Pangasinan health office on full alert vs. dengue

June 11, 2015 6:08 am· Comments Off on Pangasinan health office on full alert vs. dengue 

By Johanne Margarette R. Macob

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan, June 10 (PNA)–The provincial health office (PHO) is now on full alert against dengue fever as the rainy season is now fast approaching.

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Post-harvest straw smoke continues to harm people

June 11, 2015 6:08 am· Comments Off on Post-harvest straw smoke continues to harm people 

HANOI, June 10 — Smoke from burning stacks of straw and waste in fields on the outskirts of Hanoi occurs annually, causing risks to people's health and traffic safety after every rice harvest.

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Viet Nam monitors passenger arrivals from South Korea

June 11, 2015 6:08 am· Comments Off on Viet Nam monitors passenger arrivals from South Korea 

HA NOI, June 10 — About 8,000 travelers from MERS-hit South Korea have visited Viet Nam since June 3, Ha Noi's Vice-Mayor Nguyen Van Suu was told at Noi Bai international airport Tuesday.

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South Cotabato steps up monitoring, interventions vs dengue

June 11, 2015 6:08 am· Comments Off on South Cotabato steps up monitoring, interventions vs dengue 

GENERAL SANTOS CITY, June 10 — Health personnel in South Cotabato province have stepped up their awareness and surveillance activities against the deadly dengue fever as they expect a possible rise in disease incidence in the upcoming rainy season.

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Men with urological problems may seek free consultation on June 20 –PUA

June 11, 2015 6:08 am· Comments Off on Men with urological problems may seek free consultation on June 20 –PUA 

MANILA, June 10 — The Philippine Urological Association Inc. (PUA) said on Wednesday that it will celebrate the National Prostate Month with free consultation among men in different participating hospitals with urology clinics in the country.

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Collaboration center to ensure quality malaria care opens in Puerto Princesa City

June 11, 2015 6:08 am· Comments Off on Collaboration center to ensure quality malaria care opens in Puerto Princesa City 

By Keith Anthony S. Fabro

PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, June 10 (PNA) — A collaboration center that aims to ensure the quality of malaria care services was opened Tuesday at the PEO Compound in Barangay Bancao-bancao, this city.

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Bacolod-born sprinter wins silver in 100m at 28th SEA Games

June 11, 2015 6:04 am· Comments Off on Bacolod-born sprinter wins silver in 100m at 28th SEA Games 

BACOLOD CITY, June 10 — Bacolod-born Princess Joy Nolido-Griffey crossed the finish line with a time of 11.83 seconds to settle for silver in the women’s 100-meter dash of the 28th Southeast Asian Games in Singapore, a report from the Mayor’s Office here said.

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World Cups need protection despite developments in FIFA — secretary general

June 11, 2015 6:04 am· Comments Off on World Cups need protection despite developments in FIFA — secretary general 

SAMARA, June 10 — Despite the corruption scandal around FIFA, the organization will do everything possible to defend holding World Cup 2018 in Russia and World Cup in 2022 in Qatar, FIFA Secretary General Jerome Valcke told the press conference on Wednesday. (PNA/TASS)

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FIFA suspends 2026 World Cup bidding

June 11, 2015 6:04 am· Comments Off on FIFA suspends 2026 World Cup bidding 

MOSCOW, June 10 — FIFA has to suspend the bidding process for the 2026 World Cup as the world football governing body is facing a raging corruption scandal, FIFA Secretary General Jerome Valcke announced Wednesday.

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Private sector support, higher investments to boost jobs-creating sectors key to inclusive growth — expert

June 11, 2015 6:04 am· Comments Off on Private sector support, higher investments to boost jobs-creating sectors key to inclusive growth — expert 

By Leslie D. Venzon

MANILA, June 10 (PNA) — Stronger support from the private sector and higher investments to develop industries that contribute to job creation are needed in reducing rural poverty and achieving inclusive growth, said an agriculture and rural development policy expert.

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