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Duterte added that he wants to beaccompanied by Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat in his visit to theisland. MANILA – Despite the rapid increase ofthe coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases in the country, President RodrigoDuterte will still push through with his March 12 visit to the world-famousBoracay Island in Malay, Aklan, Duterte’s close aide Sen. Christopher “Bong” Goconfirmed this, saying the President is on a bid to show the world that thePhilippines is a safe place to visit despite the COVID-19 outbreak, among otheractivities. Duterte earlier admitted that it will behis first time to come to Boracay, dubbed as the top tourist destination of thecountry. Last week, Puyat confirmed Duterte’svisit to the well-famed island. Aside from lifting the public’s mood to travelaround the country despite the virus outbreak, he will also inspect therehabilitation of the island since it reopened to tourist in October 2018 andalso distribute certificate of land ownership awards to Aklan’s indigenouspeople. President Rodrigo Duterte announces that he will still push through with his March 12 visit to the world-famous Boracay Island in Malay, Aklan despite the rapid increase of the coronavirus disease 2019 in the country. PCOO “If you look at the open sea, it’sendless. Mabubulag ka. But Bernawould sit beside me on a sunset, I will stay,” he added. “Yes, kasi wala ng tao. Ito kasingsi Berna (Bernadette) eh. Wala na magpunta. Sabi ko, ‘Sige, magpunta ako pero maligo tayo’,” Duterte said. “I gave it to the natives. Then furtherinside the island, pinasabi ko, ‘Ubusinmo. Ubusin mo ang Boracay sa mganatives. Ibigay mo sa kanila kasi lupa nila ‘yan’,” President Dutertesaid.
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Two England teams will set out to defend the Nations Cup in next month’s McGregor Trophy – the English U16 boys’ open championship – at Royal Ashdown Forest, Sussex. Team one is James Cooper of Wiltshire (Image © Leaderboard Photography), Harry Goddard of Hertfordshire and Hugo Kedzlie of Lincolnshire. Team two is Charlie Daughtrey of Yorkshire, Charlie Hilton of Sussex and Charlie Salter of Northamptonshire. Cooper, Goddard and Daughtrey all represented England in the U16 international against Spain last month. The McGregor Trophy will be played from 12-14 July and the Nations Cup will be decided over the first two rounds, with the best two scores counting from each team on each day. England won the Nations Cup last year on 14-under – and were 17 shots clear of the runners-up. The players: Team One James Cooper, 16, (Cumberwell Park) was runner up at the U16 spring championship at Hawkstone Park and ninth in the Peter McEvoy Trophy. Harry Goddard, 16, (Hanbury Manor) is the North of England U16 boys’ champion, was third in the 2015 German Junior Masters and ninth in this season’s Fairhaven Trophies. Hugo Kedzlie, 15, (Spalding) was ninth in the U16 spring championship,16th in the Midland boys’ county championship qualifying and 24th in the Fairhaven Trophies. Team Two Charlie Daughtrey, 15, (Rotherham) was ninth in last year’s North of England U16 boys and had a top 20 finish in this season’s Peter McEvoy Trophy. Charlie Hilton, 15, (Ifield) shared 14th place in the spring U16 championship and was ninth in last year’s Scottish U14 boys’ championship. Charlie Salter, 16, (Northamptonshire County) won the Midland boys’ county championship qualifying and also tied 14th in the spring U16 championship. 14 Jun 2016 England boys’ teams to defend Nations Cup