52 bets in Pangasinan submit expense, contribution certificates

June 24, 2010 9:56 pm· Comments Off on 52 bets in Pangasinan submit expense, contribution certificates 

DAGUPAN CITY, June 24 —-A total of 52 candidates for provincial and congressional positions beat the deadline for the filing of their certificates of expenditures and contributions received before the Provincial Elections Office here which ended at 5:00 p.m. on June 24.

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NPA rebels seen to consolidate forces in Negros

June 24, 2010 9:56 pm· Comments Off on NPA rebels seen to consolidate forces in Negros 

DUMAGUETE CITY, June 24 – New People’s Army (NPA) rebels belonging to the Komiteng Rehiyon Sentral Bisayas-Southeast Front (KRSB-SEF) operating in southern Negros are believed to have participated in the recent clash between army troops and insurgents in Guihulngan City in northern Negros Oriental.

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Indonesian president to fight for developing countries' needs at G20

June 24, 2010 9:56 pm· Comments Off on Indonesian president to fight for developing countries' needs at G20 

JAKARTA, June 24 — Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono will fight for the interests of developing countries at the G20 summit in Toronto this weekend, a paper said here Thursday.

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More Asian Americans, other minorities recruited in U.S. army

June 24, 2010 9:56 pm· Comments Off on More Asian Americans, other minorities recruited in U.S. army 

LOS ANGELES, June 24 — The United States has seen a record high of Asian Americans and people from other ethnic groups getting recruited in the army, according to a study published on Wednesday.

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PLO slams Israeli FM's plans to continue settlement

June 24, 2010 9:56 pm· Comments Off on PLO slams Israeli FM's plans to continue settlement 

RAMALLAH, June 24 — The Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) Thursday slammed Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman for urging his government to resume building settlements in the West Bank.

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Open mind discussion to be held with India on all issues: Malik

June 24, 2010 9:56 pm· Comments Off on Open mind discussion to be held with India on all issues: Malik 

ISLAMABAD, June 24 — Interior Minister Rehman Malik Thursday said agenda has been prepared for negotiation with Indian Home Minister and detailed discussion with open mind would be held on all the issues. “We are going to hold talks with India with open mind and for maintaining durable peace in the region”, Malik said while talking to media persons here at the Parliament House.

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N. Korea threatens harsher penalties against detained American

June 24, 2010 9:56 pm· Comments Off on N. Korea threatens harsher penalties against detained American 

By Sam Kim

SEOUL, June 24 — North Korea threatened Thursday to deal more severely with a U.S. national it is holding, citing what it called U.S. hostilities against the communist country over the sinking of a South Korean warship.

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Obama, Singh to meet in Toronto; to discuss a range of issues

June 24, 2010 9:56 pm· Comments Off on Obama, Singh to meet in Toronto; to discuss a range of issues 

WASHINGTON, June 24 — US President Barack Obama would meet Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Sunday on the sidelines of the G-20 Summit in Toronto, during which the two leaders would discuss a range of issues, a senior Obama administration official said today.

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14 children die of viral fever in Tripura

June 24, 2010 9:56 pm· Comments Off on 14 children die of viral fever in Tripura 

KANCHANPUR, — At least 14 children have died of Acquired Respiratory Infection (ARI), a kind of viral fever, in the tribal hamlet of Chhota Kangrai and its neighboring villages in North Tripura district in the last 20 days, official sources said today.

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Asia leads world with sharp drop in poverty

June 24, 2010 9:56 pm· Comments Off on Asia leads world with sharp drop in poverty 

TEHRAN, June 24 — The sharpest reductions in poverty worldwide continue to be recorded in Eastern and South-Eastern Asia, where the Millennium Development Goals target of halving extreme poverty has already been met. However, most of Southern Asia is in danger of missing the target, according to a United Nations progress report released Wednesday.

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