Tricycle driver nabbed for drugs in Bataan, mayor commends traffic enforcer

February 22, 2012 10:55 am· Comments Off on Tricycle driver nabbed for drugs in Bataan, mayor commends traffic enforcer 

BALANGA CITY, Bataan, Feb. 22 — City Mayor Jose Enrique Garcia III on Tuesday afternoon commended on the spot a traffic enforcer who caused the arrest of a tricycle driver with two sachets of dried marijuana fruiting tops found tucked in the expired driver’s license.

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Nueva Ecija gov urges cops to sweat for peace

February 22, 2012 10:55 am· Comments Off on Nueva Ecija gov urges cops to sweat for peace 

CABANATUAN CITY, Nueva Ecija, Feb. 22 — Governor Aurelio Umali has urged the provincial police to exert extra effort to put an end to series of bloodshed in the province, the most recent was the killing of Carranglan town Mayor Restituto Abad.

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Singaporean university may admit more law students

February 22, 2012 10:55 am· Comments Off on Singaporean university may admit more law students 

SINGAPORE, Feb. 22 — The law school of the Singapore Management University is considering admitting more students of law in the coming years to meet the demand for lawyers, the incoming dean of the law school said.

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Australia's economic outlook remains subdued: survey

February 22, 2012 10:55 am· Comments Off on Australia's economic outlook remains subdued: survey 

SYDNEY, Feb. 22 — Australia's economic outlook improved slightly in December 2011, but the growth rate of future economic activity remains subdued, according to a survey released on Wednesday by Westpac Banking Corporation and the Melbourne Institute.

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S. Korean envoy to U.S. is new head of int'l trade association

February 22, 2012 10:55 am· Comments Off on S. Korean envoy to U.S. is new head of int'l trade association 

SEOUL, Feb. 22 –South Korean Ambassador to the United States Han Duck-soo was elected on Wednesday as the new chief of the country's international traders' organization.

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Quezon town targets forced relocation of residents

February 22, 2012 10:44 am· Comments Off on Quezon town targets forced relocation of residents 

LUCENA CITY, Quezon, Feb. 22 — The municipal government of Real town, this province, is targeting a permanent relocation site for residents living in landslide and flood-prone areas.

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Police investigates cause of loud explosion between headquarters and city hall

February 22, 2012 10:44 am· Comments Off on Police investigates cause of loud explosion between headquarters and city hall 

BAGUIO CITY, Feb. 22 – Members of the explosives and ordance division (EOD) of the Baguio police is investigating the cause of strong explosion between its headquarters and city hall at around 6 a.m. here Wednesday.

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US, Iran fail to reach an agreement over nuclear issue

February 22, 2012 10:44 am· Comments Off on US, Iran fail to reach an agreement over nuclear issue 

VIENNA, Feb. 22 — Yukiya Amano, director of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), said on Wednesday that no agreement was reached with Iran over its nuclear issue during the recent visit of the agency' s team to Tehran.

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New Zealand falls silent in tribute to quake victims

February 22, 2012 10:44 am· Comments Off on New Zealand falls silent in tribute to quake victims 

WELLINGTON, Feb. 22 — New Zealand came to a standstill for two minutes on Wednesday as the nation united to mark the first anniversary of the 6.3-magnitude earthquake that killed 185 people in the city of Christchurch.

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German Army reform aims at boosting capability: commander

February 22, 2012 10:44 am· Comments Off on German Army reform aims at boosting capability: commander 

LONDON, Feb. 22 — The German Army would be smaller in size and able to carry out military expeditions abroad, Army Commander Lt. Gen. Werner Freers said here on Tuesday.

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