Eiffel Tower evacuated following bomb alert

September 15, 2010 11:20 am· Comments Off on Eiffel Tower evacuated following bomb alert 

PARIS, Sept. 15 — French icon Eiffel Tower and the square surrounding it were evacuated by Paris police following a bomb alert on Tuesday night, according to local media.

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Oil dips as U.S. pipeline to reopen

September 15, 2010 11:20 am· Comments Off on Oil dips as U.S. pipeline to reopen 

NEW YORK, Sept. 15 — Oil prices reversed on Tuesday as the major pipeline supplying Canadian oil to the United States is set to resume earlier than expected.

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Suppliers told to use RP gov't Web system

September 15, 2010 11:20 am· Comments Off on Suppliers told to use RP gov't Web system 

CEBU CITY, Sept. 15 – The administration of President Benigno S. Aquino III is urging government agencies, contractors and suppliers to use the Philippine Government Electronic Procurement System (PhilGEPS) to introduce transparency in government procurement.

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China's yuan rises to record high against U.S. dollar Wednesday

September 15, 2010 11:20 am· Comments Off on China's yuan rises to record high against U.S. dollar Wednesday 

BEIJING, Sept. 15 — The central parity rate of the yuan, China's currency Renminbi (RMB), strengthened to a new record Wednesday at 6.725 per U.S. dollar, according to the data released by the China Foreign Exchange Trading System.

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APC by Schneider Electric launches new cooling unit for data systems

September 15, 2010 11:20 am· Comments Off on APC by Schneider Electric launches new cooling unit for data systems 

MANILA, Sept. 15 — APC by Schneider Electric, one of the world's leaders in critical power and cooling services, announced that it has launched its nRow® OA and Refrigerant Distribution Unit (RDU) pumped refrigerant cooling system as part of its efforts to make data centers in the country more energy efficient and environment friendly.

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(Metro News) City Hall employee, companion caught in pot session

September 15, 2010 10:40 am· Comments Off on (Metro News) City Hall employee, companion caught in pot session 

MANILA, Sept. 14 –An employee of the Manila City Hall and his companion were arrested during a pot session in Sta. Cruz, Manila on Monday afternoon.

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'No deal' ends first day of mediation in PAL row

September 15, 2010 10:40 am· Comments Off on 'No deal' ends first day of mediation in PAL row 

MANILA, Sept. 14 – The first of the series of mediation hearings between the Philippine Airlines (PAL) management and its flights attendants union fails to achieve a deal as the former refuses to give in to the demands of the latter.

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Poverty reduction, education and health, among top priorities of the House — Speaker

September 15, 2010 10:40 am· Comments Off on Poverty reduction, education and health, among top priorities of the House — Speaker 

By Lilybeth G. Ison

MANILA, Sept. 14 — House Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. on Tuesday reiterated that Congress will not lose focus on poverty reduction, education and public health as the House of Representatives combs through the proposed P1.645-trillion "reform budget" for 2011 of the Aquino administration.

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FDIs net inflows reach US$ 732M in first half

September 15, 2010 10:40 am· Comments Off on FDIs net inflows reach US$ 732M in first half 

MANILA, Sept. 14 – Foreign-owned companies already generating profits in the Philippines not only plowed back their earnings but borrowed even more from their parent firms overseas in the first six months of the year, latest data from the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas show.

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Comelec affirms disqualification vs Ilocos Norte mayor

September 15, 2010 10:40 am· Comments Off on Comelec affirms disqualification vs Ilocos Norte mayor 

MANILA, Sept. 14 – The Commission on Elections (Comelec)en banc has affirmed the decision of its Second Division unseating Dingras, Ilocos Norte Mayor Marynette Gamboa.

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