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Air France introduces direct flights Paris – Split in the summer season and increases the number of flights to Dubrovnik

first_imgThe Air France and KLM Group has decided, after the introduction of direct KLM flights to Split 2016 and Air France to Dubrovnik 2018, to introduce a new Air Franc route: Paris – Split during July and August.  Departures for Split from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport for the summer season 2019. Departures for Dubrovnik from Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport Air France introduced two direct flights to Dubrovnik in 2018, but decided to increase the number of weekly flights (from 2 to 5) in the period from April to September 2019 to Dubrovnik and add flights on weekends during the summer season. At the same time, Air France will increase the number of flights to Dubrovnik from April to September and introduce flights on weekends, which means that it will connect Dubrovnik with Priza five times a week.  last_img read more

PMA chief resigns after cadet’s hazing death

first_imgPMA Superintendent Lieutenant Genenral Ronnie Evangelista MANILA – The head of the Philippine Military Academy (PMA) has quit from his post following the suspected hazing death of Cadet 4th Class Darwin Dormitorio last week. “In the military tradition of command responsibility, it is now the proper time for me, as the head of this institution, together with the commandant of the Corps of Cadets to relinquish our respective positions,” Evangelista said. “We welcome this development as a right step towards upholding the integrity of the PMA as the country’s premier military institution and recognize the same as a form of genuine delicadeza on the part of Lieutenant General Evangelista,” Panelo said in a statement. “I did not leave my post in the midst of crisis. I faced the problems squarely and we have finished the investigation. As I resign from my post, it is now up to the proper authority to decide on the finality of the case. That for me is the definition of command responsibility,” he added. PMA Superintendent Lieutenant Genenral Ronnie Evangelista on Tuesday announced his resignation, a day after saying that only President Rodrigo Duterte can order him to quit. Aside from Evangelista, also resigning is the commandant of the Corps of Cadets Brigadier General Bartolome Vicente Bacarro.center_img While he awaits orders for his replacement, Evangelista will prepare the separation papers of four senior cadets allegedly responsible for beating up Dormitorio. Presidential spokesperson Salvador Panelo, who earlier asked for Evangelista’s resignation, has commended the latter for his move, which was a “right step” to preserving the integrity of the state’s premier military school. Dormitorio died on Sept. 18 from cardiac arrest secondary to internal injuries due to supposed hazing within the campus. Two other cadets were rushed in different hospital after complaining for abdominal pain. The Palace spokesperson has also assured Dormitorio’s family that there will be “no whitewash” in the ongoing investigation./PNlast_img read more

Syracuse finishes 4th in the final IWLCA rankings of the season

first_imgSenior attack Emily Hawryschuk finished second in the country in goals per game (4.88). She has yet to confirm whether she plans to return for a fifth season if possible. Hawryschuk currently ranks sixth in school history both in points (249) and goals (205). Another senior attack, Morgan Alexander, announced she’d return for a sixth year following successful surgery on March 18 to repair her torn left ACL. She started three of SU’s first four games this season before sustaining the injury in practice on Feb. 19.  Comments Syracuse finished fourth in the final Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) rankings of the 2020 season. SU’s only defeat came in a 17-16 loss to Stony Brook on Feb. 10 in the Carrier Dome. The Orange (7-1, 1-0 Atlantic Coast) boasted the best scoring defense in the nation, allowing seven goals per game. SU gave up more than eight goals in a game only twice. Senior goalkeeper Asa Goldstock finished with the lowest goals-against average (7.07) in Division-I. And, judging by her Twitter, it appears Goldstock plans to return for a redshirt fifth year if the NCAA officially grants relief to spring athletes. Published on March 20, 2020 at 12:11 pm Contact Tim: tnolan@syr.educenter_img Facebook Twitter Google+last_img read more