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Goyang KB Kookmin Bank FC

Goyang KB Kookmin Bank FC was a South Korean football club based in the Seoul satellite city of Goyang. It played in the third tier of Korean football; the club was dissolved in November 2012. Kookmin Bank FC was founded on September,1969 and competed in the various amateur football competitions at the time; the club enjoyed success in tournaments such as the Korea Semi-Professional Football League and the President's Cup before becoming founder members of the K-League, the professional football league in South Korea, in 1983. The club's stay in the professional ranks was a short one, as it finished 5th out of the five teams in the first year; when it came in 8th out of the eight teams in 1984 the decision was made for the club to return to the amateur ranks. Upon returning to the amateur ranks, the club returned to winning ways and managed President's Cup triumphs in 1986, 1990 and 1995, it won the 3rd edition of the Industrial Amateur Football championship in 1993, a tournament they would win again in 1996.

The financial crisis that struck South Korea in 1997 saw the club temporarily wound up, with the official decision to pull the plug on the team coming on December 31, 1997. After two years out of the game, Kookmin Bank reconstituted their club on February 28, 2000 and the team returned to the amateur ranks winning a sixth President's Cup crown in 2003. Organised league football at amateur level came about in 2003 with the establishment of the National League, a competition with ten members, of which Kookmin Bank were one. Based in Gimpo, the club won the first stage of the 2003 championship and moved its home base to Goyang and the team's name was changed to Goyang Kookmin Bank for the second stage where they finished runners-up on goal difference, they defeated the reserve team of military side Sangmu 5-4 on aggregate in the playoff final to win the league. They retained their championship crown in 2004 with a 4-1 aggregate win over Gangneung City FC after having again won the first stage of the league season.

Despite a lacklustre 2005 season, the club bounced back to win the 2006 championship (now rebranded the National League], triumphing 2-1 on aggregate in the final after winning the first stage of the season. It was planned that, subject to meeting certain financial requirements, the winner of the National League in 2006 would be promoted to the K-League; however Goyang Kookmin Bank caused controversy by declining to move up. Team owners Kookmin Bank cited a Korean law where banks in Korea were not allowed to be involved in profitable ventures outside of banking which of course a professional football team could be; however the more reason is the large financial losses that most K-League teams endure each year as the league struggles for sponsorship money and suffers through low crowd numbers. On top of that any National League champion seeking promotion from the second tier is required to pay an'entry fee' of around 2 million US dollars to join the league. Goyang Kookmin Bank received several threats from the League ranging from being thrown out of the competition, to fines, to point deductions for the upcoming 2007 season.

In the end the side received a points deduction penalty, to be split into ten point deductions in the first and second stages of the 2007 season. As of 1 March 2012Note: Flags indicate national team. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality. National League Winners: 2003, 2004, 2006 Runners-up: 2011, 2012 National League Championship Winners: 2009 Runners-up: 2007National Football Championship Winners: 1978President's Cup Winners: 1973, 1983, 1986, 1990, 1995, 2003 Runners-up: 1982, 1988, 1991, 2005 1: Goyang KB Kookmin Bank was docked 10 points due to rejecting of promotion. List of football clubs in South Korea KB Kookmin Bank FC Anyang Goyang KB page at the National League website Goyang KB at

Alfred Schulz-Curtius

Alfred Schulz-Curtius known as Alfred Curtis, was a German-British classical music impresario, active in continental Europe and the United Kingdom from the 1870s until the 1910s. Schulz-Curtius was born in Kleinwolmsdorf near Radeberg and Dresden to Johann Heinrich Curtius and Agnes Schulz Curtius. In 1876, he founded the eponymous Alfred Schulz-Curtius music and artists management agency in the West End of London at 44 Regent Street, Piccadilly Circus, he is most well known for his popularization of the music of Richard Wagner. In 1882, he arranged the first British staging of the epic Ring Cycle, conducted by Anton Seidl and directed by Angelo Neumann, he became a British citizen in 1896. During his four or more decades of professional activity, Schulz-Curtius organized dozens of concerts at concert and recital venues such as St. James's Hall, Queen's Hall, the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden, Wigmore Hall, known as Bechstein Hall, collaborated with other impresarios as well such as Robert Newman, founder of The Proms.

