue to operate the property under a lease arrangement. Source: Business

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