More foreign visitors choosing WV as port of entry to PHL

May 13, 2015 5:44 am· Comments Off on More foreign visitors choosing WV as port of entry to PHL 

ILOILO CITY, May 12 — Malaysians are not the only growing visitors of Western Visayas, according to the latest arrivals report of the Department of Tourism Region 6 (DOT-6).

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Muslim travel warehouse off to a flying start

May 13, 2015 5:44 am· Comments Off on Muslim travel warehouse off to a flying start 

SINGAPORE, May 11 — The Muslim Travel Warehouse, the world's first B2B (business-to-business) global aggregator of comprehensive Halal tourism products has seen a flying start following its official launch.

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Amazing Apayao

May 13, 2015 5:44 am· Comments Off on Amazing Apayao 

By Leilani G. Adriano

LUNA, Apayao, May 12 (PNA Features) –If you are extra adventurous, head to Apayao. Long gone are head hunters who invaded the place as they only form part of Apayao’s rich history, culture and exotic natural beauty.

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Tourists get rare treat in wild panda sighting

May 13, 2015 5:44 am· Comments Off on Tourists get rare treat in wild panda sighting 

CHENGDU, May 12 — Sightseers in Tangjiahe Nature Reserve in southwest China's Sichuan Province got a rare treat on Saturday afternoon when they spotted a wild panda.

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African ministers pledge support to Kenya's tourism sector

May 13, 2015 5:44 am· Comments Off on African ministers pledge support to Kenya's tourism sector 

NAIROBI, May 12 — African tourism ministers have resolved to help Kenya resuscitate tourism sector that is reeling from negative impacts of insecurity.

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Government initiates medical examination for employees

May 13, 2015 5:42 am· Comments Off on Government initiates medical examination for employees 

MANILA, May 12 — As part of the government’s gender and development program and in celebration of Mother’s Day, the News and Information Bureau (NIB) on Tuesday conducted the “First NIB Employees Annual Diagnostic and Medical Examination” at the NIB Building in Malacañang, Manila.

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DSWD-NFA sign MOA for SFP 5th cycle

May 13, 2015 5:42 am· Comments Off on DSWD-NFA sign MOA for SFP 5th cycle 

ILOILO CITY, May 12 -– A Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) has been signed between the Department of Social Welfare and Development Regional Office 6 and the National Food Authority (NFA) for the implementation of the Supplementary Feeding Program (SFP) 5th cycle this school year 2015-2016.

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Zambo City advocacy against HIV targets schools, barangays

May 13, 2015 5:42 am· Comments Off on Zambo City advocacy against HIV targets schools, barangays 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, May 12 –- The City Health Office continues the advocacy against Human Immunodeficiency Virus-Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (HIV/AIDS) to prevent the spread of the dreaded disease in this city.

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NCCP asks public to undergo HIV testing

May 13, 2015 5:42 am· Comments Off on NCCP asks public to undergo HIV testing 

By Ferdinand G. Patinio

MANILA, May 12 (PNA) — The National Council of Churches in the Philippines (NCCP) asked the public to undergo voluntary Counseling and Testing (VCT) of the dreaded human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in connection with the ongoing National HIV Testing Week.

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28,000 school children in S. Cotabato to undergo catch-up immunization

May 13, 2015 5:42 am· Comments Off on 28,000 school children in S. Cotabato to undergo catch-up immunization 

GENERAL SANTOS CITY, May 12 — Around 28,000 school children in various public schools in South Cotabato province will undergo another round of immunization later this year for various diseases.

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