Hagedorn surprises supporters, files senatorial candidacy in Manila

October 3, 2012 9:54 pm· Comments Off on Hagedorn surprises supporters, files senatorial candidacy in Manila 

By Celeste Anna R. Formoso

PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, Oct. 3 -– A few hours after categorically announcing at a media conference here that he will no longer run for any position in May 2013, Mayor Edward S. Hagedorn surprised his family and supporters by walking into the Commission on Elections (Comelec) Office at Intramuros, Manila and filing his certificate of candidacy (COC) as an independent senatorial bet.

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Mayoral and municipal dad bets file COC in Catanduanes

October 3, 2012 9:54 pm· Comments Off on Mayoral and municipal dad bets file COC in Catanduanes 

By Carmelo A. Rima

VIRAC, Catanduanes, Oct. 3 –- Two candidates showed up at the Commission on Elections (Comelec) office here Wednesday to file their certificate of candidacy (COC).

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Passengers traveling across Strait up 155% during holidays

October 3, 2012 9:54 pm· Comments Off on Passengers traveling across Strait up 155% during holidays 

FUZHOU, Oct. 3 — The number of passengers traveling by sea between southeast China's Fujian Province and Taiwan was up 15 percent during the first three days of the eight-day Mid-Autumn Festival and National Day holidays, according to official statistics released on Wednesday.

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Obama, Romney debate may not swing race/

October 3, 2012 9:54 pm· Comments Off on Obama, Romney debate may not swing race/ 

By Carl Schreck

WASHINGTON, Oct. 3 — Tens of millions of Americans will tune in Wednesday night to watch US President Barack Obama debate Republican challenger Mitt Romney in what is arguably the country’s most anticipated political event so far this year.

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Aleppo blasts kill 30, injure 32 others: TV

October 3, 2012 9:54 pm· Comments Off on Aleppo blasts kill 30, injure 32 others: TV 

DAMASCUS, Oct. 3 — The initial death toll of the blasts that struck Syria's northern Aleppo province earlier Wednesday was estimated at 30, the pan-Arab al-Mayadeen TV said. Another 32 were injured.

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Al-Qaida suspects attack army post in southern Yemen, 2 dead

October 3, 2012 9:54 pm· Comments Off on Al-Qaida suspects attack army post in southern Yemen, 2 dead 

ADEN, Yemen, Oct. 3 — Suspected al-Qaida militants ambushed a Yemeni army post in the southern province of Lahj before dawn Wednesday, and two soldiers were killed and three injured, a government official told Xinhua.

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Laborers in Jakarta and its buffer zone towns to hold joint strikes

October 3, 2012 9:54 pm· Comments Off on Laborers in Jakarta and its buffer zone towns to hold joint strikes 

JAKARTA, Oct. 3 — Some laborers from Jakarta and its satellite towns of Tangerang, Bekasi, Depok and Karawang will hold a national joint strike here Wednesday.

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Indon VP asks for strategic plan vs. corruption

October 3, 2012 9:54 pm· Comments Off on Indon VP asks for strategic plan vs. corruption 

JAKARTA, Oct. 3 — Vice President Boediono has asked ministers and heads of state institutions to work out annual national strategic action plans on corruption prevention and elimination and mechanisms for supervising their implementation.

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TNI continues strengthening its weapon system

October 3, 2012 9:54 pm· Comments Off on TNI continues strengthening its weapon system 

JAKARTA, Oct. 3 — The Indonesian military continues strengthening its weapon system to meet a minimum essential force by among others acquiring 44 units of Leopard main battle tanks from Germany.

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ASPA summit seeks integration among South American, Arab countries

October 3, 2012 9:54 pm· Comments Off on ASPA summit seeks integration among South American, Arab countries 

LIMA, Oct. 2 — The Third Summit of South American and Arab Countries (ASPA) kicked off on Monday here in the Peruvian capital to bolster commercial, political and cultural ties between the two regions.

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