Calma praises San Sebastian Stags, Ato for winning NCAA crown

November 15, 2009 5:39 pm· Comments Off on Calma praises San Sebastian Stags, Ato for winning NCAA crown 

MANILA, Nov. 15 –Hector Calma, one of the Philippine Basketball Association’s 25 Greatest Players, paid tribute to the San Sebastian Stags team and most specially to its head coach Ato Agustin for winning the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) senior cage crown over the favored and 4th title-seeking San Beda Red Lions squad recently.

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At least 190 countries, regions to watch U17 World Cup final match

November 15, 2009 5:39 pm· Comments Off on At least 190 countries, regions to watch U17 World Cup final match 

LAGOS, Nov. 15 — Sunday's final match of the FIFA U-17 World Cup will be televised in 190 countries/regions, an official of the world football body said in Abuja on Saturday.

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France, Brazil agree on common policy at Copenhagen climate summit

November 15, 2009 5:39 pm· Comments Off on France, Brazil agree on common policy at Copenhagen climate summit 

PARIS, Nov. 15 — France and Brazil have agreed to take a common policy on climate issue ahead of the UN Copenhagen summit on climate change in December, French President Nicolas Sarkozy said Saturday after meeting with his Brazilian counterpart Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva.

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China to seek positive outcome at climate change conference

November 15, 2009 5:39 pm· Comments Off on China to seek positive outcome at climate change conference 

SINGAPORE, Nov. 15 — Chinese President Hu Jintao said here Sunday morning China was ready to work with other participants at the UN-sponsored climate change conference to be held in Copenhagen next month to yield a positive outcome.

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APEC summit falls short of details in battle against climate change

November 15, 2009 5:39 pm· Comments Off on APEC summit falls short of details in battle against climate change 

SINGAPORE, Nov. 15 — Pacific Rim leaders pledged Sunday to accelerate efforts to deepen the integration of their economies, also to study creating a free-trade area, but fell short of promising any detailed commitment to the battle against climate change.

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UN chief urges support for developing countries in combating diabetes

November 15, 2009 5:39 pm· 3 Comments 

UNITED NATIONS, Nov. 15 — UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Saturday called for greater support to developing countries in preventing diabetes, which kills at least one million people every year.

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Seoul provides Tamiflu to workers at inter-Korean industrial park

November 15, 2009 5:39 pm· Comments Off on Seoul provides Tamiflu to workers at inter-Korean industrial park 

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SEOUL, Nov. 15 (pna/Yonhap) — Seoul recently provided the anti-viral drug Tamiflu to South Korean workers at a joint industrial park in North Korea as a precautionary measure against a possible outbreak of the Influenza A virus, officials said Sunday.

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Health officials in 35 provinces on high A(H1N1) influenza alert as winter sets in

November 15, 2009 5:39 pm· Comments Off on Health officials in 35 provinces on high A(H1N1) influenza alert as winter sets in 

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MAE HONG SON, Nov. 15 — Thailand's Minister of Public Health Witthaya Kaewparadai on Sunday placed health officials in 35 northern and northeastern provinces on high alert to respond to the second wave of the Influenza Type A(H1N1) as winter begins.

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RP campaign vs. child prostitution scores first victory

November 15, 2009 5:01 pm· Comments Off on RP campaign vs. child prostitution scores first victory 

MANILA, Nov. 15 —The Department of Justice (DOJ) has announced that the government’s drive against prostitution and trafficking of boys has scored its first victory with the recent conviction of a pimp by a Manila regional trial court

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RP should expand ties with Taiwan–Pimentel

November 15, 2009 5:01 pm· 1 Comment 

MANILA, Nov. 15 —Senate Minority Leader Aquilino Pimentel, Jr. on Sunday called for the expansion of areas of cooperation between the Philippines and Taiwan without disrupting the one-China policy.

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