Albay's wonders lure in tourists

November 13, 2014 6:47 am· Comments Off on Albay's wonders lure in tourists 

By Johnny C. Nunez

LEGAZPI CITY, Nov. 12 (PNA) — Hundreds of dolphins cavorting in the off-shore waters all day, a giant Christmas Tree fashioned out of camote, the 2015 Asia- Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit, and a Christmas Village depicting leading cities of the world, now lure in tourists to Albay for the holidays.

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26 cruise ships to drop anchors in Puerto Princesa until 2015 Q1

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By Celeste Anna R. Formoso

PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, Nov. 12 (PNA) — Cruise ship tourism is looking positive in this city with the expected arrival of 26 luxury liner voyages until the first quarter of 2015, according to Mayor Lucilo Bayron.

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China Southern Airlines raises capacity on United States routes

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GUANGZHOU, Nov. 12 — China Southern Airlines will start flights between Guangzhou City in south China's Guangdong Province and the city of San Francisco in the United States.

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School of dolphins delights spectators in Albay Gulf anew

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By Rhaydz B. Barcia

STO. DOMINGO, Albay, Nov. 12 (PNA) — A school of dolphins delights spectators as its frolics in Albay Gulf again after the closure of the controversial Lafayette Philipppines Inc. (LPI) in the island-town of Rapu-Rapu Albay, which polluted the sea waters a couple of years ago due to toxic spillage, Dindo Bandoquillo, 47, a Bantay-Dagat volunteer and village councilor of this town, said.

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'Countdown to Christmas: Celebrating the Regions' features products of Region 6

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ILOILO CITY, Nov. 12 — The Department of Tourism (DOT) Region 6 joins “Countdown to Christmas: Celebrating the Regions”, a regional display of tourism products and services as well as souvenir and gift items at the DOT-Makati lobby on November 17-21 and 24-25.

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GenSan raises alarm over rising number of young professionals getting HIV

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GENERAL SANTOS CITY, Nov. 12 — Health authorities here have expressed alarm over the increasing number of young professionals in the city who were getting infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).

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GenSan intensifies measles immunization drive to contain continuing outbreak

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GENERAL SANTOS CITY, Nov. 12 — Health personnel here are targeting to fully contain in the next few weeks the continuing measles outbreak in parts of the city.

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Dagupan City launches "Balon Dagupan, Healthy Dagupan"

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DAGUPAN CITY, Nov. 12 — After the success of its “Alagang Balon Dagupan for the Elderly" (New Dagupan Cares for the Elderly), the city government launched a new health program dubbed as “Balon Dagupan, Healthy Dagupan” on Monday (November 10).

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AU medical experts arrive in Liberia to combat Ebola

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MONROVIA, Nov. 13 — At least 28 African Union (AU) medical professionals including doctors and clinicians have arrived in Liberia from across East and West Africa to assist in the fight against the Ebola disease ravaging West Africa.

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One Direction, Chris Martin work to fight Ebola

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LOS ANGELES, Nov. 12 — One Direction, Ed Sheeran, Chris Martin, Bono, Sam Smith, Elbow, Ellie Goulding, Bastille and Paloma Faith have all come together to fight against Ebola.

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