Zimbabwe president hails "strategic cooperation" between China, Africa

November 8, 2009 10:53 pm· Comments Off on Zimbabwe president hails "strategic cooperation" between China, Africa 

SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt, Nov. 9 — Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe praised "strategic cooperation" between China and Africa here Sunday, saying it represented the culmination of the friendship between the two sides.

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Strong quake injures 38, collapses buildings in eastern Indonesia

November 8, 2009 10:53 pm· Comments Off on Strong quake injures 38, collapses buildings in eastern Indonesia 

JAKARTA, Nov. 9 — At least 38 people have been wounded and scores of houses, school buildings and a health clinic have been collapsed after a 6.7 magnitude quake rocked eastern parts of Indonesia on Monday morning, officials said.

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Environment, U.S. troops and security to top agenda in Obama's Japan visit by Richard Smart

November 8, 2009 10:53 pm· Comments Off on Environment, U.S. troops and security to top agenda in Obama's Japan visit by Richard Smart 

TOYKO, Nov. 9 — U.S. President Barack Obama is scheduled to visit Japan from Nov. 12 with a number of top issues to discuss with Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama, among others, the issues of the Status of Forces Agreement (SOFA) for U.S. troops based in Okinawa, the environment and Japan's future role in Afghanistan.

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Ecuador belittles U.S.,UN questions on agreement with Iranian bank

November 8, 2009 10:53 pm· Comments Off on Ecuador belittles U.S.,UN questions on agreement with Iranian bank 

QUITO, Nov. 9 — The Ecuadorian government on Sunday belittled accusations from the United States and United Nations (UN) of collaborating with Iran's nuclear activities on the basis of an agreement between the Central Bank of Ecuador (BCE) and Export Development Bank of Iran (EDBI).

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Venezuelan president calls on soldiers to prepare for war

November 8, 2009 10:53 pm· Comments Off on Venezuelan president calls on soldiers to prepare for war 

CARACAS, Nov. 9 — Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez urged the army and civilians on Sunday to prepare themselves for war.

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ASEAN appeals for Cambodia-Thailand maximum restraint

November 8, 2009 10:53 pm· Comments Off on ASEAN appeals for Cambodia-Thailand maximum restraint 

JAKARTA, Nov. 9 — The Secretary-General of ASEAN, expressing concern over the escalation of tensions between Cambodia and Thailand, has appealed to both countries to exercise maximum restraint.

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APEC members enjoy de facto integration: report

November 8, 2009 10:53 pm· Comments Off on APEC members enjoy de facto integration: report 

SINGAPORE, Nov. 9 — The impact of membership of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) on trade is comparable to that of a free trade agreement, even without a binding agreement, says a report released Monday by the APEC Secretariat.

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Broken blossoms in need of TLC

November 8, 2009 10:53 pm· Comments Off on Broken blossoms in need of TLC 

BEIJING, Nov. 9 — With their eyes closed and cries resounding through the maternity ward, children are born into the world to spark the laughter of a family and to kindle the hope of all mankind, waiting to be showered with praise and loving words.

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Mindanao tribal group to pray over restive Mayon volcano

November 8, 2009 10:53 pm· Comments Off on Mindanao tribal group to pray over restive Mayon volcano 

By Mar S. Arguelles

LEGAZPI CITY, Nov. 09 — An obscure tribal group from Mindanao arrived here over the weekend to hold a religious ritual near the slopes of Mt. Mayon volcano in a bid to invoke spirits to thwart a potential violent volcanic eruption.

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GMO confab beneficial to RP, DA says

November 8, 2009 10:53 pm· Comments Off on GMO confab beneficial to RP, DA says 

BACOLOD CITY, Nov. 9 — The slated international conference on coexistence between genetically modified (GM) and non-GM based Agricultural Supply Chains will surely benefit the country especially on new technology, Alice Ilaga, director, Department of Agriculture– Biotechnology Program Office said.

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