BFAR bans harvesting, eating of shellfish in Balita Bay in DavOr; Irong-Irong Bay and Cambatutay Bay in Western Samar; coastal waters of Dauis, Bohol and Milagros, Masbate

August 11, 2015 5:27 am· Comments Off on BFAR bans harvesting, eating of shellfish in Balita Bay in DavOr; Irong-Irong Bay and Cambatutay Bay in Western Samar; coastal waters of Dauis, Bohol and Milagros, Masbate 

MANILA, Aug. 10 — The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) has banned the harvesting, selling and eating of shellfishes collected in Balita Bay in Davao Oriental, Irong-Irong Bay and Cambatutay Bay in Western Samar, and the coastal waters of Dauis in Bohol and in Milagros in Masbate.

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New HIV drug launched in Uganda

August 11, 2015 5:27 am· Comments Off on New HIV drug launched in Uganda 

KAMPALA, Aug. 10 — The Ugandan government on Sunday launched a cheaper one-pill-a-day drug for HIV treatment.

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DOH starts probe on mystery illness in Bukidnon

August 11, 2015 5:27 am· Comments Off on DOH starts probe on mystery illness in Bukidnon 

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Aug. 10 – The Department of Health (DOH) in Northern Mindanao is still investigating the “unknown” illness that downed people in the hinterland village of Bukidnon, a health official said Monday.

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FINA president hand over FINA flag to Hungarian PM

August 11, 2015 5:24 am· Comments Off on FINA president hand over FINA flag to Hungarian PM 

KAZAN, Aug. 10 — President of the International Swimming Federation (FINA) Julio Maglione has handed over the FINA flag to Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban who represents Budapest, the host city of the next FINA World Championships in 2017, at the closing ceremony of this year’s aquatics championships in Russia’s Kazan.

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Colombia exports youthful talent

August 11, 2015 5:24 am· Comments Off on Colombia exports youthful talent 

BOGOTA, Aug. 10 — The Colombian league is the 10th most important soccer-player market in the world, according to a report from Colombia's local daily El Tiempo published Sunday.

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South Cebu town to host triathlon on Sept. 26

August 11, 2015 5:24 am· Comments Off on South Cebu town to host triathlon on Sept. 26 

CEBU CITY, Aug. 10 — Dumajug town, some 75 kilometers southwest of Cebu City, will host the second leg of the Paramount Property Ventures Tri Team Championship Series 2015 on Sept. 26.

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(Sports)PHL women’s boxers suffer defeats in China

August 11, 2015 5:24 am· Comments Off on (Sports)PHL women’s boxers suffer defeats in China 

By Jelly F. Musico

WULANCHABU, China, Aug. 10 (PNA) — It was a grim Sunday for the PLDT-ABAP national boxing team competing in the ASBC Asian Women's Boxing Championships in this Inner Mongolia capital, some 360 kilometers north of Beijing.

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Indian U-12 team comes 2nd in Asian Youth Football

August 11, 2015 5:24 am· Comments Off on Indian U-12 team comes 2nd in Asian Youth Football 

New Delhi, Aug 10 — An Indian under-12 team, represented by Nagaland's Green wood School, finished second in the Asian Youth Football Festa 2015 held at Anseong, South Korea.

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Two footballers from Australia's biggest club, Collingwood, given two-year drug ban

August 11, 2015 5:24 am· Comments Off on Two footballers from Australia's biggest club, Collingwood, given two-year drug ban 

MELBOURNE, Aug. 10 — Two football players at Australia's biggest sporting club have been banned from all sports for two years after testing positive to the prohibited drug clenbuterol.

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Sandiganbayan grants Mrs. Arroyo's request for 5-hour furlough

August 11, 2015 5:24 am· Comments Off on Sandiganbayan grants Mrs. Arroyo's request for 5-hour furlough 

By Sammy F. Martin

MANILA, Aug. 10 (PNA) — The Sandiganbayan's First Division granted on Monday the request for five-hour furlough of former President and now Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo to visit her terminally ill older brother on Tuesday.

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