PREMIUMOmnibus bill has authoritarian bent: Lawmakers, experts

first_imgLog in with your social account Facebook Linkedin President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo is planning to expand his power through the omnibus bill on job creation, as the bill would grant him the authority to create and revoke laws simply by issuing government regulations to resolve businesspeople’s complaints.Article 170 of the draft law, a copy of which was obtained by The Jakarta Post, stipulates that the government can consult with House of Representatives leaders in devising such regulations. The omnibus bill, submitted to the House for deliberation last week, would also give the president the authority to revoke provincial and regency/city-level bylaws as well as gubernatorial and regency/mayoral regulations that contradict government regulations by issuing presidential regulations.Lawmakers at the House and experts say such provisions, if approved, would weaken the House’s legislative function, as … Topics : executive investment-climate power authoritarian House authoritarian-leadership Jokowi bylaws omnibus investment Forgot Password ? LOG INDon’t have an account? Register here Googlelast_img read more

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5 Wrong Ways to Get Over Your Ex

first_imgLifestyleRelationships 5 Wrong Ways to Get Over Your Ex by: – August 29, 2011 80 Views   one comment Sharing is caring! Share Tweetcenter_img Share Share There comes a time in every person’s life when we have no choice but to get over ourselves. Yeah, we’ve made tons of mistakes in our own relationships, or maybe we have friends that have been in bad relationships from the very start and it was only a matter of time before their mate finally showed their true colors. The good news? When it’s all said and done, we don’t have to lose our dignity when we’re trying to move on.Think about how much time you’ve spent trying to make things work in a relationship, only to find out that things are better off broken. Why give away so much energy to people that are just not right for you? So, why lose sleep over your ex? There are good ways to get over your ex and there are tons are wrong ways that will leave you even more confused and upset. Why not take the easy road to recovery?Here are 5 wrong ways to get over your ex, and some rightalternatives to consider:1. Stop Being RevengefulSome people think the best cure to heartbreak is to get payback. So, you spend hours and hours, angry texting and playing phone tag with your ex, only to start a shouting match over the phone. Yes, it does feel good to release all of the tension you’ve had since you’ve broken up, but does it really change anything? The truth is you’re only wasting breath and giving yourself more of a reason to be upset. Plus, your ex is probably feeling great, because they know that they still have that effect on you. So, why even bother?Right Way: The best solution to let your ex know that you are happy and better than ever is to forgive them for their shortcomings and start living your life with purpose.Related: Revenge: Is It Worth It?2. No ReboundingAfter a bad breakup, the worst thing you could ever do is to rush into another relationship. Don’t get me wrong, there are quite a few people who don’t like to be alone and feel like they need that sense of companionship, but what if it’s just too soon?Right Way: Everyone owes it to themselves to take time out to heal after being in an unstable relationship. So, take some much needed “me” time and you’ll be happy that you never rushed into anything.3. Don’t Try to Rewrite HistoryOften we find ourselves making the same mistakes over and over again. We become closed minded on our preferences, simply because we get too caught up in what we think is right for us. How many times have we chosen someone that we thought was so right, but they turned out to be so wrong?Right Way: Stop comparing everyone to your ex and have an open mind when getting back into the dating scene. Remember that everyone is not the same, so just because your ex broke your heart, doesn’t mean that it has to happen again. 4. Going Into IsolationBreaking up has a way of making us all feel like you just want to shut the world out and be left alone, so we hide underneath our workload and act as if the world is over. There’s nothing wrong with feeling this way, but the more you keep to yourself the worse you will eventually feel.Right Way: Don’t just hide from the problem – confront it and move on. It’s time for you to bounce back in a healthy way by enjoying life!5. Staying ConnectedExes have a way of thinking that it’s okay to keep in touch, whether by email, text messaging or talking on the phone. Sometimes it’s not a bad idea to stay friends, but do you really want to stroll down memory lane?Right Way: First off, you have to know what’s best for you. If staying in touch with your ex is something that you simply cannot do, then don’t do it. Let the past be the past and start to look forward to your bright future.Overall, going through a breakup will always be hard, but it’sentirely possible to get over your ex minus the headache and the unnecessary heartache. So, anytime you experience a breakup, keep in mind the right ways to get over your ex and you’ll be on your way to the road of recovery.What helped you get over your ex?By Laura Yarborough,BounceBack.com Editorial Stafflast_img read more

