PREMIUMIndonesia noncommittal on US Osprey sale

first_imgLOG INDon’t have an account? Register here Facebook Log in with your social account Google Forgot Password ? geopolitics Indonesia Competition united-states China Prabowo-Subianto defense Jokowi defense-budget Topics : Linkedin Amid orders from President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo to the Defense Ministry to procure weapons from local arms manufacturers, the United States government has announced the possible sale of Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft worth US$2 billion to the Indonesian Military (TNI).The Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA), an agency under the US Department of Defense, announced the possible sale of eight Osprey aircraft to Indonesia in a July 6 statement, saying that Indonesia could receive eight MV-22 Block C Osprey aircraft and related equipment, including navigation systems and technical support services, among other products.If approved, it will be the second time Indonesia has purchased US aircraft under the Foreign Military Sales (FMS) framework, following a 2013 deal in which Indonesia paid $500 million for eight new Apache AH-64E attack helicopters and Longbow radars.Un…last_img read more

Unilever Indonesia announces leadership change

first_imgConsumer goods giant PT Unilever Indonesia announced on Friday its plan to appoint a new president director, president commissioner and director in a leadership change.Outgoing president director Hemant Bakshi is resigning from the post he has held since 2014 and will assume a leadership role at Unilever’s global division, which supervises the company’s Indonesian branch. He will also replace Maurits Lalisang as Unilever Indonesia’s president commissioner.Ira Noviarti, who currently serves as a director for the company’s beauty and personal care business, will be the new president director. She currently supervises the company’s soap brand Lifebuoy and toothpaste Pepsodent, among other products. The company will seek shareholders’ approval for the leadership change in a general meeting held in the near future, it said in a statement on Friday.“A series of achievements have been made during Bakshi’s leadership, including digital transformation in all lines of operations, a series of breakthroughs and innovations within the company’s brands and recognition both nationally and internationally through various awards received by the company,” the statement read.“Ira Noviarti, who is proposed to be the next president director, is a figure with strong capabilities.”Ira served as Unilever Food Solutions Southeast Asia managing director from 2015 to 2017. She worked as Unilever Indonesia’s director for ice cream, media and consumer market insight during the period of 2010 to 2015. She was also in charge of the company’s COVID-19-related programs, such as Unilever Untuk Indonesia (Unilever for Indonesia).“In addition, she also led the committee of diversity and inclusivity that focuses on improving female representation to create gender equality, open opportunities and access for the disabled and eliminate negative stereotypes in the workplace and society,” according to the statement.The company will also appoint Reski Damayati, who now serves as general legal counsel and secretary, as director to replace Sancoyo Antarikso.Sancoyo is resigning from his post after 30 years with the company.Unilever Indonesia, which operates nine factories in West Java and East Java, booked a net profit of Rp 3.6 trillion (US$242.04 million) in the first half of the year, marking an annual decline of 2.2 percent as the COVID-19 pandemic battered Indonesian consumers.The company’s stocks, traded under the code UNVR at the Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX), slipped 0.31 percent to Rp 8,000 apiece on Friday as the benchmark Jakarta Composite Index (JCI) dropped 0.87 percent.Topics :last_img read more

Pep Guardiola reveals message he sent to Mikel Arteta ahead of Man City vs Arsenal

