Manchester Airport sets new yearly record for passenger numbers

April 14, 2016 3:35 am· Comments Off on Manchester Airport sets new yearly record for passenger numbers 

LONDON, April 13 — Britain's third biggest airport, Manchester, flew more passengers in the 2015/16 financial year than in any other year in its 78 year history.

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Himalaya Airlines launch Kathmandu-Colombo flight

April 14, 2016 3:35 am· Comments Off on Himalaya Airlines launch Kathmandu-Colombo flight 

LHASA, April 13 — Himalaya Airlines, a China-nepal joint-venture company, completed its maiden flight from Kathmandu to Colombo on Tuesday, said Tibet Airlines, the Chinese investor.

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(Feature) Bangladesh's nat'l fish priced like gold ahead of Bengali New Year

April 14, 2016 3:35 am· Comments Off on (Feature) Bangladesh's nat'l fish priced like gold ahead of Bengali New Year 

DHAKA, April 13 — Prices of the hugely popular and delightfully tasty fish Hilsa have skyrocketed in Bangladesh ahead of the Bengali New Year 1423 which falls on Thursday.

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TOP COP program to ensure safety, security in Metro Manila's tourism hubs

April 14, 2016 3:35 am· Comments Off on TOP COP program to ensure safety, security in Metro Manila's tourism hubs 

MANILA, April 13 — With the expected influx of both foreign and local tourists in various travel destinations in Metro Manila, the National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) strengthened its Tourist Oriented Police for Community Order and Protection (TOP COP) program.

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DOT IV-B to commemorate 71st anniversary of Palawan Liberation

April 14, 2016 3:35 am· Comments Off on DOT IV-B to commemorate 71st anniversary of Palawan Liberation 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, April 13 (PNA) — The Department of Tourism Region IV-B(DOT IV-B) will hold a special ceremony to commemorate the 71st Anniversary of the Liberation of the island of Palawan during World War II in Puerto Princesa next week.

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UAE's Emirates Airlines expands fleet with 2 more Airbus A380

April 14, 2016 3:35 am· Comments Off on UAE's Emirates Airlines expands fleet with 2 more Airbus A380 

DUBAI, April 13 — Dubai's state-owned carrier Emirates Airlines said Wednesday it ordered an additional two new A380 aircraft from the Airbus manufacturers with an estimated delivery date in the fourth quarter of 2017.

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Suroy-Suroy Sugbo in Camotes set, new attractions created

April 14, 2016 3:35 am· Comments Off on Suroy-Suroy Sugbo in Camotes set, new attractions created 

CEBU CITY, April 13 — The Cebu Provincial Tourism Office has set the first of the local tour “Suroy-Suroy Sugbo” (Visit Cebu) series this year as an escapade to Camotes on April 22 to 24.

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DOT hopes to sustain Chinese tourist arrivals

April 14, 2016 3:35 am· Comments Off on DOT hopes to sustain Chinese tourist arrivals 

MANILA, April 13 — With the Chinese market reflecting the biggest growth in tourist arrivals to the Philippines with 130,916 visitors this year, the Department of Tourism (DOT) has expressed hope that this surge will continue regardless of sea disputes.

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(Feature) Aquino administration's investments in vaccination programs will be its legacy —DOH Sec. Garin

April 14, 2016 3:33 am· Comments Off on (Feature) Aquino administration's investments in vaccination programs will be its legacy —DOH Sec. Garin 

By Leilani S. Junio

MANILA, April 10 (PNA) — The government under the administration of President Benigno S. Aquino III has made various investments in vaccines and vaccination programs that it will be leaving as a “legacy” for the next generations.

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Aspirin helps prevent heart disease, cancer in some adults: U.S. panel

April 14, 2016 3:33 am· Comments Off on Aspirin helps prevent heart disease, cancer in some adults: U.S. panel 

WASHINGTON, April 13 — Taking an aspirin a day could help some adults prevent cardiovascular disease and colon cancer, an influential U.S. panel said Tuesday in its final recommendation.

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