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Choe Yong-gon (army commander)

Choe Yong-gon was the Supreme Commander of the Korean People's Army from 1948 to 1950, North Korean defence minister from 1948 to 1957, the Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme People's Assembly of North Korea from 1957 to 1972. Choe was born in Taechon County in North Pyongan, Korea, in 1900, he was educated at two military academies. Choe's first military deployment was to fight the Chinese Northern Expedition of 1927, he took part in the Canton Communist riots in December that year. He led a guerrilla unit against the Japanese after they occupied Manchuria in September 1931. In 1946, he became the chairman of the Korean Democratic Party and led this organization to a pro-communist course, he was, concurrently secretly a member of the ruling Workers' Party of Korea and tasked with keeping the KDP from becoming an independent political force. Afterwards, he came into more promotions and by February 1948, he was appointed the Supreme Commander of the Korean People's Army, he was in fact the senior field commander for all the North Korean armies during the Korean War, from the first invasion of South Korea in June 1950 till the Korean Armistice Agreement was signed in July 1953.

In 1953, Choe was made the Minister of Defence. In September 1957, he was removed from his position as Minister of Defense and made the President of the Presidium of the Supreme People's Assembly, a ceremonial position. In this post, he was North Korea's nominal head of state, he was appointed as Vice President by the Supreme People's Assembly in 1972 and he left the office in 1974. He died in Pyongyang in 1976. Following his death he was given a state funeral. In his memoirs, a former chairman of the Supreme People's Assembly who defected said Choe was famous for being hard to have close relations with, but in reality he was not that strict. In 1970 there were reports of his deteriorating health, after attending in November 1970 the KWP Congress and retaining his Vice-Marshal position, he departed for treatment in the Democratic Republic of Germany

Once More (Porter Wagoner and Dolly Parton album)

Once More is the fifth collaborative studio album by Porter Wagoner and Dolly Parton. It was released on August 1970, by RCA Victor; the album includes the Grammy nominated single, "Daddy Was an Old Time Preacher Man". The album was made available as a digital download on September 28, 2018; the album includes "Daddy Was an Old Time Preacher Man," written by Parton and her aunt, Dorothy Jo Hope, about Rev. Jake Owens, Parton's maternal grandfather, a Pentecostal minister, in addition to the comical "Fight and Scratch"; the review published by Billboard in the August 15, 1970 issue said, "That lilting voice of Dolly Parton's blends with the lusty sound of Porter Wagoner – as they prove in definitive measure on the hit "Daddy Was an Old Time Preacher Man" – the key sales impetus on this LP. Some outstanding cuts include the tear-jerker "Ragged Angel", the bright and tart "Fight and Scratch", "Thoughtfulness". Another winning LP from this duo."Cashbox published a review in the August 8, 1970 issue, which said, "Here's the new album release by one of country music's most famous duos, Porter Wagoner and Dolly Parton and it's a powerhouse item all the way.

Decker features such tracks as "Daddy Was an Old Time Preacher Man", "I Know You're Married But I Love You Still", "Before Our Weakness Gets Too Strong", "A Good Understanding", "Let's Live for Tonight". They all get great vocal stylings from the famed duo. Sure to be a biggie in no time." The album peaked at No. 7 on the US Billboard Hot Country LP's chart and No. 191 on the US Billboard Top LP's chart. The album's only single, "Daddy Was an Old Time Preacher Man", was released in July 1970 and peaked at No. 7 on the US Billboard Hot Country Singles chart and No. 12 in Canada on the RPM Country Singles chart. The album's single, "Daddy Was an Old Time Preacher Man", received a nomination for Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group at the 13th Annual Grammy Awards; the single received the Country Award at the 1971 BMI Awards and a Songwriter Achievement Award from the Nashville Songwriters Association International. Recording sessions for the album began at RCA Studio B in Nashville, Tennessee, on April 21, 1970.

Two additional sessions followed on May 5 and 6. Adapted from the album liner notes and RCA recording session records. Album Singles

2014 Regional League Division 2

The 2014 Regional League Division 2 was the 9th season of the Regional League Division 2, it had redirected from the division 2, since its establishment in 2006. The 83 clubs will be divided into 6 groups red Zone:2014 Regional League Division 2 Bangkok Metropolitan RegionYellow Zone:2014 Regional League Division 2 Central & Eastern RegionPink Zone:2014 Regional League Division 2 Central & Western RegionGreen Zone: 2014 Regional League Division 2 Northern Region Orange Zone:2014 Regional League Division 2 North Eastern RegionBlue Zone:2014 Regional League Division 2 Southern Region Bangkok & field Thai Honda BCC Tero Central & Eastern Prachinburi United Maptaphut Rayong Central & Western Hua Hin Phetchaburi Northern Sukhothai Phichit North Eastern Ubon UMT Udon Thani Southern Prachuap Khiri Khan Satun United Last updated December 13, 2014 Rules for classification: 1st points. First Leg Second Leg 1–1 on aggregate. Prachuap Khiri Khan won on away goals; the Regional League Division 2 2014 winners were Prachuap F.

