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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
December 27, 2015 by · Comments Off on (Yearender) PHL sails through uncertainties; still one of Asias 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.
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.
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.
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.