Liu Xiaobo biography

first_img to go further News Receive email alerts October 28, 2010 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Liu Xiaobo biography News June 2, 2021 Find out more News China’s Cyber ​​Censorship Figures ChinaAsia – Pacific Help by sharing this information Follow the news on China Who is Liu Xiaobo? French sinologist Jean-Philippe Béja, a specialist in Liu’s work and the Chinese pro-democracy movement, has written a short biography of the winner of the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize.On 8 October, the Nobel Peace Prize was awarded for the first time to a Chinese citizen living in China, even if he is serving an 11-year jail sentence in Jinzhou prison in the northeastern province of Liaoning. On learning the news, Liu Xiaobo said: “I dedicate this prize to the lost souls of June 4th.” He was referring to the date of the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacreLiu knows the northeast well. He was born in the city of Changchun on 28 December 1955 and went to university there in 1977 after a visit to Inner Mongolia, two years in the countryside in Jilin and a stint with a construction company in Changchun. It was his generation’s standard itinerary. After getting a bachelor’s degree in literature, he was admitted to Beijing Normal University in 1982 to do a master’s degree. It was while studying for a PhD that he became known for an article he wrote criticising China’s “new wave” writers for not cutting the umbilical cord with the authorities. In the speech that made him famous in 1986, he accused the post-Mao cultural establishment of being obsessed with winning Nobel prizes!An heir of the May fourth movement and deliberately provocative, Liu practiced a Nietzschean cult of the individual and took little interest in politics. He had not participated in the 1978-79 Beijing Spring, although he belonged to that generation. The auditorium was packed when he defended his thesis. People were flocking to his lectures at the time and his popularity drew the attention of foreign sinologists. He was invited to Norway (already!) and was a guest professor at Columbia University when the pro-democracy movement erupted in the spring of 1989.While many intellectuals in China were seeking ways to go abroad in case things turned bad, Liu rushed back in order to get involved in the movement. By mid-May, he was spending most of his time alongside the students in Tiananmen Square. He did not hesitate to criticize their behaviour but they did not hold it against him and continued to discuss things with him. On 2 June 1989, when the rumours of an army intervention were getting more insistent, Liu and three of his comrades began a hunger strike against the imminent crackdown. On the night of the massacre, he convinced the students of the need to negotiate a peaceful evacuation of the square with the army. Liu was the one who took charge of the negotiation, thereby preventing even greater bloodshed.He took refuge in the Australian embassy but could not bear to remain in a safe place while citizens and students who had taken part in the movement were being hunted down, arrested and executed. He was arrested while cycling in Beijing on 8 June and spent the next 20 months in Qincheng prison, dubbed the “20th century Bastille” by Wei Jingsheng. It was a different Liu who left the prison: “My eyes were opened by 4 June and the death of the martyrs and now, every time I open my mouth, I ask myself if I am worthy of them.” The courage of those citizens and the determination of the students had moved him deeply, and since then he has never stopped fighting for the authorities to acknowledge the massacre.The young Nietzschean provocateur was no more. From 1991 onwards, Liu devoted himself solely to the defence of fundamental rights. Joining the disparate pro-democracy movement, he launched petition upon petition in defence of those who founded independent unions, those who dared to criticize the authorities and those who stood up to the modern day Leviathan, as well as petitions calling for justice for the victims of the 4 June massacre, obviously. In