Firm allows Cebu City gov't to use electronic billboards during disasters

February 10, 2012 11:00 pm· Comments Off on Firm allows Cebu City gov't to use electronic billboards during disasters 

CEBU CITY, Feb. 10 – Owners and operators of electronic billboards in Cebu City have agreed to allow the Cebu City government to use the billboards in times of calamities, following the tsunami scare after the 6.9-magnitude earthquake last Monday.

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Microsoft names local partner for Central Visayas

February 10, 2012 11:00 pm· Comments Off on Microsoft names local partner for Central Visayas 

CEBU CITY, Feb. 10 – Microsoft Philippines introduced MSI-ECS as its official market development partner in Central Visayas to aid them in expanding their coverage and better serve small and medium enterprises in the region.

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Situation in Syria might repeat the Libyan scenario

February 10, 2012 11:00 pm· Comments Off on Situation in Syria might repeat the Libyan scenario 

MOSCOW, Feb. 10 — The Syrian scenario will prove to be very much like that in Libya when reports about foreign military presence are verified, chairman of the Russian State Duma international committee Alexei Pushkov said Friday.

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Kudrin sees Eurozone crisis continuing 2-3 Yrs

February 10, 2012 11:00 pm· Comments Off on Kudrin sees Eurozone crisis continuing 2-3 Yrs 

MOSCOW, Feb. 10 — The European Union will continue to grapple with a debt crisis for the next two or three years, Russia's former finance minister Alexei Kudrin said Friday.

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Lee's senior aide offers to resign over alleged bribery scandal

February 10, 2012 11:00 pm· Comments Off on Lee's senior aide offers to resign over alleged bribery scandal 

SEOUL, Feb. 10 — President Lee Myung-bak's senior political affairs secretary offered to resign on Friday amid allegations he played a key role in outgoing National Assembly Speaker Park Hee-tae's suspected bribery of fellow lawmakers before Park was elected the ruling party leader nearly four years ago.

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France supports Turkey's proposal for an international conference on Syria

February 10, 2012 11:00 pm· Comments Off on France supports Turkey's proposal for an international conference on Syria 

PARIS, Feb. 10 — France supports Turkey's proposal for an international conference on Syria, Turkey's Anadolu Agency reported.

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49 illegal Vietnamese migrants detained in Moscow suburbs

February 10, 2012 11:00 pm· Comments Off on 49 illegal Vietnamese migrants detained in Moscow suburbs 

MOSCOW, Feb. 10 — As many as 49 illegal migrants from Vietnam were detained after police exposed an illegal garments-making shop in Lyubertsy outside of Moscow, police told Itar-Tass on Friday.

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Twin blasts kill 25 people in Syria’s Aleppo

February 10, 2012 11:00 pm· Comments Off on Twin blasts kill 25 people in Syria’s Aleppo 

DAMASCUS, Feb. 10 — Two blasts rocked Syria’s second largest city of Aleppo on Friday morning, killing at least 25 people and wounding 175 more, Syrian state TV reported citing data from the Health Ministry.

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NATO to stay out of Syrian conflict

February 10, 2012 11:00 pm· Comments Off on NATO to stay out of Syrian conflict 

ANKARA, Feb. 10 — NATO Secretary General Andres Fogh Rasmussen on Friday told Turkish TV company NTV that the alliance would not meddle in the months-long political crisis in Syria.

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Russia beats Finland despite open-air fears

February 10, 2012 11:00 pm· Comments Off on Russia beats Finland despite open-air fears 

MOSCOW, Feb. 10 – Russia’s win over Finland in an open-air Euro Hockey Tour match came despite fears of injuries in the unfamiliar conditions and freezing temperatures, Russian coach Zinetula Bilyaletdinov said Friday.

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