MANILA Thon Maker Jersey , Nov. 30 (Xinhua) -- The 6th ASEAN Schools Games (ASG) opened in Marikina Sports Complex in Marikina City.
It is the first time that the Philippines hosts this event.
Apart from providing the youth with opportunities to showcase their sporting talents, the ASG promotes solidarity and fosters cultural exchange among the youth of participating countries, said Armin Luistro, secretary of the Department of Education (DepEd) of Philippines.
The annual school event, which will run through Dec. 7, features student athletes from Brunei, Indonesia Ray Allen Jersey , Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, and the Philippines.
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BRASILIA， May 3 (Xinhua) -- A Brazilian court on Tuesday overturned the decision to block the WhatsApp messenger application for 72 hours， as a punishment for not complying with police in a drug investigation.
According to daily O Globo， Judge Ricardo Múcio Santana de Abreu Lima， from a federal court in the northeastern state of Sergipe， accepted a petition by WhatsApp lawyers.
The decision was preceded on Monday afternoon by the National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel) that blocking the app was a "disproportionate response"， which affected millions of users.
The decision by Santana de Abreu Lima means WhatsApp users on the five main cellphone operators， TIM， Oi， Vivo， Claro and Nextel， covering virtually the entire population will be able to use the service again.
On Monday， judge Marcel Maia Montalvao， also in Sergipe， said WhatsApp should be blocked for 72 hours after Facebook， the owner of WhatsApp， refused to cooperate in a criminal investigation into drug trafficking.
The federal police ordered Facebook to turn over the name of WhatsApp users， who allegedly arranged drug exchanges through the service.
Facebook has responded by saying this was impossible as WhatsApp is an encrypted service and does not have access to individual messages.
In March， a federal court ordered Facebook's president in Brazil， Diego Dzodan， to be jailed for 24 hours for the same reason.
Anti-terrorism drill of SWAT policewomen has become an eye-catching view in Guang’an, Sichuan province on May 14. A SWAT policewomen doing head Qi-gong Anti-terrorism drill of SWAT policewomen has become an eye-catching view in Guang’an, Sichuan province on May 14. Anti-terrorism drill of SWAT policewomen has become an eye-catching view in Guang’an, Sichuan province on May 14.
Anti-terrorism drill of SWAT policewomen has become an eye-catching view in Guang’an, Sichuan province on May 14.
The drill started from May 13, involving 890 policemen Mirza Teletovic Jersey , SWAT team members, fire fighters and security guards. They have exercised on 10 subjects such as shooting, fist attacking skills and comprehensive anti-terrorism tactics.
GUANGZHOU, June 23 (Xinhua) -- Springing from the floor brandishing a long wooden stick, Michele Silva Dos Santos described an elegant arc through the air.
It is the 2017 BRICS Games and the 25-year-old Brazilian wushu practitioner deeply impressed Chinese audience.
""It's hard to believe such a routine was performed by a foreigner,"" said Chen Guizhen, a famous Chinese martial arts master.
Some 300 athletes from Brazil Matthew Dellavedova Jersey , Russia, India, China and South Africa, gathered in south China's Guangzhou to compete in men's basketball, women's volleyball and wushu.
It is not the first time Santos and her coach Luiz Carlos Nascimento Da Silva have been to China. Four years ago, in Hefei, capital of east China's Anhui Province Malcolm Brogdon Jersey , she spent a month in intensive training, trading blows with Chinese masters.
South Africa's women's volleyball coach Hugan Coopsamy believes in the communicative power of sports.
""For us, this is a learning experience. It's the first time our team has played at this level. It's a platform to set a standard for us going forward. This is the level we'd like to compete at. I hope one day South Africa can also host the BRICs Games,"" he said.
BRICS has entered its second decade with over 10 years of cooperation in various fields behind it.
The 2017 BRICS Games came out of the 8th BRICS Summit in Goa, India, where the first BRICS multilateral sports and culture events were held.
""Sports are an essential component of people-to-people exchanges. Each BRICS country has its own sporting strengths and culture,"" said Song Luzeng Khris Middleton Jersey , secretary general of the Chinese Olympic committee.
Outside competitive arena, BRICS sports cooperation has expanded.
Jose Vicente da Silva Lessa, the Brazilian consul-general in Guangzhou, is proud that Brazilian footballers are playing for Chinese clubs, like Guangzhou Evergrande Taobao and Shanghai SIPG.
""Evergrande has the World Cup winner coach Luiz Felipe Scolari who has done an excellent job in assuring Evergrande's position as one of China's best clubs,"" he said.
""Recently many Brazilian coaches have shown interest in coming to China. The consulate general of Brazil in Guangzhou had a very positive response from universities and football schools,"" he continued.
Guangdong Province has a history of active interaction with BRICS countries Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Jersey , having established friendly partnerships with Saint Petersburg in Russia, Gujarat in India and Sao Paulo in Brazil. Grassroots exchanges in sports, culture, arts, media, think tanks and youth have been highlighted in recent years.
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