Global OLED display output to more than double this year

March 8, 2012 11:39 am· Comments Off on Global OLED display output to more than double this year 

SEOUL, March 8 — Global production of organic light-emitting diode (OLED) displays is expected to more than double this year from the previous year on the back of rising demand for mobile devices such as smartphones, a market research firm said on Thursday.

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New Zealand's Reserve Bank keeps interest rate on hold

March 8, 2012 11:39 am· Comments Off on New Zealand's Reserve Bank keeps interest rate on hold 

WELLINGTON, March 8 — New Zealand's central bank on Thursday announced that interest rate would remain at 2.5 percent, saying the high value of the New Zealand dollar would keep rates down.

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BOK holds key rate steady for 9th month in March

March 8, 2012 11:39 am· Comments Off on BOK holds key rate steady for 9th month in March 

By Lee Youkyung

SEOUL, March 8 — South Korea's central bank on Thursday left the key interest rate unchanged for the ninth straight month in March, as rising oil prices threaten to build up inflationary pressures and fragile signs of economic revival at home and abroad continue to challenge policymakers.

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Antique LGUs, Philhealth sign MOA for 100% Universal Health Care implementation

March 8, 2012 11:39 am· Comments Off on Antique LGUs, Philhealth sign MOA for 100% Universal Health Care implementation 

ILOILO CITY, March 8 – The Provincial Government and the different local government units (LGUs) in Antique signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) with the Philippine Health Insurance (PhilHealth) to ensure a 100 percent implementation of the Universal Health Care program of the government.

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China's tourist city seeks to attract more visitors from Germany, Europe

March 8, 2012 11:39 am· Comments Off on China's tourist city seeks to attract more visitors from Germany, Europe 

BERLIN, March 8 — Hangzhou city, a picturesque tourist destination in east China, showcased its beautiful landscape and cultural charm at an ongoing expo here on Wednesday in a bid to attract more European visitors.

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FTC probes major hotels for price rigging suspicions

March 8, 2012 11:39 am· Comments Off on FTC probes major hotels for price rigging suspicions 

SEOUL, March 8 — South Korea's anti-trust watchdog has launched an investigation into suspicions that seven major hotel operators have been colluding in setting room charges for their customers, industry sources said on Thursday.

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Fashion designer shot dead dead in QC

March 8, 2012 10:52 am· Comments Off on Fashion designer shot dead dead in QC 

MANILA, March 7 – A male fashion designer was fatally shot by still unidentified man along San Mateo Road, Barangay Batasan Hills, Novaliches, Quezon City before dawn Wednesday.

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Killers of UPLB student known

March 8, 2012 10:52 am· Comments Off on Killers of UPLB student known 

MANILA, March 7 – The Laguna Provincial Police Office (LPPO) on Wednesday has identified two other suspects behind the robbery-slay of University of the Philippines-Los Baños (UPLB) agriculture student Rayver Peñaranda last March 4,

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Miranda placed under restrictive custody at Camp Crame

March 8, 2012 10:52 am· Comments Off on Miranda placed under restrictive custody at Camp Crame 

MANILA, March 7 – Former National Capital Region Police Office Spokesman Supt. Rommel Miranda has been placed under restrictive custody in Camp Crame.

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PSBank: Depositors still trust us

March 8, 2012 10:52 am· Comments Off on PSBank: Depositors still trust us 

MANILA, March 7 -– Philippine Savings Bank (PSBank) said it has maintained the confidence of its depositors amid being in the middle of the on-going impeachment trial of Chief Justice Renato Corona.

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