Dublin to host 2016 world air transport summit

June 11, 2015 6:09 am· Comments Off on Dublin to host 2016 world air transport summit 

MIAMI, June 10 — The 2016 International Air Transport Association (IATA) summit will be held in Dublin, ireland on June 1-2, the IATA Board of Governors announced on Tuesday during the closing conference of this year’s meeting in Miami, Florida.

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Chinese airlines to launch more air routes to Japan

June 11, 2015 6:09 am· Comments Off on Chinese airlines to launch more air routes to Japan 

HARBIN, June 10 — More air routes linking china with Japan will be launched over the next few months to cater to an upsurge of Chinese travelers during the coming summer holidays.

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Americans unfazed by Iran safety issues

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TEHRAN, June 10 — As American diplomats face three more weeks of work on a nuclear deal with Iran, American tourists are taking in the country’s sights. The agreement, which would lift sanctions against Iran in return for the curtailing of its nuclear program, could help draw even more tourists, like Ruth and Tom Claiborne from Atlanta.

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Chinese tourists shun ROK due to MERS fear

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SHANGHAI/QINGDAO, June 10 — Despite no official travel warning from the government, Chinese travelers are feeling jittery over visits to the Republic of Korea (ROK) after nine people died from the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) there.

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Gov't allots Php9M for feasibility study on Masbate airport relocation

June 11, 2015 6:09 am· Comments Off on Gov't allots Php9M for feasibility study on Masbate airport relocation 

By Norman B. Tamar

MASBATE CITY, June 10 (PNA) — The national government has approved a Php9-million funding for the conduct of a feasibility study on the relocation of the Masbate airport to Barangay Cayabon, Milagros town.

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Study suggests common genetic roots between creativity, psychiatric illnesses

June 11, 2015 6:08 am· Comments Off on Study suggests common genetic roots between creativity, psychiatric illnesses 

LONDON, June 10 — Genes linked to creativity could also increase the risk of developing schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, according to a new study conducted by researchers at King's College London.

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At least 10 die in Kenya as cholera outbreak continues

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KISUMU, Kenya, June 10 — At least 10 people died of cholera and 134 others hospitalized in Kenya's western county of Homa Bay on Tuesday, as the outbreak of the disease continues in the East African nation.

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Latest Ebola virus 'less' dangerous than 1976 strain — study

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WASHINGTON, June 10 — The Ebola virus circulating in West Africa for the past year, deadly as it is, is not showing any evidence of being more dangerous than the first one that emerged in 1976, according to a U.S. study published Tuesday.

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S. Korea reports 13 more MERS infections, 2 deaths

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SEOUL, June 10 — South Korea reported 13 more infections with the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), raising the total number to 108 while two deaths were added, the health ministry said on Wednesday.

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Ireland adopts national strategy to reduce lead in drinking water

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DUBLIN, June 10 — ireland on Tuesday introduced a national strategy to reduce exposure to lead in drinking water.

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