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Santo Domingo Church

The Santo Domingo Church known as National Shrine of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary of La Naval de Manila, is the largest church in Metro Manila and one of the biggest churches in Asia. It is dedicated to mother of Jesus under her title of Our Lady of La Naval de Manila; this is the sixth church complex that has served as the motherhouse or headquarters of the Dominican Order of the Philippines. The Dominicans were one of the "pioneering missionaries" of the Philippines; the motherhouse was transferred to the Quezon City location after the Manila location was destroyed during World War II in the Philippines. Prior to its current location, the Dominican Order in the Philippines were headquartered in the city of Manila, they had five church buildings, each destroyed by fire and lastly a Japanese bomb during World War II. The first Catholic missionaries to arrive in Manila were Spanish Augustinians who came in 1571 with Miguel López de Legazpi; the Franciscans came a few years in 1578. It was in 1587.

They were welcomed by the first Bishop of Manila. The order temporarily stayed at the Franciscan convent in Manila while some of them were sent north to Pangasinan and west to Bataan to begin missionary work. Salazar sponsored 3,000 pesos for the construction of the church and 300 pesos for the purchase of land. A small church was erected on August 1587, made from light materials. In January 1, 1588, the chapel was inaugurated and it enshrined an image of Our Lady of the Rosary from Mexico. In 1589, the church was destroyed by an earthquake; as the roof had collapsed, the Dominicans decided to build a larger church made of stronger material. Through the direction of Father Alonzo Jiménez, the second church was made from stone. Contributions were given by María Pérez, Captain Domingo Mendiola, a certain Captain Castillo; the church was inaugurated on April 9, 1592. A fire on April 30, 1603 destroyed a third of a city, including its convent. After the blaze, a bigger and costlier third church was built.

It contained a stone vault as precaution against earthquake. Though made of stone, it was destroyed by another earthquake on November 30, 1645, leaving only the high altar standing. A fourth church of stone and hardwood was built, it had wooden posts supporting the roof, thus dividing it into three naves. The artistic interior designs were executed under the direction of Father Francisco Gainza; the church took two years to build, its structural soundness made it last for 250 years. Initiated by Father Castro, a new façade was planned. Flanked by two towers, it was patterned after London’s St Paul’s Cathedral, designed by Christopher Wren. Work on the façade alone lasted a year; the church was inaugurated on June 1862 with great festivity. On June 3, 1863, the Philippines experienced one of the strongest earthquakes in its history, the church ruined by quake of the same intensity as that which hit Manila in 1645. A few months after the 1863 earthquake, Félix Róxas presented a plan for the church’s reconstruction following the plan of the previous church and utilizing some of its salvageable parts.

On August 30, 1864, the cornerstone of the present church was laid. In it was placed a lead box, containing art objects, gold coins, medals of saints and other things belonging to the “Orden de Predicadores”. Construction occurred from 1864 to 1887 in the gotico fingido style, using Philippine building materials; the immense columns resembling spreading tree branches, were of acle and ipil. The vault was of galvanized iron; the stained glass windows were ordered from Europe. The four retablos were made under the direction of Father Joaquín Sabater, a professor of drawing at the University of Santo Tomás. Alberoni directed the painting of the main altar; the church measured 70 by 31 by 22 metres at the central aisles, 16.6 metres high at the lateral aisles. Its towers rose to 23.3 metres. Although Fr. Sixto and Fr. Ristoro would supervise construction of the church, the Dominicans contracted the services of the European-trained architect Félix Roxas Sr. Roxas, adapting the seismic realities, designed a church with story of stone an upper story of wood.

He worked with Isabelo Tampinco who decorated the interior with carving imitating the fan vault reminiscent of the English gothic. The furniture in the sacristy was treated in the gothic manner; the chapel of the Nuestra Señora de Rosario had an altar with lancet arches and gothic-inspired ornamented pinnacles. Its floor was made of native molave and narra and the pulpit was of fine carving, with the images representing the different saints of the Order. A dove was attached to the sounding board of the pulpit, above which, there was an angel; the choir-loft was spacious and was protected by wrought from railing manufactured in the Philippines. Over the central doorway, on the roof was enclosed in a glass case original Virgin of the Rosary, there for many centuries; the central altar had three saints. In the center was Saint Dominic, at the left was Saint Francis and at the right was Saint Theresa of Jesus. Above Saint Dominic was the statue of Saint Mary Magdalene; the cupola above had many colored glass windows.

