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US pharma firms think twice about relocating to Indonesia: Experts

The fact that Indonesia ranked 73rd on the World Bank’s ease of doing business index, last updated in October 2019, also discourages investors, as neighboring Malaysia and Thailand fare better in 12th and 21st position, respectively. “I think it’s quite challenging for corporations to quickly move their operations to Indonesia if we don’t improve our regulatory [environment]. While Trump could encourage companies to relocate their facilities, in the end it’s the companies that make the decision,” Center for Indonesian Policy Studies (CIPS) researcher Andre Surianta told the Post. For the pharmaceutical industry, Andre said, a major factor that dissuaded investors were regulations mandating the use of locally-sourced raw materials.“We are unable to provide raw materials for the pharmaceutical industry because we don’t have the supply chain. I think we should relax the regulation on local content if we want to see the industry come in,” he said.Indonesian workers’ low productivity is another major challenge for the government as it seeks to attract investors.According to a survey conducted by the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO), Indonesia’s manufacturing plants’ productivity only scored 74.4 on an index where the respondents’ Japanese companies’ productivity defines 100.Indonesia’s score is lower than those of the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam at 86.3, 82.7, 80.1 and 80.0, respectively.The survey also shows that more than half of the Japanese companies are not satisfied with the minimum wage compared to the worker’s productivity.“Even though the pharmaceutical industry is a capital-intensive investment, which makes workers’ productivity less [impactful], investors still list our human capital as one of their greatest concerns,” Andre said.“Human capital development should be our long-term priority if we want to increase our attractiveness to foreign investors.”He also said that industrial zones with sufficient infrastructure and accessibility were not easy to find in Indonesia, which could make investors opt for other countries.Brebes regency’s development planning head Edy Kusmartono acknowledged that the local administration had heard about the potential relocation, even though there had been no formal notification from the central government so far.“We have 3,975 ha of land in the KIB and manpower of 20,000 people who are ready to work inside the KIB. If [the central government and investors] are interested, they could set up the industry here,” Edy told Kompas  daily newspaper on May 11.He further said that the KIB was still waiting for its masterplan that was being formed by the zone’s developer PT Kawasan Industri Wijayakusuma, which includes the business scheme, consortium appointment and land acquisition, before starting its physical construction.Topics : “President Jokowi [Joko Widodo] has been frequently discussing the [pharmaceutical industry] relocation with President Trump,” Luhut said. He added that 90 percent of pharmaceutical product compounds were still unavailable in the country and needed to be imported.Indonesian Pharmaceutical Association (GP Farmasi) chairman Tirto Koesnandi said an unsupportive regulatory framework and high wages could deter investors from setting up operations in the country.”Our investment climate is still unattractive for future investors, including US pharmaceutical companies. Wages are still too high, and there are many regulations that make investment unattractive,” Tirto told The Jakarta Post on Tuesday.Statements issued by the US State Department in 2019 noted that legal uncertainty, economic nationalism and restrictions to imports and exports were some of the factors that made investing in Indonesia challenging. Indonesia’s infamous red tape could dissuade investment from US pharmaceutical companies looking to relocate from China, experts say.The Indonesian government is in talks over the possibility of offering US-controlled pharmaceutical firms that wish to move factories out of China a new production base, according to Coordinating Maritime Affairs and Investment Minister Luhut Pandjaitan.“President [Donald] Trump is currently at odds with his Chinese counterparts, and he wants to relocate industries out of China,” Luhut said during an interview with state broadcaster RRI on May 9. The government is now preparing a 4,000-hectare special economic zone for the industry in the Brebes industrial zone (KIB) in Central Java. read more

KPK must use Nurhadi’s arrest to reveal more corruption in judiciary: Former commissioner

