Locsin to lead 2019 ‘Outstanding Negrosanon’ awardees

first_imgThe four otherawardees are Rodolfo Reveche, who will be recognized for his contribution toCulture and Arts Promotion for Community Development; Jesus Antonio Orbida onOrganic Farming; Charlie Co, Visual Arts; and chef Fernando Aracama, CulinaryTourism. Nov. 5 is a special non-workingholiday in Negros Occidental under Republic Act 6709 signed by former presidentCorazon Aquino dated Feb. 10, 1989.(Witha report from PNA/PN) The awarding rites, to be led byNegros Occidental Gov. Eugenio Jose Lacson and Vice Gov. Jeffrey Ferrer, willtake place at the Provincial Capitol Social Hall. Locsin, whose family roots are in Silay City, Negros Occidental, willreceive the award for Public Service. It will be part of the province’scommemoration of the Cinco de Noviembre as the day the Negrenses bluffed theSpaniards to gain freedom in 1898. BACOLOD City – Foreign Affairs secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. will leadthis year’s Outstanding Negrosanon awardees.  The program will include the tableaupresentation of “The First Bloodless Revolution” by the Kanlaon Theatre Guildof the Colegio San Agustin Bacolod. Foreign Affairs secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. AFP They will be honored by the provincialgovernment during the Pasidungog ceremony on Nov. 5.    last_img read more

Other Sports Youth Olympics: Weightlifter Jeremy Lalrinnunga creates history, bags India’s first gold medal

first_imgNew Delhi: Jeremy Lalrinnunga marked his name in the history books by claiming India’s first gold medal in the Youth Olympics history after lifting a total weight of 274 kg to bag the top spot in the men’s 62 kg category in the Buenos Aires on Monday.A product of the Army Sports Institute, Lalrinnunga started with a 2 kg lead over Turkey’s Cancer Toptas following the snatch category, and begun the clean and jerk after all his competitors had finished all their three lifts. He finished with an 11 kg advantage over silver medallist Toptas after his initial lift of 142 kg that was followed by an impressive 150 kg lift in the third attempt to complete his overall lift of 274 kg.Lalrinnunga’s brilliant effort puts an end to India’s long wait for the shiny yellow metal. India had clinched a total of seven silver medals in the first two editions of the Games.Shooters Mehuli Ghosh and Shahu Mane missed out on the gold in the women’s and men’s 10m Air Rifle events while Judoga Tababi Devi was defeated in the girl 44 kg final against Venezuela’s Maria Gimenez. For all the Latest Sports News News, Other Sports News, Download News Nation Android and iOS Mobile Apps.last_img read more

Transfer: Mata Seals New Man Utd contract

first_imgMidfielder Juan Mata has signed a new two-year contract at Manchester United.Mata’s deal was set to expire on 30 June but he has agreed to stay on until 2021 – with an option to remain for another year.The Spain international joined United from Chelsea for a then club record £37.1m in January 2014 and has scored 45 goals in 218 appearances. “I have been at Manchester United for five years and I am proud to call Old Trafford my home,” Mata said.Mata, who scored in the 2016 FA Cup final win against Crystal Palace and has also won the Europa League and EFL Cup with the club, said manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer had a “truly exciting” vision for club.“I am so happy that I will be a part of that,” he added.Solskjaer said: “Juan is the ultimate professional and one of the most intelligent players I have worked with.“As well as everything he brings on the pitch, we have some fantastic young players here and I know that Juan’s vast experience will help them to reach their potential over the coming seasons.”Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram Juan Matalast_img read more

NWPL Super Four Matchday 1 Wrap: Delta Queens clip Rivers Angels’ wings

first_img 1. “Joy Jegede” Joy Jegede (Captain of Delta Queens): This team is hungry to win. it’s been long we tasted top level of competition like the Super Four, Super two and Super six. We’ve been hoping to be in a tournament like this and we are hungry to play, hungry to win.Next Fixtures (Tuesday 10, October)Rivers Angels vs Nasarawa Amazons – 2pmBayelsa Queens vs Delta Queens – 4pmRelatedNWPL: Five-Star Wins Grace Final Day As Delta, Nasarawa Complete Line-UpAugust 3, 2017In “Nigeria”Benin City To Host NWPL Super Four, Three Million Naira On OfferAugust 16, 2017In “Nigeria”Marco SportielloJune 30, 2017Similar post — My Recording read more