Police suspend investigations into candidates running in 2020 regional races

first_imgNational Police spokesman Insp. Gen. Argo Yuwono confirmed the telegram on Wednesday.”If the police proceed with any criminal investigations against candidates, the police could be accused of not being neutral. That’s what we have to avoid,” Argo said as quoted by kompas.com.Read also: Indonesian poll body prepares rules for online campaigns ahead of December electionsCriminal investigations, however, will not be suspended against those suspected of election fraud, or who are caught red handed committing crimes that threaten national security or crimes that carry the maximum punishment of death or life imprisonment.Investigations into cases involving regional election candidates will resume after the election process is finished, the police said.The 270 concurrent regional elections are scheduled for Dec. 9.“Any police investigators found to be continuing investigations as referred to in the first point of the telegram will be charged with violations of the code of ethics and be disciplined,” the telegram reads. (trn)Topics : The police will suspend any criminal investigations involving potential or registered candidates running in the 2020 regional elections in December, according to a telegram issued by National Police chief Gen. Idham Azis.In the telegram dated Aug. 31, Idham argued that any legal proceedings against candidates in the run-up to elections would further encourage mudslinging and smear campaigns to influence the election outcomes.The telegram, signed by the chief detective of the police’s Criminal Investigation Department (Bareskrim) Comr. Gen. Listyo Sigit Prabowo on behalf of Idham, is also aimed at deterring any political influence among police officers and to further prevent irresponsible stakeholders from using the police in the interests of rival candidates in the elections.last_img read more

MacArtney Delivers MERMAC Winches for Kriegers Flak

first_imgGreek Assodivers Underwater Contractors have taken delivery of two MERMAC winches from MacArtney to be used on the Kriegers Flak offshore wind project in the Danish Baltic Sea.The delivery consists of one 19.5 ton AHC (active heave compensation) winch and one 6 ton umbilical winch. In addition, the scope of supply includes electrical slip rings, junction boxes, MRUs, extra level wind guide roller kits and wireless remote controls.The AHC winch is intended to relocate huge stones from the seafloor, and the umbilical winch is to be used for pulling a cable plough.Electric AHC winch solutions are often preferred for ROV systems and for handling equipment that is to operate near or on the seabed, MacArtney said. AHC immediately compensates for vessel movement caused by waves, even in heavy seas. This feature reduces weather-related downtime and considerably facilitates launch and recovery of tethered equipment, the company said.”This is not the first time we’ve placed an order with MacArtney. Our business relations go further back and emphasize the fact that we always rest assured to be granted superior customer service and product quality on the part of MacArtney,” said Sarantos Konstantatos, Procurement Officer, Assodivers Underwater Contractors.The Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm is owned by Vattenfall and will comprise 72 Siemens Gamesa 8MW turbines, expected to be fully operational by 2021.Assodivers is responsible for cable burial works at the Kriegers Flak Combined Grid Solution (CGS), a project that will interconnect Danish and German grids via Kriegers Flak and Baltic 2 offshore wind farms.last_img read more

Syracuse soccer’s McIntyre, Bono, three others snag ACC honors

first_img Facebook Twitter Google+ Published on November 13, 2014 at 11:27 am Contact Matt: [email protected] | @matt_schneidman Syracuse head coach Ian McIntyre has been named the Atlantic Coast Conference Coach of the Year and goalkeeper Alex Bono the ACC Defensive Player of the Year, the conference announced Thursday morning.McIntyre is guiding No. 1 SU to its best season in program history with a 14-2-1 regular season record, with losses coming only to Notre Dame on Sept. 13 and Louisville on Oct. 17. Bono ranks tied for first in the nation in shutouts (12) and second in the country in save percentage (.899) and goals against average (.38).Sophomore forward Emil Ekblom joined Bono on the All-ACC First Team. Ekblom led the Orange with seven goals and 17 points, and six of those seven goals were of the game-winning variety.Senior defender Skylar Thomas and freshman midfielder Julian Buescher were named to the All-ACC Second Team. Thomas started each of the 16 games he played in and scored three goals, two of which came as game-winners against Virginia on Sept. 27 and Boston College on Oct. 31.Buescher started each of the 17 games he played in, recording four assists – three of which set up game-winning goals – and playing a vital role at the attacking midfield position in SU’s offense.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textThe Orange (15-2-1, 5-2-1 ACC) will take on Lousiville (9-6-3, 4-3-1) in the ACC tournament semifinals on Friday at 8 p.m. at WakeMed Soccer Park in Cary, North Carolina. Commentslast_img read more

“Conservation Of Sharks And Ray Is Cardinal”

first_img“The conservation of sharks and ray is cardinal to Liberia and the world at large,” says.-Stressed NaFAA DDGTS The Deputy Director General for Technical Services at the National Fisheries and Aquaculture Authority (NaFAA) has stressed the importance of the conservation of sharks and ray in Liberia.Speaking on Friday, November 22, 2019 during the 2nd National Plan of Action for the conservation of sharks and ray in Liberia, Mr. William Boeh said the continuous conservation of sharks and ray across Liberia indicates that Liberia is in full compliance with international fisheries protocols.“The conservation of sharks and ray is cardinal to Liberia and the world at large, therefore it incumbent upon all of us Liberians with support from our International partners to protect those fisheries,” stated NaFAA Deputy Director for Technical Services William Boeh.Mr. Boeh challenged stakeholders to ensure the full implementation of the National Plan of Action for the conservation of sharks and ray across Liberia.Making presentation during the stakeholders meeting, Augustine Fayiah, Project Officer at the Environmental Justice Foundation (EJF) Liberia, pointed out that restoring the populations of sharks is important and can yet deliver ecological surprise.Fayiah said sharks play an important role in the ecosystem by maintaining the species below them in the food chain and serving as an indicator for ocean health.Fayiah mentioned that the blue shark is the most heavily fished shark in the world with annual global catch estimates of around 20 million individuals each year.Stakeholders in attendance at the one-day NaFAA and EJF National Plan of Action for the Conservation of sharks and Ray at the Mesurado Pier included the Forestry Development Authority, University of Liberia, Stella Maris, Co-Management Association (CMA), Liberia Artisanal Fishermen Association, Liberia National Coast Guard, as well as the Liberia Maritime Authority, among others.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more