The German restaurant chains Vapiano and Maredo have filed for bankruptcy. Both hope for state help and want to try to get out of the bankruptcy proceedings again.
In Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Bavaria, the district office granted a special permit for a luxury hotel in the city: all other hotels in Germany are closed to tourist traffic. But this hotel has the Thai king as a guest. The king booked the entire hotel because he lives there with his entire entourage.
As a reason for the permission, the district office says the Thai king and his entourage are an “ethnic group” and would not pose any health risk.
Sometimes in Garmisch-Partenkirchen you can also see small Thai groups from the entourage of the king walking through the city
Olympia postponed: Under pressure from many nations and international athletes, the Japanese minister-president Abe decided on a phone call with IOC boss Thomas Bach today to postpone the Olympic Games in Tokyo by one year.