EU, DILG launch 'building alliances' book

July 27, 2010 10:48 am· Comments Off on EU, DILG launch 'building alliances' book 

MANILA, July 27 — A practical book for local government units in forging and strengthening alliances for development and inter-local cooperation will be launched Tuesday afternoon by the European Union (EU) delegation in the Philippines, in ceremonies attended by EU ambassador Alistair MacDonald and Department of Interior and Local Governments Secretary Jessie Robredo.

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Aquino calls 2 rebel groups to resume negotiations

July 27, 2010 10:48 am· Comments Off on Aquino calls 2 rebel groups to resume negotiations 

By Ben Cal

MANILA, July 27 -– President Benigno C. Aquino III has called on the two main rebel groups fighting the government to resume the peace talks soonest, saying the country “cannot grow without peace and order.”

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Phivolcs conducts disaster management orientation in ComVal

July 27, 2010 10:48 am· Comments Off on Phivolcs conducts disaster management orientation in ComVal 

NABUNTURAN, Compostela Valley, July 26 — In line with the celebration of the National Disaster Consciousness Month, the Provincial Disaster Coordinating Council (PDCC) headed by Governor Arturo T. Uy in coordination with Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) conducted an orientation on the Updated Fault Line of Compostela Valley on Tuesday.

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Real estate developers start green campaign in Davao City

July 27, 2010 10:48 am· Comments Off on Real estate developers start green campaign in Davao City 

DAVAO CITY, July 27 — Developers of building structures and subdivisions in Davao City embark on the Davao Green campaign in support to the environment protection program of the government.

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Task force formed to probe councilor's murder in North Cotabato

July 27, 2010 10:48 am· Comments Off on Task force formed to probe councilor's murder in North Cotabato 

COTABATO CITY, July 27 – A special task force unit was formed to probe the murder of a town councilor in North Cotabato Monday.

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Suspected rebel hit-men kills two people in CamSur

July 27, 2010 10:48 am· Comments Off on Suspected rebel hit-men kills two people in CamSur 

LEGAZPI CITY, July 27 — Unidentified gunmen shot dead the other day two people inside a videoke bar in Lupi town in Camarines Sur, belated reports reaching Camp Simeon Ola on Tuesday said.

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Venezuela hopes to find peaceful end to tensions with Colombia

July 27, 2010 10:48 am· Comments Off on Venezuela hopes to find peaceful end to tensions with Colombia 

UNITED NATIONS, July 27 — Venezuela on Monday voiced its hope that the new Colombian government will work with Caracas to find a peaceful solution to the tensions between the two Latin American neighbors.

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Yemen parliament calls on Gov't to repel Shiite rebellion after attack

July 27, 2010 10:48 am· Comments Off on Yemen parliament calls on Gov't to repel Shiite rebellion after attack 

SANAA, July 27 — The Yemeni Parliament on Monday accused Shiite rebels of deteriorating security situation in the north and called on the government to repel the rebellion, the parliament said in a statement hours after the rebels announced the seizure of an army base in Amran province.

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Obama urges Republicans to pass campaign finance bill

July 27, 2010 10:48 am· Comments Off on Obama urges Republicans to pass campaign finance bill 

WASHINGTON, July 27 — U.S. President Barack Obama on Monday urged Senate Republicans to allow a vote on campaign finance bill, saying the country cannot afford political games on the issue.

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Death toll at German festival stampede rises to 20

July 27, 2010 10:48 am· Comments Off on Death toll at German festival stampede rises to 20 

DUISBURG, Germany, July 27 — The death toll at Saturday's mass panic during the Love Parade, an electric music festival held in Germany's western city Duisburg has risen to 20 on late Monday, local police said.

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