Boeing 777 plane catches fire on Las Vegas runway

September 11, 2015 5:57 am· Comments Off on Boeing 777 plane catches fire on Las Vegas runway 

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 9 — A British Airways plane caught fire during takeoff on a runway in Las Vegas on Tuesday afternoon, said local aviation authority.

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Tourism Malaysia unveils special packages for Indian tourists

September 11, 2015 5:57 am· Comments Off on Tourism Malaysia unveils special packages for Indian tourists 

NEW DELHI, Sept. 9 — Tourism Malaysia has launched special tourism packages at the PATA Travel Mart 2015 in Bangalore as part of its continuing efforts to promote awareness on the celebration of Malaysia Year of Festivals (MyFest) 2015 in India and to boost arrivals.

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DOT warns establishments on sex tourism anew

September 11, 2015 5:57 am· Comments Off on DOT warns establishments on sex tourism anew 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, Sept. 9 (PNA) — Establishments, especially those accredited by the Department of Tourism (DOT), have been warned against blindly permitting tourists to sexually exploit women and children.

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2 die, 2 hurt in Cotabato City shootout

September 11, 2015 5:57 am· Comments Off on 2 die, 2 hurt in Cotabato City shootout 

COTABATO CITY, Sept. 10 — Two persons were killed while two others were wounded critically in another shooting incident Wednesday night here.

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Qantas adds more flight from Manila to Sydney

September 11, 2015 5:57 am· Comments Off on Qantas adds more flight from Manila to Sydney 

MANILA, Sept. 10 — Qantas will add more flights between Manila and Sydney, Australia as a result of increasing demand from travelers.

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PHL's biggest int’l dive show generates PHP80M in bookings

September 11, 2015 5:57 am· Comments Off on PHL's biggest int’l dive show generates PHP80M in bookings 

MANILA, Sept. 10 — The first and biggest international dive event in the country, the Dive Resort Travel (DRT) Philippines Show 2015 has generated some PHP80-million in bookings, a tourism official said on Thursday.

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Ebola may stop spreading by end of 2015

September 11, 2015 5:55 am· Comments Off on Ebola may stop spreading by end of 2015 

GENEVA, Sept. 10 — African countries are expected to be declared Ebola-free by the end of 2015, said World Health Organization (WHO) Assistant Director-General Bruce Aylward on Wednesday.

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Child mortality in Brazil drops 73% in 25 years

September 11, 2015 5:55 am· Comments Off on Child mortality in Brazil drops 73% in 25 years 

BRASILIA, Sept. 10 — brazil has seen its child mortality rate fall by 73 percent between 1990 and 2015, according to new statistics published Wednesday by the World Health Organization (WHO).

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Immune cell therapy shows early promise against multiple myeloma

September 11, 2015 5:55 am· Comments Off on Immune cell therapy shows early promise against multiple myeloma 

WASHINGTON, Sept. 10 — An experimental therapy using a patient's own immune cells has shown early promise in "curing" multiple myeloma patients, U.S. researchers said Wednesday.

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Dengue cases rise at alarming rate

September 11, 2015 5:55 am· Comments Off on Dengue cases rise at alarming rate 

HCM CITY, Sept. 10 — Dengue fever cases are rising in Viet Nam, according to doctors and the situation won't improve soon.

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