DPWH 11 apologizes for delay in Digos-Bansalan road concreting project

November 10, 2012 12:23 am· Comments Off on DPWH 11 apologizes for delay in Digos-Bansalan road concreting project 

DAVAO CITY, Nov. 9 — The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH 11) took up the cudgels on the delay of the completion of the Digos-Bansalan in Davao del Sur road concreting project, the construction of which was said to have started in 2011.

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Five suspects arrested, firearms and shabu seized in Negros Oriental

November 10, 2012 12:23 am· Comments Off on Five suspects arrested, firearms and shabu seized in Negros Oriental 

By Mary Judaline F. Partlow

DUMAGUETE CITY, Nov. 09 – Law enforcement authorities in Negros Oriental scored anew in their relentless campaign against illegal drugs followingthe arrest of three suspected illegal drug pushers and seizure of firearms and ammunitions in a raid in Bayawan City in Negros Oriental.

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Mainstream media must preserve credibility — Ali Hamsa

November 10, 2012 12:23 am· Comments Off on Mainstream media must preserve credibility — Ali Hamsa 

PETALING JAYA, Nov 9 — Mainstream media in the country must preserve their credibility to become reliable sources of news at all times, Chief Secretary to the Government Datuk Seri Dr Ali Hamsa.

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(LEAD) BOK freezes key rate at 2.75%

November 10, 2012 12:23 am· Comments Off on (LEAD) BOK freezes key rate at 2.75% 

By Kim Soo-yeon

SEOUL, Nov. 9 — South Korea's central bank froze the key interest rate Friday in an apparent bid to assess the impact of October's rate cut on the slowing local economy amid the global downturn.

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Obama speaks to world leaders after re-election

November 10, 2012 12:23 am· Comments Off on Obama speaks to world leaders after re-election 

WASHINGTON, Nov. 9 — U.S. President Barack Obama has spoken with 12 world leaders over the phone after winning reelection for a second term Tuesday, expressing his desire for continued close cooperation with them, the White House said Thursday.

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Libya's transition makes progress but challenges remain: UN envoy

November 10, 2012 12:23 am· Comments Off on Libya's transition makes progress but challenges remain: UN envoy 

UNITED NATIONS, Nov. 9 — A top UN official in Libya told the Security Council Thursday that the North African country has made progress in its political transition over the past year but still faces many challenges, including ensuring security and promoting national reconciliation, a UN spokesman told reporters here.

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Sokor court rules vs. pro-Japanese collaborators

November 10, 2012 12:23 am· Comments Off on Sokor court rules vs. pro-Japanese collaborators 

SEOUL, Nov. 9 — An appellate court has ruled there is no problem with a government decision to cancel the posthumous honors of controversial independent fighters during Japan's colonial rule of the Korean Peninsula decades ago, court officials said Friday.

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Iran to attend anti-narcotics confab Nov 12-13 in Pakistan

November 10, 2012 12:23 am· Comments Off on Iran to attend anti-narcotics confab Nov 12-13 in Pakistan 

ISLAMABAD, Nov. 8 — Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari invited Iran to take part in the upcoming conference on counter-narcotics slated for Nov 12-13 here.

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OIC calls on Obama to continue engagement with Muslim world

November 10, 2012 12:23 am· Comments Off on OIC calls on Obama to continue engagement with Muslim world 

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 9 – The Secretary-General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu, congratulated President Barack Obama on his re-election and called on him to continue his engagement with the Muslim world, which he initiated at the beginning of his first term.

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CSTO prepares for deteriorated security in Afghanistan

November 10, 2012 12:23 am· Comments Off on CSTO prepares for deteriorated security in Afghanistan 

MOSCOW, Nov. 9 — The Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) was prepared for deteriorated security situation in Afghanistan, head of the bloc said Friday.

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