first_imgIndonesia’s antigraft agency must use the recent arrest of former Supreme Court secretary Nurhadi to open the floodgates to uncovering more corruption in judicial intuitions, former commissioner Bambang Widjojanto said.Investigators of the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) arrested Nurhadi and his son-in-law Rezeky Herbiyono in South Jakarta last week, months after both were named suspects and put on the KPK’s wanted list for allegedly accepting bribes in the form of nine checks and Rp 46 billion (US$3.2 million) in cash pertaining to three cases handled by the country’s highest court between 2011 and 2016.Bambang alleged that the pair could have been involved in more than three cases, as Nurhadi’s position allowed him to control the flow of justice in the Supreme Court. “The Supreme Court secretary can be an entry for communication to all justice seekers in the country, we suspect he also had the power and interest to handpick the Supreme Court judge candidates who are chosen through the House of Representatives,” Bambang said in a discussion with antigraft group Indonesia Corruption Watch over the weekend, referring to the House’s authority to select Supreme Court judges.Read also: Antigraft group reports KPK’s new law enforcement deputy over ethical violation”In some discussions, Nurhadi was mentioned as the dark prince of injustice. Because in the black market of injustice, he allegedly controlled and managed all transactions.”Bambang, who served as the KPK commissioner from 2011 to 2015, further suspected that the bribery cases implicating Nurhadi were only the tip of the iceberg. Therefore, he urged the antigraft agency to dig deeper into more alleged corruption in the Supreme Court by developing the case. “Nurhadi cannot be seen merely by the cases worth Rp 46 billion. If his case was really as complex as I suspect, then I’m worried for his safety because there must be a lot of people who can’t sleep at night,” Bambang said.”If Nurhadi ‘sings’, then it will strike all notes in the chord of this republic,” he added.Read also: 100 days of blunders: Watchdog slams new KPK chairman’s performanceBambang also urged the newly elected Supreme Court chief Syariffudin to use the momentum of the case to cleanse the court of corruption.Antigraft activists have noted that Nurhadi’s wealth, amounting to more than Rp 33 billion in assets ranging from land plots to luxury cars, is unusually high for someone with his income.The highest salary for a Supreme Court employee is around Rp 32.6 million as of 2019, with an additional Rp 32.8 million monthly benefits as of 2014. Activists suggested the KPK open a money laundering investigation against him in relation to the bribery case.There have also been mounting calls for the KPK to investigate the alleged obstruction of justice in Nurhadi cases, as activists slammed the antigraft agency for failing to track him down for months despite public reports suggesting that he was located in South Jakarta.Topics :last_img read more

COVID-19 clusters emerge at Islamic boarding schools in Jakarta, Java

first_img“The institute has yet to inform me of anything. I don’t even know in which tower my child is staying,” said one of the parents who was not identified.It was previously reported that a student staying in the school’s dormitory had contracted COVID-19. The school has continued to hold in-person classes, despite the reimposition of large-scale social restrictions (PSBB) in Jakarta since Sept. 14.Number of COVID-19 clusters at Islamic boarding schools. (JP/Swi)Meanwhile, in Yogyakarta, more than 100 students from two pesantren in Ngaglik and Prambanan have also contracted COVID-19.  “There are an additional 38 students [from Ngaglik],” said Sleman Health Agency Head Joko Hastaryo over the weekend. Initially, 41 COVID-19 cases were reported at a pesantren in Ngaglik. After the students’ contacts were traced, an additional 14 students were added to the figure, prior to the announcement of another 38 new cases. In total, the Ngaglik pesantren has recorded 93 COVID-19 cases, kompas.com reported.Meanwhile, another pesantren in Prambanan reported one confirmed COVID-19 case and after tracing, an additional 10 were added to the list. In total, 104 COVID-19 cases have been recorded from the two pesantren.Read also: All COVID-19 patients in W. Java military academy have recovered: TNIA large number of COVID-19 cases were also detected at a pesantren in Banyumas, Central Java.“We have gathered and tested 631 samples, 328 of which come out positive,” Banyumas administration secretary Wahyu Budi Saptono said as reported by Antara newswire.The COVID-19 patients who showed symptoms were treated at Prof. DR, Margono Soekarjo Purwanegara Regional Hospital, while asymptomatic patients were transported to a quarantine facility in Baturaden.Aside from the boarding school in Purwanegara, another pesantren in Karanggintung village in Sumbang district of Banyumas reported that 11 of its students had also contracted COVID-19.Separately, Central Java Governor Ganjar Pranowo said that collaboration between the government, clerics and school managements was necessary to contain COVID-19 infection clusters at pesantren.“All stakeholders from clerics to school management and the government must work together to set health protocols at boarding schools,” he said as quoted by tempo.co. Ganjar said virus mitigation measures must be implemented at boarding schools immediately, given the high risk of infection.Central Java Deputy Governor Taj Yasin Maimoen also promoted Gerakan Jogo Santri, a movement to protect Islamic school students.Taj Yasin, also known as Gus Yasin, asked school managements not to send students back home.Read also: Schools could become new clusters of COVID-19 transmission: Indonesian Red Cross“It is feared they may spread the virus in their neighborhoods,” he said.Central Java has recorded COVID-19 infection clusters at several pesantren, including in Batang, Kendal, Kebumen and Banyumas.On Tuesday, Central Java recorded additional 721 confirmed COVID-19 cases, adding to the total tally of 24,165, with an additional 11 fatalities taking the death toll to 2,046.The Health Ministry announced 4,056 new confirmed COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, bringing the total number of infections nationwide to 311,176. According to data released by the ministry on Tuesday, 121 more people have died of the disease, bringing the death toll to 11,374. (iwa)Editor’s note: This article is part of a public campaign by the COVID-19 task force (Satgas COVID-19) to raise awareness about the pandemic.Topics : A number of COVID-19 clusters have emerged at pesantren (Islamic boarding schools) in Jakarta, Yogyakarta and Central Java.As many as 200 students of the Quranic Studies Institute (PTIQ) in Cilandak, South Jakarta, have tested positive for COVID-19.The students were transported by bus to isolation facilities at the Kemayoran athletes village and Pademangan Tower in Central Jakarta, without notifying their parents, wartakota.tribunnews.com reported on Monday.center_img #covid19taskforce #mothermessage #wearmask #keepyourdistance #washyourhand #socialdistance #avoidcrowd #usesoaplast_img read more

