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BJMP prepares evacuation of Albay inmates

The Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) on Monday said it has started preparations for the possible transfer of inmates in at least three detention facilities in Albay province after Alert Level 4 was raised over Mayon Volcano.
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BJMP prepares evacuation of Albay inmates

The Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) on Monday said it has started preparations for the possible transfer of inmates in at least three detention facilities in Albay province after Alert Level 4 was raised over Mayon Volcano.

Batang gumaling sa malubhang sakit, binibihisan na parang Sto. Niño

Kinagiliwan sa pagdiriwang ng kapistahan ng Sto. Niño ang isang dalawang-taong-gulang na lalaki na binihisan na parang Santo Niño sa Naga, Camarines Sur. Ginagawa raw ito ng mga magulang ng bata bilang pasasalamat sa paggaling ng kanilang anak mula sa malub
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Batang gumaling sa malubhang sakit, binibihisan na parang Sto. Niño

Kinagiliwan sa pagdiriwang ng kapistahan ng Sto. Niño ang isang dalawang-taong-gulang na lalaki na binihisan na parang Santo Niño sa Naga, Camarines Sur. Ginagawa raw ito ng mga magulang ng bata bilang pasasalamat sa paggaling ng kanilang anak mula sa malubhang sakit.

ALSCON: FG accepts Russian firm as core investor

Akinpelu Dada The Federal Government has given official recognition to Messrs UC Rusal, a Russian company, as the core investor in the Aluminium Smelter Company of Nigeria, Ikot Abasi, Akwa Ibom State, following the signing of the renewed Share Purchase Agree
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ALSCON: FG accepts Russian firm as core investor

Akinpelu Dada The Federal Government has given official recognition to Messrs UC Rusal, a Russian company, as the core investor in the Aluminium Smelter Company of Nigeria, Ikot Abasi, Akwa Ibom State, following the signing of the renewed Share Purchase Agreement by the two parties in Abuja on Friday. The renewed SPA was signed during […]

2019: Delta replies Oshiomhole, says APC brought hardship

Theophilus Onojeghen, Warri The Delta State Government on Sunday berated the immediate past governor of Edo State, Mr. Adams Oshiomhole, over his alleged comment that the All Progressives Congress would extend its coast in the South-South by installing an AP
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2019: Delta replies Oshiomhole, says APC brought hardship

Theophilus Onojeghen, Warri The Delta State Government on Sunday berated the immediate past governor of Edo State, Mr. Adams Oshiomhole, over his alleged comment that the All Progressives Congress would extend its coast in the South-South by installing an APC governor in Delta State. Oshiomhole had during a mega rally of the APC held at […]

The presidential system is good for Nigeria

Anthony Akinola The two great systems of political governance known to the world of democracy, the parliamentary and the presidential, have been embraced by Nigeria since independence in 1960.  More than most democratic or semi-democratic nations, Nigerians
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The presidential system is good for Nigeria

Anthony Akinola The two great systems of political governance known to the world of democracy, the parliamentary and the presidential, have been embraced by Nigeria since independence in 1960.  More than most democratic or semi-democratic nations, Nigerians are well-placed to assess the two political systems vis-à-vis the priority of their society.  The impact the presidential […]

Road construction’ll boost GDP —LASG

Sean Olufowobi The Lagos State Government has said the ongoing reconstruction and upgrade of roads will improve the state’s Gross Domestic Product and boost the security of lives and property. The Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, Mr
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Road construction’ll boost GDP —LASG

Sean Olufowobi The Lagos State Government has said the ongoing reconstruction and upgrade of roads will improve the state’s Gross Domestic Product and boost the security of lives and property. The Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, Mr. Rotimi Ogunleye, stated this after a tour of some of the ongoing projects in the state. […]

Mrauk-U UNESCO Coordination Meeting Postponed After Recent Protest

Seven residents were killed and 12 others were injured during a police crackdown on protestors last week. The post Mrauk-U UNESCO Coordination Meeting Postponed After Recent Protest appeared first on The Irrawaddy.
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Mrauk-U UNESCO Coordination Meeting Postponed After Recent Protest

Seven residents were killed and 12 others were injured during a police crackdown on protestors last week. The post Mrauk-U UNESCO Coordination Meeting Postponed After Recent Protest appeared first on The Irrawaddy.

Can Another Asian Fill U Thant’s Shoes?

