PRC offers services to Pangasinan professionals

August 31, 2012 12:57 am· Comments Off on PRC offers services to Pangasinan professionals 

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan, Aug. 30 —Hundreds of professionals from various parts of Pangasinan trooped to the Narciso Ramos Sports and Civic Center Gym here on Wednesday to avail of the services of the Professional Regulatory Commission (PRC) who brought their services to the doorsteps of the Pangasinenses.

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Rebel returnee shot dead in Silay City

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By VL Orquiola

ILOILO CITY, Aug. 30 – A rebel returnee was killed Wednesday by a still unidentified group of assassins who sprayed bullets on the former New People’s Army (NPA)in Silay City, Negros Occidental.

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Rebels claim downing Syrian fighter plane

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DAMASCUS, Aug. 30 — Syrian rebels claimed that they shot down a Syrian fighter plane Thursday in the northwestern province of Idlib near the Turkish border, al-Arabiya television reported.

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9 killed as 2 MI-17 choppers of IAF collide mid-air

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JAMNAGAR — Nine defence personnel, including five officers, were today killed when two MI-17 choppers of Indian Air Force collided mid-air just after take off from an air base here.

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PM insists flood test necessary for Bangkok

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BANGKOK, Aug. 30 — Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Thursday assured Bankok residents of a flood-free capital during the planned three consecutive days of drainage tests early next month.

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S. Korea formally rejects Japan proposal to refer isle dispute to ICJ

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SEOUL, Aug. 30 — South Korea formally rejected on Thursday Japan's proposal to refer their territorial dispute over a pair of South Korean-controlled islets, known as Takeshima to Japanese and as Dokdo to Koreans, to the International Court of Justice for a ruling on sovereignty.

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Global James Bond Day to be celebrated on Oct. 5

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LOS ANGELES, Aug. 30 — In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the "James Bond" film franchise, the makers have decided to celebrate October 5 this year as the Global James Bond Day.

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'46 elephants killed in train-hits in last three years'

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NEW DELHI, Aug. 30 — Forty-six elephants have been killed on rail tracks in the country since 2009, with the Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) accounting for the maximum number of pachyderm deaths, the government said today.

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St. Petersburg opposition files for 'March of millions'

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ST. PETERSBURG, Aug. 30 -– The St. Petersburg political opposition has applied to hold a September 15 "March of Millions," Rosbalt news portal said on Thursday.

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Iran announces NAM’s group on Syrian settlement – Ali Akbar Salehi

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LONDON, Aug. 30 — At the initiative of Iran, several countries of the Non-Aligned Movement /NAM/ decided to establish a group to search for settlement of the crisis in Syria, Iran’s Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi said on Wednesday.

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