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang talking to Inter Milan players about Arsenal exit amid Chelsea & Man Utd links

first_imgAubameyang is linked with a move away (Picture: Getty)But Chelsea board members are convinced Arsenal will be forced to cash in on the striker. A forward is at the top of manager Frank Lampard’s summer wishlist and they feel they can lure Aubameyang to Stamford Bridge with the likely promise of Champions League football.Since joining Arsenal in January 2018, Aubameyang has scored 61 goals in 97 games for the club.MORE: Quiz: How well do you know Andy Murray?MORE: Quiz: How well do you know Roger Federer?Follow Metro Sport across our social channels, on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. For more stories like this, check our sport page. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang talking to Inter Milan players about Arsenal exit amid Chelsea & Man Utd links Metro Sport ReporterSaturday 25 Apr 2020 10:24 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link1.1kShares Aubameyang is tipped to leave Arsenal (Picture: Getty)Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has reportedly discussed leaving Arsenal with Inter Milan players as the Serie A side looks to beat Manchester United and Chelsea to his signature.Arsenal are ready to listen to offers for the Gabon international after contract negotiations were shelved.His demands of £300,000-a-week are said to be too handsome for Emirates chiefs and a host of clubs across Europe believe they can land the 30-year-old, with his contract expiring next summer. Inter Milan are confident they can persuade Aubameyang to join, particularly with Arsenal set to miss out on Champions League football next season. ADVERTISEMENTRead the latest updates: Coronavirus news liveAdvertisementAdvertisementAccording to Le10 Sport, Aubameyang would be keen on a return to Milan after coming through Inter rivals AC Milan’s youth system and he has discussed the prospect of a move to the San Siro with several players already at the club.However, it’s thought his wages could price Inter out of the market.The report claims Aubameyang is unlikely to stay at Arsenal, but his father dropped a hint last night that he should commit his future to the Gunners. Alongside a picture of Aubameyang signing for the club, his dad Pierre wrote: ‘You know what you have to do bro.’ Comment Advertisement Advertisementlast_img read more

Governor Wolf: State Funding to Support New Manufacturing Training Options in Mifflin, Juniata Counties

