Deles stresses importance of civil society in crafting peace

November 30, 2010 10:52 am· Comments Off on Deles stresses importance of civil society in crafting peace 

MANILA, Nov. 30 –- Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Teresita Q. Deles has cited the role of civil society in “crafting a peace shared by all.”

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Diarrhea outbreak hits Danao City villages

November 30, 2010 10:52 am· Comments Off on Diarrhea outbreak hits Danao City villages 

CEBU CITY, Nov. 30 – Ninety persons, many of them children and the elderly, asked for help at a Danao City District Hospital in northern Cebu in the last four days because of diarrhea.

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Councilor Cabrera endorses Malaysian firm’s landfill proposal

November 30, 2010 10:52 am· Comments Off on Councilor Cabrera endorses Malaysian firm’s landfill proposal 

CEBU CITY, Nov. 30 – The Cebu City Council’s committee on environment wants the City Government to adopt an engineered sanitary landfill that a Malaysia-based company is proposing to the city for P1.35 billion.

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Baguio police reports decreased incidence of robbery and theft as Christmas season nears

November 30, 2010 10:52 am· Comments Off on Baguio police reports decreased incidence of robbery and theft as Christmas season nears 

BAGUIO CITY, Nov. 30 – The Baguio City Police Office (BCPO) Tuesday said it noted the decrease of crimes against property like robbery and theft following increased police patrols and other crime prevention measures.

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Wikileaks disclosure of information not terrorist act: U.S. spokesman

November 30, 2010 10:52 am· Comments Off on Wikileaks disclosure of information not terrorist act: U.S. spokesman 

WASHINGTON, Nov. 30 — The United States sees the unauthorized disclosure of information by the whistleblower website Wikileaks as a crime but not "a terrorist act," U.S. State Department spokesman Philip Crowley said on Monday.

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Russia urges joint efforts to mitigate Korean Peninsula tensions

November 30, 2010 10:52 am· Comments Off on Russia urges joint efforts to mitigate Korean Peninsula tensions 

MOSCOW, Nov. 30 — Russian Foreign Ministry Monday expressed its "extreme concern" over the current situation on the Korean Peninsula, urging the Republic of Korea (ROK) and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) to jointly mitigate tensions on the peninsula.

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Lebanon, Israel, UNIFIL discuss pullout from Lebanese border village Ghajar

November 30, 2010 10:52 am· Comments Off on Lebanon, Israel, UNIFIL discuss pullout from Lebanese border village Ghajar 

BEIRUT, Nov. 30 — A tripartite meeting between military officials from Lebanon, Israel and the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) was held on Monday to discuss the upcoming withdrawal from the north sector of the Lebanese border village of Ghajar.

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UN Security Council maintains exemption of aid delivery to Somalia from embargo monitoring

November 30, 2010 10:52 am· Comments Off on UN Security Council maintains exemption of aid delivery to Somalia from embargo monitoring 

UNITED NATIONS, Nov. 30 — The UN Security Council on Monday maintained the exemption of activities related to the delivery of humanitarian aid to Somalia from restrictions imposed under the Council's existing arms embargo relating to the Horn of Africa.

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U.S. says still waiting for Iran's confirmation on nuclear talks

November 30, 2010 10:52 am· Comments Off on U.S. says still waiting for Iran's confirmation on nuclear talks 

WASHINGTON, Nov. 30 — The U.S. State Department spokesman Philip Crowley said on Monday that the United States is still waiting for a confirmation from Iran on the potential talks with major powers designed to solve the current nuclear standoff.

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EU sets out recommendations to enhance air cargo security

November 30, 2010 10:52 am· Comments Off on EU sets out recommendations to enhance air cargo security 

BRUSSELS, Nov. 30 — The European Union (EU) set out an action plan on air cargo security, the European Commission said Monday.

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