1 killed, 2 wounded in Pangasinan on Holy Week

April 6, 2012 9:10 pm· Comments Off on 1 killed, 2 wounded in Pangasinan on Holy Week 

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan, April 6 — A welder was fatally shot while two others were seriously wounded while having a drinking spree in sitio Caranglaan Barangay Bolo, Labrador on the night of Holy Wednesday.

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Aurora residents assured of 24-hour affordable power service

April 6, 2012 9:10 pm· Comments Off on Aurora residents assured of 24-hour affordable power service 

LUCENA CITY, Quezon, April 6 – Residents of Aurora province are now assured of 24-hour affordable power services in their homes, offices and business establishments, officials said.

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Hagedorn suspects business rivalry motivates twin blasts in Palawan

April 6, 2012 9:10 pm· Comments Off on Hagedorn suspects business rivalry motivates twin blasts in Palawan 

MANILA, April 6 – Puerto Princesa Mayor Edward Hegedorn on Friday suspected that business or political rivalry motivated the twin blasts in Palawan Thursday afternoon.

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Organic vegetable farming up in Calamba City

April 6, 2012 9:10 pm· Comments Off on Organic vegetable farming up in Calamba City 

CALAMBA CITY, Laguna, April 6 (PIA) — The city government, through the city agriculture office (CAO), launched a program that encourages barangay residents to turn open idle spaces into vegetable gardens.

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Lucena City gov’t braces for calamity, security and anti-criminality drive

April 6, 2012 9:10 pm· Comments Off on Lucena City gov’t braces for calamity, security and anti-criminality drive 

LUCENA CITY, Quezon, April 6 -– To ensure the immediate response to accidents and calamities in the city, Task Force Lucena organized “Bayanihan teams in 33 barangays to impart to students knowledge on the ‘nitty-gritty’ in effectively containing these unfortunate events.

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11 crew members of missing Hong Kong cargo ship rescued

April 6, 2012 9:10 pm· Comments Off on 11 crew members of missing Hong Kong cargo ship rescued 

OSAKA, Japan, April 5 — Eleven of the 17 crew members on board a Hong Kong cargo ship which lost contact in waters off southern Japan two days ago were rescued by patrol vessels of Japanese Coast Guard Thursday afternoon, Japan's public broadcaster Nippon Hoso Kyokai (NHK) reported.

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China to negotiate directly with ASEAN members over disputes

April 6, 2012 9:10 pm· Comments Off on China to negotiate directly with ASEAN members over disputes 

BEIJING, April 5 — China will negotiate directly with members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) on drafting a code of conduct concerning the South China Sea, a Foreign Ministry spokesman said Thursday.

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China urges assistance for Annan's Syria mediation

April 6, 2012 9:10 pm· Comments Off on China urges assistance for Annan's Syria mediation 

BEIJING, April 5 — China on Thursday urged all parties involved to actively cooperate with U.N.-Arab League envoy Kofi Annan's mediating efforts on the Syrian crisis.

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N. Korea says interception of its satellite is an act of war

April 6, 2012 9:10 pm· Comments Off on N. Korea says interception of its satellite is an act of war 

SEOUL, April 6 — North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has ratcheted up his regime's militaristic rhetoric as Pyongyang threatened to retaliate against any country that intercepts a North Korean rocket booster or collects the rocket debris.

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Loose cargo likely led to Hong Kong cargo ship's capsizal

April 6, 2012 9:10 pm· Comments Off on Loose cargo likely led to Hong Kong cargo ship's capsizal 

OSAKA, April 6 — Loose cargo may caused the capsizing of a Hong Kong cargo ship which lost contact in waters off southern Japan three days ago, Japan's public broadcaster Nippon Hoso Kyokai (NHK) reported Friday.

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