first_img“The [preliminary process] of the last CPNS selection has just been completed and all [of the candidates] have yet to be inaugurated because interviews and other examinations have been postponed due to COVID-19,” he said.However, Tjahjo said there was a possibility for CPNS recruitment next year, depending on the government budget and the needs of government agencies.The last batch of CPNS recruits would continue with the field competency selection test (SKB) from August to October this year, National Civil Service Agency (BKN) head Bima Hari Wibisana said.The agency is set to conduct the tests face-to-face, while coordinating with the national COVID-19 task force to ensure health protocols on site. (syk)Topics : Administrative and Bureaucratic Reform Minister Tjahjo Kumolo has said the government will not be opening recruitment for regular civil servant candidates (CPNS) in 2020 and 2021.“There will be no CPNS recruitment for two years,” Tjahjo said Monday, as quoted by said admissions were closed this year because last year’s CPNS recruitment process had been delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.last_img read more

first_imgBy Stephan SookramST AGNES and North Georgetown advanced to the final of the 2019 edition of COURTS Pee Wee Football tournament following yesterday’s semi-final round. Both games ended 2-0 but took vastly different paths at the Ministry of Education ground on Carifesta Avenue.In the first semi-final, North Georgetown took the fight to Genesis from the opening whistle, tormenting the opposition ’keeper who was stellar between the uprights in keeping the score line decent.North Georgetown made it no secret that they were shooting for goals by any means necessary, sometimes shooting from half field to break the deadlock.Genesis, on the other hand, had a few tries go wide of the post with their best chance being a loose ball down the flank which was side-footed wide.Jaheim Gillard would break the eventual deadlock in the 28th minute and North Georgetown continued trying the goal.Kevin Burton in the 38th doubled the score line just before the whistle to make North Georgetown the first team into the final.Under the setting sun, however, a battle ensued for the second spot.Tucville went toe-to-toe with St Agnes, quite literally, as they traded shot for shot in the opening minutes.And while there was no shortage of shots, there were no goals as both goalkeepers kept their sides in the game.The first half and then regulation time ended with no goals scored and the tournament went into the extra time.Eventually, Shane Darlymple (40+3) and Celon London (40+8) put the game out of the reach of favourites Tucville.Earlier in the day, in the 13-16 category, St Stephen won via walkover from Craig while Enterprise won via walkover from UitvlugtIn the 9-12 division, Mae’s went down to St Ambrose 1-2 with Elijah Bynoe scoring for the losers and LeAndre Carr 35th and 38th scoring twice for the winners.Redeemer were 3-1 winners over Marian Academy thanks to Nickolas Watts’ hat-trick of goals in the 10th, 12th and 38th while Emanuel Francois scored for the losers.Soesdyke 2 needed extra time to beat Timehri 2-1 in the 5-8 playoff with Shaquille Caleb in the 17th and 40+6 being the hero while Nyron Barrow (36th) scored for Soesdyke.St Pius also beat West Ruimveldt 2-1 with Jamal Fraser scoring in the 40th and 40+2 despite Cleon LaRose scoring in the 39th.The final will take place next weekend.last_img read more

first_imgAll five Power Five conferences have canceled their basketball tournaments, putting the NCAA Tournament in doubt.The Big Ten, Big 12, SEC, ACC and Pac-12 conferences were all preparing to play games in large arenas across the country, but with few people in the buildings.The NCAA had announced Wednesday that it planned to play its men’s and women’s tournament games that start next week with restricted access for the general public. The NCAA said only essential staff and limited family members would be allowed to attend the games.The men’s NCAA Tournament is one of the most popular events on the American sports calendar. March Madness draws hundreds of thousands of fans to arenas from coast to coast.last_img read more

first_imgCallaghan’s Bar before the makeover.Callaghan’s Bar after the makeover.BUSINESS: A Donegal bar has undergone a massive facelift after winning a makeover competition with one of Ireland’s biggest paint manufacturers. The hugely popular Callaghan’s Bar in Churchill won the nationwide competition which was run by Crown Paints earlier this year.After amassing a massive number of votes Callaghan’s was selected as the winners of the competition. Last week the makeover was officially complete and the transformation is startling.The picture above shows the before and after pictures of Callaghan’s Bar.Proprietor Declan Callaghan expressed his delight with the finished job on his Facebook timeline and also moved swiftly to thank everybody who voted for the pub in the competition.Callaghan’s Bar posted, “The makeover is now complete. We would like to thank Crown Paints Ireland for this fantastic prize. “James Mc Cormick for getting the new shutters sorted at short notice and last but not least everyone who voted for us in the competition.“Without your votes, likes & Shares this makeover would not have been possible.DONEGAL BAR UNDERGOES HUGE TRANSFORMATION AFTER WINNING MAKEOVER COMPETITION was last modified: October 14th, 2015 by Mark ForkerShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:Featuresnewslast_img read more