To mark the 109th birthday of the late U Thant, The Irrawaddy revisits this article about his legacy as UN secretary general. The post Can Another Asian Fill U Thant’s Shoes? appeared first on The Irrawaddy.
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Can Another Asian Fill U Thant’s Shoes?

To mark the 109th birthday of the late U Thant, The Irrawaddy revisits this article about his legacy as UN secretary general. The post Can Another Asian Fill U Thant’s Shoes? appeared first on The Irrawaddy.

‘Our turn to eat’ fuelling corruption in Malawi

It is undeniable that indeed corruption has denied the people of Malawi meaningful progress. It is also sad that some donors have been pulling out their aid because of corruption. The latest donor to jilt... The post ‘Our turn to eat’ fuelling corruption
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‘Our turn to eat’ fuelling corruption in Malawi

It is undeniable that indeed corruption has denied the people of Malawi meaningful progress. It is also sad that some donors have been pulling out their aid because of corruption. The latest donor to jilt... The post ‘Our turn to eat’ fuelling corruption in Malawi appeared first on Malawi Nyasa Times - Malawi breaking news in Malawi.

В Токио впервые прошли учения по эвакуации на случай ракетного удара

Учения проводились по инициативе правительства Японии, противопожарной службы страны и администрации Токио, а также района Бункё, где они со
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В Токио впервые прошли учения по эвакуации на случай ракетного удара

Учения проводились по инициативе правительства Японии, противопожарной службы страны и администрации Токио, а также района Бункё, где они состоялись. Около 350 человек приняли в понедельник участие в тренировочной эвакуации. Больше всего среди участников учений было людей пожилого возраста.

Real Madrid defy crisis talk as Barca extend lead to 11 points

Real Madrid moved back into the top four of La Liga by thumping lowly Deportivo La Coruna 7-1 on Sunday, with Cristiano Ronaldo ending a miserable run of league form with a late double. But Barcelona still extended their lead to 11 points – and 19 ahea
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Real Madrid defy crisis talk as Barca extend lead to 11 points

Real Madrid moved back into the top four of La Liga by thumping lowly Deportivo La Coruna 7-1 on Sunday, with Cristiano Ronaldo ending a miserable run of league form with a late double. But Barcelona still extended their lead to 11 points – and 19 ahead of Real Madrid – as Lionel Messi and […]

US shutdown extends into Monday as crunch vote delayed

Hundreds of thousands of US federal employees will stay home without pay Monday after lawmakers failed to reach an agreement on ending a government shutdown before the start of the working week. Although leaders of President Donald Trump’s Republican Pa
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US shutdown extends into Monday as crunch vote delayed

Hundreds of thousands of US federal employees will stay home without pay Monday after lawmakers failed to reach an agreement on ending a government shutdown before the start of the working week. Although leaders of President Donald Trump’s Republican Party and the opposition Democrats said progress had been made in a weekend of talks, they […]

Sacked Catalan leader flies to Denmark despite arrest threat

Former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont has boarded a flight to Denmark despite a threat by Madrid to issue a warrant for his arrest if he leaves Belgium, where he has been in exile since a failed independence bid, Spanish newspaper El Pais said. The paper pu
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Sacked Catalan leader flies to Denmark despite arrest threat

Former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont has boarded a flight to Denmark despite a threat by Madrid to issue a warrant for his arrest if he leaves Belgium, where he has been in exile since a failed independence bid, Spanish newspaper El Pais said. The paper published a photo of the secessionist leader, sacked by Madrid […]

Wanderers shift to increasingly popular 4-2-3-1 system, says Coach Osman

Mighty Be Forward Wanderers coach Yasin Osman has said he has made a technical switch to the club in readiness of the African champions league from the customary 4-4-2  system to his preferred 4-3-1-2 that... The post Wanderers shift to increasingly popular
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Wanderers shift to increasingly popular 4-2-3-1 system, says Coach Osman

Mighty Be Forward Wanderers coach Yasin Osman has said he has made a technical switch to the club in readiness of the African champions league from the customary 4-4-2  system to his preferred 4-3-1-2 that... The post Wanderers shift to increasingly popular 4-2-3-1 system, says Coach Osman appeared first on Malawi Nyasa Times - Malawi breaking news in Malawi.

