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On the Twentieth Century’s Kristin Chenoweth & Company Perform Energetic Medley

first_img View Comments Show Closed This production ended its run on July 19, 2015 Related Shows On The Twentieth Century Star Files Tony winner Kristin Chenoweth and her fellow cast mates of On the Twentieth Century stopped by The Today Show on April 21 to celebrate their Best of Broadway week with a high-energy medley. So how does the pint-sized soprano maintain all that spunk after eight shows a week and morning show appearances? “Coca Cola and chocolate,” she tells Matt Lauer and Savannah Guthrie. Take a look below as Phillip Attmore, Rick Faugno, Drew King and Richard Riaz Yoder tap their way through “Life is Like a Train” and Chenoweth leads the cast in “Babbette,” then catch On the Twentieth Century at the American Airlines Theatre. Kristin Chenowethlast_img read more

Vermont Finance and Management Department receives national award

first_imgGovernor Jim Douglas applauded the work of the Vermont Department of Finance and Management for receiving the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) – the organizations highest form of recognition.  This is the second year in a row that the State of Vermont, through the Department of Finance and Management, has received this award for the comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR).“The team at Finance and Management has done a tremendous job ensuring that my Administration, the Legislature and Vermonters have the best possible fiscal information,” said Governor Douglas. “Timely and accurate reporting is critical in making good decisions, providing the transparency taxpayers expect and maximizing our limited resources.  Commissioner Reardon and his team deserve a great deal of credit for their sound management of taxpayer money during a very difficult time.”Commissioner Jim Reardon, who has been at the helm of the Finance and Management Department for the past five years stated “I am very proud of my staff in the Financial Operations Division, they are a talented and committed team of state employees that take great pride in their work.”According to the GFOA, Vermont’s CAFR was judged to meet the highest standards of financial reporting by an impartial panel of experts.  The CAFR demonstrated a constructive “spirit of full disclosure” by clearly communicating Vermont’s “financial story” and motivating groups and individuals to read the CAFR.The GFOA is a nonprofit professional association based out of Chicago, Illinois and Washington D.C. and serves approximately 17,500 government finance professionals in the U.S. and Canada.Source: Governor’s office. 7.21.2010###last_img read more

ENGIE completes Massachusetts’ largest storage project

first_img FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailPrint分享Platts:One of first states to enact an energy storage target, Massachusetts, received its largest utility-scale energy storage system Tuesday when ENGIE and Holyoke Gas & Electric launched a 3 MW/6 MWh system connected to a solar farm near Boston.Located adjacent to the former 136-MW Mt. Tom oil- and coal-fired power plant 90 miles west of Boston in Holyoke, Massachusetts, the battery energy storage system was connected to a 5.8-MW community solar PV project. ENGIE North America supplies power from the solar plant to local utility Holyoke Gas & Electric under a 20-year power purchase agreement, ENGIE Storage spokeswoman Anne Smith said in an email Tuesday.As battery costs decline and policies are enacted to encourage energy storage development, companies are increasingly interested in the technology, particularly when it can be paired with generation resources allowing the flow of power to be more efficiently managed.ENGIE is working on additional energy storage projects in the region. “Massachusetts is primed for growth in the energy storage market thanks to their progressive energy policy,” Smith said. Utilities in the state are required to procure 200 MWh of energy storage by 2020. Massachusetts also has a goal to generate 50% percent of its power from renewable energy sources by 2035.The Mt. Tom solar plus storage system will be used to reduce peak demand on HG&E’s distribution grid, according to a statement. Rising demand-based costs throughout the New England market have been accounting for a large portion of energy costs, which has created pressure to reduce peak energy usage, according to the statement.“This project is the perfect illustration of energy transformation in action – affordable, clean energy replacing traditional fossil fuel power generation,” Frank Demaille, ENGIE North America president and CEO, said in the statement.More: Largest energy storage system in Mass. launched as solar plus storage trend continues ENGIE completes Massachusetts’ largest storage projectlast_img read more

