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Petron eyes elimination round sweep

first_imgIn fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ LATEST STORIES “We have to be very careful because as the wins pile up, the pressure intensifies,” he said. “Other teams will beat us if we will not be at our best in our next game.”Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup title View comments Tom Brady most dominant player in AFC championship history Phivolcs: Slim probability of Taal Volcano caldera eruption Philippine Army to acquire MANPADS, self-propelled howitzerscenter_img Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Petron guns for a sweep of the eliminations when it tackles a listless Sta. Lucia side in the Philippine Superliga All-Filipino Conference Saturday at Caloocan Sports Complex.ADVERTISEMENT Japeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for Ginebra The Blaze Spikers are looking to clinch their 10th victory in the 4 p.m. duel even as F2 Logistics tries to tighten its hold in the second spot when it clashes with Cocolife at 6 p.m.In the Collegiate Grand Slam, University of the Philippines and University of Santo Tomas lock horns for the solo lead when they collide at 2 p.m. while Far Eastern University tackles Colegio San Agustin-Biñan in the 12 noon appetizer.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissSPORTSCoronation night?SPORTSThirdy Ravena gets‍‍‍ offers from Asia, Australian ball clubsThe Blaze Spikers were hardly tested as they raced to nine consecutive victories to start the conference.But head coach Shaq delos Santos wants his team to remain on guard. Creamline, BanKo-Perlas try to forge finals date MOST READlast_img read more

2 EAC Executives Held in Contempt

first_imgJudge Yamie Gbeisay yesterday held the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and a senior vice president of Equity Assurance Company in contempt and subsequently jailed them for their repeated refusal to adhere to order.Judge Gbeisay of Criminal Court ‘C’ issued the order for the CEO, only identified as Ukauwa, and his deputy Siaka Toure to pay over US$1,500 as insurance liability to Judge Emery Paye, now assigned in Nimba County as Resident Judge.It was their continued refusal to pay the money that prompted Judge Gbeisay to order court officers with the backing of officers of the Liberian National Police (LNP) to enforce the arrest warrant which brought the two senior managers under the jurisdiction of the court.When they were arrested, Gbeisay, without the least delay, instructed the court to commit the pair to the Monrovia Central Prison until they comply with the order.Paye’s vehicle was hit last year by one of Equity’s clients whose identity was not disclosed, and as a result of that accident the judge sustained serious head injuries and his car was badly damaged.After the accident the company’s customer reported the matter to his insurer for compensation of over US$1,500 to have the judge’s car repaired and refund some of his medical expenses, which Paye had already settled and was requesting a refund.But they refused to cover the expenses, although they initially agreed to cover those liabilities.Liability insurance covers damages that a driver is legally responsible for.After an investigation was conducted by the Liberia National Police (LNP) and the company as part of the case, it was established that the client communicated with his insurer.However, although the company’s management had agreed to cover the expenses, up to present they had not done so.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

Forestry sector earns US$19M

first_imgHalf year reportNatural Resources Minister, Raphael Trotman, said that the forestry sector brought in an estimated US$19M in the first half of 2017 adding that it is significantly less owing to the fact that one of the major exporters no longerNatural Resources Minister Raphael Trotmanoperates in the industry.Trotman explained that the sector is going relatively well and that they are on target to bring in good earnings from foreign exchange. He added emphasis is now “on sustainable development, sustainable use of our forest so Guyanese can expect less logs being shipped out.”The minister explained that the earnings so far are less than previous years because one major exporter no longer operates in the industry. However, he added that local loggers would have to raise the bar not just provide uneven measurements and crude cuts.Local loggers are also expected to benefit from “the surge in demand” from the Government’s housing programme which is about to come on stream soon. The restriction on the importation of pinewood is also considered as an incentive for local loggers to be more competitive on the local market.The Minister stressed that the restriction does not mean that pinewood would be banned outright from entering Guyana.The Natural Resources Ministry is currently conducting consultations to finalise the National Forest Policy and Statement. Minister Trotman said that these documents are expected to be finalised by September.“They can help us to formulate policy a little better,” he said.Efforts are also underway to finalise the Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) with the European Union (EU). Adherence to the Forest Law Enforcement Governance and Trade (FLEGT) would mean greater access to European market for Guyana’s lumber, particularly greenheart. The VPA is expected to be finalized by the end of the year.The FLEGT system mandates countries to use the Wood Tracking System to tag logs and their stumps so that when it reaches the point of export it could be traced backed to the origin to ensure its legality.The system is not new to Guyana since they have been mandating loggers to tag their produce so they can track them to ensure it is within their licensed agreement.The EU FLEGT Regulation of 2005 empowers the European Commission to negotiate Voluntary Partnership Agreements (VPAs) with timber-exporting countries; under these agreements, VPA partner countries ensure they only export to the EU legal products carrying FLEGT licences.A Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) is a legally binding trade agreement between the European Union and a timber-producing country outside the EU.The purpose of a VPA is to ensure that timber and timber products exported to the EU come from legal sources.The agreements also help timber-exporting countries stop illegal logging by improving regulation and governance of the forest sector.For two weeks in June, representatives from government, the private sector, indigenous peoples’ groups and civil society organizations, travelled to regions across the country and gathered views of some 150 stakeholders, who assessed the main sections of the VPA.Guyana has made substantial progress on its VPA since negotiations began in December 2012.The VPA aims to address the illegal trade of timber. Once ratified, the VPA will commit both parties to trade only legal timber and timber products and will cover Guyana’s domestic market as well as its exports to the EU.last_img read more

