Cebu Pacific mulls flights to Southern Leyte

November 19, 2015 11:41 am· Comments Off on Cebu Pacific mulls flights to Southern Leyte 

MAASIN CITY, Southern Leyte, Nov. 18 — Cebu Pacific Air thru its wholly-owned subsidiary Cebgo, Inc. has expressed intention to operate flights from Manila to this city and vice versa in 2017, using turbo propeller aircraft.

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DOT-6 lauds CPU for ESL Marketing in Japan

November 19, 2015 11:41 am· Comments Off on DOT-6 lauds CPU for ESL Marketing in Japan 

SAN JOSE, Antique, Nov. 18 — The Department of Tourism Region 6 (DOT-6) has expressed its appreciation and commended the Central Philippine University (CPU) for investing in marketing of the school and Iloilo City as venue and site of Educational Tourism particularly English as Second Language (ESL).

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Incoming 2016, a good year for Boracay cruise tourism

November 19, 2015 11:41 am· Comments Off on Incoming 2016, a good year for Boracay cruise tourism 

BORACAY Island, Aklan, Nov 18 — The Aklan provincial government considers the incoming year 2016 to be a good year for cruise ship tourism in this resort island with a vessel bringing the biggest number of tourists onboard so far.

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16.3-M foreigners visit Japan this year; duty-free shops surge

November 19, 2015 11:41 am· Comments Off on 16.3-M foreigners visit Japan this year; duty-free shops surge 

TOKYO, Nov. 18 — The number of foreign visitors to Japan this year marked an estimated record of 16.32 million as of October, the country's National Tourism Organization said Wednesday.

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Peru's Machu Picchu named for top National Geographic travel award

November 19, 2015 11:41 am· Comments Off on Peru's Machu Picchu named for top National Geographic travel award 

LIMA, Nov. 19 — The Incan site of Machu Picchu has been nominated for the Overseas Attraction prize in the National Geographic Traveller Reader Awards, Peru's Minister of Foreign Trade and Tourism, Magali Silva, said Wednesday.

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(News Feature)Pfizer reiterates call to boost children’s immunity

November 19, 2015 11:39 am· Comments Off on (News Feature)Pfizer reiterates call to boost children’s immunity 

By Ma. Cristina C. Arayata

MANILA, Nov 14 (PNA) — Recognizing that children are most susceptible to diseases, Pfizer Consumer Healthcare (PCH) recently reiterated its call for parents to boost their kids’ immunity.

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Danish biotech company ups outlook after cancer drug approval by US FDA

November 19, 2015 11:39 am· Comments Off on Danish biotech company ups outlook after cancer drug approval by US FDA 

COPENHAGEN, Nov. 18 — The Danish biotech company Genmab on Tuesday raised its financial guidance for the year 2015 after having received approval for its cancer drug Darzalex by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

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U.S. gov't announces criminal charges against dietary supplement firms

November 19, 2015 11:39 am· Comments Off on U.S. gov't announces criminal charges against dietary supplement firms 

WASHINGTON, Nov. 18 — As part of a yearlong nationwide sweep, the U.S. government announced Tuesday it has brought civil and criminal cases against more than 100 makers and marketers of dietary supplements.

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WHO calls on countries to protect health from climate change

November 19, 2015 11:39 am· Comments Off on WHO calls on countries to protect health from climate change 

Geneva, Nov. 18 — The World Health Organization on Tuesday called on all governments to protect health from climate change, saying that climate change is the defining issue of the 21st century.

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DOH cites reasons for the termination of PPP agreement with Megawide on Phil. Orthopedic Center modernization

November 19, 2015 11:39 am· Comments Off on DOH cites reasons for the termination of PPP agreement with Megawide on Phil. Orthopedic Center modernization 

By Leilani S. Junio

MANILA, Nov. 18 (PNA) — The Department of Health (DOH) cited on Wednesday some of the reasons behind the termination of the Build-Operate-Transfer (BOT) Agreement with Megawide World Citi Consortium Inc. (Megawide) on the modernization of the Philippine Orthopedic Center (POC) in Quezon City.

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