Gunmen kill 30 at Kabul’s Intercontinental Hotel

Gunmen in army uniforms who stormed Kabul’s Intercontinental Hotel late on Saturday and battled Afghan Special Forces through the night killed 30 people and wounded many more. Wahid Majroh, a spokesman for the ministry of public health, said on Monday that
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Gunmen kill 30 at Kabul’s Intercontinental Hotel

Gunmen in army uniforms who stormed Kabul’s Intercontinental Hotel late on Saturday and battled Afghan Special Forces through the night killed 30 people and wounded many more. Wahid Majroh, a spokesman for the ministry of public health, said on Monday that the final toll of dead and wounded may still be higher. Majroh said 19 […]

European airlines’ prospects for 2018

European airlines had mixed fortunes in 2017. Some rode on the surge of low oil prices and improving economic growth and registered good financial results. Others had to face the inevitable and declared bankruptcy as a result of an unsustainable business mode
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European airlines’ prospects for 2018

European airlines had mixed fortunes in 2017. Some rode on the surge of low oil prices and improving economic growth and registered good financial results. Others had to face the inevitable and declared bankruptcy as a result of an unsustainable business model. The transformation that the European airline’s industry went through in the last 15 years is nothing short of impressive. In 2012 low-cost carriers had a nine per cent share of the European market. In 2017 this rose to 43 per cent. Many analysts believe this trend is irreversible. Legacy airlines face a formidable challenge that some of them are addressing adequately thanks to the strong presence they have in the market. Gone are the days when legacy airlines tried to compete by offering more perks to travellers. The low-cost model is now universally accepted as an essential requirement for all carriers that provide short-haul services. But is the low-cost model the silver bullet that will save any European airline in trouble? Last year three European airlines declared bankruptcy. Alitalia, Italy’s national carrier, could never appease its workforce, improve productivity and flexibility, and justify its existence by not...

German teen found dead at Dingli Cliffs in 2016: Magisterial inquiry reopened

The magistrate investigating the mysterious death of a German teenager at the foot of Dingli Cliffs in 2016 has reopened the inquiry to probe how the boy’s body was returned to relatives with most of its organs missing, the Times of Malta has learnt. Source
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German teen found dead at Dingli Cliffs in 2016: Magisterial inquiry reopened

The magistrate investigating the mysterious death of a German teenager at the foot of Dingli Cliffs in 2016 has reopened the inquiry to probe how the boy’s body was returned to relatives with most of its organs missing, the Times of Malta has learnt. Sources said Magistrate Marseanne Farrugia had reopened the inquiry upon instructions by the Attorney General’s Office. Mike Mansholt, a 17-year-old adventurer, arrived in Malta on holiday on July 8 and was found dead on July 26. He had been reported missing four days earlier after he failed to return home from his holiday. He was found without his running shoes, a few metres away from his rented bicycle. It was established that the damage to the bicycle was not compatible with a fall from a height. An autopsy concluded that Mr Mansholt had been dead for between seven and eight days. The cause of death, however, has never been established. Both the post-mortems held in Malta and in Germany concluded that the teenager had no broken bones, all but excluding the possibility of a fall. Magistrate Farrugia closed the inquiry once it was established that the cause of death could not be determined. But Mr Mansholt’s father, Berndt...

Pakistan shells areas along LoC, IB in Jammu

Pakistani troops opened fire and lobbed mortars at Indian positions along the International border and LoC in three sectors of Jammu and Rajouri districts overnight, a BSF officer said on Monday.
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Pakistan shells areas along LoC, IB in Jammu

Pakistani troops opened fire and lobbed mortars at Indian positions along the International border and LoC in three sectors of Jammu and Rajouri districts overnight, a BSF officer said on Monday.

J&K shivers under sub-zero temp, Kargil records -18.8 deg C

There was no respite from cold wave conditions in Kashmir division today, with the minimum temperature remaining several degrees below freezing point. Kargil town, in Ladakh region of J&K, shivered at a low of minus 18.8 degrees C last night, an official of t
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J&K shivers under sub-zero temp, Kargil records -18.8 deg C

There was no respite from cold wave conditions in Kashmir division today, with the minimum temperature remaining several degrees below freezing point. Kargil town, in Ladakh region of J&K, shivered at a low of minus 18.8 degrees C last night, an official of the MeT said here.

