Defeated Cebu town mayoral bet to oppose re-canvassing

February 27, 2012 12:05 pm· Comments Off on Defeated Cebu town mayoral bet to oppose re-canvassing 

CEBU CITY, Feb. 27 -– Former mayor Richie Wagas will oppose the Commission on Elections (Comelec) en banc’s order to re-canvass Monday the election returns (ER) of the May 10, 2010 polls in Compostela, Cebu.

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Cotabato fish-crab farmer nominated in DA-12 search

February 27, 2012 12:05 pm· Comments Off on Cotabato fish-crab farmer nominated in DA-12 search 

COTABATO CITY, Feb. 27 — A fish farmer who operates a huge fishpond for special species like crabs, prawn, shrimps and milk fish has been nominated and will represent this city in the 2012 Search for Outstanding Fisherfolk-Fish Culture in Region 12 of the Department of Agriculture.

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DOLE 3 to decentralize registration of union and workers association

February 27, 2012 12:05 pm· Comments Off on DOLE 3 to decentralize registration of union and workers association 

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga, Feb. 27 — The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) regional office will decentralize the registration of union and workers association to its provincial field offices.

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Argentine lawmakers reaffirm sovereignty over disputed islands

February 27, 2012 12:05 pm· Comments Off on Argentine lawmakers reaffirm sovereignty over disputed islands 

BUENOS AIRES, Feb 27 — Argentine lawmakers on Saturday reaffirmed their country's sovereignty over the Malvinas Islands, called the Falkland by Britain, and called for a peaceful solution to the dispute.

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N. Korea doles out medals, commendations

February 27, 2012 12:05 pm· Comments Off on N. Korea doles out medals, commendations 

SEOUL, Feb. 27 — North Korea has doled out medals and state commendations to its people in recent weeks in what could be an attempt to win their loyalty following a transition of power.

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Bahraini opposition accused of ignoring people's real needs

February 27, 2012 12:05 pm· Comments Off on Bahraini opposition accused of ignoring people's real needs 

MANAMA, Feb. 27 — A Bahraini lawmaker slammed some opposition societies for putting their own agenda ahead of addressing the real needs of the people, local media reported on Sunday.

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Massive turnout hits Senegal's election day

February 27, 2012 12:05 pm· Comments Off on Massive turnout hits Senegal's election day 

By Raphael Mvogo

DAKAR, Feb. 27 — The presidential election held on Sunday in Senegal registered a massive turnout in most of the West African country.

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Main opposition leader apologizes over campaigner's death

February 27, 2012 12:05 pm· Comments Off on Main opposition leader apologizes over campaigner's death 

SEOUL, Feb. 27 — The leader of the main opposition Democratic United Party apologized on Monday after a voluntary campaigner jumped to his death amid allegations of irregularities in a primary race to select one of the party's candidates in the southern city of Gwangju for April's parliamentary elections.

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China calls on India's cooperation to main peace, stability on border

February 27, 2012 12:05 pm· Comments Off on China calls on India's cooperation to main peace, stability on border 

BEIJING, Feb 27 — A Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman on Saturday asked India to work with China to maintain peace and stability in the border areas.

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Ruling party in internal strife over parliamentary election nominations

February 27, 2012 12:05 pm· Comments Off on Ruling party in internal strife over parliamentary election nominations 

SEOUL, Feb. 27 — The ruling party's leadership clashed head-on with the party's election nomination committee on Monday after the committee unilaterally announced a list of candidates for April's parliamentary elections, including a close confidant of President Lee Myung-bak.

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