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North Korea agrees to return to talks

BEIJING (Reuters) – North Korea agreed on Tuesday to return to stalled six-party talks on ending its nuclear programs some three weeks after staging its first nuclear test and a US envoy said he expected “substantial progress.” In an informal meeting in Beijing, North Korea, the United States and Read more »

CGFNS Statement on 2006 Philippine Nurses

Below is the statement of the Commission on Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools (CGFNS International) Statement Regarding VisaScreen® Eligibility of Philippine Nurses Taking the Professional Regulation Commission’s (PRC’s) June 2006 Nursing Licensing Exam:

Strong typhoon rips northern Philippines

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MANILA, Philippines – One of the strongest typhoons to hit the storm-prone Philippines in years battered the mountainous north late Sunday as the country braced for a possible disaster. “Let us all pray,” President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo said in a message on nationwide radio as she ordered schools and Read more »

China – ASEAN Meet

Philippine President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo inspects the Chinese guard of honor as she arrives to attend the Commemorative Summit marking the 15th Anniversary of the China-ASEAN, Association of Southeast Asian Nations in Nanning, southern China Sunday Oct. 29, 2006.

10,290 Pinoys took NCLEX

A total of 10,290 Filipinos took the US National Council Licensure Examination for nurses from January to September this year, former senator and Trade Union Congress of the Philippines secretary general Ernesto Herrera said.

Manila-Beijing ties reach golden age, says Arroyo

President Gloria Arroyo said that the relations between China and the Philippines have reached a “golden age”. She added that her five-day visit to China would include talks on their relations with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean).