Casecnan dam operator okays payment of P1.7B real property tax obligation to Nueva Vizcaya

October 15, 2014 11:31 am· Comments Off on Casecnan dam operator okays payment of P1.7B real property tax obligation to Nueva Vizcaya 

By Ben Moises Ebreo

BAYOMBONG, NUEVA VIZCAYA, Oct 15 (PNA) — A company that operates the Casecnan Multi-Purpose Irrigation and Power Project(CMIPP) has agreed to pay its Real Property Tax(RPT) delinquency to the provincial government amounting to more than P1.7 billion.

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Ilocos Norte brings rich design tradition, rural lifestyle alive in Manila FAME

October 15, 2014 11:31 am· Comments Off on Ilocos Norte brings rich design tradition, rural lifestyle alive in Manila FAME 

By Leilanie G. Adriano

LAOAG CITY, Ilocos Norte, Oct 15 (PNA) — An extensive range of masterworks by Ilocano artist will showcase the province’s rich design tradition and rural lifestyle in the prestigious Manila F.A.M.E. (Furnishings and Apparel Manufacturer’s Exchange), one of the longest-running trade shows in the Asia-Pacific.

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Calbayog City celebrating 66th Charter Day

October 15, 2014 11:30 am· Comments Off on Calbayog City celebrating 66th Charter Day 

CALBAYOG CITY, Oct 15 — People here are now ready to celebrate the city's 66th Charter Day dubbed as ‘Adlaw san Calbayog.’

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SOS Children’s Village kinship program accommodates 120 orphans

October 15, 2014 11:30 am· Comments Off on SOS Children’s Village kinship program accommodates 120 orphans 

TACLOBAN CITY, Oct. 15 — The SOS Children’s Village in Tacloban has accommodated 120 orphans from this city and Tanauan town through its kinship program.

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Ebola cases could reach up to 10,000 per week by December — WHO

October 15, 2014 11:11 am· Comments Off on Ebola cases could reach up to 10,000 per week by December — WHO 

GENEVA, Oct. 15 — The World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday warned that the Ebola epidemic in West Africa could reach 5,000 to 10,000 cases per week by the first week of December.

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Ebola false alarm in Portugal raises questions about outbreak protocols

October 15, 2014 11:11 am· Comments Off on Ebola false alarm in Portugal raises questions about outbreak protocols 

LISBON, Oct. 15 — A false alarm about a suspected Ebola patient in the northern Portuguese city of Porto, some 330 km north of Lisbon, has raised questions over the country's hospitals preparation for an outbreak of the disease.

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Human testing starts on Canada's Ebola vaccine

October 15, 2014 11:11 am· Comments Off on Human testing starts on Canada's Ebola vaccine 

OTTAWA, Oct. 15 — Canadian Minister of Health Rona Ambrose Tuesday announced the launch of Phase 1 clinical trials in human for Canada's Ebola vaccine (VSV-EBOV) at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research in Silver Spring, the U.S. state of Maryland.

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Top UN official urges swift, unified actions in fight against Ebola

October 15, 2014 11:11 am· Comments Off on Top UN official urges swift, unified actions in fight against Ebola 

UNITED NATIONS, Oct. 15 — A top UN official on Tuesday said that "we cannot let Ebola win," urging more swift and unified actions as "time is our biggest enemy" in the fight to prevent the spread of Ebola virus, which has already claimed more than 4,000 lives since early this year.

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Ebola awareness center to open in Moscow

October 15, 2014 11:11 am· Comments Off on Ebola awareness center to open in Moscow 

MOSCOW, Oct. 15 — A center on Ebola will open in Moscow to inform people about preventive measures against the deadly virus and to develop cultural integration with African peoples, the Izvestia daily reports on Wednesday referring to one of the initiators of the project, Alexander Loginov.

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European soccer governing body urged to amend financial fair policy

October 15, 2014 11:09 am· Comments Off on European soccer governing body urged to amend financial fair policy 

PARIS, Oct. 15 — Paris Saint-Germain, alongside with English Premier League's Manchester City, have urged the European soccer governing body UEFA to make changes to its Financial Fair Play policy (FFP).

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