PHL tells tribunal: China violated int’l maritime laws

MANILA (Mabuhay) –The Philippines’ legal team on Thursday presented before  a The Hague-based tribunal several international maritime law violations of China, which include massive destruction of marine ecosystem, harassment of Filipino fishermen and the intentional ramming of...

High winds disrupt power throughout Southern California

High winds sweeping down from the north caused power outages Monday in communities across Southern California. As if 1:30 p.m., Southern California Edison was managing about 500 storm-related incidents with more than 5,400 customers affected by the wind. SCE work crews have begun...

Washington Fil-Ams remember Haiyan

WASHINGTON, D.C – The Philippine Humanitarian Coalition (PHC), in partnership with the Philippine Embassy in Washington, DC and the US-Philippines Society, marked the second anniversary of Super Typhoon Haiyan with a Reflection forum on 06 November 2015 at the Romulo Hall of the...

Agri Dept. steps up cloud seeding as El Niño intensifies

MANILA (Mabuhay) – No seedable cloud will be left unseeded, the Department of Agriculture (DA) said on Monday as it bolsters efforts against the harsh effects of El Niño this October. State weather bureau PAGASA expects El Niño to intensify this month. “We will seed all seedable...

U.S. EPA announces availability of $7 million to replace or retrofit old school buses

SAN FRANCISCO – U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is announcing the availability of approximately $7 million in funding for rebates to public and private school bus fleet owners for the replacement and retrofit of older school buses. This is the third rebate program offered...

World Bank cites Aquino’s ‘Daang Matuwid’

Palace welcomes results of latest World Bank Worldwide Governance Indicators report MANILA (Mabuhay) – Malacañang on Friday welcomed the results of the latest World Bank Worldwide Governance Indicators (WGI) survey, which were attributed to the Aquino administration’s Daang...

Assemblymembers unite in LA to urge Brown to sign medical marijuana legislation

Los Angeles – Assemblymember Rob Bonta (D-Oakland) held a press conference in Los Angeles Tuesday to urge Governor Jerry Brown to sign the Medical Marijuana Regulation and Safety Act, including AB 266. Bonta, lead author of AB 266, was joined by two of his joint authors, Reginald...

Tesla to officially launch Model X crossover on September 29

(Relaxnews) – Invitations were sent out to the media on Monday for the launch of the car manufacturer’s Model X electric crossover SUV. Tesla’s third car was first shown three years ago, but has experienced several delays. On Monday, September 21, invitations...

Irvine 14th Global Village Festival celebrates diversity

The City of Irvine, one of the 34 cities comprising the County of Orange, is not only one of the nation’s largest master-planned communities, culturally diverse and fully integrated city of 250,384 residents but also holds the distinction of being ranked as the top city in...

McDonald’s to fully transition to cage-free eggs for all restaurants in the U.S. and Canada

McDonald’s USA and Canada to source 100 percent cage-free eggs within 10 years (OAK BROOK, Ill.) – To meet consumers’ changing expectations and preferences, McDonald’s announced that it will fully transition to cage-free eggs for its nearly 16,000 restaurants in the U.S. and...