DOH coordinating with airport authorities in campaign to enhance filling up of 'health declaration checklist'

February 25, 2015 6:01 am· Comments Off on DOH coordinating with airport authorities in campaign to enhance filling up of 'health declaration checklist' 

By Leilani S. Junio

MANILA, Feb. 24 (PNA) — The Department of Health (DOH) said Tuesday it is coordinating with airport authorities in the country on enhancing and devising a new system in the filling up of the health declaration checklist among arriving Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) and other travellers.

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Dagupan to organize infectious disease preparedness response task force

February 25, 2015 6:01 am· Comments Off on Dagupan to organize infectious disease preparedness response task force 

DAGUPAN CITY, Feb. 24 — The city council here has passed an ordinance seeking to organize the city's infectious disease preparedness response task force that will adopt the necessary measures to prevent the entry of viruses that can cause infectious diseases.

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Pangasinan guv offers NRSCC as training venue for Region 1 athletes bound for Palarong Pambansa

February 25, 2015 5:59 am· Comments Off on Pangasinan guv offers NRSCC as training venue for Region 1 athletes bound for Palarong Pambansa 

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan, Feb. 24 — Governor Amado Espino Jr. offered the Narciso Ramos Sports and Civic Center (NRSCC) in Lingayen as the training venue for athletes in Region I that will compete during the Palarong Pambansa in Tagum City, Davao in May this year,

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James Harden leads Rockets past Timberwolves

February 25, 2015 5:59 am· Comments Off on James Harden leads Rockets past Timberwolves 

HOUSTON, Feb. 24 — James Harden had 31 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists for his fourth career triple-double, leading the Houston Rockets to a 113-102 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves Monday night at Toyota Center.

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17 Cebuanos now in national taekwondo team

February 25, 2015 5:59 am· Comments Off on 17 Cebuanos now in national taekwondo team 

CEBU CITY, Feb. 24 — From a previous high of eight, there are now 17 Cebuanos in the Philippine national taekwondo team, a new milestone for the local Cebu taekwondo community that has worked hard to spread the sport for the past few years.

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Two-day open dart tournament set in Zamboanga City

February 25, 2015 5:59 am· Comments Off on Two-day open dart tournament set in Zamboanga City 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Feb. 24 — Dart enthusiasts from all over the region will square it out in the forthcoming two-day Open Dart Tournament in this city.

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Police athletics meet to serve as platform for athletes to earn SEA Games ticket

February 25, 2015 5:59 am· Comments Off on Police athletics meet to serve as platform for athletes to earn SEA Games ticket 

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb. 24 — A number of National athletes are expected to use the police athletics meet as a platform to qualify for the 2015 SEA Games in Singapore, scheduled in June.

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Vietnam prepares for 2015 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup

February 25, 2015 5:59 am· Comments Off on Vietnam prepares for 2015 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup 

HO CHI MINH CITY, Feb. 24 — Vietnam's national beach football team will gather in Nha Trang in central Khanh Hoa province from February 25 to March 29 to prepare for the Asian elimination round of the upcoming 2015 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup, said the Vietnam Football Federation (VFF) on its website on Tuesday.

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Lim takes Stage 4 of Ronda Pilipinas 2015

February 25, 2015 5:59 am· Comments Off on Lim takes Stage 4 of Ronda Pilipinas 2015 

TARLAC CITY, Feb. 24 — National team standout Rustom Lim took Stage Four honors even as Santy Barnachea survived determined attempts by rivals George Oconer, Jr. and Cris Joven to close the gap to keep the overall lead in the Ronda Pilipinas 2015 presented by LBC that started in Malolos, Bulacan and ended in front of the Provincial Capitol here Tuesday.

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(Roundup) Nikkei adds 0.74% on yen's retreat, market eyes Yellen testimony, Greek reforms

February 25, 2015 5:57 am· Comments Off on (Roundup) Nikkei adds 0.74% on yen's retreat, market eyes Yellen testimony, Greek reforms 

TOKYO, Feb. 24 — The Nikkei stock index extended its winning streak for a fifth straight session Tuesday, adding 0.74 percent to close at a near 15-year high, as the yen's retreat gave exporters a boost ahead of U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen 's congressional testimony and a list of reforms to be reviewed by Greece's creditors.

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