Chinese, Thai passengers drive growth at Cambodian airports

February 16, 2016 by · Comments Off on Chinese, Thai passengers drive growth at Cambodian airports 

PHNOM PENH, Feb. 15 — Passengers from china and Thailand are driving double-digit annual growth in Cambodia's airport traffic, local media reported on Monday, citing a report from the Center for Asia Pacific Aviation.

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(Feature) WomanHealth Philippines to candidates in the coming polls: Include health system in your platforms

January 29, 2016 by · Comments Off on (Feature) WomanHealth Philippines to candidates in the coming polls: Include health system in your platforms 

By Leilani S. Junio

MANILA, Jan. 25 (PNA) — An advocate group for women's reproductive rights in the country is urging presidential aspirants and other candidates for elective positions in the coming May 9 elections to include "a good health system" in their platform of governance as basis for the people to select them wisely.

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Thailand plans to cut rice output in 2016-2017 crop

January 12, 2016 by · Comments Off on Thailand plans to cut rice output in 2016-2017 crop 

BANGKOK, Jan. 11 — Thailand plans to produce about 25 million tonnes of rice in the 2016-2017 crop instead of the normal production output of between 31-32 million tonnes in the last periods, according to the latest report released by the country's Ministry of Commerce.

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Direct flight links China's Hohhot with Bangkok

January 5, 2016 by · Comments Off on Direct flight links China's Hohhot with Bangkok 

HOHHOT, Jan. 4 — A direct air route opened Sunday between Hohhot, capital of north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, and the Thai capital Bangkok, for the upcoming Spring Festival holiday.

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Government’s thrust on farm mechanization making Filipino farmers globally competitive

December 2, 2015 by · Comments Off on Government’s thrust on farm mechanization making Filipino farmers globally competitive 

MANILA, Dec. 1 — The thrust of President Benigno S. Aquino III’s administration to promote mechanization in agriculture is rapidly making Filipino farmers as competitive as their counterparts in the Southeast Asian region, the Department of Agriculture said Tuesday.

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Tourists arrivals jump 13% in Nov

December 1, 2015 by · Comments Off on Tourists arrivals jump 13% in Nov 

HA NOI, Nov. 30 — More than 730,000 foreign visitors traveled to Viet Nam so far in November, a 12.9 per cent increase since last month and 20.5 per cent higher than the same period last year, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).

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Newly-crowned WBF Asia Pacific champ now ready to face veteran boxer from Bukidnon (Sports)

November 19, 2015 by · Comments Off on Newly-crowned WBF Asia Pacific champ now ready to face veteran boxer from Bukidnon (Sports) 

DAVAO CITY, Nov. 18 — Newly-crowned World Boxing Federation (WBF) Asia Pacific featherweight champion Rimar Metuda of Sanman Promotions is now ready to fight veteran Jaime Barcelona of Bukidnon in the 10-round main header on November 27 at the San Andres Fishing Industries (SAFI) compound in Barangay Tambler, General Santos City.

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Number of foreign visitors to Vietnam continues to rise

October 28, 2015 by · Comments Off on Number of foreign visitors to Vietnam continues to rise 

HANOI, Oct. 26 — Foreign visitors will continue to increase by this year end and beyond partly due to the positive visa policy, said an official of the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT).

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Pacman-Powervit Aguilas plays Thai squad in Davao City

October 21, 2015 by · Comments Off on Pacman-Powervit Aguilas plays Thai squad in Davao City 

DAVAO CITY, Oct. 19 — The Pacman-Powervit Pilipinas Aguilas will see action on October 29 against Thailand’s Mono Vampire basketball club in Davao City’s University of Southeastern Philippines gymnasium, Bo. Obrero, this city.

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Dragon fruit industry gains ground

September 22, 2015 by · Comments Off on Dragon fruit industry gains ground 

By Leilani G. Adriano

BURGOS,Ilocos Norte, Sept. 21 (PNA Features) –From single cuttings of the less known dragon fruit cactus plant Edita Dacuycuy-Aguinaldo, 69, planted 10 years ago in her backyard, who would think that this vine-like cactus species that bears pear-shaped fruits that have a bright pink flesh or sweetish white would catch the attention of plant lovers, now bringing huge income to growers and food processors alike.

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