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January 19, 2020

Mutual respect with San Beda makes title win sweeter for Lyceum

first_imgUAAP football: Ateneo ekes out 2-1 win vs La Salle LATEST STORIES Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next The 93rd basketball tournament of the NCAA became a virtual toss-up between eventual champion San Beda and Lyceum.ADVERTISEMENT “I think there’s so much respect for each other, and the thing I appreciate about them [Red Lions] is we will just play basketball,” said Robinson after their 70-66 triumph Thursday at Filoil Flying V Centre.“There’s no hard feelings, there’s just so much love and respect for the two teams, and there’s no rivalry. It’s just clean basketball and we enjoy every moment that we play San Beda,” added Robinson. “I’m sure they feel the same way about us.”CJ Perez, who is the face of the Pirates, echoed his coach’s words adding that even though this is the second straight time they faced San Beda there’s no hint of any animosity between the two teams.The senior forward, who finished with eight points and 13 rebounds, added it’s always a treat for him and for the team whenever they play against the Red Lions.“We’re grateful and honored that we faced them again, and of course finally we got one against them,” said Perez in Filipino. “And I know there’s no rivalry between us because this is just the first time we’ve faced after the NCAA.”ADVERTISEMENT UK plans Brexit celebrations but warns businesses may suffer San Beda had a 16-2 record in the eliminations while Lyceum went on a perfect 18-0 tear, but the Red Lions were still the ones who walked away with the all-important championship.And in just a matter of months, the Pirates and Red Lions were at it again and duking it out for one more title and this time it was in the Philippine Collegiate Champions League.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkThis time it was Lyceum that came home with the title.And although the Pirates finally avenged their NCAA title loss the Red Lions, Lyceum head coach Topex Robinson said there is nothing but respect between his team and San Beda. It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson MOST READ For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anewcenter_img Phivolcs records 2 ‘discrete weak ash explosions’ at Taal Volcano View comments Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. GALLERY: Barangay Ginebra back as PBA Governors’ Cup kings Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours 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 Sea turtle trapped in net freed in Legazpi City Nueva Ecija warehouse making fake cigarettes raided, 29 Chinese workers nabbed Phivolcs records 2 ‘discrete weak ash explosions’ at Taal Volcanolast_img read more

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January 14, 2020

US$10.7M Vehicle Debt Ruling on Ice

first_imgA ruling that should have established as to whether the Commercial Court at the Temple of Justice has the legal backing to hear cases involving millions of United States dollars against the government prior to its establishment in 2010, remains undecided. The controversy came about in a US$10.7 million vehicle debt case levied against the Liberian government by lawyers representing Prestige and Alliance Motor Corporation, owned by Lebanese businessman, George Haddad. State lawyers have argued that the court does not have the jurisdiction to hear the case. The Commercial Court was established by legislation in 2010 as a specialized court to provide efficient and effective resolution in commercial cases throughout the country. Despite the lack of jurisdiction argument, the court has demanded lawyers on the case to submit a five-page “proposed ruling,” which lawyers told the Daily Observer they have done. However, the court is yet to carry out its decision into the matter, which legal experts described as “very delicate.” According to one legal expert, “If the court agrees, it will give more business people that the government owed in the millions of United States dollars the opportunity to take similar action to collect their debt through the court.” Sherman and Sherman Law Firm represents Prestige and Alliance Motor Corporation. The firm filed an “Action of Debt” against the Liberian government for allegedly crediting a fleet of vehicles from 2003 to 2006, totaling over US$10.7 million, which the government has failed to settle. Besides the cars, the lawyers also alleged that the company provided spare parts during the transactions with the government, and has subsequently asked the court to give their client justice. In a counter argument, state lawyers admitted owing the Lebanese businessman, but are arguing that the court lacks jurisdiction to hear the matter.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

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Senate Receives US$50M Annual Budget Proposal for Pavements of Highways, Freeways

first_imgThe Liberian Senate on its last day sitting before the Easter Break, yesterday received a letter from Senate Pro Tempore Emeritus Arma Zolu Jallah seeking the Senate’s approval on an annual basis, US$50 million appropriation in the national budget over a period of fifteen (15) consecutive years for roads.According to the Gbarpolu County Senator, who now chairs the Senate Committee on Public Works, the purpose of the budget is for the pavement of highway systems, freeways, major and minor highways and primary streets, among others.Senator Jallah, who regularly assists his kinsmen in the operation of yellow machines on his county’s feeder roads, recalled that “This road finance and trust fund proposal was made during my early years as President Pro Tempore of the Senate, but was never considered by this honorable body.”Notwithstanding the facts that roads make a critical contribution to the economic development and growth of a nation and result in important social benefits, Senator Jallah noted that it has “made it a compelling need for me to resubmit this proposal. ”The approval of the proposal, Senator Jallah’s letter, dated March 20, 2018, concluded, will attract and precipitate the migration of people to new environments “and will certainly boost local economies and facilitate infrastructure development. ”A motion by Senator Conmany B. Wesseh was passed to send the letter to the committees on Public Works, and Ways, Means, Finance, and Budget.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

