Soccer: FC Tokyo's Asian Champions League bid in danger after loss
Yun Bit Garam's brace lifted South Korea's Ulsan Hyundai FC to a 2-1 Asian Champions League Group F win over J-League side FC Tokyo on Monday.Kensuke Nagai scored for FC Tokyo in the first minute, but Yun equalized from a free kick before the half and dribbled around a pair of defenders to score the winner in the 85th minute."Conceding at the end was a waste," Nagai said. "Next time I want to play so we'll win."The loss put FC Tokyo's hopes of advancing to the knockout round in doubt with seven points, one more than Shanghai Shenhua FC, who have a game in hand and play winless Australian outfi...
Saso blows bid with 75, settles for sixth
Saso blows bid with 75, settles for sixthDante Navarro(The Philippine Star) – November 30, 2020 – 12:00amMANILA, Philippines — Yuka Saso blew her stab at glory with a run of misfortunes, hobbling with a three-over 75 to end up joint sixth in the JLPGA Tour Championship Ricoh Cup ruled by Erika Hara in emphatic fashion at the Miyazaki Country Club in Miyazaki Prefecture yesterday.Staying within three shots off Hara with pars in the first four holes, Saso faded with three straight bogeys from No. 5 on errant shots and a poor short game. Though she fought back with birdies on Nos. 8 and 10, disas...
Saso blows bid with 75, settles for money list honors
Saso blows bid with 75, settles for money list honorsMANILA, Philippines — Yuka Saso blew her stab at glory with a run of misfortunes, hobbling with a three-over 75 to end up joint sixth in the JLPGA Tour Championship Ricoh Cup ruled by Erika Hara in emphatic fashion at the Miyazaki Country Club in Miyazaki Prefecture on Sunday.Staying within three shots off Hara with pars in the first four holes, Saso faded with three straight bogeys from No. 5 on errant shots and a poor short game. Though she fought back with birdies on Nos. 8 and 10, disaster struck the Fil-Japanese, who overshot the par-5 ...
Measures to expedite real estate ownership requests
Saudi Arabia is undergoing unprecedented developments in all spheres of life.In a bid to ensure a smooth socioeconomic transformation, authorities are going the extra mile to reform the Kingdom’s legal system. Several steps have been taken to increase the capacity of the judiciary to expedite the legal process and facilitate the public.To take the burden off the judiciary, the scope of the Saudi Real Estate General Authority has been expanded with the formation of a committee to deal with matters related to real estate ownership.The committee includes members from the interior, justice, financ...
Biden to start naming cabinet picks Tuesday as Trump resists
Washington (AFP) - US President-elect Joe Biden will name his first cabinet picks on Tuesday, his chief of staff said, even as Donald Trump clung to unsubstantiated claims of fraud despite growing dissent from within his own party.Biden has pushed ahead with preparations to assume the presidency on January 20, regardless of Trump's bid to undo the results of the November vote."You are going to see the first of the president-elect's cabinet picks on Tuesday," Biden's chief of staff, Ron Klain, told ABC's "This Week" on Sunday.Several US news organizations, including Bloomberg and The New York T...
BTS bid must bring benefit
Transparency and public interest must be a priority when the government decides whether or not it will extend Bangkok Mass Transit System’s (BTSC) concession for the skytrain’s Green Line. Last week, the cabinet withheld its approval to extend BTSC’s concession for 30 more years, as proposed by Interior Minister, Anupong Paojinda, following strong opposition from the Transport Ministry.Under the proposal, Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA), as the concession owner, will offer BTSC a 30-year extension on its concession to operate the core section of the Green Line between Mor Chit-On Nut...
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Egypt Minister: 11 companies won bid to explore for gold
Eleven international and local companies have won exploration bids for gold in Egypt's Eastern Desert, the country's Minister of Petroleum, Mining and Mineral Resources Tarek El-Molla said yesterday.El-Molla, whose country is targeting $1 billion in investments from the mining sector per year, said at a press conference in Cairo that the companies include seven international companies, including Australia's Centamin CEY.L, Canadia's B2Gold BTO.TO, Barrick Gold, Lotus Gold, Red Sea resources and Britain's AKH Gold.The minister said the companies won 82 blocks, 28 per cent of those offered for a...
The Middle East Monitor
Newcastle sue Premier League over failed £300m Saudi bid
Newcastle owner Mike Ashley has confirmed he is suing the Premier League over the failed Saudi takeover.The club also accused the Premier League of ‘leaking’ information concerning their ongoing legal challenge.Ashley was left distraught when Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund, Amanda Staveley and the Reuben brothers withdrew their £300million bid in July.They blamed the Premier League and its chief Richard Masters for leaving them no other option, leading Ashley to take up the fight in the courts.Separate action is being taken by two fans on the grounds that not accepting the proposed take...
Azerbaijan introduces new strict lockdown rules
By Ayya LmahamadAzerbaijan has extended until December 28 the nationwide quarantine regime in a bid to curb the spread of the coronavirus, the Operational Headquarters under the Cabinet of Ministers has reported.Taking into account the high dynamics in the spread of COVID-19 infection that was registered in the past days, a decision was taken to extend the quarantine regime and introduce the following restrictions:-in the cities of Sheki, Lankaran, Gakh, Zagatala, Bilasuvar, Jalilabad, Masalli, Ismayilli, Guba, Khachmaz, strict quarantine regime measures are extended until 06:00 on December 7,...
Raphael Warnock drops Palestinian rights in bid for US Senate
US Senate candidate Kelly Loeffler, a Republican, is appealing to the fears and simmering hatreds of some white people in Georgia. She intends to paint her Democratic rival, Rev. Raphael Warnock, as an anti-Israel and Black Lives Matter extremist.Loeffler, who was challenged this year over possible financial misconduct, has lambasted the Black Lives Matter movement and has promoted an interview she did with Jack Posobiec, a journalist the Atlanta Journal-Constitution has described as “associated with white supremacy and Nazism.”I joined @JackPosobiec on @OANN to discuss why I had to call out t...
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