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Time to dump what will people say mentality –Sania Mirza

first_imgIndian tennis star Sania Mirza says it is time to jettison “what will people say” mentality if girls and women are to attend their full potentials in life. The six Grand Slam winner maintained that the mentality has killed a lot of dreams, thus forcing many to merely dream about what would have loved to be without achieving it. A popular face in Nigeria in the good days of Ogbe Hard Court, Heineken futures and the Governors Cup in Lagos, Mirza was speaking during a webinar organised by the All India Tennis Association and the Sports Authority of India (SAI). She thanked her parents for standing by her in spite of the fact that their stand appeared contrary to the norm “What we were doing was against the norm. I started playing at age of six and at that time a girl picking up the racquet and dreaming of playing Wimbledon was laughed at. “Log kya kahenge (what will people say) has killed more dreams than anything else. I was lucky to be born to parents, who did not care about it.”, she enthused. She however expressed confidence that the situation will improve for the better as women athletes are gradually being accepted in India. “I take huge pride in the fact that outside cricket, the biggest sports stars are women athletes. If you see magazines, billboards, you find women sports stars. That is a huge step; I know how difficult it is to pursue a sport being a woman,” “This is a signal that things have changed but we have miles to go before we reach the point where when a girl picks up boxing gloves, or a badminton racquet or says ‘I want to be a wrestler’, it’s not out of ordinary, it should become natural progression.” She submitted The 33 year old charged up and coming athletes to be steadfast noting that “Secret to success is competitiveness. I was always aggressive, did not mind losing a few matches or making mistakes at junior level. The goals were bigger. My parents never blamed me after I lose a match ” India’s Mirza against America;’s Serena williams She equally recalls that playing against American tennis great Serena Williams was a confidence booster. “The belief that you can be the best is a must. When I competed against Serena Williams, it gave me a confidence boost, “she recalled. India;s Badminton star shuttlers P V Sindhu India boasts of a number of trailblazing women athletes, who have achieved significantly at the world stage. Read AlsoMaria Sharapova recalls fun dinner with Novak Djokovic Olympic medal-winning shuttlers P V Sindhu and Saina Nehwal, six-time world champion boxer M C Mary Kom, Asian Games champion wrestler Vinesh Phogat, and former world champion weightlifter Mirabai Chanu are among the lot making waves globally FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Promoted Content7 Black Hole Facts That Will Change Your View Of The UniverseWho Earns More Than Ronaldo?Who Is The Most Powerful Woman On Earth?Pretty Awesome Shows That Just Got CanceledThe 18 Most Visited Cities In The WorldWhat Happens To Your Brain When You Play Too Much Video Games?7 Universities In The World With The Highest Market ValueKendall Jenner’s Photos Have Never Looked This Good!Birds Enjoy Living In A Gallery Space Created For ThemBest & Worst Celebrity Endorsed Games Ever Made7 Reasons Why You Might Want To Become A Vegetarian20 Photos Of Kendall Jenner That Force You Love Her Even Morecenter_img Loading… last_img read more

