Canadian environment commissioner slams mismanaged nuclear power plant safety inspections

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.

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Trudeau pledges USD785M to fight HIV and TB globally

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.

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Drinking artificially sweetened beverages during pregnancy linked to infant obesity – study

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.

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(Abril: Buwan ng Panitikang Filipino)Iba’t-Ibang Dila, Iisang Bansa

April 14, 2016 by · Comments Off on (Abril: Buwan ng Panitikang Filipino)Iba’t-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?”

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Sri Lanka to screen travelers from Latin America, Africa for Zika virus

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.

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Phl tourism earnings up 8.24% at PHP186.89-B from January-October

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.

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(Feature) Santa elves run to raise money for kids in Vancouver

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.

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Brussels welcomes Canadia reopening markets for European beef

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.

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Air China to launch direct flights between Beijing and Montreal

September 29, 2015 by · Comments Off on Air China to launch direct flights between Beijing and Montreal 

BEIJING, Sept. 28 — Air China will begin direct flights between Beijing and Canada's Montreal on Sept. 29 this year, the airline announced on Monday.

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Macao's tourist arrivals up 17.8% in July

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.

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