Kenya plans to woo more tourists from global travel market

November 5, 2014 12:39 am· Comments Off on Kenya plans to woo more tourists from global travel market 

NAIROBI, Nov. 3 — Kenya's tourism promoters said Sunday they plan to use the World Travel Market (WTM) that will kick off Monday in Britain to market the east African nation as a tourist destination to attract more visitors.

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MTV Music EVO to put PHL on the map of int’l music –DOT

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MANILA, Nov. 4 — Rizal Park will be transformed from a recreational center into a giant stage venue for a unique concert, MTV Music Evolution-Manila on Visit the Philippines Year 2015 (VPY2015) next year.

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New research offers hope for patients with cardiovascular disease

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LONDON, Nov. 4 — New research has shown a protein that controls the growth of new blood vessels could potentially reduce the effects of cardiovascular disease in patients' legs, including risks of leg ulcers, gangrene, and amputation.

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New dengue vaccine tested in Brazil proven effective

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RIO DE JANEIRO, Nov. 4 — A new dengue vaccine tested in brazil has proven to be effective in alleviating the disease, the state news agency Agencia Brasil announced Monday.

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UNICEF to double staff in west Africa to fight Ebola

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UNITED NATIONS, Nov. 4 — A United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) official said here Monday that the agency will be doubling its staff from 300 to 600 in the three most-affected countries — Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.

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Arriving Cruise Ship to be quarantined in Hong Kong<br)

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By Jun Arriolo N. Aguirre

BORACAY Island, Nov. 4 (PNA) — An arriving luxury ship here will first undergo quarantine in Hong Kong to ensure that passengers are safe from Ebola virus.

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Spotlight: China uses anti-SARS experience to fight Ebola in W. Africa

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BEIJING, Nov. 4 — china is making full use of its experience and lessons from the prevention and treatment of the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) to help fight Ebola in West Africa, officials said.

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All patients on salted egg poisoning discharged from hospital

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LINGAYEN, Pangasinan, Nov. 4 –All the patients who were believed to have been food poisoned by salted eggs have already been discharged from the hospital.

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Argentine president hospitalized for treatment of colon illness

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BUENOS AIRES, Nov. 4 — Argentine President Cristina Fernandez was diagnosed with sigmoiditis, or inflammation of the colon, and will remain hospitalized for treatment, doctors said Monday.

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Misamis Oriental’s health care program reaches out to the poorest of the poor

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MISAMIS ORIENTAL, Nov. 4 –- The Misamis Oriental health care services or (MisOr CareS) has already reached the province’s poorest of the poor, Governor Yevgeny Vincente Emano said Tuesday.

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