Suspected meningo disease kills 2 in Catbalogan City

January 6, 2015 11:24 pm· Comments Off on Suspected meningo disease kills 2 in Catbalogan City 

PALO, Leyte, Jan. 6 –- A suspected meningococcemia disease hit the capital of Samar province, killing a 33-year-old father and a five-month-old baby on Sunday, the Department of Health (DOH) confirmed.

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200 media and dependents avail of free flu vaccination

January 6, 2015 11:24 pm· Comments Off on 200 media and dependents avail of free flu vaccination 

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Jan 6 -– About 200 members of the local media and their dependents have availed of free flu vaccination at the Cagayan De Oro Press Club (COPC) here, the military said Tuesday.

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US binge drinking kills six people daily: study

January 6, 2015 11:24 pm· Comments Off on US binge drinking kills six people daily: study 

NEW YORK, Jan. 6 –- More than 38 million adults binge drink four times each month and 2,200 people die from alcohol poisoning every year in the United States, according to a study by the US government’s Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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Guangdong reports 2nd human H7N9 case in 2015

January 6, 2015 11:24 pm· Comments Off on Guangdong reports 2nd human H7N9 case in 2015 

GUANGZHOU, Jan. 6 — South China's Guangdong Province reported its second human infection of H7N9 bird flu of the new year on Tuesday.

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Vasaloppet boosts winter sports in China

January 6, 2015 11:20 pm· Comments Off on Vasaloppet boosts winter sports in China 

CHANGCHUN, China, Jan. 6 — In China's northeast province of Jilin, China Changchun Vasaloppet International Skiing Festival is more than a cross-country skiing competition.

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FIFA vice president Prince Ali says he will run for presidency

January 6, 2015 11:20 pm· Comments Off on FIFA vice president Prince Ali says he will run for presidency 

GENEVA, Jan. 6 — FIFA vice president Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein of Jordan said he will run for FIFA presidency on Tuesday.

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Reigning Cebuano Milo champ sets mark in first race of 2015 in Cebu

January 6, 2015 11:20 pm· Comments Off on Reigning Cebuano Milo champ sets mark in first race of 2015 in Cebu 

CEBU CITY, Jan. 6 — Cebuano Milo marathon reigning champion Mary Joy Tabal set the tone for her new season, setting a personal record in her first race for 2015.

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ALA works on world title fight for Melindo

January 6, 2015 11:20 pm· Comments Off on ALA works on world title fight for Melindo 

CEBU CITY, Jan. 6 — Cebu-based boxer Milan Melindo could be fighting for a title anew this year, two years and three fights after losing in his first world title shot–the only loss of his career.

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Efforts already underway to promote Sarawak Sukma

January 6, 2015 11:20 pm· Comments Off on Efforts already underway to promote Sarawak Sukma 

KUCHING, Jan. 6 — Although the 19th edition of the Malaysia Games (Sukma) which will be hosted by Sarawak is still a long way to go, efforts are already underway to promote the Games so that it will be a source of pride for the state.

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Beijing hands in Winter Games bid

January 6, 2015 11:20 pm· Comments Off on Beijing hands in Winter Games bid 

LAUSANNE, Jan. 6 — Beijing on Tuesday handed over its official bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympics to the International Olympic Committee (IOC).

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