Cavaliers send Thomas, Frye to Lakers for Clarkson, Nance

first_imgAFP official booed out of forum View comments Isaiah Thomas #3 of the Cleveland Cavaliers yells to a teammate during the second half against the Portland Trail Blazers at Quicken Loans Arena on January 2, 2018 in Cleveland, Ohio. The Cavaliers defeated the Trail Blazers 127-110. Jason Miller/Getty Images/AFPThe Cleveland Cavaliers have acquired Jordan Clarkson and Larry Nance Jr. from the the Los Angeles Lakers just before the trade deadline, a report said.In a report from ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the Cavaliers are shipping away Isaiah Thomas and Channing Frye and their 2018 first-round pick in exchange for Clarkson and Nance.ADVERTISEMENT This after Thomas, who was traded to Cleveland in a deal that sent  Kyrie Irving to the Boston Celtics, just said that he wanted to stay put for good.“I don’t [want to be traded],” Thomas said on the eve of the trade cutoff according to a separate ESPN report. “I’m tired of being traded. That’s not a good thing, but I just want to be where I’m wanted. I like it here. It hasn’t been as planned, but I definitely want to be here. We definitely have a real chance to win an NBA championship, and I want to be a part of that.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSLillard, Anthony lead Blazers over ThunderSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutIt was only the diminutive guard’s 15th game with Cavaliers after a much-hyped return from a hip injury. He was averaging 14.7 points, 2.1 rebounds and 4.5 assists before the trade.The younger and taller Clarkson, meanwhile,  is leaving the Lakers after four seasons where he averaged 14.3 points, 3.3 rebounds, 2.9 assists and 1 steal. Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. LATEST STORIES Filipino athletes get grand send-off ahead of SEA Games PLAY LIST 01:27Filipino athletes get grand send-off ahead of SEA Games00:50Trending Articles00:59Sports venues to be ready in time for SEA Games01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City 2 ‘newbie’ drug pushers fall in Lucena sting MOST READ Globe Business launches leading cloud-enabled and hardware-agnostic conferencing platform in PHcenter_img John Lloyd Cruz a dashing guest at Vhong Navarro’s wedding Both Thomas and Frye have expiring contracts, as per the ESPN report.Nance, a Ohio native, is following the footsteps of his father Larry Sr., who had an illustrious 14-year career with the Cavaliers. He registered 8.6 points, 6.8 rebounds and 1.4 assists in three seasons with the Lakers. Slow and steady hope for near-extinct Bangladesh tortoises Typhoon Kammuri accelerates, gains strength en route to PH Read Next Philly celebrates 1st Super Bowl title with parade NEXT BLOCK ASIA 2.0 introduces GURUS AWARDS to recognize and reward industry influencers Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMClast_img read more

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THE Alliance to Sail into 2018 with Strengthened Offer