Philippines raises volcano alert again; hazardous eruption seen imminent

The Philippines raised the alert level at its Mayon volcano on Monday after a loud explosion in the wake of increased activity made a hazardous eruption likelier, prompting authorities to close all schools and urge residents to stay indoors.
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Philippines raises volcano alert again; hazardous eruption seen imminent

The Philippines raised the alert level at its Mayon volcano on Monday after a loud explosion in the wake of increased activity made a hazardous eruption likelier, prompting authorities to close all schools and urge residents to stay indoors.

Female patient, 42, steals doctor's BMW from Mount Elizabeth Hospital carpark

A female patient was arrested on Saturday (Jan 20) for allegedly stealing a car at Mount Elizabeth Hospital at Orchard Road. The car -a BMW - reportedly belongs to a 63-year-old woman who works as an oncologist in the hospital. She had reported that her ca
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Female patient, 42, steals doctor's BMW from Mount Elizabeth Hospital carpark

A female patient was arrested on Saturday (Jan 20) for allegedly stealing a car at Mount Elizabeth Hospital at Orchard Road. The car -a BMW - reportedly belongs to a 63-year-old woman who works as an oncologist in the hospital. She had reported that her car was stolen on Friday (Jan 19) at around 4pm.

Sandiganbayan allows Rychtar, Inekon chair to testify vs. Vitangcol

The Sandiganbayan has allowed former Czech ambassador to the Philippines and current ambassador to Chile Josef Rychtar and Inekon board chairman Josef Husek to testify against former Metro Rail Transit Line 3 (MRT-3) general manager Al Vitangcol III.
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Sandiganbayan allows Rychtar, Inekon chair to testify vs. Vitangcol

The Sandiganbayan has allowed former Czech ambassador to the Philippines and current ambassador to Chile Josef Rychtar and Inekon board chairman Josef Husek to testify against former Metro Rail Transit Line 3 (MRT-3) general manager Al Vitangcol III.

Palace: Mocha Uson’s UST alumni award validates her appointment in gov’t

Presidential Communications Assistant Secretary Mocha Uson’s award from the UST Alumni Association Inc. validates her appointment in government, Malacañang said Monday.
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Palace: Mocha Uson’s UST alumni award validates her appointment in gov’t

Presidential Communications Assistant Secretary Mocha Uson’s award from the UST Alumni Association Inc. validates her appointment in government, Malacañang said Monday.

Reps okay election offences panel, fix budget for candidates

John Ameh, Abuja The House of Representatives has adopted the reports of its committee on a bill to establish an electoral offences commission and prescribe penalties for offenders. The House’ proceedings obtained in Abuja on Sunday indicated that the repor
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Reps okay election offences panel, fix budget for candidates

John Ameh, Abuja The House of Representatives has adopted the reports of its committee on a bill to establish an electoral offences commission and prescribe penalties for offenders. The House’ proceedings obtained in Abuja on Sunday indicated that the report was considered in the Committee of the Whole House, which was presided over by the […]

What you need to know about Apple’s facial recognition

Ife Ogunfuwa The iPhone X uses Face ID technology that unlocks the phone by using infrared and visible light scans to uniquely identify your face. It works in a variety of conditions and is extremely secure. Macworld gives more information on how the Face ID
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What you need to know about Apple’s facial recognition

Ife Ogunfuwa The iPhone X uses Face ID technology that unlocks the phone by using infrared and visible light scans to uniquely identify your face. It works in a variety of conditions and is extremely secure. Macworld gives more information on how the Face ID works and how the technology protects your information. What is […]

Seven banking ideas for students

College season is near, which means that millions of freshmen from around the country will leave the snug confines of their childhood home for a room with a view of the quad, according to http://time.com/money. For many 18-year-olds, this newfound freedom wil
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Seven banking ideas for students

College season is near, which means that millions of freshmen from around the country will leave the snug confines of their childhood home for a room with a view of the quad, according to http://time.com/money. For many 18-year-olds, this newfound freedom will also bring the first taste of financial independence. While some may already have […]

Will FG’s plan to engage agro-rangers to protect farmlands end herdsmen attacks?

The proposed agro-rangers which the Federal Government said would lead herdsmen to move their animals from one cattle colony to another cannot stop the atrocities of the Fulani herdsmen. How will that work? How many of them will they engage to move the animal
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Will FG’s plan to engage agro-rangers to protect farmlands end herdsmen attacks?