first_imgPep Guardiola reveals message he sent to Mikel Arteta ahead of Man City vs Arsenal Pep Guardiola previews Man City v ArsenalTo view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Play VideoLoaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 27:21FullscreenPep Guardiola previews Man City v Arsenalhttps://metro.co.uk/video/pep-guardiola-previews-man-city-v-arsenal-2192962/This is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.MORE: Marcus Rashford writes passionate letter to MPs pleading for free school meals U-turnMORE: Louis Saha highlights change in Man Utd star Marcus Rashford’s attitude that has made him a ‘proper leader’Follow Metro Sport across our social channels, on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.For more stories like this, check our sport page. Advertisement Comment Arteta has taken charge at Arsenal (Picture: Getty)‘It was a joy for me and for all of us to work with him. The feeling I have is he’s happy there and doing an incredible job. ‘I’m looking forward to seeing him. This game belongs to the players, they make the difference. More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing Arsenal‘He knows absolutely everything of us, he was an incredibly important part of our success, he helped us to be who were were and who we are. We are delighted he will come back, especially if he is happy there. ‘We sent a message an hour and a half ago. It was about the wine we are going to drink after the game if social distance allows!’center_img Guardiola is a big admirer of Arteta (Picture: Getty Images)Pep Guardiola revealed he has sent Mikel Arteta a message ahead of their reunion in Manchester City’s Premier League clash with Arsenal on Wednesday night – asking him about the wine they’ll share after the game! The Arsenal boss worked under Guardiola at Man City before replacing Unai Emery at the Emirates earlier this season and this will be his first return to The Etihad to face his former mentor. Arteta was part of Guardiola’s coaching staff for their back-to-back Premier League title wins over the last two seasons, but they are set to lose their crown to Jurgen Klopp’s dominant Liverpool side this year.AdvertisementAdvertisementArsenal can speed up that process if they defeat City on Wednesday night – victory for the Gunners would give Liverpool the chance to seal the title in the Merseyside derby against Everton on Sunday.ADVERTISEMENTBut Guardiola and Arteta will put their on-the-pitch rivalry aside after the match and share a bottle of wine – if they’re allowed to!‘I’m so excited to see him, one of the nicest people I ever met,’ Guardiola said ahead of the Premier League’s return on Wednesday night. Metro Sport ReporterTuesday 16 Jun 2020 2:01 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link2.9kShares Advertisementlast_img read more

Redlynch a top spot for Cairns families and the well-to-do

first_imgHudson Rothwell, 7, and Maddison Bruggemann, 10, get splashed by their older brother Jordan Bruggemann, 12, while cooling off at The Rocks in Redlynch. PICTURE: STEWART McLEANONE of Cairns’ most affluent and family-friendly locations lies in a spectacular valley of rainforest-covered mountains equidistant between the city’s beaches and central business district.Earlier this year, Redlynch recorded a higher rate of households with children than anywhere else in the region.A CoreLogic study found 60.4 per cent of Redlynch households were classed as “family households with children” — a statistic reflected in the suburb’s steady real estate market growth over the past decade. The most recent CoreLogic market analysis shows Redlynch had a median house price of $480,000 as of October 2017 — a five-year growth of 17.6 per cent.The CoreLogic study found that about 71 per cent of households across the nation could be classified as “family households”, of which 60 per cent had “children residing within the dwelling”.More from newsCairns home ticks popular internet search terms3 days agoTen auction results from ‘active’ weekend in Cairns3 days agoClose to St Andrew’s Catholic College, Redlynch State College, Peace Lutheran College, Freshwater State School, Freshwater Christian College and Caravonica State School, education is the number one drawcard bringing families in.The leafy outdoor environment, close to waterhole Crystal Cascades and mountainous hikes and Redlynch pretty much offers an outdoor playground for everyone in the family. Redlynch has also come in second behind Kanimbla in a March Australian Bureau of Statistics study ranking socio-economic index.The Coffee Can Cafe owner Sharon Murphy has lived in Redlynch for four years and chose to set up her new bricks and mortar coffee shop in the suburb’s Michaelangelo Dr.“We were quite lucky in getting into Redlynch. We chose the suburb after we moved to Cairns and it has turned out to be a great place,” she said.“It is really friendly. We have a foodie event and one lady comes down from the Tablelands and even she remarks that everyone here is so friendly. They take the time to say hello. It’s safe, there is not a lot of crime, people know what is going on.”Recently, Cairns Regional Council gave the green light to a community garden at Gamburra Drive Park after a year of work from the Redlynch Valley Community Group. The 1500sq m garden will be divided into sections with a tool shed and mulch storage area, pergola shade, common garden plots, fruit trees and a children’s garden.last_img read more

Lady Eagles Capture Ripley County Girls Hoops Crown

first_imgThe Jac-Cen-Del Lady Eagles are The 2016 Ripley County Girls Basketball Tourney Champs by defeating The Batesville Lady Bulldogs 65-42.  JCD wins their eighth RC Title and third under Coach Scott Smith.South Ripley won the consolation game over Milan 64-31.Congratulations to The Lady Eagles and Coach Scott Smith!The Boys Finals are set for this Saturday Night at Batesville with Milan and Jac-Cen-Del in The Consolation Game starting at 6 followed by South Ripley and the host Bulldogs for The Championship.  The 2016 Ripley County Basketball Hall of Famers will be introduced in between the games.Listen to The Sports Voice in Southeastern Indiana-Country 103.9 WRBI for complete coverage of The Ripley County Basketball Tourney.  WRBI’s Countdown To Tipoff will be at 5:30.last_img read more

