Guangdong-Laoag chartered flight to resume at Laoag airport

June 10, 2015 5:54 am· Comments Off on Guangdong-Laoag chartered flight to resume at Laoag airport 

LAOAG CITY, June 8 — Chinese tourists are likely to be visible again in this northern gateway of Luzon following the resumption of chartered flights carrying passengers from Guandong, China to Laoag starting this week.

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Eurowings to become third largest carrier in Europe, Asia

June 10, 2015 5:54 am· Comments Off on Eurowings to become third largest carrier in Europe, Asia 

MIAMI, June 8 — German air carrier Lufthansa's new project Eurowings will incorporate Germanwings brand, and is expected to become third largest carrier in Europe and Asia, Lufthansa Chairman and CEO Carsten Spohr told journalists.

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Air Berlin hopes to resume flights to St. Petersburg when demand increases

June 10, 2015 5:54 am· Comments Off on Air Berlin hopes to resume flights to St. Petersburg when demand increases 

MIAMI, June 9 — At present, Air Berlin conducts about 25 flights to Russia weekly, from Berlin and Dusseldorf.

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ASEAN-Korea center promotes ASEAN’s hidden tourist attractions

June 10, 2015 5:54 am· Comments Off on ASEAN-Korea center promotes ASEAN’s hidden tourist attractions 

SEOUL, Republic of Korea, June 9 — The ASEAN-Korea Center (Secretary General Kim Young-sun) will participate in the "30th Korea World Travel Fair (KOTFA 2015)" from June 11 to 14 at the COEX Convention Center in Seoul to promote major tourist attractions of the 10 ASEAN member states — Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.

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HK gov't considers to set up new health risk mechanism for travelers

June 10, 2015 5:54 am· Comments Off on HK gov't considers to set up new health risk mechanism for travelers 

HONG KONG, June 9 — Hong Kong's Secretary for Food and Health Ko Wing-man on Tuesday said the government will consider implementing a new mechanism to notify travelers of health risks.

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Indonesia lifts operational permit for 16 airliners

June 10, 2015 5:54 am· Comments Off on Indonesia lifts operational permit for 16 airliners 

JAKARTA, June 9 — Indonesian transport ministry has revoked operational permits or air operator certificates (AOC) of 16 airliners operating in the country, which went into effect in February as they failed to comply with safety standard, a senior official said here on Tuesday.

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(Feature)Albay west coast eyed as Bicol’s center for eco-cultural tourism

June 10, 2015 5:54 am· Comments Off on (Feature)Albay west coast eyed as Bicol’s center for eco-cultural tourism 

By Danny O. Calleja

LIGAO CITY, June 9 (PNA) – Stretching 46 kilometers over a rolling terrain featuring high hills and overlooking breathtaking waterscape shimmered by the turquoise water producing tender silvery waves that race against each other to kiss the waiting white sand beaches, the Albay west coast road alone is already a tourism asset.

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ARMM's indigents prioritized in DOH intensified health care program

June 10, 2015 5:52 am· Comments Off on ARMM's indigents prioritized in DOH intensified health care program 

COTABATO, June 9 — The poor in the Department of Health of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (DOH-ARMM) are the primary beneficiary of a health programs in region-wide campaign on five critical health care programs, a regional health official Tuesday said.

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Ebola virus death toll in West Africa exceeds 11,000 — WHO

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GENEVA, June 9 — The death toll from the current Ebola outbreak has reached 11,154 while those infected totaled 27,219, the World Health Organization (WHO) said in on Monday.

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Roundup: Vietnam launches action plan against MERS

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HO CHI MINH CITY, June 9 — Vietnam's Health Ministry on Monday stated that the country is at high risk of seeing the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) epidemic coming from abroad, and put forth three scenarios to prevent and combat it.

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