(News Feature) Luxury travel key to ease overcrowding in top PHL destinations

June 18, 2016 2:15 am· Comments Off on (News Feature) Luxury travel key to ease overcrowding in top PHL destinations 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, June 14 (PNA) — A travel group is looking at easing overcrowding in the Philippines’ top destinations by developing luxury travel and tourism to prevent damages that could pose risks to the quality of tourism as well as the environment.

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Cambodia named World Best Tourism Destination for 2016 by European Council on Tourism

June 18, 2016 2:15 am· Comments Off on Cambodia named World Best Tourism Destination for 2016 by European Council on Tourism 

PHNOM PENH, June 16 — The European Council on Tourism and Trade (ECTT) has named cambodia as the World Best Tourism Destination for 2016, said its press release issued late Wednesday.

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Shanghai Disney resort celebrates historic grand opening as the first Disney resort in Mainland China

June 18, 2016 2:15 am· Comments Off on Shanghai Disney resort celebrates historic grand opening as the first Disney resort in Mainland China 

SHANGHAI, June 16 — Shanghai Disney Resort, the first Disney resort in Mainland China and the sixth worldwide, celebrated its historic Grand Opening Thursday, culminating one of Disney's most ambitious projects ever.

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Chinese tourists spending up big in Australia: report

June 18, 2016 2:15 am· Comments Off on Chinese tourists spending up big in Australia: report 

SYDNEY, June 17 — Chinese tourists are expected to spend more than 4.1 billion Australian dollars (3.02 billion U.S. dollars) in Australian retail outlets during 2016, according to a report received on Friday.

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Malindo Air, Turkish airlines announce interline partnership

June 18, 2016 2:15 am· Comments Off on Malindo Air, Turkish airlines announce interline partnership 

KUALA LUMPUR, June 17 — Malindo Air has teamed up with Turkish Airlines to tap new markets as well as enable passengers to find connections easier when traveling between ASEAN and Europe.

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Australia's overuse of antibiotics prompts rising "superbug" threat — report

June 18, 2016 2:12 am· Comments Off on Australia's overuse of antibiotics prompts rising "superbug" threat — report 

CANBERRA, June 16 — australia needs to crack down on inappropriate antibiotic use or face a growing threat from superbugs, a national report has found.

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Very hot drinks "possibly carcinogenic", says WHO's cancer agency

June 18, 2016 2:12 am· Comments Off on Very hot drinks "possibly carcinogenic", says WHO's cancer agency 

PARIS, June 16 — The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) on Wednesday said drinking very hot liquids could cause cancer but added no conclusive evidence showed that coffee is probably carcinogenic.

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Sri Lanka records rise in dengue patients

June 18, 2016 2:12 am· Comments Off on Sri Lanka records rise in dengue patients 

COLOMBO, June 16 — Sri Lanka's Ministry of Health on Thursday launched a lightning dengue eradication program as the number of dengue patients rose to over 18,000 with 24 people reported dead.

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Beneficiaries of DSWD’s feeding program manifest improved nutritional status

June 18, 2016 2:12 am· Comments Off on Beneficiaries of DSWD’s feeding program manifest improved nutritional status 

ILOILO CITY, June 16 — Ninety percent of the beneficiaries of the supplemental feeding program (SFP) of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) here in Western Visayas have shown improved nutritional status.

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China's growth problem – undernourished preschoolers

June 18, 2016 2:12 am· Comments Off on China's growth problem – undernourished preschoolers 

CHANGSHA, June 16 — Preschooler Shi Bing in central China, wants to grow up faster so he can go to elementary school where he will get a free school lunch instead of going home for the same cold steamed buns and pickles every day.

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