Nurses at USC Verdugo Hills Hospital in Glendale approve new contract

Nurses at USC Verdugo Hills Hospital in Glendale approve new contract

Includes significant gains that will improve patient care Registered nurses have voted overwhelmingly to approve a new contract covering 200 RNs in the bargaining unit at USC Verdugo Hills Hospital in Glendale, Ca. The RNs, affiliated with the California Nurses Association (CNA), say the contract includes significant improvements and workplace protections that will enhance their ability to provide quality patient care. “Everyone […]

06.01.2017 · Filled under: Lifestyle, News, Science & Technology, Services ·
Erik Matti’s ‘Seklusyon’ dominates MMFF awards night

Erik Matti’s ‘Seklusyon’ dominates MMFF awards night

The field in this year’s Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) didn’t have a prayer against “Seklusyon.” During the filmfest’s awards night held at the Kia Theater in Cubao Thursday, Erik Matti’s devil-infested film burned through the competition and took home seven major awards, including the coveted Best Director nod for Matti. It also won Best […]

06.01.2017 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Lifestyle ·
Duterte leads Rizal Day commemoration rites

Duterte leads Rizal Day commemoration rites

MANILA, Dec 30 (Mabuhay) — President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday led the commemoration rites of the Rizal Day in Luneta, Manila, his first as the country’s chief executive. Duterte arrived at RizalPark ahead of schedule, minutes before 7 a.m. This is despite ending a series of interviews before midnight the previous day. The President was […]

06.01.2017 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
Duterte tells Rizal descendants: I wish I were one of you

Duterte tells Rizal descendants: I wish I were one of you

MANILA, Dec 30 (Mabuhay) –After leading Friday’s rites marking the 120th death anniversary of Dr. Jose Rizal, President Rodrigo Duterte took time to chat with descendants of the national hero and told them that he wished he were one of them. Duterte bowed before Rizal’s relatives led by the 1964 Miss International Gemma Cruz-Araneta and […]

06.01.2017 · Filled under: New Year's Day, News, Philippine News ·
Duterte wants Filipinos to join fight vs. drugs, criminality in 2017

Duterte wants Filipinos to join fight vs. drugs, criminality in 2017

  MANILA, Dec 31 (Mabuhay) — President Rodrigo Duterte wants Filipinos to work with the government in his campaign illegal drugs and criminality in 2017, as he vowed to continue pursuing public order and safety. “I invite everyone to be our government’s partners in our fight against illegal drugs, criminality, and corruption; and in attaining […]

06.01.2017 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
Career first for Yassi

Career first for Yassi

It will be all work and no play for Yassi Pressman in 2017. “Yes, walang personal na bagay muna akong gagawin. Magpu-focus ako sa aking showbiz career,” Yassi said. In past years, friends attest, Yassi divided her attention between her career and love. Sadly, both did not flourish. “Mabuti, nabigyan siya ng second chance,” her […]

06.01.2017 · Filled under: Entertainment, Lifestyle ·
DOH reports significant drop in fireworks-related injuries in 2016

DOH reports significant drop in fireworks-related injuries in 2016

MANILA, Jan. 1 (PNA) – The Department of Health (DOH) on Sunday said that for the first time in the last 10 years of their continuous surveillance of fireworks-related injuries (FWRI) as of New Year’s Eve (December 31) revelries, more Filipino lives were spared from the deadly and injurious firecrackers this time around. In a […]

06.01.2017 · Filled under: Holidays, New Year's Day, News, Philippine News ·
Duterte administration okays major transport infrastructure projects ‘in record speed’ in Bicol

Duterte administration okays major transport infrastructure projects ‘in record speed’ in Bicol

LEGAZPI CITY, Dec. 29 (PNA) – The administration of President Rodrigo Duterte has raised renewed hopes among the Bicolanos by putting in the pipeline major transport infrastructure projects in “record speed,” continuing with “inclusive development” policies such as the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program or 4Ps, and ensuring that the mechanism to end contractualization or ENDO […]

06.01.2017 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
Andanar on Duterte’s speech: Take his words seriously but not literally

Andanar on Duterte’s speech: Take his words seriously but not literally

  MANILA, Dec. 17 (PNA) – “He is not a killer,” Presidential Communications Secretary Martin Andanar said when asked on BBC Newsday Friday, December 15, in Singapore about a recent controversial statement picked up by foreign media on Philippine President Rodrigo Roa Duterte’s statement apparently admitting he killed three people when he was mayor of […]

27.12.2016 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
Toyota Research Institute brings Prius challenge to Silicon Valley community

