Flights to/from Guam cancelled due to bad weather

March 17, 2015 2:20 am· Comments Off on Flights to/from Guam cancelled due to bad weather 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, March 15 (PNA) — Bad weather prompted the cancellation of three flights to and from Guam on Sunday, the Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) said in an advisory.

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Tigerair flies Manila—Legazpi route starting March 29

March 17, 2015 2:20 am· Comments Off on Tigerair flies Manila—Legazpi route starting March 29 

By Danny O. Calleja

LEGAZPI CITY, March 16 (PNA) — Low-budget leisure travel carrier Tigerair Philippines will start flying the Manila-Legazpi route on March 29, its management has announced.

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Puerto Princesa tourism thriving amid political struggle

March 17, 2015 2:20 am· Comments Off on Puerto Princesa tourism thriving amid political struggle 

By Keith Anthony S. Fabro

PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, March 16 (PNA) — Amidst the alleged wilting tourism industry in this city brought by the current political crossfire it is experiencing, the City Tourism Department (CTD) here stands firmly and believes it is thriving and keeps on luring tourists on this year's first quarter.

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Resort with Olympic-size swimming pool, 3 kiddie pools supplied with spring water in Bataan

March 17, 2015 2:20 am· Comments Off on Resort with Olympic-size swimming pool, 3 kiddie pools supplied with spring water in Bataan 

ABUCAY, Bataan, March 16 — For only a minimal fee, a visitor can enjoy and be close to nature at the Sibul Nature Resort in this town that has an Olympic-size swimming pool and three kiddie pools supplied with spring water.

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Malaysia lures more Vietnamese tourists

March 17, 2015 2:20 am· Comments Off on Malaysia lures more Vietnamese tourists 

HCM CITY, March 16 — Malaysia expects an upsurge in Vietnamese tourists this year to more than 275,000 as tourist operators and the country promotes its attractions in Viet Nam.

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Russian inspectors to fly over Germany, Netherlands under open skies treaty

March 17, 2015 2:20 am· Comments Off on Russian inspectors to fly over Germany, Netherlands under open skies treaty 

MOSCOW, March 16 — Russian inspectors will conduct an observation flight over Germany as well as the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg on March 16-21 under the Treaty on Open Skies, head of Russia's National Nuclear Risk Reduction Center Sergei Ryzhkov announced.

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Airline passengers surge 11.7% during 'chunyun'

March 17, 2015 2:20 am· Comments Off on Airline passengers surge 11.7% during 'chunyun' 

BEIJING, March 16 — Chinese airlines carried almost 49.2 million passengers during the 40-day Spring Festival travel period, known as chunyun, which concluded Sunday.

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Gobi Desert airport to open in H1

March 17, 2015 2:20 am· Comments Off on Gobi Desert airport to open in H1 

XINING, March 16 — A civil airport located in northwest China's Gobi Desert will open in the first half of this year, according to china West Airport Group on Monday.

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PhilHealth members undergoing dialysis are in for a treat.

March 17, 2015 2:17 am· 1 Comment 

MANILA, March 15 — A bill filed in the House of Representatives aims to double the 45 treatment sessions a year coverage for each PhilHealth member under the National Health Insurance Program.

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Man bitten by dog in Bataan shows symptoms of rabies; many who ate dog meat asked to go hospital

March 17, 2015 2:17 am· Comments Off on Man bitten by dog in Bataan shows symptoms of rabies; many who ate dog meat asked to go hospital 

ORION, Bataan, March 16 — A man bitten by his own dog in this town on Saturday showed signs of rabies and many, including children, who have eaten the dog meat were advised to go to the hospital.

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