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Frye honors the motorsports industry

first_img(Pictured left to right) IndyCar driver Scott Dixon, Indianapolis Motor Speedway President Doug Boles, IndyCar driver Jack Harvey, NHRA Top Fuel driver Terry McMillen, IndyCar driver Tony Kanaan, Sprint Car driver Justin Grant, IndyCar driver Pippa Mann, Frye, former IndyCar team manager Andrew O’Gara, former IndyCar driver Sarah Fisher, IndyCar driver Conor Daly, IndyCar driver Alexander Rossi and IndyCar driver Charlie Kimball.Indianapolis, In. — Republican state representative from Greensburg Randy Frye honored drivers and members of the motorsport industry with a resolution on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019, at the Statehouse in Indianapolis. The motorsports industry has stimulated economic growth and attracted millions of visitors to Indiana annually for events like the Indianapolis 500, the Brickyard 400 and the NHRA Drag Racing U.S. Nationals.last_img read more

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Mark Edward Dunn

first_imgMark Edward Dunn, 45, of Aurora, Indiana, passed away Wednesday August 12, 2020 in Cincinnati, Ohio.He was born January 28, 1975 in St. Petersburg, FL, son of James G. Dunn and Pamela (Slayback) Griffith.Mark enjoyed the outdoors and wildlife. He loved fishing, swimming in the creek and camping. Mark enjoyed fixing things, he helped all the neighbors. He was extremely compassionate, he would give anything for anyone, he was very selfless. Mark enjoyed spending time with his children, and he loved to be with Glory and Rosie.Mark is survived by his father, James “Gary” Dunn, Aurora, IN., mother, Pam (Shawn) Griffith of Asheville, NC; fiancé, Diana Davis of Aurora, IN.; children, Samantha Dunn of Asheville, NC, Steven Dunn of Dupont, IN, Sierra Dunn of Asheville, NC, Scotty Dunn of Brandon, FL, Glory Davis of Aurora, IN, Rosie Davis of Aurora, IN; siblings, Monica Marino of Bennington, IN, Marti (Daniel) Abbey of Montgomery, TX, and Michael (Carrie) Land of Brandon FL.Services will be held at the convenience of the family.Contributions may be made to the Charity of choice. You may call the funeral home office at (812) 926-1450 and we will notify the family of your donation with a card.Visit: www.rullmans.comlast_img read more

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Trojans capture third consecutive NorCal title

first_imgMake it three NorCal tournament titles in a row for the No. 1 USC men’s water polo team.After defeating Stanford in a 10-9 overtime thriller in the semifinals, the undefeated Trojans defeated UCLA 7-6 in the title match on Sunday, holding off a late, frenetic push from the Bruins to cap a successful weekend in the Bay.Next level · Junior driver Nikola Vavic has always been known as a prolific scorer, but has become a bonafide star in 2012, scoring 26 goals. – Chris Roman | Daily TrojanJunior driver Nikola Vavic led the Trojans with 12 goals during the tournament, providing a consistent scoring threat across the weekend’s four matches. Also at the driver position, sophomore Kostas Genidounias scored five goals during the weekend and senior driver Michael Rosenthal added four.In the final, the Trojans jumped out to a 3-0 lead after the first quarter and took a 5-2 lead into halftime. Though the score indicated otherwise, the game was never really in doubt, with UCLA only scoring in the final seconds of the match to cut the deficit to one goal.“We came out, executed our game plan, took an early lead, and that was that,” junior driver Stephen Siri said.USC’s defense limited UCLA — last year’s national runner-up to the Trojans — to just six goals. UCLA’s top scorers weren’t able to get into a rhythm against the Trojans’ defense, as no Bruin scored multiple goals in the match. In his second start as a Trojan, junior goalie James Clark, a member of Australia’s Olympic team in London, made 11 saves.After sophomore goalie Ely Bonilla played in the semifinal match, Jovan Vavic made the switch to Clark for the title match, although Jovan Vavic insisted not to read too much into the decision.“Clark’s more communicative in goal, that’s one of his big strengths,” Siri said.Nikola Vavic, the Trojans’ leading scorer so far in 2012 by a wide margin, scored four of the seven goals in the match to lead all scorers.Though Nikola Vavic paced the Trojans all weekend, perhaps the biggest goal of the tournament came on a backhand strike from junior two-meter Jeremy Davie that gave the Trojans a narrow victory over the fourth-ranked Cardinal.After dispatching Pomona-Pitzer 22-1 and No. 8 Pepperdine 9-4 in the first two rounds, the Trojans headed into the semifinal matchup against Stanford on Saturday expecting their greatest challenge of the season.The Cardinal did not disappoint.The Trojans started slow offensively, scoring just three goals in the first half as the Cardinal led 4-3 at the break.“We had a good first half defensively,” Siri said. “But we had small communication errors, and these led to missed opportunities on the offense.”The Cardinal scored first in the second half to take a 5-3 lead, USC’s biggest deficit of the season to date. The Trojans scored three straight goals to take a 6-5 lead, and the teams traded goals throughout the fourth quarter.After scoring nine goals in the first three quarters, the squads combined for nine in the fourth quarter alone.The Trojans almost won the match in regulation time, but Stanford’s B.J. Churnside scooped up the ball and fired in the equalizer with three seconds left in regulation.Overcoming the frustration of the Cardinal’s last-second score, the Trojans held on defensively for the first half of overtime, as neither team scored.Nineteen seconds into the second half of overtime, Davie found open space and powered the ball into the net to give the Trojans a 10-9 lead.After that, the goal was “to not let the other team breathe,” Siri explained.The Trojan defense clamped down on the Cardinal, and less than three minutes later their trip to the championship match was ensured.last_img read more

