Thursday, August 2, 2012

August 02 2012 Philippine Suertres/Swertres Tips and Lotto Results


China unveils oil offensive in S.China Sea squabble

By Randy Fabi and Chen Aizhu
SINGAPORE/BEIJING | Thu Aug 2, 2012 2:58am IST

(Reuters) - First came the diplomatic offensive, then the flexing of military muscle.

Now, China is opening a third front to assert its claims in the South China Sea - moving ahead with its first major tender of oil and gas blocks in disputed parts of its waters.

China National Offshore Oil Corp (CNOOC), a state oil giant, invited foreign firms in late June to bid on oil blocks that overlap territory being explored by Vietnam, putting the 160,000 sq km of water on offer at the forefront of Asia's biggest potential military flashpoint.

Oil companies have until next June to decide whether to bid for the nine blocks, said a Chinese industry source with knowledge of the matter. CNOOC, parent of Hong Kong-listed CNOOC Ltd (0883.HK), has received many informal enquiries from foreign oil companies, added the source, who did not want to be identified.

Beijing claims almost all the South China Sea, a body of water believed to hold rich reserves of oil and gas and which stretches from China to Indonesia and from Vietnam to the Philippines. Vietnam, the Philippines, Taiwan, Brunei and Malaysia claim parts of it.

Any conflict in the sea, one of the world's busiest trade routes, would have global repercussions given the $5 trillion in ship-borne trade carried on its waters each year.

"The Chinese government's stance is clearer than ever ... They want to take on and develop this region," said an executive at a global oil major, who declined to be identified because of the sensitivity of the matter.

The Philippines put two disputed blocks on offer on Tuesday but only received three separate bids for exploration rights, an indication that there was little appetite to go up against China in the South China Sea.

"China's view is that the little countries, like Vietnam and the Philippines, are increasingly stealing its resources and it must demonstrate it is serious about upholding its claims," said Ian Storey, a senior fellow at the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies in Singapore.

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These are today's Suertres/Swertres Lotto tips; Yesterday's results are at the bottom

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125**
126**
012*
168**
169**
246
267
269
268
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245**
246**
467
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Yesterday's Philippine PCSO Draw Results
For August 01, 2012 Wednesday

EZ2 Lotto
Morning 11am: 12-29
Afternoon 4pm: 10-27
Evening 9pm: 31-17
Winning numbers in exact order
Php 4,000.00 per 10 peso play

Suertres Lotto Luzon Vis-Min
Morning 11:00 am: 2-9-4
Afternoon 4:00 pm: 4-6-9
Evening 9:00 pm: 1-2-1
Winning numbers in exact order
Php: 4,500 per 10 peso play

4Digit Luzon & Vismin
9pm: 9-2-4-7
Winning numbers in exact order

Mega 6/45 National Lottery
05-14-17-19-36-37
Current Jackpot: Php 6,761,586.60
(0)winner
Winning numbers in any order

Grand 6/55 Lotto
54-04-27-26-33-36
Current Jackpot: P67,684,402.80
(0)winner
Winning numbers in any order


For best results, it is suggested to always employ rumble on the tips above.
* = Hot Numbers
** = Very Hot Numbers


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