PREMIUMUNDP urges govt to evaluate expenditure, improve social assistance programs

first_imgLog in with your social account UNDP social-safety-program cash-aid state-budget poverty COVID-19 pandemic Forgot Password ? Google Linkedin LOG INDon’t have an account? Register here Facebook Topics : A United Nations Development Program (UNDP) economist urges Indonesia to evaluate its social assistance program and eliminate ineffective programs amid rising need for social welfare to prevent further economic fallout from the pandemic.The UNDP’s senior economic advisor for Asia Pacific Balazs Horvath on Friday said all governments needed to review their expenditure including social assistance programs to create fiscal space for additional welfare.“It’s not feasible that every country goes out and borrows a huge amount of money. Governments need to have a clear-headed review of their expenditure and revenue policies, and get rid of inefficient policies to create fiscal space,” he said during an online discussion held by the agency.Indonesia’s government has allocated Rp 695.2 trillion (US$47.6 billion) to a COVID-19 containment budget, focusing …last_img read more

Chelsea fail to punish Man Utd, Arsenal and Tottenham after drawing to Burnley

first_imgTempers flared towards the end of the Premier League match (Picture: Getty)Tempers flare at full-time as @ChelseaFC miss out on the chance to go third and @BurnleyOfficial move within a point of @PremierLeague survival!Watch highlights from the 2-2 draw at Stamford Bridge here:— Sky Sports MNF (@SkySportsMNF) April 22, 2019 Comment Burnley drew to Chelsea at Stamford Bridge (Picture: Getty)Chelsea were held to a 2-2 draw by Burnley at Stamford Bridge on Monday evening as the Blues missed the chance to move up to third in the Premier League table.Victory for Maurizio Sarri’s side would have seen Chelsea overtake Tottenham and consolidate their top-four position following a weekend that saw Spurs, Arsenal and Manchester United all lose.But the Blues were forced to settle for a point after both teams scored twice in the opening 24 minutes of the match.It was Jeff Hendrick who gave Burnley, now virtually safe from relegation, an early lead with a superb volley from the edge of the box.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENTMore: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man CityEden Hazard assisted N’Golo Kante for Chelsea’s equaliser, before the hosts went in front through a fine Gonzalo Higuain strike.Ashley Barnes levelled for Burnley just ten minutes later, however, and neither side were able to score a winner after the break.Chelsea, who are level on points with Tottenham and just one and three points above Arsenal and Manchester United respectively, were booed off.Speaking after the match, Burnley goalkeeper Tom Heaton said: ‘It was a massive point. We knew it would be a tough game. ‘You could see how much it meant to the lads. We’ve been very good at offensive and defensive set-plays.‘Gonzalo Higuain’s shot was a rocket. I couldn’t get my hands onto it. We can soak up pressure and make it awkward for teams.’Former Chelsea star Gus Poyet, meanwhile, said: ‘I think that it shows Chelsea were in control and the team attacking, but we expect that from Burnley.More: FootballBruno Fernandes responds to Man Utd bust-up rumours with Ole Gunnar SolskjaerNew Manchester United signing Facundo Pellistri responds to Edinson Cavani praiseArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira moves‘I don’t remember a team having so many touches in an opposition box. I think they were just playing inside the box.‘Burnley were so tight and compact inside their own box that they allowed Chelsea to play in the box, without getting through them.‘It was a game that they had to win – at home to a team at the bottom after what happened at the weekend. It’s two points dropped.’MORE: Maurizio Sarri and Eden Hazard react to Man Utd, Arsenal and Tottenham defeats Advertisementcenter_img Chelsea fail to punish Man Utd, Arsenal and Tottenham after drawing to Burnley Metro Sport ReporterMonday 22 Apr 2019 9:54 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link1.1kShares Advertisementlast_img read more

Wellington Police Notes: Thursday, June 9, 2016

first_imgWellington Police notes: Thursday, June 9, 2016•On June 8, 2016 at 7:15 a.m. Non-Injury, hit and run accident in the 600 block S. Fair, Wellington involving vehicles operated by Jeffrey S. Maxwell, 52, Wellington and Jessica R. Waltrip, 23, Wellington.•8 a.m. Officers took a report of found medication in the 500 block W. Harvey, Wellington. Medication was returned to owner.•9 a.m. Marcia A. Waugh, 77, Wellington was issued a notice to appear for speeding 48 mph in a 30mph zone.•10:50 a.m. Gupta S. Prakashchandra, 59, Irving, Texas was issued a notice to appear for speeding 53 mph in a 40 mph zone.•12:43 p.m. Officers investigated an identity theft in the 1400 block N. Poplar, Wellington.•1:10 p.m. Paul M. Hartman, 30, Goddard, was issued a notice to appear for disobeyed traffic signal.•1:15 p.m. Officers took a report of lost tag in the 700 block N. G, Wellington.•2:40 p.m. Bonnie K. Creed, 63, Wellington was issued a notice to appear for defective brake light and defective trailer brake/tail light.•4:44 p.m. Officers took a report of suspicious activity in the 400 block S. C, Wellington. •6 p.m. Alvin B. Janzen Jr, 75, Wellington was issued notice to appear for speeding 43 mph in a 30mph zone.•6:10 p.m. Barbara L. Patton, 59, Wellington was issued a notice to appear for Speeding 46 mph in a 30 mph zone.•6:30 p.m. Officers took a report of Suspicious Activity in the 1000 block S. Jefferson, Wellington.last_img read more