Amihan brings light rains over eastern section of Luzon, Visayas –PAGASA

October 31, 2012 10:17 am· Comments Off on Amihan brings light rains over eastern section of Luzon, Visayas –PAGASA 

MANILA, Oct. 31 –- Expect light rains over the eastern section of Luzon and Visayas on Wednesday due to the northeast monsoon or ‘hangin amihan’, the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA).

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Scores try to beat deadline of voters registration; Comelec starts work before 7:00 a.m.

October 31, 2012 10:17 am· Comments Off on Scores try to beat deadline of voters registration; Comelec starts work before 7:00 a.m. 

BAGUIO CITY, Oct. 31 — Scores of people mill around the office of the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) as early as 6:00 a.m. today to avail of the last day of registration of voters for the nationwide May 2013 elections.

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PNP-PRO-3 on full alert during Undas

October 31, 2012 10:17 am· Comments Off on PNP-PRO-3 on full alert during Undas 

CAMP OLIVAS, Pampanga, Oct. 31 — The entire Central Luzon police force has been placed on full alert status to ensure peace and order during the observance of All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day in the region.

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Davao police official warns drunks also banned in cemeteries

October 31, 2012 10:17 am· Comments Off on Davao police official warns drunks also banned in cemeteries 

DAVAO CITY, Oct. 31 — Sr. Supt. Ronald dela Rosa, chief of the Davao City Police Office (DCPO), reminded the public that drunks are not allowed in cemeteries.

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BCDA chair continues to work for political unification in Bataan

October 31, 2012 10:17 am· Comments Off on BCDA chair continues to work for political unification in Bataan 

BALANGA CITY, Bataan, Oct. 31 — Bases Conversion Development Authority (BCDA) chair Felicito Payumo wants political unification be realized among big and seasoned politicians in Bataan.

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Govt security forces arrest NPA extortion team member

October 31, 2012 10:17 am· Comments Off on Govt security forces arrest NPA extortion team member 

ILOILO CITY, Oct. 31 — Joint elements of the 62nd Infantry Battalion and the Philippine National Police (PNP)captured a New People's Army (NPA) rebel in Cadiz City, Negros Occidental Tuesday.

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Yemen's export gas pipeline bombed: ministry

October 31, 2012 10:17 am· Comments Off on Yemen's export gas pipeline bombed: ministry 

SANAA, Oct. 31 — Unidentified gunmen on Tuesday blew up a gas pipeline that transfers Yemen's liquefied natural gas ( LNG) to an Arab Sea export terminal, the Yemeni defense ministry website reported.

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Cyprus awards licenses for gas exploration in four more offshore blocks

October 31, 2012 10:17 am· Comments Off on Cyprus awards licenses for gas exploration in four more offshore blocks 

NICOSIA, Oct. 31 — Cyprus on Tuesday awarded provisional gas exploration licenses to energy companies in four offshore blocks out of a total of 12 in its exclusive economic zones.

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(News Analysis): Libya controversy unlikely to impact U.S. presidential race

October 31, 2012 10:17 am· Comments Off on (News Analysis): Libya controversy unlikely to impact U.S. presidential race 

By Matthew Rusling

WASHINGTON, Oct. 31 — The ongoing controversy over the death of U.S. Ambassador to Libya Christopher Stevens and three other Americans killed in an attack on the U.S. consulate Sept. 11 in Libya is unlikely to shake up next week's U.S. presidential election, experts said.

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(1st Ld Writethru): U.S. oil edges up as Sandy sweeps East Coast

October 31, 2012 10:17 am· Comments Off on (1st Ld Writethru): U.S. oil edges up as Sandy sweeps East Coast 

NEW YORK, Oct. 31 — U.S. crude prices edged up on Tuesday as storm Sandy swept the East Coast, shutting refineries as well as crude supplies.

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