Neda 7 reports 13.52 % dip in domestic flights to Central Visayas Jan. to Sept. 2014

March 3, 2015 5:21 am· Comments Off on Neda 7 reports 13.52 % dip in domestic flights to Central Visayas Jan. to Sept. 2014 

CEBU CITY, March 1 — The National Economic and Development Authority (Neda) 7 reported a 13.52 percent decline in domestic flights coming in and out of the airports in Central Visayas from January to September 2014.

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Subic unveils first motorized zipline in Asia

March 3, 2015 5:21 am· Comments Off on Subic unveils first motorized zipline in Asia 

SUBIC BAY FREEPORT, March 2 — The Tree Top Adventure theme park has announced the upgrading of its facility in the Subic Freeport, including the introduction of the first motorized zipline course in Asia.

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N. Korea to lift Ebola travel restrictions

March 3, 2015 5:21 am· Comments Off on N. Korea to lift Ebola travel restrictions 

BEIJING, March 2 — North Korea is set to reopen its border for tourism after implementing a strict quarantine against Ebola for more than four months, a travel agency said Monday.

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Flights cancelled due to bad weather, aircraft situation

March 3, 2015 5:21 am· Comments Off on Flights cancelled due to bad weather, aircraft situation 

MANILA, March 2 — Several flights were cancelled Monday due to bad weather and aircraft situations, the Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) said in an advisory.

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House committee on tourism approves DOT office for Negros Occidental

March 3, 2015 5:21 am· Comments Off on House committee on tourism approves DOT office for Negros Occidental 

BACOLOD CITY, March 2 — The House committee on tourism approved the setting up of Department of Tourism (DOT) office for Negros Occidental.

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(FEATURE)Kawa-Kawa Hill is both ecotourism wonder and Lenten destination

March 3, 2015 5:21 am· Comments Off on (FEATURE)Kawa-Kawa Hill is both ecotourism wonder and Lenten destination 

By Danny O. Calleja

LIGAO CITY, March 2 (PNA) –The shades of healthily growing forest and fruit-bearing trees on the steep slope of Kawa-Kawa Hill here give thousands of people from all walks of life, who struggle their way to its summit during the weekend, a perfect cover from the scorching heat of the noontime sun.

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Cruise tourists get a taste of Filipino hospitality in Eastern Visayas’ historical islands

March 3, 2015 5:21 am· Comments Off on Cruise tourists get a taste of Filipino hospitality in Eastern Visayas’ historical islands 

TACLOBAN CITY, March 2 –- The cruise ship tourists who visited historical municipalities of Limasawa, Southern Leyte and Capul, Northern Samar had their taste of the world-renowned Filipino hospitality and knew what was meant by the slogan “It's more fun in the Philippines”.

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Another H7N9 human case reported in E. China

March 3, 2015 5:18 am· Comments Off on Another H7N9 human case reported in E. China 

HEFEI, March 1 — February's fourth human case of the H7N9 strain of avian flu has been confirmed in East China's Anhui Province, the provincial health authorities said on Saturday.

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Trillanes wants management of public hospitals returned to DOH

March 3, 2015 5:18 am· Comments Off on Trillanes wants management of public hospitals returned to DOH 

MANILA, March 1 – Twenty years after devolution of health care system to local government units, Senator Antonio Trillanes IV has filed a bill putting back to the Department of Health (DOH) the operation and management of all public hospitals from the local government units (LGUs).

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Seasonal flu causes more deaths than 2003 SARS outbreak in Hong Kong

March 3, 2015 5:18 am· Comments Off on Seasonal flu causes more deaths than 2003 SARS outbreak in Hong Kong 

HONG KONG, March 2 — The number of people dying of seasonal flu in Hong Kong continued to rise, surpassing the death toll from a SARS outbreak in 2003, the Center for Health Protection said on Sunday.

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