Sokor's revised immigration law allows dual citizenship

May 1, 2010 12:10 pm· Comments Off on Sokor's revised immigration law allows dual citizenship 

By Gloria Jane Baylon

MANILA, April 30 —Qualified foreigners could now avail of dual citizenship under South Korea’s newly revised immigration law, aimed at staving off brain drain and attracting talented foreigners into the country, the Philippine embassy in Seoul reported to the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA).

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Legarda joins Boholanos in celebrating fiesta

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TAGBILARAN CITY, BOHOL, May 1 –Vice presidential candidate Senator Loren Legarda joins the residents in celebrating their fiesta today.

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Police intensify campaign vs criminals riding intandem on motorcycles

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ILOILO CITY, April 30 – The Police Regional Office 6 (PRO-6) here intensifies campaign against criminals riding in tandem on motorcycles in the city.

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KMU, Anakpawis to lead protest action in Davao’s Labor Day celebration

May 1, 2010 12:10 pm· 1 Comment 

DAVAO CITY, April 30 – Thousands of progressive workers and members of Kilusang Mayo Uno (KMU) in Southern Mindanao Region and Anakpawis party-list will converge at the Rizal Park here, where the main program will be held at 10 a.m.

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Magnitude 4.3 quake hits portions of Western Visayas

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ILOILO CITY, May 1 – A magnitude 4.3 earthquake hit portions of Western Visayas around 10:48 in the evening of Friday.

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Muslim candidates set for breakthrough in UK elections

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LONDON, April 30 -– The number of Muslim MPs elected to the British parliament is expected to more than double at next week’s general election, and could reach up to a dozen or more, according to an analysis by the Muslim News.

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S. Korea to launch special audit into military's handling of ship sinking

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SEOUL, April 30 — South Korea will launch a special audit next week into the military's handling of the deadly sinking of a naval ship, the state audit agency said Friday, amid allegations of a sloppy response to the worst peacetime naval disaster in the country's history.

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Efforts to seek political solution make some progress — Thai PM

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BANGKOK, April 30 — Thailand's Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva said Friday some progress has been made in the coalition government's efforts to seek political solution to the ongoing political crisis.

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Public right to information essential to good governance — UN chief

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UNITED NATION, April 30 — Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called for a wholesale change in attitudes towards press freedom, saying too often government secrecy and a lack of accountability ensure that the public are deprived of vital facts.

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UN chief calls for strengthening NPT

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UNITED NATIONS, April 30 — Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has called for strengthening the international treaty seeking to prevent the proliferation of nuclear weapons with renewed commitments toward disarmament and for tackling the issue of a Middle East free of nuclear weapons.

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