first_img Jobs That Pay,  Press Release,  Workforce Development Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced the approval of funding for the Mifflin County Academy of Science and Technology to support its post-secondary training program for certified welding and metal fabrication. The grant will come from Governor Wolf’s Manufacturing PA initiative.“This grant will enable the Mifflin County Academy of Science and Technology to significantly expand manufacturing training and job opportunities for Mifflin and Juniata residents,” Governor Wolf said. “We are excited to support the manufacturing workforce as it evolves to meet the demands of the 21st century economy.”The $200,000 grant will support the collaboration with local manufacturers to identify and teach the essential skills for entry-level applicants by providing local training opportunities for certified welding. The grant will support the retrofitting of an unused program space to create a stand-alone welding facility. This also includes the purchase of American Welding Society-recognized curricula, hiring of an instructor, and outreach efforts.“All of us at The Academy are excited about what this funding means for our school and our community,” said Mike McMonigal, supervisor of adult and post-secondary education at Mifflin County Academy of Science and Technology. “Not only will this allow us to put the final touches on our newly expanded adult welding program, but it will also provide for free welding training to out-of-school youth in our area. With so much focus in the media about the skills gap and the need for skilled employees, this grant offers a solution for both job seekers and employers.”Local manufacturing companies involved in the project include: Overhead Door Corporation, Central PA Dock & Door, and Meeker Equipment Co, Inc.The Pennsylvania Manufacturing Training-to-Career grant is designed to provide funding for training programs to help unemployed and underemployed individuals, as well as those with barriers, to gain the skills they need to gain employment in the manufacturing sector. Eligible applicants include technical and trade schools, universities, and nonprofit organizations that develop new and innovative training programs and partner with two or more manufacturers.The Training-to-Career grant is part of Governor Wolf’s Manufacturing PA initiative that was launched in October 2017. This initiative ensures that training leads not simply to any job, but to careers that provide higher pay and opportunities for advancement. Working with DCED’s strategic partners, including Industrial Resource Centers (IRCs), Pennsylvania’s colleges, universities, technical schools, and non-profit organizations, this initiative fosters collaboration and partnerships to accelerate technology advancement, encourage innovation and commercialization, and build a 21st century workforce.For more information about the Wolf Administration’s commitment to manufacturing, visit the Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) website or follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, and YouTube. July 19, 2019 Governor Wolf: State Funding to Support New Manufacturing Training Options in Mifflin, Juniata Countiescenter_img SHARE Email Facebook Twitterlast_img read more

A renovated Brisbane home attracted more interested than any other listing this week. Check out the top five

first_img78 Gracemere St, Newmarket. Picture: realestate.com.auMore from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this home5 hours agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investor5 hours agoIt has a covered deck, a swimming pool with a fountain and is listed through Craig Lea of McGrath Estate Agents — Wilston. 78 Gracemere St, Newmarket. Picture: realestate.com.auA RENOVATED Newmarket home attracted more views to its online listing than any other Queensland property this week.The four-bedroom home at 78 Gracemere St, is scheduled for auction on May 20.The two-level home includes Tasmanian Oak flooring and a kitchen which features black stone and black glass. 3 Andrea Close, Mooroobool. Picture: realestate.com.auThe home is listed for sale in the low $500,000s. It has four-bedrooms, and has been renovated. There are panoramic views and large outdoor living areas.The fourth most viewed Queensland property this week, was a house at 33 Oxford St, Nundah. It is scheduled for auction on May 13. 24 Thomas St, Camp Hill. Picture: realestate.com.auThe four-bedroom timber home is on an 804sq m block of land. 78 Gracemere St, Newmarket. Picture: realestate.com.auThe next most popular listing on realestate.com.au was a house at 8 Moorea Court, Pacific Pines. It is listed as a mortgagee in possession.center_img 33 Oxford St, Nundah.The renovated Queensland has five bedrooms, city views, and polished timber floors.Rounding out this week’s top five is a house at 24 Thomas St, Camp Hill which is listed with an asking price in the mid $700,000 range. 8 Moorea Court, Pacific Pines. Picture: realestate.com.auIt has four-bedrooms and will be auctioned on June 3. The listing describes the home as damaged internally and requiring extensive rectification works.The third most viewed property was a house at 3 Andrea Close, Mooroobool. 78 Gracemere St, Newmarket. Picture: realestate.com.aulast_img read more