Return of the Giants

first_imgA closeup of a leaf on a potentially blight-resistant American chestnut hybrid showing the leaf’s distinctive canoe shape and curved teeth. Photo Courtesy of The American Chestnut Foundation.  Scientists are Restoring Appalachia’s Most Important Tree: The Chestnut.  A wild landscape repopulated with cultivated or genetically engineered versions of these species would necessarily be less wild. But if scientists and the public accept this as the price of revival it means the Foundation is not just fighting for American chestnuts but creating a model to fight for American forests. The idea: Cross Chinese-American hybrids with successive generations of American chestnuts that still grow wild and that, though doomed to die of blight, sometimes live long enough to produce nuts. Repeatedly crossing these trees with one another should concentrate resistance, Burnham said, producing a new perfect tree for a permanently infected landscape. The blight—accidentally imported in Asian chestnut trees—was first identified in a New York City park in 1904, and its devastation of southern forests coincided with the economic collapse of the Great Depression. It’s a devotion inspired by the magnificence of the chestnut—so numerous, productive and beautiful that it was sometimes called the “perfect tree”—and by the tragedy of its destruction. “The chestnut has a great story,” Sisco said. Meanwhile, scientists are working on another controversial approach—the creation of a genetically modified American chestnut. The blight works by emitting an acid that kills chestnut tissue, making it easier for the fungus to consume. By borrowing a gene from wheat that neutralizes this acid, Powell and Maynard (who recently retired), have produced a pure-bred American tree as resistant as most Chinese chestnuts. Which is what drives Powell to expand his project’s reach to other species. “I’m trying to get a center set up for tree restoration,” he said, adding that establishing methods to fight other invasive pests, “is a very big deal to us.” But this sense of mission also comes from the knowledge that chestnuts are not alone. American forests, said Stacy Clark, a research forester with the U.S. Forest Service, “are under siege from invasive exotoics.” It sometimes seems, she added, that the most spectacular trees—Fraser firs, hemlocks, elms, ashes and dogwoods—are the most vulnerable. This has helped satisfy many critics who didn’t like the idea of introducing an engineered tree into forests, Powell said, including some members of the Foundation. It also may include researchers at the Forest Restoration Alliance, based in Waynesville, N.C., and modeled after the Chestnut Foundation. This group is seeking resistance to both the balsam wooly adelgid, an insect that wiped out historic stands of mature Fraser firs and continues to plague the Christmas tree industry, and the hemlock wooly adelgid, which has devastated that tree’s population through most of the East. Farm families earned much-needed cash gathering nuts for shipment to Eastern cities. They built cabins, coffins, fences and furniture from the tree’s straight-grained, rot-resistant wood. They worked for timber companies that realized so much profit from extracting the tree’s tannic acid that earnings from pulp and timber sales were gravy. The trees grew largest here—more than a dozen feet wide at the base and ten times that high—and most abundantly. In some swaths of forest, chestnuts accounted for one in every four mature hardwood. At six years old, it is already more than 20 feet tall, with a straight, stout trunk. The bark shows the merest ripple at the point where Sisco tested the tree by injecting it with Cryphonectria Parasitica, also known as chestnut blight. “It’s a very long-term project,” Sisco said. “There’s been some friendly competition with us over the years because we were going on two different tracks and they wanted to make sure their efforts weren’t wasted,” Powell said. “But now they are fully behind it.” “I’m blessed, or cursed, with a one-track mind,” he said, and he is encouraged by the recent successes in chestnut breeding. “After 33 years on this thing,” he said, “it makes me happy that I feel like I didn’t waste my life.” Select the most resistant specimens from each crossing. The result, he predicted, would be trees that look just like American chestnuts—that are just as tall and straight, just as loaded with flowers and nuts—yet are able to fight off blight like their distant Chinese ancestors. This gave Burnham stock to work with. He advocated a method of breeding