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DOH, Lung Center, CHO promote hotline to quit smoking

BACOLOD CITY, June 18 (PIA) -- Want to quit smoking? Call the Department of Health and Lung Center of the ...


Spin Doctors In, Medical Doctors Out: The Duterte Health Watch

Photo from former Special Assistant to the President Christopher "Bong" Go's Facebook page.PRESIDENTIAL SPOKESPERSON Salvador Panelo neither confirmed nor denied ...


Renewed Support Predicted For Singapore Stock Market

The Singapore stock market on Monday snapped the modest two-day winning streak in which it had risen almost 15 points ...


Singapore to host Lloyds List APAC Awards and trade volatility forum - Lloyd's List

Singapore to host Lloyd's List APAC Awards and trade volatility forum Lloyd's List Morning forum will be held on the ...


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Traumatic times for Syrians as war continues unabated

NEW YORK, New York - Unabating violence, destruction and a downward sprial in overall conditions for the desperate people trapped ...

Sharer of New Zealand mosque shooting video sentenced for 21 months

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand – Philip Arps, a man from New Zealand, has been jailed for 21 months after sending the ...

Egypt's Mohammed Morsi buried in Cairo after death in trial

CAIRO, Egypt - The former Egyptian President, Mohammed Morsi, is now buried after he died in court after suffering a ...

Human civilization at a critical crossroad

At some point in the distant future, when alien lifeforms visit Planet Earth and find proof of its original race ...

Grisly deaths for 10 detainees in gang fight in Paraguay penitentiary

ASUNCION, Paraguay - Ten prisoners in a jail in Paraguay have been killed after a riot broke out on Sunday.Half ...

George Clooney Fraudsters Finally Caught in Thailand

PATTAYA, Thailand - Francesco Galdelli and Vanja Goffi had been dubbed as the Italian versions of Bonnie and Clyde.Both are ...

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Buck-passing on apartment building safety leaves residents at risk

Hundreds of residents in a Sydney apartment complex, the 122-unit Mascot Towers, were evacuated last Sunday when cracks began to ...

Here's what teachers look for when kids start school

Many parents believe teaching their child to read is the best way to get them ready to start school, but ...

CWC'19: ICC approves Pant as Dhawan's replacement

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Jun 19 (ANI): ICC on Wednesday approved wicket-keeper batsman Rishabh Pant as a replacement for injured batsman ...

SA should look to China to boost tourism - here's how

In the case of the burgeoning Chinese traveller market, there is a great deal of room for unlocking growth in ...

Nirmala Sitharaman holds preparatory meeting for upcoming G20 summit

New Delhi [India], June 19 (ANI): Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday held a preparatory meeting for the upcoming G20 ...

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Solid gains in Asia Wednesday following rally on Wall St

HONG KONG - Asian stock markets soared on Wednesday, taking their cue from American and European stocks that shot sharply ...


Global stocks rally on renewed U.S.-China trade negotiations

NEW YORK, New York - Stocks in the U.S. and Europe made sold gains on Tuesday after U.S. President Donald ...


KFC's meatless vegan burger: could it wean you off chicken?

GLOUCESTER, Ireland – Just like other fast food places, KFC is now introducing a vegan option for those who want ...


Heathrow airport's third runway plan revealed

LONDON, United Kingdom- The Heathrow Airport published its masterplan on Tuesday, which takes into consideration the construction of a third ...


Hang Seng index shoots higher, dollar jumps

HONG KONG - Stocks in Asia were mixed on Tuesday with the Hiong Kong Hang Seng starring, while in Tokyo ...


Wall Street marks time ahead of Fed decision

NEW YORK, New York - Technology stocks made solid gains on Monday, while the broader industrial markets were less exuberant.The ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

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