the course of this struggle, he met Ding Zilin and the Tiananmen Mothers, who were also fighting for the government to acknowledge the massacre. He also fought alongside Bao Zunxin, the cofounder of the Autonomous Association of Beijing Intellectuals, who was fired from the Academy of Social Sciences when he left prison, and joined the opposition. Together they wrote articles and launched petitions.His activities resulted in his being placed under house arrest for nine months in 1995. The next year, veteran dissident Wang Xizhe asked him to co-sign a petition calling for a new period of cooperation between the Kuomintang and the Communist Party. “I was not really convinced but I had (and still have) a lot of respect for Wang Xizhe so I signed.” Wang, who lived in Guangzhou, secretly went to Hong Kong after signing, while Liu received a visit from the police. On 8 October 1996, he was sentenced to three years of reeducation through labour. As soon as he was released, he resumed his activities within the movement and launched new petitions. Even if the petitions were not accessible in China, he thought it was necessary to demand respect for one’s rights.The post-4 June Liu Xiaobo is convinced that submitting to despotism is unacceptable. As he has often written, the regime is no longer as violent as it was in Mao Zedong’s time and resisting its lies is no longer so risky. Like Vaclav Havel, he affirms his intention to live the truth. He refuses to write his political articles under a pseudonym, even if that prevents them from being published in China. He refuses to tone down his criticism in order to be published. In short, he rejects any form of compromise with the government and stands by his principles.This does not prevent him from recognising the progress achieved in China, and not just in the economic realm. He is convinced that by resisting, by pressing for their rights to be respected, China’s citizens are forcing the Party to retreat. He hails the progress that has been made by Chinese society (minjian) even if it does not concern him as someone who has lived under political police surveillance ever since leaving prison in 1991.As well as the political columns he writes for the Hong Kong press or posts on the Internet (which he calls “God’s gift to China”), Liu has taken part in all sorts of initiatives aimed at achieving political reform. The latest was Charter 08, a manifesto inspired by Czechoslovakia’s Charter 77. It calls for real democracy in China, with separation of powers, an end to the one-party rule and the creation of a federation so that the ethnic minorities rights are protected. He was not its main author but he made a major contribution to its dissemination as he is able to serve as a bridge between the different generations and different groups of dissidents. He is appreciated as much by old guard Party members loyal to Hu Yaobang as by Democracy Wall activists. A protagonist of the 1989 movement, he enjoys the esteem of that era’s students. His commitment to the defence of civil rights has won him the support of that movement’s activists. This was seen on the day of his trial, when dozens of petitioners turned up in a show of solidarity.Liu does not act like a hero. He is a man who likes to live well, a man who writes love poems to his wife Liu Xia. But behind that apparent gentleness, lies an iron will. Regardless of the risks, he never compromises on his principles and does not think twice about going to prison for the sake of his ideas. Because, in a sense, he is a survivor who feels he is still being watched by all those who were killed in the Tiananmen Square massacre. It was not by chance that he dedicated his Nobel Peace Prize to the “lost souls” of June 4th.Jean-Philippe Béjacenter_img April 27, 2021 Find out more Jean-Philippe Béja’s interview: News ChinaAsia – Pacific Organisation Democracies need “reciprocity mechanism” to combat propaganda by authoritarian regimes RSF_en Related documents interview_jpbeja-4.mp3MPEG – 351.35 KB China: Political commentator sentenced to eight months in prison March 12, 2021 Find out morelast_img read more

