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Philippine digital startup Coins.ph receives Indonesian GO-JEK investment

Philippine digital startup Coins.ph is now Southeast Asia’s leading mobile blockchain-enabled platform after Indonesian ride-hailing company GO-JEK bought a majority stake into the company. The...

W Group Seaweed brings livelihood and peace

“The problem with seaweed farming was that the selling price was low due to the intense competition from other places that were able to...

Romulo Cafe London shortlisted for Golden Chopsticks Awards 2019

Filipino-owned Romulo Cafe London has been shortlisted for the Golden Chopsticks Awards (GCA) in the United Kingdom. Golden Chopsticks Awards, which is now on its...

Boracay accredits more than 300 establishments for passing environmental standards

Three months after Boracay was reopened to the public and world travelers, the Department of Tourism (DOT) has accredited more establishments who have passed...

Philippine fabric soon to be showcased in government uniforms

Philippine indigenous fabric will soon be seen on uniforms provided for government officials and employees. As the world gives more attention to Philippine local textile...

Filipino engineers cited as nation builders by CEMEX

The crucial role of engineers in nation-building was highlighted in the annual National Civil Engineering Summit. Engineering innovation anchored in sustainability and eco-efficiency practices must...

McJim’s award-winning short films showcase world class Filipino leathermaking craftsmanship

World class Filipino craftsmanship in leathermaking is being showcased through McJim’s short films of heartwarming stories about Pinoys’ hardships and passion. McJim’s Get Reel online...

Citibank honors 9 Inspiring Filipino Microentrepreneurs

Nine inspiring Filipino microentrepreneurs were honored in the 16th Citi Microentrepreneurship Awards given by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas, Citi Foundation, and the Microfinance...

How Marikina survives through the years as the nation’s shoe capital

Marikina has withstood the ravages of time, modernization, foreign shoe markets and disasters - continuing to survive as the nation’s shoe capital. Marikina's history of...

Moody’s says Philippines could be Asia’s turnaround story in 2019

The Philippines could be Asia’s turnaround story this 2019 with its expected continuing progress, according to the latest Moody’s report on the country’s credit...

Filipino rum Don Papa’s cheers London pubs

Don Papa Rum has made its way to the United Kingdom, conquering the British taste buds while spreading the spirit of Pinoy pride! The Filipino...

Jollibee is first local brand icon featured on Coke can

Another first for Jollibee – a limited edition collectible Coke Can bearing the Jollibee mascot is now available in stores. After securing the first Philippine...

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“Maynila sa Kuko ng Liwanag” chosen one of the world’s greatest...

The Filipino film “Maynila sa Kuko ng Liwanag (Manila in the Claws of Light)” by acclaimed director Lino Brocka has scored a spot in the Criterion Collection of the greatest films from around the world along with masters of cinema such as Renoir, Kurosawa, Hitchcock, and Kubrick.