Quezon gov’t warns against spread of Cancer

January 20, 2015 11:55 pm· Comments Off on Quezon gov’t warns against spread of Cancer 

By Gideon Belen

LUCENA CITY, Quezon, Jan. 20 (PNA)- Quezon province through the Integrated Provincial Health Office (IPHO) issued a warning against the deadly disease of cancer as they celebrate National Cancer Consciousness Week from January 18-25 under the theme: “Kanser: Kaya Natin ‘To!”

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Cebu PB authorizes Gov. Davide to sign MOA with DOH for medical help program

January 20, 2015 11:55 pm· Comments Off on Cebu PB authorizes Gov. Davide to sign MOA with DOH for medical help program 

CEBU CITY, Jan. 20 — The Cebu Provincial Board (PB) has passed five resolutions authorizing Gov. Hilario Davide III to sign a memorandum of agreement (MOA) with the Department of Health (DOH) for the implementation of a medical assistance program (MAP).

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Regular PhilHealth membership, better than ‘Point of Care’

January 20, 2015 11:55 pm· Comments Off on Regular PhilHealth membership, better than ‘Point of Care’ 

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Jan. 20 –- Getting a regular PhilHealth membership is still better than the government’s “Point of Care” health program, a PhilHealth official said Tuesday.

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UN reports Ebola-hit countries show progress in fight against virus

January 20, 2015 11:55 pm· Comments Off on UN reports Ebola-hit countries show progress in fight against virus 

MOSCOW, Jan. 20 — Guinea, Liberia and Sierra-Leone have demonstrated encouraging statistics on the number of Ebola virus cases, Deputy Spokesman for the UN Secretary-General Farhan Haq has said.

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Federer through to second round in Australian Open

January 20, 2015 11:53 pm· Comments Off on Federer through to second round in Australian Open 

MELBOURNE, Jan. 20 (Xinhua) — World No. 2 Roger Federer beat Chinese Taipei's Lu Yen-Shun 6-4, 6-2, 7-5 to reach the second round of the Australian Open on Monday.

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Ronda Pilipinas cycling race set Feb. 8 to 27 (Sports)

January 20, 2015 11:53 pm· Comments Off on Ronda Pilipinas cycling race set Feb. 8 to 27 (Sports) 

By Jelly F. Musico

MANILA, Jan. 20 (PNA) — The Ronda Pilipinas, the biggest and richest cycling race in the Philippines, will go youth-based, All-Filipino and nationwide as it hits the road from Feb. 8 to 27 starting in Butuan City down South and passing through the Visayas before ending in mountaintop Baguio up North.

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Pacquiao to Mayweather: ‘Prove who’s really No. 1’ (Sports)

January 20, 2015 11:53 pm· Comments Off on Pacquiao to Mayweather: ‘Prove who’s really No. 1’ (Sports) 

MANILA, Jan. 20 – After agreeing to all terms for a long-anticipated showdown with Floyd Mayweather, Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao dared the undefeated American boxer to sign the fight contract and prove that he deserves to be called No. 1 pound-for-pound in the world.

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Fun run to save Balili River set on Jan. 31

January 20, 2015 11:53 pm· Comments Off on Fun run to save Balili River set on Jan. 31 

LA TRINIDAD, BENGUET, Jan. 20 — The Balili River System and Revitalization Coalition (BRSRC) will hold a fun run on Jan. 31 2015 for rehabilitation efforts of the Balili River system.

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Cavaliers hold off Bulls

January 20, 2015 11:53 pm· Comments Off on Cavaliers hold off Bulls 

WASHINGTON, Jan. 20 — LeBron James scored 26 points as the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Chicago Bulls 108-94 on Monday night.

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Abdulhamid avenges loss over Mendoza (Sports)

January 20, 2015 11:53 pm· Comments Off on Abdulhamid avenges loss over Mendoza (Sports) 

DAVAO CITY, Jan. 20 — Crowd-favorite Adam Diu "Big Daddy" Abdulhamid displayed more telling blows to avenge his early loss to Jay-R Mendoza in their much-awaited rematch Saturday night at the Oval Plaza covered court in General Santos City.

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