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McCleary: Leave SU fandom out of the Interstate 690 tragedy

first_imgA question addressed to the Onondaga County DA began: “It’s no secret you’re one of the biggest SU fans out there …” I was shocked: I wondered what kind of narrative they were pursuing. Is it: Will this accident affect the way you paint your face Orange on Saturday, DA? Is it: Will you forgive Boeheim and root for the Orange, DA? Is it: Will you forget about the incident and focus on the game, DA?On the phone a day later, Brian Hernandez, Jimenez’s son, didn’t want to feed into the same story he’d seen written over and over again. He knows about the crash. He was told all the details. He wanted someone to ask about his Dad. It’s OK to show support for both of these people. John Violanti, a faculty expert on police stress at the University at Buffalo, said Boeheim, based on a National Comorbidity study, runs just about an eight-to-12 percent risk of developing post-traumatic stress disorder — commonly known as PTSD. But it can be triggered by the simplest of reminders. Traumatic stress for Boeheim could appear anytime from immediately after the crash to five months later, Violanti said. This also extends to the three others in the car with Jimenez at the time of the crash, who seemingly provided similar help.Scott Sabella, an assistant professor in UB’s department of counseling, school and educational psychology, with a background in family coping, said there’s no greater aid than a close support group, one that the Boeheim’s should feel and the family of Jimenez should see with the help of a now-closed GoFundMe campaign that raised nearly $13,000. For Boeheim’s recovery, it requires that he veer off cognitive dissonance or inconsistent thoughts about his own self-image, Sabella said. All the reports and members of the community told him he did everything he could. His next step to healing is to believe they’re true.“Based upon what we know today,” SPD Chief Kenton Buckner said on Thursday, “we have a tragic accident that resulted in a gentleman’s death that happened to involve a high-profile individual.”Alexandra Moreo | Senior Staff PhotographerBut that tragic accident caused loss, the worst pain that a family can feel, Sabella said. For the family of Jimenez, acceptance won’t do them any good. They know they did nothing wrong. Now they are simply left with a void. On the way to the Carrier Dome on Saturday, I was in another Uber, gripped in another conversation about Syracuse. “I hope (the fans are) respectful to Boeheim,” my driver said. “I hope they don’t cheer. He’s not that type of person. He doesn’t want that.” Finally, someone looked beyond basketball. That’s not what this was about, not ever. After the game, Boeheim was asked how he felt. But he — as he should have — said it didn’t matter.The moment of silence for Jimenez, before the game, came at the tail-end of thundering cheers as Syracuse introduced Boeheim out of the tunnel. Boeheim offered just his arm and a slight grin at the crowd that had been there to support him, and always has. It became clear what would be the lasting memory of that game, a hero’s welcome for Boeheim, a crowd behind their coach grieving.