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Eco-friendly Quangoff

first_imgQuangoff Spring Water Systems will be highlighting its green initiatives at the show, and demonstrating how to serve chilled still and sparkling natural spring water, with minimal environmental impact.Its natural spring water is delivered from four UK spring sources in 20-litre recyclable bags inside boxes, eliminating a need for plastic or glass bottles. It fits on a bar or counter top with no need for plumbing or unpacking.”In the current economic climate, saving energy saves money for business owners who already have pressing concerns. Taking a positive stance on environmental issues is crucial to both customers and employees,” said David Lenderyou, managing director, Quangoff.[http://www.quangoff.co.uk]last_img

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Faculty recognized for teaching and mentoring

first_imgBrandon Terry and Jie Li received the 2020 Roslyn Abramson Award for excellence in teaching undergraduates. The annual award is given to assistant or associate professors and was formally announced at a May 5 faculty meeting.Terry is an assistant professor of African and African American studies and of social studies. In the spring, he taught the Gen Ed course “Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Question of Conscientious Citizenship” and the introductory course for social studies concentrators. Terry’s current research focuses on philosophical foundations of the historiographical debates surrounding the African-American civil rights movement.Li, John L. Loeb Associate Professor of the Humanities in the department of East Asian languages and civilizations, recently taught “Documenting China on Film” and the Gen Ed course “East Asian Cinema,” as well as two graduate seminars on media culture and representation of cities in China. Her book, “Utopian Ruins: A Memorial Museum of the Mao Era,” will be published in December by Duke University Press.Recipients of the $10,000 prize are chosen each year based on their accessibility, dedication to teaching and research, and ability to effectively communicate with and inspire undergraduates. The prize was established with a gift from Edward Abramson ’57 in honor of his mother.At the faculty meeting, the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Student Council awarded the Everett Mendelsohn Excellence in Mentoring Award to Kathleen Coleman. Coleman is James Loeb Professor of the Classics and senior research curator at the Harvard Art Museums. The Everett Mendelsohn award is awarded based on student nominations and is given to faculty for excellence in mentoring graduate students.last_img read more

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Lift employees with these leadership traits

first_img continue reading » Great leaders don’t get to where they are through force or fear; rather, it’s achieved by building trust and loyalty. There is a lot that goes into attaining that type of relationship with your employees, but to be successful – and to ensure others’ success – it’s worth investing in.I came across this blog from Eric Torrence, who has spent time analyzing leaders and identified characteristics of a “posture” that great leaders demonstrate. His breakdown aligns well with practicing servant leadership, which is all about investing in the personal and professional well-being of those on your team.Here are the traits:A humble spirit. I’ve shared before the importance of showing humility as a leader. What it comes down to is essentially believing in the capabilities of others and knowing your own limitations. This means being willing to admit mistakes, accept and give constructive feedback, and have a positive outlook. ShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblrlast_img read more

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Barbados PM arrives In China

first_img Share Tweet NewsRegional Barbados PM arrives In China by: – June 14, 2011 18 Views   no discussions Sharing is caring!center_img Share Share By Peter GreenePrime Minister Freundel Stuart. Photo credit: gisbarbados.gov.bbBEIJING, China (BGIS) — With the national flags of Barbados and China fluttering side-by-side, and a greeting that bore testimony to the good relations that exist between the two countries, Prime Minister Freundel Stuart set foot in China on Sunday for the first time, at the start of a hectic, one-week official visit.Just seven months in office, Stuart is the latest Barbadian head of government to accept an invitation to pay an official visit to China. His predecessor, David Thompson, made an official trip to China in 2008, and former Prime Minister Owen Arthur was there in 2007.Noting that he welcomed the opportunity to visit the country that was quietly emerging as the leading economy in the global sphere of activity, he said he was looking forward to successful talks with the Chinese leadership on a number of important bilateral and international matters.During the six-day visit, Stuart is expected to hold discussions on several areas of mutual interest, particularly alternative and renewable energy; education and infrastructural development; as well as ways to further strengthen Sino-Barbados relations. The prime minister is also scheduled to sign two bilateral agreements on Monday with his Chinese counterpart.Earlier Sunday, Stuart and his delegation held talks with the country’s Ambassador to China, Sir Lloyd Sandiford, and took time out to visit the historic Forbidden City. Later, he had a chance to meet with a number of Barbadian students and other Barbadians studying and living in China, as well as other CARICOM ambassadors in Beijing, during an official reception.Barbados and China formally established diplomatic ties in 1977, and China has had an embassy in Bridgetown soon after that. Barbados opened a mission in Beijing in 2010.Over the years, this country has benefitted from technical, construction and financial assistance from the Chinese, and there have been cultural exchanges between the two states.Caribbean News Nowlast_img read more

