Psychiatrists tackle mental depression, suicide prevention and proper media reporting on suicides

September 2, 2015 6:10 am· Comments Off on Psychiatrists tackle mental depression, suicide prevention and proper media reporting on suicides 

By Leilani S. Junio

MANILA, Sept. 1 (PNA) — The Philippine Psychiatric Association (PPA), through a forum conducted by the Philippine College of Physicians (PCP) on Tuesday, discussed about mental depression, suicide prevention and the role of media on proper reporting of suicide cases.

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North Cotabato town aims for 'zero TB case', culminates anti-TB month observance

September 2, 2015 6:10 am· Comments Off on North Cotabato town aims for 'zero TB case', culminates anti-TB month observance 

COTABATO CITY, Sept. 1 — The Rural Health Unit of Makilala in North Cotabato on Tuesday spearheaded a motorcade, a short program and symposium to celebrate the National Lung Month, aimed at attaining its goal of "zero TB" in Makilala.

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Over 343,000 children in Somalia to face acute malnutrition: UN

September 2, 2015 6:10 am· Comments Off on Over 343,000 children in Somalia to face acute malnutrition: UN 

NAIROBI, Sept. 1 — The number of acutely and severely malnourished children in Somalia is likely to increase to 343,400 and 63,400 respectively through the end of the year, a UN-backed food security assessment says.

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RNET R-2 concludes 2015 MELLPI

September 2, 2015 6:10 am· Comments Off on RNET R-2 concludes 2015 MELLPI 

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Sept. 1 — The National Nutrition Council Region (NNC)2, through the Regional Nutrition Evaluation Team (RNET), concluded its Monitoring and Evaluation of Local Level Plan Implementation (MELLPI) for year 2015 with its visit in municipalities of Aparri and Lal-lo recently. This year’s MELLPI started in Batanes.

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Tokyo Olympic committee drops 2020 games logo after plagiarism row

September 2, 2015 6:07 am· Comments Off on Tokyo Olympic committee drops 2020 games logo after plagiarism row 

TOKYO, Sept. 1 — The organizing committee of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games decided on Tuesday to drop the logo design that was allegedly copied from the emblem of a Belgian theater, the public broadcaster NHK said.

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Asia vs Europe and US in Kings Cup in Nov at Resorts World Manila

September 2, 2015 6:07 am· Comments Off on Asia vs Europe and US in Kings Cup in Nov at Resorts World Manila 

By Lily O Ramos

MANILA. Sept 1 (PNA)– After the historic women’s battle for the best women billiards players in the world last year comes the chance for the men to do theirs in the world pool with all media world looking at them for three competitive days.

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CCP to hold Performing Literature Festival on Nov. 6-8

September 2, 2015 6:07 am· Comments Off on CCP to hold Performing Literature Festival on Nov. 6-8 

MANILA, Sept. 1 — The Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) will hold Performatura 2015, Performing Literature Festival on Nov. 6-8 in various venues of the CCP at Roxas Blvd, Pasay City to celebrate its 46th anniversary.

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GM Barbosa dethrones IM Dimakiling in Mindanao Open chess

September 2, 2015 6:07 am· Comments Off on GM Barbosa dethrones IM Dimakiling in Mindanao Open chess 

By Lolito T. delos Reyes

DAVAO CITY, Sept. 1 (PNA) — Grand Master Oliver Barbosa of Manila got the better quotient to dethrone grandslam seeking IM Oliver Dimakiling of Davao City in the 2015 Mindanao Open Chess Championships last Sunday at the Provincial Capitol of North Cotabato in Amas, Kidapawan City.

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Former coach-trainer to testify against boxer’s ward

September 2, 2015 6:07 am· Comments Off on Former coach-trainer to testify against boxer’s ward 

By Lolito T. delos Reyes

DAVAO CITY, Sept. 1 (PNA) –- The former coach-trainer of Jonel “Kid Pacquiao” Dapidran will testify against him and his father’s claim that his parents did not give their consent when the young boxer signed a managerial contract to his second cousin Manny Pacquiao’s trainer Raides “Nonoy” Neri of MP Davao Stable.

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(Sports)Gilas Pilipinas fights back with impressive 85-71 win over Russia in Jones Cup

September 2, 2015 6:07 am· Comments Off on (Sports)Gilas Pilipinas fights back with impressive 85-71 win over Russia in Jones Cup 

TAIPEI, Sept. 1 — Gilas Pilipinas came back strong from a loss to South Korea Monday night, standing its ground in a rugged duel with Spartak-Primorye and pulling off an 85-71 win in the 2015 Jones Cup at the Xinchuang Gymnasium here Tuesday.

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