Inside, was a balcony surrounded by iron railing. Our Lady of the Rosary had a separate chapel at the right of the high altar; this image was don

Elio Fiorucci

Elio Fiorucci was an Italian fashion designer and the founder of the Fiorucci fashion label. Beginning in retailing at the age of 14, he created a fashion brand that had worldwide success during the 1970s and 1980s, including becoming a key label of the disco-scene; the retail environments he created were destinations, rather than places to buy clothes. Fiorucci is credited with designing and popularising stretch jeans, for transforming the fashion scene. Giorgio Armani described him as a revolutionary, adding: "He was always ready to take some risks to understand his time". Elio Fiorucci was one of six children, two of them boys; the family escaped to the countryside during the war, returning afterwards to continue running the family shoe shop and manufacturing business. Fiorucci started working in his father's shop when he was 14, becoming a full-time worker there at 17. In 1962, Fiorucci created his first successful design – a brightly coloured waterproof overshoe; the design earned him enough money to go travelling.

His travels included a visit to London a hotbed of young fashion, he was said to have been surprised and influenced by the dynamic retailing approaches found in Carnaby Street and Kensington Market. He would say: "That creative chaos represented a new deal, free from the pressures of formal dressing and elegance". After returning to Milan, he opened his first shop in 1967; this was located in the Galleria Passarella and targeted a much younger clientele than was typical for Italian retailing of the time. Fiorucci stocked London designers such as Ossie Clark, as well as the typical hippie uniform of Afghan coat; the store became an eclectic mix of eccentricities – everything from rag rugs and kettles to hair products and clothing. The interior of the store was designed by Amalia Del Ponte; the exotic market-style approach he'd seen in Kensington Market was added to, with Fiorucci using the fashion inspiration he'd gained in his travels to places such as Mexico and Ibiza, as well as being inspired by the London scene.

He created his own label in 1970. While he was older than his target market – the teenage and young shopper – he employed young fashion scouts internationally to report back on what young people were wearing and discover different products and designs that could be incorporated into his manufacturing; the distinctive logo he chose for Fiorucci was two less than saintly looking Victorian cherubs in sunglasses. The clothing he manufactured was affordable and kitsch – such as bright coloured T-shirts featuring his trademark cherub motif or Disney characters; the store was distinctively different and radical for the time and grew to become what Fiorucci himself would describe as: "an amusement park of novelties". A second store opened in Milan's Via Torino – it included a fast-food restaurant and became a place for young people to see and be seen. By this stage, Fiorucci had financial backing from the Montedison group. In 1976, the Fiorucci brand was taken with a retail store on East 59th Street.

Its interior was part designed by Ettore Sottsass and it became part of the ascendent disco culture – the opening party was held at Studio 54 and Fiorucci chartered a jumbo jet to fly in his Italian guests. Like his Milan stores, this became a place for people to hang out and the store offered free espresso and music from resident DJs – it became known as the daytime Studio 54 because of the disco crowd that gathered there. Fiorucci became friendly with Andy Warhol and gave him a free office in the store in order to set up Interview. Warhol described the store as fun, saying: "That's all I wanted, all plastic". Fiorucci offered wall space to artist Keith Haring and gave retail concessions to designers Anna Sui and Betsey Johnson. Famous patrons included Elizabeth Taylor, Jackie Onassis and Cher, the teenage Marc Jacobs spent time there; the expansion, which had begun in 1975, continued apace. By 1984, the brand had stores on London's King's Road and LA's Rodeo Drive, as well as branches in Sydney and Hong Kong.

