Staff Writer

China’s 68th national day

The Embassy of China celebrated the country’s 68th year as an independent nation on Thursday at the New Thriving restaurant at Providence.

Hurricane-hit Guyanese in BVI face woes

-schooling for children is key issue

Dozens of Guyanese in the hurricane-ravaged British Virgin Islands (BVI) poured their woes out to a government team yesterday amid worries about the shortage of food and water, immigration issues and schooling for their children.

Future Stars schooled by Ol Skool Ballers

—Inaugural Guinness Cage football tournament grand finale

Ol Skool Ballers’ ‘Cinderella Story’ in the Guinness Cage/Three Peat Promotions Indoor football championships had the perfect ending after they dismissed Future Stars 3-1 in the grand finale on Saturday.

Cop dies after crashing during test ride with motorbike

-was not wearing helmet

A police constable, who was said to be returning from a test ride of a police force motorcycle at the time of his death, was reportedly speeding and without helmet when the accident occurred on the Unity Old Road on Saturday night.

Sophia man stabbed by cyclists

-three houses torched

Two suspects are in custody following their alleged involvement in a stabbing incident that occurred at Dennis Street, Sophia, yesterday, which left one man hospitalised, and according to reports from witnesses, three houses being burnt to the ground.

Lease agreement for FIFA Forward Programme land finally approved

— Work to commence at month end

A lease agreement on land identified for Guyana’s Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) Forward Programme has finally been approved paving the way for the Guyana Football Federation (GFF) to finally acquire its own Training facility.

Lindeners call for disaster relief fund

-following destructive storm

Residents ofa Linden who were affected by last Tuesday’s violent storm are now calling for the establishment of a disaster relief fund,  since they are now left uncertain of how they will repair the damage caused by the storm.

Windies professionalism trumped frigid temperatures: Narine

CHESTER-LE-STREET, England, CMC – Champion off-spinner Sunil Narine said the unsettling cold temperatures during the one-off Twenty20 International had been difficult to deal with but hailed the professional approach from West Indies after they trounced England by 21 runs here Saturday.