Small structure work on State Road 156 set for early 2019

first_imgSwitzerland County, In. — Indiana Department of Transportation officials say work on a $1,710,218 small structure project impacting four sites along State Road 156 in Switzerland County will begin in early 2019.Sunesis Construction Company of West Chester, Ohio, has been contracted to replace a concrete box culvert north of Patriot, install a pipe structure south of Patriot and fit two drainage pipes with liners—one at Markland, the other south of Rising Sun. The culvert and pipe replacements will require closures of S.R. 156 for a total of 45 days.  The highway at both locations will not be closed at the same time.S.R. 156 culvert removal and replacement—6 miles east of S.R. 250 at Forty Wink Creek and a tributary to the Ohio River. The new installation will be a 12- X 8-foot reinforced concrete box structure measuring 94 feet in length.       Traffic count at the site is 1,130 vehicles per day.S.R. 156 pipe replacement—8.7 miles east of S.R. 101 at a tributary to the Ohio River. The new installation is a 60-inch drainage pipe measuring 73 feet in length.       Traffic count at the site is 880 vehicles per day.S.R. 156 pipe lining—4.8 miles east of S.R. 56 at a tributary to Log Lick Creek. An existing 72-inch pipe measuring 105 feet in length will be lined to maintain structure integrity and extend service life. Traffic count at the Markland site is 4,835 vehicles per day. Traffic impact will be minimal.S.R. 156 pipe lining—5.2 miles east of S.R. 250 at a tributary to the Ohio River. An existing 72-inch pipe measuring 97 feet in length will be lined to maintain structure integrity and extend service life. Traffic count at the site south of Rising Sun is 1,130 vehicles per day. Traffic impact will be minimal.All four project locations are in Posey Township.The contractor plans to be onsite for pipe lining operations during February and March. Culvert and pipe replacements are scheduled to be done in April and May.  Construction signs will be put in place on January 7.last_img read more

AJ, Fury agree two-world-title fights

first_imgAnthony Joshua and Tyson Fury have agreed to face each other not once, but twice, after talks between both camps, promoter Eddie Hearn has revealed.Discussions over a mouthwatering Battle of Britain, which would see all four major world heavyweight titles on the line, have been ongoing for months. And now Hearn, who represents Joshua, has confirmed that the financial elements of a mega-money two-fight deal have finally been agreed.“We’re making great progress,” Joshua’s promoter Hearn told Sky Sports News. “There is still a lot to overcome. We are looking at venues and dates.“We have the Dillian Whyte mandatory which is due before this fight.“It’s fair to say [Joshua and Fury] are in agreement regarding the financial terms of the fight.“We’ve been talking to [Fury’s management team] MTK, giving them the assurances from Joshua’s side that all the details on the structure of the deal is approved from our side. And it is from Fury’s side, as well. “We’re in a good place. It’s fair to say that, in principle, both guys have agreed to that fight. Two fights.“A lot to overcome in the meantime. We’re moving in the right direction. I’m confident that both guys have giving their blessing for the fight to go ahead.“The point of Fury, Joshua and the teams agreeing to the structure of the deal? The first fight could happen next summer. It will be 2021.“There is a big period of time where Whyte should get his shot at the title. That’s important to us.“The main positive news is that Joshua and Fury have agreed to a two-fight deal, in essence. “The most difficult part of any deal is the financial element. I believe we’re in a great place where both guys have agreed to what that should be.“We have not signed contracts because there are still things to be worked out.“We’re pushing towards a place where they can be drafted, for 2021.“Both guys are in agreement. The structure of the deal has been put forward, and agreed to by both parties.RelatedPosts Tyson Fury to Anthony Joshua: Don’t risk fighting Usyk Anthony Joshua, Okolie plot world title double Anthony Joshua wants Tyson Fury, Wilder fight “There is a model in place that both parties are happy with.“It’s the biggest fight ever in British boxing. It doesn’t get bigger, and there will never be a bigger fight in our generation.“Two guys, very different, who fight differently, have experienced different things and have come back from adversity.”Tags: Anthony JoshuaBattle of BritainEddie HearnTyson Furylast_img read more

