BIMP-EAGA aquaculture summit centers on environmental conservation

April 8, 2010 11:02 am· Comments Off on BIMP-EAGA aquaculture summit centers on environmental conservation 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, April 8 — The one-day aquaculture summit of the Brunei Darussalam-Indonesia-Malaysia-Philippines East ASEAN Growth Area (BIMP-EAGA) has centered on environment conservation.

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BIMP-EAGA holds biz confab on high-value aquaculture

April 8, 2010 11:02 am· Comments Off on BIMP-EAGA holds biz confab on high-value aquaculture 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, April 8 — The Brunei Darussalam-Indonesia-Malaysia-Philippines East ASEAN Growth Area (BIMP-EAGA) held a three-day conference on high-value aquaculture for feasible trade and investment opportunities among public and private stakeholders and development partners amid pressure in deep sea fishing.

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Gov’t provides assistance to ex-NPA in Davao

April 8, 2010 11:02 am· Comments Off on Gov’t provides assistance to ex-NPA in Davao 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, April 8 — A New People’s Army (NPA) insurgent, who surrendered to the military, has received P170,000 financial through the government’s Social Integration Program (SIP), officials disclosed Thursday.

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Ex-DDB head bats for special courts for drugs cases

April 8, 2010 11:02 am· Comments Off on Ex-DDB head bats for special courts for drugs cases 

CABANATUAN CITY, Nueva Ecija, April 8 — Former Dangerous Drugs Board (DDB) Chair Vicente Sotto III has pressed for the creation of special courts for drugs cases to speedily curb narco-politics in the country.

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New York University names decade's top 10 works of U.S. journalism

April 8, 2010 11:02 am· Comments Off on New York University names decade's top 10 works of U.S. journalism 

NEW YORK, April 8 — Ten works of journalism have been named the decade's top works of journalism in the United States by New York University (NYU), according to a press release available on NYU's website Tuesday.

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UN chief concerned over "sensitive" period around Sudanese national elections

April 8, 2010 11:02 am· Comments Off on UN chief concerned over "sensitive" period around Sudanese national elections 

UNITED NATIONS, April 8 — With Sudanese national elections set to take place on Sunday, UN Secretary-general Ban Ki- moon on Wednesday expressed concerns for the "sensitive" period and recommended an extension of the UN Mission in Sudan (UNMIS) for another year.

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Quake-hit Mexican state needs 5,000 temporary homes: governor

April 8, 2010 11:02 am· Comments Off on Quake-hit Mexican state needs 5,000 temporary homes: governor 

MEXICO CITY, April 8 — A total of 5,000 families lost their homes due to the magnitude-7.2 quake on Sunday in northern Mexican state Baja California, the state's governor told broadcasters on Wednesday.

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U.S. working on "next step" in nuclear strategy

April 8, 2010 11:02 am· Comments Off on U.S. working on "next step" in nuclear strategy 

WASHINGTON, April 8 — A Senior U.S. defense official said Wednesday the government has started devising future arms control objectives, requirements in capability and infrastructure under the just released Nuclear Posture Review.

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German foreign minister praises U.S. nuclear strategy "historic"

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BERLIN, April 8 — German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle on Wednesday praised U.S. nuclear strategy a "historic " step toward global nuclear disarmament.

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Medvedev expressed concern over Kyrgyz riot

April 8, 2010 11:02 am· Comments Off on Medvedev expressed concern over Kyrgyz riot 

MOSCOW, April 8 — Russian President Dmitry Medvedev on Wednesday expressed concern over Kyrgyz riot and urged Kyrgyzstan to end violence, his spokeswoman said.

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