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Demetae

The Demetae were a Celtic people of Iron Age and Roman period, who inhabited modern Pembrokeshire and Carmarthenshire in south-west Wales, gave their name to the county of Dyfed. They are mentioned as being west of the Silures, he mentions two of their towns and Luentinum. They are not mentioned in Tacitus' accounts of Roman warfare in Wales, which concentrate on their neighbours the Silures and Ordovices. Vortiporius, "tyrant of the Demetae", is one of the kings condemned by Gildas in his 6th century polemic De Excidio et Conquestu Britanniae; this signifies the sub-Roman petty kingdom of Dyfed. The Latinized element Demet has a clear and well attested relationship with the Welsh Dyfed and after the imposition of the English Shire system the use of the name Dyfed for the former tribal lands continued unabated. Unsuccessful attempts were made in the 19th-century to link the etymon with the kingdom of Deheubarth. A more plausible relationship with the word defaid was suggested by 1832 as Dyfed remained "a country fit for the pasture of sheep" and local people were noted for their cultivation of large numbers of sheep and goats from ancient times.

Another possible root is dwfn, indicating the geographical area the tribe occupied in the lowest part of Wales. The English area of Devon may share this origin

Mucho Gusto (horse)

Mucho Gusto is an American Thoroughbred racehorse and the winner of the 2020 Pegasus World Cup. Mucho Gusto's first race was at Los Alamitos, where he came in first, his next race was the Grade-3 2018 Bob Hope Stakes, on November 17, 2018, where he came in first. He finished his 2018 season off with a second-place finish at the Grade-1 Los Alamitos Futurity. Mucho Gusto began his 2019 season with a win at the Grade-3 February 2019 Robert B. Lewis Stakes. On May 18, 2019, he picked up a win at the Grade-3 Lazaro Barrera Memorial Stakes, he picked up another win the month after by winning the 2019 Affirmed Stakes. On July 20, 2019, he came in second place at the Haskell Invitational Stakes. On August 24, 2019, he came in third place at the Travers Stakes, his final race of the season a fourth-place finish at the September 29th, 2019 Oklahoma Derby. He began his 2020 season with the biggest win of his career by winning his first Grade-1 race, the 2020 Pegasus World Cup

National Centre for Excellence in the Teaching of Mathematics

The National Centre for Excellence in the Teaching of Mathematics is an institution set up in the wake of the Smith Report to improve mathematics teaching in England. It provides strategic leadership for mathematics-specific CPD and aims to raise the professional status of all those engaged in the teaching of mathematics so that the mathematical potential of learners will be realised. Please note: some of the content on this page is now out of date. For an up-to-date view of the NCETM's work, please go to the Centre's website, its Director until March 2013 was Dame Celia Hoyles, Professor of Mathematics Education at the Institute of Education, University of London and former chief adviser on mathematics education for the government. She was succeeded by Charlie Stripp. An innovative NCETM development is the MatheMaPedia project, masterminded by John Mason, a "maths teaching wiki". Headquartered in London, it is headquartered in the south of Sheffield city centre opposite St Mary's Church, Bramall Lane on part of the A61 dual-carriageway, east of the Velocity Tower, near the Bramall Lane Roundabout.

It is run by Mathematics in Tribal Education. The NCETM's Evidence Bulletin, available only to those logged into the site, asks "How can you use research evidence to enhance your mathematics teaching?" It covers themes such as the following: How can we encourage students to work hard? How to build on intuitive ways of working What makes some teachers more effective than others? How to encourage effective discussion. How can whiteboards make learning interactive? Gaze aversion and teaching. Emphases of the NCETM include: Continual Professional Development Mathematics learning; the website, which anyone can join, offers special areas dedicated to early years, primary secondary, post-16 and new approaches to teaching and learning. Members can create their own personalised learning space within a social networking site, where they can share ideas with others and ask for inspiration; the NCETM hosts online courses as well as real-world and workshops Special online events have included the world’s first online discussion of proof, the launch of ground-breaking report Mathematics Matters, led by Malcolm Swan at the University of Nottingham, videos of Teachers Talking Theory: in Action, a new professional development resource created by and featuring primary and secondary teachers in the South West of England.

Discussion forums track ICT in mathematics teaching and the Bowland case studies, newly in schools from September 2008 to enliven the teaching of key "stage 3 mathematics." At the NCETM annual conference 2008, Sir Peter Williams launched the Review of Primary Mathematics, which called for a mathematics specialist in every primary school by 2015, amounting to improved and ongoing training for 13,000 primary teachers. Lord Adonis, representing the government, agreed to its implementation. Count On - maths education initiative Mathematics education International Congress on Mathematical Education NCETM Maths Hubs Tribal Group Celia Hoyles in 2008

2014–15 Chinese Basketball Association season

The 2014–15 CBA season was the 20th Chinese Basketball Association season. The Jiangsu Tongxi Monkey Kings and Chongqing Fly Dragons were "promoted" to the CBA, becoming the league's 19th and 20th teams. Two clubs altered or changed their mascots, with the Foshan Dralions opting to be called the Foshan Long-Lions in English, while the Shandong Gold Lions became the Shandong Golden Stars; the regular season began on Saturday, November 1, 2014 with the Beijing Ducks hosting the Guangdong Southern Tigers. The 2015 CBA All-Star Game was played on January 18, 2015, at the Beijing National Indoor Stadium in Beijing; the regular season ended on Sunday, February 1, 2015, the playoffs began on Friday, February 6, 2015. All teams except the Bayi Rockets can have two foreign players while the bottom four teams from the previous season, as well as the Jiangsu Tongxi Monkey Kings and Chongqing Fly Dragons, have an additional right to sign an extra Asian player; the rule of using players in each game is described in this chart: + Including players from Hong Kong and Chinese Taipei.

