Putin says no to participation in TV presidential debates

January 12, 2012 11:57 pm· Comments Off on Putin says no to participation in TV presidential debates 

Foreign campaign behind killing of IRI scientists: Khaza'ei

January 12, 2012 11:55 pm· Comments Off on Foreign campaign behind killing of IRI scientists: Khaza'ei 

TEHRAN, Jan. 12 -– There is firm evidence of a foreign campaign to assassinate Iranian nuclear scientists, Iranian Envoy to UN Mohammad Khaza'ei said on Wednesday.

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Agro-industry-based 'big impact' projects eyed for ARMM

January 12, 2012 11:53 pm· Comments Off on Agro-industry-based 'big impact' projects eyed for ARMM 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Jan. 12 – Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) caretaker Mujiv Hataman is finalizing its pool of planners to craft “big impact” programs and projects based on the region’s great potential in agro-industry.

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1,900-hectare rice farms damaged in rat infestation

January 12, 2012 11:51 pm· Comments Off on 1,900-hectare rice farms damaged in rat infestation 

CAUAYAN CITY, Jan. 12 — At least 1,890 hectares of rice farms have been affected due to the onslaught of rats in 24 out of 65 villages in this city.

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Zambo Norte to build more bio-fertilizer mixing plants

January 12, 2012 11:49 pm· Comments Off on Zambo Norte to build more bio-fertilizer mixing plants 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Jan. 12 – Zamboanga del Norte Gov. Rolando Yebes has ordered the construction of additional bio-fertilizer mixing plants in the province.

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CDC signs lease agreement with CEB for aviation training center in Clark

January 12, 2012 11:48 pm· Comments Off on CDC signs lease agreement with CEB for aviation training center in Clark 

CLARK FREEPORT ZONE, Pampanga, Jan. 12 – The Cebu Pacific Air, together with the CAE of Canada, world leader in aviation training, is set to establish an aviation training center for airlines in the Asia Pacific region inside this Freeport.

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Rapid renovation key to handling economic crisis

January 12, 2012 11:47 pm· Comments Off on Rapid renovation key to handling economic crisis 

HA NOI, Jan. 12 — Viet Nam could achieve high economic growth at 6.5 percent and retain a single-figure inflation this year if it implements renovations rapidly and systematically, said Nguyen Mai, chairman of the Viet Nam Association of Foreign-invested Enterprises.

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Bourse eyes special foreign-investor index

January 12, 2012 11:44 pm· Comments Off on Bourse eyes special foreign-investor index 

HA NOI, Jan. 12 — Following introduction of the new benchmark VN30 index, another new stock index will probably be created to serve foreign investors, according to Le Yen Quynh, a member of the committee established to oversee the VN30.

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PSEi climbs to all time high

January 12, 2012 11:41 pm· Comments Off on PSEi climbs to all time high 

By Mediatrix P. Cristobal

MANILA, Jan 12. — Philippine shares finished at 4,648.11 points, an all time high — rising 2.25 points or 0.04 percent.

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Malaysia's commodity exports hit RM130-B in 2011, says Dompok

January 12, 2012 11:40 pm· Comments Off on Malaysia's commodity exports hit RM130-B in 2011, says Dompok 

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan. 12 — Malaysia's commodity exports in 2011 were estimated to reach RM130 billion, Plantation Industries and Commodities Minister Tan Sri Bernard Dompok said Thursday.

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