October 5, 2016 by · Comments Off on Canadian environment commissioner slams mismanaged nuclear power plant safety inspections
OTTAWA, Oct. 5 — A number of failings were found at Canada's nuclear regulator responsible for ensuring the country's nuclear plants are safe and secure, Canada's Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development Julie Gelfand said on Tuesday.
May 11, 2016 by · Comments Off on Trudeau pledges USD785M to fight HIV and TB globally
WASHINGTON, May 10 — The Canadian government has allocated USD785 million to support the Global Fund, which finances the fight against AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria, Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said in a press release on Monday.
May 11, 2016 by · Comments Off on Drinking artificially sweetened beverages during pregnancy linked to infant obesity – study
WASHINGTON, May 10 — Women who drink artificially sweetened beverages during pregnancy are more likely to have overweight infants, a study said Monday.
April 14, 2016 by · Comments Off on (Abril: Buwan ng Panitikang Filipino)Ibat-Ibang Dila, Iisang Bansa
By Butch Galicia
TORONTO, Undated (PNA Features) — Isang turista ang nagsapalarang dumalaw sa kaibigan sa kabundukan ng Timog Pilipinas. Siya ay lumapit sa isang umpukan at nagtanong: “Is this the town of San Isidro?”
January 29, 2016 by · Comments Off on Sri Lanka to screen travelers from Latin America, Africa for Zika virus
COLOMBO, Jan. 28 — Sri Lanka on Thursday said that it would begin screening passengers arriving from Latin America and Africa at the country's international airport to prevent the Zika virus from entering the island.
December 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on Phl tourism earnings up 8.24% at PHP186.89-B from January-October
By Azer N. Parrocha
MANILA, Dec. 22 (PNA) — Tourists visiting the Philippines for the first 10 months of this year generated PHP186.89 billion in visitor receipts, an 8.24 percent increase from the PHP172.66 billion acquired in the same period last year, the Department of Tourism (DOT) reported Tuesday.
December 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on (Feature) Santa elves run to raise money for kids in Vancouver
VANCOUVER, Dec. 21 — With only four days left until Christmas, a group of Santa elves took a break from their work on Sunday and went for a run in Stanley Park in Canada's coastal city of Vancouver.
October 21, 2015 by · Comments Off on Brussels welcomes Canadia reopening markets for European beef
BRUSSELS, Oct. 20 — Brussels on Tuesday expressed welcome to Canada's decision on reopening its markets to European beef, which has been blocked for around two decades.
September 29, 2015 by · Comments Off on Air China to launch direct flights between Beijing and Montreal
August 29, 2015 by · Comments Off on Macao's tourist arrivals up 17.8% in July
MACAO, Aug. 27 — Macao registered 2.64 million tourist arrivals in July, a 17.8-percent rise on a monthly basis, but still witnessed a 3.8 percent year-on-year decline, the Statistics and Census Service said on Wednesday.