New air route to link SW China's Guangxi, Philippines' Cebu

July 28, 2015 5:51 am· Comments Off on New air route to link SW China's Guangxi, Philippines' Cebu 

NANNING, July 27 — A direct air route between Nanning, capital city of southwest China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, and Cebu in the Philippines will be launched by Philippine Airlines on July 29, Nanning airport announced on Sunday.

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China to conduct safety checks on airports after flight chaos

July 28, 2015 5:51 am· Comments Off on China to conduct safety checks on airports after flight chaos 

BEIJING, July 27 — Chinese civil aviation watchdog asked local branches to conduct safety checks on medium-size, small and new airports after a passenger caused chaos on a flight on Sunday.

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Iloilo airport flights, passenger arrivals rise — DOT

July 28, 2015 5:51 am· Comments Off on Iloilo airport flights, passenger arrivals rise — DOT 

ILOILO CITY, July 27 — The Iloilo Airport is proving to be a primary driver of the burgeoning Iloilo economy, and arguably has become one of the country’s best performing airports as testified by hard figures dished out by the Department of Tourism in Region 6 (DOT-6).

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(Feature)From Donsol to Matnog, Sorsogon province is eco-cultural tourism destination

July 28, 2015 5:51 am· Comments Off on (Feature)From Donsol to Matnog, Sorsogon province is eco-cultural tourism destination 

By Danny O. Calleja

SORSOGON CITY, July 28 (PNA) — From tip to tip, the unassertive province of Sorsogon is indisputably a striking eco-cultural tourism destination that many can bet others do not know about.

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DOH to conduct 'National School Deworming Day' in public elementary schools on July 29

July 28, 2015 5:50 am· Comments Off on DOH to conduct 'National School Deworming Day' in public elementary schools on July 29 

By Leilani S. Junio

MANILA, July 26 (PNA) — The Department of Health (DOH) will be conducting a “National School Deworming Day” (NSDD) on Wednesday, July 29, as part of the program dubbed as "Oplan Goodbye Bulate."

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About 14.7-M indigent individuals are now PhilHealth members –DSWD

July 28, 2015 5:50 am· Comments Off on About 14.7-M indigent individuals are now PhilHealth members –DSWD 

By Leilani S. Junio

MANILA, July 26 (PNA) — The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) said on Sunday some 14.7 million poor individuals aged 21 years and above identified through the DSWD’s Listahanan database of the poor are now PhilHealth (Philippine Health Insurance Corp.) card holders.

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Chinese scientists discover therapy to child obesity

July 28, 2015 5:50 am· Comments Off on Chinese scientists discover therapy to child obesity 

BEIJING, July 27 — A research team led by Chinese scientists have discovered dietary modulation of gut microbiota can alleviate both genetic and simple obesity in children.

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Analysis: Health care in Slovakia still lags behind

July 28, 2015 5:50 am· Comments Off on Analysis: Health care in Slovakia still lags behind 

By Richard Kvasnovsky

BRATISLAVA, July 27 (PNA/Xinhua) — slovakia is lagging behind the advanced world in terms of life expectancy and quality amid the risk of a rapid rise in the deficit in the health-care sector, the long-term analyses of the health-care sector in slovakia have shown.

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Australia's first medicinal cannabis trial to begin early 2016

July 28, 2015 5:50 am· Comments Off on Australia's first medicinal cannabis trial to begin early 2016 

SYDNEY, July 27 — Australia's first medicinal cannabis trial testing whether the drug alleviates symptoms and pain for terminally ill patients and chronic sufferers will begin in the first of three trials next year.

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Patients with diabetes more likely to develop tuberculosis — Australian study

July 28, 2015 5:50 am· Comments Off on Patients with diabetes more likely to develop tuberculosis — Australian study 

SYDNEY, July 27 — Patients with diabetes are much more likely to develop tuberculosis in the tropics than the general population, Australian scientists revealed Monday.

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