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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.