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Mediacorp Pte. Ltd. is a Singaporean public broadcasting conglomerate. It holds interests in radio and digital content creation, it runs 6 television channels and 11 radio stations, making it the largest media business in Singapore. It is owned by a state-owned investment arm. Mediacorp's origins can be traced to the British Malaya Broadcasting Corporation, awarded a broadcasting license by the British crown on 1 June 1936 as a radio network. One year in 1937, the company opened its studios and transmitters at Caldecott Hill; the corporation was taken over by the Straits Settlement government in 1940 as a part of the British Department of Information, known back as the Malaya Broadcasting Corporation, the local counterpart to the BBC. Radio news and information, as well as local entertainment, were aired in its stations in English. On the basis of the Radio Malaya broadcasters that moved to Kuala Lumpur in 1958, Radio Singapore took over the year after as the radio service for Singapore, organized into a station each for English and Mandarin listeners.

Shortly after Singapore reached self-government status on 3 June 1959, there were plans to obtain television transmission rights. This manifested the founding of Television Singapura in 4 April 1961. Television Singapura started test broadcasts from 21 January to 15 February 1963, when it was launched as the first television station in Singapore. On 2 April that year, Channel 5, the new channel, began regular broadcasts. On 23 November that year, Channel 8 was launched and programming was split, with Channel 5 airing English and Malay programming and Channel 8 programming in Mandarin and other Chinese dialects together with Tamil. In January 1964, Television Singapura became the state branch of the new Televisyen Malaysia from Kuala Lumpur and was subsequently rebranded as sister channel "Television Malaysia", while Radio Singapura's stations became part of Radio Malaysia. After the separation of Singapore from the Malaysian federation, all of the Malaysian television and radio operations in Singapore were fused to become Radio Television Singapore, a part of the Ministry of Culture.

RTS was dissolved in 31 January 1980 and its assets transferred to the new Singapore Broadcasting Corporation, a statutory board under national supervision. On 31 January 1984, SBC started broadcasting on channel 12, it launched two radio stations: "Perfect 10" and "YES", the latter airing Mandarin music. SBC began stereo broadcasting on its television channels on 1 August 1990. An educational programming block known as CDIS began airing on channel 12 on 4 January 1993. On 1 February of that year, SBC celebrated its 30 years of television broadcasting. On 7 June that year, Channel 8 expanded its airtime from 3:00 pm until closedown. On 1 December that year, SBC launched a satellite television network named Singapore International Television. On 1 January 1994, Channel 12 began broadcasting Malay programmes during primetime, resulting in Channel 5 becoming a full-fledged English language channel for the first time. On 1 October that year, SBC was privatised into a new holding group called the Singapore International Media Company Group, divided into three divisions: Television Corporation of Singapore, Radio Corporation of Singapore and Singapore Television Twelve.

On 1 January 1999, the Media Corporation of Singapore took over the operations of the three divisions as SITV ended operations. Channel 8 began airing 24 hours a day on 1 September 1995. On the same day, STV12 renamed channel 12 as Prime 12, which focused on multilingual programming in Malay, Tamil and foreign languages, it launched a new channel called Premiere 12, centred on niche programming such as sports, culture and kids' series. Meanwhile, Channel 8 switched its programming to a Mandarin language-oriented one. At the same time, all Tamil programming was moved to Prime 12. Channel 5 became the second TV channel to broadcast 24 hours a day, starting from 29 September that year. TCS launched its own film production studio Raintree Pictures on 1 August 1998. On 1 March 1999, Mediacorp launched Channel NewsAsia as its first dedicated news network, broadcasting as an analogue, free-to-air channel. On 15 June that year, the Singapore International Media group of companies restructured into MediaCorp to prepare for media competition in Singapore, which happened two years later.