Renewables hybrid LOGiC gets EU funding push

first_imgThe European Union has formally approved €2.5 million for the international project seeking to develop a standardized model for the renewables-based decentralized hybrid energy systems for remote off-grid communities.The funding to be delivered through Interreg North-West Europe (NWE) program, part of the European Regional Development Fund, represents 60% of the €4.2 million total project budget.The Low Carbon Off-grid Communities (LOGiC) project will incorporate decentralized hybrid energy systems combining different types of renewables, such as tidal, wind and solar PV with each other as well as with battery storage.Three remote areas, including Texel Island in the Netherlands, Orkney Islands in the United Kingdom, and Gimbweiler in Germany, will act as the pilot locations and real-life testing grounds for the new hybrid energy systems.The decentralized hybrid renewable energy systems are expected to lead to a reduction in carbon emissions and help provide a reliable and local power supply for remote local communities.Thijs Pennink, Director of the Dutch Regional Development Agency North Holland North (NHN) which is leading the project, said: “The combination of different energy generators in one system on this scale has not been shown before in North-West Europe. The project fits perfectly with the ambitions of the North Holland North region to contribute to the acceleration of the energy transition.”Hans van Breugel, CEO of Dutch tidal turbine manufacturer and project development company, Tocardo International, which is also one of the partners in the project, said the LOGiC initiative presents an opportunity for the company to install a tidal turbine in combination with sun, wind and storage in smart energy networks.Aside from NHN and Tocardo, seven other partners will work together on this project, including Hochschule Trier IfaS; Stichting Offgrid Test Centre; les îles du Ponant; Aquatera; Alliance for Rural Electrification (ARE); Verbandsgemeinde Birkenfeld, and the waterboard Hoogheemraadschap Hollands Noorderkwartier.The LOGiC project will initially last until March 2020 and will aim to gain widespread support in local communities of North-West Europe, as well as backing from politicians, academia and businesses.As an integral part of the project, NHN will therefore launch a ‘Community of Practice’ to collect feedback from all stakeholders and share best practices on decentralized renewable hybrid energy systems, which in turn will be included in the final model developed by the project, the NHN informed.last_img read more

NPFL: Malachi puts Heartland to the sword

first_img Loading… Promoted ContentBoys Deserve More Than Action-Hero Role ModelsThe Very Last Bitcoin Will Be Mined Around 2140. Read MoreSan Francisco Runner Makes Art With GPS-Tracking5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme ParksInsane 3D Spraying Skills Turn In Incredible Street Art7 Universities In The World With The Highest Market Value8 Amazing Movies You Need To Watch On Amazon Prime20 “The Big Bang Theory” Moments Only A Few Fans Knew AboutBest & Worst Celebrity Endorsed Games Ever Made7 Reasons Why You Might Want To Become A VegetarianCan Playing Too Many Video Games Hurt Your Body?What Happens To Your Brain When You Play Too Much Video Games? Malachi Ohawume scored two well-taken goals in five second-half minutes to power Rivers United to a stunning 2-0 victory over hosts, Heartland FC in Okigwe in a high profile Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) game decided on Sunday. rivers united Malachi smacked home from close range after an extraordinary assist from second-half substitute, Fortune Omoniwari in the 75th minute and completed his brace with just over nine minutes remaining with a fearsome finish, plundered with frightening with the goalkeeper, Ikechukwu Ezenwa barely moving a muscle. The win keeps United in second place on the NPFL standings, just one point adrift of the leaders, Plateau United who defeated Jigawa Golden Stars 2-1 in Jos. Heartland were the better side in the first half but a combination of profligacy and ill-luck cost them the chance to go into the break with their noses in front by at least, two clear goals. Abiodun Thompson and Aputaziem Ugochuwu came extremely close to opening the scoring in a matter of seconds as the game hit the quarter-hour mark but both men failed to display clinical instincts in front of the goal. Five minutes later, Samuel Nnoshiri struck a freekick against the crossbar from the edge of the bar despite the best efforts of the Rivers United goalkeeper, Drissa Bamba to keep the ball from hitting the back of the net. The loose ball fell towards the path of Ezeali Kingsley whose effort from two yards also clattered against the crossbar. It was a close shave that the visitors would profit from late on. Heartland, however, continued to step on the accelerator and nearly scored in the 24th minute with Adetola Ayooluwa getting into a goal-scoring position but seeing his final touch – a fierce strike fly hopelessly wide. On the half-hour, the visitors rode their luck again when the unmarked Pascal Eze headed millimeters wide from eight yards following majestic work by Nnoshiri who completely took the United defence to the cleaners. Two minutes later, the hosts came close again, this time, through Jide Williams who saw his well-struck effort from 20 yards easily smothered by Bamba. Aputaziem Ugochukwu was presented with the hosts’ best chance of the half in the 36th minute, a side-footed effort from three yards which was struck wide after Julius Emiloju delivered on a plate for the unmarked forward. The shocking pattern of misses continued for the home side as Ezeali Kingsley fired wide from eight yards with just Bamba at his mercy. The hosts commenced the second half exactly as they ended the first and came close to breaking the deadlock in the 52nd minute.center_img Ayoola finally getting the beating of Bamba and wheeling away in celebration only for United’s left-back, Konan Ruffin to produce an audacious goal-line clearance that left him with a broken lip as his face clattered against the right-hand post. There is a maxim in football, “when you don’t take your chances, you will pay dearly for it”. That phrase was ruthlessly exemplified in the 75th minute as Malachi netted clinically from close range following a quickly-taken corner. United scored with their next attack of the game through Malachi who blasted past the shell-shocked Ezenwa as the Naze Millionaires were left to rue missed opportunities and ponder what might have been. Read Also:Rivers United battle Kano Pillars in NPFL duel“It was a good performance by my boys. We prepared well as we knew this was going to be a tough game as we are rival opponents,” technical manager of Rivers United, Stanley Eguma told the club’s official website, www.riversunitedfc.com.ng. The win means United stay in second place on the NPFL standings with 39 points from 22 matches.Next up for the Port Harcourt darlings is a home fixture against Nnewi club, FC Ifeanyiubah at the Yakubu Gowon Stadium on Sunday, March 8, 2020 Statistics Heartland FC:Ikechukwu Ezenwe, Chidera Eze, Julius Emiloju ( Chidiebere Ajoku 83′), Jide Williams, Pascal Eze, Adetola Ayooluwa, Ezeali Kingsley (Sadiq Abubakar 73′), Samuel Nnoshiri, Aputaziem Ugochukwu, Abiodun Thompson and Obioma Chukwuemeka (Olayemi Jacob 57′). Substitutes not usedChijioke Ejiogu, Danvide Ogunloye, Nnamani Emmanuel and Eric Dufegha. Rivers United:Drissa Bamba, Goodwill Kazie, N’Gouan Konan, Peter Ubakanma, Temple Emekayi, Festus Austin, Cletus Emotan, Malachi Ohawume, Ogbonna Onuoha (Fortune Omoniwari 59′), Shuji Oshobe and Esor Nelson( Kunle Odunlami 88′). Substitutes not usedAkande Abiodun, Patrick Kingsley, Bamba Bakary, Rafiu Ishaq and Stephen Gopey. GoalsHeartland FC: nilRivers United FC: Malachi Ohawume 75′, 80′ Yellow CardsHeartland FC: Ikechukwu Ezenwa 31′,Rivers United FC: Godswill Kazie 21′, Austine Festus 35′, Konan N’Gouan 73′ Red Cards: nil FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 last_img read more

