Palace hopeful missing chopper landed in area without cellphone coverage

April 7, 2009 11:48 pm· Comments Off on Palace hopeful missing chopper landed in area without cellphone coverage 

MANILA, April 8 – Malacanang is hopeful the missing presidential chopper merely landed in an area without cellphone coverage.

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U.S. military seeks more funds against cyberattacks

April 7, 2009 11:47 pm· Comments Off on U.S. military seeks more funds against cyberattacks 

WASHINGTON, April 8 — U.S. military leaders said Tuesday that their government needs to invest more money to boost the Pentagon's ability to fend off cyber attacks rather than repairing the damages afterwards.

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U.S. Q1 technology job cuts hit 7-year high

April 7, 2009 11:46 pm· Comments Off on U.S. Q1 technology job cuts hit 7-year high 

CHICAGO, April 8 — Planned job cuts in the U.S. technology sector have climbed to 84,217 in the first quarter, up 27 percent from 66,312 in the previous quarter, according to a report released this week by global outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc.

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Safe health facilities needed to save lives in emergencies: WHO

April 7, 2009 11:44 pm· Comments Off on Safe health facilities needed to save lives in emergencies: WHO 

GENEVA, April 8 — The World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday urged governments to make their health facilities safe so that more lives could be saved during earthquakes, floods, conflicts and other emergencies.

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Weight gain early in life leads to physical disabilities in older adults: study

April 7, 2009 11:44 pm· Comments Off on Weight gain early in life leads to physical disabilities in older adults: study 

WASHINGTON, April 8 — Carrying extra weight earlier in life increases the risk of developing problems with mobility in old age, even if the weight is eventually lost, according to a new research by the Sticht Center on Aging at Wake Forest University School of Medicine.

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Obama expresses condolences over Italy earthquake

April 7, 2009 11:43 pm· Comments Off on Obama expresses condolences over Italy earthquake 

WASHINGTON, April 8 — U.S. President Barack Obama on Tuesday called Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi to express condolences over the heavy loss of life and property in a deadly earthquake that struck central Italy on Monday.

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Canada announces additional help for auto sector

April 7, 2009 11:42 pm· Comments Off on Canada announces additional help for auto sector 

OTTAWA, April 8 — Canada will provide additional help to the auto sector to prepare for the possible bankruptcy of U.S. automaker giants, Industry Minister Tony Clement said on Tuesday.

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Malabon police on maximum alert till Easter Sunday (Metro)

April 7, 2009 11:41 pm· Comments Off on Malabon police on maximum alert till Easter Sunday (Metro) 

MANILA, April 8 — To secure the city against criminal attack, the Malabon City Police Station (MCPS) announced that its operatives will keep a tight watch on all residential and religious centers till Easter Sunday.

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Hong Kong aims to grow as medical specialist center

April 7, 2009 11:40 pm· Comments Off on Hong Kong aims to grow as medical specialist center 

HONG KONG, April 8 — Hong Kong boasts of strengths as well as potentials as a healthcare specialist center, the top health official of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region ( HKSAR) government said Tuesday.

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Los Angeles museum to return ancient Roman fresco to Italy

April 7, 2009 11:39 pm· Comments Off on Los Angeles museum to return ancient Roman fresco to Italy 

LOS ANGELES, April 8 — The Getty Museum in Los Angeles announced on Tuesday that it will return to Italy a fragment of a first century B.C. Roman fresco that came into the prestigious art institution's collection in 1996.

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