On 30 January 2000 Premiere 12 were renamed Suria and Central respectively. Suria became a Malay-language channel. SportCity, a sports channel, was launched on the same year. On 12 February 2001, the Television Corporation of Singapore, Radio Corporation of Singapore and Singapore Television Twelve were renamed to Mediacorp TV, Mediacorp Radio, Mediacorp TV12 as part of a new management plan; the television monopoly was broken on 6 May that year when Singapore Press Holdings was given a television broadcasting licence, resulting in the founding of SPH MediaWorks. MediaWorks launched two channels: the Chinese-language Channel U and English-language TV Works, renamed to Channel i. At the same time, MediaCorp was granted the license to distribute the daily tabloid Today. However, to stop further economic losses due to competition with each other, SPH agreed to merge some of its businesses with Mediacorp on 17 September 2004, it was completed on 31 December that year, creating the new holding company MediaCorp TV Holdings, which would manage and operate the remaining chan

Jaime Belmonte

Jaime Belmonte Magdaleno, was a Mexican footballer, known as El Flaco, He was called El héroe de Solna, in reference to his goal scored vs Wales in the city of Solna during the 1958 World Cup earning Mexico's first point in a world cup. Born in Mexico City, Belmonte began playing professional football with Deportivo Cuautla, he made 89 appearances for the club from 1955 to 1959. In 1959, he joined Deportivo Irapuato. In 13 seasons with Irapuato, Belmonte scored 125 goals. Belmonte played for the Mexico national football team at the 1958 FIFA World Cup in Sweden, he scored the goal in a 1–1 draw with Wales in Solna, earning Mexico its first point at the World Cup hence earning the nickname the hero of Solna. Belmonte died from cancer at age 74. In 2012 Belmonte received a statue in his honor outside Irapuato's stadium Estadio Sergio León Chávez. Jaime Belmonte – FIFA competition record Jaime Belmonte at

2014 Tampere Open

The 2014 Tampere Open was a professional tennis tournament played on clay courts. It was the 33rd edition of the tournament, part of the 2014 ATP Challenger Tour and the 2014 ITF Women's Circuit, it took place in Tampere, Finland, on 21–27 July 2014. 1 Rankings as of 14 July 2014 The following players received wildcards into the singles main draw: Timi Kivijärvi Micke Kontinen Herkko Pöllänen Henrik SillanpääThe following players received entry from the qualifying draw: Isak Arvidsson Harri Heliövaara Laurent Lokoli Elias YmerThe following player entered using a protected ranking: Giovanni Lapentti 1 Rankings as of 14 July 2014 The following players received wildcards into the singles main draw: Nanette Nylund Milka-Emilia Pasanen Tanja TuomiThe following players received entry from the qualifying draw: Karen Barbat Anna Iakovleva Anastasia Kulikova Mariella Minetti Kristina Parviainen Andrea Raaholt Luīze Līva Strīķe Valeriya Urzhumova David Goffin def. Jarkko Nieminen 7–6, 6–3 Maria Sakkari def.

Anastasia Pivovarova 6–4, 7–5 Ruben Gonzales / Sean Thornley def. Elias Ymer / Anton Zaitcev 6–7, 7–6, Alexandra Nancarrow / Maria Sakkari def. Emma Laine / Anastasia Pivovarova 6–2, 6–3 Official website

Wulan (TV series)

Wulan is a 2006–2007 Indonesian soap opera starring Dhini Aminarti, Giovanni L. Tobing, Alice Norin, Rio Reifan, Chacha Frederica, Shireen Sungkar, Uci Bing Slamet, Hengky Solaiman, Rima Melati, Nanny Somanegara, Yadi Timo and Ana C. Pinem. Written by Kitta Utara and directed by Noto Bagaskoro. Produced by SinemArt Production, it aired on RCTI from October 30, 2006 to May 18, 2007 on Mondays to Fridays at 21:00-22:00 WIB, 22:00-23:00 WITA, 23:00-00:00 WIT for 146 episodes. Wulan Who was nine years had a relationship with Budi Have to face the fact lost her true love; this starts since Budi moved up as personal assistant to directress company of Alam Kencana Hotel Group, Aline Who was young and beautiful. Because of they spend time together, Aline fell in love with Budi. Aline, aggressive and strict just decided that they are dating, without give opportunity to Budi to think. Budi felt trapped in a situation for the sake of ambition to smooth his career, while on the other side he had been too close to Wulan's Family.