first_imgzoom Following the first year of cooperation, the members of THE Alliance are increasing their offer as they plan to deploy a fleet of 250 vessels covering 33 services effective from April 2018. THE Alliance said it plans to cover over 81 ports in the Asia/Europe, North Atlantic and Trans-Pacific trade lanes including the Middle East and the Arabian Gulf/Red Sea.“After one year of cooperation we are proud to say that our services and the network improved significantly,” member carriers Hapag-Lloyd, Ocean Network Express and Yang Ming said. “The business is well on track in operational terms and with the delivery of several new big ships we are able to serve our customers even better.”The comprehensive network of 33 services would connect more than 81 major ports throughout Asia, North Europe, the Mediterranean, North America, Canada, Mexico, Central America, the Caribbean, Indian Sub-Continent and the Middle East with fast transit times and a wide range of direct port-port-connections.The new product of THE Alliance will feature eight services in the Asia/Europe trade including three services covering the Mediterranean market. 16 joint services will be operated by THE Alliance members on the Trans-Pacific trade. Seven loops will serve the North Atlantic trade covering a wide range of North European and Mediterranean ports as well as those in the US, Canada and Mexico and two in Middle East.The service network of THE Alliance is expected to cover more than 19 ports in Asia including seven Chinese and five Japanese ports with direct calls as well as 21 ports in the US and Canada, seven North European and 17 Mediterranean ports, seven ports in the Middle East and Red Sea, three Indian Sub-Continent ports, and seven ports in Central America/Caribbean.Image Courtesy: Yang MingThe base-plan port rotations of the total 33 services will be as follows:Asia and North EuropeFE 1:Kobe – Nagoya – Shimizu – Tokyo – South East Asia Hub – Jeddah – Rotterdam – Hamburg – Southampton – Le Havre – South East Asia Hub – KobeFE 2:Xingang– Qingdao – Shanghai – Ningbo – Hong Kong – South China – South East Asia Hub – Southampton – Le Havre – Hamburg – Rotterdam –Jebel Ali – Hong Kong– XingangFE 3:Hong Kong – Xiamen – Kaohsiung – South China– Rotterdam – Hamburg – Antwerp – Le Havre – London Gateway – South East Asia Hub – Hong KongFE 4:Pusan – Ningbo – Shanghai – Rotterdam – Hamburg – Antwerp – Southampton – South China – Shanghai – PusanFE 5:Laem Chabang – Cai Mep – South East Asia Hub – Colombo – Rotterdam – Hamburg – Antwerp – Southampton – Jeddah – Colombo – South East Asia Hub – Laem ChabangAsia and the MediterraneanMD 1:Qingdao – Pusan – Shanghai – Ningbo – South China – South East Asia Hub – Damietta – Barcelona – Valencia – Tangier – Damietta – South East Asia Hub – Hong Kong – QingdaoMD 2:Pusan – Qingdao – Ningbo – Shanghai – Kaohsiung – South China – South East Asia Hub – Piraeus – Genoa – La Spezia – Fos – Piraeus – South East Asia Hub – Hong Kong – PusanMD 3:Pusan – Shanghai – Ningbo – South China – South East Asia Hub – Jeddah – Ashdod – Istanbul (Ambarli) – Izmit – Izmir/Aliaga – Mersin – (Ashdod) – Jeddah – South East Asia Hub – Kaohsiung – PusanAsia and the Middle EastAGX:Pusan – Qingdao – Shanghai – Ningbo – South China – South East Asia Hub – Jebel Ali – Jubail – Dammam – Abu Dhabi – Jebel Ali – South East Asia Hub – Ningbo – PusanAGX2:Shanghai – Ningbo – Kaohsiung – Xiamen – South China – South East Asia Hub – Jebel Ali – Hamad – Umm Qasar – Jebel Ali – South East Asia Hub – Kaohsiung – ShanghaiTrans Pacific – West CoastPN 1:Shanghai – Qingdao – Nagoya – Tokyo – Tacoma – Vancouver – Tokyo – Nagoya – Kobe – ShanghaiPN 2:South East Asia Hub – Laem Chabang – Cai Mep – Kaohsiung – South China – Tacoma – Vancouver – Tokyo – Kobe – Kaohsiung – South East Asia HubPN 3:Hong Kong – South China – Ningbo – Shanghai – Pusan – Vancouver – Seattle – Pusan – Hong KongPS 1:Kobe – Nagoya – Tokyo – Sendai – Los Angeles – Oakland – Tokyo – Nagoya – KobePS 2:Kobe – Nagoya – Shimizu – Tokyo – Long Beach – Oakland – Tokyo – KobePS 3:South East Asia Hub – Laem Chabang – Cai Mep – Los Angeles – Oakland – Pusan – Shanghai – Ningbo – South China – South East Asia Hub – Nhava Sheva – Pipavav – Colombo – South East Asia HubPS 4:Hong Kong – South China – Kaohsiung – Keelung – Los Angeles – Oakland – Keelung – Kaohsiung – Xiamen – Hong KongPS 5:Shanghai – Ningbo – Los Angeles – Oakland – ShanghaiPS 6:Qingdao – Ningbo – Shanghai – Pusan – Long Beach – Oakland – Tokyo – QingdaoPS 7:Hong Kong – South China – Los Angeles – Oakland – Hong KongPS 8:Xingang – Qingdao – Shanghai – Pusan – Pacific North West – Los Angeles – Tacoma – Pusan – Kwangyang – XingangTrans Pacific – East Coast (via Panama and Suez)EC 1:Ningbo – Shanghai – Pusan – Tokyo – (Panama Canal) – Manzanillo – Savannah – Jacksonville – Charleston – Norfolk – Manzanillo – (Panama Canal) – Balboa – Los Angeles – Oakland – Tokyo – Kobe – NingboEC 2:Qingdao – Ningbo – Shanghai – Pusan – (Panama Canal) – Manzanillo – New York – Boston – Wilmington – Savannah – Charleston – Manzanillo – (Panama Canal) – Pusan – QingdaoEC 3:Kaohsiung – Xiamen – Hong Kong – South China – Shanghai – (Panama Canal) – Manzanillo – Savannah – Jacksonville – Norfolk – Manzanillo – (Panama Canal) – Balboa – Pusan – KaohsiungEC 4:Kaohsiung – Hong Kong – South China – Cai Mep – South East Asia Hub – (Suez Canal) – New York – Norfolk – Savannah – Charleston – New York – (Suez Canal) – South East Asia Hub – KaohsiungEC 5:Laem Chabang – Cai Mep – South East Asia Hub – Colombo – (Suez Canal) – Halifax – New York – Savannah – Jacksonville – Norfolk – Halifax – (Suez Canal) – Jebel Ali – South East Asia Hub – Laem ChabangTrans-AtlanticAL 1:Rotterdam – Bremerhaven – Antwerp – London Gateway – Norfolk – Philadelphia – New York – Halifax – RotterdamAL 2:London Gateway – Le Havre – Rotterdam – Bremerhaven – New York – Charleston – Savannah – London GatewayAL 3:Antwerp – Bremerhaven – London Gateway – Charleston – Port Everglades – Houston – Savannah – Norfolk – AntwerpAL 4:London Gateway – Antwerp – Bremerhaven – Le Havre – Veracruz – Altamira – Houston – New Orleans – London GatewayAL 5:Southampton – Rotterdam – Hamburg – Antwerp – Le Havre – Savannah – Cartagena – Puerto Quetzal – Long Beach – Oakland – Tacoma – Vancouver – Oakland – Long Beach – Balboa – Cartagena – Caucedo – Savannah – SouthamptonAL 6:Salerno – Livorno – La Spezia – Genoa – Fos – New York – Baltimore – Norfolk – Savannah – SalernoAL 7:Barcelona – Valencia – Algeciras – Halifax – New York – Norfolk – Savannah – Valencia – Tarragonalast_img read more

