Standhardinger hopes to hear cheers from the Filipino crowd next time he plays in the country.“I hope someday I can hear the cheers again. But today, it’s all good. It’s all love. I was so excited because the gym is full. What a great atmosphere,” he said. “This is what I love about the Philippines. They’re a great basketball country. We have a great basketball country. That’s why I love coming back here.“Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ Jo Koy: My brain always wants to think funny Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ Margot Robbie talks about filming ‘Bombshell’s’ disturbing sexual harassment scene 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 Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. LATEST STORIES CONTRIBUTED PHOTOWith Christian Standhardinger playing for the enemy on Sunday, there was a handful of fans who booed the Fil-German big man inside Mall of Asia Arena.But that was the least of Standhardinger’s concerns.ADVERTISEMENT Kiss-and-tell matinee idol’s conquests: True stories or tall tales? It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson Coco’s house rules on ‘Probinsyano’ set His focus was to lead Hong Kong to victory and he delivered at the expense of Tanduay Alab Pilipinas to open their campaign in the 2018 Asean Basketball League.“I didn’t hear the booing. I think I just love the Filipino fans so if they cheer for me or boo me, it’s okay,” He said after the Eastern Long Lions’ 92-89 win.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’SPORTSBack on the throneMaking his Philippine debut on Sunday, Standhardinger made his ABL debut in front of Filipino fans and passed his first test with flying colors with 26 points, 14 rebounds, four assists, and two steals.His presence in the endgame was also crucial in Hong Kong holding off the home team with two crucial buckets in the final 20 seconds. OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Survivor Series: Brand supremacy goes to Raw MOST READ View comments Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours Standhardinger said that he likes what he sees with his new team, which is aiming back-to-back titles.“It’s good. We’re a great team and you see them fighting hard. They’re good guys and we just have to improve even more and work hard. I hope we come out of this season with more victories,” he said.Standhardinger also commended Alab and his former Gilas Pilipinas teammate Bobby Ray Parks, who led the late game rally and almost stole the win.“They really got everything in us. And Ray was a killer,” he said.“Luckily, we just stuck together because it was really hard. You can lose your focus, you can lose in your emotions. We got frustrated, but we kept going. We kept working hard and in the end, we came out with a victory as good as they are. I was just happy it was us who got the win.”ADVERTISEMENT
Jose Mourinho receives backing to remain Chelsea manager but there are also three key reasons to believe his time is up
1 The future of Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho continues to be the subject of fevered debate following a run of poor results and a string of run-ins with both internal and external authorities.But is it really time for the self-proclaimed ‘Special One’ to leave Stamford Bridge for a second time?Stuart Pearce knows all about the pressures of life in the Premier League, having been both a player and a manager in the English top-flight, and here he reveals three reasons why Mourinho should stay, and three reasons why he might go.THREE REASONS HE SHOULD STAY:1) “He’s the best manager and coach in the world. Now, you could argue that around the world, but he’s certainly up there.”2) “I would argue he’s good for the Premier League. Good, bad or indifferent, I think his personality is good for English football.”3) “Who are you going to replace him with that’s better than he is? If the fans in the stadium and around the world that support Chelsea don’t love him, then there’s a case a good case to move him on, but certainly the vast majority of Chelsea fans respect him for what he’s done for the club and want him to stay at the club. They love him to bits and know he’s bloody good at his job.”THREE REASONS HE SHOULD GO:1) “The poor press and the poor public relations that surround him at the moment would be one reason.”2) “The results. We are in a results business and the results are not good enough for Chelsea and the money they have spent over the years.”3) “The importance of Champions League football. Chelsea look, at this moment in time, as though they might be pushed to make the top four unless they turn around the mentality within the squad and the form of the players. And that might be totally unacceptable for a club of their magnitude.” Jose Mourinho
SHARE LISA ON FACEBOOKA CO Donegal girl is hoping for her own All-Ireland glory this month – as she represents the county in theLisa McDevitt is already Miss Bikini Donegal 2012.She will now compete for the Miss Bikini Ireland crown on 28th September in Dublin. The winner will then go on the Miss Bikini International world finals in Sanya, China in October.Lisa, 23, says she needs the whole county to support her!Said Lisa: “I just recently moved back here after spending two years living in America. I am currently working as a salon manager in Letterkenny and also work part time for voodoo and INK.“The Miss Bikini Ireland contest is a new contest to Ireland! I got an unexpected phone call one day from the contest organisers in Dublin asking me if I would like to represent Donegal in the all Ireland final 28th Sept. I will compete against 30 other girls, the winner will then represent Ireland in the “Miss Bikini International” finals in Shanghai, China, in November.” And you can do it by clicking on her Facebook page – and sharing it with friends.We suspect there’s going to be a whole lot of liking going on.https://www.facebook.com/MissBikiniDonegalireland LISA HOPING TO WIN HER OWN ALL-IRELAND – WITH COUNTRY’S BEST BIKINI BODY! was last modified: September 11th, 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) Tags:LISA HOPING TO WIN HER OWN ALL-IRELAND – WITH COUNTRY’S BEST BIKINI BODY!