Job Vacancy: Donegal parish seeks Director of Catechesis and Faith Mentor

first_imgJob Vacancy: The parish of Buncrana is seeking to recruit an energetic and highly motivated individual to fulfil the pioneering role of Director of Catechesis and Faith Mentor. This is a full-time permanent role in a large and varied parish.See job details below:  Job Vacancy: Donegal parish seeks Director of Catechesis and Faith Mentor was last modified: October 9th, 2018 by Rachel McLaughlinShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:bunncranaDirector of CatechesisFaith MentorJob VacancyThe Parish of Desertegney and Lower Fahanlast_img read more

They’ve got game

first_img AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MORESanta Anita opens winter meet Saturday with loaded card160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! WEST COVINA – A group of senior citizens who got into hot water for friendly bets on bridge games have now apparently trumped the bureaucrats. The West Covina City Council this week adopted an ordinance allowing the seniors to play bridge while betting no more than $1 and collecting no more than $8 – the way they’ve been playing all along, city officials said. “We’re very happy about it,” said bridge player Roselyn Schaefer. The adoption of the ordinance and the rules ends a months-long struggle between the seniors and the Senior Center administrators, who said gambling was not allowed. “The law prohibited it, even it was for $1,” said Steve Samaniego, the city’s interim director of community services. But the seniors argued nobody wins more than $3 on a given afternoon and said they felt they were being forced out of using the facilities to play bridge. They accused staff members of spying on their games and treating them unfairly. The City Council stepped into the fray in August and directed staff to find a solution to appease everyone. The result was a set of rules and an ordinance allowing the seniors to bet $1 on the game. “We’re more relaxed knowing we’re not being spied on,” said Teri Mancini, who has been playing bridge at the senior center for 18 years. “We learned to live together. We’re all friends.” Leftover money from the pot go to coffee, pastries, decks of cards and other small expenses the club might need, according to the ordinance. Samaniego said he was glad to see the city and the seniors could come up with a solution that kept them playing at the center and being involved in other activities. “I’m just happy it was an ending that everybody was happy with,” Samaniego said. christina.esparza@sgvn.com (626) 962-8811, Ext. 2472.last_img read more

FOR ALL YOUR CHRISTMAS ADVERTISING NEEDS CONTACT DONEGAL DAILY

first_imgIt’s that time of the year again, and if you’re considering advertising your business over the festive season, then make sure it’s with us at Donegal Daily. By advertising with Donegal Daily you can monitor and take control of your own marketing campaign.Marketing manager Don Sheridan explains the benefits of advertising online with Donegal Daily. Don said, “The beauty of advertising with us is that you can monitor and take control of your own campaign.“Google Analytics enables you to see just how many impressions, clicks through and views your individual advert gets.“That forensic analysis of a client’s advertising campaign clearly indicates to us just how effective the advert is working for a client.“No other advertising medium can allow you to monitor and manage your campaign, and it’s why more and more businesses are choosing to advertise with us all the time. Due to the spectacular success of Donegal Daily, the website attracts a massive volume of traffic to the site 24/7 everyday.Don is urging those considering advertising campaigns over the next month to book up space quickly.“Many advertisers have campaigns in place and have already prepared for Christmas, but there are those panning Boxing Day sales and New Year campaigns.“They need to be prepared in time, we have a system in place that once the 26th comes they adverts are automatically uploaded, but that can only happen if advertisers are prepared beforehand.STATS ON DONEGAL DAILY 1. 24 /7 COVERAGE2. DAILY READERSHIP circa 50,000 – 3.8 MILLION PAGE VIEWS IN OCTOBER3. ALL ADVERTS LINKED TO YOUR OWN WEBSITE /OR FACEBOOK PAGE WE HAVE OVER 27,000 FRIENDS ON FACEBOOK AND 8,000 FOLLOW US ON TWITTER4. ALLOWS YOU TO MONITOR YOUR OWN ADVERTISING CAMPAIGN 5. EDITORIAL TO HELP MAXIMIZE YOUR MARKETING CAMPAIGN 6. ADVERT ALSO ON PHONE APPContact Don now 085 8504125 or via e-mail at donjsheridan@gmail.comFOR ALL YOUR CHRISTMAS ADVERTISING NEEDS CONTACT DONEGAL DAILY was last modified: November 26th, 2014 by Mark ForkerShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:BusinessFeaturesnewsNoticeslast_img read more

