Legazpi to offer incentives to new tourism investments in the city

February 23, 2015 7:54 am· Comments Off on Legazpi to offer incentives to new tourism investments in the city 

By Danny O. Calleja

LEGAZPI CITY, Feb. 22 (PNA) — An ordinance that would provide for incentives to new tourism industry investments in this city serving as Bicol’s tourism center is now being pushed for enactment by the local legislative council.

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Davao Oriental unlocks tourism, investment potentials

February 23, 2015 7:54 am· Comments Off on Davao Oriental unlocks tourism, investment potentials 

By Lilian C. Mellejor

DAVAO CITY, Feb. 22 (PNA) -– Two years after Typhoon Pablo, Davao Oriental laid out the blueprint of the province’s development plans to boost tourism and investment potentials with the support of the Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA).

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Watchdog cautions consumers on health and safety hazards of using unregistered cosmetics

February 23, 2015 7:53 am· Comments Off on Watchdog cautions consumers on health and safety hazards of using unregistered cosmetics 

MANILA, Feb. 22 — Consumers should exercise maximum precaution when buying unregistered cosmetics, particularly in budget shops and malls, which may contain dangerous contaminants or ingredients beyond allowable limits.

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One more H7N9 case reported in Guangdong

February 23, 2015 7:53 am· Comments Off on One more H7N9 case reported in Guangdong 

GUANGZHOU, Feb. 22 — One more H7N9 human case was reported in south China's Guangdong Province, making the total number to 54, local health authorities said on Saturday.

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DOH: Measles outbreak in US should be subject for verification

February 23, 2015 7:53 am· Comments Off on DOH: Measles outbreak in US should be subject for verification 

By Leilani S. Junio

MANILA, Feb. 22 (PNA) — The Department of Health (DOH) has said that the recent outbreak of measles in California, the United States, should not necessarily be associated to the Philippines or any other country and should still be subject for thorough verification.

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(Feature) DOH and DA: Food Safety Act 2013 ensures safeness of food; helps eliminate burdens among businessmen

February 23, 2015 7:53 am· Comments Off on (Feature) DOH and DA: Food Safety Act 2013 ensures safeness of food; helps eliminate burdens among businessmen 

By Leilani S. Junio

MANILA, Feb. 22 (PNA) — The promulgation of the recently-signed Implementing Rules and Regulation (IRR) for Republic Act No. 10611 or the Food Safety Act of 2013 will not only ensure safeness of food in the country but will also help eliminate some burdens on the part of Filipino businessmen.

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Soccer: JFA director Shimoda returns home after search for new Japan coach

February 23, 2015 7:52 am· Comments Off on Soccer: JFA director Shimoda returns home after search for new Japan coach 

TOKYO, Feb. 22 — Japan Football Association technical director Masahiro Shimoda returned to Japan from his search overseas for a new national team coach on Saturday, but did not take questions from media awaiting his arrival at Haneda Airport.

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(Sports) Ethiopian athletes sweep Tokyo marathon titles

February 23, 2015 7:52 am· Comments Off on (Sports) Ethiopian athletes sweep Tokyo marathon titles 

TOKYO, Feb. 22 — Ethiopia's Endeshaw Negesse defeated World Olympic Champion Stephen Kiprotich of Uganda to win the 2015 tokyo marathon on Sunday.

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Rockets overcome slow start to trounce Raptors

February 23, 2015 7:52 am· Comments Off on Rockets overcome slow start to trounce Raptors 

HOUSTON, Feb. 22 — The Houston Rockets overcame a sluggish start to trounce the Toronto Raptors 98-76 Saturday night at Toyota Center, snapping the latter's four-game winning streak.

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Manotoc leads Canlubang to its 8th PAL Interclub title (Sports)

February 23, 2015 7:52 am· Comments Off on Manotoc leads Canlubang to its 8th PAL Interclub title (Sports) 

By Lolito T. delos Reyes

DAVAO CITY, Feb. 22 (PNA) – Tommy Manotoc capped a triumphant return by leading Canlubang to its eighth Philippine Airlines (PAL) Seniors Interclub golf championship Sunday at the Mactan Island Golf Club.

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