January 20, 2015 11:58 pm· Comments Off on 3 Sinulog 2015 contingents vie as Cebus rep to Aliwan Festival
CEBU CITY, Jan. 20 — Three contingents are vying as Cebus official representative to the Aliwan Festival in Pasay City in Metro Manila in April.
January 20, 2015 11:58 pm· Comments Off on Japan sees record 13.41 mil. foreign traveler arrivals in 2014
TOKYO, Jan. 20 — The estimated number of foreign traveler arrivals in Japan in 2014 jumped by around 3 million from the previous year to a record 13.41 million, boosted by a weak yen and relaxed visa requirements, the government said Tuesday.
January 20, 2015 11:58 pm· Comments Off on (Feature)DOT offers Sorsogon's eco-tourism marvels other than Donsol's whale sharks
By Danny O. Calleja
LEGAZPI CITY, Jan. 20 (PNA) - Sorsogon maybe an obscure province but its utterly charming beaches kissed by exotic marine life-rich waters should not be overlooked and skipped by idyllic tropical holiday seekers who want heartening places away from the arduous urban crowd.
January 20, 2015 11:58 pm· Comments Off on Spanish, Filipino chefs to take center stage at Madrid Fusion Manila 2015
By Azer N. Parrocha
MANILA, Jan. 20 (PNA) — Good news, foodies: The full lineup of Spanish and Filipino chefs set to take center stage in Madrid Fusion Manila 2015 was released on Tuesday by organizers of the globally anticipated gastronomic event.
January 20, 2015 11:58 pm· Comments Off on Birmingham Airport receives record number of passengers in 2014
LONDON, Jan. 20 — A record number of more than 9.7 million passengers visited Birmingham Airport in 2014, showing a year-on-year increase of 6.5 percent, an airport official said on Monday.
January 20, 2015 11:58 pm· Comments Off on Visa-Free Entry For Chinese Visitors Timely To Boost Tourism, Economy
GEORGE TOWN, Jan. 20 — The announcement of free-entry visas to visitors, including those from China, is timely not only to boost the tourism industry but also support Malaysia's economic growth.
January 20, 2015 11:58 pm· Comments Off on Cambodia's Angkor site attracts 2.35 million foreign tourists in 2014
PHNOM PENH, Jan. 20 — Cambodia's Angkor Wat Temple, a world heritage site, received 2.35 million international tourists in 2014, up 5 percent year-on-year, according to an official statement released Tuesday.
January 20, 2015 11:55 pm· Comments Off on Ebola virus death toll in West Africa exceeds 8,500 WHO
GENEVA, Jan. 20 — The death toll from the current Ebola outbreak has reached 8,594 people with ass many as 21,614 are infected, the World Health Organization (WHO) said in a statement on Monday.
January 20, 2015 11:55 pm· Comments Off on Couples more likely to get healthy together: study
WASHINGTON, Jan. 20 — Couples are more likely to quit smoking, exercise more or lose weight if they take up these healthy habits together, a new study suggested Monday.
January 20, 2015 11:55 pm· Comments Off on Solon says illegal entry of electronic waste in the country a health hazard
MANILA, Jan 20 — Rep. Terry L. Ridon (Partylist, Kabataan) has called for a congressional inquiry into the illegal entry of electronic waste in the country.