Budi, obsessed with richnesses, see this is a nice opportunity. Aline Implemented more intensively expressed the feelings want to be with Budi, Budi is difficult to break up with Wulan; when Asih Wulan's Mother have to operated on because heart disease, years of her relapse. As a first child, Wulan have to replace the position of her father who have died in take care of their families, she has Little Brother, Nugroho or called Nunu and the last one, Shinta Not to mention Tati Asih's Mother in law, to go with them. Although Nunu has been working, but his incomes are not enough to help Wulan to support the needs of family. Nunu had a friend from young named Dona The only daughter of family of Jayadi owner of Company services courier place of Nunu work. Dona have thought, and Nunu never gives heart to Donna. He never consider, but Nunu is not a rude youth. One day he was crashed by a rich girl; the girl is Aline's sister, Baby unlike Aline, cold and similar her father is crazy in work and bossy, baby is more outgoing and warm.

Baby protested see how Aline treats their mother or opposite. But because Aline think that she had power, as a substitute for their father, Aline as an arbitrary treats her member family such as her office's employee. So baby is more rebel; when she crashed Nunu, deliberately Baby wastes her money to replace Nunu's motorcycle with a new and expensive motorcycle. They so close. Wulan did not know. Wulan did not tell her mother that she did not establish a love affair with Budi, but Budi indeed has changed. Budi is cold, but Budi's attitude would be not only for Wulan,but against Aline. Aline is trying to pray and entreat the heart of Budi by means to commune with Wahyu, but instead will make Budi is more getting rude to his father,but instead make Aline is more getting delirious to Budi. While Wulan is more getting tormented because she still could not accept reality should release memories of 9 years with Budi and face a situation that Budi not love her and Budi will marry with Aline. Will be Wulan is able to grab heart of Budi again?

And how will be Nunu? Shall he choose Dona or Baby? Everything will be answered in the soap opera WULAN, exciting! Soap opera Wulan is accused as a plagiarism of Korean drama titled Yellow Handkerchief. Although is accused of plagiarism, SinemArt did not recognize and include the original title of its Korean drama in the title credits. Review on RCTI Wulan Plot From SinemArt

List of current consorts of sovereigns

Norodom Sihamoni, King of Cambodia. Pope Francis, being an ordained priest of the Catholic Church, is sworn to celibacy. Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Emir of Kuwait, he married his first cousin once removed Sheikha Fatuwah bint Salman Al-Sabah. She died before the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait on 2 August 1990, prior to his accession to the throne. Margrethe II, Queen of Denmark, she married Henri de Laborde de Monpezat. He died on 13 February 2018 at Fredensborg Palace

Hip Hop High School

Hip Hop High School is a novel by American author Alan Lawrence Sitomer. It's the second in the Hoopster Trilogy; the book takes place about five years after the events in The Hoopster. It is a story about Theresa Anderson. Theresa begins her sophomore year at a ghetto high school, her best friend, Cee-Saw, is getting her into trouble, due to the events of the prequel, Theresa's mother doubts Theresa's potential and expects her to fail. While in school, Theresa faces many challenges, such as her teacher, Mr. Wardin, her friends dropping out of school due to poor grades, family issues. During the summer, she does a report on Malcolm X. Theresa is forced to make new friends, such as Devon, a tough but intelligent guy that everyone respects. A few weeks before school starts, Devon is attacked by a gang, which leaves Theresa to fill out all of his college applications. Theresa Anderson: the main protagonist of the story, she goes through a lot throughout her high school years Cee-Saw: Tee-Ay’s best friend who gets pregnant and drops out Sonia Rodriguez: Tee-Ay’s other best friend who’s Mexican-American Devon: another friend whom she works with on the SAT Mr. Wardin: her strict teacher The Hoopster - The first book of the trilogy Homeboyz - The following book in the trilogy Hip Hop High School Official Site Disney Hyperion biography of Author Alan Lawrence Sitomer Debra Lau Whelan.

"Yo, Hamlet! Using Hip Hop With Your Students. School Library Journal. Retrieved 2009-07-24. Mitchell Landsberg. "Hip Hop Unlocks the Meaning of Literary Classics". Los Angeles Times Archives, California Metro, Part B, Metro Desk. Retrieved 2009-07-24. CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list Scholastic 6 Part Video Interview with Author Alan Lawrence Sitomer