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NCAA: Lyceum rolls to 7th straight win after nipping St. Benilde

first_imgCarpio 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 Palace OKs total deployment ban on Kuwait OFWs The Pirates stepped on the gas after trailing the Blazers early in the third quarter. An eight-point spurt in just a span of 24 seconds pushed Lyceum ahead for good.Justin Gutang and Edward Dixon had 13 points apiece for CSB as its star big man Clement Leutcheu was held to just eight points and nine rebounds due to foul trouble.The Blazers reeled to their second consecutive defeat and dropped to 2-4.ADVERTISEMENT Peza offers relief to ecozone firms Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Lyceum turned on the jets in the fourth quarter to beat College of St. Benilde, 77-65, and stay perfect in the NCAA Season 94 men’s basketball tournament Tuesday at Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan.ADVERTISEMENT View comments After winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folk LATEST STORIES Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. center_img Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Judy Ann’s 1st project for 2020 is giving her a ‘stomachache’ Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Gov’t in no rush to rescue animals in Taal MOST READ Tokyo Olympic chief pushes for daylight saving time For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. With CJ Perez running the show anew, the Pirates to rolled their seventh straight win to move within two wins away from a  first round sweep.“The guys just didn’t give up. We’re always going to be challenged and it’s always gonna come to a where we need to bring our best,” said Lyceum coach Topex Robinson.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone still willing to coach Gilas but admits decision won’t be ‘simple yes or no’Perez collected 22 points, 12 rebounds and five steals while Mike Nzeusseu also posted a double-double with 16 points and 13 rebounds with five blocks to boot.Jaycee Marcelino also stepped up with 14 points on 6-of-11 shooting from the field. ‘High crimes and misdemeanors’: Trump impeachment trial beginslast_img read more

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Cape Mount Citizens Threaten Mass Demonstration

first_imgIgnoring the ongoing signing of the book of condolence for the late Chief Justice Johnnie N. Lewis at the Temple of Justice, several citizens of Grand Cape Mount Count were yesterday, seen expressing their disappointment and anger over Chief Justice Francis S. Korkpor’s handling of the stay order placed on the certification of Senator-elect for Grand Cape Mount County, Cllr. Varney G. Sherman.Hours to the certification of Cllr. Sherman by the National Elections Commission (NEC), a defeated senatorial candidate, Dr Fodee Kromah of the Congress for Democratic Change filled a complaint against the election of Cllr. Sherman to the Supreme Court.It was based on the complaint that Justice in Chamber Associate Justice Philip A.Z. Banks placed a stay order on all activities leading to the certification of Cllr. Sherman who is also chairman of the ruling Unity Party (UP).Yesterday’s incident started when Chief Justice Korkpor informed the supporters and lawyers of Cllr. Sherman to assemble at the courtroom of the Supreme Court where he would deliver his opinion (ruling) regarding the Chamber Justice’s stay order.“You are to appear at this courtroom by 2:pm on Tuesday, February 3, to attend the final ruling by the Full Bench of the Supreme Court into the stay order matter involving Cllr. Sherman,” the Chief Justice had announced on Monday, February 2 in the courtroom.He said “the reason is that Dr. Kromah who had filed his complaint against the irregularities during the December 20, 2014, special senatorial election in Grand Cape Mount County has withdrawn his complaint.”The decision, he said, “implies that there is no more case before us, Justices of the Supreme Court to hear and decide upon. It is so ordered. Matter is suspended.”  Chief Justice Korkpor’s decision came after the lawyer representing Dr. Kromah asked the court that they withdraw their complaints against Cllr. Sherman, to pave the way for his certification by the NEC.Unfortunately, while the citizens and lawyers were seated and waiting for Chief Justice Korkpor to come and lift the stay order against Cllr. Sherman, surprisingly the Marshall of the Supreme Court came hurriedly and told the gathering, “Everybody please leave the courtroom because there is no case today.”When the citizens attempted to ask the Marshall what was happening, he responded, “I don’t want to answer questions. It is an order from my bosses and I must do it.”After leaving the courtroom, the citizens were heard venting their anger against the Full Bench of the Supreme Court especially, Chief Justice Korkpor “It is simply unacceptable for the Chief Justice to treat us Cape Mountanians in this manner,” murmured the angry group of citizens who asked not to be named for fear of tampering with the case that is yet to be decided by the Full Bench. “If they don’t want any trouble let them not play with this matter.  How would they deny us representation like other counties?” the citizens wondered.They went on to say, “We are getting frustrated over the whole issue. We voted for him and we want him. Nobody will change who we have elected. We are again calling on the Chief Justice to speed up with the case. There is no matter before the court. The defeated party has withdrawn his complaint, so what is the case they are going to hear?” they asked.“Why should they continue to deny us of our choice?  The Chief Justice himself asked us to be here. What is wrong that he had to ask someone else to tell us to leave his court yard,” they wondered.Some said the Supreme Court should not get involved in political matters. This is a political issue and they shouldn’t have interfered. Even the man has withdrawn his complaint, as the Chief Justice himself has said so why would they delay in their ruling, they asked.Explaining their plan to stage a demonstration in the county, the group said, they were going back to the county to hold discussions with the citizens about the protest.They did not say when they would stage the demonstration. “We will also discuss with our people about preventing vehicles from leaving and entering the county as part of our protest especially government cars,” stressing,”We are capable of doing so and nobody can stop us.”“We will even stop our local leaders from leaving the county for any official duties outside of the county to demonstrate that we are tired and enough is enough,” the group vowed.Cllr. Sherman won the Grand Cape Mount senate with 13, 651 votes representing 61.7% while Dr. Kromah managed runner-up with 3,431 votes representing 15.5 percent.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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Ministry to monitor use of grants to innovative project youths

