128 OFWs stranded in Saudi back in PH

Another batch of Filipino workers from Saudi Arabia arrived at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport on Wednesday. President Duterte was there to meet them. – ANC, The World Tonight, August 31, 2016 ABS-CBN News Posted at Sep 01 2016 01:23 AM

PRC: 22,760 pass nursing exam

MANILA, Philippines – The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announced that 22,760 out of 67,095 passed the Nurse Licensure Examination given by the Board of Nursing last December 2011. 


The Professional Regulations Commission announces that 655 out of 1,230 passed the Board Exam for Physicians (Complete Finals and Finals with Prelims) in the Philippines administered by the Board of Medicine in the cities of Manila and Cebu this February 2011. The top ten examinees are as follows: 1. ELEANOR …

Leptospirosis cases rise to 1,336; 93 deaths reported

The death toll from leptospirosis climbed to 93 after four more deaths were reported from Metro Manila hospitals during the weekend, the Department of Health (DoH) said on Saturday. The number of cases also increased to 1, 336 from 1, 027 recorded last October 15, or an addition of 309 …

New flu kills fast, says WHO

WASHINGTON D.C. (Reuters) – The new H1N1 flu is “strikingly different’’ from seasonal influenza, killing much younger people than ordinary flu and often killing them very fast, World Health Organization officials (WHO) said on Friday. A review of studies done during the seven months the virus has been circulating shows …