Alfred Schulz-Curtius had great enthusiasm for the string instruments designed by Dr. Alfred Stelzner and went to great lengths to encourage their use by soloists and orchestras; the conductors with whom Schulz-Curtius worked include Hermann Levi, Felix Mottl, Percy Pitt, Hans Richter, Henry Joseph Wood. Others among the many artists whom he represented include pianist Ferruccio Busoni, violinist Jan Kubelík, soprano Dame Nellie Melba, cellist Guilhermina Suggia, he married Helen Mary Perry in 1908, they had at least one son, Alfred Siegfried Curtis. At the beginning of World War I, Lionel Powell was taken on as a partner in the agency when Schulz-Curtius, a German national, was interned as an "enemy alien", despite becoming a naturalized British subject in 1896, changing his name by deed poll to Alfred Curtis on 24 September 1914. Powell continued to manage the agency through the 1920s after the death of its founder in Bournemouth, Hampshire, on 4 March 1918, he was 64 years old. From the early 1930s, South African Harold Holt managed the agency as Harold Holt Ltd until his death in 1953.

In 1956, Sir Ian Hunter joined the agency and, in 1969, by which time Harolt Holt Ltd was owned by Ibbs and Tillett, purchased it. In the late 1990s, the agency which Alfred Schulz-Curtius had founded more than 120 years earlier merged with the Lies Askonas agency to form Askonas Holt

2005–06 Azadegan League

The following is the standings of the 2005–06 Azadegan League football season. June 1, Naghsh-e-Jahan Stadium, IsfahanHoma In Promotion playoffs. First leg to be played May 2006 in Iran Khodro Stadium. Paykan Promoted to 2006–07 Persian Gulf Cup. First leg to be played June 2006 in Kiyani Stadium. First leg to be played June 18, 2006 in Kiyani Stadium1 Scheduled for June 18, Kerman between Mes Kerman and Paykan Tehran, Paykan did not show up, Mes Kerman awarded championship. May 21, Naghsh-e-Jahan Stadium, Isfahan Deihim Ahvaz Relegated to 2nd Division. 14 Hossein Abdi 13 Babak Hatami Azadegan League champions: Mes Kerman Relegated: Bargh Tehran, Deihim Ahvaz, Iranjavan Bushehr, Shahrdari Langrud Promoted: Mes Kerman, Paykan Top goal scorers: Hossein Abadi 15 Goals & Babak Hatami 13 Goals

List of museums in the Louisville metropolitan area

This is a list of museums and interpretive centers in the Louisville metropolitan area. 21c Museum Hotel Carnegie Center for Art & History KMAC Museum Speed Art Museum Falls of the Ohio State Park interpretive center, a museum covering the natural history related to findings in the nearby exposed Devonian fossil beds as well as the human history of the Louisville area The Filson Historical Society, features a museum and extensive historical collections undergoing major expansion Historic Locust Grove Visitors Center, which includes a museum Howard Steamboat Museum Kentucky Derby Museum Kentucky Railway Museum Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory My Old Kentucky Home State Park Portland Museum Riverside, The Farnsley-Moremen Landing Visitors Center, which includes a museum Thomas Edison House Whitney Young Birthplace and Museum Evan Williams Bourbon Experience, located on Louisville's Whiskey Row, featuring bourbon history and tastings, interprets Louisville's wharf history in the 1790s Heaven Hill Distilleries Bourbon Heritage Center Jim Beam American Stillhouse Oscar Getz Museum of Whiskey History Stitzel-Weller Distillery Bardstown Historical Museum Corydon Capitol State Historic Site Historic Middletown Museum Jeffersontown Historical Museum The Bullitt County History Museum Clark County Museum Henry County Historical Society Oldham County History Center More regional historical collections can be found at the Louisville Free Public Library and the University of Louisville.