Ann Boyle with journalist Gemma Doherty along with Pearse Doherty and Padraig MacLochlainn.An Taoiseach Enda Kenny is to meet with Ann Doherty, twin sister of missing Donegal girl Mary Boyle who disappeared in 1977, Ireland’s longest missing person.It follows a request by Sinn Fein Deputy Leader Mary Lou McDonald.Mary BoyleDonegal Sinn Féin TDs Pearse Doherty and Pádraig Mac Lochlainn have welcomed today’s commitment.They claim they have now sen evidence from a retired Garda claiming that there was political interference in the case. Speaking after meeting with Ms. Doherty, the two Donegal deputies said “The journalist Gemma O’Doherty, who accompanied Ms. Doherty today, has done sterling work in highlighting this case, one that has long been of concern to not only the people of Donegal but across Ireland.“At the meeting, we were shown evidence from a retired Garda. He asserts that there was political interference in the initial investigation and conveys his support for the contentions and concerns of Ann Doherty in relation to the Garda investigation and the failure to bring to justice the person she believes was responsible for the murder and disappearance of her twin sister.“We are very concerned about the issues raised with us today and we welcome today’s commitment from the Taoiseach to meet with Ann. We trust that the Taoiseach and the Garda Commissioner will take the appropriate action to address Ann’s concerns and the concerns of many others around what happened to Mary Boyle all of those years ago.”TAOISEACH AGREES TO MEET SISTER OF MISSING MARY BOYLE was last modified: October 6th, 2015 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)
Fianna Fáil TD for Donegal Charlie McConalogue says urgent action needs to be taken to reduce rural crime.Residents in communities across the county are living in fear as crime levels continue to rise, he warnedDeputy McConalogue told Donegal Daily his party has a seven-point plan to tackle crime “People living in rural and isolated areas, and older people in particular have expressed genuine fears about a spike in crime rates,” said the Fianna Fail TD.“Recent crime figures reveal that more than 30,000 burglaries were committed across the country last year – an 8% increase on the previous year. This is extremely worrying.“There is no doubt that the removal of Gardai from local communities through the closure of rural garda stations like Malin, Annagaire and Glencolmcille has led to the increase in burglaries across the county. The presence of a Garda in a town or village is a deterrent in itself, but many communities have lost their station and as a result are left exposed. Since this Government came to power at least five Garda stations have been closed across Donegal.“Despite the Government attempts to spin its way out of this crisis, the fact of the matter is Donegal has lost 71 Gardai over the past four years. In April 2011 there were 464 Gardai stationed in the county, that had fallen to 393 by February 2015. There is no doubt that this drastic reduction has had a significant impact on local communities across this county. Given the geographical size of Donegal, the loss of manpower and resources, means that it has become increasingly difficult to patrol and police large parts of the county. This in turn has led to crime and burglary spates in rural pockets and is a grave cause of concern for residents. “Fianna Fáil has devised a 7 point plan to tackle rural crime, which commits to extra Gardai, tougher sentences for career criminals. We would also establish a national neighbourhood watch programme to provide a support structure for communities around the country.“The full seven point plan consists of– 14,000 GardaíWe are committed to strengthening the Garda force to 14,000 members and maintaining Garda numbers at this optimal level. We will seek to increase the Garda Reserve to 2000 members. We will also provide the squad cars necessary for the Gardaí to carry out their duties.– Protect the ElderlyWe will enact legislation to introduce longer sentences for those who assault elderly persons who are increasingly vulnerable in rural communities.– Tougher SentencesWe will introduce legislation for mandatory minimum sentences for those who are convicted of burglary offences. We will also establish a Sentencing Council to promote consistency in sentencing. – Neighbourhood WatchWe commit to establishing a national neighbourhood watch directorate to centrally support and drive community neighbourhood watch programmes across the county.– CCTV on Motorway NetworkWe will install CCTV cameras on Motorway exits to detect criminal activity.– Investment in TechnologyWe propose a significant investment programme in the technology Gardaí currently use to allow for smarter policing in our rural communities.– Restorative JusticeWe commit to expanding the use of restorative justice in our criminal justice system where appropriate and ensure that community service orders are fit for purpose and monitored effectively. We will deduct the cost of free criminal legal aid from those convicted from their income and social welfare payments. “This rural crime wave must be brought under control. Communities should not be forced to live in fear. This plan can be easily implemented and will go a long way to reducing crime in rural areas”.DONEGAL COMMUNITIES LIVING IN FEAR OF CRIME – McCONALOGUE was last modified: October 21st, 2015 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:Charlie McConaloguecrimedonegalrural crime
