Volunteers stand atop sacks of garbage collected along the coast ...
Sep 17th, 2011
(Reuters) - Volunteers stand atop sacks of garbage collected along the coast of Manila bay during the "International Coastal Clean-up Day" in Manila September 17, 2011. Hundreds of volunteers removed debris and rubbish from shorelines, waterways and oceans to help create a cleaner marine environment. REUTERS/Cheryl Ravelo (PHILIPPINES - Tags: ENVIRONMENT SOCIETY) -
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) - A Taiwanese plan to end mandatory military service and shift to an all-volunteer force is running into a problem: Not enough volunteers. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]
By Masayuki Kitano and Vidya Ranganathan SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Asian stocks rose on Wednesday following a positive lead from Wall Street, with Japan's Nikkei reaching a fresh 5-1/2 year high and clinging to its gains as the Bank of Japan stood pat after unleashing massive stimulus last month. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares o... [Full Article]
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