Museum of the American Printing House for the Blind Civil War Museum, including the Civil War Museum of the Western Theater, Pioneer Village, Women's Civil War Museum, War Memorial of Mid America and the Wildlife Museum Frazier History Museum, features war weaponry and related historical artifacts focusing on British and U. S. conflicts John Hay Center Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, showcases the history of the Louisville Slugger and baseball in general National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution, features a historical museum and a genealogical collection General George Patton Museum of Leadership Kentucky Science Center, hands-on science museum featuring a four-story digital theater Louisville WaterWorks Museum, located at the Louisville Water Tower Muhammad Ali Center Schimpff's Candy Museum Thomas Merton Center List of attractions and events in the Louisville metropolitan area

Jordanian Anti-Corruption Commission (JACC)

The Jordan Anti-Corruption Commission was established as an independent commission when His Majesty King Abdullah II stepped up the fight against corruption and directed the government to establish an independent body to coordinate with concerned authorities in the drafting and implementation of a general strategy to fight and prevent corruption in compliance with the requirements of the United Nations Convention against corruption, signed by Jordan on October 31st, 2003, approved by Law No. for the year 2004 and published in the official gazette no. 4669. As a result, the Anti-Corruption Commission Law No. for the year 2006 was issued and defined its objectives and authorities, corruption acts. The new amendments contained many legal articles about the protection of witnesses and experts and whistleblowers in corruption cases, in addition to granting JACC the authority to ask for annulation or rescindment of any contract or agreement or privilege obtained as a result of corruption offences, as well as cooperating in providing and requesting international legal assistance.

In 2014, the law was again amended by law No. for the year 2014 and was published in the official gazette no. 5278. The amendments added three more crimes to those deemed as corruption in the JACC law which included money laundering, illicit enrichment, not declaring or not disclosing of investments or properties or benefits that may lead to conflict of interest if laws and regulations require that, of which personal benefits can be directly or indirectly gained for those who refrained from declaring or disclosing. JACC is the competent authority responsible for pursuing all those who breach the provisions of the Anti-Corruption Commission law, as well as drying up sources of corruption, raising citizen’s awareness of the negative effects of corruption on economic and political development and on Jordan’s credibility among investors and international agencies; the Commission, in the scope of combating corruption, has the following objectives: a) To draw up, implement and propose effective policies in coordination with concerned authorities regarding combat and prevention of corruption.

B) To detect all forms of corruption, including financial and administrative corruption, in addition to nepotism and favoritism, if constitute infringement of the rights of others and of public funds. C) To ensure the principles of equality, equal opportunities and fairness. D) To combat character assassination. E) To cooperate in providing and requesting international legal assistance through the official channels, if the applicable conditions for such assistance are fulfilled; the Commission shall, in pursuit of its objectives, undertake the following tasks and authorities: a) Investigate financial and administrative corruption, uncover violations and breaches, gather evidences and information, initiate investigation and proceed with the necessary administrative and legal procedures. B) Prosecute all those who commit any corruption act, seize their movable and immovable assets, impose a travel ban on them, request the relevant authorities to suspend them from work and stop their salaries and all financial entitlements if necessary, amend or revoke any of the said decisions in accordance with the applicable legislations.

C) The Commission may initiate any necessary investigation in pursuit of any corruption case at its own discretion or based on a notification from any party. Should the findings of the investigation or inquiry reveal that the notice was false or malicious. For the purposes of the JACC Law, the following shall be deemed as corruption: a) Offences contrary to public office duties as stipulated in the Penal Code No. of 1960 and any amendments thereof: 1. Bribery. 2. Embezzlement. 3. Exploitation of public post. 4. Abuse of Authority. 5. Breach of public office duties. B) Offences contrary to the public trust as stipulated in the Penal Code No. of 1960 and any amendments thereof: 1. Forgery and use of forged documents of all kinds. 2. Imitation of state seal and official signs. 3. Crimes related to cash and coins. 4. False certifications. 5. Identity theft. C) Economic crimes as specified under the Economic Crimes Law No. of 1993 and any amendments thereof. D) Money Laundering. E) Illicit Enrichment. F) Not declaring or not disclosing of investments or properties or benefits that may lead to conflict of interest if laws and regulations require that, of which personal benefits can be directly or indirectly gained for those who refrained from declaring or disclosing.

G) Any act or refrainment, which may lead to the infringement of public funds. H) The abuse of authority contrary to the provisions of the law. I) The acceptance of nepotism and favoritism, which revokes a right or validates what is void. J) All actions provided for in international agreements acceded to by the Kingdom, which relate to anti-corruption. Jordan has adopted a National Anti-Corruption Strategy for the period that focused on 6 main objectives including “Strengthening the capacity of the ACC”, “Prevention of corruption”, “Education training and public awareness”, “Law enforcement”, “Coordinating anti-corruption efforts”, “International cooperation”. By the end of the time period, JACC, in collaboration with a group of international experts, com