Cebu tourism officer bats for trans-axial highway

April 14, 2015 4:03 am· Comments Off on Cebu tourism officer bats for trans-axial highway 

By Eddie O. Barrita

CEBU CITY, April 12 (PNA) — Cebu Provincial Tourism Officer Grace Paulino has supported the proposed 300-kilometer trans-axial highway that would traverse the whole length of Cebu from the north to the south.

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China, Japan, South Korea to launch joint tourism event

April 14, 2015 4:03 am· Comments Off on China, Japan, South Korea to launch joint tourism event 

TOKYO, April 12 — Japan, china and South Korea on Sunday agreed to launch joint tourism event, the Visit East Asia Campaign, to make the three countries as a tourism combination to attract visitors beyond East Asia.

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Shenzhen citizen's entry to Hong Kong restricted

April 14, 2015 4:03 am· Comments Off on Shenzhen citizen's entry to Hong Kong restricted 

BEIJING, April 13 — Shenzhen residents will no longer receive multiple entry permits to enter Hong Kong after a policy was enacted to limit their travel to "one visit a week" on Monday.

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PHL featured in young London filmmaker's newest short film

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MANILA, April 13 — A young filmmaker has featured the Philippines in a short film which can be viewed on video-sharing website, YouTube, the Department of Tourism (DOT) announced on Monday.

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(News Feature)Education: Key to safe motherhood

April 14, 2015 4:01 am· Comments Off on (News Feature)Education: Key to safe motherhood 

By Ma. Cristina C. Arayata

MANILA, April 11, (PNA) — “What is the essence of being a woman?” We often hear this question in beauty pageants, and many of the classic answers we have heard depicted that the essence of being a woman is becoming a mother.

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EcoWaste Coalition reveals illegal sale of unregistered silver jewelry cleaners in Manila

April 14, 2015 4:01 am· Comments Off on EcoWaste Coalition reveals illegal sale of unregistered silver jewelry cleaners in Manila 

MANILA, April 12 — An environmental watchdog has expressed serious concern over the unlawful sale of unregistered silver jewelry cleaning solutions in Manila that could be laced with cyanide, a highly toxic chemical.

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Britain's Conservative, Labor announce NHS spending pledges

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LONDON, April 12 — Both Britain's Conservatives Party and Labor Party Saturday announced their National Health Service (NHS) spending pledges, adding fuel in the row on the country's flagship healthcare system reform as the general election is approaching.

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Palawan solon proposes measure to increase PHP50 meal allowance in hospitals

April 14, 2015 4:01 am· Comments Off on Palawan solon proposes measure to increase PHP50 meal allowance in hospitals 

PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, April 12 — Imagine how many nutrients a sick patient could get in a daily PHP50-meal budget.

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China bans online medical diagnoses

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BEIJING, April 12 — Hospitals offering medical advice online should not provide diagnoses via these services, ruled China's health regulator Sunday.

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Australians urged to have flu vaccine shots

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SYDNEY, April 13 — Australia's leading influenza expert body on Monday urged citizens to book a flu shot now as the number of local people dying of flu keeps rising.

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