Hainan Airlines to launch direct flight from Xi'an to Rome

November 11, 2015 by · Comments Off on Hainan Airlines to launch direct flight from Xi'an to Rome 

XI'AN, Nov. 10 — China's Hainan Airlines will inaugurate a direct flight from Xi'an to Rome on Dec. 9 to link the starting and end point of the ancient Silk Road by air, sources with the company said at a press conference in Xi'an on Tuesday.

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Sun Yang makes 800m free final at Kazan worlds

August 5, 2015 by · Comments Off on Sun Yang makes 800m free final at Kazan worlds 

KAZAN, Aug. 4 — China's Olympic champion Sun Yang made the men's 800m freestyle final with a sixth finish in the heats at the Kazan world championships here on Tuesday.

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Chinese vice premier to attend Milan World Expo

June 2, 2015 by · Comments Off on Chinese vice premier to attend Milan World Expo 

BEIJING, June 1 – Chinese Vice Premier Wang Yang will attend the Milan Expo in Italy and participate in activities for the China National Pavilion Day from June 6 to 10.

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FAO acknowledges Philippines support to 2015 International Year of Soils

April 9, 2015 by · Comments Off on FAO acknowledges Philippines support to 2015 International Year of Soils 

150408165827DA Undersecretary Segfredo Serrano shakes hands with FAO Director General Graziano da Silva (left) at the 151st Session of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Council held in Rome from March 23 to 27, 2015. Serrano, who led the Philippine delegation, expressed support for the re-election of DG da Silva for a second term and appreciation for FAOís continued assistance to the country. The Director General acknowledged the Philippinesí strong leadership in ensuring the success of the 2014 International Year of Family Farming, and sought support for the 2015 International Year of Soils. (PNA photo courtesy of DA)lam/gsc

2 dead, 2 missing as fishing boat capsizes in Italy

April 3, 2015 by · Comments Off on 2 dead, 2 missing as fishing boat capsizes in Italy 

ROME, April 2 — Two fishermen died and two others were reported to be missing at sea on Thursday after a fishing boat capsized off the Italian eastern coast, the Italian coastal guard said.

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(Feature) Upcoming Chinese 'Year of Goat' marked with joyful street celebrations in Rome

February 16, 2015 by · Comments Off on (Feature) Upcoming Chinese 'Year of Goat' marked with joyful street celebrations in Rome 

ROME, Feb. 15 — Dancers, singers, and acrobats from china performed before a large crowd in the historic heart of the Italian capital on Saturday to mark the upcoming Chinese New Year falling on Feb. 19.

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President Aquino cannot be criminally charged in Mamasapano encounter –Drilon

February 3, 2015 by · Comments Off on President Aquino cannot be criminally charged in Mamasapano encounter –Drilon 

By Jelly F. Musico

MANILA, Feb. 2 (PNA) – Senate President Franklin Drilon said on Monday President Benigno S. Aquino III cannot be criminally charged on the principle of "command responsibility" in the Mamasapano encounter that killed 44 Special Action Force (SAF) members of the Philippine National Police (PNP).

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PAL personnel share experience in meeting with Pope Francis

January 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on PAL personnel share experience in meeting with Pope Francis 

150122152545Philippine Airlines (PAL) President Jaime Bautista (right), share his experience in meeting Pope Francis. Also in photo (from left) flight in command of PR 8010 Manila-Tacloban Capt. Roland Narciso – Chief Pilot (A320); Capt. George Alvarez, chief instructor pilot (A320); and Capt. Manuel Antonio L. Tamayo, VP-Flight Operations — who served the Pope during his visit to the Philippine up to his return to Rome. These PAL employees were presented in na press conference Thursday (Jan. 22, 2015) at the PAL office in Macapagal Boulevard, Pasay City. (PNA photo by Avito C. Dalan)

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31 arrested in anti-mafia operation against 'Ndrangheta in Rome

January 20, 2015 by · Comments Off on 31 arrested in anti-mafia operation against 'Ndrangheta in Rome 

ROME, Jan. 20 — Italian police arrested at least 31 people in an anti-mafia operation here on Tuesday.

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Two vestments used by Pope Francis in the Eucharistic celebrations in Manila, Tacloban are now in Rome

January 20, 2015 by · Comments Off on Two vestments used by Pope Francis in the Eucharistic celebrations in Manila, Tacloban are now in Rome 

By Ferdinand G. Patinio

MANILA, Jan. 20 (PNA) — Two out of the three vestments used by Pope Francis during the Eucharistic celebrations he officiated in Manila and Tacloban City are now in Rome.

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