Coronavirus kills Guardiola’s mum at 82

first_imgPep Guardiola’s mother has sadly died after contracting coronavirus, Manchester City have confirmed. Loading… Promoted ContentBirds Enjoy Living In A Gallery Space Created For ThemThe Very Last Bitcoin Will Be Mined Around 2140. Read More5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme ParksCouples Who Celebrated Their Union In A Unique, Unforgettable WayBest & Worst Celebrity Endorsed Games Ever MadeWhich Country Is The Most Romantic In The World?You’ve Only Seen Such Colorful Hairdos In A Handful Of AnimeThis Guy Photoshopped Himself Into Celeb Pics And It’s Hysterical10 Risky Jobs Some Women Do6 Major TV Characters We Were Relieved To See Leaving The ShowTop 10 Female Disney Villains You’ll Definitely Fall In Love WithEver Thought Of Sleeping Next To Celebs? This Guy Will Show You “Everyone associated with the club sends their most heartfelt sympathy at this most distressing time to Pep, his family and all their friends.” Dolors was a former sales who was still married to Pep’s father Valenti, a bricklayer. They had four children. Pep is their third child, after having two daughters and then finally a second son. read also:Pep Guardiola donates €1m to fight coronavirus in Spain It was understood she had been living in Santpedor, a quiet village in central Catalonia where Pep grew up. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 The club released a statement on social media after Dolors Sala Carrio passed away aged 82 in Manresa, Barcelona. The Manchester City family are devastated to report the death today of Pep’s mother Dolors Sala Carrió in Manresa, Barcelona after contracting Corona Virus. She was 82-years-old . It read: “The Manchester City family are devastated to report the death today of Pep’s moth Dolors Sala Carrio in Manresa, Barcelona after contracting Corona Virus.Advertisementlast_img read more