"Noynoy: Triumph of People's Campaign" book launched

February 22, 2011 10:46 am· Comments Off on "Noynoy: Triumph of People's Campaign" book launched 

MANILA, Feb. 21 – With the launch of the book “Noynoy: The Triumph of a People’s Campaign”, people are given a glimpse on how the so-called “Cory magic” spawned President Benigno Simeon Aquino III’s rise to the forefront of the latest wave of “People Power”.

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Three Koreans hurt in rioting in Libya; Seoul mulls evacuation

February 22, 2011 10:46 am· Comments Off on Three Koreans hurt in rioting in Libya; Seoul mulls evacuation 

SEOUL, Feb. 22 — Hundreds of Libyans raided a South Korean-run construction site in the capital city of Tripoli, injuring three Korean and two Bangladeshi workers, amid the rising violence against anti-government protesters in Libya, officials said Monday.

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Libyan authorities trying to crush Tripoli protests

February 22, 2011 10:46 am· Comments Off on Libyan authorities trying to crush Tripoli protests 

CAIRO, February 21 — Libyan authorities have launched a large-scale operation to disperse demonstrators in the capital, Tripoli, Al Jazeera TV reported.

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6.2-magnitude earthquake hits South Island of New Zealand

February 22, 2011 10:46 am· Comments Off on 6.2-magnitude earthquake hits South Island of New Zealand 

BEIJING, Feb. 22 — An earthquake measuring 6.2 on the Richter Scale jolted South Island of New Zealand at 7:51 a.m. Beijing Time Tuesday, according to the China Earthquake Networks Center.

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6.3 magnitude earthquake hits New Zealand's Christchurch

February 22, 2011 10:46 am· Comments Off on 6.3 magnitude earthquake hits New Zealand's Christchurch 

WELLINGTON, Feb. 22 — A 6.3 magnitude earthquake struck New Zealand South Island's Canterbury region on Tuesday, with some buildings collapsed in and phone lines down in Christchurch.

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S. Korean imports of U.S. beef almost double in 2010

February 22, 2011 10:46 am· Comments Off on S. Korean imports of U.S. beef almost double in 2010 

SEOUL, Feb. 22 — South Korea's imports of U.S. beef nearly doubled in 2010 from a year earlier due largely to dwindling concerns over its safety here, the government said Tuesday.

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Features: Global currency reform delayed

February 22, 2011 10:46 am· Comments Off on Features: Global currency reform delayed 

MOSCOW, Feb. 22 — It appears that the global currency system won't be reformed any time soon, despite all the talk from international officials.

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Dollar at lower 83 yen in Tokyo

February 22, 2011 10:46 am· Comments Off on Dollar at lower 83 yen in Tokyo 

TOKYO, Feb. 22 — The U.S. dollar traded at the lower 83 yen level early Tuesday in Tokyo.

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Climate change affecting food safety: researchers warn

February 22, 2011 10:46 am· Comments Off on Climate change affecting food safety: researchers warn 

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 22 — Climate change is already having an effect on the safety of the world's food supplies, and, unless action is taken, it's only going to get worse, the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) reported on Monday.

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High cholesterol, blood pressure in middle age tied to early memory problems: study

February 22, 2011 10:46 am· Comments Off on High cholesterol, blood pressure in middle age tied to early memory problems: study 

WASHINGTON, Feb. 22 — Middle-age men and women who have cardiovascular issues, such as high cholesterol and high blood pressure, may not only be at risk for heart disease, but for an increased risk of developing early cognitive and memory problems as well, according to a study released Monday.

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