10 Kasadyahan tribes vie for coveted title and prizes in Dinagyang Festival 2015

January 25, 2015 12:45 pm· Comments Off on 10 Kasadyahan tribes vie for coveted title and prizes in Dinagyang Festival 2015 

ILOILO CITY, Jan. 24 — Ten Kasadyahan tribes or mardi gras groups vied for the coveted title and big prizes in the Kasadyahan Regional Cultural competition, one of the highlights of this year’s Dinagyang Festival 2015 which took off following a mass and brief opening program at the jampacked Iloilo Freedom Grandstand Saturday morning.

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Ambassadors much impressed with Dinagyang Festival's Kasadyahan Competition

January 25, 2015 12:45 pm· Comments Off on Ambassadors much impressed with Dinagyang Festival's Kasadyahan Competition 

ILOILO CITY, Jan. 24 –-10 contingent tribes, which performed at the Kasadyahan Regional Cultural Competition, one of the highlights of the Dinagyang Festival 2015 that reeled off Jan. 24 here, impressed not only local tourists but also foreign ambassadors who came here just to witness the yearly event.

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China continues support for Sierra Leone despite waning Ebola fears: ambassador

January 25, 2015 12:44 pm· Comments Off on China continues support for Sierra Leone despite waning Ebola fears: ambassador 

FREETOWN, Jan 24 — Chinese ambassador to Sierra Leone Zhao Yanbo has said china will not stop its support to Sierra Leone until the Ebola disease is over.

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Portugal City to ask gov't to help control Europe's largest tuberculosis outbreak

January 25, 2015 12:44 pm· Comments Off on Portugal City to ask gov't to help control Europe's largest tuberculosis outbreak 

LISBON, Jan 24 — A portugal city council plans to ask the central government for assistance to control the number of cases of tuberculosis in three of its parishes, local media reported on Friday.

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US-based Filipino physicians to conduct medical, dental and surgical mission in Laguna

January 25, 2015 12:44 pm· Comments Off on US-based Filipino physicians to conduct medical, dental and surgical mission in Laguna 

SANTA CRUZ, Laguna, Jan. 24 — Members of the Philippine Medical Association in Chicago, U.S.A. (PMAC) will conduct a three-day medical, dental and surgical mission in various places of Laguna province from January 27-29.

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Two more H7N9 cases recorded in Guangdong

January 25, 2015 12:44 pm· Comments Off on Two more H7N9 cases recorded in Guangdong 

GUANGZHOU, Jan. 24 — South China's Guangdong Province reported another two human cases of H7N9 avian flu, local health authorities said Saturday.

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E-cigarettes need to undergo regulation because it still contains nicotine — solon

January 25, 2015 12:44 pm· Comments Off on E-cigarettes need to undergo regulation because it still contains nicotine — solon 

MANILA, Jan. 24 — E-cigarettes which had been found containing small amount of nicotine needs to undergo regulation in the manufacture, distribution, sale, importation and use as one of the new means to overcome tobacco addiction.

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5 deaths so far in Haryana because of swine flu

January 25, 2015 12:44 pm· Comments Off on 5 deaths so far in Haryana because of swine flu 

CHANDIGARH, Jan. 24 — Five persons have succumbed to swine flu in Haryana in the past few days out of a total of 29 patients, who have been tested positive for H1N1 influenza so far, state health officials said Saturday.

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Asian Cup: Reality bites as Japan crash out of Asian Cup

January 25, 2015 12:42 pm· Comments Off on Asian Cup: Reality bites as Japan crash out of Asian Cup 

SYDNEY, Jan. 24 — AC Milan midfielder Keisuke Honda admitted defending champions Japan only had themselves to blame for their quarterfinal defeat at the Asian Cup on Friday and put the team's earlier-than-expected exit down to "naivety" and lack of a cutting edge in front of goal.

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Asian Cup: UAE set to host 2019 Asian Cup

January 25, 2015 12:42 pm· Comments Off on Asian Cup: UAE set to host 2019 Asian Cup 

SYDNEY, Jan. 24 — The next Asian Cup in 2019 will be held in the United Arab Emirates, several sources have told Kyodo News.

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