China's self-developed airliner ARJ21 to be delivered

November 11, 2015 7:55 am· Comments Off on China's self-developed airliner ARJ21 to be delivered 

BEIJING, Nov. 10 — The Commercial Aircraft Corp. of China (COMAC) will deliver its ARJ21 Xiangfeng, the country's first indigenously designed regional jet, to Chengdu Airlines by the end of the year.

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Russia mulls support to tour firms after Egypt flights suspension

November 11, 2015 7:55 am· Comments Off on Russia mulls support to tour firms after Egypt flights suspension 

MOSCOW, Nov. 10 — Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said Monday that the government will support the tourism industry hurt by the suspension of flights to Egypt, warning that resumption of tours will not come soon.

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China to become Australia's biggest international tourism market: report

November 11, 2015 7:55 am· Comments Off on China to become Australia's biggest international tourism market: report 

MELBOURNE, Nov. 10 — China is expected to overtake New Zealand as Australia's largest tourism market by 2019-20, according to a report released on Tuesday.

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S. Korea to build 2nd airport in Jeju resort island

November 11, 2015 7:55 am· Comments Off on S. Korea to build 2nd airport in Jeju resort island 

SEOUL, Nov. 10 — South Korea's transport ministry announced a plan Tuesday to build a new airport in the country's southern resort island of Jeju by 2025 to meet the fast-growing air traffic demand.

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Tourist arrivals in PHL up 10% in Q3 — DOT

November 11, 2015 7:55 am· Comments Off on Tourist arrivals in PHL up 10% in Q3 — DOT 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, Nov. 10 (PNA) — The Department of Tourism (DOT) has recorded a 10.76 percent increase in foreign tourist arrivals in the Philippines from January to September with 3.98-million visitor arrivals compared to 3.59-million acquired in the same period last year.

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China to seek visa-free travel with Russia

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MOSCOW, Nov. 10 — China will seek a visa-free regime with Russia in order to ensure a greater balance in tourism between the two countries, a senior Foreign Ministry official said in Beijing on Tuesday.

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(Feature) Addressing malnutrition should start from mother's pregnancy until the baby is two years old –NNC

November 11, 2015 7:53 am· Comments Off on (Feature) Addressing malnutrition should start from mother's pregnancy until the baby is two years old –NNC 

By Leilani S. Junio

MANILA, Nov. 8 (PNA) — Malnutrition problem can be more effectively addressed if proper interventions are done from the mother's conception until the baby is two years old when the child begins to grow, according to Department of Health (DOH) Assistant Secretary Maria Bernadita T. Flores, who is the concurrent Executive Director of the National Nutrition Council (NNC).

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Polio vaccinations kick off in Sudan, Iraq

November 11, 2015 7:53 am· Comments Off on Polio vaccinations kick off in Sudan, Iraq 

UNITED NATIONS, Nov. 10 — The United Nations said here Monday that polio vaccinations kicked off in Sudan and Iraq, where millions of children can be protected from risk of the spread of wild polio virus.

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New method allows noninvasive prenatal testing to detect more diseases

November 11, 2015 7:53 am· Comments Off on New method allows noninvasive prenatal testing to detect more diseases 

WASHINGTON, Nov. 10 — Researchers from the United States and china said Monday they have developed a method to expand the types of chromosomal abnormalities that a simple blood test called noninvasive prenatal testing (NIPT) can detect.

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2 S. Cotabato towns under close watch due to chikungunya

November 11, 2015 7:53 am· Comments Off on 2 S. Cotabato towns under close watch due to chikungunya 

GENERAL SANTOS CITY, Nov. 10 — Health personnel in South Cotabato province are closely monitoring at least two municipalities due to the emergence of confirmed cases of the chikungunya disease in the last several weeks.

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