DGT-4Man found dead; believed to have committed suicide

March 15, 2012 9:21 am· Comments Off on DGT-4Man found dead; believed to have committed suicide 

DUMAGUETE CITY, March 14 – Police are still investigating the circumstances behind the death of a man who was believed to have taken his own life and who was found dead early Wednesday at Barangay Calindagan in Dumaguete City.

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(ZBO)Zambo City buys truck for disaster rescue operation

March 15, 2012 9:21 am· Comments Off on (ZBO)Zambo City buys truck for disaster rescue operation 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, March 14 – The local government, to further enhance delivery of social services, has acquired a brand new six-wheeler truck for use in disaster response, rescue and other operations in this southern port city.

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1st Ld: Obama says still space, time for diplomatic solution on Iran's nuclear issue

March 15, 2012 9:21 am· Comments Off on 1st Ld: Obama says still space, time for diplomatic solution on Iran's nuclear issue 

WASHINGTON, March 15 — U.S. President Barack Obama said on Wednesday that he and British Prime Minister David Cameron agreed that there is still space and time for a diplomatic solution on Iran's nuclear issue, but he vowed to keep up the pressure on Tehran.

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Nearly five million Yemenis need food assistance: UN survey

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UNITED NATIONS, March 15 — Almost five million Yemenis are unable to produce or buy the food they need, according to preliminary findings of a United Nations survey, which was issued on Wednesday.

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QE3 will offer little help to U.S. economy: former U.S. Treasury Secretary

March 15, 2012 9:21 am· Comments Off on QE3 will offer little help to U.S. economy: former U.S. Treasury Secretary 

WASHINGTON, March 15 — Another round of bond-buying program from the U.S. Federal Reserve will offer very limited help to bolster the U.S. economic recovery, Robert Rubin, former U.S. Treasury Secretary, said here on Wednesday.

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2nd Ld Writethru: Obama says still space, time for diplomatic solution on Iran's nuclear issue

March 15, 2012 9:21 am· Comments Off on 2nd Ld Writethru: Obama says still space, time for diplomatic solution on Iran's nuclear issue 

WASHINGTON, March 15 — U.S. President Barack Obama said on Wednesday that he and British Prime Minister David Cameron agreed that there is still space and time for a diplomatic solution on Iran's nuclear issue, but he also warned of a " shrinking" window for diplomacy.

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UN updates convention on double taxation to spur investment in developing nations

March 15, 2012 9:21 am· Comments Off on UN updates convention on double taxation to spur investment in developing nations 

UNITED NATIONS, March 15 — The United Nations will launch an updated model of the convention on double taxation to help less developed countries benefit more from international investments, officials from the UN Committee of Experts on International Cooperation in Tax Matters said here Wednesday.

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Oil falls on unexpected inventories increase

March 15, 2012 9:21 am· Comments Off on Oil falls on unexpected inventories increase 

NEW YORK, March 15 — Crude prices fell on Wednesday as U.S. weekly crude inventories increased unexpectedly.

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Montenegro on track to NATO membership: NATO commander

March 15, 2012 9:21 am· Comments Off on Montenegro on track to NATO membership: NATO commander 

BELGRADE, March 15 — Montenegro was on its track for NATO membership, the military alliance's supreme allied commander for Europe Admiral James Stavridis said on Wednesday.

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Supply-side risks pushes oil futures prices up: IEA

March 15, 2012 9:21 am· Comments Off on Supply-side risks pushes oil futures prices up: IEA 

PARIS, March 15 — Oil futures prices moved higher thanks to escalating supply-side risks, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said here on Wednesday.

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