called backcrossing that he had used with corn and that has been the driving strategy of the Foundation’s work since its founding in 1983. It’s a goal that Sisco, working with trees that are 15/16ths American chestnut, is now closing in on. So are scientists at the Foundation’s national research farm in Meadowview Va., and at orchards run by several of its state chapters, most notably Pennsylvania’s. “Pennsylvania is by far the farthest along,” Jarrett said. “Double whammy,” Jarrett said. Early restoration efforts ended after several decades of frustration and dwindling public support—but not before scientists developed a few promising strains by crossing American chestnuts with their Chinese counterparts, which are at least partly resistant because they evolved with the blight. And then another step: allowing this stock to produce the two or three billion chestnuts needed for it to reclaim its dominant place in Eastern forests. U.S. Forest Service has established 13 plots of 15/16ths American chestnuts in National Forests in the South. And though the point of this research is to test conditions for replanting, not to begin reforestation, the performance of these trees has been encouraging, said the Forest Service researcher Clark. In the oldest of these plots, planted in 2009, between 50 and 80 percent of the trees have escaped infection and the tallest are now nearly 40 feet tall. But another big step remains: producing enough highly resistant trees, with enough genetic diversity, that they can fill seed orchards and interbreed freely. The small mound of pollen that Paul Sisco pours from a pill vial comes from an American chestnut hybrid that he calls “my lucky tree,” “my trophy,” “my champion.” The Ozark chinquapin is a relative of the American chestnut, he said, and its restoration is “something we can almost immediately step into.” His team has also made progress on altering elms to resist Dutch elm disease. “We know how to get the gene in the elm,” he said. “All we have to do is pick the right gene.” In the fall, they carpeted the woods with starchy, protein-rich nuts that sustained wildlife, livestock and people. One elderly mountain resident told Freinkel that chestnut harvest season was the only time of the year he wasn’t hungry. So far, the Alliance has focused on building breeding stocks from naturally resistant specimens, said the group’s director, Fred Hain, a retired N.C. State University professor. But he has an open mind about genetic modification, he said. “I think it has more potential than just about any approach out there.” The hope is that the Hershey Kiss-shaped nuts produced by this crossing will grow into trees with even greater resistance than their parents, and that they will emerge as prime stock for the repopulation of chestnuts in Appalachian forests. It’s a goal Sisco has been pursuing for more than 20 years. Although they must still receive approval from three federal agencies, which is expected to take at least two years, they have prepared for the approval process with tests that have so far revealed no potential negative impacts to surrounding trees and no changes to the nuts and flowers. Even if researchers do not borrow his team’s methods, Powell said, they can follow the regulatory path that they have created. Chestnut blight, a misfortune throughout its range, was a calamity in the southern Appalachians, where the species was a keystone of the ecosystem, culture and economy, Susan Freinkel wrote in her 2007 book, American Chestnut: The Life, Death and Rebirth of the Perfect Tree. “The trees are performing very well in terms of height and survival,” Clark said. “If we can show we can save a single species at a time, and that species has a great impact, I think it leads to scientists studying other species seeing that there are feasible solutions out there,” said Ben Jarrett, the Foundation’s Southeast regional science coordinator. Powell said his work can also be applied to other vulnerable tree species. This includes a Forest Service scientist in Indiana who is working to develop a genetically modified ash tree with built-in resistance to the emerald ash borer, an invasive insect that has killed millions of trees in the eastern United States. Sisco, on the other hand, is focused strictly on the chestnut. The blight’s destruction of roughly 4 billion American chestnuts in the early 20th century has been called the country’s greatest ecological disaster. The breeding of Sisco’s star tree at an American Chestnut Foundation orchard south of Asheville may turn out to be a milestone in its reversal.last_img read more

