Vigan among New 7 Wonders Cities of the world

December 9, 2014 12:13 pm· Comments Off on Vigan among New 7 Wonders Cities of the world 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, Dec 8 (PNA) — The Heritage City famous for the preservation of its Spanish-era architecture, Vigan in Ilocos Sur, is now one of the New 7 Wonders Cities of the world, according to a global poll.

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South Cotabato developing new tourism communication strategy

December 9, 2014 12:13 pm· Comments Off on South Cotabato developing new tourism communication strategy 

By Allen V. Estabillo

GENERAL SANTOS CITY, Dec. 8 (PNA) — In a bid to enhance its tourism promotion efforts, the provincial government of South Cotabato is developing a new promotion and communication strategy for the province’s tourism sector.

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Qantas apologizes as third flight is grounded in past 24 hours

December 9, 2014 12:13 pm· Comments Off on Qantas apologizes as third flight is grounded in past 24 hours 

CANBERRA, Dec. 9 — Australian flag carrier Qantas has apologized after a third flight failed to reach its destination, making an unscheduled landing, in the past 24 hours.

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Swedes live longer, healthier lives: survey

December 9, 2014 12:11 pm· Comments Off on Swedes live longer, healthier lives: survey 

STOCKHOLM, Dec. 9 — Swedish senior citizens are the healthiest in the European Union (EU), a survey showed.

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German researchers explore new approach for treating Alzheimer

December 9, 2014 12:11 pm· Comments Off on German researchers explore new approach for treating Alzheimer 

BERLIN, Dec 9 — German researchers have recently discovered a possibility to treat Alzheimer's disease with a drug for dermal disorder, Johannes Gutenberg university Mainz announced on Monday.

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New gene therapy holds promise for restoring vision: study

December 9, 2014 12:11 pm· Comments Off on New gene therapy holds promise for restoring vision: study 

WASHINGTON, Dec. 9 — U.S. researchers said Monday they have developed a new gene therapy that not only helped blind mice regain enough light sensitivity to distinguish flashing from non-flashing lights, but also restored light response to the retinas of dogs.

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WHO: Number of Malaria deaths halved since 2000

December 9, 2014 12:11 pm· Comments Off on WHO: Number of Malaria deaths halved since 2000 

NEW YORK, Dec. 9 — The number of people dying from malaria globally fell by 47 percent from 2000-2013 and continues to drop steadily, the UN World Health Organization (WHO) said in a report published Tuesday.

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NGAP postpones PLDT Mindanao Golf Tour due to typhoon Ruby (Sports)

December 9, 2014 12:10 pm· Comments Off on NGAP postpones PLDT Mindanao Golf Tour due to typhoon Ruby (Sports) 

DAVAO CITY, Dec. 8 — Typhoon Ruby forced the National Golf Association of the Phils. (NGAP) to postpone the 2014 Mindanao Regional Golf Tournament of the PLDT Group National Amateur Golf Tour slated on December 8-12 at the Apo Golf and Country Club here.

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Grizzlies trounces Heat 103-87

December 9, 2014 12:10 pm· Comments Off on Grizzlies trounces Heat 103-87 

WASHINGTON, Dec. 8 — Jon Leuer scored a season-high 20 points to lead the Memphis Grizzlies to a 103-87 win over the Miami Heat on Sunday.

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Mulatto dominates Extreme City Tour Challenge in Davao City (Sports)

December 9, 2014 12:10 pm· Comments Off on Mulatto dominates Extreme City Tour Challenge in Davao City (Sports) 

By Lolito T. delos Reyes

DAVAO CITY, Dec. 8 (PNA) — Teams from Mulatto Davao dominated the Extreme City Tour Urban Challenge 2 held Sunday at the Maa- Shell gas station in Diversion road, this city.

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