(Metro News) Malabon congressional bats for more trees to reduce climate change

April 19, 2010 10:42 am· Comments Off on (Metro News) Malabon congressional bats for more trees to reduce climate change 

MANILA, April 19 – If elected as Malabon's congressional representative this coming May elections, Vice-Mayor Arnold Vicencio vowed to use all the resources available at his new office to plant more trees in an effort to stem the ill effects of climate change.

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NSO-Caraga to start census of population and housing on May 17

April 19, 2010 10:42 am· Comments Off on NSO-Caraga to start census of population and housing on May 17 

BUTUAN CITY, April 19 — In its aim to provide government planners, policy-makers and administrators with data on which to base their social and economic development plans and programs, the National Statistic Office (NSO) Caraga regional office here will start on May 17 the 2010 Census of Population and Housing (CPH).

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Bacolod City now ranks third among RPs Next Wave Cities

April 19, 2010 10:42 am· Comments Off on Bacolod City now ranks third among RPs Next Wave Cities 

BACOLOD CITY, April 19 – Bacolod City is now third among the Philippines "Next Wave Cities" (NWC) based on the latest report of the Commission on Information and Communications Technology (CICT).

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PRC brings mobile office to Bacolod City

April 19, 2010 10:42 am· Comments Off on PRC brings mobile office to Bacolod City 

BACOLOD CITY, April 19 – The Professional Regulatory Commission (PRC) will be in Bacolod on April 27-29 to accommodate renewal of Professional Identification Cards, processing of applications for the Nursing Licensure Examinations and the initial registration of new nurses.

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Icelandic geologists predict volcano eruption to end soon

April 19, 2010 10:42 am· Comments Off on Icelandic geologists predict volcano eruption to end soon 

REYKJAVIK, April 19 — Icelandic geologists predicted that volcanic eruption in the Eyjafjallajokull glacier would not last too long, it might end within hours or days, according to the local reports on Sunday.

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Bahrain, Saudi Arabia talk about enhancing ties

April 19, 2010 10:42 am· Comments Off on Bahrain, Saudi Arabia talk about enhancing ties 

RIYADH, April 19 — Bahraini King Hamad bin Isa Al- Khalifa and Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz held talks in Manama on Sunday on means of promoting bilateral relations, Bahrain News Agency reported.

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Turkey restricts airspace due to volcanic ash

April 19, 2010 10:42 am· Comments Off on Turkey restricts airspace due to volcanic ash 

ANKARA, April 19 — Turkey's civil aviation authority said Sunday the country would restrict the use of its airspace due to disruptions by the ash clouds of an Icelandic volcano.

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Thousand passengers fly from Iceland to northern Norway

April 19, 2010 10:42 am· Comments Off on Thousand passengers fly from Iceland to northern Norway 

STOCKHOLM, April 19 — A total of 1,000 passengers on Sunday flew from Keflavik Icelandic International Airport to Trondheim, northern Norway, according to the latest news reaching here from Reykjavik.

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Controversial flight ban extended again in Germany

April 19, 2010 10:42 am· Comments Off on Controversial flight ban extended again in Germany 

BERLIN, April 19 — German air control authority DFS decided to extend the flight ban on German international airports to 2:00 a.m. Monday local time (0000 GMT) with the exception of two Berlin airports as a cloud of volcanic ash from Iceland continues to pose threat to aircraft.

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Switzerland extends air travel ban due to threat of volcanic ash

April 19, 2010 10:42 am· Comments Off on Switzerland extends air travel ban due to threat of volcanic ash 

GENEVA, April 19 — The Swiss aviation authorities have extended a ban for commercial air travel as a cloud of volcano ash from Iceland continues to hang over much of Europe, the official Swissinfo.ch news website reported on Sunday.

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