Albania, Brazil to lift visas for citizens

December 17, 2014 11:06 pm· Comments Off on Albania, Brazil to lift visas for citizens 

TIRANA, Dec. 17 — The Albanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced Tuesday that visa regime between Albania and brazil has been lifted even for the ordinary passports of Albanian and Brazilian citizens.

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Mainland individual tourists to Taiwan up 123%

December 17, 2014 11:06 pm· Comments Off on Mainland individual tourists to Taiwan up 123% 

BEIJING, Dec. 17 — Individual tourists from the Chinese mainland to Taiwan this year had reached 1.07 million by the end of November, the State Council Taiwan Affairs Office said Wednesday.

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Lapu-Lapu City opens another eco-tourism attraction

December 17, 2014 11:06 pm· Comments Off on Lapu-Lapu City opens another eco-tourism attraction 

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu, Dec. 17 — The Lapu-Lapu City government has opened another eco-tourism attraction in Olango Island off Mactan Island.

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DA releases Php70M for agri-development projects in Bicol

December 17, 2014 11:06 pm· Comments Off on DA releases Php70M for agri-development projects in Bicol 

By Danny O. Calleja

LEGAZPI CITY, Dec. 17 (PNA) – The regional office for Bicol of the Department of Agriculture (DA) bade year 2014 goodbye with the recent release of some Php62 million in funds for agricultural development projects of 30 local government units (LGUs) in the region.

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China travel ban not yet lifted – DFA

December 17, 2014 11:06 pm· Comments Off on China travel ban not yet lifted – DFA 

ILOILO CITY, Dec. 17 –- The china travel ban has not yet been lifted since it was issued last Sept. 12, Department of Foreign Affairs Asst. Sec. Charles C. Jose said.

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Lifestyle linked to changes in brain ageing: study

December 17, 2014 11:04 pm· Comments Off on Lifestyle linked to changes in brain ageing: study 

LONDON, Dec. 17 — Making basic lifestyle changes could help to prevent the onset of Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia, according to new analysis by a British health charity the Age UK.

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SW China sends Ebola team to Guinea-Bissau

December 17, 2014 11:04 pm· Comments Off on SW China sends Ebola team to Guinea-Bissau 

CHENGDU, Dec. 17 — A team of public health experts from southwest China's Sichuan Province will go to Guinea-Bissau to train health workers in Ebola prevention, the provincial health commission said on Tuesday.

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Scottish scientists discovered protein to prevent cancer

December 17, 2014 11:04 pm· Comments Off on Scottish scientists discovered protein to prevent cancer 

EDINBURGH, Dec. 17 , Mark Hirst –- Academics at the University of the West of Scotland have discovered a protein in cells that prevents cancer from developing in what Taranjit Singh Rai, one of the scientists who led the research, told Sputnik News Agency could become a "breakthrough" in the fight against the disease.

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Calamba City creates task force for Ebola Virus Disease

December 17, 2014 11:04 pm· Comments Off on Calamba City creates task force for Ebola Virus Disease 

By Zen Trinidad and Robert Maico

CALAMBA CITY, Laguna, Dec. 17, 2014 (PNA)- The City Health Office of Calamba headed by Dr. Adelino Labro, M.D., organized a task force for Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) and trained key personnel on December 15 and 16, 2014 at the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Conference Room of the New City Hall Building this city.

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DOH-7 says all public hospitals in Central Visayas on Code White for Christmas, New Year revelries

December 17, 2014 11:04 pm· Comments Off on DOH-7 says all public hospitals in Central Visayas on Code White for Christmas, New Year revelries 

CEBU CITY, Dec. 17 — The Department of Health (DOH) in Region 7 said all hospitals in Central Visayas are on Code White during the Christmas and New Year revelries to attend to possible firecracker-related injuries.

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