61 Region 1 cops, civilians undergo basic life support training

February 9, 2012 11:32 pm· Comments Off on 61 Region 1 cops, civilians undergo basic life support training 

CAMP BGEN OSCAR M FLORENDO, Feb. 9 – The Police Regional Office 1 (PRO1) headed by Chief Superintendent Franklin Jesus B. Bucayu formally opened a three-day seminar-workshop on Basic Life Support with Mass Casualty Incident Management Training Wednesday (February 8) at the Concord Building here.

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2 Cavite towns await Aquino’s approval for cityhood plebiscite

February 9, 2012 11:32 pm· Comments Off on 2 Cavite towns await Aquino’s approval for cityhood plebiscite 

IMUS, Cavite, Feb. 9 – Town residents here and those Bacoor, its neighbor municipality, are awaiting President Aquino to sign into law cityhood measures passed by the bicameral committee to enable them to conduct their referenda this month or in early March this year.

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VTB to make up losses for people's IPO buyers

February 9, 2012 11:32 pm· Comments Off on VTB to make up losses for people's IPO buyers 

MOSCOW, Feb. 9 — Russia’s second-largest banking group, VTB, intends to buy back shares sold in a "people's IPO" in 2007 at the original offer price or almost double the current market price, Mikhail Zadornov, head of the bank’s retail arm, VTB-24, said Thursday.

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Court upholds 3-yr prison term for former head of Lone Star's Korean unit

February 9, 2012 11:32 pm· Comments Off on Court upholds 3-yr prison term for former head of Lone Star's Korean unit 

SEOUL, Feb. 9 — The Supreme Court upheld a lower court's three-year prison term for a former head of U.S.-based buyout fund Lone Star Funds' Korean unit Thursday.

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Roundup: Thai PM, army chief downplay "red-shirt" leader's coup allegation

February 9, 2012 11:32 pm· Comments Off on Roundup: Thai PM, army chief downplay "red-shirt" leader's coup allegation 

BANGKOK, Feb. 9 — Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatr Thursday played down allegation by anti-establishment " Red-shirt" leader that another coup is being planned to topple the Pheu Thai-led government.

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200,000 to rally for Putin

February 9, 2012 11:32 pm· Comments Off on 200,000 to rally for Putin 

MOSCOW, Feb. 9 – Supporters of Prime Minister Vladimir Putin will hold a rally for up to 200,000 in Moscow's streets on Feb 23, in what would be the biggest political demonstration in the last two decades.

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Duma calls in unofficial parties for reform debate Feb 28

February 9, 2012 11:32 pm· Comments Off on Duma calls in unofficial parties for reform debate Feb 28 

MOSCOW, Feb. 9 — The State Duma will invite political parties that have no parliamentary representation to discuss reform of the country’s political system on Feb 28, Oleg Morozov, deputy speaker of the lower house of parliament, said Thursday.

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Climate change affecting Antarctica faster than previously thought — study

February 9, 2012 11:32 pm· Comments Off on Climate change affecting Antarctica faster than previously thought — study 

WELLINGTON, Feb. 9 — Climate change is affecting the world's last great unspoiled wilderness of the Antarctic faster than previously thought, according to a New Zealand-led international team of researchers.

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Former Maldivian president says he was threatened to resign

February 9, 2012 11:32 pm· Comments Off on Former Maldivian president says he was threatened to resign 

COLOMBO, Feb. 8 — Former Maldivian President Mohamed Nasheed said on Wednesday that he was threatened to resign from the post of president by police force at gunpoint.

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Drought in SW China affects over 1.4 million people

February 9, 2012 11:32 pm· Comments Off on Drought in SW China affects over 1.4 million people 

KUNMING, China, Feb. 9 — Continuing drought in southwest Yunnan has affected more than 1.44 million people, and the dry weather will persist through the first half of February, local authorities said Thursday.

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