first_imgThe Social Cohesion Ministry will be taking the necessary steps to ensure that grants awarded to successful applicants of the Youth Innovation Project of Guyana (YIPoG) are being spent only on their project.This was announced by the programme’s Project Officer, Germaine Watson, on Friday.Executives from the Youth Innovation Programme of Guyana (YIPoG) flanked by mentors and a few of the participants from 2017“What we are doing this year is to allot those monies in tranches. So, as against last year, whereby persons got their full amount, we will be giving those monies according to our investigations, according to their proposals and the reports,” Watson explained.To ensure that the necessary monitoring is being done, especially now that the Government has allotted $70 million to the successful applicants, Watson told Guyana Times that at least 17 monitors have been employed.Social Cohesion Minister with responsibility for Culture, Youth and Sport, Dr George Norton, has reiterated the vitality of the programme to the Guyanese youths.This year’s theme, like last year’s, is ‘Aspire, Inspire to Reach’.Director of Youth, Melissa Carmichael, informed thus, “Each region, through the regional offices, toshaos and community development officers, will receive the Youth Innovation packages, while monitors will be assigned to the said regions to facilitate the channeling of the innovative ideas and pioneering spirit of young Guyanese so as to produce solutions…”Persons between the ages of 14 and 35 are being urged to apply, as are teams comprising of less than 10 participants. The projects or programmes being submitted by these applicants should focus on social and environmental development issues using Science, Technology, Engineering, Agriculture, Antropology, Archaeology, Arts, Mathematics and Spirituality (STEAMS).Application forms can be uplifted from the Department of Youth, as well as its Facebook page and The Ministry’s website. Applicants have until June 30, 2018 to ensure their proposals are submitted.Proposals for YIPoG will be shortlisted according to the clarity in goals, sensible budgeting, and long-term sustainability, among other criteria.In a brief report, Carmichael informed that 21 groups and individuals from several different areas across Guyana were last year awarded grants to facilitate the implementation of their projects.Some $40 million were spent on the YIPoG initiative. She related that the programme received 56 proposals, from which 21 received funding. “To date, approximately 60 per cent of the projects are in their implementation stage, while the others are securing relevant materials to begin work,” she said.Region Four received the most grants, followed by Region Seven; while Regions One, Two, Three, Five, Six, Eight, Nine and Ten secured one each.The projects that were funded during last year are expected to improve the lives of students and citizens within the respective regions.Some developers of programmes include Romel Putulall, Shamar Spencer, Berlinda Persaud and Christine DeCambra-Forrester.Shamar Spencer, in brief remarks, said his major challenge during the development of ‘SWOOP’ was public awareness. Swoop is a mobile application (app) that Spencer created to allow persons to trade goods and services without the use of money. His project was awarded $1 million.Last year’s participants also seized the opportunity to display models of their projects on Friday.last_img read more

