NAMFREL expresses concern on alleged VCM malfunction

May 10, 2016 5:54 am· Comments Off on NAMFREL expresses concern on alleged VCM malfunction 

160509210612Election watchdog National Citizens’ Movement for Free Election (NAMFREL) National Council Members led by Angel S. Averia, Jr. (2nd from left), expressed concern on the reported cases of disenfranchisement resulting from the VCM malfunction that happened during a press conference on Monday (May 9, 2016) at NAMFREL office in La Salle Green Hills, Ortigas Avenue, Mandaluyong City. (PNA photo by Joey O. Razon)

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NAMFREL volunteers busy on gathering election data

May 10, 2016 5:53 am· Comments Off on NAMFREL volunteers busy on gathering election data 

160509205406Photo shows election watchdog National Citizens Movement for Free Elections (NAMFREL) volunteers busy gathering election data on Monday (May 9, 2016) at its headquarters in La Salle Green Hills, Ortigas Avenue, Mandaluyong City. (PNA photo by Joey O. Razon)

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Antique gubernatorial candidate Rhodora Cadiao casts her vote

May 10, 2016 5:52 am· Comments Off on Antique gubernatorial candidate Rhodora Cadiao casts her vote 

160509190240Antique gubernatorial candidate Rhodora Cadiao (standing), assisted by a Board of Election Inspectors (BEI) member, in casting her vote for the May 9, 2016 elections at the voting center in Barangay Camancijan, Culasi, Antique. (PNA Antique Bureau photo by Randy Londres)
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Kenya eyes 20% increase in tourists from S. Africa this year

May 10, 2016 5:29 am· Comments Off on Kenya eyes 20% increase in tourists from S. Africa this year 

NAIROBI, May 9 — Kenya said on Sunday it plans to increase the flow of tourists from South Africa by 20 percent at the end of 2016 from last year amid campaigns to market the East African nation.

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Kenya eyes 20% increase in tourists from S. Africa this year

May 10, 2016 5:29 am· Comments Off on Kenya eyes 20% increase in tourists from S. Africa this year 

NAIROBI, May 9 — Kenya said on Sunday it plans to increase the flow of tourists from South Africa by 20 percent at the end of 2016 from last year amid campaigns to market the East African nation.

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Sri Lanka to promote lucrative tourism industry at World Tourism Conference

May 10, 2016 5:29 am· Comments Off on Sri Lanka to promote lucrative tourism industry at World Tourism Conference 

COLOMBO, May 9 — Sri Lanka will lead a high level delegation to china on May 17 to attend the four-day World Tourism Conference which is to be held in Beijing.

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PHL named world's 8th top medical tourism hub

May 10, 2016 5:29 am· Comments Off on PHL named world's 8th top medical tourism hub 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, May 9 (PNA) — A global non-profit association for medical tourism and international patient industry has listed the Philippines as eighth place among the top medical tourism destinations in the world in 2015, the Department of Tourism (DOT) said Monday.

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S. Korean woman suspected of contracting Zika in Vietnam

May 10, 2016 5:28 am· Comments Off on S. Korean woman suspected of contracting Zika in Vietnam 

HO CHI MINH CITY, May 9 — A 25-year-old South Korean woman was suspected of contracting Zika in Vietnam, local media reported Monday.

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Feature: Egyptian women rock out Zumba to beat breast cancer

May 10, 2016 5:28 am· Comments Off on Feature: Egyptian women rock out Zumba to beat breast cancer 

By Marwa Yahya

CAIRO, May 9 (PNA/Xinhua) — Around 1,000 Egyptian women of different ages and from different cultural and social backgrounds rolled their sleeves up to burn calories for a noble cause.

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Leading Australian businessman donates to MND research after wife falls ill

May 10, 2016 5:28 am· Comments Off on Leading Australian businessman donates to MND research after wife falls ill 

MELBOURNE, May 9 — The founder of one of Australia's most iconic clothing brands has made a generous donation to the University of Melbourne and collaborative researchers in the search for a cure of Motor Neurone Disease (MND).

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