DOT to announce Tourism Star PHL Awards winners on Dec. 18

December 5, 2014 11:30 am· Comments Off on DOT to announce Tourism Star PHL Awards winners on Dec. 18 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, Dec. 4 (PNA) — The search for the frontliners, managers, individuals and local chief executives who have made a huge impact to the tourism industry over the past three years has come to an end.

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Bohol to launch year-round tourism campaign next year

December 5, 2014 11:30 am· Comments Off on Bohol to launch year-round tourism campaign next year 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, Dec. 4 (PNA) — The province of Bohol is ramping up efforts to re-market itself as a major tourism destination in a year-round tourism campaign and travel fair, dubbed "Visit Bohol 2015" slated next year.

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Ilocanos rallied to vote for Vigan anew in N7WC search

December 5, 2014 11:30 am· Comments Off on Ilocanos rallied to vote for Vigan anew in N7WC search 

VIGAN CITY, Ilocos Sur, Dec. 4 – – Ilocanos all over the world need to vote for Vigan for it to join the ranks of the New Seven Wonder Cities (N7WC) of the world as the search has entered its last stretch before the judgment day on Dec. 8,

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Tourism to follow ASEAN standards

December 5, 2014 11:30 am· Comments Off on Tourism to follow ASEAN standards 

HA NOI, Dec. 5 — Revisions to Viet Nam's tourism sector may lead to a major facelift for what has become one of the country's most important industries.

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Insecure countries breeding ground for polio: UNICEF official

December 5, 2014 11:28 am· Comments Off on Insecure countries breeding ground for polio: UNICEF official 

By Stephanie Parker

UNITED NATIONS, Dec. 4 (PNA/Xinhua) — An official of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has warned that vulnerable countries are a breeding ground for polio, a viral infection of the nervous system that can lead to paralysis in a matter of hours.

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World Cancer Congress releases new guidelines for prostate cancer testing

December 5, 2014 11:28 am· Comments Off on World Cancer Congress releases new guidelines for prostate cancer testing 

MELBOURNE, Dec. 4 — Prostate cancer checks in australia are set to improve after cancer agencies and health experts reached an agreement on new testing guidelines at the World Cancer Congress (WCC) currently being held in Melbourne.

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WHO: Ebola virus death toll rises to 6,070

December 5, 2014 11:28 am· Comments Off on WHO: Ebola virus death toll rises to 6,070 

GENEVA, Dec. 4 — The number of people killed by the Ebola virus has exceeded 6,000 people, the World Health Organization (WHO) said in a statement Wednesday.

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Russia develops four Ebola vaccines: Health Minister

December 5, 2014 11:28 am· Comments Off on Russia develops four Ebola vaccines: Health Minister 

MOSCOW, Dec. 4 — Four vaccines against the Ebola virus are currently being developed by Russian scientists, one of them is already undergoing clinical tests, Russian Health Minister Veronika Skvortsova said Thursday.

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Lady solon wants advocacy against HIV-AIDS intensifiedBy: R.G. Antonet A. Go

December 5, 2014 11:28 am· Comments Off on Lady solon wants advocacy against HIV-AIDS intensifiedBy: R.G. Antonet A. Go 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Dec. 4 — Second district Rep. Lilia Nuño on Thursday called on the City Health Office and other stakeholders to intensify the advocacy against Human Immunodeficiency Virus-Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (HIV-AIDS) in this city.

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UN Mission personnel tests positive for Ebola in Liberia

December 5, 2014 11:28 am· Comments Off on UN Mission personnel tests positive for Ebola in Liberia 

UNITED NATIONS, Dec. 5 — The United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) on Thursday said that a member of its military personnel has tested positive for the Ebola Virus Disease, a UN spokesman told reporters here, adding that the patient is receiving treatment at an Ebola Treatment Unit in Monrovia, the capital of the West African country.

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