Mayor Domogan calls for elimination of dengue in Baguio City

July 16, 2015 5:12 am· Comments Off on Mayor Domogan calls for elimination of dengue in Baguio City 

BAGUIO CITY, July 15 — Baguio City Mayor Mauricio Domogan is reminding residents to stick to the 4 o’clock clean-up habit this typhoon and rainy season to prevent the spread of dengue.

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ARMM addressing iodine deficiency among its people

July 16, 2015 5:12 am· Comments Off on ARMM addressing iodine deficiency among its people 

COTABATO CITY, July 15 — As the country celebrates the 2015 Nutrition Month this July, the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) is strengthening its campaign to address problems brought about by iodine deficiency disorders (IDD) among its population, officials said Wednesday.

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NegOcc gov highlights gains of health programs, successful local medical insurance

July 16, 2015 5:12 am· Comments Off on NegOcc gov highlights gains of health programs, successful local medical insurance 

BACOLOD CITY, July 15 -– Gov. Alfredo Marañon Jr. here highlighted the gains of the province’s health programs and cited the success of the Negros Occidental Comprehensive Health Program (NOCHP) during the roadshow of the Department of Health’s Kalusugang Pangkalahatan (Universal Health Care) High-Impact Five Breakthrough Program in La Carlota City gym Wednesday.

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RDRRMC lifts 'food poisoning outbreak' status in Caraga

July 16, 2015 5:12 am· Comments Off on RDRRMC lifts 'food poisoning outbreak' status in Caraga 

By Noel B. Najarro

BUTUAN CITY, July 15 (PNA) — The Regional Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (RDRRMC) here in Caraga region in another emergency meeting, lifted its declaration of the region under the status of “food poisoning outbreak” after no new cases of candy poisoning were reported and hospital admissions from the region stayed at 66.

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Local triathlete trains for Cobra Ironman

July 16, 2015 5:08 am· Comments Off on Local triathlete trains for Cobra Ironman 

CEBU CITY, July 15 — Local elite triathlete John Philip Duenas has been training for the Cobra Ironman on Aug. 2.

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Shooter Boza wins first gold medal for Peru

July 16, 2015 5:08 am· Comments Off on Shooter Boza wins first gold medal for Peru 

LIMA, July 14 — Peruvian shooter Francisco Boza on Tuesday won gold medal in trap shooting in Toronto 2015 Pan American Games and qualified for Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympic Games, local media reported.

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Venezuelan gymnast wins silver medal

July 16, 2015 5:08 am· Comments Off on Venezuelan gymnast wins silver medal 

CARACAS, July 15 — Venezuelan gymnast Jessica Lopez on Tuesday won silver medal in uneven bars at Toronto 2015 Pan American Games, local media reported.

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10-team World Cup is a retrograde step: MCC

July 16, 2015 5:08 am· Comments Off on 10-team World Cup is a retrograde step: MCC 

LONDON, July 15 — The MCC World Cricket Committee, which includes former India captain Sourav Ganguly among others, feels the ICC's decision to limit the ODI World Cup to 10 teams is a "retrograde step" and detrimental to the sport's chances of finding a place in the Olympics.

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Car price war launched as sales slow

July 16, 2015 5:07 am· Comments Off on Car price war launched as sales slow 

CHANGCHUN, July 15 — Chinese car dealers have launched a price war as their inventories climb amid downward economic pressure.

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Beijing closes 121 markets to ease congestion

July 16, 2015 5:07 am· Comments Off on Beijing closes 121 markets to ease congestion 

BEIJING, July 15 — A total of 121 markets, most of them small, were closed in Beijing in 2014 and the first half of this year, in a move to ease congestion.

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