++ If teams waive their rights to sign the extra Asian player, they may use foreign players for 7 quarters collectively. +++ Only 1 allowed in the 4th quarter. The regular season began on Saturday, November 1, 2014 with the Beijing Ducks hosting the Guangdong Southern Tigers; the regular season ended on February 1, 2015. The 2015 CBA Playoffs began on Friday, February 6, 2015; the season champion is Beijing Ducks. CBA Official Website

Mnesictena pantheropa

Mnesictena pantheropa is a moth in the family Crambidae. It was described by Edward Meyrick in 1884, it is endemic to New Zealand. The wingspan is 25–26 mm; the forewings are orange, variably mixed with reddish-fuscous or dark fuscous on the veins and some specimens are wholly suffused with fuscous. The extreme costal edge is sometimes whitish in the middle; the markings are reddish-brown, mixed or suffused with dark grey and there is a suffusion along the basal part of the costa, sometimes extending basally to the dorsum. The first line is irregularly curved and the second denticulate, forming a strong subquadrate loop inwards below the middle, the space between them wholly suffused with dark except along the costa and on a band preceding the upper half of the second line. Sometimes, there is a defined irregular transverse or rhomboidal clear white discal spot at the middle. There is a moderate terminal fascia, suffusedly projecting inwards opposite the loop of the second line; the hindwings are whitish-yellowish.

The dorsal area is suffused with grey and there are two dark grey discal dots obliquely placed. Sometimes, there is a grey postmedian line; the terminal fascia is suffused dark grey, sometimes narrow or obsolete except at the apex and there is a terminal series of dark grey dots. Image of U. pantheropa

Pyongyang International Airport

Pyongyang International Airport known as the Pyongyang Sunan International Airport, is the main airport serving Pyongyang, the capital of North Korea. It is located in the city's Sunan District; as of March 2019, Air China and Air Koryo are servicing Pyongyang International Airport and the two destination countries from Pyongyang International Airport are China and Russia. During the period of Japanese occupation, two airports were built in Pyongyang. Pyongyang Air Base was built by the Empire of Japan in the 1940s and remained in use until the 1950s. A second airport, Mirim Airport, was built by the forces of the empire of Japan in the 1940s and located east of the Taedong River. However, after World War II there was a need for a newer airport, Sunan Airfield was constructed. Mirim Airport survived as a military airfield with Pyongyang Air Base re-developed for use by the government and housing. During the Korean War, the airport was occupied by United Nations forces for seven weeks in late 1950.

The forces flew large amounts of supplies to Sunan during this period. On 13 May 1953, the airport was inundated. After an armistice was signed two months the North Korean Government started repairing and expanding the airport. In 2000, Aeroflot discontinued its flights from Moscow and discontinued its services from Khabarovsk. Russian Sky Airlines operated charter services to Pyongyang from Russian destinations during the mid 2000s operated by Il-62M and Il-86 aircraft China Southern Airlines offered scheduled charter flights to and from Beijing during the peak season only, permanently pulled its flights in October 2006. In March 2008, Air China re-established service to Beijing on a Boeing 737, three days a week, suspended due to lack of demand on 22 November 2017. Air Koryo, Korean Air and Asiana Airlines provided chartered flight services to Seoul and Yangyang on the east coast of South Korea from Pyongyang; these flights were used by Korean family members visiting divided family across the border.

In June 2018, Air China resumed service from Beijing Capital Airport to Pyongyang. By early 2011, an interim facility handling international flights had been constructed just south of the existing terminal. By early 2012, demolition of the existing terminal, which Kim Jong-un deemed too small and outdated, had begun. In July 2012, he ordered the construction of a new terminal. Besides this, a new control tower and VIP terminal north of the main terminal were constructed; the project became part of a "speed campaign", in which thousands of workers were enlisted to complete it. On September 15 at about 6:30am KST, North Korea fired a Hwasong-12 missile from the airport; the missile reached a maximum height of 770 kilometers. Pyongyang International Airport has two passenger terminals. Terminal 1 opened in January 2016 and handles domestic flights, it is connected to Terminal 2, the international terminal, inaugurated on 1 July 2015. The terminal has at least 12 check-in counters. Amenities include a duty-free store, coffee bar and Internet room.

Business class lounge with buffet is on the upper level along with outdoor viewing area. The airport has one functioning runway, designated 01/19 and measures 3,800 by 60 metres. Another runway, 17/35, is not in use as of 2013. Yonhap reported in September 2016 that a maintenance facility had been constructed at the Pyongyang airport. Located about 1 kilometre from runway 01/19, the facility includes aircraft hangars and apartment buildings for high-ranking officials and Air Koryo employees. During the construction period a hangar like structure served the airport with basic services, as well as duty-free shop, bookshop/souvenir shop; the airport is located 24 kilometres from the city, about a 20-minute drive. In addition, Sunan Station located on the Pyongui Line of Korean State Railway is located 800 metres away from the Pyongyang airport terminal building. Mirim Airport Pyongyang Air Base Transport in North Korea Wonsan Kalma International Airport Media related to Sunan International Airport at Wikimedia Commons 360° virtual tour of the airport – DPRK 360 photography project Accident history for FNJ at Aviation Safety Network