Skipping World Teams for World singles: Dipika

November 10, 2014 9:09 am· Comments Off on Skipping World Teams for World singles: Dipika 

NEW DELHI, Nov. 9 — The highest-ranked Indian woman squash player, Dipika Pallikal, would be skipping next month's World Team Championships in Canada to be fully-prepared for the singles World Championships to be held in the same month.

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QC starts fundraising for Red Cross

November 10, 2014 9:07 am· Comments Off on QC starts fundraising for Red Cross 

By Lady Marie dela Torre

MANILA, Nov. 9 (PNA) — In a bid to provide funds for humanitarian activities of Philippine Red Cross (PRC), the Quezon City Council passed an ordinance imposing an additional one peso for cinema admission this November in all movie houses of the city.

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AirAsia India joins fare war, puts one-way ticket at Rs 699

November 10, 2014 9:07 am· Comments Off on AirAsia India joins fare war, puts one-way ticket at Rs 699 

NEW DELHI, Nov. 9 — AirAsia India today joined the domestic fare war launching a week-long sale offer for its entire network with one-way tickets with prices as low as Rs 699 including taxes. (PNA/PTI)

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'Blair struck secret deal with Saudis to promote oil business'

November 10, 2014 9:07 am· Comments Off on 'Blair struck secret deal with Saudis to promote oil business' 

LONDON, Nov. 9 — Former British premier Tony Blair made a secret deal with an oil company founded by the Saudi King's son for a fee of about USD 75,000 a month and a 2 per cent cut of any contract he helped broker, according to a media report.

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Direct flights to link Beijing and two Canadian cities

November 10, 2014 9:07 am· Comments Off on Direct flights to link Beijing and two Canadian cities 

BEIJING, Nov. 9 — china and Canada will work to launch direct flights between Beijing and the Canadian cities of Montreal and Calgary, Xinhua learned on Sunday.

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Abe, Harper agree to cooperate on concluding Pacific free trade pact

November 10, 2014 9:07 am· Comments Off on Abe, Harper agree to cooperate on concluding Pacific free trade pact 

BEIJING, Nov. 9 — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper agreed Sunday to work together to conclude a U.S.-led free trade pact, and urged leaders of the negotiating countries to exercise the political will needed to clinch an agreement, Japanese officials said.

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PHL plant-based products okay for export to Vietnam

November 10, 2014 9:07 am· Comments Off on PHL plant-based products okay for export to Vietnam 

By Ezra May M. Galacan

MANILA, Nov. 9 (PNA) — Philippine plant-based products can now be exported to Vietnam.

This, as Vietnam has finally included the Philippines in the list of countries that can export plant-based products, after three years following its submission of application for accreditation.

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Another mall soon to rise in Legazpi City

November 10, 2014 9:07 am· Comments Off on Another mall soon to rise in Legazpi City 

By Emmanuel P. Solis

LEGAZPI CITY, Nov. 9 (PNA) — Another land mark project of the City Government of Legazpi will be constructed by the WholeGrain Land Inc. (WGLI) under the public-private partnership (PPP) scheme in the 2,855- square-meter Locsin Park in Old Albay District, according to Mayor Noel E. Rosal.

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SEC to launch first satellite office in Quezon City

November 10, 2014 9:07 am· Comments Off on SEC to launch first satellite office in Quezon City 

By Leslie D. Venzon

MANILA, Nov. 9 (PNA) — Processing of registration applications of a corporation or partnership in Quezon City with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is made more convenient with the launch of its first satellite office at Araneta Center's Ali Mall Government Center, Cubao, Quezon City.

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Interview: China sheltered New Zealand from worst of financial crisis: ex-trade minister

November 10, 2014 9:07 am· Comments Off on Interview: China sheltered New Zealand from worst of financial crisis: ex-trade minister 

AUCKLAND, New Zealand, Nov. 9 — New Zealand's economic growth rests on trade with China, which helped the country escape the worst effects of the Global Financial Crisis, former New Zealand Trade Minister Phil Goff said on Sunday.

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