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January 12, 2020

Hughes named new head coach for the Okanagan Hockey Academy female prep team

first_imgPENTICTON, B.C. – Fort St. John native, Matt Hughes, has been named the new head coach for the Okanagan Hockey Academy female prep team.According to Okanagan Hockey, Hughes, 40, joins OHA after spending the past two seasons as the General Manager and Head Coach of the BCHL’s Alberni Valley Bulldogs.Prior to his time with the Bulldogs, Hughes spent eight seasons in Junior A hockey as a Head Coach, Associate Coach, and General Manager in the BCHL, AJHL and NAHL. He also was part of the Team Canada U17 coaching staff on two occasions.- Advertisement -Hughes says he is excited about the opportunity of joining the OHA as head coach of the female prep team, adding that this has been of interest to him for some time.“I am thrilled to have the opportunity to join the Okanagan Hockey Academy and their strong history in developing young student-athletes. Transitioning to the elite female game is a great opportunity that I have been interested in for some time.”Hughes will be at the 2019 OHA Female Development Showcase, which runs from April 19 to the 21 in Penticton.Advertisementlast_img read more

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January 11, 2020

Around Whittier

first_imgTraffic collisions were up Monday, likely due to the slippery conditions caused by rain, the California Highway Patrol reported. “Last Monday, there were about 16” crashes, said CHP Officer Francisco Villalobos. “It’s pretty much doubled.” About 34 collisions occurred between 5 and 9a.m. Monday on freeways patrolled by the Baldwin Park and Santa Fe Springs offices of the CHP, Villalobos said. None of the wrecks resulted in serious injuries. Local police agencies reported few collisions on city streets related to rainy weather. Neighborhood Watch to meet WHITTIER – The Telechron Neighborhood Watch group will hold a meeting at 6:30 p.m. today at Telechron Elementary School, 11200 Telechron Ave. All residents of the area are welcome to come and voice their concerns and get involved in making their community a better place to live. For more information, call (562) 698-7645. Hearing loss topic of lecture WHITTIER – Are you not hearing as well as you used to? Do people seem to mumble a lot more than they used to? Is background noise starting to really bother you? If so, Presbyterian Hospital is presenting a lecture on hidden hearing loss from 3 to 4 p.m. Thursday in the Flo & Frank L. Scott Conference Center, 12401 Washington Blvd. Participants can find out the many options for solving the problems and find 10 easy free steps to improve your hearing without a hearing aid. Space is limited so resevations are recommended. For more information or to make a reservation, call (562) 698-0811, Ext. 2444. Free movie set at local hospital MONTEBELLO – Beverly Hospital will present a free screening of the film “The Devil Wears Prada” at 3 p.m. Thursday in the Tower Basement Meeting Room, 309 W. Beverly Blvd. The comedy-drama stars Anne Hathaway and Meryl Streep about a college graduate who goes to work for a famous fashion magazine and finds the boss from hell. The film is rated PG-13 and reservations are required. For more information or to make reservations, call (800) 618-6664. STD hot line is revitalized LOS ANGELES – To mark National Condom Week, the county Department of Public Health re-launched an expanded version of its Sexually Transmitted Diseases Hotline. The hot line is accessible 24 hours a day, seven days a week and gives callers instant information about all STDs in English and Spanish. It also gives callers access to free condoms and contact information to 50 free or low-cost STD and HIV test sites throughout the county. For more information, call (800) 758-0880. AVID honors Santa Fe High SANTA FE SPRINGS – Santa Fe High School has been recognized by the Advancement Via Individual Determination Center in San Diego, a program that supports the college aspirations of students who are under-represented on college campuses. “We’re very proud of the accomplishments of our students and the staff who support their achievement through AVID,” said Santa Fe High Principal Monica Oviedo. – From staff reports 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img read more

