GPS-linked surveillance cameras to help prevent crimes against children

July 28, 2010 11:57 am· Comments Off on GPS-linked surveillance cameras to help prevent crimes against children 

SEOUL, July 28 — The government will adopt an advanced surveillance camera system linked with GPS tracking devices to catch criminals who prey on children, officials said Wednesday.

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Anti-sub maneuvers continue as S. Korea-U.S. drills head into final day

July 28, 2010 11:57 am· Comments Off on Anti-sub maneuvers continue as S. Korea-U.S. drills head into final day 

By Kim Deok-hyun

SEOUL, July 28 (PNA/Yonhap) — South Korean and U.S. forces continued anti-submarine and air readiness exercises Wednesday as they prepared to wrap up their joint drills intended to deter North Korea from future aggression, military officials said.

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Senior U.S. official to visit Seoul for talks over sanctions against DPRK

July 28, 2010 11:57 am· Comments Off on Senior U.S. official to visit Seoul for talks over sanctions against DPRK 

SEOUL, July 28 — South Korean and U.S. officials are expected to meet next Monday to discuss additional financial sanctions against the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), as previously announced by U.S. Secretary of States Hillary Clinton, local media reported Wednesday.

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Growing number of young women in S. Korea avoid marriage

July 28, 2010 11:57 am· Comments Off on Growing number of young women in S. Korea avoid marriage 

SEOUL, July 28 — A growing number of South Korean women in their late 20s, considered as the ideal age for marriage, are reluctant to tie the knot, a report by the Korea Institute for Health and Social Affairs (KIHSA) showed on Wednesday.

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Venezuelan FM seeks understanding on tensions with Colombia

July 28, 2010 11:57 am· Comments Off on Venezuelan FM seeks understanding on tensions with Colombia 

MONTEVIDEO, July 28 — Venezuelan Foreign Minister Nicolas Maduro Tuesday met with Uruguayan President Jose Mujica, as he is making a "tour for peace" to several South American countries to seek understanding on Venezuela's recent tensions with Colombia.

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Microsoft criticizes Yahoo Japan-Google tie-up as anticompetitive

July 28, 2010 11:57 am· Comments Off on Microsoft criticizes Yahoo Japan-Google tie-up as anticompetitive 

NEW YORK, July 28 — Microsoft Corp. on Tuesday criticized Yahoo Japan Corp.'s decision to adopt Google Inc.'s Internet-search technology as an anti-competitive act allowing Google to monopolize Japan's Internet search services.

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First business week rakes over P.5M in Tacurong City

July 28, 2010 11:57 am· Comments Off on First business week rakes over P.5M in Tacurong City 

COTABATO CITY, July 28 – The 1st Tacurong City Business Week celebration with entrepreneurs actively participating has raked P511,898 in sales, trade and industry officials said.

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S. Korea's current account surplus hits 1-year high in June

July 28, 2010 11:57 am· Comments Off on S. Korea's current account surplus hits 1-year high in June 

By Kim Soo-yeon

SEOUL, July 28 (PNA/Yonhap) — South Korea's current account surplus hit a one-year high in June as exports of ships and other key products remained robust amid the global recovery, the central bank said Wednesday.

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Chinese economy to grow 10.5 pct in 2010: IMF

July 28, 2010 11:57 am· Comments Off on Chinese economy to grow 10.5 pct in 2010: IMF 

By Kim Young-gyo

HONG KONG, July 28 (PNA/Yonhap) — The Chinese economy is expected to expand 10.5 percent in 2010 from a year earlier, higher than the last two years, thanks to government stimulus measures, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said Wednesday.

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BSP survey shows improved business outlook in Visayas in Q2

July 28, 2010 11:57 am· Comments Off on BSP survey shows improved business outlook in Visayas in Q2 

CEBU CITY, July 28 – A survey by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) showed business outlook in the Visayas, especially Region 7, improved in the second quarter of 2010, at the height of the election season.

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