Myanmar targets 7-M tourist arrivals in 2020

October 5, 2016 11:04 am· Comments Off on Myanmar targets 7-M tourist arrivals in 2020 

YANGON, Oct. 4 — Myanmar is targeting 7 million tourist arrivals in 2020, calling for working with a sense of responsibility and accountability in development of tourism sector, official media reported Tuesday.

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Pampanga to open up livelihood opportunities to boost tourism industry, says official

October 5, 2016 11:04 am· Comments Off on Pampanga to open up livelihood opportunities to boost tourism industry, says official 

CLARK FREEPORT, Pampanga, Oct. 4 — Pampanga's provincial government is determined to open up livelihood opportunities that would boost the province’s tourism industry, a local tourism official has said.

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More Fun in the PHL campaign has failed to attract more tourists, says study

October 5, 2016 11:04 am· Comments Off on More Fun in the PHL campaign has failed to attract more tourists, says study 

By Josephine Grace Aguilo

MANILA, Oct. 4 (PNA) — Tourism Secretary Wanda Teo disclosed Tuesday that her department will launch its brand new slogan during the Miss Universe coronation night on Jan. 30, replacing the “It’s More Fun in the Philippines” campaign which she said has failed to attract more tourists to the country.

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Expect influx of Israeli tourists in PHL

October 5, 2016 11:04 am· Comments Off on Expect influx of Israeli tourists in PHL 

MANILA, Oct. 4 — The Department of Foreign Affairs on Tuesday reported that more than 40 Israeli travel agencies participated in a seminar on Philippine tourism organized by the Philippine Embassy in Tel Aviv to promote the Philippines as a new adventure destination for Israeli tourists.

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Government allocates PHP410-M to relocate about 2,000 Intramuros settlers

October 5, 2016 11:04 am· Comments Off on Government allocates PHP410-M to relocate about 2,000 Intramuros settlers 

By Josephine Grace Aguilo

MANILA, Oct. 4 (PNA) — The Intramuros Administration (IA) has allocated PHP410 million to relocate around 2,000 informal settlers living within the walled city of Intramuros, IA Finance & Administrative Division Chief Merceditas C. de Sahagun, disclosed on Tuesday.

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Ukraine extends visa-on-arrival policy for Chinese citizens

October 5, 2016 11:04 am· Comments Off on Ukraine extends visa-on-arrival policy for Chinese citizens 

KIEV, Oct. 5 — The Ukrainian government said on Tuesday it decided to extend the visa-on-arrival policy for Chinese citizens, which expired on September 30.

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District health centers urged to spearhead advocacy awareness on diabetes, hypertension

October 5, 2016 11:02 am· Comments Off on District health centers urged to spearhead advocacy awareness on diabetes, hypertension 

ILOILO CITY, Oct. 4 — District health centers in this city are encouraged to lead in the diabetes awareness campaign by encouraging patients with diabetes to join diabetes and hypertension health clubs.

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NIB and NKTI conduct 4th Blood Donation Day for elderly patients of National Center for Geriatric Health

October 5, 2016 11:02 am· Comments Off on NIB and NKTI conduct 4th Blood Donation Day for elderly patients of National Center for Geriatric Health 

By Leilani S. Junio

MANILA, Oct.4 (PNA) — The News and Information Bureau (NIB) of the Presidential Operations Office (PCO), in cooperation with the National Kidney and Transplant Institute (NKTI), conducted on Tuesday its 4th Blood Donation Day at the Social Hall of the Mabini Executive Building in Malacanang, Manila.

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Cavite health official moves to contain spread of Chikungunya virus in Indang town

October 5, 2016 11:02 am· Comments Off on Cavite health official moves to contain spread of Chikungunya virus in Indang town 

By Rogelio Limpin

TRECE MARTIRES CITY, Cavite, Oct. 4 (PNA) — The chief of the Provincial Health Office has moved to stop the further spread of Chikungunya virus in this province's Indang town.

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EU ministers discuss medicine shortages, vaccination, tuberculosis

October 5, 2016 11:02 am· Comments Off on EU ministers discuss medicine shortages, vaccination, tuberculosis 

BRATISLAVA, Oct. 5 — Health ministers of EU member states discussed medicine shortages at an ongoing informal health meeting here, Slovak health minister Tomas Drucker announced at a press conference on Tuesday.

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