Raising awareness on net wastes tackled in panel discussion

June 11, 2015 by · Comments Off on Raising awareness on net wastes tackled in panel discussion 

150610203544Interface Asia-Pacific Inc. president Rob Coombs (holding microphone) underscores the importance of raising awareness on net wastes during the “Turning Trash into Treasure” press conference organized by British Embassy Manila held at Upper Mckinley Road, McKinley Hill, Taguig City on Wednesday (June 10, 2015). A panel discussion was held during the event, on how collaborative innovation drives inclusive business solutions. Others in photo are, from left: Zoological Society of London (ZSL) Philippines project manager Amado P. Blanco; Concepcion, Iloilo Mayor Milliard Villanueva; and Dr. Nick Hill, co-founder of the Net-Works Program ZSL (Zoological Society London) (PNA photo by Ben Briones)
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Medicines for senior citizens of Coron, Palawan

April 8, 2015 by · Comments Off on Medicines for senior citizens of Coron, Palawan 

150407204502Mayor Carla Reyes (3rd from left) of Coron, Palawan receives a box of assorted medicines for the senior citizens of the municipality from Dr. Aurora G. Campita, (3rd from right) Head of Non-Communicable Disease and Prevention Control of Department of Health-MIMAROPA. Also in photo is (left) Dr. Allan R. Guintapan, Municipal Health Officer of Coron and other local officials. (PNA photo by Roland Nablo)
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China is Ebola-free: Health authority

February 7, 2015 by · Comments Off on China is Ebola-free: Health authority 

BEIJING, Feb. 6 — china has no confirmed or suspected Ebola cases, a health official said Friday.

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Singapore stocks close 0.73 pct higher

February 7, 2015 by · Comments Off on Singapore stocks close 0.73 pct higher 

SINGAPORE, Feb. 6 — Singapore stocks finished higher on Friday, with the benchmark Straits Times Index (STI) up 24.78 points, or 0.73 percent, to close at 3,431.36.

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CDC reports US lab technician unlikely to be exposed to live Ebola Virus

February 6, 2015 by · Comments Off on CDC reports US lab technician unlikely to be exposed to live Ebola Virus 

WASHINGTON, Feb. 5 — A laboratory technician thought to have been exposed to a live virus sample of Ebola was likely not, according to the statement with results of an internal investigation conducted released by the US Centers for Disease Control (CDC).

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City dad pushes ordinance outlining prohibited acts in handling of relief goods

February 4, 2015 by · Comments Off on City dad pushes ordinance outlining prohibited acts in handling of relief goods 

ILOILO CITY, Feb. 3 — The Sangguniang Panlungsod (SP) has approved on first reading Tuesday an ordinance that outlines prohibited acts in the acquisition, handling and distribution of relief goods, equipment and other commodities intended for victims of calamities and disasters in the city here.

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Urgent: M6.3 quake hits Argentina — USGS

February 3, 2015 by · Comments Off on Urgent: M6.3 quake hits Argentina — USGS 

BEIJING, Feb. 2 — A 6.3-magnitude earthquake jolted 87km northwest of La Punta, Argentina, at 10:49 GMT Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

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160 fall sick in India after having 'prasad' in religious fair

January 29, 2015 by · Comments Off on 160 fall sick in India after having 'prasad' in religious fair 

CHINSURAH, WB, Jan. 28 — About 160 people were hospitalised with symptoms of food poisoning after consuming 'khichdi' as prasad at a religious fair at Arambagh in Hooghly district.

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Limited LRT-1 stored-value tickets due to ‘technical problem’, says exec

January 29, 2015 by · Comments Off on Limited LRT-1 stored-value tickets due to ‘technical problem’, says exec 

MANILA, Jan. 28 — The production of stored value (SV) tickets for the Light Rail Transit Line-1 (LRT-1) is currently experiencing a shortage due to a “technical problem”, a transport official said Wednesday.

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Swedish research casts doubt on efficiency of anti-depressants in treatments of elderly

January 28, 2015 by · Comments Off on Swedish research casts doubt on efficiency of anti-depressants in treatments of elderly 

STOCKHOLM, Jan. 27 (Xinhua) — Anti-depressants may not help elderly people overcome depression, a Swedish study shows.

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