Three Dead after Counter Drug Helicopter Crashes in Peru

first_img The institution said that an investigation will be conducted to determine the cause of the accident. A helicopter belonging tothe Peruvian National Police crashed to the ground with three crew members onboard during a practice night flight in a coca area in a northeastern area of Peru, killing its crew, the police command reported. The aircraft crashed against La Moyuna hill, located 5 kilometers from the police base, according to authorities. By Dialogo July 12, 2013 According to the police command, the aircraft might have fallen due to an accident, since it declared an emergency before losing communication with the control personnel at the base. center_img The helicopter was a UH-2H, used in coca leaf eradication operations in the area of Leoncio Prado and Alto Huallaga in Tingo María, generally used during counter drug cooperation efforts with the U.S. The pilots of the damaged aircraft were performing night flight training with goggles, according to the monthly training program used by that unit, the police command stated. The bodies of the crew members, two officers and a NCO from the Peruvian police were found by rescue workers from Tingo María Air Base, where the helicopter had departed, a statement said. last_img read more

COVID-19 cases surge in Oklahoma, other states ahead of Trump’s Tulsa rally

first_imgSeveral US states including Oklahoma reported a surge in new coronavirus infections on Wednesday, days before a planned campaign rally for President Donald Trump in Tulsa that would be the nation’s largest indoor social gathering in three months.An uptick in coronavirus cases in many states over the past two weeks, along with rising COVID-19 hospitalizations, reflected a troubling national trend that has seen daily US infection numbers climbing after more than a month of declines.Oklahoma reported a record 259 new cases over the previous 24 hours, while Florida reported more than 2,600 new cases and Arizona more than 1,800 – the second-highest daily increases for those two states. Topics : In Arizona, where doctors, nurses and health administrators called for making face coverings mandatory statewide in public places, Governor Doug Ducey said he would let local officials decide whether to impose such rules and how to enforce them.”If you do go out, wear a mask. It’s the smart thing to do,” he said.Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego immediately tweeted that a vote on a proposed ordinance to require face masks outdoors in the nation’s fifth-largest city would go on the agenda for the city council’s next meeting.Texas reported 3,100 new coronavirus cases on Wednesday, its biggest single-day tally yet, along with another all-time high for COVID-19 hospitalizations – nearly 2,800 patients. That marks the sixth straight day in which the number of patients currently admitted for the highly contagious respiratory virus has reached record numbers in Texas.center_img While Texas has not reported how many of its hospitalized COVID-19 patients are admitted to intensive care units, 1,500 ICU beds are available statewide, a state website https://txdshs.maps.arcgis.com/apps/opsdashboard/index.html#/ed483ecd702b4298ab01e8b9cafc8b83 said.The daily count of infections also hit a new benchmark in California, with more than 4,000 cases recorded statewide on Wednesday. Los Angeles County alone reported its largest daily increase, over 2,100 new cases, though several hundred were attributed to a backlog in test results released all at once.Trump’s political team, meanwhile, forged ahead with plans for a campaign rally on Saturday in Tulsa, his first such event since stay-at-home restrictions were imposed across much of the country in March to fight the coronavirus.Public health experts worry that assembling thousands of shouting, chanting people inside an arena – particularly if many aren’t wearing masks – could turn the rally into a coronavirus “super-spreader event.” Trump, in a Fox News interview on Wednesday, repeated an assertion he has made in the past that the coronavirus, with or without the advent of a vaccine or new effective treatment, is “fading away.””It’s going to fade away, but having a vaccine would be really nice, and that’s going to happen,” he added.Trump’s campaign advisers see the rally as a chance to rejuvenate his political base after a string of national and state opinion polls showed the president trailing Democratic rival Joe Biden.Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt said during a briefing on Wednesday that state officials were doing their utmost to ensure that the event is “safe as possible.”Oklahoma health officials recommend anyone attending the rally to get tested for the coronavirus before arriving, then to self-isolate afterward and get tested again. The health commissioner urged those at high risk of severe illness from COVID-19 – senior citizens and people with chronic underlying health conditions – to stay home.Biden accused Trump of “surrendering” to the coronavirus pandemic and failing to stay prepared for a resurgence that could put a US economic recovery at risk.Hospitals fillingIn most of the states where cases are spiking, COVID-19 hospitalizations are also rising or at record highs. Unlike increases in new infections, rising hospitalizations cannot simply be attributed to greater testing.In Arizona, 83% of intensive care beds are occupied, a record high, according to a state website https://azdhs.gov/preparedness/epidemiology-disease-control/infectious-disease-epidemiology/covid-19/dashboards/index.php. The outbreak has alarmed the hard-hit Navajo Nation. The Navajo reservation – overlapping parts of Arizona, Utah and New Mexico – reinstated a weekend-long curfew that closes even essential businesses like grocery stores and gas stations.In Florida, some of the increase has been linked to newly reopened bars, making for easy virus transmission. In one case, 16 friends who celebrated a birthday at a bar without wearing masks all tested positive, according to media reports.Texas has also pointed to bars as one cause of its current outbreak. In Oregon, over 200 new cases were tied to events at a single church.For the United States as a whole, more than 2.1 million people are known to have been infected to date, including 117,000 who have died from COVID-19, by far the most of any country in the world.last_img read more