“This is never going away,” Boeheim said. “Tuesday it’s not gonna be any better. It’s not gonna be any better next week. It’s not gonna be any better next month. It’s not gonna be any better next year. But it doesn’t matter how I feel. It matters how the family feels.”For Boeheim, each trip by the home crowd will bring the reminders: of the community support, of the people who love and trust he did no wrong. But for the family of Jimenez, the gripping pain with extend to its barbeques, baseball games and fishing trips, attempting to fill a gaping hole. Don’t forget about their side of this tragedy.Michael McCleary is the sports editor for The Daily Orange where his column appears occasionally. He can be reached at mmcclear@syr.edu or @MikeJMcCleary.CORRECTION: In a previous version of this post, Scott Sabella’s title was misstated. The Daily Orange regrets this error.  Comments Published on February 27, 2019 at 12:28 am Facebook Twitter Google+center_img UPDATED: February 27, 2019 at 7:56 p.m.Friday, I was riding an Uber back to my apartment after having dinner with my family. My driver and I started to discuss Syracuse. Syracuse basketball, that is. But in this city, if you mention something about a game between the Orange and the Duke Blue Devils, no one asks you to clarify what sport you’re talking about.In this unfortunate case, our conversation was obliged to shift. Two days earlier, late at night on Wednesday, Syracuse head coach Jim Boeheim struck and killed a man, Jorge Jimenez, on Interstate 690. It’s an event Boeheim has said will stay with him forever. It won’t get easier, he said, no matter how much time passes.My driver started to complain. He mentioned he heard Jimenez’s family spoke out that day about Boeheim’s decision to coach. Well, what was he supposed to do? The driver asked, as if he knew the answer before doubling back.“Well, I guess if I killed someone, I wouldn’t go to work a few days,” he concluded.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textBoeheim described the pain as “unimaginable.” Of course it is. Someone lost their father, their friend, their neighbor, and another is left with the fact that he might have ripped all of that away. From the moment after impact Wednesday, Boeheim seemed to do all the right things, according to the Syracuse Police Department. After the Duke game, he made the proper remarks. People let him know that, as they always will. But as the story developed, it revealed harsh realities about what happens when one side of an accident contains “the most beloved person in central New York,” as Onondaga County District Attorney William Fitzpatrick referred to Boeheim. Perpetrated by some shoddy reporting and sometimes uneven fan culture, the online coverage of this incident from both the media and the viewing public almost squashed the victim’s side of the narrative. We should not blame Boeheim: This was an unfortunate tragedy, and he should be commended for everything he’s done in response. We should understand he and his family’s pain. But we must not forget that someone lost their life, someone lost their friend, someone lost their Dad. When assessing the I-690 tragedy, out of respect for the Boeheim and Jimenez families, leave Syracuse basketball fandom out of it.As the news broke Thursday, “Boeheim” made its way into every headline, including those of The Daily Orange’s. It always will. That is not an exploitation of his status as much as it is an acknowledgment of his figure. But at the SPD press conference on Thursday, the 43-year Hall of Fame basketball coach’s eminence seemed to overshadow the details of the crash. Question after question came, which echoed the bevy of tweets that came out in support of Boeheim, and some, even, attaching a fake allegiance to an unnamed victim.last_img read more

