NGCP assures power supply on election day

March 31, 2013 10:41 am· Comments Off on NGCP assures power supply on election day 

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, March 30 — An energy stakeholder in Mindanao was preparing an uninterrupted transmission of electricity during elections weeks as if “there is a typhoon coming or an impending disaster.”

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NPA executes former comrades in Agusan del Sur

March 31, 2013 10:41 am· Comments Off on NPA executes former comrades in Agusan del Sur 

CAMP EVANGELISTA, Cagayan de Oro City, March 30 — Two former communist rebels were executed by suspected members of the New People’s Army in Surigao during the Holy Week, the army’s 75th Infantry Brigade reported here Saturday.

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DPWH to relocate Compostela Valley typhoon victims

March 31, 2013 10:41 am· Comments Off on DPWH to relocate Compostela Valley typhoon victims 

DAVAO CITY, Mar 30 — The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) would no longer recommend the construction of structures in Barangay Andap, New Bataan, Compostela Valley, after the Department of Science and Technology (DOST)classified the area as critical for dwelling.

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Transition Commission on Bangsamoro to meet April 3

March 31, 2013 10:41 am· Comments Off on Transition Commission on Bangsamoro to meet April 3 

COTABATO CITY, Mar. 31 — The government and Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) peace panels will formally introduce to the public the 15-man member of the Transition Commission on April 3 during which the Transcom members will hold its first meeting.

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Slovenia to decrease military presence in Afghanistan

March 31, 2013 10:41 am· Comments Off on Slovenia to decrease military presence in Afghanistan 

LJUBLJANA, March 31 — Slovenia will send next week 56 soldiers to Afghanistan, 22 less than the number of troops doing the NATO-led International Security Assistance Forces (ISAF) mission in the country, local media reported on Saturday.

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Gorbachev warns of new protest wave in Russia

March 31, 2013 10:41 am· Comments Off on Gorbachev warns of new protest wave in Russia 

MOSCOW, March 31 -– New protests will hit Russia unless the country’s leadership fails to implement reforms, former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev warned on Saturday.

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Red Cross confirms release of 31 abducted civilians in Sudan' Darfur

March 31, 2013 10:41 am· Comments Off on Red Cross confirms release of 31 abducted civilians in Sudan' Darfur 

KHARTOUM, March 31 — The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) confirmed Saturday the release of 31 civilians kidnapped last week by the rebels in Sudan's Darfur region.

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5.6-magnitude quake jolts Myanmar

March 31, 2013 10:41 am· Comments Off on 5.6-magnitude quake jolts Myanmar 

BEIJING, March 31 — An earthquake measuring 5.6 degrees on the Richter scale jolted Myanmar at 4:04 a.m. Sunday, according to the China Earthquake Networks Center.

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Int'l community speaks highly of Xi's Africa visit

March 31, 2013 10:41 am· Comments Off on Int'l community speaks highly of Xi's Africa visit 

BEIJING, March 31 — The international community has lauded Chinese President Xi Jinping's first visit to Africa as the head of state and his attendance at a summit of BRICS nations, saying he sent a positive signal of friendship, cooperation, mutual benefit and win-win results to the whole world.

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Italian president appoints 10 'wise men' to solve impasse

March 31, 2013 10:41 am· Comments Off on Italian president appoints 10 'wise men' to solve impasse 

ROME, March 31 — Italian President Giorgio Napolitano on Saturday appointed 10 authoritative experts and political figures with the task to help solve the political impasse stemmed from last month's inconclusive general elections.

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