FILIPINO PRIDE HEADLINES
Atom Araullo brought home two gold medals from the prestigious U.S. International Film & Video Festival — one for his first GMA Network documentary special, Philippine Seas, and another for an I-Witness documentary on Rohingya refugees titled “Silang Kinalimutan (The Forgotten).”
Jose Rizal, the Philippines’ national hero, will be the new character in a new Japanese manga to be released on the occasion of the Filipino leader’s 157th birth anniversary.
The Philippines wins another major international competition. Benigno ‘Iion’ Perez bested contestants from 19 other delegates to bag the Mr. Universe Tourism 2018 title in glittering finals at Tanghalang Pasigueño, Pasig City.
The new Clark International Airport Terminal 2 design will highlight Philippine iconic scenes to allow the country’s gateway to blend with the landscape.
David Carlos won the bronze medal in the recently concluded FIBA 3x3 World Cup slam dunk contest at the Philippine Arena.
Black Eyed Peas’ Apl.de.Ap is continuing his mission to give back to fellow Filipinos with a new scholarship program offered to creative students.
A new health center for residents in the City of Naga in Cebu has been built by CEMEX Holdings Philippines, manufacturer of eco-labeled cement brands in the Philippines.
International consumer products company Unilever has begun fully sourcing its cucumber supply from local farmers.