Posted: Saturday, October 29, 2011
Celebration as former Miss T&T wins 'Project Runway'
...Anya rules Project Runway
Former T&T Miss Universe representative Anya Ayoung-Chee pulled out yet another last-minute win and managed to steal both the Project Runway competition and the fan favourite competition.
...'Anya, you're a boss!'
Pandemonium erupted on the rooftop of the Carlton Savannah Hotel in St Ann's on Thursday night as fans, family and supporters of Project Runway finalist Anya Ayoung-Chee reacted to her victory.
...Tobago designer: A victory for the Caribbean
Local designers in Tobago have given Anya Ayoung-Chee the thumbs up on her victory in Project Runway, and for her naming her winning collection Tobago Love.
Back in April, when METRO featured Anya Ayoung Chee on the cover of Issue 5, she spoke about her renewed passion for fashion. It was around that time the young designer applied to be on design reality show Project Runway and got accepted.
...Govt to transform fashion industry
Minister of Trade and Industry has announced Government's intention to transform the fashion industry, following the recent triumph of local designer Anya Ayoung-Chee.
...Anya's win: 'Govt may get much needed push'
Anya Ayoung-Chee's international success on Project Runway should encourage the Government to stop the talk shops and spring into action with respect to its support of the local fashion industry.
...Now to fashion a booming industry
Like the rest of the nation, we join in congratulating T&T's former Miss Universe contestant, Anya Ayoung-Chee, who emerged as the winner of Season 9 of the hit American reality television series, Project Runway, on Thursday night.
Acting CJ gives kudos: Exceptional Veera
ATTORNEY Veera Bhajan was described yesterday by acting Chief Justice Wendell Kangaloo as an exceptional individual who has shown unimaginable courage and determination to overcome tremendous odds.
Women do us proud
JUST when we might get down in the dumps and think that all is lost, someone in this country steps forward to lift our spirits and give us the encouragement to keep pressing on. And in the past week, we have been fortunate enough to have not one but two citizens to fit that bill and make us all proud to be Trinidadians and Tobagonians.
Kamla at CHOGM opening: All must share in 'common wealth'
Gordon sworn in as Integrity chairman
UWI honours Dumas, Bhagwansingh
FORMER head of the Public Service Reginald Dumas was yesterday praised as a "nation-builder", and businesswoman Helen Bhagwansingh was hailed as an "extraordinary woman" as they were each conferred with an Honorary Doctor of Laws from the University of the West Indies (UWI).
Call him 'Dr Lara'
Cricket legend Brian Charles Lara was yesterday honoured by the University of the West Indies, St Augustine, and conferred with a Doctor of Laws for his outstanding contribution to cricket and country.
Former PM hangs up his 'political guns'
After 40 years in politics, Patrick Manning, the man who served this country as Prime Minister four times, yesterday announced that he will bowing out of politics for good at the end of this parliamentary term.
...Manning admits he was not a perfect leader
"I AM SORRY", said former prime minister Patrick Manning yesterday as he issued a public apology to the nation, conceding that he was not perfect as the country's leader.
...Former PM apologises for mistakes
PNM brass in full force at Eulalie's farewell
$300m housing project for needy families
Moonilal protests land grabbing
Even as Housing and Environment Minister Roodal Moonilal launched a $300 million programme to improve the lives of some 5,360 squatting families, he strongly condemns the "lawlessness of land grabbing."
Caretaker 'makes up' avocado story
THE 69-year-old caretaker who created panic throughout the country when he told police he poisoned 2,000 avocados is now claiming his story was concocted.
Former Special Branch head: We knew insurrection was imminent in 1990
...'Govt failed to act'
Special Branch sent coup info to PM
State should keep out of FIFA business—Jack
T&T is the only country which allows government to interfere with the business of FIFA, says Works and Infrastructure Minister Jack Warner.
'We must hail our achievers'
Trinidad and Tobago is sick and needs healing, says Minister of Works and Infrastructure Jack Warner.
Repeat curfew offender jailed
Less than five weeks after he was fined $1,500 for breaching the curfew, Moosai Patrick found himself before the court for the same offence yesterday.
October, lowest for homicide in 20 years
Director of the Public Affairs Unit of the Police Service, Sharon Lee Assang, says crime has been the lowest in the past month than any month in the past 20 years.
Cops search Ortoire River for Air Guard trainee
Gynaecologist burnt to death
ST JOSEPH police are probing an incident in which a gynaecologist was found burnt to death outside his South Valsayn home yesterday.
...Valsayn doctor commits suicide
Suspect arrested in teenager's 'tape' rape
Gardener's head located in forest
...Police find man's head in Lalaja forest
Moruga killings: 7th cop yet to surrender
THE six police officers, held by their colleagues in connection with the shooting deaths of three people in Moruga, were up to late yesterday still in custody. A seventh officer, who is also being sought in connection with the incident, and was expected to surrender to police, had not done so, up to late yesterday.
Man finds girlfriend hanging after quarrel
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