Indonesia Struck by 5.6 Magnitude Earthquake

5.6-magnitude quake hits Indonesia JAKARTA, Dec. 4 (PNA/Xinhua) — An earthquake measuring 5.6 on the Richter scale jolted central parts of Indonesia on Sunday, the meteorology and geophysics agency said. The quake struck at 12:24 p.m. Jakarta time (0524 GMT) with epicenter at 110 km northeast of North Sulawesi province,[…]

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HIV Test for Prince Harry, Rihanna

Prince Harry, Rihanna take HIV tests on World Aids Day BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Dec. 4 (PNA/ANTARA) — Britains Prince Harry and international popstar Rihanna took HIV tests on Thursday as part of World Aids Day campaign in Barbados. The pair took finger prick tests at a clinic in the capital, Bridgetown,[…]

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New Anti-HIV Method To Be Introduced Next Year

WHO, DOH to introduce add’l anti-HIV method next year MANILA, Dec 4 (PNA) — The World Health Organization (WHO) will be partnering with the Department of Health (DOH) next year to introduce an additional method for the prevention and control of the upward trend of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in[…]

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Maute Group Sows Terror in Lanao del Sur

Palace assures gov’t assistance to residents affected by conflict in Lanao del Sur By Jelly F. Musico MANILA, Dec. 4 (PNA) – Malacanang assured on Sunday that the entire government is helping the residents displaced by the ongoing military operations against the Maute terror group in Lanao del sur. ”The[…]

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Trump, Duterte Tandem Will Usher Better US-Phil Relations

MANILA, Dec. 4 (PNA) — Malacanang is expecting the relationship between the Philippines and the United States will have a reboot following a positive phone conversation between President Rodrigo Duterte and US President-elect Donald Trump last Friday. “The conversation between President Duterte and President-elect Trump went very well and it[…]

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North Luzon Weather Update

Weaker ‘amihan’ winds, calmer North Luzon seas possible soon By Catherine J. Teves MANILA (PNA) — Sea turbulence that’s been endangering sailing in Northern Luzon (NL) seas over the past days will likely ease this weekend with expected weakening of strong to gale-force winds associated with the northeast monsoon or[…]

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HIV Cases to Increase 60% by 2030

New HIV infections among adolescents projected to rise by 60% by 2030 if progress stalls: UNICEF UNITED NATIONS, Dec. 2 (PNA/Xinhua) — New HIV infections among adolescents are projected to rise from 250,000 in 2015 to nearly 400,000 annually by 2030 if progress in reaching adolescents stalls, showed a new[…]

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