NNC to focus on 1st 1,000 days of a baby on Nutrition Month

June 18, 2016 2:12 am· Comments Off on NNC to focus on 1st 1,000 days of a baby on Nutrition Month 

BAGUIO CITY, June 16 -– The National Nutrition Council – Cordillera Regional Office (NNC-CAR) is preparing for the observation of the National Nutrition Month in July.

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FDA warns vs 'guyabano juice' with unapproved health claims

June 18, 2016 2:12 am· Comments Off on FDA warns vs 'guyabano juice' with unapproved health claims 

MANILA, June 16 — The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has warned consumers against the use of a food product labelled as “Guyabano Juice” with unapproved health claims.

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Australian experts weigh in on link between coffee, cancer

June 18, 2016 2:12 am· Comments Off on Australian experts weigh in on link between coffee, cancer 

SYDNEY, June 16 — The World Health Organization's (WHO) cancer research agency has found no conclusive evidence that coffee causes cancer.

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Investments in Baltic LNG, Sakhalin-2, Yuzhno-Kirinskoye deposit total US$ 13-B — Novak

June 18, 2016 2:06 am· Comments Off on Investments in Baltic LNG, Sakhalin-2, Yuzhno-Kirinskoye deposit total US$ 13-B — Novak 

ST.PETERSBURG, June 17 — Total investment in the projects of Baltic LNG, Sakhalin-2 and the development of the Yuzhno-Kirinskoye deposit amount to about US$ 13 billion, Russia’s Energy Minister Alexander Novak told the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum.

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Russian gov't preparing documents on food import embargo extension

June 18, 2016 1:59 am· Comments Off on Russian gov't preparing documents on food import embargo extension 

ST. PETERSBURG, June 16 — Russia's Ministry of Economic Development is preparing documents on extending food import restrictions until the end of 2017 and the list of countries and goods remains mostly unchanged, Minister Alexei Ulyukaev said Thursday.

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Negros Occidental Vet Office disperses P5.7M worth of animals, equipment from January-May 2016

June 18, 2016 1:59 am· Comments Off on Negros Occidental Vet Office disperses P5.7M worth of animals, equipment from January-May 2016 

BACOLOD CITY, June 16 — Almost P5.7 million worth of animals and incubators were distributed by the Provincial Veterinary Office (PVO) of Negros Occidental to recipient-raisers in the province from January to May this year.

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DILG implements dismissal order of Negros Oriental gov; vice governor takes oath

June 18, 2016 1:40 am· Comments Off on DILG implements dismissal order of Negros Oriental gov; vice governor takes oath 

By Juancho Gallarde

DUMAGUETE CITY, June 16 (PNA) -– Re-elected Vice Governor Edward Mark Macias has assumed as governor of the province of Negros Oriental by operation of law effective June 17, 2016 following the service of the dismissal order of the Ombudsman by the Department of Interior and Local Government to Gov. Roel Ragay Degamo past 4 p.m. Friday.

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President Aquino says he congratulated President-elect Duterte, offered assistance

June 18, 2016 1:26 am· Comments Off on President Aquino says he congratulated President-elect Duterte, offered assistance 

MANILA, June 17 — President Benigno S. Aquino III said he had congratulated President-elect Rodrigo Duterte during a brief telephone conversation on Thursday night and offered whatever assistance he could extend to the incoming leader.

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Second suspect in QC van rape killed in scuffle with police

June 18, 2016 1:26 am· Comments Off on Second suspect in QC van rape killed in scuffle with police 

MANILA, June 17 — The second suspect tagged in the robbery and rape of two women passengers inside a "colorum" van in Quezon City last week was killed allegedly during a scuffle with arresting policemen early Friday morning.

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