5th case of Zika virus confirmed in S. Korea

May 12, 2016 by · Comments Off on 5th case of Zika virus confirmed in S. Korea 

SEOUL, May 11 — The fifth case of Zika virus infection in South Korea has been found in a 39-year-old man who recently came back from a business trip to the Philippines, the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC) said Wednesday.

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DOT, travel influencers join to entice more tourists to visit PHL

May 11, 2016 by · Comments Off on DOT, travel influencers join to entice more tourists to visit PHL 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, May 10 (PNA) — Five of the biggest travel influencers from an award-winning creative technology agency that built the largest travel and lifestyle portfolio on Instagram and Snapchat will soon reach Philippine shores, the Department of Tourism (DOT) said Tuesday.

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PHL Volcanoes kick off Asia Champs with win over host Malaysia

May 11, 2016 by · Comments Off on PHL Volcanoes kick off Asia Champs with win over host Malaysia 

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, May 10 — The Philippine Volcanoes kicked off their Division 1 Asia Rugby Championships campaign during the weekend in a close encounter over host nation malaysia which resulted in a 15 points to 10 victory.

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S&P's ratings on PHL not affected by election results

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By Joann Santiago

MANILA, May 10 (PNA) – – Standard & Poor's Global Ratings on Tuesday said its ratings on the Philippines are not affected by the results of the May 9 national polls.

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Polls outcome no impact yet on PHL credit ratings

May 11, 2016 by · Comments Off on Polls outcome no impact yet on PHL credit ratings 

By Joann Santiago

MANILA, May 10 (PNA) – – An official of Fitch Ratings on Wednesday said the Philippines’ credit rating is not expected to get immediate impact based on the results of May 9 national polls.

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China hopeful about new Philippine government

May 11, 2016 by · Comments Off on China hopeful about new Philippine government 

BEIJING, May 10 — China is hoping for a fresh start in diplomatic relations with the Philippines' new government.

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PHL named world's 8th top medical tourism hub

May 10, 2016 by · Comments Off on PHL named world's 8th top medical tourism hub 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, May 9 (PNA) — A global non-profit association for medical tourism and international patient industry has listed the Philippines as eighth place among the top medical tourism destinations in the world in 2015, the Department of Tourism (DOT) said Monday.

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After setting PH record in 21K, Tabal eyes Olympic spot in Boston

April 14, 2016 by · Comments Off on After setting PH record in 21K, Tabal eyes Olympic spot in Boston 

CEBU CITY, April 13 — After setting the Philippine record in the 21K during her training stint in Japan, Cebuana Mary Joy Tabal now sets her eyes on a bigger prize, a spot in the Rio Olympics in August.

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2016 Disaster Preparedness forum set in Cebu on April 19

April 14, 2016 by · Comments Off on 2016 Disaster Preparedness forum set in Cebu on April 19 

CEBU CITY, April 13 — The 2016 Disaster Resilience Forum is set on April 19 at the Laguna Garden Café at “The Terraces” at the Ayala Center Cebu.

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Kite festival highlights 30th year of fun shopping in SM malls

April 14, 2016 by · Comments Off on Kite festival highlights 30th year of fun shopping in SM malls 

CAUAYAN CITY, Isabela, April 13 — Amateur and professional kite enthusiasts all over the Philippines converged at SM City Cauayan recently to highlight the 30th year of fun shopping at SM malls in the country.

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