CALABARZON Region to boost tourism sector in time for Visit the Philippines Year 2015

December 1, 2014 9:43 am· Comments Off on CALABARZON Region to boost tourism sector in time for Visit the Philippines Year 2015 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, Nov. 30 (PNA) — Designating CALABARZON or Region 4-A as a go-to destination not just during daytime, but also at night would be a significant boost in tourism for the region composed of the provinces of Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal and Quezon.

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TAP Portugal cabin crew strike grounds 28 flights, costs airline 5-M euros per day

December 1, 2014 9:43 am· Comments Off on TAP Portugal cabin crew strike grounds 28 flights, costs airline 5-M euros per day 

LISBON, Dec. 1 — A strike by Portugal's airline TAP cabin crew has grounded 28 flights at Lisbon airport since midnight, according to airport management company ANA-Aeroportos de portugal on its website on Sunday.

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300 fall sick in India due to chemical waste dump in drain

December 1, 2014 9:43 am· Comments Off on 300 fall sick in India due to chemical waste dump in drain 

NEW DELHI, Nov. 30 — More than 300 people were taken ill with complaints of uneasiness, vomiting, fainting and breathing difficulties after a tanker discharged chemical waste into a drainage system in Thane district near Mumbai on Saturday, said police.

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PhilCare Study: Young Pinoys most ‘behaved’ in smoking, drinking alcohol

December 1, 2014 9:43 am· Comments Off on PhilCare Study: Young Pinoys most ‘behaved’ in smoking, drinking alcohol 

MANILA, Nov. 30 — A fresh set of findings revealed by leading healthcare provider PhilCare says that younger Filipinos – those aged 29 and below – are smoking cigarettes and consuming alcohol at the least compared to other age groups in the country.

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China to expand input to fight HIV: Premier

December 1, 2014 9:43 am· Comments Off on China to expand input to fight HIV: Premier 

BEIJING, Nov. 30 — Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Sunday Promised more work on prevention and treatment of AIDS and is willing to cooperate with other countries to combat HIV.

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Rally in Moscow – For Affordable Medicine features 1,500 participants – police

December 1, 2014 9:43 am· Comments Off on Rally in Moscow – For Affordable Medicine features 1,500 participants – police 

MOSCOW, Nov. 30 — Trade unions in Moscow organise protest rallies against jobs cuts at hospitals. Press service of the Moscow police reports no incidents.

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China records 497,000 people with HIV/AIDS

December 1, 2014 9:43 am· Comments Off on China records 497,000 people with HIV/AIDS 

BEIJING, Dec. 1 — The number of people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) in china had hit 497,000 by the end of Oct., with 154,000 deaths, according to latest official figures.

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UK to inject extra 2-B pounds into National Health Service

December 1, 2014 9:43 am· Comments Off on UK to inject extra 2-B pounds into National Health Service 

LONDON, Dec 1 — British Chancellor of Exchequer George Osborne will announce injection of an extra 2 billion pounds (3.1 billion U.S. dollars) into the National Health Service (NHS), according to local reports on Sunday.

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New case of bird flu detected in Netherlands

December 1, 2014 9:43 am· Comments Off on New case of bird flu detected in Netherlands 

THE HAGUE, Dec. 1 — A new case of bird flu has been detected at a poultry farm in Zoeterwoude in the province of South Holland, the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs announced on Sunday.

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Presence of world’s best tennis players good for PHL –Palace

December 1, 2014 9:40 am· Comments Off on Presence of world’s best tennis players good for PHL –Palace 

MANILA, Nov. 30 – Presidential Communications and Operations Office (PCOO) Secretary Herminio ‘Sonny’ Coloma Jr. said on Sunday the arrival in the Philippines of the world’s best tennis players is good for the country.

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