Dubai fallout unlikely to trigger global crisis: trade agency

November 30, 2009 11:40 am· Comments Off on Dubai fallout unlikely to trigger global crisis: trade agency 

SEOUL, Nov. 30 — The debt crisis in Dubai is worrisome, but unlikely to spread around the world because the global financial system can contain the Dubai fallout, South Korea's government trade agency said Monday.

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S. Korea to run daily monitoring system to gauge fallout from Dubai crisis

November 30, 2009 11:40 am· Comments Off on S. Korea to run daily monitoring system to gauge fallout from Dubai crisis 

SEOUL, Nov. 30 — South Korea will run a daily monitoring system to gauge the fallout from the unfolding Dubai crisis on the nation's financial markets in a bid to stave off possible market turmoil, a senior financial policymaker said Monday.

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Tokyo stocks rebound sharply on bargain hunting, eased concerns

November 30, 2009 11:40 am· Comments Off on Tokyo stocks rebound sharply on bargain hunting, eased concerns 

TOKYO, Nov. 30 — Tokyo stocks rebounded over two percent Monday morning, as investors bought back export-oriented and financial issues amid eased concerns over yen's appreciation and debt problems in Dubai, which triggered heavy selling last week.

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Korea's largest art house sells off 73% of catalog in Hong Kong

November 30, 2009 11:40 am· Comments Off on Korea's largest art house sells off 73% of catalog in Hong Kong 

SEOUL, Nov. 30 — South Korea's largest art auction house sold 73 percent of all artworks offered during its recent auction in Hong Kong, K-Auction said Monday, despite the lingering impact of the Wall Street-sparked financial turmoil on the Asian economy.

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Anti-crime group to mobilize legal team Maguindanao massacre victime

November 30, 2009 10:37 am· 1 Comment 

MANILA, Nov. 30 — Anti-crime group Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption (VACC) announced that it is mobilizing a legal team which will help the families of the victims of the Nov. 23 massacre in Maguindanao pursue multiple murder charges against the perpetrators of the crime.

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Zambo mayor bares line-up for 2010 elections

November 30, 2009 10:37 am· Comments Off on Zambo mayor bares line-up for 2010 elections 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Nov. 30 — Mayor Celso Lobregat has chosen three-term Councilor Cesar Iturralde as his running mate in the May 2010 elections under the local Laban ng Demokratikong Pilipino (LDP) party in this southern port city.

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Zambo mayor vows continued support to urban poor plans and programs

November 30, 2009 10:37 am· Comments Off on Zambo mayor vows continued support to urban poor plans and programs 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Nov. 30 — Thousands of people have participated Sunday in the Solidarity Walk, a kick off activity for the Urban Poor Solidarity Week in this southern port city being observed from November 29 to December 4 annually.

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N. Korean leader orders anti-epidemic measures at pig farm

November 30, 2009 10:37 am· Comments Off on N. Korean leader orders anti-epidemic measures at pig farm 

By Kim Hyun

SEOUL, Nov. 30 — North Korean leader Kim Jong-il has called for strict anti-epidemic measures during his latest visit to a pig farm that was newly constructed outside Pyongyang, state media said Monday.

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Lee calls for greater South Korean assistance to global community

November 30, 2009 10:37 am· Comments Off on Lee calls for greater South Korean assistance to global community 

By Byun Duk-kun

SEOUL, Nov. 30 — President Lee Myung-bak urged his country on Monday to increase its support and economic aid to the international community, saying it's time for the world's 15th largest economy to act more responsibly.

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S. Korea to commission new submarine to beef up naval defense

November 30, 2009 10:37 am· Comments Off on S. Korea to commission new submarine to beef up naval defense 

SEOUL, Nov. 30 — The Navy said Monday it will commission its latest submarine this week to reinforce its defense capabilities in the seas.

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