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Authorities issue an apology for pointing guns at four children in stolen vehicle mix up

first_imgPolice in Aurora, Colorado are apologizing to a family after they were pulled over, handcuffed, and had guns drawn on them during a stolen vehicle mix up.The incident occurred on Sunday while Brittney Gilliam drove her 6-year-old daughter, 12-year-old sister and 14 and 17-year-old nieces to get their nails done.Gilliam says that when she pulled up to the nail salon, she sent one of her nieces out of the vehicle to see if the nail salon was open while the rest of them sat in the vehicle in a parking space.That’s when several officers from the Aurora police department pulled up behind the vehicle and told everyone in the car to put their hands out of the window. They then approached the vehicle with their guns drawn.Gilliam says that she and their girls were instructed to exit the vehicle and lay flat on their stomachs with their hands behind their backs. At that time, Gilliam, her sister, and her niece were handcuffed despite not knowing why they were being arrested. It was only after they were in cuffs that police told them what was going on.Officers then told Gilliam that she was being arrested because the vehicle she was driving had been reported stolen. Gilliam then told officers that her vehicle was reported stolen in February and that it was returned to her the next day by their police department. Gilliam then offered to show officers her registration and insurance information as the officers began putting the children into handcuffs.” If you wanted to place me in handcuffs at that point, I would have gladly agreed to that because you had a job to do and you did it under the right protocol, but you pointed a gun at four kids and then you proceeded to start handcuffing the kids.” Gilliam told reporters.Gilliam says police later told her that it was a mix up and released them.Interim Chief of Police Vanessa Wilson told reporters that she has since called the family to apologize about the mix up and offered age-appropriate therapy for the children who may have been left traumatized by the event:” I have called (Gilliam’s) family to apologize and to offer any help we can provide, especially for the children who may have been traumatized by yesterday’s events.”“I have reached out to our victim advocates so we can offer age-appropriate therapy that the city will cover,”‘ Wilson continued.Wilson also explained that it is part of the officer’s training to approach stolen vehicles with extreme caution and that the mix up with the vehicle could have possibly been because it was stolen earlier in the year and that the a motorcycle with the same plate had also been reported stolen in another state.last_img read more

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Virginia Tech stuns Syracuse in overtime of ACC debut

first_img Comments Heading into Friday night’s game against Virginia Tech, Syracuse had yet to allow a goal in two games.The Hokies had no intentions of keeping the Orange’s slate clean.Just when it seemed that Nick Perea’s 17th minute goal would be enough for SU to escape with a win, Robert Alberti tied the game with five minutes left in regulation. Then Kai Marshall sealed a Virginia Tech win with a golden goal eight minutes into overtime.Just like that, the Orange’s enchanting Atlantic Coast Conference debut lost its zest in no more than 30 minutes.No. 17 Syracuse (2-1, 0-1 ACC) fell to Virginia Tech (2-1, 1-0 ACC) 2-1 at Thompson Field in Blacksburg, Va., on Friday night. After leading by one goal for 85 minutes, the Orange’s overtime loss can be defined by missed opportunities.AdvertisementThis is placeholder text“It was a good college soccer match,” head coach Ian McIntyre said. “But it is one that we let get away from us, up with five minutes to go. If we get that second goal the game is a lot different.”The Orange’s only score came on Perea’s penalty kick early in the first half. After that, SU created only a small handful of chances.  Virginia Tech goalkeeper Kyle Renfro earned the win with only three saves.The Hokies outshot the Orange 14-10. SU goalie Alex Bono finished with seven saves.“In the first half, both teams were getting their chances,” McIntyre said. “But we didn’t do a good enough job of creating chances in the second half. Then in overtime things could have went either way and they just beat us on the counterattack.”Speeding up play has been the Orange’s most effective scoring recipe so far this season. Friday, it was spoon fed a taste of its own tactics. After VT midfielder Brandon Eaton carried the ball into the open field, Marshall was able to put away the game’s decisive goal.Still, for a team just starting out in one of the nation’s premier soccer conferences, there are positives to walk away with.For 85 minutes, the Orange held the upper hand in its first test in unchartered waters. Perea, one of the team’s most experienced players, tallied a point in his third straight game. And SU’s young, impressionable lineup gained the experience of playing in a gritty conference contest.“We were pretty good tonight,” McIntyre said, “but big picture a lot of young players gained incredible experience playing in the environment we played in tonight.”For Bono, who watched the game’s clinching goal fall into the net behind him, the loss represents a feeling that the Orange will strive to never feel again, which he encapsulated in a tweet after the game.This is what it feels like. We’ll never feel like this again, I promise that #CuseSoccer #TomorrowIsANewDay— Alexander Bono (@Alex25Bono) September 7, 2013 Published on September 7, 2013 at 12:04 am Contact Jesse: [email protected] | @dougherty_jessecenter_img Facebook Twitter Google+last_img read more