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CUBA/CARICOM to Celebrate 46th Anniversary of Diplomatic Relations

first_imgPHOTO CAPTION: Guyana’s Ambassador to Cuba Halim Majeed (left) and Dr. Mark Kirton (right) with Ambassador Carlos Zamora, Head of the Caribbean and Latin American Division of the Cuban Foreign Ministry. Havana, Dec. 5-Cuba and the member states of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) will on Thursday celebrate here the 46th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations with a wreath laying ceremony at the Jose Marti Memorial at the Square of the Revolution followed by an official ceremony at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.Four Caribbean nations- Guyana, Trinidad and Tobago, Barbados and Jamaica simultaneously entered into diplomatic relations with Cuba on December 8th, 1972. On the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the establishment of these relations in 2002, December 8th was designated Cuba/CARICOM Day.Guyana’s Ambassador to Cuba, Halim Majeed will deliver the feature address on behalf of the CARICOM member states at the ceremony at the Foreign Ministry which will also be addressed by top Cuban government officials.The celebrations will also be attended by delegates currently participating in the 12th International Conference on Caribbean Studies which opened here today at the University of Havana. Guyana’s Dr. Mark Kirton is scheduled to address the conference Thursday morning.The ambassadors of CARICOM member states and delegates from the region were among those attending the formal opening of the conference.The celebration of Cuba/CARICOM Day is being celebrated this year as Guyana’s President David Granger is here for medical treatment and it is expected that Ambassador Majeed will take the opportunity to thank the Cuban government for its cooperation in this regard.last_img read more

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Golden Race sees gateway to African gaming market

first_img Golden Race’s virtual sports products get Swedish certification June 18, 2020 StumbleUpon Martin Wachter, Golden RaceAn event that has been described as the “gateway to Africa’s gaming market” was always likely to attract interest from expansion-seeking virtual betting provider Golden Race.CEO Martin Wachter made the trip to the Kampala Serena Hotel in Uganda for the Sports Betting East Africa Summit from 10-11 April, alongside salesman Christoff Sattler, and partner and client for Uganda Shamir Hirani.The event was focused on trends, challenges and opportunities that exist in the growing African market due to variable cultures and the sheer size of the continent.The two-day agenda also saw gaming experts embrace a growing level of transparency within the African sports betting market, examine the impact of the Lotteries and Gaming Act in Uganda, and discuss the rise of mobile as a game changer for the sports betting business in the region.Wachter commented: “The Sports Betting East Africa is an important show for us – I love returning to Africa – we have so many great customers and friends here, and every time we see new retail locations springing up with our range of products. We have a number of products tailor-made for this continent and its unique challenges and infrastructure, and it is very pleasing to see all our hard work pay off for our customers here.”The CEO has also expressed his interest in the African market profile panel at Betting on Football 2017 (3-5 May), which will touch on how the industry is dealing with increased digitalisation of the customer and whether African bookmakers can follow SportPesa’s lead to compete with both Asian-based and UK bookmakers for a share of the football marketing real estate.He added: “There are a few market profile sessions at Betting on Football which catch my eye this year – the ones regarding the potential of Spain & LatAm, the exploding African market and football betting, and the Asian market place in the industry – Golden Race have strong growth in all those areas, so are particularly interesting to me.” Related Articles Share Share The industry wakes up to virtual sports potential June 26, 2020 Submit Golden Race gains ISO certification May 29, 2020last_img read more

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We have a team to compete in Africa – Hearts of Oak’s Nii Odoom

first_imgCoach of Accra Hearts of Oak, Edward Nii Odoom has stated that he has a team strong enough to compete in Africa should conditions allow it.Odoom has been in charge of Hearts of Oak on an interim basis but has struggled for a consisted run of form until the suspension of the Ghana Premier League season on March 15, with the Phobians 8th on the league table.“The conditions around the Coronavirus pandemic can’t make us play in Africa. This is because you wouldn’t know the actual conditions in the country you are going to play in. You have to ensure that everyone is safe.But when it is about playing in Africa, my team is ready but we cannot play because of COVID-19.Accra Hearts of Oak have not played in Africa since 2015, when they succumbed to Esperance de Tunis in the last round of qualifying for CAF Confederation Cup group stages.last_img read more

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