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Bangladeshis less happy this year

first_imgBangladesh has slipped 10 notches in the world happiness report, to 125th position among 156 countries. Photo: UNBBangladesh has slipped 10 notches in the world happiness report, to 125th position among 156 countries.The country is ahead of two South Asian countries — India at 140th and Sri Lanka at 130th, according to the report released released on Wednesday coinciding with the United Nations’ International Day of Happiness.However, Pakistan has been ranked 67th, Bhutan 95th and Nepal 100th in the happiness index. In 2018, Bangladesh was the 115th happiest country of the world.The report was prepared based six factors that support well-being: income, freedom, trust, healthy life expectancy, social support and generosity. It was published by the Sustainable Development Solutions Network for the UN.”Political institutions and processes affect people’s happiness, thus treating happiness as an outcome,” the report observed in a chapter on ‘Happiness and Voting Behaviour’.Finland is the world’s happiest country for the second straight year followed by Denmark, Norway, Iceland, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Sweden, New Zealand, Canada and Austria.They are followed by Australia, Costa Rica and Israel.People in South Sudan are the unhappiest with their lives, according to the survey, followed by Central African Republic (155), Afghanistan (154), Tanzania (153) and Rwanda (152).The rankings of the world’s happiest countries came from an analysis of data from surveys in 156 countries taken from 2016 to 2018.Since 2013, the United Nations has been celebrating the International Day of Happiness on 20 March as a way to recognise the importance of happiness in the lives of people around the world.last_img read more

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