Chicago soybean rallies on speculations that demand for U.S. crop may increase

February 28, 2012 11:30 am· Comments Off on Chicago soybean rallies on speculations that demand for U.S. crop may increase 

CHICAGO, Feb. 28 — Chicago soybean price rallied on Monday, on speculations that demand for U.S. supplies may jump after drought shrivels South American crop. Corn and wheat both advanced.

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Roundup: U.S. stocks flat as housing data offsets European debt concerns

February 28, 2012 11:30 am· Comments Off on Roundup: U.S. stocks flat as housing data offsets European debt concerns 

NEW YORK, Feb. 28 — U.S. stocks ended flat on Monday as positive U.S. housing sales data offset the lingering European debt concerns.

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GM Korea to recall 2006-2009 Winstorm for brake problem

February 28, 2012 11:30 am· Comments Off on GM Korea to recall 2006-2009 Winstorm for brake problem 

SEOUL, Feb. 28 — GM Korea Co., the South Korean unit of U.S. automaker General Motors Co., is voluntarily recalling its Winstorm sport utility vehicles (SUV) for braking system problems, the transportation ministry said on Tuesday.

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China stock index futures open mixed Tuesday

February 28, 2012 11:30 am· Comments Off on China stock index futures open mixed Tuesday 

BEIJING, Feb. 28 — China's stock index futures opened mixed on Tuesday, with the contract for settlement in March, the most actively traded, up 2.2 points to open at 2,671.2 points.

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Injured Negredo out of Spain squad against Venezuela

February 28, 2012 11:30 am· Comments Off on Injured Negredo out of Spain squad against Venezuela 

MADRID, Feb. 28 — Spain striker Alvaro Negredo was forced to pull out from his squad's friendly game with Venezuela on Monday.

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ALA Promotions give Domingo last chance for world title

February 28, 2012 11:30 am· Comments Off on ALA Promotions give Domingo last chance for world title 

CEBU CITY, Feb. 28 –- Cebu-based ALA Promotions, Michael Domingo’s handlers, were pondering on letting the 32-year-old battle-scarred veteran hang up his gloves last year after seeing him suffer a heart-breaking unanimous decision loss to fellow Filipino Drian Francisco.

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EURO 2012 free from cigarette smoke

February 28, 2012 11:30 am· Comments Off on EURO 2012 free from cigarette smoke 

WARSAW, Feb. 28 — EURO 2012 is a perfect opportunity for promoting physical activity and healthy life-style as the World Health Organization (WHO) wants to ban smoking in fan zones of the event.

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Cebu archbishop welcomes appointment of new Palo archbishop

February 28, 2012 9:24 am· Comments Off on Cebu archbishop welcomes appointment of new Palo archbishop 

CEBU CITY, Feb. 28 – Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma has welcomed the appointment of Bishop John Du, a Cebuano, as the new archbishop of Palo, Leyte.

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Gov. Garcia thanks PB for authorizing P200M sale of Busay lot

February 28, 2012 9:24 am· Comments Off on Gov. Garcia thanks PB for authorizing P200M sale of Busay lot 

CEBU CITY, Feb. 28 – Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia said she was thankful to the Provincial Board (PB) for giving her the authority to sell for P200 million the 5.2-hectare provincial lot in Barangay Busay, Cebu City, to its present occupants.

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Critical to empower rural women: UN Women chief

February 28, 2012 9:24 am· Comments Off on Critical to empower rural women: UN Women chief 

UNITED NATIONS, Feb. 28 — Michelle Bachelet, executive director of the UN gender equality body known as UN Women, on Monday said that it was critical to empower rural women globally and called it a "matter of human rights, equality and justice."

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