Air Asia to open Iloilo to Xiamen, China direct flights next year

February 24, 2015 10:46 am· Comments Off on Air Asia to open Iloilo to Xiamen, China direct flights next year 

ILOILO CITY, Feb 23 — Filipino-Chinese from Iloilo will soon find it easier to travel to china following the announcement of the plan of Air Asia Airlines to open direct flight from the Iloilo International Airport to Xiamen, china last quarter of 2016.

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Tourism sector expects to benefit from ASEAN Community

February 24, 2015 10:46 am· Comments Off on Tourism sector expects to benefit from ASEAN Community 

HA NOI, Feb. 23 — The ASEAN Community, scheduled to establish in 2015, is expected to greatly benefit tourism sector as the Mutual Recognition Arrangement on Tourism Professionals (MRA-TP) among ASEAN members will take effect in all member countries.

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German airliner inaugurates new direct flight from Berlin to Tehran

February 24, 2015 10:46 am· Comments Off on German airliner inaugurates new direct flight from Berlin to Tehran 

BERLIN, Feb. 23 — German airliner Germania took off Sunday evening for its first non-stop flight from Berlin to Tehran.

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60 Chinese tourists enjoying beauty of Mayon

February 24, 2015 10:46 am· Comments Off on 60 Chinese tourists enjoying beauty of Mayon 

By Emmanuel P. Solis

LEGAZPI CITY, Feb. 23 (PNA) – Sixty Chinese tourists from Guandong Province are now here enjoying the beauty of Mayon and other tourist spots in Albay, especially this city.

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Cruise ship with celebrities on board expected to arrive in Boracay

February 24, 2015 10:46 am· Comments Off on Cruise ship with celebrities on board expected to arrive in Boracay 

BORACAY ISLAND, Aklan, Feb. 23 — A cruise ship arriving on March 6 in this resort island reportedly has celebrities on board.

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Six more H7N9 cases reported in China

February 24, 2015 10:45 am· Comments Off on Six more H7N9 cases reported in China 

GUANGZHOU, Feb. 23 — Six more H7N9 human cases were reported in south China's Guangdong Province and the neighboring province Jiangxi, local health authorities said on Sunday.

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N. Korea bans foreigners' partaking in April marathon amid Ebola woes

February 24, 2015 10:45 am· Comments Off on N. Korea bans foreigners' partaking in April marathon amid Ebola woes 

BEIJING, Feb. 23 — North Korea will not allow foreign tourists to run in the streets of its capital this year for an annual marathon in April, amid continued quarantine measures against Ebola, a travel agency said Monday.

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Suspected norovirus outbreak sickens 120 people in Taiwan

February 24, 2015 10:45 am· Comments Off on Suspected norovirus outbreak sickens 120 people in Taiwan 

TAIPEI, Feb. 23 — About 120 people at a tourist farm known for its cherry blossoms in central Taiwan reported diarrhea, vomiting and other symptoms of norovirus infection on Monday, health officials said.

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Ebola-hit Liberia, Sierra Leone border remains closed

February 24, 2015 10:45 am· Comments Off on Ebola-hit Liberia, Sierra Leone border remains closed 

MONROVIA, Feb. 24 — The Sierra Leone-Liberia border is still closed, local residents said on Monday.

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Breastfeeding may reduce arsenic exposure in infants: study

February 24, 2015 10:45 am· Comments Off on Breastfeeding may reduce arsenic exposure in infants: study 

WASHINGTON, Feb. 24 — Infants who are breastfed have lower arsenic levels than those who are fed formula, according to a U.S. study released Monday that suggested another breastfeeding benefit.

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