January 3, 2015 9:57 am· Comments Off on 8.29-M train trips made on Jan. 1
BEIJING, Jan. 2 — About 8.29 million train trips were made on Thursday, the first day of a three-day New Year holiday, surging 56.5 percent year-on-year, China Railway Corporation (CRC) said Friday.
January 3, 2015 9:57 am· Comments Off on DOT 7 to produce tourism development plan guidebook for Cebus LGUs
CEBU CITY, Jan. 2 — The Department of Tourism (DOT) 7 will produce a guidebook on tourism development plans for local government units (LGU) in Cebu Province starting in February.
January 3, 2015 9:57 am· Comments Off on PHL among travel blogs 15 best travel destinations in 2015
MANILA, Jan 2 — Another travel and lifestyle blog has listed the Philippines as among the 15 best travel destinations in 2015.
January 3, 2015 9:56 am· Comments Off on Fireworks-related injuries down 39%
By Leilani S. Junio
MANILA, Jan. 2 (PNA)–The number of fireworks-related injuries (FWRI) reached 593 cases during the past 12 days, 393 cases or 39 percent lower than the 986 cases recorded from Dec. 21, 2013 to Jan. 2, 2014, Department of Health (DOH) statistics show.
January 3, 2015 9:56 am· Comments Off on Guangdong slaughters chickens after virus found in export to Hong Kong
GUANGZHOU, Jan. 2 — Authorities in Huizhou City in south China's Guangdong Province said Friday that it had slaughtered 13,000 chickens on a poultry farm, as its exports to Hong Kong were found to be infected with the deadly H7N9 virus.
January 3, 2015 9:56 am· Comments Off on S.Korean medical worker sent to Germany on Ebola infection concern
SEOUL, Jan. 2 — A South Korean medical worker will be transported to Germany from Ebola-hit Sierra Leone as the worker was suspected of being infected with the virus while collecting blood from an Ebola patient, Seoul's foreign ministry said Friday.
January 3, 2015 9:56 am· Comments Off on Ireland to fund Sierra Leone's ambulance, burial teams to fight Ebola
January 3, 2015 9:54 am· Comments Off on Amber Rose calls Shiloh Jolie-Pitt as 'John'
LOS ANGELES, Jan. 2 — Amber Rose is getting backlash for a controversial Instagram post she shared about Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie's eight-year-old daughter Shiloh Jolie-Pitt.
January 3, 2015 9:54 am· Comments Off on Taylor Swift's '1989' becomes 2014's top selling album
LOS ANGELES, Jan. 2 — Singer Taylor Swift latest music '1989' has beaten 'Frozen' to become 2014's top selling album.
January 3, 2015 9:54 am· Comments Off on MMDA chief defends judging process in MMFF Awards
MANILA, Jan. 2 — Chairman Francis Tolentino of the Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) has said the judging process in film festival awards has been fair.