Tourists visiting Thailand drop 6.6% in 2014

January 9, 2015 3:10 am· Comments Off on Tourists visiting Thailand drop 6.6% in 2014 

BANGKOK, Jan. 8 — About 24.7 million tourists visited Thailand throughout 2014, down 6.6 percent from a year earlier, a tourism official said Thursday.

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Local execs in Misamis Oriental plant "Kuyamis" coco to lure tourists

January 9, 2015 3:10 am· Comments Off on Local execs in Misamis Oriental plant "Kuyamis" coco to lure tourists 

MISAMIS ORIENTAL, Jan. 8 — Provincial and municipal officials here planted 400 coconut seeds in Talisayan as part of the province observance of “Kuyamis Festival” this week.

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HCM City issues dengue warning

January 9, 2015 3:07 am· Comments Off on HCM City issues dengue warning 

HCM CITY, Jan. 8 — The HCM City Preventive Health Centre Wednesday instructed its officials around the city to continue to monitor diseases, especially dengue fever, because of the recent reappearance of the dengue serotype 2 (DEN-2) virus, which could cause serious outbreaks.

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Type A, O blood supply running alarmingly thin

January 9, 2015 3:07 am· Comments Off on Type A, O blood supply running alarmingly thin 

HA NOI, Jan. 8 — Many patients are being forced to wait for blood transfusions as the supply of blood types A and O is dangerously low.

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Delhi records first death due to swine flu, 9 cases reported

January 9, 2015 3:07 am· Comments Off on Delhi records first death due to swine flu, 9 cases reported 

NEW DELHI, Jan. 8 (PTI) — The national capital on Wednesday reported the first swine flu death of the year as a 42-year-old woman from Uttam Nagar succumbed to the H1N1 virus at a private hospital here.

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Zamboanga City has lesser dengue cases in 2014

January 9, 2015 3:07 am· Comments Off on Zamboanga City has lesser dengue cases in 2014 

By R.G. Antonet A. Go

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Jan. 8 (PNA) -– The City Health Office has recorded lesser dengue cases in 2014 registering a decline of 1,044 cases and five deaths compared to that in the year 2013.

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Flies terrorize district hospital patients in Pangasinan

January 9, 2015 3:07 am· Comments Off on Flies terrorize district hospital patients in Pangasinan 

By Leonardo V. Micua

Flies terrorize district hospital's patients

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan, Jan. 8 (PNA)-The Provincial Health Office (PHO) has mobilized sanitary inspectors to look into the reports that swarms of flies from an adjacent poultry farm are pestering patients of the Mangatarem District Hospital in Barangay Casilagan, Mangatarem

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Malnutrition rate drops in Compostela Valley

January 9, 2015 3:07 am· Comments Off on Malnutrition rate drops in Compostela Valley 

NABUNTURAN, Compostela Valley, Jan. 8 — The Malnutrition Prevalence Rate (MPR) of this province for 2014 dropped to 4.68 percent, according to the office of the Provincial Nutrition Council (PNC).

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WBC ABC boxing champs to face Thai foes in Tibay ng Pinoy 6

January 9, 2015 3:05 am· Comments Off on WBC ABC boxing champs to face Thai foes in Tibay ng Pinoy 6 

DAVAO CITY, Jan. 8 -– World Boxing Council (WBC) Asian Boxing Council light welterweight champion Adones Cabalquinto and Aston Palicte will both fight separate rivals from Thailand in the double main-event of the Tibay ng Pinoy 6 slated on January 31 at the Almendras gym in Davao City.

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Myanmar to select billiards and snooker players for SEA Games

January 9, 2015 3:05 am· Comments Off on Myanmar to select billiards and snooker players for SEA Games 

YANGON, Jan. 8 — Myanmar will select outstanding billiards and snooker players for the 28th Southeast Asian Games.

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