Its Milan store would attract up to 10,000 visitors on a Saturday at the peak of its success. For a while, Elio Fiorucci's reach appeared unstoppable – he said: "we were never wrong" – but he struggled to manage the company's financial affairs. In 1981 Benetton bought Montedison's share in the company. In 1986, the New York store was forced to close, followed by other international outlets and the company went into administration; the Fiorucci label was sold to the Carrera jeans label, which sold it on in 1990 to the Japanese firm Edwin International. Fiorucci retained creative control under Edwin, his original Fiorucci store in Milan closed in 2003. The New York store closed in the same year, having moved downtown and – in post 9/11 New York – become a space that sponsored and supported new artists. AndrewAndrew used the shop to launch their careers. After the Fiorucci brand, Elio Fiorucci launched a new fashion label Love Therapy, which included jeans, hoodies and accessories. Five years after its launch, a licensing deal was agreed with Coin Group, with both women's and children's ranges being sold in branches of the retailer Oviesse.

It has been said. Instead, it was the retail ambience and branding – he was an early adopter of the outrageous advertising campaign and had the stickers for one monokini campaign seized by the Italian police. H

Kasem Chatikavanij

Kasem Chatikavanij was the former Governor of the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand and Chairman of Bangkok Mass Transit System PCL, the operator of the Bangkok Skytrain. His nephew, Korn Chatikavanij, is a prominent member of the Democrat Party. Kasem studied primary school at Assumption College. While studying in secondary two his father sent to study at St Stephen's College to be a buddy with Bhichai Rattakul, former Deputy Prime Minister. Went to study at University of Hong Kong until the Pacific War causing learning to be stopped; when the war broke out, he returned to study in engineering and mechanical fields at the Faculty of Engineering, Chulalongkorn University. Until graduating in 1947 and continuing to study for a master's degree in electrical engineering at the University of Utah. Upon graduation, he returned to government service at the factory, responsible for the construction of the dam; the duty to build the dam Has moved up with the Royal Irrigation Department in the field of Field Marshal Plaek Phibunsongkhram, causing Kasem Jatikavanij to move to work at the Royal Irrigation Department.

The first task responsible for the construction of the Yanhee Dam or Bhumibol Dam is to report to the World Bank for a loan of 65 million US dollars, considered high in those days and makes Kasem have the opportunity Has accumulated knowledge in project management And manage finances much. After the Bhumibol Dam is completed Kasem served as Deputy Governor of Yanhee Electric. Created The North Bangkok Power Plant took place at Bang Kruai District, Nonthaburi Province; when Yanhee Electric became the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand, Kasem became the first EGAT Governor. In the government of Gen. Kriangsak Chamanan, Kasem was appointed as Minister of Industry and in the government of Kriangsak 2 was appointed aas Minister to the Prime Minister's Office as the Prime Minister's advisor. After resigning from EGAT, Kasem has held the position of 4 state-owned state enterprises at the same time as the Director of Thai Oil, Chairman of the Board Bangchak Petroleum, Chairman of the National Fertilizer Company and Chairman and Chairman of the Executive Committee Asia Trust Bank.

Mr. Kasem's most outstanding contribution in the management of 4 state enterprises is the management of Thai Oil; until becoming a giant in the oil industry of Asia That is growing And able to borrow a large sum of money to expand the business Without having to bring the property of The company guarantees With the trust of many creditors By the time Kasem entered the Thai Oil Administration from 1985-1997, Thaioil has led to being a top level oil company. Of Asia Until Far Eastern Economic Review magazine named Kasem as "Energy Tzar". However, when the economic crisis of Thailand in 1997, along with the world oil price slump. Causing Thai Oil to be hit hard from exchange rate changes that has made double the amount of foreign currency debt in Thai baht and Kasem resigned from Thai Oil at the end of 1997. In the year 1990, the name of Kasem Jatikavanij disappeared for a while, he has returned to the news again when accepted the invitation of Keeree Kanjanapas to be a Chairman of the Board Bangkok Mass Transit System Public Company Limited or BTSC at the age of 67.

