Acidification may push already over-stressed oceans into the red: report

December 3, 2010 12:12 pm· Comments Off on Acidification may push already over-stressed oceans into the red: report 

CANCUN, MEXICO, Dec. 3 — The future impact of rising emissions on the health of seas and oceans may be far more wide-ranging and complex than was previously supposed, according to a new report released at the U.N. climate change conference in Mexico.

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2010 among three hottest years: WMO

December 3, 2010 12:12 pm· Comments Off on 2010 among three hottest years: WMO 

CANCUN, Mexico, Dec. 3 — 2010 is "almost certain" to be among the three hottest years since temperature records began in 1850, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said Thursday.

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J&J recalls millions of antacids

December 3, 2010 12:12 pm· Comments Off on J&J recalls millions of antacids 

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 3 — Johnson & Johnson (J&J) said on Thursday that it is pulling millions of bottles of antacids from shelves because they don't list the alcohol content of flavoring agents.

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U.S. agencies release new guidelines for preventing stroke

December 3, 2010 12:12 pm· Comments Off on U.S. agencies release new guidelines for preventing stroke 

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 3 — Maintaining a healthy lifestyle is key for preventing stroke, according to new guidelines released Thursday by two U.S. medical associations.

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Myamar brings about gradual declination of HIV prevalence over past decade

December 3, 2010 12:12 pm· Comments Off on Myamar brings about gradual declination of HIV prevalence over past decade 

YANGON, Dec. 3 — Myanmar has achieved a unique distinction of bringing about a gradual declination of HIV prevalence in the country over the past decade, said official daily New Light of Myanmar Friday.

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Air China receives Spanish tourism award

December 3, 2010 12:12 pm· Comments Off on Air China receives Spanish tourism award 

MADRID, Dec. 3 — Representatives of Air China collected a Plaque for Tourist Merit in Spain Thursday.

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President Aquino III administers the oath to Phl Amb Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Japan, Holy See and Permanent Representative to the ASEAN in Indonesia

December 3, 2010 11:46 am· Comments Off on President Aquino III administers the oath to Phl Amb Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Japan, Holy See and Permanent Representative to the ASEAN in Indonesia 

President Benigno S. Aquino III administers the oath to Philippine Ambassadors Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Japan, Manuel Lopez, to the Holy See, Merceditas Tuason and Permanent Representative to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in Jakarta, Indonesia, Dr. Wilfrido Villacorta in a mass oath-taking at the Premier Guest House Lobby in MalacaƱang, Thursday (Dec. 2, 2010). The Commission on Appointments (CA) confirmed their appointment during its plenary session on Nov. 17, 2010. (Photo by: Gil Nartea/Ronald Navarro/MalacaƱang Photo Bureau/PNA)
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Aquino calls on private sector for Renewable Energy Partnership

December 3, 2010 1:51 am· Comments Off on Aquino calls on private sector for Renewable Energy Partnership 

MANILA, Dec. 2 — Stressing that the sustainable access and use of renewable energy is a vital cornerstone of the country’s overarching agenda of success, President Benigno S. Aquino III on Thursday called on the private sector to be government’s partner in bringing renewable energy to isolated communities.

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Palace optimistic on signing of 2011 budget before yearend

December 3, 2010 1:51 am· Comments Off on Palace optimistic on signing of 2011 budget before yearend 

MANILA, Dec. 2 — Malacanang is hoping President Benigno S. Aquino III can sign the proposed P1.645-trillion national budget for 2011 before yearend to immediately implement vital infrastructure and social investment programs and other reform thrusts of the government.

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De Lima welcomes Lacson's silence on Dacer-Corbito murder raps

December 3, 2010 1:51 am· Comments Off on De Lima welcomes Lacson's silence on Dacer-Corbito murder raps 

MANILA, Dec. 2 –Justice Secretary Leila De Lima on Thursday welcomed Senator Panfilo "Ping" Lacson's breaking of his silence in connection with the Dacer-Corbito double murder case.

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