12 Days of Good News Pilipinas Day 5: visa-free travel, SEA Games champions, and research excellence!

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12 Days of GNP – Day 5: Top 3 Stories for May

The 12 Days of Good News Pilipinas presents the top and trending Filipino Pride Stories of 2022 that received the most love and attention from our readers.

On the fifth day of Good News Pilipinas, we present you with the top three (3) stories for the month of May.

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Top 1: Carnegie Fellow for Philippine troll disinformation research

Filipino professor Jonathan Corpus Ong being named a 2022 Andrew Carnegie Fellow by the Carnegie Corporation of New York took the top spot among our readers in the month of May.

Ong is credited for his research focused on troll farms and disinformation campaigns on the internet, specifically in the Philippines.

READ: Filipino professor Jonathan Ong named Carnegie Fellow for Philippine troll disinformation research

Top 2: Team Philippines’ 30-gold medal haul in SEA Games

Team Philippines claimed 30 golds, 34 silvers, and 44 bronze medals in the 31st Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games in Hanoi, Vietnam – and claimed enough readers’ attention to give it 2nd place in our best-of-list.

World champion gymnast Carlos Yulo and World No. 6 pole vaulter EJ Obiena led the country’s athletes.

READ: Team Philippines’ Carlos Yulo, EJ Obiena banner 30-gold medal haul in SEA Games

Top 3: Visa-Free Countries for Philippine Passport Holders

The list of 66 countries that holders of the Philippine Passport can visit without a Visa was popular among readers and ranked Top 3 in the month of May.

READ: LIST: 66 Visa-Free Countries Philippine Passport Holders Can Visit

Watch out for day 6 of 12 Days of Good News Pilipinas and together let us celebrate Paskong Pinoy!

12 Days of Good News Pilipinas is a series running this December – be sure to follow us to see if your favorite good news made the top stories of 2022!

With reports from Christian Tacsiat

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