MAN REMANDED ON STABBING CHARGES OUTSIDE LETTERKENNY NIGHTCLUB

first_imgA Letterkenny man has been remanded on bail after appearing at Letterkenny District Court this monring in connection with the stabbing of four people including a Garda outside a local nightclub.John Boyle of Leck Cottages, Oldtown, Letterkenny, was released on bail to appear in court again on November 17th next.Inspector Kevin Gately told the court that a file on the matter is being prepared and is almost complete. He added it will take six to eight weeks.The 46 year old is charged with four different counts of assault causing harm. He was also charged with the illegal possession of a knife.The attack happened outside the Voodoo Nightclub on Lower Main Street around 1am on August 14th last.As a result of the attack, a Garda Sergeant and three nightclub doormen were stabbed and had to receive treatment at Letterkenny General Hospital.The owners of the nightclub, Jason and Sharon Black, condemned the attack on their employees and on the Garda Sergeant who was named locally as Aidan Doherty from Buncrana.The court was also told there may be other charges arising out of the incident.The tree nightclub doormen and Sgt Doherty have since been released from hospital.EndsMAN REMANDED ON STABBING CHARGES OUTSIDE LETTERKENNY NIGHTCLUB was last modified: September 15th, 2011 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:John BoylestabbingVOODOOlast_img read more

Villarreal vs Rangers: Europa League preview and predicted line-ups

first_imgTeam newsRangers are without Jon Flanagan and Alfredo Morelos through suspension, while Ryan Jack, Ovie Ejaria and Gareth McAuley are injured.Predicted line-upsVillarreal XI: Asenjo; Gaspar, Gonzalez, Ruiz, Costa; Trigueros, Caseres, Cazorla, Fornals; Moreno, Toko EkambiRangers XI: McGregor; Tavernier, Goldson, Katic, Barisic; Candeias, Coulibaly, Halliday, Arfield, Kent; Lafferty Rangers have played Champions League and Europa League qualifying fixtures since then, but Steven Gerrard is the first man to guide the Ibrox outfit back into a European competition proper.The Gers defeated Shkupi, Osijek, Maribor and Ufa in the qualifiers to reach this year’s group stage, and the clash against Villarreal is their opener in a group that also includes Spartak Moscow and Rapid Wien.What the managers are sayingJavi Calleja (Villarreal): “We want to be winning from the first matchday. We need to make the most of starting the competition at home, so we need to be strong and we can’t let any points escape us. What’s more, we want to win the first game for our fans.”Steven Gerrard (Rangers): What is important when you are a manager, you have to play to your strengths. You have to look at the players you have in the dressing room and find out your strengths and your weaknesses. We want to try and play football as much as possible, but at the same time, if we can get an advantage with a long ball, we will use it. It’s not about me and everything looking great on the eye – it is about winning.” Top scorer in 2019: Messi, Mbappe and Sterling trailing Europe’s top marksman Rangers play their first proper European match in almost eight years this evening.The Gers take on Villarreal of Spain in their opening group stage fixture of this season’s Europa League, returning to European football for the first time since they were knocked out of the 2010/11 Europa League by PSV Eindhoven in March 2011. Gerrard has guided Rangers back into Europe 2center_img 2 Latest Europa League news on target Gerrard has confirmed Kyle Lafferty is to start against Villarreallast_img read more

