Tibet receives record number of air passengers in 2014

January 8, 2015 1:48 am· Comments Off on Tibet receives record number of air passengers in 2014 

LHASA, Jan. 7 — Tibet Autonomous Region in southwest china saw a record 3.15 million air passengers in 2014, up 14 percent from the previous year, according to regional civil aviation authorities on Wednesday.

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AirAsia denies flight suspension to Brunei

January 8, 2015 1:48 am· Comments Off on AirAsia denies flight suspension to Brunei 

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Jan. 7 — AirAsia has denied rumors that it has canceled flight service to Brunei, saying the message is not true and services are still running as scheduled, Brunei's News website BruDirect.com reported on Wednesday.

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Australian flag carrier Qantas named world's safest airline

January 8, 2015 1:48 am· Comments Off on Australian flag carrier Qantas named world's safest airline 

CANBERRA, Jan. 7 — Australian flag carrier Qantas has been named the world's safest airline in a report published by AirlineRatings.com on Wednesday.

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(Feature)Minus Donsol, tourism not good in Sorsogon?

January 8, 2015 1:48 am· Comments Off on (Feature)Minus Donsol, tourism not good in Sorsogon? 

By Danny O. Calleja

SORSOGON CITY, Jan. 7 (PNA) – On the surface, Sorsogon is a tourism sensation but take away the town of Donsol and the industry has never been good in the province.

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Roundup: Vancouver welcomes record number of visitors

January 8, 2015 1:48 am· Comments Off on Roundup: Vancouver welcomes record number of visitors 

By Evan Daggan

VANCOUVER, Jan.7 (PNA/Xinhua) — The Vancouver tourism industry enjoyed a banner year in 2014 as the West Coast Canadian city welcomed more than 8.9 million overnight visitors last year – the best year ever recorded.

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Lower barriers, strengthened links could boost Mekong tourism: official

January 8, 2015 1:48 am· Comments Off on Lower barriers, strengthened links could boost Mekong tourism: official 

VIENTIANE, Jan. 7 — Better coordination between neighboring countries to promote package tourism across the fast- growing Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS) could spread benefits, state-run media Vientiane Times reported Wednesday.

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Iloilo registers around 112T tourist arrivals for 2014

January 8, 2015 1:48 am· Comments Off on Iloilo registers around 112T tourist arrivals for 2014 

By Annabel J. Petinglay

ILOILO CITY, Jan. 7 -– The province of Iloilo although still in the process of consolidating reports from the different towns has now registered around 112,000 tourist arrivals for 2014.

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British Ebola patient remains in critical condition

January 8, 2015 1:45 am· Comments Off on British Ebola patient remains in critical condition 

LONDON, Jan. 7 — British Ebola patient Pauline Cafferkey remains in critical condition, officials in Britain confirmed Tuesday.

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Ebola virus death toll in West Africa reaches 8,220

January 8, 2015 1:45 am· Comments Off on Ebola virus death toll in West Africa reaches 8,220 

GENEVA, Jan. 7 — The death toll from the current Ebola outbreak has reached 8,220 and 20,712 are infected, the World Health Organization (WHO) said in a statement on Tuesday.

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Flies swarm 7 villages in Albay town

January 8, 2015 1:45 am· Comments Off on Flies swarm 7 villages in Albay town 

By Eduardo M. Casulla

LEGAZPI CITY, Jan. 7 (PNA) — Residents of seven villages in Guinobatan, Albay, have complained of flies coming from a poultry farm in Barangay Binogsacan of the same town that are swarming their localities, to the detriment of their health.

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