Kasem must take responsibility for taking BTSC through various storms. Whether it is resistance from villagers in the area in the case of using the area of Silom as a parking garage That grew aggressive became a major obstacle to delay the project and having to deal with those famous people of the country that does not agree with the project at that time. Kasem, who had negotiated with the World Bank for a loan of US $65 million to build Bhumibol Dam in the past, could allow the World Bank to approve the loan for the BTS Skytrain Project and joined to invest in the project by which the Thai government at that time did not contribute to guaranteeing any and all factors; the first mass transit project in Thailand can be opened to the public and became part of the mass transit system Important of Bangkok to date. Kasem died at 11:30 on 17 October 2010 at Ramathibodi Hospital of diabetes. Thailand-China Business Link, "BTS sees a profit… Debt restructuring makes some progress", 22 December 2003

2019–20 Southern Illinois Salukis men's basketball team

The 2019–20 Southern Illinois Salukis men's basketball team represent Southern Illinois University Carbondale during the 2019–20 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Salukis are led by first-year head coach Bryan Mullins and play their home games at the Banterra Center in Carbondale, Illinois as members of the Missouri Valley Conference; the Salukis finished the 2018–19 season 17–15 overall, 10–8 in MVC play, finishing in a tie for third place. As the No. 3 seed in the MVC Tournament, the Salukis were upset by No. 6 seed Northern Iowa in the quarterfinals. In an emotional news conference following the game, Southern Illinois head coach Barry Hinson, announced he was stepping down as the coach of the Salukis. On March 20, 2019, the school hired former SIU star point guard and Loyola assistant coach Bryan Mullins as head coach

Fido explosives detector

The FIDO explosives detector is created by ICx Technologies, Inc. and is based on a proprietary technology developed by MIT called amplifying fluorescent polymer. The AFP technology was won him the 2007 Lemelson-MIT Prize, it was adapted for use in the FIDO explosives detector to detect trace levels of explosive materials. The product is so named because its level of detection is comparable to trained explosives detection dogs, the gold standard in explosives detection technology; the overall system of the Fido Explosive Detector included a component called the Fido XT Explosive Detector developed at the U. S. Army Research Laboratory; this sensor can be used for detecting traces certain vapors, including those of explosives. It could be used for screening people, vehicles, or buildings; this lightweight system is based on a sensitive amplifying fluorescent polymer. It is used for detecting explosives, in various methods including direct detection or tethered sensing. In tethered sensing, the system is mounted on a robotic platform, such as unmanned ground, aerial, or on underwater autonomous vehicles.

Dr. Stephen Lee is credited with supporting the invention of the FIDO Explosives Detector while working at the Army Research Laboratory. FIDO is designed for operation in either handheld, desktop or robot-mounted configurations, has been integrated on to the iRobot Packbot and Foster-Miller Talon as an explosives detection payload for EOD applications in both Iraq and Afghanistan. FIDO won the U. S. Army Greatest Invention Award in 2005 and Packbot in 2006. ICx Technologies, Inc. Fido® XT Explosives Detector NNI Scientific Accomplishments 2009: Amplifying Fluorescent Polymers for Detecting Hazardous Substances Amplifying fluorescent polymer detection of bioanalytes

Mukesh Duggal

Mukesh Duggal was an Indian film producer as well as director who has produced many notable films of 90's. Duggal's Gopi Kishan and Saathi were commercially successful films. Mukesh Duggal started his career as a producer with the 1991 Sanjay Dutt starrer Fateh, followed by the successful Saathi, directed by Mahesh Bhatt starring Aditya Pancholi and Pakistan cricketer Mohsin Khan in lead roles. Duggal made his debut as a director with the 1994 Sunil Shetty starrer. Dil Ka Kya Kasoor with late Divya Bharti, Platform starring Ajay Devgn and Khilona starring Monica Bedi were his other notable films. On March 7, 1998 Duggal was killed at Seven Bungalows, Andheri, by unidentified people for using actress Monica Bedi forcibly to act as a mediator between the financiers and the underworld, as per a Crime Branch official. Mukesh Duggal on IMDb