Toyota Research Institute brings Prius challenge to Silicon Valley community

Third annual Onramp event combines the technical challenges of data analysis, machine learning and simulation with the fun of competing at a major racetrack   Palo Alto, Calif., Dec. 16, 2016 — Toyota Research Institute (TRI) announced today that Toyota is bringing the Prius Challenge to the Sonoma Raceway for the third iteration of its […]

23.12.2016 · Filled under: Motoring ·
Hyundai adds value edition trim level to the 2017 Elantra

Hyundai adds value edition trim level to the 2017 Elantra

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Dec. 12, 2016 – Hyundai introduces the Value Edition Elantra to its line-up this month. The Value Edition adds a slew of options that increase comfort, convenience and safety to the car. Price for the new trim level is just $20,250 and provides $1,215 in value savings. “It’s critically important to give […]

23.12.2016 · Filled under: Motoring ·
Why Robredo wishes Duterte patience this Christmas

Why Robredo wishes Duterte patience this Christmas

NAGA CITY, Dec 19 (Mabuhay) — Vice President Leni Robredo is wishing President Rodrigo Duterte patience this Christmas, notably for those who are critical of his administration’s policies. In an interview at the NagaCity Hall on Monday, Robredo was asked to explain her response the previous day, when she was asked by the local media […]

23.12.2016 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
Duterte sees better partnership with Singapore


Duterte sees better partnership with Singapore


MANILA, Dec. 16 (PNA) – President Rodrigo Duterte expressed confidence that the relationship between the Philippines and Singapore will be elevated to greater heights, as he embarked on his state visit in the city-state. “I say tonight we can and should look forward to a future of greater mutually beneficial collaboration,” President Duterte said in […]

23.12.2016 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
Duterte says he will not press China on Arbitral Tribunal ruling

Duterte says he will not press China on Arbitral Tribunal ruling

MANILA, Dec 17 (Mabuhay) — President Rodrigo Duterte said during a Saturday morning news conference in DavaoCity that he would not press China on the Arbitral Tribunal’s ruling on the South China Sea, despite China’s alleged placement of weapon systems on the Johnson Reef. “In the play of politics now, I will set aside the […]

23.12.2016 · Filled under: News ·
Maja, Paulo reunite for new rom-com

Maja, Paulo reunite for new rom-com

Kapamilya stars Maja Salvador and Paulo Avelino have started working on the upcoming romantic-comedy movie, “I’m Drunk, I Love You,” about guy who has been keeping his feelings for his best friend. Although their last outing together was the drama series, “Bridges of Love,” Avelino said they did not have to make a lot of […]

23.12.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Lifestyle ·
Solenn Heussaff unfazed by online trolls

Solenn Heussaff unfazed by online trolls

Even though she tries to ignore bashers online, Solenn Heussaff shared there are still trolls who sometimes get on her nerves. Just recently, the “Encantadia” star was the subject of online bashing when her artworks were compared to that of Heart Evangelista. “I usually ignore but like on a hundred, there’s one where I’m like…” […]

23.12.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
China has the kindest soul of all: Duterte

China has the kindest soul of all: Duterte

MANILA, Dec 17 (Mabuhay) – President Rodrigo Duterte praised the Chinese government for the assistance and pledges given to his war against illegal drugs. “So, may I just say this. For the created China is this and that. China has the kindest soul of all,” he said at a press conference held at the Davao […]

23.12.2016 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
Pia Wurtzbach won’t co-host with Steve Harvey in Miss U: DOT Secretary

Pia Wurtzbach won’t co-host with Steve Harvey in Miss U: DOT Secretary

  MANILA, Dec 19 (PNA) – Reigning Miss Universe Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach will not co-host with Steve Harvey for the 65th Miss Universe pageant that will be held here on Jan.30, 2017, said Tourism Secretary Wanda Teo in a briefing Monday. “Pia can’t host the pageant since she will have her final walk and will […]

23.12.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Lifestyle, News, Philippine News ·
Duterte wishes for peace this Christmas

Duterte wishes for peace this Christmas

  ZAMBOANGA CITY, Dec. 18 (PNA) – President Rodrigo Duterte on Saturday expressed hopes that gunbattles will take a back seat this Christmas season. Asked by reporters here for his Christmas message, President Duterte said he is hoping for a peaceful Christmas, including with the communists and even terrorist group Abu Sayyaf. “I’d like to […]

23.12.2016 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
Trump officially wins 270 electoral votes needed for White House: U.S media

Trump officially wins 270 electoral votes needed for White House: U.S media

WASHINGTON, Dec. 20 (PNA/Xinhua) – U.S. President-elect Donald Trump on Monday officially won the 270 electoral votes needed for White House in the on-going 538-member U.S. Electoral College voting which is to end later on the day, U.S. media reported. Texas’ 36 electoral votes for Trump pushed him over the edge at around 4:30 pm […]

23.12.2016 · Filled under: News, U.S. News, World News ·