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RCMP continue investigation into human remains found in burned down cabin

first_img“We’re going to investigate it at the highest level and than collect all of the evidence, and than make a determination from there,” Cpl Dave Tyreman of the Prince George RCMP explained. “…We don’t know if it was arson, if it was accidental, or what the cause of the fire was now.”They’re also unsure as to the exact date in which the trapper cabin burned down, but one thing is for sure, upon further investigation, there were in fact human remains found inside.Tyreman says police are working in conjunction with an arson investigator, forensic team, and has also called in “a lot of additional resources.”- Advertisement -The RCMP is still asking anyone with information regarding this incident to contact the Fort St. John detachment at 250 787 8100, or if you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1 800 222 8477.last_img read more

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Coutinho will not start for Bayern on Saturday – Kovac

first_img0Shares0000Bayern Munich coach Niko Kovac (L) has said that new star signing Philippe Coutinho will not start against Schalke on Saturday © AFP / Christof STACHEBERLIN, Germany, Aug 22 – Brazilian star midfielder Philippe Coutinho will not make his first Bundesliga start when Bayern Munich travel to Schalke on Saturday, said coach Niko Kovac Thursday.Coutinho, 27, has been the talk of Germany since joining Bayern on a one-year loan deal from Barcelona earlier this week. Yet at a press conference on Thursday, Kovac confirmed the Brazilian would begin his first game as a Bayern player on the bench.“He is not quite at the level of fitness he needs to play for 90 minutes,” said Kovac.“He has said that himself, and we don’t want to take any risks. He has only been training for the last two weeks, so he needs to catch up,” he added, but confirmed Coutinho would be in the matchday squad.“I know a lot of people want us to play him straight away, but everything has to be right.”Kovac said Bayern’s other new attacking signing, Croatia winger Ivan Perisic, could make the starting eleven against Schalke.“Ivan is much further along, he started training at the same time as we did, and played several games for Inter Milan in pre-season,” he said.Bayern are under pressure to pick up three points against David Wagner’s Schalke side, having been held to a draw in their opening Bundesliga game against Hertha Berlin last week.0Shares0000(Visited 23 times, 1 visits today)last_img read more

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ADOPTED SON OF DONEGAL NOMINATED FOR TOP IRISH-AMERICAN AWARD

first_imgA US Soldier who travels to Donegal to learn Irish has been nominated for a top award in the United StatesSéamus Ó Fianghusa, known as ‘Séamus na Gaeilge’ in the west Donegal Gaeltacht, is a US Army soldier who recently returned from a year-long combat deployment in Afghanistan.He has been named in the prestigious Irish Echo ’40 under 40′ – recognition of 4o people under the age of 40 who have made a significant contribution to Irish American and Irish life. Séamus is currently serving with the legendary ‘Fighting 69th’ which leads the New York St. Patrick’s Day Parade every year.This unit is not only the most combat credited regiment in the American armed forces, but the direct descendant of the ‘Wild Geese’ Irish Brigades of France and Spain. In March of 2006, he started learning Irish.He achieved recognition within the Irish language movement after attaining fluency in the tongue within a short space of time and with no fromal instruction.He came to Donegal for the first time in the summer of 2008 and currently spends his time between Ireland and the United States, at least when he’s not off fighting a war. Says the nomination: “He is a passionate advocate of all aspects of traditional Celtic culture and one of the relatively few practitioners of the ancient Gaelic art of song known as ‘sean-nós’. In Ireland, he is a frequent contributor to Irish language media, with numerous appearances on national televsion and radio.”© 2011 donegaldaily.com, all Rights ReservedThe copying, republication or redistribution of donegaldaily.com Content, including by framing or similar means, is expressly prohibited by law.Follow us on www.twitter.com/donegaldailyFollow us on www.facebook.com/donegaldaily Sell anything on www.donegaldailyclassifieds.comADOPTED SON OF DONEGAL NOMINATED FOR TOP IRISH-AMERICAN AWARD was last modified: December 21st, 2011 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)Tags:irish echoknown as ‘Séamus na Gaeilge’ in the west Donegal GaeltachtSéamus Ó Fianghusalast_img read more

