PNP-ARMM chief orders preemptive actions in Sulu to prevent kidnapping

October 19, 2009 11:16 pm· Comments Off on PNP-ARMM chief orders preemptive actions in Sulu to prevent kidnapping 

CAMP SK PENDATUN, Maguindanao, Oct. 18 – The police chief in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao has directed the Sulu police office to intensify preventive actions to prevent kidnapping in the province.

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Army troopers seized another NPA camp in Catanduanes

October 19, 2009 11:16 pm· Comments Off on Army troopers seized another NPA camp in Catanduanes 

By Mar S. Arguelles

LEGAZPI CITY,Oct.20 — The New People’s Army (NPA) guerrilla’s are now in the run after Army soldiers seized another abandoned communist rebel camp on Monday in a remote village in Panganiban town in Catanduanes bringing to four the total number of rebel camps dismantled by the government forces based in this island province, a ranking Philippine Army official said on Tuesday.

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Gubat town bags 2009 CROWN award in Nutrition

October 19, 2009 11:16 pm· Comments Off on Gubat town bags 2009 CROWN award in Nutrition 

SORSOGON CITY, Oct. 20 — For implementing an effective nutrition program Gubat town in Sorsogon was adjudged this year’s Consistent Regional Outstanding Winner for Nutrition (CROWN) for its exemplary program.

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Nueva Vizcaya opens another hospital ward, admin building

October 19, 2009 11:16 pm· Comments Off on Nueva Vizcaya opens another hospital ward, admin building 

BAMBANG, Nueva Vizcaya, Oct. 20 – To cater to the increasing number of patients coming from other provinces, provincial officials have inaugurated additional infrastructure components of the Nueva Vizcaya Provincial Hospital (NVPH) in barangay San Antonio North here Monday.

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California needs to train workers for middle-skill jobs, says report

October 19, 2009 11:16 pm· Comments Off on California needs to train workers for middle-skill jobs, says report 

by George Bao

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 20 — California needs to train workers for middle-skill jobs to fill a projected 2.7 million openings after the recession, according to a report released Monday by EDGE, a coalition of groups promoting workforce development.

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UN chief welcomes release of humanitarian workers held hostage in Darfur

October 19, 2009 11:16 pm· Comments Off on UN chief welcomes release of humanitarian workers held hostage in Darfur 

UNITED NATIONS, Oct. 20 — UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon welcomed on Monday the release of two international humanitarian workers who had been held hostage in Darfur, Sudan since July.

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Swedish companies to contribute to "green city" building of China's Wuxi

October 19, 2009 11:16 pm· Comments Off on Swedish companies to contribute to "green city" building of China's Wuxi 

STOCKHOLM, Oct. 20 — Three Swedish companies investing in China's Wuxi said on Monday that they would contribute to the building of a "green city" in the eastern Chinese city.

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Chadian-Sudanese tensions halt regional peace efforts, says UN chief

October 19, 2009 11:16 pm· Comments Off on Chadian-Sudanese tensions halt regional peace efforts, says UN chief 

UNITED NATIONS, Oct. 20 — Continuing tensions between Chad and Sudan have stalled regional peace efforts, prolonging the humanitarian crisis in both nations, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki- moon said in a new report made public here Monday.

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U.S., N. Korean officials could meet in San Diego: State Dept.

October 19, 2009 11:16 pm· Comments Off on U.S., N. Korean officials could meet in San Diego: State Dept. 

By Hwang Doo-hyong

WASHINGTON, Oct. 20 — U.S. and North Korean officials will attend a seminar next week in San Diego, Calif., the U.S. State Department said Monday, raising the possibility of bilateral talks on the sidelines.

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N. Korean leader visits salmon farm

October 19, 2009 11:16 pm· Comments Off on N. Korean leader visits salmon farm 

SEOUL, Oct. 20 — North Korean leader Kim Jong-il has visited a salmon farm where he praised researchers for contributing to the nation's economic growth by increasing production of marine products, state media said Tuesday.

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