C.. 2014 Thai Premier League 2014 Thai Division 1 League 2014 Thai FA Cup 2014 Thai League Cup 2014 Kor Royal Cup Thai Premier League All-Star Football

Asterope optima

Asterope optima is a species of butterfly of the family Nymphalidae. The wingspan of Asterope optima can reach 57–68 millimetres; the coloration and patterns of this species are quite variable. The dorsal sides of the wings are metallic bright blue with paler margins, while the under sides are grayish or pale blue with rows of small black spots and lines on the hindwings and a large reddish-orange patch on the basal half of the hindwings; the adults fly all year round but they are most common from September to November. This species can be found from southern Colombia through Ecuador to northern Peru and western Brazil, it occurs in tropical evergreen and semi-deciduous forests, at an elevation of 100–2,400 metres above sea level. LepIndex: The Global Lepidoptera Names Index. Beccaloni G. W. Scoble M. J. Robinson G. S. & Pitkin B. 2005-06-15 Biolib Encyclopaedia of Life Catalogue of Life

Tehran Monorail

The Tehran Monorail was a project to construct a monorail in the Iranian capital Tehran. The project was cancelled in April 2010, with only 3% completed; the concept of constructing a monorail in Iran was first proposed in 1976 before the Iranian Revolution. The mayor of Tehran, Shahrestani scrapped the project after repeated specialist consultations indicated that a monorail network would not ease traffic in the city in a significant fashion. At the time the general conclusion was. In 2002, Tehran Mayor Mahmoud Ahmadinejad declared his intent to develop a monorail system for the capital despite the numerous warnings by transport and traffic experts; the monorail project was expected to cost 135 million Euros for three stations. The largest criticism of the project lay in its heavy costs on the cash strapped Tehran City. Furthermore, a large part of criticism is directed towards the plan's geographical mapping. According to those who have had access to the initial sketch, the selected route is less crowded, making the project, in their view, unjustifiable.

Among opponents of the Monorail plan was Ali-Asghar Ardakanian, a member of the Transport Engineering Society who believed that Iran lacked the pre-requisite skills and knowledge to maintain and run the system. Ardakanian insisted that the government plan was poorly thought out and failed to take into account the affiliated expenses for maintaining the monorail's underground and surface structures — thus creating funding forecast problems for the future. Additionally, relative to cost, critics point out that the passenger capacity of the monorail is 10 times less than the Tehran Metro. Supporters of the Tehran Monorail were heard declaring that the development of the project would be faster than other transport project due to its nature. Despite the overwhelming criticism of the project, a project to build the first phase began on March 17, 2004. Phase One comprises a 6 km line with six stations. Sadeghieh Square, Tehran Metro, Apadana Complex, Tehran West Bus depot, Azadi Square, Mehrabad Airport.

Phase Two will include a loop back to Sadeghieh through Akbatan Apartment complex, expand the line to 12 km. In 2004, when the project was started by Tehran Mayor, Ahmadinejad, it had not received the approval of the High Traffic Council; this resulted in the disqualification of the monorail from any state assistance. In 2007 federal budget, the sum of 82 Billion Rials was dedicated to the completion for the Monorail by President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's administration; the Monorail is not supported by the current Tehran mayor, the current head of Tehran Metro, Mr. Hashemi, whom have asked for the budget allocated to the Monorail to be redistributed for other public transport projects, such as expansion of Metro lines. In September 2007, Iran Daily reported that the Tehran monorail project will become operational by 2011; this was quoted by the Deputy Interior Minister for development affairs Mehdi Hashemi. It further added that the monorail lines would extend across the capital, the Persian daily ’Iran’ reported.

He continued that the routes for monorail lines in the metropolis have been specified as follows: from Basij Square in the southeast to Tehran Pars in the northeast, from Tehran Pars to Pounak Square in the northwest, from Pounak to Nematabad in the south and from Nematabad to Basij Square again. Tehran Tehran Metro List of monorails NewsID=40799 Railway Transport Industries Development Corporation

James Tucker (convict)

James Rosenberg Tucker was an Australian convict and author from Bristol, England. Under the pseudonym Giacomo di Rosenberg, Tucker wrote his autobiographical Ralph Rashleigh, it was published in a edited form in 1929, his original manuscript was published in 1952. Tucker was convicted at the Chelmsford Spring Assizes on 3 March 1826 of blackmailing his cousin, James Stanyford Tucker, he was tried before Sir William Alexander, C. B. "On an indictment for sending a threatening letter...accus of an infamous crime" and sentenced to transportation for life. He was 18 years old at the time; the next year he was put aboard the convict ship Midas. He worked at Emu Plains, New South Wales. Still a convict, he was sent to Port Macquarie in 1844, he was in Goulburn from 1849 to 1853. Peter Scott, "Tucker, James" at Australian Dictionary of Biography