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January 6, 2020

Bony brace helps Ivory Coast win AFCON warm-up

first_img0Shares0000Wilfried Bony playing for the Ivory Coast against Morocco during the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon © AFP/File / ISSOUF SANOGOJOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Jun 7 – Club-less striker Wilfried Bony scored twice for the Ivory Coast in a 3-1 victory over the Comoros on Friday in a warm-up match for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.Bony, who was released by Swansea City last month, netted in each half before being substituted midway through the second half of the game played near Paris. The 30-year-old was part of the Ivorian side that defeated Ghana on penalties to win the 2015 Cup of Nations in Equatorial Guinea after a goalless final.Ivory Coast, fellow former champions Morocco and South Africa and Namibia are in Group D for the 2019 tournament, which kicks off on June 21 in Cairo.It is considered the toughest of the six groups with only two of the four countries guaranteed places in the knockout second round.Meanwhile, Tunisia, whose lone Cup of Nations title came when they hosted the tournament 15 years ago, beat Iraq 2-0 in Rades on the outskirts of Tunis.Both goals came from French Ligue 1 players with Wahbi Khazri scoring after four minutes and Bassem Srarfi just before the half-hour mark.In another warm-up match near Paris, Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Victor Wanyama converted a second-half penalty to earn Kenya a 1-0 victory over Madagascar.0Shares0000(Visited 3 times, 1 visits today)last_img read more

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January 3, 2020

Driver killed in street race

first_imgOfficer Seumanutafa said that Paragas also was involved in the collision, possibly when Ramirez spun left across the road. He also suffered only minor injuries.165Let’s talk business.Catch up on the business news closest to you with our daily newsletter. Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! PICO RIVERA – A high speed race in an unincorporated area north of Pico Rivera resulted in the death of one driver, and an arrest for manslaughter for another. Brian Ramirez, 18, of Los Angeles, was killed while racing against Fitzgerald Paragas, 18, down Rosemead Boulevard at 90 mph around 7:00 on Sunday night, according to a California Highway Patrol report. Paragas survived the crash with minor injuries, but was arrested on suspicion of manslaughter, because of the death of Ramirez. “If you are in a high speed race, any injury in that race can result in you being charged with a crime,” said CHP Office John Seumanutafa. Paragas is being held in county custody at $70,000 bail and has a court date scheduled for October 9, according to Sheriff’s Department records. The two were driving side by side just north of Gallatin Road, when they came upon a slower moving vehicle in the right lane, according to the CHP report. To avoid the slower car, Ramirez pulled onto the right shoulder and accelerated past it, while Paragas passed it in the left lane. Ramirez lost control of his 2005 Mitsubishi Evo while on the shoulder and spun left across the concrete divider and into opposite traffic, where he collided head on with a 2005 VW Jetta carrying four people. Ramirez was pronounced dead at the scene, but the four people in the Jetta suffered only minor injuries, according to the CHP report. last_img read more

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December 29, 2019


first_imgDDTV: Friends of the late Frank Grimes have asked us to post this video. It was an RPM Motorsport feature and included an interview with Frank when he was sponsor of top local rally driver James Cullen.Mr Grimes passed away at the weekend.The founder of the 4 Lanterns restaurant chain, the Letterkenny-based businessman will be laid to rest tomorrow after Requiem Mass.The interview with Frank is a few seconds past the 4-minute mark on the video.   DDTV: VIDEO OF THE LATE FRANK GRIMES AND HIS LOVE FOR MOTORSPORTS was last modified: July 31st, 2012 by BrendaShare 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)last_img read more

