2 ‘pushers’ fall in Panay buy-bust

first_imgThe minor was turned over to the Panay municipal police station’s Womenand Children Protection desk, while Arcangeles was detained in the custodialfacility of the police station. Aside from suspected shabu, a P500 marked money and cash amounting toP150 were also seized from the suspects. The 21-year-old Kenn Joy Angeles and a 17-year-old minor – bothresidents of Roxas City, Capiz – yielded the suspected illegal drugs, policesaid. ROXAS City – Nine sachets of suspected shabu were seized in a buy-bustoperation in Barangay Tanza Sur, Panay, Capiz. Kenn Joy Angeles and a 17-year-old minor sits while antidrug officers inspect items seized from them. They were nabbed in an entrapment operation in arangay Tanza Sur, Panay, Capiz on Feb. 20. center_img Personnel of the Capiz Provincial Drug Enforcement Unit and the Panaymunicipal police station staged the entrapment operation on Feb. 20. “Gin monitor naton ang ila nga movement antes gin kasa ang operation saila,” Police Captain Marvin Balmes, Panay Chief of Police told Panay News. Charges for violation of Republic Act 9165, or the comprehensiveDangerous Drugs Act of 2002 will be filed against them./PNlast_img read more

MLB’s London Series games between Yankees and Red Sox raised around £37m in city’s economy

first_img FOLLOW US Also Read | LA Dodgers Never In For Anthony Rendon Or Cover-up After Rivals Angels Signed Him?Lyn Garner, the chief executive of the London Legacy Development Corporation, stated that London Stadium’s flexibility and versatility can attract events such as the World Athletics Championship. Garner added that MLB is a sport which brings thousands of visitors and many of them are from around the world. Because of this, millions of pounds are generated in the economy.  COMMENT Written By SUBSCRIBE TO US Last Updated: 26th December, 2019 19:33 IST MLB’s London Series Games Between Yankees And Red Sox Raised Around £37m In City’s Economy According to a recent survey, the city’s economy raised £37 million ($48 million/€43 million) because of two Major League Baseball (MLB) games. Read more. LIVE TVcenter_img First Published: 26th December, 2019 19:33 IST New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox went head-to-head for two consecutive games in the MLB London Series. These games were played on June 29 and June 30. The two clashes, which took place at London Stadium, were the first regular-season matches to ever take place in Europe. The London Stadium hosted the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. However, London seemed to have profited to an extent by hosting the two MLB games. According to a recent survey, the city’s economy has been raised by £37 million ($48 million/€43 million) because of the two Major League Baseball (MLB) teams. Also Read | Marshawn Lynch Went ‘Beast Mode’ For His Seattle Seahawks Comeback, Secret Training RegimeMLB was profitable for UKAs per a recent survey carried out by YouGov, the rest of United Kingdom (except London) had an economic benefit of £9.5 million ($12.3 million/€11 million). There were a total of 120,000 tickets sold for the two games and 30,000 amongst those were bought by the travelling fans. As reported, 79 per cent of visiting fans stated that they would recommend London as a tourist spot. The survey further added that 86 per cent of people rated London Stadium and the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park very highly. Also Read | Gerrit Cole Clicked By Wife In New York, All Smiles Ahead Of Big Yankees Unveiling Also Read | NFL Salary Cap Could Hit $200 Million Mark In Upcoming 2020 Season: Reports Abhishek Shetty WATCH US LIVElast_img read more

SHAD-P Initiative Empowering Smallholder Farmers in Bong County

first_imgLauding the Government and people of Japan for financing the project, Lonnie Herring of WFP re-emphasized the Organization’s commitment to helping Liberia arrive safely at the 2030 zero hunger target by assisting and supporting smallholder producers within the framework of the Government’s development agenda. “The assets we help you create, the food you produce, the income you generate are all yours. None for WFP, Samaritan’s Purse or the Ministry of Agriculture, it’s all yours”, he assured them.Lowland sites visited Thursday by WFP and Samaritan’s Purse included Gbarnga’s Millionaire Quarter, Dahn, Suakoko, Gbondoi, and SKT communities where rehabilitation of old lowland assets and creation of new ones were rapidly progressing.Implemented through Samaritan’s Purse Liberia, a development and humanitarian NGO, the Smallholder Agriculture Development Project (SHAD-P) is funded by the Government of Japan to enhance agriculture and capacity building of smallholder producers, while aiming to support the Government’s strategies of fighting poverty and food insecurity through staple food production.Overall ownership and supervision of this six-month project is with the Government of Liberia. The effort is also geared towards assisting rural women and youth from approximately 1,200 households to become sustainable farmers and gradually increasing access to improved farming inputs and agro-processing technologies among others.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Sackie Kollie Town Site beneficiaries are working with Samaritan Purse technicians to improve lowlands under SHAD-ProjectRecently, a team of World Food program (WFP) and Samaritan’s Purse co-workers were greeted to a friendly welcome by farmers of the Gbuyah Swamp Project on the outskirts of Suakoko, Bong County.It was food distribution day or, as one farmer put it, “rice pay day” for members who have achieved the required work output for one month in developing community assets (lowlands) under the Smallholder Agriculture Development Project (SHAD-P) in Bong County.  Many of the nearly 90-strong farmer organization members were there in strength.“This time around we, especially the farmers, have to work to succeed because help will not always come. Now that this help has come, we must do all we can to grow the food we eat,”  Bong County Agriculture Coordinator, Kollie R. Nahn, said.“What we need to work hard is motivation and encouragement and we see it right here in front of us with this rice, oil, and beans. I pledge to you today that we will not fail you our supporters”, stated Saydee J.M. Lincoln, the group’s manager, also a farmer. Blameyea Town food distribution pointlast_img read more