AFP presses hunt against communist terrorists in Surigao del Sur

November 12, 2009 9:32 pm· Comments Off on AFP presses hunt against communist terrorists in Surigao del Sur 

LANUZA, Agusan del Sur, Nov. 13 -– The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) pressed the hunt against the communist-New People’s Army (NPA) rebels in Surigao del Sur province, particularly in far-flung Lanuza villages where 19 persons were killed and 10 others were wounded during the past two days fierce gunbattle.

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HPG Davao urges caution in buying second-hand cars

November 12, 2009 9:32 pm· Comments Off on HPG Davao urges caution in buying second-hand cars 

DAVAO CITY, Nov. 13 – The Highway Patrol Group (HPG) in the Davao Region has advised the public to be extra careful in buying second-hand units to ensure the vehicle is legal.

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Yudhoyono, Lee do not discuss Cambodia-Thailand conflict

November 12, 2009 9:32 pm· Comments Off on Yudhoyono, Lee do not discuss Cambodia-Thailand conflict 

SINGAPORE, Nov. 13 — President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono and Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong did not discuss the conflict between Cambodia and Thailand in their bilateral meeting in Singapore Thursday night.

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Expo leaders say H1N1 won't hurt attendance

November 12, 2009 9:32 pm· Comments Off on Expo leaders say H1N1 won't hurt attendance 

BEIJING, Nov. 13 — The spread of H1N1 flu will have little impact upon next year's World Expo in Shanghai, according to organizers of the event.

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Dollar rises against most major currencies

November 12, 2009 9:32 pm· Comments Off on Dollar rises against most major currencies 

NEW YORK, Nov. 13 — The U.S. dollar rose against most major currencies on Thursday as investors' risk appetite lacked support.

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Whirlwind damages 104 houses in W Java

November 12, 2009 9:32 pm· Comments Off on Whirlwind damages 104 houses in W Java 

WEST JAVA, Nov. 13 — Whirling wind which struck Sindangasih village, Ciamis district, West Java, last Wednesday (Nov 11) had caused damage to hundreds of houses, an official said.

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Bio-organic fertilizer developed in Pangasinan

November 12, 2009 9:32 pm· 3 Comments 

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan, Nov. 13 — The provincial government distributed to local farmers bio-organic fertilizers which it developed using chicken manure sourced out from the poultry farm of Governor Amado Espino Jr. in Barangay Portic, Bugallon.

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Canadian stocks retreat along with commodities

November 12, 2009 9:32 pm· Comments Off on Canadian stocks retreat along with commodities 

TORONTO, Nov. 13 — Canadian stock market turned red on Thursday, led by raw materials and energy producers, as gold retreated from a record, crude oil and natural gas prices also declined. The S&P/TSX Composite Index closed at 11,360.78, down 78. 99 points, or 0.69 percent from yesterday.

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Stocks close flat in Central America

November 12, 2009 9:32 pm· Comments Off on Stocks close flat in Central America 

PANAMA CITY, Nov. 13 — Central America's three major stock markets closed flat on Thursday.

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Dollar at lower 90 yen in Tokyo

November 12, 2009 9:32 pm· Comments Off on Dollar at lower 90 yen in Tokyo 

TOKYO, Nov. 13 — The U.S. dollar changed hands at the lower 90 yen level early Friday in Tokyo.

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