Cuba records 16 pct rise of tourists

July 14, 2015 5:30 am· Comments Off on Cuba records 16 pct rise of tourists 

HAVANA, July 12 — Cuba has received two million foreign tourists so far this year, an increase of 16 percent over the same period in 2014, the Ministry of Tourism said Saturday.

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Kenya's new airport to open up northeast region to tourists

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ISIOLO, Kenya, July 13 — Kenya plans to open the northeastern tourist circuit to reap huge returns with the opening of the Isiolo International Airport later this year.

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Thousands of Australians stranded amid continued Indonesian volcanic eruptions

July 14, 2015 5:30 am· Comments Off on Thousands of Australians stranded amid continued Indonesian volcanic eruptions 

SYDNEY, July 13 (Xinhua) — Thousands of Australian remain stranded in Bali on Monday, awaiting updates from Australian airlines about departures from Denpasar.

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Thawing ties with U.S. boosts Cuba's tourism

July 14, 2015 5:30 am· Comments Off on Thawing ties with U.S. boosts Cuba's tourism 

HAVANA, July 13 — Tourism in Cuba has seen rapid growth since the Caribbean island and the United States announced the decision to seek rapprochement in December 2014, the Cuban News Agency reported over the weekend.

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DOT begins week-long Instagram feature on Mindanao tourism

July 14, 2015 5:30 am· Comments Off on DOT begins week-long Instagram feature on Mindanao tourism 

MANILA, July 13 — The Department of Tourism (DOT) on Monday kicked off its week-long photo feature in Instagram to Mindanao tourism in anticipation of the Eid al-Fitr this Friday (July 17).

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Palawan gov to lead launch of new tourism campaign on Tuesday

July 14, 2015 5:30 am· Comments Off on Palawan gov to lead launch of new tourism campaign on Tuesday 

MANILA, July 13 — Palawan Gov. Jose Ch. Alvarez is set to lead the kick-off ceremony on Tuesday (July 14) of a year-long campaign that is expected to boost tourism and investment opportunities in the province.

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S. Korea reports no MERS infection for 8 days, no death added

July 14, 2015 5:28 am· Comments Off on S. Korea reports no MERS infection for 8 days, no death added 

SEOUL, July 13 — South Korea reported no new case of infection with Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) for eight straight days on Monday, with no death being added, the health ministry said.

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Shortage of specialized nurses leads to fewer hospital beds in Sweden

July 14, 2015 5:28 am· Comments Off on Shortage of specialized nurses leads to fewer hospital beds in Sweden 

STOCKHOLM, July 13 — Sweden's nursing shortage and especially its lack of specialized nurses — hits the country' healthcare system hard during the summer months.

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Eastern Visayas anti-schisto drive targets 75% of vulnerable population

July 14, 2015 5:28 am· Comments Off on Eastern Visayas anti-schisto drive targets 75% of vulnerable population 

TACLOBAN CITY, July 13 -– The Department of Health (DOH) will reach out 75 percent of highly vulnerable population of Eastern Visayas in the month-long mass vaccination against schistosomiasis.

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Dengue cases up in Maguindanao, down in ARMM, Region 12

July 14, 2015 5:28 am· Comments Off on Dengue cases up in Maguindanao, down in ARMM, Region 12 

COTABATO CITY, July 13 — The dengue cases in Region 12 and in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) have dropped but rose in Maguindanao, health officials said.

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