“We are working within the parameters set before us by state and local guidelines regarding the number of people who can attend events.”The vote to formally nominate Trump will, however, be livestreamed, according to CNN, which cited a Republican official.”This is an ill-advised decision that the @GOP @GOPconvention should reconsider,” Zeke Miller, president of the White House Correspondents’ Association, said Saturday.”The nomination of a major party presidential candidate is very much the business of the American people.”Miller later tweeted: “An RNC official now says that the decision is not final and that they are still working through press coverage options.”Trump has been forced to scrap his signature rallies because of the coronavirus epidemic, which is killing more than 1,000 Americans a day.Topics : Media will be barred from the Republican National Convention in North Carolina later this month, US news outlets reported, when President Donald Trump will formally receive his party’s nomination.Soaring coronavirus cases have already forced Trump to cancel the part of the convention planned for Florida’s Jacksonville in July.”We are planning for all of the Charlotte activities to be closed press: Friday, August 21-Monday, 24th given the health restrictions and limitations in place in the state,” the convention spokesperson had told the Arkansas Democrat Gazette.
Meanwhile, the town of Miagao isassisting its agriculture sector by helping them market their produce. ILOILO City – An amount of P6 millionhas been allotted by the Iloilo provincial government in order to provideIlonggos with vegetables while under enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) due tothe coronavirus disease 2019 outbreak. The vegetables, along with rice, will bereceived by the beneficiaries identified by the province. As of April 3, 30 LGUs have alreadyreceived financial assistance. Among those is the municipality of Sara. MayorJon Aying said the money provided by the provincial government will be used toaugment relief assistance for the town’s 15,278 households. On April 1, Sara started distributingfresh vegetables along with rice, canned goods and pack of noodles to itslocals affected by the ECQ. Miagao’s farmers supply the satellitemarkets in 12 villages to avoid decongestion in the town’s public market. Iloilo province’s enhanced community quarantine started on March 20 and willend on April 14.(With a report from PNA/PN) Frea Monsale of the Office of theMunicipal Agriculturist said that produce of local farmers are being sold insatellite markets of the town. Also, the provincial government isproviding its 42 local government units (LGUs) with P1 million cash aid, whilethe town of Guimbal is receiving P1.5 million. Miagao town in Iloilo province sets up satellite markets in its villages as a way of helping its farmers sell their produce. Since the enhanced community quarantine was enforced due to the coronavirus disease 2019 outbreak, the farmers found it hard transporting their goods to the market. MIAGAO LGU Gov. Arthur Defensor Jr. said on April 4that the vegetables will be sourced from local farmers. She added: “This is the localgovernment’s initiative to support farmers in marketing their produce sincethey find it hard to transport the goods from farm to market.” “This is important because we have tosustain the economy. They (farmers) have to benefit from it,” he added. “I said last time that we hope therewill be someone who will buy products from our farmers because they produce alot and we don’t want it to rot,” Defensor stressed.
Aduana Stars CEO Albert Commey says they are focused on ending their winless streak in the league despite the resignation of their head coach Nurudeen Ahmed. The former Wa All Stars coach left the club after Sunday’s 1-0 home defeat to Wa All Stars.Aduana was tipped to win the league but have be abysmal in their first two games and must now quickly get a trainer to fill the void left by Ahmed Nureeden.“You and I know people will come with their own theories but as management, you have to be composed and look at what you have to do to fix the situation,” he told Asempa sports“We have to make the players understand that losing the first two games is nothing and that they can bounce back and also do wonders.”“Things are not normal and we have to admit it but if you don’t have the courage and temperament to stand this then you don’t have any business been in football.” Aduana play as guests to regional rivals Techiman City on matchday 3.–Follow Joy Sports on Twitter: @JoySportsGH. Our hashtag is #JoySports