(News Feature)The Cochero as tourist guide

September 20, 2015 11:15 am· Comments Off on (News Feature)The Cochero as tourist guide 

By Simon C. Dilan

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Sept. 19 (PNA) — Gregorio Paddayuman started his romance with his horse-drawn rig (Calesa) as early as when he was barely 20 years old in barangay Capatan, Tuguegarao City. Now 73 years old, it comes as a shock that he is about to meet foreign and local individuals, ride on his calesa even, as they visit Cagayan province.

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(Feature)Thru corneal donation, lost loved one continues to live in others

September 20, 2015 11:15 am· Comments Off on (Feature)Thru corneal donation, lost loved one continues to live in others 

By Leilani S. Junio

MANILA, Sept. 17 (PNA)–Death is something that many of us are afraid to discuss and even plan ahead much more of thinking that one of our loved ones will be succumbing to it one day.

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China's Guangdong reports 664 dengue cases

September 20, 2015 11:15 am· Comments Off on China's Guangdong reports 664 dengue cases 

GUANGZHOU, Sept. 19 — Guangdong Province, south China, has seen 664 reported-dengue cases so far this year, down 84.2 percent from the same period a year ago, health authorities said Friday.

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Gene mutations explain Inuit's adaptation to high-fat diet in Arctic

September 20, 2015 11:15 am· Comments Off on Gene mutations explain Inuit's adaptation to high-fat diet in Arctic 

WASHINGTON, Sept. 19 — An analysis of the genetic makeup of the Inuit people, who live in an extreme climate in the Arctic, has found how this population has adapted to a diet high in fat from fish and marine mammals such as seals and whales.

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Biliran town bares anti-malnutrition strategies

September 20, 2015 11:15 am· Comments Off on Biliran town bares anti-malnutrition strategies 

By Ma. Deniza A. Palma

KAWAYAN, Biliran, Sept. 19 (PNA) – The local government here has tagged several strategies to arrest malnutrition in this sleepy town.

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Diplomats mark start of Rugby World Cup at UN headquarters

September 20, 2015 11:13 am· Comments Off on Diplomats mark start of Rugby World Cup at UN headquarters 

NEW YORK, Sept. 19 — Diplomats from around 10 countries gathered at the UN headquarters Friday to watch the opening game of the Rugby World Cup, a match between England and Fiji played in Twickenham, London.

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Myanmar to hold chess qualifying tournament in Yangon

September 20, 2015 11:13 am· Comments Off on Myanmar to hold chess qualifying tournament in Yangon 

YANGON, Sept. 19 — Myanmar will hold the qualifying tournament for the International Open Chess Championship at Aung San Gymnasium in Yangon from Oct. 15-23, said Myanmar Chess Federation on Saturday.

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Myanmar to attend Asian table tennis championships

September 20, 2015 11:13 am· Comments Off on Myanmar to attend Asian table tennis championships 

YANGON, Sept. 19 — Myanmar will attend the Asian table tennis championships to be held in Thailand from Oct. 26 to Nov. 3, said Myanmar Table Tennis Federation on Saturday.

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Leonardo DiCaprio developing 1980s mafia drama

September 20, 2015 11:13 am· Comments Off on Leonardo DiCaprio developing 1980s mafia drama 

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 19 — Hollywood superstar Leonardo DiCaprio is heading to the small screen for a big project with Showtime.

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51 new world record set at Ninth Chinese National Games for Disabled and Sixth Special Olympics

September 20, 2015 11:13 am· Comments Off on 51 new world record set at Ninth Chinese National Games for Disabled and Sixth Special Olympics 

CHENGDU, China, Sept. 20 — Fifty-one world records were refreshed at the Ninth Chinese National Games for Disabled and Sixth Special Olympics when the event lowered its curtain here on Saturday.

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