The proposed agro-rangers which the Federal Government said would lead herdsmen to move their animals from one cattle colony to another cannot stop the atrocities of the Fulani herdsmen. How will that work? How many of them will they engage to move the animals? It is like they want every state in the country to […]

Special forex window, others attract N7.406tn investments to stocks

The special foreign exchange window for investors and exporters, among other macroeconomic metrics, has stimulated investments in the Nigerian stock market, almost doubling the equities’ capitalisation, STANLEY OPARA writes Nine months after the Central Ban
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Special forex window, others attract N7.406tn investments to stocks

The special foreign exchange window for investors and exporters, among other macroeconomic metrics, has stimulated investments in the Nigerian stock market, almost doubling the equities’ capitalisation, STANLEY OPARA writes Nine months after the Central Bank of Nigeria introduced the foreign exchange window for investors and exporters, the equities market has witnessed an unprecedented growth by […]

‘Don’t undermine University of Malta by comparing it to AUM’

The Prime Minister’s description of both the controversial American University of Malta and the University of Malta as “brilliant institutions”, effectively putting them on the same level, has prompted anger among students and lecturers. They say that c
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‘Don’t undermine University of Malta by comparing it to AUM’

The Prime Minister’s description of both the controversial American University of Malta and the University of Malta as “brilliant institutions”, effectively putting them on the same level, has prompted anger among students and lecturers. They say that comparing the two undermines the integrity of the University of Malta and its thousands of students. Joseph Muscat on Tuesday likened the AUM to the University of Malta, adding that he saw “traces of success” in the former, despite it having fewer than 20 students and very few, if any, lecturers. A spokesman for the University Students’ Council, KSU, told this newspaper: “As a students’ council we feel such comments hinder and undermine the long-standing success of the University of Malta.” He added that the students fear such comments put the university’s reputation at risk. “The University of Malta is a highly esteemed university at a global level, and seeing it compared to a university which just opened its doors and with just a few students enrolled does not do it justice,” the spokesman went on. The KSU believes that the two universities “can never be compared”, especially since the UoM is a State university, while the AUM is...

Kyrgyz woman wins Dream Home grand prize in Dubai

Bishkek, Jan. 22, 2018. / Kabar /. As part of its commitment to customer satisfaction and the delivery of excellent services, Al Ansari Exchange, the UAE-based foreign exchange and worldwide money transfer company, announced the winners of the ‘Al Ansari Ex
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Kyrgyz woman wins Dream Home grand prize in Dubai

Bishkek, Jan. 22, 2018. / Kabar /. As part of its commitment to customer satisfaction and the delivery of excellent services, Al Ansari Exchange, the UAE-based foreign exchange and worldwide money transfer company, announced the winners of the ‘Al Ansari Exchange – Winter Promotion 2017’ at the closing ceremony including Saida Dzheenbaeva from Kyrgyzstan, the winner of the Dream Home grand prize. The draw for the grand prize as well as cash prizes was held live on social media, in the presence of senior officials and managers of Al Ansari Exchange and representatives of the Department of Economic Development (DED) in Dubai, Albawaba.com. reported. Mrs. Dzheenbaeva won the Dream Home prize worth AED 500,000 and plans to buy it in her home country. She got qualified in the promotion after exchanging $400 to UAE Dirham at the Al Ansari Exchange branch in Al Barsha. The final draws included an electronic draw to choose the winner of a kilo of gold, which went to Kuldip Singh from India and the names of the winners of the ‘Selfie Contest’ on Facebook who won an iPad Pro and iPhone X, in addition to the other cash prizes winners. Dzheenbaeva said: “No words could describe my happiness after winning the Dream Home prize. At first I could not believe I had won but now my dream of buying my own home in my country has become a reality. I would like to express my thanks and appreciation to Al Ansari Exchange for giving me a chance to realize my dream. I encourage everybody to take advantage of the promotions offered by Al Ansari Exchange to have the chance to turn their dreams into reality.” The Al Ansari Exchange – Winter Promotion 2017 was held over two months from November 1 to December 31, 2017. In addition to a Dream Home worth AED 500,000, the company also gave participants the chance to win cash prizes worth AED 76,000 and a 1 kilo of gold for every second qualified transaction made within seven days from the date of the first transaction at any of the Al Ansari branches across the UAE or online transactions using eExchange.ae and Al Ansari Exchange’s Mobile App.