Glasgow edge Munster

first_img Press Association Munster took an 18-9 lead at the interval courtesy of stand-off JJ Hanrahan’s early try, two penalties and conversion of Robin Copeland’s 40th-minute touch down. All of Glasgow’s points in the first half came from the boot of Finn Russell, but after the break Leone Nakarawa and Jonny Gray crossed the whitewash to turn the match around. The win moves the hosts above Munster and briefly saw them climb into first place in the table, but Ospreys’ bonus-point victory over Ulster in the late game ensured they were top of the tree heading into the festive period. A night of heavy rain had been followed by a dry morning so Munster kicked off in perfect conditions to start a first half in which the lead changed hands four times. First to secure it was Glasgow thanks to a penalty from Russell who took his first opportunity to put his crucial misses last week against Toulouse behind him. In what was to be a feature of the half Glasgow made a mess of receiving the kick off and Munster pounced with Hanrahan dotting down before missing the conversion. Soon after, Russell missed a long penalty but Glasgow stayed on the attack with centre Peter Horne and then number eight Josh Strauss making inroads until Russell was able to kick a more straight forward penalty. After 20 minutes Munster captain Paul O’Connell was sin binned by referee Leighton Hodges for a silly penalty as Munster pressed on the Glasgow line. The makeshift visitors’ scrum then won a penalty that Hanrahan struck home, but Russell struck with the boot shortly after to make it 9-8 to Glasgow. Two debatable decisions from Hodges laid the foundations for Munster to take 18-9 advantage into the break. Firstly Strauss was penalised for not releasing – when hardly held – and then winger Sean Lamont was detected in careless footwork at a ruck. Each time a good Munster position was kicked, with the first resulting in a Hanrahan penalty and the second a try for Copeland with Hanrahan converting. Glasgow opened the second half brightly but were rebuffed until the 51st minute when play was spread wide from a line out on the visitors’ line with Nakarawa getting the touch down and Russell converting to cut the Munster lead to two points. Munster again immediately benefited from Glasgow’s failure to exit the restart, this time Matawalu was the sinner, and were awarded two kickable penalty awards. However Hanrahan was unable to take advantage. In turn Glasgow’s chance came after 70 minutes when sub winger Tommy Seymour’s break was backed up by fellow winger DTH Van Der Merwe and the latter was held up over the Munster line. It merely delayed the inevitable though as Gray managed to power over with a huge effort that went unconverted but was enough to put Glasgow into a decisive late lead . Glasgow came from behind to beat Munster 21-18 to move above the Irish province in the battle at the top of the Guinness PRO12 table.last_img read more

FB : SAVING FACE: Syracuse defense redeems itself with overtime interception in win over Toledo