BIMCO: Dry Bulk Market’s Recovery Still Fragile

first_imgThe return to permanent profitable freight rates in the dry bulk sector is still way off, however, there has been a slight fundamental market improvement, according to BIMCO’s latest market overview.Capesize ships have been in profitable territory earning above USD 15,300 per day since August, and Panamaxes likewise, as they have been hired for above USD 10,200 per day since September.Handymax/Supramax/Ultramax owners and operators who fixed their ships after August 21 have also seen freight rates covering, not just operational expenditures (OPEX) but also capital expenditures (CAPEX), leaving a slim return on investment, BIMCO’s data shows.Finally, the Handysize segment has, for the first time since April 2014, reached a freight rate level above USD 9,000 per day.Moving forward, the transport demand for dry bulk cargoes in Q1, 2018 is estimated to be considerably lower than the volumes transported in Q4, 2017, and that’s the first hurdle to cross. Maintaining slow steaming is another prerequisite to hold onto the gains that have been achieved, BIMCO added.The dry bulk demand is driven, as always, by China, which grew its seaborne imports of coal during the first nine months of 2017 by 18.7%, and its seaborne imports of iron ore during the first eight months, by 6.9% year-on-year. In total, this is a demand growth of 79m tonnes (27 + 52 respectively) for the two commodities year-to-date.For the current time and Q4 2017, selected seaborne trades from major exporters including iron ore, coal, grains, soya and steel products are expected to grow by 3.4% from Q3 2017 (source: SSY). Whereas, grain peaks in Q1 and Q3, and soya in Q2, the seaborne trading of steel products, coking coal, thermal coal and iron ore will all peak in Q4.“After a bit of a downturn in the market during the first half of October (which was expected), demand lifted freight rates again. It’s time to make the most of it, before seasonal low demand in Q1-2018 get the upper hand and push freight rates down,” BIMCO said.For the first nine months of the year, the dry bulk fleet has grown by 2.7%, already a three-year high.BIMCO expects the fleet will end up growing by 3.1% to 16 million dwt as demolition expectations are lower than the previously anticipated 19 million dwt.In the future, expected fleet growth remains quite low based on the ships on order now – and does not include orders not yet placed. 2018 could see the fleet grow by less than 1%.last_img read more