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Kenyans win gold as injured Cheptegei walks to finish line

first_img29Leonard LANGATKEN30:07 26Stanley Kipkoech KEBENEIUSA30:04 13Patrick TIERNANAUS29:18 ****#IaafKampala2017 Tweets 27Birhanu BALEWBRN30:04 30Joshua Kiprui CHEPTEGEIUGA30:08 5Aron KIFLEERI28:49 17Stephen KIPROTICHUGA29:28 14Onesphore NZIKWINKUNDABDI29:21 19Afewerki BERHANEERI29:35 1Geoffrey Kipsang KAMWORORKEN28:24 12Leonard Patrick KOMONKEN29:16 16Abdallah Kibet MANDEUGA29:25 20Leonard Essau KORIRUSA29:36 22Gabriel Gerald GEAYTAN29:48 10Bonsa DIDAETH29:10 15Nicholas Mboroto KOSIMBEIKEN29:23 7Vincent Kipsang RONOKEN29:00 6Muktar EDRISETH28:57 25Jean-Marie Vianney NIYOMUKIZABDI30:02 Cheptegei set a blistering pace, but fell out in the last lapKenya’s Kamworor successfully defended his senior men’s World Cross Country Championship title on Sunday, a first back-to-back senior men’s winner since 2006.Joshua Cheptegei set a blistering pace after two laps to destroy the field, but in the final lap suddenly slowed down, and walked to the finish line in 30th position apparently injured. Cheptegei’s desperate efforts to finish the race eventually paid off as Uganda takes team bronze by just 3 points.It would have been Uganda’s second gold medal of the day, and ever, in  the World Cross Country championships. Uganda came third on the medals table, with one gold and two bronze for the junior women and senior men.Timothy Toroitich was the best placed Ugandan at 9th position in the senior men’s race.Winner Geoffrey Kipsang Kamworo said, ” I was confident of retaining my title. When the Ugandan broke away I kept my cool and ran my race. I knew he would get tired. His pace was so high and it would have been amazing if he had maintained to the end.”Stephen Kiprotich, part of team Uganda, came 17th. ” I feel sorry for Joshua (Cheptegei) because he was in great shape coming into the race. It is sad he didn’t win. He made a terrible mistake of breaking away so early. He should have waited at least until the last 2km. POSBIBATHLETEMARKDETAIL 21Shadrack KIPCHIRCHIRUSA29:44 28Mogos SHUMAYERI30:07 8Ibrahim JEILANETH29:07 24Aweke AYALEWBRN30:01 11Samuel Kiprono CHELANGAUSA29:13 3Abadi HADISETH28:43 2Leonard Kiplimo BARSOTONKEN28:36 9Timothy TOROITICHUGA29:10 4Jemal YIMERETH28:47 18Getaneh MOLLAETH29:34 23Goitom KIFLEERI29:56 Morocco hosted twice in 1975 and 1998, South Africa in 1996 and Kenya in 2007. The competition was changed from an annual to a biennial event in 2011.Kampala also marks the first time that senior women will race the distance of 10 kilometres.There are many reasons why the Ugandans are confident. Three of them are Joshua Cheptegei, Stephen Kiprotich and Timothy Toroitich.Kiprotich congratulates Cheptegei after the Uganda Cross Country championships. PHOTO KAMPALAIAAF MEDIAKiprotichStephen Kiprotich may be better known for his marathon exploits, but the distance running star has cross country in his blood.“I am very happy for the world to come to my country. This race is very important to me.”