Boracay nearly hits 1.5-M tourist arrival target

November 24, 2014 11:54 am· Comments Off on Boracay nearly hits 1.5-M tourist arrival target 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, Nov 23 (PNA) — The Provincial Tourism Operations Office (PTOO) of Aklan is hoping to meet its target of achieving 1.5-million tourist arrivals in Boracay by the end of this year.

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(Roundup) Abu Dhabi tourism gains speed on F1 race

November 24, 2014 11:54 am· Comments Off on (Roundup) Abu Dhabi tourism gains speed on F1 race 

ABU DHABI, Nov. 24 — With the countdown to the final of the Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Formula-1 Grand Prix 2014 running, capital sheikhdom of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) moves its leisure hotspots into a high gear.

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Iran, Turkey have great capacity for tourist exchanges

November 24, 2014 11:54 am· Comments Off on Iran, Turkey have great capacity for tourist exchanges 

OROUMEYEH, Nov. 24 — Head of Executive Board of Tourism Council of Turkey's Black Sea region said Iran and Turkey have many cultural commonalities which facilitate tourists exchanges.

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Chinese lead surge in New Zealand tourist arrivals

November 24, 2014 11:54 am· Comments Off on Chinese lead surge in New Zealand tourist arrivals 

WELLINGTON, Nov. 24 — Visitors from china led a surge in foreign tourist arrivals in New Zealand last month, figures from the government statistics agency showed on Monday.

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UK sends 30 volunteers to West Africa to help contain Ebola: reports

November 24, 2014 11:53 am· Comments Off on UK sends 30 volunteers to West Africa to help contain Ebola: reports 

MOSCOW, Nov. 23 — A cohort of about 30 UK health workers, all volunteers, are set to depart to West Africa to help with the treatment of the Ebola virus, Sky News reported Saturday.

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Tubectomy deaths: 21 women discharged,17 still under treatment

November 24, 2014 11:53 am· Comments Off on Tubectomy deaths: 21 women discharged,17 still under treatment 

BILASPUR, Nov. 23 — A total of 21 women were on Saturday discharged from two hospitals in the district where they had been undergoing treatment along with several other women in the wake of botched sterilisation surgeries that claimed 13 lives.

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Czech civil body collects food for people in need

November 24, 2014 11:53 am· Comments Off on Czech civil body collects food for people in need 

PRAGUE, Nov. 23 — The second Czech National Food Collection organized by the Federation of Food Banks is held in more than 380 stores on Saturday throughout the country.

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WHO Director General in Mali to organize response against Ebola

November 24, 2014 11:53 am· Comments Off on WHO Director General in Mali to organize response against Ebola 

BAMAKO, Nov. 24 — The Director General of World Health Organization (WHO) Margaret Chan was received on Saturday by Malian Prime Minister Moussa Mara, according to an official statement.

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TCM to play bigger role in China's medical reform: official

November 24, 2014 11:53 am· Comments Off on TCM to play bigger role in China's medical reform: official 

BEIJING, Nov. 24 — A health official said that Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) will take a bigger role in medical reform as TCM has advantage in prevention and health care.

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Pangasinan ignites the football spirit in the first football tournament (Sports)

November 24, 2014 11:51 am· Comments Off on Pangasinan ignites the football spirit in the first football tournament (Sports) 

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan, Nov. 23 — Football was given the needed boost in Pangasinan when it hosted a two-day 1st Governor Amado T. Espino (GATE) Jr. 11-A-Side Football Cup starting Nov. 22.

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