Messi welcomes Barcelona’s approach for Inter Milan’s forward

first_img Promoted ContentYou’ve Only Seen Such Colorful Hairdos In A Handful Of AnimeBirds Enjoy Living In A Gallery Space Created For ThemThis Guy Photoshopped Himself Into Celeb Pics And It’s HystericalA Hurricane Can Be As Powerful As 10 Atomic BombsWhy Do So Many Digital Assistants Have Feminine Names & Voices?Couples Who Celebrated Their Union In A Unique, Unforgettable Way40 Child Actors Who Turned Into Gorgeous AdultsIt’s Time To Show How Bad Some Women Can Really Be10 Risky Jobs Some Women Do13 kids at weddings who just don’t give a hootBest Car Manufacturers In The World7 Black Hole Facts That Will Change Your View Of The Universe The Serie A giants are proving to be a tough nut to crack as far as Barcelona and their negotiations concerning Lautaro Martinez. Lionel Messi has given the green light to Barcelona to complete a switch for Inter Milan’s Lautaro Martinez‘ during the summer transfer window.Advertisement Loading… center_img Inter are taking full advantage of the La Liga leader’s financial state, with Barca resorting to asking Lionel Messi’s view on the possibility of  landing compatriot Lautaro Martinez.At the moment, Messi will certainly not leave Barca for a direct European rival as it doesn’t look likely that Lautaro Martinez would sign for the Blaugrana if Messi were to depart.Nevertheless, Inter Milan are not letting their resilience break and have made their demands very clear to Barcelona, who may be unable to meet them. With that said, the club has been forced into looking for alternatives as they must sign a striker during the summer. Barca have shown interest in Arsenal frontman Alexandre Lacazette, who proves to be a much cheaper option and Lionel Messi has approved their interest in the ex-Olympique Lyon superstar, according to Don Balon.Alexandre Lacazette does not seem too happy at the Emirates Stadium and now that he is at the peak of his abilities, the France international is more inclined towards playing in the Champions League on a regular basis and winning some trophies too.The Gunners don’t seem to be on track to match the player’s ambitions at this point in time.Read Also: Man City lead race to sign £97.5m-rated Inter Milan strikerMikel Arteta has included Alexandre Lacazette in his plans for the future, but it makes no sense holding onto a player who doesn’t want to stay.Right now, Arsenal value the player at only 40 million euros which comes to slightly more than one-third of what the Blaugrana may end up paying for Lautaro Martinez.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 last_img read more