“In Uganda we have a very strong tradition in cross country running,” Kiprotich told the IAAF. “It has always been a key for any athlete preparing for track season. I have been competing in cross country from the start of my running career since I have been in school and it’s very easy to find good places to train for cross country in Uganda.”Kiprotich has in the last five years shown the Kenyans and Ethiopians can be beaten at their own game. This he did in the marathon at the 2012 Olympic and 2013 world champions, all preceded by a sixth place showing at the 2011 World Cross championships in Spain.At Uganda’s trials for this year’s event, he showed he can still match the change of pace from the marathon to the cross country, by finishing 5th.Toroitich. IAAF PHOTOToroitichAll the stars, fresh from IAAF Cross Country Permit series November 2016 to February 2017, will travel to Kampala with a familiar name to look out for – Timothy Toroitich.Before breaking off the circuit in November to prepare for Kampala 2017, Toroitich had swept to victory in the second leg race of the 2016-17 IAAF Cross Country Permit series.Two weeks earlier, Toroitich finished second in the opening race of the winter’s IAAF Cross Country Permit series behind Bahrain’s Aweke Ayalew.Toroitich finished fifth in the world cross country championships in 2013, and was eighth in the 10,000m at the IAAF World Championships Beijing 2015.Cheptegei on the medals podium as national anthem is played at the Uganda trialsJoshua CheptegeiJoshua Cheptegei destroyed a strong field to win the senior men’s gold at the National Cross Country Championships in Kampala in January to show he will be the man to watch on Sunday.Defending champion Phillip Kipyeko set the early pace at the Kampala trials, but when Cheptegei took charge in the second of five laps at Kololo, the battle for everyone else remained for second place.Cheptegei is the 2014 world U20 10,000m champion and 2015 African junior cross-country gold medalist.The 20-year-old doubled at last year’s Olympic Games, finishing an impressive sixth in the 10,000m and eighth in the 5000m on his debut, and will clearly be favourite to dethrone the Kenyans and Ethiopians.Share on: WhatsApp Pages: 1 2 RACE PREVIEWKiprotich trains at Kololo yesterday. PHOTO KCCAMEDIAStephen Kiprotich is confident. He knows better than many what it takes to win gold, and in team Uganda he has seen a lot in training to show that glory beckons.“Going by what I saw in training, I believe our time for gold has finally come,” Kiprotich said, adding that “the course is perfect. It’s a bit demanding… but very good for me.”Standing in Uganda’s way at another IAAF World Cross Country Championships are the mighty Kenyans and Ethiopians.A Kenyan or Ethiopian has won the top men’s individual title in 24 of the last 30 years.The two nations’ record in the team event is even more intimidating – won all from 1986 to 2015. The story is increasingly similar in the women and junior events, with the Kenyans and Ethiopians dominating the past decade.The story, according to Kiprotich will change at 2pm today  when Uganda hosts the 42nd IAAF World Cross Country Championships Kampala 2017.Uganda has come close to taking the individual men’s gold once before through Moses Kipsiro in 2009 and will not get a better chance to take charge than this year at their own Kololo Independence Grounds on March 26.“We have a selected a very strong team. We we want to challenge the dominant sides…we will give them a run for their money,” promised Uganda athletics chief Domenic Otucet.The world cross country championship is considered one of the most difficult races to win, even more difficult than the Olympic Games, due to the tough course terrains.Uganda becomes only the fourth African country to host the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) event in its 44th year history.last_img read more

