Samar to jumpstart tourism promotion this summer

February 16, 2015 2:19 pm· Comments Off on Samar to jumpstart tourism promotion this summer 

By Roel T. Amazona

CATBALOGAN CITY, Feb. 15 (PNA) — The provincial government of Samar will jumpstart its tourism promotion program, which will focus first in four towns of the province.

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Calbayog City tags tourism development as one of 2015 priorities

February 16, 2015 2:19 pm· Comments Off on Calbayog City tags tourism development as one of 2015 priorities 

By Jennifer S. Allegado

CALBAYOG CITY, Feb. 15 (PNA) — The local government unit in this city identified tourism development as one of its priorities for 2015.

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Tacloban PhilHealth Run draws 6,000 participants

February 16, 2015 2:18 pm· Comments Off on Tacloban PhilHealth Run draws 6,000 participants 

TACLOBAN CITY, Feb. 15 — The Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) is expecting 6,000 participants in the 2nd nationwide run in this city today that aims to raise public awareness on the importance of health care.

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DOH reiterates call to townspeople of San Pedro, Laguna and Metro Manila not to panic over MERSCoV

February 16, 2015 2:18 pm· Comments Off on DOH reiterates call to townspeople of San Pedro, Laguna and Metro Manila not to panic over MERSCoV 

By Leilani S. Junio

MANILA, Feb. 15 (PNA) — The Department of Health (DOH) emphasized further on Sunday that there is no reason to panic over MERSCoV (Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Corona Virus) in a press briefing held at the DOH media relations unit in Tayuman, Manila.

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11 more succumb to swine flu in Raj, toll 153

February 16, 2015 2:18 pm· Comments Off on 11 more succumb to swine flu in Raj, toll 153 

JAIPUR, Feb. 15 — Eleven more persons have succumbed to swine flu in different parts of Rajasthan, taking the toll due to the H1N1 virus in the state to 153 this year.

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Cebu water firm exec asks City Council, village officials to promote tap water

February 16, 2015 2:18 pm· Comments Off on Cebu water firm exec asks City Council, village officials to promote tap water 

CEBU CITY, Feb. 15 — An official of the Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) has asked the Cebu City Council and barangay officials to promote tap water, which is better for the body than bottled water, which is as costly as gasoline.

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Saudi Arabia registers 3 new corona virus cases

February 16, 2015 2:18 pm· Comments Off on Saudi Arabia registers 3 new corona virus cases 

RIYADH, Feb. 15 — Saudi Arabia reported on Sunday three new Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) corona virus case, Health Ministry reported.

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Imported berries withdrawn from Australian shelves amid Hepatitis A scare

February 16, 2015 2:18 pm· Comments Off on Imported berries withdrawn from Australian shelves amid Hepatitis A scare 

CANBERRA, Feb. 16 — Frozen mixed berries grown in china and Chile were removed from Australian supermarket shelves on Monday after they were linked with Hepatitis A cases reported in Victoria and New South Wales.

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Pacquiao-Mayweather mega-fight done deal –media reports (Sports)

February 16, 2015 2:16 pm· Comments Off on Pacquiao-Mayweather mega-fight done deal –media reports (Sports) 

MANILA, Feb. 15 – The highly-anticipated mega-fight between WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao and undefeated WBC king Floyd Mayweather Jr. is a done deal, media reports said.

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Luzon leg of Ronda Pilipinas 2015 kicks off Monday(Sports)

February 16, 2015 2:16 pm· Comments Off on Luzon leg of Ronda Pilipinas 2015 kicks off Monday(Sports) 

TARLAC CITY, Feb. 15 — The search for new faces and young talents continues as Ronda Pilipinas 2015 presented by LBC moves up North with a two-stage Luzon qualifying leg unfolding on Monday here.

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