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December 28, 2019


first_imgCastlefinn CPI NewsCommunity ChildcarePlaces are still available for daycare and afterschool care (afterschool pickup service available) if interested please contact Tina at 074-9143909 Parent and Toddler GroupParent and toddler group this Tuesday from 10.30 to 12 noon. Please call the CPI on 0749143976Computer ClassesInterested in learning Computers? From September the CPI will be holding computer courses. For more information contact the CPI on 0749143976 Slim R UsSlim R Us fitness classes are on at the CPI on Monday evenings from 6.30 to 7.30 pm. Contact Tilly on 086 2490095 for more information on how to joinUnwanted ChinaDo you have any unwanted china teapots, Coffeepots or tea sets that are gathering dust?The CPI is looking for donations for display and use purposes at the white house peace garden. Please contact the CPI if you are interested in donating any of the above on 0749143976. Any donations will be gratefully received.St Safan’s N.S (Doneyloop)We are hosting a Grandparents Day on Thursday, 23rd October at 11.15 am in our school.There will be tea, a guided tour by your grand-children, demonstration of our craft making & maybe even a few songs. Mass will be celebrated in the school on Monday 24th November @ 12.30 pm to mark the 20th Anniversary of the schools opening.We are inviting all parents, grandparents & pupils (past & present) to our mass. Light refreshments will follow.Castlefinn Walking:The walking group is back from the 1st of October at 10.30 in the morning. Everyone welcome to join for a relaxing stroll and a chat.Donegal Youth Service Community Employment ProjectVACANCY: Youth Support WorkerLOCATION: Castlefinn Youth ClubAPPLICANTS MUST BE ELIGIBLE FOR SOLACE/DSP COMMUNITY EMPLOYMENT (terms and conditions apply). CONTACT YOUR LOCAL DSP OFFICEFor further details or application form CONTACT: Lee Stephenson 074-9129630 or send C.V. (with PPS Number and Date of birth) to Lee Stephenson, CE Supervisor, Donegal Youth Service, 16-18 Port Road, Letterkenny, Co Donegal or call in to Castlefinn Youth Club/ Youth Café or phone 087 6030382Doneyloop Fitness Suite: Spinning classes this Monday 8pm-9pm. Cost of bike is€5 per session, contact Celia on 087 3121216.Castlefinn Dance Group: Old time modern dancing classes recommencing on Tuesday 30th September and continuing every Tuesday night upstairs in Mc Brides from9pm-11pm.Everyone welcome, it’s never too late to learn!. Refreshments served.Finn Valley CE Project LtdCommunity Employment Scheme 2014/2015Are recruiting eligible participantsVacanciesA Number of Grounds PersonsLocation: Castlefinn AreaIf you are long term unemployed and in receipt of UB/UA or one parent family payment for one year or longer.Apply to the Finn Valley CE Office @0749193770, email: finnvalleycescheme@eircom.netDD LOCAL: CASTLEFINN CPI TO HOST GRANDPARENTS DAY LATER THIS MONTH was last modified: October 2nd, 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:castlefinnCPI CentreDD LocalFeaturesnewslast_img read more

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My Donegal – with Relay for Life Donegal chairperson Robert O’Connor

first_imgRelay for Life Donegal chairperson Robert O’Connor has had a huge impact on the Donegal community in recent years as a key person behind the fundraising event.Robert is well known to all who organise and take part in Relay for Life Donegal – the annual 24-hour event that brings the community together to celebrate the lives of cancer survivors, to remember those who have died from the disease, and to raise money for the Irish Cancer Society.Robert and the Relay committee’s successful efforts this year saw funds being raised to go directly to a major research programme at Letterkenny University Hospital for cancer survivors. Although he admits he isn’t a Donegal native by birth, this Antrim man has been here for many years and is admired greatly by the people of Donegal.This is Robert O’Connor’s My Donegal…Robert O’ConnorWhat is your favourite place in Donegal and why?Gaoth Dobhair — Happy times spent there living and workingIf you could change one thing about Donegal what would it be?Better infrastructure. Seamus Coleman or Michael Murphy?Having never met Seamus Coleman it has be Michael MurphyWho is the one person in Donegal who you look up to and why?Late Jim Kennedy who was really welcoming to me in Letterkenny Rotary Club.What’s your happiest memory in Donegal?First Relay for Life Event in 2012 – seeing so many inspirational Survivors in LYIT was truly amazing and humbling.Your nomination for Donegal’s most stylish person?The one and only GabrielleFavourite journey in DonegalLetterkenny to Gaoth DobhairFootball Special or Kinnegar Beer?Football Special What has been Donegal’s proudest moment in recent years?Second All Ireland in 2012What is your favourite Donegal-made product?McGarvey’s curryWho is Donegal’s greatest ambassador around the world and why?Daniel O’Donnell — so down to earth, genuine person who freely gives his time to others. So proud as Chairperson of Relay for Life Donegal that Daniel is our Patron. Daniel promotes Donegal in a way no one else can on Global stage.Who is your favourite Donegal sportsperson of all time?Toss up between Packie Bonner and Jim McGuinness What is your favourite Donegal restaurant?SONDERWhat is your favourite Donegal saying or expression?Wile craic hiWhat is the biggest challenge facing the people of Donegal today?BREXIT uncertaintyWhat is your favourite food that you associate with Donegal?Naked BurritoIs there anything that really annoys you about Donegal or its people?Way some tourist chiefs undersell this wonderful countyIf you had a million euro to improve something in Donegal, what would it be?Better infrastructure – although €1m would be only a drop in the ocean as to what this county needs and deserves,Where’s the most unusual place you’ve logged on to Donegal Daily?SingaporeIs there anything about Donegal that you are very proud of?The way Donegal people have treated me and my family since 1987.Do you want to take part in our My Donegal feature? Email info@donegaldaily.comMy Donegal – with Relay for Life Donegal chairperson Robert O’Connor was last modified: June 23rd, 2017 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:MY DONEGALRelay for LifeRobert O’Connorlast_img read more

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