Bulgaria reports 16.5% growth in outbound, 9% drop in inbound trips in July

August 29, 2015 by · Comments Off on Bulgaria reports 16.5% growth in outbound, 9% drop in inbound trips in July 

SOFIA, Aug. 28 — In July 2015, the number of trips Bulgarians took abroad grew by 16.5 percent year-on-year, while arrivals from abroad were 9.0 percent fewer, the National Statistical Institute (NSI) said Thursday.

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Number of tourists visiting Albania to increase in 2015

June 24, 2015 by · Comments Off on Number of tourists visiting Albania to increase in 2015 

TIRANA, June 23 — Sadik Malaj, chairman of the Union of Albanian Tour Operators, said on Monday that the geography of tourists has changed in Albania, yet ethnic Albanians continue to dominate with 75 percent of overall inflows.

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Nishikori powers into French Open quarterfinals for 1st time

June 2, 2015 by · Comments Off on Nishikori powers into French Open quarterfinals for 1st time 

PARIS, June 1 — World No. 5 Kei Nishikori of Japan advanced to the quarterfinals of the French Open for the first time in his career on Sunday, when he made short work of Russia's Teymuraz Gabashvili 6-3, 6-4, 6-2.

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Some 75 pct of Slovaks support Czech, Slovak army cooperation: survey

May 13, 2015 by · Comments Off on Some 75 pct of Slovaks support Czech, Slovak army cooperation: survey 

BRATISLAVA, May 12 — About three quarters of Slovaks support cooperation between Czech and Slovak armies to defend the two neighboring countries, according to the results of a survey carried out by Empirica consulting firm.

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Are electric vehicles now the future of Filipino transportation?

March 4, 2015 by · Comments Off on Are electric vehicles now the future of Filipino transportation? 

By Lily O Ramos

MANILA,March 3 (PNA)– Are electric jeepneys, electric tricycles and electric bikes that do not emit air pollution while giving comfort and style to riders the future Filipino transport mode?

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V4 countries eye more tourists from Asia

February 21, 2015 by · Comments Off on V4 countries eye more tourists from Asia 

BRATISLAVA, Feb. 19 — Four central European countries signed a protocol here on Wednesday in an effort to attract more overseas tourists via enhanced cooperation.

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4 killed by flu in Czech Republic

February 4, 2015 by · Comments Off on 4 killed by flu in Czech Republic 

PRAGUE, Feb. 3 — Four patients have died of influenza in the Czech Republic, while another 27 people have been seriously infected by the flu, the National Referential Laboratory said in a statement on the website of the National Health Institute Monday.

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Eurozone construction production down by 0.1% in November

January 20, 2015 by · Comments Off on Eurozone construction production down by 0.1% in November 

BRUSSELS, Jan. 20 — Seasonally-adjusted construction production in the eurozone fell by 0.1 percent in November compared with the previous month, according to first estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union (EU).

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Czech Republic registers first suspected Ebola patient

October 10, 2014 by · Comments Off on Czech Republic registers first suspected Ebola patient 

PRAGUE, Oct. 10 — Czech Republic registers its first case of suspected Ebola case, who is a Czech man who returned from Liberia 22 days ago, said Czech chief sanitary officer Vladimir Valenta on Thursday.

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Czech Republic registers first suspected Ebola patient

October 10, 2014 by · Comments Off on Czech Republic registers first suspected Ebola patient 

PRAGUE, Oct. 10 — Czech Republic registers its first case of suspected Ebola case, who is a Czech man who returned from Liberia 22 days ago, said Czech chief sanitary officer Vladimir Valenta on Thursday.

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