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DD NOTICE: ROSSES CDP VARIETY CONCERT CANCELLED

first_imgThe Variety Concert that was to be held in the Maghery Community Centre this Friday the 3rd of October in aid of Spraoi le Cheile and the Rosses CDP Dungloe has been cancelled.The Breakfast Art Box: For Parent / Carer and Toddler Group Starts back on Monday the 6th October at 10am to 12pm in the Rosses CDP Chapel Road Dungloe.Facilitated by an early years specialist, this group offers an opportunity for your toddler to meet and play with other children, take part in creative art activities, and for you to have a cuppa and a chat with other parents and carers. €2 euro per child, art materials, tea and snack provided. Contact Breege on 086 3836546 for further information.DD NOTICE: ROSSES CDP VARIETY CONCERT CANCELLED was last modified: September 29th, 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:NoticesRosses CDPSportlast_img read more

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GO ON, GO ON, GO ON …..TO THE GUEST TEA IN GLENSWILLY!

first_imgGlenswilly GAA Hall and not a blade of grass in sight!The floor has been scrubbed and there’s even new tablecloths! Glenswilly GAA Clubhouse has never looked as well as it prepares for its Guest Tea which take place tonight (Fri).The evening starts at 8pm and Glenswilly’s reputation for the best buns and sandwiches this side of the Swilly isn’t one that has come easy. There promises to be craic, plenty of ceoil and even some surprises.If you fancy a night with a difference just get along to the clubhouse (don’t each too much beforehand!)All proceeds go directly to the club and a good turn-out will be reward for all the hard work that has gone into organising what promises to be a great night. See you all there.GO ON, GO ON, GO ON …..TO THE GUEST TEA IN GLENSWILLY! was last modified: March 4th, 2016 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:donegalGAAglenswillyGuest Tealast_img read more

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ANOTHER MASSIVE CRUISE LINER DOCKS IN KILLYBEGS

first_imgThe Saga Sapphire has just docked in Killybegs.The massive cruise liner is bringing 600 tourists to the county for the day, with many heading on bus trips around Donegal.The 200-metre long 38,000-tonne vessel is on a cruise around Ireland.   ANOTHER MASSIVE CRUISE LINER DOCKS IN KILLYBEGS was last modified: July 31st, 2013 by John2Share 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:Killybegssaga sapphirelast_img read more

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McBREARTY ROCKS LABOUR AS HE QUITS PARTY

first_imgExclusive: Frank McBrearty Jnr has quit the Labour Party, Donegal Daily can confirm.Cllr Frank McBrearty has quit the Labour Party.The Raphoe-based county councillor and former Mayor of Donegal resigned from the party in recent days.Cllr McBrearty admitted he had left the party when contacted but refused to make any further comment. It is understood McBrearty has become completely disillusioned with politics and may not even stand again.He was elected to Donegal County Council on the Labour Party ticket in 2009.The often-outspoken councillor is expected to contact Mayor of Donegal Ian McGarvey before today’s meeting of Donegal County Council.He will inform Mayor McGarvey that he is no longer a Labour Party councillor. It is believed McBrearty was considering his position within the Labour Party even while Mayor of Donegal.However, he did not want to leave the party as he did not want to deflect form his work as mayor.His decision will be seen as a major blow to the Labour Party in Donegal. McBREARTY ROCKS LABOUR AS HE QUITS PARTY was last modified: September 30th, 2013 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)last_img read more

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