(Feature) Women equally at risk with men to heart diseases

January 22, 2016 11:06 am· Comments Off on (Feature) Women equally at risk with men to heart diseases 

By Leilani S. Junio

MANILA, Jan. 21 (PNA)– Women are equally at risk with men to heart attacks.

However, compared to men, their risk for heart attack and heart-related diseases usually happens a little bit later than men.

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Shenzhen reports 3rd H5N6 case

January 22, 2016 11:06 am· Comments Off on Shenzhen reports 3rd H5N6 case 

SHENZHEN, Jan. 21 — The south Chinese city of Shenzhen on Thursday reported its third human infection of the H5N6 strain of bird flu this winter.

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Sierra Leone reports 2nd Ebola case after virus thought over

January 22, 2016 11:06 am· Comments Off on Sierra Leone reports 2nd Ebola case after virus thought over 

FREETOWN, Jan. 21 — Sierra Leone on Thursday confirmed a second Ebola case after the World Health Organization declared last week an end to the epidemic that had afflicted West Africa since late 2013.

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Swine flu outbreak in Georgia kills three since start of 2016

January 22, 2016 11:06 am· Comments Off on Swine flu outbreak in Georgia kills three since start of 2016 

TBILISI, Jan. 21 — An outbreak of the swine flu in Georgia, in the mountainous Caucasus region, has killed three since the start of the year, the national disease control center said Thursday.

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Angara thanks FIBA for granting PHL rights to host Rio Olympics qualifier

January 22, 2016 11:01 am· Comments Off on Angara thanks FIBA for granting PHL rights to host Rio Olympics qualifier 

MANILA, Jan. 21 – Senator Juan Edgardo Angara on Thursday expressed his heartfelt gratitude to the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) for granting the Philippines one of the hosting rights for the 2016 Rio World Olympic qualifying tournament.

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New Baguio Athletic Bowl ready for CARAA meet

January 22, 2016 11:01 am· Comments Off on New Baguio Athletic Bowl ready for CARAA meet 

BAGUIO CITY, Jan. 21 — The new Baguio Athletic Bowl here which conforms to international standards will be completed by the end of the month.

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Albay 70% ready for hosting of Palarong Pambansa 2016

January 22, 2016 11:01 am· Comments Off on Albay 70% ready for hosting of Palarong Pambansa 2016 

By Nancy Ibo Mediavillo

LEGAZPI CITY, Jan. 21 (PNA) — Albay province is 70-percent finish with works on the facilities at the Bicol University Sports Complex for the Palarong Pambansa 2016 to be held here on April 10-18.

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54 qualified players in Davao Chess Challenge Grand Finals

January 22, 2016 11:01 am· Comments Off on 54 qualified players in Davao Chess Challenge Grand Finals 

DAVAO CITY, Jan. 21 — A total of 54 qualified players from last year’s monthly competitions are seeing action in the much-awaited Grand Finals of the Davao Monthly Chess Challenge that will be held on January 30 at the NCCC Food Cove, second floor of NCCC Matina, this city.

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Blow by Blow Reloaded 3 main event presents Boholano boxer vs. Gensan fighter

January 22, 2016 11:01 am· Comments Off on Blow by Blow Reloaded 3 main event presents Boholano boxer vs. Gensan fighter 

By Lolito T. delos Reyes

DAVAO CITY, Jan. 21 (PNA) — Current Philippines Luzon Professional Boxing Association (LuzProBA) minimum weight champion Lito “Naturo” Dante (10W-5L-3D-5KOs) of Bohol takes on Junuel “Artroboy” Lacar (7W-1L-3D-5KOs) of General Santos City for the main event in the third edition of the Blow by Blow Reloaded at the Hagonoy Sports Complex in Taguig City on Jan. 23.

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Lleyton Hewitt calls time on remarkable 20-year tennis career

January 22, 2016 11:01 am· Comments Off on Lleyton Hewitt calls time on remarkable 20-year tennis career 

MELBOURNE, Jan. 21 — An emotional Lleyton Hewitt has farewelled Melbourne Park for the final time, after his 20-year long career ended at the hands of eighth seed David Ferrer of Spain on Thursday night.

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