UAE capital Abu Dhabi reports bird flu cases

October 5, 2016 by · Comments Off on UAE capital Abu Dhabi reports bird flu cases 

DUBAI, Oct. 5 — The Abu Dhabi emergency and crisis management team announced on Tuesday it detected a number of bird flu-infected quays, reported the United Arab Emirates (UAE) state news agency WAM.

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DepEd chief hopes K-12 program continues under new admin

May 12, 2016 by · Comments Off on DepEd chief hopes K-12 program continues under new admin 

By Filane Mikee Cervantes

MANILA, May 11 (PNA) — Department of Education (DepEd) Secretary Armin Luistro has expressed his hope that the incoming administration will continue the K to 12 program.

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Asia helps drive surge in New Zealand screen industry

April 14, 2016 by · Comments Off on Asia helps drive surge in New Zealand screen industry 

WELLINGTON, April 13 — Work from Asia has helped drive a boom in New Zealand's film and television industry last year, the government statistics agency said Wednesday.

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Aussie fruit exports to Asia at risk if fruit fly comes to Tasmania — experts

February 22, 2016 by · Comments Off on Aussie fruit exports to Asia at risk if fruit fly comes to Tasmania — experts 

MELBOURNE, Feb. 22 — Australia's Tasmanian fruit exports to Asian markets could be under threat if climate change brings the fruit fly into the island state.

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Brazil to push for deeper economic integration at CELAC summit

January 22, 2016 by · Comments Off on Brazil to push for deeper economic integration at CELAC summit 

BRASILIA, Jan. 22 — Brazil said on Thursday it will propose deeper regional economic integration and more trade agreements within the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC).

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Kerry logistics eyes double-digit growth

January 5, 2016 by · Comments Off on Kerry logistics eyes double-digit growth 

GEORGE TOWN, Jan. 4 — Kerry Logistics Malaysia, a leading logistics service provider in Asia, is eyeing double-digit growth for its operations in South-East Asia, following the opening of its IT Development Centre in Bayan Baru here.

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(Yearender) PHL sails through uncertainties; still one of Asia’s fastest-growing major economies

December 27, 2015 by · Comments Off on (Yearender) PHL sails through uncertainties; still one of Asia’s fastest-growing major economies 

By Leslie D. Venzon

MANILA, Dec. 25 (PNA) — The Philippines has cemented its position as one of Asia’s fastest-growing major economies despite uncertainties in 2015, and now appears en route to becoming a member of the upper middle-income countries over the next six years.

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China's voluntary organ donors reach 5,734

December 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on China's voluntary organ donors reach 5,734 

GUANGZHOU, Dec. 22 — China's voluntary organ donors reached 5,734 as of Dec. 16, donating a total of 15,722 organs since voluntary organ donations began in 2010, according to a medical official.

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IEA warns low prices to harm energy security

November 11, 2015 by · Comments Off on IEA warns low prices to harm energy security 

LONDON, Nov. 11 — A long period of lower oil would trigger energy-security concerns by heightening the reliance on a small number of low-cost producers or risk a sharp rebound in price if investment fell short, said the International Energy Agency (IEA) in its latest world energy outlook on Tuesday.

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WFP campaigns to improve maternal, infant nutrition in China, Nepal

October 30, 2015 by · Comments Off on WFP campaigns to improve maternal, infant nutrition in China, Nepal 

BEIJING, Oct. 29 — The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) launched a fundraising initiative in Beijing on Wednesday to improve nutrition in pregnant women and infants in china and Nepal.

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