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first_imgJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for Ginebra Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? View comments Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles04:07SEA Games: John Marvin 1st Filipino boxer to crash out, bows to Vietnam bet01:39SEA Games 2019: Nicanor rallies to bring home 1st fencing gold for PH02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award MOST READ Coach Ryan Saunders said the streak was never discussed when he talked with Towns earlier Friday, and there was no hope of extending it once Towns entered the concussion protocol. A player can only return then once he has passed a battery of tests and been symptom free.“I’d just like to have him out there because he’s a pretty good player,” Saunders said. “So the streak, I think that is something that everybody should definitely take note of with Karl’s durability and his toughness and how he approaches the game, but from a coach’s viewpoint you’d like to have like Karl on the floor whenever you can.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissSPORTSCoronation night?SPORTSThirdy Ravena gets‍‍‍ offers from Asia, Australian ball clubsTowns had played in his second consecutive All-Star game before he was involved in a car accident on his way to the airport. He was cleared to fly and arrived in New York and originally ruled questionable, but after further examination he was placed in the concussion protocol.Towns had started every game since being the No. 1 pick in the 2015 draft, the longest streak to begin a career since 1970-71. The New Jersey product would have been playing close to home Friday. LATEST STORIES BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS – JANUARY 02: Karl-Anthony Towns of the Minnesota Timberwolves looks on at TD Garden on January 02, 2019 in Boston, Massachusetts. Maddie Meyer/Getty Images/AFPNEW YORK — Karl-Anthony Towns is missing a game for the first time in his career, unable to play for Minnesota against the Knicks on Friday night following a car accident.The All-Star forward was placed in the concussion protocol earlier in the day, ending his streak of 303 consecutive games started.ADVERTISEMENT Tom Brady most dominant player in AFC championship history Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titlecenter_img Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college It wasn’t immediately clear where the accident occurred. Minneapolis police said they didn’t handle any incident involving Towns and Saunders had no other details before the game.Saunders didn’t know if Towns would travel with the team for its game Saturday in Milwaukee, or return to Minnesota.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup title Eugenie Bouchard’s bid for Australian Open spot ends in qualifying Patriots owner Robert Kraft denies charges of soliciting prostitute Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Rogue cops marked as Gamboa’s targets in his appointment as PNP chieflast_img read more

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first_imgDonegal businesses and representatives on a trade mission in the US have been eagerly promoting the North West as a prime place for investment.A delegation from Ireland North West told a packed conference room of Boston businesspeople that they are ready to do business with them thanks to our local talent and skills base, our competitive operating costs, advanced telecommunications infrastructure and excellent education and business linkages.The delegation is jointly led by the Cathaoirleach of Donegal County Council, Cllr Terence Slowey and Derry City and Strabane District Council’s Mayor Alderman Hilary McClintock, along with officers from both Councils. The group travelled to Massachusetts this week along with 17 local businesses and participating organisations such as Udaras na Gaeltachta, Ulster University, Letterkenny Institute of Technology and the North West Regional College, to promote the region for investment. Derry City and Strabane District Council’s Mayor Alderman Hilary McClintock and Cllr. Terence Slowey, Cathaoirleach Donegal County Council meeting the Irish Consulate General Fionnuala Quinlan at a breakfast meeting at UMass Building hosted by Enterprise Ireland.Following a breakfast meeting at UMass Building with the Irish Consulate General Fionnuala Quinlan hosted by Enterprise Ireland, the delegation held a North West Showcase where they spoke about the great work the two Councils are doing by collaborating to promote investment in the region.As part of the event the delegation launched their Gateway to Growth video and brochure and the Cathaoirleach of Donegal County Council Cllr Terence Slowey spoke of the close working relationship and links between Ireland and the US while the Mayor of Derry City and Strabane District Council, Alderman Hilary McClintock both Councils were keen to build on current links that would lead to real and long term business relations.John Kelpie, Chief Executive of Derry City and Strabane District Council, Tim Murray, President of the Worchester Chamber, Derry City and Strabane District Council’s Mayor Alderman Hilary McClintock, Cllr. Terence Slowey, Cathaoirleach Donegal County Council and Neely, Chief Executive Donegal County Council.Seamus Neely, CEO with Donegal County Council said there are many reasons why US companies should invest in Ireland NW. Neely said: “Our unique location is our strength, we provide the only UK land border with the Euro zone and we are within two hours drive to two international airports and four regional airports and have access to both EU and UK markets. Our young, well-educated population have a strong worth ethic, and 31% of our school leavers are educated to degree level ensuring they have the right skills for employment. On top of that our young people are hungry and ready for the challenge with a real ‘can do attitude’.”John Kelpie CEO of Derry City and Strabane District Council said that Ireland North West is ranked top 10 economies in the world for ease of doing business and starting a business and has a strong and diverse SME base that reflects the spirit of entrepreneurship.“We are extremely cost competitive offering the lowest prime office rent spaces for as little as 12 dollars per sq.ft compared to 42 dollars in Dublin and 72 dollars in Boston. Our connectivity to international and regional airports, our financial support packages and ongoing aftercare support makes us a highly attractive and competitive location to do business. “While our internationally renowned universities and institutions are key drivers to our technology and knowledge industries. But most of all it’s about our people and the quality of life we have on offer – our rich culture and heritage, breathtaking scenery and fantastic local environment and social offering is truly unique and very special.”He added that he hoped this visit would build on the good work that has been done over the years to develop linkages between the City of Boston and the wider Massachusetts knowledge corridor. Tim Murray, President of the Worchester Chamber welcoming the Northwest delegation to Worchester City and the wider Massachusetts region.Seventeen companies from the digital tech, education, agri-food sectors and creative industries made presentations at the event to showcase their product and business with a clear focus on trying to source business in US export markets.During their visit, the delegation will also attend meetings with businesses, potential investors and key influencers, as well as visit a number of sites such as Harvard and the State House and will participate in the Golden Bridges Conference.For further information visit www.irelandnet.comThe companies travelling as part of the delegation are as follows:GoWalkTalk; Gartan Technologies; Irish Gap Year; Irish Fish Canners; Qubizm; SLM Connect; Consilium Education; SLM Connect; Oideas Gael; Hanna Hats; Kelsius; Sendmode; Modern Democracy; Kinnegar Brewing; Studio Donegal; O’Donnell’s Bakery; Randox; Donegal Socks; O’Neill’s Sportswear.Follow us on twitter @dcsdc @donegalcouncil #IrelandNWMass2016Boston businesspeople hear about the best of the North West was last modified: November 16th, 2016 by Rachel McLaughlinShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:bostonBusinessDonegal County CouncilTradelast_img read more