Animal bites rising in South Cotabato, health officials launch info drive vs rabies

March 18, 2015 6:03 am· Comments Off on Animal bites rising in South Cotabato, health officials launch info drive vs rabies 

KORONADAL CITY, March 17 — The provincial health office in South Cotabato has reported about 696 cases of animal bites during the first two months of 2015.

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Health advocates call for stricter enforcement of the law banning the sales of cigarettes near schoolsBe Leilani S. Junio

March 18, 2015 6:03 am· Comments Off on Health advocates call for stricter enforcement of the law banning the sales of cigarettes near schoolsBe Leilani S. Junio 

MANILA, March 17 — Health advocates from the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control Alliance Philippines (FCAP) called on Tuesday for stricter enforcement of the law prohibiting the selling of cigarettes near universities and other school campuses to minors.

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German doctors conduct free surgeries in Pangasinan

March 18, 2015 6:03 am· Comments Off on German doctors conduct free surgeries in Pangasinan 

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan, March 17 — A non-profit medical organization, Interplast Germany, recently conducted a medical mission that offered free-of-charge surgical operation to 63 patients at the Pangasinan Provincial Hospital (PPH) in Bolingit, San Carlos City.

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Australian doctors call for boxing ban

March 18, 2015 5:57 am· Comments Off on Australian doctors call for boxing ban 

SYDNEY, March 17 — Australia's highest professional medical body called on Tuesday for the sport of boxing to be banned after a boxer died.

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PHL senators laud chess grandmaster Wesley So

March 18, 2015 5:57 am· Comments Off on PHL senators laud chess grandmaster Wesley So 

MANILA, March 17 — Fourteen present senators on Tuesday adopted a resolution congratulating and commending chess grandmaster Wesley So for placing 8th in the World Chess Ranking, making him the highest-rated Filipino Grandmaster in history.

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Team Albay bags 2 gold, 1 silver medals on first day of Palarong Bicol 2015

March 18, 2015 5:57 am· Comments Off on Team Albay bags 2 gold, 1 silver medals on first day of Palarong Bicol 2015 

By Nancy Ibo Mediavillo

LEGAZPI CITY, March 17 (PNA) — The Vulcans or Team Albay won two gold medals and one silver medal on the first day of the Palarong Bicol 2015 in Pili, Camarines Sur, on Monday.

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Accommodation for athletes, officials of ‘Palaro 2015’ ready for occupancy

March 18, 2015 5:57 am· Comments Off on Accommodation for athletes, officials of ‘Palaro 2015’ ready for occupancy 

TAGUM CITY, Davao del Norte, March 17 — The sign on the gate is clear and simple: “Ready For Occupancy.”

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Chinese multi-arts group wows Batangas City

March 18, 2015 5:57 am· Comments Off on Chinese multi-arts group wows Batangas City 

MANILA, March 17 — The Jilin Provincial Art Troupe, a multi-arts group from northeastern China, recently performed before enthusiastic audiences at the Batangas City Convention Center as part of the celebration of the 40th Anniversary of the PhilippinesChina Diplomatic Relations.

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China faces bigger pressure to expand exports on euro devaluation

March 18, 2015 5:56 am· Comments Off on China faces bigger pressure to expand exports on euro devaluation 

BEIJING, March 17 — china is facing bigger pressure to enlarge exports due to a devaluated euro against Chinese currency renminbi, or the yuan, said Ministry of Commerce Spokesman Shen Danyang on Tuesday.

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Petron’s income drops to Php3-B in 2014 due to oil price crash

March 18, 2015 5:56 am· Comments Off on Petron’s income drops to Php3-B in 2014 due to oil price crash 

MANILA, March 17 — With the crash of oil prices in the second half of 2014, Petron Corporation’s income also dropped from Php5.1 billion in 2013 to Php3 billion in 2014.

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