NorCot health authorities contained outbreak of amoebiasis that downed 72

December 15, 2014 1:23 pm· Comments Off on NorCot health authorities contained outbreak of amoebiasis that downed 72 

ALEOSAN, North Cotabato, Dec. 15 -– Health authorities here Monday said it had contained the outbreak of suspected amoebiasis over the weekend that sent 72 villagers into the hospital due to stomach pain, vomiting and loose bowel movement hospital authorities said.

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DOH to use two-pronged approach in waging its 'Iwas Paputok' campaign

December 15, 2014 1:23 pm· Comments Off on DOH to use two-pronged approach in waging its 'Iwas Paputok' campaign 

BUTUAN CITY, Dec. 15 — If in the past the health department alternately used the scare tactics and the positive approach to convey its messages in the agency’s anti-firecrackers campaign, this year the Department of Health (DOH) will employ both strategies in their various information and advocacy materials.

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PM orders agencies to step up food safety oversight

December 15, 2014 1:23 pm· Comments Off on PM orders agencies to step up food safety oversight 

HCM CITY, Dec. 15 — Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has instructed relevant agencies to improve food safety and hygiene across the board.

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Norway's Fannemel wins ski jump World Cup

December 15, 2014 1:22 pm· Comments Off on Norway's Fannemel wins ski jump World Cup 

MOSCOW, Dec. 14 — Norway's Anders Fannemel lifted his first ever ski jumping World Cup victory title at Nizhny Tagil in Russia on Saturday.

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Would love to work with Robert De Niro: Akhtar

December 15, 2014 1:22 pm· Comments Off on Would love to work with Robert De Niro: Akhtar 

HYDERABAD, Dec. 14 — Bollywood actor-filmmaker Farhan Akhtar says he would love to work with Hollywood star Robert De Niro, who has been a huge influence on him.

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Lewis Hamilton feels 'pressure' for marriage

December 15, 2014 1:22 pm· Comments Off on Lewis Hamilton feels 'pressure' for marriage 

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 14 — Singer Nicole Scherzinger's longtime boyfriend Lewis Hamilton says he feels pressurised by his family to tie the knot with her.

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Security tightened for Hero Champiions Trophy final

December 15, 2014 1:22 pm· Comments Off on Security tightened for Hero Champiions Trophy final 

BHUBANESWAR, Dec. 14 — Security has been tightened for Hero Champions Trophy hockey final between Pakistan and Germany here today, particularly in view of unpleasant scenes witnessed after a high voltage India-Pak semi final last night.

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Ateneo grabs solo lead, NU shocks FEU in UAAP Men's Football

December 15, 2014 1:22 pm· Comments Off on Ateneo grabs solo lead, NU shocks FEU in UAAP Men's Football 

By Lily O. Ramos

Standings: ADMU 10 pts, DLSU 8, FEU 7, NU 7, UP 7, UST 3, UE 3, AdU 0.

Matches on Thursday:

(FEU Diliman)<1> p.m. – AdU vs UP (men)<3> p.m. – UE vs UST (men)

MANILA, Dec. 14 (PNA)-– Powerhouse Ateneo seized the solo lead with a 1-0 victory over University of the Philippines (UP), even as National University (NU) pulled off a stunning 3-1 win over defending champion Far Eastern University Sunday in the UAAP Season 77 men’s football tournament.

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Alaska enters Final 4 versus Rain or Shine

December 15, 2014 1:22 pm· Comments Off on Alaska enters Final 4 versus Rain or Shine 

By Jelly F. Musico

MANILA, Dec. 14 (PNA) – Alaska started the game wide open and never looked back enroute to an 87-69 victory against Meralco on Sunday to enter the semifinals of the PBA Philippine Cup at the Araneta Coliseum.

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Kim wins Hyundai China Ladies Open again

December 15, 2014 1:22 pm· Comments Off on Kim wins Hyundai China Ladies Open again 

SHENZHEN, China, Dec. 14 — China has proven twice as nice for South Korea's Kim Hyo-joo this year.

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