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WDFW approves four days of razor clam digging starting Friday, March…

first_imgFacebook39Tweet0Pin0Submitted by Washington Department of Fish and WildlifeRazor clam diggers can round up their shovels, clam guns and tubes for a four-day dig beginning March 20. State shellfish managers with the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) approved a dig on evening low tides after recent marine toxin tests showed the clams are safe to eat.The approved dig is for the following beaches, dates and low tides:March 20, Friday 5:27 pm, 0.4 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, MocrocksMarch 21, Saturday, 6:07 pm, 0.4 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Copalis March 22, Sunday, 6:41 pm, 0.4 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, MocrocksMarch 23, Monday, 7:12 pm, 0.5 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, CopalisNo digging is allowed before noon when low tide occurs in the evening.“We are approving this dig based on favorable marine toxin findings, but folks should use their own judgment and consider COVID-19 when making travel plans,” said Larry Phillips, WDFW coastal region director, referencing recent announcements that razor clam festivals centered on Ocean Shores and Long Beach have been postponed.  For a list of proposed razor clam digs on Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Copalis and Mocrocks beaches through April, please see our razor clam webpage.WDFW authorizes each dig independently after getting the results of marine toxin testing. Final approval of the tentatively scheduled openings will depend on whether results of marine toxin tests show the clams are safe to eat.In order to ensure conservation of clams for future generations, WDFW sets tentative razor clam seasons that are based on the results from an annual coast-wide razor clam stock assessment and by considering harvest to date. To see videos of WDFW’s sustainable management work for razor clam seasons, visit our razor clam page.WDFW is also asking razor clam fans around the state to weigh in on the perennial question: Which is better, clam gun or shovel? To register support for a favored digging method, clam diggers can post a photo or video, complete with hashtag #TeamClamShovel or #TeamClamGun on any social media before the end of the spring season.All diggers age 15 or older must have an applicable 2019-20 fishing license to harvest razor clams on any beach. Licenses, ranging from a three-day razor clam license to an annual combination fishing license, are available on WDFW’s website and from license vendors around the state.Under state law, diggers at open beaches can take 15 razor clams per day and are required to keep the first 15 they dig. Each digger’s clams must be kept in a separate container.Persons with disabilities who need to receive this information in an alternative format or who need reasonable accommodations to participate in WDFW-sponsored public meetings or other activities may contact Dolores Noyes by phone (360-902-2349), TTY (360-902-2207), or email ([email protected]). For more information, see http://wdfw.wa.gov/accessibility/reasonable_request.html.last_img read more

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Pharaohs hunt down Cranes in Alexandria

first_imgThere were huge celebrations at the end among Egyptians, who have not been to the World Cup since 1990 despite winning five African titles since. Egypt now lead Uganda by two points.The North Africans have nine points, Uganda seven, while Ghana – who have appeared at the last three World Cups – lie in third with five points after thumping Congo 5-1 in Brazzaville.Congo, with just one point, can no longer qualify for next year’s tournament in Russia.Atletico Madrid midfielder Thomas Partey hit a hat-trick to inspire Ghana to their first win in the group – at the fourth time of asking – which came four days after being held to a 1-1 draw at home by the same opponents.Partey, 24, scored his first international goal in that game.Richmond Boakye grabbed a brace while Ukraine-born Vladis Illoy Ayyet scored a consolation for Congo.Congo had started the game in Brazzaville strongly but were overpowered after Ghana opened the scoring against the run of play after 23 minutes through Boakye, with Partey doubling that lead just three minutes later.In a topsy-turvy spell just before half-time, Illoy Ayyet scored his first goal for Congo after 43 minutes only for Partey to spin cleverly and fire home Christian Atsu’s pass from a tight angle in first-half stoppage time.With 21 minutes left on the clock, Partey resembled a seasoned striker as he lashed into the top corner after 69 minutes to seal his hat-trick.-By BBC–0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today) 0Shares0000Mohammed Salah scores against Dennis Onyango in a World Cup Qualifier between Egypt and Uganda on September 5, 2017. PHOTO/BBCALEXANDRIA, Egypt, Sep 5- Egypt gained revenge for Friday’s defeat in Kampala by beating Uganda 1-0 in Alexandria to leapfrog their opponents at the top of Group E in the 2018 World Cup Qualifiers with two rounds of matches left to play.Mohamed Salah scored the winner after six minutes, netting at the second attempt after Uganda goalkeeper Dennis Onyango blocked his first effort.last_img read more

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