Davao airport is PHL’s third aerodrome –CAAP

December 21, 2015 12:41 pm· Comments Off on Davao airport is PHL’s third aerodrome –CAAP 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, Dec. 20 (PNA) — The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) has declared the Francisco Bangoy International Airport (BIA) in Davao City as the first CAAP-managed airport to be certified as an aerodrome.

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DOT hopes Davao airport bid is awarded as scheduled

December 21, 2015 12:41 pm· Comments Off on DOT hopes Davao airport bid is awarded as scheduled 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, Dec. 20 (PNA) — With efforts to fast-track the bidding process for the Bangoy International Airport (BIA) in Davao City in place, a Department of Tourism (DOT) official has said he is hopeful the airport project will be awarded as scheduled early next year.

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Samal Circumferential Road to spur tourism –DOT exec

December 21, 2015 12:41 pm· Comments Off on Samal Circumferential Road to spur tourism –DOT exec 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, Dec. 20 (PNA) — Bumpy roads leading to tourism sites in Samal Island, Davao Oriental may soon be a thing of the past, a tourism official has said.

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(URGENT) PHL to receive 5-millionth foreign visitor on Monday –DOT

December 21, 2015 12:41 pm· Comments Off on (URGENT) PHL to receive 5-millionth foreign visitor on Monday –DOT 

By Azer N. Parocha

MANILA, Dec. 20 (PNA) — The five-millionth foreign tourist to the Philippines this year is expected to arrive on Monday (Dec. 21), the Department of Tourism (DOT) said in an advisory Sunday night.

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Hypertensive and diabetic patients nationwide to get free maintenance medicines starting January 2016 –DOH

December 21, 2015 12:39 pm· Comments Off on Hypertensive and diabetic patients nationwide to get free maintenance medicines starting January 2016 –DOH 

By Leilani S. Junio (Repeating PNA story of Dec. 11, 2015 cycle with correction.–Editor)

MANILA, Dec. 17 (PNA) — The Department of Health (DOH) said on Friday that starting January 2016, patients suffering from hypertension and diabetic problems nationwide may avail of free maintenance medicines for their illnesses from the DOH regional rural health units (RHUs).

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(Feature) Looking at heavy traffic problem as healthy solution instead of getting stressed

December 21, 2015 12:39 pm· Comments Off on (Feature) Looking at heavy traffic problem as healthy solution instead of getting stressed 

By Leilani S. Junio

MANILA, Dec. 17 (PNA) — Majority — if not almost everyone — of commuters in Metro Manila find themselves complaining of the heavy traffic they are enduring daily.

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EAMC inaugurates expanded and modernized auditorium

December 21, 2015 12:39 pm· Comments Off on EAMC inaugurates expanded and modernized auditorium 

By Leilani S. Junio

MANILA, Dec. 18 (PNA) — East Avenue Medical Center (EAMC), a government hospital in Quezon City, inaugurated on Friday its new and modernized auditorium as part of the efforts in bringing the universal health care program of the Aquino administration a reality for the Filipino people.

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(Feature) Speaker Belmonte recalls what prompted him to sponsor the law expanding the bed capacity of EAMC in 1997

December 21, 2015 12:39 pm· Comments Off on (Feature) Speaker Belmonte recalls what prompted him to sponsor the law expanding the bed capacity of EAMC in 1997 

By Leilani S. Junio

MANILA, Dec. 18 (PNA) — House Speaker Feliciano R. Belmonte Jr. recalled on Friday what prompted him to sponsor Republic Act No. 8345 which expanded the bed capacity and facilities of the East Avenue Medical Center (EAMC) in Quezon City.

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(YEARENDER) DOH succeeds in managing and controlling infectious diseases in 2015

December 21, 2015 12:39 pm· Comments Off on (YEARENDER) DOH succeeds in managing and controlling infectious diseases in 2015 

By Leilani S. Junio

MANILA, Dec. 20 (PNA) — One of the notable accomplishments the Department of Health (DOH) can best be remembered in 2015 is its success in managing and controlling the possible spread of emerging and threatening infectious diseases in the country.

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DOH reminds the public: Wear appropriate clothing this cold season

December 21, 2015 12:39 pm· Comments Off on DOH reminds the public: Wear appropriate clothing this cold season 

By Leilani S. Junio

MANILA, Dec. 20 (PNA) — The Department of Health (DOH) has reminded the public that wearing of appropriate clothing is one way of getting protected from common illnesses during this cold month of December and in the midst of the rainy days that people are experiencing.

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