PSA launches ASPBI, STEP 2014 in Zamboanga City

April 23, 2015 10:47 am· Comments Off on PSA launches ASPBI, STEP 2014 in Zamboanga City 

By R.G. Antonet A. Go

ZAMBOANGA CITY, April 22 (PNA) – The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) held on Wednesday stakeholders’ forum about the agency’s Annual Survey on Philippine Business and Industry (ASPBI) and Survey on Tourism Establishments in the Philippines (STEP) 2014 stakeholder’s forum in this city.

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Masbate cattle festival gallops to higher mileage of success

April 23, 2015 10:47 am· Comments Off on Masbate cattle festival gallops to higher mileage of success 

By Norman B. Tamar

MASBATE CITY, April 22 (PNA) — Loud screams, amid the sun’s glittering beams, from first-time spectators echoed in the Grand Arena when the cowboys proudly displayed their skills in the Bull Riding competition.

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Academe, tourism players team up for "Davao food trip and walking tour"

April 23, 2015 10:47 am· Comments Off on Academe, tourism players team up for "Davao food trip and walking tour" 

DAVAO CITY, April 22 — The Tourism Educators' Association of Davao (TEADC) in collaboration with the tourism industry players here will launch the Visit Davao Food Trip and Walking Tour for hotel and restaurant management (HRM) and Tourism students of Davao City on Thursday.

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Spain receives 10.6-M int'l tourists in Q1

April 23, 2015 10:47 am· Comments Off on Spain receives 10.6-M int'l tourists in Q1 

MADRID, April 23 — Spain received a total of 10.6 million international tourists in the first quarter (Q1) of the year which meant a 5.3 percent increase compared with the same period a year earlier, the Spanish Ministry of Industry, Energy and Tourism reported on Wednesday.

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Rediscovering picture-perfect Biri Rock Island

April 23, 2015 10:47 am· Comments Off on Rediscovering picture-perfect Biri Rock Island 

BIRI, Northern Samar, April 23 – From afar, the rocks look like walls that protect this island-municipality from the ferocious waves of the Pacific Ocean.

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Ban on sale of drinking water to control spread of Cholera

April 23, 2015 10:45 am· Comments Off on Ban on sale of drinking water to control spread of Cholera 

BELURAN, April 22 — The health office here has issued a ban on the sale of drinking water in the Beluran district, effective Monday, in an effort to control the spread of the cholera.

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(Feature) Need to institutionalize keeping of immunization records cited

April 23, 2015 10:45 am· Comments Off on (Feature) Need to institutionalize keeping of immunization records cited 

By Leilani S. Junio

MANILA, April 22 (PNA) — It is time for parents to be required to keep immunization records of their children that they will present upon enrollment in school to enhance the immunization program of the government.

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China to promote free breast cancer screenings

April 23, 2015 10:45 am· Comments Off on China to promote free breast cancer screenings 

BEIJING, April 22 — Chinese health authorities will launch a campaign this year to raise awareness about breast and cervical cancer and a national program of free screenings for the diseases, they said at a meeting on Wednesday.

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Made-in-Vietnam vaccines can be exported — WHO

April 23, 2015 10:45 am· Comments Off on Made-in-Vietnam vaccines can be exported — WHO 

HO CHI MINH CITY, April 22 — Vaccines produced in Vietnam are eligible for export, according to specialists from the World Health Organization (WHO).

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DOH to provide municipalities with vaccine refrigerators

April 23, 2015 10:45 am· Comments Off on DOH to provide municipalities with vaccine refrigerators 

By Leilani S. Junio

MANILA, April 22 (PNA)–The Department of Health (DOH) will provide rural health units in the country with vaccine refrigerators to protect vaccine potency, Health Secretary Janette L. Garin said on Tuesday.

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