Villar wants protection for lemon car buyers

September 12, 2010 11:35 pm· 1 Comment 

MANILA, Sept. 12 — Senator Manny Villar sought the protection of buyers of brand new and second-hand vehicles which are found to be defective and fail to meet standards of safety and performance.

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ARMM poll watchdog prepares for Barangay, SK polls‏

September 12, 2010 11:35 pm· Comments Off on ARMM poll watchdog prepares for Barangay, SK polls‏ 

KIDAPAWAN CITY, Sept. 12 – Forty-five volunteers of a poll monitor in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) will gather for three days starting Monday in Iligan City in Northern Mindanao to plan for the upcoming Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections on October 25.

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Murder charges readied vs 11 security guards, ex-soldier for killing three civilians in Silang, Cavite

September 12, 2010 11:35 pm· Comments Off on Murder charges readied vs 11 security guards, ex-soldier for killing three civilians in Silang, Cavite 

TRECE MARTIRES CITY, CAVITE, Sept. 13 – Cavite provincial prosecutor Emmanuel Velasco ordered the filing of criminal charges against 11 security guards and a former soldier for the killing of three civilians, and the wounding of another in a vacant lot here last Wednesday.

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MILF new peace panel members known Monday

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SULTAN KUDARAT, Maguindanao, Sept. 12 – The Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) make public Monday the composition of its five-man peace panel.

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Zambo electric coop upgrades facility

September 12, 2010 11:35 pm· Comments Off on Zambo electric coop upgrades facility 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Sept. 12 — The Zamboanga City Electric Cooperative (Zamcelco) has upgraded its sub-station in the village of Ayala from five megavolt amperes (MVA) to 10 MVA.

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2 die, 9 hurt in La Union road accident

September 12, 2010 11:35 pm· Comments Off on 2 die, 9 hurt in La Union road accident 

BAUANG, La Union, Sept. 12 — Two persons, including a mini-bus driver, died on the spot while nine others were injured in an accident involving three vehicles and a bicycle along the national highway in Barangay Santiago Norte, Bauang, La Union last Saturday.

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S. Korea to propose regular family reunions to N. Korea: official

September 12, 2010 11:35 pm· Comments Off on S. Korea to propose regular family reunions to N. Korea: official 

SEOUL, Sept. 12 — South Korea plans to propose regular reunions for families living separately on the divided Korean Peninsula in response to the North's proposal to resume the practice, government officials said Sunday.

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Seoul dismisses report on inter-Korean secret meeting

September 12, 2010 11:35 pm· Comments Off on Seoul dismisses report on inter-Korean secret meeting 

SEOUL, Sept. 12 — South Korea dismissed Sunday a Japanese newspaper's report that high-ranking officials from the two Koreas held a secret meeting in North Korea in August.

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Weaver making 70-gram silk saree for US first lady

September 12, 2010 11:35 pm· Comments Off on Weaver making 70-gram silk saree for US first lady 

NEW DELHI, Sept. 12 — Gurum R Narayanappa, 69 and his wife Kamalamma, 67, living on the outskirts of Bangalore, are busy weaving a silk saree weighing just 70 grams and have a dream to see US first lady Michelle Obama draped in their creation.

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'No chance' of another martial law in Pak: Sharif

September 12, 2010 11:35 pm· Comments Off on 'No chance' of another martial law in Pak: Sharif 

PESHAWAR, Sept. 12 — Former Pakistan premier and main opposition PML-N chief Nawaz Sharif has said there is "no chance" of imposition of another spell of martial law in the country though steps should be taken to remove corrupt persons from the corridors of power.

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