ITSC acquires double-hull chemical tanker

November 13, 2011 2:18 pm· Comments Off on ITSC acquires double-hull chemical tanker 

MANILA, Nov. 13 – Islas Tankers Shipping Corporation (ITSC) has announced its acquisition of a chemical tanker capable of transporting 6.35 million liters of fuel and liquid chemicals.

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Russia’s Medvedev vows succession of APEC’s work in 2012

November 13, 2011 2:18 pm· Comments Off on Russia’s Medvedev vows succession of APEC’s work in 2012 

HONOLULU, Nov. 13 — Russia intends to preserve the succession of work of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum in 2012, after the country assumes the rotating chair in the organization, the Russian president said.

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Free trade deals boost Korea's car exports

November 13, 2011 2:18 pm· Comments Off on Free trade deals boost Korea's car exports 

SEOUL, Nov. 13 — South Korea's free trade deals with the European Union (EU) and other nations have bolstered its auto exports to related regions since the pacts took effect, government officials said Sunday.

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RMB exchange rate adjustment no solution to U.S. trade deficit: minister

November 13, 2011 2:18 pm· Comments Off on RMB exchange rate adjustment no solution to U.S. trade deficit: minister 

HONOLULU, United States, Nov. 13 — Chinese Commerce Minister Chen Deming said the Chinese currency's exchange rate is at a basically reasonable level and adjusting the rate can't solve the U.S. trade deficit with China.

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Chinese president outlines 4-point proposal on Asia-Pacific economic development

November 13, 2011 2:18 pm· Comments Off on Chinese president outlines 4-point proposal on Asia-Pacific economic development 

HONOLULU, Nov. 13 — Chinese President Hu Jintao on Saturday brought forward a four-point proposal on the economic development in the Asia-Pacific region and beyond.

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9 nations strike outline accord for Pacific free trade pact

November 13, 2011 2:18 pm· Comments Off on 9 nations strike outline accord for Pacific free trade pact 

HONOLULU, Nov. 13 — Leaders from nine countries involved in negotiations for a Pacific free trade accord agreed Saturday on a broad outline of principles for the eventual Trans-Pacific Partnership pact, with the aim of reaching the final deal "as rapidly as possible."

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Laurente, Lumacad beat separate opponents in Pacquiao-Marquez undercard

November 13, 2011 2:18 pm· Comments Off on Laurente, Lumacad beat separate opponents in Pacquiao-Marquez undercard 

By Eddie G. Alinea

LAS VEGAS, Nevada, Nov. 13 – Two upcoming Filipino fighters — Dennis Laurente and Fernando Lumacad — defeated separate opponents in the undercard of the Manny Pacquiao-Juan Manuel Marquez World Boxing Organization welterweight championship at the MGM Grand Arena here Saturday night (Sunday morning in Manila).

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SEA GAMES: Malaysia win two gold medals on day two Of 26th Sea Games

November 13, 2011 2:18 pm· 1 Comment 

JAKARTA, Nov. 13 — Malaysia won two gold medals -in shooting and athletics- on the second day of the 26th SEA Games in Indonesia Saturday.

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People troop to ARMM compound to watch Pacquiao-Marquez on extra wide screen

November 13, 2011 2:18 pm· Comments Off on People troop to ARMM compound to watch Pacquiao-Marquez on extra wide screen 

COTABATO CITY, Nov. 13 – Drivers, employees, officials and people from all walks of life have been crowding the 900-capacity Shariff Kabunsuan Cultural Center here to watch, on extra wide screen, the Manny Pacquiao-Juan Manuel Marquez bout.

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Landing gear of two-seater plane collapses at NAIA runway; delays four int'l flights

November 13, 2011 10:04 am· Comments Off on Landing gear of two-seater plane collapses at NAIA runway; delays four int'l flights 

MANILA, Nov. 12 –Airport authorities closed for several minutes Runway 06 of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Friday morning after a two-seater light plane blocked the runway following the collapse of its main landing gear shortly after touch down.

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