first_img Comments Published on September 23, 2011 at 12:00 pm Contact Michael: mjcohe02@syr.edu | @Michael_Cohen13 Same throw, same spot, same situation. Kevyn Scott recognized it immediately. Austin Dantin’s lofted pass in overtime to the back right corner of the end zone was a carbon copy of the desperation pass Wake Forest threw three weeks ago against Syracuse.‘It was kind of like déjà vu,’ Scott said.The pass designed to lead wide receiver Bernard Reedy in behind Scott’s coverage was identical to Ted Stachitas’ heave toward Chris Givens on Sept. 1. That pass fell incomplete due to Scott’s tight coverage. This time — the second time — he was even a step faster and swooped in front of Reedy to pick off Dantin’s pass.‘I was in my press coverage, and I turned around and looked for the ball,’ Scott said. ‘I saw that it was coming, and it was kind of like a baby seeing candy. I saw the ball coming to me, and I was just ready for it.’His interception in the end zone gave Syracuse (3-1, 0-0 Big East) the ball and set the stage for Ross Krautman’s game-winning field goal in a dramatic 33-30 overtime victory against Toledo. On a day in which the SU defense was torched, the interception by Scott provided 39,116 fans inside the Carrier Dome with an ironic twist to end the game. The unit that was paraded up and down the field by Dantin and wide receiver Eric Page madeAdvertisementThis is placeholder textthe game’s biggest play in overtime to seal a win for the Orange.With the win, SU begins the season 3-1 for the second straight year under head coach Doug Marrone.From the opening drive, Toledo’s (1-3, 0-0 Mid-American Conference) offense toyed with Syracuse. Dantin orchestrated a 22-play, 75-yard marathon series that took more than 10 minutes off the clock and resulted in a field goal for the Rockets.With just one play in excess of 9 yards on the drive, Toledo dinked and dunked its way downfield in whatever way it desired. Dantin rushed for 26 yards, Page caught three passes and running back David Fluellen racked up 27 total yards.‘After being on the field for a long drive, you know a long series, coach (Marrone) preached to us about getting three-and-outs and getting off the field,’ freshman linebacker Dyshawn Davis said. ‘Toledo did a good job of converting on third downs, getting first downs.’Though the Rockets never compiled a drive of more than 10 plays during the rest of the game, their ability to frustrate Syracuse through precise offensive execution continued. By the time regulation ended, Toledo’s offense ran up 438 yards just one week after Southern California churned out 501 yards.And as USC did with wide receiver Robert Woods, Toledo forced the ball into the hands of its playmaker — Page. The junior wide receiver finished with 14 receptions for 168 yards. SU’s top three receivers (Nick Provo, Van Chew and Jarrod West) combined for 149 yards.‘He’s a good ball player, and he presents a tough matchup for us all,’ Scott said. ‘Kind of like USC did with Woods, they kind of put him in different positions to get him the ball. Their offensive scheme is schemed around him.’Toledo’s use of bubble screens to either side of the offense created space for Page to showcase his ability the open field, SU safety Phillip Thomas said. Unlike Givens, who burned Syracuse on long passes, Page had only one reception longer than 27 yards.He took advantage of the flanks for chunks of 7, 8 and 9 yards at a time. He caught at least one pass on eight of Toledo’s 12 possessions in regulation.‘I don’t think you can ever stop a player like Page,’ Marrone said. ‘He’s a talented kid.’Though the Orange couldn’t contain Page from a production standpoint, it did keep him out of the end zone. All season long Marrone has been proud of his team’s red zone defense and preventing touchdowns deep in his own territory.Saturday was no different. Three-hundred passing yards by Dantin and fellow quarterback Terrance Owens were impressive until it came time to punch the ball in for touchdowns. The SU defense allowed only one touchdown in three red zone trips by the Rockets, including a crucial stop late in the game.Dantin drove his team down to the 9-yard line with time dwindling in regulation. Toledo had first-and-goal but failed to advance past the 3 and settled for a field goal to force overtime.‘We would have liked to have ended the game in regulation and stopped them,’ Scott said. ‘But at the end of the day, it didn’t happen.’Given another chance in overtime, though, the defense redeemed itself. The 60 minutes of abuse the unit suffered meant nothing once Scott came down with his interception.Its resiliency won out.‘It feels real good because we felt like we let people down,’ Thomas said. ‘So coming out with that big stop, Kevyn Scott with that big stop, it felt real good knowing we gave the offense a chance to get the victory.’mjcohe02@syr.educenter_img Facebook Twitter Google+last_img read more

Functionality first… BetBright implements ‘single mobile site’ across all devices

first_imgShare UKGC reminds licensees of expectations when leaving the market October 4, 2019 StumbleUpon DraftKings opens Dublin hub seeking closer wagering controls November 14, 2019 Related Articles 888 Holdings’ Guy Cohen on purchases, PASPA and poker August 20, 2019 Submit Share Irish independent online bookmaker, BetBright has announced that it will now operate under a ‘single mobile user interface’ across its existing verticals.The announcement follows a major front-end system’s upgrade undertaken by BetBright in-house development team, with the operator launching a single interface which will optimise speed, functionality and user engagement.“Users will benefit from a slicker and quicker experience as a result, as well as gaining access to additional features which had only been available on the mobile interface previously and not available on the old desktop system.” BetBright details in its upgrade.From an operations perspective, BetBright will gain significant resources benefits with its development team functioning under a single code base, implementing all future deployments under one front-end system.Updating stakeholders, Marcus Brennan, BetBright CEO, commented: “This is a very big and long-awaited step for us which brings many benefits firstly to the customer and secondly to the company in terms of efficiencies. Previously we had to develop features twice on two different code bases, once for mobile (app and mobile web) and once for desktops.Due to resource demands, we had to make a difficult decision two years ago to stop progressing desktop and to focus on mobile, as a result our desktop was frozen in time and did not progress. Now in one single and very significant software release, we have caught up two years of missed progress on the desktop in one instant and moved to a single code base going forward. This is an incredible leap forward for our desktop users and it will accelerate our development roadmap and increase our efficiencies.”last_img read more