DOH-7 says Cebu still Ebola-free

November 5, 2014 12:39 am· Comments Off on DOH-7 says Cebu still Ebola-free 

CEBU CITY, Nov. 4 — The Department of Health (DOH)- Region 7 has maintained Cebu is still free from the dreaded Ebola virus amid reports that a patient from a private hospital in Cebu has displayed symptoms of the Ebola virus.

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San Carlos City temporarily bans salted eggs

November 5, 2014 12:39 am· Comments Off on San Carlos City temporarily bans salted eggs 

SAN CARLOS CITY, Nov. 4 — Salted eggs have been pulled out from the markets here as the temporary ban on this food item was put into effect effective today by the City Health Office (CHO).

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Quezon IPHO starts massive filariasis prevention campaign

November 5, 2014 12:39 am· Comments Off on Quezon IPHO starts massive filariasis prevention campaign 

LUCENA CITY, Quezon, Nov. 4 -– The provincial government of Quezon, through the Integrated Provincial Health Office (IPHO) started the massive campaign to eradicate the disease Filariasis, by providing free medication pills to all the provincial employees.

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Tightrope walker Wallenda breaks two world records

November 5, 2014 12:35 am· Comments Off on Tightrope walker Wallenda breaks two world records 

MOSCOW, Nov. 3 — US tightrope walker Nik Wallenda has successfully completed his Chicago skywalk, breaking two world records.

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Alaska’s Abueva adjudged week’s best in PBA

November 5, 2014 12:35 am· Comments Off on Alaska’s Abueva adjudged week’s best in PBA 

MANILA, Nov. 3 – For playing big in Alaska’s 3-0 start, Calvin Abueva has been adjudged Player of the Week from Oct. 27 to Nov. 2 in the ongoing PBA Philippine Cup.

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Over 100 national, local golfers to play in 4th Notre Dame Cup golf tourney in Davao City

November 5, 2014 12:35 am· Comments Off on Over 100 national, local golfers to play in 4th Notre Dame Cup golf tourney in Davao City 

DAVAO CITY, Nov. 3 — Over 100 national and local golfers are expected to join the annual 4th Notre Dame Cup golf tournament slated on November 8 at the Apo Golf and Country Club here.

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Filipino wood pushers to get chance to earn FIDE ratings

November 5, 2014 12:35 am· Comments Off on Filipino wood pushers to get chance to earn FIDE ratings 

MANILA, Nov. 4 – At least two Filipino chess players will get the perfect chance to earn the needed FIDE ratings and norms in the upcoming two international tournaments to be hosted by the Philippines next month.

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18 teams join newly-formed Pinay Ballers League

November 5, 2014 12:35 am· Comments Off on 18 teams join newly-formed Pinay Ballers League 

MANILA, Nov. 4 – A total of 18 teams signed up for the newly –formed Pinay Ballers League (PBL) which comes off the wraps on Nov. 8 at the Rizal Memorial Coliseum.

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(Feature)German raider Protectionist wins Melbourne Cup 2014

November 5, 2014 12:35 am· Comments Off on (Feature)German raider Protectionist wins Melbourne Cup 2014 

By Luke Costin

MELBOURNE, Nov. 4 (PNA/Xinhua) — German raider Protectionist has won the 5.4 million-U.S. dollar Melbourne Cup after a stellar ride by English jockey Ryan Moore.

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SWU Cobras sets eyes on PCCL finals spot after AUBC win

November 5, 2014 12:35 am· Comments Off on SWU Cobras sets eyes on PCCL finals spot after AUBC win 

CEBU CITY, Nov. 4 — After winning their second straight title against rivals University of San Carlos (USC) in the Asian Universities Basketball Championship (AUBC), reigning Cebu collegiate champion Southwestern University (SWU) Cobras now set their eyes on a bigger prize–the Philippine Collegiate Champions League (PCCL).

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