Tet tourism rakes in higher earnings

February 25, 2015 6:03 am· Comments Off on Tet tourism rakes in higher earnings 

HCM CITY, Feb. 24 — Tens of thousands of local and international visitors headed to Vietnamese destinations during Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday on February 19 this year.

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China's 'Chunyun' return travel hectic amid snow, rain, fog

February 25, 2015 6:03 am· Comments Off on China's 'Chunyun' return travel hectic amid snow, rain, fog 

BEIJING, Feb. 24 — Snow, icy rain and fog caused delays of flights and highway closures in many parts of china on Tuesday, the last day of the week-long Lunar New Year Festival, when millions of travelers are on road back to schools or work.

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Cambodia expects 5M foreign tourists in 2015

February 25, 2015 6:03 am· Comments Off on Cambodia expects 5M foreign tourists in 2015 

PHNOM PENH, Feb. 24 — Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said on Tuesday that the country is projected to receive about 5 million international visitors this year, up by 11 percent from 4.5 million last year.

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Iloilo sees economic prospects with direct flights to China, South Korea next year

February 25, 2015 6:03 am· Comments Off on Iloilo sees economic prospects with direct flights to China, South Korea next year 

ILOILO CITY, Feb 24 — Mayor Jed Patrick E. Mabilog sees a lot of economic opportunities with the planned opening of direct flights from Iloilo City to china and South Korea next year.

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Alitalia launches new Milan-Shanghai flight for Expo

February 25, 2015 6:03 am· Comments Off on Alitalia launches new Milan-Shanghai flight for Expo 

BEIJING, Feb. 24 — Italian air carrier Alitalia said on Tuesday it will operate non-stop service between Milan and Shanghai from May 1 to Oct. 24.

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Boracay is 2015 Traveller’s Choice Awards’ best beach in Asia

February 25, 2015 6:03 am· Comments Off on Boracay is 2015 Traveller’s Choice Awards’ best beach in Asia 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, Feb. 24 (PNA) — Never failing to impress tourists for its picture-perfect view, Boracay on Tuesday was named as the best beach in Asia by the world’s largest travel website, TripAdvisor in its 2015 Traveller's Choice Awards.

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US health officials discovers new deadly virus

February 25, 2015 6:01 am· Comments Off on US health officials discovers new deadly virus 

MOSCOW, Feb. 24 — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is working with Kansas officials to find any other cases of a virus, which the CDC named “Bourbon” after the county where the man lived, Bloomberg reported.

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Bronzed Aussie image endangered as Australians become less fit: experts

February 25, 2015 6:01 am· Comments Off on Bronzed Aussie image endangered as Australians become less fit: experts 

CANBERRA, Feb. 24 — Australians are becoming less fit and more fat.

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DOST to deploy Rx Box in selected areas of W. Visayas this year

February 25, 2015 6:01 am· Comments Off on DOST to deploy Rx Box in selected areas of W. Visayas this year 

ILOILO CITY, Feb 24 — A technology that will allow connection between remote places to health expert in urban areas will be made available in selected local government units (LGUs) in Western Visayas this year.

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Dingalan RHU wins health awards from CLExAH

February 25, 2015 6:01 am· Comments Off on Dingalan RHU wins health awards from CLExAH 

DINGALAN, Aurora, Feb. 24 — A rural health unit (RHU) in this town has bagged several awards in the 3rd Central Luzon Excellence for Awards for Health (CLExAH) 2014.

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