SANTA CLARA — With the stipulation that nobody truly knows how draft picks will play out in both the near and distant future, some observations on the 49ers’ class of 2019:ProsHelp for Jimmy Garoppolo: All the 49ers need is for one of their two picks to deliver at wide receiver — second-round pick Deebo Samuel of South Carolina (second round, No. 36) or Jalen Hurd of Baylor (third round. 67) and they’ve given quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo some much needed help in the passing game to go along …
We do our best to tell you everything you need to know about cloud computing, but it’s hard to fit everything in every week. Here are three articles that are worth your attention: an unusual list of thinkers who shaped the cloud, a guide to cloud computing acronyms and a potential new trend in SaaS.Cloudant Offers Better Search for CouchDBCouchDB host Cloudant is rolling-out a new feature: full text indexing and search for CouchDB. Cloudant’s search uses Lucene query syntax and MapReduce, but unlike other CouchDB search products Lucene is integrated directly into the Cloudant CouchDB database. It also has a RESTful API.http://blog.cloudant.com/full-text-search-for-cloudants-hosted-couchdbCloudant claims this gives the following advantages: real-time search, indexing and search using all valid JSON types, fault-tolerance and redundancy, little to no setup and configuration and scalability.It’s implemented in couchjava, Cloudant’s own Java-based view server for CouchDB.Rackspace Announces New CDN Provider: AkamaiThis week Rackspace announced it will be replacing its current content distribution network (CDN) service from Limelight with service from Akamai. Current Rackspace customers using Limelight URLs shouldn’t be affected, the URLs should continue to work. Following the transition Rackspace plans to implement new features including SSL and CNAMES.BMC Launches Cloud Lifecycle Management ProductNot to be left out of the cloud management game, BMC this week launched its new Cloud Lifecycle Management product. It features policy-driven access controls, a Web-based interface, compliance and monitoring tools and provisioning tools for public, private and hybrid tools. It’s vendor-agnostic to avoid lock-in. Tags:#cloud#cloud computing 8 Best WordPress Hosting Solutions on the Market Related Posts Top Reasons to Go With Managed WordPress Hosting Why Tech Companies Need Simpler Terms of Servic… klint finley A Web Developer’s New Best Friend is the AI Wai…
A 30-year-old man from Tamil Nadu, accused of raping a British woman at a beach village in South Goa last December, escaped from police custody in Margao on Friday.According to the South Goa police, undertrial Ramchandran Yellappa was being escorted to the court complex for a hearing, when he requested the police personnel to take him to a toilet. According to Superintendent of Police, South Goa, Arvind Gawas, Yellappa removed the glass panels from the ventilator of the toilet and fled. “We have launched a massive manhunt,” Mr. Gawas said. The accused is facing trial for the rape and robbery of a 48-year-old British woman near the Canacona railway station in South Goa on December 20. The crime which was committed at a public place had created furore raising questions on the safety of women in the coastal State.
The captain of Argentina’s 1986 World Cup-winning team — Diego Maradona — was on Tuesday sacked as the coach of United Arab Emirates football club Al Wasl.The 51-year-old, who had signed a two-year contract with the Dubai-based club in May 2011, was dismissed after a board meeting.The legendary Argentine’s position had been in doubt since June, when the club’s entire board resigned following a trophy-less season.He joined Al Wasl following his firing as the national coach of Argentina. Before becoming coach of his home country in 2008, he coached Argentine first-division clubs Deportivo Mandiyu in 1994 and Racing Club in 1995.With Agency inputs
“We have recently seen the Japanese side repeatedly”We have recently seen the Japanese side repeatedly expressing its hope of improving the bilateral relationship. You have also shown your willingness to take the first step. If you come with sincerity, we welcome you,” Wang said.”We hope that your visit will play a positive role in actual improvement of China-Japan ties,” he added.As part of steps to increase interaction among the citizens of the two countries, Kishida told Wang that Japan will further relax multiple entry visa rules for Chinese visitors.Kishidas trip marks the first visit of a Japanese foreign minister to China in about 4 years at a time when the two countries are weighing up when and how to realise more frequent high-level political meetings.In addition to bilateral issues, the two ministers held frank discussions on North Korea, the South China Sea and Taiwan during their meeting, which lasted for over four hours, the Kyodo report said.Since taking office in late 2012, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has held talks only twice with Chinese President Xi Jinping, both times on the sidelines of regional meetings.The last time was in April of last year.Again this year, both governments are finding it difficult to set the stage for an official visit of either side just for a bilateral meeting. PTI KJV NSA