COVID-19 cases in PH climb to 24

first_imgPresident Rodrigo Duterte announced fournew cases of coronavirus infections on Monday night after he convened theofficials of the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of EmergingInfectious Diseases, resource persons from different government and privateoffices, and local government officials in Malacañang. All citizens, residents, tourists, and establishment owners are also urged to comply with these directives to prevent the transmission of COVID-19, stated the proclamation, which will remain in force and effect until lifted by the Chief Executive. President Rodrigo Duterte earlier issued a proclamation formally declaring a state of public health emergency in the Philippines after the first known local transmission of COVID-19. The seventh case of COVID-19 was a 38-year-old Taiwanese male who has a history of contact with a Taiwanese foreign national who visited the country and tested positive for COVID-19 in Taiwan. He is currently admitted at the Makati Medical Center. Duterte signed Proclamation 922 to “capacitate government agencies and LGUs (local government units) to immediately act to prevent loss of life, utilize appropriate resources to implement urgent and critical measures to contain or prevent the spread of Covid-19, mitigate its effects and impact to the community, and prevent serious disruption of the functioning of the government and the community.” Salceda, chairman of the House committeeon ways and means, made the call after local governments in Quezon City,Marikina and Pasig reported cases of COVID-19. “DOH is currently investigating all the cases and gathering patients’ information from respective hospitals,” Duque said. “DOH is also currently in coordination with concerned Local Government Units and the Centers for Health Development for localized response and implementation of infection prevention and control measures.” On Sunday evening, Health Secretary Francisco Duque announced four cases of COVID-19–two from Pasig City, one from Marikina City and another one from Quezon City. DOH Assistant Secretary Ma. Rosario Vergeire, the sudden increase was due to DOH’s “intensified surveillance” on suspected cases of the disease. The proclamation also facilitates the implementation of mandatory reporting, intensify government response and measures, and enforce quarantine and disease control prevention measures. Health Secretary Francisco Duque speaks during a media briefing about the country’s response to the coronavirus outbreak. Fourteen more coronavirus cases are reported in the Philippines, bringing the total number of people who have been infected with the virus in the country to 24. AP The 10th case was a 57-year-old Filipino male with no history of travel outside of the country. He was reported to have had contact with a confirmed COVID-19 case but DOH is currently investigating details of his exposure. The patient is currently admitted St. Luke’s Medical Center in Quezon City. MANILA – The number of reported peopleinfected with the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the country hasincreased overnight from 10 to 24. While the ninth case was an 86-year-old American male in Marikina City with pre-existing hypertension and history of travel to Unite States and South Korea. Symptoms began March 1 and the patient is currently admitted at Medical City in Ortigas. Vergeire said the 10 new cases were from the results of the testing conducted on samples collected from March 6 to 8 and released on early Monday. Authorities are now conducting contact tracing. “Rest assured that the Department of Health (DOH) is maximizing all channels… to immediately identify and isolate, if needed, those who had contact with confirmed cases,” Vergeire said. “Everyone is a suspect now, thus, the needfor isolation shock,” Salceda told reporters. “The DOH is committed to accurate and timely reporting of verified information on the COVID-19 health situation. We have been preparing for the possibility of localized transmission in the country,” Duque said. DOH has placed the country under COVID-19 Alert System to Code Red sublevel 1 to prepare national and local governments and the country’s health care providers for possible increases in suspected and confirmed cases of the disease./PN Duque said they may seek the help of the Philippine National Police and other law enforcement agencies to provide assistance in addressing the COVID-19. Under the said proclamation, all government agencies and LGUs are tasked to give full assistance and cooperation and mobilize the necessary resources to undertake critical, urgent and appropriate response and measures in a timely manner to curtail and eliminate the COVID-19 threat. Meanwhile, Albay Rep. Joey Salcedaproposed a one week lockdown of the National Capital Region (NCR) to preventthe spread of coronavirus disease or COVID-19. The Department of Health (DOH) earlierrecorded 10 additional COVID-19 cases, all Filipinos, with ages ranging between24 to 72.  The eighth case, meanwhile, was a 32-year-old Filipino male with history of travel to Japan within the past 14 days. Onset of symptoms began on March 5 and the patient is currently admitted at St. Luke’s Medical Center in Taguig City.last_img read more

UEFA Champions League: PSG players party after Dortmund defeat, coach surprised

first_imgRelatedPosts Aguero could be out of action until November, Guardiola says Neymar bags two-match ban UCL: Benfica kicked out by player who left club one week earlier + other results Paris St-Germain coach Thomas Tuchel said he was surprised to see a video of his players partying two days after they were beaten 2-1 at Bundesliga side Borussia Dortmund. The loss was in their UEFA Champions League last 16 first leg fixture on Tuesday in Dortmund. Neymar and Kylian Mbappe were among those attending a late party to celebrate the birthdays of Mauro Icardi, Edinson Cavani and Angel Di Maria. Tuchel told reporters on Saturday on the eve of their Ligue 1 home game against Girondins de Bordeaux: “I was really surprised yesterday (Friday) afternoon to see that video. “Really surprised. “We talked about it internally and it has to stay within the club.” PSG lead the standings with 62 points from 25 games, 10 points ahead of second-placed Olympique de Marseille who host Nantes later on Saturday. The French champions host Borussia Dortmund in the return leg on March 11. Reuters/NAN.Tags: Angel di MariaBorussia DortmundEdinson CavaniGirondins de BordeauxKylian MbappeMauro IcardiNeymarThomas TuchelUEFA Champions Leaguelast_img read more