Mayor Rama to arm seniors involved in peace and order work

May 28, 2012 12:38 am· Comments Off on Mayor Rama to arm seniors involved in peace and order work 

CEBU CITY, May 27 – Senior citizens involved in peace and order work in Cebu City would soon be armed, and perhaps, dangerous.

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Iloilo Baptist church honors Tubungan clash heroes

May 28, 2012 12:38 am· Comments Off on Iloilo Baptist church honors Tubungan clash heroes 

ILOILO CITY, May 27 – “When we were given instruction to provide transportation assistance to the students from Tubungan, Iloilo to Technical Education and Skills Development Authority Training Center in Iloilo City, the thought that the New People’s Army (NPA) would conduct atrocities to deprive the students the right to education never crossed our mind,” said Corporal Ted Peter Felarca and his men after the infamous incident that left two civilians and several soldiers wounded.

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Yemen, ICRC discuss humanitarian cooperation

May 28, 2012 12:38 am· Comments Off on Yemen, ICRC discuss humanitarian cooperation 

SANA'A, May 27 — Yemen and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) discussed here on Saturday the humanitarian cooperation aspects, particularly for the displaced people of Abyan and Sa'ada provinces.

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Amur Region puts out all wildfires

May 28, 2012 12:38 am· Comments Off on Amur Region puts out all wildfires 

KHABAROVSK, May 27 — The Amur Region has put out all wildfires; the four last fire seats were wiped out on Saturday in the Arkharinsky, Zeya, Shimanovsky and Svobodnensky districts, Itar-Tass learnt on Sunday at the Amur regional branch of the Russian Ministry for Emergencies.

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Provinces asked to keep an eye on HFM disease

May 28, 2012 12:38 am· Comments Off on Provinces asked to keep an eye on HFM disease 

HA NOI, May 27 — The Ministry of Health yesterday asked localities to maintain drastic measures to prevent the spread of hand-foot-mouth (HFM) disease, which saw a 10-fold year-on-year increase in the first five months this year.

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Army retakes control on western Zinjibar, kills 62 militants

May 28, 2012 12:38 am· Comments Off on Army retakes control on western Zinjibar, kills 62 militants 

ABYAN, May 27 — The military troops and popular committees managed on Saturday to regain entire control on the western area of Zinjibar town, a military source in Abyan said.

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Egypt to hold mediterranean gas exploration tender

May 28, 2012 12:38 am· Comments Off on Egypt to hold mediterranean gas exploration tender 

CAIRO, May 27 — Egypt will hold, for the first time, a tender for gas exploration in its territorial waters in the Mediterranean Sea bordering with Israel and Cyprus, Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company (EGAS) president Mohamed Shoaib said on Sunday.

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Chinese defense minister arrives in Cambodia to meet ASEAN ministers

May 28, 2012 12:38 am· Comments Off on Chinese defense minister arrives in Cambodia to meet ASEAN ministers 

PHNOM PENH, May 27 — Chinese Defense Minister Liang Guanglie arrived here on Sunday afternoon for a 4-day official visit to further strengthen ties with Cambodia and the ASEAN.

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Oil engineers kidnapped in Syria

May 28, 2012 12:38 am· Comments Off on Oil engineers kidnapped in Syria 

BEIRUT, May 27 — Armed extremists connected with Al Qaeda, kidnapped a group of engineers and technicians of the Syrian Furat Oil Company, SANA news agency reported.

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10 Bangladeshi workers die in house fire in Bahrain

May 28, 2012 12:38 am· Comments Off on 10 Bangladeshi workers die in house fire in Bahrain 

MANAMA, May 27 — Ten Bangladeshi workers died after a fire broke out in their flat in Bahrain's East Riffa on Sunday.

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