Revolution 2.0: Rebooting Tunisia

first_imgA Web Developer’s New Best Friend is the AI Wai… 8 Best WordPress Hosting Solutions on the Market fabrice epelboin 1 This last week was one of the most intense moments for the French and Arabic social media sphere since the arrival of Web 2.0. The Tunisian revolution, which has been growing both on the ground and online since Dec. 17, came to a double climax. Yesterday, dictator Zine al Abidine Ben Ali announced the immediate end of all Net censorship and then released the last bloggers still in jail. Among them was Slim Amamou, a writer for ReadWriteWeb France and a national hero. Today, Ben Ali left the country, as of this afternoon his plane is supposedly heading for Saudi Arabia. ReadWriteWeb France has a special relationship with Tunisia and its social media and digital activist scene. A year ago, after publishing a post written by Jillian C. York about Islamist harassment, we ourself got harassed. After a few months of investigations and many posts, we discovered the Islamists we were facing were, in fact, Ben Ali’s Internet police, who were terrorizing the online Tunisian population. That was nine month ago. This summer, Slim Amamou published a story showing a sophisticated DNS spoofing technique used by Ali’s Internet police to steal Tunisians’ logins and passwords for Facebook, Gmail and Live.com. It revealed the capabilities of Ben Ali’s cyberarmy to the Tunisian people and the French-speaking hacking community. (This force, according to our sources, was made up of at least 600 government men and a few contractors.) Ben Ali’s cyber police was in fact operating some a kind of community management – but on a country-wide scale.Ben Ali poster, Al Kaf, Tunisia, March 2010We ended up with a healthy Tunisian social network, and very good posts on Egyptian and Tunisian online activism (written by activists), not to mention local Barcamp and TEDx endorsement. When massive demonstrations started in December, we felt concerned and offered help. What happened this last month still needs to be documented, but this will be an easy job, thanks to the massive production of videos and pictures by the Tunisian people, the most Internet ready country in this part of the world, and to careful curation by the activist website Nawaat.org, now a central part of the Tunisian infosphere. (Nawaat was censored until yesterday.) What happened this week has nothing to do with previous Twitter-revolutions (sorry Iran), and is more about Facebook than Twitter anyway. Social media was not just a tool to communicate and coordinate action, it was a tool to create worldwide support in little time. From a retweet to an Anonymous LOIC attack, a blog post or a translation, millions have shown their support and took action. Anonymous have proven to be a mature political entity. And although they could do childish stuff again, what they did with #optunisia was, without any doubt, helpful. In Tunisia, not only did many teen turn Anonymous, but the vast majority of the population supported their actions. Beside a few public figures who took action and spoke up, Anonymous was here, in the name of some sort of global consciousness, not only to show the Tunisians the support of millions of people worldwide, but also to help and give a hand. Those of us who enjoy freedom and democracy should definitely be thankful for that. Tunisia is a young country, with a very high level of education. With a 16% penetration rate – the highest in Africa (with Mauritius) – Facebook is not only hugely popular there, but it was, until yesterday, the only social-anything available. Up to that point, no YouTube, no Flickr, tons of censored websites (including many pages from RWW France), and it was still Africa’s most active online community. Transition will not be easy, but there’s a bright future ahead for this country, which will leverage social technologies like no other. Jailing Slim Amamou last week was a terrible mistake for Ben Ali. The founding member of the local Pirate Party, a Net Neutrality advocate, and author in an international and influential blog like ReadWriteWeb, Slim was at the crossroad of a movement that could be mobilized and ready to fight in just a click. And this is precisely what happened. Free Slim images by hasan.almustafa; window photo by Panegyrics of Granovetter Why Tech Companies Need Simpler Terms of Servic…center_img Related Posts Top Reasons to Go With Managed WordPress Hosting Tags:#international#web last_img read more

Over 90,000 trucks off the road in Punjab

first_imgPress Trust of India Over 90,000 trucks stayed off the road in Punjab on Sunday to protest against the State government’s move to disband truck unions. There was a complete ‘chakka jam’ in the state as 93,000 trucks stayed off the road, All Punjab Truck Operators’ Union, president, Happy Sandhu said. “We neither transported goods nor foodgrain in protest against the State government’s move of disbanding the 134 truck unions operating in the State,” said Sandhu. Truck operators have been protesting against a recent decision of the Punjab cabinet, which had approved the Punjab Goods Carriages (Regulation and Prevention of Cartelisation Rules), 2017, which bars goods carriage operators from forming cartels or unions in the state. The truckers’ protest remained by and large peaceful, but protesting truck operators blocked traffic at a few places, said Sandhu. The truckers also raised anti-government slogans at several places, he said. Sandhu said the truckers will intensify their protest if the State government did not roll back its decision. “Punjab Markfed Chairman Amarjit Singh Samra today met us at Nakodar. He assured us that the issue would be addressed,” said Sandhu. Truck operators claimed that because of the abolition of truck unions, small truck operators would suffer the most as the big companies would take over the operations. There are at present 134 truck unions comprising 93,000 trucks in the state, he said, adding that 70 per cent of the truck operators were engaged in the transportation of foodgrain.last_img read more