Brazil great Pele recovering after surgery

first_imgBy Tatiana RamiBrazilian football legend Pele has undergone prostate surgery and is in stable condition, a Sao Paulo hospital has said.This is the second time Pele, 74, has been hospitalised in six months.In a statement, the Albert Einstein Hospital said Pele had undergone a transurethral resection of the prostate. According to the US National Institutes of Health’s website, the procedure involves removing an internal part of the prostate gland in order to treat an enlarged prostate.Earlier in the day, local news site Globo Esporte said Pele had a prostate condition known as hyperplasia, which it said increases the risk of a urinary infection. The report did not cite sources.Pele, whose given name is Edson Arantes do Nascimento, was released from the same hospital in early December following a two-week stay with kidney problems.With more than 1,280 career goals, and an unequalled three World Cup titles during his playing career, Pele is considered by many the greatest football player of all time.last_img read more

Tourism Authority of Thailand continues sponsorship of Miss World Aust

first_imgAbout the Tourism Authority of ThailandTourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is a Thai National Tourist Office responsible for promoting Thailand as a premier tourist destination.The Sydney office is responsible for the regional area of Australia, New Zealand and South Pacific. We provide information and support to the public, as well as media, wholesalers, airlines, travel agents and other partners.Contacts:Trade enquiries:      enquiries: Authority of ThailandSuite 20.02, Level 20, 56 Pitt Street, Sydney, NSW 2000, AustraliaTel. (612) 9247 7549Blog:             @HugThailandTwitter:            @HugThailand Tourism Authority of Thailand continues sponsorship of Miss World AustraliaTourism Authority of Thailand continues sponsorship of Miss World AustraliaTourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) Sydney Office continues its “Women’s Journey Thailand” campaign for the second consecutive year to attract female travellers to Thailand during month of August to mark the occasion of Her Majesty Queen Sirikit’s 85th birthday.As part of the campaign, TAT will invite Miss World Australia 2017 and the Miss World Australia runners up, as Australian representatives to attend the Opening Ceremony of “Women’s Journey Thailand” in Bangkok, before embarking on a wide range of activities throughout Thailand, of appeal to both groups and individual travellers.Ms.Rujiras Chatchalermkit, TAT Sydney Director said, “This campaign was very successful last year in encouraging female travellers – whether travelling alone or with group of friends – with a fantastic range of special offers, discounts, and privileges during August.“This year we aim to continue to promote Thailand through the Unique Thai Local Experiences, encouraging women to discover Thailand’s many amazing stories, through unique and memorable local experiences. Miss World Australia 2017 and the runners up will visit Thailand to sample some of these local experiences so they can share their stories with Australian audiences.”TAT Sydney Office will continue to launch new and innovative campaigns throughout 2017, collaborating with relevant partners to promote Thailand as a quality leisure destination to the Australian market. Tourism Authority of ThailandNominate TAT – NTIA Best Tourist Board – Click Here Source = Tourism Authority of Thailandlast_img read more