Junking of Bt talong by SC may hamper food security — DOST

January 29, 2016 by · Comments Off on Junking of Bt talong by SC may hamper food security — DOST 

By Rhaydz B. Barcia

LEGAZPI CITY, Jan. 28 (PNA) — The Supreme Court's decision to totally halt the Bt talong (eggpant) field-testing propagation and commercialization of genetically modified organisms (GMO) may affect the country’s food security, a Department of Science and Technology (DOST)-National Academy of Science and Technology (NAST) statement said Thursday.

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IS plans to create emirate in Afghanistan pose threat to Central Asia, Iran, China — FSB

November 11, 2015 by · Comments Off on IS plans to create emirate in Afghanistan pose threat to Central Asia, Iran, China — FSB 

SOCHI, Nov. 10 — Plans of the Islamic State, an international terrorist organization outlawed in Russia, to establish a province in northern Afghanistan pose a threat to Central Asian states, Iran and China, Yevgeny Sysoyev, a deputy chief of Russia’s Federal Security Service and chief of the administration of the National Anti-terrorist Committee, said on Tuesday.

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Asian regulators tackle OTC derivative markets reforms

March 5, 2015 by · Comments Off on Asian regulators tackle OTC derivative markets reforms 

By Joann Santiago

PANGLAO ISLAND, March 5 (PNA) — Finance officials from Asia have put focus on common rules on derivatives trading vis-à-vis the implementation of global reforms on over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives markets.

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