PNG registers 2nd win in women’s basketball

first_imgThey defeated Nauru tonight 88-46 at the BSP Arena.PNG was too strong for Nauru who for the first time are taking part again in the Games after three previous Games when they did not compete.PNG showed class taking the lead throughout the game. In the first quarter, PNG took the lead 27-10 and maintained their position on the court to lead at half time, 43-19.In the third quarter, Nauru fought hard but were too weak in defence, allowing PNG’s strong attackers Betty Angula and Nesta Sape to break through sndx score more baskets for the home team, taking the score to 62-32.Nauru kept their heads high and never gave up hope as theu fought their way through the final quarter.PNG went sailing with basket after basket and creating a 40 points gap and coming out winners 88-46.last_img read more

B.C.’s natural gas industry booming

first_img2010 was a productive year for the B.C. natural gas industry and has been aiding the province’s economic recovery.That’s the message from Province’s Energy Ministry. The Province reports that drilling increased by 10.3 per cent over the past year, which now means the province accounts for 14 per cent of all Canadian natural gas wells drilled. The percentage of wells in the province in comparison to the rest of the country has nearly doubled since 2000.The Province is also reporting more than 30 per cent of the country’s natural gas reserves. The Province is expected to earn 1.38 billion over the 2010-11 fiscal year, with approximately 1.14 trillion cubic feet of natural gas being produced from the industry.- Advertisement -Despite the global decline in gas prices, the Province says that markets in Asia are expected to increase their natural gas consumption. It also says that the industry invested $5.2 billion in capital in the province in 2009 and it is expecting an even higher figure for this past year.last_img read more