Police to question owner of Dar es Salaam’s collapsed wall that killed three nursery school children
[unable to retrieve full-text content]Dar es Salaam. Police in Dar es Salaam are looking for the whereabouts of the owner of a wall that collapsed and killed three children at a Daycare centre at Bonyokwa Ward last week.“We are still trying to get in touch with the owner of the wall that was under construction. His wall is directly connected to the accident,” Ilala Regional Police Commander, Ms Janeth Magoni, told The Citizen on Monday.Last week, a building under construction on the hill collapsed onto the classroom wall of Joy Unity Daycare with 19 children inside, killing three of them insta...
Algeria jails media group owner for insulting army
An Algerian court on Sunday sentenced the owner of Ennahar Media Group Anis Rahmani to five years in prison on several charges of insulting the army after recording and broadcasting a phone call with an intelligence officer, reported Ennahar website.During last week's trial, the prosecutor at the Bir Mourad Rais court in Algiers asked for Rahmani to be handed a ten-year prison term and a fine of 100,000 Algerian dinars ($777) for "insulting a commander in the performance of his duties, slandering the army, insulting a statutory body and violating the privacy of individuals, for recording and t...
The Middle East Monitor
Shepherd steals camel worth Dh10,000 in Dubai
Dubai: A Pakistani camel shepherd has been accused of stealing a camel worth Dh10,000 from his owner.The Dubai Court of First Instance heard on Thursday that the 40-year-old Emirati owner discovered a missing camel from his farm At Al Hibab area in Dubai. He communicated with people at the camels’ market and they told him that his camel was at the market in Al Marmoum area.“I called Dubai Police and went to the camel market and arrested the suspect,” the Emirati owner said, according to official records. The camel was recovered and the defendant referred to prosecution.Dubai Public Prosecution...
Dieter Kurtenbach: It looks like the Warriors have one less team to worry about this season
The writing was already sprayed all over the wall, but now it’s clearly legible: The Warriors will have one less Western Conference rival to worry about this upcoming season.Whether Russell Westbrook is granted his wish of being traded from the Houston Rockets or not, that team is on the downslope.With a cash-strapped owner who is no doubt looking to slash salary ahead of this rapidly approaching season — all while pretending that isn’t the case — a new head coach, a new general manager, and now a disgruntled star?I doubt that Westbrook is traded — he’s not the kind of centerpiece player you c...
The Mercury News
Marcus Stroman accepts Mets' $18.9 million qualifying offer, says he is excited to play for Steve Cohen
NEW YORK — Marcus Stroman liked what he saw from Steve Cohen.The Mets right-handed starter accepted the club’s $18.9 million qualifying offer ahead of Wednesday’s deadline. In a tweet Stroman said, “After watching the presser, I’m beyond excited to play for you sir. I could feel the excitement and passion you’re going to bring daily. Let’s go be great! @StevenACohen2”Stroman, an integral part of the team’s starting five, sets up a simpler offseason for Cohen’s new Mets.He joins Jacob deGrom, David Peterson, and perhaps Seth Lugo if the Mets decide to keep the reliever-turned starter in the rot...
New York Daily News
Two Kanchanaburi resorts face demolition
KANCHANABURI: An order has been issued for the owner of a resort to demolish four buildings within the boundary of Khao Laem National Park in Thong Pha Phum district.On Wednesday, Tewin Meesap, chief of the Khao Laem National Park, posted a giant-sized demolition order at the Krathom Rim Than resort.The resort’s address is Moo 2 village in tambon Chalae, Thong Pha Phum district.The order, issued under Section 35 (2) of the National Park Act of 2018, is for Saman Hong-iam, 42, the owner of the resort, to demolish the four structures and move the material out of the park within 30 days.If not, h...
The Bangkok Post
At Second City, the search for a new owner and executive producer continues
CHICAGO — Second City has only changed hands a few times in its 60-year history, and a proposed sale will leave the comedy institution without its “savior.”Andrew Alexander announced in June he is divesting from the company he has co-owned since 1985, amid fallout from the racism allegations brought against Second City. Once called the “white knight of Second City” by actor Dan Aykroyd and “the savior of so many of us” by comedian Martin Short, Alexander has been a Second City pioneer since he took charge of the Toronto outpost in 1974.“Out of respect for the ongoing HR work, current leadershi...
UAE helped bring smiles to millions: Royals owner
The seamless conduct of the IPL 2020 in the UAE, against all odds, has won the country major kudos from the cricket fraternity around the world - be it the players, administrators and franchise owners. Manoj Badale, the lead owner of Rajasthan Royals, is no exception as he thanked the UAE for it’s role in executing a project which hopefully helped to bring some cheer to millions in these ‘‘challenging times.’’‘‘We are all extremely grateful for the support from Emirates Cricket Board and the UAE government, without whom this may not have been possible. I’m sure the tournament has helped to bri...
Hontiveros calls on DFA to compel Gulf Livestock 1 owner to expedite retrieval, recovery ops
Hontiveros calls on DFA to compel Gulf Livestock 1 owner to expedite retrieval, recovery opsBella Perez-Rubio(Philstar.com) – November 6, 2020 – 3:35pmMANILA, Philippines — On behalf of the families of 36 still-missing Filipino seafarers, Sen. Risa Hontiveros this week urged Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. to compel the owner of the ill-fated Gulf Livestock 1 to recover the ship and, possibly, the bodies of those missing.“I would like to respectfully convey their request that the owner of the vessel – Gulf Navigation Holding – be pressured to expedite marine salvage operations for...
Alibaba joins $1.1 billion investment in luxury e-tailer Farfetch
Alibaba Group and Cartier-owner Richemont announced Thursday a combined $1.1 billion strategic investment into Farfetch, the UK-based online luxury and fashion retailer building an increasing presence in China.Details: As part of the partnership, Alibaba and Richemont will invest $300 million each in private convertible notes issued by the New York-listed luxury fashion retailer, according to a statement from Alibaba.The two companies will each invest $250 million in Farfetch China, taking a combined 25% stake in a new joint venture that manages Farfetch’s China operations.Existing investor Ar...