PGMA to keynote 3-day CREBA confab in Cagayan de Oro City

October 6, 2009 10:37 pm· Comments Off on PGMA to keynote 3-day CREBA confab in Cagayan de Oro City 

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Oct. 7 –- President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo is set to grace on Thursday the three-day 2009 Chamber of Real Estate Brokers Association (CREBA) National Convention at the Grand Caprice Restaurant, Lim Ket Kai Complex, in this region’s frontier city of Cagayan de Oro.

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Ilocos DPWH creates working group to study guidelines on road barriers

October 6, 2009 10:37 pm· Comments Off on Ilocos DPWH creates working group to study guidelines on road barriers 

By Leonardo V. Micua

DAGUPAN CITY, Oct. 7 — A technical working group has been created by various government agencies in Region 1, led by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), to study the issuance of proper guidelines regarding the putting up of barriers along highways.

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Thailand to impose security law for ASEAN Summit

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BANGKOK, Oct 7 — Thailand's Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva on Tuesday said his government has resolved to invoke the Internal Security Act (ISA) to maintain law and order in the Thai seaside resorts of Cha-am and Hua Hin during the 15th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit later this month.

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Georgian president says ready to have dialogue with Russia

October 6, 2009 10:37 pm· Comments Off on Georgian president says ready to have dialogue with Russia 

TBILISI, Oct. 7 — Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili said on Tuesday his country is ready to hold talks and cooperate with Russia and is unwilling to see a fresh military conflict.

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Italian FM advances Italy's bid to Eurogroup presidency

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ROME, Oct. 7 — Italian Foreign Minister Franco Frattini on Tuesday further advanced Italy's bid for the Eurogroup presidency.

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China urges intensified international efforts in nuclear non-proliferation

October 6, 2009 10:37 pm· Comments Off on China urges intensified international efforts in nuclear non-proliferation 

UNITED NATIONS, Oct. 7 — China on Tuesday called on the international community to intensify its efforts to address the potential threat posed by nuclear non-proliferation.

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U.S. targets terrorists "wherever they take root": Obama

October 6, 2009 10:37 pm· Comments Off on U.S. targets terrorists "wherever they take root": Obama 

WASHINGTON, Oct. 7 — The U.S. anti-terror efforts are not restricted in Afghanistan and Pakistan, and terrorists will be targeted "wherever they take root," U.S. President Barack Obama said Tuesday.

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Israeli police briefly arrests leader of Islamic Movement

October 6, 2009 10:37 pm· Comments Off on Israeli police briefly arrests leader of Islamic Movement 

JERUSALEM, Oct. 7 — A Jerusalem court Tuesday night ordered the release of Sheikh Raed Salah, head of the northern branch of the Islamic Movement in Israel, a few hours after he was arrest, Israeli media reported.

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UN appeals for 74 million dollars to help flood victims in Philippines

October 6, 2009 10:37 pm· Comments Off on UN appeals for 74 million dollars to help flood victims in Philippines 

UNITED NATIONS, Oct. 7 — The United Nations launched an appeal for 74 million U.S. dollars Tuesday to help 1 million flood-stricken people in the Philippines for the next six months.

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Italy's final floods death toll rises to 35

October 6, 2009 10:37 pm· Comments Off on Italy's final floods death toll rises to 35 

ROME, Oct. 7 — Italy's civil protection chief Guido Bertolaso said on Tuesday that final death toll from floods in northeastern Sicilian town of Messina finally reached 35 since there was no hope of finding survivors from 10 people still missing.

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