Korean Hotel Casino Consortium Ties Up In Joint Venture With Mactan Cebu Ocean City

December 23, 2015 6:49 am· Comments Off on Korean Hotel Casino Consortium Ties Up In Joint Venture With Mactan Cebu Ocean City 

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MACTAN, CEBU – A South Korean Investors delegation led by GANSAM MASTERPLANNERS visited Lapu Lapu City recently, according to Mayor Paz Radaza.

They have expressed their plans to build a multi -Billion dollar modern mixed use entertainment city in a 20 hectare white sand beachfront lot in joint venture with the developers of the soon to rise MACTAN CEBU OCEAN CITY, complete with two international luxury resort hotel casinos and Condotels, interconnected by a shopping mall, an International convention, Trade Exhibition center, Sports Arena and Korean-inspired Ocean Theme Park.

Malaysia's tourism industry urged to adopt new technology to attract tourists

December 23, 2015 6:35 am· Comments Off on Malaysia's tourism industry urged to adopt new technology to attract tourists 

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec. 22 — Malaysia's tourism industry needs to adopt new technology to attract tourists, an integrated amusement park solutions and services provider said.

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Phl tourism earnings up 8.24% at PHP186.89-B from January-October

December 23, 2015 6:35 am· Comments Off on Phl tourism earnings up 8.24% at PHP186.89-B from January-October 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, Dec. 22 (PNA) — Tourists visiting the Philippines for the first 10 months of this year generated PHP186.89 billion in visitor receipts, an 8.24 percent increase from the PHP172.66 billion acquired in the same period last year, the Department of Tourism (DOT) reported Tuesday.

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Australia lowers travel warning for Iran

December 23, 2015 6:35 am· Comments Off on Australia lowers travel warning for Iran 

TEHRAN, Dec. 22 — australia has lowered its travel warning for Iran indicating a warming of ties with the country in the aftermath of its historic nuclear deal with Western states.

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US regulator lifts lifetime ban on gay blood donations

December 23, 2015 6:34 am· Comments Off on US regulator lifts lifetime ban on gay blood donations 

WASHINGTON, Dec. 22 — The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced Monday it has lifted a 30-year-old lifetime ban on blood donations by gay men, allowing those who haven't had sexual contact with other men in a year to do so.

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Australian state fighting obesity as record numbers opt for weight-loss surgery

December 23, 2015 6:34 am· Comments Off on Australian state fighting obesity as record numbers opt for weight-loss surgery 

MELBOURNE, Dec. 22 — A record number of people from the Australian state of Tasmania are undergoing a medical procedure in order to fight the region's obesity epidemic.

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DOH includes religious sectors among its partners in campaign vs illegal firecrackers

December 23, 2015 6:34 am· Comments Off on DOH includes religious sectors among its partners in campaign vs illegal firecrackers 

By Leilani S. Junio

MANILA, Dec. 22 (PNA) — In a move to make the campaign against illegal firecrackers more effective, the Department of Health (DOH) said on Tuesday it has sought the help of the religious sectors in spreading information to the public on the need to be safe and avoid firecracker-related injuries during the upcoming Christmas and New Year celebrations.

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S. Korea's full recovery rate of cancer reaches 70%

December 23, 2015 6:34 am· Comments Off on S. Korea's full recovery rate of cancer reaches 70% 

SEOUL, Dec. 22 — More than two out of three cancer patients in South Korea made a full recovery from the fatal disease due to developed medical science and advanced screening system, a government report said Tuesday.

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China's voluntary organ donors reach 5,734

December 23, 2015 6:34 am· Comments Off on China's voluntary organ donors reach 5,734 

GUANGZHOU, Dec. 22 — China's voluntary organ donors reached 5,734 as of Dec. 16, donating a total of 15,722 organs since voluntary organ donations began in 2010, according to a medical official.

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1st LD: 40 cities issue alerts for pollution in northern China

December 23, 2015 6:34 am· Comments Off on 1st LD: 40 cities issue alerts for pollution in northern China 

BEIJING, Dec. 22 — Forty cities in north China, including Beijing and Tianjin, have issued alerts for air pollution, according to Beijing air pollution emergency management headquarters.

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